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    Default A grappling decision

    After weighing all the options, designs, sizes, companies near and far. I decided the best grapple for me would be a local company s product called the rake master. its 72 inches wide which covers the front wheels.
    I visited the small company shop where a robot was busy welding, a automated plasma cutter was going through sheets of ar 400 steel. this is a 4 man operation and they have building rakes and grapples down.
    Rake Master: The Most Versatile Clean-Up Rake Ever Made.
    heres my tractor with new rake.
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    Default Re: A grappling decision

    What do you have mounted on your grill guard?
    Can I get a better picture of the grill guard?
    I'm been thinking about modifying mine.

    thanks,
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    Default Re: A grappling decision

    here you go. I just added to the factory guard where i thought it was lacking. the perforated 11 gauge stainless does keep the grille clean.
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    Default Re: A grappling decision

    I agree, that's how it should have been from the factory.
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    Default Re: A grappling decision

    before stainless and paint
    Also added a mounting bolt to both sides just had to drill the 11/16 holes
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    Default Re: A grappling decision

    Looks good!

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    Default Re: A grappling decision

    That grapple rake looks awesome. How much?

    ac

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    Default Re: A grappling decision

    Thats a nice grapple.
    Makes me dream of a bigger tractor with a grapple like that.
    "If you're not making any mistakes then you're not doing anything"

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    Nice job on the grill guard,should have done mine before I busted my lower grill and battery.

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    Default Re: A grappling decision

    Yes, I'll need to do the same thing. Punched a small hole in the black plastic vent in the front of mine. No significant damage, but it will probably happen again unless I do something to prevent it.
    Your attachment has more of a "rake" utility instead of a root grapple. I went with a grapple because of the wedge type welded pieces on the end of each tine.

    HP

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