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Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by redman6565, Jan 6, 2009.

  1. redman6565

    redman6565 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,411

    So it's been about a month since i've been able to log on because we've been very fortunate around here (60.5" on snow in the past three weeks basically)...so my question is, how is everyone else's seasons going so far?
     
  2. jkiser96

    jkiser96 Senior Member
    Messages: 401

    Around Indy the only things we get to do is salt. I did see aguy this morning pushing slush on the east side,wasted effort, then he was salting. This has not been a good year for plows here.:realmad:
     
  3. xtreem3d

    xtreem3d PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,548

    congrats !!!!! st. louis...no snow yet btw..what is your average snowfall?
    steve
     
  4. naturalgreen

    naturalgreen Senior Member
    Messages: 404

    yep st. louis is sad for the plower
    salting just to have something to do.
    send us some of your 60 inches
    were running out of beer money here.
     
  5. fortydegnorth

    fortydegnorth Senior Member
    Messages: 219

    S.E Ohio, no plowable snow for us yet. We have had some nasty ice and 3 or 4 salts and thats it. I'm ready to drop the blades!
     
  6. gd8boltman

    gd8boltman Senior Member
    Messages: 326

    A near record setting December for us, January has

    started out a little, slow, we will be salting late tonight, we are very thankful.
     
  7. naturalgreen

    naturalgreen Senior Member
    Messages: 404

    mmmmmmm record setting
    that sounds good
    wife needs new shoes
     
  8. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Below here only 50 -60 inches so far.A lot of minor snowfalls .
     
  9. fisher guy

    fisher guy PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,068

    doing pretty decent over here in mass. 18 hrs first storm 10 hrs second storm (same weekend) 10 hrs 3rd strom and i believe 8 last storm. good enough for us to buy a new spreader another storm comming tonight
     
  10. bike5200

    bike5200 Senior Member
    from Ky
    Messages: 437

    No salt, no plowing, hope we get something, need to get rid of at least 2 plates of salt before summer
     
  11. Jay brown

    Jay brown PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,783

    it's been good for the construction biz so far only been bad weather for about 14 days total. in that time we racked up 4" and 3-4 ice events...
     
  12. big acres

    big acres Senior Member
    Messages: 653

    12 pushes over 1.5 inch this year.. 8 as of same time last year -so far so good.
     
  13. Longae29

    Longae29 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,954

    Been going well here. Few hiccups to start the season, but those seem to be worked out, we're at 40'' here so far this season, which is well above average (again). Getting a little worried about salt though.
     
  14. illiniplower

    illiniplower Member
    Messages: 70

    i plow and about 3 salt trips other then that quite ******:realmad:
     
  15. naturalgreen

    naturalgreen Senior Member
    Messages: 404

    just keeps dusting us
     
  16. redman6565

    redman6565 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,411

    avergae snowfall is around 100" so we are well on our way. I've had 18 full plow trips, 10 clean up runs and 28 salt trips as of the 1st and we've been out the past couple of days. it's good, all good :)
     
  17. Mark Witcher

    Mark Witcher Senior Member
    Messages: 604

    76 inches in 19 days. Started with a 23 inch storm on dec 17th. When we were not plowing we had to haul out the piles. Finally got a warm up the last couple of days. Now were are ready to do it all over again.
     
  18. redman6565

    redman6565 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,411

    The big rad machine is up and running!

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  19. redman6565

    redman6565 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,411

    Airport Truck.

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  20. Dan85

    Dan85 Senior Member
    Messages: 670

    That is some awesome equipment!

    How do you like it compared to a traditional loader/backhoe with a box? The airport truck seems pretty bulky for that?

    If I drive from Buffalo to Brockport in a storm can I try it out?? lol

    - Dan