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curious if anyone else had much damage???????

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by nicksplowing, Mar 19, 2010.

  1. nicksplowing

    nicksplowing PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,226

    so we had a record winter here and although im proud we handle it we bent 2 a-frames on the MEYER plows and i myself backed my spreader into a light standard:cry:lets see some pictures of whatever you or your guys broke,bent or mangled :mechanic:

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  2. wewille

    wewille Senior Member
    Messages: 311

    Ouch!! I dont have pics, but we may have ripped up an underground sprinkler. Just have to wait for the snow to melt to check the sprinklers. Has anybody else damaged an underground sprinkler?
     
  3. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    I'd fire the guy who was driving that salt truck!
     
  4. JD Dave

    JD Dave PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,046

    Damn you beat me to it. Hard to find good help. ;) Hard to break anything when we only plowed 2.5 times.:mad:
     
  5. Tosa93F250

    Tosa93F250 Member
    Messages: 91

    Don't have pics of most of the stuff.

    Last push of the night, and the truck died when I went to lift the blade out of the snow. I have an under hood pump. When I went to start it back up the starter was dead. Towed it 4 blocks to the dealer and had a new starter installed. She's never started so fast in her life.
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    Then I dropped the front wheel off the edge of some pavement. I hooked up with a strap and tugged it back and when I went to move the hub disconnected from the spindle. Previous owner did a brake job and they didn't put it back together properly...
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    That was the storm that I bought my ATV to use while the truck was in the shop.

    Also have to either realign or replace the hinges on my drivers door since they were bent when I dragged a guy on the door.
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    Had the tailgate cables rust through and snap the other day also, along with the drivers handle on the inside of the door snap off.
     
  6. tls22

    tls22 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,263

    what do u live in jersey?
     
  7. loudredram

    loudredram Member
    Messages: 88

    Dont have any pics but one driver slid into the same tree on tree different storms,and backed in to a car. The owner backed into a car ,and I backed into a car not even plowing trying to park and backed into a light pole with our JD 310 after 38 hours of plowing and moving snow
     
  8. Heimy

    Heimy Junior Member
    Messages: 6

    :QUOTE=nicksplowing;1029988]so we had a record winter here and although im proud we handle it we bent 2 a-frames on the MEYER plows and i myself backed my spreader into a light standard:cry:lets see some pictures of whatever you or your guys broke,bent or mangled :mechanic:[/QUOTE]

    What were doing 40 in reverse? that hurts:dizzy:
     
  9. JoeCool

    JoeCool Senior Member
    from Canada
    Messages: 214

    I want to hear the story about the door...
     
  10. DJ Contracting

    DJ Contracting PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,392

    Nope didn't hurt a thing this year thank God.
     
  11. Tosa93F250

    Tosa93F250 Member
    Messages: 91

    Yea, there's a bolt missing and I think they are just knocked out of alignment. Unfortunately I needed to plow with the truck that night so I was forced to bend the sheet metal on the outside of the door so I could get in and out.
     
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  12. liv

    liv Junior Member
    Messages: 7

    Broke the lights off my plow

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    Other than than that just same old same old
     
  13. snocrete

    snocrete Banned
    Messages: 2,862

    For as big of a winter as you guys had, and if your running all of the trucks in your sig each snow?....Seems 2 me thats pretty damn good. Congrats.

    Luckily we didn't break anything.....but we did bend & scratch a few things.:blush2: sorry no pics
     
  14. deere615

    deere615 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,919

    A few weeks ago I noticed I put 2 nice little dime sized dents in the moldboard of my meyer, Not sure what did it but like you said we just had alot of snow I think it was curbs.
     
  15. Tosa93F250

    Tosa93F250 Member
    Messages: 91

    How'd you do that?
     
  16. liv

    liv Junior Member
    Messages: 7

    The new Boss lights don't have bushings underneath like the old style lights did. Flaw in my opinion, I have allready cracked the new ones they put on too.

    Anyways hit a pothole the blade flopped down and when it came back up they snapped right off. Hell of a light show in the middle of the night. Sparks must have went 12' in the air.
     
  17. PTSolutions

    PTSolutions PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,533

    a new trans on the HD
    oil cooler lines on the c3500 dump
    snapped studs off the c3500 dump, wheel fell off
    blown o ring on the blizzard pump
    busted rad hose on the rc100
    take rebuilt trans back b/c of broken converter bolt
    new garage door for client, not badly damaged but the door is discontinued and i have to replace the entire thing now
     
  18. Lux Lawn

    Lux Lawn PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,137

    I had a driver smack a house on the last storm,almost $5,000 in damages to the truck. It was a brick house so the only thing that happened was the downspout was crushed. We fixed that with one that was laying around my employees shop.
     
  19. Bossman 92

    Bossman 92 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,771

    We did the headlight thing too. :laughing:

    As well as a broken A frame (x2), cracked moldboard, broken springs, blown hydro lines, lost pins, bent up pro wings, broken wing on a boss v plow, a tranny that pukes now whan it gets hot, a tranny shifter cable, blown up motor on the western salter, some sod, some parking blocks (relocated), and a wooden gate arm on a guard shack. :mechanic:

    Now that I think about it, my drivers are hard on ****.
     
  20. metallihockey88

    metallihockey88 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,405

    same thing happened to me. i have the older style lights with the turn signals on the light bar. hit a separation where the concrete and asphalt meet, that wasnt more then 1/2in last year, that is now about 2in and blade tripped real hard, threw my truck in the air and lights went flying. was able to duct tape em for the night but new ones got put on the next day. that was not fun, scared the hell outta me thats for sure