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#1 MH81 ONLINE  

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Posted May 09, 2011 - 07:13 PM

Does anyone have a good picture of a slot hitch plow setup? Kaylen has one on her Commando 8 and i'd like to adapt this plow to it.

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It's a 7", so I'll have offset it towards the tire, but that's doable if I knew what the hitch looked like on the original.

Thanks in advance!

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Posted May 09, 2011 - 07:31 PM

Hey Alan, I have a manual for a slot hitch plow for a Springfield I can scan later for you if that helps. It might get you some of the geometry you are needing, or a good idea of what the thing needs to look like.
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Posted May 09, 2011 - 08:27 PM

Casey, that'd be great. I'm sure it'll help. What size were those plows anyways?

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Posted May 09, 2011 - 08:42 PM

The two guys at the Cochranton plow day with the Wheel Horses had slot hitches on them. They were both using David Bradley plows that they'd modified for the slot hitch. It looked to me like they just welded a piece of flat stock on that was the right width. However, and I did talk with them about it a little, they were not both done the same way. One was welded to the top of the plow's main beam and the other was welded onto the bottom of it. They were also offset from the center of the flat stock, but I can't remember which way. I checked all of my pics from that day as well and I didn't get any pictures of the adaptation. I will post the pics I have that show the plows though.

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Sorry, but there're just the two. hope they help. BTW, I think they were 8" plows.

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Posted May 09, 2011 - 08:44 PM

That's a nice plow. Slot hitch????????

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Posted May 09, 2011 - 08:52 PM

Casey, that'd be great. I'm sure it'll help. What size were those plows anyways?

Either 8", 10", or both, I have to sort thru the box of them to find them (I never put them back in the binder).

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Posted May 09, 2011 - 09:07 PM

Alan, just looked at my manuals and all I can say is..... I will give you 50 bucks for it right now!!

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Posted May 09, 2011 - 09:17 PM

I took it in for scrap tonight... Sorry.

Kidding, what the heck is it?

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Posted May 09, 2011 - 09:17 PM

Alan, just looked at my manuals and all I can say is..... I will give you 50 bucks for it right now!!


Huh! Must be worth a couple hundred then eh? LOL

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Posted May 09, 2011 - 09:24 PM

huh! Must be worth a couple hundred then eh? Lol


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Posted May 09, 2011 - 09:26 PM

according to my Springfield manuals it is a 8" Springfield slot hitch plow missing the culter wheel and hitch. And with the green paint I would say it is an early one because green was a favorite color of Springfield in the 50s and early 60s. I mean I am looking at the picture I have in the manual and it is a dead match.

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Posted May 09, 2011 - 09:36 PM

How the heck did it find it's way to the basement of a house in town in Cochranton PA?

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Posted May 09, 2011 - 09:39 PM

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Posted May 09, 2011 - 09:48 PM

The beam is a little different, but that's gotta be it. Where the beam ends on mine are 2 holes and I don't think it's been modified, maybe, but I don't remember it as being a hack job at least. I wonder if they made the early ones as a 2 pc main beam. Maybe it's a prototype, maybe Mr. Quick built this one himself... LOL

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Posted May 09, 2011 - 09:52 PM

I dunno Alan, but I DEFINITELY want to get my hands on it. And mabey we can do some dealing, I have a WH sleeve hitch and could sell you a 10" sleeve hitch plow (the one I had on the Case at plow day). I mean that would get KK all setup to plow with her WH.




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