My MF1655 tipped the scales at 2212 lb. at a local tractor pull with my 215 lb., FEL with a 54" bucket, loaded tires, chains and a drawbar on the 3 pt. hitch. Normally carry a 5' back blade with two 65lb. steel plates on the hitch. The Peerless 2500 rear end is rated at either 1250 or 1500lb. One number is torque and the other is load. Can't remember which is which, and I pump my tires to max. Discounting the weight of the rear tires, chains and calcium (400+ lb.) add the back blade and it still isn't much over 1000lb. on the rear axle. We won't discuss the front axle.
Good deal on the tires. They have another set that I'm interested in if I can come up with the bucks.
Thanks and much appreciated.