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advice on snow blower or tractor.

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by 2002F150, Aug 17, 2014.

  1. 2002F150

    2002F150 Member
    Messages: 38

    Hi guy's I am launching in the business of snow removal on my own after working for a family member last year and found out I enjoy doing snow removal I now want to start on my own and plan to do so.. I am in quebec, gatineau and in prepwration mode. I am putting a business plan together and get some financial aid, I am debating and wondering what is best for snow removal.. I was thinking of doing it with a snow blower and stick with 30-40 contract as we did last winter. But since I am going for business start up loan why not invest in a tractor with a pull type snow blower? The dilemma is what tractor should I go for? I obviously want one with a cab anyone one can point me in what basic tractor to buy would be appreciate or is it just better to stick with snow blower.. I am sure with tractor/pull snow blower I could bring in more revenue and start off right.

    Sorry for all the mistake I am writ ting thins on my Blackberry

    Hope to get some good feed back.

    Would love to stay under 30k if possible.
  2. ry_rock

    ry_rock Senior Member
    Messages: 105

    There is a section all about this under heavy equipment, over 60 pages of insight, very well worth the read. Some very helpful and knowledgeable people in the section switching to blowing service.
    I will tell you that I have a Kubota L3540 with a cab and pull type snow blower and I LOVE it, IMO it works great on the driveways that I do, occasionally I wish it was a little bigger, or had a little more power or was a little bit faster(road speed) but I have to say for the total investment I am very happy with the set up. Best of luck and be sure to check out the switching to blowing section
  3. 2002F150

    2002F150 Member
    Messages: 38

    Ty sir, I will go ahead and read on that part of the forum! :)