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I know that this is a plowsite question but this site has the action right now. I am going to use my JD 4710 this year for pushing snow and wondered if anyone has purchased or made a snow pusher for something like this. I am having a guy that does welding/fabricating build me a snow pusher that is 10ft wide for this tractor. It will be used in a relatively large lot but I just wanted to get feedback from all of you who have done this. Thanks.
 

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I have a 41 HP Mahindra w/72" front bucket. It also hangs a 11 ft Bradco backhoe. My driveway is 1600 ft long, with a good slope to it, bringing us up to the main road. I push about a third at a time, backup, annd make three more pushes which opens that area, then go on again.Going up hill on a winding 1600 ftdrive and the Mahindra does real good. Probably would do much better if I can get on it during and just after the storm. Not an option for me as I run a JD 710 TLB doing local banks and schools, so when I get home for my own driveway, it is considerably later. I see no reason you can't push a 10 ft pusher. It all depends on where and the physical circumstances of the area.
 

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a usher is considerably wider than a plow and a pusher has side plates to hold as much snow as possible. Plows, usually can be angled one way or another. Pushers a re like a giant dozer blade stuck in one postion
 

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I got a NH TC33D. 33 hp 4x4 etc. It has a 6' bucket on the front with 2' wings to make a pusher box. When it is full of snow it is almost all I can push. It might take a 7-8' box but would probably be pretty hard on the machine. I've seen guys with 8' plows having no problem.
 
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