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Posted March 24, 2013 - 07:30 PM

Al, thanks for taking the pictures and sharing them with the rest of us.  That is a very interesting machine there and it looks like it did a great job.  Can you run over the specs on the tractor and the plow again please?  Primarily Horsepower, size of plow, and did you have any traction issues with the single rear wheel?

 

Absolutely great, thanks for taking such detailed pictures


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Posted March 24, 2013 - 07:37 PM

Love it :love: I've only seen a few of those tractors and NEVER saw one with a plow, much less see that it seems to work fine with just one drive wheel :rocker2: Thank you for sharing these photos with us.


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Posted March 24, 2013 - 07:44 PM

Great pics' Al. You plow a mean straight furrow there. Boy would i like to come out there and see her up close sometime.


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Posted March 24, 2013 - 08:03 PM

looks like fun and its doing a great job. But it is a DB and thats what one would expect it to do.


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Posted March 24, 2013 - 08:31 PM

Howard it uses a 6hp Wisconsin engine , had a shipping weight of 894 lb without weights , mine has front wheel weights and tire are loaded too . There was an option for an inner and outer rear wheel weights but mine doesn't have them . My grandfather had chains on the rear tire but I removed it . It uses a variable belt set for speed control with a forward ,neutral ,reverse for the transaxle . It's a 10" plow and the manual says  it will plow  5-7"  deep in avg. soil .  I didn't have any traction issues though  I wasn't plowing too deep .


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Posted March 24, 2013 - 08:59 PM

Ok, with those sorts of weight I can understand that it wouldn't have traction issues.  That is one neat machine, thanks again.



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Posted March 24, 2013 - 10:53 PM

Al, Man that thing really does a great job plowing. DB really had it figured out way back when they designed that tractor and plow.

 

I think it's so cool that you are using it to plow with, if I had I would too.

 

Your ground looks to have a gravel kinda mix in it? Does it plow easy?

 

Thanks for sharing AL !!


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Posted March 25, 2013 - 05:46 AM

Fabman it might plow straighter the I ever could with either of my PKs because of the length of the plow and the hitching point is so far foward ?  Brian , the ground in my yard isn't too bad , maybe a liitle on the clay side with not too many rocks bigger then a softball .



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Posted March 25, 2013 - 01:54 PM

Plowing the garden would make a great video..!!



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Posted March 25, 2013 - 02:13 PM

Plowing the garden would make a great video..!!

:ditto: :thumbs: :thumbs:



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Posted March 25, 2013 - 05:38 PM

I've never posted a video yet so I guess this would be a good reason learn , now we just need to get better weather again instead of wet snow lol



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Posted March 29, 2013 - 06:40 AM

Nice to see that cool machine at work like that.

Great pictures. Thanks.


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Posted March 29, 2013 - 02:53 PM

That is soooooo cool. Thanks for sharing.






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