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Old 12-03-2018, 01:05 PM
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Hello, I am new to the forum and never owned an ATV. I am looking to purchase one in the coming year mostly for hunting. I live in Washington state and want to start using an ATV for getting around, due to my age my knees prohibit me from hiking long distances.
I have been looking at the Textron brand that Bass Pro sells only because I bought a boat from them a couple years ago for my son who no longer has the time to go fishing so I will be trading it in. I still owe on the boat so I don't want an additional payment on buying another brand like a Honda or Suzuki which I know are reliable.

So is the Textron brand reliable is there customer service good when it comes to warranty issues. will it leave me stranded in the mountains of the northwest 15 to 20 mile from my truck.
or am I better off buying A Honda, Suzuki, or a Yamaha.

Thank in advance for your input
Rudy

 
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Old 12-03-2018, 02:29 PM
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Welcome to the forums.

Textron bought Arctic Cat, which was a good brand. I haven't heard anything about the quality going down any. They acquired them in January of 2017, so it's coming up on two years now.
 
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Old 12-03-2018, 06:37 PM
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If there's a dealer near you, you may also be able to find an Arctic Cat ATV that's still unsold. If you can, it should have a good price on it because they would want to get rid of it to make way for the new ones. But I wouldn't worry about the Textron name being on the new ones.
 
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Old 12-03-2018, 07:15 PM
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Thanks guys, hopefully some Alterra owners can chime in.
 
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Old 12-04-2018, 12:42 AM
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You could ask people in the Arctic Cat forum what they think.
 
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Old 12-04-2018, 01:27 AM
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will do thanks
 
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