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Old 12-30-2012, 09:12 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Track differences?

Time for a track change on the Mach with the SC10 suspension. I am looking at Camoplast Ripsaw and Hacksaw tracks. Is there one advantage over another? The ripsaw is 1.25 lug and the other is 1.00 lug but they appear to have different patterns. Any input would be great.
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I can only compare the Hacksaw track on the Phazer to an old 1997 Polaris Indy track, both 80HP sleds. The hacksaw has twice as much gription on the hard packed snow. Cornering is also really good and it's hard to break the track loose in corners without hitting the throttle hard. The old Polaris breaks loose on command but it's very predictable.
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Old 12-31-2012, 07:17 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Cool. I like the looks of that track, now I just need to see if the lug will fit. Someone told me that a 1.25 track won't fit my Mach without smaller drivers. Need to make sure of that.
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I can only comment on the ripsaw. Great traction, no need for studs. JMO I'm running a 1.25
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Definitely go with the ripsaw track, a lot better hook up and is more universal for different conditions .


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Old 12-31-2012, 05:56 PM   #6 (permalink)
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I can only compare the Hacksaw track on the Phazer to an old 1997 Polaris Indy track, both 80HP sleds. The hacksaw has twice as much gription on the hard packed snow. Cornering is also really good and it's hard to break the track loose in corners without hitting the throttle hard. The old Polaris breaks loose on command but it's very predictable.
I looked it up and my Vector has the Ripsaw. I know it has 120HP as compared to the 80HP Phazer but I still think the Hacksaw has a little more grab than the Ripsaw. I'm not sure if the taller lugs on the Ripsaw bend more but I can't help but have that feeling. I'll post pics just to make sure.
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Vector track, Ripsaw? Lugs look thin and you can tell they bend because they are worn on a bevel at the tips.


Phazer track, Hacksaw? A lot more substantial lug.
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I have the Rip saw on my Big ZR and also the Double Tap studs and it Hooks!
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