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SnowPusher on a pickup?

Discussion in 'Pro-Tech Sno Pushers' started by rcpd34, Nov 28, 2005.

  1. rcpd34

    rcpd34 Senior Member
    from MD
    Messages: 688

    Has anyone ever mounted a snowpusher ona pickup? I'm thinking of putting an Avalanche pusher on a dually. Thoughts?
  2. Five Star Lawn Care LLC

    Five Star Lawn Care LLC Senior Member
    Messages: 426

    theres a guy around me that has one on a dually....have never talked to him though
  3. plowed

    plowed Senior Member
    Messages: 344

    It's been discussed here and on the other site previously. If I recall correctly, the problem is when you're trying to turn....and you can't. You should be able to search for the topic.
  4. Jim Prill

    Jim Prill Member
    from Zion Il
    Messages: 74

    A friend of mine had an avalanche on a 1983 f350 2wd dump truck. We would plow snow into the isle of the parking lot and he would stack it at the end with the pusher, it worked great without having any snow trailing off to either side. Just make shure you have ALOT!! of ballast and good front tires because it likes to control the truck.:nod:
  5. kingriver

    kingriver Senior Member
    from alaska
    Messages: 216

    Man would love to see a picture of that,:cool:
  6. xeonpro

    xeonpro Member
    Messages: 59

    id sure love to see that too :nod:
  7. meyer22288

    meyer22288 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,003

    just get a blizzard power plow
  8. rcpd34

    rcpd34 Senior Member
    from MD
    Messages: 688

    I already have one. :rolleyes:
  9. VanceCox@RASK

    VanceCox@RASK Junior Member
    Messages: 19

    Avalanche installed on a Ford Dually

    While working at an equipment dealer here in Indiana I sold an 8' Avalanche to a large school corporation and mounted it on a 1995 Ford F-350 4x4 Dually. The truck had an existing Boss RT1 plow setup on it. The RT1 is a conventional setup where the hydraulics and lights stayed on the truck instead of the plow. This setup worked perfect to convert over to an Avalanche setup due to the fact that it used a lift chain. We just welded the A frame of the old Boss straight blade to the tube mounts that Avalanche provides on their pickup/truck style plows and they were on their way. They have been using the unit now for about 5 years and love it. It worked out well because they had a good heavy truck to push the unit, they didn't have to spend alot on retrofitting the avalanche to the
    Boss RT1 setup, and the truck is dedicated to making straight runs to move volume in the school's large parking lots. We also installed a 12' Avalanche on a 2 Ton 4x4 single axle that worked out really good as well.
  10. kah68

    kah68 Senior Member
    Messages: 238

    I have a 93' W 250 with Cummins, it's really long WB (club cab long box) and is just used as a yard plow with an 8' Meyer straight blade. I would like to try a 'Pusher' type plow on it because we have many large staight areas to push snow and after a few feet is just spills off the straight blade.