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Quick opinion please

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by Theshoemaker, Nov 15, 2010.

  1. Theshoemaker

    Theshoemaker Senior Member
    Messages: 210

    Hello, would a 9ft meyer steel blade be too heavy/hard on my truck?? The truck is a older chevy kind of like a project truck. Truck is a 3500 dually 4x4 with a cummins 12v engine and heavy duty diffs.The 8ft blade that's on there is on it's last leg and a neighbor said he would sell me a 9ft meyer c9 for $300.00. Blade is in good shape with a newer a-frame and rams. Any ideas???

    Oh and this truck is used 100% commercial, decent sized lots 2-10 acres

  2. Theshoemaker

    Theshoemaker Senior Member
    Messages: 210

    Truck is also solid front axle
  3. JTVLandscaping

    JTVLandscaping Senior Member
    Messages: 862

    Meyer blades are generally light anyway so that'd probably be fine
  4. MatthewG

    MatthewG PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,400

    You will be fine for sure. Older trucks are way tougher.
  5. plowatnight

    plowatnight Senior Member
    from Mn
    Messages: 305

    It'll handle that just fine, even with wings. It's not like your gonna put 50,000 miles on it with the plow hangin' off the front.
  6. old skool

    old skool Senior Member
    from NW IL
    Messages: 167

    Been there ... Done that... had a 9 foot Meyer on my 1980 , dually, K30. One of my favorite rigs of all time!!! In fact you need a 9 to clear the rear tire track when the plow is angled...Absolutely no weight issues!
  7. 496 BB

    496 BB Senior Member
    Messages: 789

    Are ya braggin here? Theres no way it would even faze that truck. Personally I think you should just give it to me and buy another truck ;)