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#1 powerking56 OFFLINE  

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Posted August 02, 2010 - 05:45 AM

My Sears with loader did not come with anything for rear weight other than loaded tires and wheel weights, not enough weight there. A friend snuck in and measured and fabbed up this system that bolts directly to the hitch area of the tractor, works slick, just need to do a couple more brake jobs......

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Posted August 02, 2010 - 06:03 AM

Very Nice Fabrication!

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Posted August 02, 2010 - 07:28 AM

That will surely do the trick.:thumbs:

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Posted August 03, 2010 - 07:49 AM

That sould help hold the rear end down! If you still need more weight maybe you could find a used weight lifting set. The weights would fit over the shaft on your bracket I think.

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Posted August 03, 2010 - 08:45 AM

Yes old weights work well too. My thought is to gather some lead from the scrap pile and melt it into one or more of the brake drums.
And the brake drum on top of the pile is a great place to store my log chain too!!

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Posted September 27, 2010 - 09:29 AM

are u useing this for pulling or some kind of front attments

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Posted September 27, 2010 - 09:32 AM

are u useing this for pulling or some kind of front attments


I think this tractor has a loader on the front.

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Posted September 28, 2010 - 06:06 PM

Yes, the tractor has a Johnson loader up front. As my friend likes to tease me... he calls it my wifes motorized wheel barrow. And yes she is not afraid to jump on and use it around the gardens:gardening:

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Posted November 10, 2010 - 08:38 PM

looks like brake drums for weight good idea ,i used a couple on my wheel horse fill them with cement ,,then don't need so many ,painted them they even look good /.[]\;,. papa's yard's




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