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small tractor with pusher

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment' started by Advancedexc, Nov 19, 2008.

  1. Advancedexc

    Advancedexc Junior Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 12

    We have a guy that wants to sub to me this year. He has two 45hp tractors. I want to know if you can push a 8 foot pusher or does he need a 6 footer. We only use backhoes and frontend loaders so i have no clue.thanks for any help
  2. nixray

    nixray Senior Member
    Messages: 165

    I'm not sure. but I'd assume go with the 6'-er and invest in good tires and ballast! (overpower is always better than underpower!!!!!!)
  3. RAZOR

    RAZOR Senior Member
    Messages: 343

    I have tractors of that size, I have a 6 ft pusher on one a 8 ft straight blade on the other. I think an 8 ft pusher might be a bit too much. We just had 1 ft of wet snow and the tractor did fine but I would not want to put a bigger pusher on it for that heavy wet snow.
  4. tjlands

    tjlands Senior Member
    Messages: 579

    I have a 8ft pusher we use with a TC40. Does just fine. We have a snow bucket also for
    when we have to pile the snow high.