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05 gmc 3500 stuck!

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by MSS Mow, Jan 10, 2010.

  1. MSS Mow

    MSS Mow Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 983

    My brother kinda missed where the driveway turned left. With nearly 2 feet of fresh snow on the ground, he couldn't see the driveway at all. lol




  2. 2COR517

    2COR517 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,115

    Don't you know if you had a Fisher XV with it's double acting angle rams you could have pushed yourself out hahahahaha

    That's a pretty good stuck. Did you have to get a wrecker?
  3. GMCHD plower

    GMCHD plower PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,831

    I beginning to think you and your brother have a thing with driving into ditches. Haha jk dude. Didnt something like this happen to you last year?
    Last edited: Jan 10, 2010
  4. EGLC

    EGLC PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,733

    this is why you spend a few bucks and mark out your driveways.
  5. sno commander

    sno commander PlowSite.com Addict
    from ct
    Messages: 1,063

    good thing you didn't have a full load of sand :gunsfiring:
  6. sweetk30

    sweetk30 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,588

    x2 and the cust will be happy as no lawn repair to do in the spring. :dizzy:
  7. cmo18

    cmo18 Senior Member
    Messages: 815

    ouch thats bad, how did you get out?
  8. WIPensFan

    WIPensFan PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,594

    Tell your brother to get his lazy @ss out of the truck and find the drive with a shovel, before making the bonzai run into Dumb@ssville!!:drinkup:
  9. nymustang50

    nymustang50 Senior Member
    Messages: 133

    Haha. Good thing not a full load of sand.... How did you get out?
  10. the new boss 92

    the new boss 92 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,989

    if you were loaded with salt that ttruck would be on the side!
  11. MSS Mow

    MSS Mow Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 983

    :realmad: Yes, I was in a similar situation last winter in a different driveway. I tried to pull him out with my 08 GMC 2500 and it wouldn't do it. Ended up having a friend pull it out with a ton GMC that had a 2 yard sander loaded.
  12. SuperdutyShane

    SuperdutyShane PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,517

    Nice truck. :p
  13. MSS Mow

    MSS Mow Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 983

    Well, hindsight is always 20/20. I've never marked this driveway before, and never had any trouble. Problem was that we had 2 feet of snow in about 8 hours and with the wind blowing, it filled over the driveway so there was no deliniation as to where it was. Another words, a 40cent stake would have solved the problem. :cry:

    It was about half full. I think you're right though, it would have gone over otherwise.

    I told the customer I would come back and fix anything in the spring. He said not to worry about it, and he was upset that he didn't hear us out there to be able to come out and help.

    I think we've all been to Dumb@ssville before. As said above, a simple stake would have prevented the problem in the first place.
  14. 2COR517

    2COR517 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,115

    I highly doubt that would have rolled. With storms like this past one I just punch out holes so people can get in and out. No feeling around for edges, pushing stuff way back, anything like that. Keep the risk as low as possible.
  15. G&T LAWN

    G&T LAWN Senior Member
    Messages: 149

    oops, well you cant fire your brother
  16. twgranger

    twgranger Senior Member
    from .
    Messages: 171

    sure u can
  17. the new boss 92

    the new boss 92 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,989

    why not? its the name of owning a buisness!
  18. cubanb343

    cubanb343 Senior Member
    from ERIE
    Messages: 637

    You know, if that had been a Ford, your brother would not have gotten stuck... :dizzy:
  19. DugHD

    DugHD Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 420

    I feel for ya . That bites when that happens. Good luck
  20. thesnowman269

    thesnowman269 Senior Member
    Messages: 965

    I hope this never happens to me. That just sucks