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Have you gotten stuck yet?

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by TLC Snow Div., Dec 23, 2007.

  1. TLC Snow Div.

    TLC Snow Div. Senior Member
    Messages: 548

    I pulled out this Chevy yesterday. The guy was plowing at his house and was digging a hole for himself because the truck's wheels were covered in mud and the whole undercarriage was touching the snow in the front.

    Several days ago I helped another guy get his Ford F-250 out of a similar situation only that guy was plowing one of his accounts. I had sand / salt and plowed around the truck because he got it hung up good. That one took a while.

    I havent gotten stuck yet but once last year.wesport

    I decided not to take a pic of my truck pulling out the Chevy because i didn't want to embarrass the guy and make him wonder why i would take any pics.;)

  2. carcrz

    carcrz Senior Member
    Messages: 295

    I got my plow stuck in a pile last year. I had to dig it out to finish up.
  3. mike psd

    mike psd PlowSite.com Addict
    from pa
    Messages: 1,028

    thats doesn't look that bad for being stuck . i was thinking more snow trapped under the truck and plow frame . BTW did ask if he runs ballast or just snow in the bed
  4. AndyTblc

    AndyTblc Senior Member
    Messages: 681

    On my tractor I went to take a short cut threw a parking lot, and I forgot that the storm drain went really far down, and down I went. And then another time was when I was up my street around on the dead end side, the right front tire came off the rim.
  5. J&R Landscaping

    J&R Landscaping PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,202

    So far in any of my 4 trucks, I've never gotten stuck. That guy was probably embaressed to say the east. Espically when a Ford ad to pull him out!
  6. DBL

    DBL PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,310

    atleast one of my guys or one of my buddies gets stuck a storm
  7. jkiser96

    jkiser96 Senior Member
    Messages: 401

    I was plowing a subdivision & when I cleared some snow from around a fire hydrant the truck slid. I couldn't see the hydrant so I got out to look & the truck slid sideways and the hydrant was between the plow & the truck. I had to call a guy to pull me sideways so I didn't take out the hydrant. Then to add insult it was a sheet of ice & I had 3 homeowners watching as I slipped on the ice.:help:
  8. 02DURAMAX

    02DURAMAX PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,229

    What was that guy doing that he didnt even have the plow down?...I have never gotten stuck in the eight years that i have been plowing..
  9. yamaguy

    yamaguy Senior Member
    Messages: 556

    I haven't gotten stuck yet, but the one night when we had all the ice I was making passes to were I was going to stack everything and on the fourth or fifth pass I started to slide as I was comming to a stop. The only thing that stoped me was the curb, on the other side of it was three feet of grass and then about a 20 foot drop straight down a retaining wall into the retention pond! It would of taken a crane to get me out!! Plus I'm sure the water is about five feet deep in there.
  10. Scottscape

    Scottscape Senior Member
    Messages: 662

    I've been stuck with the stock ****** bridgestone tires chevy puts on there new trucks.. to say the least if you're gonna plow thats the first thing guys should do
  11. TLC Snow Div.

    TLC Snow Div. Senior Member
    Messages: 548

    The snow was inbetween the blade the the front bumper and piled under the front under carriage. No it looked like he just had snow in the bed.

    He didn't want to tear up his lawn he said. looked to me like he was trying to plow his whole yard:help:
  12. Lynden-Jeff

    Lynden-Jeff PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,433

    Haven't got stuck yet but have done lots of pulling out lol. Seems everyone is getting stuck, don't know what snow looks like:

  13. DeereFarmer

    DeereFarmer PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,296

    I dropped the front of my tractor off the end of a raised dirt parking lot. The front tires went missing and the snow was almost half way up the hood. After about 25 minutes of trying to dig and back out, I dropped the plow down as far as I could get it to get some down pressure and raise the front wheels. The shoved some snow under the tires. Bit by bit I built it up to 2' and then backed right out. Only took an hour and no towing bill! It was only the third time I've ever been stuck with it. The other two times were minor compared to this one.
  14. William B.

    William B. Senior Member
    from S.E. IA
    Messages: 978

    I did for the first time yesterday. Went to try and move a really big pile. Blade and truck road up the pile and I was done. 4 LO with the other guy I was plowing with at first didn't get it. We ended up having to do alot of digging and trying to get the snow out from underneath the truck before I was able to do anything. I guess if I'm going to do I might as well do it good. No point in doing it half assed.
  15. DUMZ

    DUMZ Senior Member
    Messages: 153

    I use to plow Cagill's river terminal here in LaCrosse and i was stacking next to the mississippi and ended up with my truck 1/2 way down the bank. Bad feeling when all you see outta your front windshield is water. City truck came and pulled me out... I didn't hit that pile to hard anymore.
  16. ta3834bbl

    ta3834bbl Senior Member
    Messages: 215

    2 years ago I nearly got stuck pushing downhill off the edge of a lot. I was able to work it backwards by tilting the plow side to side like a backhoe. I did get stuck this year stacking some snow on a pile. My plow rode up the stack as I slid on some ice and jammed the front end in the snow with the plow stuck up in the stack. I used my winch to pull myself out.
  17. JD Dave

    JD Dave PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,030

    If you've never gotten stuck, you havn't plowed enough. You are alot more likely to get stuck on properties without curbs.
  18. seville009

    seville009 Senior Member
    from CNY
    Messages: 689

    Had pushed snow across the road last year in the middle of a storm.....then drove on the road close to the edge to make sure it was nice and cleaned up. The front passenger tire slipped slowly off the lip of the road. On the side was a four foot drop off. I couldn't do much because if I spun the tires, the whole truck would have slid off (road was slightly tilted in that direction).

    Had to call a tow truck - he just hooked the chain up to my trailer hitch and kind of pulled back and kept my truck on the road while I backed up.
  19. OakhillsSnowdiv

    OakhillsSnowdiv Member
    from mass
    Messages: 75

    i pulled three guys out this winter, one was my uncle(chevy 2500), one was my dad(05 f350),and i guy i play hockey with (chevy 1500) my uncles was the hardest cause his rear end was going to slide sideways into a tree, i had to run a strap off a tree to his trailer hitch, then pulled him so that it would swing away, the others were both striaght back pulls took more time getting to those two then it did you pull them out
  20. cat320

    cat320 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,222

    Well from the looks of this one who ever got it stuck was the biggest ******* to go that far into the snow especially with out a blade on the front.