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#1 tractormike OFFLINE  

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Posted September 25, 2011 - 07:24 PM

I wasn't happy with the way the plow I built was plowing. The rear bottom didn't want to plow as deep as the front one no matter how I adjusted it. I got to looking at it and thought maybe my hitch point on the plow was to high so I modified it and lowered it by about 4 inches. This seems to have done the trick! The rear bottom will turn just as much dirt as the front one and leaves a better furrow to make the next pass in.
One of the reasons I built this plow was so anyone who came to our plow days with a garden tractor with out a plow or rear hitch setup for one can put in a drawpin and try their hand at plowing. It is built out of 2 David Bradly 6 inch walking tractor garden plows. It pulls pretty easy as I have it set for plowing about 3 to 4 inches deep.

I used my Massey Ferguson narrow front to plow with. I think this tractor looks kind of nice with the plow behind it.

Here are a couple of pictures and a short video of the plow.


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Edited by olcowhand, September 25, 2011 - 08:00 PM.
Put the video on the page


#2 wvbuzzmaster OFFLINE  

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Posted September 25, 2011 - 07:33 PM

Looks great Mike.

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Posted September 25, 2011 - 07:40 PM

That looks great Mike.
I will be bring four 10" sleeve and 1 12" 3 point plow.
I will have extras so if any body needs a plow they are welcome to one.
The 4855 only has a drawbar (no 3 Point) yet. Wonder if it could handle your trailer plow.LOL

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Posted September 25, 2011 - 07:50 PM

Ducky, Your monster Massey wouldn't know it if it was pulling a DOZEN of my little 2 bottom plows!

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Posted September 25, 2011 - 07:58 PM

Very cool! Do you have a build thread for your plow?

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Posted September 25, 2011 - 08:12 PM

Very cool! Do you have a build thread for your plow?


Gibby, If you go to the tilling and plowing section of this site I have some pictures under " rebuilding my 2 bottom plow"and the story behind it.

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Posted September 25, 2011 - 08:17 PM

Looks really good video and all. The best part is that everything works, good stuff.

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Posted September 25, 2011 - 08:30 PM

mike, that a great plow, i love it, matches the tractor great,

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Posted September 25, 2011 - 09:53 PM

Real good job on the plow. Hope you'all have a great time.

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Posted September 26, 2011 - 12:15 AM

Glad you were able to modify the hitch and get it to work better. Looks good behind the NF Massey. Thanks for the pics.

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Posted September 26, 2011 - 04:15 AM

Hey Mike,that looks great.

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Posted September 26, 2011 - 05:16 AM

Very nice job !!! Glad you got it fine tuned too . Al

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Posted September 26, 2011 - 06:53 AM

Looks very nice. Especially with the Massey in front.
Thanks for sharing.

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Posted September 28, 2011 - 09:49 PM

WOW too cool ... what an imagination...Tractor replaces horse.. I wish I could plow....:(




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