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#16 DH1 ONLINE  

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Posted September 01, 2013 - 07:41 PM

I'm still trying to figure out why you need to turn the radius on your hypothetical... It's not contagious, is it?

 

So he can get around the corner. :thumbs:


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Posted September 02, 2013 - 06:38 AM

The practical application of this is comparing a Wheel Horse B80 to a WH Electro12. Same frame, axle etc. but about 2" shorter.



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Posted September 02, 2013 - 07:16 AM

I don't have a lathe, so I can't turn a hypothetical!



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Posted September 02, 2013 - 07:33 AM

Well, supposedly the MF12G is two inches shorter than the 12H.  So far, in using mine, I haven't noticed much difference between them, though they do get used in different situations.  I would suggest that while hypothetically there is a difference, practically, between wheel slip, the ability to adjust tire angle, there probably isn't enough difference to worry about.  Frankly, neither turns as well as my Gravely 2 wheelers.



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Posted September 02, 2013 - 07:40 AM

The wheel base on a MF12 hydro and gear drive is the same, the frame is a bit longer on the Hydro.

If you compare the position of the back plate where the rear hitch is you can see the difference.

Most of these tractors turn tighter to the left than the right, PTO jack-shaft gets in the way of the front tire on right turns.



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Posted September 02, 2013 - 09:23 AM

Wheel Slip??? This is a Wheel Horse, we don't have no stinkin' wheel slip!!!






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