Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by lawnconcepts, Apr 24, 2011.

  1. lawnconcepts

    lawnconcepts LawnSite Member
    from ohio
    Messages: 49

    Been plowing for 20 years and never had any accidents until this past winter. Had my bed up to shift the salt back and forgot I left it up and went under the building's over hang and BAM! Tried to bend it back, not so sucessful. I cut off the bulkhead as to I was getting weird looks driving around. Insurance paid for a new bulkhead which I put towards a new bed due to bed being 14 years old and holes were forming and getting thinner every season. I will have more pics of the change this next week when I get it back.




    THEGOLDPRO LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,222

    Dang, How pissed were the property owners that you hit the building?
  3. greenstar lawn

    greenstar lawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 648

    That's what i was thinking
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  4. 93Chevy

    93Chevy LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 41,957

    That's a nice looking older Ford.
  5. lawnconcepts

    lawnconcepts LawnSite Member
    from ohio
    Messages: 49

    Surprising they weren't very mad. The owner was inside the building at the time and it scared the crap out of him. I told them I would contatct my insurance company and they were appreciative that I was honest with them. Total damage to building $1700.00.
  6. Oasis-Outdoor

    Oasis-Outdoor LawnSite Member
    Messages: 178

    That really is a nicely configured truck. Too bad about the mishap. These things happen from time to time!
  7. Flatop

    Flatop LawnSite Member
    Messages: 236

    Sorry to hear about the "oops" but at least insurance will take care of the repairs. I've seen a few "oops" here in San Antonio but it is in a form of hiring contractors who weren't licensed or insured.
  8. lawnconcepts

    lawnconcepts LawnSite Member
    from ohio
    Messages: 49

    I am supposed to get my truck back tomorrow. My insurance company paid me $2000.00 for a new bulkhead which I applied towards a new Galion. Total out of my pocket will be about $3000.00 which includes painting the toolbox as well. I will post pics when I get it back. It is a 1997 F450 7.3.
  9. jdo150

    jdo150 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 74

    That sucks don't worry your not the only one to have a brain fart while plowing. But that is a nice clean truck and I like the set up with the tool box.
  10. fordguy1225

    fordguy1225 LawnSite Member
    from ma
    Messages: 22

    that stinks nice truck though

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