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First Snow 10/23 Fryeburg Maine area...

Discussion in 'Storm Pictures' started by Oshkosh, Oct 28, 2006.

  1. Oshkosh

    Oshkosh PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,655

    Hello,
    Our first snow of the season that hit the roads......

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  2. Mick

    Mick PlowSite.com Veteran
    from Maine
    Messages: 5,546

    :bluebounc :drinkup: purplebou :salute:


    Actually, I hope it holds off till after the 7th when I get the plow installed on the new truck. But a couple of little ones to "prime the pump" would be welcome.
     
  3. Oshkosh

    Oshkosh PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,655

    We are not really ready either

    We only have two spreaders up and running(out of 5) so if we get a real storm we are screwed!!!!!
    Headquarters did have us hook up all the plows before we left Friday afternoon!!!!



     
  4. Surfside

    Surfside Member
    Messages: 44

    mon tue wed

    chance of flurrys , my spray system is still sitting on the pavement ready to load and I havent seen a flurry yet:rolleyes:
     
  5. Winter Land Man

    Winter Land Man Senior Member
    Messages: 723

    I've always loved the Maine state GMC trucks... I don't know why more places don't use them for municipal work.
     
  6. Oshkosh

    Oshkosh PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,655

    Topkicks are on their way out...

    The Topkicks served the State well.Most of them are on their way to auction this spring.They are sitting down in Scarborough behind headquarters with their gear on now.
    The State has a new batch of Navistars with Automatics ready to hit the roads this spring.
    Doesnt make allot of sense to take the Topkicks out of service in the fall to be replaced in the spring.They say service wont be effected.NOT MUCH!!!! We have one six wheeler doing a 52 mile loop,how is that going to work at the 18 mph they want you to plow at?????:dizzy:

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    Last edited: Dec 3, 2006
  7. DugHD

    DugHD Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 420

  8. DJC

    DJC Senior Member
    Messages: 481

    Did you go to the fair this year???
     
  9. Oshkosh

    Oshkosh PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,655

    Sure did....

    Good Fair this year, had great weather and the crowds didnt seem that bad....They had a great turnout overall just must have hit it right.
     
  10. Oshkosh

    Oshkosh PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,655

    Seems the State is scalling down,UNOFFICIALLY!!!!

    The state has cut trucks all over and it seems they are starting to consolidate camps again.....Money issues I am sure....If you look at the roads you know it isnt because they are in such good shape...We have grass growing up threw the travel lanes and doesnt seem to be a problem with Augusta.....Live and learn!!!