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Pulling Hay Wagon

Postby 57j2olds » Tue Jul 30, 2019 1:05 pm

Hello,

Can you please tell me the max weight I can pull with my 1953 Cub? I am thinking about getting a hay wagon.

Thanks!

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Re: Pulling Hay Wagon

Postby Barnyard » Tue Jul 30, 2019 1:06 pm

It’s not how much you can pull, it’s how much you can stop.
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Re: Pulling Hay Wagon

Postby Eugene » Tue Jul 30, 2019 3:01 pm

Barnyard wrote:It’s not how much you can pull, it’s how much you can stop.
Yup what Bill said. Also how steep the incline going up. Ground type and condition. Tractor condition.

The Cub in good condition, will easily pull it's own weigh and more on level ground. However, the tractor brakes are considerably less than the best.
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Re: Pulling Hay Wagon

Postby inairam » Tue Jul 30, 2019 4:39 pm

Barnyard wrote:It’s not how much you can pull, it’s how much you can stop.


You can pull why more than you can stop.

I picked up a hay wagon that I do not think is safe for a cub if it were loaded but I plan to use it as a platform to trim trees on level ground. For "work" I have an ATV trailer and an International 5 tilt-bed trailer. viewtopic.php?f=1&t=103195&hilit=IH+trailer


There are a number of posts about member building small hay wagons for the cub. I personally I not found one for sale that does not need a bigger tractor.
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Re: Pulling Hay Wagon

Postby eiebe » Sun Aug 11, 2019 9:12 pm

I've pulled my 03 F-150 sidways with my lil cub they will pull till they flip, like barnyard said it's how much you can stop


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