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Hello all, new owner here. Owned dirtbikes and ATVs most of my life, but this is my first SxS.
My question is, what is the easiest way to flip the KRX back over if you roll it on its side? I figure that it’s bound to happen so I would like to be prepared.
I do have the winch, but as far as muscle power it’s just myself, my wife, and my 16 year old son. We live in the country, and will be riding primarily on trails in the woods. We will not be riding with others for the most part, and the woods are too dense to get a truck in most areas.
Are we going to be able to deadlift it, or am I going to need to invest in a high lift jack? I’ve heard cons and pros from my research. I’m not the most experienced with a winch, willing to learn, but some areas I may not be able to anchor with a winch.
Really worried about flipping it somewhere inaccessible and not being able to get it right side up without summoning an Amish barn raising effort of friends and family.
Sorry, totally new to SxS and I know his thing weighs ~1900 with full accessories so I’m really worried.
Thanks ahead of time for any input or experienced viewpoints!
 

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Do yourself a favor and carry a come-a-long and a tow strap. I can get myself out of 95 percent of any situation.

Also, look locally for clubs to join, it’s a great way to meet like minded folks, and it’s always safer to ride with others.
 

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I guess it's good to think ahead about such situations, but it's not a given that you will eventually put it on it's side. That takes driver error, and not everyone does dumb stuff while riding...;)
 

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I agree with Bob. Coming from an ATV background, this is a completely different animal. Take your time and learn what your buggy can and cannot do. Over time you can then push your comfort level to see what else you can get yourself into.

Rollovers happen 99% of the time do to poor judgment of the terrain, and your machines capabilities.
 

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Agree on the come-a-long and a strap if nobody in your group has got a winch. They do come in handy. You'd be amazed at what a simple ratchet strap can accomplish in certain situations
 

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Thanks all! I’m definitely past my crazy days, I’ll be doing easy trail and dirt road riding for the most part. My 16 year old son, well you do the best you can and hope they are reasonable. He was brought up on quads and dirtbikes, so I feel safer with him in a cage, I’m just stressing having to flip it back over if it ends up on its side.
 
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