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  1. #1
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    Livingston, TX, Conroe, TX, and Van Buren Co, Arkansas
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    Default For Many Years I gardened with a Shovel, But?

    I still have the shovels, but no longer have the physical capacity to move the dirt with a wheelbarrow and spade. So this winter I will be buying a Mahindra Max 28. I plan to purchase it with all the goodies, backhoe, front end loader, finish mower, cement mixer, tiller, box blade, and possibly a PTO generator.

    When I was much, much younger I had occasion to play with an old and little Ford tractor. Mostly I pulled a rake with it turning two hay wind rows into one for bailing.

    One of the projects I plan to attempt is to dig a pond where I may try to grow cat fish or Tilapia. I also plan to have a garden between 500 and a thousand square feet. I will be growing Brazos Blackberries plus couple of fig trees and any other fruit trees that will grow and fruit in South Texas near Houston. Although we only have a single acre, I hope to fix it up into a garden spot.

    I also have a grandson who seems lost as to a career and I thought he might learn how to use this little tractor and do some landscaping as the area our place is located in is all one acre plus homesteads, and many may need help with making their places look nice.

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    Super Star Member brin's Avatar
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    Georgia - Mt. Vernon by The Store just 5 miles east and right by the big oak tree then to the creek.

    Default Re: For Many Years I gardened with a Shovel, But?

    Sounds like a plan....good luck and have a good time here...

    WORRYING does not take away tomorrow's TROUBLES, it takes away today's PEACE.

    NH - TC-29 , FEL, Bush hog, Bush hog brand finishing mower, Post hole digger, 6' Back blade, sub-soiler, Pallet forks, 20KW PTO Generator , 21 hp Murray Mower
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    Elite Member The kid's Avatar
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    Apr 2012
    Middle Tennessee
    1965 135 gasser, 1967 135 diesel


    Welcome to TBN and congratulation on your tractor purchase.

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    NE Oklahoma
    MF 230 and Mitsubishi D2000

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    Welcome from Oklahoma. Just a word of caution, before you turn the kid out out to start landscapping check into insurance.

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    Mitsubishi D2000

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    Yanceyville, North Carolina
    Kubota L4400

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    Good to have you aboard. Best wishes in regards to your future projects.
    The PUPIL who does not surpass his Master, fails his Master.

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    Schuylkill County Pennsylvania
    Massey Ferguson 1423 Hydrostat

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    Massey 1423, 1462 loader, wallenstein Ranch ho gx620, with subframe mount. Deere 710c

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    Howell, Michigan
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    East Tennessee
    John Deere 4200 w/backhoe, Ford 3000,580 Case backhoe

    Default Re: For Many Years I gardened with a Shovel, But?

    Welcome,shovels suck but,sometimes I forget I have 2 tractors.

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    Newton NC
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    Welcome, if you want to see many of those attachments in action check out our How-to Videos. I'm sure you'll find the answers to many questions from the many wise TBN members. Good Luck!
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