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Proven fact

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by fairwaymowing, Feb 28, 2013.

  1. fairwaymowing

    fairwaymowing Member
    Messages: 90

    ....if you hold down the 'down' button on the plow controller while back dragging, the plow will apply more down pressure than just 'floating'.

    Unbelievable how I always find myself doing it, must be a psychological thing, at least that's what my shrink says
     
  2. SHAWZER

    SHAWZER PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,151

    Works in my mind , over and over ...
     
  3. Longae29

    Longae29 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,953

    And the harder you press the button the more down pressure
     
  4. leigh

    leigh PlowSite.com Addict
    from CT
    Messages: 1,997

    And while a passenger it helps to slow down truck if you push down on floorboard.
     
  5. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    And turning down the radio helps you see better in a snowstorm.
     
  6. Nailit1954

    Nailit1954 Senior Member
    from ma.
    Messages: 100

    how do you figure that? i thought the down button on a boss just releases pressure lettin
    g the blade drop just from it's own weight.

    i'm i missing something?
     
  7. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Pressure from the thumb transfers weight to the plow,
     
  8. fairwaymowing

    fairwaymowing Member
    Messages: 90

    :laughing:
     
  9. BossPlow2010

    BossPlow2010 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,033

    And when pushing piles, moving your body back and fourth helps stacking.
     
  10. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    I thought if you grab the steering wheel tighter the truck will stop before you hit the pile.
     
  11. Longae29

    Longae29 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,953

    If you lick your lips the impact of a curb will be lessened
     
  12. Longae29

    Longae29 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,953

    No that only works if you're stuck
     
  13. leigh

    leigh PlowSite.com Addict
    from CT
    Messages: 1,997

    Closing your eyes makes everything ok.
     
  14. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    If you keep your window up the u joints will be fixed.
     
  15. 1olddogtwo

    1olddogtwo PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,530

    The higher the radio, the higher you stack.
     
  16. coldcoffee

    coldcoffee Senior Member
    Messages: 776

    If you get stopped suddenly at a traffic light, hold back a car length...then move forward a few feet at a time...this will remind the light to jump sequence & change green at a more accelerated rate. Revving the engine makes it go that much faster.
     
  17. BC Handyman

    BC Handyman PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,854

    Wow this is the most factual thread I've read on this site. Almost every statement seems to be true, cause I do these things all the time with the same results as your all getting. Must be true!
     
  18. BC Handyman

    BC Handyman PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,854

    Ducking makes your truck fit under that parkade or drivethough
     
  19. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Yellow parking posts are made of magnets
     
  20. snoworks07

    snoworks07 Member
    Messages: 34

    I thought the trick was to flash your brights a couple hundred times to try and trick the light signal into thinking your a emergency service vehical!!!!!! I guess both work.