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    Re: mid mower and three point hitch

    bump.
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    Re: Logging Chains

    I paint a lot of my stuff flourescent pink. I like it because nobody else uses it.
  3. Re: Can this be straightened with a frame machine?

    That is exactly how I fixed mine. A chain and a tree worked great.
  4. Re: How much tractor needed to move 25" Travel Trailer?

    A friend made this attachment for me last year. I can't believe how much I use it.
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    Re: logging winch cable

    I've clamped a couple short pieces of 2X6 together over the cable and make the winch pull the cable through them to get the cable wound tight. I also wiped or sprayed oil on it while doing it. It...
  6. Grapple Re: Skidsteer Express won't stand behind their grapple!

    :):):)
  7. Grapple Re: Skidsteer Express won't stand behind their grapple!

    I've bought attachment plates from them before and may get a grapple when I'm ready to pull the plug, unless some used deal comes along before then.
  8. Grapple Re: Skidsteer Express won't stand behind their grapple!

    Lawyers spell better.
  9. Grapple Re: Skidsteer Express won't stand behind their grapple!

    x3...
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    Re: Will tilling destroy my TC40?

    You'll destroy the tiller before you hurt the tractor. I've had to rebuild my Bushhog a couple times because of the rocky ground I've hammered it on. I don't know about all the other brands, but I...
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    Re: Nagging hydraulic leak

    I had to replace the same/similar pipe on my 2120 a few years back because it rubbed against something and wore a hole through. I think it was more than $112, though. Course it is painted blue.
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    Re: Clocking of mower blades

    My Kubota ZD has a diagram in the manual showing the position the blades should be at when installed. I did it a few times but figure like you guys, they won't stay like that for long.
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    Backhoe Re: Best practices when using your backhoe?

    When I need to dig a trench through sod, I cut through the sod layer first. Makes a fairly straight cut and is a lot neater than bringing up full buckets of dirt. That tears the sod and leaves a more...
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    Re: Water Softeners?

    This guy is great. I've been buying parts from him for my Kenmore softener for years now. When I buy a new softener it will be from him. I used to have to replace the drive motor on mine every couple...
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    Re: Info on a Ford 1920

    Does it have a rops? If not, I don't think it's supposed to have a seatbelt. Chime in, please.:)
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    Re: how potable is roof rain water?

    Oh, I thought you meant to say goat.:thumbsup:
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    Re: how potable is roof rain water?

    Hee hee, you said "moose".
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    Re: skidding winch sizing

    I've got the 501 on my 2120(45hp). You'll have all the power you need with the 351 and it has the dozer blade too which I use quite a bit. Until I got my backhoe it was my favorite implement.
    Have...
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    Re: Help, Back Hoe Bucket Sizes?

    Yep, added a 12" bucket to my arsenal this summer. Trenches and stumps. Does it have a quick change bucket setup?
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    Re: New Holland Parting Ways w/ Shibaura?

    That's your wife, right? I don't let mine know what I pay for parts for my 2120.
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    Re: Looking at a 441 Stihl

    I didn't think the stock oiler in the 441 was sufficient for a 20" bar so I put in the high output oiler. I think it's the one used in the 460. This was just my opinion so I did it. If I was to order...
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    Re: Looking at a 441 Stihl

    I've got a 441 and two things I like about this saw I haven't seen mentioned here are the fuel economy and the antivibration setup.
  23. Thread: Good Morning

    by tawilson
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    Re: Good Morning

    Howdy, neighbor.
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    Re: Remove tire fluid ballast

    Never heard of that one. What's that for?
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    Re: Remove tire fluid ballast

    Never heard of that one. What's that for?
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    Re: Remove tire fluid ballast

    I'm sure someone will correct me but if there is a nut at all I think it would indicate tubes. I have a 1996 2120 with tubes and calcium chloride and have had my share of punctures. I replaced the...
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    Re: My Rear Tire Is Leaking Air?

    JJ, did you ever get your hydraulic bead breaker figured out. I just picked one up cheap myself and had to give myself an education.
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    Re: 1920 Cranks - Won't Fire

    Todd,
    I can see your are close to beating your head against the wall. I don't have the mechanical expertise that others have, but that won't stop me from throwing in my 2 cents. Any problem I have I...
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    Re: New Holland 1720 Question?

    It will do no harm to check and adjust the valves if they need it.
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    Re: Remove tire fluid ballast

    Are there tubes in the tires?
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    Re: My ballast barrel

    Great simple idea. The overhead pic looks like there is a barrel inside a barrel. Or is it an illusion?
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    Re: pictures of skidder grapple

    That is nice. My whole theory of firewood production revolves around not having to touch the wood unless I have to. My theory of tractor operation is to not get off the tractor unless you have to.
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    Re: Auto Cycle valve

    I put one on my homemade splitter years ago and my experience with it echoes RandyT's, even down to never putting a gauge on it.
  34. Thread: Drill Doctor

    by tawilson
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    Re: Drill Doctor

    I just did a search on Youtube and came up with a bunch of results. This guy makes it look pretty easy.
    How to Sharpen Tools : Sharpening a Drill Bit - YouTube
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    Re: Transmission Mechanics...'05 Superduty F250

    I had my Ford dealer replace the tranny in my 04 for $4000, but it came with a 75,000 mile warranty. Course I traded it a couple months later.
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    Re: Drying Firewood

    I have a few sheets of plexiglass laying around and was thinking about putting a solar kiln together for next summer.
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    Re: Glasses Fogging

    I know it's not what the op is asking, but regardless I will add that this is the main reason I switched to contacts ten years ago and have had no regrets. That and now I can wear shades again.
    It...
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    Re: Ford 1920 Issue number 1 of 2

    Steve,
    I have a few comments concerning your video,
    1. That's tool is a scrench, for chainsaws.
    2. The knob under the seat adjusts how fast the 3-point drops.
    3. The empty slots: one is for a...
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    Re: Ford 1920 Issue number 1 of 2

    I've thought about pulling that cover off on my 2120. Aren't there springs under there that go flying off? I remember another thread on this subject a while back here.
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    Re: Tracks vs Steel OTT?

    I've never had them on my Bobcat, but maybe chains would work better for you in the snow.
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    Ballast Re: RV antifreeze to load my tires

    The op doesn't say where he is. I wouldn't do it around here. I've left jugs of RV antifreeze outside and they'll freeze solid in the single digits. As someone else and the jugs say, it's burst...
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    Re: Who makes Bobcat Engines?

    I thought they switched, which is why Kubota got into the skidsteer market. Or Kubota got into the skidsteer market, which is why they switched.
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    Re: Tractor Advice

    My first tractor was a Ford 1300 2wd and no power steering, and those are the main reasons I traded it in. I personally think they are very important. Brands and transmissions are personal preference...
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    Re: Auto Cycle Valve

    I like mine and I got it here:
    http://http://www.cylinderservices.net/catalog.asp?prodid=503878
  45. Re: deck not cutting properly after sharpening blades

    Have you got off it while mowing to pinpoint the 5" strip? It couldn't be a antiscalp roller flattening the grass?
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    Re: fluid film? anyone?

    I just use my Craftsman high pressure paint sprayer. They are cheap, you just need a good air compressor to keep up.
  47. Re: deck not cutting properly after sharpening blades

    Sometimes blades get bent.
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    Re: Ford 1920 Basic Questions

    30.6 quarts.
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    Re: 2120 Advice from owners/previous owners

    Maybe the longer bolts was the fix for the bolts loosening up in the first place. Just a theory.
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    Re: 2120 Advice from owners/previous owners

    They are exposed. Lay down under and look up. I think they are 3/4". I had to tighten mine once, a couple years ago, but there was no leak. I've usually got a drip from one of the loader lines, and I...
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    Re: Do you use a cutting area for Bucked logs?

    That's kinda like what I was talking about, except I use the bucket.http://www.tractorbynet.com/forums/attachments/attachments/49376d1136718576-moving-logs-803057-skidding-tongs.jpg
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    Re: Do you use a cutting area for Bucked logs?

    A set of skidding tongs hanging off the bucket from a chain works good for picking up and bucking logs. I can pick a log up, move it, and pop the tongs off without getting off the tractor.
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    Re: 2120 Advice from owners/previous owners

    Just bought a 6' Woods for mine this summer after having a 5' for years. For field mowing it's great and has lot's of power. I mow trails also and it's a little big for a lot of spots and I kept the...
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    Re: S250 fan rubbing on shroud

    I came to the same conclusion and last week drilled from the engine compartment up through the shroud and put a couple screws in it. It's been run 10 hours since then with no problems. I'll probably...
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    Re: grease question

    I've got a couple of pressure washers that need non detergent oil. I think I bought mine a Autozone.
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    S250 fan rubbing on shroud

    I have an 2008 S250 with 1200 hours on it. I've been hearing a noise when it was hot and tracked it down to the fan rubbing on the shroud beneath it on the side towards the passenger compartment....
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    Re: Semi with LOOOOOOOONG tank on tralier

    My guess is an underground fuel tank. If they use heavy oil they use hot water from the boiler to keep the fuel warm so it can be pumped to the boiler, therefore the pipe connections on it.
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    Re: Semi with LOOOOOOOONG tank on tralier

    The load I posted a picture of was moved today.
  59. Thread: Fixing ruts?

    by tawilson
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    Re: Fixing ruts?

    Wait till it dries up and drive down the high points on either side of the rut to flatten it out.
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    Re: Quick attatch from ATI

    Then there's stone forks.
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    Re: carrier pigeon

    Supper.
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    Re: carrier pigeon

    It's been well fed. Maybe that's why it's hanging around. I'll try to get some info off it.
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    carrier pigeon

    This carrier pigeon has been hanging around the campground for the last few days. Anybody lose one?
  64. Re: Northern Tool Drill powered grease gun - any opinions?

    I've gone from the traditional gun through a couple of air powered now I'm trying out a pistol grip. Seems like it's a lot easier to tell what's happening with the pistol grip as far as grease going...
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    Re: Who makes the best grease gun?

    I use tubes but I was told that you can stick the grease gun into a bucket of grease and pull the plunger back to draw grease into the gun. I go through a couple tubes a week this time of year and...
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    Re: Stump Removal...Best Method?

    I've dug out a few pine stumps, and you can't tell what a project it will be till you give it a poke. A tractor with a front end loader might pop them out or you might need a hoe or dozer. I'd buy a...
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    Re: QA plate angle

    Tractors loaders roll the bucket back further than skidsteer loaders. To make a tractor stone fork work on my skidsteer I added in a 3" piece of angle iron as a spacer. Without it the forks would...
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    Re: calcium filled tire; valve leak: how fix?

    Good tip about the talc. Hopefully I will never need it. Another thing that took me a while to figure out is the stripe on the tube. It goes towards the side of the rim with the valve. Someone...
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    Re: calcium filled tire; valve leak: how fix?

    Breaking the bead is the hardest part of the whole operation.
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    Re: Thinking about Purchasing Kubota zd 326 mower

    Plus the time savings will give your wife more time for other chores.
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    Re: calcium filled tire; valve leak: how fix?

    $250 was about the average for me for getting the tube patched. Any chance you ran over a nail?
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    Re: calcium filled tire; valve leak: how fix?

    That is why after several repair jobs I decided to do it myself. When someone is there to fix your tire you don't have a chance to clean and paint and bang dings out of the rim.
    Well, that plus the...
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    Re: Dielectric Connector Grease

    Yet you still live.:thumbsup:
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    Re: Grease Gun and a Screwdriver

    I bought a new grease gun at Autozone today and there is nothing in there about the adjustment. I knew about it from somewhere, but I didn't know what knurled was, so this thread has enlightened me...
  75. Thread: Dipstick wear

    by tawilson
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    Re: Dipstick wear

    I wanted to update this thread. I got a new dipstick last fall and have put 100 hours on the tractor and the new dipstick is not showing any wear. :thumbsup:
    Maybe it's an intermittent issue or I...
  76. Thread: Broken Ankle

    by tawilson
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    Re: Broken Ankle

    And less chance of accidently gutting him with the chainsaw.
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    Re: Mounting Tractor? RIGHT or LEFT

    I use the side the step is on, the left.
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    Re: Pellet air rifle suggestions?

    I dvr all them. I'm kinda sweet on Crystal.:thumbsup: I especially like the closeups of her putting the clips in.
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    Re: Grease Gun and a Screwdriver

    I had a friend help me with some engine work last summer and he put on a pair of disposable latex gloves before he started and I've been sold ever since.
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    Re: mounting plates

    Ok, I followed the ebay link to their storefront and lo, it's the same company I linked to. You can buy the full plate from the ebay storefront for $93 + $39 shipping or buy it from my link for $128...
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    Re: mounting plates

    The plates I ordered were the full plate and were only $9 more. The partial plate is ok if you are welding to a bucket, but to make a trailer hitch or 3 pt. adapter I prefer the full plate.
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    Re: Pellet air rifle suggestions?

    Uh, I was on your side here.
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    Re: Grease Gun and a Screwdriver

    They look knurly to me.:laughing:
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    Re: BH bucket scraper

    I never thought about doing that. Just tonight I was leveling off a little patch and I just rolled the bucket up and used the bottom. What would you use for length, I'm thinking a 3-4' length?
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    Re: Pellet air rifle suggestions?

    I think you missed the point. The original op asked for suggestions for an air rifle and we were having a nice discussion and you came in and dissed them. I too thought your original post was a tad...
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    Re: CNH battery ROCKS!!

    A maintainer will cut the juice when charged. I have heard that leaving a trickle charger on may rejuvenate a weak battery, but continuous is a killer.
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    Re: mounting plates

    My advice is get the one on the link I posted. 5/16" plate with a 3/8" top bar.
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    Re: Mounting Tractor? RIGHT or LEFT

    And take your horse and pillage your village.
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    Re: Pellet air rifle suggestions?

    Pyramydair has some compressors, they are in the $3-4000 range but I think you can fill scuba tanks with them also. I seem to remember reading about someone coming out with a $800 compressor...
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    Re: Help with ZD28 Engine Issue

    Mine seems to be running a little rough so I just called my dealer and yes they have 2 and they are sitting on a shelf with my name on them.
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    Re: Mounting Tractor? RIGHT or LEFT

    I knew it was a sword deal.
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    Re: CNH battery ROCKS!!

    I bought my 1996 2120 in 2003 and it had a NH battery in it. I don't know if it was original but I finally had to replace it this winter.
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    Re: mounting plates

    Are they the full plate or the ones with the bar connecting the two receivers? I broke one of those the first time I dropped it.
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    Re: Pellet air rifle suggestions?

    Ok, I checked and it was a Beeman I bought at Wmart for $130. .177 and .22 barrel. Break action spring piston and it is noisy and kicks some but it did what I needed, mainly red squirrels and...
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    Re: Mounting Tractor? RIGHT or LEFT

    Probably because you sleep on the left side.
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    Re: mounting plates

    I welded one to a set of stone forks and the other I haven't used yet. I may make a trailer hitch setup, not sure. Very happy with the plates. 5/16" steel also. Many are 1/4" for more $ than that.
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    Re: mounting plates

    Skid Steer Attachments Pallet Forks Hay Spears Bobcat Cat John Deere Mount Plate
    Best deal I've come across. I bought 2 and had them within a few days.
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    Re: Pellet air rifle suggestions?

    Check out Gander Mountain.
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    Backhoe Re: Skid Steer Backhoe on Tractor

    I have a skid steer with a backhoe and I have a tractor with a backhoe with the subframe. One thing the skidsteer does is anchor the backhoe to the front of the skidsteer. I tried it on a skidsteer...
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    Re: Pellet air rifle suggestions?

    I picked up the $120 Walmart break barrel model a couple years ago and was very happy with the accuracy and power. I think it was a Benjamin, or maybe a Beeman.
    PyramidAir.com is a good place to...
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