John Deere, founded in 1837, has grown from what was once a one-man blacksmith shop into a major corporation doing business all over the world. John Deere is a world leader in the manufacture of farm, construction and forestry equipment. The company produces a wide range of mowers, golf course equipment, and other outdoor power equipment, such as lawn and garden tractors. John Deere also manufactures attachments, such as loaders, for their farm and agricultural equipment.
Adding a loader to your utility tractor will allow you to tackle a wide variety of jobs, such as carrying soil, gravel, mulch, firewood, garden supplies, as well as snow. The John Deere loader 148 is an attachment designed to fit several models of John Deere farm and agricultural tractors. This includes the 3020 produced from 1964 to 1972, the 4020 produced from 1963 to 1972, the 4000 produced from 1969 to 1972, the 4320 produced from 1971 to 1972, the 4030 and 4230 produced from 1973 to 1977, and the 4040 produced from 1978 to 1982, according to the TractorData website.
The weight of the John Deere 148 loader is 1,350 pounds. The height (to pin) of the loader is 126 inches.The dump clearance of the John Deere 148 loader is 102 inches, the dump angle is 38 inches and the dump reach 32 inches.
The bucket capacity of the John Deere 148 loader varies according to bucket width. The bucket capacity of the loaders are 0.5 cubic yards, 0.6 cubic yards, 0.8 cubic yards and 0.9 cubic yards.
Four different widths are available for the John Deere 148 loader: 60 inches, 72 inches, 84 inches and 96 inches.
The roll back angle of the John Deere 148 loader is 11, and the breakout force, also known as the lift, is 4,700 pounds. The lift of the loader to its fullest height (at pin) is 3,100 pounds.
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