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Moldboard Height Questions

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the Community' started by QKSnowRemoval, Aug 9, 2009.

  1. QKSnowRemoval

    QKSnowRemoval Senior Member
    Messages: 171

    What is a good Moldboard Height for a plow and does 2 to 3 inches make a difference or not. Because this is how alot of brand s are. Also does the Moldboard Height kinda depend on what type of vehicle the plow will be on?
  2. pohouse

    pohouse Senior Member
    Messages: 322

    I believe 32" is pretty common for a 7.5 or 8 ft. plow. Lighter duty plows for personal use are usually smaller in height. Heavier duty plows are bigger. A higher moldboard height can cause overheating on a truck, but there are ways around that.
  3. Nascar24

    Nascar24 Senior Member
    Messages: 645


    Iwould say height will depend on what kind of plowing you are doing? If you are plowing large lots or roads the higher plow will be beneficial, if your doing short driveways or small lots the shorter models will be fine. Keep in mind the higher the moldboard means heavier plow in most cases, so if you have a 1/2 ton, weight may be of a concern.
  4. MileHigh

    MileHigh PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,827

    Residential plows come in at around 26".

    Commercial plows for pickups are anywhere from 28" -32".

    Boss has a v-plow that is flared that reach 37" up.
  5. Mark Oomkes

    Mark Oomkes PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,251

    Ya think? :cool: