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Old 02-07-2013, 02:11 PM   #136
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Well I'm still sled shopping. Today I came across my favorite Craigslist ad ever:

1965 Ski Doo Race Sled - $500 (Richland Center)



Today i have for sale a 1965 ski doo full blown race sled. The sled had 5000 race miles i just serviced it with high performance farm and fleet 10w40 race earl...Aftermarket br9es low elctrod spark plugss. the seat has a minor tear for more weight reduction. The belly pan has a large crack for more flexabilty. has a custum ranch hand front and rear bumper from texas so its rust free. Aftermarket halo headlights. track had 210 1 1/2 inch woody studs. Last spring i ported the intake with dremel tool. 250hp iinjectors in the carbs inplace of the needle in seat. it has custum efi race tune in it from idaho rob. doesnt come with carbs it burns them off to fast. Just topped it off the other day with high octain 87 10% alchol race fuel from mobile. SERIOUS INQUIRES ONLY!!!!!!!!!! not for beginners. it has tons of raw horse power and will come right over. CALLS ONLY!!!

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Old 02-08-2013, 02:37 PM   #137
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Safety-nerd time... If you're riding in the mountains, you should get yourself some avalanche training and equipment.
An airbag pack can save your life. Know a few guys who are alive to tell their story because of them.

Snow Big Deal (one of my favorite snow-gear vendors) is running a sale on avy packs: http://www.snowbigdeal.com/avalanche...e-airbags.html


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Old 02-09-2013, 11:59 AM   #138
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Snowmule, the difference between snowmobiling where you live & where I live is striking. I got to hit the trails near Minocqua, WI last weekend. Had a blast. It was -14F first thing in the morning. We waited till it warmed up a little ( to -4) to head out. Here is one of the few pictures I took:


And, here is a crappy picture of the sled I bought last night. 2002 Polaris Classic 700 with M10 suspension. Can't wait to get out there and really try it out. I got to test ride it in the owners backyard, I hope this thing ends up being reliable and doesn't have some problem I don't know about. Buying a used sled is quite a crap shoot. It is pretty zippy.
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Old 02-09-2013, 10:14 PM   #139
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uuuhhhh.... yah!

Speaking of which .... To West Yellowstone!


Swing by Sams Club in Idaho Falls...


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Old 02-10-2013, 06:47 AM   #140
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Didja wave at me on the way through Blackfoot?

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Old 02-10-2013, 06:42 PM   #141
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Got geared up and took off around 1100... Slow morning, getting things together.


XC put the oiler linkage on backwards, held the oil pump wide open. That answers the "Why is your sled smoking so bad" question.


Snow's not that great, but there's a storm on the way...




Too much throttle, XC....






Trail back into town


Fix everything wrong with the sleds... mostly clutching, but Dogmeat's exhaust valve servo cables are shot... that's the worst damage of the day. Had to grind down some weights for my sled.
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Old 02-11-2013, 07:35 PM   #142
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Exhaust valve cables on Dogmeat's sled broke, so rather than fixing the cables he stopped by Polaris West and picked up a '13 Pro.


Out towards two top, looking for something decent. Snow's windblown and hardpacked, didn't find much that wasn't tracked up.


Clear view of the Tetons




West Yellowstone in the valley




Up along the ridge








Regroup on the ridge for some venison sausage...





And head home for a shower and some pheasant.
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Old 02-12-2013, 06:48 AM   #143
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Nice stuff Snowmule, great videos. Looks a little tracked up and not much fresh? Sorry I can't contribute this last week, still have a couple days left in Mexice.
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Old 02-12-2013, 09:31 PM   #144
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Near black canyon today.

Trees!








Bounced off the tree on the hillclimb





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Old 02-13-2013, 05:55 PM   #145
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You have me convinced.
The saving has already began for a snow bike. I'm thinking I'll be using a Husky 511 for a chassis.
What is the cost for a setup like that? Last time I looked the Boivin setup was $5K or more for the KTM. It'd be nice to use my TE510 in the winter once in a while.
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Old 02-13-2013, 08:26 PM   #146
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Foggy and drizzly today, stuck in the trees so we could see.




Treeeeeeeeee....


A wild SnowMule appears! Notice the layer of ice over my jacket and windshield. Keeping goggles clear was difficult.


Stuckfest on the hill




Then dinner at Wild West Pizza.
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SM - great pics, enjoy your RR.

I grew up on these macines in the midwest...no powder, no avalanches, just frozen snow you rode on top of

With your mountain/powder riding experience, what have you found to be the best equipment(jacks)/technique to dig out from getting stuck here in our mountain powder? Having buddies to assist is great, how about doing it by yourself? Do the jacks really work in deep powder like last year? Been there, Done that, spent hours digging out, wondering what the hot tip is

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Old 02-14-2013, 04:53 PM   #148
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SM - great pics, enjoy your RR.

I grew up on these macines in the midwest...no powder, no avalanches, just frozen snow you rode on top of

With your mountain/powder riding experience, what have you found to be the best equipment(jacks)/technique to dig out from getting stuck here in our mountain powder? Having buddies to assist is great, how about doing it by yourself? Do the jacks really work in deep powder like last year? Been there, Done that, spent hours digging out, wondering what the hot tip is
Get out your shovel or start stomping snow.
Point it downhill.
If you're not alone, have somebody pulling your uphill ski as you're getting going again.
Don't spin the track too much until you're on top of the snow again.
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Get out your shovel or start stomping snow.
Point it downhill.
If you're not alone, have somebody pulling your uphill ski as you're getting going again.
Don't spin the track too much until you're on top of the snow again.
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Thanks, that's exactly what I've done trying to drag my 500lb+ 2003 Summit 800 HO around down hill while being waist high deep in powder with the rear sliding down hill faster than the heavier front end...lots of fun, heart attack work. Just looking for some tricks of the sport...I started carrying rope to tie the rear end off to a tree and pivoting the front end downhill so to speak. Just searching for tricks of the trade...no substitute for riding buddies to help get out quicker and spend more time riding

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Old 02-14-2013, 06:59 PM   #150
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Depends on teh sled... if you're on a tank, like an RMK 900, or something a little newer/lighter... might not need it. I haven't mounted it to my Pro, and haven't had a stuck (yet) where it'd come in handy.

I had a jack (still have it, actually) mostly for my 900... that sled was a tank. Heavy pig. There were a few times it came in real handy, but most of the time technique > tools.

Let gravity help you, roll the sled down the hill if you're on a sidehill... shovel a ramp out and bring a snobunje along. Those are great tools, very much worth the money.
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