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Post by markiver54 » Sat May 18, 2019 12:01 pm

I know many here own one or more.
I bought mine used back in '03 for bear hunting. It was used by about 2 1/2 years.
2000 model Polaris Sportsman 500. Has been a real work horse for me. Pretty old now, but still going strong. A little routine maintenance along the way as expected.
What do you own and how do you like it?
What is it's primary use for you, etc. :?:
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Post by cooperhawk » Sat May 18, 2019 12:15 pm

Good job Mark. Mine is a lowly Yard Sport 200. It has a dump box on the back and a winch on the front. It is not 4 wheel drive, but with tire chains it will go through some pretty heavy snow. We use it all year round to get the mail, haul firewood, entertain grand kids. Had it for five years now and no problems at all.

It was when they discovered I had an anurism that my Wife decided that I should not be carrying an outboard motor down the hill to the lake and back up in the Fall, and suggested I purchase one. I also have two Ford tractors, but they're a little too big for the lake trail.

I have two small trailers that I tow behind it and use it to haul rock to patch pot holes in the driveway. I also haul landscape material with it.

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Re: 4-Wheelers

Post by Mags » Sat May 18, 2019 12:38 pm

Does a 4x2 John Deere Gator count? In drive lock, 4 wheels drive.
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Post by RanchRoper » Sat May 18, 2019 12:46 pm

Only ever had my 4x4 stuck once...buried in a bog right to her shoulders....she was not impressed, but never held it against me...RIP Magic. :)
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Post by RanchRoper » Sat May 18, 2019 12:48 pm

Those Gators are cool, we put tracks on one at the big ranch years ago. Good in the snow until the track fell of about 4 hrs from the ranch....
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Post by BigAl52 » Sat May 18, 2019 12:55 pm

I have 2 an Arctic Cat 700 XT has some wider rims and better tires on it. I also have a Polaris 570 with that auto braking for downhill riding. Cat is 2015 and Polaris is 2016.
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I like the Cat better than the Polaris. I bought the Polaris for my wife its hardly been used. I bought Polaris used and got a great price on it. Bought the Cat as a left over and big price discount on it as well.
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Re: 4-Wheelers

Post by Mags » Sat May 18, 2019 12:59 pm

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Not familiar with ones with tracks. I've had chain jumps off the drive gear. Fortunately that's easy to get back on in the field. Like putting bicycle chain back on. We use the gator in place of a wheel barrow. Works really good for that. Hauled weeds, firewood, rock, dirt, tree trimmings, weed sprayer tank, etc.
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Those Gators are cool, we put tracks on one at the big ranch years ago. Good in the snow until the track fell of about 4 hrs from the ranch....
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Post by Vaquero » Sat May 18, 2019 1:22 pm

RanchRoper wrote:
Sat May 18, 2019 12:46 pm
Only ever had my 4x4 stuck once...buried in a bog right to her shoulders....she was not impressed, but never held it against me...RIP Magic. :)
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Post by bandit1250 » Sat May 18, 2019 3:53 pm

I still have my Suzuki 500 Vinson I bought new in 2007. I bought the manual shift model. I mostly ride in snow and plow with it. It has never been in mud since the day I brought it home. I can't stand mud up under every thing and almost have to take them apart to get them clean again. Here is mine with the tires and wheels I run in the winter. I have the factory aluminum wheels and tires I run in the other seasons. 12 years old and less than 900 miles on it. I added a 2500 Warn winch and the factory Suzuki bumpers, shock covers, rifle scabbard and have front and rear bags for when my wife and I go up to the mountain.
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Re: 4-Wheelers

Post by markiver54 » Sat May 18, 2019 4:37 pm

Mags wrote:
Sat May 18, 2019 12:38 pm
Does a 4x2 John Deere Gator count? In drive lock, 4 wheels drive.
Absolutely Mags!! Gators are great machines!
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