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Old 01-17-2013, 08:48 PM
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So what do you do, bag it with the mowers or wash it away with the pressure washer? Gonna be a pretty heavy wet snow, don't think the backpack will do much good. Might even be heavy enough to choke the snow blower.

We had a heavy wet snow yesterday and some snkowblowers were handling it pretty well. One guy a couple doors down from one of my accounts wasn't having any luck getting his snowblower to toss it so he just started using it as a plow, lol.
I did that with our storm yesterday, pretty fast way to wear out the rubber on the friction drive!

I wouldn't call it a fleet, just a snowblower and shovel too
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Old 01-17-2013, 08:51 PM
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I woukd much rather plow a 30 foot driveway than use that snowblower on one...
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it is honestly not bad
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Old 01-17-2013, 08:56 PM
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So what do you do, bag it with the mowers or wash it away with the pressure washer? Gonna be a pretty heavy wet snow, don't think the backpack will do much good. Might even be heavy enough to choke the snow blower.

We had a heavy wet snow yesterday and some snowblowers were handling it pretty well. One guy a couple doors down from one of my accounts wasn't having any luck getting his snowblower to toss it so he just started using it as a plow, lol.
I will attach a shovel to the mower, and push it with that
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Push at an angle, backdrag, then repush at angle, not that bad...
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Old 01-17-2013, 09:00 PM
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Old 01-17-2013, 09:02 PM
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Snap, I don't have any salt. But, I live right by a beach, so sand will work
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I was just teasing. I'd be out there using anything I could to make a few bucks if I were you.

I never really invested in the snow removal part of my business until 4 years ago when I bought a new plow for my Silverado. Yeah I had a beat up old plow truck, but it was a rusty old 1985 that was originally intended for yard use, dump runs and plowing my own driveway. I got tired of spending hours before every storm putting bandaids on it and evicting the mice. And laying on a tarp under your truck in your driveway during a blizzard isn't much fun either. Plowed half my route with only rear brakes one time. Another time no wipers. Another time no heat/defrost...put a portable propane heater in it but it kept turning off due to the tip safety. And every time I got out and closed the door I left some of it in my customers driveways. The last time I drove it I took it for a ride on my back acreage. My wife took a walk back there some time later and came back with an armfull of pieces/parts that fell off it.
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Old 01-17-2013, 09:04 PM
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I don't have a plow...

I will put a bard on the front of the mower, and push it with that
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Old 01-17-2013, 09:06 PM
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and, you don't even need a plow here all sidewalk, and 30 ft driveways
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I don't have a plow...
A 30 foot driveway is an average sized driveway for snowblowing, you said about hitting the garage, I showed how to plow with out hitting the garage, plow is more efficient
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Old 01-17-2013, 09:09 PM
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A 30 foot driveway is an average sized driveway for snowblowing, you said about hitting the garage, I showed how to plow with out hitting the garage, plow is more efficient
thanks for the input
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