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And in the desert...

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by JohnnyRoyale, Sep 16, 2008.

  1. JohnnyRoyale

    JohnnyRoyale 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,935

    ...they blow sand!

  2. musclecarboy

    musclecarboy 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,303

    What the HECK? Is that Saudi or UAE? That must have serious torque to run that blower.
  3. 06HD BOSS

    06HD BOSS 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,611

    :eek: hows that sand feel on all the moving parts. that thing probably moves at a creep
  4. EGLC

    EGLC PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,731

    Those Uni-Mogs are pretty versatile machines!
  5. JD Dave

    JD Dave PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,032

    That thing will wear out in, no time. It's like a big sandblaster.
  6. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    And I always thought they preferred camels.:eek:
  7. nbenallo33

    nbenallo33 Senior Member
    Messages: 826

    thats weird! yeah i wonder how fast it moves?
  8. deere615

    deere615 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,919

    Thats funny, like other said that sand cannot be good for that machine
  9. ServiceOnSite

    ServiceOnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 928

    gotta be clean as a whistle with all that sand going through
  10. HC plower

    HC plower Member
    Messages: 49

    yea, must have to repaint it after every use
  11. JayMac

    JayMac Member
    Messages: 95

    Wouldn't it be just as easy to drive over it or around it than to blow? But, want do I know?
  12. YardMedic

    YardMedic PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,266

    Well you know it's a union job because they have 2 guys in the truck to do that job, though I have to ask where the supervisor is.
  13. Doakster

    Doakster Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 650

    They're actually removing sand from the roads, huge sand storms will completely cover the roads much like snow drifts do.

    But you don't want to get caught in a sand storm, unless you want to feel what it's like to be surrounded by belt sanders against your skin.
    Last edited: Sep 17, 2008
  14. SnoFarmer

    SnoFarmer PlowSite Fanatic
    from N,E. MN
    Messages: 7,921

    Sleeping:sleeping: in the back....
  15. JohnnyRoyale

    JohnnyRoyale 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,935

    Taking the picture!:D
  16. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Don't forget the 4 flagmen watching for traffic .
  17. tls22

    tls22 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,263

    Thats what jersey is going to look like after this winter! We are going to have so much snow, we are going to run out of salt! Then we will go to sand, and at the end of the year have to clean it up!:D