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push box on backhoe

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by Theshoemaker, Mar 23, 2009.

  1. Theshoemaker

    Theshoemaker Senior Member
    Messages: 210

    hello, i have a case 680 backhoe and i'm wandering how well it would do with a push box. I'm also wandering if a ten footer might be better for this machine as opposed to a 12 footer. The machine is an 86 so i'm kinda skeptical but again i'm fairly confident it would be more efficent than renting one and spending the extra thousands a month. Any imput on this issue would be great!!

    Thanks in advance
  2. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Should have no problem. Is it 4x4? Biggest problem is remembering the boom on the back of it when backing up.
  3. Theshoemaker

    Theshoemaker Senior Member
    Messages: 210

    It's a 4x2, do you think a 12 foot would be too big/heavy when it snows in excess of 4 or 6 inches??
  4. Kevin Kendrick

    Kevin Kendrick Senior Member
    Messages: 397

    Application guide says to go with a 10'.