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12,000 lb tractor -- Pull Plow Only?

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment' started by IMAGE, Aug 22, 2011.

  1. IMAGE

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    I'm thinking of putting a pull box on a 12,000 lb MFWD tractor with R1 tires. There would be no front blade on this unit. Probally about 10-12' wide, with deep side plates to carry a big load of snow. Will I have problems with the box getting too full and stopping the tractor or spinning out?

    Thanks
     
  2. JD Dave

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    Messages: 11,046

    You won't have a problem running just a rear blade. We run a 12-18 ft Snowing and a 10-18 Ebling on the back of a 12,000 lb JD and we can't take a full back blade in heavy wet snow but without a front blade you won't have any problems at all. Don't let it concern you at all.
     
  3. IMAGE

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    Ok Thanks Dave. I know you had answered me before on this too. It just makes me nervous, so odd to think on not having any front blade. Thanks again for the confirmation.
     
  4. RLM

    RLM PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,270

    Dave,
    Joining your green club, ordered a 5101,actually it is in already, the dealer still has to put on parts, then waiting for a SHoule blower for it
     
  5. JD Dave

    JD Dave PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,046

    Congrats. Don't know much about thd 5000 Series but I'm sure it will keep you happy. Cet just bought one and he seems quite impressed.
     
  6. viper881

    viper881 Senior Member
    Messages: 458

    10-18 Ebling! How many custom eblings you getting. Didnt you just have a 17.5?