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Parts To Keep On Hand In An Emergency?

Discussion in 'Blizzard Plows Discussion' started by Allagash, Nov 2, 2005.

  1. Allagash

    Allagash Senior Member
    Messages: 159

    What are some common parts to keep on hand for either a Blizzard 800 or 810? If it's 3am and a part malfunctions, what typically might be wrong that having the right part to fix it might solve?

    I would assume that not everyone on this site lives close enough to their dealer that it would be feasible for them to take a trip over to have them fix (assuming they are open) whatever is broken.
  2. MBB

    MBB Senior Member
    Messages: 129

    Blizzard has a kit listed on their web sight. Listed as $149.00
  3. SnowGuy73

    SnowGuy73 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 24,868

    Cylinder hoses, hitch pin with hair pin cotter, cylinder clevis pin with cotter, solenoid, corrosion preventive compound (2 oz.) and 10A fuses.
  4. Dwan

    Dwan Senior Member
    Messages: 879

    If you are in the business to supply snowplowing for a customer and the requirements are to have them open say before a supporting dealer opens. Then you should have the fallowing avalable incase you have a brake down.

    1 complete 4x4 truck with plow atched ready to work.

    Anything else you are taking a chance.
  5. Allagash

    Allagash Senior Member
    Messages: 159

    I'm a small time operator at the moment doing only residential, however, I've got a buddy doing the same and we help each other out in the event of one of our trucks / plows breaking down.

    I just want to make sure I've got "the usual suspects" on hand in the event of an emergency. If I can duck into my shop and fix it relatively quickly, I'd like to have the option of having the parts in stock.
  6. Jerre Heyer

    Jerre Heyer Senior Member
    Messages: 948

    Dwan, I must say one thing to you on that reply...


    Jueanu things some people in the southeren 48 don't or don't want to admit.
  7. MBB

    MBB Senior Member
    Messages: 129

    pins hoses electrical parts ( to jump splice replace ect.) spare truck ready to go, buddy who subs from me with his own set up, Plus a back up driver just incase. Extra snowblower also. Tow strap or chain, come-a long. At Least I try to keep up with Murphy. This season 7 commercial, 30 drives.