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  1. #1
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    oakland' me.
    jd x585

    Default power

    does a jd x585 have enough power to tow my 18 ft. ranger around? i live across the street from landing. TY

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    Kubota L4600, Deere 4230,Massey 265... Had Long 510, Mahindra 3510.Ford 4000

    Default Re: power

    on flat ground probably ... but i wouldnt want to take a 900# tractor and back a 1500+ # boat down a slippery ramp.

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    Elite Member kebo's Avatar
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    Lexington, SC
    2001 John Deere 790 4x4, bar tires

    Default Re: power

    you need to go watch the video I linked on a thread (that I started) in the trailer and transportation forum. The guy towed a big trailer loaded with a F350 crew cab dually with a little JD 314, I think that's what he had anyway. you should have no trouble pulling the boat out, just make sure you get it on video lol!!!!
    Nothing could be finer than riding my JD790 in South Carolina!!

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