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Who likes using a snow cab fro plowing?


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I am contemplating trying to find a snow cab for my AC 720 (powermax) and was wondering from those that have used them in the past if it is worth the time and effort for plowing? P.S. anyone have a snow cab for a 720 they are looking to part with?
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I use one on my 3212H but I use a 42 inch snowblower on the front so it kicks up some snow. If I didn't have the cab I would be covered with snow by the end of my driveway. Only drawback with the cab is I sometimes get some exhaust fumes in there. Best of luck...
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Originally posted by eagle5473
I am contemplating trying to find a snow cab for my AC 720 (powermax) and was wondering from those that have used them in the past if it is worth the time and effort for plowing?
Im the middle of winter, I would use a cab just to go get the mail!!! Take my advice, if you can find one, or somthing to make fit-----get it!!!:o) Elon
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First off, I don't have a cab, but here in PA I don't mind plowing without one - I can put enough clothes on to stay warm. I wait until the snow has completey fallen before plowing, so getting snow on me isn't an issue. I only use the plow for a few of inches of snow. But when using the blower, I sure wish I had a cab! My yellow slicker suit is all white sometimes. Still looking for a cab that would fit my blowing tractor.
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We have 3 cabs, a cab with the snowblower is ESSENTIAL. We have not used the cab on the HB212 for years with a plow. It is not needed and you can see what you are plowing so much better.
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I've never used a snow cab, so I can't speak from experience. Here in Pittsburgh, we get mostly heavy wet snow. I had a snowthrower attachment, but I sold it 'cause I never used it. When I plow snow, I just bundle up. I actually enjoy pushing the piles around. Also, I'd guess the cab would limit my vision. Of course, if it's really cold, I just double up on the hot toddies! Be careful with those toddies, though. They can limit your vision, too...lol Tacey
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I would not plow or blow snow with out one. I put a little pipe on the exhaust and go. I have no problem seeing the plow .
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A cab is a must have if you live in a northern state where the temps can and often drop below zero ofter a snow. A cab does limit your vision and if you are plowing snow arouns many obstilcal, I suggest not useing one. However if you are going to be useing a snowblower or snowthrower on a powder snowfall you will indeed need a cab or you will look like a snowman by the time you are finished. J.M.T.C.W.
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Well.....OK then I see that most of you guys like your cab and no one has offered up one for sale!!!!! Iam in CT and it dose get cold here too.....I will try to find one if I can Anyone know if any of the newer cabs might be close for the 720 or power max (new Legacy?)
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I drive em with a cab and some without a cab. Best cab is one that has a back window that opens=you can draw out exhaust fumes. Also, a windshield wiper is a nice plus. I'm in Minnesota, it gets pretty cold here. I usually don't wear my heavy coat in the cab, it gets that nice and warm. The tractors with snowblowers work great without a cab; they just work awhole lot better with a cab.
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try this link for a good view of tractor equiped for a Minnesota winter. Notice cab has windshield wiper, this makes life alot easier. http://www.frappr.com/simpletractors/photo/240404
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