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Swapping 6.5 for 7 or 7.5 meyers blade

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by Emstaxi, Feb 2, 2004.

  1. Emstaxi

    Emstaxi Member
    Messages: 88

    If I puchase a 6.5 ft Meyers plow, will I be able to swap blades and put a 7 or 7.5 blade on the plow frame?
  2. lawnmedic

    lawnmedic Senior Member
    Messages: 703

    Doubtful, the 2meter ad older 6 1/2 plows have narrower a-frames. A 2meter plow is a much smaller plow, unless you are going to put it on a small truck which won't take any bigger, put on a larger plow....Chuck
  3. MickiRig1

    MickiRig1 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,617

    You mean swap mold boards for a bigger one or hang a bigger plow on the truck?
  4. Emstaxi

    Emstaxi Member
    Messages: 88

    I dont have the exact info on the plow. It's a newer model though. The moldboard has the Meyers Max sticker on it. If I get it, its because its the closest thing that will fit on my truck...mounting bracket wise. Therefore I was trying to figure out if I could put a larger moldboard on the the plow frame.
    Last edited: Feb 2, 2004
  5. lawnmedic

    lawnmedic Senior Member
    Messages: 703

    Need a model number to be sure. Sounds like a 2meter poly. What truck are you putting it on...Chuck
  6. Emstaxi

    Emstaxi Member
    Messages: 88

    97 explorer. I believe the plow frame fits a bronco II. 1600 bucks... I dont have a whole lot of cash but running a snowbear (lol) just aint cuttin it.
  7. PLOWMAN45

    PLOWMAN45 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,951

    i have a regular meyers 2 meter not a max i myself are looking for a 7ft blade
  8. gt_racer50

    gt_racer50 Senior Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 484

    Man you just said the magic words, Snow Bear, look out!!
  9. Mdirrigation

    Mdirrigation Senior Member
    Messages: 413

    Why not get a set of pro wings ?
  10. lawnmedic

    lawnmedic Senior Member
    Messages: 703

    E-mail meyer meyer about mount. I would not put any bigger Meyer plow on an Explorer. Price sounds OK if in good condition...Chuck
  11. lawnmedic

    lawnmedic Senior Member
    Messages: 703

    Mdirrigation, Pro-Wings state that they won't fit a Meyer 2-Meter.
    Plow is not tall enough...Chuck

    SIPLOWGUY Senior Member
    Messages: 686

    I don't think the Bronco II mount will work on that year Explorer. The 89-90 Bronco II has the same nose as a 91-94 Explorer but I don't think the chassis is the same.
  13. Emstaxi

    Emstaxi Member
    Messages: 88

    I'm going to check out a used meyers 7.5. I think I can find a factory mount for my truck for under 375. If the plow is in decent shape, i'll pick it up, order the mount and save 300 bucks. thanks for all the input.
  14. lawnmedic

    lawnmedic Senior Member
    Messages: 703

    Only listing I can find is for Bronco II, and it is a 2-Meter which will not match up to a 7.5. Order your mount before you buy plow. Used plow are coming down in price, It's end of season...Chuck