BX tractor , front weights and grill guard

Kurtee

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BX2660, BX2680 cab, JD 2032R, Honda 5518, JD X590, JD X739
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I had a plate bent to hold 2 100 pound suitcase weights that hooked on the grill guard of my BX2660. Works well, just had 2 3/8 bolts tapped into the guard to hold it and used a ratchet strap to keep the weights in place. I no longer use it as I bought a bigger tractor to do what I was doing with the BX. You should be able to do something similar to hold whatever weights you are using.
 

OrangeKrush

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BX2680, LA344 with Piranha tooth bar, LP PF 1242, LP Rear Blade, KK 60" BB
Nov 15, 2020
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Have a BX2350 need to put weights on the front end , I also have a grill guard. Do I need to remove the grill guard to put the weight bracket on or is there a work around ?
Photos or more info would be more helpful!
 

Mrlunchbox

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2020 BX1880 loader/mower/bagger. Land Pride snow pusher, Kapteyn pallet forks
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Excellent work around. Mount one of these then get the weight hitch bracket. Then add weights. Pricey but EASY.

 
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OrangeKrush

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BX2680, LA344 with Piranha tooth bar, LP PF 1242, LP Rear Blade, KK 60" BB
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Excellent work around. Mount one of these then get the weight hitch bracket. Then add weights. Pricey but EASY.

Just got one off an eBay seller.. nice product. 9283769A-B5AA-4D50-ADBF-33C32D62AAE9.jpeg B92903AA-A4B1-45DC-B162-49B87687829E.jpeg
 
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OrangeKrush

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BX2680, LA344 with Piranha tooth bar, LP PF 1242, LP Rear Blade, KK 60" BB
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I really like that set up.. looks like a really well thought out design.

After a second look is that a package deal or are they separate manufacturer's?
 
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B737

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the brush guard is from "Earth & Turf" in New Holland PA, and the little bracket I just made from a steel scraps, its just a box that gives the 40lb weights something to grab onto. It was compact and worked well

 
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OrangeKrush

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BX2680, LA344 with Piranha tooth bar, LP PF 1242, LP Rear Blade, KK 60" BB
Nov 15, 2020
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Indy
the brush guard is from "Earth & Turf" in New Holland PA, and the little bracket I just made from a steel scraps, its just a box that gives the 40lb weights something to grab onto. It was compact and worked well

Nice work!
 
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Dieseldonato

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Where did you get the weights? They are a lot nicer the front kubota weight I have, and look like they are shorter then the suitcase weights I currently have.
 
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B737

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they are the standard 42 pound weights from deere, they keep them in stock, so you dont have to pay for shipping.
 
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savoy9020

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they are the standard 42 pound weights from deere, they keep them in stock, so you dont have to pay for shipping.
I'm getting a BX next week and would love setup these. weights. They are very plentius on E-bay as well.

do you have the dimensions of the box you made?