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My first plow truck

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the Community' started by PlowingPreacher, Jan 6, 2014.

  1. PlowingPreacher

    PlowingPreacher Member
    Messages: 31

    I just bought my first plow truck. It is a 94 Ford F250 with a 8.5' Western Unimount plow. While this is my first truck, I am not new to plowing. I have been clearing my Dad's properties for years mostly with a small tractor with a loader or a skid steer. Although I have plowed with a truck several times as well. I found this site earlier this year and have enjoyed it greatly. I have learned much from all the pros on this site, and I look forward to learning much more.
    For now I am easing into plowing for myself while helping out my Dad and some other family. I am sure I will have many questions for you all in the future, but for now I just wanted to introduce myself.
    Will try to post pics of truck!:nod:
  2. Dogplow Dodge

    Dogplow Dodge PlowSite Veteran
    from NJ
    Messages: 3,699


    Otherwise, it really never happened...:D

    Welcome to the nuthole. Don't feed the trolls.:cool:
  3. PlowingPreacher

    PlowingPreacher Member
    Messages: 31

    Here is a pic of my truck

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  4. CleanCutL&S

    CleanCutL&S Senior Member
    Messages: 146

    Looks pretty solid. How many miles?
  5. SnowGuy73

    SnowGuy73 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 24,870

    I like the color.
  6. Dogplow Dodge

    Dogplow Dodge PlowSite Veteran
    from NJ
    Messages: 3,699

    I have the exact same plow on my truck.

    Love it....

    I love the look of the OBS fords. Nice ride to have there, sonny....:salute:
  7. PlowingPreacher

    PlowingPreacher Member
    Messages: 31

    165,000 miles. Has a little rust, but otherwise seems very solid.
  8. PlowingPreacher

    PlowingPreacher Member
    Messages: 31

    How much weight should I put in the back of the truck to help with traction?
  9. scott3430

    scott3430 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,008

    I have 840 lbs of sand bags from Menards in the bed of my truck, it helps a lot!

    I can plow in 2WD most of the time on small snow's.
  10. Banksy

    Banksy PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,113

    Nice Suburban! Oh, it's got a Grandpa cap.

    Looks like a nice rig. Good luck with it. Post some more pics.
  11. FurFishGame

    FurFishGame Member
    Messages: 35

    take your topper off, youll never regret extra visibility..
  12. NBI Lawn

    NBI Lawn PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,797

    Looks clean!
  13. Buck331

    Buck331 Member
    Messages: 79

    Congratulations, looks like a clean truck!
  14. PlowingPreacher

    PlowingPreacher Member
    Messages: 31

    Thanks for all the suggestions. Tonight was my first real run with it and it plowed great! Took the topper off which greatly helped my visibility, and I put about 800lbs of weight in the back. Never even had to put it in 4 wheel tonight! Already looking forward to the next snow.
  15. nekos

    nekos Senior Member
    Messages: 586

    Nice truck !

    I usually only put about 400lbs in the back of my truck. Anything more seemed to only make a very minor difference.