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Pusher for condos

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by Italiano67, Oct 19, 2007.

  1. Italiano67

    Italiano67 Senior Member
    Messages: 645

    Is a pusher for a condo complex with winding roads and garages etc going to be much of a benefit over vplow trucks and snow buckets on a skid? Dont want to buy one to just to let it sit and to say I have one.
  2. forestfireguy

    forestfireguy PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,276

    I like pushers, that said, it really depends on how much you have to carry the snow. If the lot has lots of tight areas look into a back drag box. Especially if you have to do individual driveways.
  3. Italiano67

    Italiano67 Senior Member
    Messages: 645

    Not really tight spots but more roads and bigger areas in frony of the garages. I work by the hour so it gets into the age old question whether I am shooting myself in the foot by buying a pusher. Going to a per push is out of the question in my area.
  4. QuadPlower

    QuadPlower PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,056


    If it works for you, then it cuts your time down and you make less.


    If it dosen't work for you, then you spent the money on a box blade.
  5. Italiano67

    Italiano67 Senior Member
    Messages: 645

    Yeah you are right. I do get 20.00 per hour more for the pusher so it might pay. A no win deal probably.
  6. Brian Young

    Brian Young PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,394

    This is the same as leaf removal, I buy a 3k leaf loader and it makes the job go a lot quicker....I can charge a few bucks more per hour but the job is getting done faster :dizzy: Its a wash IMO, if you are strickly "by the hour" then I certantly wouldnt be buying equipment to make things go a lot faster. If you already have suitable equipment then why go further into debt?
  7. xtreem3d

    xtreem3d PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,548

    just a fwiw...here's a vid of a pusher at a condo complex

    hi guys,
    wanting to hear from anyone who is using the KAGE pusher on a skid steer snow plow, looks like it could be the best of both worlds but want to make sure i'm not overlooking something.
    here's a link to a video (hope it linked up)

  8. SuperPlow Guy

    SuperPlow Guy Inactive
    Messages: 79

    Do more work in less time and get more customers. www.superplow.com perfect for condos and can plow in two directions.:)
  9. JD Dave

    JD Dave PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,194

    Great concept but what does this have to do with a SS.
  10. SuperPlow Guy

    SuperPlow Guy Inactive
    Messages: 79

    Winding roads and garages are perfect for our product. May eliminate the need for the SS all together save money and get the job done faster.

  11. yamaguy

    yamaguy Senior Member
    Messages: 556

    WOW!! that is a nice pusher!!