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Ok guys I have a question...again..lol. For a rear rack bag I have been using a Cabellas soft rack bag that recently the zipper has been trashed by all the years of dust, mud, and water.

I am currently in the market for a new one, I have been looking at the hard plastic u-shaped boxes now. Mainly I have been looking at the Moose executive rear storage trunk. I am wanting something that does not really hang over the sides of the rack and something that does not look to bulky. I also saw some made by Motovan that did not look to bad.

Was just wondering what everyone is using soft, hard, brand and any comments they wish to share about it. The thing is the plastic hard ones are just so expensive.
 

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Hello Extremegrizz!

Seems like nobody on this forum is not wanting to post a message anymore or that they have not had a chance to get over the holiday weekend.Any way I have
seen some of the storage compartments you are talking about in the Cabelas atv
section of their catolog.Your right the price is high.Have to consider shipping cost`s to the consumer for what you by at a store or on line.
 

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Ok I am going to try starting this thread again to see if anyone else has any more comments on this topic, so here we go.

TTT.
 

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I went through this same ordeal when I got my Grizz two years ago. First, I'm amazed you had a zipper bag last any time at all. I thrashed two of 'em within 90 days. The zippers just can't take the dust.

Like you, I didn't want a box that hung off the back. In fact, I wanted a box that would fit inside the Yamaha rear rack extension. That extension is just too darn handy for lashing stuff to.

After lots of research (I tried nearly every box made), the only one that fit for me was the Kimpex box. It fits perfectly on the rear rack with the rack extension in place. I secured it with four U-bolts.

The Kimpex's one drawback is no weatherstripping, so dust will inundate the box if you don't add your own. I bought a roll from Home Depot and put it on using spray-on carpet adhesive and it works great! The stuff has been on for two years.

Something else to consider when choosing a rear box is how much weight do you want to put in it? I like to keep the box small to force myself to pack more carefully. A friend with a Sportsman 500 had that enormous Polaris aluminum box on his that hung off tha back like 8" and you could **** near fit a Miata in it.

What ended up happening was he flipped the machine over backwards on himself while climbing an especially steep hill. It destroyed the machine, the box, and banged him up pretty good. There was just too much weight in that box.

Rob
 

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Never really thought about the weight issue on the back rack like that Rob. Good point. Don't intend to carry heavy stuff just your usual rain suit and extra clothes. Does look like a perty nice box from what I saw on the net after a search.

BTW Rob. I see you bought yourself a sled, nice. Hope you enjoy it. No real snow here for the past few years to even think of a sled at least for me.
 

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Yeah got the sled last November... one season of riding and I have 1300 miles on it. Hope to be going out on Thursday too... the season is very quickly nearing an end.

Snowmobiling is a BLAST. It's such a blast that I'm probably gonna sell off the sport quad to pay for another sled. The 4x4s will stay for Summer use, and then all Winter will be spent on the sleds.

Rob
 

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High, new to the forum here, got a grizz a month ago. I put a Kimpex box on the back of mine. Has everything I need and I think its high in quality. Got the Deluxe ATV with the 3 aluminum bars on top. I like it.
 
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