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New To The Industry

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the Community' started by RYDER, Sep 20, 2005.

  1. RYDER

    RYDER Senior Member
    Messages: 281

    I am new to biz. Can anyone tell me the right plow shoe adjustment? I have a new Snow-Way with downpressure.
  2. lumps

    lumps Senior Member
    Messages: 365

    that all depends on what kind of plowing you're going to do, whether you're going to salt, what surfaces you're plowing, etc.
  3. SnoFarmer

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

    If your plowing a gravel drive or lot, keep the shoes on until the ground freezes. Then raise them all of the way up or take them off and leave them at home.
    Adjust; as close to the surface your plowing as you can.

    The down pressure is useless, unless the cutting edge is on the ground and the shoes are off, other wise your wearing off the bottom of your shoes.
    Hope this helps, I use to have a jeep with a snow-way.
  4. RYDER

    RYDER Senior Member
    Messages: 281

    It is asphalt and some cement. Thanks for the help.
  5. RYDER

    RYDER Senior Member
    Messages: 281

    I have a 2 to 3 small parking lots, a short road, and about 10 driveways as of now.
  6. cet

    cet PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,257

    I find the best place for the shoes is on my desk holding my invoices down. I have never used them. I only plow asphalt lots and concrete sidewalks. A cutting edge lasts me 3-4 years.
  7. SnowGuy73

    SnowGuy73 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 24,870

    Lol, everytime I get a new plow the shoes go right on ebay...