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2wd backhoe how good are they with push boxes

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by windrowsnow, Sep 7, 2008.

  1. windrowsnow

    windrowsnow Senior Member
    from nw ohio
    Messages: 168

    looking through local government auction sites and i notice they have a few 2wd back hoes going to go through the ring how would these doing pushing snow?
     
  2. cretebaby

    cretebaby PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,162

    will not work very well, dont waste your money
     
  3. jayman3

    jayman3 Senior Member
    Messages: 372

    Yes don't waste your money on a 2wd hoe get it 4wd I own a 580 super m series 2 2008 and I run a 10 foot box and also have a horst 10 foot pusher and believe me if it was 2wd I would just stay there,might get it going a bit but once the blabe or box gets full that would be it,fluffy stuff would be easier to get around with but really not ideal.
     
    Last edited: Sep 7, 2008
  4. windrowsnow

    windrowsnow Senior Member
    from nw ohio
    Messages: 168

    the large account i just bid on had a 2wd with duals and a loader moving a 14' protech im assuming it will be just like the 2wd hoe? there is also a 4wd dresser loader that is going to run through as well as a 1999 f750 extended cab 10' heil dump and meyer snow plow....what would anyone guess the 750 is worth only 15,0000 miles
     
  5. cretebaby

    cretebaby PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,162

    i really dont know how to explain it but a 2wd backhoe is a completly animal than a 2wd ag tractor

    i doubt the 2wd drive ag tractor is that great either
     
  6. windrowsnow

    windrowsnow Senior Member
    from nw ohio
    Messages: 168

    i would of thought not either lol you get a heavy wet snow your not moving any snow with 2wd and a 14' box