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Western WideOut or Hiniker Scoop

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by TurfSolutionsMN, Sep 5, 2009.

  1. TurfSolutionsMN

    TurfSolutionsMN Senior Member
    from MN
    Messages: 302

    We are going to be buying a new truck next week probably a '09 Chevy 3500 SRW Reg. We currently run all Blizzard plows but are loosing dealer support. The nearest dealer is 1.5-2 hrs away. We do have a Western and Hiniker dealer 20 min. away so we are leaning towards them, and Boss and Fisher 1hr away. I would like to run the 9' Scoop but havn't heard to many reviews on them (I did do a search). The WideOut seems to have alot of mixed reviews. So my question is what would you guys suggest to get? This truck will be helping out on 8+ acre lots so backdragging will be a min. We are still open for a V in either one but are leaning towards WideOut or Scoop.
  2. cet

    cet PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,257

    I run 2 Western 8'6" MVP Plus with the Western wings. In scoop with the wings they will move a lot of snow. When doing a wide open lot you can take the trailing wing off and it will work quite efficiently. You can take both wings off when going long distances and take some weight off the front end. I am looking for a plow for my 09 GMC and have also considered the Western Wideout. Many people love them. We don't get that many heavy snows or packed snow so scrapping isn't a real concern.
  3. sven1277

    sven1277 Senior Member
    Messages: 498

    I run blizzard pp's on my commercial trucks. I really like having the flexibility to independently adjust the wings depending on snow and lot conditions. I usually run with the wings out in either wide pass or windrow mode but have had times when I have needed to pull both wings in because the snow was too wet and heavy. The scoop, however, is pretty simplistic in use, which means fewer components to worry about breaking.
  4. TurfSolutionsMN

    TurfSolutionsMN Senior Member
    from MN
    Messages: 302

    Thanks guys for your imput!! I still would like to stay with Blizzard just for the fact we can run any plow on any truck I just hate to put a different plow in the mix.
  5. cretebaby

    cretebaby PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,162

    I thought someone mentioned that all three DD plows would have the same mount now anyway. Not positive on that though.
  6. Camden

    Camden PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,604

    I looked at the Blizzard mount when we were in L'Ville and they are different than Western.
  7. deicepro

    deicepro PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,124

    Knock on wood, no problems with my wideouts.
  8. snocrete

    snocrete Banned
    Messages: 2,862

    same here, wouldn't hesitate to get another one
  9. ptllandscapeIL

    ptllandscapeIL Senior Member
    Messages: 495