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Anybody running this tire on a dually or seen them run? I ordered them last week and kinda wondering what I'm getting into.LOL Pics would be great too!!!!
 

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Havn't ever ran them on a dually, but there great on the last two 2500 4x4's that i have had, as long as you keep them balanced and rotated, if not they will cup out in a heartbeat!!!
 

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I've ran the bucks before , but never this big . Hope they hold up
 

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The Maxxis Buckshot Mudders? That's one heck of an aggressive, deep lugged tire. I've only seen them under a Suzuki Samurai that was used strictly as an off road rig. I wonder how they would hold up under pavement pounding and our weight. Maybe they would rate right up there with other mud tires with that softer compound? Very interesting. :D




You know something, I just looked through their website and saw that Bighorn tire. It looks similar to the Buckshot, but has that "siping" throughout the treads contact surface with the road. That "siping" is for wet weather traction on pavement. I don't know how those tiny little slits make that much of an improvement on wet roads, but they do cut down on things like hydroplaning. Just some food for thought before a possible hydroplaning incident with a vehicle our size on some narrow back road :lol3:

 

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I'm running 305-70-17's and I've got about 30,000 on them now and still got a little rubber left. Just be sure keep them rotated.
 

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I've got about 30,000 on them now and still got a little rubber left.
Hmmm, depending on how much driving one does, 30,000 miles can rack up in a year or so. I guess those big mileage numbers will be a thing of the past with these damn fuel prices though :CRY:

How has those tires held up other than wear? Like dry rot issues, belt shifting issues, etc.? Towing/hauling? Noise factor comparison? When it's time would you stick with them or move on to something else with similar features? How they handle in the rain, dry pavement, etc.?
 

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I pull a 45hp tractor on a 22' gooseneck, and I've had them just under a year and they have impressed me. They sing a little but wht mud tire dont? I'm trying to save up for a set of BFG AT's they do a lil better in the rain.
 

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I'm trying to save up for a set of BFG AT's they do a lil better in the rain.
That's what I thought, which was the reason for me posting that Bighorn tire. They might be just as good as that Buckshot, but better in the rain. I wonder if BFG's AT cost the same or are noticeably more than the Bighorn. One thing about the BFG AT's, they wear like iron with great road traction anytime. But, if you have no complaints with the Maxxis, that's pretty good. I just figured they had good off road tires, never even thought of them as a road tire company. Just gives us more options :thumbsup
 

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Buckshot Maxxis Mudders

They do alright in the mud. I try to go in the mud as little as possable me-stuck.jpg
 

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I try to go in the mud as little as possable
No mud for my Dooge, it pulls the off-roaders to the trails and even with that, the off-roaders do not see mud. It's all about the rocks :lol3: I stopped playing in mud puddles when I was three :D I'm in the market for "E" rated 35" (more of the aggressive look, than ye ole' street tire) tires for the Dooge, that's why all the road manner question. :w:
 

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why buy a 4x4 if ya aren't gonna get er muddy??
 

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I Don't like having to walk home to get something to pull it out.
 

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So refresh my memory of why you bought a 4x4 if you dont use the 4wd?

4x4 are supposed to get dirty!!
 

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Anybody running this tire on a dually or seen them run? I ordered them last week and kinda wondering what I'm getting into.LOL Pics would be great too!!!!
Do you have some kind of spacer in mind between the wheels on the rear? I'm running 235/85 r16's on mine, and I can only get my index finger between them. I'm thinkin' 305's are going to be a bit wide.

But I've been wrong before, too. :w: Get us some pics after the install, Tex!
 

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why buy a 4x4 if ya aren't gonna get er muddy??
Like I said, I stopped playing in mud puddles when I was three. Oh, I wheel...but on rocks, ledges and things I walk away clean from and of course, roll over (now that's fun). Hammer down, splash, hold it wide open, did I make it? Not enough interest in that for me. Impress me, see how far you can get a 2wd vehicle through a mud puddle. I started in mud puddles with 4x4's over 15 years ago. It was fun back then, but no interest now. I'll watch, but not partake.

You being from NY and me being from CT, I'm kind of surprised you would ask why a 4x4 if I'm not gonna get her muddy. For starters, I'll throw out the snow factor if I need to drag the Dooge in it. I tow with it and need to get the Dooge, trailer and Jeep off the beaten path to places for unloading the Jeep. Even if I lived in the Sunshine State, I wouldn't by a truck without it being a 4x4. Whether I ever use that option or not, doesn't matter. I like the bigger look, lifted look, 2wd's are just not for me. To me it's why buy a 6cyl Mustang, Camaro...these are noted muscle cars.

This is where I'm at wheelin' now and the Dooge is incapable for many reasons, the biggest is weight. And I'm not rolling over a 2005 Dooge :D

LOVE IT, NO MUD (clicky)





1jp i agree with you on the whole mud thing! i've been lookin for the samething as far as tires only in 33's
You might have it a little easier with finding an "E" rated, more aggressive look in a 33". Seems as you go up, the ratings get less and it's probably due to the height of the sidewalls. More sidewall, less support. Let me know what ya settle on, I'm still looking. Keep the hate of the mud :lol3:
 
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