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    An unplanned addition....

    I have been searching for a 647 tiller for some time, and finding used equipment within a reasonable distance is difficult.
    Along came a 1023w/H120/647 with reasonable hours (178), work orders showing dealer servicing, but in rough cosmetic condition. Cosmetic meaning the bucket/loader arms, hood guard and tiller are pretty scratch and scraped with rust etc coming thru. The H120 doesn’t have quick attaching arms....the bucket is solidly attached (sorry, don’t know how to describe it differently).
    You’ll also see that the front right is a turf tire. The seller had got a cut on the original tire, and the cost of a Carlisle replacement was ‘too much’ so bought 2 BKT turfs and didn’t get the second one installed. I’m going to purchase a Carlisle.
    I have no idea why but there are 4 bolts missing on the gear box.

    The price was right so purchased it all. The seller wouldn’t part with the tiller only (it was used, but mainly for ballast).
    At minimum I have a project for the next long time to sandblast and paint etc..

    I use my stripped down 54” deck as a rough cut mower. If I can find a used 4’ rough cut for the 3 point, that could work out well. Keeping the 1023 would also mean not having to figure things out to make the 647 work on the 3320.
    I would also then convert the arms on the H120 to quick attach because I have a 53” bucket that I rarely use on the 3320.

    Should be fun to work on, and daunting because I’ve never done painting etc. The key clean and straightening was the easy part Plus, I can now put down the shovel in favour of the 647 for the garden work
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    Quote Originally Posted by North585 View Post
    Along came a 1023w/H120/647 with reasonable hours (178) ... The price was right so purchased it all. ... Should be fun to work on
    Congrats! You should post the pic of the artful key in THE KEY thread.

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    Quote Originally Posted by North585 View Post
    I have been searching for a 647 tiller for some time, and finding used equipment within a reasonable distance is difficult.
    Along came a 1023w/H120/647 with reasonable hours (178), work orders showing dealer servicing, but in rough cosmetic condition. Cosmetic meaning the bucket/loader arms, hood guard and tiller are pretty scratch and scraped with rust etc coming thru. The H120 doesn’t have quick attaching arms....the bucket is solidly attached (sorry, don’t know how to describe it differently).
    You’ll also see that the front right is a turf tire. The seller had got a cut on the original tire, and the cost of a Carlisle replacement was ‘too much’ so bought 2 BKT turfs and didn’t get the second one installed. I’m going to purchase a Carlisle.
    I have no idea why but there are 4 bolts missing on the gear box.

    The price was right so purchased it all. The seller wouldn’t part with the tiller only (it was used, but mainly for ballast).
    At minimum I have a project for the next long time to sandblast and paint etc..

    I use my stripped down 54” deck as a rough cut mower. If I can find a used 4’ rough cut for the 3 point, that could work out well. Keeping the 1023 would also mean not having to figure things out to make the 647 work on the 3320.
    I would also then convert the arms on the H120 to quick attach because I have a 53” bucket that I rarely use on the 3320.

    Should be fun to work on, and daunting because I’ve never done painting etc. The key clean and straightening was the easy part Plus, I can now put down the shovel in favour of the 647 for the garden work
    Congrats, don’t think you’ll regret it.
    My 1023 is quite a capable little tractor and runs a tiller and rotary cutter with no issues and no lack of HP.
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    4 bolts?

    Quote Originally Posted by North585 View Post
    I have been searching for a 647 tiller for some time, and finding used equipment within a reasonable distance is difficult.
    Along came a 1023w/H120/647 with reasonable hours (178), work orders showing dealer servicing, but in rough cosmetic condition. Cosmetic meaning the bucket/loader arms, hood guard and tiller are pretty scratch and scraped with rust etc coming thru. The H120 doesn’t have quick attaching arms....the bucket is solidly attached (sorry, don’t know how to describe it differently).
    You’ll also see that the front right is a turf tire. The seller had got a cut on the original tire, and the cost of a Carlisle replacement was ‘too much’ so bought 2 BKT turfs and didn’t get the second one installed. I’m going to purchase a Carlisle.
    I have no idea why but there are 4 bolts missing on the gear box.

    The price was right so purchased it all. The seller wouldn’t part with the tiller only (it was used, but mainly for ballast).
    At minimum I have a project for the next long time to sandblast and paint etc..

    I use my stripped down 54” deck as a rough cut mower. If I can find a used 4’ rough cut for the 3 point, that could work out well. Keeping the 1023 would also mean not having to figure things out to make the 647 work on the 3320.
    I would also then convert the arms on the H120 to quick attach because I have a 53” bucket that I rarely use on the 3320.

    Should be fun to work on, and daunting because I’ve never done painting etc. The key clean and straightening was the easy part Plus, I can now put down the shovel in favour of the 647 for the garden work

    I'm sure You are aware that the bolts are probably metric, JUST check N DON"T USE TILLER until U have them replaced, COULD BE COSTLY,

    NICE SET-UP, CONGRATULATIONS!!!

    JUST MY THOUGFHTS
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    Quote Originally Posted by North585 View Post
    I have been searching for a 647 tiller for some time, and finding used equipment within a reasonable distance is difficult.
    Along came a 1023w/H120/647 with reasonable hours (178), work orders showing dealer servicing, but in rough cosmetic condition. Cosmetic meaning the bucket/loader arms, hood guard and tiller are pretty scratch and scraped with rust etc coming thru. The H120 doesn’t have quick attaching arms....the bucket is solidly attached (sorry, don’t know how to describe it differently).
    You’ll also see that the front right is a turf tire. The seller had got a cut on the original tire, and the cost of a Carlisle replacement was ‘too much’ so bought 2 BKT turfs and didn’t get the second one installed. I’m going to purchase a Carlisle.
    I have no idea why but there are 4 bolts missing on the gear box.

    The price was right so purchased it all. The seller wouldn’t part with the tiller only (it was used, but mainly for ballast).
    At minimum I have a project for the next long time to sandblast and paint etc..

    I use my stripped down 54” deck as a rough cut mower. If I can find a used 4’ rough cut for the 3 point, that could work out well. Keeping the 1023 would also mean not having to figure things out to make the 647 work on the 3320.
    I would also then convert the arms on the H120 to quick attach because I have a 53” bucket that I rarely use on the 3320.

    Should be fun to work on, and daunting because I’ve never done painting etc. The key clean and straightening was the easy part Plus, I can now put down the shovel in favour of the 647 for the garden work
    BTW if Your Keeping the X748 and You have a 3point & a Rear PTO all You need to do is Put the I match On the X748's 3point the shaft will be the right size with the I-Match On. I bought a 647 with My 1025RTLB and I used the 647 On the X748 still haven't used it On the 1025R. Congrats On the 1023E
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    Quote Originally Posted by North585 View Post
    The H120 doesn’t have quick attaching arms....the bucket is solidly attached (sorry, don’t know how to describe it differently).
    It is "pinned on". Don't see it too often and it's more common on the D120 loader. Even so, you can convert or buy a cheap set of bucket forks if looking to get more use out of it.

    Doesn't look too bad from the pictures, but a few oddities for sure. However, I'm sure you got it for a good price and what else are you gonna do in the winter, haha!

    Congrats!
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    When I first saw the THREAD!!!!!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by North585 View Post
    I have been searching for a 647 tiller for some time, and finding used equipment within a reasonable distance is difficult.
    Along came a 1023w/H120/647 with reasonable hours (178), work orders showing dealer servicing, but in rough cosmetic condition. Cosmetic meaning the bucket/loader arms, hood guard and tiller are pretty scratch and scraped with rust etc coming thru. The H120 doesn’t have quick attaching arms....the bucket is solidly attached (sorry, don’t know how to describe it differently).
    You’ll also see that the front right is a turf tire. The seller had got a cut on the original tire, and the cost of a Carlisle replacement was ‘too much’ so bought 2 BKT turfs and didn’t get the second one installed. I’m going to purchase a Carlisle.
    I have no idea why but there are 4 bolts missing on the gear box.

    The price was right so purchased it all. The seller wouldn’t part with the tiller only (it was used, but mainly for ballast).
    At minimum I have a project for the next long time to sandblast and paint etc..

    I use my stripped down 54” deck as a rough cut mower. If I can find a used 4’ rough cut for the 3 point, that could work out well. Keeping the 1023 would also mean not having to figure things out to make the 647 work on the 3320.
    I would also then convert the arms on the H120 to quick attach because I have a 53” bucket that I rarely use on the 3320.

    Should be fun to work on, and daunting because I’ve never done painting etc. The key clean and straightening was the easy part Plus, I can now put down the shovel in favour of the 647 for the garden work

    I thought there something to name, I THOUGHT OH "BOY ORGIRL" !
    WHEW!!!!
    That was Close, But U can name it just the same

    sorry Could have resisted, NOPE COULDN'T!!!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by goodworkstractors View Post
    It is "pinned on". Don't see it too often and normally it's more common on the D120 loader. Even so, you can convert or buy a cheap set of bucket forks if looking to get more use out of it.

    Doesn't look too bad from the pictures, but a few oddities for sure. However, I'm sure you got it for a good price what else are you gonna do in the winter, haha!

    Congrats!
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    So for about $520.32 US You could convert from a PIN on to a quick attach Loader Then there Just converting the Bucket which Artillian can hep with That For Your JDQA Projects
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    Quote Originally Posted by North585 View Post
    I have been searching for a 647 tiller for some time, and finding used equipment within a reasonable distance is difficult.
    Along came a 1023w/H120/647 with reasonable hours (178), work orders showing dealer servicing, but in rough cosmetic condition. Cosmetic meaning the bucket/loader arms, hood guard and tiller are pretty scratch and scraped with rust etc coming thru. The H120 doesn’t have quick attaching arms....the bucket is solidly attached (sorry, don’t know how to describe it differently).
    You’ll also see that the front right is a turf tire. The seller had got a cut on the original tire, and the cost of a Carlisle replacement was ‘too much’ so bought 2 BKT turfs and didn’t get the second one installed. I’m going to purchase a Carlisle.
    I have no idea why but there are 4 bolts missing on the gear box.

    The price was right so purchased it all. The seller wouldn’t part with the tiller only (it was used, but mainly for ballast).
    At minimum I have a project for the next long time to sandblast and paint etc..

    I use my stripped down 54” deck as a rough cut mower. If I can find a used 4’ rough cut for the 3 point, that could work out well. Keeping the 1023 would also mean not having to figure things out to make the 647 work on the 3320.
    I would also then convert the arms on the H120 to quick attach because I have a 53” bucket that I rarely use on the 3320.

    Should be fun to work on, and daunting because I’ve never done painting etc. The key clean and straightening was the easy part Plus, I can now put down the shovel in favour of the 647 for the garden work
    At least a couple of us here have done this conversion. Mine is later in this thread.

    Quick Attach Bucket Conversion
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    Quote Originally Posted by spferdil View Post
    At least a couple of us here have done this conversion. Mine is later in this thread.

    Quick Attach Bucket Conversion
    In the long run it would be worth it, or it would be to me
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