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After a year's hiatus,I dug out my 2110 Landlord,to prep it for winter. I copied this idea from a 700 series Landlord I saw in a tractor boneyard.

It does a few things. It gives me needed weight in the back.It uses a car battery that would be sitting all winter(it's from my boat),and it eliminates the small battery,which seem to give up after a year or so. I welded the box together,and then bolted it on,so I can go back to original if I choose.Made sure the rear lift clears OK. Now I just gotta remember it's back there!8D

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Great idea. Now I know what to do with the good battery that came with my parts tractor. It will keep it charged up so it doesn't freeze. And what a convenient jump mobile. I live on a lake. Hmmmm, wonder if I could rig up a 12v ice auger and a pull behind mini shanty? I could move to wherever they're bitin. Too much fun and not enough time. Can't wait til retirement!

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