Dang, I think I popped a woody
One thing Ben didn't mention is that suitcase weight. He will be making a bracket so I can hang that, and maybe a couple more on the front. That will serve two purposes. Weight to keep the front end down while plowing/pulling, and as a bumper to protect the front end.
Ben found a fella that has some of those weights, but he wanted not only your 1st born son for them, but your 2nd born as well. I think Ben is still in negotiations with him.
If any of you folks have/know of where some might be, I'd like 2 or 3 more of them. They were for the Iseki/Bolens tractors and are listed as being 33# each.
Ben did Dave give you a time line to get it done
There is no time line. It will be done when Ben says it's done, and he can take all the time he needs. You don't rush a craftsman.
How many HP is the diesel? Why would that one be any rarer than the DGT1700 that I have with a diesel in it?
The HDT1000 has a Mitsubishi K3D engine rated at 22 Hp. The DGT1700 has a Mitsubishi L3A engine rated at 17 Hp.
As to total numbers produced, it may not be any 'rarer' than the DGT1700. But since most of the HDT1000s were shipped overseas, here in the States it has to be considered rare as we only know of three of them.
I'm pretty sure that's the one that Dave had at the 2013 WPGTA Fall Plow Day.
If it is, that sure is a beast.
Looking forward to the progress reports Ben.
Yes sir, that would be the very one.
Edited by OldBuzzard, December 01, 2014 - 08:54 AM.