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snow blower or plow for atv

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by Ripple, Nov 13, 2005.

  1. Ripple

    Ripple Member
    Messages: 88

    Well...I am now in the market to add either a snow blower or put a plow on my atv. One of my new accounts wants 600' of sidewalk cleared. Just curious what yall think would be better....plow on atv or snowblower?
    The sidewalk in questions is 6' wide
     
  2. Kason & Riley

    Kason & Riley Senior Member
    Messages: 122

    Hands down ATV w/plow. It will save you tons of time.
     
  3. fms

    fms Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 209

    I have a 4' blade on the front of a Plolaris 700 Twin. I attach a 175lb. pull behind spreader to salt the walks.
    I choose it hands down over a blower.
    The only down side is that they aren't very agile.
     
  4. Scottish Lscape

    Scottish Lscape Member
    Messages: 52

    Ditto, I sub out a ATV w/plow for some condo's I do.
     
  5. Antnee77

    Antnee77 PlowSite.com Addict
    from RI
    Messages: 1,056

    I use a 10HP Husqvarna Snowblower for walks and anything I can't get at with my plow. Nice unit.
     
  6. Detroitdan

    Detroitdan PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,937

    I've owned both. I think the blower does a real pretty job, but the ATV is way faster and more fun. Also cost 10 times more. My 700 had a five foot plow that wasnt big enough. Nothing could stop it. If time is a big deal I'd recommend the ATV, but the blower will pile snow real high, if you need to by the end of the winter you should still be able to throw it up over the snowbanks, where as the ATV might eventually run out of places to put the snow. Some people think snowblowers are more dangerous, but they are not, because you can't roll one over doing donuts in the street ;>