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What is the Right Plow?

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by sharpcutlc, Oct 11, 2007.

  1. sharpcutlc

    sharpcutlc Junior Member
    Messages: 29

    I just got a 2008 f-250 v-10 and was wondering what plow i should put on it. i will be doing some smaller lots and driveways. was looking at a 7.5. what names should i consider. i was thinking westen or boss....
  2. NE.MCH

    NE.MCH Junior Member
    from Ma.
    Messages: 22

    I would go with an 8' for sure......your truck can handle it. I have never used a western...so I have no opinion.....I have used a Boss and thought it was a good plow set up.
  3. Quality SR

    Quality SR PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,829

    I would go with a 8 footer. That truck will handle anything from a 7' 6" to a Wideout ( 10' )
    If i had a truck like that, i would get a V. Who knows you might do bigger commercial. The V works great. I see a guy that does drives on my block and he has a V. He back drags it out and then piles it in the Scoop position. Ohh ya by the way go with Western. Good luck

    MOWBIZZ Senior Member
    Messages: 500

    Some good reasons...

    To consider a Snoway...I have an F250 and liked the fact that the Snoway has the DOWN PRESSURE for back dragging those driveways...also they have a lighter weight for less WEAR AND TEAR on those "fragile":rolleyes: f250 ball joints and front ends...no chain slap or bounce...and wireless controller to boot! The moldboard can be easily exchanged for stainless or poly as well a steel one...very versatile!
    I went with a 29 model which is good for anything you can throw at it, commercial included.
    Seemed to me to be the best of all worlds in a plow for my purposes, which are about the same as yours...driveways and light commercial accounts. I have no connection to Snoways except that I thought they were a great product and I hear nothing bad about them.