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#1 coldone OFFLINE  

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Posted April 15, 2012 - 08:23 AM

This time hunny bunny is plowing and I am videoing.

She had been working in her flower garden and i had been working on all the tractors and garden. I had plowed the lower garden and she looked like she could use a little therapy. I got her on the tractor and gave her a quick lesson on plowing. She took off and as you can see she is having fun.

About half way through plowing i walked up to the house and started coffee and supper. A little while later I her the tractor turn off and she starts calling me. As I am walking out there she starts telling me she broke it and dont be mad. So i get close enough to see and I see the plow behind the tractor, 10 feet behind the tractor. She has tears in her eyes because she feels so bad about it. I give her a hug and tell her that it aint nothing a little welding cant fix. After that she started laughing and joking at me because where the plow broke was at my welds from where I had put it on the adapter plate. Anyway alls well and I can now pick on her forever about breaking my plow.



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Posted April 15, 2012 - 08:44 AM

She done good!!! Thanks for the video!
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Posted April 15, 2012 - 09:04 AM

Looks like she was having fun. Too bad she was so upset about the plow breaking. It sounds like you consoled her well. Thanks for the video.
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Posted April 15, 2012 - 09:31 AM

I know my wife enjoys a chance to ride on our little mini-bikes, but so far I haven't gotten her on the tractor. Glad your wife perked up after your little breakage.
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Posted April 15, 2012 - 09:41 AM

Tractor sounds good, plow is working good, your wife is doing a fine job. she's a keeper!
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Posted April 15, 2012 - 09:42 AM

She was doing a good job plowing and having fun. You might want to add a depth gage wheel to keep the plow from going to deep and stalling the Gt. Just a thought. Thanks for sharing..
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Posted April 15, 2012 - 11:17 AM

She's a natural. It did seem to be going very deep . People who think hydro transmissions are weak should hear this one loading the engine down. Thanks again for a great video!
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Posted April 15, 2012 - 03:18 PM

Your wife's doing a real good job and looks like she's enjoying it too. Better watch out that you don't lose your seat. She just might want to become the full time driver with you as her mechanic. :smilewink:
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Posted April 15, 2012 - 04:05 PM

Thanks for the video! I agree with the others, a depth wheel cant hurt. Also, with a depth wheel it would reduce the drag on the plow and lower the chance of the welds breaking again, just a thought. Lol
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Posted April 15, 2012 - 04:47 PM

. Better watch out that you don't lose your seat. She just might want to become the full time driver with you as her mechanic. :smilewink:

That has happened today! I have had ZERO seat time, and 6 hours of fixin stuff while she got to ride.


Thanks for the video! I agree with the others, a depth wheel cant hurt. Also, with a depth wheel it would reduce the drag on the plow and lower the chance of the welds breaking again, just a thought. Lol


The depth wheel wont work on loose soil and with hydraulics on the fender I just bump it when I need to. I dont think the welds are at fault I think its the welder (me). A weld is only as good as the person putting them on.

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Posted April 15, 2012 - 05:57 PM

Well, you probably don't realize it yet but as much fun as she was having you've probably lost a tractor. She'll have the whole yard plowed up before you know it. Great video.
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Posted April 15, 2012 - 06:50 PM

Well, you probably don't realize it yet but as much fun as she was having you've probably lost a tractor. She'll have the whole yard plowed up before you know it. Great video.



he's got a good point..... :thumbs:

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Posted April 15, 2012 - 07:33 PM

Hard to tell from the photos but perhaps if you shortened the top link and changed the depth adjustment on the plow the plow would come up further on the turns and not quite so deep when in the ground. I like the greater adjustabilty with both the top link and plow depth adjustments.

Great video and she definitely looks like she is having fun. The family that plows together, well ya know.

Bill
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Posted April 15, 2012 - 08:11 PM

I don't understand why a depth wheel won't work on any soil. I've went back over already plowed furrows & my depth wheel still works just fine. I tried my 1st plow without a depth wheel & it made things hard to deal with. Put a depth wheel on there & you'd never regret it.
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Posted April 15, 2012 - 08:14 PM

You will have to tell wifey she gets an atta girl from us. She did a great job and she didn't get rammy when getting stuck and also did good on the exit and entry points. Tractor sounds great. The hydros do a great job and I think some of them put down as much torque as the gear drive tractors. I had fun plowing with my 1655 at about 1/4 throttle and listening to the hydro whine.
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