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My F250 plowing Home Depot

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by Andy96XLT, Jan 16, 2011.

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  1. Andy96XLT

    Andy96XLT Senior Member
    Messages: 323

    Well I finally got some pics up of my truck working. I am a chemist by profession but I worked at home depot all through college and still work there now a little bit since they were good to me. Yesterday I ended up helping out at work by plowing inside the garden gates. It was me and the store tool rentals mini excavator. I didn't get paid except for my normal pay, but they did fill up my gas tank a little, so it's okay will me. Here are some pics for your viewing pleasure!




  2. Andy96XLT

    Andy96XLT Senior Member
    Messages: 323

    And a few more



    and last, an action shot:


    STIHL GUY Senior Member
    from CT
    Messages: 663

    looks good...i love those body style of fords
  4. sweetk30

    sweetk30 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,588

    nice setup's .

    but that plow needs a refurb on the skin this summer. fresh paint make it work better & new edge before you wear past the bottom of the plow on the right side. . Thumbs Up
    Last edited: Jan 16, 2011
  5. Andy96XLT

    Andy96XLT Senior Member
    Messages: 323

    I can't wait to paint it and get a new cutting edge, but it will last the rest of the season :)

    Also, I am not a complete idiot, I signed a full release of liability and so did my manager and an assistant manager, outside garden is closed from customers until March. I did this to help them out and I offered. This is a one man operation and I am the owner, I am not worried.
  6. IA Farmer

    IA Farmer Senior Member
    Messages: 410

    I would have done the same thing. Heck anymore it seems like I do more free jobs then paid, but I don't care I just really like plowing and if I can help out my family and friends I have no problem with that. What size tires are you running, they look like they would rub at full lock.
  7. Andy96XLT

    Andy96XLT Senior Member
    Messages: 323

    Thanks a lot for the comment guys, i didn't think it was that big of a deal, but i'm really not one to pick a fight, i thought maybe he was just annoyed he was a patriots fan. The tires are 315 something.. i can't remember at the moment but i'll check tomorrow morning. They use to rub a little but the bumper is cut back a tad so its okay.
  8. Pushin 2 Please

    Pushin 2 Please PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,559

    Agreed. Go pats, oh wait, there done. Nice pics!
  9. maverjohn

    maverjohn Senior Member
    Messages: 902

    Looks like you had a fun day at work, nothing wrong with helping out when you can. have a great year.
  10. patlalandebutt

    patlalandebutt Senior Member
    Messages: 152

    love the look of that truck Andy96XLT the wheel/tire set-up makes the truck a little bit meaner looking then it already is!!
  11. plow3232

    plow3232 Senior Member
    Messages: 139

    x2 I can't understand why someone will say something negative when someone helps.
  12. srl28

    srl28 Senior Member
    Messages: 405

    May sound silly but that Home Depot looks very familiar, I know theyre all pretty much the same but which one is it if ya dont mind my asking?
  13. IMAGE

    IMAGE Sponsor
    Messages: 1,737

    I would of passed on that job. You got used.
  14. randomb0b123

    randomb0b123 PlowSite.com Addict
    from america
    Messages: 1,278

    plowing with 35s!!! wow that sounds like it might be alot of work for the truck if it has stock gears but i guess if your nice to it youd be ok... is it a 351? reading abot eglc getting owned in all these threads is entertaining
  15. 97f250Heavyduty

    97f250Heavyduty Senior Member
    Messages: 131

    You probably will not get many responses because no one on here wants to work for you....

    Nice Looking truck!
  16. BlueRam2500

    BlueRam2500 Senior Member
    Messages: 765

    Wow some people are really brutal on here.

    To the OP, nice job and nice truck. Which Home Depot was that?
  17. slongfellowii

    slongfellowii Senior Member
    Messages: 157

    I dont think EGLC is wrong. You are not plowing for a friend. You are plowing a business. This would be a totally different thread if you had blown you trans and had only been paid your regular wage and $50 in gas. Everyone would be saying that you got screwed.
  18. Andy96XLT

    Andy96XLT Senior Member
    Messages: 323

    I consider it plowing for a friend, although I do understand that it is a business,and I did take the risk and I stand by it, I completely understand that 100%. I have been at that place for 5 years now, and if it makes shorter work out of what I would normally be doing (it was mine and a couple other peoples jobs to shovel outside garden) than it is okay by me. And if my transmission blew moving that little bit of snow straight, it was going to blow somewhere else anyway :)

    The truck does have the 351 with stock 410 gears, but it handles the tires pretty well.

    Also, I am making almost double the $12 an hour you are calling.

    Lastly, its the Flemington/Raritan HD.
  19. snowplowpro

    snowplowpro Senior Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 900

    nice truck
  20. linckeil

    linckeil PlowSite.com Addict
    from CT
    Messages: 1,259

    nice truck. get a set of snow tires/rims in the stock 235 85 16 size. i can gaurantee you'll be amazed at how much those 315's are limiting you. you may not notice a big difference in a flat parking lot, but in a driveway with an incline/turns and the difference will be night and day.
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