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Old 10-26-2018, 08:32 AM
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So, after scouring the internet I found this picture, submitted to IH's patent department. It's a 782 with a 63" deck, hubcaps, and a sleeve hitch bracket. The deck is very interesting, the mule drive is super wide at the back. Too bad we never got to see it.

Edit: I guess people wanted better commercial mowing and IH was planning on making a 63" deck for the tregular GTs, but the 982 got a 60" deck instead.
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I like the extended deck, would make trimming easier.
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I like the extended deck, would make trimming easier.
Agreed. My girlfriends dad had some box store JD with an offset deck. Took some getting used to but its the only thing I liked about that tractor.
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That's actually really cool. I'd love to see this in person. Thanks for sharing.
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Pretty cool! Thanks for sharing.
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Cool picture! Thanks for sharing!
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I always heard rumors about those wider decks.. but I never saw a picture of one! Thanks for sharing..

Looks like it was a decent idea... wonder how well it worked!?
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