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Red Neck Plows??? Seen one??

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by FisherVMan, Jan 20, 2010.

  1. FisherVMan

    FisherVMan Senior Member
    Messages: 706

    This is the absolute truth . Two weeks ago as I past thru the town of Carrol Maine we where getting about a foot of wet snow . I saw a guy with a pickup truck what looked like plowing his yard?? I slowed down and he was in the truck and had his son keep putting a sheet of 3/4 plywood in front of the bumper, he had some kinda rod sticking out thru the grill that went thru the plywood and what looked like a huge wing nut to hold it from moving forward when he pushed against it; as he would push with it [as best her could and the boy would run and help] then he would back up and the kid would drag the plywood back and he would try again. I realize the truck manufactures dont want any weight on the front of new pickups but is this carrying it tooooooooo far????: I did NOT have my camera or it would certainly be posted on YOUTUBE right now!!!!!!! jester:
    Last edited: Jan 20, 2010
  2. Seaway25

    Seaway25 Senior Member
    Messages: 165

    I really wish I had seen that.
  3. FisherVMan

    FisherVMan Senior Member
    Messages: 706

    Well it was pretty funny ......................... and I wont be one bit surprised if someone brings up the fact that by todays standards with truck companys that the sheet of plywood is probably too heavy for a 1/2 ton and they would certainly recomend nothing but a 3/4 ton and that plywood is way to heavy and will most certainly void his warantee :dizzy:
  4. xll_VIPER_llx

    xll_VIPER_llx Senior Member
    Messages: 350

    This here is a beast! :laughing:

  5. ajslands

    ajslands 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,033

    maybe he wanted to mow his grass,

    yes, but it was on mythbusters
    Last edited: Jan 20, 2010
  6. xll_VIPER_llx

    xll_VIPER_llx Senior Member
    Messages: 350

  7. dmcarpentry

    dmcarpentry Senior Member
    from maine
    Messages: 234

    some of the best inventors are form northern maine hahaha
  8. wirenut

    wirenut Senior Member
    from nh
    Messages: 507

    didnt have your phone...? that would've been a classic:..nod:
  9. procut

    procut Senior Member
    Messages: 902

    About a month ago, a guy had a '87 Honda Civic with a plow on it for sale on craigslist. He refered to it as a "Plow Car" and said it worked as long as you had less than like 5" of snow or something. As I recall he wanted 700 bucks for it, almost would have been worth buying for the conversation piece.
  10. ajslands

    ajslands 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,033

    would you count a lincoln town car with a meyer on it redneck or stupid?
  11. My bowtie

    My bowtie Senior Member
    Messages: 279

    Reminds me of a friend that bolted a peice of plywood to the bumper of his VW bug. Worked better then expected............lol
  12. derekbroerse

    derekbroerse 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,377

    Whatever gets the job done.... :D

    There's a farmer around here with a loader tractor... think its an old school Fendt. He made up some framework about 10' wide out of 2x4s, filled in with 3/4" plywood. Made himself a snow pusher for probably $100. Thats what he uses to plow out his gravel driveway... :p
  13. Ramairfreak98ss

    Ramairfreak98ss PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,885


    ill dig up some pics, ive seen everything in nj, not nealy this bad, but small suvs/trucks, ancient plows, rigged up junk, falling apart stuff/trucks/equipt. etc.
  14. Lugnut

    Lugnut Senior Member
    Messages: 250

    I've seen an old ranger with a 55 gallon drum cut in half lengthwise with the 2 halves sitting next to each other bolted to the bumper. He did do a nice job painting it yellow though.
  15. chevyman51

    chevyman51 Senior Member
    Messages: 537

    <object width="425" height="344"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/xsa8kGz1Sso&hl=en_US&fs=1&"></param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/xsa8kGz1Sso&hl=en_US&fs=1&" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true" width="425" height="344"></embed></object>

    here ya you this guy has a table top tied to the front of his bumper
  16. xll_VIPER_llx

    xll_VIPER_llx Senior Member
    Messages: 350

    must suck not being able to lift it and drag all the snow back in :laughing:
  17. andcon83

    andcon83 Senior Member
    Messages: 388

    I bet the table went back in the kitchen when he was done:laughing:
  18. xll_VIPER_llx

    xll_VIPER_llx Senior Member
    Messages: 350

    If you put your kitchen table back in the kitchen when your done plowin with it,,,,,,, you must be a redneck :laughing::laughing: