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#1 Paulgo OFFLINE  

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Posted May 17, 2015 - 02:04 PM

I grew up with farm tractors and have a lot to learn about GT's.  I want to be able to use attachments on the back of a QT or Large Frame Bolens.  Hitches for these seem to fall into 2 types-- 3 point (cat. 0) and sleeve hitch.  I don't understand the difference.  Anyone willing to explain?

 

Thanks, Paul.


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Posted May 17, 2015 - 02:57 PM

Since you grew up on a farm I'm sure that you are familiar with the 3-pt hitch.

 

The sleeve hitch could more properly be called a 1-pt hitch.  Sleeve hitch implements are connected to the hitch with just one pin.

 

There is a sleeve hitch for the tube frames, but Bolens did not have a 3-pt for them.

 

Here's a pic of my Ohio Steel sleeve hitch, another pic with a Hang-H-Haul carrier mounted on it, and a pic of a cultivator so you can see the implement side better.

 

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The large frames have a CAT 0 3-pt hitch available, but no sleeve hitch.  However you can use sleeve hitch attachments with the 3-PT if you have an A-Frame with the sleeve hitch adapter on it.

 

Here's a pic of an A-Frame adapter on my HDT1000.

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Bolens had 2 different 3-Pt hitchs for the large frames.  One for the 1250-1886 tractors, and one for the HT series tractors.  They also had 3-pt hitches for some of the later series like the Duratracs.

 

 

 
 

 


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Posted May 17, 2015 - 03:07 PM

So I don't need to look at sleeve hitches as I don't have a tractor that uses one.  Can focus on 3 pt's and an A-frame.  Excellent.  Thanks!!


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Posted May 17, 2015 - 03:15 PM

Yes, for the HT23 you would want to look for the #18086 hitch.

 

For the QT you want the #19200 hitch.  I'm thinking that this one might be hard to find.


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Posted May 17, 2015 - 03:17 PM

 

Since you grew up on a farm I'm sure that you are familiar with the 3-pt hitch.

 

The sleeve hitch could more properly be called a 1-pt hitch.  Sleeve hitch implements are connected to the hitch with just one pin.

 

There is a sleeve hitch for the tube frames, but Bolens did not have a 3-pt for them.

 

Here's a pic of my Ohio Steel sleeve hitch, another pic with a Hang-H-Haul carrier mounted on it, and a pic of a cultivator so you can see the implement side better.

 

 

 

The large frames have a CAT 0 3-pt hitch available, but no sleeve hitch.  However you can use sleeve hitch attachments with the 3-PT if you have an A-Frame with the sleeve hitch adapter on it.

 

Here's a pic of an A-Frame adapter on my HDT1000.

 
 
Bolens had 2 different 3-Pt hitchs for the large frames.  One for the 1250-1886 tractors, and one for the HT series tractors.  They also had 3-pt hitches for some of the later series like the Duratracs.

 

 

 

Nice explanation. Good Luck, Rick


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Posted May 18, 2015 - 07:58 AM

Yes, for the HT23 you would want to look for the #18086 hitch.

 

For the QT you want the #19200 hitch.  I'm thinking that this one might be hard to find.

What exactly is the #19200 hitch? I take it that's a sleeve hitch right?



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Posted May 18, 2015 - 08:09 AM

The #19200 is a 3-PT hitch for the QS16, QT16 and QT17.

 

Looking at the attachment interchange, it does not list a sleeve hitch for those tractors.


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Posted May 18, 2015 - 08:10 AM

Cool, I had no idea the QT's had a 3 PT.



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Posted January 22, 2017 - 09:04 PM

Is anyone in need of a Bolens Q series 3 point hitch (19200)  ?? I have one with rockshaft that I don't need and I know its a hard to find item, if anyone is interested let me know

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