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How to Store and Remove a Straight Blade Plow from Storage

Posted by Natalie Hackstock

Jun 3, 2021 9:59:56 AM

When deciding to become a straight blade BOSS plow owner, it is important to know how to properly store that plow. Knowing how to store and remove your plow from storage, will help you in maintaining the plows quality. Along with maintaining the look of your BOSS plow, proper storage will help ensure your plows performance, providing you with reliable service! Follow the steps below to learn how to properly store and remove your plow from storage!

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Topics: Best Practices/ Tips

How to Maintain and Store a Box Plow

Posted by Natalie Hackstock

Jun 3, 2021 9:50:20 AM

Your BOSS plow is designed to be reliable and easy to maintain, with minimum maintenance. To ensure that it performs to your expectations year after year, please follow these simple maintenance precautions.

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Topics: Maintenance, Best Practices/ Tips

Cleaning Your VBX Spreader

Posted by Natalie Hackstock

May 11, 2021 2:30:54 PM

It is extremely important to clean your VBX spreader to maintain the appearance and condition. Follow these simple steps to clean your BOSS VBX Spreader!

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How to Attach and Detach a Snowplow from Your ATV

Posted by Natalie Hackstock

Oct 6, 2020 11:34:00 AM

Attaching and detaching your plow in cold weather is a process you want to be smooth and easy. Follow these simple instructions and diagrams below to help guide you through the process!

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Storage and Safety Tips for Snowrator

Posted by Natalie Hackstock

Mar 30, 2020 11:17:29 AM

Spring is here and it's time to put away your plows and trusted BOSS Snowrator! When storing your Snowrator for the spring and summer you want to make sure it stays in good condition for the next winter season! Follow these tips and tricks to store your Snowrator!

 

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DRAG PRO Rear Plow Intended Uses

Posted by Katie Roell

Jun 18, 2019 1:49:00 PM

Rear plows are emerging in the snow industry as a tool to increase productivity putting the front and back of your truck to work. Back into driveways, drop the plow, and pull forward saving you time. Clean up the passes with the front of your plow and move on to the next job. This year BOSS introduced the Drag Pro available in 8’ fixed and two hydraulic wing options available in 8’-12’ and 8’-16’. Rear plows offer a wide range of uses saving you time on the job.

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Topics: Buyer's Guide, BOSS Pros Speak, Best Practices/ Tips

How to Train Your Snow and Ice Removal Rookies

Posted by Rachel Perpich

Jan 22, 2019 10:17:00 AM

As the winter begins to creep up on us, you might start thinking about expanding your snow removal team with a few more employees for the upcoming season. If you’re lucky you might find some seasoned professionals to help you out, but most likely you’ll end up with a crew that’s new to the snow and ice removal game. They’ve got the spirit and attitude, but they might lack some of the basic knowledge that you want all of your rookies to have before sending them out for their first jobs. No matter what, they'll have to start somewhere. Here are some helpful tips that you can use to train your new employees and create the best snow and ice removal team your contractors have ever seen. 

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Topics: Best Practices/ Tips

Prepare Your Equipment for Battle

Posted by Katie Roell

Jan 11, 2019 2:28:42 PM

 

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Urethane Cutting Edges vs. Steel Cutting Edges

Posted by Elsa Pontbriand

Jul 16, 2018 10:40:24 AM

Your cutting edge is looking worn after restoring order in your community and you may be asking – should I replace with a urethane cutting edge or a steel cutting edge?

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Topics: Buyer's Guide, Best Practices/ Tips

BOSS QuickCube System – a revolutionary way for professional to manage their snow and ice control business

Posted by Melissa Gardner

Jan 31, 2018 4:03:14 PM

Profitability is always on the mind of the snow and ice control business owner.  Plagued by unpredictable weather patterns, high startup and maintenance costs, and an ever decreasing pool of qualified employees, these professionals know the difference an increase in efficiency can make.  See below to find out how the QuickCube Spreader System by BOSS can lend a hand in getting profitability back to black.

Less Investment

  • Utilizes a skid-steer, which reduces the upfront investment and depreciation costs compared to owning trucks.

  • Reduces salt usage with the ability to track and train operators using cubes as a unit of measurement.

  • Lowers insurance costs as operators do not require a special license. (Please check your local laws)

  • Eliminates the need for an on-site storage shed or remote salt piles – the cubes become your salt pile!

 

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Topics: Buyer's Guide, Best Practices/ Tips

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