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Old 01-07-2008, 02:41 PM   #91
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Ducati?

OK
Im going to put a Ducati sticker on my Safiri .

I alwase carry toe ropes and shovels and stuff (Beer sometimes)

Like I said , that slush creeps me out,by the time you say ,,''what the'' ,yer in trouble and a gie never knows where its at. Bevers never sleep. The fuckers are alwase working. It would be nice to run a big sled .

I think Im going to weld some grab rails and a rack on the Safari. I dont get stuck that much, but still easy to do.

I will try to photo sled going through the deep stuff next good snow.Its not too bad. But a water X ing that gets to be a problem.

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Old 01-07-2008, 03:35 PM   #92
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As far as the Tundra being underpowered, I ran them for four winters making snow. They won't exactly impress you with blinding speed but they could carry me and a 20lb propane bottle up everything we had for slopes. The fuel economy was fantastic even though I ran WFO for 6hours a shift. Our sleds saw minimal maintenance and apart from broken recoil springs, ate very few parts.
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Old 01-07-2008, 03:45 PM   #93
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Old 01-08-2008, 12:54 AM   #94
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BBC showmobiles ROCK!
BBBC! If you stomp on the right pedal, that thing would just dig itself into a hole!
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Old 01-08-2008, 06:17 PM   #95
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I think you would gently take it up to about 100 mph, then start progressively applying throttle
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Old 01-29-2008, 12:44 PM   #96
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The ice shack

Sunday was a nice day not too cold. Got a few slow miles in,checked out a bear den.



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Old 01-29-2008, 12:49 PM   #97
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Another shot same day.


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Old 01-29-2008, 01:15 PM   #98
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Hard to beat the ARGO with tracks for the flat deep stuff.

Hills of any size, forget it. Under powered.

Click on the video. Sorry couldn't imbed it.

http://www.argoatv.com/recreational/...hccC06Qkio%3d#
My neighbour had an Argo years ago and it would not go through snow at all. The low belly would hang up and all those wheels would just spin without any traction. I see they sell lugged tracks for them which would help some, but they still don't have much ground clearance. Not really designed as a snowmobile.
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Old 01-29-2008, 01:33 PM   #99
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You have to have the tracks. Mine was unstoppable, no matter the snow depth. Tires only and you are limited to about 6-8" of snow. Of course that's the beauty of it. Try your sleds in 6" of snow.





The video doesn't show very deep snow. How would the Argo handle two feet of powder snow? My Skandic handles it well, but then it won't float in the water.
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Old 01-29-2008, 02:33 PM   #100
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Sunday was a nice day not too cold. Got a few slow miles in,checked out a bear den.



Dan
that's not a bear den...might have smelled like one though..

where was it in WI?

my riding buddy from Arizona in coming here for a sledding trip friday near crivitz
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Old 01-29-2008, 03:02 PM   #101
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Crivitz you say?
Real close to the "Holy Ground" Im over west of you. in county Sawyer.

For the rest of you, years ago it snowed here. yes ,snow. But lately not so much. It snowed alot really it did. And the Safiri was a pisscutter ,I tell ya.

Every year I think I need a long track but really,,,,no. My stupid Skidoo does ok. Its nice to explore with a Skandic or something to brake a grove in deeper snow.

I cant watch U tube I have dial up.



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Old 01-29-2008, 03:17 PM   #102
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Snowmobiles are a blast.

I'm a Snowmobile NOOB, but now I'm officially HOOKED on sledding
and bought one of these last weekend...

1999 Polaris Indy 700 RMK


This thing flat out hauls booty!

The things I like about snowmobiling:

1) It seems like you can ride more areas than a dirt bike

2) You can ride in the SNOW when your motorcycles are in the garage

3) NO DUST!

They are a little weird compared to a motorcycle.
They REV TO THE MOON all day long! Crazy.
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Old 01-29-2008, 03:44 PM   #103
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You wont get stuck with that . Keep on the throttle and never stop in deep snow.


Here is a sled thats real light,, one gie can lift into a pickup. Not like the heavy bastard I ride. I may get this going agan. Its pickled in a barn.


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Old 01-29-2008, 03:51 PM   #104
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we used to play sled tag.

on the greenbelt in angel fire at night...

was fun. had a '85 phazer.



sure didn't look like that,

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Old 01-29-2008, 04:19 PM   #105
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I have a '94 Yamaha V-Max 600. Single seat, electric start (doesn't need it) reverse and heated grips. I bought it from someone who didn't use it much and it was mint. Not really into sledding (even though I can ride to a trail spur ) but for $800 it's a hoot to hit the trails now and then.
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