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Auger or Pintle Chain: Which V-box Hopper Spreader System Is Right For You?

Posted by Mark Klossner

Mar 16, 2017 2:08:00 PM

If you’re doing research on electric v-box hopper spreaders, you are learning quickly that the two types of material feed systems available are the auger and pintle chain. If you don’t have a lot of experience with these spreader feed systems, you may be having a difficult time selecting which system best fits your snow and ice management needs. BOSS offers a pintle or auger feed system on the VBX and FORGE line of spreaders. There are some key differences between the two feed systems that are important to understand.

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Topics: Buyer's Guide

Before You Buy That Diesel Snowplow Truck

Posted by Mark Klossner

Oct 30, 2013 9:30:00 AM

Diesel pickup trucks have no doubt gained in popularity over the past few years, and for good reason. Diesel trucks have outstanding “work” characteristics, with loads of torque and relatively good fuel economy. They have a reputation for giving their owners a long life of powerful, durable and reliable operation. But when it comes to buying a diesel-powered pickup truck for plowing snow, there are a few things you need to know before a purchase. It’s really important to do your homework ahead of time to avoid purchasing a new truck which may not have the capacity to safely handle a snowplow.

 

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Topics: Business Tips

Snow & Ice Removal For Deployed Service Men & Women

Posted by Mark Klossner

Dec 28, 2011 7:00:00 AM

Everett Warren, owner of Green Man Enviroscaping, offers custom landscaping and snow and ice removal services for clients in Central Pennsylvania and finds time to give back to his community through service projects. As a member of Project EverGreen’s SnowCare for Troops, Warren provides complimentary snow and ice removal for the family of a deployed service member in his area. Now in its second year, SnowCare for Troops is funded by THE BOSS Snowplow and was created to help lighten the load for the families of our service men and women.

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Topics: Special Topics

Snow and Ice Solutions From A Snowplow Veteran

Posted by Mark Klossner

Nov 9, 2011 12:00:00 PM

Chris James, owner of Chris James Landscaping, has offered full landscaping and snow and ice removal services for residential and commercial clients throughout Northern New Jersey for 30 years.  

James, a Certified Snow Professional through the Snow & Ice Management Association, says he focuses on snow and ice services throughout the winter months and is always looking for ways to improve his business.

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Topics: Business Tips

How To Prepare Your Snow Plow For Winter

Posted by Mark Klossner

Nov 8, 2011 8:00:00 AM

 With winter on the way, now is the time to make sure you’re well prepared to operate your snowplow equipment safely and effectively in a variety of snow conditions. Now is a great time to perform any needed maintenance or have service work done by a BOSS Snowplow Dealer – as the crush of the first winter snow hasn’t hit yet and you’re likely to have more flexibility with their service schedules.

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Topics: Maintenance

Tripping: It’s How a Snowplow Protects Your Truck

Posted by Mark Klossner

Oct 28, 2011 4:06:00 PM

Obstructions and obstacles are a part of snow plowing. They come in all sizes and shapes, from manhole covers and curbs to frozen snow banks and everything in between. Hitting something covered by snow is almost inevitable. This reality of snow removal requires snow plow manufacturers to design and build in features that protect the truck and the plow from damage.

 

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Topics: Best Practices/ Tips

How a BOSS Snowplow Owner Preps for a Snow Storm

Posted by Mark Klossner

Oct 10, 2011 9:52:00 AM

Advice for New Comers: Buy Quality Snowplow Products, It May Save Your Business

 

Winter and the big storms that accompany it offer a narrow window of opportunity for snow removal professionals to bolster their bottom line. In fact, some winters can provide few major storms and it’s imperative to capitalize on those that do occur. No one knows this better, than BOSS Snowplow-powered Brian Hominunk, President of Foegley Landscape in South Bend, Indiana.

 

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Topics: Best Practices/ Tips

10 Things To Consider When Buying a Snowplow

Posted by Mark Klossner

Oct 5, 2011 2:14:00 PM

According to all weather sources, another brutal winter is in store for cold-weather states in the U.S. That’s great news for everyone that makes money pushing snow and melting ice – there’s money to be made out there, that’s for sure!

 

Perhaps this string of big winters has you thinking about buying a plow to make some money. Or maybe you’re just looking for a plow to clear the snow from your driveway – either way, there are some important considerations in your choice of plowing equipment. Here are a few:

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Topics: Buyer's Guide

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