Backing a hay wagon

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Re: Backing a hay wagon

Postby Donegal Cub » Thu Jun 03, 2021 4:16 pm

ScottyD'sdad wrote:A front mounted hitch, on the tractor, like Barnyard sells for cubs, makes it easier on the neck.

Ed

Ditto :Dito:

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Re: Backing a hay wagon

Postby SamsFarm » Thu Jun 03, 2021 5:48 pm

Someday, I will make me a front hitch! I need one! :)

It helps to have a helper as a spotter sometimes, or you might have to dismount many times.

With practice (and trial and error) you'll get it!

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Re: Backing a hay wagon

Postby tmays » Sun Jun 06, 2021 12:49 pm

ajhbike wrote:I worked at a boat yard as a teen and had to learn as part of the job was moving hundreds of trailers. New F150 has the enhanced back up system which also helps. That being said I usually use the TO35 around the house with a front mount ball...super easy.

Backing a wagon is totally different ballgame than backing a trailer. Trailer is easy, wagon not so much
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Re: Backing a hay wagon

Postby J3 Driver » Sun Jun 06, 2021 3:14 pm

Backing a wagon is the opposite of a trailer. The other thing is small corrections and anticipate and start them before you think they are needed.

That being said a wagon tongue is easier to hitch up then a trailer one.

Especially when the wagon/trailer is loaded.

We have a nice little one. Looks good behind the cub or H.
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