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Im going to bite the bullet and buy it already

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by MnM, Jan 14, 2008.

  1. MnM

    MnM Senior Member
    Messages: 289

    well i think i am going to bite the bullet and buy a snowman rear plow SC7 with the 45 degree wings. Brand new to my doorstep $3464. I plan on helping a bobcat with a 8 ft push/pull protech to do 130 driveways. Assuming the pull plow and cat were pulling the drives out and another cat and plow cleaning up the streets after them, How long do you think 130 drives can be done in. Im just curious and thought I would bounce it off yall. Its going on my ram 2500 w/810.
  2. Wicked500R

    Wicked500R Senior Member
    Messages: 394

    I would really think about that move living in Hazlet...LOL
  3. Pristine PM ltd

    Pristine PM ltd PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,891

    Two year ago we used a ranger with a 720 to pull out 121 townhome (small) drives at a complex and this year we use a sub who has a Blazer with a 7 foot Meyer. Both are about the same timing and having the small truck really helped with these types of driveways. We can pull them in under 3 hours with ease. I think it was even faster, but 3 hours at the max.

    The shovelers can take care of all of the units in about the same time (3 people). The roadways take an hour.

    I don't know about rear blades, but I don't know how they can be that much faster on driveways that you would never back into anyway.

    These driveways were just a bit bigger then one car btw.

    Hope that is somewhat relevant.
  4. NJ Plowman

    NJ Plowman Senior Member
    Messages: 794

    DON'T DO IT... :eek:

    It doesn't snow here in New jersey anymore! :cry:

    Go out to diner with your wife a few times, the money will be better spent! payup
  5. DirtyJerzey

    DirtyJerzey Senior Member
    Messages: 358

    matt i was thinkin about doin the same but it doesnt snow enough here... I think i just got screwed out of 3 accounts so I can send one of my trucks over there to help with driveways if needed
  6. tls22

    tls22 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,264

    Good idea MnM for your area in hazlet, with not many looped drivways! The only reason i would not do it because we have no snow, wait until next year!:waving:
  7. Dstosh

    Dstosh Senior Member
    Messages: 534

  8. MnM

    MnM Senior Member
    Messages: 289

    Im getting it to do ,as said before, 130 driveways in a HOA I do. they are double drives maybe 25 x 25. I want to be able to finish these drives faster than it has taken us in the past. I dont care if it snows or not (ACTUALLY I REALLY DO) I want to be able to service these people better than before, not like i havent been doing a good job, they went through 4 companies before me and this is my 3 year. sorry im rambling just mad cause its raining