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That was the heaviest 3 inches I've pushed

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by Brian Young, Jan 15, 2006.

  1. Brian Young

    Brian Young PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,382

    WOW! barley 3"'s of snow but it seemed like we were pushing 2ft. What a mess but at least I dropped the blade.:)
  2. mkwl

    mkwl 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,361

    We got about 4" of pretty heavy snow here in Northern, NJ, my new ATV went through it like it was nothing!:nod:
  3. imdawrlus

    imdawrlus Member
    Messages: 71

    Atleast You Got To Push!!!!
  4. addicted

    addicted Senior Member
    Messages: 128

    where in north jersey are you? We barely got an inch!
  5. djlouieboom

    djlouieboom Junior Member
    Messages: 19

    yea i only got a dusting by me too nothin left now pretty much melted away
  6. Yaz

    Yaz PlowSite.com Addict
    from NH
    Messages: 1,061

    In Souther NH we got only 1 1/2 to 2 inches but it was like ripping up ice. I love that X-Blade. My comp was out in the next driveway to mer after i drove by to check his work. It wasn't down so you could see any black.. WOW know I know the X-Blade was worth the money
  7. PORTER 05

    PORTER 05 Senior Member
    Messages: 449

    nothing here on the north shore ma....but -15 degree's and about 40 knts of wind coming in from the nw , fun
  8. mkwl

    mkwl 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,361

    In the Allendale area, almost on the NY state border.
  9. Chevytruck85

    Chevytruck85 Senior Member
    Messages: 228

    got about 6 or 7 inches in nw CT with some HUGE drifts.payup
  10. killed300ex

    killed300ex Senior Member
    Messages: 293

    got less than an inch here to bad i was hoping for a plowable event. Still got out and did my drive way just to say i plowed.
  11. DeereFarmer

    DeereFarmer PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,296

    Got about an 1 and 1/2 here. The roads are a block of ice everywhere. Only the main roads are down to pavement. The wind was terrible. I was at my neighbors farm out in his fields with his handheld weather station and there were gusts coming across the field of 65 MPH. Almost knocked me down!
  12. jglandscaping

    jglandscaping Senior Member
    Messages: 271

    4 or 5inches here, drifts atleast a foot high. It was tough getting traction going up hill with a blade full though, the rain/sleet froze real nice to the tar...I love having my Xblade tho, took all of my drives right down to the tar, I can't wait to replace my 1/2 with a bigger truck so I can have matching Xblades...:yow!:
  13. cornbinder

    cornbinder Senior Member
    Messages: 347

    going into third week into january, havn't dropped blade yet this month. have done some salting, but no plowing.
  14. Dwan

    Dwan Senior Member
    Messages: 879

    Same here in SE Alaska got 1" today just a tease. Total sofar this winter has been about 4 inches. Oh well it is just going to weed out thoese that need it.
  15. NoFearDeere

    NoFearDeere PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,709

    Havent plowed or salted here in Illinois in 2006......I'm jealous of you New Englanders!:realmad:
  16. MickiRig1

    MickiRig1 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,617

    I threw salt in my driveway and walks that was the extent of my weekend snow and ice abatement.We got an inch on the grass and ice on the surfaces!
  17. fencepost1

    fencepost1 Junior Member
    Messages: 4


    We got 4-5 inchespayup in the Lakes Region, Went out this morning to check things and salt the parking lots, and find some snow drifts up over the plow
  18. We got 10 inches of snow in northwest Massachusetts on Sunday. Started by salting around 10 pm on Saturday and started plowing at about 1 am Sunday morning and worked until 3 Sunday afternoon. Went in again this morning at 2 am to scrape the roads off and push back the drifts and resalt the roads, left at about 9 am and went back into work this afternoon at 3 pm to dig out an ice jam in a river that was flooding into a basement. Tomorrow will probably be spent scraping the roads off again of slush and possibly picking up snow in the downtown area, and then opening catch basins as it is suppose to rain on Wednesday 1/18
  19. tjlands

    tjlands Senior Member
    Messages: 574

    Very rough storm!
    Got caught completely off guard. PM Saturday news, weather, other friends in the plowing business, we were all wrong. Thought we would be lucky to just salt since it was 60 deg. 12 hours earlier.
    2 am snowing hard and blowing harder, thank god it was Sunday. We plowed for 12 hours. Had 3-6 inches of snow over 1 inch of ice everywhere. One sidewalk crew was a no-show, the other sidewalk crews worked 10+ hours. Then had to come back again Monday.
    Lost one truck early, brake line, another half way thru, clutch slave cylinder.
    ..........and I quit smoking on Christmas.
    Anyway I am glad it snowed, I just cant understand how not one weather service got this right, not even close.
  20. Winter Land Man

    Winter Land Man Senior Member
    Messages: 723

    Yikes! Slave cylinder breaking sucks!! Mine broke three towns away one time, and the only way to get back was on state roads and through traffic lights!! A day I can't seem to forget but want to.