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Snow Mover Mounts On 2-Wheeler
The patent pending ClearPlow® Snow Pusher provides a labor-saving method of moving snow when it’s not so heavy or deep as to require a snowblower or plow.
“I always thought there had to be a better way to move snow than shoveling,” says Patrick Donnelly, who owned a landscape/construction company in Michigan for over 20 years. In 2016, he came up with the idea to use something most people already own - a 2-wheel hand truck - and create a plow to attach to it. After working with an inventor friend and several prototypes, he came up with two models.
The Home-Owner Snow Pusher is made with 1/4-in. Lexan™ polycarbonate and works well in moderate temperatures. For colder areas and more commercial applications, Donnelly recommends the HD-Commercial Snow Pusher.
“It’s made of UHMW (Ultra High Molecular Weight) polyethylene, which won’t become brittle to -240 F,” Donnelly says.
The plow attaches quickly and easily with a stainless-steel bar and two handles to the hand truck lift plate. Both models have options for 14 or 18-in. wide hand trucks and the pushers come in 24 and 36-in. widths. They also have replaceable 1 1/2-in. curved cutting edges that slide over sidewalk cracks.
Donnelly has pushed up to 8 in. of dry snow with the ClearPlow, by taking narrower swaths. But he emphasizes that ClearPlow is too hard to push when the snow is deep, heavy, and wet - a plow or blower is needed then.
Prices for the ClearPlow attachment range from $250 to $350 for the U.S.-made products, and Donnelly offers a 2-year warranty on defective materials or workmanship.
Contact: FARM SHOW Followup, ClearPlow (ph 833-253-2711; info@clearplow.com; www.clearplow.com).

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