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post #1 of (permalink) Old 09-22-2005, 11:56 AM
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Big Bear, Kodiak, Grizzly.

Which of the three, Yamaha Atv's, Big Bear 400, Kodiak 450, Grizzly 660, would you say are more equiped for utility farm life and why.

To help inquiry for perchase of seccond ATV.

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post #2 of (permalink) Old 10-11-2005, 06:58 AM
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Re: Big Bear, Kodiak, Grizzly.

Well, I don't have any of those but I am in the family. I have a 2000 Beartracker and have used it quite a bit on my place pulling a 5x10 trailer, hay, trees, stretching fence, etc. I've been really happy with it but It would be nice to have a little more power and 4WD. I have been in a couple of situations (usually from playing in the ponds) where 4WD would have saved me. But just for general work, 2WD works fine. I guess the biggest factor is budget. Also size - I don't know how tight some of the spots are you need to get into. My little 230cc Beartracker slides in easily between trees and stuff. I would think any of those sizes would work fine for you.
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post #3 of (permalink) Old 02-21-2006, 09:21 AM
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Re: Big Bear, Kodiak, Grizzly.

ive got a big bear 400 2wd w/ a winch and it has alot of power for hauling as stump breaker said but it does bog down easy in the mud im always playin in...
thats where the winch comes in.
but for general farm use id say either of the three.
but i would go with a 4wd model...the weight on the front end and the front tires pulling REALLY help when hauling heavy trailers.
ive got a honda rancher 350 full time 4x4 and it will haul the hell out of my trailers(livestick chutes, 5x10 4wheeler trailer, panel trailer) the four wheel drive will grip when the trailer puts so muh weight on the a$$ end....
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post #4 of (permalink) Old 02-27-2006, 12:29 AM
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Re: Big Bear, Kodiak, Grizzly.

Hi,
Some helps needed. I hope to get some pictures of showing honda brand atv 4x4W. Thanks in advance.

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post #5 of (permalink) Old 03-02-2006, 10:38 PM
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Re: Big Bear, Kodiak, Grizzly.

i would lean towards a kodiak. they have have great features and they r afordable. theyre a miniture grizzly
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