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Oliver, Cletrac, Co-op & Cockshutt Tractors Discussion Forum
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Re: cockshutt 550 high model.

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Neil Grant

03-16-2013 08:14:48

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I have 9 Cockshutts. 58 550 is on a short list of my favourites. Nice to drive with the power steering, faster on the road than the older series. Very well balanced. Just read the nebraska test on the diesel. It pulled a better percentage of its weight than most crawlers of the period - 85 percent. It has only one drawback for me. It backs up to fast for my snow blower.
If you have one with the cast rear centres, you can run air in the back tires and be just about the same weight as a 35 with fluid.
Good luck.

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J. Schwiebert

03-17-2013 16:44:55

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 Re: cockshutt 550 high model. in reply to Neil Grant, 03-16-2013 08:14:48  
Neil: Going to Ft Wayne this week?

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Neil Grant

03-18-2013 11:56:58

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 Re: cockshutt 550 high model. in reply to J. Schwiebert, 03-17-2013 16:44:55  
Hi J. No unfortunately not. I will be Athens this summer. The Studebaker stuff is using up a lot of my holidays since I got the 63 Avanti. Tons of fun as are the Cockshutt"s. Will you be in Athens in the summer? Look forward to meeting you if you come up.

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