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Kawasaki for plowing

Discussion in 'ATV / UTV Snow Removal' started by chuck172, Feb 26, 2010.

  1. chuck172

    chuck172 Member
    from n.j.
    Messages: 30

    I have a 2000 Kawasaki Prairie 300 that I use for logging, pulling a firewood trailer, and just woods riding. I have a need for it to snowplow. It won't be used real hard, I use an F-250 for that, just light plowing.
    Is this quad big enough or should I forget it? What plow should I look to get for it?
     
  2. hoskm01

    hoskm01 Senior Member
    from AZ
    Messages: 475

    We have an Arctic Cat 366 that we plow with. Plenty of power and/or speed. Add some ballast to hold you down in the slick.

    We run a Cycle Country 48" on that one, works very well, with upgraded wear bar.
     
  3. chuck172

    chuck172 Member
    from n.j.
    Messages: 30

    Will 48" cover the tire width? Will I need chains?
     
  4. sublime68charge

    sublime68charge PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,070

    my dad has run a Kawi Prairie 300 since 1999 with a CC 48" blade and it has done fine.

    I'd stay in the 48-50" blade range.
    CC plow would be fine for it.

    just my thoughts

    his also gets lot's of wood's duty log skidding and trailer's full of firewood.

    I due like the shift on the Kawi's for Foward to Reverse is nice and quick to shuttle shift.



    sublime out
     
  5. chuck172

    chuck172 Member
    from n.j.
    Messages: 30

    Chains

    Are chains necessary?
     
  6. hoskm01

    hoskm01 Senior Member
    from AZ
    Messages: 475

    Depends on your conditions. Snow-packed and icy... yes. Wet and thinner, prob not. Doesn't hurt to have them around.