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New to forum, but 3rd season plowing.

Discussion in 'ATV / UTV Snow Removal' started by Beachernaut, Sep 26, 2008.

  1. Beachernaut

    Beachernaut Member
    Messages: 87

    Hey all,

    I'm new to the forum, but I've been using my ATV for a few seasons now doing mostly driveways.
    I use a 2006 Polaris 500HO with a 48" Glacier II plow. To help keep me warm, I picked up a cheap ATV cab.

    Although it works great, I spent nearly every night (after work) for 2 months plowing out neighbors driveways (some as long as 50 yrds). I also put nearly 400 miles on my ATV, so I'm looking at picking up a truck with a plow, and just using the ATV for light duty.
    Our problem here is wind and drifting snow, so plowing is almost a full time job.

    Here's some pics of my setup. I also have a 12v heater, and XM Sat radio on my ATV, but no pics.

    The drift in the picture was collected in less than 8 hours. I had plowed right before I went to work that morning.

    atvcab.jpg

    atvcab1.jpg

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    plow5.jpg
     
  2. iceyman

    iceyman 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,536

    burrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr:jester:
     
  3. Beachernaut

    Beachernaut Member
    Messages: 87

    hehehehe.....
    It was a balmy -15 that day.
     
  4. ddierking

    ddierking Junior Member
    Messages: 20

    Sweet, where did you get the cab?
     
  5. Beachernaut

    Beachernaut Member
    Messages: 87

  6. Clapper&Company

    Clapper&Company PlowSite Veteran
    from NE OHIO
    Messages: 4,413

    welcome to plow site
     
  7. Beachernaut

    Beachernaut Member
    Messages: 87

    Thanks!

    I purchased an old Dodge with a Western plow this weekend. The plow works well, and is in surprisingly good shape for it's age. The truck is wore out, but for $1000 I can't complain.