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Meyer E60, can it handle 8-1/2 blade?

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by dirtball, Nov 18, 2004.

  1. dirtball

    dirtball Junior Member
    Messages: 3

    Anyone out there have any opinions on if an E60 can handle an eight and a half foot blade? I've got 2 8.5s lying around and was going to put it on my truck this year but had concerns about reliability.

  2. finnegan

    finnegan Senior Member
    Messages: 313

    you should have no problem i've seen guys run those with e47's
  3. ChicagoSnow

    ChicagoSnow Senior Member
    Messages: 231

    4 - E60's all have the 8.5' Poly snow plows which are heavier than steel plows.

    We had a 9' Poly plow that was fine with the E-60 also.
  4. PLOWMAN45

    PLOWMAN45 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,951

    e60 is for blades 7.5 and up
  5. Flipper

    Flipper PlowSite.com Addict
    from CT
    Messages: 1,180

    Either pump will run any plow.

    The same pumps are used on Diamond plows which are significantly heavier.
  6. dirtball

    dirtball Junior Member
    Messages: 3

    Thanks guys the peace of mind'll do me wonders.
  7. Tarkus

    Tarkus PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,113

    Worst case senerio, move the lift point attachment closer to plow to gain mechanical advantage for pump if you are concerned or think it slugish