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    Veteran Member Gordon Gould's Avatar
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    Kubota L3010DT, Dresser TD7G Dozer

    Default Re: What have you done with your tractor?

    Quote Originally Posted by Raspy View Post
    Some of the steel work on my new house.
    I like that boom rig you got. Simple but effective.
    "If you're not making any mistakes then you're not doing anything"

    L3010DT, Farmi JL290 Winch, ATI Grapple, BearCat 5" Chipper, 6' Rear Blade,
    7' Sickle Bar, 5' Land Plane Grading Scraper, Dresser TD7G Dozer

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    Elite Member Rob-D's Avatar
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    Catskills
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    John Deere 3320

    Default Re: What have you done with your tractor?

    Quote Originally Posted by Raspy View Post
    Some of the steel work on my new house.
    That's impressive! What kind of house are you building? Brings back memories of building mine.

    Rob

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    Platinum Member Raspy's Avatar
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    Northern Nevada
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    NH TC29DA Bolens G14 Skytrac 5028 Dodge Cummins Jeep Rubicon Grizzly 700

    Default Re: What have you done with your tractor?

    Gordon,

    Thanks. Just two pieces of 1 1/4" pipe sitting against the back of the bucket, guyed with chains and bolted together at the top with a hook. The chains go through two D rings and are held together with a binder. This will lift anything the tractor can.


    Rob,

    I bought a steel building and roof. But it will be finished out as a two bedroom, two bath house and four car garage/shop with solar and radiant heating throughout. The rear concrete area is a covered porch. It's a fun project but slow going. The roof framing and sheathing goe on next week! Thanks for the comment.

    Here are a some more pix.
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    John

    I only exaggerate enough to compensate for being taken with a grain of salt.

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    Gold Member ctgoldwing's Avatar
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    L3400HST

    Default Re: What have you done with your tractor?

    Since my tractor is mostly 'hobby' and fun I have used it for:
    snow plowing
    gravel spreading & grading of the driveway
    brush clearing of part of woods
    chipping
    trenching for underground wiring

    This week I will bring it to a small commercial building I own where 'neighbors' have left large pieces of furniture & mattresses by my dumpster. The dumpster is way to high to try to manually lift this crap into it, so with a set of Bradco forks I expect to clean everything up.

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    Super Member 3RRL's Avatar
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    55HP 4WD KAMA 554 and 4 x 4 Jinma 284

    Default Re: What have you done with your tractor?

    I've used my tractor(s) in just about every conceivable manner since I got them.
    It might be easier for me to list what I haven't used the tractors for. On second thought, that list would be just as long. Seriously though, they have been work horses. I would never have completed some of the projects like some of you guys did without the tractor. I couldn't imagine how hard that must have been!
    Rob-
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    Elite Member bullbreaker's Avatar
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    Kubota L3400 DT,John Deere GT 235,JD GENERATOR AC-G8010S-E

    Default Re: What have you done with your tractor?

    Just from what quickly comes to mind:Bushhogging,plowing,PHD use,pulling disc harrows,running seed/spreader,boxblade work,dirt spreading,tearing down-out small trees,moving, loading equipment under about 850lb's on trucks/trailers,pulled neighbors smaller tractor out from a steep wet ditch,rear blade work.Like most on here the list goes on and on.
    Boone
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    2010 GC2610

    Default Re: What have you done with your tractor?

    "What I have done WRONG with my tractor" is, put too much trust in the go-kart style parking brake.
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    2010 MF GC2610--MF60"MMM--King Kutter XB 4' rotary cutter-- 4' King Kutter XB boxblade-- Ratchet Rake-- Check that parking brake

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