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    Veteran Member Oleozz's Avatar
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    Default 55 gal barrels on cultipacker for weight

    I needed a way to get more weight on my 14 ft cultipacker, this seemed the easiest way to do it. Barrels are held on with straps, each barrel had about 35 gal of water so that gave me 560 extra lbs. Worked well on about 15 acres.

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    Elite Member kebo's Avatar
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    Default Re: 55 gal barrels on cultipacker for weight

    water you been weighting for????

    Quick, cheap, and easy way to add a few lbs, can't argue with that!
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    2001 John Deere 790 4x4 with Model 70 FEL, 5ft International World Agritech bush hog, 5ft Wallberg BB, 5ft Frontier disc harrow, 5 1/2ft Cultipacker, 5ft Sitrex finish mower, Leinbach PHD with 9" & 12" augers, Leinbach middlebuster, Leinbach #11 Field Cultivator, custom 3pt handi-hitch, clamp on bucket forks, Pat's Easy Change.

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    Default Re: 55 gal barrels on cultipacker for weight

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    Default Re: 55 gal barrels on cultipacker for weight

    That is a great and inexpensive idea. Ken Sweet

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