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Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the Community' started by tbone3, Sep 20, 2011.

  1. tbone3

    tbone3 Member
    Messages: 86

    Hey Guys

    Im just curious how lonely it gets when you guys are plowing 6-12 hours a night or day... Do you bring anyone with you? What do you do to keep your self busy or whatever. My and my friend were gonna plow this winter and now its only me doing it... So i wanna see what you all do!

  2. theplowmeister

    theplowmeister 2000 Club Member
    from MA
    Messages: 2,617

    Radio and cell phone with blue tooth earpice I talk to my friend who plows 2 town over
  3. Puddle of Oil

    Puddle of Oil Member
    Messages: 89

    I bring my rock.............................................we jam out together.
  4. tbone3

    tbone3 Member
    Messages: 86

    I have a CB and Ipod connector for my plow truck. How often do other plow guys have CBs in their truck?
    That'd be cool for some guys to talk on the CB...

  5. s. donato

    s. donato Senior Member
    Messages: 314

    The minute it starts snowing my mother calls me and yacks my ear off.

    This year my wife bought me a puppy and i hope he is up to it this winter. Otherwise i work well just listening to the radio/ipod
  6. ddb maine

    ddb maine Senior Member
    Messages: 832

    I'm thinking of putting a cb in the truck this year. Music is good, hell music is great! talking/listening to others would be awesome too.
    what do you have for a cb? I'm thinking of a Uniden pc78xl.

    Also bringing the dog is fun too, until you hit a bank a little to hard and they end up under the dash! hah
  7. Yooper75

    Yooper75 Senior Member
    Messages: 324

    When I have to plow at work I take my Bluetooth head phones that I bought to use with my Droid and listen to Pandora or any of the music I have stored on my phone.
  8. tbone3

    tbone3 Member
    Messages: 86

    I just got the Cobra 29 WX NW BT. It have NOAA weather built in so its perfect for the Snow! I definitely recommend this one! I have it in my 6.4 diesel and LOVE IT!

    Cobra is the way to go.

  9. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    When it snows I get peace and quite from not being at home.And to keep myself busy,well I guess I've been plowing snow!
  10. RefinedPS

    RefinedPS Senior Member
    Messages: 131

    I agree! It's a nice break from the home, but why plow snow? Is that what were supposed to be doing when its snowing? Guess I should start doing that then. :eek:

    THEGOLDPRO PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,136

    lol 6-12 hours. Thats cake walk, i start to freak out about hour 18-20
  12. ken643

    ken643 Senior Member
    Messages: 821

    I crank the tunes and make plowing videos, LOL no problem, but my route one time around takes me about 4-5 hours
  13. tbone3

    tbone3 Member
    Messages: 86

    How many people do you do?
  14. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    No sex talk.:rolleyes:
  15. tbone3

    tbone3 Member
    Messages: 86

    I knew someone would take that childish... How many people do you snow plow...?
  16. Plow man Foster

    Plow man Foster PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,153

    I dont do too well when im on the phone so i use my handsfree mount for my evo and It works like a charm. Its nice to give me plowing buddies a call during the storm. I also bring along my kid rock cd's, And and chug mt. dew to stay up. My old intern comes in alot also hes 16.. hes a cool kid loves plowing.
  17. Dan85

    Dan85 Senior Member
    Messages: 670

    The only time it gets lonely is in the middle of the night, on the far side of the property, when the snowblower runs out of fuel! :rolleyes:
  18. kimber750

    kimber750 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,676

    My co-pilot, but she tends to fall asleep if out too long.

  19. Pushin 2 Please

    Pushin 2 Please PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,582

    You hit it on the head. When I go out, it means the wife and kids are at home. Turn up the tunes and enjoy the beautiful snow in front of you!
  20. tbone3

    tbone3 Member
    Messages: 86

    Sounds good guys, When you plow do you do sidewalks too or just drives?