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Demand for a grasshopper 928D with 5' plow

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by suzuki4life, Dec 6, 2006.

  1. suzuki4life

    suzuki4life Junior Member
    Messages: 12

    Is there any commerical demand for this machine and an operator? I know guys with trucks often get subed in. I was just wondering if this would be possible with me and my machine.

  2. 04superduty

    04superduty PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,354

    maybe a large side walk, but not for doing anything large.
  3. Superior L & L

    Superior L & L PlowSite Veteran
    from MI
    Messages: 3,041

    I could possibly us a sidewalk guy. How far are you from Novi and would you travel there.
  4. suzuki4life

    suzuki4life Junior Member
    Messages: 12

    im in auburn hills and im not really willing to travel down. Sorry

  5. PLM-1

    PLM-1 Senior Member
    Messages: 424

    I use that plow and a 722D. I do very small lots, 8 spaces, a couple of driveways and a bunch of large sidewalks/commercial entry stoops with it. My plow mounting tabs that were attached to the mold board snapped off the other day. Over-extended the trip springs and bent something else when i hit an angled parking stop...talk about a fast stop!
  6. Duracutter

    Duracutter Senior Member
    from Canada
    Messages: 200

    That's the problem with the atv plows. I run a Ford front mount 6' mower. I take the mower off for winter and put a John Deere plow. It's heavy duty and the Ford is four wheel drive and diesel.

    I push that machine to the limit just doing snow with crust... you know, maybe 6 to 8" deep crust. Can't see how an atv would do anything. The ford is sometimes on it's knees and I'm asking more of it...lol ;)
  7. Proscapez LLC

    Proscapez LLC Senior Member
    Messages: 293

    I havent tried plowing with my quad, But I did use it to get my S-10 unstuck once.
    And about killed myself doing it.
    I put a snatch strap on it and got a short run, it moved the truck at least 3 foot.
    but the quad stood right up then shot backwards. LOL
  8. suzuki4life

    suzuki4life Junior Member
    Messages: 12

    when you say mold board what do you mean? on the plow or the mounting points on the machine?

  9. PLM-1

    PLM-1 Senior Member
    Messages: 424

    Where the eyelets are welded on the plow and the frame bolts to the plow. The machine is just fine.