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Full Trip vs. Trip Bar

Discussion in 'Boss Plows Discussion' started by lowrider, Oct 28, 2006.

  1. lowrider

    lowrider Junior Member
    Messages: 5

    Have used Fisher for the past 25 years thinking of switching to Boss 8.6 or 8 .0 foot.Would like 8.6 for my 05 Dodge 2500 CTD Quad but not sure how easy they trip or if you can stack with one. any info on the two styles would be great. Thanks
  2. DaySpring Services

    DaySpring Services PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,065

    That plow shouldn't trip unless you hit something pretty hard. Trip edge or full trip dont effect the way a plow stacks snow.
  3. DBL

    DBL PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,310

    youll probably never hit anything this big but say you hit a big curb or man hole thats taller than the trip edge...full trip is better the whole thing braces on the springs
  4. 06HD BOSS

    06HD BOSS 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,611

    I just installed the trip edge 8', havent used it yet but have used Fishers in the past and i like it. They seem to work a little better in the heavy snow. Ive got the full trip on my other truck and in the wet heavy snow the thing trips over a lot (even with the springs tightened up)
  5. Big Dog D

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

    My big problem with the full trip was that with a prevoius Merers that I had and on several others that I saw is that when we got heavy wet snow and tried to stack it that the top of the plow would fold back and bend the eyes on the springs the you wound up with aplow that leaned backwards at a pretty good angle.
  6. lowrider

    lowrider Junior Member
    Messages: 5

    thanks for the help going with 8' full trip for $ 3890 installed. Not bad I think. :)