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    Snow plows

    My drive is much too long for a snowblower. I need a snow plow that can be attached to my pick-up. Any recommendations?

    And snow is forecast for this evening so I don't have a lot of time to fiddle on this.


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    Re: Snow plows

    what kind of truck?

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    Re: Snow plows

    Quote Originally Posted by keepngoal View Post
    what kind of truck?

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    2006 Toyota Tacoma King Cab 4 X 4


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    Re: Snow plows

    when I did commercial plowing for a while I had a boss plow and it was real nice not sure if you are looking for something that fancy though.

    Why not get a snowblower attachment for a lawnmower?



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    Re: Snow plows

    If you are handy, I would recommend a used commercial one. Or it can take a day or two in a shop getting it attached. Western are great plows. Exact models, not too sure.

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    Re: Snow plows

    My drive way is about 100 yards long. I bought the snowblower that went on my garden tractor (John Deere) and it is great. I can do my entire driveway in less than 5 minutes. Plus it actually blows the snow out of the way about 15 yards. With the plow you tend to build up the sides and have no where to push it if you get alot of snow. Last year I had to widen our road in the subdivision a couple of times since the snowplow couldn't push it back any further. Also on a couple of those really wet snows, I didn't have any problem but my neighbors couldn't move the snow with their smaller walk behinds. I do have an 18hp lawn tractor to run it. If you have a lawn tractor, I would look at an attached snowblower. Mine ran about $1000 new. I've had it for 9 years now and it was the best investment I've made.



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    Re: Snow plows

    Three yrs ago I put a Hiniker homeowners blade on my 1/2 ton truck. It is about 400# compared to 700# but does a wonderful job on my small acreage. Slides on and off in under 60 seconds.

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    Re: Snow plows

    I bought an atv with a 52" blade. It may not be big enough if you have long, deep drifts, but it is a great excuse to buy another toy.



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    Re: Snow plows

    Quote Originally Posted by RoseClone View Post
    Three yrs ago I put a Hiniker homeowners blade on my 1/2 ton truck. It is about 400# compared to 700# but does a wonderful job on my small acreage. Slides on and off in under 60 seconds.

    Hiniker Snowplows - Homeowner Full-Trip Poly Snowplow

    Someone just reported on the Police scanner a snow blade for a pickup truck having been stolen in Boone, $4,000 worth. So there is one available out there somewhere.


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    Re: Snow plows

    Go with a Western... no doubt about it. They also make loader attachments for tractors. They are tough pieces of equipement.


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