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Hello,

Heading up to Baudette next week with a group of buds. Based on the current surface conditions around Pine Island, Zipple and beyond...... is it worth bringing wheelers up to run and gun with the portable or should be just load the portable in the back of the truck and work off of the road system?

Thanks for your help!

-Rick

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hawkeye43

I think a truck would be a better way to go. There was lots of trucks moving around this weekend.

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only ice

Plenty of Ice, and why fight the cold.You can drive your truck about any place you like. Good Luck!

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dirtking

Plus there is pretty deep snow in places - might be hard to get too far off the road with the wheeler.

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rmrakt

Thanks for the recommendations guys! Wheelers stay home. Easier on the gas mileage up there too.

Fun to run around with the wheelers but with the snow drifts described and cold temps forecasted a warm truck will be the way to go.

Good luck to you too!

-Rick

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