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How many square miles is your area??? How many trucks???

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by Freshwater, Dec 19, 2014.

  1. Freshwater

    Freshwater Senior Member
    Messages: 893

    Mine is 18x8 for 128 Sq miles. Lots of expressways to use. Mix lots and drives. Plowing and snowblowing. 2 trucks, one full time one part time/back up.
     
  2. LapeerLandscape

    LapeerLandscape PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,588

    I had to add this a couple times, we cover 900 sq miles but that is not completely accurate. We go 15 miles north, 15 miles south 15 miles east and 15 miles west that's 30X30 = 900. Its more just north-south and east-west and not so much full square.
     
  3. 1olddogtwo

    1olddogtwo PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,513

    Wisconsin to northwest Indiana and as far west to I-39 in Illinois.
     
  4. theplowmeister

    theplowmeister 2000 Club Member
    from MA
    Messages: 2,550

    3 mile radius circle or ~ 28 square miles 98 driveways and 2 jeeps
     
    Last edited: Dec 19, 2014
  5. Buswell Forest

    Buswell Forest PlowSite.com Addict
    from NH
    Messages: 1,668

    2000 square miles, 4736 accounts, 1 truck. The magic of plowing at 75 mph in a circular pattern.
    That sounds impossible, but in the summer I mow lawns and rake leaves and such, so I am what they call "gifted".
     
  6. Longae29

    Longae29 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,954

    You seem incredulous to the technique of plowing in a circle. I know you're a master bidder but once you plow things bigger than mom and dads driveway you figure things like that out, but I have a feeling that's a long way down the road.
     
  7. lawns4life

    lawns4life Member
    from mi
    Messages: 77

    16 square miles. 2 trucks, approximately 105 driveways and 1 church. 7-8 hour average route time for a normal 2-4" storm.
     
  8. Buswell Forest

    Buswell Forest PlowSite.com Addict
    from NH
    Messages: 1,668

    It's not a big secret ffs. Lighten up Francis!

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    Last edited: Dec 19, 2014
  9. Mark Oomkes

    Mark Oomkes PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,853

    Lmao..........
     
  10. jrs.landscaping

    jrs.landscaping Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 638

    You truly are "gifted" Buzz saw ;)


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mL7n5mEmXJo
     
    Last edited: Dec 19, 2014
  11. Buswell Forest

    Buswell Forest PlowSite.com Addict
    from NH
    Messages: 1,668

    Lmao, my school bus driver in Jr high called me that, and he was convinced it was witty!
     
  12. Buswell Forest

    Buswell Forest PlowSite.com Addict
    from NH
    Messages: 1,668

    Textbook!!!!!!

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  13. Mark Oomkes

    Mark Oomkes PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,853

    Awwww, did your feelings get hurt?
     
  14. snocrete

    snocrete Banned
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  15. Freshwater

    Freshwater Senior Member
    Messages: 893


    Yeah I'm not edge to edge either, yet. I, just identified my area and if your in it I'll plow. I'm strict about it too.
     
  16. Freshwater

    Freshwater Senior Member
    Messages: 893

    That's just a huge area. How many trucks including subs? Where the h#=% do you find enough good employee's? I'd never want to be that big, but I respect all who are. Salute to you.
     
  17. Freshwater

    Freshwater Senior Member
    Messages: 893

    Great business model.
     
  18. 1olddogtwo

    1olddogtwo PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,513

    It's not me personal, the company I work for. I'm south side suburbs but I travel where ever help is need. Over almost 300 pieces of equipment, 50 salt and a few pick ups.
     
  19. John_DeereGreen

    John_DeereGreen PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,886

    Surely you're not saying that it is more efficient to plow forward, back up across a lot, and then plow forward again than it is to be plowing in both directions?

    Simple common sense would tell you that this is an invalid argument.
     
  20. Mark Oomkes

    Mark Oomkes PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,853

    So you want get in on the reach around too?

    Don't pick on Buzzie.
     
    Last edited: Dec 20, 2014