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#1 jdslednut ONLINE  



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Posted August 26, 2010 - 08:58 PM

Today at the MN State Fair we held our annual FFA Tractor Driving Contest. I had three students in the event which includes a written test, safety check, pulling/backing a 2-wheel trailer through a course, and backing up a 4-wheel wagon. Thought you might enjoy some pics. They used new Kubotas supplied from a local dealer - basically overgrown garden tractors so I thought it would be applicable. I got to "make things wrong" with one of the tractors and the kids had to identify the safety hazards.



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Posted August 27, 2010 - 04:44 AM

Must be a Kubota dealership near by.:D I bet it was interesting watching them learn to back up a 4 wheel wagon,I bet it took me a week when I first learned to back up a 4 wheel wagon with steering front wheels,and be able to put it where I wanted it.



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Posted August 27, 2010 - 06:18 AM

Haven't backed up a 4 wheel trailer that way in 20 years. I remember doing the same thing in 4-H tho... I kept trying to oversteer the new trailer because I was still compensating for the slop in the trailer I practiced with.