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    Silver Member Aquaman's Avatar
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    Dec 2007
    At the end of Smakadeer Rd. in WestCentral MO
    Kubota BX24

    Default Poor Man's Front Weight

    If you have a FEL, you can just lay a 55gl plastic barrel in the bucket and fill with water. Just keep the bucket tilted back, and if you drive like I do, you may want to wrap a chain around it. Amount of weight is easily adjustable by adding/draining. Water weighs approx 8lbs. per gallon. You do the math. Sure helps keep the front end down when using the backhoe. Also makes a great bumper when things jump out in front of you!

    As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.

    BX24, Hydraulic Auger, M Farmall, '67 Wheel Horse Lawn Ranger

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    Platinum Member xlr82v2's Avatar
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    Dec 2004
    Southwestern Illinois
    2007 Mahindra 3525, 1952 Ford 8N

    Default Re: Poor Man's Front Weight

    If I would ever need front weight, I'd just go get a scoop of dirt...

    Easy come, Easy go!


    2007 Mahindra 3525
    1952 Ford 8N

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