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Which one is the best?

Discussion in 'Ram Trucks' started by Nuth, Dec 5, 2005.

  1. Nuth

    Nuth Junior Member
    Messages: 10

    I'm late to getting the new plow this year :( I've tried to gauge from the posts here which band of plow most Dodge owners use but its a tad hard to determine. So, let me ask:

    For an '05 Dodge 2500 CTD, and for residential plowing only, what is the best brand to go with?
  2. crazymike

    crazymike Senior Member
    from Toronto
    Messages: 639

    I have an 8'6" western on my 05 2500 QC CTD.

    I wouldn't want anything less for commercial. However, for residential, it could be a bit large. However, I have a fairly narrow drive and I plow it just fine.

    For the most part I would go with what your local dealer carries. I went with western because my dealer had interest free financing.
  3. SnowGuy73

    SnowGuy73 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 24,870

    I have a Blizzard 810 on mine, but Western and Boss also make godd plows.
  4. NoFearDeere

    NoFearDeere PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,724

    I would go with a Boss 7'6" or 8'. I think anything bigger than that will be a pain. If you really wanna go fancy for that Dodge, get a Boss trip-edge.
  5. SnoFarmer

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

    I have 3 Dodge 3/4 tons 1. Boss v plow 1. straight Hiniker 1. strait Meyers and I hire another guy but he drives a ford with a western..
    hope this helps lol:waving:
  6. justme-

    justme- 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,138

    It depends on the area- different localities will have a proliferation of a certain brand of plow because there is a plow dealer/ truck dealer business agreement or there is a limited number of makes for plow dealers in the given area.

    My immediate local is only a Fisher dealer but in a half hour I can be to a Curtis dealer, Western dealer, or a couple others- 1 hour plus to a Blizzard dealer so there are no Blizzards near me but lots of Fishers and several Westerns and Curtis'.

    I have only Fishers personally.
  7. jt5019

    jt5019 Senior Member
    Messages: 853

    For residential plowing only i dont think you need a blizzard 810.I would go with anything 8 foot... fisher ,western, boss all good.

    Two major things to think about:

    Dealer support.. which is closest? which dealers stock the most parts just incase something does go wrong.You dont want a plow that takes a long time to be repaired because the dealer is so far away.

    Trip edge or Full trip... We get a lof of heavy wet snow here i prefer a Trip edge plow. I use Fisher and love it... My father just got a Boss Trip edge but it hasnt really been tested yet(although im pretty sure it will be fine)