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Old 01-09-2005, 04:46 PM
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Plow wings, turkey wings, or power scoops

Help me decide which ones to get. I am currently running a 99 F350 diesel, with an 8 foot Western ultramount. Most of our accounts have curbed lots, and need to be cleaned from curb to curb. We also have several banks, with drive thru areas that need to be cleaned up. I also have 6 driveways that I do, and all 6 need to be back dragged. My biggest complaint with my plow at this time is having to go back and clean up trailers all of the time. Also, most of our lots have at least 75 foot plus runs to put the snow, and the snow is usually put in the same area for each storm. ( they all get snow hauled away after every storm). Please give me pro's and con's to each, if you have personal experience with them also.

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Old 01-09-2005, 05:08 PM
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I could tell you but I don't think I could do as good as Dino could. In my opinion a Blizzards the way to go if you can find one that is.

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Old 01-09-2005, 06:11 PM
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Well I only have a little experiance with the pro wings. My boss runs them on all three of his 71/2 ft Western Pro Plows. He said that they cut his time down dramaticallly and would never go with out them. He does do banks with narrow drives and can not run the wings through. For times like that, that is where I would see that the turkey wings would have an advantage. The down side that I see to the pro wings is that you would have to get out and take them off to do the drives. In that case, a blizzard with power wings. As you can see there are pluses and minuses to all three. It all depends on if you are wanting to add to your current plow(turkey wings or pro wings) or go with an all new setup(blizzard with power wings.)

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Old 01-09-2005, 08:26 PM
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JOHN...................I have a set of Turkey Wings.

I also plow those narrow bank drive thru lanes ! The Turkeys are the cats azz for this kind of application.

Your running a 8 footer so I can see it being a pretty tight squeeze !

I also have the curb to curb thing....The best advantage to the Turkeys is they ride in a channel so they will ride up over curbs , obstructions, and trip with the blade.

With some other wings you smack something and they bend up or have a rubber "foot" to wear out.

They also will eliminate the PIA "trailoff" on a long push and they windrow like crazy !

Back dragging......Easy as pie....They come right off with no tools.
I backdrag first...Slip them in and Im off to the races !

And yea a Blizzard plow with those crazy wings will prob. be my next plow ! But spending $4000 plus for a new Blizzard is out of the question cuz I have a perfectly good Western.
I can swallow spending $300 for the Turkey Wings...........

Check out the "whos got a set of Turkey Wings" thread here for pics, hints, installation hints.
http://www.turkeywings.com

Good luck with your choice and keep us posted.........geo
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Old 01-10-2005, 05:24 AM
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Thumbs up PowerScoops

John the PowerScoops work excellent for eliminating the trail off, plus you can move so much snow!
They do not require drilling of you moldboard either.
If you need more info on PowerScoops please e-mail me.
I do have them in stock too should you decide you want a set.
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Power scoop?

what are power scoops?
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Old 01-10-2005, 05:02 PM
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PA.......PowerScoops are another brand of plow wings............

Sorry don't hve the web addy..................

I think Garagekeeper can answer this one for ya !............geo
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Old 01-10-2005, 05:10 PM
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Will Power scoops fit my Fisher X Blade with the curb shoes installed ?
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Bill I will have to check and see if the Fisher brackets will work with the X blade for you.
As soon as I find out I'll let you know.
padude2004 PowerScoops are removable ends that close off your blade off making it a pusher box so you can carry and relocate more snow in less time.
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I'm not going to tell you to buy a new plow (e.g. Blizzard), 'cause that's not the question you asked. I have a Meyer 8' w/pro-wings and they do make quite a difference. We take them off usually when doing driveways, but they can be left on if you want. Takes all of 2 minutes to pop them off. Frankly, with the wings on, the Meyer carries more snow in a long run than my Fisher V does. The pro-wings are worth their cost.
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Old 01-12-2005, 04:19 AM
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This year I got a set of Turkey wings. All I can say is that they are awesome. I think most of the wings on the market are good, and do the job they are designed to do. It is more of a personal preference. I know since I added my wings, I have cut my plowing time down by around 30%. One parking lot I do used to take me close to an hour for a 3" snowfall. With the same snowfall and Trukey Wings the lot now takes me no more than 25 mins.
No matter what wings you choose, they will pay for themselves in no time at all. Good Luck

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Old 01-12-2005, 06:42 AM
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John, I would highly recommend the powerscoops, I just sold the pair I had, (because I sold the plow) I also had a western and they mount to where the plow shoes go. takes less then 30 seconds to put on/take off. Kind of like the hitch that slides into the receiver on the back of your truck, 1 pin and your done.

They move alot of snow and reduce trailoff, I also have accts that require us to move all the snow to one location, the scoops cut my time in half, if not more. Time is

They trip with the plow, so you don't have to worry about that, Plus they are tough

I just bought a new Truck and put the western pro plus on it with the western wings.

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Old 01-12-2005, 01:50 PM
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Well, I went with the power scoops. I made a trip up to see Garagekeeper this afternoon, and plan on installing them tonight. I will keep you all posted on what I think on them, we are expecting some more snow in the next couple of days.

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Does anyone have a link to a website or pics of the power scoops. I have never heard of them before this thread and would like to see them.

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