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 12-28-2008, 14:19 Post: 158886
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I'm looking for front mount snowblower for JD 4300. I have a hydrolic front blade which works well til the snow gets higher than the blade. I 3/4 mile tree lined dirt road to my house carved into side of hill. When the snow gets too high I have to spend the day pushing the berm over the downhill edge of the road. A snowblower is starting to look more efficient. Appreciate any advice.






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 12-28-2008, 15:28 Post: 158887
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If you don't have a traction problem, why not have a metal shop put an extension on the blade to make it effectively taller?

I think only JD blowers would attach to the front of a Deere.






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 12-28-2008, 16:12 Post: 158889
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Thanks for the suggestion, I will look into it. I am still interested in snowblower option. The road is narrow and with large pines (I have right of way but don't own the property so I can't cut trees down). THe trees make keeping the berm knocked down difficult.






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 12-28-2008, 18:38 Post: 158891
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I forget what the cost is for the JD front mount. IT IS PRICEY! That said: I am not sure the blower would stand up to frozen packed snowbanks. It is a very nice blower if you use it for blowing unpacked and unfrozen snow. I would use a very heavy guadge with 3/16 or 1/4 metal thru out for anything heavy packed or frozen.

My next tractor will have JD front mount, Cab a/c heat etc. thats the way to move snow.






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 12-29-2008, 12:43 Post: 158905
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Rear-mount blowers are widely available, and would improve traction and let you keep the front blade. Those factors might make it worthwhile to blow in reverse, especially since you have to blow snow much slower than you can blade it.






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 12-29-2008, 13:08 Post: 158907
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Clbclb,

I'm guessing that you probably live on the west side of the Cascades? If so, your snow is probably very heavy and wet.

If I'm way off on my guesses, let me know.

Heavy, wet snow, doesn't blow well at all. You'll find that your blower chute will plug up frequently. It's not much fun to get off the tractor every few minutes to unplug the chute. Still, it might be necessary to attempt to blow it.

I can't help but wonder though if you wouldn't be better off hiring it done. As I understand things, this winter has been something for the record books, as far as snowfall amounts go. If you were to purchase a blower, would you expect to use it heavily every year, or would it just take up room in your storage shed most winters?

Weigh things out and then decide if it wouldn't be better to just hire the work done for this winter. After all, you can hire the work done a whole lot of times for the cost of a blower.

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 12-29-2008, 17:39 Post: 158920
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Speaking from our area on the west side of the Cascades, about 50 miles west of the coast in NW Oregon, the snow started out quite dry. If it had been blown the first few days it would have been fine, but with temperatures in the 40s it's now heavy slush.






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Heavy, wet snow, doesn't blow well at all.You'll find that your blower chute will plug up frequently.It's not much fun to get off the tractor every few minutes to unplug the chute.



Joel, there's a few simple tricks that will mean a LOT less instances of the chute plugging up.

First and foremost, the inside of the chute itself. Wherever possible keep it as smooth as possible and well painted. A couple of times a season use a friction modifier (read: greasy stuff) like that sold for coating the liners of a combine. It satays in place well and is slipperier than you could believe.

Second, try to keep the chute free of ice. A magnetic block heater will help a lot. Even a small layer of ice will cause the snow to start sticking in place.

Finally, try to keep the blower running at as fast a speed as possible. As the blower slows down, the speed of the material slows down too, this gives it a better chance of clogging up the chute.

We have to clear 100's of miles of sidewalks, wet snow and slush is a constant problem for us too.

Best of luck.






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Thanks, I am considering all options. We are on the east side of cascades near the Idaho border. Snow varies but is frequently wet and heavy. The past 2 winters have been record breakers. I've waited nearly a week now to get someone with a larger blade to come in and knock down the berms. I am reluctant to spend the $5-7K for new equipment but am the only one at the end of our lane.






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Clbclb,

I know the feeling. It's not fun to have to wait for someone else to get the work done. Even worse when they don't have time to do it exactly as you'd like.

Should you decide to invest in the equipment, please don't overlook the used market. Things were built a whole lot better in times past, and the cost of used equipment is about half that of new.

Everything mechanical can be rebuilt to like-new condition. Snowblowers are CHEAP to repair. It simply isn't necessary to purchase new stuff.

Happy New Year, Sir.

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