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Posted November 22, 2012 - 08:17 PM

Probably home built but he did a nice job. Good deal for $10.

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Posted November 23, 2012 - 04:00 AM

could be very effective actually. Never really thought of building a weight like that with concrete. Pretty easy if ya think bout it, I like that.

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Posted November 23, 2012 - 05:37 PM

I like working with concrete and I cast a front weight for a JD X475 that I had. I used it with a 3pt. dirt scoop and the front end would get light without the added weight.



I cast sockets and pins to match the front quick hitch and just picked it up with the hitch when I needed it. It was about 180lbs. I figured why take the hitch off, buy a weight bracket and expensive suitcase weights then lug them by hand. This was much easier and cheaper. I used a 54 blade for snow in the winter and the hitch stayed on the tractor all year. Theres's no reason you couldn't cast a similar weight to fit a sleeve hitch or 3 pt. hitch.

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Posted November 24, 2012 - 08:24 AM

Last year I had made a set of concrete wheel weights. 60 pounds a piece and not much cost, but at the same time they dont have ths smooth lines of steel.