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Is it worth putting a shoe kit and curb guard kit on my new plow??

Discussion in 'Fisher Engineering Discussion' started by NYH1, Jan 3, 2014.

  1. NYH1

    NYH1 Senior Member
    Messages: 130

    I'm having my new Fisher 7.5' SD Plow installed on my truck early next week and was wondering what you guys/gals though about shoe and curd guard kits. The SD Plow has the ploy cutting edge on it if that makes any difference. I think I like the idea of having the curb guard kit. Not sure about the shoe kit though.

    Thanks, NYH1.
  2. justme-

    justme- 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,138

    can't tell you how many shoes threads I have seen on here... only a handful yes replies that I saw. Tho, most of us don't run poly edges so I don't know. As to curb guards... for steel there is no need, but for poly it might be something to consider... tho I have never seen a poly with them before. The only trucks I have seen with poly are residential plowers (like myself) and thus no need. No one plowing municipal or commercial that I have seen has poly edges but since you're not likely to be doing much for commercial or municipal with that plow, I'd say save the $$
  3. NYH1

    NYH1 Senior Member
    Messages: 130

    justme-, thanks.

  4. bobcat1911

    bobcat1911 Junior Member
    from 05845
    Messages: 2

    I would put shoes on to reduce wear on the poly cutting edge, I have shoes on all my plows and never have any issues.