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Bobcat Snow Pushers?

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by dmax07, Dec 16, 2010.

  1. dmax07

    dmax07 Junior Member
    Messages: 12

    I did a serch with no luck, does anyone have any experience good or bad with the Bobcat brand of snow pushers 8' or 10'?
     
  2. rdbpower

    rdbpower Junior Member
    Messages: 12

    We have a ten footer and its nice and simple, but hit a curb and tore the monuting bracket off, so we beefed it up . But we also have virnig boxes and they are beefier and less money.
     
  3. dmax07

    dmax07 Junior Member
    Messages: 12

    I am going to go look at them tomorrow, not sure if they are any better than the standard pushers out there that can be bought for about a $1000 less...

    I dont know if they have a trip edge or anything extra over a regular pusher box that makes them worth more money?
     
  4. snocrete

    snocrete Banned
    Messages: 2,862

    I have an 8 & 10fter. Love em. I would never buy a solid mounted pusher.
     
  5. DaySpring Services

    DaySpring Services PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,065

    My biggest problem with the Pusher (8.5 Avalanche) was traction. I was always stuck spinning my tires. Maybe a set of Wolf paws would have made my experience a little better. I was just always afraid to spend that kind of money and not be happy with my results. Everyone in my area has had similar problems with skid steers and pushers.
     
  6. leolkfrm

    leolkfrm PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,429

    make sure the machine you are using can push the amount of wet heavy snow in front of the size pusher you choose. anything can push the light fluffy stuff, but it takes traction to push the heavy stuff, weight of the machine and type of tires are a major factor
     
  7. snocrete

    snocrete Banned
    Messages: 2,862

    The design of the pusher is also a factor in improving machines ability to push more.