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Old 12-09-2014, 12:26 PM
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Default Plowing trenches with a John Deer

Here's a you tube video on How to dig trenches with a souped up John Deer. Note: It ain't what you think!

John Deer Plowing
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Just goes to show the power of that kind of machinery that long ago...

Many don't realize or understand the power steam has... No wonder some of the old steam engines could pull 20 or so plow bottoms...

Thanks for sharing...
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I have passed over this one several times, but wish I had taken the time to actually watch the video before now.

Very impressive power.
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Just watched this too, fun video.
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Not trying to take anything away from the steam tractor.

Wieght, mechanical advantage, and too much power.

The steam tarctor outwieghs the john deere by a factor of at least 2 if not 3.

The way they are cuppled together transfers the wieght of the john deere to the steam tractor. Notice the slope in the bar.

Once you spin the tires you lose traction. The john deere has too much power for the traction available for it.

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That was good. The John Deere can sure plow some deep furrows.
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