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Old 11-19-2013, 08:17 AM
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CTL Snow Tracks

I'm getting new tracks for my TR320, and I'd like to use it some this year to plow snow with. I've been pretty happy with the durability of the OEM Bridgestones, but they suck for snow. I'm looking for something to help with traction some, but they have to be good in dirt/mud too for grading and moving material.

I'm deciding between the Bridgestone Polar Tread tracks, and the McClaren Next Gen TDFs. The two tread patterns are very different. Anyone have either who can chime in on performance in all seasons? Construct'O, I'd like your $0.02 too...
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Old 11-19-2013, 09:49 AM
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Dozerman we have the McClaren Next Gen TDFs on our T770 that work great for snow plowing and the land clearing work we do with the machine. The machine will push our 9' Kage plow and box full of snow uphill with these tracks. Overall the machine has much improved traction over the standard OEM tracks. We ordered the machine with the tracks on it from the factory due to the positive reviews I had heard from others and I am yet to be disappointed with that decision.
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Old 11-19-2013, 07:49 PM
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I also have used OEM tracks on T770 and have used Mclaren TDF and Prowler AT version
The OEM are ok for dirt work but suck in snow
The Mclaren worked excellent dirt and snow....
the prowler worked excellent in dirt and snow

I am still on the first set of prowler so can't make 100% judgement yetbut from i have seen thus far the prowler will outlast the mclaren TDF by few hundred hours of use
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Old 11-19-2013, 08:23 PM
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I'm using the Polor Tread tracks on my machine and are holding up really good with the mud this spring and the hard dry ground that is like concrete now and last fall.

Can't comment on the snow,but they should perform good compared to the old OEM track with the half pad design.Thats why i went with the Polor Tread tread design ,better traction in the mud,but didn't know about the dry hard dirt.Thought might have chunking of the tread,but not yet and nearing 1K hours since we put them on.

Bought them on a summer specail for around $3800 deliveried to my door steps.Bridgestones have been holding up good for me,higher then some of the others,but they work for me.Good luck
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Old 11-20-2013, 09:43 PM
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Good info, thanks for the replies.
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