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etk300ex

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Re: Plowpile for mikemike
« Reply #45 on: January 14, 2022, 12:32:20 PM »
12" Sunday night/Monday morning

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Re: Plowpile for mikemike
« Reply #46 on: January 14, 2022, 12:40:16 PM »
we'll see. I parked everything for best plowing just in case.
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Re: Plowpile for mikemike
« Reply #47 on: January 14, 2022, 04:45:20 PM »
im betting on 3" or less that will melt again in a week, but put the plow on the ZJ only because eROCK said so and left it in the barn haha

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Re: Plowpile for mikemike
« Reply #48 on: January 15, 2022, 08:56:01 PM »
Whatever it is, likely to stick around for a bit with highs in the mid 20s and cold lows. I’m hoping for the foot but I wouldn’t bet on it.
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Re: Plowpile for mikemike
« Reply #49 on: January 17, 2022, 01:15:17 PM »
Weather underground is never wrong

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Re: Plowpile for mikemike
« Reply #50 on: January 17, 2022, 01:41:07 PM »
They called an earlier storm this year as 5 or 6 and it was 2

Nailed this one though. I haven’t measured but it’s just below my knees. Probably 14ish.

Did most of my lot, the neighbors driveway, my driveway, and finished my lot. Not a champion but it’s functional!

This is a lot is now for the size of my lot. Piles are probably 8’ or more.

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Re: Plowpile for mikemike
« Reply #51 on: January 17, 2022, 04:35:22 PM »
With any snowfall of substance (volume or moisture content), you should be doing it in stages. It's tough to move all of it at once.
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Re: Plowpile for mikemike
« Reply #52 on: January 17, 2022, 09:39:04 PM »
Trans tested for a couple abuses getting unstuck when pushing banks back. Good.

Plow almost wasn’t moving after I finished plowing. Tore into it, changed milky fluid and flushed rams, cleaned filter. Almost like a new unit.
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Re: Plowpile for mikemike
« Reply #53 on: January 19, 2022, 05:09:03 PM »
wasnt expecting mid 40s today! 

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Plowpile for mikemike
« Reply #54 on: February 03, 2022, 08:46:44 PM »
Pushed 3-4” before sundown. 2” since.  picked up a third driveway in a row due to a small dog mishap. T got out the other day - opened 2 doors, one inward opening. Neighbor 2 doors down brought him home right away but got nipped trying to put him back in the garage.

Plow tried to lose a mounting pin but I caught it in time. Plow was short a lift pivot point but the 1” pin was still just hanging in the bracket. Spring clip vacated, replaced w giant Cotter key. Good to go.

Lights looked a little dim when done. Didn’t check charging system. Batt shows 12v on dash (not 13-14, 12.). Grounds are known shit. Tomorrow will tell. Probably should have checked before i came in and charged if needed. Alt may be shit but not stone dead? Otherwise it probably wouldn’t run lights and a plow and hvac and a tbi 350 for 4+ hours on a charge
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Re: Plowpile for mikemike
« Reply #55 on: February 03, 2022, 09:45:20 PM »
Brake rotors for this thing are 50-60ea

I wonder if I could quickie fix these front brakes with half a dozen bolts and some welding. Probably crack and fail immediately?
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