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Curtis plow owners

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by PLOWMAN45, Feb 7, 2006.

  1. PLOWMAN45

    PLOWMAN45 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,951

    i was wondering if anyone uses or bought there all weather cover im thinking of purchasing one
  2. Big Dog D

    Big Dog D PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,134

    FWIW I live 20 minutes away from the plant, and would'nt even consider them for commercial plowing. IMO they are too light for commercial applications.
  3. PLOWMAN45

    PLOWMAN45 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,951

    you saw the new one i have the 8ft heavy duty i have not tripped it once i will take the pepsi challenge anyday
  4. PremierLand

    PremierLand PlowSite.com Addict
    from detroit
    Messages: 1,572

    I bet to differ. But maybe in not big enough to be considered commercial? but ill let you decide. I have 35 accounts, with the route taking anywhere from 8-12 hours. The plow has been great, no defects other than the normal connection problem, but that is solved so its no big deal. The plow is a 1999, and still has the original paint, and hasnt even started to rust yet. It has been used commercially for the past 2 years, one of the years being from a fellow plowsite owner, and one year from me.

    Thus said, I have never used another brand, only curtis, next plow will be western or boss though, only for dealer service.
    Last edited: Feb 8, 2006
  5. NoFearDeere

    NoFearDeere PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,724

    I beg to differ. All I will operate is BOSS, but if it wasnt them, it would be Curtis. My friend has a 7'6" on his 1500 and that thing is built like a damn rock. Nice paint, design, mounting ease, etc. Curtis makes awesome plows that are very capable of "Commerical" use. Just my 0.02.:nod:
  6. 129

    129 Junior Member
    Messages: 28

    Curtis plow plug connection

    I use a curtis plow and have been having problems with the plug in connection. I think its a poor design where they mounted the plug so low on the frame. Does anyone out there have a solution to the problem. I have been using a small bungee cord to hold it in place. Any suggestions? Thanks Scott:confused:
  7. PremierLand

    PremierLand PlowSite.com Addict
    from detroit
    Messages: 1,572

    What I did was spread some of the male pins open a little. Use di-electric grease. And when you plug it in, loop the wires over the "bar" part so it makes better contact. I'll take a pic of that tomorrow if you dont understand what im saying.
  8. PLOWMAN45

    PLOWMAN45 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,951

    i saw that on video when bought mine last year they were able to send it through the middle of the grill so i dont have any problems