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Pre pulling

Chevy S-10 truck stuck in the mud with me and Frankie looking at it

Our neighbor with a tractor has agreed to help us get the truck unstuck.

Today we just looked it over and developed a plan.

With any luck it will continue to dry up and make things a little easier.



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Ever since the golf cart days, I have thought you need a small tractor. I first thought of an old Ford. But some simple 50, 60, 70's design that was popular in your area and that a the local repair man/center/mechanic "loves" Here's the general idea. I found on Craigslist https://tricities.craigslist.org/grd/4625970275.html The down side of a real tractor is you don't "scoot" like the ATV does.

Comment by tom Wed Aug 27 16:54:06 2014

That Ford 1200 weighs in at 1244 lbs. Approximately twice as heavy as the ATV, I'd guess.

It does have big rear wheels and grippy tires. But wouldn't it chew up the "road" even more than the ATV?

Comment by Roland_Smith Wed Aug 27 18:53:57 2014
What of wood chipper ? Chip small branches use the chips to build up the road surface?
Comment by Jim C Wed Aug 27 19:46:45 2014
I really think you need to break down and get a dump truck load of six inch rock. Its less likely to wash away in the spring and if you fill the top in with pea gravel it would make a real nice road base through the stream. One less challenge in the battle of life.
Comment by Anonymous Thu Aug 28 18:07:21 2014

One very unique homestead, $1,500 per acre, the opportunity of a lifetime