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Snowplow.com shovels

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by snowpusher tim, Feb 2, 2010.

  1. snowpusher tim

    snowpusher tim Junior Member
    from MN
    Messages: 28

    I broke 2 shovels tonight. Has anyone used the snow shovel called the snow plow that is a sponser on this site? I did look at them a couple of months ago, look good, but $40. You canbuy a couple pushers for that money.
  2. badabing1512

    badabing1512 Senior Member
    Messages: 370

    Havnt heard anything bad about them yet, thought about purchasing a few myself
  3. andrewlawnrangr

    andrewlawnrangr Senior Member
    Messages: 339

    yup i bought 2 of the 24"... and i love them. i wish i got the 30" so i would only have to make 2 passes down the walks. all i do is angle the shovel to the side ( like a plow) and walk with 2 hands holding the shovel. works good for back dragging steps (when you spin the shovel around) i love them and would recommend getting them for any one who does shoveling
  4. snocrete

    snocrete Banned
    Messages: 2,862

    I have (3) 30 inchers & (2) 36 inchers.....well worth the money. will probably be buying a couple 48 inchers for next yr. for the guys to use on lighter snows.
  5. snowpusher tim

    snowpusher tim Junior Member
    from MN
    Messages: 28

    Thanks fellas.
    I think I"ll go get a 30" one this morning.
  6. JR Snow Removal

    JR Snow Removal Senior Member
    Messages: 390

    NHL approved haha I was watching the wings pens game:angry: and right before the shoot out the ref was using one cleaning up the ice. Kind of funny that I noticed that:D
  7. allcraftsmen

    allcraftsmen Junior Member
    Messages: 26

    Is there any other shovel?
  8. MSS Mow

    MSS Mow Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 981

    No good on anything but light fluffy snow, especially the 30" and up. But, I can see how they would be terrific for light snow. We just don't have much of that here.
  9. ALC-GregH

    ALC-GregH PlowSite.com Addict
    from pa
    Messages: 1,132

    That's funny you mention that. I was wondering how they would do in deep snow. I still want one so the smaller accumulation will go faster with one pass.
  10. andrewlawnrangr

    andrewlawnrangr Senior Member
    Messages: 339

    in deep snow they are ok but alot of scooping ( scoop, up, throw) i would just use a blower. these shovels are great for light snow and looooooooong walks
  11. deicepro

    deicepro PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,124

    Expensive, but worth it

  12. skidooer

    skidooer Senior Member
    Messages: 248

    great shovel, has held up better than any other so far would buy more in a second.
  13. snocrete

    snocrete Banned
    Messages: 2,862

    Thats funny, cause I got 5 walk guys working for me that say otherwise...2 of which carry the 36 in model around with them.
  14. Cutter1

    Cutter1 Senior Member
    Messages: 243

    love them I have 4 right now and 4 on the way. I have the 30 inch models.
  15. Silentroo

    Silentroo Senior Member
    Messages: 147

    Have used them the last three years. 30,36 and 48's I would agree the 48 is a little tough in deep snow, would strongly disagree with your statement about the rest.

    We run about 100 sidewalk guys, All would disagree with you as well.

    Our guys use them on everything from .25 of an inch to 12+ inches of wet heavy snow. They swear by them and swear at you if you take them away.
  16. derekbroerse

    derekbroerse 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,377

    Just saw my first one today. Looks like a solid shovel!
  17. AiRhed

    AiRhed Senior Member
    Messages: 401

    Got a 24 and a 30. I use them both on just about anything. I especially like how the edge is basically always sharpening as you use it. I was pleasantly surprised by their ability to chop up ice and hardpacked snow. Once you figure it out, you can grab that thing and chop through hard and thick pack snow.

    What they said, use it like a plow, angled to the side with both hands. I find myself almost running behind the thing sometimes on long walks. I'm considering a 36 and possibly a 48. I've been jokingly considering a homebrew set of mini "pro-wings" for it too.
    Last edited: Feb 3, 2010
  18. vamootsman

    vamootsman Senior Member
    Messages: 316

    I have 30 and a 36 and will have a 48 for next year. To say they are no good in deep heavy snow is like saying Homesteader plow is no good for clearing a 3' covered mountain pass. Really? Get a big snowblower! for both! If you are using them as a snow shovel (which is what they are), they are the best I've used.
  19. badabing1512

    badabing1512 Senior Member
    Messages: 370

    looks like im purchasing a few of these.
  20. WIPensFan

    WIPensFan PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,468

    I bet you noticed that water bottle go flying off the top off the net behind Howard too!!:laughing:

    I see they use these at most rinks in the NHL. Good for pushing, bad for throwing snow, it's gonna slide off one side or the other. I like having side edges on snow shovels.