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Towing Otter Sleds????

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I have the Mag sled with a hitch. You can pull as fast as you like as long as you have the proper hitch. They ride like a dream. I've hit over 50 mph easily on snowmobile, but you better watch out for bumps!! wink.gif I don't have the house kit on the sled, just haul all my gear and strap the portable on top of the sled.

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I was going upwards of 45 pulling mine behind the trusty ol' Big Red last weekend...no problems...I did have the tow bar, and the sled cover.

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yea if you got a sled cover and nothing really breakable in there let er rip smile.gif

just make shur you dont hit a huge bump or you may be using alot of duck tape to piece together your equiptment.

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As long as you don't pack your lantern in the sled, you can rock and roll at a pretty good clip. I would definitely opt for the sled cover to keep the slush out...

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Cool -

Thanks Guys!

I have the cover and the rigid hitch so we can boogy. I can't wait until next Saturday when my son and I finally get to give it a whirl.

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How fast can you tow and Otter Lodge full of gear?

I was getting my stuff together yesterday and noticed a yellow sticker on the back of it warning not to tow over 10mph. I would think you could go faster than that......I was under the impression that guys haul a$$ with these things????

Any input folks?

Thanks

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30 is ok, faster and you wont have time to react to upcoming bumps...

the best thing I ever purchased for my otter sled was a BIG rubbermaid tub, the black ones with a grey lid and red handle. Everything packs nicely in there, propane tank, heater, vex, misc gear etc... doubles as a nice bench seat. toss in a couple of boat cusion seats, they firm your gear up inside the tub as well. Prior to doing this I was breaking stuff left and right. If you can figure out a way to mount your auger on your ATV, or sled, this is also the way to go. Nothing worse then smelling gas fumes all day from a leaky auger thats been bouncing around in the otter sled. I have my auger mounted on the back of my widetrack..

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Thanks Widetrack.

I wish I had some welding skills and could make an auger rack for my widetrack too. I am going to pack all my gear into the Otter today to see how everything fits. I like the rubbermaid tub idea too. I'll have to see if I can get one in there.

I am hoping my vexi will fit in the custom made box on the back of my sled (nice box built by the former owner) and that my rods and a few other things will fit under the seat.

I can't wait until a week from today when I finally get a chance to hit L.O.W. grin.gif

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