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24" storm 12-30-12

Discussion in 'Storm Pictures' started by MSS Mow, Jan 1, 2013.

  1. MSS Mow

    MSS Mow Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 983

    A few pics from Sunday's storm that dumped 24" of fresh powder. We also got 9" of wet snow on Friday. It's been a very busy few days!! :)payupwesport

    First picture is of the Boss 9'2" stacking snow.
    2nd picture is of a driveway that I plow that neighbor made a complete mess of by plowing their snow across the road into this driveway.
    3rd pic is of another driveway I plow.
    4th pic, another driveway I plow.
    5th pic, my brother stuck with the Ford F350, which required a wrecker. Other than this, we were unscathed.





    Skip - Ackley Road1.jpg
  2. GMCHD plower

    GMCHD plower PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,831

    You and your brother have a thing for getting stuck eh? Lol just joking around Dean.
  3. BC Handyman

    BC Handyman PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,943

    I hope your customer knows you didnt leave it like that. I'd be pissed with neighbor, & having a chat with them.
  4. MSS Mow

    MSS Mow Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 983

    LOL. It seems that way sometimes. We do plow some pretty crappy places that a person tends to get stuck in more often. Plus we don't mind laughing at ourselves after the fact. I'm betting everyone here gets stuck too. If you say you don't, you're either lying or you haven't plowed very much.

    Oh yes she knows. She actually sent me a facebook message saying it happened, again. My customer is an older lady and doesn't want to upset the neighbor by saying something but I think she's getting fed up with it because she called the cops on him this time. :gunsfiring:
  5. MSS Mow

    MSS Mow Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 983

    A few pics after the storm.





  6. GMCHD plower

    GMCHD plower PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,831

    Both rigs look sweet! And no, by no means am I saying I havent been stuck, I just dont take pictures lol, can't have any evidence!
  7. MSS Mow

    MSS Mow Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 983


    Getting stuck doesn't really bother me, other than spending the time to get out. A picture never hurts to remind us of our screw ups. lol

    Here's a couple more for ya. This is of a friend who is stuck.


    Last edited: Jan 1, 2013
  8. xgiovannix12

    xgiovannix12 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,433

    Every 1 gets stuck sooner or later.

    Cough I never get stuck Cough... yea ok Ill admit I got stuck a few times :rolleyes:
  9. Camden

    Camden PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,604

    So your customer's driveway is under the snow trails that the guy left behind? How could anyone think that's okay??

    Had you already plowed the driveway or were you just showing up to do it?
  10. MSS Mow

    MSS Mow Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 983

    Yes there is a driveway under there, somewhere. It's paved too. I have no idea why someone would think it's ok.

    I had not plowed it yet. It's near the end of my route, as she's an older retired woman that doesn't not have to be out early. I may move it to the front end for the next storm to see what the neighbor does if I've already plowed it. The biggest problem, aside from leaving the mess on the driveway, is all the extra snow added to the piles. It is a small yard already so there is not a lot of room to push extra snow.
  11. GMCHD plower

    GMCHD plower PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,831

    The 350 looks like it is a tank with those tires, and some weight.
  12. dfd9

    dfd9 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,475

    I had a guy push some snow across one of my driveways and left trails all over it, not as bad, but similar. I was still plowing the lot so I watched him as I was plowing, waiting for him to clean it up. I went over before he was finished and said "You're going to clean up those trails before you leave, right?"

    He says, "Oh yeah, I was planning on it, I usually end up cleaning up behind you blah, blah, blah.".

    I said "Good, because I have had to clean up behind you several times and we don't leave snow in someone else's driveway so no you haven't cleaned up behind me or my guys."

    Try to catch him sometime. The other alternative is to catch the guy and tell him you will plow every flake of snow from your drive and the road into the entrance to his customer if he can't\won't clean it up. I've done that before with just as good results.
  13. MSS Mow

    MSS Mow Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 983

    It is, as long as we keep it out of the ditch!! :laughing:

    My customer had a chat with him so we'll see how it goes the next storm. If he does it again, I will return all his snow to his yard. I'm done being the nice guy.
  14. unhcp

    unhcp PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,267

    Damn that's alot of snow!
  15. peteo1

    peteo1 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,660

    Add a little extra snow from the road too. If you're going to plow someone in, go all out!
  16. xgiovannix12

    xgiovannix12 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,433

    Make sure he needs a pay loader to get out . :laughing:
  17. ByDesign

    ByDesign Senior Member
    Messages: 373

    Specs on the 350? Lift? Tires? Spacers?
  18. MSS Mow

    MSS Mow Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 983

    Thumbs Up

    Oh he will. :gunsfiring:

    No lift/spacers. Tires are Goodyear Duratracs, studded. Truck is a 2001 Ford F350 XL. No bells/whistles. It does have the 7.3L Diesel with only about 45000 miles. Flat bed dump.
  19. ByDesign

    ByDesign Senior Member
    Messages: 373

    Stock size tires?
  20. Dan85

    Dan85 Senior Member
    Messages: 670

    Nice trucks and nice pics.

    It is absolutely insane how people lose bearing on what is right and wrong when the snow starts flying; how in the world is it ok to push snow across the road, up onto another person's property like that? I would give the guy something in writing, telling him that you'll start billing him at his expense to remove the snow.

    Ideally, it would be best to return all the snow to their site (I'm running around in a backhoe and believe me, Ive wanted to do that before) but you have to remember, you have no idea who you're messing with these days.