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What age?

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by born2farm, Dec 17, 2008.

  1. born2farm

    born2farm 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,310

    Well just out of my curiostity I was wondering at what age did everyone get there first plow truck?

    I have a truck just no plow. More then likely I will not put a plow on my truck and try to find a strictly work truck for plowing.
    Last edited: Dec 17, 2008
  2. 06HD BOSS

    06HD BOSS 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,611

    i bought my first plow truck at 16. it was a 1986 k20 6.2diesel.
  3. mycirus

    mycirus Senior Member
    from Mass
    Messages: 589

    Lets see, I got mine a week ago when I was 31, but I am 32 now. I have been using my brothers truck helping him with his accounts for 3 years now. Its nice, learn on his, and buy my own and make money myself. With his most of the money went to him unless I got a pick up driving by.

  4. famouslee99gt

    famouslee99gt Member
    Messages: 65

    I was 19 when I bought my first truck ('99 Chevy Silverado Z71) and six months later when I was 20, I bought my first snow plow (Meyer ST 7.5'). Almost three years later now, I still have the same truck but about two month's ago I upgraded to a brand new Boss SuperDuty 7.5', in which today was the first snow I got to use it in.
  5. Snowguy01

    Snowguy01 Senior Member
    from Erie
    Messages: 141

    16 1988 ford f 250 with 8 ft pathfinder plow now i am on my 15th truck plowing is good
  6. Brando55

    Brando55 Member
    Messages: 54

    I bought my first one this year and im 18. Its a 1996 chev 1500 with 7 1/2 Arctic poly. Cant wait to put it to use.
  7. ColliganLands

    ColliganLands PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,854

    got mine in august and im 18
    2005 f-350 lariat 6.0 deisel 8ft fisher MM2 HD
    havent used it yet but firday's looking good
  8. Sydenstricker Landscaping

    Sydenstricker Landscaping PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,882

    I was 14 when I got my first plow truck. 1984 Chevy K20 350/TH400 with an 8 foot Meyer plow. The truck needed a resto, so I spent the next 9 months doing that. Got my temps at 15 and a half, then license at 16. I am on plow truck#4 now, lol
  9. fordmstng66

    fordmstng66 Senior Member
    Messages: 527

    i was 25 when i bought my first plow for my S10 blazer. I am now 36, and am on my fourth plow truck.
  10. Smith2287

    Smith2287 Member
    Messages: 67

    I was 19 I bought a new 06 ram and put a 8' western pro plow on it. Now I am 21 and still using the same truck but going to upgrade to a diesel soon. I have been around snowplowing since I could walk though and always rode along with my father till I could drive myself.
  11. mmtwin

    mmtwin Member
    Messages: 87

    Got my first truck when I was 20 in 92. Still part of my trucks . 1980 GMC/CHEVY. 3500
  12. theplowmeister

    theplowmeister 2000 Club Member
    from MA
    Messages: 2,515

    33 years old (you'd think that was old enough to know better)
  13. MnDLawn

    MnDLawn Senior Member
    Messages: 213

  14. snow2010

    snow2010 Junior Member
    Messages: 1

    got my truck this spring when i turned 16. 04 chevey 2500hd 6.0L came with a meyer plow and snow-ex salt spreader iv put alot of salt down so far but i cant wait to drop the blade an start pushing!
  15. OhioPlower

    OhioPlower Senior Member
    Messages: 440

    I bought my first plow truck when I was 16. Its a 04 GMC duramax. Im 21 now.
  16. Hunter9

    Hunter9 Member
    Messages: 64

    I was 19, it was an old beat up 79 F150 short box w/ a 7' Western. Truck was quite the POS, but it all worked. Over the next 8 years I plowed snow as a way to supplement my income. I replaced almost every part on that truck over the years (motor, trans, body, etc), including the plow (twice), once to a MM E60 and then to a Sno-way.
    I am on truck # 5, but man I miss that that old truck, it could really push some snow.
  17. N&CLandscaping

    N&CLandscaping Senior Member
    from Medford
    Messages: 105

    16 got my first Pickup 2000 Dodge Ram 1500 2 wheel drive, at 17 updated to a 2004 F150 4X4 Crew cab, and now at 18 I have a 2006 F250 FX4 ext. cab with a 9 foot minutemount one!
  18. KGRlandscapeing

    KGRlandscapeing 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,660

    tom were pretty close But i brough my first 91 ranger home at 13 right befor i turnd 14. Threw about 1500in parts and a grand in the plow. drove that till i turnd 16 bought my brand new 05 ranger had a plow on that for 2 seasons when my dad traded it. and i got this 04 f150. so i am only on my 3rd thou i am looking for my 4th right now
  19. MnDLawn

    MnDLawn Senior Member
    Messages: 213

    Wow, that's some truck for a 16 year old. My very first plow truck was an old jeep willys. :eek:
  20. MAR4CARS

    MAR4CARS Senior Member
    Messages: 246

    13 As we own an auto shop and i got to play in the yard im now 35