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What type/brand of plow do you use?

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by Grn Mtn, Dec 21, 2005.


What type/brand of plow do you use?

  1. Fisher: straight blade

    58 vote(s)
  2. Fisher: V

    3 vote(s)
  3. Western: straight blade

    44 vote(s)
  4. Western: V

    5 vote(s)
  5. Blizzard: straight blade

    7 vote(s)
  6. Blizzard: power plow

    12 vote(s)
  7. Other: straight blade

    59 vote(s)
  8. Other: V

    22 vote(s)
  9. Other: pusher

    5 vote(s)
  10. Other: blower

    2 vote(s)
  1. Grn Mtn

    Grn Mtn PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,644

    Okay just like on the "what state.." poll, I'm going to have to group some. For those of you that have larger operations, just vote for your favorite piece.
    Last edited: Dec 21, 2005
  2. Makndust

    Makndust Senior Member
    Messages: 324

    2 - 8'2" steel Boss V's
    1 - 9'2" Ploy Boss V

    Like them very much, but wouldn't be affraid to try fisher.
  3. Grn Mtn

    Grn Mtn PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,644

    Wish I had room to add Boss because I think a lot of guys on plow site have them, but here in NY Fisher Western and Blizzard are the big three. But this poll is also about what type but as long as you "Other" guys list what you have in your thread, than Boss will have their day.
  4. Chris-R

    Chris-R Senior Member
    Messages: 321

    I have a Boss 8 foot tripedge and love it.
  5. payton

    payton Senior Member
    Messages: 470

    boss 8'2" v
  6. SnoFarmer

    SnoFarmer PlowSite Fanatic
    from N,E. MN
    Messages: 9,883

    1. Boss V
    2. Hiniker
    3. Meyer
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  8. makplow

    makplow Senior Member
    Messages: 242

    Curtis Straight Blade With Trip Edge.
  9. Eyesell

    Eyesell 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,107

    Don't really care as long as it's getting the job done with little or no maintenance. I think this is the main concern.......:cool:
  10. Laughterman

    Laughterman Junior Member
    Messages: 19

    Around here the two biggies are Western and Boss. There are a lot of older Western Straight blades and if you have a V it is most likely a Boss. Newer straight blades are split Boss/Western. The distant third is meyer followed by blizzard.
  11. MickiRig1

    MickiRig1 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,617

    I guess Meyer Plows are relegated* to "Other Straight Plows"
    There are a lot of Meyer Plows in NE Ohio for some reason?

    *To assign to an obscure place, position, or condition
  12. ACA Landscaping

    ACA Landscaping Member
    Messages: 53


    How can you have a poll and not include BOSS??? take a wild guess what i use
  13. golden arches

    golden arches Senior Member
    Messages: 193

    Hiniker C Plow.
  14. PremierLand

    PremierLand PlowSite.com Addict
    from detroit
    Messages: 1,572

    Curtis. Only plow I've ever used. They dont have a dealer that is close though, so when I get my new truck I'll either get a western, boss or fisher. I like those x blades.
  15. Eyesell

    Eyesell 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,107

    True That !!!!:nod:
  16. johntwist

    johntwist Senior Member
    Messages: 415

    Ditto for me!
  17. Lux Lawn

    Lux Lawn PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,137

    I have 3 Westerns & 1 Meyers.
  18. wddodge

    wddodge Member
    Messages: 64

    I've used two different Meyers blades over the last 15 years. Only two problems I've ever had is a broken wire at a solinoid and a hose coupler came apart.

  19. Mowman62531

    Mowman62531 Member
    Messages: 98

    Got a Meyer ST 7.5 right now. I bought the plow and truck new back in 99. Plow has never given me any problems at all whatsoever! My next blade will be a 9' Western V when I get a new ride of course. I never have really understood why people don't really like Meyers. I have had nothing but consistant productivity with my blade. The guy I sub for has nothing but Western and he has had a ton of different problems! I started taking over the maintenance part of the snow plow op this year for him(for a small fee of course!)so he really hasn't had many problems other than operator error. Anyways, I like my Meyer, but I will have a Western in the future because I like the Western V better than the Meyer.:dizzy:
  20. sawbones25

    sawbones25 Member
    Messages: 74

    Well, it's the only snow plow I've ever pushed, but I have a Meyer 7.5 foot. I just put a new cutting edge on it and it did what it was supposed to do when I needed it to.
    I'm happy with it so far...