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Buckets, blades, blowers, or pushers?

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by beanz27, Feb 5, 2013.

  1. beanz27

    beanz27 Senior Member
    Messages: 984

    So I was thinking about it, and seeing many people use all of these, I'm wondering which is better/faster.

    This is SKIDLOADER ONLY, I'm not worried about larger loaders at this point. My boss swears by his 8' snow buckets, yet he has a sub that swears by his blade. As far as you guys are concerned, whats faster/more effiecient across the board? I've only used the buckets quite a bit, aside from that I've used a V plow once in a skid loader. What you guys think?
  2. alldayrj

    alldayrj PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,108

    I think its lacking hybrids like HLA snow wings, snow wolfs, KAGE plows, degelmans, metal pless etc.

    and just like there are a million different parking lot scenarios, each attachment will excel in a different area
  3. leolkfrm

    leolkfrm PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,978

  4. bigz64

    bigz64 Junior Member
    Messages: 18

    i haul a pusher and a snow bucket together. i would prefer a hybrid unit plow/pusher unit and a snow bucket for scraping and piling snow high. i like the pusher the most my operators like the bucket better... so go figure

    i run 7' snow buckets as i can get greater down pressure to scrape to the pavement/conrete
  5. Brad3403

    Brad3403 Senior Member
    from Alberta
    Messages: 392

    I've tried containment plows...didn't care for them at all.
    I've tried 108" snow buckets...it worked fairly well.
    I've tried a v-plow...it worked fairly well.
    My preferred is a straight blade with wings (gotta have wings).
  6. R75419

    R75419 Senior Member
    Messages: 140

    just like Alldayrj said! It all depends on the property.:dizzy:
    Last edited: Feb 7, 2013