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#1 bbuckler OFFLINE  

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Posted September 06, 2015 - 07:23 PM

I'm looking for ideas to make some kind of attachment to tow riding mowers with my sears.


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Posted September 06, 2015 - 07:48 PM

are you thinking something like a tow truck boom?



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Posted September 06, 2015 - 07:57 PM

I use a strap and my 12 year old.
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Posted September 06, 2015 - 07:58 PM

Great idea. I was looking at making a device that would lift the front axle of the towed tractor and attach with a 1 7/8" ball hitch to the back of my towing tractor. I was also looking at something that towed behind and had a small boom with a winch. It could pick up a tractor front or logs to skid or engines. There were so many possibilities that I put it to a back burner until I could figure out what I want. I just use the same 4' x 8' light weight trailer that I've used for 25 years. It has a winch. Good Luck, Rick
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Posted September 06, 2015 - 07:59 PM

Maybe. But I was thinking since I don't have welder right what about a rod. ImageUploadedByTapatalk1441587525.870660.jpg
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Posted September 06, 2015 - 08:01 PM

KennyP and Uncle Willie both made one
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Posted September 06, 2015 - 08:03 PM

I use a strap and my 12 year old.

this is my problem I usually use my nephew but school has start

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Posted September 06, 2015 - 08:07 PM

I'm looking for ideas to make some kind of attachment to tow riding mowers with my sears.

What lift does this tractor have? That brings you what options you can use!



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Posted September 06, 2015 - 08:07 PM

What lift does this tractor have? That brings you what options you can use!

Sears 3 point
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Posted September 06, 2015 - 08:16 PM

Ok, since you don't have access to a 12 year old anymore, I'll give you a real idea.

Make a boom to slide under the steer axle with a cradle( two "U" shapes) on the end, then use the three point to lift it. You don't have to lift the front all the way off the ground, just get it hooked up with enough pressure on the cradle to stay in place.
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Posted September 06, 2015 - 08:18 PM

Sears 3 point

Hand lift or hydraulic?



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Posted September 06, 2015 - 08:20 PM

Hand lift or hydraulic?

Hand lift



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Posted September 06, 2015 - 08:37 PM

Go to the jerrdan website and you can see something like I am trying to describe.

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Posted September 06, 2015 - 08:44 PM

Go to the jerrdan website and you can see something like I am trying to describe.

I know exactly what your talking about my dad drives a tow truck. 


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Posted September 06, 2015 - 09:01 PM

I would make a smaller scale version. When you think about it, you probably don't want to lift the axle all the way off the ground anyway between the laod and the moment arm it might unload your front end too much.

Good luck..
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