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New to the site from New Haven, NY

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by Lifted4x4Astro, May 13, 2008.

  1. Lifted4x4Astro

    Lifted4x4Astro Senior Member
    Messages: 130

    Just found and joined up here and am glad to see so much info available. Been plowing snow since 1999 here just outside of Oswego, NY but I never used a conventional plow setup. I'll let the pics speak for themselves.



    This plow is a Snowbear personal plow that I converted to hydraulic lift and run off a dedicated hydraulic pump. this has worked awesome for many years but I can't angle (can be done manually though) and I can't stack snow very high.

    Well, the time has come to upgrade plows. I had bought a 2003 Ram 2500 4x4 last summer for towing the camper and a couple weeks ago found a nice Fisher EZ-V 8.5' plow on Craigslist. The price seemed to be really good. My wife and I picked it up last night and I am extremely happy with it. I am definitely looking forward to plowing this winter. Not too bad for $1400. It was mounted to a Ram 2500 and included the Fishstick controller.


  2. EaTmYtAiLpIpEs

    EaTmYtAiLpIpEs 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,607

    dam I wish I seen that on craigslist. I would have bought the thing instantly and replaced my 8ft straight blade.
  3. Lifted4x4Astro

    Lifted4x4Astro Senior Member
    Messages: 130

    That's kinda what I was thinking when I saw the ad! :D I figured it would have been gone since the ad was 2 weeks old!
  4. EaTmYtAiLpIpEs

    EaTmYtAiLpIpEs 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,607

    wow lol. i wish i seen it.
  5. mike psd

    mike psd PlowSite.com Addict
    from pa
    Messages: 1,028

    nice set up dude you still running the astro since paragon is now closed? good to see ya on this site man welcome aboard
  6. Lifted4x4Astro

    Lifted4x4Astro Senior Member
    Messages: 130

    Thanks and currently the Astro is basically a lawn ornament! With the purchase of the Fisher plow, I will be selling the Astro since it no longer does DD duties or even snow removal!
  7. jkiser96

    jkiser96 Senior Member
    Messages: 401

    Welcome to the site. I bet you turn a lot of heads plowing with an Astro. You got a killer deal on the Fisher IMO.
  8. nicksplowing

    nicksplowing PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,226

  9. tls22

    tls22 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,264

    Welcome to plowsite!:drinkup: Nice trucks, i also like to try out the fisher v!