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Old 10-31-2009, 11:16 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Talking Arctic cat Firecat 700

Im looking into buying another sled ....something a little newer than mine i was thinking about a firecat probably like an f7 or f6 but im not sure like how are they? are they good reliable sleds? If anyone has some info for me thatd be great im just trying to get an idea of a good sled to get how about a skidoo rev 600 '04-06???? something in that area again im not sure
If anyone could give me a little help and info thatd be great thanks!
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Old 11-01-2009, 06:34 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Well what do you ride now? Do you stand alot? Do you go off trail into the deep and steep?
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Old 11-01-2009, 07:05 AM   #3 (permalink)
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The Ski-doo revs were more rider-forward in design, so your legs are bent more and ready to stand up at a moment's notice. The f6 and f7 by Arctic Cat were still somewhat rider-forward, but compared to the revs are more conventional. The revs and f-series are both great trail sleds, but can't really do any other kind of riding.
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Old 11-01-2009, 11:39 AM   #4 (permalink)
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The revs and f-series are both great trail sleds, but can't really do any other kind of riding.
I off trail rode my firecat all the time until i got my snopro. They dont do that bad unless you let off. You can put a 1.7'' track from a race sled on it and they do pretty well. Trench a little bit yes but they arent horrible. They arent a mountain sled by any means. But you CAN do other riding with them.

As for reliability, they are very reliable, mine has 5700 miles on it and it still runs strong! They are fast too!
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Old 11-01-2009, 12:41 PM   #5 (permalink)
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yes f7s were and still are speed demons! its still the fastest 700.
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Old 11-01-2009, 01:50 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Well what do you ride now? Do you stand alot? Do you go off trail into the deep and steep?
Right now i ride a 97' zr 580 i just ride the trails usually ya i stand quite a bit like 50/50
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Old 11-01-2009, 01:55 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Well then you'll definitely want a rider forward sled. A rev will serve you well.
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Old 11-01-2009, 02:00 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Ok nice so all around theyre pretty nice reliable sleds then nice now i just gotta wait and find a deal on craigslist to pop up or something ha ok well thanks guys
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