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PTO vs hydro for snowblower

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by HPSInc, Nov 9, 2015.

  1. HPSInc

    HPSInc Junior Member
    Messages: 27

    What would your prefer and why?

    A machine that powers a snowblower via Hydro or PTO?

    Did a lot of searching but came up with discussions of different machines and not specifically hydro vs PTO to power a snowblower.

    I have two machines to choose from, one is hydro & one is PTO both have 72" blowers just looking for opinions
  2. Neige

    Neige Sponsor
    Messages: 2,195

    I would go with PTO, nothing beats it or even comes close. I have tried hydro, and belt driven and PTO always came out ahead.
  3. Mark Oomkes

    Mark Oomkes PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,425

    PTO in a heartbeat.