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How many sq ft per hour can you clear with your skid steer?

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment' started by lawntec, Oct 21, 2010.

  1. lawntec

    lawntec Senior Member
    Messages: 118

    My dad has a contract for a strip mall. This is his first year. He has a JD 240, 8' snow bucket. So just curious...how fast are you guys? how many square feet can you clear an hour?
  2. snobama

    snobama Member
    Messages: 35

    1.8 acres (78,408 sf) is the rule of thumb I go by for a commercial lot for your machine.
  3. rob_cook2001

    rob_cook2001 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,171

    You think it can do 1.8 APH with just a snow bucket?? I would think closer to 1-1.2 but thats my best guess. That is for a 2 speed, would be slower if it is a single speed.
  4. EdNewman

    EdNewman Senior Member
    Messages: 254

    Also depends on how much snow. 3", 6", 12" 24", etc.