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    06-25-2016, 06:28 PM
    Agree on the safety switches. Just a little off and it won't start...ever. Also, 12.5 V may run everything but not have enough amps to kick over...
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    06-19-2016, 11:24 AM
    Hmmm...loading the tires should significantly reduce the COG. Even up on the outriggers, which in themselves greatly reduce rollover risk, the loaded...
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    06-16-2016, 10:15 AM
    The only thing I can think of is that the loaded rears would add to the digging force and may break something on the mast. The mast will lift the...
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    06-09-2016, 08:14 AM
    When I bought my M7040, there were "narrows" on the lot, but non-cab. Boy, the operator station is really small, tight, and narrow. The M7040 sits...
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    06-07-2016, 09:01 AM
    gwdixon replied to a thread Oil & Fuel Fluid Film in Owning/Operating
    Be sure to shake the can well. The chemical composition of FF makes it thicken when it sits. (There is a special chemical name for it but I can't...
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    06-06-2016, 05:07 PM
    The weight carrier for the front and the log carrier were homemade with forklift frames bought at Ritchie Bros. Auction. The log grapple on the...
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    06-06-2016, 09:45 AM
    The QA is a bit hard to see from the seat for sure. Just make sure the angle of the QA plates match the rear bucket angle, or a little bit more. Then...
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    06-05-2016, 04:10 PM
    I'm predicting that you'll really enjoy working with it. Mine has been great.
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    06-03-2016, 04:19 PM
    gwdixon replied to a thread 10 foot offset disk in Attachments
    It should be fine. My 70 HP tractor pulls an 8' offset set wide open quite easily. I used to have a L3650 (36 HP) that would pull it in 4WD and low...
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2009 Kubota M7040, R1s, LA1153 FEL, fork lift, 3 rear remotes, T&T
2002 Kubota L48 TLB, 12", 18", 24" HD buckets
2001 Kubota BX2200, Turf, LA211 FEL
7.5' Howse 3PT disc, 88" Gearmore 4G4 box scraper, 4' box scraper, Gearmore GB85 blade, LandPride RCR2596 cutter, 6', 4' flail mowers, 6', 4' rototiller, 4' Bush Hog cutter, HD subsoiler, Bearcat 70554 chipper, Bush Hog PHD w/ 12", 6" augers, Ford 101 3-bottom plow, 8' land leveler, 6' rake, lots of misc.

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