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atv and chains

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by prct2, Dec 7, 2004.

  1. prct2

    prct2 Junior Member
    from midwest
    Messages: 9

    does anyone use a atv to plow with and do you use tirechains i am just starting this year and i am not sure if i need them. we usually only get maybe 3" of snow at a time. i am using a 2004 arctic cat 500 4x4 with a 50" plow
  2. caz1

    caz1 Member
    Messages: 35

    no you should not need them un less you gett really pounded but all the guys who i know that have 4x4 atvs with plow never use chains
  3. Robhollar

    Robhollar Senior Member
    Messages: 766

    Ive got a 5 foot blade on my small quad and she pushes just fine without any chains...Rob
  4. Dig-it Landscap

    Dig-it Landscap Member
    Messages: 66

    I have an 2001 arctic cat 300 4x4 with a 48" blade and i don't need them. last year we got 5 inches in one storm and i did a 1 acre lot and didn't have problems with 100# of salt on it
  5. prct2

    prct2 Junior Member
    from midwest
    Messages: 9

    thanks for the replies sounds like i am in good shape i have a box mounted on the back that will hold 100 lbs of salt.
  6. JRSlawn

    JRSlawn Senior Member
    Messages: 346

    I am waiting to get a blade on my 2003 suzuki Eiger Dig it is supposed to be hooking me up. Will see can't wait to get her out plowing. Allready have 30 drives and pending a 110 home complex will know by first snow. How nice is that?
  7. z71Worker

    z71Worker Member
    Messages: 89

    plowing with an atv is fun... but not for long...
  8. Robhollar

    Robhollar Senior Member
    Messages: 766

    I disagree, I actually like to plow with my quad. You can get alot closer and clear down to the ground better. And I like to ride in any weather. Ive been out in cold as cold as -10 deg before you add the wind chill. Live to ride...Rob