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JD 544D - What size pusher?

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment' started by PhilFromErie, Oct 29, 2012.

  1. PhilFromErie

    PhilFromErie Senior Member
    Messages: 263

    Anyone run a 16 footer on a 544D? I was planning on a 14 footer but wanted to see if anyonw else is pushing it.

    105 Hp and around 23k lbs
  2. leolkfrm

    leolkfrm PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,343

    really depends on how deep and wet the snow is,..or if something else opens the lane and you can take only part of the next push if need be
  3. PhilFromErie

    PhilFromErie Senior Member
    Messages: 263

    I know..I'm just wondering generally. I ran a 928G with a 20 footer and it handled it fine but this is going to be on a site with less help at times so I was planning on not pushing it and going with a 14.
  4. blowerman

    blowerman PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,261

    12's and 14's are the most common. 14's and you'll have a tuff time with wet snow. I'm sure others will pose additional questions such as type of lot? Distance of push? Cars? Empty? Etc.
    I have both but mainly run 12'