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John Deere + Boss = Bad Ass!!!

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by FSUPERDUTY, Jan 4, 2012.


    FSUPERDUTY Senior Member
    Messages: 312

    Snowmobiling in Northern Wisconsin today and ran across this groomer in Mercer,WI. They use the blades to pull snow back on the trail mainly in the corners.


  2. mercer_me

    mercer_me PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,371

    That looks like a wicked nice set up. I have all ways wanted to drag trails with a big groomer or a tractor with tracks.
  3. PowersTree

    PowersTree Senior Member
    Messages: 586

    One min. I will upload a pic up the Straits Area club groomer.

    I really like this picture, because I have pics of the same tractor, in the same spot, when it was brand new, and I was up there alone with my 4 month old son.
  4. StratfordPusher

    StratfordPusher Senior Member
    Messages: 960


    IMO I would have thought that a 10' Vee would have been a better choice to cut through heavy drifts but what do I know ... lol
  5. Red_Rattler

    Red_Rattler Senior Member
    Messages: 201

    negative! we wanna keep the snow ON the trails lol
  6. StratfordPusher

    StratfordPusher Senior Member
    Messages: 960

    Found our missing snow

    Looks like I found our missing snow, you guys are hoarding it to make snowmobiling trails.. don't you guys know there is a world wide snow recession going on ?

    My aunt in Denmark says they are having the same weather as us, no snow.....

    Now come on and share.... you have had you fun....tymusic
  7. PowersTree

    PowersTree Senior Member
    Messages: 586


    Straits Area Snowmobile Club
  8. cubanb343

    cubanb343 Senior Member
    from ERIE
    Messages: 637

    4 months?! That kid is huge!

    I love seeing groomers
  9. PowersTree

    PowersTree Senior Member
    Messages: 586

    It was brand new when he was 4months. He is now 5 years.
  10. 87chevy

    87chevy Senior Member
    Messages: 557

    Rather have the first one.. I hate JDs tracked tractors... Nice pics though!!
  11. scholzee

    scholzee Senior Member
    Messages: 243

    Is there a skid plate in the front of that JD groomer ?? looks like all the weight is near the nose of that rig ??
  12. PowersTree

    PowersTree Senior Member
    Messages: 586

    The plate on the front of the one I posted is the front plow / grooming blade.

    It also has a sled groomer that is pulled behind it, almost like in the OP pictures.
  13. mercer_me

    mercer_me PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,371

    Ya, a 10' V would be better I think. You could cut through drifts easier and you could scoop the snow and put it in an area that needs it.
  14. edgeair

    edgeair Senior Member
    Messages: 597

    I like the tractor pics, but I must ask, what is that white stuff??? :confused: Not taken this year right? :laughing:

    NICHOLS LANDSCA PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,362

    The UP of Michigan has snow
  16. South Seneca

    South Seneca Senior Member
    Messages: 474

    So, how many members in the club does it take to buy equipment like that?
  17. PowersTree

    PowersTree Senior Member
    Messages: 586

    The UP always has snow doesn't it??????? ;)
  18. G.Landscape

    G.Landscape Senior Member
    from Ontario
    Messages: 851

    Definitely need to have scoop plows only!! don't want to be pushing snow offthe trails. Up here I have only ever seen bombardier or similar tracked machines with scoop plows.

    Similar to this, but that's just a google image
  19. cretebaby

    cretebaby PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,162

    Umm...... No. LOL
  20. StuveCorp

    StuveCorp Senior Member
    Messages: 341

    I don't believe you that was in Wisconsin...:) Cool rig, I've seen some New Hollands set up with tracks but not with a blade.