Ford 770 Loader Specsby James Nalley
The 770 Loader was a tractor attachment manufactured by the Ford Motor Company between 1979 and 1986. The variants included the 770 Loader that was available on the 1300, 1500 and 1700 tractor models and the 770A and 770B, which were used on the 1310, 1510, 1710 and 1910 models. Each Ford 770 loader included a high breakout force and large bucket capacity for optimal performance on all seven models.
The Ford 770 Loader provides a breakout force of up to 1,600 pounds with a dump clearance of 70 inches, a dump reach of 30 inches and a ground reach of up to 61 inches. The 770A and 770B offer a breakout force of 1,460 pounds with a 75-inch dump clearance, a 22-inch dump reach with a ground reach of 61 inches.
The Ford 770, 770A and 770B weigh 580 pounds and can accommodate a bucket width between 48 and 60 inches with a capacity of up to .30 cubic yards. The 770 offered a maximum lift of 700 pounds at a height (to pin) of 87 inches while the 770A and 770B produced a maximum lift of 820 pounds at a height of 93 inches.
Speed and Dump Angles
The Ford 770, 770A and 770B each produce a raise time to full height of 5.2 seconds, a bucket-dump time of 3.1 seconds and a lowering time of 2.7 seconds. All three models include a maximum dump angle of 40 degrees with a rollback angle of up to 10 degrees.
James Nalley is a full-time travel journalist whose work has been published in more than 100 magazines, journals and websites. He is also the Topic Editor and Feature Writer for the Latin America and Caribbean Travel section of a prominent website in Canada. Nalley holds a Doctor of Philosophy in music and literature from the University of Rochester.