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This season so far...

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by breadoflife, Dec 19, 2009.

  1. breadoflife

    breadoflife Member
    Messages: 85

    Well, i have been wanting to post this up since our first plowable event a couple of weeks ago, but found myself rather busy to do so... Anyhoo, our season started with a breakdown on our first lot at 2:20ish AM, lost almost completely, hydraulics for the plow so i had to drive er back to base, i pulled the pump took a 3 hour nap and then got up and proceeded to tear it down according to a Meyer troubleshooting flow chart...replaced the o-rings on the B and C valves. Changed the fluid in the pump while I was at it... Up and running again by 11AM. Since then, no problems until last thursday when i found that our battery is goin dead so that's gonna run us 100-130 bux... Got both snowblowers up and runnin today, even though one has a flat the tire is rigid enough to run it if needed. So yea, hows everybody elses season goin?
     
  2. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    3 hour nap Gilligan?
     
  3. breadoflife

    breadoflife Member
    Messages: 85

    Well i was up since 6 the previous morning so it sounded good...plus O'Reilly's isn't open 24/7:realmad:

    Plus with my sleep apnea its more like 1.5 Hrs...lol.
     
  4. 2COR517

    2COR517 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,115

    Took a second, but I got it.:laughing::laughing:

    You're the man, GV.
     
  5. MahonLawnCare

    MahonLawnCare Senior Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 851

    this year so far has been........slowwwwww
     
  6. plowmanben

    plowmanben Member
    from MI
    Messages: 95

    season has been slow too. Just before we got our first event my transmission went out, then the day of the first storm my water pump went bad. I got it into the shop and it only took them 2 hours to get it back to me so it didn't turn out too bad.
     
  7. Rc2505

    Rc2505 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,245

    Slow season????? Man I have been so busy spreading a whole 8 bags of salt so far. I think I might have earned a vacation already. I have come to find out there is only so many times you can go through equipment before it gets old fast. Every time they call for something here it goes right around us.