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Discussion in 'Weather' started by S-10 Plower, Jan 9, 2006.

  1. S-10 Plower

    S-10 Plower Senior Member
    Messages: 104

    what happened to winter and the snow????
    looking at the weather for the week ahead and its highs in the 40's with a mix of rain/snow and sun/clouds. i'm thinking of getting out the mowers and getting them ready to go, at this rate i'll be cutting by feb.

    just venting anyone want to vent with me

  2. Young Pup

    Young Pup PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,522

    I fired up a backpack today and cleaned up my Mom's yard again. Some of the darn trees still have stuff hanging in there.
  3. bigjoe871

    bigjoe871 Senior Member
    Messages: 166

    It's My Fault

    Got a new plow, new lightbar, New snowblower and even new shovels...

    That's why no snow...Sorry Fella's
  4. NJBuickRacer

    NJBuickRacer Member
    Messages: 59

    I took the pump and lower half of the mount off my personal rig trying to help:) I'll wash and wax it this week, if that doesn't work I'll pull the race car out of the mothballs. Driving a car with racing slicks on the street should cause immediate snowfall during the winter months...
  5. GSE

    GSE Senior Member
    Messages: 108

    I have my feet up collecting on my seasonals..... I'm liking this warm snap! payup
  6. bigjoe871

    bigjoe871 Senior Member
    Messages: 166

    Good Ideas

    I'm going to take the barbecue out and clean off the patio furniture...

    If I can get the wife to pack away her winter clothes and boots, that would guarantee some snow.
  7. ljbev

    ljbev Senior Member
    Messages: 201


    Rode the harley down town yesterday...Did not produce any snow,,,Im trying:yow!: :yow!: :yow!:
  8. Plow King

    Plow King Senior Member
    Messages: 120

    I'm just worried, 1/2 of all season contracts are due January 20th, and with no snow, I wonder how many will pay.
  9. sonicblue2003

    sonicblue2003 Senior Member
    Messages: 188

    I know what you mean. Just as the money starts to come in from Dec billing there is nothing to look forward to. Do the snow dance:bluebounc :redbounce purplebou
  10. Mick

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

    I was thinking the same thing today. I have one seasonal that paid 1/2 in November and the other 1/2 due February 1st. I've only been there three times so far.
  11. GSE

    GSE Senior Member
    Messages: 108

    And that's the gamble that seasonal customers take. They made out last year, we plowed 25 events last year....

    Besides fellas, it's only January 9th! Things will get rockin' soon, I promise! :waving:
  12. WOODY367

    WOODY367 Senior Member
    from LI, NY
    Messages: 477

    Took the plow off the other day. Took the old car out yesterday and today after closing it up for the winter. It was 59 here today. Maybe if I put the boat back in the water it will snow?
    Last edited: Jan 9, 2006
  13. Antnee77

    Antnee77 PlowSite.com Addict
    from RI
    Messages: 1,056

    LOL, whatever it takes man! payup
  14. JTW

    JTW Senior Member
    Messages: 137

  15. JPLTrucking

    JPLTrucking Member
    Messages: 64

    purplebou :redbounce Do a little dance. Make a little noise. Let it snow tonight!!!! purplebou :bluebounc

    Doh! I need a hobby now that it's not snowing.
  16. rembrandt100

    rembrandt100 Member
    Messages: 43

    I am with GSE on this one. I have most of my people on contract and the balance on pay as you go with monthly billing. If I do not move my blade all month I still get to bill out about $3,500. Each time it snows that amount increases $650.00 by the pay as you go clients. Each time I go out it costs me $120.00 for the shoveller and $80.00 in fuel for a 6 to 7 hour 2 to 4 inch run thur the route.

  17. dbdrgr150

    dbdrgr150 Member
    Messages: 69

    well since it hasnt snowed since i have bought my plow, maybe if i call and put insurance back on my street bike then it will snow some so it will give us all somthign to do.

    seeing how this going to the casino and bar everynight is eating away the funds rather fast.
  18. Eyesell

    Eyesell 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,107

    Heck I even bought another truck, waste of money at this point, I can't figure out what's going on here :dizzy:
  19. WMHLC

    WMHLC Senior Member
    Messages: 248

    Just wait guys, old man winter is going to show his face soon, I did a snow dance five minutes ago!!:redbounce
  20. lawn king

    lawn king PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,085


    I will remove the snowblower from the kubota & mount up the brush hog!!!!!!!