1999 - Volume #23, Issue #2, Page #37[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
He Plows Snow With Tractor Tires
"A local tire dealer had big tractor tires available for free. They even delivered them to my place. I bolted them together side by side with a 2 by 3-in. steel plate over the bolts on each tire so the bolts wouldn't pull through. Then I ran a chain from each tire up to a clevis on the tractor drawbar. That way no tire can sag backward.
"This tire plow is 25 ft. wide. I pull it with a Deere 4630 with duals. I pull it around the driveway and just keep working the snow down. I've used it to clear snowfalls of up to 25 in. and it worked great. I had to tie the chains together just behind the tractor to narrow them up so they wouldn't catch on the duals when turning."
Contact: FARM SHOW Followup, Warren Jenneman, 10200 100th St. S.W., Minot, N.Dak. 58701.
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