In Reply to: Re: posted by Mike W on May 31, 2020 at 08:27:12:
I do believe the extra holes that you're speaking of have been discussed in tractor forums as for their purposes. Essentially, they were for special purpose on specific type of implements only. Forums voice strong opinions on safe usage.
Most of the advice I've seen online says don't use them, or if you do use, only for the specific implements/scenarios that they were designed for... or else! lol
The usual caveats are given on forums: As in many things, (un-)Common Sense prevails, and misusing something beyond it's intended purpose can sometimes result in unexpected, unpleasant consequences. lol "SOP" :-)
My '49 Ford 8N didn't come with "extra-loops", and I can't perceive of any good enough reasons to add them (I could cast steel to make, if it were to be needed).
I haven't spent much effort searching forums for something I'm not going to use, however, further information's available for the curious amongst us lol :-)
Here's your "extra loops, Mike: