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my new purchase

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by windrowsnow, Dec 30, 2011.

  1. windrowsnow

    windrowsnow Senior Member
    from nw ohio
    Messages: 168

    picked it up last week, 2003 case ih jx 100u with 680 hours on it not sure if i wanna run a push box or a kage or just a blade,

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  2. viper881

    viper881 Senior Member
    Messages: 457

    Looks nice or the rear tires filled?
     
  3. windrowsnow

    windrowsnow Senior Member
    from nw ohio
    Messages: 168

    nope from what i read on here and what the dealer told me im not going to load them. i am going to fill a 55 gallon drum with concrete and hang off the back, maybe
     
  4. dirtyscag

    dirtyscag Senior Member
    Messages: 121

    id go kage alot of money up front but you have the best of both
     
  5. Antlerart06

    Antlerart06 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,437

    Find you a 10ft rear blade that is fully hydro you can us the rear to windrow and put a box plow on the from
    I have a 7740 Ford with that setup works well since 93
     
  6. Antlerart06

    Antlerart06 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,437

    plus you better get some front fenders or your windows will be very dirty
     
  7. mercer_me

    mercer_me PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,360

    Nice tractor. What type of area are you going to plow with it?
     
  8. SnowMatt13

    SnowMatt13 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,532

    That should stack snow great!
     
  9. mcwlandscaping

    mcwlandscaping 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,557

    Time for a bigger trailer ;) the rig looks real nice, im curious as to what your dealer told you in regards to not filling the tires.
     
  10. windrowsnow

    windrowsnow Senior Member
    from nw ohio
    Messages: 168

    told me its best to hang weights on the rear tires. dont want the calcium or what not sloshing back and forth in the tire while moving with all the stop and go. also said that if the tires go flat and we show up in the am were going to need to have a tire shop come out to the sight instead of just using a compressor
     
  11. windrowsnow

    windrowsnow Senior Member
    from nw ohio
    Messages: 168

    going to park it on a six acre parking lot. once that lot is finished were going to drive it closer to town to help our trucks out on their routes that consist of some pretty large lots that arent open 24/7.like where the rig is going to be parked.
     
  12. chevyman51

    chevyman51 Senior Member
    Messages: 537

    I would go with the kage like dirtyscag said best of both worlds. And tractor looks sweet.
     
  13. G.Landscape

    G.Landscape Senior Member
    from Ontario
    Messages: 847

    does it already have a straight blade?

    if so can't I am pretty sure you just get the Kage Box and bolt that onto any straight blade with a trip edge