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coolest or stupidest

finnegan

LawnSite Member
Location
hamburg,ny
This one takes the cake,a local limo company had just purchased a streched ford excursion with a western plow... will try to get picture posted for you guys...
 

Snow Pro

LawnSite Member
Location
Hammond, Indiana
I had a shoveller who wanted to put a blade on the front of his van one time. I told him he was crazy and I wouldn't pay him to plow with a van. Severe drugs were one of his many problems. This is the same guy who tried to sell me a stolen Bobcat for cheap.
 

Chuck Smith

LawnSite Senior Member
Location
Nutley, NJ
There's actually a few 4wd conversion vans around here with plows on them. One belongs to a friend who installs carpet. Not much to do when it snows, so he plows. Visibility is great, and the turning radius is good, not for turning around, but for getting close to things.

Now stupid, is the 4wd 1977 Chevy Impala station wagon I see here, that has 36" tires, and a plow on it!

~Chuck
 

thelawnguy

LawnSite Silver Member
Location
Central CT
Theres a body shop around here with a BMW 4x4 (maybe a 525 or something like that) its actually a jeep chassis and they mount a plow to it in the winter.
 

Snow Pro

LawnSite Member
Location
Hammond, Indiana
Chuck -

You're good at getting pictures posted here. I'd love to see that Impala wagon. That would be great to show for a "Them" and "Us" ad in some marketing piece.
 

Chuck Smith

LawnSite Senior Member
Location
Nutley, NJ
It is funny looking. I used to see it at the Englishtown swap meets in the spring and fall. Then last winter, I saw it in my town with the plow on it! Don't know if I'll see it this year, but if I do, I'll snap a shot of it. Am I the only one who carries a camera when I plow? There's some really od stuff to photograph out there in the snow!

~Chuck
 

BRL

LawnSite Bronze Member
Location
Somerset, NJ
I always have a camera and if its a big storm, I'll bring the video camera. About 2 years ago I had the idea of making myself a training video for my drivers, because it sure is easier to "see" that which you are trying to explain. Nothing major, just some of the basics. And we all know how it is, there's no time to stop & play around with the video camera, and 60 percent of the time the trucks are split up so there was never anyone around to actually operate the camera. So that idea never materialized. Now I can get the SIMA video & just film the cool & wacky stuff I see. Plus, last year it sure was a blast to show my 3 year old boy what Daddy was doing all night with the trucks. He loves the videos I take.
 

plowking35

LawnSite Bronze Member
Location
S.E. CT
NO NO NO NO
That would be on our cable channel, snow tv.
Right before plowing porn.
Dino
 
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