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after 3 or 4 months the dealer finley delivered my dozer blade ,,what a pain to assemble :fing20: heres a few pics with my poser daughter onboard.



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after 3 or 4 months the dealer finley delivered my dozer blade ,,what a pain to assemble :fing20: heres a few pics with my poser daughter onboard.
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Looks like you got a workhorse of tractor there now, and a future operator to boot :fing32: :).

:thanku: for the pics !
Looks like you got a workhorse of tractor there now, and a future operator to boot :fing32: :).

:thanku: for the pics !
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what type of front tires are those?
what type of front tires are those?
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That's a nice looking rig. Your daughter looks like she can't wait to be able to drive. cute little gal !
That's a nice looking rig. Your daughter looks like she can't wait to be able to drive. cute little gal !
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What brand of blade did you get? And with the electric sleeve hitch do you get enough downforce on the boxscraper to eliminate using the cinder block for weight? Looks ready for work...nice job !:thThumbsU
What brand of blade did you get? And with the electric sleeve hitch do you get enough downforce on the boxscraper to eliminate using the cinder block for weight? Looks ready for work...nice job !:thThumbsU
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Looking good. I finally got to see a Dixon at the local Husky dealer a couple weeks back. Beautiful machine. The dealer didn't seem thrilled when I told him Homer had been selling them online since spring. For what it's worth, the last time I checked the Dixon was off Homers site. Just the bagger and Brinly attachments come up in a search.
Looking good. I finally got to see a Dixon at the local Husky dealer a couple weeks back. Beautiful machine. The dealer didn't seem thrilled when I told him Homer had been selling them online since spring. For what it's worth, the last time I checked the Dixon was off Homers site. Just the bagger and Brinly attachments come up in a search.
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ok guys i will try to anser all at once if i leave anyone out just yell at me ,,,the tires are v61s if you type that into google they will come up,,,the blade is for a husky (same frame) made by agri-fab ,,and yes i could take the block off the rear blade will lift the tractor off the ground just to lasy i guess lol ,,,well really if the rear hitch is set in the float posistion the block helps and last but not least lexi dose drive the tractor already
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ok guys i will try to anser all at once if i leave anyone out just yell at me ,,,the tires are v61s if you type that into google they will come up,,,the blade is for a husky (same frame) made by agri-fab ,,and yes i could take the block off the rear blade will lift the tractor off the ground just to lasy i guess lol ,,,well really if the rear hitch is set in the float posistion the block helps and last but not least lexi dose drive the tractor already
Greg
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Beautiful pix of your Buckeye Dixon, complete with the perfect child model...Congrats; tractor couldn't look much better than that, with your "farm and ranch" modifications (new ag tires, power sleeve lift, front and rear end tools....minus the deck -- ready to role/roll in the pumpkin patch, hay barn, tool shed, back 40 lanes hauling in the produce...).
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AnyONE with a 2" square receiver on the back of ANY BRAND of similar garden tractor; you could also add a pickup truck cargo carrier running on a 2" square tube receiver; pinned onto the standard Dixon sleeve lift or power sleeve option; or any 2" bolt-on receiver SAFELY attached to the tractor FRAME (and not just the tinny sheet metal rear end)...

For about $90-170 online; you could buy a nice CarryAll about 4 or 5 feet wide X about 2deep; and boom, haul pumpkins, produce baskets, hay bales, tools, firewood, landscaping items; (and/or also throw on some sand bags for use as a front-end (loader/bucket/snow-blower-blade) counter-weight.
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http://www.mytractorforum.com/showpost.php?p=1360718&postcount=20
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http://www.mytractorforum.com/showthread.php?t=148139&page=2
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This example 500 lbs. capacity unit being sold to truck/SUV... owners for about $80-90; maybe $10 extra for fold-up option; should work seamlessly behind a garden tractor also:
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http://www.discountramps.com/folding-basket.htm
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This one is rated for 600 lbs. capacity; about $170 on eBay....
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http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=140394121004
&viewitem=&sspagename=STRK%3AMEWAX%3AIT
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Cheaper (and cheaper-built) CarryAlls are found on Harbor Freight, and Sears, etc. Google "Cargo Carrier."

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Beautiful pix of your Buckeye Dixon, complete with the perfect child model...Congrats; tractor couldn't look much better than that, with your "farm and ranch" modifications (new ag tires, power sleeve lift, front and rear end tools....minus the deck -- ready to role/roll in the pumpkin patch, hay barn, tool shed, back 40 lanes hauling in the produce...).
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AnyONE with a 2" square receiver on the back of ANY BRAND of similar garden tractor; you could also add a pickup truck cargo carrier...
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Very nice pics and I've got a niece named Lexi also. slkpk
Very nice pics and I've got a niece named Lexi also. slkpk
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Would you mind giving me the part #'s for the tires and wheel weights? Is Sears the cheapest place to buy them? I'm trying to 'dress' mine up as well ;)

Thanks!

p.s. Which tire size fits the Dixon? http://www.titantires.com/101.htm

And how do these get mounted? Like car tires?
Would you mind giving me the part #'s for the tires and wheel weights? Is Sears the cheapest place to buy them? I'm trying to 'dress' mine up as well ;)

Thanks!

p.s. Which tire size fits the Dixon? http://www.titantires.com/101.htm

And how do these get mounted? Like car tires?
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Rear tires are 24-12.0 x 12...fronts are 16-6.50x 8
Would you mind giving me the part #'s for the tires and wheel weights? Is Sears the cheapest place to buy them? I'm trying to 'dress' mine up as well ;)

Thanks!

p.s. Which tire size fits the Dixon? http://www.titantires.com/101.htm

And how do these get mounted? Like car tires?
Rear tires are 24-12.0 x 12...fronts are 16-6.50x 8
Would you mind giving me the part #'s for the tires and wheel weights? Is Sears the cheapest place to buy them? I'm trying to 'dress' mine up as well ;)

Thanks!

p.s. Which tire size fits the Dixon? http://www.titantires.com/101.htm

And how do these get mounted? Like car tires?
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More info for "Farmhouse" on rear tires for Dixon, Craftsman, or Husqvarna is buried in this thread: get tires already mounted on "free" steel wheels from Sears with the "secret SKU number" >>
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http://www.mytractorforum.com/showthread.php?t=47917
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More info for "Farmhouse" on rear tires for Dixon, Craftsman, or Husqvarna is buried in this thread: get tires already mounted on "free" steel wheels from Sears with the "secret SKU number" >>
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http://www.mytractorforum.com/showthread.php?t=47917
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Are these still available? Doesn't seem like anyone has had success ordering these in awhile.
More info for "Farmhouse" on rear tires for Dixon, Craftsman, or Husqvarna is buried in this thread: get tires already mounted on "free" steel wheels from Sears with the "secret SKU number" >>
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http://www.mytractorforum.com/showthread.php?t=47917
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Are these still available? Doesn't seem like anyone has had success ordering these in awhile.
More info for "Farmhouse" on rear tires for Dixon, Craftsman, or Husqvarna is buried in this thread: get tires already mounted on "free" steel wheels from Sears with the "secret SKU number" >>
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http://www.mytractorforum.com/showthread.php?t=47917
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:thanku: for the tire sizes and link (mark).
:thanku: for the tire sizes and link (mark).
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