A snowblower is a machine that clears away unwanted amounts of snow from affected ground, and is often quite literally a life saver in certain parts of North America.
Kubota make a wide range of attachments and implements that can be used on a number of their tractors, that turn them into very effective snowblowers and snowblades.
A Kubota tractor that is used as a snowblower can be used for residential or commercial purposes.
Snow can be either a nuisance or a disaster. In either event a Kubota Snowblower can provide a clean , effective and safe solution.
Kubota BX Front Mount Snowblower
Kubota make a range of BX tractors which are renowned for their versatility and reliability, and especially their ease of use when attaching and detaching implements.
A Kubota BX tractcor can be turned into a snowblower or snowblade with relative ease.
Kubota BX Front mounted snowblowers have a two lever coupler system that is designed to speed up and simplify the changing of all front end implements.
The new BX80 series features asystem for being able to attach and detach all four hydraulic lines at the same time, designed to make it even easier to attch front ended implements, including a snowblower or snowblade.
Kubota Front Mount Snowblower
There are a wide range of Kubota tractors that can be used as snowblowers, by the use of a front mount snowblower attachment. These attachments can be bought as manufacturer parts, or aftermarket parts from third parties.
Whichever type of attachment is going to be used, there are a number of specifications that need to be looked at. But virtually all front Mount snowblowers are two stage snowblowers, and have a cutting width between 60 inches aand 108 inches.
There is normally a range of cutting height of approximately 30 inches and 36 inches.
The auger is likely to be either open flight or dual, and is likely to have a diameter of about 15 to 18 inches.
The fan is likely to have four blades, and normally has a diameter of between 20 and 30 inches. The discharge chute is normally a hydraulic rotator of approximately 270°.
Other options that may be considered can include an hydraulic deflector, an electric deflector, hardened skid shoes, urethane skid shoes, urethane cutting edge and a rubber cutting edge.
Kubota Snowblower Attachment
There are a huge range of kubota snowblower attachments available, many of them currently being used on quite old Kubota Tractors. They can be found on sites such as craigslist and tractorhouse.com.
The importnat thing is to check the compatability with the Kubota tractor you are thinking of using it on. As examples, a Kubota B2551 can have a 51″ snow blower attcahment with 540 PTO, 3 point hitch, adjustable chute, a 3-blade 2 stage fan and a complete PTO chute.
It is also worth checking the weight of the snow blower attachment, and any shipping costs that may be incurred if buying out-of-state.
Range of attachments that fit Kubota B2650, B2761B, B772, B2781, B2782, BL2660 etc.
Kubota Snowblower Attachment Specifics
Kubota make two specifc snowblower attachments for its construction equipment, the 76″ snowblower and the 84″ snowblower. These are intended for work such as clearing parking lots, driveways, feedlots and residential and commercial land and paths. They are available for the following tractors :
- Kubota SSV65
- Kubota SSV75
- Kubota SVL65-2
- Kubota SVL75-2
- Kubota SVL95-2s
Kubota Snowblower B2660
The Kubota snowblower for B2660 is made up of anumber of component parts, all of which need to be checked and serviced or replaced on older version, or those not working properly. These include
- Retainer Bearing
- Bearing assy
- Shaft, Chain Red
- Housing Reduction
- Skid Shoe
- Bearing GearBox
Kubota B2650 Snowblower
The kubota B2650 is a new range of Kubota tractor which is specifically designed to be an incredibly versatile front and back loader.
Specific snowblower attachments include a Mechanical Snow Blade 60″ and 72″, and a Hydraulic Snow Blade 60 ” and 72″.
The KubotaB2650 Snowblower has anumber of specific features designed to makeattaching and detaching implements easy and safe to do.
- PTO Power
- Telescoping Stabilizers
- Teslescopic Lowerlink Ends
- Ratchet Type Lift rod
- Mid PTO
Kubota 3 Point Snowblower and Kubota Rear Mount Snowblower
Kubota Tractors have a sophisticated 3 Point Hitch system that allows for easy and safe attachment and detachment of all rear mounted snowblower implements. It is hydraulically controlled, and can easily be operated from the cab of the tractor.
Kubota RTV Snowblower
Kubota makea wide range of RTV’s and Utility vehicles that are recognised as the most durable and powerful machines available.
The Kubota RTV-X1100C is aclassic example of how a Kubota RTV can quickly be turned into an effective snowblower.
Kubota use a uniqe sytem, known as a K- connect 4 point hitch, which allows for easy attachment of four snowblowing attachments :
- 66 inch snowblower
- 78 inch straight blade
- 78 inch V-plow
- 66 inch rotary broom
Kubota Snowblower Parts
Obtaining spare parts for a Kubota tractor that had been used as a snowblower is not normally too difficult, if a couple of suggestions are followed.
firstly is to make sure that the specific part is correct. This may sound a bit obvious, but parts and part numbers for different models can be quite similar, and may not work correctly if the wrong one is bought.
Secondly is to try and obtain a parts diagram, that shows how the part is to be fitted. This may sometimes be available from the dealership where the part is bought, or from a manual for the tractor itself available online.
These are some of the main sections wher spare parts are often needed