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fisher ez-v question

Discussion in 'Fisher Engineering Discussion' started by powerjoke, Nov 14, 2007.

  1. powerjoke

    powerjoke PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,341

    i recieved a letter from a buisness here in town that is selling a fisher ez-v (sealed bid's) and i was wanting to know if there is anything i should know sbout them before i go look at it other than the obvious? the reason i ask is i have several other plows but not a fisher or not a power-v

    What is it worth?
    is there any major plagues?
    is it even worth haveing?

    i have western,blizzard,meyer,viking,northman but no fisher
  2. ppease

    ppease Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 55

    It depends somewhat on the type of plowing you do, but overall that is a great plow. The trip edge is the only way to go, I think your Westerns are about the same. Make sure the cutting edge is not worn to the point of weakening the trip edge assembly. The ability to scoop is a HUGE timesaver, and the V function is great if you need to bust through a heavy combing or if you are doing camproads. The V won't push your truck off the road. And it still works like a conventional straight blade for parking lots and such. Apparently there were some issues with the FishStik for certain years (I don't know which, I have seen comments on a thread here), but you can buy a new one, which has much better functionality than the old. I'm having a new XtreemV installed tomorrow, I paid about $5000. Fisher is probably 90% of the market here, but of course they are made here. Good luck.

  3. OSCLandscaping

    OSCLandscaping Member
    Messages: 32

    I picked up a used 1 season, great condition V, 2001 model year for $700.00. It didn't have any of the truck side parts. Bought it for a back up.
  4. powerjoke

    powerjoke PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,341

    Thanks for the reply's i turned in a sealed bid (i'll tell you how much when bid's close) and it incl. 100% setup but the mount carton was for a superduty

    the thing looked GREAT so someone will prob. give more than me since i have no use for it and all my trucks are ready to go this year
  5. dmax08

    dmax08 Senior Member
    Messages: 183

    Good luck on the bid. If you do get it you wont be disappointed that all i have had until the extreme came out. the only upgrade i would do is get the new style controller you will like it much better. If you havent already used one on the westerns.