No Grapple, no glory

sjsparrow

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I've been waiting months for two dealers to get me a Land Pride SGC1060 Grapple for my L2501. No glory.
Is there a "just as good" grapple out there (I've heard EA mentioned), that will work with a standard Kubota 3rd function? Thanks!
 

mcfarmall

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There are plenty that are "just as good" any many that are better, in my opinion. However, given the "new normal", you may run into the same delivery issues.
 
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Grindstone

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If you ordered from EA you would be waiting as well. Lead times could be anywhere from 3-5 months. Homestead implements lead time is 7-8 weeks. Those are two companies I know people have had good luck with. I'm sure there are more to come to this thread.
 
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Bmyers

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EA and Homestead would be my two choices. I have EA, works great. As pointed out, the biggest issue with any model is the delay in getting it.
 
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GreensvilleJay

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One option, find someone, somewhere that HAS 'pallet forks' IN STOCK READY TO SHIP....and BUY them. PDQ...

OK pallet forks are not grapples BUT they'll work very,very well for 99.44% of all true 'grapple' work. for the rest, well you 'll need to get off the seat, chain down the load, and continue.

Anyone who can wait weeks let alone MONTHS for an implement has to be a lot younger than me and/or the jobs that 'need' a grapple can wait 'until the cows come home'. I'm pretty sure the survivours of Ian aren't sitting on the duffs waiting for LP or EA to make their grapples before they can start their cleanups.
 
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The Evil Twin

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I too was waiting for a LP grapple. I gave up because they can't even tell me when one will be available. Could be tomorrow. Could be February. I just decided to get in the queue with an aftermarket. While more $$ I believe it's also a better design. So it could still be February but I know it's on order. Lol.
 
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SusanDuffy

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I saw grapples on Kitsap Tractor’s lot yesterday. They are pretty stocked up with attachments. I see you’re from washington? Kitsap Tractor is in Silverdale Washington.