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I think a rear plow can be used in all types of snow removal. I own two pull plows, the first i bought last year and it is a daniels, the second i built this year. The one i built is strong enough to move rock sand and grave, that was how i tested it. I don't even opperate it and my drive that does opperate it loves it. Anyways the one i built lifts up higher than a daniels, which is important in deep snow. If the pull plow doesn't pick up high enough it will push snow back into the area being cleared. I also would add clearence lights on your pull plows no mater which one you have, my drivers say it makes it much easy in the night time hours with these lights. These lights will help during plowing, and during transport down the road.<p><br>This week we used our pull plows on parking lots because we didn't do residential accounts. The pull plows help in parking lots, only i got them orginaly for residential accounts. I will build two more pull plows next year, and that way any truck doing a driveway will have them. <p>Geoff<br>
All our trucks have them, but they're more critical for driveways. In all commercial work, they do benfit as well. Pulling out loading docks, dragging snow, pulling out parking slots at apartments, plowing condo garage doors, etc.<p>All our trucks are equipped with fan belt clutch-Pump hydraulics and a electric controlled hydraulic manifold valve system that provides oil to front and rear plows.
ya gota tell me what ya want and i will help ya. I have no plans, and each plow will very with each truck it goes on. Also what type of truck is it going on, does the truck have a trailer hitch?<p>Geoff
On my plow the rear plow and front plows have their own hydrolic pumps. Only because all of my plows are newer 95 or newer. And all electic, anyways i have electic controlls in the cab, and like i said clearence lights will make a big difference.<p>Geoff