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I have a cabin and the only way to access it is a three mile trail which is mainly just swamps,

I want to buy a new 14 but I cannot find the tracks that go over the wheels, a buddy of mine said they do not make those any more is that true? (I don't see it worth buying the tracks that Polaris offers, they are worth half the price of the wheeler itself) Is it worth buying new to break in the wheeler myself and have the 4 year warranty on it because I plan to keep this wheeler for several years,

Would it be crazy to buy an older big boss that has the tracks I want but sacrificing a chain drive machine instead of the new shaft driven wheelers?
 

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How deep of a swamp are we talking here?
 

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They can range from just over the wheels to almost close to the rack if you pick the wrong path, I would always get high centered on my 04 sportmans 400 and hauling supplies in that trail usually takes me an 45 to an hour on a good trip 3 hours of bad trips hahaha I see your from kodaik I live on the kenai peninsula
 

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I say save your quad money up and buy a cabin that isn't thru 3 miles of swamp.

Mud and water over your tires/rack high? The big boss will just sink, and get high centered.
 

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It sounds like you would be better served by an Argo or similar amphibious off-road machine. If it's that deep, all your gear will get soaked on a quad or BigBoss...

Argo is probably going to be the best option, at least until Polaris makes a floating quad.
 

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Yah, you'd think the 6x6 would be able to go places a 4x4 wouldn't. Doesn't happen, can't go places a 4x4 can. Have witnessed it first hand. Around here most people that have them are farmers and use them for field work.
 

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I vote Argo as well. ATV's aren't meant to swim no matter what mudders like to tell you.
 

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A co worker of mine has a cabin in the same neck of the woods and he owns an Argo and he says he's constantly doing maintenance on his Argo after each ride he didn't recommend one, he said even though it handles the mud good the maintenance doesn't seem worth it, but that is only one opinion

On another note I've seen big boss's out and driven only one once and I'm was very impressed with them that's why I was going to get one those Argos don't se that attractive to me but could be a better option
 

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A 6x6 with a track kit would be sweet!
 

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Chains will add traction, but they will also tare up the terrain you're driving over. Root damage, soil erosion, Etc. Tracks are by far a much more environmentally friendly means of adding traction.

I looked at pricing for a new Argo, and from what I saw, either way, you're waiting on your purchase because the Argo is about as much more than the Big Boss than the tracks are to add to it. and that's without Tracks on the Argo.
 

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If tracks are out of the ? you could put J-Wheelz on the 6x6 :lmao:
 

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Why not get a normal 4x4 and make 2 trips?! lol

Cheapest option.

2014 400ho with tracks
 
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