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#16 tractorman604 OFFLINE  

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Posted October 31, 2012 - 11:15 AM

This has been my winter setup for about 10 years now.
It is a mid 70's Toro Groundsmaster with a John Deere blower adapted to it.

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That looked pretty darn snowy and really, really cold there !!

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Posted October 31, 2012 - 12:55 PM

Here are a couple pics of my new set up, dont have the snow blade yet, but I will in a couple weeks when it catches a ride from southern Indiana to my place north of Indianapolis. Today was spent with the lawn cart hauling leaves that the winds of the past few days blew down. Mike
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Posted October 31, 2012 - 02:15 PM

Heres what I have ready, the big one does just about all the plowing once the ground freezes, till then I use the little one out on the lawn for weiner dog paths and anywhere I can get out of using a shovel.


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Posted October 31, 2012 - 02:22 PM

Not ready yet. Still trying to get the fall tilling done. I'll put the chains on and mount the rear blade on the Ford after the tilling is done. Then mount the blower on the 318.

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Posted December 12, 2012 - 07:26 AM

Late to the game... and still praying we get some snow (just so I can play with the tractor)

My '74 Massey Ferguson and 42" snow-blower.

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It looks a little better with the new chute painted up and the cable system replaced though. By next winter, I will have a fully restored and painted blower finished for her.

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Posted December 12, 2012 - 07:38 AM

Need to update a wee bit. I've added a cab to the HT20D :D :D

I was using it the other day to clean off the sidewalk and level off part of my gravel drive after stump grinder guy left. It was @ 36-38* with a slight breeze, and I was right comfy in there. Gonna make moving snow later this winter not all that much of a chore at all.

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Posted December 12, 2012 - 07:56 AM

That looks real good on there, OB. Bet it does help, especially if the wind is howling!

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Posted December 19, 2012 - 11:03 AM

I put the chains on both these yesterday in anticipation of our first snow event of the season. It was 60 degrees [F] but that is supposed to change quickly.
Having just got the Fergie this spring I don't really know what to expect. There is no fluid in the tires and I don't have weights that will fit the bolt pattern. It came with awesome chains so that might be enough. Another problem is the 3 point blade doesn't have feet so it may remove all my gravel and thats a big no-no with me. Some day I'll build feet for the rear blade to take care of that. I hooked up the landlords Deere blade because it is taller than my blade and I don't want snow falling back over the top. The Ferguson blade that came with the tractor is only half as tall as the deere blade. Snow won't slide off the back side of the Deere blade because the way its built. The framework sticks out the back and will hold the snow. Otherwise I'd reverse the blade or only push going backwards.
The Power King has been my snow plow for the last 4 years. It works very well with my only complaint is its geared too low. I use high gear to plow but reverse is horribly slow and annoying. The PK is weighted up with 100 lbs. of cast iron inside each rear wheel and 25lbs inside each front wheel. The PK blade has feet so it works well in gravel.

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Posted December 19, 2012 - 12:02 PM

And mine ready to work

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Posted December 19, 2012 - 03:25 PM

Here's mine

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Posted December 27, 2012 - 05:41 PM

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Posted December 27, 2012 - 10:30 PM

These are my winter set-ups. An AMF 1010 W/blower,Cub Cadet 123 W/blower, and a Cub Cadet 108 w/ blade.IMG_1024.JPG



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Posted December 27, 2012 - 11:38 PM

               

 

I haven't put the chains on the 'Deere yet but will if needed.  The Massey has already been out moving snow once this year, and is ready for more






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