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HELP! People that went from a Flat top Boss V to the Boss V XT.

Discussion in 'Boss Plows Discussion' started by snowbelt5, Jan 4, 2014.

  1. snowbelt5

    snowbelt5 Member
    Messages: 51

    I was wondering if the taller wings on the 8.2 xt plow(37" on the ends) will block visability when plowing? I do mainly driveways and I have a gmc 2500 which are pretty low in the front to begin with. I like to be able to look over the top of the plow to see what needs to be plowed sometimes and don't want to regret going with the xt because of loss of visability. thanks!
  2. jhenderson9196

    jhenderson9196 Senior Member
    Messages: 615

    Pull up to each of them at your dealer and check the vis.
  3. snowbelt5

    snowbelt5 Member
    Messages: 51

    thanks for the advice but I was kinda lookin for someone that had real snow plowing experience using one that used to plow with a flat top boss v blade.
  4. allagashpm

    allagashpm Senior Member
    Messages: 797

    I dont think it will block visibility. It is higher really on the ends. Then again I have a ford and can't even see it when its down
  5. BigBoyPlowin

    BigBoyPlowin Senior Member
    Messages: 301

    I Had it on a 2500HD last yr and my guys never complained about it..
    My guy actually prefers our straight blade poly for drives.. Because really the VXT is overkill for just drives--I say!
  6. scott3430

    scott3430 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,008

    The visibility on a VXT is good. The high outside plow sides actually are nice with my truck to see my edge.
  7. MSS Mow

    MSS Mow Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 983

    I have one of each. Go with the XT. It throws the snow further and you can still see just fine over it.
  8. MGV

    MGV Junior Member
    Messages: 14

    I have the 9'2 DXT on my truck and the high side wings do not block your vision when the plow is down, when you are pulling up to a driveway and go from the v position to the straight or scoop position when the plow is fully raised they are in the way a little.
  9. Mr. Mud

    Mr. Mud Member
    Messages: 91

    I had a straight v for years and switched to a v-xt 3 years ago when I got a different truck('02 chevy 2500hd)
    I loved it. I plow 65-70 driveways per storm and can't really see a difference in the visibility,but the added bonus of the scooping and I have a couple of drives that are 3/4 of a mile or longer and the distance the snow shoots is worth it! MUD
  10. snowbelt5

    snowbelt5 Member
    Messages: 51

    thanks for all the replys guys!