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Trucks will be sitting in midwest for awhile

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by wiseguyslawn, Jan 13, 2010.

  1. wiseguyslawn

    wiseguyslawn Senior Member
    Messages: 116

    At least here in Ohio, High 30's this week with low 40's all next week hope feb. comes in strong.
     
  2. iceyman

    iceyman 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,543

    same in jerze
     
  3. cold_and_tired

    cold_and_tired PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,246

    My trucks have been sitting for almost a month. High 50's to low 60's and even a few spots around the state that are almost hitting 70.

    Thats the Colorado winters for ya.
     
  4. dan67

    dan67 Member
    Messages: 97

    Same here this year, temps in the upper 40's. plows haven't move but once in a month. We had about 4in. early one morning and gone by 2 p.m. Going to be tough to make a living this year.
     
  5. augerandblade

    augerandblade PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,054

    Itymusic will turn the fans on and face em south to drive the cold air down............We got a warming trend coming here too, freezing rain predicted for tonite and tomorrow.:waving:
     
  6. buckwheat_la

    buckwheat_la 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,254

    talking about warming trends, in the praires, over half our snow is gone!!!, i hope it keeps up because if it were to get cold here now, it would be.......................interesting...................disaster!!!
     
  7. bcofdayton

    bcofdayton Member
    Messages: 55

    is this the end of the 2010 plowing season already? kind of scary here in OH
     
  8. bike5200

    bike5200 Senior Member
    from Ky
    Messages: 437

    Snowday has winter coming back in February. Warm weather till then.
     
  9. Rc2505

    Rc2505 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,245

    Last year I didn't have to move the trucks after Jan. I hope that is not the case this year. I have only plowed 3 times so far. Sure would be nice to plow at least 5 or 6 more.
     
  10. The mayor

    The mayor Senior Member
    Messages: 272

    And the boredom sets in.
     
  11. procut

    procut Senior Member
    Messages: 902

    Same in MI, looks like return to "normal" temps, (ie: below freezing) will not return untill the end of the month.
     
  12. MahonLawnCare

    MahonLawnCare Senior Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 851

    I know this will not be a popular statement...But...I welcome this little break...we have been getting hammered since Dec. 21 from the Lake Effect and it's time to restock the salt and fix everything that has broken since the onslaught began three weeks ago....I think we'll be fine late Jan. early Feb. But I have to agree, if it weren't for the Lake Effect it would be a horrible year. You guys in Central and Southern Ohio have to be ticked...I hope it turns around for ya.
     
  13. cold_and_tired

    cold_and_tired PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,246

    Sir, this thread is for those us of that have nothing else to do but complain about the lack of work. Please keep all statements about abundant snow to yourself.

    Thank You
    :drinkup::D
     
  14. dfdsuperduty

    dfdsuperduty Senior Member
    Messages: 597

    just got in another 6tons of salt today have gone threw about 30tons so far and tomorrow starts the repairs hoses, valves, oil changes, lubes etc... I welcome this little break
     
  15. MahonLawnCare

    MahonLawnCare Senior Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 851

    ahhahahah sorry brother....:D
     
  16. sk187

    sk187 Senior Member
    Messages: 327

    We do one very large account and its seasonal so the warm weather is not a problem except for the boredom,

    I guess we miss out on getting paid for salt with the warm weather, but we still make out better with no snow.