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    Gold Member dieselfuelonly's Avatar
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    Default Can someone explain Category 0 vs Category 1 3pt hitches?

    From what little I've gathered, it seems like some garden tractors have cat. 0 3pt hitches, and CUTs have category 1 hitches.

    However, I know my Yanmar YM1401D is a very small tractor. I am considering purchasing a box blade for it, I think I would get a lot of use out of that.

    Both box blades are the same size, 48". However, the one with the category 1 is almost $200 more. I don't really feel like spending that much.

    Can someone let me know which size hitch my tractor has? Are they "backwards compatible"?

    Thanks!

    Dennis
    Hi my name is Dennis.
    Yanmar YM1401D, 12k 16+2ft trailer, 1996 Dodge 3500 2WD Cummins 5spd, 1973 M35A2 "Deuce and a Half"




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    Default Re: Can someone explain Category 0 vs Category 1 3pt hitches?

    RoyJackson explains the differences in his reply in this thread
    http://www.tractorbynet.com/forums/a...int+hitch+data
    Eastern PA -JD2320 w/R4; 200CX w/61" bucket & Markham toothbar or JD adj forks; 46BH w/16", Imatch, ballast box & York rake-blade-scarifer, 54" front plow and trailer receiver. Case 580K w/fel+bh, mule 610XC

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    Default Re: Can someone explain Category 0 vs Category 1 3pt hitches?

    Quote Originally Posted by dieselfuelonly
    From what little I've gathered, it seems like some garden tractors have cat. 0 3pt hitches, and CUTs have category 1 hitches.

    However, I know my Yanmar YM1401D is a very small tractor. I am considering purchasing a box blade for it, I think I would get a lot of use out of that.

    Both box blades are the same size, 48". However, the one with the category 1 is almost $200 more. I don't really feel like spending that much.

    Can someone let me know which size hitch my tractor has? Are they "backwards compatible"?

    Thanks!

    Dennis
    You might want to post this in the Yanmar forum. There are some people there that know all about the specific models. If you have a photo of the rear of the tractor most tractor guys can tell you from that.
    Yanmar YM1700, rotary cutter, box blade, disc
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    Default Re: Can someone explain Category 0 vs Category 1 3pt hitches?


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    Default Re: Can someone explain Category 0 vs Category 1 3pt hitches?

    I may be wrong but other than the obvious attachment point size spec. differences, as one goes up in Category implements the fabrication us usually more robust and can handle more tractor horsepower. In your case a Category 0 implement would probably be lighter weight than a Category 1 even though both are 48". More weighty material & heftier fabrication = $200. Generally probably best to match your tractor & implement category to prevent damage to either.

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