1985 - Volume #9, Issue #6, Page #03[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
Hydraulic snowblower built for pickups
Manufactured by Loftness Manufacturing, it can also be mounted on straight trucks, skid steer loaders, front end tractor loaders or forklifts. The blower is driven by two 2000 series Char-Lynn orbit motors and has a 28-in. cutting height. Equipped with a 16-in. dia. auger, the width of the 2-stage blower can be varied from 5 to 7-ft. as desired.
A 30 to 40 hp. engine is mounted in the pickup bed to power a 20 to 25 gpm hydraulic pump putting out 1500 to 2000 psi.
The Loftness snowblower features 360? continuous spout rotation and has an adjustable spout deflector. The cutting edge is hardened steel. All components of the blower can be remote controlled from the cab. Adapts to all popular plow mounts.
For more information, contact: FARM SHOW Followup, Loftness Manufacturing, Mary Nelson Dist., Inc., Hector, Minn. 55342 (ph 612 848-6266).
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