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blower on a skid - Yes/No

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment' started by jvm81, Aug 16, 2009.

  1. jvm81

    jvm81 Senior Member
    from Midwest
    Messages: 381

    I run bobcat and the local dealer has one traded in from a city that never used it but maybe 1-2 times. I have an S185-S250. 60 incher I beleive and a bobcat brand. Yeck - the inside of machine has very little rust, original cutting bar and relatively cheap. But is it worth it. Small commercial and alot of residential. Uitility tractors, skids, 5 trucks with plows.
  2. Pristine PM ltd

    Pristine PM ltd PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,794

    I have seen them used, never personally. They look really good at blowing back piles, don't know how well they would do blowing in a parking lot... They might work well in residentials.
  3. NBSnowGuy

    NBSnowGuy Member
    Messages: 40

    I've also been wondering how these might work. You'd certainly have to have a good working float on the loader. I've also been wondering how a blower might work on the front of a backhoe.
  4. cog-1

    cog-1 Senior Member
    Messages: 117

    We have a CAT 248 with an erskine blower on it, works real well. Just have to make sure you have the high flow hydraulics to power one.
  5. hydro_37

    hydro_37 PlowSite Veteran
    from iowa
    Messages: 3,790

    Guy runs a blower on his here. Works great.