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#1 wilberj OFFLINE  

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Posted April 21, 2011 - 09:31 PM

First off I like to say some of the pics did not tern out like they should of I am sorry for that.
I could not help myself from pulling the Ridemaster thats been sitting sence last fall out of the barn and takeing it for a ride that terned into working the old girl.

First I graded the driveway.
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Then I got the plow out Ray sold me and changed the grader blade out for the plow.

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So then I started plowing and the fun started. :bounce::bounce:

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Posted April 21, 2011 - 09:41 PM

Nice setup.

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Posted April 21, 2011 - 09:41 PM

Great photos. I've never seen a ridemaster till this site. Now, to see one working still, I think it's great. Blurry or not, those are great pictures. Glad you had some fun. Thanks for posting these pictures and the story. Very interesting.

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Posted April 21, 2011 - 10:08 PM

Slick, Jerome!

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Posted April 21, 2011 - 10:19 PM

The second video she stalled out on me.

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Posted April 22, 2011 - 02:50 AM

Thats was good for the soul! Mother Nature has been teasing us....Its great to see old iron at work, instead of trailered to a show. If I can not use it, touch it, hold it, or play with it in general, its useless to me. Dirt looks good on the old girl. hehe

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Posted April 22, 2011 - 04:31 AM

Very NICE Jerome,thanks for sharing the pics and videos with us.

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Posted April 22, 2011 - 05:31 AM

Thanks for the pic's , pretty neat how they hook up the plow too.

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Posted April 22, 2011 - 05:58 AM

Those ridemasters are a very unique piece of equipment. It's nice to see one out working. Thanks for the pics and videos :thumbs:

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Posted April 22, 2011 - 06:55 AM

Thanks for the vids Jerome! That's obviously a plow made specifically for the Ridemaster. It sure does make a nice furrow! Glad you're getting a chance to turn some dirt!

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Posted April 22, 2011 - 07:07 AM

Thanks for the pictures and video Jerome. Thats the first time I ever seen A ridemaster plowing

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Posted April 22, 2011 - 01:06 PM

Wow that's sweet.

Now if you had another plow,One on the other side of the bar you could really turn some dirt.
Wonder if it would pull 2 plows?
How's the power of that great machine?

Looks like it has enough weight on the drive wheels to pull 2.

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Posted April 22, 2011 - 01:32 PM

Thanks for the pics.
Neat tractor

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Posted April 22, 2011 - 04:59 PM

Hey Jerome

Those are really nice photos and videos. I enjoyed looking at them.
It looks like they are working very well for you on both the drive and the garden.
It is amazing to me on just how much work these little tractors will do with what little horse power they have.
Thank you for taking the time and effort to make them and do the posting for us.

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