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Old 12-06-2006, 02:12 PM   #1
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i have a 200# venado road feeder that id like to make it useable on a polaris ranger. I think the 2003 would be too heavy. i need to cut it down to a 100# does anyone know how much i have to cut considering the design of the feedre itself....
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Old 12-06-2006, 02:16 PM   #2
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I know this is too easy but... just put 100#s in the feeder and go. You got a good design with a nice fitting lid already.
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Old 12-06-2006, 02:56 PM   #3
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Ya just short the amount so later if you need the feeder for something else you can just unmount it.
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Old 12-06-2006, 02:59 PM   #4
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well i was figuring to cut it because its real heavy even without corn. Its like 4 ft tall and is heavy. Im thinking too heavy for a ranger.
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Old 12-06-2006, 03:05 PM   #5
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Probably the easiest is to fill it with 100 lbs and mark it. I know that sounds like a pain but unless you give the dimensions we can't do the math to figure out what needs to be cut back.

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Old 12-06-2006, 03:16 PM   #6
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if you just really want to cut. what about at this red line, then you could put the lid back on.



Venado200 cut line.jpg
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Old 12-06-2006, 07:09 PM   #7
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I say leave it alone and build a heavier duty mounting system. I'm not a Polaris fan but I would think it should be able to handle it.
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Old 12-07-2006, 08:55 PM   #8
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I am pretty sure a Ranger could handle the weight, we pull a 17ft lowboy with our mule, and i had had buddy that used his gator to pull a 8ft seed drill, i think if they can handle the tongue weight of a trailer than it should be able to handle a feeder.
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Old 12-08-2006, 05:43 PM   #9
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you could try to sell it and buy a smaller unit or trade for a smaller unit. My Mule handles a 100# fine...
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