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Bombardier sidewalk plow at work

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by Neige, Jan 7, 2010.

  1. Neige

    Neige Sponsor
    Messages: 2,215

  2. sweetk30

    sweetk30 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,588

    why would you push snow in to a perfectly clean non snow road. ? :dizzy:
  3. schmol

    schmol Senior Member
    Messages: 120

    Very cool, looks to be in excellent shape too! It definitly moves faster than a skid steer would. Did you pick that up at the Ritchies auction last year in MTL, they sold around 50 of those old units. Some were in great shape like yours, and some were more like parts machines.
  4. vinny69

    vinny69 Junior Member
    from canada
    Messages: 25

    y put the snow on the road, Your fired
  5. schmol

    schmol Senior Member
    Messages: 120

    To get rid of the snow it has to go somewhere, it makes perfect sence to me, put it on the road and take it away with a 4x4 or loader. If you windrow it onto the grass on the medians than you just end up with huge piles that you have to move later anyways. Niege has quite the outfit, I'm sure he knows what he's doing.
  6. ColumbiaLand

    ColumbiaLand Senior Member
    Messages: 790

    I like the guy in the wheelchair trying to get through your snow you left in the entrance. its funny seeing them push him through the snow. awesome machine though
  7. JohnnyRoyale

    JohnnyRoyale 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,935

    Im actually suprised to see that too from Paul.

    Wouldnt it make sense to do the walks first, then the lot?

    Seems like a very efficient machine BTW.
  8. V-Boss

    V-Boss Member
    Messages: 30

    x2, I would like to know also
  9. Lawn Enforcer

    Lawn Enforcer Senior Member
    Messages: 569

    I'm sure he's gonna come back with a loader with a pusher or something and scrape it clean and remove the snow from the area. Seems logical to me.
  10. JD Dave

    JD Dave PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,194

    Yes that's exactly the way I'd do it. Having a windrow beside a side makes drifting and icing that much worse.
  11. Pristine PM ltd

    Pristine PM ltd PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,891

    People that plow with pickups vs. people that use heavy equipment are two different breeds!

    All the pickup people now are saying, no, not another push, the loader guys couldn't care less about that though.
  12. JD Dave

    JD Dave PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,194

    Thanks for your insight Jon Jon. :laughing:
  13. Mark Oomkes

    Mark Oomkes PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,249

    Those things are awesome.

    Just don't go sideways over a snow bank.
  14. Pristine PM ltd

    Pristine PM ltd PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,891

    It's true though. When I am all done and some jerk pushes his driveway out on to the freshly plowed road I want to kill him because it isn't just one push like I assume it would be with a loader or box.
  15. Neige

    Neige Sponsor
    Messages: 2,215

    It drives 30 MPH, and yes we got it at Richies 8 years ago.
    I took your advice and fired myself.
    Thanks, its the only logical way I think it can be done.
    Yes usually we do, had a replacement driver who forgot those walks, so I wanted to have some fun.
    Thats what we did.
    On top of that JD you run out of room real fast
    Almost tipped it when I took it off a trailer once, the thing weighs 6 tons.
    My two brothers overturned my decision to fire myself, back to work I go. :laughing::drinkup:
  16. JD Dave

    JD Dave PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,194

    Wow 6 ton. How long do the tracks last?
  17. jayman3

    jayman3 Senior Member
    Messages: 372

    Still faster with a loader:laughing:,looks good Paul,I always thought those machines where the cats ass of machines for walks.
  18. snocrete

    snocrete Banned
    Messages: 2,862

    Very cool!!!!! But it seems it would be highly unstable at 30mph:eek: Thats screamin in something like that!!
  19. Outd00r Maint..

    Outd00r Maint.. Senior Member
    Messages: 146

    wow seems usefull
  20. Uncle Herb

    Uncle Herb Senior Member
    Messages: 341

    Ah yes, the village I live in has the exact model. They have been plowing sidewalks with it for decades it seems.