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Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the Community' started by apik1, Mar 25, 2007.

  1. apik1

    apik1 Senior Member
    Messages: 253

    Hello,

    My name is Eric and I am new to the site but not plowing. I am 26 years old and live near Buffalo, NY. I have 6 trucks 2, 1998 chevy 2500's with 7.5 meyers, 3, 2007 f 250 with western VEE's, 2 have drift busters, and the othere has a 3 yard salter, and a 96 F 250 with a western 8'. I have been plowing for about five years, and I do mostly commerical now. I personaly don't plow any more because I was in a nasty car accident in October, but I have a great crew. I am pretty good with hydraulics, and I am a good welder, fabricator, and machineist but a crappy speller.

    Eric
     
  2. THEGOLDPRO

    THEGOLDPRO PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,136

    cool man welcome, post some pics of the fleet.
     
  3. B&B

    B&B PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 12,777

    Yep, welcome aboard! And lets see those pics!:redbounce
     
  4. smitty3903

    smitty3903 Junior Member
    Messages: 21

    welcome

    Welcome must of been a good year for you up there. Crap for snow down this way
     
  5. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    You'll find out there's a lot of us from around Buffalo.:waving:
     
  6. WingPlow

    WingPlow Senior Member
    Messages: 634

    hey gang...also new to the site, and find it awesome !

    not new to plowing, got 22 years under the belt in a town plow truck

    hopefully gonna have some pics of our fleet up soon
     
  7. B&B

    B&B PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 12,777

    Welcome WingPlow :waving: I think you'll find a lot of good guys and good info here and if you have any questions, don't hesitate to ask.
     
  8. Quality SR

    Quality SR PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,828

    Welcome guys. :waving:
    This site is great. There is alot of knowledgeable guys on here. You can get alot of good info.
     
  9. WingPlow

    WingPlow Senior Member
    Messages: 634

    thanks for the warm welcome !
    i cant beleive after all the years on the internet i finally found a site that caters to my "sickness" lol
     
  10. 1sthippy

    1sthippy Member
    Messages: 85

    Welcome

    Sickness! Sickness! Wait till it snows and these guys get wound-up!! LOL Hippy
     
  11. WingPlow

    WingPlow Senior Member
    Messages: 634

    lol...i hear ya there, course i get just as wound up for a storm now as i did when i started
     
  12. green frog

    green frog Senior Member
    Messages: 246

    Welcome fellow Buffalonian. Sorry to hear about accident.
     
  13. CAP

    CAP Junior Member
    Messages: 3

    New to Plow Site

    Hi everyone. My first time on a message board. Looks like a good one! I' been plowing off and on for 25 years, right now just my own driveway. I have a 1986 Chevy K1500 with a Meyers plow that looks as old as the truck. Any one know how to identify these to get parts? :dizzy:
     
  14. TEX

    TEX Senior Member
    Messages: 606

    welcome to PS and it sounds like you have a pretty good thing going
     
  15. B&B

    B&B PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 12,777

    Welcome to Plowsite CAP, if you post a pic or two of your setup, there's a few guys on here that can identify it for you by sight ;). Being a mid 80's Meyer setup though, I bet you have an old ST-78 or ST-90 with an E47 pump as these were very very common in that era.
     
  16. CAP

    CAP Junior Member
    Messages: 3

    Thanks B&B. I checked on the internet and it looks like you are right, it looks like an E47 pump. That was the biggest problem, I have leaks and the plow sometimes goes up sometimes not, sometimes goes down, sometimes not.I figure some seals and gaskets with a good clean up should help. I don't want to get to deep into it, it's only two way and kind of old. Again thank you!