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Some pictures of my equipment at work

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by wakesetter2001, Feb 6, 2008.

  1. wakesetter2001

    wakesetter2001 Member
    Messages: 58

    Working on an airport hanger association that had about 36" in 4 days.

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  2. J&R Landscaping

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

    Nice, Need to get a blade for the chevy!
  3. highlander316

    highlander316 Senior Member
    Messages: 583

    sweet! I'd love to drive a big machine like that during the storm, would be so much fun I think.
  4. NBI Lawn

    NBI Lawn PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,797

    How does the 247 do with that pusher? How big is it?

    Do you do the ramp?
  5. nbenallo33

    nbenallo33 Senior Member
    Messages: 826

    nice pics! i love the tracks
  6. nbenallo33

    nbenallo33 Senior Member
    Messages: 826

    you should put a snoway on the chevy :nod:
  7. Supper Grassy

    Supper Grassy Senior Member
    Messages: 948

    Looks good
  8. Burkartsplow

    Burkartsplow PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,246

    You have some real nice equipment there. My little nephew who is 6 loves plows and front end loaders. He is going to run the volvo front end loader when he is old enough and work for me. why not get a push box for the front loader or do you just use it when someone calls for its service?
  9. M&P

    M&P Junior Member
    Messages: 22

    those are really nice machines, i hope someday to have equipment like that
  10. Clapper&Company

    Clapper&Company PlowSite Veteran
    from NE OHIO
    Messages: 4,413

    Looks Nice sweet pics
  11. dakotasrock

    dakotasrock Senior Member
    from MN
    Messages: 260

    O man that skid loader with tracks must be pretty sweet!!!!
  12. deere615

    deere615 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,919

    Nice equipment and sweet truck
  13. powerjoke

    powerjoke PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,341

    the 928GZ has a rental sticker on it so he probably didn't have a pusher available

    nice setup

    i am looking to buy a new loader in the spring but it'll probably be a 924g
  14. Brant'sLawnCare

    Brant'sLawnCare PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,756

    Yeah, where is the plow for that Chevy!?!? That thing would be soooooo sweet for plowing.
  15. nicksplowing

    nicksplowing PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,226

  16. Lazy Lightning

    Lazy Lightning Junior Member
    from CA
    Messages: 1

    247b vs. 257b

    I'm looking to buy a piece of equipment soon. The local Cat dealer has a 247b and no 257b. The price is good. Do you have any comments on which unit is better for all around work. I will not be loading dump tucks that often.
  17. wakesetter2001

    wakesetter2001 Member
    Messages: 58

    The push box is an 8' Erskine and I love the thing. The 247 handles it just fine, I have no complaints at all. The Chevy is a 3500 and is only used to haul the 247. You can't see it in the picture but there is an 18', 14000 pound, Load Trail Equipment trailer behind the Dually. If I where you Lazy Lightning I would go with the 247b. 257 is the same engine but is about 900-1000 pounds heavier. I had a 257 rented last year and I didn't think it could get out of its own way. I am very happy with my 247 and glad that is what I settled for. I work with two other contractors moving snow in a country mall in this same resort, both are running 8' Erskine push boxes, one on a ASV SR-80, and one on a 297c custom painted all black, it is sweat looking machine and handles the box better then my 247 does do to the machine being heavier. I will try to get a picture of it next time I see him.

    I don't usually do the ramp, runway, taxi way, or tarmac but this storm hammered them. There plow broke in the middle and they had 3-5' covering the entire airport do to drifting. I spent about 30 hours helping them get it back up and operating. I usually only do the hanger area.
  18. DBL

    DBL PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,310

    nice machines it looks like they get the job done
  19. SteveJ

    SteveJ Senior Member
    Messages: 141

    Sweet equipment. :D