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Re: (ET) You should get a Plow
I have a pile of gravel sitting in the drive left over from fencing. I'll
to get that blade installed and see about pushing it around where it'll be
where does one get a sleeve hitch adaptor?? Does Bill have those??
> I recently graded my driveway with mine - like any plow on a gravel drive
> it's easiest when the ground is soft (after rain, before freeze). My
> neighbor usually helps me with his John Deere farm tractor with a rear
> blade. He can certainly pull a bigger load of gravel, but I was surprise
> how well mine did. (And then I get to drive) I kinda wish I could tilt
> side higher than the other) the blade to help in the ditches, but
> it works well if one set of wheels is in the ditch as it tilts the blade
> just about right. I angle the blade toward the drive so it pushes the
> out of the ditch and into the road. As mentioned with snow, if the load
> big, the front end looses traction and won't track straight. You can
> the blade with the lift to control the depositing of gravel. This is all
> an 800 foot driveway.
> I also have a little box scraper (Tractor Supply, Home Depot, etc) that
> used. It doesn't do much on the ditches and I have to put a lot of
> weight on
> one side to do that. It then gets hard to turn, etc. It's pretty good at
> spreading and leveling though. You need a sleeve hitch adapter and rear
> (manual or electric) to use it.
> - SteveS
> > thanks. out here in Seattle we don't get much snow. What other uses
> > do
> > put these plows/blades to? does it work well for grading a drive or
> > gravel. I've not had occasion to even mount mine yet.
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