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deluxeco

Senior Member
Location
cleveland,ohio
For years we have been plowing with 1ton 4X4 dumps & pickups,recently we picked up a couple of large parking lots that require salting a well.I've been toying with the idea of picking up a used F600 or C50 dump with a 10-12' plow & tailgate spreader.For those of you that have had experience with the bigger trucks is it worth it? Should I consider used or lease new? And any other comentswould be appreciated.Thanks!
 

Jerre Heyer

Senior Member
Location
Erie, PA
deluxco,

Have mounted several BLIZZARD 8611 power plow's on 650 Fords and just did a F6 VOLVO that uses a spreader on the back. Customers have been happy plowing with the bigger trucks and the 8'6" that expands to 11'3" gives them a big plow in the lots and roads but is easier to carry when traveling. 2WD trucks plow great with weight in the rear and good tires. carry a set of chains for the bad stuff and the ice. Jerre
 

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