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HTS plow on a 2500?

Discussion in 'Western Plows Discussion' started by jerseydrew, Jan 22, 2015.

  1. jerseydrew

    jerseydrew Senior Member
    from jersey
    Messages: 232

    currently have an HTS plow on my 1500. i do 2 driveways.

    physically i now the plow will fit and work, i am also aware that the plow is very light weight. but it works now.

    i am upgrading my truck this year and am going to get a 2500 this time. i can't see selling my HTS for a big loss and paying top dollar for a new plow just to do 2 driveways when i can just buy the truck side of the mount and rock on.

    again this is not a commercial application, what are your thoughts?
  2. JustJeff

    JustJeff 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,481

    If you "strictly" do two drives and that's it, I would say go ahead and do what you're doing. But if you have any plans on going any further in the future I'd definitely get a new blade.
  3. mishnick

    mishnick 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,353

    The truck side install (mount and electrical) is exactly the same for a full size plow as it is for the HTS hobby plow. So, I would say go for it if the HTS is all you need. Then, whey you decide you want a real man's plow all you have to do is sell the HTS, by a new commercial grade plow and plug it in... No modifications needed on the truck at all. The only thing you would need to do is install big plow receivers on the mounts, one pin, done.