Case 1660 stuck in ditch - Page 2 - The Combine Forum
 3Likes
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #11 of 15 (permalink) Old 03-22-2019, 12:44 PM Thread Starter
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2019
Posts: 3
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
That could be a good song. I tried digging down the back tires but getting underneath the tires is difficult because the ground is still very frozen. I've got an excavator guy coming today to look at it to see what he could do. I thought about digging under head but the machine could only get so far under. I think I might dig behind front tires and put some rail ties under to see if we can pull it up onto them

Packman52 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #12 of 15 (permalink) Old 03-22-2019, 01:05 PM
Senior Member
 
stevie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2014
Posts: 2,246
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 582 Post(s)
Be carefull you do not stretch the combine. Real easy with enough horsepower.A cable on front axle tied up under is a good help. Put this on before things get dicey

stevie is offline  
post #13 of 15 (permalink) Old 03-22-2019, 07:22 PM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2017
Location: North Dakota
Posts: 103
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 23 Post(s)
My dad sunk ours same deal few years ago he used a bottle jack and jacked it up and slowly blocked it up till it drove out few guys around said if they tried to pull they would of just ripped it apart
NowhereNodak is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #14 of 15 (permalink) Old 04-02-2019, 09:44 AM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: west of winnipeg manitoba
Posts: 953
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 131 Post(s)
If you could get a chain through the wheel spoke you could tie a large log or rail road tie to the outside of the wheel crossways to the direction of travel and then reverse and by the wheel turning it will lift the whole combine up and push it back out of the hole . But you should have something there to hold the tire up after the revolution so you can remove the log . ( a poor mans unstucker )
marshall is offline  
post #15 of 15 (permalink) Old 04-02-2019, 10:00 AM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2016
Posts: 272
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 24 Post(s)
If it was possible to unlatch the bottom of the header then the head could be lifted away from the combine with a trackhoe . That would be one less thing to get broken or abused. Then if it won’t pull without stretching it I’d lift around the wheels with a trackhoe and get something under it to raise it out of the hole. Gravel would be easier than ties. Either way you do it the last thing you want is anything broken once your out. Better to cough up some money getting it out safely and in one piece. Good luck.
Last gen farmer is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the The Combine Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
1992 model 1660 case international 1660 tach problem brianwilton Case IH 1 06-02-2012 05:50 PM
Sell me on a 7120 aussiedeere Case IH 38 02-01-2011 03:07 PM
case ih 1660 dmi527b Case IH 5 06-19-2010 07:06 AM
steel tracks for a Case IH 1660 alozamar Case IH 1 03-30-2010 05:21 PM
Case Combine/Tractor Auction grainboy Antique Machinery 0 05-10-2009 09:07 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome