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  1. Vandora Lawn & Landscape

    Vandora Lawn & Landscape LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 386

    This is probably the stupidest question next to what is snow, but how do you plow? Like procedures. I'm contemplating buying a plow, and I think knowing this would be a good idea.
  2. MJ

    MJ LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 312

    I found some basics on Chuck's web site. I think he also has a book of Snowplowing he'd sell. You might also do a "search" for "snowplow".

  3. matthew Urban

    matthew Urban LawnSite Member
    Posts: 76

    see if there is someone in your area who would help show you the ropes, talk to them, ride along with them when you can, and pay attention to the people here, they know their snow.
    good luck
  4. Eric ELM

    Eric ELM Husband, Father, Friend, Angel
    Posts: 4,831

    Come on out to Chicago, I'll teach you how. I'm not a big time snow company, but I have 25 years experiance at plowing snow and I'll give you free lessons. Can you be here by 6 AM Saturday morning for your first lesson? We have never had this many snow storms in a week in December. I have plowed all the driveways 5 times and some 6 times due to drifting, in the past 7 days. We could have our yearly average snow fall in this month. With the next 3 storms added to what we have now, it could top our yearly snow fall and December is only half gone.
  5. Vandora Lawn & Landscape

    Vandora Lawn & Landscape LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 386

    Well Christmas break is coming up..... :)
  6. John Allin

    John Allin LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,489

    SIMA has a video for begining plowers. Basic and informative. Well done and professional. It probably would be very useful for you, and a worthwhile investment.
  7. jrblawncare

    jrblawncare LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 445

    The SIMA video gets my vote!!I have plowed before but it had been a few years,it was a great Re-fresher for me and when I get bored waiting for snow here I can watch it...reminds me of Home.JRB
  8. plowking35

    plowking35 LawnSite Bronze Member
    from S.E. CT
    Posts: 1,687

    To order the video call 814-456-9550 or visit their web site
    Shame on you John for not supplying this info.
  9. John Allin

    John Allin LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,489

    I knew you'd pick up my slack.... besides.... I'm tired.
  10. BRL

    BRL LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,211

    Awww... And we really feel bad for your feeling tired from plowing, salting, stacking, hauling, trips to the bank for the past 20+ days. Real bad. ;)

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