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Has anyone tried this before

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by rjigto4oje, Dec 28, 2013.

  1. rjigto4oje

    rjigto4oje PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,380

  2. rjigto4oje

    rjigto4oje PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,380

    I have long runs L shaped that have to be pushed into a tiny opening , It's a funky lot and maybe a funkeyer way of doing it, it works for me though anyone ever tried this
  3. Antlerart06

    Antlerart06 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,437

    I wouldn't do it I seen guys dent each other trucks up trying it or rip mirrors off

    I have done it with a tractor and truck before

    But haven't done it since I bought a V plow
  4. ServiceOnSite

    ServiceOnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 950

    Go get a v plow or put some Boss wings or your plow. The cost of 2 dented trucks is not worth it. And look how slow you have to go to get this done. Time is money.
  5. rjigto4oje

    rjigto4oje PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,380

    There is a set of wings on it, there's a good 2 plus feet On it which makes an awesome 15 foot v. I agree that I looks weird, but it pushes you away from the pile. We just have to take it a little slower and pay attention but imo it works great, no dents as of the last few years
  6. jrs.landscaping

    jrs.landscaping Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 722

    We've done it with loader and a skid, I wouldn't try it with a truck........
  7. oldmankent

    oldmankent PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,322

    I remember a member posting pics of that once. He was doing a self storage place. The amount of snow two trucks can carry is impressive, but risky.
  8. SnowGuy73

    SnowGuy73 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 24,870

    Get a blizzard and you don't need to
  9. lawnboy2121

    lawnboy2121 Senior Member
    Messages: 470

    We do that with our big trucks . We put 2 10' plows together and we have an 18 ft v plow
  10. SnowGuy73

    SnowGuy73 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 24,870

    That'd be something to see!
  11. zlssefi

    zlssefi Senior Member
    Messages: 136

    We do that all the time with two straight blades to cleanup crumbs. As long as no one makes any sudden moves it works great.
  12. lawnboy2121

    lawnboy2121 Senior Member
    Messages: 470

    It's amazing how much snow two big dump trucks loaded can push together makes for quick clean up of windrows
  13. Buswell Forest

    Buswell Forest PlowSite.com Addict
    from NH
    Messages: 1,668

    As long as the truck on the left drives dead straight and a steady speed.......and the truck on the right does the corrections in course and speed to keep the v going, looks like it would work great.

    Right side truck has the view of the meeting point...

    Bet if both blades had a 2' extension on the outside, none in the middle, then both blades were left straight....the resulting 20' box would move way more snow and a lot easier / faster.
  14. Rc2505

    Rc2505 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,245

    I used to do it all the time before I spent the money and bought V plows. Now with the loaders, I don't ever have more than 1 truck on a lot at a time. It was part of the growing of my business. Knock on wood, I never had so much as a dent in any truck, or any ripped off mirrors.
  15. rjigto4oje

    rjigto4oje PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,380

    I forgot to mention the truck on the left is my wife driving it. We have been doing this for 2 years , I give the directions and its works well or at least I think it does
  16. Dogplow Dodge

    Dogplow Dodge PlowSite Veteran
    from NJ
    Messages: 3,699

    Pretty neat idea to be able to clean up a much larger area than normal, although it would take the fun out of it for me, as I'd be stressed out that my wife was going to jamb her plow into my truck....;)
  17. Antlerart06

    Antlerart06 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,437

    Your pro wings and Boss wings are 2 different animals

    If I have carry snow long ways to a spot I never windrow I run my V plows in scoop 98% of time its faster

    When you windrow you are rolling the same snow over and over
    scooping you are scooping new snow every pass.

    But if works for you that's kool
  18. rjigto4oje

    rjigto4oje PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,380

    No I sorry im posting on my phone, its a large church its set up like a storage facility it all gets rolled to the center meaning one starts on the left one starts on the right once in the center then we push it to were it needs to go
  19. rjigto4oje

    rjigto4oje PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,380

    She did manage to snap the shock by the springs I told her it would be taken out of her pay then she threatened me with no food or sex I said fine u win I told her it only cost ten bucks to fix then she said oh that's no to bad I'll eat the other 90 but she'll still get the raw end of the deal wink wink
    Last edited: Dec 28, 2013
  20. snocrete

    snocrete Banned
    Messages: 2,862

    I remember that;)

    Not something I would recommend, but have done it just to see. It seems "a little" easier/safer, if the truck w/driver side towards the center of the V, is the trailing plow. In the end if I "need" to do that to complete a job efficiently, then I'm not using the right equip...jmo....still pretty cool to watch being done though.