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Old January 13th, 2017, 12:02 AM
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1976 SW48 Bombardier Track machine. Has a 5 foot plow with a 6 cyl Ford Industrial engine 4 speed standard. She will haul sap!
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Old January 13th, 2017, 12:34 AM
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Looks like a great set up!
I have a JD compact track loader and in my opinion tracks are hard to beat and the best for getting through most conditions. However when snow conditions are right around or above freezing a little bit of slippage of the tracks especially on an inline creates an instant glaze under the tracks potentially leaving you traction less.
Cleaning the tracks is a must during freeze thaw seasons or you will be looking at a frozen/imobolised yard ornament until chiseled out it thaws.
Have a great season!
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Old January 13th, 2017, 12:39 AM
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This thing is the real deal! Steel tracks powers thru the snow. Only issue I've ever run into was getting hung up on 3 feet of powder! Tub bottomed out but with a little shovelling we were back in action.
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Old January 13th, 2017, 08:59 AM
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That's cool SuzukiSapper My grandson's would have a blast in that!
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Old January 13th, 2017, 09:32 AM
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My ex-father-in-law had a 1974 Playcat with a 340 kohler motor. It had an aluminum tub and 8 inch wide rubber tracks. It had a red fiberglass cowl with a windshield. That thing was a blast. It's only weakness was deep powder where it would get stuck. Even then since it was so light it took a lot of powder snow to get that thing stuck. It had two little one man bench seats in that thing. It always reminded me of that it was the true first argo. Although the playcat didn't float like the argo. Ask me how I know that .
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