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#1 lyall OFFLINE  

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Posted January 05, 2013 - 10:19 PM

I found this on post on the Weekend Freedom Machine forums

 

I did not know combines could blow snow

been off the farm too long and have not seen them around here

 

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Posted January 05, 2013 - 10:30 PM

thats cool woulds need about a foot or 2 to make it worth getting that out



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Posted January 05, 2013 - 10:52 PM

I'll bet that's a real drift buster!!
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Posted January 06, 2013 - 01:24 AM

There is a few guys up here I've seen do that. They were all on older machines. I always wondered how the heater could keep the windows clear with all the snow hiting them. Maybe they don't.



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Posted January 06, 2013 - 05:13 AM

Yeah,I've seen quite a few photos of these converted to blowers.



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Posted January 06, 2013 - 07:43 AM

In cities where they get a lot of snow, they often use hydraulic driven blowers that are attached to front end loaders. The most impressive blowers I've seen are the railway blowers that attach to locomotives. Man, those are scary.



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Posted January 06, 2013 - 07:58 AM

Might as well get one you can move dirt with:


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Posted January 06, 2013 - 09:27 AM

Might as well get one you can move dirt with:

Wow, you can literally see the s*** hitting the fan!  I am planning on try something like that this spring.  I'm looking for an easy way to spread peat moss.  I wonder if my Ariens walk behind will blow that stuff around the yard?



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Posted January 06, 2013 - 10:29 AM

Give it a shot. Another brand that is very heavy duty is Fair. There is a video of one being used to cut ditches.




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