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Posted April 06, 2012 - 10:37 PM

Starting with pics. Will discuss on my laptop, but pics are here on my phone lol.

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Posted April 06, 2012 - 10:50 PM

Those are lesser quality images for faster upload off the Iphone, but you get the idea, it turned out great, lots of shadows in the pics. I will get ags on the Toro tomorrow and get outside for a good pic or two.

The original depth adjusting cranks I had for them were frozen, bent or both... so I decided an upgrade/mod was required to make my a plow usable, and oh ya new paint. Guess what all of this took today. And oh ya, start to finish in 24 hours, a record for me on a tractor project.

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Posted April 06, 2012 - 10:50 PM

Casey, that turned out really nice. Thanks for the pics.

I think you could grind that ball down just enough to fit in the "U" BTW
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Posted April 06, 2012 - 10:57 PM

I thought about grinding it down, but its too wide and too tall, and that would then bind at the back...
Decided I was better off with a long bolt to set it outside of there, I barely have enough clearance for the locking nut as it is.
Angle is still off some... but I can't fix that, it is in the drawbar, and that to me is a risk. It should be ok for a couple passes though.

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Posted April 06, 2012 - 10:59 PM

Turned out great! 24 hours for a piece that came out that good and wilnl be used is not bad at all! Like allen said, I think a little bit of griding would take care of that ball.

Edit: You replied as I typed this, I didn't see your post about the ball. Im glad you found an easier solution.

Edited by Ryan313, April 06, 2012 - 11:02 PM.

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Posted April 06, 2012 - 11:02 PM

That came out great Casey! I like the adjuster you added! :thumbs:
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Posted April 06, 2012 - 11:06 PM

Talking a lot of grinding guys, t would have to be ground down about 1/2 an inch on that end, and then the other end would require more spacing to not interfere there.. Why work harder when all you need is a longer bolt lol. It adjusts just fine though, little fast with the courser threads, but cheaper to replace the new top link..

By the way, the top link is for CAT 0 three point, the 3/4" thread, 5/8" ends, and 7.5" body.I paid $18 total for it at a local JD dealership, I was pleasantly surprised.

by the way, all the bolts are 1/2" lol, now, ask me that question lol.

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Posted April 07, 2012 - 04:44 AM

Casey,looks good .Thanks for the photos.
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Posted April 07, 2012 - 05:27 AM

Plow looks ready to work, Casey. Nice way to adjust, may have to purchase one of those soon.
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Posted April 07, 2012 - 10:03 AM

Casey, it looks like it came out well. I like the new adjustment modification.
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Posted April 12, 2012 - 09:20 PM

Well, I got the ags and wheel weights on the Toro (the tractor above) over this past week. I mounted the 23x8.50-12 ags that were on the Caterpillar before the new tires, and then the wheel weights off the front of the Farmall 200 (40 pounds a piece). Had to go buy new carriage bolts for that feat, 1/2" by 8" long, had half an inch to spare on them all said and done lol. I still have yet to start the Toro this year (I think) but I am ready for Cochranton Plow Day the end of this month. Just have one more modification before then, a stopping post on the trailer to remedy the Caterpillar's brakes, or lack thereof LOL.

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Posted April 12, 2012 - 09:31 PM

Sounds like you have been busy Casey! Glad to hear you are ready for plow day. Wish I was, I still need to find a deal on a trailer lol.Oh and some extra money for that trailer would help too :laughingteeth:
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