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Sleds are pretty much getting passe up here now considering how short the actual season is for them.
Unless you really need to go fast and/or use trail systems to get to where you need to go that exempt ATVs from using them - save 12 or more thousand $$'s and buy a set of Camso ATV tracks and with the floatation and low ground pressure that track systems provide - take your ATV places where sleds can only dream of accessing - while making it truly a year-round vehicle.
I have a set and my son who loves sleds tried them out couldn't believe the places he could go with them on my bike, where he said he would never dare try and take a regular sled!
He is now buying his own set to fit up to his 850 as I write this.
Many up here in Canada have figured it out and have cancelled sled orders due to over 12 month waiting lists (or more) and have tried and gone to track systems to make ATVing a seasonal-use thing of the past.
Look into them - you may be happy you did!

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I call total BS, no way in hell a quad w/ trax can go more places than a sled in snow....smfh
 

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I get that you don't agree - but have you even tried a quad on tracks - I'm betting not - especially in 3 feet of powder snow! All of the studs and power won't get you anywhere unless it happens to be a Mountain King-type or long paddle wide track/specialty machine and they don't pull a trailer or carry gear or passengers in that sort of stuff either!
AND besides - you let's say have an $18,000 sled and comparably priced ATV with tracks - wouldn't you like to use that investment 12 months of the year verses having to park it for 8 or more months instead?
Well big surprise - the bike with tracks can be used for the full 12 months of any year, weather notwithstanding with or without the tracks mounted up - verses maybe only getting only 4 - 4.5 months of usage out of a sled (at the very most - even up here in Northern Ontario) before you have to put it up on blocks for Spring, Summer, and Fall, and watch it drop in value just sitting there unusable!
Buy - Hey each to their own!
Yes I have rode numerous quads & SxS's w/ track kits on them, the weight of the tracks really drag down the power of the machines...........and YES i do have a Polaris RMK 155" for a sled & its not, even a comparison where the 2 different machines will go in deep snow, sleds are narrower & much MUCH lighter..........maybe your son should learn how to really ride a sled???
 
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