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Dec 9, 8-9" storm pictures:

Discussion in 'Storm Pictures' started by fiveoboy01, Dec 10, 2008.

  1. fiveoboy01

    fiveoboy01 Senior Member
    Messages: 101

    More of the same, I like posting pictures:)

    I started at 3am monday night and finished at about 10pm tuesday. My rear was starting to get sore!

    Waiting for the accumulation. Snowflakes are big! Misc equipment is gassed up and ready:

    Last edited: Dec 10, 2008
  2. fiveoboy01

    fiveoboy01 Senior Member
    Messages: 101

    Plowing the condo drive, it's a long one. About 1/8 mile or so.


    Finishing up one of many residentials, this was just after we got some daylight:
  3. ColliganLands

    ColliganLands PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,854

    lookin good
    good luck this winter
  4. tls22

    tls22 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,264

    Great pics...thankyou!
  5. fiveoboy01

    fiveoboy01 Senior Member
    Messages: 101

    Skids working:

  6. fiveoboy01

    fiveoboy01 Senior Member
    Messages: 101

    Loading up to head for the next one:

  7. ultimate plow

    ultimate plow PlowSite.com Addict
    from N. IL
    Messages: 1,770

    nice skids. Do you have any blades for them?
  8. fiveoboy01

    fiveoboy01 Senior Member
    Messages: 101

    Blowing snow:


    Some residential streets were nearly im-passable without 4WD. I helped a mailman get un-stuck, twice...


    Coming to an end for this one, that's a big scoop!


    And one last one... My brother jackknifed the trailer with the bobcat on it. He has admitted he will no longer call the '08 a "show truck" again, hahaha. It dented the bumper, smashed the break-away battery box on the trailer.

  9. tls22

    tls22 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,264

    More great pics! Nice work! Utimate you have any pics from last night?
  10. fiveoboy01

    fiveoboy01 Senior Member
    Messages: 101

    Nope, no blades. I'd like to try one next season though. I think it would be awesome for confined areas and there has to be an advantage to being able to clearly see both sides of the blade:)
  11. highlander316

    highlander316 Senior Member
    Messages: 583

    looks good! Do you mow for the condo's to?
  12. Bruce'sEx

    Bruce'sEx Senior Member
    Messages: 873

    Looks like you had fun

    So many people seem to drive skids on to trailers now instead of backing them on.
  13. ALC-GregH

    ALC-GregH PlowSite.com Addict
    from pa
    Messages: 1,143

    Is there a difference to which direction it's facing? I know my buddies 543 Bobcat would be risky pulling it on without any ballast in the bucket. Backing on is the only way we can load it on the trailer.
  14. cet

    cet PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,257

    I only back on the trailer. The bucket could have been lower. What ever works, you look well organized.

    Where do you find time to take pics while plowing. LOL

    I just want to get done.

    Great Pics!
  15. jimaug87

    jimaug87 Senior Member
    Messages: 179

    great storm coverage. how many is 'many' resi's?
  16. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Nice action shots.

    PS,Chris you love plowing every night you can't fool us!:D
  17. Supper Grassy

    Supper Grassy Senior Member
    Messages: 948

    Nice Pics.
    so you guys trailer the bobcat from house to house? does the truck with the bobcat also have a plow?
  18. snow freak

    snow freak Junior Member
    Messages: 11

    nice pics of the bobcats !! keep up the good action shots
  19. fiveoboy01

    fiveoboy01 Senior Member
    Messages: 101

    Re backing vs. pulling on forward, I always get the willies when pulling on forwards. I prefer to back on, my brother likes to drive on forwards. I agree he has the bucket too high there.... Also if you have an open cab, you'd definitely want to back on in this weather but there is a front door there.

    Normally we don't haul either skid. The deere sits at one condo complex all winter and the bobcat sits at our shop(well our garage haha). We have a medium size condo complex 2 blocks from the garage(and a couple residentials on the way)so we drive it there.Due to the amount of snow we trailered it to one subdivision because no, the '08 does not have a plow on it. He was driving by and decided to stop so the condos could be banged out faster.

    We have 35+ residentials.

    Normally we don't take pics but I think it's sorta neat and besides I can use the pics in the future for advertising purposes.
  20. J&R Landscaping

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

    Nice pictures! Look like lots of fun!