Do I need chains

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Do I need chains

Postby ShawnAgne » Wed Aug 11, 2021 6:53 am

Found the A60 blade, the tractor has turf rears and ribbed front wheels and I have a full set of wheel weights. Do I/should I get chains also? I have them for the Cub and they made a huge difference just wanted to check for the 100.
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Re: Do I need chains

Postby ricky racer » Wed Aug 11, 2021 8:23 am

Tire chains always make a difference. The 100 is heavier than the Cub but it also has more power than the Cub. I would suspect you'll see the same improvement with tire chains on the 100 as you did the Cub.
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Re: Do I need chains

Postby Bill Hudson » Wed Aug 11, 2021 11:10 am

ricky racer wrote:Tire chains always make a difference. The 100 is heavier than the Cub but it also has more power than the Cub. I would suspect you'll see the same improvement with tire chains on the 100 as you did the Cub.


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Re: Do I need chains

Postby outdoors4evr » Wed Aug 11, 2021 12:45 pm

Turf tires pushing snow in Ohio? I'd lean toward buying the chains.
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Re: Do I need chains

Postby inairam » Thu Aug 12, 2021 6:01 am

the blade takes some weight off the rear wheels. I have an ih1000 loader on a 130 and double wheel weights and chains. I left the chains on for the summer. in addition to the 130 with the loader, I ran my 140 with the a60 blade with turf and chains as well as a cub for snow duty this past winter.

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Re: Do I need chains

Postby Denny Clayton » Thu Aug 12, 2021 10:51 am

ShawnAgne wrote:Found the A60 blade, the tractor has turf rears and ribbed front wheels and I have a full set of wheel weights. Do I/should I get chains also? I have them for the Cub and they made a huge difference just wanted to check for the 100.

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Re: Do I need chains

Postby SONNY » Thu Aug 12, 2021 6:35 pm

I only have chains for 1 tractor and I never take them off!---Been on that tractor since the first time I got stuck with it! lol!

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Re: Do I need chains

Postby SamsFarm » Fri Aug 13, 2021 8:42 am

Chances are with turf tires you will not do much without the chains! Especially if it gets icy!

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Re: Do I need chains

Postby Donegal Cub » Fri Aug 13, 2021 8:52 am

For sure if you are pushing snow


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