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#1 4tom OFFLINE  

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Posted February 08, 2016 - 04:33 AM

I now have a plow blade on my little sears lawn tractor. It works, but traction is not great. Current tires are worn low impact 15 x 6.00 6. Is there a good tire for winter traction? I would expect to use them year round.

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Posted February 08, 2016 - 05:03 AM

   get tire chains, use them int he winter then use your tires in the summer, I have Carlisle turf tires on my tractors with chains in the winter and never had any trouble.

                 Pete


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Posted February 08, 2016 - 07:27 AM

get tire chains, use them int he winter then use your tires in the summer, I have Carlisle turf tires on my tractors with chains in the winter and never had any trouble.
                 Pete

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Posted February 08, 2016 - 08:43 AM

CHAINS!!!



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Posted February 08, 2016 - 09:55 AM

yeah, be a member of the chain gang!

 


Edited by jd.rasentrac, February 08, 2016 - 09:57 AM.

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Posted February 08, 2016 - 04:55 PM

Turf tires with fluid and chains for me!



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Posted February 08, 2016 - 11:13 PM

Don't the chains dig up the blacktop?

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Posted February 11, 2016 - 08:36 AM

Chains only dig up the black top if you spin them and then if you don't set and spin in one spot for a long time sealer will coat the spot and you will never know.

 

I prefer woody carbide tipped ice studs my self, easy to install and easy to remove. You can put as many in as you have raised spots on the tires.

 

Also don't for get to fill the tires with Windshield fluid made for cold weather like 20 below. Or if you are wealthy add rim guard.

 

:D   Al


Edited by alleyyooper, February 11, 2016 - 08:38 AM.

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Posted March 08, 2016 - 08:46 AM

Did a test this winter ...Chains vs AG tires.....Chains win! 


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