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who plows cabelas

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by snowplowpro, Dec 24, 2012.

  1. snowplowpro

    snowplowpro Senior Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 900

    Was wondering who is the plowing company for cabelas
    I live to far from cabelas but that is my favorite store and would be my dream to plow it.
  2. Spool it up

    Spool it up Senior Member
    Messages: 912

    i never plowed a cabela's, BUT, i did sleep at a Holiday Inn last night
  3. snowplowpro

    snowplowpro Senior Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 900

    Lol that's cool plowing hotel's you see all the people who come in and out
  4. got-h2o

    got-h2o 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,439

    I plowed them as a sub one year. Meaning the guy that had it subbed me/my company to do it. They use a local contractor here. I bailed him out after the first couple snows b/c he couldn't handle it and took it over from then on. It was a seasonal for him but I billed him per push/hour. We probably had 25 events total. Was a nice gig. Too bad he was a greedy idiot and lost it. It was one of my favorite lots to date.

    I did ours with trucks at the time b/c that's all I had available so late in the season, but I'd have a loader on it if it were my own account. It was about a 16hr lot with trucks (4 times 4), seasonal roughly $50k, but I'm sure they're not all the same size.
  5. snowplowpro

    snowplowpro Senior Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 900

    So with as many cabelas stores there not taking by the nationals thank god so the locals can finally make money.
  6. got-h2o

    got-h2o 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,439

    ................................for now
  7. purpleranger519

    purpleranger519 Senior Member
    from Kansas
    Messages: 536

    I worked for Cabela's for awhile. Most of the stores start out with their own maintenance dept. doing it. Our store would handle it up to 5" anything over 5" they had a contractor hired to do. Our maintenance dept had 2 Dodges with Meyers plows and 3 or 4 Gators with plows. They had no idea what they were doing though!
  8. snowplowpro

    snowplowpro Senior Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 900

    I guess cabelas isn't like Walmart or target were they got to find the cheapest way out.
  9. 2006Sierra1500

    2006Sierra1500 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,758

    Thats why I think higher of Cabelas than say...Walmart or Target or any other huge chain.
  10. Billy was when matts had it.
  11. Snow Picasso

    Snow Picasso Senior Member
    Messages: 247

  12. Raymond S.

    Raymond S. Senior Member
    Messages: 513

    Surely you have more aspiring dreams than plowing Cabelas. How 'bout winning the lottery one day and never having to plow your own drive, then letting the poor shmucks that plow Cabelas come do it?...:drinkup:
  13. BPS#1

    BPS#1 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,395

    You got that right, some people never sleep. Coming and going all night long.
    Packing in groceries at 2 and 3 AM, young teen girls prancing around the complex at all hours.
    You know they can't be up to any good.

    Idiots walking around that look sketchy enough to make you lock the doors and touch the side arm to make sure its still in reach.
    The same idiots that nearly got plowed into a snow pile........
    What are these clowns doing at 2 to 3 AM when its below 0 out wandering around???????

    I probably don't want to know, lol.
  14. Polarismalibu

    Polarismalibu PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,684