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Old September 17th, 2010, 08:11 AM   #1
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R&V Sept 18

Anyone going to be there tomorrow?
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Old September 17th, 2010, 08:21 AM   #2
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Time to shake down the new updates?
Have fun.
Can't make it this weekend.
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Old September 17th, 2010, 08:26 AM   #3
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Old September 17th, 2010, 09:12 AM   #4
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No, I will be in Benzie causing havoc.
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Old September 17th, 2010, 10:09 AM   #5
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Time to shake down the new updates?
Have fun.
Can't make it this weekend.
Pretty much. I'm going to be in the area and I need to see if the Atlas can handle the horsepower. I don't plan on being there more than an hour or so, so I was looking who might be able to tow me out.
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Old September 17th, 2010, 10:26 AM   #6
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No, I will be in Benzie causing havoc.
Why would u be doing that? The frankfort vs benzie football game is tonight.
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Old September 17th, 2010, 02:11 PM   #7
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Old September 17th, 2010, 09:27 PM   #8
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If needed have the rangers stand by to tow
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Old September 18th, 2010, 08:41 PM   #9
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Pretty much. I'm going to be in the area and I need to see if the Atlas can handle the horsepower. I don't plan on being there more than an hour or so, so I was looking who might be able to tow me out.
Well, how did it go?
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Old September 20th, 2010, 04:08 PM   #10
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Tab told me it's an Atlas so not to worry. So, I guess I won't.
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Old September 21st, 2010, 10:23 AM   #11
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Tab told me it's an Atlas so not to worry. So, I guess I won't.
sounded like it was coming threw the floor?? shift hard?? that is why i am doing a 300. just don't get stuck bad with that old- new winch....you will need a snatch block.
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Old September 21st, 2010, 12:22 PM   #12
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The people who think atlas t-cases are hard to shift, dont know how to shift them.

D-N-R while holding steady pressure on the lever you want to move, as soon as it unloads, it'll move.

The do make some noise but it's nothing too serious.

I'd rather have a D300 also.... you know, because they are SOOOOOOOO different....
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Old September 21st, 2010, 12:31 PM   #13
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does a cable shifter on a 300 shift that hard?

sorry to high jack the thread jim. go get a bigger motor for your winch so i can sleep at night...
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Old September 21st, 2010, 04:41 PM   #14
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Who said an Atlas shifted hard? Jims last post didn't make any sense....maybe he over dosed on the metamucil again :shrug: My atlas shifts great! The more use it gets the better it shifts too.
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Old September 21st, 2010, 04:43 PM   #15
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that is why i am doing a 300.
By the time you put a 4to1 gears, heavy duty outputs, and flip it, its going to be almost the same price as an Atlas. Unless you find a used 300. If you don't upgrade to outputs you'll break them and bitch about how they are the worst t-cases ever made!
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Old September 21st, 2010, 07:30 PM   #16
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hahahahaha.......... I don't know WTF you guys are talking about. The question was "did you try it out". The answer was "Tab said not to worry about it". So, no, I didn't try it out because whatever Tab says is good. How hard is that to understand? It shifts fine.

To be more specific, I was at my property that is near R&V. Rather than drive to the park, I played around on some logs and stumps (one was about 4'tall), experimented with front dig around some tight corners, stabbed the throttle hard to let it run through the gears and all was well.

Oh and Erin, the winch works fine. You just need to know how to use it.
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Old September 22nd, 2010, 10:53 AM   #17
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I was replying more to Erin than Jims vague post.... It does seem a bit confusing.

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does a cable shifter on a 300 shift that hard?
Cable shifters have a shitty feel.... You know, soft and mushy.
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