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Seat Position

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Kramer

07-30-2003 21:53:36




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Why are they seats on the older models of Allis Chalmers positioned on the right side of the tractor?




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JMS/MN

08-02-2003 14:32:04




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 Re: Seat Position in reply to Kramer, 07-30-2003 21:53:36  
Two good reasons are: better vision for cultivating, and in those days, many pull-type machines were left handed. Combine, baler, swather, pto rake, etc. operated to the left and rear of the tractor. Easier to watch the windrow, etc. if the seat is offset to the right.



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Eldon

07-31-2003 18:35:19




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 Re: Seat Position in reply to Kramer, 07-30-2003 21:53:36  

It was so that you didn't have to stand there and decide which side of the tractor to get on.....that's why the AC owners got a lot more plowing done than the IH and JD guys LOL!



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wdTom

08-01-2003 18:46:47




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 Re: Re: Seat Position in reply to Eldon, 07-31-2003 18:35:19  
And all this time I thought it was because JD forgot two cylinders and IH forgot to make them big enough. Thanks for straightening me out.



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Eldon

08-01-2003 18:50:53




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 Re: Re: Re: Seat Position in reply to wdTom, 08-01-2003 18:46:47  

I dunno....I THOUGHT that's why those IH and JD guys would stand behind their tractors with a dazed look scratchin' their heads :-)



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John (C-IL)

07-31-2003 10:03:26




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 Re: Seat Position in reply to Kramer, 07-30-2003 21:53:36  
There are a couple of reasons, but the most prevailent is that when you are using a front mounted cultivator you have a straight line of sight to the row so you don't have to sit in an awkward position. This arrangement is not exclusive to ACs. Any one that has spent a lot of acres on a WD/WD45 knows what I'm saying.



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John Fulmer

07-31-2003 08:18:42




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 Re: Seat Position in reply to Kramer, 07-30-2003 21:53:36  
This is a guess, but I believe if you put the seat on center, there wouldn't be a place for the top hitch on the Allis hitch systems.

At least that's the way it works out with the 3pt hitch that someone cobbled together for my WD.

jf



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