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which plow? GMC 3500 crew cab dually

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by Jason Hammond, Aug 21, 2008.

  1. Jason Hammond

    Jason Hammond Junior Member
    from 05401
    Messages: 2

    i have a 1997 crew cab dually gmc with the 454 big block. i know the truck is a little big to plow with but it is all i got. was wondering what plow and what with you would recommend to put on it. any info would be nice, Jason
  2. 06HD BOSS

    06HD BOSS 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,611

    go with a boss 9'2V. youll need the width while angled to clear the back tires. That truck will move snow. hope your not doing driveways lol
  3. plowman4life

    plowman4life Senior Member
    Messages: 557

    if your going to buy brand new.

    snoway megablade series
    fisher. SS xtreme V
    western MVP
  4. mulcahy mowing

    mulcahy mowing Senior Member
    Messages: 718

    :nod: i would also look at the fisher xls and the western wide out.

    More importantly find a good dealer and buy what they sell you. a bad plow with a great dealer is better than a great plow with a bad dealer....
  5. chcav1218

    chcav1218 Senior Member
    Messages: 954

    get a big minute mount. you can get them fairly cheap used and they're good plows.
  6. purpleranger519

    purpleranger519 Senior Member
    from Kansas
    Messages: 536

    Getting an 810 put on my 1994 3500HD its only 2 wheel drive but with the V-box on back and decent tires I did fine last year with a Big Meyer
  7. ducatirider944

    ducatirider944 Senior Member
    from Iowa
    Messages: 469

    You will want something that is 9.5 to 10 ft to cover your tracks. I plow with a 04' f-350 crew cab dually. It makes a great plow truck but you want big open spaces. They suck to turn, but can push a lot of snow. I have a 8' blade with custom full height wings that I made that makes it a 10' plow, looks like a blizzard in scoop mode but 10' wide.
  8. T-MAN

    T-MAN PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,363

    Mega ! Mega ! Mega !

    Oh Wait I ment- Toga ! Toga ! Toga ! :drinkup:

    Ha ha , kiding aside 9' min. for that big girl.
    A Blizzard 8611 LoPro would be a nice plow for clearing parking lots quick. If you get big snow or nasty drifts alot a 9' v with wings for busting threw might suit ya better.
    If your budgets tight, a 9' straight with wings moves snow as well, a lil more cumbersome though.
  9. basher

    basher PlowSite Fanatic
    from 19707
    Messages: 8,993

    The Snoway Revolution would be a nice fit:nod:
  10. creativedesigns

    creativedesigns PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,929

    I agree with the xls. besides, plows with yellow paint wont rust as fast as ones with red paint! :D lol
  11. Jason Hammond

    Jason Hammond Junior Member
    from 05401
    Messages: 2

    thanks for the quick response guys, so i decided to look for a used plow that is at liest 9' wide, there are a few around in the area that i will take a look at, thanks
  12. tls22

    tls22 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,264

    Well if your going use, just make sure that plow is 9ft long! You need that width so that your rear wheels dont run over your windrow!:waving: