See How LiftGator Redesigned their Lift System

2020 LiftGator

Ready to see another cool innovation that was shown at the 2020 NTEA World Truck Show this year? Will the Welder and Snow Plow News took a close look at the redesigned LiftGator. Check out all the features and improvements below! The redesigned LiftGator is now completely ready for winter weather. Why? Check out these cool features: Sealed wiring harness Zinc plated components Heavier jacks Universally fits all trucks with a 2 to 2-1/2 inch hitch receiver Completely portable to …

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See What’s Happening Hurricane Laura and More!

8/28/2020 Weather Map

The big news this week, of course, is Hurricane Laura. It’s expected to bring catastrophic damage to the coasts of Eastern Texas and Western Louisiana. Aside from that, Neoweather expects to see decent amounts of rain on the eastern half of the country and above average temps continue. See all the details below while Brian Ivey presents this week’s forecast in a bright new tropical shirt! 🙂 Looks like Mother Nature is done messing around with hurricane teasers and is …

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What Makes a Meyer V-Plow Stand Out?

Meyer Super-V3 Plow has Several Advantages

Jason from Meyer Products talked with Snow Plow News at the 2020 NTEA World Truck Show about his opinion on the top 3 reasons that the Meyer V-Plow is better than the competition. See what he had so say below! The Meyer V Plow is made for Âľ-ton and larger trucks. It has several advantages that can make a difference when purchasing a new plow. First, the Meyer Super 13 V Plow comes with powerful LED lights as standard equipment …

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First EVER Snow Plow Prep Package on a Cab Over

Mitsubishi Fuso now has a factory direct snow plow package option

Snow Plow News sent Will the Welder out to the 2020 NTEA Work Truck Show to review the latest innovations and this is one worth looking at! Mitsubishi unveiled the 2020 Fuso FE180 with the first-ever snow plow prep package in a cab over truck! This is a game changer! There’s never been a plow prep package in the cab over truck business, so this is a really big deal! Mitsubishi made the 2020 Fuso with a heavier front axle. …

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See Who’s Getting Massive Warehouse Expansion

Buyer's Products 2020 Warehouse Expansion

Here’s some good news about the economy in 2020 – Buyers Products is more than doubling the size of their warehouse and corporate headquarters in Mentor, Ohio to accommodate their ongoing growth. The new warehouse space will add 280,000 square feet and 20 additional docks for Buyers along with 67-foot-high ceilings. At the same time, they are expanding office space to add 17,500 square feet along with a larger parking lot for employees. Representatives from Buyers explained that customer demand …

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What Are the Biggest Mistakes New Snow Contractors Make?

Plowing Beginner Mistakes graphic

Will the Welder pulled dealers aside at the 2020 World Truck Show to get their input on the biggest mistakes that snow contractors make. See what they had to say in the video and blog below! Will interviewed dealers on behalf of Snow Plow News to get some helpful tips on what mistakes contractors make with equipment purchasing and operation. He started off with Rondo Ziegler from Rondo Enterprises & Trailers who warned that a lot of snow contractors think …

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The Main Advantages of a SnoWay V Plow

Sno-Way V Plow Wireless Controller

If you are considering buying a V plow, this post is for you. Tom Brewer from Sno-Way, International gives you the rundown on what he sees as the top advantages of buying a Sno-Way plow. What makes the Sno-Way V plow stand out from the rest? Well, according to Tom Brewer from Sno-Way International, it’s things like the fact that it comes standard with double-acting wind cylinders and full blade trip design. It also comes standard with 250 pounds of …

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Extreme Heat This Week & Winter Weather Preview

Map Showing Extreme Heat in the West 8/19/2020

This week kicks off with lots of precipitation in the Southeast and hotter than usual weather in the West. The barriers on the western heat dome break open over the days to come and higher than average temps spread to the Midwest. See all the details from Brian Ivey below. The middle of the country starts off dry this week, with just a little bit of precipitation in the Northern Rockies. All the action seems to be in the Southeast …

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Salt Spreader Poll: Auger vs Drag Chain

SnowDogg Salt Spreader

During the 2020 NTEA Show, Will the Welder took time to talk to several industry experts on what’s better in salt and sand spreaders: auger drive or drag chain. See what people prefer and why below. Opinions are across the board on this one. Some guys have a strong preference for chain drag salt spreaders, others prefer augers, and some really don’t have a strong feeling about either! Some opinions depend on the type of salt or salt/sand mixture being …

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Snowplow Poll: V-Plow vs Expandable Box Plow

V Plow v Expandable Box Plow

Will the Welder stepped up on behalf of Snow Plow News during the 2020 NTEA Show to ask industry experts what they prefer – a V plow or a power expanding box plow. See what people said below. The bottom line is that it really depends on the market and the application. Most guys like the flexibility of the V plow for both residential use and parking lots. When you really need to cut through thick snow, the V plow …

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