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I gather you want it as a lawn ornament. It should be fine. I'm seeing them all over around here. I'd suggest you go for the ornamental blocks to set it upon.

Exiled in NJ

Up in Columbia County, these behomeths would come out the minute weather put the 'S' word in the forecast. Half the time I'd practically drive on what shoulder there was when one approached me with plow hanging over the yellow line in the middle of the road. Maybe you can get some work plowing the lot when the smut show comes to the Fairgrounds.


Buy four or five and emulate Cadillac Ranch.

Mr. Plow

That name again is Mr. Plow.

Lost in Iowa

Friend of mine in Minnesota once bought (unknown to him) a late-model Ford 4x4 that had been used for plowing. Within a nonth or two of buying the thing he had to sink a grand-plus into a new front end - it was ALL f****d up, and the truck couldn't have plowed more than 2 winters.
So I'd go for it.

mac macgillicuddy

Sounds like that Minnesota late-model Ford 4x4 was a Ranger. They aren't made for plowing, though lots of people push them to do just that. They lack the heavy duty front ends to sustain the impact.

Lance, don't get a plow. People will want you to use it. Your FAMILY will want you to use it!

Donna Dallas

Is that the Chatham Fair you're talking about, Exiled in NJ?

Exiled in NJ

No, Donna, I was referring to Lance's obsession being a reporter and covering the porn show at the Orange County fairgrounds.

"Always over Labor Day" the sign on Rte 203 said, concerning the Columbia County fair in Chatham. I lived just off 203, 3.5 miles west in the town of Kinderhook [not the village] but any children went to school in Chatham. My Fedex box was at the deli at 203 & 66, and some of my late wife's paintings are in a store on Main Street in Chatham, a town that in the five years I was there was taken over by the trendies and quiche eaters sending values soaring.

I think Brad Paisley played the Fair the last year I was there, but I was too busy, probably watching the planes take off from Kline Kill airport's dirt runway, over the hill in back of the 700 vacant acres across the road from me.

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