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    Don't trust Mannix... dude rides some panzy short...

    Don't trust Mannix... dude rides some panzy short track sled, he doens't know what he's talking about!!


    https://scontent-a-dfw.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn2/1384363_10200985788028980_928119856_n.jpg...
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    Pfft... those pics aren't from this year, they're...

    Pfft... those pics aren't from this year, they're from Girardeau's back yard in years past. That's my favorite basin to ride in, drops galore around there.
    Hell, my wife goes bigger than that...
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    polaris 600 or 700, nearly any year from 99+. ...

    polaris 600 or 700, nearly any year from 99+. cat M6 or M7 skidoo 600's.

    Those sleds are the upper edge of reliability in sleds. 4 strokes are very reliable & work well, but I won't recommend...
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    Once you boys get some snow down there, I'll be...

    Once you boys get some snow down there, I'll be shootin you a PM... always fun to have someone else to play with down there!

    Once Robinson is ready...

    106997

    a fun day of filming down...
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    better than nothing my ASS... that looks WAY...

    better than nothing my ASS... that looks WAY better than what we've got just a few hours north! Might have to come visit my bro down in crusty pretty soon!!!
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    ha!!! ain't that how it always goes!!! Be it my...

    ha!!! ain't that how it always goes!!! Be it my DH bikes, sleds, or shit, even my skis & boards back in the day when I was rollin up to Devil's head after work... the crap on top seems like it was...
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    There you go, the TRUTH has been told. I'm ok...

    There you go, the TRUTH has been told. I'm ok with more access riders in the BC, but most of the time they eventually turn into real sledders, so we don't need any more of THOSE types up in the...
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    When the F did the word NEED come in to this...

    When the F did the word NEED come in to this conversation Iain????? Crazy talk.



    Btw, I buy a new sled every weekend, because there's NO WAY I'm gonna ride some USED POS sled the next...
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    Turbos.... not about speed:wink: They're about...

    Turbos.... not about speed:wink: They're about getting THERE. Wherever THERE happens to be on that given day!! That thing is gonna be sweet, you'll love it, but I would NOT turbo it if you ever...
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    Hitting Church tomorrow if you're up for coming a...

    Hitting Church tomorrow if you're up for coming a little further. That's the best snow I've found this season.
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    It's got to be rough being in a marriage absent...

    It's got to be rough being in a marriage absent of love...:biggrin:

    If I bought my wife an apex... I think she'd just steal my sled & leave the apex for me as punishment!!


    Hey Mannix, you...
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    Another killer weekend sat (SLO) Abby...

    Another killer weekend

    sat (SLO)

    Abby
    http://wildcat.homeunix.net/20110220/DSC05150.jpg

    http://wildcat.homeunix.net/20110220/DSC05187.jpg

    not the best visibility... rode right into a...
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    No need to re-jet, you're good. It's MUCH easier...

    No need to re-jet, you're good. It's MUCH easier to do reeds on the King than it is on the M series. Shouldn't be too bad of a job.

    Pretty stoked on the cover. I've had plenty of mag shots, but...
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    No chaincase on the M, it's a DD sled, Much...

    No chaincase on the M, it's a DD sled, Much easier than blurred's King (do not open up the DD to do this, but you may want to flush the fluid if you haven't already for the season)

    Remove the...
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    For the track itself, call Michelle at oregon...

    For the track itself, call Michelle at oregon powersports, she's cheap & great service.

    Which sled do you have? for any of them you need to pull the skid (back off tensioners, pull 4 bolts,...
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    Hey JJ, Dave, and any other local mags... Next...

    Hey JJ, Dave, and any other local mags...

    Next sat we're doing a beacon practice/ unofficial clinic day at Jones. Yeah, the snow will suck, but that's not why we're there.

    Planning on working...
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    I've got a racer for sale... 600 mod snopro......

    I've got a racer for sale... 600 mod snopro... PERRRRRRfect access sled!!!;)
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    You chose well sir! The M8 is a great sled for...

    You chose well sir!

    The M8 is a great sled for reliability, and something that actually has some competence in the snow. Too many access riders buy phazers or nytros which will get you around...
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    Sweet man, glad it was worth the stop! I could...

    Sweet man, glad it was worth the stop!

    I could just TELL my sled was 1.78 lbs lighter on sat, WOW what a difference!!;)
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    Some stoke from today... Abby getting it done...

    Some stoke from today...

    Abby getting it done after we built her a big booter

    http://photos-a.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc3/hs134.snc3/18137_1190834373083_1295088056_30462611_2740541_n.jpg
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    NOW you're talking! That's what the racks need...

    NOW you're talking! That's what the racks need to work towards. I would buy a rack that came off very easily & left a minimal amount of crap on my sled.
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    This one is an easy fix, like pano dude said just...

    This one is an easy fix, like pano dude said just tighten the front shock spring or loosen the rear shock a tad, torsion springs on your sled still right? (that's SOOO 2007!)

    how you get to the...
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    NO such thing!!! The only problem with getting...

    NO such thing!!!

    The only problem with getting a big boy sled first, is you'll never be happy with an 800 or anything else again.
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    Are you toed out a tad? Not positive that I'm...

    Are you toed out a tad?

    Not positive that I'm textbook, but the lighter the skis the less darty/grabby they feel to me. One thing to try, add a few twists of preload to your front skid shock. ...
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    A bit of fun this weekend... Abby getting more...

    A bit of fun this weekend...

    Abby getting more comfortable with throttle control on the turbo.
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    They had some issues with the 800 motor (I assume...

    They had some issues with the 800 motor (I assume it's an 800?) but I don't think they're as common as people make them out to be.
    Other than that possible issue, it's a great sled, a few things can...
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    Ditto on both counts. I'll never run a sled with...

    Ditto on both counts. I'll never run a sled with coils again, floats are sick.

    As for the towing, make some friends with sleds or get rid of some friends!

    When you get rid of the ropes, a...
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    There are a number of 2 strokes that deal with...

    There are a number of 2 strokes that deal with boost very well.
    the dragon 7 & 8 work well turbo'd, and the M's work well also.

    The one we have can run from 7 to 13.5 lbs. 7 to 9.5 can be run on...
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    JV, you need to ride with DJ (rotax) some time,...

    JV, you need to ride with DJ (rotax) some time, he'll change your opinion on what a nytro can do & only has around 17k into his (impulse kit on an otherwise stock machine).
    If we had built Abby's...
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    That's a tough one. It's a killer deal if it...

    That's a tough one. It's a killer deal if it goes well, but the other side to the 150 miles issue is this... it hasn't had time to work out the problems yet.

    If they last, they'll last for a...
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    do you mean the 1200? if they got rid of that,...

    do you mean the 1200? if they got rid of that, that's disappointing!

    One of my good friends just turbo'd one of them & with how light they are, I'm excited to ride one, it looks like a blast.
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    JJ, most folks that travel with the sled in the...

    JJ, most folks that travel with the sled in the truck leave them attached to the sled (in a cfr rack, or however they carry them.)

    If you don't have a rack, check out www.sledmods.com, there's a...
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    45, as a cat rider who loves the M series, I've...

    45, as a cat rider who loves the M series, I've got to say that anybody that disagrees with the dragon KILLING it as far as handling goes, is just jealous!!!!

    Want more power... get a turbo! The...
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    hey Co sled maggots.. I'm going to have a...

    hey Co sled maggots..



    I'm going to have a few of these in a week,

    The new Motomikey's expandable decks, with the expandable decks we have got a way to ship them in which saves a bunch of...
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    I think you'd be happy with that over a T-sled...

    I think you'd be happy with that over a T-sled skid, the t-sled is a bit weak, and most stock skids can get close to the t-sled with a comparable amount of jumk pulled from them.

    The best cheap...
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    Do many of you guys really still tow? I guess...

    Do many of you guys really still tow? I guess for places like Vail pass I can see it, but if you're towing that just means you need more friends with sleds!

    We stopped towing years ago, you can...
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    Bill, did a bit of searching, they came in both...

    Bill, did a bit of searching, they came in both 136 1.4 for a x-over sled & 144 deep lug for a mtn sled.

    If it's a 136, gonna agree with Iain, no go. If it's a 144, that's pretty doable.

    As to...
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    Bill, the 03 mountain cat wouldn't have come in a...

    Bill, the 03 mountain cat wouldn't have come in a 121, a mountian cat would have been a 144 minimum in 03. The 03 570 would have been a 1M chassis sled.

    I would reccomend anything BUT an 03.5 or...
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    Those look well made, but holy crap, they're...

    Those look well made, but holy crap, they're $1400 more than I charge for a deck AFTER I drive 35 hrs to go pick them up!!!



    btw, the rock on your back vs wheelbarrow comparison is fucking...
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    troysmith, I'm not mikey, I'm just a guy selling...

    troysmith, I'm not mikey, I'm just a guy selling his decks in CO.

    Same market here, everybody likes thew, everybody wants them, nobody wants to PAY for them!!

    He's made some big changes in the...
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    Snr's passing was unfortunate for sure... I...

    Snr's passing was unfortunate for sure...

    I was just looking at that thread a month ago or so.:biggrin: bump for stoke!

    Jeffreyjim,

    My bro built a similar contraption to what you're talking...
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    Depends on the sled, but on our new cats, you're...

    Depends on the sled, but on our new cats, you're screwed either way, they tear the PISS out of boots, hard or soft. A good set of AT boots help for traction, but my buddies that ski are definitely...
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    Drew, Warn makes a winch that is for sleds, you...

    Drew, Warn makes a winch that is for sleds, you need a battery though, won't work on my sleds, but I believe it would work on the bearcat.

    As for the grenading,

    I'm not a brand loyal person,...
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    All that sled needs is a turbo, then it'll be...

    All that sled needs is a turbo, then it'll be worth riding. I can't imagine riding a nytro stock!

    Every sled just depends on what you like to ride. I know people that ride 174's, I know people...
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    more stoke for ya! The stable (minus the...

    more stoke for ya!


    The stable (minus the freestyle sled)

    mine, Abby's, spare
    http://i173.photobucket.com/albums/w72/backcountryislife/IMG_1554.jpg

    Abby
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