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#1 backwoods OFFLINE  

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Posted December 14, 2015 - 04:10 PM

First part what length chains do I need for 23-10.50 12 ags an how do you make sure they are tight the tires are loaded if that matters. Next is I was given a set of chains an have never seen a set like this before an I believe they are 2 link.

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Posted December 14, 2015 - 04:24 PM

Those are the v-bar chains. Good for icy conditions, bad for driveways! 2-link chanins have a cros set every second link.


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Posted December 14, 2015 - 04:28 PM

Ice chain is what you have there. Cross sections should be every two links where they go across the tire, from side to side, to be a two link chain. Ice chains have more traction on ice/hard surface, but more bumpy on hard surface. Two link chains much better traction and ride than four link. Just my opinion

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Posted December 14, 2015 - 05:33 PM

I have those chains on my wheel horse 656.


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Posted December 14, 2015 - 06:36 PM

I have those chains on my wheel horse 656.

How do you like them an what kind of driveway do you have?
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Posted December 14, 2015 - 06:40 PM

I like them on my stone driveway. A bit more traction.

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Posted December 14, 2015 - 06:48 PM

I have blacktop an have wheel weights with loaded ags hoping I don't need the chains.

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Posted December 14, 2015 - 06:51 PM

How do you like them an what kind of driveway do you have?

I just got this tractor this fall and haven't had a chance to use them yet. I have a Gravel circle drive. I did notice when trying to get it back in the garage the other day they slip a lot on concrete on a slant.


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Posted December 14, 2015 - 06:52 PM

I have blacktop an have wheel weights with loaded ags hoping I don't need the chains.

If I had asphalt I would go for the rubber chains they have out now.



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Posted December 14, 2015 - 06:55 PM

I've thought about that I've always ran the steel chains mainly because they came with the gts I've had over the years nor have I had money to buy new ones.

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Posted December 14, 2015 - 08:03 PM

To protect the drives, PUT the chains INSIDE the tires and pump up soft! :smilewink:


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Posted December 14, 2015 - 08:14 PM

I've become a fan of rubber chains myself

 

been using them on my equipment for years and have sold a few sets to some members on here this year. They are also USA made too which is a nice bonus

 

I actually think the rubber ones are better on pavement than regular chains


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Posted December 14, 2015 - 09:06 PM

How are the rubber ones priced an how well do they work on ag tires or bar tread?

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Posted December 14, 2015 - 09:47 PM

To protect the drives, PUT the chains INSIDE the tires and pump up soft! :smilewink:

 

Leave it to the grumpster to be forever helpful.

 

No waste of band width here. :poke:


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Posted December 15, 2015 - 07:54 AM

I dont think they are for ag tires though, never seen anyone mount them on some.

The rubber ones run $100 to $150 shipped


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