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#1 Buggyman OFFLINE  

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Posted September 07, 2012 - 02:04 PM

I am picking my newly purchased late 70's pk up next week. In the meantime I am looking at and reading all I can about them in anticipation of getting it home. A question I have is...does the three point have down pressure or does it only lift and float when down? I had assumed they only lift but I saw a photo of one with a rear tire lifted by what looks like only the 3 point.
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Posted September 07, 2012 - 02:51 PM

I don't know anything about the PK's ,but I would assume they do not have down pressure.

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Posted September 07, 2012 - 03:12 PM

Both of my PK's have two way hydraulics so the both have down pressure. Both are factory setups. Good Luck with your new purchase and post some pictures when you can! :thumbs:
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Posted September 07, 2012 - 03:25 PM

Buggyman....Welcome to GTT!
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Posted September 07, 2012 - 04:26 PM

Thanks for the comments. I did not know they had two way hydraulics!!!! What a plus that will be. I had a tractor once that had two way hydraulics and found that it was great for disking with a 3 point and using the rear blade. I have an old horse drawn disk that is in very good shape so I will be converting it to a 3 point disk. I am going to guess it to be 5 ft. so should be perfect for the 2418. My goal is to sometime find a sickle bar mower for the tractor that is within driving distance.

I did not know there were any Economy's in my area but in the past two days have found three people who have one and another guy who has three of them. They are all within 5 miles of my house. I believe they are all 16's but for one.
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Posted September 07, 2012 - 05:28 PM

Yes, it will have down pressure. All of the hydraulic set-ups that Economy had over the years were all two way.

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Posted September 08, 2012 - 05:42 AM

I don't know anything about the PK's ,but I would assume they do not have down pressure.



I guess I stand corrected.

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Posted September 08, 2012 - 11:04 AM

I've owned and seems to Me not ALL of them have the "float" position in them. Not sure if just later years or just valves they were able to find/use, but think that part is Iffy! Mine from 80's have all had down press and float.




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