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#1 Jcwilde1 OFFLINE  

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Posted February 06, 2014 - 09:03 PM

I finally got to put my garden tractor to work this winter.I plowed my driveway without too many issues.Part of my drive is gravel so I got stuck at first. A bit more weight and I think it would be awesome!

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Posted February 06, 2014 - 10:21 PM

Looks like she did you proud. Thanks for sharing your picks.



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Posted February 07, 2014 - 02:58 AM

Nice pictures. Thanks for sharing those. She got the job done, that's

the main thing. :thumbs:  Adding more crossers to the tire chains will also

make a huge difference. Probably more so, than adding more weight.


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Posted February 07, 2014 - 06:31 AM

Glad you got some seat time! Looks like it did a pretty good job!



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Posted February 07, 2014 - 07:01 AM

A pair of wheel weights will make a big difference. Also, as Will said, a few more cross chains will help too.

:thumbs: on it getting the job done, good to see another sears earning her keep.
Fantastic; seat time, no shoveling, and I bet at least a smile when you were done. :dancingbanana:

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Posted February 07, 2014 - 07:39 AM

Looks like a really nice property you have there. It takes a while to figure out what works for any given driveway and weather/ snow conditions. It looks like you are off to a great start.



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Posted February 07, 2014 - 09:38 AM

Eat another piece of pie for more weight. Add some more links to the chains and it looks like you are good to go.

Thanks for taking the time to post the pictures.
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Posted February 07, 2014 - 11:44 AM

I was doing the same thing with my 76' Sears, great tractors! The wheel weights make all the difference, especially going uphill. I had to plow three sections of driveway about 300' long, and the old Sears pulled it off without any problems.I picked up the tractor a week ago, and was hoping it would hold together plowing a foot of snow.All of the lights worked along with the charging system, too. This is my new favorite! You did a fine job there!

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Posted February 14, 2014 - 07:07 AM

Looks like the old GT did a good job! I'm leaning towards more weight and some 2link chains as others have suggested,I know I can tell quite a difference now that I've added 50lb wheel weights,chains are next on my list.







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