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plow on pallet

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by mdb landscaping, Oct 6, 2001.

  1. mdb landscaping

    mdb landscaping Senior Member
    Messages: 823

    i just got a fisher 8 ft minute mount. ive been debating on getting the plow dollys. i was wondering if anybody parks their plow on a pallet and how well that works. i have a pallet and pallet jack, so i coud just move it around with the pallet jack. is this a good or bad idea?
  2. CT18fireman

    CT18fireman Banned
    Messages: 2,133

    If you go this route nail some plywood to the pallet (unless it is solid) I do this when I store them in the summer. I lift them up with my skidsteer onto the loft of my shop. In the winter they are lined up n front of where wach truck parks so that they are easy to hook up. That is if we unhook them in the winter. Very seldom was this done last year.
  3. 75

    75 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,382

    Sounds like this idea would work fine, one other thing you can do in addition to the plywood is nail a couple of 2x4's down, forming a "channel" for the cutting edge to sit in.

    You might want to attach blocking to hold the A-frame level, which will make re-attaching the plow a bit easier.
  4. Taconic

    Taconic PlowSite.com Veteran
    Messages: 180

    The plow dollies will be at our BBQ so if your intereted in seeing them there will be a couple here in Poughkeepsie with a plow on them so you can check them out.
    John Parker
  5. guido

    guido PlowSite.com Veteran
    Messages: 261

    I've done it.

    Re-enforce the pallet and make sure you sling a cargo strap or two around it to.