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Would a Bobcat work?

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by DaySpring Services, Nov 30, 2006.

  1. DaySpring Services

    DaySpring Services PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,065

    I just curious if a Bobcat with a 10 foot snopusher would work for my commercial account. They are building a similar complex right next to this property in the spring. Im kinda thinking about using a loader for these 2 properties. The longest run is about 300 feet. Would a Bobcat have enough power/weight to make a run that long?

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  2. procut1

    procut1 Senior Member
    Messages: 380

    I think it will be fine.....Im trying that out this year myself and I have some longer runs than that.
     
  3. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    I would use the Bobcat just for the front and back of the building, then use the Vplow plow for the rest.
     
  4. Watch out yelow

    Watch out yelow Member
    Messages: 35

    Which bobcat? what capacity pusher?
     
  5. DaySpring Services

    DaySpring Services PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,065

    Probably on the lines of a 205 or 220.
     
  6. SnowGuy73

    SnowGuy73 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 24,867

    I would use the Bobcat in combination with a pickup or two also.
     
  7. Dodgediesel96

    Dodgediesel96 Junior Member
    Messages: 15

    do you guys like the skid bobcats or the track units. Wouldent the track units have better traction then the wheel units?
     
  8. 2_Djinn

    2_Djinn Senior Member
    Messages: 157

    A bobcat with a box on it would work on that site however maybe its the overhead view but that place looks small enough that I would use a truck to plow it ( no straight blade)
     
  9. DaySpring Services

    DaySpring Services PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,065

    It takes me around an hour and a half to plow the lot by myself. Not too bad. If you look just to the left, that's where the new complex will be going. The lot will be atleast the same size if not bigger.
     
  10. SnowGuy73

    SnowGuy73 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 24,867

    For snow removal I'd go with tires not tracks.
     
  11. itsgottobegreen

    itsgottobegreen PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,351

    NOPE 8' is all it could handle
    Maybe if it had the counter weight kit on it.
     
  12. PLOWMAN45

    PLOWMAN45 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,830

    i think they have enough power for that