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New Idea

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by jpeters, Jan 4, 2006.

  1. jpeters

    jpeters Junior Member
    Messages: 19

    I have an idea I am looking at trying out and wanted your guys opinion. There are some local dairy farmers that use a skidsteer with a huge rubber tire to scrape *hit with. They have had it for over two years and use it every day. So the durability holds up great. The problem I forsee with it is the weight. The weight of the tire along with the metal is pretty heavy. I am also concerned about traction with a skidsteer pushing the tire plus all of the snow. I can get the tire for free and the only cost I would have is the metal and time welding it together. Average snow in our area is 3-6 inches. And only get about 30 inches a year. So its hard to spend the money on a snow pusher when snow is very uncertain in our area. Thanks for all of your input.