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#1 sacsr OFFLINE  

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Posted October 28, 2012 - 07:00 PM

I was looking for a sub for the Goodyear Terra's 26-12-12 and was looking at trencher tires.
I found these on Internet, comes in 4 and 10 ply... Could get 2 tires fom one vendor for around $180 plus freight.



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Posted October 28, 2012 - 07:02 PM

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Here is a picture of the tire.

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Posted October 28, 2012 - 07:10 PM

They look like a deestone.
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Posted October 28, 2012 - 07:27 PM

I was looking for a sub for the Goodyear Terra's 26-12-12 and was looking at trencher tires.
I found these on Internet, comes in 4 and 10 ply... Could get 2 tires fom one vendor for around $180 plus freight.


That is a great price if decent tire. Heck, almost anything is better than the original 40yr old tires on some of our tractors.

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Posted October 28, 2012 - 07:27 PM

So deestone and greenball are the same? These are being sold as greenball powermaster

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Posted October 28, 2012 - 07:31 PM

It is probley the same tire with a different name on the sidewalls.I am just guessing.

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Posted October 28, 2012 - 07:36 PM

Here's some I found when searching for the GBC Powermaster. These are Cheng Shin tires. I've bought Cheng Shin tires since I was a kid for my dirt bikes. Decent tires, and last pretty well. Not Good Year quality, but not a bad tire.

http://specialtytire...om/pwr_mstr.htm

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Posted October 29, 2012 - 03:43 AM

those all look like pretty good tires as far as what they'll do "grip-wise"....pretty agressive tread pattern. olcowhand, how expensive are those Cheng Shin tires compared to others??

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Posted October 29, 2012 - 04:15 AM

I've never heard of the name Greenball.

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Posted October 29, 2012 - 05:43 AM

There is probably one large tire plant in China making the same design for many different brands. If you meet the minimum lot size you can probably get your own name on them.
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Posted October 29, 2012 - 08:25 AM

those all look like pretty good tires as far as what they'll do "grip-wise"....pretty agressive tread pattern. olcowhand, how expensive are those Cheng Shin tires compared to others??


About the same price as Scott quoted. 10 plies are $99 each plus freight.
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Posted October 29, 2012 - 11:02 AM

10 plys are going to be stiff.

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Posted October 29, 2012 - 11:32 AM

I don't know what brand tires my brother has on his JD420. But I do know he went with 10 ply trencher tires. I questioned whether his Gt would be heavy enough to put enough flex in the tires to get good traction and he said they worked very well. He did say the tire Guy who mounted them cussed a lot and told him he should have charged him a day's worth of hours to mount them.

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Posted October 29, 2012 - 12:03 PM

I was hoping to find a 4ply trencher that looked like the old Goodyears......but if these cheng shin are the same as the deestones.....may not be tall enough for my use.

There is another trencher tire BKT-TR315 26 x 12 x 12 $130 or so 8 ply. I am still looking for a good replacement.

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Posted October 29, 2012 - 01:38 PM

BKT are pretty decent tires. We have a few on our farm tractors. Here are the specs of the ones on ebay:
A PAIR of these delivered to Ky are $240.


  • Size: 26x12.00-12


  • Manufacture: BKT


  • Model: Super Lug TR315


  • Ply: 8


  • Load Capacity is 2790 lbs


  • Overall Diameter 25.82 in


  • Section Width: 12.125 in.

  • Price Per PAIR: 2 Tires
BKT On Ebay
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