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skid loader and pusher

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by joe74, Oct 14, 2004.

  1. joe74

    joe74 Junior Member
    Messages: 3

    I looked in some resent posts and have not seen to much on a skid loader with a pusher. I have a large level lot and would like to use a 80hp 8000lb machine ( case 85 xt , bobcat s250 ) to run my 12ft protect back-hoe snow pusher. Last year I rented a Case 580 super m back-hoe, but would rather buy a skid loader and be able to use it year round. I would like to know if the skid loader will work well and any tips or experience on using it. Thanks
  2. Bolts Indus.

    Bolts Indus. PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,176

    For a 80 hp skidsteer a Blizzard 8611 would be the cats a**
  3. Jon Geer

    Jon Geer Member
    Messages: 834

    You know me, I'll have to agree with Bolts. :salute:
  4. joe74

    joe74 Junior Member
    Messages: 3

    I agree with you, but i already have the pusher and I just can't stand to rent. I also have a blizzard 810 on a superduty and it works well. Thanks
  5. Bolts Indus.

    Bolts Indus. PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,176

    Listen to your 810 talking.
  6. Dwan

    Dwan Senior Member
    Messages: 879

    nothing I mean absulty nothing works as well as a Bobcat in tight areas in the snow. in open areas you will be pleased with one and a pusher.

    975 bobcat, 974 bobcat, 943 bobcat, Cat IT28, several F350's
  7. T-MAN

    T-MAN PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,363

    I think your pushing the limit on that machines cability with a 12 foot box. A ten footer may even be a lil big in a wet snow. Dwan your right My bud runs 8 s250's and s300's with 9 foot westerns and they smoke the trucks hands down all day long. With the quick tach system he can drop the blade grab a bucket and run around and tidy up then, makes for a pretty and neat site when he is finished.