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Green Machines!

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by paponte, Dec 23, 2010.

  1. paponte

    paponte Senior Member
    Messages: 717

    The yard was filled with some "green" today, so I snapped a couple of shots. Crappy cell pics, but you get the idea. Thumbs Up

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  2. paponte

    paponte Senior Member
    Messages: 717

    Salt pile, have another load coming in tomorrow. We have gone through 100 tons so far this season.

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  3. joey7599

    joey7599 Senior Member
    from MA
    Messages: 151

    isnt that sand or is it mixed
     
  4. STIHL GUY

    STIHL GUY Senior Member
    from CT
    Messages: 663

    nice looking fleet
     
  5. DobbinsINC

    DobbinsINC Member
    Messages: 61

    must be nice to salt or plow, I wouldn't know yet...nice fleet and freightliners
     
  6. paponte

    paponte Senior Member
    Messages: 717

    We haven't plowed at all this season yet. That tonnage was from sales and the one "event" we had. We also have two loaders that are on jobs not at the shop. And yes that's salt, not a pile of sand.
     
  7. havenlax18

    havenlax18 Senior Member
    Messages: 285

    you must of taken the pic of the cat before the rest because the door is not on and the spreader in the back blocking the window is there.
     
  8. paponte

    paponte Senior Member
    Messages: 717

    Yes, the plow was just finished out of the shop so I snapped a pic of it. The door was put on for the season, and the last spreader was put on the 650.
     
  9. man4054

    man4054 Senior Member
    Messages: 115

    Nice freightliner and F-650. Do you have any close ups of them??
     
  10. paponte

    paponte Senior Member
    Messages: 717

    I'll snap some pics tomorrow at the shop. I would imagine you are talking about the FL70, and not the larger tandem when you said Freightliner?

    I can't upload another picture, but there is a pic of the lw50 in this thread:
    http://www.plowsite.com/showthread.php?t=113123
     
  11. KMBertog

    KMBertog PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,129

    good looking fleet, paponte! what plows are those? i know they are disguised in green paint, but what brand? western? boss?

    good luck this winter!
     
  12. RCsLawncare

    RCsLawncare Senior Member
    Messages: 459

    Like the green theme, very distinct.
     
  13. paponte

    paponte Senior Member
    Messages: 717

    Keith, they are Westerns except for the one on the skid. I believe it's a Fisher. I've used Western all my life and have them down to a science, except for my last episode which was an internal controller problem.
     
  14. man4054

    man4054 Senior Member
    Messages: 115

    Yea that's what I meant FL-70, the dump truck is also nice.
     
  15. paponte

    paponte Senior Member
    Messages: 717

    The FL70 is a hooklift system. We run dumpsters with it and a mason body. we also have a box we use for our sidewalk crew at a development we do. We load it up with blowers and icemelt and leave it onsite for the winter.
     
  16. Jelinek61

    Jelinek61 Senior Member
    Messages: 679

    Nice equipment. Those plows are pretty sweet painted up like that.
     
  17. paponte

    paponte Senior Member
    Messages: 717

    Thanks! We used to paint all of our stuff over the years, but have gotten away from it being it can be very time consuming. I actually had a couple of customers ask what happened to your green fleet? We started it up again as of this year, already been getting remarks. I'll see if I can find some more pics from previous years. Merry Christmas everyone.
     
  18. RBRONKEMA GHTFD

    RBRONKEMA GHTFD 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,592

    :eek:Seems a little high. But maybe I am wrong. I would think 10 is more of a correct figure. Not sure though. Nice setup though.
     
  19. paponte

    paponte Senior Member
    Messages: 717

    And how did you calculate that Correct figure?
     
  20. Dstosh

    Dstosh Senior Member
    Messages: 534



    Nice fleet.