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03.03.2008 pics

Discussion in 'Storm Pictures' started by RdTeK, Mar 4, 2008.

  1. RdTeK

    RdTeK Member
    Messages: 71

    Here's a few pics and vids from a storm that moved over us on the weekend...the blower is 72" wide an 39" high, so she takes a pretty good swath of snow...there hasn't been a week since Dec 1'st where I haven't been out at least 2-3 times....the tractor was new with 2.5 hours on it....now it's showing 230 hours....would've been a good season to have the customers on the per snow trip instead of the contract rate.....can't have it all right.....:drinkup:






  2. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    What's the temp. up there now? Looks cold.
  3. RdTeK

    RdTeK Member
    Messages: 71

    Been not bad lately...yesterday was -3C/26F, today was +6C/42F. The blower is 86" wide, not the 72" I first started above.
  4. nicksplowing

    nicksplowing PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,226

  5. RdTeK

    RdTeK Member
    Messages: 71

    Not as bad as you'd think...most driveways you're only in reverse for maybe 20-30 seconds for each pass, these long lanes are a bit hard on the neck.
  6. Triple L

    Triple L PlowSite Fanatic
    from Canada
    Messages: 6,078

    wow! what a beast... How many HP is that tractor, aint no stoppin that thing.. Hows that chute work, looks like the snow was coming out a different shoot instead of the big one, does that one move more volume... never seen that before
  7. RdTeK

    RdTeK Member
    Messages: 71

    Hi Triple.....the tractor has around 100 Hp...it can sure handle snow. The blower has a sidechute where the whole drum will rotate with a hydraulic motor to either discharge left or right or straight up....using the sidechute doesn't use near the hp that it does to push the snow up the main chute.....it's great in heavy snow like this.
  8. mike psd

    mike psd PlowSite.com Addict
    from pa
    Messages: 1,028

    now thats how get work done :D how noisy are those blowers ?
  9. RdTeK

    RdTeK Member
    Messages: 71

    The chain going around the cogs makes the most noise, I've recently tried chainsaw oil since it's super sticky and stays on the chain longer.
  10. J&R Landscaping

    J&R Landscaping PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,202

    Nice pictures!
  11. Humvee27

    Humvee27 Senior Member
    Messages: 361

    nice pics...you even have the right tractor!
  12. deere615

    deere615 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,919

    Awesome Tractor
  13. bribrius

    bribrius PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,609

    nice setup. :)