New Grizz

Discussion in 'Hunting, Fishing & Camping' started by TheSniper, Oct 25, 2003.

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    Got a new grizzly for hunting this year,spent today preping it for 3rd season starting Nov.1st,wired the winch and installed my GPS. Anyone else use ATV's for retreiving your game?;f ;c
     
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    I do. I use a Honda Recon.
     
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    I use a Kawasaki Prairie 650 for all my chores, whether it be hauling dead deer and hogs or working on my grandparents ranch, I use that workhorse for anything and everything. I love em. Havent tried out a Grizz yet, I would like to. How do you like em Sniper?
     
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    So far ,I love it. Despite the weight,I could throw it around quite well at the track today. I ran it at my local track for a shakedown and had an easy time keeping up with my oldest boy on the blaster. He'd get ahead of me a little at the jumps but I was quick to catch up(The grizz wasn't made for jumpin). I had heard that the grizz was a little tippy but this really wasn't the case for me,I am used to throwing my sled around and this bike isn't much heavier.

    Going up steep hills at the track was easy in 2x with plenty of traction from the stock tires and dry conditions. Although, I will be getting a set of ITP 589m/t tires and ITP C-series wheels shortly for better snow traction. A set of tire chains will have to do for hunting season till then.

    Hopefully I'll get some good pics up hunting to post.;f ;c
     
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    All cleaned up after the track today:
     
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    ITP 589M/T tires and ITP C-Series wheels on a grizz:
     
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    I bought a 2003 Yamaha Kodiak 400 and it is a decent machine. However, I've had a neautral safety switch go out, body panels coming apart, and now the starter is going bad.
    I will be buying another ATV next summer, and will look at the Honda Rincon.
    Here's my Kodiak:
    <img src="http://img.villagephotos.com/p/2002-3/14007/elkhunt4.jpg.JPG" width=640 height=480>
     
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    Vart, have you looked at the Kawasakis? I have had my 650 for five years now, and I have NEVER taken it in for ANYTHING, I change teh oil and keep everything lubed up, and I run that thing HARD but its takes a lickin' and keeps on tickin'. Give them a look if your looking for something that can really do some hard work.

    Sniper, I like the look of that little blaster you got there, my friend has three of them, we go out and play around on them a lot. Something you might wanna try (VERY dangerous and VERY stupid, thats why me and my friends do it) is get a paintball gun, get about 6 four wheelers and 12 guys together, get 6 paintball guns, load up, and then two guys on each 4-wheeler, one steering and one shooting, and you run around blasting each other with paintball guns. It is SO much fun! We have had a few accidents doing this, but nobody has gotten hurt (yet) so we will continue.
     
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    I was seriously looking at the Kawasaki Prairie 360 before I bought my Kodiak.
    But, the Yamaha dealer went to high school with me and threw in a folding ramp and some other goodies.
    Will have to do some more research when it comes time to lay down the big bucks again.
     
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    I like my Ranger. Hauled three deer out of the woods in one trip last year. Also used to haul hay (14 bales per load) from one horse barn to another, and I put a 60" snow plow on it for the long Minnesota winters. Amazing what these things can do. Too large for some of the real backwoods trails, but whatever it can't drive around or through, it can run over.

    My Mini - Humm Vee

    Some times it is just nice to be able to take a backwoods cruise with the wife. Very relaxing. The only downfall is the fact when it gets stuck - it gets stuck. Better bring several friends with 4-whlrs to pull her out.
     
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    bustedknee The Snowflakes have invaded GT

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    As my bad knee aged, I realized I would have to buy a 4-wheeler if I wanted to keep hunting. Every article I read where a 4-wheeler was tested, they compared themselves to the Polaris Sportsman 500. It was easy to decide which one I would buy.

    After a ligament transplant, my doctor told me I could do nothing (No exercise, no stairs, no nothing) for 2 years.

    However, I got a moose both years, with my bow. The first year I actually got him from the machine. It took a lot of work and patience but I finally pulled it off. I could barely hobble to the 4-wheeler from the house. After about 10 minutes of riding, my knee would really throb. Then it would ache all night, keeping me awake. When the doc realized he could not stop me, he relented and told me to keep my feet flat on the floorboards with no stand-up riding or jumping.
    I didn't need a doc to tell me that -- I'm an old guy.

    Now tI hat I can walk again, I use it to get into my hunting areas and to haul out the moose.
    With the snow blade attached, it does double duty all winter cleaning the driveway.

    I don't know how anyone can get along without one.

    Warning: I can go further in one hour, on my 4-wheeler, than I can walk back in a day!
     
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    I've heard that would be fun,I might have to try that some day.


    Vart: Too bad about the kodiak,I've heard nothing but good about them. Trailmaster is right about the Kawisaki Prarie,I've heard alot of great things. I chose the Grizz because it has better looks,and the articulation for 4 wheelin is alot better than the kawi,not to mention a hell of alot more aftermarket parts. The prarie is alot faster than the grizz though,but not by much.;f ;c