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For real - My $180.00 Meyer system

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by LesleinLawn, Dec 10, 2005.

  1. LesleinLawn

    LesleinLawn Member
    from NE Ohio
    Messages: 98

    For this setup I only have $235.00 out of pocket for this setup. Hell yesterday morning I made $210.00.

    1) Guy gave me loop mount and clevis for mowin money he did not have (owed $240.00) =$0.00
    2) Needed brackets for given clevis, so bought whole mount kit brackets and all used $250.00 = $250.00
    3) Sold given clevis for $200.00 on E-Bay = $50.00
    4) Needed help to get clevis mounted on truck (http://lawnsite.com/showthread.php?t=125568) for $30.00 = $80.00
    5) Special bolts $40.00 = $120.00
    6) "A" solenoid $70.00 = $190.00
    7) Hinge pins $35.00 = $225.00
    8) Misc. hardware $10.00 = $235.00
    9) Traded 1993 Dodge D150 (value probably $700.00) for whole setup, E47 pump, lights, wiring harness, A frame, blade (have other blade setup up for $250.00, 8' poly) pump mount, truck mount (these last 2 items are older style) Will be selling mounts and this blade on E-bay. = TOTAL OUT OF POCKET $235.00

    Not to bad huh?

    Actually for that whole rig, my total out of pocket is approx $300.00 after tax, title, and plates.

    This is why http://lawnsite.com/showthread.php?t=118420





    Last edited: Dec 10, 2005
  2. dirt digger

    dirt digger Senior Member
    Messages: 619

    not bad, just add $15.00 for a quart of safety yellow paint and a paint brush and it will look like its never been used
  3. mike33087

    mike33087 Senior Member
    Messages: 555


    get yourself a new cutting edge and that thing will be awsome
  4. danno

    danno Senior Member
    Messages: 401

    How I got my 99 7 1/2 MM 1 last year was:

    1) looked in paper.
    2) Saw ad, selling plow 900.00 OBO.
    3) Owner moving to FLA, offered 300.00.payup
    3) Took 325.00 with mounts.
    Transaction completed.
  5. Lux Lawn

    Lux Lawn PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,137

    Slap some paint on it and it will really clean it up.
    One of the first plows I had was rebuilt in the off season.
    Good Luck.
  6. LesleinLawn

    LesleinLawn Member
    from NE Ohio
    Messages: 98

    yes workin out pretty good so far. Will get that paint job, just got all parts last tuesday. Mounted and operating by Saturday, never done anything with a plow prior to this. After this season, complete rebuild.
  7. meyer22288

    meyer22288 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,003

    looks good you need a bigger blade tho
  8. LesleinLawn

    LesleinLawn Member
    from NE Ohio
    Messages: 98

    yes I do, I have a *' poly on hold for me. But yes I do need to be bigger.