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Just curious if $5400 is worth it for a set of tracks. I ice fish and hunt every chance I get, and feel they would be an awesome tool. But for a hefty price to pay. Looking at the camso 4s1 set if anyone has any experience or input. Thanks.
 

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There is no doubt tracks are cool but there are a lot of other things I would personally spend that much on. If you must drive your viking every day in snow too deep for tires then you need them.

If they are cool and might be useful (get you where tires will not) 15 days a year then probably not.

It is what I tell my wife. Separate want from need, then decide.
 

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For short term use, they would be ok, but over the long term probably not so much.

You will need clutch work, and they will cause extreme wear on suspension components.

If it were me and in your situation, I would probably consider a snow machine
 

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i ran tracks on my kubota 900.the biggest issue was breaking the anti rotation bars .they do put more stress on the suspension and slow you down quite a bit.they also throw lots of snow and a cab is is about the only way to keep it out,i still have my tracks ,but haven't bought the conversion kit for the viking as it requires an extension on blade for plowing snow.
 

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Thanks for the info guys! I was on the fence for sure about them. For that kind of price for weekend use in the winter I was thinking the same. Maybe I can find a better sled and save some cash.
 

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i ran tracks on my kubota 900.the biggest issue was breaking the anti rotation bars .they do put more stress on the suspension and slow you down quite a bit.they also throw lots of snow and a cab is is about the only way to keep it out,i still have my tracks ,but haven't bought the conversion kit for the viking as it requires an extension on blade for plowing snow.
Nice machine, and that diesel and hydrostatic trans will have no issues with tracks!
 

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Drive on tracks.

 

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I just ordered a new set of X4S tracks. Got stuck on the lake and almost had a heart attack digging it out. These are a little smaller than the 4S1 and a little less expensive. Will handle up to 2 1/2 feet of snow. I use it to ice fish and pull my shack on and off the ice. Will let you know if they are worth it. Here you can't buy a sled for under $3500.
 

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I just ordered a new set of X4S tracks. Got stuck on the lake and almost had a heart attack digging it out. These are a little smaller than the 4S1 and a little less expensive. Will handle up to 2 1/2 feet of snow. I use it to ice fish and pull my shack on and off the ice. Will let you know if they are worth it. Here you can't buy a sled for under $3500.
Post pics when u get them.
 

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If you go to the Camso website, they tell you max 3 seater and 700cc which includes the Viking. Only thing is if you are in more than 2 1/2 ft of snow you will get stuck. I'm thinking powder. We don't get that much snow here so they should work. They are made to be able to transfer to atv's as well. They are a wee bit narrower than the 4S1's.
 

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If you go to the Camso website, they tell you max 3 seater and 700cc which includes the Viking. Only thing is if you are in more than 2 1/2 ft of snow you will get stuck. I'm thinking powder. We don't get that much snow here so they should work. They are made to be able to transfer to atv's as well. They are a wee bit narrower than the 4S1's.
Mine is a 6 seater. But I’d be willing to give it a try to save some cash. I have 11” wide tires coming for the front now. Should help stay on top of the harder snow on the lake better than stock. I’m with you. I pull my ice shack out along with duck blinds. Tracks are high on the want list.
 

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I called today and they look like they are in Regina. Maybe tomorrow or Monday. They have to come by truck. Did you see my Youtube vid about enclosing the cab? First video and a lot to learn.
 
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