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This guy pretty much sums it up!

Discussion in 'Storm Pictures' started by creativedesigns, Aug 26, 2008.

  1. creativedesigns

    creativedesigns PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,929

  2. Bossman 92

    Bossman 92 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,768

    You sure that isn't GV??? :rolleyes:

  3. cet

    cet PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,196

    17 hours in one lot, sounds like you have the wrong piece of equipment. I would go nuts in one place.
  4. deere615

    deere615 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,919

    haha maybe thats why he brought another truck!
  5. ServiceOnSite

    ServiceOnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 928

    didnt look like that big of a lot. mabey he needs a loader or just wake up a little and put his foot in the damm thing lol wesport
  6. Burkartsplow

    Burkartsplow PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,248

    17 hours there? That is nothing. 36 hours straight is my record. home for a couple hour nap then back out for another 20, home for 3 hours, out for 18 more, home for 6 hours and back out to do final cleanups. 17 hours is just a warm up for most guys....payup
  7. jimaug87

    jimaug87 Senior Member
    Messages: 179

    I'm getting paid by the hour this winter, 17 hours would be nice.
  8. BIGBEN2004

    BIGBEN2004 Member
    Messages: 86

    My record is 118 Hrs. straight with no sleep and no breaks at home. During that storm I couldn't even get home since the back roads where I live where all drifted shut and their was no way a pickup was going to plow through. I was getting paid by the hour to stay out so I stayed out longer then anyone. After the 3rd consecutive day of plowing it got easier but by the 5th day I was done and felt like I was going to die so I stopped and went home.
  9. Q101ATFD

    Q101ATFD Senior Member
    Messages: 277

    My record is 3360 hours straight with negative 14 hours of sleep - I was so excited, I stayed awake from November 1 to April 1.
  10. elite1msmith

    elite1msmith 2000 Club Member
    from chicago
    Messages: 2,762

    now thats what i call an on-call, and ready snow plow driver... i bet you chase the first few flakes as they land too... JD , needs you on his staff , for those spot checks

    my most is 47 , there was no stopping, i had a shoveler get me lunch at one account, and i ate while driving to the next... then i slept for like 2 days straight
  11. JD Dave

    JD Dave PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,032

    Nice first post, I'll really be able to beleive what you say from here on in.:drinkup:
  12. toby4492

    toby4492 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,513

  13. scottL

    scottL PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,600

    I'm thinking he is smoking the happy stuff - guy was way to mellow and waaaaaaaay too slow.
  14. JD Dave

    JD Dave PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,032

    He's working by the hour. LOL I'm not sure you could stay awake smoking the happy stuff.:sleeping:
  15. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    He forgot to mention the 12 hr nap he took in the corner and 2 lunch trying to hit on the waitress.
  16. Indy

    Indy Senior Member
    Messages: 704

    is it me or does it look like he's got the plow straight and he's windrowing to the left with a foot trail on the right, no wonder it take so long, theres no pattern, just driving.......wweeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!

    I just watched it again, it must be the waitress deal
    Last edited: Aug 31, 2008
  17. BIGBEN2004

    BIGBEN2004 Member
    Messages: 86

    It is good to see a bunch of pricks are members on here. If you don't believe me well I don't really care since I got the check after the hours I worked. Some people just strive harder in life to accomplish what they want and everyone else wants it handed to them on a platter.
  18. Q101ATFD

    Q101ATFD Senior Member
    Messages: 277

    I'm pretty sure it's impossible to stay awake for 118 hours straight - no catnaps, no reclining in the chair for 5 minutes, no stopping at Waffle House for food. You would have to take a coma to recover from that.

    We're just bustin' your chops a little here - but don't come in and us how to accomplish something in life. I had nothing handed to me - and like most people on this board, I work my ass off to get what I want.

    Anyways, welcome to the board... Tell us a little about what kind of equipment you are running.
  19. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Please tell us about this snow event. Also if you have a google map of it so we can better see what you were plowing and details of the snow and do you plow other lots.

    And you are always welcome to this site!
  20. Jay brown

    Jay brown PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,783

    118 hrs???? i though my 30 hr run back in 2003 was a long day......i'm from MO and we are the "show me state" even people on meth can only stay awake for about 4-5 days