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#2100414 - 12/13/09 09:17 PM
ice auger rack for polaris ranger
pondwater Offline
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Does any one have a good idea for a ice auger rack of some type for a polaris ranger? I thought about making something for the front bumper area. Does polaris make something that I have not seen yet? Thanks for any info.

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#2100453 - 12/13/09 09:39 PM
Re: ice auger rack for polaris ranger [Re: pondwater]
leech~~ Offline
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Or for a Polaris Sport trail sled. Sorry for the peggy back pondwater, wink

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#2101167 - 12/14/09 12:17 PM
Re: ice auger rack for polaris ranger [Re: leech~~]
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I have been looking for one for my Ranger also. Haven't come across anything yet. I'm surprised Polaris doesn't make one for their Lock n Ride system.
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#2101194 - 12/14/09 12:30 PM
Re: ice auger rack for polaris ranger [Re: Retired_on_Osakis]
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Anyone made any home made auger holds for the front of a sled?

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#2101329 - 12/14/09 01:48 PM
Re: ice auger rack for polaris ranger [Re: leech~~]
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I remember seeing a thread or two last year for homemade sled ice auger holders, but can't seem to find them. I to want to make an auger mount for the front of my Polaris Indy.
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#2101583 - 12/14/09 04:24 PM
Re: ice auger rack for polaris ranger [Re: Sniper07]
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Hope this pic work .. I made mine out of alum but one could use wood i guess. Check it out. I measured out all my stuff and went from there. Auger vex camera coffee pot 6 gallon bucket etc.

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#2101614 - 12/14/09 04:37 PM
Re: ice auger rack for polaris ranger [Re: crappiekid]
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I saw one on the front of a sled in some forum also last year. If I come across it I will post it.
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#2101655 - 12/14/09 04:53 PM
Re: ice auger rack for polaris ranger [Re: pondwater]
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Have you taken a look at the three piece auger mounting system that is made by Mad Dog? There should be a way to mount that system somewhere on your ranger.

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#2101672 - 12/14/09 05:01 PM
Re: ice auger rack for polaris ranger [Re: BD110]
leech~~ Offline
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I know Dave Genz and the Bro, have them on their sleds that are shown on the Clam ads. But not sure where they got them or what they may cost?

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#2101783 - 12/14/09 06:02 PM
Re: ice auger rack for polaris ranger [Re: BD110]
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Originally Posted By: BD110
Have you taken a look at the three piece auger mounting system that is made by Mad Dog? There should be a way to mount that system somewhere on your ranger.


Thanks, I think I may be able to get that to work.
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#2102226 - 12/14/09 10:14 PM
Re: ice auger rack for polaris ranger [Re: Retired_on_Osakis]
mdhmdh Offline
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Registered: 11/19/06
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I don't weld, and didn't want to spend alot of $. The aluminum is attached by the rear bumper and hitch bolts. A ratchet strap holds the auger in place.



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#2102281 - 12/15/09 01:29 AM
Re: ice auger rack for polaris ranger [Re: mdhmdh]
Redranger Offline
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I have also been looking for a rack of some sorts,I saw posting where the auger was mounted to the reciever w/ iron and the auger in a otter tube the tube was tilted 20-30 degrees.
I would rather mount it to the brush gaurd on the front of the machine and store/haul it flat.
I have seen baskets that mount over the hood, but they are attacthed to the rollcage, no good w/full windshield.
My thoughts are to fab a pair of large padded hooks off of the brushgaurd.
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#2102876 - 12/15/09 11:09 AM
Re: ice auger rack for polaris ranger [Re: Sniper07]
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Originally Posted By: Sniper07
I remember seeing a thread or two last year for homemade sled ice auger holders, but can't seem to find them. I to want to make an auger mount for the front of my Polaris Indy.

I did this a couple years ago a 95' Indy. It's worked great for me and if I find the time I'll be making another one soon. I should be able to get pics by Thursday.

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#2102902 - 12/15/09 11:23 AM
Re: ice auger rack for polaris ranger [Re: pondwater]
brainard6 Offline
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I dont know if this will work but have you looked at "auger Sidekick"? That may work for you
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#2103098 - 12/15/09 01:14 PM
Re: ice auger rack for polaris ranger [Re: brainard6]
leech~~ Offline
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I did see a nice rack on the back of a SnowBear up on LOW last year that looked like it would work on the back of a Ranger. It held it stright up! wink But I am still looking for one that sits over the front of a Sled! frown

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#2103356 - 12/15/09 03:40 PM
Re: ice auger rack for polaris ranger [Re: leech~~]
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Is this about a rack system for Ranger or something for a snowmobile? I thought a Ranger was a side by side.

If it is about a Ranger, I built a rack for the back of my Kawasaki Teryx to carry my auger. I made a cover for the back out of 3/4 inch treated plywood, then bought a gun carry rack for a 4 wheeler, mounted it on a 2x4. It works great and the auger doesn't move.

If this is about a carrier for something else I apoligize, wasn't trying to steal the thread.
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#2103378 - 12/15/09 03:50 PM
Re: ice auger rack for polaris ranger [Re: 1900_LE]
leech~~ Offline
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Originally Posted By: 1900_LE
Is this about a rack system for Ranger or something for a snowmobile? I thought a Ranger was a side by side.

If it is about a Ranger, I built a rack for the back of my Kawasaki Teryx to carry my auger. I made a cover for the back out of 3/4 inch treated plywood, then bought a gun carry rack for a 4 wheeler, mounted it on a 2x4. It works great and the auger doesn't move.

If this is about a carrier for something else I apoligize, wasn't trying to steal the thread.


1900-LE, it's about a auger holder for a Ranger, some of us that need one for a Sled are just trying to take over the post! whistle


Edited by leech~~ (12/15/09 03:51 PM)

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#2103380 - 12/15/09 03:51 PM
Re: ice auger rack for polaris ranger [Re: leech~~]
brainard6 Offline
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I think people are using gun racks are they not? Now how they are attaching this on a sled. I have no idea. I did do a search for auger racks for a snowmobile and I did see some post about it
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#2103401 - 12/15/09 04:08 PM
Re: ice auger rack for polaris ranger [Re: pondwater]
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Check out the post labeled "How to make a Nils cut faster". Looks like aczr2k has a nice idea for the Polaris Ranger. Obviously homemade but very nice and practical. I believe he mounted an otter Outdoors ice auger tube on some square tubing.
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#2103828 - 12/15/09 08:14 PM
Re: ice auger rack for polaris ranger [Re: gonehunting]
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Registered: 11/18/07
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Loc: Minnesota
i made one for the front bumper of my John Deere Gator.
I am "Working" on making one for my Yamaha Rhino which will be a Flat bed with the auger rack bolted on it or take an ice auger tube and then mount it on the side there. we'll see!
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#2103858 - 12/15/09 08:30 PM
Re: ice auger rack for polaris ranger [Re: landscaper]
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Loc: Rockford,Mn.
Look for the forum How do you make a Nils cut faster? He has a state of the art auger holder on his Ranger by Polaris.
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#2106261 - 12/17/09 10:08 AM
Re: ice auger rack for polaris ranger [Re: leech~~]
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This is what I found out. I email Dave and asked the question of where could I buy a auger rack for a snowmobile you have. This is his response. "My auger rack's are custom made each year by the Engineers at Clam Corp. They need to do each year because each new model is a little different. I have put a link below, an article that has suggestions on how to get your own auger rack for your machine. I have also heard of people using a gun rack.

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#2107392 - 12/17/09 08:56 PM
Re: ice auger rack for polaris ranger [Re: brainard6]
pondwater Offline
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thanks for info guys, the ice auger rack on the back of the polaris ranger that slides into the reciver tube looks good but looking for something to go on the front bumper. I have started to fab. one together we will see how it turns out.

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#2107427 - 12/17/09 09:17 PM
Re: ice auger rack for polaris ranger [Re: brainard6]
leech~~ Offline
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Originally Posted By: brainard6
This is what I found out. I email Dave and asked the question of where could I buy a auger rack for a snowmobile you have. This is his response. "My auger rack's are custom made each year by the Engineers at Clam Corp. They need to do each year because each new model is a little different. I have put a link below, an article that has suggestions on how to get your own auger rack for your machine. I have also heard of people using a gun rack.

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Thanks for the checking it out brainard6, at least I know I may have to give my buddy with a welder a call! wink

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