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#1 70Blazer OFFLINE  

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Posted September 28, 2011 - 01:10 PM

I've come to realize that nobody makes ground engagement attachments for the very proprietary wheel horse slot hitch.:mecry:
I would like to know if a conversion sleeve hitch is available, or if I need to make my own?
If anybody has made one, please post a pic. I have some good ideas of how I think it should be made, but I'm neither a welder or fabricator.

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Posted September 28, 2011 - 03:50 PM

A guy my brother works with made his own.He used whatever size plate steel that fit into slot hitch(maybe 1/4 in).To raise and lower it he ran a cable to where the pin goes into the impliment.He set it up to work with brinly attachments.Sorry don't have any pictures.I'll see if i can get some.

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Posted September 28, 2011 - 07:31 PM

You can build an adapter, but it does sit the implement back a little further. WH also made a sleeve type hitch. You can find them on epay or build your own. There are several members with them, maybe one of them has dimensions for you.

Here is a thread about a built one: http://gardentractor...ch-i-made-5095/
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Posted September 28, 2011 - 08:31 PM

Thanks MH81. That's a nice hitch. I am going to make something that will keep the existing slot hitch intact. It won't look that nice, but it should function and I'll be able to use both style attachments.

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Posted September 28, 2011 - 08:35 PM

Thanks MH81. That's a nice hitch. I am going to make something that will keep the existing slot hitch intact. It won't look that nice, but it should function and I'll be able to use both style attachments.


The hitches swap out with 1 pin and the lift cable. If you kept both hitches handy, you could swap pretty easily from what I understand.

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Posted September 28, 2011 - 08:54 PM

Blazer, Here is a few pictures of a slot to sleeve adapter. This is an original from Brinly.

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If you want some dimensions, I will get them for for. The pictures are not great, went out in the shop and grabbed them for you.

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Posted September 28, 2011 - 10:23 PM

That's just what I was thinking of doing more or less. However I have zero fabricator skills and would need whatever I end up with
to be made up for me. The Brinley you show here would be hard to find I would think. Worth looking on eBay though. Thanks for pics. I'll let you know if I need dimensions.

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Posted September 28, 2011 - 10:46 PM

This will give you an idea of what can be done with your hitch. This sub-soiler and a spring toothed harrow used your hitch. Made it easy to switch from one to another.


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Posted September 29, 2011 - 04:04 AM

I have a adapter like the one in Texas deere and horse's picture. Give me a call 8one2 45three-9eight31.

Edited by caseguy, September 29, 2011 - 06:03 PM.


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Posted September 29, 2011 - 09:09 AM

I have a adapter like the one in Texas deere and horse's picture. Give me a call 8one2 45three-9eight31.


I will give you a call.

Edited by caseguy, September 29, 2011 - 06:03 PM.


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Posted October 09, 2011 - 08:02 AM

70 Blazer, Did you get the hitch OK?
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Posted October 09, 2011 - 08:39 AM

70 Blazer, Did you get the hitch OK?
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I sure did thank you. According to postage, I owe you 95 cent lol.

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Posted October 09, 2011 - 10:53 AM

Don't worry about it. I'm glad I could help.




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