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New way to load snow?

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by CityGuy, Feb 16, 2009.

  1. CityGuy

    CityGuy PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 17,220

    This must be the new way to load snow?

    Truck loader.jpg
  2. Burkartsplow

    Burkartsplow PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,246

    that is pretty nince setup.
  3. Snowaway

    Snowaway Senior Member
    Messages: 248

    I was thimking about trying to find one of those. I think they would work well here. I just wonder if the loader would hold up.
  4. JD 990

    JD 990 Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 33

    Thats nice. Its kind of like a trash truck setup but with a dump body. Plus it would cut down on man hours and fuel costs.
  5. MileHigh

    MileHigh PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,827

    I would like to see it in action..
  6. Sydenstricker Landscaping

    Sydenstricker Landscaping PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,882

    That is petty cool. Wouldnt need a loader on site at all with that. Wonder if you could put a pusher on the front of that too??
  7. kashman

    kashman PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,070

    thing looks like the cats azz 2 me
  8. Bajak

    Bajak Senior Member
    Messages: 999

    "When your done with the snow, put the spreader on and go load yourself up with some salt."
  9. JD Dave

    JD Dave PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,194

    As long as you have a loader on all your trucks it will work great but I think I'd rather have 1 loader and a few trucks hauling. JMO
  10. Bigfoot Brent

    Bigfoot Brent Senior Member
    Messages: 202

    Notice the mirrors have to be folded in to use the loader. How would you see to back up? Must be a pain to get out and move the mirrors each time you use the loader. This looks to be an older Mack judging by the tube type tires on 20" split rims.
  11. Red_Rattler

    Red_Rattler Senior Member
    Messages: 201

    It works for that, but they have many purpose's. The city uses one to follow around street sweepers and pick up when they dump on the street. They are made by PB Loader Corp.

  12. scholzee

    scholzee Senior Member
    Messages: 243

    With camera technology coming down in price for about $500 you could have 1 rear view and 2 side views hooked up>
  13. Humvee27

    Humvee27 Senior Member
    Messages: 361


    I've been looking for one around here after thinking I would use it for my tree trimming business, never thought of it for snow....one more reason to buy it now!!! That's awesome...payup
  14. riverwalkland

    riverwalkland Senior Member
    Messages: 401

    ut oh! that might just be faster than the snow blower
  15. Red_Rattler

    Red_Rattler Senior Member
    Messages: 201

    Humvee, Madison is getting a new one at their Eastside garage over on Sycamore. The old one might be going up for auction when they get it.
  16. .5racer

    .5racer Senior Member
    Messages: 132

    The Gas Company around here use smaller ones to load concrette and dirt on repairs in the street when they dig. I would be cocerned if the snow stuck in the bucket or coud you bang it to get it out. Then you mess up your dump too , wouldn't you ?
  17. greenred

    greenred Member
    Messages: 30

    The city I live in used to have Ford Dump Trucks with the same kind of set up. I always thought it was neat as hell as a kid.
  18. Neige

    Neige Sponsor
    Messages: 2,215

    It may look impressive, but I think it would be one of the least efficient methods of hauling snow. I liked Syden s idea of putting on a box plow, you could really stack well. I would install a v box salter in the back, which you could load yourself. With that said, I still would not use one. JMO :drinkup:
  19. chcav1218

    chcav1218 Senior Member
    Messages: 954

    i think its pretty lame