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Offline nicdes

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Tires
« on: March 09, 2018, 01:15:59 PM »
Getting ready to pull the trigger on a new Massey Ferguson 1736e with FEL. I will be purchasing this tractor with a new tiller. Canít make up my mind on the R1(ag) tires or the R4(industrial) tires. This tractor will be used mostly for the garden and cleaning up around the house. It will not be used to mow lawn. Opinions?

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Re: Tires
« Reply #1 on: March 09, 2018, 02:31:26 PM »
Ag tires have rolled on my place for yearrrrrrrrs. Been great for all apllications and has not destroyed my grounds.

Offline Double B

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Re: Tires
« Reply #2 on: March 09, 2018, 03:30:07 PM »
Ag tires for me too. More grip especially with the FEL. Also, welcome to the forum. I am looking forward to hearing more about your gardening especially with the new tiller!
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Re: Tires
« Reply #3 on: March 09, 2018, 11:12:29 PM »
I didn't know that M F was still in business!   My brother bought an orange tractor with a FEL, but was to cheap an unaware that he should have gotten the tires loaded.   I would highly recommend loading the tires for counterbalance for the FEL.   I built a weight for the 3 point hitch, but it is not enough, an the weight should be as low to the ground as possible to lower your center of gravity. 

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Re: Tires
« Reply #4 on: March 10, 2018, 03:06:18 PM »
Ag tires for me too on my MX5100. I do pull a 84 inch finish mower with it and doesn't destroy the yard or pasture. Great when tilling the garden and best for snow as well. Use chains on rear wheels when its bad.
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Re: Tires
« Reply #5 on: March 10, 2018, 09:38:10 PM »
My father-in-law bought a new tractor and FEL.  He started off with industrial tires and within a month swapped them out for ag tires.  Much better traction.

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Re: Tires
« Reply #6 on: March 24, 2018, 11:21:12 PM »
Ag tires and filled rear tires for counterbalance for the FEL
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