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Shovel attached to Snowblower?

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by PremierLand, Oct 14, 2005.

  1. PremierLand

    PremierLand PlowSite.com Addict
    from detroit
    Messages: 1,572

    while I plow the drives, I have my guys snowblow the walk ways, and they also have to get the porch, with a shovel, so im thinking, instead of them going from the truck to snowblower, then back to the truck to get the shovel, there's gotta be a way to attach a shovel to the snowblower, thatway instead of making two trip to the truck, they only have to make one, and when they get up to the porch, they just pop the shovel off and shovel it off then reattach it to the snowblower and come back to the truck.

    Theres gotta be a way to do this, has anyone done this before? and would these be fairly simple to do. I have a couple ideas on how to rig this up, but I'd like your ideas first.

    Thanks guys!!!!!!
     
  2. Killswitch

    Killswitch Senior Member
    Messages: 246

    Christs sakes.....do you let them go to the bathroom?

    lol
     
  3. PremierLand

    PremierLand PlowSite.com Addict
    from detroit
    Messages: 1,572

    lol, nope. well they can, but its in a 20oz plastic bottle.
     
  4. bigjoe871

    bigjoe871 Senior Member
    Messages: 166

    I put a mag light mounting clip on the handlebars of the snowblower, they only last about 1 season though.
    You could probably do better with some type of rake holder or spring clippy thing (technical term) from the hardware store.
     
  5. Bad Luck

    Bad Luck Senior Member
    Messages: 741

    Put a sling on it and make them carry it over their shoulder like a shotty.
     
  6. cet

    cet PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,202

    Don't spoil them with a blower, then you won't have this problem!! LOL
     
  7. The Boss

    The Boss 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,099

    My guys do the walks first, then steps, etc. They always load the 2-stage up then do the shovel work, then we're off.
     
  8. Killswitch

    Killswitch Senior Member
    Messages: 246


    On a side note. Powerade bottles are great for that.

    :nod:
     
  9. Grn Mtn

    Grn Mtn PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,644

    trimmer trap

    why not use one of these:

    mr1.jpg
     
  10. dmontgomery

    dmontgomery PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,238


    ahhh....trimmer trap........
     
  11. karl klein

    karl klein Senior Member
    Messages: 557

    i would make them shovel the hole thing unless its over 6" deep when i started out i was a shoveler for a local guy who does the malls and a chain of grocery stores and we would shovel all the grocery store lots by hand with a 24" shovel
     
  12. PremierLand

    PremierLand PlowSite.com Addict
    from detroit
    Messages: 1,572

    Thanks guys.

    im to cheap to buy powerade or gatorade. lol. If you have good aim, the waterbottles are just fine.
     
  13. Killswitch

    Killswitch Senior Member
    Messages: 246

    You need to change your screen name to Mr Stingy.

    lol
     
  14. PremierLand

    PremierLand PlowSite.com Addict
    from detroit
    Messages: 1,572

    I do. lol. I never used to be cheap, but this past year ive become overly cheap.

    oh well.