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Snow already?

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by ducatirider944, Oct 27, 2008.

  1. ducatirider944

    ducatirider944 Senior Member
    from Iowa
    Messages: 469

    It didn't amount to anything and it melted as soon as it hit the ground, but it was snowing for a few hours tonight. I'm not even close to being ready. I have to take my blade off my truck and mount it on a truck for one of my subs, put my new blade on my truck, and put new tires on my skidloader. Plow isn't in yet and neither are my tires. I have 3 commercial lots that take about 10-12 hours to push on a 2" snow with both trucks and my skiddie. All I have is my truck with my old blade if need be, My skiddie still has the tracks on it because I have to backfill a foundation end of next week. I have a bad feeling that I will be pushing snow in 3 weeks. I'm starting to feel like I didn't learn anything in boyscouts. Someone tell me they are in the same boat?:help:
  2. erkoehler

    erkoehler PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,252

    I have no plow, no brakes on my truck, and the power steering is out:realmad:

    Plow should be here Friday, and the truck is at the shop now getting looked at first thing in the AM.
  3. William B.

    William B. Senior Member
    from S.E. IA
    Messages: 978

    Had flurries down here as well.
  4. Alaska Boss

    Alaska Boss PlowSite.com Addict
    from Alaska
    Messages: 1,951

    I don't feel ready yet, and I've been plowing for almost a month already,... :dizzy:

    What does that tell ya?? I'm not sure a person is ever totally ready,... ya just gotta do what ya gotta do when ya gotta do it,.... :rolleyes:
  5. gkm

    gkm Senior Member
    Messages: 305

    Thats the truth!
  6. Sno4U

    Sno4U Senior Member
    Messages: 480

    We had a bit of sleet last nite w/ mixed snow. Winter apparently is coming early this year. We have 17 Fall clean-ups to do and 2 of them are One full day jobs w/ 3 man crews!
    No plows are set but are all in working condition and so are the vehicles except for one that has to be re-registered (but thats not a mechanical issue).
    I've been building my salt quantities so, I'd be good enough if it started tommorrow.:rolleyes:
  7. 91AK250

    91AK250 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,641

    we started getting snow at the start of october...
  8. William B.

    William B. Senior Member
    from S.E. IA
    Messages: 978

    I just talked to one of the guys up at the city shop. He was saying that the farmers almanac for this area states that Thanksgiving drivers be ware. Big snow storm that weekend.
  9. albhb3

    albhb3 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,505

    It snowed here last night nothin stuck but gettin the sleds ready
  10. f250man

    f250man PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,124

    its been snowing here off and on all day the say some light accumulation tonight and im plowless. :realmad:
  11. hydro_37

    hydro_37 PlowSite Veteran
    from iowa
    Messages: 3,790

    I put a picture of the snow we got in Clear lake on the weather forum.
  12. ducatirider944

    ducatirider944 Senior Member
    from Iowa
    Messages: 469

    Well at least I'm not the only one:drinkup:
  13. Charles

    Charles Moderator Staff Member
    Messages: 244

    1" to 4" expected in the North Carolina Mountains tonight. The most along the border with Tennessee
  14. mike33087

    mike33087 Senior Member
    Messages: 555

    calling for snow flurries tonight north of boston, no accumulation though