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Re: would an A make a good puller? why, why not?

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Ron W

01-20-2013 11:16:32

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Aguy once told me that an A wasn't a good puller due to the different lengths of rear drive shafts; meaning that the tractor was heavier on the one side due to the offset while lighter on the other. My cub is basically the same way and the lighter side always has less traction and spins the tire.

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gene bender

01-20-2013 15:26:37

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 Re: would an A make a good puller? why, why not? in reply to Ron W, 01-20-2013 11:16:32  
Thats what wheel wts are for. You weigh the left side then the right side and add wts to make it even. Just like weighing the front and then the back

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01-20-2013 15:32:55

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 Re: would an A make a good puller? why, why not? in reply to gene bender, 01-20-2013 15:26:37  
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Those drive on scale pads would be really nice for that. They would weight each of the rears individually. Around here some of the counties have them for weight manure spreaders for NMPs. I know of some seed dealers that have some as well.

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01-20-2013 12:32:49

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 Re: would an A make a good puller? why, why not? in reply to Ron W, 01-20-2013 11:16:32  
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Makes a little sense, but it is easy enough to bulk up the light side with an extra weight.

I have never seen them pulled much. It scares me since they don't have a frame. It could break in half and then break you in half.

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