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What electronic gear do you have in your truck?

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by jlouki01, Dec 3, 2007.

  1. jlouki01

    jlouki01 Senior Member
    Messages: 198

    What electonic gear do you keep in the truck?

    CB?
    Cell phone ( obviously )

    How do you stay in tune to storm conditions etc.. road temps?
     
  2. Wicked500R

    Wicked500R Senior Member
    Messages: 394

    My cell phone is my best friend! I love My-Cast weather...The radar is good and that means the most to me. I am constantly checking the radar. I need to get a Bluetooth so I can talk to my guys and still operate my truck...Other than that... A kickbutt audio system...without a good quality audio system... I am useless in the snow!
     
  3. murphyslaw

    murphyslaw Senior Member
    Messages: 443

    I have a ton of gear in my rigs.

    radio gear

    CB radios
    VHF/UHF/20m/10m amateur radios
    VHF/UHF commercial radios
    800Mhz city radio

    other comms, laptop w/mobile internet can monitor DOT road condition maps and NOAA weather as well as stream music from my favorite radio station that is out of state. have all the IM programs and such.
    ]1500watt inverter that is mounted behind a panel behind the seat and hard wired to an outlet in the counsel as well as a power strip in the back. also carry a few 500watt work lights(come in handy when coming upon an accident in the dark.

    Pager that I carry with me at all times(city)
    blackberry
    flashlights yada yada yada
     
    Last edited: Dec 3, 2007
  4. nickv13412

    nickv13412 Senior Member
    Messages: 621

    ummm, cd player, ipod, cell phone(pda combo), soon to have a cb radio
     
  5. deere615

    deere615 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,919

    Man murphyslaw you have alot! I got radio/cd player, cb radio, my cell phone and flashlight. Hopefully a gps soon!
     
  6. theplowmeister

    theplowmeister 2000 Club Member
    from MA
    Messages: 2,551

    GPS, Laptop, Cell phone, Bluetooth, GPS, CD player, CB, Partridge in a pear tree:)
     
  7. packey

    packey Member
    Messages: 97

    I win my cell phone and a flashlight:)
     
  8. ServiceOnSite

    ServiceOnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 935

    two cell phones, i lost my flashlight so i have a go light mounted on top of my back rack, xm radio, and hopefully a gps coming for christmas.
     
  9. fordzilla1155

    fordzilla1155 Senior Member
    Messages: 127

    Laser sights :gunsfiring:
     
  10. yamaguy

    yamaguy Senior Member
    Messages: 556

    Cell phone, I pod (3000 + songs, movies, TV shows), GPS, CB, Led MagLight.
     
  11. Mark13

    Mark13 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,737

    Cell phone, cb radio, few flashlights, Ipod with about 2000 songs, sub/amp, I think thats all.
     
  12. IMAGE

    IMAGE Sponsor
    Messages: 1,741

    GPS (its a god send), Cell, Lights, 1500w inverter, 18v dewalt w/charger, 18v snap-on impact w/charger, 12v corded light, flashlight, laptop (getting that verizon wireless broadband tomarrow, that way I can send my invoices before I even leave thier driveway.)
     
  13. DUMZ

    DUMZ Senior Member
    Messages: 153

    Cell phone with radar, flash light, cd player amp and subs
     
  14. NJ Plowman

    NJ Plowman Senior Member
    Messages: 799

    Hey Murph,

    Where do you park those trucks at night? :p
     
  15. Lynden-Jeff

    Lynden-Jeff PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,433

    Well for me its an Ipod, Bullydog PMT, GPS with FM traffic reports and a cell w/weather warnings sent direct. How do you guys do the radar thing?

    Cheers
     
  16. murphyslaw

    murphyslaw Senior Member
    Messages: 443

    In my garage. and it has an alarm as well as the garage. the one night I got left on the street I ended up shoving the bad end of my AR-15 in a kids mouth.
     
  17. murphyslaw

    murphyslaw Senior Member
    Messages: 443

    WOW, did I kill this thread?
     
  18. NJ Plowman

    NJ Plowman Senior Member
    Messages: 799

    I think we are all scared to post anything else! :eek:
     
  19. Donny O.

    Donny O. Senior Member
    Messages: 410

    i'm with you....I have my cell phone, and usualy turn the radio(factory am/fm/cass) off or at least way down so I can hear whats going on with the truck and plow. I do have a GPS but it is usualy in my car not the truck.
     
  20. CARDOCTOR

    CARDOCTOR PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,310

    nextel,gps backup camera

    JR