Ice plowing

Discussion in 'Storm Pictures' started by Kris_Kris, Feb 2, 2011.

  1. Kris_Kris

    Kris_Kris Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 39

    There was only about 3" on the ground but it was all ice. We could only use the truck once the excavator busted the ice up. This was slow but our parking lot is clear now. The excavator could only push about 1/2 of a blade worth or it would just sit there and spin the tracks.


  2. 4x4Farmer

    4x4Farmer Addict
    Messages: 1,019

    that would be awfully slow snow removal operation with the excavator, lol, but whatever works.
  3. Omran

    Omran Senior Member
    from KY
    Messages: 265

    well as long as you get paid, it does not matter how you do it.
  4. OP

    Kris_Kris Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 39

    Well, we only plow our parking lot at work and I do a few drive ways. We could have taken all day if we had to. But I will say, It was faster than the truck. The truck could not move the stuff at all.
  5. mtstclair

    mtstclair Member
    from indiana
    Messages: 54

    Its the biggest mess ive ever seen the plows even my rear plow does nothing like shooting bb's at a tank I only got up a few place that were pre salted surprised more people have commented from indiana about the ice
  6. lawnkid

    lawnkid Senior Member
    Messages: 233

    We got an inch of sleet that turned into ice Tuesday night into Wednesday. Worst stuff I ever plowed. Truck took a real beating. Then turned back to snow for a few hours and back to rain shortly after glazing over the snow.