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How rescue your tractor from sticky mud

How rescue your tractor from sticky mud

(2:52) Even a tractor with massive knobbly tyres can get bogged down in mud. Here's a clever fix.

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Guest: foxylady (2038 days ago)
I was pretty sure I saw something attached to the front of the tractor to keep it from going over backwards when it reared up. My grandson was badly injured and nearly killed when his tractor flipped over on him. he was trying to pull out a stump with the chain too high up on the back of the tractor. This is one of the most ingenious things I have ever seen with farm equipment in my 73 yrs
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I was pretty sure I saw something attached to the front of the tractor to keep it from going over backwards when it reared up. My grandson was badly injured and nearly killed when his tractor flipped over on him. he was trying to pull out a stump with the chain too high up on the back of the tractor. This is one of the most ingenious things I have ever seen with farm equipment in my 73 yrs
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Guest: Ron (2031 days ago)
You're right, there was a cable attached to the front of the tractor. As mentioned, this is an OLD method, used many times. But, very dangerous unless the front of the tractor is also being pulled to insure it doesn't go over backwards!!!
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You're right, there was a cable attached to the front of the tractor. As mentioned, this is an OLD method, used many times. But, very dangerous unless the front of the tractor is also being pulled to insure it doesn't go over backwards!!!
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Guest: Frankly Frank (2016 days ago)
Yes but if you look at the cable on the front, there is a lot of slack. When the tractor rears up, the cable isn't doing anything...
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Yes but if you look at the cable on the front, there is a lot of slack. When the tractor rears up, the cable isn't doing anything...
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Guest: Bill McFadden (2032 days ago)
When I was 10 or so 5 years ago I stuck my Uncles John Deer in the mud and he did the same thing to get it out. That was just before he kicked my ass
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When I was 10 or so 5 years ago I stuck my Uncles John Deer in the mud and he did the same thing to get it out. That was just before he kicked my ass
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Guest: dick hurts (2028 days ago)
why must it end with someone always getting there ass kicked
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why must it end with someone always getting there ass kicked
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Guest: (2070 days ago)
Tread softly and carry a big stick.
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Tread softly and carry a big stick.
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Guest: dufus (2033 days ago)
The fact that thousands of us are setting on our butts watching one person DO SOMETHING practical is disturbing.
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The fact that thousands of us are setting on our butts watching one person DO SOMETHING practical is disturbing.
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Guest: Toad number 3 (1979 days ago)
You are right....we are part of a decadent, lazy society in search of virtual emotions....buaaaaa.....c ry....
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You are right....we are part of a decadent, lazy society in search of virtual emotions....buaaaaa.....c ry....
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Guest: Dewey (2037 days ago)
good idea, but who got it stuck in the 1st place?
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good idea, but who got it stuck in the 1st place?
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Guest: greenman (2070 days ago)
i'm sure some health and safety knobhead would have some fun there
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i'm sure some health and safety knobhead would have some fun there
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Guest: fygfyug (2069 days ago)
many a forester have lost there lgs doing this
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many a forester have lost there lgs doing this
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Guest: mtoz (2070 days ago)
He's just a stick-in-the-mud.....
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He's just a stick-in-the-mud.....
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Guest: barbara (2038 days ago)
yes, wiltse is a boob, a deeply profane one.
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yes, wiltse is a boob, a deeply profane one.
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Guest: Harley (2040 days ago)
Cleaver Dude!
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Cleaver Dude!
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Guest: hans_of_stone (2040 days ago)
Cleaver??? don't see what it has to do with a chopping blade. Think that you meant clever.
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Cleaver??? don't see what it has to do with a chopping blade. Think that you meant clever.
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Guest: editor (2039 days ago)
It's a comment section, not the front page of the newspaper
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It's a comment section, not the front page of the newspaper
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Guest: Steven (2039 days ago)
Have you seen the front page of OUR newspaper. That would fit right in. The really troubling thing about it is only about 10% of our population would catch it!!!!!
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Have you seen the front page of OUR newspaper. That would fit right in. The really troubling thing about it is only about 10% of our population would catch it!!!!!
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Guest: Cache (2015 days ago)
Steven, you must be from Cache, OK!
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Steven, you must be from Cache, OK!
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Guest: Farmer Brown (2035 days ago)
Two things: 1) They talk funny... 2) Maybe instead of buying a video camera they should have bought a come-along.
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Two things: 1) They talk funny... 2) Maybe instead of buying a video camera they should have bought a come-along.
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Guest: bithooked (763 days ago)
Latest comment:

The bad thing about a come-along, when dealing with this much weight and force, it requires you to put yourself in the danger zone. At lease most winches allow you to operate from a distance, or in the vehicle cab, getting out of the danger zone. But a come-along requires you to be right there in the danger zone, cranking on a handle. No thank you.

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The bad thing about a come-along, when dealing with this much weight and force, it requires you to put yourself in the danger zone. At lease most winches allow you to operate from a distance, or in the vehicle cab, getting out of the danger zone. But a come-along requires you to be right there in the danger zone, cranking on a handle. No thank you.

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Guest: Danny Del Rossi (2038 days ago)
I wouldn't have thought of that in a million years. Brilliant.
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I wouldn't have thought of that in a million years. Brilliant.
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Guest: angela539 (2041 days ago)
cool beans huh? my cousin had to do this once or twice in his lifetime.
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cool beans huh? my cousin had to do this once or twice in his lifetime.
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Guest: Fabiana (2028 days ago)
It's very interesting that. who never got stuck in a place that had absolutely nothing to mind, watching the night come and wondering how I would manage to get out. not sure how this is a great idea.
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It's very interesting that. who never got stuck in a place that had absolutely nothing to mind, watching the night come and wondering how I would manage to get out. not sure how this is a great idea.
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Juniper Juniper (2069 days ago)
That was incredibly ingenious.
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That was incredibly ingenious.
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Guest: george (2041 days ago)
Very clever . Those Chinese
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Very clever . Those Chinese
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Guest: ozzie (2009 days ago)
watcha talking 'bout? them's meskin illegals!!
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watcha talking 'bout? them's meskin illegals!!
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Guest: Chuck (2041 days ago)
To George,best you watch it again Chuck
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To George,best you watch it again Chuck
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Guest: SEXY IN NC (2033 days ago)
HEY WATCHING PORN IS WHAT MADE HIM THAT WAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!! DUMMY
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HEY WATCHING PORN IS WHAT MADE HIM THAT WAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!! DUMMY
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Guest: JJ (2024 days ago)
I am Norse and was killed once in a former life trying out this mud stunt. But it was quicker and cleaner than another time I got killed doing that Viking thing and got burned to death by boiling oil at that Scot castle. I tell you, Norse just don't stay dead even if we are dumber than stumps and slower than molassas.
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I am Norse and was killed once in a former life trying out this mud stunt. But it was quicker and cleaner than another time I got killed doing that Viking thing and got burned to death by boiling oil at that Scot castle. I tell you, Norse just don't stay dead even if we are dumber than stumps and slower than molassas.
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Guest: Marteena (1976 days ago)
I was married to a NORSK that thought like this. He always could get things done.
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I was married to a NORSK that thought like this. He always could get things done.
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Guest: fred (2031 days ago)
we did almost the same thing in the air force in 1980 with a D7 bull dozer. chaned trees crossways to the tracks. as we backed up the dozer rose on the trees.
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we did almost the same thing in the air force in 1980 with a D7 bull dozer. chaned trees crossways to the tracks. as we backed up the dozer rose on the trees.
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Guest: randyfromeufaula (1979 days ago)
I agree Fred...That is the exact formula for removing dozers from the mud..Always works for length of tracs, then repeat.
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I agree Fred...That is the exact formula for removing dozers from the mud..Always works for length of tracs, then repeat.
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Guest: (2025 days ago)
shore is some smart farmer,s.
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shore is some smart farmer,s.
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Guest: clark andersson (2041 days ago)
Jo, Finns mer an en satts att tar skinnet pa katten. Clark i Minnesota
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Jo, Finns mer an en satts att tar skinnet pa katten. Clark i Minnesota
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Guest: George (2040 days ago)
That's an old trick, nothing new. It can do many things, get you unstuck, flip you over backwards, break an axle, etc.
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That's an old trick, nothing new. It can do many things, get you unstuck, flip you over backwards, break an axle, etc.
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Guest: Tractorman (2039 days ago)
Thanks Mr. Know-It-All. You ever tried to not be such a jerck?
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Thanks Mr. Know-It-All. You ever tried to not be such a jerck?
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Guest: M Ferguson (2070 days ago)
Gotta love those crazy strung out farmer dudes!
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Gotta love those crazy strung out farmer dudes!
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Guest: me (2017 days ago)
You spelled TIRES wrong!
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You spelled TIRES wrong!
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Guest: Randy (2026 days ago)
Absolutely Brilliant. You would think though that a guy that smart wouldn't have drove the tractor in all that mud.
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Absolutely Brilliant. You would think though that a guy that smart wouldn't have drove the tractor in all that mud.
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Guest: Jeff Bridges (2035 days ago)
Good idea for sure..but I thnk the farmer was to smart to put the tractor in the mud on purpose. He wanted to stage the vid to share with us...Ive been stuck before and this deff. works as a solution!
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Good idea for sure..but I thnk the farmer was to smart to put the tractor in the mud on purpose. He wanted to stage the vid to share with us...Ive been stuck before and this deff. works as a solution!
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Guest: JAM (2019 days ago)
Someone should offer a translation of the "colorful Norwegian" being spoken as they accomplish this.
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Someone should offer a translation of the "colorful Norwegian" being spoken as they accomplish this.
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Guest: Heidi Cantrell (1986 days ago)
Actuslly it is not Norwegian, but Swedish. To some, that may amount to the same; it is NOT. :) Heidi From Norway
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Actuslly it is not Norwegian, but Swedish. To some, that may amount to the same; it is NOT. :) Heidi From Norway
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Guest: Alan Hardman (1888 days ago)
Was told once about the difference between Swedes and Norwegians by an old Norwegian: "A thousand Swedes ran through the weeds pursued by one Norwegian." I've (obviously) not forgotten it!
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Was told once about the difference between Swedes and Norwegians by an old Norwegian: "A thousand Swedes ran through the weeds pursued by one Norwegian." I've (obviously) not forgotten it!
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Guest: Reply (2018 days ago)
Hvorfor kyllingen krysse veien?
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Hvorfor kyllingen krysse veien?
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Guest: Roger (2034 days ago)
learned something for sure. Thank you
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learned something for sure. Thank you
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Guest: The Beav (1968 days ago)
Hoota - Horta - Heatah - Hooten!!
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Hoota - Horta - Heatah - Hooten!!
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Guest: Sharion (2018 days ago)
couldn't see it......
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couldn't see it......
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