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    06-10-2018, 03:40 PM
    You may safely assume I have experience at over-tightening. :)
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    06-10-2018, 02:03 PM
    It could be that tightening with the impact was overdone, and the threads became galled or partially stripped. It doesn't take a lot of force to...
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    06-10-2018, 01:54 PM
    chim replied to a thread Dewalt 20V chargers in Parts/Repairs
    The 18 and 20 have the same voltage, but different battery design and a little smoke and mirror talk. When they came out with the new Lithium Ion...
    10 replies | 707 view(s)
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    06-08-2018, 07:09 AM
    The wheels on the deck seem happy to swivel in any direction the deck is moved. You can see it was bent while the wheel was travelling forward. ...
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    06-07-2018, 06:54 AM
    One of the wheels on my LandPride RFM snagged something and I bent the shaft part of the yoke. It looks like a 1" diameter shaft and since Uri...
    3 replies | 194 view(s)
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    06-03-2018, 08:16 AM
    chim replied to a thread String trimmers in Owning/Operating
    Stihl has been a good brand for me for string trimmer, chain saw and blower. Two years ago I added a Stihl Power Scythe for doing the thicker...
    115 replies | 4781 view(s)
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    05-30-2018, 06:59 AM
    I wear ear plugs or muffs most of the time. Noises created by the hydro, engine, etc seem to get trapped in the cab. This is less of an issue with...
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    05-28-2018, 08:43 AM
    Thank you, and here's an update: Even though I made the cab in removable sections, I've kept it on the tractor except for the first Summer. The...
    147 replies | 81465 view(s)
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    05-27-2018, 09:22 AM
    chim replied to a thread Flail Mower Cutting lawn with flail mower. in Attachments
    I did post: "This is not due to an elitist attitude. It is because it is difficult for me to read easily." There was no attempt to put anyone...
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    05-27-2018, 08:13 AM
    chim replied to a thread mower rpm in Kubota Owning/Operating
    With the RFM's I've been using since '92, there have been times when reducing the rev's a bit distributed the clipping better. The grass isn't...
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    05-27-2018, 07:56 AM
    chim replied to a thread Flail Mower Cutting lawn with flail mower. in Attachments
    I often don't bother reading posts where everything is run together. There are times I probably miss valuable information when I skip posts after...
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    05-25-2018, 07:58 AM
    chim replied to a thread Ratchet(ish) Rake in Build-It Yourself
    Thank you. I've been using it and so far no problems with bent teeth or anything. Stomper made mention of having more projects than time, and it...
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    05-25-2018, 07:34 AM
    Reminded me of something an older salesman told me when I bought the first Kubota. I was explaining where I lived and he said he knew the area: ...
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Age
68
About chim
Biography:
64YO, married 43 yrs, Sons 28, 32 & 36 YO, new L3200 in June, 2012, have Ford 1210 (soon for sale?Nope, decided to keep it), had Cub 154 Lowboy, B7500. Built house in 1989, novice welder
Location (City, State):
Lancaster County, PA
Interests:
Pistol competition, mostly Bullseye, some pin and PPC
Occupation:
Facilities Mgr.
Real Name:
Jim Miller
What Make/Model of Tractor Do You Own?:
Kubota L3200, Ford 1210
Attachments:
FEL, Landpride 6' RFM, Caroni 5' RFM, homemade lift boom
Hours:
Average little over 100/year
Lot Size:
3-1/2
Type of Member:
Homeowner (1-10 acres)

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