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    Re: T273 -what will be next problem?

    Resurrecting an old post here but this saved me today. My instrument gauge died on Sunday while working out where I had no tools and worse, no fuel available for miles. I was getting panicked at the...
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    Re: First "problem" with my 293.

    Don't remember off the top of my head. I pinched the fuel line closed and removed the valve then took the o-ring down to the hardware store to match it up. Bought a couple of spares too. The one I...
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    First "problem" with my 293.

    Went to move the tractor yesterday and found a big pool of something on the floor of the shop. I had used the tractor a few days earlier and everything was fine so this happened quickly. I thought it...
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    Re: Really old Howard rotavator driveshaft help

    Problem solved. Picked up some really large flat washers to use as spacers then used the castle nut on the shaft to press them against the seal. Went in without too much trouble at all. Just waiting...
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    Re: Really old Howard rotavator driveshaft help

    So I have a new driveline made and have the oil seal to replace. Another question is what to use to drive the new oil seal in without damaging it? I don't have anything with a hole large enough to...
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    Re: Really old Howard rotavator driveshaft help

    Thank you Steve!
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    Re: Really old Howard rotavator driveshaft help

    Thank you!

    Here are more pics of the entire unit. Looks like it has the clutch on the rotor which is good news because I wasn't sure if I would be able to get one added on to the driveline. A...
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    Re: Really old Howard rotavator driveshaft help

    I need to measure everything tomorrow and see if it's long enough the way it is now or if I need some additional reach when the rotavator is on the tractor. If the rain stops long enough, I am...
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    Re: Really old Howard rotavator driveshaft help

    The shaft on the implement end looks to be 1 1/4 square with a key that fits into the existing sleeve (which is cracked as can be seen in the picture) Would the new sleeve fit that or would I have to...
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    Re: Really old Howard rotavator driveshaft help

    The sahft from the gearbox is splined with a threaded end for the castle nut. Here are images of the whole thing. Hopefully these will help. The old driveline has no shear bolt or clutch which would...
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    Re: Really old Howard rotavator driveshaft help

    I will get some pictures of it later today. The yoke coming out of the gearbox has a center castle nut that holds it onto a short splined shaft but it's nothing like I've seen before. It definitely...
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    Really old Howard rotavator driveshaft help

    I can get an old Howard 60" rotavator for next to nothing but I need to make a new driveshaft for it. The gearbox has a yoke instead of a spline shaft coming out of it with a u-joint and another yoke...
  13. Thread: TYM Parts

    by rgold1963
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    Re: TYM Parts

    Yes, Steve is a good guy and I have been very happy with his service. Wish they were a little closer. Takes about an hour and half to drive down there.

    Ron
  14. Thread: TYM Parts

    by rgold1963
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    Re: TYM Parts

    That's my dealer and he's been great to work with since I bought my 293hst from him. Prices seem reasonable on parts too.

    Ron
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    Re: Fuel Filter T2734/TYM273

    Here is the part number for the 293hst: fuel filter 14571000010 It was $6 from my dealer. Not sure if they use the same one in the 273.
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    Dealer Re: Washington State

    What part of Washington are you in? The closest dealer to SW is in Newberg OR.

    Ron
  17. Thread: TYM 293 INFO

    by rgold1963
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    Re: TYM 293 INFO

    After spending 8 hours yesterday driving backwards clearing snow from my road with a blade, I can attest to the fact that you made a wise decision with the front mounted blower. My neck and back are...
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    Re: Early X-mas present to myself

    Well, it finally snowed heavy enough to get out and plow. From nothing all year to around 30 incehs of wet, heavy snow this week. Got stuck several times on Tuesday and was lucky to get back up the...
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    Re: TYM T293HST? Any reviews?

    I have had my 293 for about a year and it has been great so far. I am always amazed at how much power it has for such a small tractor. It had been mostly used for field mowing, road maintenance and...
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    Re: Early X-mas present to myself

    My wife doesn't care about the cost as long as she can get up and down the road when it snows. I explained to her that this would make the plowing go a lot faster and that was all she needed to hear!
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    Re: Early X-mas present to myself

    The valves and couplings are factory. My dealer installed them and it wasn't as expensive as I thought it would be. I didn't know they had a factory kit and that the valves would be on top of the HST...
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    Re: Early X-mas present to myself

    There are pictures posted!
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    Re: Early X-mas present to myself

    I was always catching my blade on things when moving around the property. Another one of the reasons I wanted a hydraulic top link. It was a real pain having to manually retract it all the way...
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    Re: Early X-mas present to myself

    I went with the 8 inch cylinder. My manual top link had 10 inches of travel but was 2 inches shorter fully retracted than the hydraulic cylinder. With my rear blade, I don't get enough height off the...
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    Re: What is the most useless piece of equipment

    +1 :drink:
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    Early X-mas present to myself

    Just got done installing my TNT kit on my TYM293. I had the dealer install the valves for the rear remotes last week and got the cylinders from Fitrite hydraulics. Took about 45 minutes to get...
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    Re: upgrade 273 tire to 293

    I don't have anything to compare it to but the tires on my 293 have done a great job in the snow. I have a very steep and windy paved driveway about 2000' long. Most of the time, I just plow pulling...
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    Re: 18' 10K PJ flatbed price?

    I picked up my new trailer on Tuesday afternoon. I ended up going with the PJ 20' 10K flatbed. Thanks everyone for all the info provided.
    If it quits raining at some point, I'll get some pictures...
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    Re: 18' 10K PJ flatbed price?

    That is a sweet looking setup you have there. The trailer I am looking at is not a deckover but is plenty wide for what I need. I have decided to go with the 20' flat. I have an area where I can load...
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    Re: 18' 10K PJ flatbed price?

    I wish I could that trailer for that price here! The closest I have seen to that is minus the pipe rails, spare tire, and led lights and is $3250 before TTL which will be another $300 or so here. At...
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    Re: 18' 10K PJ flatbed price?

    The Fox trailers look very much like these up in Chehalis : Inventory
    I wonder if they are made by the same people?
    I need to get off the fence and make up my mind soon before the weather gets...
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    Re: 18' 10K PJ flatbed price?

    What was the price if you don't mind my asking?
    I am along the I-5 corridor so can shop between Portland and Seattle. Portland is a lot closer though. I like to support local too. I called the only...
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    Re: 18' 10K PJ flatbed price?

    Thanks guy's. I appreciate the information. Guess I will go back and look at the 20' this week. Wish I had a way of hauling the tractor down there and loading it on both to see the difference.

    Ron
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    Re: 18' 10K PJ flatbed price?

    Thanks for the reply Chris. 18' is pushing it with the mower on but will work. I had it on a 16' once but the tail wheel of the mower was hanging off the back. What's interesting in their pricing is...
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    18' 10K PJ flatbed price?

    I was looking at some trailers today and the PJ seemd to be the nicest out of what I saw. The pricing is a bit higher though. They want $3060 for the 18' dovetail and $3025 for the straight...
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    Re: Who IS John Galt?

    "Is he a character from the novel "Atlas Shrugged"... "

    That would be correct.
    I haven't thought about that book for a long time! Perhaps Ayn Rand was a bit ahead of her time..... That reminds...
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    Re: Need picture T273 re-designed muffler

    Glad it helped! Did you ever find a blade?
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    Re: Need picture T273 re-designed muffler

    Let me know if it helped. I have no idea if they have the same mounts.
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    Re: Need picture T273 re-designed muffler

    Here are 2 images of the mounting points. There is the solid bar that runs along the bottom of the muffler and has a v shaped bracket that bolts on in two spots and then there is basically a pipe...
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    Re: Need picture T273 re-designed muffler

    Will get one tomorrow for you. Busy day so it might be later before I can post it.

    Ron
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    Re: Need picture T273 re-designed muffler

    Is it the same as a new 293?
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    Re: Propane prices in your area?

    I wish I could find it that cheap. Last month I paid $1.73 for 1000 gal. I go through about that much every 4-6 weeks this year with the lousy weather we've been having. I own my own tank and some of...
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    Grading Re: K2 series owners- What size 3pt blade?

    Yes, R4's filled with beet juice. I have a very steep paved driveway and almost a mile of steep gravel road to maintain. I'm shopping for chains and a front blade now for this winter.

    Ron
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    Grading Re: K2 series owners- What size 3pt blade?

    I have a T293 and am using a heavy Rankin 6' blade. I have had no problems so far and just dug out and leveled a large area for my neighbor's above ground pool last week. The real test will be this...
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    Re: Just got a blacktop driveway.......

    I finally paved my driveway after 20 years of gravel. It's very steep and I never got stuck with chains on the truck(4WD) until the first snow on the new pavement. Chains on all 4 wheels and I still...
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    Re: Chain Saw Problem

    I was having the same problem. Put a new bar on my saw this morning and what a difference. When the new chain wouldn't cut any better than the old one it replaced, I figured it had to be the bar. I...
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    Re: new 273 owner today!

    I have a 25 Gallon 12V sprayer. It's an oblong poly tank. I set two cinderblocks in the bottom of the bucket and rested the back half on them and the front half on the front lip of the bucket. Pulled...
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    Re: new 273 owner today!

    I picked up my 293hst a couple of weeks ago. Finally had some time to put it to work the last couple of days. So far, everything has been perfect. I have been pulling logs up a pretty steep creek...
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    Re: Critters captured on camera

    Lots of "critters" around here lately. Here are just a few from the last month or so.

    Ron
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    Re: Pest Of The Year - What's Buggin' You?

    This year it's SLUGS! I have never seen so many in all the years I have been living here. We have been setting record rainfall for the last three months which I'm sure is the reason for them. They...
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    Re: Not even officially Summer yet and 101*

    We are having just the opposite in Washington/Oregon. Saturday was the first time we have reached 80 degrees all year. Sunday went back to 70 and today 63 for a high. We are at 7 times our normal...
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    Re: Pole saw for the tractor

    In the same town as your member name by chance?

    Ron
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    New member from the PNW

    Hello. Just wanted to say I appreciate all the information I have found here over the last month or so while shopping for a new tractor. I picked up a TYM 293HST at the end of last week along with a...
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    Re: Price for 2009(new)DS4110 w/fel

    Thanks for the information Wallace. I will look into the differences more closely this week.

    Ron
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    Re: Price for 2009(new)DS4110 w/fel

    I think that was just a typo in his ad. I looked at the specs on the Kioti website and saw that. The other 40HP's I have been looking at all have similar specs but are a few thousand more. I am going...
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    Price for 2009(new)DS4110 w/fel

    Hello. I have been reading the forums for a while but just joined today. I am in the market for a new CUT and ran across a 2009 DS4100 with the following:
    4x4
    540 PTO
    cat. 1 3 point
    rear...
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