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New Boss

Discussion in 'Boss Plows Discussion' started by 042500hd, Sep 19, 2008.

  1. 042500hd

    042500hd Senior Member
    Messages: 251

    Looking at getting a new Boss 8'2" V XT to replace my 2004 7'6" Boss. Only need the plow and controller as I already have everything else installed. The prices I'm getting are crazy nearly $5400 for the plow and controller no installation, wiring harness or plow frame. Anyone else think that price is crazy? They are only asking $5700 for the same thing fully installed with all the necessary accessories. This is the same with all 3 boss dealers in the Buffalo area. If anyone has advice on where I could get one cheaper I'd appreciate it. I don't mind traveling either if it means saving some money. I'm a small business and like to support other local small businesses but not when I'm being over charged. IMO
  2. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    You were at General Welding.Installed 8.2 vplow is 4800.00 plus tax that is with a handheld and installed.
  3. 042500hd

    042500hd Senior Member
    Messages: 251


    General is one of the dealers who quoted $5400. This is for the new VXT series though not a standard V. Maybe i need to be looking at a regular V but the new smartlights on the VXT are really nice.
  4. B&B

    B&B PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 12,777

    Don't have to buy the VXT to get the new style lights....all '08-'09 model plows will have them.
  5. LawnProLandscapes

    LawnProLandscapes PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,129

    if you want to drive to marcy, ny to get it you can got to stahl's, that would be about a 3-3 1/2 hr. drive for you.. let me know if your interested ill get a price for yea, or pm me and ill give yea there number.
  6. twgranger

    twgranger Senior Member
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    Messages: 171

    this is the boss dealer here where i live 315-782-5693 ask for chuck, call and see what there prices are. This is in watertown ny.

    RBRONKEMA GHTFD 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,592

    Post pics of your current plow. Might be interested in it if you want to sell it. Providing you get your vee.
  8. 042500hd

    042500hd Senior Member
    Messages: 251


    Will put up pics tomorrow. Found a 8'2" V XT for $4500 from a dealer in Maryland. So I will br looking to generate some revenue with the sale of my straight blade. Thanks for all the replys.

    RBRONKEMA GHTFD 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,592

  10. Quality SR

    Quality SR PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,830

    You know you are 700 miles ( one way) from him?
  11. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    For what you going to pay for gas and all your time just go to General Welding and get them to do it.By the time your done your going to save about 200.00
  12. 042500hd

    042500hd Senior Member
    Messages: 251

    Check it out

    I'll check out General again tomorrow maybe if I go see them in person the price will be a little better. I can't believe that there's a $1000 difference between the two dealers. I'm also getting the frame and harness for $4500 which I was not getting locally.

    RBRONKEMA GHTFD 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,592

    I went to New Jersey last winter for a 8 foot straight blade.
  14. framer1901

    framer1901 Senior Member
    Messages: 852

    Why don't you sell your current plow to someone saying that you'll provide a new truck side, wiring and used control - then you order a plow from someone like CPW set up for the truck you sold your old plow to.

    I've done this before - it actually makes it easier to sell a plow by offering a truck side for any truck.