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this is my first year plowing my own personal properties from the inside of a vehicle. in the past i have froze to death using a four wheeler. this past summer i decded to put plow on 4x4 01 nissan. i chose a snowbear plow it seems to work pretty good. i have allready had three good dumps here in new mexico. i see lots of pics of fords and chevys they are all very nice but is anyone using small imports for commercial plowing? what are some advantages and disadvantages? thanks... i hope all of you guys that make a living doing this have as much fun as i do doing it to save a couple bucks...john
 

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I plow with a 1995 Toyota pick-up. The small rigs are better in tight spaces and driveways. The smaller the blade the more time it takes to do a larger area. This is my first year with this truck so I will see how it handles pushing or stacking snow. I have seen similiar trucks out pushing wet heavy snow without a problem so I am not concerned. Happy Plowing!
 

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The small trucks work fine for personal use, and small residencial
property's. If you get some wet heavy snow put it in 4x4 low and take your time. Have fun!
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small trucks work good in small areas... the downside is if you have a big area it'll just take longer...
 

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woofsplow,
Thats the same exact salter that i bought last year out of the northern catalog.
Very first night i used it i ripped the motor off it going into a driveway that slopes up to the garage from the street.:headwall
Atleast it was the last one of the night.
Cost me $150 to replace the motor.
When i reinstalled it i put it up higher( northern had a double receiver that they were selling and i left the ball in the lower one to act as a guard and installed it in the upper one.

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I do have the same concerns - I may try to make a cage around the motor. I will post pictures if I can do this weekend. Thanks for the heads-up. What's your thoughts on the unit? The problem I see with it is it throughs the salt too far, let me know.
 
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