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CouchFisher

Chains n' studs n' plow... eh Boy.

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Greetings,

I have a 2000 Trailboss 325 2x4. In years past I've always put rear chains on it to help with some of the thaw/freeze that happens during snow plowing season. Chains work well when I remain on concrete but a frozen pond is another issue. Last year I decided to plow the adjacent pond for ice skating. Having the plow blade on the ice pretty much prevents me from anything but very wide turns.

Any tips on plowing a frozen pond? Would chains or studs on the front tires help at all? How much of a noticeable difference? I'm also working on a Zamboni mod so impressions from chains or studs won't impact skating.

Thanks.

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i have a 400ex and with tire chains it will go any where no matter how deep the snow or how thick the ice...... I would use the chains in my expirience they work much better

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studs would work great on the ice but would pull out on rough surfaces... if you had an extra set of tires an wheels for the front it would work great.. chains will akso work on the ice but not as well as the studs .. you can try the chains and see how it does and it would not damage the tires trying them and would be cheaper than extra tires and wheels with studs in them ... cheap screw in studs can and will pull out on rough pavement ... but the good expensive one's would do alot better ...

Edited by CK1999_400ex

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i always used chains... the snow in that part of the country is heavy and wet so i would have a path started so i could take a good run at it before i put the blade down. i was always in 4 too, i don't know how easy it'll be in just 2, but try it ....

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studs would work great on the ice but would pull out on rough surfaces... if you had an extra set of tires an wheels for the front it would work great.. chains will akso work on the ice but not as well as the studs .. you can try the chains and see how it does and it would not damage the tires trying them and would be cheaper than extra tires and wheels with studs in them ...

Studs would not pull out.

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Nope admin doesnt like me. They keep driving by my house and watch me.

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i'll say it.... a real stud won't pull out until the job is completed :GEEK:

Very close, I was gunna say too bad your father didnt but didnt want any guff from admin...... oh wait did I just say it?? oopss

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