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Snow deflectors

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by IA Farmer, Nov 9, 2004.

  1. IA Farmer

    IA Farmer Senior Member
    Messages: 410

    I was wandering how important snow deflectors are and if you need them they run about $125 and I didnt know if it would be worth the money. Thanks
     
  2. ratlover

    ratlover PlowSite.com Addict
    from IL
    Messages: 1,325

    If you do any plowing at a higher speed than a crawl then YES get one. You can buy a made one from big nate or the like or make your own outa a conveyor belt(thats the route I went)
     
  3. The Boss

    The Boss 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,099

    Nates price is about a 1/4 of that.
     
  4. QMVA

    QMVA Senior Member
    Messages: 431

    I dont have one but would like to get one. The big part is when your going into the wind the snow just blows over the plow and onto the windshield cutting the visibily down alot.
     
  5. DJL

    DJL Senior Member
    Messages: 343

    I ran two seasons without one. Last year was the first with. IMO, it is worth every penny. It really does help with snow coming up over the plow right onto your windshield.
     
  6. POWERSTROKEFURY

    POWERSTROKEFURY Junior Member
    Messages: 18

    Where I come from we get some pretty big snow storms. I've tried to use a metal foil but the only thing it does is roll the snow ontop of itself and infront of the plow. I use a piece of 12"X8' rubber about 1/4" thick. Put it on there with a piece of flat stock and nuts/bolts, and watch the snow roll off the plow and over the bank. This actually enables you to "squeeze" the snow bank and blow the snow over it. I'd highly reccomend using this if you are getting more than a foot at a time.
     
  7. IA Farmer

    IA Farmer Senior Member
    Messages: 410

    Nate who?

    Thanks for the help, but who is Nate?
     
  8. The Boss

    The Boss 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,099

    A good friend of mine. Here ya go.
    Nate
     
  9. PSDF350

    PSDF350 Senior Member
    Messages: 577

    and you admit it :waving: :)
     
  10. The Boss

    The Boss 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,099

    Nate's a good guy and and good one to have on your side. :nod:
     
  11. CARDOCTOR

    CARDOCTOR PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,310

    ill second big nate
    purchased one from him last yrs .went a little thicker so it wouldnt flap while driving
    john
     
  12. Garagekeeper

    Garagekeeper Senior Member
    Messages: 459

    I still have a few SnowEx black poly snow deflectors in stock
    If anyone needs one.
    :rolleyes: John..........................
     
  13. Big Nate's Plowing

    Big Nate's Plowing PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,266

    $125??? holey cow, I wish I was able to sell them for that much :rolleyes:

    anyways, a special I have going on right now is 7½' x 12" tall 3/8" thick deflectors for $45 shipped to your door in the lower 48 and 8' for $5 more ($50)

    Yes I am kinda biased but I believe any plow without one is naked :eek: and actually a hazzard at speeds above 10 mph

    heres a pic of one of our deflectors while plowing at about 35 mph

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    you be the judge, LOL
    ~Nate ncls484@gmail.com www.ncls-enterprises.com
     
  14. Bolts Indus.

    Bolts Indus. PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,176

    Sorry but I can't see a deflector. Looks like a normal shoot from a Blizzaerd plow.
     
  15. The Boss

    The Boss 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,099

    I can see it just fine.
     
  16. Big Nate's Plowing

    Big Nate's Plowing PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,266

    are you sh!tting me :rolleyes: ? you cant see the black deflector on the Yellow plow?
     
  17. Bolts Indus.

    Bolts Indus. PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,176

    Sorry ,must bee my age. But I can't see what you are showing.
     
  18. raptorman03

    raptorman03 Senior Member
    Messages: 333

    so i would have to drill holes im my plow to put one on?
     
  19. andersonbldrs

    andersonbldrs Member
    Messages: 34

    yes sir holes are required..........but well worth it!
     
  20. raptorman03

    raptorman03 Senior Member
    Messages: 333

    dose any one have any pics of an after market one?