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    Re: Is this a fair price for my tractor?

    You making it sound like you bought it new 2 months ago. There's close to 700 hours on it. Yeah for sure it's a clean looking tractor but you can't compare what the thing would cost new. Especially...
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    Re: Leaking hyd. cyl, 400X Loader

    I believe I have the answer for you as far as cost. I'll have to go find the receipt in my garage though later. I swear it was around 500 bucks. My 300cx dump cylinders were doing the same thing from...
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    Re: John Deere 3720 Mower deck

    This is completely normal. Every 3x20 tractor with mid mount mower does this. Mine takes about 10 minutes to bleed out to the setting I have the adjustment at which is about 3 inches or so. There is...
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    Re: Thoughts on 3520 Cab

    Those wheels are definatley not flipped. I have the same tractor and same tires. Those valve stems should be on the inside and when you flip them, they will be plenty wide enough. You don't need...
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    Re: Thoughts on 3520 Cab

    Hi there,
    I cant remember the exact hp anymore but im 90 percent positive it is 37 hp with a low boost turbo. The mower is a center mount finish mower 72 inches...
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    Re: 36 inch bucket

    Your gonna lose productivity with that size bucket if you found one. Stick with the bucket you have. You would dig 2 graves with an 18 inch bucket by the time you got finished with one with a 39 inch...
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    Re: 3720 Vertical Exhaust??

    If your referring to my tractor, thank you.
    I just measured 27 inches from the good to the top of the exhaust pipe tip
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    Re: 3520 losing curl pressure on FEL

    If your talking about the cylinders not holding, you need the them replaced. Mine were junk from day 1. They first tried resealing them but ultimately wound up replacing them both under warranty. The...
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    Re: Hauling concrete

    so basically my morbidly obese uncle could just about be carried in the front bucket to the next easter brunch. that would be great for a photo shoot lol
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    Re: 94 Bullitt's Attachment Restoration Thread

    you read my mind brother
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    Re: 94 Bullitt's Attachment Restoration Thread

    hey man. I need to borrow the rake. can I borrow it for one day
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    Re: wife on tractor

    the only time my wife is allowed on my tractor is if im in the driver seat. a little uncomfortable for her though squeezed down on the floorboard tryin to toss my salad
  13. Thread: 4520 on lot

    by BigMike50
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    Re: 4520 on lot

    I assume most of you don't work construction in the heavy equipment industry lol. Demos can rack up more than a hundred hours. We get demos all the time from cat and komatsu. We do use them for a...
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    Comparison Re: New 3046R vs 3720

    3720 is more sought after. The new series tractor is equipped with all the new emissions crap and regen. It's not tried and true. Not good piece of mind down the road when warranty expires. Road...
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    Re: 3720 Vertical Exhaust??

    I paid close to 400 when I ordered my machine 2 years ago as well
    http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q314/03silversvt/IMAG0231.jpg...
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    Re: Thoughts on 3520 Cab

    Ihave 2012 jd 3520 with everything you mentioned. 72mmm 72 hd bucket. I have the turf tires. I highly recommend them. I recommend not loading the turf tires. I handle pretty steep grades with them....
  17. Re: Harbor Freight Quick Hitch Blues got you down to ? :confused2:

    , I haven't had to buy a top link adapter. everything is nice and tight. I run a rear blade, jd ballast, trailer mover, and subsoiler. I have a hydraulic top link as well and don't have to get out to...
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    Re: **** I love my tractor!

    lol! I do the same ****
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    Re: Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    your correct about dimensions but was maxed out with hydraulics. I don't know trees at all but it had my hydraulics maxed out. Look at the front tires. closer to a ton
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    Re: Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    My hydraulics were completely maxed out! could barely lift it. I can lift my 1300 pound counter weight by the bucket with ease. This log weighed closer to 1 ton
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    Re: Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    Not sure of length but the bucket is 73 inches and the log isagainst the edge on the other side. The diameter is a tad over three feet. Someone else mentioned 500 pounds. This log weighed a lot more...
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    Re: Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q314/03silversvt/photo2_zps8b0548bf.jpg
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    Re: New tractor - any tier 4 issues (DEF, etc)?

    theres been problems with dpf for years now. its new technology and is not mastered. I already had a 2000 dollar repair on my 2011 cummins ram because the regen and egr failed. My buddy owns a heavy...
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    Re: 50 hour Hydro Oil for the non believers

    well if you had pieces as big as a dime, you have a serious problem that requires a warranty claim!!!! other than that, you should have 2 inline filters that take care of the rest during routine...
  25. Re: Huge excavator loading a massive dump trailer pulled by enormous John Deere tract

    could have fit another bucket on ther. but oh well
  26. Re: Did you ever want to take a 4WD tractor on a 4x4 trail?

    great video and hanks for sharing. I must ad though... LOL at the guy when he was standing up and leaning forward on a tractor of that size like it was going to do anything for weight transfer on a...
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    Snow Equipment Owning/Operating Re: Pictures of your snow weapons

    holy crap that's insane! I only wish you had more pictures to share of your tractor and this snow removal
  28. Re: Anyone else notice a rash on new posters with one line comments?

    nice thread
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    Snow Equipment Owning/Operating Re: Pictures of your snow weapons

    yeah pretty soon I was just going to have to start storing the snow on my property as a last resort! Like you, I was having frun rescuing a few neighbors. Those pics weren't even from our big snow...
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    Snow Equipment Owning/Operating Re: Pictures of your snow weapons

    I don't think im supposed to be pushing the snow across the street but theres no police department in the township and I never see the state police. Maybe ill get a notice from the township some day...
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    Snow Equipment Owning/Operating Re: Pictures of your snow weapons

    http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q314/03silversvt/IMG_3088_zps7f637496.jpg
    http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q314/03silversvt/IMG_3089_zps179b1b16.jpg...
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    Re: Does this seem like a scam??

    im amazed at how many people still need to ask the question if something is a scam over the internet. People still ask questions if a 50k dollar john deere for sale for 20k is a scam. I guess some...
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    Re: Cab or No Cab

    there is no blind sides in a jd cab. they are engineered nice. not only does it keep you out of the elements, it keeps you from fighting off bees and annoying bugs like gnats. I dealt with that crap...
  34. Re: jd 3520 plowing10 inches of very heavy wet snow

    Thanks guys. Sure would like a snowblower but I would definitely want the front mount. From what I hear that would cost around 5k. So I'll have to let the money tree grow back. Would be nice to throw...
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    Re: Compact tracked loaders comfort?

    I use a cat 257 mutli terrain everyday. Yes, it is rough going over rocks and rough terrain. It doesn't not have a shock absorbing suspension. The tracks lasted pretty long before getting replaced...
  36. jd 3520 plowing10 inches of very heavy wet snow

    From yesterdays storm.
    setup is 300cx loader/ ballast box with extension with 1000lb of concrete/ turf tires no chains

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1YDp4KrTeMQ&feature=youtu.be
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    Re: My dog had a stroke yesterday

    ok so we get it. thanks too your very informative vet. If you have a pet, take care of it. if you aren't willing to, don't have it. Geez that's rocket science huh. More important about your post is...
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    Re: problems fitting 6' mower on my 3720

    yes. the cab machine requires differnet bracket kit from the open station model. The manual that comes with the mower deck states this clearly. I had to reinstall my deck and have the dealer order...
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    Re: Ouch! 19 hours on 3320 that was "ordered"?

    I don't have time. I just read the first post. thanks
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    Re: Ouch! 19 hours on 3320 that was "ordered"?

    those are the hours with "key on" most likely. What 3/4 of the people don't know on here is that if you keep scrolling through the display option, you will find hours on the machine with "machine in...
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    Re: Can a Ballast Box be Too Heavy?

    Too heavy would be one that the 3 pt cant lift.
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    Loader Re: JD 110 TLB weak front end loader

    your expecting too much of the machine. that pallet load with the barrels that far out ahead of the pivot pins is exceeding maximum lift. That capacity is at the pins and not 3 feet out in front of...
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    Re: 3x20 hydraulics? pump

    update
    thought I would give my update. Took awhile for diagnosis at the dealer. The manufacture had the dealer do a bunch of things twice to try and remedy. The last resort was to swap out the pump...
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    Loader Re: 3520 hydraulic problems

    thought I would give my update. Took awhile for diagnosis at the dealer. The manufacture had the dealer do a bunch of things twice to try and remedy. The last resort was to swap out the pump with a...
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    Loader Re: 3520 hydraulic problems

    your not alone. many others have this problem. I strted a thread on this and so did some one else. I think its unacceptable. Dealer picked my machine up this week. haven't heard anything yet, I do...
  46. Re: Question about 3 point lever and loader joystick (4720 related)

    setup does not include going around the machine and loosening bolts that were torqued to spec from factory
  47. Re: Question about 3 point lever and loader joystick (4720 related)

    the answer to this question is because the cab tractor you have has cables from the joystick to the control valve and is not direct linkage to the control valve like the open station. No they wont...
  48. Re: Help me put together an inline hydraulic pressure gauge

    you see that's about the same one that I paid 40 for at the local hydraulic shop. I got ripped off. I have a grainger nearby too so ill stop in there tomorrow. ill bet there stuff is cheaper.
  49. Re: Help me put together an inline hydraulic pressure gauge

    yeah I have one 3 miles down the road. The prices are rediculoius in there compared to the internets. I paid 70 bucks for a guage, hose and a quick disconnect.:thumbdown:
  50. Re: Help me put together an inline hydraulic pressure gauge

    can you tell me where and what T to get for this
  51. Help me put together an inline hydraulic pressure gauge

    I have a john deere 3520 and I want to install a guage inline with one of the ports on the loader and the quick connect ports on the tractor. I already have the guage. I would need an inline T with a...
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    Re: New to tractors

    that's a nice machine you have. Im surprised your salesman didn't go over those basics with you after all the money you spent. Im not familiar with that machine but the only advice I can give to you...
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    Re: 3x20 hydraulics? pump

    sorry Kenny. should have specified that the hose is disconnected for the loader and this is not an inline gauge. The sound and surge is what it it is doing regardless if the hose is connected and...
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    3x20 hydraulics? pump

    ive noticed an issue since day one where you can hear what sounds like cavitation when operating any hydraulic implement. Seems to be an issue most machines where it only happens while the machine is...
  55. Thread: Dog pics

    by BigMike50
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    Re: Dog pics

    yeah tom. I don't recommend them to anyone because of that but I couldn't imagine my life without them at this point.
  56. Thread: Dog pics

    by BigMike50
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    Re: Dog pics

    double post
  57. Thread: Dog pics

    by BigMike50
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    Re: Dog pics

    the 3 reasons why I get dumped by girlfriends hahhahahah
    http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q314/03silversvt/IMG_0915_zps3ac590c9.jpg...
  58. Thread: Dog pics

    by BigMike50
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    Re: Dog pics

    my dad has 2 of them and some times I go take care of them because he has medical problems. Very nice dogs and love being pampered. Obviously u know but I never knew. I have a bunch of border collies...
  59. Thread: Dog pics

    by BigMike50
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    Re: Dog pics

    are those beegles in your avatar
  60. Re: John Deere 3520 - Air Conditioner Issue & Cleaning Radiator in Field

    you have a warranty issue. I have a digital temp thermometer that takes inside and out temp readings on the 3520. I had readings with dirty filters where it was 101 degrees in july outside on the...
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    Re: 4x20 cabin air filter

    I'm sure your probably exaggerating a tad just to make a point but if that were true that its so bad you have to clean a cabin air filter every hour, you would have to do the same for the engine air...
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    Re: 4x20 cabin air filter

    I just blew my factory filter out with compressed air. Good as new. I do it once every 2 months. You get yours wet or something and now its ruined?
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    Re: Update on my new 3520 Cab

    I know where the adjusyments are an they are adjusted fine. its almost like they bind somewhere
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    Re: 72D Auto Connect MMM Height?

    no the 3pt wont make a difference buddy. You need to adjust the rear links. after you do that, check the measurements on the front and rear of the deck to make sure it is level. If the rear is good...
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    Re: Pallet Forks vs Carry All

    500 punds on bucket mounted forks may a bit too much for your machine even with counter weight. I believe my carry all fits inbetween the slats on a pallet but are just a tad bit short. You can...
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    Re: Update on my new 3520 Cab

    yeah the brakes on these things when both brakes engage just plain suck and are stiff. you have to stand on the dam pedals.
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    Re: 72D Auto Connect MMM Height?

    double post delete

    storms comin
    http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q314/03silversvt/IMG_1775_zpsa5063b3b.jpg
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    Re: 72D Auto Connect MMM Height?

    Ok, so it seems I have almost 5 inches of height. Mine is adjusted so well that the auto connect feature works 99 percent of the time. The second picture shows how I can just barely fit my finger...
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    Re: Update on my new 3520 Cab

    you sure your range selector doesn't have detents? mine does and clicks into each gear. I use each gear on a daily basis. I think maybe your talking about neutral. The neutral gear between a and b is...
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    Re: 72D Auto Connect MMM Height?

    yes I had this issue. even sent it back with no luck. decided to thumb through the deck manual and figure it out on my own since the dealer techs don't have a clue. I found that it was way out of...
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    Re: John Deere 3520 Tractor

    mine does the same thing I had them check it out. Its the nature of these machines and even tried on another machine. I think the sump isn't big enough to supply the main ehydro pump and implent pump...
  72. Re: Legit complaint or am i over thinking? 300cx loader

    no problem. I should also mention that the cylinders for the 300cx on my model are of slightly larger bore my loader was 2013 manufacture. For whatever reason they moved to a slightly larger size and...
  73. Re: Legit complaint or am i over thinking? 300cx loader

    Both cylinders were replaced this time. Moved dirt today. First time since I had the loader where I could move dirt and not have to keep tilting the bucket back while transporting. Weird feeling...
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    Re: bent loader booms

    iyou will have to ask your insurance agent of course. they all work differently. if not, see if you cant get a torch and heat the section up that bend to a nice cherry red, then stick a block of wood...
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    Re: Popping noise coming from 3320

    glad I could help bud. interesting how dealers don't know their own equipment. neither does dodge for the matter. I had a warranty problem with my 2011 cummins diesel that dodge could not replicate...
  76. Re: Would you allow this person to operate your equipment or work on your site?

    953 cat lol its a lawnmower
  77. Re: JD 2520 with independent (joy stick controlled) MMM lift kit problems

    being since the deck cylinder works fine when you switch connects, sounds like you have a valve problem.
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    Re: Popping noise coming from 3320

    it is the front axle thrust bolt. it came loose. if you go out right now, ill bet that it is so loose you can turn it by hand. I had the same issue with 50hrs on the machine. you will have to undo...
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    Re: 400X loader masts loose

    if you guys are talking about the masts "wobbling", you will just have to live with it. It is due to the fitment and quick disconnect feature. If there was a crossbar mounted at the top, it would...
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    Re: 400X loader masts loose

    double post
  81. Re: Transmission took a dump today LX 172. What should i do?

    Thank you very much for the info and your time
  82. Transmission took a dump today LX 172. What should i do?

    I bought the machine off craigslist a year ago. Was pulling a trac vac while mowing and it was full. While I was pulling a hill, you could tell the teeth broke off one of the driveshafts. it banged...
  83. Re: JD pricing of options on 4520 -- are they crazy?

    maybe you pissed off your salesman. my salesman waived most of that crap plus gave me 18 percent off of msrp. Custom ordered my machine from factory
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    Re: Bolt on bucket teeth

    i have a 73 inch bucket on a compact tractor which is a bit much. to top it off I have turf tires. I bought a bolt on toothbar for it recently and the difference is night and day. I tried to dig a...
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    Re: Cab owners - How well does your A/C work?

    have inside/outside thermometer plus very dark tinted windows. was 100 degrees also extremely humid one day couple weeks ago while mowing and I got an inside reading of 70 degrees on setting one....
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    Re: Craftsman 6 speed can't change speeds.

    for what ever reason, when you disengage the clutch, the belt is still tight on the trans pulley. That is causing tension not allowing you to change gears while motor is running. With the engine off,...
  87. Re: Legit complaint or am i over thinking? 300cx loader

    thanks guys. gonna get taken care of. like arlen mentioned. they think the bores are probably out of round. going to replace cylinders
  88. Re: Legit complaint or am i over thinking? 300cx loader

    yeah I disconnected the hoses and got same reading. im thinking the bores are defective.
  89. Legit complaint or am i over thinking? 300cx loader

    machine is a john deere 3520. I started a thread over a month ago about my loader dump cylinders leaking down 4 inches a minute. Dealer picked it up and rebuilt the dump cylinders. Got it back and...
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    Re: Ordered new 3520 Cab

    yeah, I have the deluxe cab 3520 which came with everything but the air seat. When ordering the machine, it had a box to check for deluxe cab /standard seat. and another that said air seat. it was...
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    Re: Ordered new 3520 Cab

    Im 6'4" tall and my weight fluctuates between 230 and 240 pounds. I have the non air ride spring suspension seat in my cab. I keep the seat adjusted mid way and I have about 12 inches of headroom. It...
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    Re: FEL Float Mode

    Op's hand must only have the slow motion feature.
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    Re: Not much use for my 4WD yet

    ok so i guess you heard the phrase that it is better to have something and not need it then to not have something and need it. 4wd is a must even if you don't need it regularly. someday you will need...
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    Re: Help me determine this pulley bore size

    thanks for the confirmation. i just went out and checked with the biggest bolt i had which fit in the bore. i then took a couple box wrenches to wrap around the bolt. turned up that a 5/8 box wrench...
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    Re: Help me determine this pulley bore size

    cool thanks for the info. ill do that tomorrow neighbor. im right outside Phoenixville on Charlestown road
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    Re: Testing the limits of a Max 22

    4-500 pound rock. i think the max could handle at least 2 of those. or am i wrong.
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    Help me determine this pulley bore size

    need to order a custom pulley. Everything i find in the size i need list the bore size at 3/4 inch. My pulley doesn't seem to have a 3/4 bore size. Mine measures at 12/16. IS there something with...
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    Re: 3520 radiator

    I went out to check. The only thing that I could see that could be potentially what your talking about is the 2 bolts that attach the radiator shroud to the radiator. There is one bolt each side at...
  99. Thread: Ammo

    by BigMike50
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    Re: Ammo

    that's the most ridiculous thing i have ever heard. don't believe dumb crap like that unless you have a good resource to back it up.
  100. Thread: Ammo

    by BigMike50
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    Re: Ammo

    because its the cheapest to shoot. its not a theory. all other ammo is marked up as well so people buy .22 when available
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