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Tip Of The Day re: plowing

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the Community' started by JeffNY, Jan 29, 2007.

  1. JeffNY

    JeffNY Senior Member
    Messages: 484

    When entering a parking lot or driveway, don't drop the blade before the curbing, there could be a tiny lip the plow catches, and you could come to a dead stop and bash your head on the ceiling.

    *ouch*:dizzy:
     
  2. vwovw

    vwovw Senior Member
    Messages: 190

    thanks....thanks....thanks
     
  3. lawnmasters2006

    lawnmasters2006 Senior Member
    Messages: 215

    been there done that...crap jamed my neck for two days....:dizzy:
     
  4. Sydenstricker Landscaping

    Sydenstricker Landscaping PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,882

    Been there, done that, got the t-shirt.:D Almost gave myself whiplash once. Plus not to mention, it aint that good for your rig
     
  5. JeffNY

    JeffNY Senior Member
    Messages: 484

    Luckily I was going less than 5mph, can't imagine if I was going any faster, seatbelt may have helped, but I just can't wear it when im plowing, I do too much turning around and moving around.
     
  6. Clapper&Company

    Clapper&Company PlowSite Veteran
    from NE OHIO
    Messages: 4,413

    been there done that, broke my plow doing that last year.
     
  7. RICHIE K

    RICHIE K Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 35

    Done that a few times :eek: :sleeping: :sleeping:
     
  8. blk90s13

    blk90s13 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,157

    will keep a note of that thanks
     
  9. yzf1000_rider

    yzf1000_rider Senior Member
    Messages: 147

    another tip is look out for those handicap ramps that lead to a sidewalk i found one this last storm and some how it broke 2 trip springs almost put me out for the night but grandscapes came to the rescue and had a couple in stock had me going in less than an hour.