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#1 farmerall ONLINE  

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Posted January 21, 2014 - 12:13 PM

I was bored one day and decided to see if my Gravely would push an old parts tractor I had that was in the way. I didn't think the Gravely would be able to do it because it has dual turf tires on each side and there was snow on the ground. I was surprised when the Gravely pushed it like the tractor wasn't even there.

 

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Posted January 21, 2014 - 12:54 PM

WoooHooo!

Gravely looks like its sure ready for more!  Glad it did the job for you, and thanks for posting the video.


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Posted January 21, 2014 - 01:10 PM

Matt, it didn't even change the sound of the engine, impressive to say the least!!


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Posted January 21, 2014 - 02:38 PM

Matt, it didn't even change the sound of the engine, impressive to say the least!!

 

It runs great and has a ton of power. Now if I could only figure out why it likes to fry ignition switches. It's killed 2 so far and the 2nd was brand new. That one only lasted long enough to start the Gravely 10 times maybe.


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Posted January 21, 2014 - 02:56 PM

Matt, I had one Kohler on a WH that the starter power went thru the switch, does yours use a solenoid?


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Posted January 21, 2014 - 03:04 PM

Sounds like that Gravely is also pushing it's luck.


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Posted January 21, 2014 - 03:15 PM

Matt, I had one Kohler on a WH that the starter power went thru the switch, does yours use a solenoid?

 

Yes this one has a solenoid, basically your normal wiring setup for a Kohler engine with battery ignition.


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Posted January 21, 2014 - 04:21 PM

Nice video. Those old Gravleys are beasts.


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Posted January 21, 2014 - 06:29 PM

Sure wasn't taxing the Gravely. Good running tractor.
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Posted January 21, 2014 - 08:28 PM

Can't beat a Gravely.  My 5260 gets worked pushing machinery, it has even pushed my antique ag tractors as long as I have chains on and I'm not going up hill. 

 

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Posted January 25, 2014 - 03:32 PM

Yea Those Gravely walk behind tractors have got lots of power.  You probably get thrown around if you don't have a good hold of the bars if you hit an immovable object?  Moved that tractor with no effort.


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