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Look what I found

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by BC Handyman, Sep 9, 2011.

  1. BC Handyman

    BC Handyman PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,863

    Look what I found at a garage sale for .25 cents each, 2 skid shoes that will fit my plow perfect. I'm going to take the wire brush to them to try to clean them up, maybe some black paint, what you all think should I paint them? (not bottoms though)

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  2. Andrew010

    Andrew010 Senior Member
    Messages: 205

    Powdercoat will last longer, paint is cheaper. Depends how much you want to invest.
     
  3. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Pink...............!
     
  4. alldayrj

    alldayrj PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,096

    sell for profit
     
  5. MatthewG

    MatthewG PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,390

    Goldplate them
     
  6. RLM

    RLM PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,270

    As was said plate them......then put them where they belong as door stops, only thing we use our shoes on is our bobcat plows, god only knows how many fisher ones I have laying around
     
  7. coldcoffee

    coldcoffee Senior Member
    Messages: 776

    I would paint the letters "R" & "L" on each one, so I always know which side they go on.
     
  8. thelettuceman

    thelettuceman PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,216

    Post # 7 x 2
     
  9. Spucel

    Spucel Senior Member
    Messages: 413

    Sell them for .50 to me and you will double your profit ;)
     
  10. SullivanSeptic

    SullivanSeptic PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,422

    Shoes? What would those be for? I just thought they are used for stabilizing the plow when it gets shipped to me. Worth more in scrap metal then what they are good for. Just another thing that would get hung up on something when I'm back dragging
     
  11. BC Handyman

    BC Handyman PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,863

    Hmmm some good ideas GOLD PLATE, PINK, PAPER WEIGHTS, R & L:laughing:, sell for profit, sorry I'd sell them to you for the .50 but the gas$ to the post office makes me think I should just hold on to them for now.
    I have 5 loose gravel driveways, 1 being somewhat long, should I be using shoes for gravel? Do they even help if I'm "floating"the blade? I do scrape up a little gravel into the pile. Is this bad
     
  12. BC Handyman

    BC Handyman PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,863

    Well since we all like pics & shiny stuff, I thought I'd post a pic of the shoes I found for .25 each. I got some paint on them(couldn't find a local gold plater) now in in them for a buckThumbs Up I still dont know if I should even bother to use them.

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