My buddy uses a Suzuki 4 stroke 250 cc quad with a plow to do walks at the local high school. I did those same walks for 5 seasons, and we used (2) 26"+ wide snowblowers. We had ALOT of sidewalks and stairs to do. A 1-3" storm would take us about 2 1/2 hours. This was with 8 men shoveling, and 2 of us on blowers. The shovelers just did stairs and up near entrance doors. We had a good system down. The year after I left, they got the quad. With a good driver, it cut plowing time down to 1 1/2 hours. They even added a sidewalk over 200 ft long since I left. He likes the plow. It has held up well. The only thing that hasn't, is the wear bar, or "cutting edge". They eat them up quick. I told him to get a lenth of 3/8" or 1/2" flat stock, and make his own. I think it's a 1/4" originally. They run about $25 each. Other than that, they plan on getting them for the middle schools as well. That's how much they like them for plowing. They run chains and wheel weights on it. <br>I also have a buddy who now plows with an F-350, who started plowing at 13 with a quad. Did it until he got his drivers liscense. He had chains on his Honda, but he went 300+ (big boy) so he didn't need any extra weight. <br>Yes, quads can handle plowing. They maneuver well too, with a good rider on them. Plows are cheap enough for them too.<p>----------<br>Chuck's Chevy Truck Pages - Snowplowing Central<br>http://members.aol.com/csmith669/plowcentral.html
Chuck they need a urethane edge for that atv.<br>HAHA Going to install mine on my v plow on Sat<br>Dino<p>----------<br> Professional Ice and Snow Management <br>Products:Services:Equipment www.sima.org
Andy<br>The plow is hinged in the middle like a boss plow.On each half of the blade there are five position holes that an adjustment rod slips into and is held with a pin clip.There is a manual lift arm that you can install or discard it like I did and raise it with an electric winch.