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Why can't I find a commercial Quality.....

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by john r, Dec 2, 2004.

  1. john r

    john r Senior Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 256

    SNOW SHOVEL?? All I want is somthing thats going to last more than half a season. Anyone got a web site or phone # who I can contact so I can buy a couple?
  2. aees115

    aees115 Member
    Messages: 43

    i use the coal shovels you get from home depot they are like $30ish i think they work the best ive had them last full seasons
  3. deluxeco

    deluxeco Senior Member
    Messages: 115

    Saw a crazy looking shovel at home depot today with a built in auger to funnel away snow while your pushing it,I wonder if we could adapt this principle to truck plows hmmm :rolleyes:
  4. dubster23

    dubster23 Junior Member
    Messages: 26

    I guess it's hard to find the equipment that really does the work. I just buy the $10 wood handled shovels at home depot and beat them into the ground. They last awhile if you don't try chip away at the concrete with them.
  5. NJ Plowman

    NJ Plowman Senior Member
    Messages: 794

    Hey Deluxeco, I bought one of those crazy auger shovels from Home Depot about a month ago. I originally bought it as a joke for my foreman :dizzy: , paid $35.00 for it payup , and haven't had any snow yet. Everybody is dying to try it out... :eek:
  6. derekbroerse

    derekbroerse 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,377

    Can you post a pic? What on earth are you guys talking about?
  7. deluxeco

    deluxeco Senior Member
    Messages: 115

    It's a regular plastic shovel shaped like a wing plow but it has a snowblower auger attached to it so when you push it it just funnels thesnow off to one side and empties the shovel....
  8. fernalddude

    fernalddude PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,106

  9. Runner

    Runner Senior Member
    Messages: 957

    Try the Melnor pushers, and you'll never want to buy a differnt shovel again. They last pretty well, but they are just so efficient. Here's the site, and look up the 27 1/2" pusher (model 37KD). You can click on the picture and it will enlarge. That's what we use. These things are like a little snowblower. We get a discount when we buy them by the case, and they are available through Ace Hardware stores.