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Nice vid:cheers: A suggestion...At 3:19 when the wheels spin, try using float and then angle the bucket down slightly so it cuts. Also step on the lockout peddle...That may work better than lowering the bucket down without the float which takes the weight off the wheels. :bigthumb:

Great camera work and editing:bigthumb:
 

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Nice video, for me over the past 18 yrs having a fel , I've only used fel maybe twice to clear a driveway or parking lot. IMO front blade is so much quicker , easier and tractor is seems so much shorter using the frt blade instead of fel.

Plus seems to take so much longer using the fel instead of frt blade. I've posted before SIL would always use the fel because it was so much better in his opinion. His dad and I always told him to use his front angle blade, after moving to his present property with a 1/2-3/4 mile driveway he found out what we were talking about. :dunno: :laugh:

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Nice vid:cheers: A suggestion...At 3:19 when the wheels spin, try using float and then angle the bucket down slightly so it cuts. Also step on the lockout peddle...That may work better than lowering the bucket down without the float which takes the weight off the wheels. :bigthumb:

Great camera work and editing:bigthumb:
Thanks for the suggestion, I was using the float almost the whole time, that area had some serious packed snow from previous snow. Also I used the diff lock peddle several times, helps out for sure.
 

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Nice video, for me over the past 18 yrs having a fel , I've only used fel maybe twice to clear a driveway or parking lot. IMO front blade is so much quicker , easier and tractor is seems so much shorter using the frt blade instead of fel.

Plus seems to take so much longer using the fel instead of frt blade. I've posted before SIL would always use the fel because it was so much better in his opinion. His dad and I always told him to use his front angle blade, after moving to his present property with a 1/2-3/4 mile driveway he found out what we were talking about. :dunno: :laugh:

Enjoy your new toy.....tractor.
I agree 100% a plow would be much faster, I was just playing around with the tractor and fel because its new, I have a snowblower that does a pretty good job for my driveway, in the future I'll probably just use the FEL for moving big piles from the plow truck.
 

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Nice video, for me over the past 18 yrs having a fel , I've only used fel maybe twice to clear a driveway or parking lot. IMO front blade is so much quicker , easier and tractor is seems so much shorter using the frt blade instead of fel.

Plus seems to take so much longer using the fel instead of frt blade. I've posted before SIL would always use the fel because it was so much better in his opinion. His dad and I always told him to use his front angle blade, after moving to his present property with a 1/2-3/4 mile driveway he found out what we were talking about. :dunno: :laugh:

Enjoy your new toy.....tractor.
I look at plows every year...but than I think It takes only 30 minutes to clear my drive with the loader...I can't lesson my seat time:mocking: So I stick with the FEL:bigbeer:
 

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Try not to run the snow over 8,000 times before moving it. Then the snow will come up much easier.
Plow/move the snow as you go. This way you won't be using the front axle as a plow.
I'd also back the tractor in so you can come out swinging.
 

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Thanks for the suggestion, I was using the float almost the whole time, that area had some serious packed snow from previous snow. Also I used the diff lock peddle several times, helps out for sure.
I often lose steering 'bite' when in float - not sure if that is FEL needing adjustment or just result of a lite tractor. I've been keeping my eyes open for some suitecase weights on Craigslist to use on the front when pushing snow with the FEL.
 

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I agree 100% a plow would be much faster, I was just playing around with the tractor and fel because its new, I have a snowblower that does a pretty good job for my driveway, in the future I'll probably just use the FEL for moving big piles from the plow truck.
If you don't get too much snow at once or have to worry about the banks on side getting too high - consider a 60" back blade. Great option for long runs like driveway - set it to angle the snow off to side and off you go! Not too much :gizmo: either.
 

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You know you are having too much fun when you are clearing snow off your yard cause you ran out of driveway to scrap, lol. Great videos, and nice tractor.

Enjoy your new toy, I....I.... mean tractor :bigthumb:
 

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I often lose steering 'bite' when in float - not sure if that is FEL needing adjustment or just result of a lite tractor. I've been keeping my eyes open for some suitecase weights on Craigslist to use on the front when pushing snow with the FEL.
I look constantly on CL and the norm seems to be $50 a piece for 42 lb suitcase weights, that's exactly what I paid a piece for all 8 of mine last spring when they were on sale at the dealership. Just letting you know to check in with dealer once in awhile. :good2:
 

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You know you are having too much fun when you are clearing snow off your yard cause you ran out of driveway to scrap, lol. Great videos, and nice tractor.

Enjoy your new toy, I....I.... mean tractor :bigthumb:
Thanks, and "toy" is exactly what my wife calls the tractor. :lolol:
 
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