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Minneapolis Moline Tractors Discussion Forum
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U-302 plow capability

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mightymolinekid

04-27-2014 14:09:56
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Earlier today I found out my father-in-law has an Oliver model 565 semi-mount 4-14 plow sitting in his woods. I'd like to restore it and use it for our plow days, but my question is will my U-302 Super handle it? It seems that the guys that host our plow days have pretty sandy and easy plowing ground, and its all for fun anyway. We had our spring plowing yesterday and we were pulling a 3-16 trailer plow in 2nd gear all day. Sorry for the long question but I admit I don't know much about matching a plow to a tractor.

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Joe Pro

04-28-2014 05:43:38
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 Re: U-302 plow capability in reply to mightymolinekid, 04-27-2014 14:09:56  
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We have 2 302's here on the farm, one super one non super. They will both pull 3-16's 4-14's and 4-16's. Our ground here consists of a lot of clay which makes plowing hard sometimes. I prefer to plow with the 3-16's with the 302, but it will handle the 4-14's just fine even in the clay. If I were taking it to plow days and such, I'd want a mounted plow, most likely a 3-16 because that's easier to load on a trailer and easier to maneuver in un familiar territory. Your 302 will handle the 4- 14's just fine but you need to consider the other things as well, loading it turning it etc. I've pulled the 4-16's with my super before I rebuilt it and it did fine but the front end was light no matter how many suitcase weights I put on it. I probably wouldn't want a 4 bottom semi-mount plow behind my 302 for plow days. It'll be long to turn around at the headland, and be harder to haul than a 3-16 mounted plow. Our 4-14's were a set of 5-14's once before the torch got to them, now there mounted 4's which plow really sweet.

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mightymolinekid

04-28-2014 05:56:27
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 Re: U-302 plow capability in reply to Joe Pro, 04-28-2014 05:43:38  
Thank you for the great input. Transporting is no problem since we don't trailer anything, we drive them everywhere, its a big part of what our club does, its half of the fun. We have one member who brings his IH 886 and 4 bottom semi-mount plow...I'll just follow him around, if he has enough room then I should too LOL



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mightymolinekid

04-27-2014 14:36:13
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 Re: U-302 plow capability in reply to mightymolinekid, 04-27-2014 14:09:56  
I left out a couple details, our U302 Super is the only tractor we have with 3-point and hydraulics. I can get this plow for little to nothing, but will need some time and money invested and I don't want to end up with a plow I can't use, nor will we buy a tractor to fit it either.



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MMDan

04-27-2014 20:47:37
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 Re: U-302 plow capability in reply to mightymolinekid, 04-27-2014 14:36:13  
When my U-302 was my main tractor and I did quite a bit of plowing, I started out with a mounted 4-14 MM plow. Pulled it OK but a little heavy (used 4 front weights). I would think a 4-14 semi-mount would work fine if. Don't forget you will need to use a quick-hitch as you have top link draft sensing!



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oliver fan

04-27-2014 18:50:31
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 Re: U-302 plow capability in reply to mightymolinekid, 04-27-2014 14:36:13  
The 3X16's have a total cut of 48" and a 4X14 will have a total cutting width of 56".

Go for it. Once you get the moldboards cleaned up, show the other guys how it's done.



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Banditfarmer

04-27-2014 15:38:22
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 Re: U-302 plow capability in reply to mightymolinekid, 04-27-2014 14:36:13  
I had a Super U302 and when I bought it, It came with a 3pt 4x16 White plow. I plowed several hundred acres with it and it never had any problem pulling them. I guess it depends on your ground but I know mine pulled them just fine. Bandit



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G1355

04-27-2014 15:22:27
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 Re: U-302 plow capability in reply to mightymolinekid, 04-27-2014 14:36:13  
If its really light sandy ground like you said it'll more than likely pull it, but you won't set the world on fire, I wouldn't try it around here with our heavy soil, we run a 2-155 white on 5/20s and its all it wants and its set at around 175-180hp



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Scout2008

04-27-2014 14:33:42
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 Re: U-302 plow capability in reply to mightymolinekid, 04-27-2014 14:09:56  
From what I understand from reading about my 302 Super is that it is a 4 bottom plow tractor. The sales brochure advertises it as able to pull one. I am still waiting to get the repainted rims, and new tires on mine to see if it will handle the White 348 SAR 3 bottom full mount I bought last fall. Everyone says it should with no problem.



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G1355

04-27-2014 14:27:46
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 Re: U-302 plow capability in reply to mightymolinekid, 04-27-2014 14:09:56  
If its really sandy it probebly would, but it'd still be quiet a load for it, it'd be a better match on a m670



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