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good disc for an ATV/UTV
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Contributors to this thread:
goyt 10-Aug-21
t-roy 10-Aug-21
goyt 11-Aug-21
Ok...Russ 11-Aug-21
CraigL 11-Aug-21
ILBow288 11-Aug-21
Cheesehead Mike 11-Aug-21
goyt 12-Aug-21
Cheesehead Mike 12-Aug-21
ILBow288 13-Aug-21
goyt 13-Aug-21
ILBow288 13-Aug-21
goyt 13-Aug-21
Redman 13-Aug-21
Stressless 20-Aug-21
Stressless 20-Aug-21
goyt 21-Aug-21
From: goyt
10-Aug-21
I have a Grizzly 550 ATV and Kawasaki Mule Pro and I am looking for a disc that would work well with one or both of these. Does anyone have a specific disc that they would recommend?

From: t-roy
10-Aug-21
Do you own, or have access to a tractor, goyt? I see on another thread, you stated that you have several plots, including a 2 acre plot. I started out food plotting with my atv, a 4’ disc, a harrow section, and a 4’ cultipacker. It worked, but was painfully slow, and it was definitely hard on the atv. Oftentimes I would have to go over the plot several passes with the disk to get it chewed up decently. Honestly, I don’t think atvs are made for that type of continuous heavy use. I have 3 different friends that have fried the motors on their units, doing their plots.

A tractor works so much better for that type of thing. You can find a 35–50+hp tractor for $2,000-$3,000 and small implements pretty cheap, as well, at farm sales, etc. M or H Farmall, 720 JD, Ford 8N or Jubilee, or something similar to these tractors will do a good job for you.

From: goyt
11-Aug-21
I do not presently own a tractor. The Mule Pro does have a fair amount of power but you may be right that it does not have enough to pull a disc repeatedly.

From: Ok...Russ
11-Aug-21
Goyt, what I found on the ATV pulled disc that I used was a lack of ability to control the depth like with a 3pt. I also used a Plotmaster 400 with my Grizzly 550 and cost several hundred in repairs as I worked it too hard and burned up some sensor. Not saying it can't be done - just that you'll have to be patient and go over things a couple of times like Troy mentioned. Good luck!

From: CraigL
11-Aug-21

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This is an option if you can get a truck to your food plot and can just leave the disc there. Works as good as when its attached to my tractor but now I don't have to haul tractor 2 hours to do the food plot. You can back it up a short distance to park it off of food plot. Plus I have A/C and a radio now when I disc. :)

From: ILBow288
11-Aug-21
There are lots of great options on the market. I wouldn't go any wider than 4' with a single row of discs, and 3' if you'll have two rows of discs. My ranger 1000 has no trouble with a 4' disc with about 300# added on top of it. The new rangers have an electronic "work" mode that gears it very low like a tractor. Like others have said though, it's hard on your machine.

11-Aug-21

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I have a regular 2 row disc that I pull with an old truck sometimes but mostly with my Arctic Cat 700 ATV. The ATV pulls it fine as long as the ground isn't too wet or soft. My ATV has a lot of power though.

From: goyt
12-Aug-21
Mike, I like it. How do you get the disc to different fields?

12-Aug-21
My plots are all accessible from my house so it's not an issue. I have however hauled a disc on my car trailer.

From: ILBow288
13-Aug-21

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goyt, i built wheels on the top side of mine. Take the cultipacker out of the 2" reciever on the back and flip it over for transport. I also built a steel tray to put logging chains in for added weight. It works great.

From: goyt
13-Aug-21
ILBow228, What brand is that? Thanks

From: ILBow288
13-Aug-21
Built in my garage brand. You can find an old disk online for next to nothing. Take off a few rows and start building. I am by no means a welder but it really wasn't too bad. The cultipacker attachment is from black boar implements, and was around $350.

From: goyt
13-Aug-21
Thanks. Nice job!

From: Redman
13-Aug-21

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The Kasco drill will exceed your expectations. I have a large one that I use with my tractor on a 3 pt but my small one for the ATV is much more versatile and easy to use.

From: Stressless
20-Aug-21
Tuffline ATV disc

From: Stressless
20-Aug-21
All in one - not a no-till drill

From: goyt
21-Aug-21
Thanks for the ideas. Redman, that seeder looks great.

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