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Help me choose, 16' or 14'

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by Neige, Oct 5, 2011.

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What would you pick?

  1. 16 foot

    53.3%
  2. 14 foot

    46.7%
  3. really don't know

    0 vote(s)
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  1. Neige

    Neige Sponsor
    Messages: 2,197

    Hey everyone, we need to make a decision. I am leaning towards the 16 foot, and my brothers 14 foot. What do you think?

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  2. SNOWLORD

    SNOWLORD Senior Member
    from MN
    Messages: 610

    I would go 14 not for lack of pushing power or traction mainly for turning and manuverability. I am currently building rotating wings for my 4x4 salt truck will throw up some pics in awhile.
     
  3. Camden

    Camden PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,598

    Just get one of each and then you'll both be happy.
     
  4. JohnnyRoyale

    JohnnyRoyale 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,935

    Geez Paul...is this a loaded question?
    14 foot for walkways, 16 ft for driveways.
     
  5. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Good answer!

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  6. DareDog

    DareDog PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,438

    16' it will get driveways done faster HA.
     
  7. ADBsnowremoval

    ADBsnowremoval Member
    Messages: 43

    Is that really on the truck? That is great. Can you put angle pistons on that? I would love to see some picks on the hook up. But totally for the 14' for manuvering.
     
  8. goel

    goel PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,079

    You are obvoiusly planning on carrying snow long STRAIGHT distances with that set up, so always go BIG.
     
  9. KBTConst

    KBTConst Senior Member
    Messages: 426

    After reading this I keep hearing the words go BIG or go home.:)
     
  10. Brad3403

    Brad3403 Senior Member
    from Alberta
    Messages: 392

    LOL....thats good
     
  11. buckwheat_la

    buckwheat_la 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,254

    16 ft, really is there a lot of difference between the manuverbility of a 14 vs 16? both are awkward
     
  12. blowerman

    blowerman PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,262

    I think it's a loaded question... But, 14ft. is what I'd go with.
     
  13. TCLA

    TCLA 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,699

    Roy is Ice T's son! :eek:

    My vote is for the 14'.
     
  14. Neige

    Neige Sponsor
    Messages: 2,197

    Well I thought we would be going for the 14 foot, but 16 it is. My brother John started working on it yesterday.

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