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    Today, 03:17 PM
    Can it be used....yes. Is it gonna get the results you desire....probably not. Going in reverse is essentially putting the tailwheel before the...
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    Today, 03:14 PM
    Not gonna work. dont matter which direction the cylinder is oriented, retract is still gonna be curl I wouldnt say golden rule.....but 10%...
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    Today, 02:26 PM
    LD1 replied to a thread Forks Pallet Forks - 'over-engineer'? in Attachments
    I was mis-interpreting the word "should". I was reading it as.you thought there was no standard and that there "should" be one
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    Today, 12:01 PM
    A 1400 sq ft single story home is probably running a 2-3 ton system. A 2500sq ft 2-story is probably running a 4 or 5 ton system. Its not about...
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    Today, 11:57 AM
    LD1 replied to a thread Forks Pallet Forks - 'over-engineer'? in Attachments
    Not sure what you mean? There is a standard
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    Yesterday, 05:48 PM
    Do you have a meter with an amp clamp? Or even the FLA of the compressor unit should get close to being able to figure out a kw per hour usage. I...
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    Yesterday, 02:17 PM
    Still not technically correct about breakout. But doesn't matter. Step one should be verifying pressure. A mild 200-300 psi difference is gonna...
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    Yesterday, 01:26 PM
    LD1 replied to a thread Forks Pallet Forks - 'over-engineer'? in Attachments
    Don't ever get something rated right at capacity. It will fail. As others said, shock loading, uneven loading, etc
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    Yesterday, 01:19 PM
    Excellent post by techman. Curious to see what the OP finds from a service call. Going from 60kwh a day to 170kwh per day......and even on a...
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    Yesterday, 01:05 PM
    First, curl force and breakout are different. Second.....yes all bets are off on possibly destroying something, or overloading front axle if you...
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    Yesterday, 12:19 PM
    LD1 replied to a thread 3rd Function Help (kubota) in Hydraulics
    If that's what fitrite recomended there will be no issue
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    01-17-2018, 06:43 PM
    LD1 replied to a thread 3rd Function Help (kubota) in Hydraulics
    Id buy a kit, minus all the hoses and fittings. So basically just the valve and your wiring. figure out how and where you want it mounted. Then...
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    01-16-2018, 01:21 PM
    LD1 replied to a thread shop heat in Projects
    Gotta watch with the stack robbers. Take too much heat from the flue and you have creosote problems
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    01-16-2018, 10:34 AM
    Yea, 2-1/2 x 3/16 wall.....especially at the wider cat 2 spacing...might cause grief. How are your pins?Are they sticking out the ends? or clevis...
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    01-16-2018, 10:13 AM
    Have used it on ash and maple. No issues. Works as expected. Don't really know if I am saving time when I have to take it off and put it on for a...
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    01-16-2018, 10:10 AM
    LD1 replied to a thread shop heat in Projects
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    01-16-2018, 10:07 AM
    How is it constructed. Got pics? Tube sizes? Mine I built. Cat II, no gussets. But my 7500# 4wd ain't gonna tear it apart
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    01-15-2018, 10:11 AM
    Actual cost of commercial heat. Bought house with electric strips.....and a chimney that hadnt been used in 10 years. Bought place going right...
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    01-14-2018, 07:43 PM
    LD1 replied to a thread Actual cost of firewood in Rural Living
    This is a good start. Never did post final pics of everything. but I imagine it looks like any other HVAC system ...
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    01-12-2018, 02:49 PM
    LD1 replied to a thread Actual cost of firewood in Rural Living
    My electric rates are about 12 cents per kwh. The Geo is a two stage system. So the kwh varies depending on. 1st stage or second. But...
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    01-12-2018, 01:04 PM
    LD1 replied to a thread shop heat in Projects
    How high are your ceilings? Same Btu furnace I use, similar sq ft at 40x60, but it's like heating a 2 story house . I have no ductwork, just...
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    01-12-2018, 10:48 AM
    LD1 replied to a thread Actual cost of firewood in Rural Living
    You HAVE to put a dollar value on the "rest of the process" which you are not. I think THAT is the disconnect. As you feel your time and effort to...
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    01-12-2018, 08:04 AM
    LD1 replied to a thread Actual cost of firewood in Rural Living
    You are right about that. Do what makes you happy in life. There is more to heating decisions than just finances. Heat with whatever makes you...
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    01-12-2018, 06:56 AM
    LD1 replied to a thread Actual cost of firewood in Rural Living
    Grew up burning wood. So I guess its hard to kick the habit (enjoyment) of cutting it up. The woods were we deer hunt, is approx 30 acres. Was...
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    01-11-2018, 09:40 PM
    LD1 replied to a thread Actual cost of firewood in Rural Living
    Gladehound, Im not chastising anyone for heating with wood. Just trying to get you to realize that the wood you are burning has value. And that...
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    01-11-2018, 04:24 PM
    LD1 replied to a thread Actual cost of firewood in Rural Living
    Takes me about 5 min to load a cord on the trailer from the pile and don't handle a single piece. One word....grapple
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    01-11-2018, 04:22 PM
    Yes it's a good idea to purge/flush cylinders. Collapsing them won't purge it all, but will get most of it
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    01-11-2018, 02:41 PM
    LD1 replied to a thread Actual cost of firewood in Rural Living
    All valid points that I have touched on in the past. Some people already use a truck to haul their wood from wherever they cut. In that...
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    01-11-2018, 11:30 AM
    Not ideal time to buy a plow, but still hard to fathom none locally under $600. Gotta look for plow only. No pump or wiring. Around here,...
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    01-11-2018, 11:28 AM
    LD1 replied to a thread Actual cost of firewood in Rural Living
    If the wood you burn has a value in your area roughly equal to what a cord of wood cost....I fail to see how you come out ahead. Currently you are...
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Date of Birth
March 6
About LD1
Biography:
A good ole country boy
Location (City, State):
Central Ohio
Interests:
Cars, Guns, Beer, Tractors, Chainsaws, Women
Occupation:
Machinest/Engineering
What Make/Model of Tractor Do You Own?:
Kubota MX5100
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la463, 5' bushhog, jd261 mower, 6' blade
Hours:
350
Lot Size:
8.6
Type of Member:
Homeowner (1-10 acres)

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MX5100 DIY Remotes
MX5100 Diverter install
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Ford 5500 Backhoe
Kubota MX5100HST w/LA844
2005 Dodge 3500 4x4 Diesel
8N Rebuilt and restored
Bushhog 306
3 Homemade wood hauling trailers
Dolmar 6400 84cc ported
Sachs-Dolmar 120SI Ported
(4) Sachs-Dolmar 116SI Ported
Dolmar PS540
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