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    Backhoe Re: Dug up first stump

    I did many the same way. I found it is much easier to dig and knock over the entire tree if you have that option that you did not in this case. Do it when the ground is wet helps a lot also.
    Just...
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    Sticky: Re: LS Tractor Oil, Gas, & Air Filter Information

    Thanks for the info.
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    Re: Insulation for shop ceiling

    Very informative. Thanks for the ideas. Chomping at the bit for a pole barn
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    Re: Scrap metal prices

    Interesting. Thanks for sharing. Glad you were able to experience the trip.
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    Re: Winter Cab-Homemade

    Great job. In case you don't know A good coat of quality car wax on the plexiglass will help a lot from scratching and repel water
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    Re: Winter Cab-Homemade

    Great job.
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    Re: Scrap metal prices

    Same thing was happening here. Except the drugs are Heroin. Lots of OD's also. Major problem. Steel prices are down so now steel isn't being stolen so much.
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    Re: splitting rock

    Well late getting back here but the SDS drill from HF worked fairly well. I bought some feathers and wedges and lost them. I think it would have worked out but I ran out of time, needing to get the...
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    Re: Scrap metal prices

    Thanks for the info. I only new a lot of steel was going to China
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    Re: Scrap metal prices

    Does any one know why prices dropped so much? A scrap yard 1 mile away closed up. It was great while it lasted
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    Re: Squirrels vs Deer -- road warrior smarts

    This is very simple. You may have noticed more deer being hit lately. The deer are upset about our President and have gotten to the point that they are suicidal.
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    Re: Newmember Intro

    Welcome!
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    Re: Pole Barn Heating Options This Winter

    I plan to have a Pole barn built next year or year after. Metal sides and roof. Do you guys have a problem with heating the interior causing condensation with a un isulated building? I did not plan...
  14. Thread: shop lighting

    by old gray
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    Re: shop lighting

    yankeerider ,glad it worked out. I went back and got more also. I hope they last. They have worked great for my purpose.
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    Re: Hello From Massachusetts!

    welcome!
  16. Thread: shop lighting

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    Re: shop lighting

    That is the one. Is on sale now in Auburn Mass. I guess other stores may follow with the sale or on line maybe
  17. Thread: shop lighting

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    Re: shop lighting

    New LED fluorescent from Home Depot. 3200 Lumes. Has a pull switch, they can be connected together with plug in cord provided or directly connected together with connector provided. 4ft lamp, $25 on...
  18. Thread: New Pole Barn

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    Re: New Pole Barn

    lookin good. Want to be there next year. Getting rid of rocks and trees/ stumps.
  19. Re: New LS owner...... New Forum member. Hello, all

    I also have the LS / NH Hoe. It has been great. It does have a nice subframe. I would not go with the 3 point hitch type on a machine this size. One thing though to consider is that the subframe...
  20. Re: New LS owner...... New Forum member. Hello, all

    Welcome from Mass. and thanks for your service. Ls Blue plane, ALRIGHT! Good luck with the LS
  21. Loader Re: Loader 'dogleg' bending .....still an issue??

    Have not had a problem with my r3039, and have worked it hard for 250 hrs so far
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    Re: splitting rock

    Some pictures to come later. I have several large rocks different sizes from bigger to smaller of what you have. That EX can do some damage. Wow, I may have to spring for that route, the HF sds isn't...
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    Re: Tractors and wood! Show your pics

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    Re: Online Parts

    I have had good sucess with drilling a hole in each end of the radiator tube after cleaning it well with brake clean. Then filling the tube the best you can with JB weld. It should at least buy you...
  25. Re: Ls 3039 front axel breather and dip stick

    OK thanks that is helpful. Mine is broken off, or missing the top, if it is 2 pieces. Thanks
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    Re: Tractors and wood! Show your pics

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  27. Re: Ls 3039 front axel breather and dip stick

    Thanx, My manual shows the dip stick where the blue cap Is. I thought that may be the case that the dip stick was on the other side. I could not get it loose. I will try harder. For your info the...
  28. Re: Ls 3039 front axel breather and dip stick

    Thanx, My manual shows the dip stick where the blue cap Is. I thought that may be the case that the dip stick was on the other side. I could not get it loose. I will try harder. For your info the...
  29. Ls 3039 front axel breather and dip stick

    My owners manual shows a dip stick on the right outer front axel area. Mine has a plastic breather. Part of it may have broken off. I am concerned that water will get in
    it. Also I ordered a dip...
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    Re: Huge water leak in new barn

    Sorry to hear of your problem. There are many types of mold. I know one type of black mold is very serious. More than likley you don't have it. However beware of it. I do know air and sunshine will...
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    Re: New Driveway Construction

    I am very armature at this stuff. I know a little late now for you on this project. Consider a ratchetrake to help remove/ break up grass and topsoil. Available on line or Tractor Supply. It has been...
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    Re: Sand blaster question

    Just to add one more thing to all of the above. Controlling the amount of sand passing through the hose is very tricky and fluctuates. You will find that a light mist of sand works just as well as a...
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    Re: splitting rock

    Hhhaaa, If he breaks anvils he is dangerous!
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    Re: splitting rock

    Bought HF sds today. Gonna get to it Sunday or monday. I also bought HF bits. Have they worked out well for you?
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    Re: splitting rock

    Thanks all. Getting an education here. I am trying to take the upper portions of the rocks off so I can drive over them in a gravel lot.
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    Re: splitting rock

    Hhaha Ok same as sds
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    Re: splitting rock

    Check the rotary hammer out as well
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    Re: splitting rock

    Will check out the HF sds drill. I never heard of a SDS drill. Any tips on drilling rock? Start with a small hole and increase? Use water to cool or help cutting or save bit. I have no clue about...
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    splitting rock

    Does anyone have any suggestions on splitting rocks. I have several large rocks that are too big to remove or bury. Drilling with a small hammer drill is not quick enough for my liking. Anyone tried...
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    Re: Tnt metal garage

    I bought a carport from tnt many years ago great product. However last year i bought another carport from GPB and ordered another this year. It is a Carolina Car port. Carolina does not install in...
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    Re: PICTURES ONLY thread

    Nice set up
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    Re: Metal building erectors in New England Mass.

    Looking into all options. Thanks again for the info. I will let everyone know when I receive more info. It may be useful to someone else. Waiting to hear back from all of the above.
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    Re: Metal building erectors in New England Mass.

    Has any one had any experience with them?
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    Re: Metal building erectors in New England Mass.

    Thank you for the info.
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    Re: Metal building erectors in New England Mass.

    Thanks Sheldon, I am familiar with Morton Buildings. They have a great reputation. However they are pole buildings with a steel shell. One thing that I consider to be a draw back is the tall trusses...
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    Metal building erectors in New England Mass.

    I have found that there are many places to purchase a Metal Building but I have not found any that Sell and erect a building. Has any one any experience with this in my area, (Ma). There are a few...
  47. Re: After- Market Body Panels..... Any BODY men there?

    I have used aftermarket body parts for many years and have never had a problem with buckling panels. I also have never heard of that brand but I think most parts are very similar from co. to co. and...
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    Re: PICTURES ONLY thread

    Welcome!
    I am amazed at what these little tractors can do. Although yours is not so little.
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    Sticky: Re: LS Tractor Oil, Gas, & Air Filter Information

    No, Not reassuring at all. Although I doubt that any one would post information here unless they felt it was accurate. Perhaps the poster may have more info where he got the information, and a...
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    Sticky: Re: LS Tractor Oil, Gas, & Air Filter Information

    no problem. Glad to help. I am not sure of what I am doing. I wing it and it usually works out some how. Good luck with the 250 hr.
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    Sticky: Re: LS Tractor Oil, Gas, & Air Filter Information

    e: LS Tractor Oil, Gas, & Air Filter Information

    Here's the list of filters from post 123 in the LS Tractor filter thread


    2014 LS XR4046HC Engine Shibaura (Tier 4): N844L-F

    Oil filter NAPA...
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    Sticky: Re: LS Tractor Oil, Gas, & Air Filter Information

    Wix filters on line has a look up and x reference. wixfilters.com, maybe, fmsfilters.com has a link to it also
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    Re: Installing a wood stove in my garage

    The outside type may be doable for my location. I am sure and inside type is much better. Thanks again for the imput
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    Re: Installing a wood stove in my garage

    Arrow, not sure what heater you have.? The furnace your friend has is out door or indoor? Hot air or boiler? I do need it more than occasional and was not aware of the hot air outdoor furnace. The un...
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    Re: Installing a wood stove in my garage

    Thanks for the info. Dave.Looks like the wood heating is out at this point. Out door furnace at this point will be more work and more $$$. Indoor wood stove is not legal in a garage in Mass. See...
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    Re: Installing a wood stove in my garage

    A lot to consider. I guess 1st step is to call Ins. agent not building dept. It would be nice if I could use the wood on my property. But it won't last forever. Out side furnace may be a good option...
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    Re: Installing a wood stove in my garage

    Was planning on radiant in 1 bay. Still in the early stages of planning. The only thing I am not thrilled about with radiant is the install and it is slow to heat up. I don't want to heat it every...
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    Re: Installing a wood stove in my garage

    wondering about a wood stove in Mass. We need permits and have all kind of laws and regulations. Like some one said it may have more to do with the town or city not the state. Plan on building a...
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    Re: PICTURES ONLY thread

    Ya, Blue Me, Sure is a nice place. Congrats.
  60. Sticky: Re: PalletForks.com - 60" Grapple Buckets $1095 - 42" Pallet Forks $524 & More!

    I purchased clamp on forks a while back. I have used them only a few times. They appear to be made very well for the price and arrived quickly. They have worked out fairly well so far. The tab on the...
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    Sticky: Re: LS Tractor Oil, Gas, & Air Filter Information

    Just to let you know I completed the 50 hour maintenance on the R3039. It went well except I lost about 5 qts of hydraulic changing the filter. I guess that is the most that can be lost, because it...
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    Oil & Fuel Re: LS R4041H and 50 Hour Maintenance

    That is some funny sh*t. I have had some crazy stuff happen to me but that tops any of mine.

    Completed my 50 hour service and it went fairly well. The only problem was the hydraulic filter. I was...
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    Oil & Fuel Re: LS R4041H and 50 Hour Maintenance

    YardBikeBob, Thanks for the advise and laugh. I'm about to attempt the 50 hr on my 3039. Sounds similar.
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    Sticky: Re: LS Tractor Oil, Gas, & Air Filter Information

    Yes thank you for correcting my error, the oil filter wix # is 57040
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    Sticky: Re: LS Tractor Oil, Gas, & Air Filter Information

    An update on the FMSFILTERS.COM I received the filters for my LS R3039 Mits S4l2. It went well and the #s are Wix air 46438 and 42985, hydraulic 51715, and oil 5704. Fuel filter they did not have but...
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    Re: New Alabama Member

    Welcome from Mass.
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    Re: Off Road diesel over store pump diesel

    Interesting read. Looks like B20 will be the next fuel pushed on us. Not saying it isn't good or not. Then comes more questions about running it in our machines. I know now the info we are getting is...
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    Re: Off Road diesel over store pump diesel

    chopped, good point about what ulsd does to a heating unit if it is in fact ulsd. Also it seems to me that if the fuel oil is NOT ULSD (higher sulfur content) and is used in a 2007 or newer diesel...
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    Re: Off Road diesel over store pump diesel

    Are you guys saying red farm diesel is the same as red heating oil? Or red dye heating oil can be used in the newer diesels. I mainly just want to know if heating oil can be used in my 2013 ls...
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    Sticky: Re: LS Tractor Oil, Gas, & Air Filter Information

    I just found FMSFILTERS.COM I have not used them but plan on placing an order. I will keep you all posted. They carry Wix filters and appear to be low prices. Shipping will add to the cost but...
  71. Thread: LS R3039

    by old gray
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    Re: LS R3039

    I have close to 50 hrs on my R3039 and no problems at all. Fel mounting bracket is different on mine. ( a later model I guess ) i have done heavy lifting with the fel and worked the backhoe good....
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    Backhoe Re: 3039 backhoe operation question

    No, not the control knob. It made no difference. Any other suggestions? I was sure that was the problem.
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    Backhoe Re: 3039 backhoe operation question

    Thanks for the info. I'll check for the control knob, I haven't touched that. That sounds like the problem. I can move the tractor with the hoe, it has power and can dig with the curl like mentioned...
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    Backhoe 3039 backhoe operation question

    I noticed today that if I try to drive the backhoe bucket in the ground with any force to grab a deep scoop it won't do it. The arm goes down slowly and will only dig in when I rotate the bucket. Is...
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    Re: PICTURES ONLY thread

    383159383158moving some firewood
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    Re: LS Frame Issue Video

    crawleybp that's what I was thinking. Ls must have realized the problem and changed the loader mounting design. I am disappointed that they are going to hit you for a 1 1/2 hour fee on this. The job...
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    Re: LS Frame Issue Video

    382932382933 It appears that the one I just purchased has had the same procedure done to it. I hope the pictures come out.

    I was comparing to the pictures of magnus580. I think like some one else...
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    Re: LS Frame Issue Video

    Thanks, I will check mine tomorrow, and request the brackets to be installed before a problem starts.
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    Re: New forum member

    Congrats Swaumi! From Masshole land
  80. Thread: LS R3039

    by old gray
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    Re: LS R3039

    I too just purchased a R3039 with back hoe. have about 17 hrs on it. I wasn't able to view the video. What am I missing? It doesn't sound good.
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    Re: Anybody with a new Boomer 24 and 235TLA?

    I have bout 20 hours on a new LS 3039. Like antlers125 said. Rebranded New Holland with slight differences and less $$
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    Re: First Post/LS Mtron Tractor PDF

    Ah haa! Received the R3039 today! Worked it for about 4 hours, getting used to the machine. Plan to weld some hooks on the bucket soon.This site has been great in helping me make a decision on what...
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    Re: First Post/LS Mtron Tractor PDF

    No not yet. A delay in getting the backhoe to the dealer. Chopping on the bit right now!
    Planning on making a fork set up and may be buying a ratchet rake. Saw some great articales on here about...
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    Re: First Post/LS Mtron Tractor PDF

    Thanks gents, I am looking forward to working it. I have waited a long time for the day.
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    Re: First Post/LS Mtron Tractor PDF

    I bit the bullet and put a deposit on a R3039 shuttle shift fel and backhoe. Waiting for the backhoe to arrive at dealer. The last of the r3039. Hope to have it in several days
  86. Thread: old gray

    by old gray
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    Re: old gray

    Thank you guys for all the welcomes. Great site. lots of info. Looking forward to a new machine. I have learned a lot already.
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    Re: First Post/LS Mtron Tractor PDF

    I am in the same situation. Enjoy learning from the site.
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    Re: R4041/R4047 engine question

    That makes sense. They have a r3039 but can not get the r3039h. I was wondering how the 4041 and the 4047 had the same code s4ql but different HP rating.
    Thanks for the reply.
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    Re: R4041/R4047 engine question

    I am considering purchasing a 3039 with the s4l2 or the 4041 with the s4Ql-d. anyone know what the d after the s4ql means and also are they both good engines?
  90. Thread: old gray

    by old gray
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    old gray

    New member. Considering a new LS R3039 gear with fel and bh. Never owned a tractor before. wanted a hst instead of a gear but dealer has the gear in stock, and said that model in hst is not available...
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