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    Re: Today's new cars are way overpowered...

    I agree. Our 2013 Impala is a rocket. But it's throttle is electronic, so there's NO feedback to your foot whereas our 92 Suburban has a nice spring on the cable and pushes back against your foot. I...
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    Re: Today's new cars are way overpowered...

    And, of course, which one would you rather be in on a lonely stretch of road on a nice summer evening with the windows down and no headlights for miles and miles? ;)
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    Re: Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    Hey, that's the state tree! :laughing: They get huge in these parts. They are a lighter wood, so they burn up a lot faster. Use it in spring and fall when you don't want a long, hot fire, just...
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    Re: Rentals...Worth the effort?

    My dad's parents bought a 2 story house, built an outside stairway to the upper floor, blocked off the inside stairway, lived upstairs and rented out the bottom. Grandpa opened a barber shop in the...
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    Re: Steak cooking methods

    We had some sirloins the other night from a side of beef that a friend of our raised.... man was that good! :licking:
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    Re: Steak cooking methods

    Yeah, we were bummed, as they were great cuts of meat a long time ago. I cook them low and slow off the heat until up to temp, then put them on the hot side for just a minute or so to get the grill...
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    Re: TBN'ers We need to be nice!!!!

    Most of them are gentlemen.... I tend to be the exception. :rolleyes:
  8. Thread: Facebook

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    Re: Facebook

    Not trying to be a know it all. Power Tracs are factory direct, no dealers anywhere. They used to install Kohler engines, and now they don't. The reason they don't is because (as someone else asked...
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    Re: Today's new cars are way overpowered...

    Hey, what do the Chevy Impala, Acura MDX, Toyota Camry XSE, Ford Edge Sport, Ford F-150 3.5L Ecoboost V6, Honda Accord EX-L V6, and the GMC Yukon Denali all have in common besides 4 doors?......
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    Re: Steak cooking methods

    When we first got married, we'd by NY strips in bulk, I'd cook them on the grill, and man, they were good. After a few years of that, we switched to different cuts of meat, and they were good too....
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    Re: TBN'ers We need to be nice!!!!

    Maybe to you.... :laughing:
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    Loader Re: Flipped my L48 Kubota

    http://www.tractorbynet.com/forums/files/kubota-owning-operating/456705d1455238857-flipped-my-l48-kubota-tractorbreakdown-jpg
  13. Thread: Facebook

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    Re: Facebook

    And you have ventrac dealers all over the country that service that kubota, right?
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    Loader Re: Flipped my L48 Kubota

    I had a 50hp gas powered IH2500b tractor loader for 10-15 years. It wasn't any louder or quieter than any other machine of that size, diesel or gas. As for fuel consumption, I always ran it at PTO...
  15. Thread: Facebook

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    Re: Facebook

    Do they service the Kubota engine?
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    Re: TBN'ers We need to be nice!!!!

    I think some of the animosity that goes on in that forum shows up in the public forums. :(
  17. Re: Unbelievable prices for Massey parts! Pure HIGHWAY ROBBERY!

    Many flavors, 24 pack cans, $13.99.
    18 bottles, $13.99

    No deposit in Indiana, just sales tax. I wish beer was a grocery item... no sales tax. :laughing:
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    Re: TBN'ers We need to be nice!!!!

    Just read from him today. :)
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    Re: How to deter coyotes

    Indiana has a very liberal crow season
    Crow July 1, 2016 – August 15, 2016
    December 13, 2016 – March 1, 2017
    No Limit

    There's a flock (a murder) of crows that hangs out in our town all winter....
  20. Thread: Facebook

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    Re: Facebook

    My guess would be the same reason they don't put Kohler's in them anymore.... they had to become a Kohler dealer, so maybe they had to become a Kubota dealer? Just a guess.
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    Re: Bat in the House

    Thank you for testing our bats! :laughing:
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    Re: HOW DOES AC WELDING DIFFER FROM DC WELDING

    Many years ago I was welding up some cracks in a 6' brush hog. The cracks were in the middle of the deck, so I was kneeling on the deck. It was close to 100 degrees in the afternoon, in the driveway,...
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    Re: Cat Problem ???

    Just go to a local thrift shop and find two old bed sheets. Sew em together along one short edge and toss it over the car. Its light and easy and best of all.... my favorite.... CHEAP! :thumbsup: It...
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    Re: TBN'ers We need to be nice!!!!

    Which one? :confused:
  25. Re: Is there any way to mark spam without opening a post?

    How do you report posts without opening them?
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    Re: How to deter coyotes

    Apparently black vultures are also juvenile delinquents...

    Black Vultures Damaging Vehicles At Fairfax - WBIW.com / Local
  27. Re: Unbelievable prices for Massey parts! Pure HIGHWAY ROBBERY!

    I'd try looking for universal radiator hose kits at auto parts stores.
  28. Re: Unbelievable prices for Massey parts! Pure HIGHWAY ROBBERY!

    Beer is 58 cents here.... :drink:
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    Re: Bat in the House

    Here's a U.S. CDC map from 2009... northern east coast is the most concentrated.

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  30. Re: Wireless routers cascaded, Ethernet in / Wifi out

    I'd be almost as worried about that spider as the wiring. You got brown recluse there? :laughing:
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    Re: How to deter coyotes

    You're gonna get some negative feedback on that statement.... ;)

    For example:
    Pet Dogs vs Livestock: Not a Pretty Sight | Lost Coast Outpost | Humboldt County
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    Re: How to deter coyotes

    I've had pretty good luck keeping veggie eating critters out of my garden by putting up fence like this and making sure its grounded well. Then I put electric fence wire at 3", 6", 12" and one along...
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    Re: How to deter coyotes

    And here's a student coyote having lunch on the quad....


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DuCJAKjOdTw
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    Re: How to deter coyotes

    I'd never seen a coyote except in pictures until about 10 years ago. I was driving down the bypass around town and there was a coyote standing there looking at traffic. No mistaking it. It ain't a...
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    Re: How to deter coyotes

    Well, that's a worthless wall! :laughing: Geeze, I expected it to be a little harder. Man, just boink! Right on up there. Them and cockroaches will be all that's left at the end.
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    Re: Bat in the House

    We've had several bats in our house over the years. Here's what I've learned....

    When it starts getting dark in the house, they look for the twilight of sunset. If the lights are on in the house,...
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    Re: Cat Problem ???

    As others have said, cover the car, give up and don't wash the car, get rid of the cats, park outside, or find something they like to sit on better. With that many cats, the bossy one will get the...
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    Re: Death knell for landlines - RANT

    I remember when the rich people down the block had two phones in the house.... and their own line, too. Not on a party line. Those snobs! :laughing:

    And I remember when the phone company would...
  39. Re: Is there any way to mark spam without opening a post?

    No. You'd have to open the thread to gain access to the "Report Post" button for that thread. That won't hurt you as long as you don't click the link inside the thread, which would take you to who...
  40. Re: How To Supercharge Your Snow Blower for a couple Bucks

    Here's a different video from the same guy showing a side-by-side comparison of with and without the add-on.

    ...
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    Re: Solar power & Wind Power for residental use

    Germans and Chinese making hydrogen plasma....
    China's nuclear fusion machine just smashed Germany's hydrogen plasma record - ScienceAlert
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    Is your eop on the same leg? I ask, because my neighbor tried it last year. He plugged one in the house and the other in the garage. He got lousy signal strength and it was only 120' over the AC...
  43. Re: Wireless routers cascaded, Ethernet in / Wifi out

    I'm not howling.... just about 5 years ago we had to replace all of ours with 8150's because the people in the office kept breaking them. They were tough, but not tough enough. The 8150s are too...
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    Snow Equipment Owning/Operating Re: Pictures of your snow weapons

    NICE! :laughing:
  45. Re: Anyone know how to get photos off a sunken iPhone?

    Try the Apple store... its worth a shot.
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    Re: Chicken plucker biuld

    So pardon my city-boy ignorance, but if you skin a chicken that means you don't have to bother plucking it, correct?

    That would be a decent trade off for me. Personally, I like skin on a chicken....
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    Re: Solar power & Wind Power for residental use

    Hey, the Germans are made some hydrogen plasma last week.... :thumbsup:
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    Re: Dentures anyone?

    No kidding. My root canal was $500 and my implant was $500 and that was 15-20 years ago. Last crown I had done was around $700.
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    Re: Dentures anyone?

    I did not know that. Thanks! :thumbsup:
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    Re: Power Trac snowblower

    YIKES!!!!! :eek:
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    Re: 60 inch material bucket for 1430

    Ahh, unistrut is like pipe/conduit hanger bars?

    https://www.google.com/search?q=unistrut&espv=2&biw=1455&bih=705&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiN472zw-nKAhUHk4MKHQzmDlIQ_AUIBygC

    Ahh, and...
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    Re: 60 inch material bucket for 1430

    What's mechano? :laughing:
  53. Re: Weird electrical puzzler - breaker pops, the PT1850 runs better until it's shut o

    You dually guys are just showing off! :laughing:

    I'm fairly certain I could tip my little 425 if I filled the bucket, raised it a couple feet, and turned across a 20-25 degree slope. I am so...
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    Re: Best tires for the PT

    When I had a little Simplicity lawn tractor with chains, I'd let a lot of air out of the tires, put the chains on, then air the tires back up. They never got loose once I started doing it that way.
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    Re: Members home made attachments / improvements

    Yeah, there are some dangers with the fumes when cutting galvanized metal. Something like poison smoke as I recall. ;)
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    Re: Struck Gold Today

    Either way, those thorns are sharp. :eek:
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    Loader Re: Flipped my L48 Kubota

    Nice! :laughing:
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    Re: Best tires for the PT

    No. Same thing with car tires. There's load rating and speed rating.
  59. Re: Wireless routers cascaded, Ethernet in / Wifi out

    HP Jetdirect (J6039C) card...

    Man you do like the old stuff! :laughing: We had many of those around our building and remote offices. They were workhorses. The printers would die, but we'd keep...
  60. Re: Another clothing caught in PTO shaft death....

    Yeah, you'd think, but I never new any of that until a farmer friend told me, having never been around rotating machinery before. If you never seen it, or heard of it, or been exposed to it, you...
  61. Re: Another clothing caught in PTO shaft death....

    That's why I like ice fishing.... get that walking on water feeling. :D

    But in all seriousness, that's a dangerous occupation, too. Good ice here, bad ice there. Take your best educated chances.
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    Re: Dentures anyone?

    I don't think they were ever going to use a laser for drilling, but I'll guess that the thing they stick in your mouth to take a picture of your tooth to make a crown is some form of laser scanner.
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    Re: Dentures anyone?

    You sure that's a laser and not just UV light?
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    Re: Best tires for the PT

    I wonder if people ever read that you're doing 35-45 degree slopes... not percent grade. DEGREES. Good gravy that's steep! :eek:
  65. Re: Weird electrical puzzler - breaker pops, the PT1850 runs better until it's shut o

    Another one. This is on about a 20 degree slope. That's why I'm dragging downhill to a level area. And I'm doing this one handed, because I'm holding the iPhone in my left hand, and steering and...
  66. Re: Weird electrical puzzler - breaker pops, the PT1850 runs better until it's shut o

    Here's the logging tong video. At the end you can see a pile I did. Really fast.

    https://youtu.be/jih6FAd3X9E
  67. Re: Weird electrical puzzler - breaker pops, the PT1850 runs better until it's shut o

    I just got a set of logging tongs that I put on a chain on a ring on a 2" receiver welded to a quick attach plate. I can run into the woods anywhere under 4' wide, grab a log without getting off the...
  68. Thread: Ammunition

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    Re: Ammunition

    That's pretty confusing.
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    Re: Ammunition

    Yeah, I've seen some horror stories about crop destruction and wild hogs. Got nothing like that here. Yet. I guess they say its just a matter of time.
  70. Thread: Ammunition

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    Re: Ammunition

    Yeah its pretty convenient. So we got about 24 north south roads and 24 east west roads. Anything with a 5 digit address is in the county. Anything with 4 digit address is in one of the cities or...
  71. Thread: Ammunition

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    Re: Ammunition

    Haven't heard of any wild hog problems in the northern part of the state ever. I have heard there are some in the southern half. I think there's a hog season, as there's hog hunting regs in the book.
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    Loader Re: Flipped my L48 Kubota

    I took my '77 RD400 drag racing on a really hot day, then rode it home. The next day, when I kick started it, if fired and pegged the tach in one stroke! Diagnosis: There is a plastic tube under the...
  73. Re: Weird electrical puzzler - breaker pops, the PT1850 runs better until it's shut o

    Its really not much different than any other articulated front end loader, except on most of those, the operator sits on the back half and on most PTs (not all) the operator sits lower and on the...
  74. Re: Weird electrical puzzler - breaker pops, the PT1850 runs better until it's shut o

    My little 2001 model year PT425 only lifts 54" I think. The current ones lift 60". So you could stack something flat, but if you want to dump a bucket, it has trouble clearing most pickup truck beds...
  75. Re: Weird electrical puzzler - breaker pops, the PT1850 runs better until it's shut o

    All implements are hydraulic, so no PTO shaft like a conventional tractor. There are hydraulic motors with standard PTO shafts that could be used to operate conventional farm attachments, but the...
  76. Thread: Email notices

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    Re: Email notices

    People with extra fingers?
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    Re: Solar power & Wind Power for residental use

    They do that. Its called eminent domain. No roads, power lines or water pipes could be run without it.
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    Re: Solar power & Wind Power for residental use

    Yeah, Edison wanted to the market, so he purported AC was dangerous and somewhere in the argument, and elephant was electrocuted to prove his point. In history, Edison comes out looking like a ****...
  79. Re: Weird electrical puzzler - breaker pops, the PT1850 runs better until it's shut o

    He isn't trolling. He's just bluntly honest. :laughing: Anyhow... back to the subject.
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    Re: Dentures anyone?

    From the title I thought you were selling.... ;)

    I have one false tooth on a titanium rod implanted in my jaw. The rest are mine, although three are crowned. I've never had a lick (pardon the pun)...
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    Re: Best tires for the PT

    Here's a link to the Carlisle tire catalog PDF.

    http://www.carlstargroup.com/cms_files/original/Carlisle_2012_Tire_Catalog_FNL_VIEW_1___1_.pdf
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    Re: Struck Gold Today

    35mph car vs 45mph throw at bent road sign = BANG! BONK! OUCH! or so I was told.... :rolleyes:

    Anyhow, they'll kill spiders if you drop them on them.
  83. Re: Anyone know how to get photos off a sunken iPhone?

    Good luck getting the battery out of an iPhone without damaging it. Take it to the apple store.
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    Re: Struck Gold Today

    Old wive's tale.

    From what I've heard, they do a heck of a number on a mailbox from a moving car. Just don't throw them at road signs as they may come back hit the thrower in the face, or so I'm...
  85. Re: Anyone know how to get photos off a sunken iPhone?

    Leave it in the rice a few more days and try again. If that doesn't work, try the Apple store.
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    Re: Best tires for the PT

    No. I got into a R1, R4, turf discussion here about 14 years ago and learned my lesson. :D
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    Re: Solar power & Wind Power for residental use

    Speaking of Tesla and Niagara Falls....
    Niagara Falls and Nikola Tesla
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    Re: Solar power & Wind Power for residental use

    Yes, very good chance. They are getting old and its too costly to repair them VS abandoning them and forcing everyone to cell. There aren't enough paying land-line customers to support infrastructure...
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    Re: Struck Gold Today

    You sure that's hawthorne and not honey locust?
  90. Re: Another clothing caught in PTO shaft death....

    And my current machine has no PTO shaft. All hydraulic. I don't miss that PTO shaft one bit.
  91. Re: Another clothing caught in PTO shaft death....

    When I purchased my first tractor with a PTO shaft, I was unaware of the dangers. I borrowed my first powered implement, a sickle mower, from a farmer friend from work. It only had an old shaft with...
  92. Thread: Ammunition

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    Re: Ammunition

    What I like about our county is all the east-west roads are names in alphabetical order from north to south. The first east-west road is 1 mile south of the state line:
    Adams, Brick, Cleveland,...
  93. Thread: Ammunition

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    Re: Ammunition

    I don't think its to trip people up at all. They just don't want people shooting long-range stuff with so many people around. And there is apparently no shortage of deer or deer hunters in Indiana,...
  94. Re: Another clothing caught in PTO shaft death....

    According to this article in the Farmer's Exchange, the PTO shaft was an older model that did not have a cover...

    The Farmer's Exchange Online St. Joe County Dairy Farmer Dies in Accident
  95. Thread: Ammunition

    by MossRoad
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    Re: Ammunition

    Unfortunately, I've only seen most of Florida from the highway.
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    Re: Solar power & Wind Power for residental use

    That's something to see. We were there last summer again. Too commercialized now, but still something everyone should see at least once in their life. :thumbsup:
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    Re: Solar power & Wind Power for residental use

    I never liked the phone company. I still don't. But they shouldn't have had to let other companies use their infrastructure to compete them out of business.

    I toss that one back and forth once in...
  98. Re: Another clothing caught in PTO shaft death....

    How you get that I came to that conclusion once, and apparently again, is beyond me.
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    Re: lets discuss preps for disasters

    This looks kinda neat. The "PRO" version is $134.00. The "Standard" version is $85.00 and the "Gravity" version is $39.00 and I've seen it on Amazon for $27.00.

    12v GasTapper powered fuel siphon...
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    Re: lets discuss preps for disasters

    Our neighbor has a newer Ford Focus. He wanted to put some fuel from a plastic gas can into it, but he couldn't figure out how since it doesn't have a gas cap. He finally figured out there is a...
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