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question on spilloff

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the Community' started by gc3, Jan 14, 2012.

  1. gc3

    gc3 Senior Member
    Messages: 713

    I have a boss vxt. During a windrowed pass I turn between some islands and I noticed excessive snow spilloff opposite where I want it to go ( where I passed before ). I tried overlapping farther out but it still spills. Seems like this only happens when I'm turning. How would you guys handle this? Thanks
  2. White Gardens

    White Gardens 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,665

    Quit turning while plowing.

  3. Red_Rattler

    Red_Rattler Senior Member
    Messages: 202

    buy a Blizzard... Is there a way you can do the island areas first then finish up with the straight runs?
  4. gc3

    gc3 Senior Member
    Messages: 713

    Its a main drive lane in front of a store. Theres probably 10 island drivethroughs to the lot. When I'm doing the front of the store, the passes coming back I have to turn through these to get the snow farther away. It's just when I turn I lose some. These islands are the first areas we start at. I can't imagine that theres not a efficient way to turn with a push and not lose any.
  5. theplowmeister

    theplowmeister 2000 Club Member
    from MA
    Messages: 2,511


    When your all done go back with the V plow in scoop and collect the spillage.
  6. gc3

    gc3 Senior Member
    Messages: 713

    That's what I ended up doing. I was just trying to do it without any spillage in that area. So what everyone is saying is your gonna lose snow when you push on a turn unless you have a plow where the ends are cupped in ?
  7. 90Chevy

    90Chevy Junior Member
    Messages: 4

    Get some boss wings that will help and u will be glad u bought them trust me lol
  8. gc3

    gc3 Senior Member
    Messages: 713

    I checked into them earlier and I still might get a set. I wanted to get a little better at technique first.
  9. RepoMan1968

    RepoMan1968 Senior Member
    Messages: 439

    practice , practice , practice. something i havent had in a year
  10. gc3

    gc3 Senior Member
    Messages: 713

    Yea, one snowfall so far this winter doesn't help either
  11. F350plowing

    F350plowing Senior Member
    Messages: 481

    Get a wideout..it will be your best friend
  12. Rc2505

    Rc2505 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,245

    Even with a wide out, or a scoop type plow, your going to loose snow on a turn if your blade is full. The laws of physics work against you. The only way to do it without loosing snow would be if your blade isn't full. No matter if you take less bite, or not. Clear it like normal, and go back and clean up with the scoop position.
  13. gc3

    gc3 Senior Member
    Messages: 713

    So if your windrowing 200 feet and your using 3/4 of your blade( overlaping ), your saying it's eventually gonna fill up all the way and start trailing ?
  14. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Post a google Earth of this place, Try and take a scoop pass up the middle then go back and run the islands,but I need to see it first to be sure.
  15. Burkartsplow

    Burkartsplow PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,248

    Or better yet sub grandview the lot and you won't have to worry about it anymore. He's a magician with boss v plows!