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  1. Kentuckydiesel

    Kentuckydiesel Senior Member
    Messages: 151

    Why would a person want a short A-frame on a plow rather than a standard legnth one? Thanks, Phillip
  2. lorentzlawnsnow

    lorentzlawnsnow Senior Member
    Messages: 143

    to create less of a moment arm, therefore less weight off the end of their truck i'm guessing.
  3. Kentuckydiesel

    Kentuckydiesel Senior Member
    Messages: 151

    I can understand that, but it seems like the loss of lift highth would negate the benifit of a shorter arm. ??????? -Phillip
  4. frostservices

    frostservices Member
    Messages: 63

    Alot of (2wd plows) have shorter a frames but I don`t think they will plow near as nice for one I`ve heard the blade comes up when your plowing worse,but that may have more to do with the fact that those plows are lighter too.
  5. bcf

    bcf Senior Member
    Messages: 206

    I don't think that less lift would be too much of a problem. As long as you can lift the plow over a curb with the motor, the chain will just slack if the plow goes up any further.