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What wiper blades

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by Dodgedzlr, Nov 25, 2010.

  1. Dodgedzlr

    Dodgedzlr Junior Member
    Messages: 15

    I have tried almost all the wiper blades. Cheap ones to the expensive. Maybe its one of those things you just know you will be replacing no matter the brand. Has anyone had any GREAT luck with a certain type?
     
  2. nekos

    nekos Senior Member
    Messages: 586

    Bosch Icon are the best i have found.
     
  3. Pinky Demon

    Pinky Demon PlowSite.com Addict
    from Ohio
    Messages: 1,121

    I put a set of heated Everblades on mine this year to help with the nasty ice build up that causes me to run the defroster on high 24/7. Haven't used the heated portion yet, but the silicone is very good so far, much better than the Napa brand "Winter" wipers I got last year.
     
  4. the new boss 92

    the new boss 92 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,989

    i ran duralast, not to bad but nowi run rainx latitudes witch are similar to the bosch icons!
     
  5. Tubby's Snow Plowing

    Tubby's Snow Plowing Senior Member
    Messages: 199

    I use the cheap brand winter ones with the fabric over the blade brackets on the driver side and a normal one on the passenger side. Winter one on the rear of the SUV.
     
  6. STRONGARM

    STRONGARM Senior Member
    Messages: 258

    I just use cheap one's now. I tried all kinds and realized you replace them no mater what.
     
  7. tuney443

    tuney443 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,847

    Anco winter blades
     
  8. deereequipment

    deereequipment Member
    Messages: 90

    Everblades are the way to go!
    I take mine off during the "off" season, to prevent wearing them out, but while plowing, they are a MUST!

    I have them on all 3 trucks and the skid steer.
    They told me I can, but just have to order a special set, even put them on my 24 volt loader.
    I just haven't done it yet.

    They have even come out with heated frames, along with the heated rubber.
    It costs a little bit more, but say folks requested them, and that makes alot of difference.

    I haven't used the heated frames yet, just the heated rubber, and have been using them for over 10 years.

    HIGHLY recommened heated wipers from Everblades.
    Actually have a receipt right in front of me.
    Jim at 906-482-3172 is where i get mine.
    everblades.com.

    (Plowsite, hope it was ok to post phone number)
     
  9. lilpusher

    lilpusher Senior Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 140

    I might try the heated blades but have been pretty happy with the Bosch Icons also
     
  10. acornish

    acornish Senior Member
    Messages: 184

    just use regular wipers here, keep a spare set behind seat just in case
     
  11. creativedesigns

    creativedesigns PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,929

    I might try out the new Armor-All silicone wiper blades this week....
     
  12. spdblos944

    spdblos944 Junior Member
    from midwest
    Messages: 2

    Bosch Icons. Worth the extra expense. Last year when I bought mine there was a coupon for about 15 bucks off on their website.
     
  13. wilkie

    wilkie Junior Member
    Messages: 24

    I tried the armor all ones last year didn't work for me I think the rubber tor off or something. I normally use the "frameless" ones with just the thin strip of metal. Ice doesn't build up on them as bad I find just have to be careful not to bend them when cleaning them.
     
  14. festerw

    festerw Senior Member
    Messages: 986

    FWIW for you guys buying the 'beam' style wiper blades Rock Auto has them for far cheaper than the auto parts stores. They do charge shipping but it comes out cheaper if you need a few items, I just placed an order there a few weeks ago and saved about $30 over what it would have cost me to get it locally from Advance, Autozone or Napa.
     
  15. grec-o-face

    grec-o-face Senior Member
    Messages: 485

    X2 Same here!
     
  16. Pinky Demon

    Pinky Demon PlowSite.com Addict
    from Ohio
    Messages: 1,121

    Hey DeereEquipment, what do you do with the wiring when you take them off?
     
  17. Turf Commando

    Turf Commando Senior Member
    Messages: 567


    Same here. 3 seasons and haven't switched to another brand ...
     
  18. qualitylawn

    qualitylawn Senior Member
    Messages: 122

    duralast winter blades
     
  19. vmj

    vmj Senior Member
    from conn
    Messages: 752

    heat-flex blades
     
  20. ?heatflex

    what are heat flex blades??

    thanks
    tc