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Old September 10th, 2007, 05:41 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by Haggar View Post
I would pass, because of its former life. I know I worked landscape for 3 years, and we used our trucks the same way, and we worked them HARD. Snowplowing is especially rough on the truck. When you do it commercially with a truck thats not yours, and you've got 10 hours of plowing ahead of you, you fly, reverse-to-drive slams, hit curbs, etc, plus, as you noted, the salt can corrode things bad.

For reference, that white dodge of mine (96 3/4 4x4 V10, 115k miles) was $5k. The deals are out there, if you look enough.
I would agree with Jason on the way people tread company vehicles. I know our guys at work beat the living piss out of every vehicle and piece of equipment we have. I wouldn't wish for anyone to own our stuff after we've had it.
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