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Unimog / Schmidt tossing snow.

Discussion in 'Storm Pictures' started by unimogr, Apr 4, 2008.

  1. unimogr

    unimogr Senior Member
    Messages: 236

    I finally got a chance to try out my Schmidt S-3 blower (800 metric tons / hour) I've had sitting in RI for 5 years. I brought it up to NH where I work (King Pine / Danforth Bay Resort) We have a whole mountain side campsite area that needs clearing.

    Pic shows the entrance road that had been maintained leading to roads untouched all season. They're next. Pics to follow.

    The blower runs off the truck's front PTO which is rated for 141 hp. The chute is tall enough for loading dump trucks which is the reason it has the top deflector.

    I'll have to cut a path w/ my 10' Frink plow then switch to the blower so we don't end up with banks on either side. We open in 6 weeks.


  2. mike psd

    mike psd PlowSite.com Addict
    from pa
    Messages: 1,028

    awesome machine man :D
  3. plowindiesel

    plowindiesel Senior Member
    Messages: 192

    that thing looks like a tank...great looking machine my friend

    BETHELSKIER Senior Member
    Messages: 117

    Nice rig! Bet your happy to use it:) Sounds like they still have decent snow cover still up north.
  5. firelwn82

    firelwn82 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,866

    I wish I could have a unimog. I would be the coolest guy around the mud hole. To bad there so damn expensive but worth every dime with there versatility.
  6. JeepTJ

    JeepTJ Senior Member
    Messages: 225

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  7. JeepTJ

    JeepTJ Senior Member
    Messages: 225

    Chris, nice rig!! Hurry up and get that campground ready. My sister uses my motorhome on Memorial Day weekend at Danforth Bay. The snow will be gone by then, right? I know here in Effingham where I live, we still have two feet of snow on the ground. By the way, can you bring that rig over to my house and clear a path to my motorhome (8' high snow banks are in its way:dizzy:)? We were hoping on taking it south for Spring vacation this month. Also, my school teacher roommate is Kris Niiler. Does that name ring a bell?

  8. nicksplowing

    nicksplowing PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,226

  9. unimogr

    unimogr Senior Member
    Messages: 236

    Hi Fran,

    I was speaking to Chris Niiler about 2 hours ago. Danforth roads are still a bit narrow and the Bluffs hasn't been touched. We'll let the snow melt another 2 weeks then start in cleaning roads. Will it all be gone? Oh yeah, sure....

    Jeep TJ ? You know of newjo.org? If not check out their forum. Good bunch of Jeep owner guys that tolerate Unimogs on their trail rides.
  10. ServiceOnSite

    ServiceOnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 950

    almost looks like the one that someone posted a pic of in the desert
  11. unimogr

    unimogr Senior Member
    Messages: 236

    Always carry a spare when plowing.....

  12. SnoFarmer

    SnoFarmer PlowSite Fanatic
    from N,E. MN
    Messages: 9,883

    Very nice...:drinkup:

    I always wanted one of those.
  13. BlackIrish

    BlackIrish Senior Member
    Messages: 902

    Didn't realize it was so big, awesome machine, I want one. That blower is killer.
  14. Supper Grassy

    Supper Grassy Senior Member
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    IPLOWSNO PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,620

    that is surely a man p/u, very nice how much?
  16. unimogr

    unimogr Senior Member
    Messages: 236

    The Jeep is $5800. The Mog isn't for sale. You can find U1300L Mogs starting around $25000. but they are harder to find with factory hydraulics and a front mount plate (think Bobcat attach plate, very similar)