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What did you do WITH your tractor today? ie: plowing, hauling, tilling, etc.


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Posted January 09, 2011 - 11:59 AM

We got around 1'' last night so I cleaned it up with the 900 :bounce:

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Posted January 09, 2011 - 12:08 PM

These might work. Just got them in with some other chains.
[ATTACH=CONFIG]9046[/ATTACH][ATTACH=CONFIG]9047[/ATTACH]


I believe that these chains are made this way for the AG tires

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Posted January 09, 2011 - 12:51 PM

I believe that these chains are made this way for the AG tires


Yeah, but they're made for 8" tires. Never seen anything like it. They are WAY too short to go around a 20 something x 12" tire. Guess I need to get my chain stretcher out or maybe add on & move the cross links. I think option 2 is the better one:D

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Posted January 10, 2011 - 02:30 PM

Actually yesterday! Brought up some firewood to the shop before the pending snow. ~~ grnspot110

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Posted January 11, 2011 - 01:34 PM

I'm pretty new to the Garden tractors. I bought a Cub cadet 122 last summer, and I just put a plow on it. So I was out playing with it today. I am getting chains for it at the end of the week, so I can't wait to see how she works with better grip!!

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Posted January 11, 2011 - 01:47 PM

I'm pretty new to the Garden tractors. I bought a Cub cadet 122 last summer, and I just put a plow on it. So I was out playing with it today. I am getting chains for it at the end of the week, so I can't wait to see how she works with better grip!!


If you have turf tires on the rear of it now you will love the improved traction the chains provide. Especially if you get a set of wheel weights. My Cub 147 with the ag tires and wheel weights surprised me with how well it gripped. I almost bought a 122 last year, I wish I would have got it as it had the creeper option. Welcome to GTtalk

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Posted January 11, 2011 - 01:47 PM

Actually yesterday! Brought up some firewood to the shop before the pending snow. ~~ grnspot110


That's the way to haul the logs :thumbs:

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Posted January 11, 2011 - 02:22 PM

No pics, but I did a little blade work with the JD 83-420 w/54 blade, then finished the snow cleaning with the 74-112 w/37A blower & cab! Around 6" of snow over the last 30 hours or so, 12 degrees & windy today, so the cab is a must! They're calling fo below zero tonight & tomorrow night. :( :sensored: ~~ gnspot110

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Posted January 11, 2011 - 09:54 PM

I scraped the driveway out with the bucket on the FEL and I loaded the old washer and dryer with the pallet forks. After that I took the dogs for a walk down the road.

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Posted January 11, 2011 - 10:21 PM

We had about 2 inches of snow to take care of. I used the Snapper 1650 to blow most of it and then used the rear blade to do the final scrapping to get down to the gravel on the hill going up to the house.

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Posted January 12, 2011 - 08:53 AM

Plowed wet miserable snow about 10 minutes ago, started 2 hours earlier. The 12 was 250 lbs too light, wrong chainns, and it needs tri ribs up front. Other than that it did pretty good, even pulled a few downed limbs.

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Posted January 12, 2011 - 04:35 PM

I got home from work an hour ago. We had a little over 6 inches in the driveway. I got the Elec Trak out and snow blowed my drive and three neighbor's driveways. Another neighbor, who had seen it, commented today that it had so much power for a tractor that ran on batteries. It was a lot of fun.

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Posted January 12, 2011 - 09:57 PM

Well I got to play with the GT today. When I got home from work this morning there was 11" on the ground in the driveway. I put the Bolens 1220 through its paces today and had a very enjoyable time. The 10.5 wide tires with the studs actually worked well. The weight box I built a week or so ago really made the difference. I have chains for the 8.50 wide tires but I haven't put the 8.50's back on yet and I might just wait. The wind was blowing and I got some snow in my face but I was having a blast. The snow blower ate right into the snow full width and made me really impressed with how well a single stage snow blower does. I probably spent 3 hours playing in the snow. I went across the street and cleaned my neighbors walkway and a path to her oil fill. Anything for a little more seat time. I think we ended up with somewhere between 15 and 18 inches out of this storm. We have only had 2 storms so far this winter season and I already have 3 foot snowbanks. Hopefully more seat time tomorrow as I need to scrape the driveway with the snow blade that is on the Bolens 1600H.

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Posted January 13, 2011 - 06:34 AM

Sounds like you had fun.

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Posted January 13, 2011 - 08:38 AM

Yesterday I plowed the driveway and the parking area. We only has 3" to 4", but I wanted to use the tractor. Took me a little while to get the LGT 165 running, had to get the kerosene jet turbine heater out and warm the tractor up a little. It was around 20* out at the time. I put the battery charger on after I got done plowing. I probably could have gotten by putting the skids a little lower and cleared more snow, but I think I kept all the rock in the driveway. We had both been able to drive in and out without it being plowed, but was fun to use the tractor anyway.




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