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#31 MGP59DB OFFLINE  

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Posted November 27, 2015 - 03:53 PM

Thanks - I smile everytime He starts up :D

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Dreaming of snow just so I can use it ...


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Posted November 27, 2015 - 03:57 PM

I have a 1971 Simplicity 637 yeoman 7hp with a oversize 36 inch blower on it.

Turfs, Chains and around 280lbs on the back. Not including me


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Posted November 27, 2015 - 08:26 PM

Wheel weights and chains work great for me here, but the ground is really flat. No traction problems at all. Don't know much about having loaded tires. Seems like a lot of potential messiness waiting to happen?

 

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Posted November 28, 2015 - 11:01 AM

I have a 1971 Simplicity 637 yeoman 7hp with a oversize 36 inch blower on it.
Turfs, Chains and around 280lbs on the back. Not including me


You're going to break that tractor in half! I put wheel weights on when I used my yeoman and it was more than enough weight for blowing snow. I wouldn't put 280 pounds on a sovereign. The weakest point on a small frame tractor has always been known to be the center pivot. I can't imagine what the axle pin holes will look like. Even on just a mowing machine that get wallowed out.
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#35 637Yeoman OFFLINE  

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Posted November 28, 2015 - 04:29 PM

You're going to break that tractor in half! I put wheel weights on when I used my yeoman and it was more than enough weight for blowing snow. I wouldn't put 280 pounds on a sovereign. The weakest point on a small frame tractor has always been known to be the center pivot. I can't imagine what the axle pin holes will look like. Even on just a mowing machine that get wallowed out.

Yeah i didnt think about that. With the 36" landlord blower on it it takes a lot more weight. Im looking for a 32inch one for the 637.



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Posted November 28, 2015 - 08:05 PM

Here's my set-up. More pics here:

http://gardentractor...ur-snow-fleets/

 

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