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Locked our 1st big one today

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by MnM, Oct 20, 2005.

  1. MnM

    MnM Senior Member
    Messages: 289

    My question is this.......This complex has 115 driveways and 1.5 mile of road. Do you think a Bobcat with a V-Plow or snowblower will be the best tool to clear all these drives? They are small double driveways.
     
  2. karl klein

    karl klein Senior Member
    Messages: 557

    a bobcat would work pretty good i would clear the main road with a truck though
     
  3. 2004Z71CC

    2004Z71CC Member
    Messages: 65

    If the drives are only short (how mayn car lengths?) I would use the blower.
    It would leave nice clean sides and you could clear close to the rear of the vehicles or garage. short drives are not fun with a plow.
     
  4. JElmWin

    JElmWin Senior Member
    Messages: 232

    A Bobcat or a compact tractor. You can put both a blower and a plow on a tractor.pumpkin:
     
  5. Edgewater

    Edgewater Member
    Messages: 70

    I think that a Tractor with a rear blade could be used to pull out the drives, then use a large truck or blower to clear the road
     
  6. JElmWin

    JElmWin Senior Member
    Messages: 232

    To clarify my point. You can mount a blower and blade simultaneously on a tractor. Blower up front and blade in back, or Blade up front w/ blower in back. Plus you can get a cab for a tractor, vinyl or otherwise. I havn't used a bobcat to move snow. I'm 6'5" and the last time I tried getting into one I couldn't fit.
     
  7. exmarkdude

    exmarkdude Junior Member
    Messages: 8

    We have 5 complexes in similar size to that, we use three cab enclosed, heated skid steers and trucks to clear roads and snow throwers/shovels, and atv's to clear the walks.
     
  8. MnM

    MnM Senior Member
    Messages: 289

    does your skid steers have a plow or blower.... I was going to use a v-plow
     
  9. WOODY367

    WOODY367 Senior Member
    from LI, NY
    Messages: 467

    We used to do a complex the same. We had a crew outline the driveway and do walkways with a blower. Then a truck with a back blade to pull the rest of the drive way into the street. and and 2 trucks for clearing raod. started from the top of the hill and worked our way down. Worked grat.