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Millburn/Short Hills, NJ 1/26,27/2011 storm videos

Discussion in 'Storm Pictures' started by ken643, Jan 28, 2011.

  1. ken643

    ken643 Senior Member
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  2. s. donato

    s. donato Senior Member
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    figures you started a new one ;-)

    LOL
     
  3. ken643

    ken643 Senior Member
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    LOL, Guess I could have made one thread with no dates, Oh well, LOL:laughing:
     
  4. s. donato

    s. donato Senior Member
    Messages: 314

    there is always next year ;-)
     
  5. ken643

    ken643 Senior Member
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    Very true, Live and learn
     
  6. chevyman51

    chevyman51 Senior Member
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    I enjoy watching your videos. I am glad someone is getting some snow to plow.
     
  7. ken643

    ken643 Senior Member
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  8. s. donato

    s. donato Senior Member
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    do all fishers trip like yours with the heavy snow? i am only on 002 and in 001 i saw it a bunch and same now with 002
     
  9. s. donato

    s. donato Senior Member
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    ken i have to ask do you have a temp gauge on your tranny?

    i also saw you get stuck a bunch i can see how the V would defiantly make a difference. wesport

    also good timing on getting the deflector
     
    Last edited: Jan 29, 2011
  10. ken643

    ken643 Senior Member
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    It does trip often with from what I can see is the frozen hard stuff in the driveway. it trips and keeps going, still taking with it the snow you had. Sometimes I can angle the blade and dig the corner into the frozen mounds and it will break it up and then another pass will get it all. But it does trip often .
     
  11. ken643

    ken643 Senior Member
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    The Jeep does not have a trans temp guage, The chevy does. Yes I got stuck a few times. I just locked the axles and wiggled out. Yes the deflector worked very well. on a good straight run the snow was rolling over in front of me and working great. My thoughts on the V Plow where put it in V position and drive down the middle of the driveway making one pass and the straight part of the drive is DONE one shot.
     
  12. s. donato

    s. donato Senior Member
    Messages: 314

    maybe you can tighten the trip springs? although it looks like it doesn't stain the truck to bad so its probably set right - just noisy ;-)
     
  13. s. donato

    s. donato Senior Member
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    now i would really like a V myself after seeing so many guys on here. maybe my next truck will be big enough to use for that.

    right now i am thinking maybe a jeep maybe for next year or i may try for a bigger truck - its semi needed for my construction business anyways. however, right now i am saving for a house and paying off this plow and truck, so i may have to rough it out with the dakota for another year or two with my current one truck setup. ;)
     
    Last edited: Jan 30, 2011
  14. ken643

    ken643 Senior Member
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    the springs dont appear to be adjustable, It seems to work fine, I agree it is loud when the trip edge snaps back.
     
    Last edited: Jan 30, 2011
  15. ken643

    ken643 Senior Member
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    I think the V plow is awesome. I watched the fisher web page video and it looks great. I think there is a large amount of driveways I could use the big truck on. Remember most of the driveways I have i have had for 15 years or more. and I used to plow with a Dodge ram V-10 extended cab (not crew) with an 8 foot bed. and thats all I had and I got it done, not that it was easy, even breaking a sweat worrying about hitting the house or something. but I got it done. I have a few people willing to drive so It could all work out to having two trucks out and take on more work, which in turn would be more moneypayuppayup, LOL
     
  16. s. donato

    s. donato Senior Member
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    get that temp gauge. b/c i bet yours was HOT. i got the gauge in mine now and can see when i start pushing to much it heats up quick!!! so it would be a good add for you too.
     
  17. ken643

    ken643 Senior Member
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    I hear ya on that, but in reality, Temp up or down, I got to get the work done. Cant take a break to let things cool down, have to get a move on. So I just knock on wood everything holds together and away I go. So far so good.wesport
     
  18. s. donato

    s. donato Senior Member
    Messages: 314

    :laughing: i hear that.

    its amazing that it has changed the way i plow b/c i can tell when i am pushing the truck when i start to see the temp rise i know i am working it to hard.

    I do understand what your talking about though.Thumbs Up
     
  19. ken643

    ken643 Senior Member
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    Weather bug says total snow fall from this storm 4-8 inches. Watching news now, fingers crossed