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#6955406 - 11/11/17 08:46 AM I owe Oxner an apology. Sort of
blanked Offline
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Registered: 06/03/07
Posts: 1394
Loc: magnolia tx
Several years ago I used to give Bill a hard time about using ATVs to hunt. Well darn. Now I am 51. Getting some hip arthritis. And just got back from Idaho chukar hunting. Hiking 1 to 2 hours uphill to get to the birds is getting to be a PITA. May have to invest in an ATV to get up to the top ridge.

But from then on it's all boot leather

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#6955488 - 11/11/17 10:02 AM Re: I owe Oxner an apology. Sort of [Re: blanked]
Trophytaker3 Offline
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Registered: 10/20/17
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Loc: East Montgomery county, Texas
If you want an ATV (4 wheeler) get a Kawasaki Brute Force, or if u want a UTV (Side by side) go for a Polaris.
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#6955980 - 11/11/17 03:57 PM Re: I owe Oxner an apology. Sort of [Re: Trophytaker3]
bill oxner Online   content
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Originally Posted By: Trophytaker3
If you want an ATV (4 wheeler) get a Kawasaki Brute Force, or if u want a UTV (Side by side) go for a Polaris.


The Polaris has restrictions at the tailgate. It's difficult to get a 48 inch high seat box in there. I have a Gator but would go for a Kawasaki Mule.

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#6956127 - 11/11/17 05:22 PM Re: I owe Oxner an apology. Sort of [Re: blanked]
kindall Online   content


Registered: 08/01/09
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Loc: Spring, Tx
Once you go UTV, you never go back.

I still like a nice easy walk behind the dogs.
But when the terrain gets tough, I want to ride.
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#6956664 - 11/12/17 07:25 AM Re: I owe Oxner an apology. Sort of [Re: blanked]
danceswithquail Offline
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Registered: 08/20/07
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If its me by myself, I prefer to go old school and take turns out of a truck. If I have a couple of guys with me, we rotate driving the mule. It allows you to hunt into the wind the whole time and pick up dogs that are starting to drag their tongues. The Polaris' UTVs are not great if you are 6'2" or taller (after you have been driving a mule for 10 years anyway), sit in one and you will see what I mean. My mule has been a tank, 850 hours and the couple of times I have had it in the shop its been self-inflicted.

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#6956691 - 11/12/17 07:43 AM Re: I owe Oxner an apology. Sort of [Re: blanked]
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Registered: 01/30/07
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Seems like sooner or later we all end up in a UTV.
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#6956984 - 11/12/17 12:49 PM Re: I owe Oxner an apology. Sort of [Re: blanked]
LABIRDDOG Offline
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Registered: 11/21/10
Posts: 141
Yep, time puts us all in one. Prolongs our ability to chase bird dogs.

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#6957707 - 11/12/17 09:31 PM Re: I owe Oxner an apology. Sort of [Re: blanked]
Wacm Offline
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Registered: 05/13/16
Posts: 815
Loc: Wimberley, Tx
They are nice but it's get old towing them around..I leave mine at home and rough it unless there is rain in the forecast. I'm young enough to still want to walk though...as long as I'm following bird dogs that is.

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#6957964 - 11/13/17 07:23 AM Re: I owe Oxner an apology. Sort of [Re: blanked]
colt45 Offline
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Registered: 08/19/06
Posts: 7333
Loc: bastrop county
ever try the four legged mule?
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#6960054 - 11/14/17 12:58 PM Re: I owe Oxner an apology. Sort of [Re: blanked]
JohnRussell Offline
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Registered: 05/04/07
Posts: 1389
Loc: Cedar Creek, TX
I have used a Gator, used a Mule.. all have great qualities.. but daddy loves the comfort of his Polaris wink

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#6962530 - 11/16/17 08:31 AM Re: I owe Oxner an apology. Sort of [Re: blanked]
Erathkid Offline
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Registered: 01/19/11
Posts: 15607
Loc: Dollas,Taxes Bluff Dale Tx
^^^I've ridden in that rig. Can't wait until Dec 2nd. We'll be riding in it again banana2
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#6962536 - 11/16/17 08:35 AM Re: I owe Oxner an apology. Sort of [Re: JohnRussell]
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Originally Posted By: JohnRussell
I have used a Gator, used a Mule.. all have great qualities.. but daddy loves the comfort of his Polaris wink




Where do you keep your dogs?
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