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Skid Loader Help Blade Box plow or Power broom

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment' started by Doug Montanari, Dec 6, 2007.

  1. Doug Montanari

    Doug Montanari Member
    Messages: 44

    Looking for some guidance on a future purchase of either a box plow or a Power Broom for my skid loader I am makeing a angle blade for it now out of an old western blade. But need some help from some other contractors who are using their skid steers for snow removal.
  2. Little Jon

    Little Jon Senior Member
    from Buffalo
    Messages: 139

    Well, we have a protech box & a 10' 2 way plow for the bobcat, and the plow is on it all year, while the box is our extra snow fence holder.:)
  3. JD Dave

    JD Dave PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,194

    Brooms are high maintenance and are only really good for sidewalks in light storms. I would only use a broom if the client specifies it. JMO
  4. powerjoke

    powerjoke PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,341

    JD your right, i have one and i get just as much per hour for it as i do the machine running it $45-$75hr
  5. dee

    dee Junior Member
    Messages: 2

    We run power brooms for light snow and for clean up after a storm. Mostly for sidewalks, but it leaves them dry at the end of a storm.