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What is your preference?

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by DAR57, Sep 16, 2007.

  1. DAR57

    DAR57 Junior Member
    from NW Ohio
    Messages: 4

    I just got a contract for a 54 UNIT condo assoc. What have you guys found to work the best for you? I usually do commercial lots and have helped other guys by back dragging drives w/my V plow(pain), but I am leaning towards backplows. Have considerd using mowers w/blowers, ATV etc. What would you use?
  2. ford6.9

    ford6.9 Senior Member
    Messages: 452

    any chance you have a skid steer? or maybe a friend who has an extra one? if not than it seems as a back plow would work well for that, i have never used one but seen some of the movies people put up on this site. i dont think a snowblower would be fast enough to make $ unless you have a 3 point tractor. just what my thoughts are
  3. DAR57

    DAR57 Junior Member
    from NW Ohio
    Messages: 4

    I think I can find a skid steer. Are they really that much quicker?
  4. MDSP

    MDSP Member
    Messages: 91

    We do 500 condo units a night. yes skid steers are that much quicker!!!
  5. jvm81

    jvm81 Senior Member
    from Midwest
    Messages: 387

    I run two Boomer's - utility tractors with front mount snow blower for all residential/commericial housing or condo units. If the snow is wet and heavy and I can't blow - then the skids and then the trucks with plows -