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Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by jasf, Nov 7, 2004.

  1. jasf

    jasf Member
    Messages: 63

    I've been lurking for a few weeks,decided to jump on board after reading the "1st plow"posts. I'm not a professional,but I love to play in the snow!Got my start pushing snow in the NY lake effect belt at 2 car dealerships. First plow was a '82 K35 , big block , 9'blade with belt driven pump. The Ford dealer took this in on trade. I'm guessing the thing was homemade. The blade had a 2" thick rubber cutting edge & 10" aluminum foil on top. Could push anything up to the limit of the tires. Currently plowing at work with a 92 F250,8' western pro. I bought a plow for my GT before Western & Fisher came out with their L/D plows. My personal '03 Ranger would look good with a Homesteader hanging off the front. I do 2 residential drives drives on my GT. Sure would be nice to be warm while doing them.
  2. Dwan

    Dwan Senior Member
    Messages: 879

    Welcome aboard.
  3. cja1987

    cja1987 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,407

    Welcome to Plowsite :waving:
    A better plow for your ranger would be a curtis 7' or western 7,2" or Blizzard 720. The homesteaders are OK but they are not nearly as well built as the above plows.
  4. jasf

    jasf Member
    Messages: 63

    Will my Ranger take that much?

    I'd love to have a"real" plow.Using real plows on the job I never thought about bear or sport plows for my Ranger. You suggest 7ft blade for a Ranger????Will the torsion bars take that?I've seen 150's & Expeditions at my dealer with broken bars .