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Bobcat 440B or Toro Z-500

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by KSlandscaper, Oct 9, 2011.

  1. KSlandscaper

    KSlandscaper Member
    from Kansas
    Messages: 60

    I can't decide which would be better for use on residential driveways and long runs of sidewalks, either a blade on a Bobcat 440B skidsteer or a blade on a Toro Z-500 mower.

    I currently do not have a blade on either. The Bobcat does not have aux hydraulics. I figure a good plow for the Toro would run near $1000, nearly the same to fab a plow for the Bobcat that would angle.

  2. iceman1

    iceman1 Senior Member
    Messages: 183

    The bobcat will make marks on the walks and if you get offthe walks and onto the grass with the bobcat you are going to have a bunch of turf damage. By a mibar for your z mower they are the best blades on the market. I can get you a great deal on one. I am a dealer and end user. Thanks, chad 513-678-1597 Chad@obersons.com
  3. KSlandscaper

    KSlandscaper Member
    from Kansas
    Messages: 60

    Interesting you mention the mibar. I was just looking at them online, looks like they'd work fairly well. I will have to contact you! Could you PM me with what a 60" standard blade woudl cost with a bracket to fit the mower?

    Would you recommend my z-500 60" mower for use w/ plow, or my z-149 52"?