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Plow blade edge - rubber, UHMW, poly, Steel?

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment' started by MNBobcat, Dec 10, 2012.

  1. MNBobcat

    MNBobcat Junior Member
    Messages: 19

    Hi Guys,

    I have a 1/4 mile long blacktop driveway. Right near the house, I have pavers for my driveway. I'm concerned about marring up the pavers with a plow.

    I'm looking to purchase a brand new plow for my skid steer (763 bobcat). I also have a john deer tractor that would accept the skid steer plow as well.

    I'm wondering what you would recommend for the blade edge material? Should I be looking at a poly edge?

    I'd also be interested in hearing how wide of a plow you would suggest and any particular brand I should look at.

    The ability to back drag would be nice.

  2. WIPensFan

    WIPensFan PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,594

    Man, I would keep that skidsteer off those pavers! Get the lightest plow you can with a poly edge. That should reduce chance of damage as much as possible. Use the tractor.