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Plow drops quite hard

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by Pristine PM ltd, Dec 8, 2005.

  1. Pristine PM ltd

    Pristine PM ltd PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,891

    Hi guys, I just had a quick question. How hard should your plow drop? I just picked up a new 810 and it seems to be way to hard to me. I am worried it will damage the roadways.


  2. Mark Witcher

    Mark Witcher Senior Member
    Messages: 605

    You will not damage the road. But you can adjust the drop rate. Look in your manual for direction.
  3. grassmanvt

    grassmanvt Senior Member
    from Vermont
    Messages: 153

    There is a knob under that plastic cover in the pump/valve area. Infinitely adjustable to your hearts desire.

    TRUE TURF LAWN Senior Member
    Messages: 290

    faster the better if you ask me.
  5. Yaz

    Yaz PlowSite.com Addict
    from NH
    Messages: 1,061

    You're right not to hard but hard enough to fling the snow off. An old wise tail..they say a cold cutting edge can snap being slammed too hard. I don't think so but a fast drooping blade can cut off your foot and most likely scare the 5hit out most people when you do drop it to fill up with gas.:eek:
  6. danno

    danno Senior Member
    Messages: 401

    Yeah, thats funny to watch people head`s turn, like they just heard a head on collision!!:D
  7. Jpocket

    Jpocket Senior Member
    Messages: 302

    Hard as posible so youget a clean scrape
  8. I used to do it to people in drive thrus waiting for my coffee!LOL All u see is them turning around and looking to see what the hell it was!!!!!!LOLLOLLOLLOL