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Just wondering who is running dual tires on there John Deeres and what are you pulling that needs them.
Duals on a truck are for weight capacity and stability while towing. Duals on a tractor are for floatation and stability on slopes. Contrary to many people's opinion, duals do not increase traction, in fact, they decrease it. Unless you are side-mowing a lot of slopes, I don't see any reason that a L&G tractor would have any use for duals.
 

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Yep, they decrease your pulling ability. I had them on an older 200-series once and they were kind of cool in that you could drive over or through just about anything. You drive right over a 4-5" diameter downed tree w/o a problem. Hard on axle housings though, so I took them off. They do look cool, however.
 

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I wanted traction, I considered dual's.

When you look at what the tire industry did for cars, why was AG equipment forgot!!??

I switched to radials!!



These tires put 60 square inches each in contact with the ground.

A similar size bias ply tire puts 20 square inches on the ground. I get 50% more contact than dual's.

Traction is unbelievable!! :trink40:
 

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I just have to laugh when I see stuff like that.

220 actual hours--- yaaa because it's useless with all that crap on it !
Agreed. That guys been advertising that ugly sucker for at least a year, price isn't dropping much either. Waste of a perfectly good tractor. He'd do better stripping all that useless crap off it, then a low houred 430 would be worth good money!
 

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My brother saw this in person. The guy built it and is just seeing if someone will pay him that high price. He really doesn't want to sell it very bad. It is funny, he can't seem to figure out where he lives. He is in N. Cental IA, but he often put Des Moines, or in this one S MN.

The guy has several really nice BIG tractors, and muscle cars.
 

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My brother saw this in person. The guy built it and is just seeing if someone will pay him that high price. He really doesn't want to sell it very bad. It is funny, he can't seem to figure out where he lives. He is in N. Cental IA, but he often put Des Moines, or in this one S MN.

The guy has several really nice BIG tractors, and muscle cars.
Sounds like a poser... but then again we keep talking about it when we see it. Maybe he could post some of the other tractors... now that might be interesting.:trink40:
 

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Im guessing its a toy made that way to match the big tractors. Note the flashers and weights on the nose. You rarely run weights on the rear with duals. And those went through lamp ons or ring duals. Thay actually have extended the axle. No wonder he wouldn't want to part with it ferry badly, imagine the time invested alone. Fore those of you that went familiar with BIG farming. (Kind of) lol this is a winter project. Probably for show, or pulling floats. You know like climbing a mountain.... just because you can... hense the muzzle cars...
 
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