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    Help- 48" Box blade or 60" Land Plane

    Alright folks so the assumptions are this, I have a gravel driveway with a steep incline. When vehicles go up it without enough speed, it chatters the gravel causing undulations (washboard effect). I want an implement that can quickly grade this back to level. My options seem to be a box blade or a land plane. I have a 1025r tractor. What says you?

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    For that short driveway I would just get a good back blade to do it. A box blade would work great but you can do lot of other things with a rear blade too.
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    If I had just one task (driveway maintenance) I would probably get the land plane, I recently went through the same decision but I opted for the box blade because I have more then just driveway maintenance in mind for mine. Hope this helps.
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    Box blade or land plane

    Well its a little deceiving, I have a rear blade and it doesn't work very well. Moves too much material and goes outside the blade itself. I think I am going with the 60" land plane so we will see what happens.
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    I have a 48” Land Pride plane and it’s all my 1025r wants going up a steep hill. Last time I used it on a steep driveway I lost traction and had to raise it some. I had a EA 54” box blade that I sold to purchase the land plane, I like the land plane better for driveways but I’m not sure I would get a 60”


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    Hey MowJoe! Did you have the FEL on and any weights? Wheels weights?

    I may try mower deck, FEL and wheel weights. See what we get out of that.


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    I don't know if using the mower deck will be of much help for ballast. And for the price JD wants for parts to repair things, I'd rather not challenge it. I always take the mower off when I need to pull my box blade.
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    I would think you would be much happier with the land plane, the box blade will probably take longer and will take more finesse.


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    If you want to "work" at maintaining the drive, get a 60" land plane grading scraper (LPGS). If you want to get the drive maintained and go do other things, get a 48" LPGS.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hessm70 View Post
    Hey MowJoe! Did you have the FEL on and any weights? Wheels weights?

    I may try mower deck, FEL and wheel weights. See what we get out of that.


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    Yes I had the FEL on and I run the cast wheel weights on the rears.


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