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Old 04-17-2019, 04:55 PM   #411 (permalink)
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And he is still here why? But Joe isn't?
@krom isn't nearly as bad as Smoke-a-Bowl-Joe was. And he has the ability to actually change it up versus spewing the same 20 year old garbage, day after day. And those aren't even the reasons Joe was booted
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Old 04-17-2019, 04:56 PM   #412 (permalink)
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by the beginning of feb, the local poo shop had more blown up 840's than we've had out of all 2 stroke engines combined from 2014 to present
Doesn't say much when your brand sells so few. Nothing to do with #2 chant. All to do with your brand doesn't make what consumers want
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Old 04-17-2019, 04:59 PM   #413 (permalink)
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@krom isn't nearly as bad as Smoke-a-Bowl-Joe was. And he has the ability to actually change it up versus spewing the same 20 year old garbage, day after day. And those aren't even the reasons Joe was booted <img src="https://www.hardcoresledder.com/forums/images/smilies/thumbsup.png" border="0" alt="" title="&#x1f44d;" class="inlineimg" />
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by the beginning of feb, the local poo shop had more blown up 840's than we've had out of all 2 stroke engines combined from 2014 to present
Doesn't say much when your brand sells so few. Nothing to do with #2 chant. All to do with your brand doesn't make what consumers want
Hey now, come on man, simple logic and common sense, knock it off!!
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Old 04-17-2019, 05:04 PM   #414 (permalink)
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And he is still here why? But Joe isn't?
@krom isn't nearly as bad as Smoke-a-Bowl-Joe was. And he has the ability to actually change it up versus spewing the same 20 year old garbage, day after day. And those aren't even the reasons Joe was booted <img src="https://www.hardcoresledder.com/forums/images/smilies/thumbsup.png" border="0" alt="" title="&#x1f44d;" class="inlineimg" />
I suppose, without this, what would Krom have to look forward to. Seems like a pretty pathetic existence to have to spend 23.5 hours a day on the internet trying to find crap to post on HCS to bash Polaris. We should all chip in and buy Krom a snowmobile, so he can actually ride. I am in for $100.
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Old 04-17-2019, 05:26 PM   #415 (permalink)
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Cat's new stuff is reviewing very well so far.
Who has ridden one to “review” it? Hell, who’s even seen this new engine? You never cease to amaze me with your bs.
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Old 04-17-2019, 05:30 PM   #416 (permalink)
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I think Polaris and Bombardier are much larger companies with much larger wallets for R&D, and always have been, even when Cats' sales were incredible in the early 2000's.
OMG, company size doesn't mean jack shit when it comes to R&D. It is all based on the return on investment. No company wants to bleed money. Not if they are privately held or publicly traded, either way they are in business for a reason and it isn't to spend money.

You also used "are" as in present tense. Textron isn't Arctic. You can't pick it whichever way suits your fancy for a post.
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Old 04-17-2019, 05:34 PM   #417 (permalink)
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It is really simple. If the Cat weren't a POS people would buy it and then Arctic would have a larger R&D coffer to pull from. Since they are not desirable they are now reduced to trying to decide where they can spend that will make the biggest difference. Sad thing is last year that was revitalizing their brand new motor to avoid warranty claims and public perception of the flame thrower. Personally I wish they would have been able to put that money into chassis development. Would love to see a new Cat I want to buy.
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Old 04-17-2019, 05:48 PM   #418 (permalink)
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I think Polaris and Bombardier are much larger companies with much larger wallets for R&D, and always have been, even when Cats' sales were incredible in the early 2000's.
OMG, company size doesn't mean jack shit when it comes to R&D. It is all based on the return on investment. No company wants to bleed money. Not if they are privately held or publicly traded, either way they are in business for a reason and it isn't to spend money.

You also used "are" as in present tense. Textron isn't Arctic. You can't pick it whichever way suits your fancy for a post.
Quit being so silly. Sales numbers don't matter.
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Old 04-17-2019, 06:34 PM   #419 (permalink)
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@krom isn't nearly as bad as Smoke-a-Bowl-Joe was. And he has the ability to actually change it up versus spewing the same 20 year old garbage, day after day. And those aren't even the reasons Joe was booted
Bam!! And that is why you just don't give everyone the keys to the HCS liquor cabinet. So belly up to the bar Badgers buying.

@Bontz who does you shock work?? Revalving that is??
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Old 04-17-2019, 07:07 PM   #420 (permalink)
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@Bontz who does you shock work?? Revalving that is??
I don't really have a "go to" shop. I'll either go with Dave at DLS, or Gilomen. Gilomen is a shop less than hour away from me, and reports are they do good work - so I'm leaning towards giving them a shot
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