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Kid's Snow Plow

Discussion in 'Storm Pictures' started by Too Stroked, Jan 18, 2011.

  1. Too Stroked

    Too Stroked Senior Member
    Messages: 573

    I wasn’t sure where to post this, but I came across these while sorting through some family pictures. After my son took his first ride in a plow truck (a Ford F-350 of course), he asked me if we could put a plow on his truck. Being reasonably handy, I built the plow you see below. Yes, it actually raises and lowers using the manual lever you see on the left side of the truck. There is a working Star strobe light on the roll bar and there’s even a working trip edge on the plow. The biggest problem is a lack of traction. (I drew the line at building a four wheel drive system.) As you can see though, with the right snow and driving technique, he pushed up a pretty good pile!

    The truck gave my son and I some great moments. The best one was when he was using it on a local fishing pier one summer to plow sand from the beach into a pile. He gathered quite the admiring crowd. If anybody near Rochester, NY needs a miniature plow truck, this one sits unused in my basement. The driver in the pictures is now old enough to drive the real thing.


  2. DCC

    DCC Junior Member
    Messages: 3

    That is cool!
  3. toby4492

    toby4492 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,513

  4. 350 STROKER

    350 STROKER Member
    Messages: 55

    my son josh is 4 and loves to plow with me... he would blow a gasket for something like that.. that is awesome.
  5. ken643

    ken643 Senior Member
    Messages: 821

    AWESOME!!, Thats great he is in training
  6. BUFF

    BUFF PlowSite Fanatic
    from FR NoCo
    Messages: 9,092

    Projects with the kids are cherished moments you can't but any dollar value on. As parents we need to take every opportunity to be there for them before they think we're morons.........
  7. S-205

    S-205 Senior Member
    from Ontario
    Messages: 371

    Ahaha, us kids don't think you guys are morons!
  8. BUFF

    BUFF PlowSite Fanatic
    from FR NoCo
    Messages: 9,092

    Well I'd have to say your one of the few like my two.
  9. pitrack

    pitrack Senior Member
    Messages: 268

    Very cool! Nice story
  10. J&R Landscaping

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

    Wish I had something like that when I was growing up!!
  11. 350 STROKER

    350 STROKER Member
    Messages: 55

    you know it.. when we are plowing our driveway he gets to lower it, check that demands to lower it before i strap him in.. lol
  12. Jumanji

    Jumanji Junior Member
    Messages: 19

    That's really cool. My brother and I are both gearheads would have loved to having something like that.
  13. MassHighway23

    MassHighway23 Senior Member
    Messages: 311

    i wish i had something like that when i was younger!
  14. Too Stroked

    Too Stroked Senior Member
    Messages: 573

    Yea, when I was growing up, my father built me, um, a shovel. wesport
  15. KMBertog

    KMBertog PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,129

    really awesome! i would have had so much fun with that if i had one when i was young!
  16. BMAN1

    BMAN1 Member
    Messages: 93

    Im here, my son is three. Lets talk.
  17. Too Stroked

    Too Stroked Senior Member
    Messages: 573

    Shoot me a PM.
  18. Pushin 2 Please

    Pushin 2 Please PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,582

    Right? Love it!
  19. BMAN1

    BMAN1 Member
    Messages: 93

    You got it. He loves my truck so I know he will be into it.
  20. Leisure Time LC

    Leisure Time LC Senior Member
    Messages: 723

    That is awesome