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Whats to long to plow with

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by irocz600hp, Nov 19, 2003.

  1. irocz600hp

    irocz600hp Member
    Messages: 54

    Do u guys think a extended cab full bed is to long to plow with.
  2. Mac

    Mac Member
    Messages: 77

    What type of plowing will you be doing?
  3. irocz600hp

    irocz600hp Member
    Messages: 54

    couple of driveways 1 big parking lot
  4. Mac

    Mac Member
    Messages: 77

    I think it would do just fine.
  5. sodzilla

    sodzilla Junior Member
    Messages: 4

    I know a guy that plows with a crew cab dually and he never seems to have a problem. He mostly plows small parking lots.
  6. GpGuy84

    GpGuy84 Member
    Messages: 39

    I use a long bed ext cab... In the parking lot it is fine. I would like to go a little shorter, but I am used to it, and it works well.
  7. Manx

    Manx Senior Member
    Messages: 115

    Works for me
    02 F250 SC long bed
  8. meyer22288

    meyer22288 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,003

    i dont think it'll be to much of a problem once you get used to plowing with the truck:)
  9. carlriv2

    carlriv2 Senior Member
    from Mass
    Messages: 126

    I used to have a 89 f250 super cab with an 8' bed standard shift... The turning radius was awful and I hated plowing with it. Now I have a 1999 GMC 2500 xtra cab with 8' bed... this truck is longer but the turning radius is tighter and it fits most places just fine.
  10. Team_Yamaha

    Team_Yamaha Senior Member
    Messages: 240

    My father has a plow on his 2000 F-350 PSD, 6 spd, 4X4, CC, dually. He loves it, I have plow with it a couple of times, it is not as bad as what I thought it would be. He uses it for big drives and parking lots, for the small stuff he uses either the Jeep Wrangler, his old work truck, a 84 F-250, or one of his Bobcats. I am now debating putting a plow on my 99 F-350.
  11. CPSS

    CPSS Senior Member
    Messages: 334

    We have 1 extended cab F-250 with the 8' bed, 2 reg cabs with the 8" bed. The extended cab is fine for the parking lots, I'd be a little cautious if I had to plow a driveway. It's a little hard to turn around in confined spaces. The reg cabs are just fine. I know a guy with a crew cab and 8' bed, he does driveways..... They must be all straight with lots of room at the ends.:cool: