What to do with old rubber CTL tracks?

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment & Pavement' started by Candersen10, Oct 8, 2012.

  1. Candersen10

    Candersen10 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 34

    I just replaced the tracks on my John Deere CT332. What do people typically do with the old tracks? One has split but the other has some tread still. Can you take them to be scrapped?
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  2. KrayzKajun

    KrayzKajun LawnSite Fanatic
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    Cut them and use as mats for driving across grass and sidewalks.
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  3. ParkWelding

    ParkWelding LawnSite Member
    Messages: 182

    Around here you have to pay to dispose of them. I have cut up excavator tracks and stacked em up in trash can. Takes a few weeks.
  4. WorldsStrongestLandscaper

    WorldsStrongestLandscaper LawnSite Member
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    We actually use them in training strongman. We drag the 690 lb old rubber traxx around the asphalt it's only about really lifting up about 220 lbs. the drag is great for hamstring development and it's a pita ;). And yes we are all nutz!!!😜
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  5. bobcat_ron

    bobcat_ron LawnSite Fanatic
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    Hitch it between 2 dozers and have a pulling contest, if it's an ASV track, it might turn into a Stretch Armstrong event.
  6. Dirtman2007

    Dirtman2007 LawnSite Platinum Member
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    they burn good too:drinkup:
  7. tailboardtech

    tailboardtech LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 390

    should of known you would say that:laughing:

    last time i replaced some at my former employer they are now under a bob evans parking lot
  8. muddywater

    muddywater LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Craigslist the decent one. And put the other one at the bottom of the dumpster
  9. DiyDave

    DiyDave LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,695

    in the trailer park, with the tractor tire flower beds, sit them on their side, and fill with topsoil, makes a good strawberry planter, too!:laugh:
  10. excav8ter

    excav8ter LawnSite Member
    Messages: 221

    I put mine in with a load of scrap steel. :)

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