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Just for anyone wondering what the WARN Plow mounted on a Foreman 4X4 looks like? I took a couple of pictures at different angles so you can see both sides.

I still don't have the Power Pivot, so that wasn't mounted. There is a stock blade swing adjustment (it has a red handle in the pictures) that still allows you to manually move the plow for the angle you want.

If interested in this system? You need to order three different parts. The first is what type of blade do you want? Second is the Push Tube for your ATV (Your year, Center or A-Arm mount, Make, and Manufacturer specific). Third is the mounting bracket for the Push Tube (again, Center or A-Arm mount, and Manufacturer specific).

From what I saw at the Honda Dealer and the type they were selling for $499.99, this Warn Plow is far above in quality and cost (my own opinion). For a little less money you can buy this whole thing as shown.
 

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Very pretty. Thanks for posting the information!
 

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Very nice... Can't wait to hear how it works!
 

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looks good, i just bought and mounted the straight blade and i CANT wait for the snow to come so i can go out and use the new toy

looks like youre using your winch for that if i see correctly?
 

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looks good, i just bought and mounted the straight blade and i CANT wait for the snow to come so i can go out and use the new toy

looks like youre using your winch for that if i see correctly?
Yeah, I think most blades can use either a special lift motor, or a winch? For me the choice was easy. I just used what I already had. Plus I figured a 4000 Lb winch needed something to do other than just hang off of the front of the ATV?
 

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yeah i bought the plow actuator, its basically a winch mounted to the plow instead of the quad

now if it would just snow!!!
 

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yeah i bought the plow actuator, its basically a winch mounted to the plow instead of the quad

now if it would just snow!!!
Hey Steepy, you should do like I've thought about doing. Tell everyone you were planning on spending lots of money on a snow plow. Being most people don't like snow (whats wrong with these people?) tell them you are taking up a NO SNOW COLLECTION.

What this means is now you have a plow, and as long as you own one, it will never snow. So if they don't want you to sell your plow and have it snow butt deep to a Giraffe? They had better pay up!

Too bad it doesn't work this way? But if your luck is anything like mine. It works this way. But I had an excuse this time....I have some dirt I need to move. Now the only trouble is the rain has turned the dirt into a huge mud puddle.:)
 

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Now that you have a plow... offer to take care of the neighbors' driveway for a nominal fee. It will pay for itself
 

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Now that you have a plow... offer to take care of the neighbors' driveway for a nominal fee. It will pay for itself
Don't I wish? People around here are so tight and stretch a Dollar Bill so much, ole George Washington's picture has cracks between his teeth.:dry:

But trust me when I say this. I know who paid into this plow rig, and I'll take care of them, and only them. Those people are....... My wife, and myself.:laugh:
 

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Nice information and thanks for posting your pictures.

I've been looking around for a provantage system, before I pull the trigger on mine has anyone found better pricing online than montanajacks.com? I've compared online retailers to dealerships near me and the online prices are better even with shipping. thanks
 

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Nice information and thanks for posting your pictures.

I've been looking around for a provantage system, before I pull the trigger on mine has anyone found better pricing online than montanajacks.com? I've compared online retailers to dealerships near me and the online prices are better even with shipping. thanks
Red, if you can? PM me with the info you pulled up on the cheaper cost of the ProVantage system. I still haven't gotten the motor that swings the plow side to side by push button yet. So if you can hook me up plus I can save a few bucks in the process, that would be great.

Oh, since I took those pictures I did add the American made blue synthetic line to my winch. After doing some reading about cable Vs Synthetic. They say the Synthetic is easier on the rollers of the Fairlead.

Thanks.
 

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Well you-all, it's snowing it's BUTT off around here! I haven't seen snow like this since 1996? I'd say right now it's every bit of a foot or more!

I can say the Plow is doing what it's supposed to. I just can't believe the Power of the Foreman and the work the plow does? Both are grade A NUMBER ONE! I used to own a go fast TRX 250 X a few years ago that all I used to do when it snowed was do doughnuts in my yard. But the Foreman is an awsome piece of equipment for sure! I can't do doughnuts with the Mud Tires on it, but it can sure plow the road.

I would highly recommend the WARN Pro-Vantage Plow system for your ATV if you're thinking about one? HOW-EVER......I would not recommend the lower A-Arm mount like seems to be on the market for people looking to take the plow off quickly. I have been hitting some piles of snow hard, and I could only imagine the toll it would take on the front end of anything. I'm glad a few on this forum suggested I stay with the center frame mount. And when you want to take the plow off? Just pull two pins, and it's off.

I did get some pictures, but my camera is outside in my shop, and I ain't about to go out and get it right this second. So you will have to wait for a few hours to see that.

Like I said about the Plow. I didn't want to spend the money on a plow right now. But I will honestly say it's one of the better investments I've made in my later years. The human body would be out there huffing and puffing wrestling a snow-blower around slipping and sliding. The Foreman and the blade never quit, and never ask for a break, and when they slip? I put it in reverse and get out of the spot it was in.

So much for hard work! Now this is ALMOST FUN? But I won't tell the wife. She'll have me plowing the driveways of everyone she knows. Ha, Fat Chance! Just don't tell her I said that.
 

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Excellent review, thank you!!!
 

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Thanks for the review!!
 

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I got some pictures of the snow we just got this weekend. The weather people said we got 20 some inches? It was more like a foot. Either way it was a considerable amount for around here.

I honestly have to say both blade and machine did an excellent job of things. I have a neighbor who just had a baby and their driveway is straight down hill for about 150'. I ran the Foreman down one way, and up the other. She didn't miss a lick.

Now....I can say once you install the center frame mount for your blade (if you decide on such an animal?) make sure after a couple of hours you re-torque the U type bolts holding the mount to the frame. After yesterday I checked things out first thing before getting started. Oil was perfect, tire pressures, and everything else was where it was supposed to be. But the center frame mount bolts needed to be tightened.

I also found this to be a real pain in the rear end having to jump off and back on the ATV each time I needed a blade angle adjustment. Needless to say I re-ordered the Power Pivot from Warn yesterday evening.

One other note. I know I asked a few on this forum about their suggestion between the lower control A-Arm blade mount VS the center frame mount. All I can say is I'm glad I went with the Center frame mount. I know it wouldn't take too long to do some damage to the lower a-arms or bushings, bearings, axle? Something?
 

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