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#1 Greasy6020 OFFLINE  

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Posted June 01, 2018 - 12:12 PM

Gonna pick up a running, driving Massey 14 soon, never operated the Massey hydro units... Naturally I have questions.

The "clutch" pedal, does that function as a regular clutch on say a gear drive tractor?

I mean that in the sense as you can "slip" it to go slow? Or is it a brake/neutral return?

Is there a way to "lock out" say a dozer blade on the front and use the 3 point hitch? Or is it run all as one hydraulic circuit?

I'll post te obligatory pics when I get the tractor😃

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Posted June 01, 2018 - 01:09 PM

On my hydro allis the clutch pedal functions in the same way as a gear drive, but i dont use it much, as for the hydraulics im not sure .


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Posted June 01, 2018 - 01:30 PM

The pedal on the left is a brake. If you are moving forward or backwards with the hydro, and you push the brake, the hydro returns to neutral to stop.  You can move fairly slow forward or backwards with the hydro. 

There is a float position on the hydraulics. Positions are, up, neutral, down and float. Great tractors. I have one.

 

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Posted June 01, 2018 - 03:01 PM

Download the Operators Manual from our Manuals Section. Do all of the service checks before running it. You never know what you may find. Good Luck, Rick



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Posted June 01, 2018 - 08:57 PM

The pedal on the left is a brake. If you are moving forward or backwards with the hydro, and you push the brake, the hydro returns to neutral to stop. You can move fairly slow forward or backwards with the hydro.
There is a float position on the hydraulics. Positions are, up, neutral, down and float. Great tractors. I have one.

Noel


Would the down position also apply down pressure on say a dozer blade or on the 3 point hitch?
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Posted June 02, 2018 - 01:33 AM

Yes. And would hold it there.

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Posted June 02, 2018 - 10:22 PM

Yes. And would hold it there.

Noel

Sounds like someone's gonna have fun tomorrow after work, and picking up the tractor.

Have a cat 0 back blade and a driveway in sorry shape...

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Posted June 03, 2018 - 12:29 PM

Picked up tractor this morning with dad. Came with tiller, blower, mower deck, cat 0 brinly plow, 3 point hitch (and top link) and a pail of parts

No pics, it's raining.
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Posted June 03, 2018 - 01:33 PM

I can’t wait to see pictures of it! Sounds like a great buy. The 3pt will hold down pressure but the top piece on the cylinder has a slot that allows the 3pt arms to travel up and down just a little bit. I changed out that piece with an end off the mid lift cylinder that doesn’t have the slot and put it on the 3pt cylinder but then when too much down pressure was applied it took too much weight of the rear of the tractor and it spun too easily in the gravel. You can always just add weight to the blade itself if need be.
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Posted June 03, 2018 - 03:37 PM

Search "MF14 walk around" on my YouTube channel for some info.


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Posted June 04, 2018 - 11:59 AM

Throttle up, pick gear range, push forward, hold on

That about sums it up.

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Posted June 04, 2018 - 12:00 PM

Can take riders too!!tapatalk_1519867910675.jpeg

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Posted June 09, 2018 - 12:38 PM

Careful!   top speed is around 12 mph.


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Posted June 15, 2018 - 12:48 PM

Careful! top speed is around 12 mph.


Yup I pretty neat lost my hat on the first ride!
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