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Stick Blowers

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by Lbilawncare, Feb 3, 2003.

  1. Lbilawncare

    Lbilawncare Senior Member
    Messages: 144

    I was just curious if anyone knows of a good snowblower mounted to a String Trimmer. I've seen junk ones by Ryobi, etc, but have never seen a really good commercial grade. We do a lot of small stoops, and lugging a snowblower between isn't efficient, and a shovel isn't practical.
     
  2. CARDOCTOR

    CARDOCTOR PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,310

    LAST SNOW STORM SAW A ROTATING BRUSH ON THE END OF A WEEDWACKER LOOKS LIKE IT WORKED PRETTY GOOD



    CARDOCTOR
     
  3. Mark Erpelding

    Mark Erpelding Member
    from indiana
    Messages: 34

    I have a Shindiawa Power broom I use for steps It is mounted on a string trimmer engine. They have a split boom version of this tool, that has a few different attachments. The powerbroom I have has rubber paddles,They also make one with bristles. It works great on about 3-4 " snow fall and it needs to be a dry snow, anything over that I use a light weight snowblower. Stihl and Echo makes them also.
     
  4. mdb landscaping

    mdb landscaping Senior Member
    Messages: 823

    i have a rotating broom on my echo, but really dont use it for snow. ive seen people using them when you have 2 inches or less, but over that they arent as effective. i remember when i was a kid, my grandparents had a toro electric power shovel. i dont know why nobody has designed something like you said. maybe it will weigh too much.
     
  5. bam

    bam Senior Member
    from .
    Messages: 201

    one of my subs bought an echo with power broom attachment. He likes it.

    we are constantly on jobsites so we would never be removing more than 3 or 4" (worst case). More likely walks are cleaned with an inch or two.