Straight vs V-plow for long driveway

Discussion in 'Residential Snow Removal' started by UsuallyALurker, Sep 20, 2019.

  1. Mark Oomkes

    Mark Oomkes PlowSite Fanatic
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    Huh????
     
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  2. cwren2472

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    I totally agree.
     
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  3. Mark Oomkes

    Mark Oomkes PlowSite Fanatic
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    #metoo
     
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  4. PLOWMAN45

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    i would not go plowing for on 1/2 ton there made like crap
     
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  5. Hydromaster

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    What if I was to tell you that you could get a plow made from plywood on Craigs list?

    Shirley if a car can plow snow a 1/2 ton can handle the task with ease
     
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  6. cwren2472

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    Who said that thing would actually plow snow?
     
  7. EWSplow

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    Probably plows better than a front bumper and grill...
     
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  8. Hydromaster

    Hydromaster PlowSite.com Addict
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    The salesman.
     
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  9. cwren2472

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    I beg to differ. I have video. Can Mr Craigslist say that? Didnt think so.
     
  10. cwren2472

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    Pfft. Never trust a salesman.
     
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  11. BUFF

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    There a lot of 1/2t pickups used for plowing commercially, along with Jeeps, Broncos and K-5's.
     
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  12. PLOWMAN45

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    Yeah ok the newer stuff are over priced crap
     
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  13. BUFF

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    Price is driven by snow flakes, when I started driving (legally) new vehicle's came with the basics and fluffy options like power steering, power brakes, AC, cloth seats, power windows and FM radios with 8 tracks were add on's. All that fluff is not needed but as a society they have become standard equipment in a general sense. The blame isn't on the MFR is on the consumer.
     
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  14. NYH1

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    I thought when you started driving you had to hand crank the engines from the front and air conditioning was because windows for cars weren't invented yet....no???

    NYH1.
     
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  15. BUFF

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    No hand cranks.....Use to drive a '46 Chevy pickup on the dairy I worked on when I was a kid.
    Started pedal on the floor, E brake was a lever on the floor and Ac was provided by cranking opening up the windshield
     
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  16. EWSplow

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    The 1st vehicle I owned (it was a few years before I got a driver's license) was a '48 GMC. It was formerly a bell telephone pickup. Pretty much the same scenario, but the windshield didn't open.
    It did however have intermittent windshield wipers (vacuum).
     
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  17. BUFF

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    Rough idle?
     
  18. EWSplow

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    Nope. You could control the wipers by letting up on the throttle.
     
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  19. BUFF

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    Guess I should have put :rolleyes: in my post