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wasmeneh
Herm, I just put a JB Jr on my Cub 124 (I know wrong brand). Very well built and quick to attach. Mine was the 1st narrow frame Cun JB JR with power lift. This allows downward pressure also, enough to lift the front of my Cub about 3" off the ground. John put some pics of my Cub in the Owner's Gallery it's the 1st one says Mike W's Cub, dont know where he got the W from. I got mine to carry rip-rap (football sized rock for erosion control) 32 tons of it accross about 100 yards of lawn without tearing it up. So far it works great and I would say that's it's ability to dig is limited by the tractor's weight and traction (weight box and chains). Since I was trying to keep it light and not dig into my lawn mine wouldn't dig very well. Read Kent's JB Jr story in the Operation's section I found it very informative. Hope this helps Mike

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BrownA
Herm, even my B110 with a loader and down pressure doesn't dig very well. I think ? and I might be wrong but loaders and Johnny Buckets are not really designed to dig but are made to move materials on the surface. That does not mean they can't dig, but as said before it depends on the ground and your traction. If you were to buy one for just that purpose I might say no, but someone else had posted pictures of an area that they dug up and it look good. Many variables involved. If you plowed or tilled the surface first you would certainly make it easier. Just my thoughts, good luck . Al

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thedaddycat
Forget tilling to loosen the ground, get a single bottom moldboard plow and go to it. I posted a bunch of pics a couple years ago, when I was doing my garden. I could pull basketball sized rocks out of the ground with the plow....

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