Recent content by charlton289

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    Trying to find some barley hay.

    I'm not sure where to find some barley hay. My SIL and Bil own a aqua poninics/hydro ponics farm in Florida and she is trying to find some barley hay I guess it works better for filtering than other hay. If anyone can help with locating some close to Davie FL. Please let me know in a feed back...
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    GC1705 mower deck

    Does anyone have the approximate weight of the 60" mower deck. I'm trying to figure out the weight of tractor, fel, and mower. I need to get it out to my MIL she has let her yard go and her mower will not handle the grass height. And I have some fel work to do too and clean up the property. It's...
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    Trailer hitch cherry picker combo

    Last year I made a what I call cherry picker for my GC 1705 bucket and by some of the comments from other tbn members of some modifications I finally got a chance to do them. But at the same time I decided to convert it into a 3pt. Hitch use also it seems to work okas both but I haven't really...
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    Roof over my head

    Got tired of sitting in the hot sun while mowing so got a old piece of roofing tin and 3 u bolts from TSC and made at least a sun shade
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    I have a question for anyone I have a GC 1705 and the other day I had to mow my MIL yard and her grass was about 1.5 ft tall and it gave my tractor a good workout. I was wondering if I could get a bush hog and knock the really tall thick grass down and still have the mmm on because l don't have...
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    How to adjust 3PH to create tilt for Box Blade

    I have a 1705 also but my adjustable arm kept backing off even when I tightened the lock nut so I put a piece of wire on it to keep it from backing off.
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    Loader New welder

    Finally got a new welder and put a couple of hooks on my bucket.
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    Getting garden ready

    Finally getting the garden ready used the old disc harrow. Then I made a row hill maker using my counter weight without the weight it worked pretty good for home made
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    Pull type disc harrow

    I borrowed a pull behind disc harrow I was wondering if anyone can identify it. I pulled it with my GC 1705 no problem until I got in some really soft stuff but I had it in 4 X4 pulled it just to right thru. It has some green paint on it but it seems to be from the 60's
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    Home built cultivator

    these are a cultivator that I found buried on my property when I bought it I converted it to either used on my fel or 3 pt. It works pretty good. When used on fel I can put down pressure to loosen my road bed so I can land plane it. And on the 3 pt. I can use it to loosen my garden bed and the...
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    Are the linebach plows a good plow

    I have a chance to get a compact tractor plow for a good price I was just wondering if they a good plow for a GC 1705 it's a leinbach line plow 12 inch for a 150.00
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    Snow Blade Roll function on snow blade?

    I use the roll on mine because I don't have any remotes. It's a modified wheel horse plow it's 4' but I added a 1' 3" to each side out of aluminum so it's 6' 6" and my little GC 1705 has no problem pushing it with about 10" snow
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    home made attachments for 3pt. hitch and FEL

    The hook is about 24" from bucket edge I picked up my counter weight which is about 350lbs with no problem I had my land plane on which weighs about 300lbs. i have some side view pictures.
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    home made attachments for 3pt. hitch and FEL

    Here are a few things my son and I made for my GC 1705 out of scrape metal laying around and acquiring from scrap yards cheap!!!!. We made the counter weight it has about 300lbs.on it. the chain in the bucket is held in by 2 pins for easy on/off, and my own design of land plane works like a...