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looked like I hit the jugular...........

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by rmartin, Dec 4, 2005.

  1. rmartin

    rmartin Member
    from mass
    Messages: 68

    Was out this afternoon doing my lots when I went to raise the plow. Hit the button, and out it came. Popped a hydraulic line. The stuff shot out like I sliced the jugular. Of course, I was meaning to get around to changing all the lines just as a little P.M. but I didnt. I wont make that mistake again. :realmad:
  2. SnoFarmer

    SnoFarmer PlowSite Fanatic
    from N,E. MN
    Messages: 9,883

    It sure can make a mess out of things:nod:
  3. derekbroerse

    derekbroerse 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,377

    Congratulations on rust-proofing the back of your plow!!! :jester:
  4. paponte

    paponte Senior Member
    Messages: 717

    LMAO!! Guess we've all been there a couple of times. At least all the streets get plowed on the way back to the shop. :cool:
  5. grotecguy

    grotecguy Senior Member
    Messages: 148

    I always carry a come along just for that reason.

    Been down that road once also,
    Mark K
  6. MickiRig1

    MickiRig1 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,617

    I popped a tran's cooling line one time on a c-6 (12 Qt's) Ford.
    I got out front and looked at it.
    It looked like I hit A HUGE DEER,dripping blood red fluid from the grill and plow mount!
    It sprayed the windshield too,red and steaming,WHAT THE HELL?
  7. Stan

    Stan Senior Member
    Messages: 579

    No spare parts in a vehicle suck. Learned my lesson a few years back.
  8. Eyesell

    Eyesell 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,107

    BOSS has a tool kit with spare parts, it's about 150.00 from them and you get a free BOSS hat, big deal.

    I took the list of things ( less the hat ) and made one up for myself for 85.00, like the American Express, won't leave home without it.