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#1 75917591 OFFLINE  

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Posted February 16, 2014 - 09:40 PM

New member from with a Standard Twin from Indiana.
Any other Standard Twin owners here?

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Posted February 17, 2014 - 12:18 AM

Welcome aboard!! I'm sure there'll be someone here who can share info with you on your Standard Twin. Got pics?? We always like those!

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Posted February 17, 2014 - 01:21 AM

Welcome to the forum. I'm sure you will find some twin owners here. I think there is even a manual in the manual section.



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Posted February 17, 2014 - 06:38 AM

Welcome to GTTalk !!! Pretty sure there are twin owners here , they will show up I'm sure



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Posted February 17, 2014 - 06:42 AM

Welcome to GTTalk!

There are many fans of the walk behind tractors here. 

I took my Twin to a garden tractor plow day a couple of years back and when I pulled in people were laughing at me.  It was a large field and I had the only walk behind tractor[s] there.   As luck would have it the ground hadn't been tilled in many years and there was no rain for an extended time.  That ground was like concrete!  Most guys could only get the plows in an inch or two and some only disturbed the dust on top.  My furrows were ugly, uneven, and crooked but I was able to plow about 6 inches in most places.  If I would have had some wheel weights things would have worked better.  After some failed attempts most guys loaded their tractors back up and stood around talking while I plowed.  They weren't laughing at what my Twin would do.  I think I hurt a lot of pride that day.

 

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Posted February 17, 2014 - 07:22 AM

:wewantpics:

 

I also reproduced the Standard Twin head gasket a couple weeks back. 

 

Ben W.


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Posted February 17, 2014 - 07:38 AM

Welcome to the forum!



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Posted February 17, 2014 - 08:23 AM

How much power does the Twin develop ? Like to see one working one day in person,maybe some body will bring one north to show. Cheers Mike 



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Posted February 17, 2014 - 10:08 AM

:wave:  :welcometogttalk: 



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Posted February 17, 2014 - 10:10 AM

How much power does the Twin develop ? Like to see one working one day in person,maybe some body will bring one north to show. Cheers Mike 

 

Mike the twin was rated at 5 HP. I'm surprised you don't see them in Canada. You may have to come south for a show but then again, you don't see a lot at shows here either. I'm not sure why, there seem to be plenty around.


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Posted February 17, 2014 - 10:55 AM

Welcome to GTtalk.  Glad you decided to join us.



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Posted February 17, 2014 - 01:43 PM

The picture from nutty collector looks like a beast. Fun times!


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Posted February 17, 2014 - 02:10 PM

Welcome to GT Talk, others will be coming out this evening or so.

That is a sweet looker you got there.



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Posted February 17, 2014 - 07:42 PM



Welcome to GTTalk!

There are many fans of the walk behind tractors here. 

I took my Twin to a garden tractor plow day a couple of years back and when I pulled in people were laughing at me.  It was a large field and I had the only walk behind tractor[s] there.   As luck would have it the ground hadn't been tilled in many years and there was no rain for an extended time.  That ground was like concrete!  Most guys could only get the plows in an inch or two and some only disturbed the dust on top.  My furrows were ugly, uneven, and crooked but I was able to plow about 6 inches in most places.  If I would have had some wheel weights things would have worked better.  After some failed attempts most guys loaded their tractors back up and stood around talking while I plowed.  They weren't laughing at what my Twin would do.  I think I hurt a lot of pride that day.

 

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 the twins are pretty tough, I've plowed furrows so deep that the 4 wheel tractors behind me became high centered. The best twin to have is one with the convertible riding sulky attachment. You can mount most of the same tooling on it, and after you  learn how to steer with your feet, you get to ride right along with the machine.


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Posted February 26, 2014 - 11:21 PM

Hi, I'm new here too, and also from Indiana and, a Standard Twin owner as well. I just got it a few months ago.

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