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Year of plow

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the Community' started by Chrisj, Mar 14, 2014.

  1. Chrisj

    Chrisj Junior Member
    Messages: 3

    Is there a simple way to tell the year of a snow plow weather it be a boss, western, heniker. Just curious. Been plowing for years, as fast as they change styles of plows just wondering if there was a way to tell there age. Does any manufacture have a web site to visit for that info. Thanks
    Last edited: Mar 14, 2014
  2. UltraLwn&Lndscp

    UltraLwn&Lndscp Senior Member
    Messages: 173

    check the serial number and call the company. On Westerns the first digits (if I remember) are the manufacture date.
  3. Chrisj

    Chrisj Junior Member
    Messages: 3

    Hey thanks for the rep[y. Yea there are so many out there. I guess if i was around them more i could probably figure it out. Been out of the loop awhile. Try[ng to design a cutting edge to limit damage to fragile surfaces, sod gravel whatever. I'll figure it out. Thanks
  4. maxwellp

    maxwellp PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,123

    Use a Poly cutting edge they are easy on the grass. Or use a pipe that is cut and slides over your cutting edge.
  5. Maine_Train

    Maine_Train Senior Member
    Messages: 462

    Fisher codes it into the serial number. I don't recall offhand just what the formula is, but I can post it here if you or another reader wants to know more.

    Ditto on the "sod pipe" idea for the blade edge, too. I think there's at least one thread on here about that, if you use "sod pipe" as a search term.