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    Yesterday, 11:03 PM
    Steave replied to a thread Flail Mower Let's talk flail mowers in Attachments
    I also have a mott 72 with the C-51 belt. I don't think any brand makes a C-51 using kevlar. The smallest C size belt in kevlar is about 70". I...
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    08-13-2017, 09:02 PM
    Steave replied to a thread Titan Tree Puller in Attachments
    When pulling brush and small trees you can grab the tree and pull back then forward while lifting slightly. When you see it giving around the roots...
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    08-13-2017, 08:48 PM
    Steave replied to a thread Titan Tree Puller in Attachments
    You have to work at pulling up brush and small trees that are 3-4 inches. Lift up while easing back and forth making the final move a push so the...
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    08-13-2017, 11:12 AM
    Steave replied to a thread Titan Tree Puller in Attachments
    That has been an option I was thinking about but I'm leaning toward a few pieces of steel somehow welded to the bottom frame 3x3 with just enough...
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    08-13-2017, 10:23 AM
    Steave replied to a thread Titan Tree Puller in Attachments
    I found a picture showing the steel plate I attached to the cylinder to help protect the fittings against limbs. So far it's protecting them. You...
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    08-13-2017, 09:56 AM
    Steave replied to a thread Titan Tree Puller in Attachments
    I've had the same one you have for a few years now and it's a big part of my arsenal for fighting the woods back from fields and farm roads. :) I...
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    08-12-2017, 07:47 AM
    Steave replied to a thread Pallets in fields in Rural Living
    That's disturbing because I see the guy that's "walking point" has comrades all up and down the roads around here, even a few of them surrounding my...
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    08-10-2017, 12:15 PM
    Steave replied to a thread Flail Mower Let's talk flail mowers in Attachments
    Same here, it's right side up when you click on it and I'm using Fred Flintstones computer.
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    08-08-2017, 03:54 PM
    Steave replied to a thread Rotary Cutter A rotary cutter with lift in Attachments
    I'm not sure about other brands and never used them but you can buy lift blades for some Bush Hog brand rotary cutters. Amazon.com: Bush Hog Brand...
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    07-31-2017, 08:44 PM
    An average size skid steer is somewhere in the 2000# working range. Of course that's an average.
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    07-31-2017, 08:37 PM
    Steave replied to a thread Flail Mower Lawn Genie Flail Mower Parts Question in Attachments
    Know what you mean. It's acting crazy on my end also. I replied to one post and it never entered me into the subscription and it never changed the...
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    07-31-2017, 11:27 AM
    Steave replied to a thread Flail Mower Lawn Genie Flail Mower Parts Question in Attachments
    When or if the bearings on my Mott 72 roller go out I'm going to redo the mount and install the 4 bolt cast with the insert bearings. Mine was...
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    07-29-2017, 05:52 PM
    Steave replied to a thread Flail Mower Let's talk flail mowers in Attachments
    Yep, I use a piece of chain bolted to each lift arm and drooped over the hanger (on the tractor end) for the top hitch. That holds it in place and I...
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    07-28-2017, 10:47 PM
    Thanks for the computer lesson. I need all the help I can get. :thumbsup:
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    07-28-2017, 10:18 PM
    Steave replied to a thread Flail Mower Let's talk flail mowers in Attachments
    When the weeds and other grass gets above my clover patches I just raise mine up with the 3pt hitch and go. I know its not the proper way to cut...
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    07-28-2017, 10:08 PM
    Steave replied to a thread Flail Mower Lawn Genie Flail Mower Parts Question in Attachments
    The bearing shown in post 17 is designed to go into the cast iron housings not the stamped steel housing as Spanner has mentioned. Stamped steel...
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    07-28-2017, 09:29 PM
    Good point. I should have included that. My Belarus (Russian) tractor as I mentioned has down pressure but you have to be careful with it or you'll...
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    07-28-2017, 08:57 AM
    Steave replied to a thread Flail Mower Lawn Genie Flail Mower Parts Question in Attachments
    I see in your pictures what you now have. The locking collars should be the last thing on the shaft as its only purpose is to hold the inside part...
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    07-28-2017, 07:59 AM
    Lift arms will float up unless your tractor is equipped with a down pressure 3pt. This is to allow for your wheels to drop off in a hole without...
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    07-27-2017, 06:23 PM
    Steave replied to a thread Flail Mower Lawn Genie Flail Mower Parts Question in Attachments
    I use a digital caliper and measure the bearings needed then find them online. There are several places to search for them but if I had to recommend...
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    07-27-2017, 06:00 PM
    This is correct. "IF" the 3pt can't float is the only time you'd use the chains. Some tractors have down pressure on the 3pt. Most don't. Down...
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    07-27-2017, 05:13 PM
    Steave replied to a thread Flail Mower Let's talk flail mowers in Attachments
    I watched your video again. That's some breath taking ride down those trails. I see you're not taking my advice of getting some goats or sheep and...
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    07-25-2017, 09:25 PM
    Steave replied to a thread Rotary Cutter Bush Hog Blades in Attachments
    I am certainly not an expert on Rotary Mowers or anything for that matter but the blades are going to be able to move the axis of the bolt freely. ...
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    07-25-2017, 08:31 PM
    Steave replied to a thread Flail Mower Let's talk flail mowers in Attachments
    I enjoyed the video but if its really that rough you might think of getting some goats or sheep. I was expecting to see "Angry Ram" around one of...
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    07-25-2017, 08:20 PM
    You're either real good or real lucky. Don't matter, they came out ! Great. Good idea SPYDERLK posted. If you don't have ROPS put it against...
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    07-22-2017, 11:24 PM
    I'm not sure of the weight but this is a light weight grapple bucket. It probably don't weigh much more than whatever bucket you have your rake on. ...
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    07-22-2017, 02:41 PM
    Once I rake up a big enough pile I grapple it up and go.
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    07-20-2017, 07:37 PM
    Steave replied to a thread Flail Mower Let's talk flail mowers in Attachments
    My ford 907 is not as heavy built as your 917. I think it's a older mower also. It's heavy enough for what I do with it but not as hefty. The 907...
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    07-20-2017, 07:13 PM
    Steave replied to a thread Flail Mower Let's talk flail mowers in Attachments
    This is the Ford 907 it has 1 "C" size belt. This is the Mott 72 I use mostly for finish cut. It has 1 "C" size belt and 96 stations = 192...
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    07-20-2017, 11:39 AM
    Steave replied to a thread Flail Mower Let's talk flail mowers in Attachments
    My flail has better eyes than me, as somebody said, it can seek out and fine stuff I don't see. Wrapped up some baling twine at my neighbors pasture...
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About Steave
Biography:
US Army (Nike/Hawk) Lived around here on my old family farm. Farming dried up about 25 years ago but still great land.
Location (City, State):
Taylorsville, GA
Interests:
Farm repair shop (hobby)
Occupation:
Retired Electrician
Real Name:
Steave
What Make/Model of Tractor Do You Own?:
3000 Ford 66' 260A International Backhoe, Belarus 250AS
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5' Woods & 5' Howse Rotary Cutter, 5' Servis (Rhino) landscape rake, 7' Danuser scrape blade, Middle buster, Pond scoop, Homemade chisel plow, 7 shank all purpose plow, Howse 6' cutting disc, 2 disc moldboard plow, no name post hole digger, Mott
Hours:
Ford 3000=1775 hrs/ Backhoe=LOTS
Lot Size:
1 lot=24 acres & 1 lot=4 acres
Type of Member:
Homeowner (21-50 acres)

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