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Is the plow too big for me?

Discussion in 'Ford Trucks' started by bbuck2, Mar 30, 2006.

  1. bbuck2

    bbuck2 Junior Member
    Messages: 4

    Been looking for a reasonable fisher 7.5 mm1 rd. Found a mm1 8' hd. My vehicle is a 1997 light duty ford f250. You can see more about the vehicle with pictures under ford forum "what plow frame". I would rather go a little light than too heavy. My feeling is it's too heavy but I have never plowed and respect the knowledge you guys have. Will be plowing on and around the farm. Thanks, Bob
  2. DeereFarmer

    DeereFarmer PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,296

    I personally would stick with the 7.5' based on that the frame of that truck is basically like an F150 just beefed up a bit. Just my opinion, I am sure others will differ!
  3. Yaz

    Yaz PlowSite.com Addict
    from NH
    Messages: 1,061

    I agree with first time out
  4. NoFearDeere

    NoFearDeere PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,724

    Go 7.5 or beef it up alot with timbrens, tires, and lots of ballast.
  5. DeereFarmer

    DeereFarmer PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,296

    The 7.5' would work fine for you. No need to beef your truck up and take a chance with the 8' because it is always nice to have a sure thing.