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A couple of newbie questions that I hope don't sound too stupid. I have been looking at getting a skid plate and was looking for some advice from those who have one. The Trail Armor skid plate looks pretty good but I am wondering if the holes on skid plate get hung up etc? I live in the Texas Hill Country and feel a skid plate is going to be a necessity. (2.) Also looking to get a windshield. Any recommendations? I was hoping to get some advice on glass vs. poly windshields? Any advice would be greatly appreciated. I am probably leaning more towards a full front and rear windshield. Thanks
 

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It's extremely rocky here in east TN and the holes do not cause any problems.

If you don't drive through a lot of brush and limbs and don't think you'll ever roll your machine or lay it on it's side (I know that most people never "intend" to, but it happens), then a glass windshield is the way to go. But they're expensive and replacement glass is as well. I've seen too many get busted where I ride and feel like poly is the only choice for me. Downside is they will get scratched up eventually......and soon without proper care. Either way, you definitely want to add a rear windshield or the dust will be horrible if you only run a front shield.
 

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I second what Jerry said. I ride up in his area a lot and also down home it is brushy and mud and I have no problems, in fact the holes are needed to wash the mud out.
 

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Thank you guys for your response. I was talking to the dealership today and they mentioned something about floor covers of something like that that mount on the inside but from the top instead of underneath like a skid plate. Any experience with those. He said they run about $300. I am just trying to determine if I actually need the skid plate and if I do I am certainly going to spend the money and get the best one.
 

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The floor covers do not provide protection mearly astedics or to cover a hole that was punched from below because there was no protection of a skid plate underneath. Trail Armor is pretty much considered cream of the crop. I really like mine and it has took a beating.
 

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trail armour and never look back again at those holes punched in the floorplastic crap windshield wish I would have bought glass but plastic is fine T&S JM2CW
 

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if your in the hill country like me please get the trail armour I bought mine too late after the hole in the floor from a log I ran over for a year then one day pop goes the stick T&S
A couple of newbie questions that I hope don't sound too stupid. I have been looking at getting a skid plate and was looking for some advice from those who have one. The Trail Armor skid plate looks pretty good but I am wondering if the holes on skid plate get hung up etc? I live in the Texas Hill Country and feel a skid plate is going to be a necessity. (2.) Also looking to get a windshield. Any recommendations? I was hoping to get some advice on glass vs. poly windshields? Any advice would be greatly appreciated. I am probably leaning more towards a full front and rear windshield. Thanks
 

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