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needs some help with new Moose plow , push frame, manual lift:
1) the manual lift will not hold the plow up
2) cant get the blade low enough without the recoil springs falling off, how do i adjust the plow ie remove or lower the shoe ? then what to do with the springs?

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are you sure you have the right mount kit for your atv and its mounted correctly?
as there is NO reason to be adjusting the springs on the back of the blade, there NOT for adjusting how the blade sits on the ground, them springs are designed for the blade to TRIP if you hit something solid with the WEAR BAR low on plow blade , it will trip back to get up and over things!

the two skids on each corner are adjustable, to adjust the height of the WEAR bar over the ground, and how much contact the wear bar has on the ground, Ideally, you do NOT want the blade resting 100% on the ground, its designed to ride on the skids, and most set blade to ride up about a 1/2 inch off the surface!(Ideally a smooth FLAT surface)
it sounds to me like you do NOT have things mounted to atv correctly, or wrong mounting hardware or??

Best advice might be check with MOOSE and double check all part numbers off items!
plow set ups are MODEL MAKE and YEAR , so you have to have all correct parts for things to work as designed by MOOSE!
we here cannot help you also without knowing more info, seeing video or lots of pictures
as again, pending HOW Its all mounted and parts used, we cannot help more than this! IMO
 

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are you sure you have the right mount kit for your atv and its mounted correctly?
as there is NO reason to be adjusting the springs on the back of the blade, there NOT for adjusting how the blade sits on the ground, them springs are designed for the blade to TRIP if you hit something solid with the WEAR BAR low on plow blade , it will trip back to get up and over things!

the two skids on each corner are adjustable, to adjust the height of the WEAR bar over the ground, and how much contact the wear bar has on the ground, Ideally, you do NOT want the blade resting 100% on the ground, its designed to ride on the skids, and most set blade to ride up about a 1/2 inch off the surface!(Ideally a smooth FLAT surface)
it sounds to me like you do NOT have things mounted to atv correctly, or wrong mounting hardware or??

Best advice might be check with MOOSE and double check all part numbers off items!
plow set ups are MODEL MAKE and YEAR , so you have to have all correct parts for things to work as designed by MOOSE!
we here cannot help you also without knowing more info, seeing video or lots of pictures
as again, pending HOW Its all mounted and parts used, we cannot help more than this! IMO
Thanks for heads up, ill double check all parts and install, take pics of ? problem areas , lower the skids, tighten up the springs and try again.
 

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most likely your going to have to adjust the skids UP
are the skids on this, the old style that screw into the corners, or are they the new one's you can adjust with washers like?
and again the springs on back of plow blade have Nothing to do with how high the plow sits off the ground,m there TRIP springs, if were talking about the same springs

and real fast you will learn, adding a winch to LIFT plow blade is WAY easier and less work and worth the costs of a winch for sure!
and gets rid of the hand lift all together!
 

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maybe have a look here for some info, not the best video or best talker, but gives you some info on set ups and parts

 

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most likely your going to have to adjust the skids UP
are the skids on this, the old style that screw into the corners, or are they the new one's you can adjust with washers like?
and again the springs on back of plow blade have Nothing to do with how high the plow sits off the ground,m there TRIP springs, if were talking about the same springs

and real fast you will learn, adding a winch to LIFT plow blade is WAY easier and less work and worth the costs of a winch for sure!
and gets rid of the hand lift all together!
the unit is brand new, skids have washers, and the winch is sounding better every minute, and yes you have the springs correct
 

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yeah they should have an exact fit mount and set up for you then
some of the older atv's, required a universal mounting plate, and some times, that could lead to issue's with proper fitments(mounting too far forward ot back on bottom of atv, or just not proper bolt spacing to mount well, and requiring you to drill some new/extra holes)
but this new a atv, moose should have a complete bolt and go set up if you got all the right parts that is!

rather simple set up too when using a winch
bolt on bottom plate, stick tubes in , add pin and lift blade with winch and your good to go?
I personally found, mounting the bottom plate easiest by standing the atv up on its tail and can work on it standing up, or even sitting down then LOL
just square it up and make sure things are straight?
measure too, that push tubes are long enough where ever you mount ti too! and since MOST exact fit plates have oil drain holes in them, make sure they too line up!, this also, tends to tell you where it needs to be on bottom as well!
again why standing it up on its tail, helps make life easier to see all things , or I think it does!
 
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