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Revolutionary V-Box Spreader or RVB, Built by Demand

Customers and contractors asked and Sno-Way listened. The demand for a competitively priced V-box was high. Sno-Way wants their customers to have exactly what they need to get the job done quickly and efficiently. With a variety of models within the series, the new Revolutionary V-Box is priced right, just for you. We know you have a range of materials to spread – bulk salt, wet or dry, sand, pea gravel, you name it, we know the RVB, or Revolutionary …

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Ford Programmable Upfitter Interface Module ‘Critical’ to Industry

Ford always has been at the forefront of final stage installed equipment, and that is no different for its latest spreader and snow plow assemblies that use a programmable upfitter interface module. The upfitter interface module is a factory-installed option that gives end-users “smart” logic controls that can affect the auger, spreader and the snow plow. Ford has various speeds of spreaders on the market presently, and with the upfitter interface module, the company can tie the speed of the …

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Western Plows Launches Wide-out Product Line for Heavy Contractors

Western Plows is constantly innovating, whether that means making improvements to its existing product line or creating new items. Most recently, the company unveiled its Wide-out and Wide-out XL adjustable wing snow plows. These plows represent Western Plows’ entrance into the heavy contractor segment. For the Wide-out line, Western Plows heightened the moldboard from 29 to 31 inches – the company’s tallest winged plows – and a 14-gauge steel moldboard comes standard with a ½-inch, high-carbon steel cutting edge on …

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Small Walt – About Time There Was A Book About Us Again

Snow fighters get too little attention, so we were pleased to see a recent book written dedicated to the hard-working folks that keep the streets and walkways safe. In the tradition of Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel, we now have Small Walt.  Small Walt is a UTV who tackles a blizzard just as well as all the heavy trucks can! Technical Specs: Name: Small Walt Vehicle Type: UTV Plow Type: V-Plow Salt Spreader Type: Custom made under tailgate spreader …

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2017-2018 Long Range Winter Forecast

Meteorologists Brian Ivy, Robert Carroll, and Mark Spencer sit down and bring us a preview of the 2017-2018 Winter forecast.  Take a look at what the weather will dish out in North America this season! A Summary of the Forecast A weaker La Nina will allow for higher pressure to bring in cooler temperatures from Canada while a Pacific jet stream will bring moisture off of the ocean.  Those two conditions should collide and create wet conditions in the Pacific …

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Why Weather Apps Are Bad for Snow Contractors

Leading up to a potential snow or ice storm there is much preparation that needs to be done. Knowing the weather forecast is one of the most important things to stay on top of snow fighting. Will My Smartphone App Tell Me What I Need To Know About the Storm? It’s 2017 and information is right at our fingertips. Smartphone weather apps are one of the most popular sources of forecast information these days. They are generally okay for deciding …

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The Snow Removal Equivalent to Uber?

SnoHub made it first splash this month launching an app that matches snow removal contractors with clients just like Uber matches drivers and riders.  Founder James Albis makes it all sound easy.  Contractors and customers just download the app to their smartphone and get connected. As founder Albis puts it, “At SnoHub we connect our customers with great people by leveraging innovative mobile technology.”  It only takes about 10 minutes to sign up in order to make money. What’s Great …

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Why Use a Box Plow?

If you are new to commercial snow removal, you may not be familiar with why box plows are such a popular option.  Yet those who have been doing commercial snow removal for years find box plows are an essential part of their snow fighting arsenal.  The box plows (also called containment plows) bring cost savings, ease of use, and flexibility to the commercial snow removal market making them one of the tools of choice for commercial properties. We had a …

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