September 20, 2021, 03:24:42 AM

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What ATV do you use in the woods?

Honda
9 (29%)
Polaris
9 (29%)
Yamaha
3 (9.7%)
Can-AM
1 (3.2%)
Other
9 (29%)

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Offline woodrow

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Re: What is your ATV choice?
« Reply #15 on: August 30, 2017, 07:59:12 PM »
Honda Pioneer 500! Same width as ATV but has a back on the seat and a steering wheel.

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Re: What is your ATV choice?
« Reply #16 on: August 30, 2017, 10:02:18 PM »
I have a 2008 Polaris Sportsman 500 and while it's great 90% of the time, I would never recommend it to anyone. The wiring design is awful as wires constantly rub and/or get snipped by the steering column when turning. The good news is I've had to learn way more about an ATV than I ever cared to know...which is also the bad news.

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Re: What is your ATV choice?
« Reply #17 on: September 04, 2017, 08:37:49 AM »
We had two Polaris 850's for a couple of years now, and love them.  More than enough power to blast down the straight aways, and climbs those steep rocky inclines pretty darned well.



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Re: What is your ATV choice?
« Reply #18 on: September 04, 2017, 09:10:06 AM »
Had a 300 Kawaski and a 500 Suzuki Vinson. Both good machines. The Vinson is a dream to ride as it is has a much better suspension. But the bigger the machine, the more tippy it is. I have to be a lot more careful on the bigger machine.

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Re: What is your ATV choice?
« Reply #19 on: September 18, 2017, 07:00:36 AM »
If you are getting a quad and don't want issues, get a Honda. If looking for a side by side I'd look at Yamaha, Honda,  John Deere and maybe CanAm.

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Re: What is your ATV choice?
« Reply #20 on: September 20, 2017, 04:55:32 AM »
After a few years of putting some expensive wear on my truck, I'm going to be picking up an ATV soon. I'm looking at the honda ranchers. Nothing crazy, just something to get me from point A to point B.


I'd LOVE to go buy a new side by side ranger, but I just don't have the room for it.

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Re: What is your ATV choice?
« Reply #21 on: September 20, 2017, 10:54:22 AM »
Polaris Rzr with a 50" wide wheel base.  Love mine!

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Re: What is your ATV choice?
« Reply #22 on: September 20, 2017, 01:14:49 PM »
I've still got my 1998 Polaris 300 Sportsman that is in pretty good shape for it's age but I gone completely to my 2010 Polaris Ranger 400HO midsize UTV... More comfort and room. Gets good gas mileage. And gets me to were I want to go and sometimes places I don't want to go again.. ;D ;D 
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Re: What is your ATV choice?
« Reply #23 on: September 20, 2017, 01:23:12 PM »
After a few years of putting some expensive wear on my truck, I'm going to be picking up an ATV soon. I'm looking at the honda ranchers. Nothing crazy, just something to get me from point A to point B.


I'd LOVE to go buy a new side by side ranger, but I just don't have the room for it.

You might look at the Polaris Ranger midsize. They don't make the 400HO anymore but  make something in to 500 to 600 range in the midsize... They say my 400HO will fit in the bed of a long wheel base pickup.. Never tried but looks like it would if I didn't have a trailer... But I'd hate to try and load it... ;) ;)
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Re: What is your ATV choice?
« Reply #24 on: September 20, 2017, 05:23:49 PM »
Honda Honda and Honda

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Re: What is your ATV choice?
« Reply #25 on: September 26, 2017, 12:09:08 PM »
Suzuki king quad 750. Hasn't let me down yet. Other than that time I put gas with ethanol in it and let it sit. But that's more user error

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Re: What is your ATV choice?
« Reply #26 on: September 26, 2017, 12:32:06 PM »
Sta-Bil is a cheap alternative... I always treat my gas left in the tank after the season and again on the 1st tank full of the season... 
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Re: What is your ATV choice?
« Reply #27 on: October 22, 2017, 04:34:09 PM »
White Polaris 570 with eps does the job for me.
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Re: What is your ATV choice?
« Reply #28 on: November 28, 2017, 08:19:48 AM »
Just purchased a 2011 Yamaha Grizzly 550.  Reason?  I've used my Dad's 350 for years and it's the most reliable ATV as far as always starts first try and shifting between F and R is much easier than the Polaris Sportsmans I've used.  Also like the clearance on the 550 since it's on the 700 frame and this one came with Power Steering which is really nice when navigating through tight spots.

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Re: What is your ATV choice?
« Reply #29 on: November 29, 2017, 07:59:18 AM »
I prefer the quads I was born with :-D , there is very little if any motorized access where I like to hunt with the exception of immediate trail head access. For that, the ole Ford Ranger gets me as far as I can go.
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