New sled

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment & Pavement' started by Fieldman12, Apr 13, 2008.

  1. Fieldman12

    Fieldman12 LawnSite Bronze Member
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  2. WALKER LANDSCAPE

    WALKER LANDSCAPE LawnSite Bronze Member
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  3. bobcat_ron

    bobcat_ron LawnSite Fanatic
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    Light weight dozers and narrow tracks will slide easily. But still DAYUM!
     
  4. gammon landscaping

    gammon landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
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    you mean wide tracks, narrow tracks have same weight smaller area there for more psi on the ground ie better grip, wide tracks are to float in soft underfoot conditions. not for grip
     
  5. oakhillslandscaping

    oakhillslandscaping LawnSite Senior Member
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    thats awsome, love that black smoke
     
  6. 2004F550

    2004F550 LawnSite Senior Member
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    No gammon narrow tracks have less surface area then LGP tracks thus they will slide easier. That's why LGP machines work on steep slopes, etc. Your are correct about the lower ground pressure factor though.
     

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