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#1 OldBlue120 OFFLINE  

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Posted December 15, 2013 - 05:25 PM

Dashing through the snow, with my 12 horse Ford 120 snow blower, through the fields we go laughing all the way... ha ha ha

 

 

Oh I couldn't resist I had so much fun blowing snow today in the first big 12"+ snowstorm of the year. I haven't been snow blowing on this tractor in 25 year so its was fun to be back on it.

 

Its been work work work on this tractor so it was great to finally have some action on it.  Now the battery is dead so its back to work but what a great day just the same.

 

How have you had fun on your old Ford lately?


Edited by OldBlue120, December 15, 2013 - 05:26 PM.

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Posted December 15, 2013 - 05:39 PM

Sounds like you had a blast! I couldn't have used my 42"blower on the Jacobsen 1200 today (same as Ford 120) even if it was running!!

 

I had to settle with my Jacobsen 800, Basically the same tractors. This one has the 8hp Kohler.

 

I had to use the dozer blade today as we got the snow then it rained. What a mess it was! This was the worst I have ever seen!!!

 

But the Jacobsen did awesome pushing the 4" of slush and water around. It was great seat time but instead of an hour it took 4 hours. It still beat going to work or sitting in the house!!! :D


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Posted December 15, 2013 - 06:33 PM

Mid 60's here. Most I did was move BMP outside so I could work on the shop. 


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Posted December 15, 2013 - 07:43 PM

Was just above freezing here today. Fired up the LT75 to try and move some snow around the yard.

Even chains on the turf tires wont help that little guy. Just not enough weight, even with a truck battery on the arse end.

Had to swap out the battery and dump a bunch of water out of the carb, but it ran great otherwise.

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Posted December 16, 2013 - 07:10 PM

Was just above freezing here today. Fired up the LT75 to try and move some snow around the yard.

Even chains on the turf tires wont help that little guy. Just not enough weight, even with a truck battery on the arse end.

Had to swap out the battery and dump a bunch of water out of the carb, but it ran great otherwise.


I figured out why
The grease in the front bushings is froze up. I'll need to jack it up, pull the wheels and re grease them, in a snow drift.
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Posted December 16, 2013 - 09:53 PM

I figured out why
The grease in the front bushings is froze up. I'll need to jack it up, pull the wheels and re grease them, in a snow drift.

 

Snow banks are fun to work in. They are softer then a cement floor though, you got to give em that,  easier to roll around. Your just frozen and soaked when its all done. ..livin the dream...



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Posted December 17, 2013 - 12:20 AM

Glad the 120 was able to revive some memories.

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Posted December 18, 2013 - 02:04 AM

The 165 pushed 8 inches like it was nothing, I was worried with the 56 inch plow I couldn't get enough bite but wheel chains and the weights did well 


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Posted December 18, 2013 - 07:32 AM

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Posted December 18, 2013 - 10:35 AM

We used a JD 318 w/ snow blade it has tire chains and fluid in the tires. Plowed with no hesitation.






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