Super C FH Prong Dimensions

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Super C FH Prong Dimensions

Postby ajhbike » Sun Sep 24, 2017 8:33 pm

Does anyone have a print or dimensional specs for the SC FH prongs? Thank you.

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Re: Super C FH Prong Dimensions

Postby tmays » Mon Sep 25, 2017 6:06 am

I can get you some measurements, but it would be tomorrow evening at the earliest.
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Re: Super C FH Prong Dimensions

Postby ajhbike » Mon Sep 25, 2017 6:56 am

Hey thank you! I would like to modify my grading blade and forks to work on the SC. John

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Re: Super C FH Prong Dimensions

Postby Jim Becker » Mon Sep 25, 2017 9:16 am

One-point implements onto a Super C? I doubt you really want to do that. The Super C prongs are 1/2 inch less in the vertical direction, if that is the dimension you are looking for.

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Re: Super C FH Prong Dimensions

Postby ajhbike » Mon Sep 25, 2017 9:44 am

That is the dimension I am looking for, thanks. I have a bunch of 1/2" stock and can make some up.

The grading blade is a 3 point set up and I put a 1 pt prong in the middle so it works on my quick hitch on the FCub and on the Loboy FH. I would modify it for 2 prongs because it is a 6.5ft heavy blade and would be great for the SC. It is a real load for the Loboy. I like futzing with things like this.

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Re: Super C FH Prong Dimensions

Postby ajhbike » Mon Sep 25, 2017 9:47 am

It'll be a Triceratops with all the prongs coming out of it, but it will work on all 3 tractors OR I could make the prongs and attach the quick hitch and use it as a 3 point.

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Re: Super C FH Prong Dimensions

Postby Smokeycub » Thu Oct 05, 2017 8:57 pm

I agree that the fast hitch two prong implements work well, and fairly easy to hitch up with a little planning. I opted to do a variation of a 3 point utilizing the 2 point fast hitch and a top link connection at the location of right angle belt drive.

Here's what it looks like hooked to a finish mower. If you click on the picture it should bring up a larger image.
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Re: Super C FH Prong Dimensions

Postby ajhbike » Fri Oct 06, 2017 5:33 am

That is what I am planning to do. I have almost everything 3 point...carryalls, grader blade, etc so I want to make a couple of prongs for the SC and put on a top link so all the tractors can use all the attachments.

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Re: Super C FH Prong Dimensions

Postby Jim Becker » Fri Oct 06, 2017 12:13 pm

Smokeycub wrote:. . . I opted to do a variation of a 3 point utilizing the 2 point fast hitch and a top link connection at the location of right angle belt drive.

I can't tell from the picture. Is your top link bracket just attached to the existing holes in the pulley housing? If so, handle it gently.

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Re: Super C FH Prong Dimensions

Postby Smokeycub » Mon Oct 09, 2017 7:04 am

Jim Becker wrote: Is your top link bracket just attached to the existing holes in the pulley housing?

Yes it is. I removed the right angle pulley assembly and built a "box" out of 1/2" plate the uses the 4 - 1/2" mounting holes where the r/a pulley was attached. I was attempting to replicate this.
C top link bracket a.png

...and this is what I came up with.
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top link 2.jpg

It seems pretty stout. Jim, are those 4 holes the ones you were referring to?
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Re: Super C FH Prong Dimensions

Postby Jim Becker » Mon Oct 09, 2017 7:15 am

No, what you have is fine. I was afraid when you said "at the location of right angle belt drive" that you had the pulley housing still in place and used the 2 smaller bolt holes in the pulley housing.

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Re: Super C FH Prong Dimensions

Postby Smokeycub » Thu Oct 12, 2017 7:41 am

ajhbike wrote: I want to make a couple of prongs for the SC and put on a top link so all the tractors can use all the attachments.

The modified 3 point works ok. The biggest "hitch" - pardon the bad pun - is the geometry is off between the FH and the top link. That causes whatever you have hooked up to pivot as it goes up or down which requires adjusting the top link in or out to accommodate the pivoting. I haven't tried yet but I think a hydraulic top link is in order. ...or come up with one of these.
2-3 point2.1.jpg
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Re: Super C FH Prong Dimensions

Postby ajhbike » Thu Oct 12, 2017 7:50 am

Makes sense...imagine the implement will tip forward as it lifts because the cylinder lifts straight up and down whereas my cub adapter lifts in an slight arc. In the meantime, I have mucho grinding, cutting and milling on these 1" arms I need to fab....I will cross that top link bridge later. Thanks


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