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Weight of this 1456?

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anyone know around how much this weights? Has the heavy 508i wheel castings, big hubs rock box belly tank. Theres a tractor pull coming up and they have 13k out of field and 16500 with duals and was wondering how close this would be for them classes20200421_194234.thumb.jpg.761888dd76006127392c3f6bb968f216.jpg20200301_160754.thumb.jpg.28a00718ebf4d27fc4f954e35e92ecc7.jpg

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the duals are the heavy style 18" wide, they were silver before. And the rice and canes are ridiculously heavy, i can usually flip an 18.4 38 dual on the ground up easy but not these

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We weighed mine back in the day............... '06 widefront, 4 deere weights(close to 100's), modified massey weight bracket, JD tool box with tools, fenders, no duals, no hubs, klinger sway limiters, 20.8 Firestone deeptreads full of fluid, was almost right on 14k on the scale with a tank of fuel.  

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Should make 13 if fuel tanks aren’t full and no fluid in tires

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I bet it's pushing 14k without duals, just based off what my 1256 w/ cab weighed years ago.

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Years ago my dad had his 1566 down to 12,000 but no fluid, no hubs, low on fuel, no extra weights, and had fenders, no cab.  My guess with the heavy cast centers, belly tank, duals, and cab, you’ll be somewhere in the 14-15,000 area?!

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I don’t know what it weighs but I want to see a video of it pulling please 😁

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Beautiful 1456!  Seems like dad's 1256 with cab, duals, 4 sets of rear weights, inner tires loaded with calcium and 700 pounds of front end weights was 14,000 or so pounds but that was many years ago.  We had a set of  scales at the farm because we sold fertilizer and at one time I knew what each tractor we had weighed.

 

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Fill the rock box with helium balloons....then it'll be light enough! B)    Then you can pull the cord after the last pull and let them all float away.....

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9 hours ago, Sledgehammer said:

I don’t know what it weighs but I want to see a video of it pulling please 😁

Me to. 

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11k and some change is as light as I've seen our 1456.     20.8's no cab and none of them other goodies. . I would just fill her up with fuel and rocks and go for the 16k class. Our "heavy grudge match" class was always 16k, always a good time. Good Luck

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Mine weighs 14100 with 1600lbs on each wheel   I’d say if you don’t have wheel weights you’ll bi in that 13/14 range

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I pulled mine in the 10,500 class Rusty. No cab, no weights 18.4's and 14L fronts. I really doubt yours weighs 14,000 the way it stands. Gonna need some cast that was stacked up in your yard on her to get to 16,000.:D

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This one weighed right around 11,200 as you see it here, 10 ply radial 18.4-38 rear tires.  I still think you're in that 13,500-14,000 lb range as it sits

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My 856 with cab and 18 wheel weights, no fluid in tires is dead on 15000

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Load it on the trailer and start driving around till you find a DOT. They'll tell you what it weighs..... 😂

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Going to weight it now, place your bets15934544531902337096593889074311.thumb.jpg.0e930e48984f576c9d82ce63abbeb6d6.jpg

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13,894 lbs 

Thats my shot in the dark guess 

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14100, how many cheeseburgers did you have for lunch?

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Just need to throw 3 100lbs weights in the rock box and im ready to pull, what gear ya think I should go in? Its a dirt track20200629_132634.thumb.jpg.ef52d41f2d762505298ff4a1051581ac.jpg

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2 hours ago, MinnesotaFarmall said:

14100, how many cheeseburgers did you have for lunch?

This many, but im 6 3 and lift weights so I'm not a fattyScreenshot_20200629-165205_Snapchat.thumb.jpg.522d04b72192d321846836edfe4f5de8.jpg

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Wow that surprises me!!! With the big cast centers duals and cab I would have thought for sure over 13!!! 
There you go, 300 pounds more and pull time!!

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That really surprises me, thought for sure it'd be heavier than that.

I'd go Low 3rd, let it lug way down, to 1000-1100 RPM, then pull the T/A back & watch it come back to life.

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I pull 14700 in low 3 on 20.8r38 stock pump just opened up don’t need ta but low 3 is 6.9 mph 

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Depends on the sled! Some are easy to pull but hit hard, those are speed sleds, 1st high, the ones that pull hard and get harder you’ll want a lugging gear, 3rd or 4th low.

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