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We build our big ones, the 720 and 720 Special, around total
versatility. To plow, disc, cultivate, handle
front-end loaders, rear mounted tillers and center mounted mowers. All of the
ability or a small agricultural tractor with the convenience. maneuverability
and stability of a lawn and
garden tractor. These are the all-season, all-purpose tractors for small acreage
farming, large area mowing, industrial or commercial use, contract lawn care,
and any other area in which durability, performance and convenience are
required. The 720 Special shares the 720’s power and strength, but offers a
lower price tag because the 3-point hitch and roar power take-off are optional
rather than standard equipment.
19½ hp horizontally opposed two-cylinder Onan engine with
positive rotating valves and replaceable
stellite-faced inserts, side-draft carburetor with forced air intake.
Opposed-Cylinder balance minimizes vibration. Large muffler and alternate
firing reduce noise.
Power take-offs, front and rear are standard on 720; rear
PTO optional on 720 Special. Each is independently controlled by its own
electric clutch from dash mounted controls. Provide power capability for all
Drop axle final drive. . . provides stability by providing
a lower center of gravity than conventional tractors, with a full 15" of
ground clearance at the front axle.
Hydrostatic drive. . . with unique coupling of hydrostatic
unit and 3-speed-range sliding gear transaxle for speeds from 0 to 10.4 mph
forward, 0 to 6.2 mph reverse. One lever handles all the action. Control lever
locks in position taut releases instantly by squeezing the trigger. Instant
forward. . . instant reverse.
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Rugged frame. . . of heavy gauge deep channel steel is full
length and independent of engine. Maintains critical parts alignments.
Implement Changes... quick, easy connection to front frame,
axle or rear drawbar. A front towing hitch helps move and position vehicles,
boat trailers, aircraft. Hitch plates attach to tractor side frames,
category 0 3-point hitch (optional on 720 Special) can be set to give depth
controlled implements free run of the land. Individual screws Control
Quick, easy serviceability. . . to engine, battery and
clutch. Hood and grille unlatch and lift toward to expose engine and battery.
Oil cooler pivots on hoses for access to clutch. Dip stick, oil drain and
filter are readily accessible. Wrap-around section of dash can be removed to
expose hydraulic control system.
Upper and lower frame covers unbolt — exposing clutch,
drive shaft, hydrostatic unit and transmission.
Specifications for Model 700 Front-End
Height to bucket hinge pin (max)
86½" (2197 mm)
Reach @ maximum height, bucket dumped
23½" (597 mm)
Clearance, bucket dumped
69" (1753 mm)
Reach, bucket on ground
51½" (1308 mm)
Maximum dumping angle
3¼" (95 mm)
Reach from axle to bucket hinge pin
30" (762 mm)
Overall maximum height, raised
107½" (2730 mm)
650 lb (295.1 kg)
1250 PSI (8616 kPa)
48" bucket capacity
6.7 cu ft (0.19 cu m)
[Source: AC Brochure, Form No
1254-OP-8003-R, courtesy of Matthew Snyder]