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#1 WHdbJD ONLINE  

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Posted May 13, 2015 - 07:31 AM

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Found out it doesn't take much of a slope to flop
a tri-trac!

I wasn't hurt, took it to show with bent steering wheel
and bent plow lift arm.
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Posted May 13, 2015 - 07:34 AM

Glad you weren't hurt.  I guess there is a reason why these tractors were not that popular.  I can imagine it was kind of like a horse rolling over and throwing you out of the saddle?


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Posted May 13, 2015 - 07:45 AM

Good thing you weren't wearing a seat belt!


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Posted May 13, 2015 - 07:55 AM

Sorry to hear about the roll-over but glad your OK . Had mine tipping but some how caught it before rolling , Had the plow on the went towards the RH side too


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Posted May 13, 2015 - 08:37 AM

WOW, Glad your OK. Maybe keeping the plow on the uphill side would help keep the center of gravity in the right place to help prevent a roll over?


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Posted May 13, 2015 - 09:11 AM

That was close. Good you didn't get hurt. 


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Posted May 13, 2015 - 11:57 AM

Boy, really glad your baby didnt sit on you. (Glad you're OK)
Are the damages permanent?

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Posted May 13, 2015 - 04:22 PM

Glad you are ok. The metal should pound back out. Thanks for warning us other tri trac owners.

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Posted May 13, 2015 - 06:56 PM

Thanks to all for your concern! Full disclosure...this happened over a year ago,
I've been around tractors and big trucks all my life, and have always been
cautious and respectful of what they can do. So I was embarrassed to post it
but decided it was time.

My friends, things can happen in a heartbeat, I was very fortunate. Please be
extra careful.

The tritrac has been repaired with a new steering wheel, and the lift handle
has been straightened. Also added two correct front wheel weights....but I'm
still not going to try any up-slope turns!
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Posted May 13, 2015 - 07:21 PM

Put training wheels on it! :thumbs:



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Posted May 13, 2015 - 08:40 PM

Is that corn growing in the background?




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