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Machinery

I need to purchase a ATV or a UTV. What is the annual cost of owning a UTV? Are they worth it?

It seems that the UTVs are expensive to buy and maintain. Can someone present me with their real value?

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Verified FBN Member (MN)

We probably put 200 hours a year on our UTV and probably another 50 our an ATV. Anything from simple upkeep and maintenance around the yard...

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Verified FBN Member (SD)

I bought a Can-Am UTV last fall and i love it. We haven't had any issues with it so far just normal maintenance.. it's been a great machine...

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Verified FBN Member (NE)

I’ve had a can am for 3 years. Zero issues. Love it

Verified FBN Member (MN)

Maintenance on mine has been cheap, oil changes, upgraded lights. I'll never be with out one again. Use it all the time to check cattle and ...

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Verified FBN Member (IA)

Usually air filter and change all the fluids (engine oil, trans, diff oil) once a year. Air filter and engine oil and filter more if needed....

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Verified FBN Member (MN)

I have had several. I know run a polar rzr. Because I pull a trailer for everything because it’s faster to change out a small trailer to me ...

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Verified FBN Member (SD)

I bought Ranger 900 in 2013. Put 7500 miles on it...did nothing but change oil. Paid $14450 for machine and all accessories. Got $9850...

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Verified FBN Member (SK, CAN)

Bought a Can Am Defender HD10 last spring. Cost was $21,000 Canadian. I’ve put 4000 miles on it and it is my most used piece of machinery on...

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Verified FBN Member (TX)

Have 2 Honda 4 wheelers and 2 Kawasaki mule pro fx and wouldn't be without them love the mules other than they are belt drive. Have to chan...

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Verified FBN Member (OK)

Of you’re working by yourself a lot, I would go with an ATV and save some money over an UTV purchase. If you work in pairs or more, and plan...

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Verified FBN Member (MO)

We have a **** Deere 835 gator with heat and air. Priceless at calving. Handy the rest of the time. Just service and go.

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Verified FBN Member (SD)

I have both, RZR 900S and Honda rancher 420. RZR gets used for scouting, fencing, general running around. Rancher gets used for calving, ch...

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Verified FBN Member (TX)

Would not do without either. Between my Defender and my Honda Foreman, put close to 400 hrs/yr on them. That’s a lot of saved truck miles ...

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Verified FBN Member (KS)

We have both, atv much better with cattle, utv everything else. I like atv for going down pivot roads and row crop, but we bought a Polaris...

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Verified FBN Member (TN)

If your worried about the cost of equipment plant Becks seed it’s a better product with proven results, they have multiple avenues for ALL ...

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Verified FBN Member (NE)

Our Polaris Rangers seem to last 10,000 miles on the ranch. Expensive per mile but they do some amazing things. We use 4 Honda rancher foot...

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Verified FBN Member (MN)

We have two JD JD825I, one kawasaki brute force and one Yamaha grizzly. Have not had much trouble, JD gators both have over 10,000 miles an...

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