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Old 01-04-2012, 05:12 PM
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Looking for a new sled

I'm currently in the market for a new sled. Have been looking at the Arcticcat 800 snow pro and the Skidoo summit 800. Anyone have any input on these or any other new mountain sleds?
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I've got an M8 ( 07, 08). Very fun! Like trucks though, brand wars happen. I've ridden the other 2 and I prefer the feel and handling of The cats.


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Re: Looking for a new sled

I would say best new mountain sleds are the 13 Polaris pro rmk and skidoo summit.
I'm gonna pull the trigger on a new pro rmk 800 next week. I got a dealer to come $3000 off msrp. It will be a nice upgrade from my 06 skidoo summit 800

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I'm currently in the market for a new sled. Have been looking at the Arcticcat 800 snow pro and the Skidoo summit 800. Anyone have any input on these or any other new mountain sleds?
I know its not snowmobile season anymore but have you picked out your new machine yet?
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I snowchecked a 2014 m8 ltd es black/white! always been a cat guy.. almost ordered a 163 xm but I stuck with the guns I know and trust, after my flawless 2010 and 2012 cat I figured id stick with them again
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I snowchecked a 2014 m8 ltd es black/white! always been a cat guy.. almost ordered a 163 xm but I stuck with the guns I know and trust, after my flawless 2010 and 2012 cat I figured id stick with them again
By xm Im guessing you mean a ski doo summit 163? I bought a 2012 ski doo renegade 137 with the 800 etec and I have no complaints. its not the fastest sled in the world but I bought it for playin in the powder and hill climbing (no big enough hills for a mountain sled in my area). Also I go 2-3 rides per fill up and my buddies that don't have ski doo etecs are usually filling up every ride. 340 problem free miles so far and about 90% of that is ditch and powder. Either way im pretty sure with any new sled your gonna get something reliable unless you manage to get a lemon. There is always a lemon out of the bunch and snowmobiles are just like cars and truck, everyone has their preference.
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