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PostSubject: How deep can your rig go?   How deep can your rig go? Icon_minitimeFri Feb 18, 2011 4:38 pm

Wondering if anyone has any photos or videos of lawnmowers doing some water forging. From what I have seen that as long as your air intake is above the water line than your mower will run and shoot out bubbles of the muffler.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W6vaDYNGqMQ
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PostSubject: Re: How deep can your rig go?   How deep can your rig go? Icon_minitimeFri Feb 18, 2011 6:02 pm

thats pretty deep man! the other day i took my tractor out (craftsman LT4000) out and took her out to the pond and the water went up to the bottom of the carb bowl! i was a bit scared cause the air intake is about an inch higher than the bowl Razz il be sure to get a pic/ vid next time!
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PostSubject: Re: How deep can your rig go?   How deep can your rig go? Icon_minitimeFri Feb 18, 2011 6:25 pm

DEFINITLEY get some photos!!
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PostSubject: Re: How deep can your rig go?   How deep can your rig go? Icon_minitimeFri Feb 18, 2011 6:29 pm

i took an old shitty mower through a pond last spring, the water was 3-4 feet deep, the intake was 2 1/2 - 3 feet off the ground i coulda swore i broke something when it stopped but i didnt, i had to get another tractor to pull it out but all i had to do was pull the plug and spin all the water out, i dont know how i didnt get any water in the gas because it sat under water for probably 15 minutes while i went to get the other tractor
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PostSubject: Re: How deep can your rig go?   How deep can your rig go? Icon_minitimeFri Feb 18, 2011 6:35 pm

Scuba diver eh? lol
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PostSubject: Re: How deep can your rig go?   How deep can your rig go? Icon_minitimeFri Feb 18, 2011 6:58 pm

id say lol i had to take the liners outta my boots my socks off and pull my pants up as high as i could to walk out because it was almost 3 feet right there and like 15 to either side of the pond
and this was a pond of water from the snow so it was VERY cold
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PostSubject: Re: How deep can your rig go?   How deep can your rig go? Icon_minitimeSat Feb 19, 2011 5:16 am

I dont mind getting muddy- getting wet is another deal entirely . When i had my agway out for the last time back north last summer - the water was just over the footrests - the problem was the 4" of soft muck soil under the 11/2' to 2 ' of water and stock tires - and lots of snakes n snapping turtles in that swamp - needless to say i didnt feel like getting bit by one tromping thru water getting the tractor out if it got stuck. Bad enough i got zapped with poison ivy that time- i hate that crap.

I was tempted to go on the other side of the road where a drainage ditch had like a good 3' of water - but settled for the swamp instead.
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PostSubject: Re: How deep can your rig go?   How deep can your rig go? Icon_minitimeSat Feb 19, 2011 3:35 pm

Well I turned around and put a plow on that tractor and sold it for 400.. bounce
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