Wondering what people think the better way to go would be for a 2nd truck. I have an 07 Silverado 2500HD gasser, LT, standard cab, long bed. When my business gets bigger and I have the need for a 2nd truck I think I would like to get a half ton for a better compromise between work and personal use. Right now I use the 2500 for my only vehicle. I guess the Silverado 1500 would be a bit better work truck because the Av. only has a short bed but besides that how do they compare? I love the looks of the new Avalanche. The truck would be used for plowing and towing besides regular personal use.