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Old 12-31-2012, 01:52 PM   #1
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Tracked Vehicles

Let's see them!

Some I found on Youtube

Homemade ride-in vehicle


Homemade stand-up vehicle


Then there is the DTV Shredder for $5000
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Old 12-31-2012, 02:18 PM   #2
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Old 12-31-2012, 02:54 PM   #3
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Nice, but $5600 ($5300 cheapest track and $300 cheapest shipping) is a lot of money for what it is. I know, when you're one of only a few companies doing it you can charge whatever you'd like.

Of course, that is nothing compared to a Snow Hawk which starts at $16600.

I bought plans for the little tracked vehicles in my first two videos. Supposedly one can build the sit-down version for around $2000.
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Old 12-31-2012, 04:07 PM   #4
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I think this would be more fun than tracks!

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Old 01-04-2013, 07:49 AM   #5
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I think this would be more fun than tracks!

The USMC had a pair of screw drive vehicles at Parris Island when I was a kid. My dad said they could never actually run them because absolutely devastated the salt marshes. Sure looked cool sitting there though.
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Old 12-31-2012, 04:39 PM   #6
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Nice, but $5600 ($5300 cheapest track and $300 cheapest shipping) is a lot of money for what it is. I know, when you're one of only a few companies doing it you can charge whatever you'd like.

Of course, that is nothing compared to a Snow Hawk which starts at $16600.

I bought plans for the little tracked vehicles in my first two videos. Supposedly one can build the sit-down version for around $2000.
There are less expensive makes, but I like this one, and for the money I think it would be a lot of fun, more so than most other tracked vehicles. The maintenance would be much easier too. I am not sure, but I would think the resale value would be better than a snowmobile because it will work with a number of different motorcycles (you just get a different attachment kit).

The snowbikes seem like more fun because they are faster and more nimble, but these seem nice too:

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Old 12-31-2012, 04:39 PM   #7
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Old 01-02-2013, 11:58 AM   #8
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Old 12-31-2012, 05:10 PM   #9
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This used to be my company car.

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Nice, guys, keep them coming!

I hear ya, Code, I sure wouldn't mind having one. That is if I had a bike that fit.

Minisquatch, are those Prinoths? One of my friends on here (JjustJ) grooms for Vail Resorts with a Prinoth Bison. I drove it one night; it was a blast!

JamesG, is that an A1 or A2? I was watching Greatest Tanks Battles on Netflix this morning. Unbelievable machines!
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Old 12-31-2012, 07:23 PM   #11
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Old 12-31-2012, 07:34 PM   #12
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Check this one (and his otther videos) out if you like Hagglunds.

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Old 12-31-2012, 08:43 PM   #13
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Check this one (and his otther videos) out if you like Hagglunds.
Neat fab skills, but I kind of like the Hagglunds in its entirety.
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JamesG, is that an A1 or A2? I was watching Greatest Tanks Battles on Netflix this morning. Unbelievable machines!
A1. No "R2D2" CITV on the turret. This is an easy way you can tell an "old" A1 from an A2+.
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Old 12-31-2012, 09:42 PM   #15
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Nice, guys, keep them coming!

I hear ya, Code, I sure wouldn't mind having one. That is if I had a bike that fit.

Minisquatch, are those Prinoths? One of my friends on here (JjustJ) grooms for Vail Resorts with a Prinoth Bison. I drove it one night; it was a blast!

JamesG, is that an A1 or A2? I was watching Greatest Tanks Battles on Netflix this morning. Unbelievable machines!
The hill i used to work for had an MP plus that I got to log many hours in.
The hill I work for now has a Pinroth Bison on demo. 450 hp and auto tension tracks I'm told.
Too bad they hired me as a liftee or I'd love to play with that thing.
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