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What truck did you start with?

Deere John

LawnSite Senior Member
In 1981, we started with a 1980 K-10, three-on the tree standard (I think GM only made one of these) with a $700 used Meyer blade. I didn't like the 3 speed, so I put in a 4 gear, then after 2 more clutches, we upgraded to an '84 K-10 auto.....<p>----------<br>John<br>


We started in '94 with an 89 GMC K150 and 8' Sno-Way plow. It was the first year my son was driving, there were a couple places he would not do,, too much pucker factor for a 16 yr old. By the next year he was a veteran and it didn't bother him to plow anywhere. We were taking turns in the truck, at one point the truck ran for 40 hours straight, stopping only for fuel and to change drivers. Talk about having all your eggs in one basket! Never would have dared do that with a ::gasp:: Ford


LawnSite Bronze Member
The companies first plow truck was an 1950 ford something with a 1950 fisher plow, one of the first fishers produced.<p>My First Plow truck was a 1969 Ford F2 4X4<p>Fisher plow<p>Geoff


started in 1977 with a 1958 jeep utilty<br>wagon with 7'western snowplow,we had a <br>lot of snow winter 77 -78

Eric ELM

Husband, Father, Friend, Angel
Chicago, IL USA
I started in 1977 with a 1975 Ford Bronco and a 6.5' Western plow with the T handle control. It had 28,000 miles on it and looked like new and cost me $3500. I sure wish I could find another one just like it for that price.<p>----------<br>&lt;a href=&quot;http://pages.prodigy.net/eric.erickson/&quot;&gt;Eric@ELM&lt;/a&gt;<br>