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Polaris ATV Snowblower

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by River Hill, Feb 27, 2003.

  1. River Hill

    River Hill Senior Member
    Messages: 102

    Has anyone seen or tried this out? It is made by Polaris. I have never seen one in action, but I think it would do a much better job than a ATV with a plow.

  2. Craftybigdog

    Craftybigdog Senior Member
    Messages: 238

    I was wondering the same thing I now have a 60in blade but I was curious if this would do a better job I do know that it would be slower than the plow but you could move everything!
  3. River Hill

    River Hill Senior Member
    Messages: 102

    I was thinking it would be faster than a ATV with a plow, especially for small driveways that are 20' wide by 40' long and you would not have to worry about snow piling up on the sides. The only big problem I see is how long and wide the ATV becomes with the snowblower.
  4. Craftybigdog

    Craftybigdog Senior Member
    Messages: 238

    How much is it and how wide and whats the size of the motor, that would be great for driveways!
  5. push4$$

    push4$$ Junior Member
    Messages: 18

    It looks like its 13 HP.I think it would be very slow going with that thing,much faster and cheaper with a plow on a ATV.
  6. 90plow

    90plow Senior Member
    Messages: 734

    Cheaper and faster to just buy a regular snow blower or a plow for the ATV.
  7. kawdude

    kawdude Senior Member
    Messages: 105

    I Think it would work well but be pretty slow. The only real problem i see would be the approach angles for loading and unloading on a truck. Great for a homeowner tho
  8. bob

    bob PlowSite.com Veteran
    Messages: 57

    I just got this a week ago for my Grasshopper. I've only used it in heavy wet snow and it did a great job. I also have a 60" plow.

  9. River Hill

    River Hill Senior Member
    Messages: 102

    Has anyone seen or tried one of these ATV snowblowers yet? I know there are a few other manufactures now. SnowHogg and Kimpex come to mind.
  10. meyer22288

    meyer22288 Senior Member
    Messages: 999

    Looks like a nice set-up to me:)
  11. Remsen1

    Remsen1 Senior Member
    Messages: 188

    looks pretty cool. provides is a seat to sit on and it would make transport quicker if you were doing multiple drives on the same street.

    IMO, quicker in the long run than a ATV with plow cause there would be less cleanup. In my area, ATVs with plows are useless after the middle of feb cause the snowpiles are too big.

    This would be an excellent unit for somebody who services several residentials that are very close to each other. I also like the ZTR mounted units.
  12. Jason B

    Jason B Junior Member
    from usa
    Messages: 6

    Any update on these type units???? There has to have been some improvements since 2003???
  13. VeloMAC

    VeloMAC Junior Member
    Messages: 1

    Hi, Not a lot of snow here this winter but here are some pics from a couple years back. I bought the Polaris quad and blower together, new, in '01. As delivered, the blower was near useless at first and soon quit. A couple of long days and nights in the garage got the thing working, and revealed many deficiencies, about equally divided among cheap hardware, poor detail design, and lackadaisical dealer set-up. It took several seasons to really get any performance out of the blower, but now it really works as it was claimed to. I won't go into any great detail here unless there is interest, but the mods range from simply grinding off a bit of metal from the lift latch to converting the primary belt to chain. I see by the date that this may be a cold thread, but if anyone out there has one of these gathering cobwebs or can get one cheap, a bit of work with welder and lathe can turn it into a working unit. I'm glad to share what I've learned on mine.





  14. bigcontender

    bigcontender Junior Member
    Messages: 13

    I just bought a used atv blower with a rear engine. Look like the Polaris except mine dosen't have the castor wheels. What kind of problems shoul I expect with this unit? Fixes.

  15. grasskeepers

    grasskeepers Member
    Messages: 71

    Polaris- PULL-UR-ASS home,

    I just bought the bercomac snow blower it should be here any day