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Pushed a little hard...................

Discussion in 'Storm Pictures' started by Straightliner, Mar 11, 2008.

  1. Straightliner

    Straightliner Member
    Messages: 30


    Oops. I was trying to make as much room as I could. It's my car lot and I'm losing real estate fast!!

  2. ABES

    ABES PlowSite.com Addict
    from MN
    Messages: 1,322

    lol i got stuck like that preety bad back in december 4' of snow i was trying to stack high and the front frame was sitting on the snow bank. it tooks 4 bags of ice melt and a heavy right foot to get myself out.
  3. K20Fisher

    K20Fisher Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 176

    looks like you had some fun.
  4. nicksplowing

    nicksplowing PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,226


    KINNCO Senior Member
    Messages: 256

    anyone ever blow a line when doing that?
  6. ABES

    ABES PlowSite.com Addict
    from MN
    Messages: 1,322

    One of the guys I plow with lost reverse when he was up in a pile so he just wiggled the plow left to right while on the gas preety good in forward he got a lot of wierd looks from people lol.
  7. jimaug87

    jimaug87 Senior Member
    Messages: 179

    car lot... Is that truck for sale? If you break something, do you build it into the price at all?
  8. mulcahy mowing

    mulcahy mowing Senior Member
    Messages: 718

    I have a feeling the truck isn't for sale....
  9. Mick

    Mick PlowSite.com Veteran
    from Maine
    Messages: 5,546

    You must not have seen my advise - "Don't let snow get in your A-frame".:eek:

    I've been in that spot a couple of times. Nothing works except a shovel.
  10. slappysdump

    slappysdump Junior Member
    Messages: 23

    That same thing happened to me Sat a.m.--tried to wiggle it out, no luck. Ended up digging the plow out of the pile--took about 20 min.
  11. willofalltrades

    willofalltrades Member
    Messages: 97

    THATS WHAT SHE SAID!!! lol I had to based on the title
  12. Straightliner

    Straightliner Member
    Messages: 30

    Not for sale.

    Nope the cars are worth what the cars are worth. If I break it I just make less!
  13. CAT 245ME

    CAT 245ME PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,066

    Mick, you couldnt be more right on this one, I have been hung up a few times on snow banks, but this year with all the big storms we have recieved I didnt get stuck once in a bank.

    Probably because I stoped ramming hard into the banks.:nod:
  14. J&R Landscaping

    J&R Landscaping PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,202

    Nice pic...the snow looks fluffy so wiggling it should do the trick... Is that a hiniker blade?
  15. Yaz

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

    You gotta do what's needed with what you have for tools. If all you have a is a plow truck and not a loader, Bob cat, etc. Pushing them back as far as possible sometimes is necessary. I never popped a line. I do it sometimes half a blade at a time with the blade angled. Hitting it strait may just pack it in. I know you don't want to beet the truck so just go a little at a time and not when it's frozen solid.
  16. ABES

    ABES PlowSite.com Addict
    from MN
    Messages: 1,322

    ya thats a Hiniker
  17. DFLS

    DFLS Senior Member
    Messages: 339

    Been there done that. BUT not since I got my V-plow. Now I can stack twice as high without the fear of getting hung up.
  18. bakerc8

    bakerc8 Senior Member
    Messages: 165

    What kind of truck?
  19. fedspunisher

    fedspunisher Member
    from Iowa
    Messages: 89

    Looks like a mid 90's Chevy 1500
  20. ServiceOnSite

    ServiceOnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 950

    knock on wood ahvent had that problem as well since i ot the v blade