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    I've been thinking of buying the 8ft everything...

    I've been thinking of buying the 8ft everything attachments rake to help groom a gravel drive. My total driveway is about 4/10 mile, with 60%of it gravel. Been using loader bucket to clear...
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    landscape rake and snow

    I've read that a landscape rake can act almost like a blade. Some remove teeth to let them work better. How effective would one be trying to blade snow?
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    Re: R1 Ag Tires or R4 Industrial Tires?

    First M7040 I had was shod with R1. This second one has R4..bought used and it was what it had. The R1 definitely is my preference, however, given how I use this current tractor, it crosses my lawn...
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    Yes thanks for the update. From my experience...

    Yes thanks for the update. From my experience here.... I know you do dang good job with this forum.....and knew you would address this.
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    Over the past 2-3 years I've gone from doing 90%...

    Over the past 2-3 years I've gone from doing 90% of Internet activity on a pc to now 90% done on smartphone. Next purchase most likely tablet and then it will be 99%. They need to fix the app or...
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    Gotta say... Tapatalk version 4.11.2.... FIXED...

    Gotta say... Tapatalk version 4.11.2.... FIXED there problems. It's back as the best forum app that I'm aware of. You guys should consider it.
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    Re: Google Earth Pro is now free

    Yep. That's it.
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    PC...

    PC...
  9. Thread: Easy outs

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    Re: Easy outs

    Heck this is minor, relative speaking. I could just leave it like it is. This is a $1200+ flagpole from a school for $200. I do consider it a good deal. I've been looking for 3 years for a used...
  10. Thread: Easy outs

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    It's a 3/8. I simply don't have anything that...

    It's a 3/8. I simply don't have anything that will fit that square easy out.

    I can back out the easy out without issue. I may try a little heat, but thinking retap is my solution.
  11. Thread: Easy outs

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    Re: Easy outs

    An 8mm fits. That wrench is so small, without a doubt I'd destroy the wrench. Need a square hole sized wrench that has enough beef to put some leverage on this. Heat....I will try that. BTW the...
  12. Thread: Easy outs

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    Easy outs

    I've used them several times before....but I've got a really stubborn one now.

    Bought a used flagpole...pretty decent one....and the ball on the top has broken off. I need to get the stud left...
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    Every time you post using android it hangs...

    Every time you post using android it hangs waiting with contacting site. End up cancelling trying again..... Says duplicate post

    The app has ISSUES and it appears they don't care. .
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    The pro version has now crashed twice on me. Now...

    The pro version has now crashed twice on me. Now I know why they made it free.
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    Re: Google Earth Pro is now free

    Mine got working....but....I can't see any difference between the pro and regular.
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    Just tried again and it went through. Just an...

    Just tried again and it went through. Just an overload on server.
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    Re: Google Earth Pro is now free

    Is this area measurement the same as ACME Planimeter?

    ACME Planimeter
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    Re: Google Earth Pro is now free

    Well I struck out. Has anybody else got this results?

    Uncompleted License Key request

    Error! Your sign up can not be completed due to We're sorry. We are experiencing technical difficulties....
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    I've been studying a bit on security cameras.......

    I've been studying a bit on security cameras.... and perhaps that's why this popped into my head when i read this.

    Remote temp semsor with a networked security camera pointed at it? Have no idea...
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    Re: Diesel UTV horsepower

    Everyone has opinions on this. It's why all shapes and sizes exist. I also have a 450hp Duramax that is 13 years old, and I really got some kicks out of stomping BMW into the ground. Sooooo...
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    Live 1/2 mile off road surrounded by 430+ acres...

    Live 1/2 mile off road surrounded by 430+ acres of woods/pasture. There are times i wish the diesel was peppier.
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    Diesel UTV horsepower

    I suspect this is a government EPA thing, but specially why are all the diesel UTV limited in horsepower to around the 24-25 hp range?

    They could be a LOT better, if they was engineered...
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    I agree it seems odd. BUT.... what's happening...

    I agree it seems odd. BUT.... what's happening with this trick (which claims to activate the glow plugs) to make the cranking change? And it cranks like that only first start of the day.

    I've...
  24. Thread: iPad vs ?

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    Google is your friend and an educational tool. 9...

    Google is your friend and an educational tool. 9 times out of 10 if i have a question about what is xxxx., i goole the term and the answer is right there. Your at the stage of learning at lot of...
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    Re: M7040 glow plugs

    You may be right....BUT...it started on 2nd crank with the trick glow plug activation. Shows how important the glow plugs are, and in my opinion, shows that this M7040 should be activating those...
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    Re: M7040 glow plugs

    Per WMONROE request...here are couple of videos. I will admit I think part of the crank problems is an undersized battery, but when the glow plugs work like they should, that undersized battery...
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    Yes. Seems everyone has that problem.

    Yes. Seems everyone has that problem.
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    Only aware of this trick working with shuttle...

    Only aware of this trick working with shuttle shift. On the shuttle when you place it in the forward position it will not start. You think it's doing nothing.... except for this behind the covers...
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    I consider trying. Even in retirement got a lot...

    I consider trying. Even in retirement got a lot going on at the moment.
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    Re: M7040 glow plugs

    Well I do think the previous owner has undersized the battery on this M7040, and prehaps that is part of the issue, but take any diesel you have and start it....immediately without letting the glow...
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    Why? You don't believe me?

    Why? You don't believe me?
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    M7040 glow plugs

    Back in Dec 2013, I started this thread on glow plugs on the M7040. http://www.tractorbynet.com/forums/kubota-owning-operating/298257-m7040-glowplugs.html?highlight=jcummins
    long story short, I...
  33. You got a good deal there.

    You got a good deal there.
  34. I cut a circle piece the size of the pipe of any...

    I cut a circle piece the size of the pipe of any flat stock i have. Weld it on and round off with grinder. Finish with a flap wheel. It looks great.
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    We can identify what we want. To change it you...

    We can identify what we want. To change it you would need to kill the EPA department.
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    Re: Verizon WiFi issues

    And checking on Millenicom website this looks like vaporware.
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    Maybe i should try for that deal.

    Maybe i should try for that deal.
  38. Have any opinions of buying through Amazon?...

    Have any opinions of buying through Amazon? Thinking of buying some get started items from them and as you mentioned roll you own system.
  39. Re: Finally one for the good guys - Camera install pays off

    I've been looking at camera systems for 3 years since I moved from Texas to Illinois. We are a bit isolated, being 1/2 mile off the road. Haven't had any issues....but feel problems are not that...
  40. And some details of your camera system. Getting...

    And some details of your camera system. Getting security cameras up with alarms is on my list to do.
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    Password it no need to unplug. Not sure.......

    Password it no need to unplug. Not sure.... Maybe an apple can turn it on but without the password it will not use it.
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    I have a Duramax..... I like diesels. But with...

    I have a Duramax..... I like diesels. But with the cost per gallon of diesel at $1.50 more per gallon than gas, I've bought my last diesel.
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    Got a 20gb home broadband plan. Had the same...

    Got a 20gb home broadband plan. Had the same issues. Got direct tv or other things attached to wifi... can't prove it but I believe it was part of the problem.

    Best thing you can do is change...
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    I've got a Gator diesel. Nephew came over this...

    I've got a Gator diesel. Nephew came over this past weekend with one if those Teryx 4s...i was impressed. I had a Teryx before and it was decent. But his 2nd seat put the gator to shame on hauling...
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    plowing snow with utv

    My nephew came over and brought a recently purchased Teyrx 4 seater with him. Bought used and has a snow plow which he used recently.

    He said he was thinking of taking his windshield OFF for...
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    I'm using pc less and less... smartphone and...

    I'm using pc less and less... smartphone and Android app more and more. Thinking of getting a tablet...... BUT the powers to be on this forum need to fix this android hit/miss issues of viewing...
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    I've got the same issue. Half mile drive.......

    I've got the same issue. Half mile drive.... half blacktop the other half gravel.

    Been thinking of a 3pt landscape rake. Will that work?
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    Last update on Tapatalk they really I mean...

    Last update on Tapatalk they really I mean really screwed that app up . It was very good before the update..... crap after the update.
  49. Thread: iPad vs ?

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    Re: iPad vs ?

    All of those have already been edited, so it would be further photos, and the planned additional slides/photos I will be copying will add up to a fair number.....guessing 1000-2000.

    Your comment...
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    BTW what is the preferred photo editor on an...

    BTW what is the preferred photo editor on an ipad? Although i haven't used much, I've been looking at PicArts. Up to this point it's been the laptop and photoshop.
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    Re: iPad vs ?

    Your correct bus speed isn't involved. But it wasn't the card either since with the micro card in the SD adapter plugged direct to the laptop it transferred at ok speed. So it was the phone or...
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    Re: iPad vs ?

    That would be good if the case. At the time I thought that is completely unreasonable....but why didn't have a clue. Either the phone...android...microsoft....dunno. But at the time it really...
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    Re: iPad vs ?

    I've mentioned NOT liking the non removable storage on Ipad. Besides that storage being expensive here is another reason.

    On my S4 I mentioned I had a 48gb card filled with photos. I misspoke,...
  54. Thread: iPad vs ?

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    Pretty much standard fair. My daughter has...

    Pretty much standard fair. My daughter has iphone and she does seem to have the same apps i do. I was asking because of what s219 was saying.
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    How much on average do iOS apps cost? On my...

    How much on average do iOS apps cost?

    On my S4 I've downloaded and tried many free apps only to get rid of them.... finally settling on one that works best. If they're not free wouldn't do that.
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    I hear you on this. I've pretty much had it with...

    I hear you on this. I've pretty much had it with Microsoft.

    IF Apple would've had a phone the same size as my S4....I'd be in the Apple camp today, and my decision would be made. I do think...
  57. Thread: iPad vs ?

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    Re: iPad vs ?

    Well I went to Best Buy and as several mentioned here, I learned very little. I did leave there with them saying if you have a Samsung phone stay with Android, same with an IPhone, stay with Apple....
  58. Thread: iPad vs ?

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    Re: iPad vs ?

    OH YES. Very aware .... but sometimes you get someone who does know...OR...you overwhelm the clerk and they get someone who can answer the type of questions I ask.
  59. Thread: iPad vs ?

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    Re: iPad vs ?

    Correct MikePA. But I posted from word to notepad, then to the forum, hoping it would resolve that, but didn't. Sorry for that.....BUT I originally typed in the response box on this forum...and...
  60. Thread: iPad vs ?

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    Re: iPad vs ?

    More insight to my requirements. I知 a former IT guy and power user because of the type of work I did. I could buy any pc/laptop I wanted and did every two years. Don稚 miss it at all, and I致e...
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    Since i have a Samsung S4 phone how would i get...

    Since i have a Samsung S4 phone how would i get pictures from my phone to an ipad. As i mentioned on the 48gb micro card i had to do the organization of that card with the laptop. Sync of pictures...
  62. Thread: iPad vs ?

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    Re: iPad vs ?

    This thread is of considerable interest since IŸ contemplating getting an ipad air 2 or a Samsung Tab S. I have issues with BOTH, Apple— restrictions/storage/priority issues, Samsung (android)...
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    Oil & Fuel Left side below floorboard. It's protected...

    Left side below floorboard. It's protected pretty well.... except that front. I will fab something up for there after this winter.
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    Re: Android app issues

    Had that very issue an hour ago.
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    Oil & Fuel Re: hole in diesel tank

    18.6 gallon. Yes ouch. I thought hard about doing the repair, but the gash in the tank would need a 'boot' type patch over it. Discussion with dealer we concluded vibration would make any kind of...
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    Oil & Fuel Originally told by two different dealers... $617....

    Originally told by two different dealers... $617. But when we got to specific serial numbers on the tractor it came in <$500.....don't remember exact number.
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    Oil & Fuel Pulled tank. It's beyond repair or at least one...

    Pulled tank. It's beyond repair or at least one I could make. New tank coming.
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    Oil & Fuel hole in diesel tank

    Been doing a lot of grapple work clearing out a thicket with a huge amount of deadfall in it that's next to my pond. Several standing dead trees. And very thankful for a good solid canopy.... one...
  69. Yes very. I have a New Holland 451 I'd like to...

    Yes very. I have a New Holland 451 I'd like to do that to.
  70. What cylinder did you use and does it have float?

    What cylinder did you use and does it have float?
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    Got the exact same phone and problems. Tapatalk...

    Got the exact same phone and problems. Tapatalk is a far better app.
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    Check Schmidt at TSC today. The same size...

    Check Schmidt at TSC today. The same size Carhartt that was a close fit except for the shoulder straps...i triedcthat size Schmidt and I couldn't even zip them up. Sizing completely different.
    ...
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    It struck me that the carhartts they had there...

    It struck me that the carhartts they had there was.. Tall.. I'm 6ft 230lbs....if i was 6'3"..i think they would have been fine.

    I'm going to check TSC next couple days. Base upon what I'm...
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    Oldballs... You made me laugh out loud. ...

    Oldballs... You made me laugh out loud.

    Hellva handle you got there to.
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    You described it better than i did. The pictures...

    You described it better than i did. The pictures of guys wearing these seem to have that front flap hitting them much lower in the chest than me.
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    Carhartt insulated bib overalls

    Since moving to Illinois from Texas, 3 years ago, I've been layering for the cold weather. The pair of insulated coveralls I had....a son-in-law took them over never to be seen again. You didn't...
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    Tried that. Not a fix but it helps.

    Tried that. Not a fix but it helps.
  78. For anyone interested..... The thread going...

    For anyone interested.....

    The thread going into the Kubota valve is BSPP #6. The back side of the Parker is 5/8 NPT, the Pioneer being 1/2 NPT.

    Kubota dealer had one adapter which fixed me...
  79. Geezzz why do they do this. I called a local...

    Geezzz why do they do this.

    I called a local dealer. He wasn't sure if they was metric or not but said Kubota did that 'for awhile' and the threads are different.

    But then why is the QC...
  80. Re: adapter between Kubota valve and quick connect

    Well something a bit strange is going on here. Yesterday I bought a couple of QC from TSC, Pioneer 4250 for the new QC on my 2nd valve. I took the adapter that was in the QC that I had on one...
  81. adapter between Kubota valve and quick connect

    I fixed the detents on one of my rear valves (removed the balls, much MUCH better now) and decided at the same time to add quick connects on one of the valves that didn&rsquo;t have them. I'm...
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    flow restrictor

    Reworking my TNT setup..... one value was working horrible, just had them take the detents lut. Feels very good now.

    I assume this is a flow restrictor?
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    Same here S4. They need to go to Tapatalk.

    Same here S4. They need to go to Tapatalk.
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    Re: locknlube cupler for a grease gun

    Lately mine is leaking a bit too. Be interested in what they say.
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    Clean battery terminals. They appeared to be in...

    Clean battery terminals. They appeared to be in very good shape. I did brighten up the connections, that dull looking gray was there. And i think it helped...... but think i found the problem. ...
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    Re: New Holland 451 sickle on an M7040

    I ended up doing that also. But I as you have it working fairly decent now.
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    And i need to buy some. Thanks.

    And i need to buy some. Thanks.
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    Your wider grapples will ha e trouble grubing...

    Your wider grapples will ha e trouble grubing things like Russian Olive out of the group.my NAI 48" works good for that.
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    Well app crashed but pictures took..... which i...

    Well app crashed but pictures took..... which i thought didn't. BTW still have about 40% more to go. Going to have quite the fire.
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    Had two different 48" grapples. I would not want...

    Had two different 48" grapples. I would not want it wider. In addition to the piles of stuff I've stacked up another pile which is 50% larger has been added since the picture was taken.

    And......
  91. Thread: hornet nest

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    Knocked one out of a tree while mowing couple...

    Knocked one out of a tree while mowing couple days ago. Didn't realize it. As i made another pass saw it on the ground covered with hornets. I suspect the canopy saved me, overwise i might have...
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    Other than checking battery voltage ... Which is...

    Other than checking battery voltage ... Which is good.... I have not checked further.

    I will check all of that out, but I'm leaning towards a starter issue. I'll post my results.
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    M7040 starting issues

    December of last year I put a post here about glowplugs and winter starting. This thread. http://www.tractorbynet.com/forums/kubota-owning-operating/298257-m7040-glowplugs.html

    I will be going...
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    Price Check I'm using a borrowed SE8A right now, in exchange...

    I'm using a borrowed SE8A right now, in exchange for mowing down some of the owners fields. If i had the money I'd try and buy from him.maybe in a fww months... next year i can.

    I had a 7ft...
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    Quick Hitches Re: landpride sh35

    I did that, even pulled up the page, but missed the price. Beyond what I can afford for the purpose. I may end up with a 3pt quick connect modified with skid steer adaptation on the back.
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    Quick Hitches landpride sh35

    Like this SH35 Series Skid Steer Hitch | Land Pride

    Looked all over Internet can't find any prices so it must be expensive. Want something like this.... Doesn't necessarily needs to be...
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    Relieving hydraulic pressure

    I learned sometime back to kill the tractor and cycle the loader/3rd function/diverter thru it's paces to relieve pressure. Many years ago when I had not learned that, taking the male end and...
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    We started slow but ended up with higher numbers...

    We started slow but ended up with higher numbers than the previous 2 years we've been here. We have 7 feeders out and they have been steadily used to being swarmed. I expect it to slack off anytime...
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    That actually crossed my mind. Think I'm...

    That actually crossed my mind.

    Think I'm going to try and mow the edges a bit more and.... hope..... I don't get stuck. Then call it good. This stuff really grows tall. I manged to mow...
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    After four years of use i still have orginal...

    After four years of use i still have orginal blades and i agree. They are holding up extremely well.
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