How do you remove front axle on polaris ranger?

Jack up and remove tires. Remove axle cotter key and nut. Remove ball joint cotter key and nut. Drop lower control arm and pull axle from spindle. To do this put castellated ball joint nut on backward and flush to protect threads. Strike balljoint nut with deadblow hammer while prying lower control arm loose. Sharply pull axle shaft from differential. 700XP owner, axle repair wizard.