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We live not that far from the NH/IH/Case plant in Racine. Every time I see a trailer truck hauling a tractor they have an extra set of tires/wheels for later installation.

It seems that they are selling the heck out of that size tractor. Can someone educate a dummy about when a farmer would go for the dual tire set up?

Just wondering.
 

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duals are used for different reasons, either more weight and more traction when plowing or for flotation when harvesting..
 

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All of the above and it stops all that power from spinning the wheels. With singles you can sometimes actually see them slipping or spinning.
 

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Duals are essential for almost all areas of farming for the reason listed above. About only time they aren't are: equipment on wheels that don't require much traction or that don't put much weight on the tractor (sprayer, manure spreader, baler etc...)

Lack of Traction and Compaction are killer to yield and productivity
 

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Duals are used for all of the abobe reasons.
As well as side hill applications.
Much more stability.
Plus when you get into a wet spot............lola
 

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Yep they can sure wallow out the place you get stuck at! lol
 

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Or get you uot leaving massive ruts to fill in.........ughhhhh lol
 

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We live not that far from the NH/IH/Case plant in Racine. Every time I see a trailer truck hauling a tractor they have an extra set of tires/wheels for later installation.

It seems that they are selling the heck out of that size tractor. Can someone educate a dummy about when a farmer would go for the dual tire set up?

Just wondering.
Weight distribution...;)
 

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