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What do you think of this?

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by Bigsnowny, Oct 4, 2014.

  1. Bigsnowny

    Bigsnowny Member
    Messages: 33

    Wondering what you guys think of this thing for pushing snow. Found it at RB auctions in Manchester, NH. It has blizzard controls and a Blizzard 8611pp that is being sold with it. It's is super clean, no rust anywhere on it. Four bran new tires, LED lights all over it, new upholstery. This thing is a Beast.

  2. Banksy

    Banksy PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,113

    Looks like an airplane tug. I think it's sweet but for how much?
  3. Bigsnowny

    Bigsnowny Member
    Messages: 33

    Its at the Ritchie Brothers auction Thursday 10/9/14. Was thinking on bidding on it.
  4. kolwnmstr

    kolwnmstr Senior Member
    Messages: 223

    How slow/fast is it?
  5. Bigsnowny

    Bigsnowny Member
    Messages: 33

    Not sure. Looked it up online says it's top speed 18mph. It's 4x4x4 all wheel steer, crab steer, Perkins diesel and weighs 13,000 pounds.
    Shamrock Commercial Snow Removal in Minnesota custom makes these military tugs with 12' truck plows. www.shamrocksalesandservice.com
  6. Banksy

    Banksy PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,113

    10 foot pusher?
  7. gc3

    gc3 Senior Member
    Messages: 713

    Looks like it would do a decent job at least in Shamrocks pictures

    TKLAWN PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,637

    Thing looks like a beast, put 8611 on there and your set!
  9. BigRiver

    BigRiver Junior Member
    Messages: 2

    That kicks all kinds of tail. At 13.000 lbs and the ability to pull an airliner, that should push good.

    Did you buy it?
  10. SnowGuy73

    SnowGuy73 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 24,870

  11. RSE

    RSE Member
    Messages: 90

    #13000!!! and it looks narrow too. Nice find! grab it and run!!
  12. fireboy5722

    fireboy5722 Senior Member
    Messages: 285

    Good drive way rig for those small hard to get places
  13. Bigsnowny

    Bigsnowny Member
    Messages: 33

    No did not buy the tug. I was the one selling at the RB auction in New Hampshire. It sold for $6,000 and the Blizzard 8611 Power Plow sold for $1,500.
    The person who bought the tug did not buy the plow that went with it. It was a good auction to buy some good used plowing equipment at cheap prices..
  14. Citytow

    Citytow Senior Member
    from phila
    Messages: 548

    .that thing is sweet looks like a Jeep