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Productivity of 4wheeler

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by nightshutter, Dec 12, 2013.

  1. nightshutter

    nightshutter Junior Member
    from Zone 5
    Messages: 23

    Just trying to figure out a bid for taking over a contract. I believe a 4 wheeler would take about 5 min to clear 2000 linear feet of sidewalk at 4"? Going around a perimeter of a building.
     
  2. nightshutter

    nightshutter Junior Member
    from Zone 5
    Messages: 23

    no takers?
     
  3. Whiffyspark

    Whiffyspark 2000 Club Member
    from SOMD
    Messages: 2,402

    Our problems with ATV were that when one car is too far forward it won't fit by
     
  4. nightshutter

    nightshutter Junior Member
    from Zone 5
    Messages: 23

    there is no parking by the sidewalks. actually I'm thinking maybe 15 min
     
  5. rob_cook2001

    rob_cook2001 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,181

    5 min, 10min tops if you need to make two passes for extra width. Can usually run 10mph.
     
  6. Winter Land Man

    Winter Land Man Senior Member
    Messages: 723

    I never used an ATV before for plowing. I see them often, though. Just a question for you owners/operators, why do you stand up while plowing with them?
     
  7. mud

    mud Senior Member
    Messages: 125

    Having owned a few It comes down to visibility. When you stand you can see the entire blade.
     
  8. Billious

    Billious Member
    Messages: 72

    The cool factor. It makes you look like a badass!