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Killer Commercial Snow Shovel

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by Briankook, Dec 22, 2013.

  1. Briankook

    Briankook Member
    Messages: 34

    Does anyone use a great snow shovel? I know it sounds like a simple question, but every time we find a good one, it seems they get discontinued the following year. We have 8 walk crews, so a good quality shovel is important to us. Any ideas? We like the pusher types, since the snowblowers do most of the work.
     
  2. MikeA5150

    MikeA5150 Member
    Messages: 57

    Snow plow brand snow pusher they're worth the money.
     
  3. Briankook

    Briankook Member
    Messages: 34

    Ok. I just google'd them and they look awesome! Thanks!
     
  4. Mark13

    Mark13 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,737

    x2. I dislike using anything else at this point.
     
  5. SnowGuy73

    SnowGuy73 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 24,867

    X 3 for snowplow.
     
  6. Briankook

    Briankook Member
    Messages: 34

    I just ordered some of them (both 30" and 36"). What kind of shovel do you guys recommend for a deep snow? In other words, the non-pusher type of shovel. Thanks in advance.

    Brian
     
  7. michdeere

    michdeere Member
    Messages: 87

    Snow plow makes one for shoveling instead of pushing also. They are the way to go!
     
  8. rebert

    rebert Senior Member
    Messages: 103

    Another vote for the snowplow shovel!
     
  9. leigh

    leigh PlowSite.com Addict
    from CT
    Messages: 1,997

    Snowplow shovels are good for pushing, stink for tossing snow.I came across a nice all around shovel sold by bobcat, has their logo on it. Sidewalk crews favorite.Gotta buy a couple more, and one for my wife so it's easier for her to have the steps and driveway done by the time I get home! Looks similar to this one

    shovel.jpg
     
  10. cda817

    cda817 Senior Member
    Messages: 284

    Snowplow makes a scoop shovel now...think its called Dominator or something like that. They are all great I will never buy anything else
     
  11. Burkartsplow

    Burkartsplow PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,245

    Best shovels out there and one of my dominators broke and I told them and they are sending me a new scoop with no questions asked. You can't beat good customer service.
     
  12. cj7plowing

    cj7plowing Senior Member
    Messages: 382

  13. SnowGuy73

    SnowGuy73 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 24,867

    I didn't know that....

    Looks like I'm going to the hardware store today.
     
  14. Kwise

    Kwise Senior Member
    Messages: 123

    I have the 36 inch Snow plow pusher and the Dominator. Usually use the wide pusher, but when the snow is heavy, I need to scoop and throw, or I need to fit in narrow spot, I use the Dominator.
     
  15. JeffNY

    JeffNY Senior Member
    Messages: 484

    I have the scoop shovel, 30", 36", and the wheeled 36"

    www.thesnowplow.com

    I love them with all my heart
     
  16. mnglocker

    mnglocker Senior Member
    Messages: 923

    +1

    I've found the Ames poly grain scoops to be awesome when you need to dig and throw the snow too, I've got about half a dozen of those. I leave one at the shop, the house one in each truck and have a few spares. Ames makes a blue one now that's slightly heavier poly.

    As far as pushers go, The SnowPlow shovel is where it's at. I've got two, and it was money well spent.
     
  17. FIREMAN Q

    FIREMAN Q Senior Member
    Messages: 242

    i like these for pushing snow and we get them from Home Depot. 35$ . and grain shovels for the big shoveling snow

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  18. Briankook

    Briankook Member
    Messages: 34

    We received our order of 36" and 30" snowplow snow pushers last Thursday as 7" of snow was arriving. We quickly assembled them and they are AWESOME! I highly recommend them! Our crews want more!
    We just ordered 15 more 30 inch pushers and 15 Dominators. Thank you all for the recommendation! Here is a plug for http://www.jmenterprises.com/
    Thanks!

    Brian
     
  19. bigmackmiller

    bigmackmiller Member
    Messages: 32

    love my snow plow shovel
     
  20. derekbroerse

    derekbroerse 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,377

    In case anyone was wondering about them, I recently purchased a Snowcaster, I think the company that makes them is Dakota? Anyways, it is 36" wide and on an angle with a pair of wheels. Same HD blade material as the Snow Plow so it should last a long time. This shovel is perfect for those long straight walks with like 1" of snow on them, all you do is walk and it windrows off the side. Even a backpack blower can't touch it for speed, it works as fast as you can walk. One pass up, one pass back, sidewalk is clear. I don't like it in tighter places, but those long walks it is fantastic...