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    My 8n Ford will turn that sharp by just standing on 1 of the brake peddles so Will my 755 back hoe
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    If you want to have precisely spaced plowed rows to facilitate later mechanized planting, weeding, harvesting, etc., this might be one way to remove driver-induced locating errors. It still seems unnecessarily anal to me but I know nothing of farming so...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Frank S View Post
    My 8n Ford will turn that sharp by just standing on 1 of the brake peddles so Will my 755 back hoe
    My first thought exactly -- our Ford Jubilee and subsequent 2000 made nice sharp turns. Dad called them "military corners" when he did it, for example when pulling a grain drill planting soybeans. Although this is an interesting idea, if the fellow who invented it knew how to use the wheel brakes to get the same results, he may not have bothered inventing it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jon View Post
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    now that idea would be useful in most cities where if you pull past to set up for your parallel parking maneuver some idiot will zip right in behind you and thank you with a 1 fingered salute for saving him the parking space.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jon View Post
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    Now that is the cleverest one of those I have seen
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    Good thing the front wheels aren't on warm asphalt. Thanks for sharing.

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    Gotta love that license plate too. I wasn't able to place it here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vehicl..._of_California . But, 3 numbers plus one letter is 10 * 10 * 10 * 26 = just 26,000 combinations, assumedly for all of California.

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