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Chains or Studs????

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by Brad3403, Dec 8, 2011.

  1. Brad3403

    Brad3403 Senior Member
    from Alberta
    Messages: 392

    For parking lots only (no residential).
    On skidsteers??
    On Ag tractors??
     
  2. bighornjd

    bighornjd Senior Member
    Messages: 249

    Neither, they both tear up blacktop too easily, especially without a good operator. Next thing you know you are paying for pavement repairs. Even if it doesn't do any real damage, you WILL leave marks which to some customers = damage. Match your blades/pushers to the machine at hand and use ballast where necessary. If that's not enough, dedicated snow tires. Chains or studs would be my last resort. JMO.
     
  3. Antlerart06

    Antlerart06 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,437

    I run studs on all my trucks but on skid steer and tractor nothing on the ATV run chains in deep snow