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Meyer is the BEST plow ever.

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by Mackman, Feb 12, 2010.

  1. Mackman

    Mackman PlowSite.com Addict
    from S.E. PA
    Messages: 1,356

    I think Meyer is the best plow ever. Cuz i own a Fisher and the 2 trucks that work with us have meyer and they both broke down. It was great cuz i got alot more hours picking up their roads.:drinkup: Everyone i work with should own a Meyer.
  2. JR Snow Removal

    JR Snow Removal Senior Member
    Messages: 390

    When I read the title I thought you where smoking the good stuff:dizzy: Now it makes since;)
  3. Sydenstricker Landscaping

    Sydenstricker Landscaping PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,882

    That is sad but oh so true. Whole reason why I got rid of my junk meyer. When I first saw the title I figured this was going to be an all out pissing contest thread, lol. Hasnt gotten there yet
  4. kramer56

    kramer56 Senior Member
    Messages: 595

    now thats funny right there.
  5. FisherVMan

    FisherVMan Senior Member
    Messages: 706

    Almost had the big one when I saw that post!!!

    I though now what nimrod has posted that ....................... then I saw it was you, and got a good laugh outta it ................ your a piece of work!!! :laughing:

    Hey thats funny and I dont care who you are!ussmileyflag

    Ps whats it feel like to be RICH after all that plowing you been doing???
  6. Mackman

    Mackman PlowSite.com Addict
    from S.E. PA
    Messages: 1,356

    LOL i knew meyers was good for something. Giveing all us non meyer owners alot of work.

    Well so far for the season i have 87hours in. At 80/hr is 6,960.00. My plow set-up was 5,219. Cutting edge 150 and sno foil 275. for a total of 5,644 Thats just the plow. My lights were around 270.00 and the mounts on the backrack were 120 for all 3. So 390.00. Grand total i had to spend to get set-up this year is 6,034

    So profit is only 926 bucks. Still very good cuz when i bought the plow i bought it with it taking 2 years to pay for itself not 2 months.

    Calling for 4-8in on Monday into Tuesday:drinkup:
  7. NCat496

    NCat496 Senior Member
    Messages: 353

    $80 an hour? holy cow. Im at $50 an hour with a 8'6" MVP in an 11 acre lot. With 4 other straight blades and they get the same as me.
  8. wizardsr

    wizardsr PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,538

    Sounds like you need to be plowing with your plow veed... :drinkup:

    As for Meyer, they ARE the best! For my competitors! Oh, and my old man, who owns a repair shop, and has a couple regular customers with Meyer plows. payup
  9. f250man

    f250man PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,124

    Yea they are the best they keep the repair shops in business
  10. Lugnut

    Lugnut Senior Member
    Messages: 250

    I've been lucky with mine, no problems except a broken torsion spring. Only reason I've got it is because it was on a truck i bought, and didnt think it was worth it to take it off and put on a Fisher, but it has actually proven to be quite dependable, just a little too light when it comes to backdragging.
  11. camaro 77

    camaro 77 Senior Member
    from ma
    Messages: 283

    I have an 8 ft and make 80.00 with t for my town you had better not put it all the way down for that price
  12. Mackman

    Mackman PlowSite.com Addict
    from S.E. PA
    Messages: 1,356

    My uncle the guy who i sub for gives the same rate to everyone with a plow. A guy with a 7.5 straight will get the same rate as a guy with an XLS or a 9.5 V. Thats one of the reason i went with a straight. Plus with doing nothing put roads i couldn't see where a V would really do any good.

    BTW i bought an old 89 ford f-250 with a meyer already on it. It got the job done. It isn't worth it to change it out if its already on the truck. I just like to bust balls thats all.:laughing::drinkup:
  13. Lugnut

    Lugnut Senior Member
    Messages: 250

    Yea, i just wonder why people put them on in the first place :confused:
  14. Banksy

    Banksy PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,113

    I get $100 an hour for a 8' straight blade. My plow was paid for in the first storm last year. All profit now except for insurance and fuel and whatever.

    I too had to read this thread after reading the title. That's funny.
  15. procut

    procut Senior Member
    Messages: 902

    When I first saw the title of this thread, I was like, what the #^@!, Then I read it, how clever. LMAO
  16. JScudes

    JScudes Junior Member
    Messages: 4

    hey i know one of them....and he has no clue how to plow...but makes muuuuuch les haha