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Plowing Times for Equipment with Pushers

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by MatthewG, Jul 18, 2015.

  1. MatthewG

    MatthewG PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,400

    Looking for solid info on productivity rates for equipment with pushers from those who have used this equipment

    Lets assume wide open parking lots 5 acre minimum

    I think the norm for a V plow or XLS-Wideout is 1 - 1.5 acres per hour

    Wheel Loader with 14' pusher 3.5 Acres/HR ?
    4x4 backhoe with 12' pusher 2.5 Acres/HR - is what we average on our lot

    Also on a Case 621B would you go 14' or 16'?

    Throw in your thoughts and experience
    Last edited: Jul 18, 2015
  2. hammerdown

    hammerdown Junior Member
    from detroit
    Messages: 5

  3. gc3

    gc3 Senior Member
    Messages: 713

  4. fireside

    fireside Senior Member
    Messages: 726

    I have a 2.25 yard loader running a 12' boss. Last year we ran on average 2.3. acres per hour on my difficult lot a lumber yard. It has long pushes and all the snow gets pushed out side the yard thru two gates. The more straight forward lots 3 was easy on a average 4" snowfall. I have found that my old rubber edge pusher we were doing less per hour do to it not cleaning as well as the steel edge not to mention using more fuel per hour.
    Last edited: Jul 19, 2015
  5. MatthewG

    MatthewG PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,400

    Thanks for the info, I'm bidding a 14' based on 3 acres on hour on a "B" lot

    FISHERBOY Senior Member
    Messages: 542

    i have a pro-tech 12ft pusher for sale if your interested
  7. Birdturd9726

    Birdturd9726 Junior Member
    Messages: 10

    how much $$ for the 12'