Designed in Buffalo New York (we know snow) the WoodMaxx SB and SS series snow blowers are the perfect combination of size, weight, and power. WoodMaxx SB-series snow blowers are manufactured using heavy formed Q-235 (American standard ASTM A-36) structural steel plate. Forming allows for additional strength and rigidity. The pieces are CNC laser cut so that they fit together perfectly and are then precisely welded. This combined with the structural steel design allows for one rugged snow removal machine. To further protect these PTO snow blowers from corrosion due to sloppy, wet, harsh salt environments, we installed marine grade stainless steel hardware. Offering features found nowhere else; these machines are built like a tank and made to last a lifetime.
The WoodMaxx SB-48 PTO snow blower features a cutting width of 48”. It’s general practice when choosing a PTO snow blower, to choose one that has a cutting width that is at least as wide of the rear tires of your tractor, as the distance from outside to outside. Please refer to tractordata.com if you’re unsure of the track width of your tractor.
The cutting height on our SB-48 PTO snow blower is 25” high.
The WoodMaxx SB-series PTO snow blowers are equipped with a heavy gauge 3/16″ (4.8mm) AR400 – equivalent tempered alloy steel 15.5″ serrated auger. This prevents damage to the auger blades when backing into those frozen snow piles. At the base of our auger design, you’ll notice we’ve strategically built a heavy wall 2-7/8″ (70mm) tube as well. This large diameter tube around the main auger is what ensures the auger continues to run true without deforming. It also allows the blower to quickly chop and pull frozen snow into the blower fan. Additionally, we have equipped the auger with a quick-change shear bolt to protect the drive train, if the auger was to experience a jam.
The WoodMaxx SB-48 PTO snow blower utilizes a 20” diameter, 4-blade, open center cupped fan. It features a 2,827 ft./min blade tip speed and 6.75” fan depth for heavy snow removal. These cup shaped blades force the snow outward to evacuate the housing. The fan is constructed of 5/16″(8mm) steel, weighing 55 lbs. It is inevitable that chunks of ice may pass through the fan, so it’s important to use heavy steel in the construction to prevent damage. These fans are heavy duty and act as a flywheel to keep going through heavy snow. All WoodMaxx SB-series fan are dynamically balanced to ensure smooth running without vibration while prolonging bearing life. This design allows the snow blowers to be extremely productive when scooping and discharging heavy snow.
The heart of the WoodMaxx SB-series snow blowers is the right-angle oil bath gear box. Built for heavy use, the sealed cast iron gear box houses precisely machined bevel gears that are bathed in oil during use for long life.
Power is transmitted from the gear box to the auger through a shaft and heavy #60 chain and sprocket design, which incorporates an easy to adjust chain tensioning mechanism. This solid state design ensures proper auger to fan speed ratio, increases torque and is easy to maintain.
WoodMaxx SB-series PTO snow blowers are equipped with a heavy gauge 1/8″ (3mm) thick 9″ diameter steel discharge chute with high-density polyethylene liner. The chute liner keeps the snow moving and prevents plugging. The large 9″ chute diameter allows the snow to clearly and freely exit the fan housing. The chute is specially designed to form to an arch, further boasting its ability to throw snow as far as possible.
The WoodMaxx SB-series PTO snow blowers come standard with a unique mechanical crank positive gear and pinion crank design. Unlike worm gear designs common on competing machines that slip and require many cranks of the handle to rotate 180 degrees, the WoodMaxx design requires only 3 cranks of the handle to rotate the chute 180 degrees. Supported by 4 roller bearings, the chute rotates easily without slipping. The crank can mount to the ROPS of a tractor to reduce the backward reach required to access the crank.
As an upgrade, we offer a 12-volt electric chute rotator and deflector option that comes complete with wiring harness and controls. If your tractor is equipped with hydraulic remotes, we also offer a hydraulic chute rotator/ deflector option for an additional charge.
Either the electric or hydraulic options can be purchased and added on at a later date. (Please note that when you purchase either the electric or hydraulic chute rotation/ deflection options, then the mechanical crank system will not be included with your order). This part can be ordered separately for an additional charge.
The bolt-on replaceable hardened steel cutting edge allows for easy replacement when the time comes. Competing blowers use soft mild steel cutting edges that are welded in place.
The cutting edge is also capable of scraping snow clean down to the pavement but is also more forgiving on stone driveways than angled cutting edge designs.
Standard equipment includes bolt-on and replaceable 6” wide skid shoes. These robust skid shoes take little wear and are easily replaced when the time comes.
To illuminate the work area, we offer an optional high intensity (1140 lumen) LED work light. It features exterior grade Die-Cast Aluminum Housing, whose back also functions as a built-in ‘heat sink’ with 6 LED bulbs totaling 18 Watts, a polycarbonate lens, and stainless-steel mounting hardware. This high intensity LED work light is designed to illuminate in a 90-degree flood pattern and positioned on the snow blower in just the right spot for wide and bright operation area.
SB-series snow blowers will mount to any Category 1 or 2 three-point hitch attachment and is category 1 quick hitch ready.
NOTE: A shear bolt torque limited 32” Premium PTO shaft is included with the purchase of any WoodMaxx SB-series snow blower. Shear bolts are replaceable with a 5/16-18″x 1 1/4″ grade 5 Hex bolt that is readily available at any hardware store.
The WoodMaxx SB-48 Snow Blower comes with a 2-year warranty. At WoodMaxx our service department is staffed with professional certified technicians that inspect each machine before it is shipped. This ensures that you get a trouble-free machine from the get-go. When you need technical help or parts, our courteous staff can help you get what you need from our fully stocked warehouse.
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A few reasons for choosing Woodmaxx over others. One, the availability of electric chute rotation and deflector, two, overall built heavy duty, three, bolt on cutting edge instead of welded, four, adjustable skid shoes. I have it assembled and my first impressions are that it’s built very heavy duty and built to last. Now I’m waiting for snow!
After last winter I started researching snow blowers for my 23HP tractor. After comparing the different blowers available I felt the Woodmaxx was the heaviest duty. The SB60 was pushing the limits of my PTO HP so they recommended the SB48. It has done everything I have asked of it. After using it once I decided the electric chute kit was a good idea. Woodmaxx gave me a deal on the kit due to I had just purchased the blower. The motor with the kit had issues. One call and I had a new motor in 4-5 days. Woodmaxx is a great company to deal with and would not hesitate to make future purchases from them.
The blower was delivered on time, all parts included. Very well made, easy to install, great instructions. Worked great on 6″ of wet snow, moved it all easily with my sub compact tractor. I am happy with my purchase. I would buy another one of there products.
After a rough couple weeks dealing with the delivery company. I finally got my blower, had it put together in about an hour (with a very detailed color manual) and I was on my way. I had about 3 in of hard pack snow on my paved driveway from the last snowstorm and another 3 inches of fluff on top. I left the cutting edge right on the drive way and the blower cut through it with ease. No snow chains were needed. I cant wait to get it out in some deep snow. Customer Service was top notch and I enjoyed my experience.
Received item in great condition. Snow blower is heavy duty and built extremely well. I feel that it is built better than Land Prides blower and it is much cheaper. Plan on purchasing a wood chipper from WoodMaxx in the future.