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what is the ideal lofted plow height?

Discussion in 'Western Plows Discussion' started by birddseedd, Dec 16, 2011.

  1. birddseedd

    birddseedd PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,516

    weatern conventional plow.
    meyer under carriage for who knows what truck.
    lights some guy on the street sold me for 5 bucks.

    dodge ram 04

    (ment to title this what is the ideal lifted plow height)
    Last edited: Dec 16, 2011
  2. mishnick

    mishnick 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,353

    The ideal height will depend on the plow design and how bad the cutting edge is worn down. The critical thing is not height anyway, its having the a-frame square to the ground. On Western straight blades there is only one way to change the a-frame elevation and that is with the four (or three depending on the plow) configuration holes in the configuration plates. On V plows there is a second adjustment at the back end of the a-frame. Installation instructions say that the vehicle should have proper ballast installed before adjusting anything.
  3. birddseedd

    birddseedd PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,516

    brand new edge. a frame is pretty level. but i notice mine doesent go up as much as others.
    partly because i lose an inch or so on the truck suspension when its up.