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    Re: Large poly water storage tank question-

    Get one of those Intex Easy-Set pools.. 18ftx48in.. for $300 bucks.. you'll have a water tank that you can swim in too!
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    Re: NEED HELP- WIRING CABIN:INVERTER PROBLEM

    Looking at the picture of your battery bank.. those battery cables look half as thick as they should be.
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    Price Check Re: TC45D price & motor question

    Bag fuel.. dirty fuel filter.. dirt/etc in the tank
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    Re: Creek water for domestic use.

    I have the same setup.. 60ft drop.. 400ft run.. I use a deep well pump(it's the org. well pump I had replaced from my well). I only use it for irrigation.. no pressure tank.. runs 2 sprinkler...
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    Re: Bees kill 23 yr old in Lagrange Texas

    If you have bad reactions to bee stings.. get your doctor to prescribe an epi-pen.
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    Re: Help needed identifying grass

    That is probably milo around the birdfeeders.. looks similiar to Johnson grass.
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    Re: 3 pt hitch won't raise

    There is a turn knob that adjusts the speed of the 3pt lift.. turn it in the direction of the rabbit.
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    Re: Digging through frost?

    Large farm animals are composted above ground.. ask your local ag agent about any laws that may be in place.
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    Re: TC29D no start

    I'd try re-bleeding..

    How much fuel do you have in the tank?

    Did you move the fuel cut-off lever?
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    Re: How tough is a middle buster

    I was pulling my middle buster(potatoe plow) between garden rows.. hit a rock.. middle buster stopped.. tractor kept going.. broke welds/ bent angle iron. Had my welder replace the "L" angle iron...
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    Re: How many trouble free Hours on your HST ??

    TC35D w/ SS 17LA FEL- 2550 hours going into my 8th farm season.. bought in 2000.

    I run the tractor every day for feeding steers, chickens

    plowing(2 bott. moldboard), disking(10ft pull),...
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    Re: Caution moving railroad ties with tractor

    Seeing the condition of that tire.. the RR spike did you a favor! :)
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    Re: TC45D load performance

    Have you thought of using a heavy flywheel.. like they have on square balers to store energy for the "peaks"?
  14. Thread: Stupid Prank

    by kensfarm
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    Re: Stupid Prank

    We had a pretty good story going in our little town about mailbox smashing..

    The kids got caught around 3:00am.. police called parents.. one of the parents was on the town board. Dad(town...
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    Re: Blower vs. Plow

    For the $ & versatility.. I'd go w/ a nice rear blade.
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    Re: Need: Wooden leg for one legged duck

    I have a hen w/ one leg.. a rat ate it off when she was a little peep. I tried to save it but the lower leg had no blood flow and I had to cut it off. Half her upper leg was eaten w/ the bone fully...
  17. Thread: Wood Splitter

    by kensfarm
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    Re: Wood Splitter

    I have a Troy-Built 27 ton.. w/ 5.5 Honda Engine.. easy to start.. I've had it for 5 or 6 years now.
  18. Thread: Hay Rake

    by kensfarm
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    Re: Hay Rake

    My NH 56 is still going strong..

    "Hydraulically raised would be nice. I can see problems on slopes though if you needed to get in and out of some place with it raised."

    Here's my trick.. ...
  19. Thread: Panera Bread

    by kensfarm
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    Re: Panera Bread

    You should be good to go for the next year or so!! :) :)
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    Chipper Re: Purchased a Dr Chipper

    Has anyone tried burning the dry wood chips in a pellot stove? W/ the price of pellots going up year after year. Corn going up too.
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    Re: Head lights/Fog lights

    That law must not be working.. I still see kids mooning people all the time!! :)

    I just use a half cup of water for an ashtray.. the cig. goes right out.. no ashtray's to clean.
  22. Thread: Old guy step

    by kensfarm
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    Re: Old guy step

    Mfrost.. nice job.. hey anything that helps so you don't slip and bust your.. you know. The NH boomers have a similiar step.. but.. the step is not as deep as yours. I'm in the mud every morning...
  23. Thread: KiotiJohn

    by kensfarm
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    Re: KiotiJohn

    Junkman.. he was such a hoot.. I loved his posts! I had heard he had showed up at a pig roast held at another member's house that was out of town on vacation! The house was trashed.. the police...
  24. Thread: Plant closing

    by kensfarm
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    Re: Plant closing

    No "Big Name" is going to come right out and say we're off-shoring the mfg. jobs.. not good for customer relations.. but behind the scenes.. it's part of the plan! Not only do they outsource the...
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    Re: Got hard water?

    Here's an interesting read...

    Scale and Water Hardness. Non-Chemical Technologies. Federal Technology Alert.
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    Re: How do I kill these weeds in my fields???

    Canadian Thistle
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    Re: Gasoline Rip Off

    Actually SkyPup.. it 9/1000ths.

    .9 = 9/10ths
    .09 = 9/100ths
    .009 = 9/1000ths

    OMG.. I think Gatorboy is rubbing off on me... Awwwwwww!!!! :)
  28. Re: Whats your favorite insecticide for killing bugs??

    Just use plain old dishwashing soap w/ some mineral oil.. spray early morning or late evening.
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    Spreader Re: manure spreader: proper usage

    Even in front of it you'll still get "splattered".. watch out for those fist-sized rocks.. the spreader will throw them forward just as easily.

    1. Start w/ a small load first & increase the...
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    Re: quick attache pins not holding up

    I've seen it happen on a skid loader when helping the farmer across the street.. same type of motion.. back dragging.
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    Re: Small tractor hay baling???

    That'll make you count the threads on either side of the tensioner!
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    Re: Sobriety check point, whadda think??

    It's amazing how many tax dollars we spend supporting the problems alcohol causes.
  33. Re: Any problems with the plastic fenders on Class II and III Boomers?

    Yep.. hood is too.. I have pretty good gouge from unloading RR ties off an 18 wheeler.. hit the strap tie-down gearing on the trailer.
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    Re: Cure for leg cramps

    Why take a pill.. just bend over and touch your toes. Most people don't stretch their muscles any more.. before exercising.. & before you go to bed at night.. you'll rest better. Yes it hurts.....
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    Re: TC 35A v TC 40A

    Jim that would be a interesting test.. the 35, 40, 45 all have the same size/flow hydralic pump.. wonder why they would list the lifting capacities different if the pump & hydralic cylinders are...
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    Re: corn/soybeans start up needs......

    Dave,

    Just a few suggestions..

    1) equipment specs - 80 HP, grain wagons, grain bin augers functional?, chisal plow, disk, planter, sprayer, bush hog, cutivator,

    -match equipment to...
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    Re: Ground Synchronizing PTO?

    My MF65 has a mounted 2-row corn huskor.. it is run in normal PTO.. but when you get a jam in the huskor.. you put the PTO selection to ground speed.. when you put the tractor in reverse.. the...
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    Re: hydrostat vs gear hp loss

    I believe it's written down in the operator's manuel..
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    Re: hydrostat vs gear hp loss

    You get less torque & more speed the farther you push the pedal down.
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    Re: New here, The pole building starts.

    Wow.. nice view.. looks like that is going to be a wonderful home Junk!!

    "Its 30x50x10 from National Barn Co."

    Only 10 ft high ceiling.. what about all the big equipment?
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    Re: Staying cool in rural areas

    Do you have any pictures of the swamp coolers.. would be interesting to see your setup.. what kind of pump you use.. did you build it.. buy it?
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    Re: Oil Filter Frustration

    The handle is short.. but the jaw opens wide enough to go around the filter. But I use the smaller filter because of the FEL mount.
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    Re: Oil Filter Frustration

    If you have the room.. I use a small pipe wrench.
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    Re: Pumping up 60 feet or so ?

    I use a deep well pump that was removed from my house well.. (the pump had stripped the wires rubbing against the casing and stopped working.. since the well company had pulled 360ft of the black...
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    Re: How to control weeds in a corn crop

    For sweet corn I use an old JD 2-row planter.. the rows are narrow enough to fit on the inside of the tractor wheels. When the corn is about 6 inches to a foot high.. you can broadcast...
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    Re: Since we're on sicklebars....

    I believe there is an adapter that extends the top link's hitch out.. so the "inner" sicklebar's hookup will clear the upper section of the lower lift arms. Mine just barely clears.. but I had to...
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    Re: Hydraulic hose protection?

    I use radiator hose line.. slit it lengthwise.. tuff.. but not pretty.
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    Re: TC40DA Rabbit/Turtle Switch not working

    Have you been in heavy brush.. happened to me once.. a wire on the underside of the tractor just came unplugged.
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    Re: TC35DA Hydraulic Power

    "I'm not saying ti will move as fast as at 2600.. but only that it will move. ( out of curiosity sake.. post back your results.. )
    "

    What's funny SoundGuy is that I'm just trying to relate the...
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    Re: TC35DA Hydraulic Power

    "I'm not saying ti will move as fast as at 2600.. but only that it will move. ( out of curiosity sake.. post back your results.. )
    "

    What's funny SoundGuy is that I'm just trying to relate the...
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    Re: TC35DA Hydraulic Power

    </font><font color="blue" class="small">( If I am at full throttle, the cyl just moves faster... etc... no pressure difference.)</font>

    Since my tractor is hydrostatic.. your saying I should be...
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    Re: TC35DA Hydraulic Power

    </font><font color="blue" class="small">( If I am at full throttle, the cyl just moves faster... etc... no pressure difference.)</font>

    Since my tractor is hydrostatic.. your saying I should be...
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    Re: cut steel and run your car on water

    </font><font color="blue" class="small">( Guys please don't get me wrong here I'm not endorsing this invention it was sent to me from Junkman and it may turn out to be nothing more than a good hoax....
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    Re: cut steel and run your car on water

    </font><font color="blue" class="small">( Guys please don't get me wrong here I'm not endorsing this invention it was sent to me from Junkman and it may turn out to be nothing more than a good hoax....
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    Re: TC35DA Hydraulic Power

    "If it won't curl it at 1000 RPM, it won't curl it at 2000."

    Why is it you believe that you don't have more power.. more hydraulic flow.. and higher hydraulic pressure at greater RPM's?
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    Re: TC35DA Hydraulic Power

    "If it won't curl it at 1000 RPM, it won't curl it at 2000."

    Why is it you believe that you don't have more power.. more hydraulic flow.. and higher hydraulic pressure at greater RPM's?
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    Re: Electrical panel picture - is this normal?

    The older boxes never had a neutral bar.
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    Re: Electrical panel picture - is this normal?

    The older boxes never had a neutral bar.
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    Re: freewheeling PTO

    </font><font color="blue" class="small">( I kinda wish that my PTO brake would malfunction. )</font>

    Yep.. once the PTO brake is broken.. you can turn the shaft by hand.. mine is. But.. the...
  60. Re: Outgrew TC33, need more hp , pto capacity and cab

    </font><font color="blue" class="small">( I'd try to get over 50hp )</font>

    Yep.. what did Gatorboy use to pull his batwing mower?
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    Re: My dealer is horrible!

    </font><font color="blue" class="small">( I pointed that out and asked for the quote to be in writing and faxed to me. After getting the fax, I called back and placed the order. )</font>

    If you...
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    Re: finish mower questions

    Maybe give this a shot first.. sharpen your bushhog blades and cut the field the first time.. mine gives a pretty good finish when halfway sharp.. maybe you can save some $ to spend on another...
  63. Thread: What If?????

    by kensfarm
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    Re: What If?????

    Check out the RAM-AIR feature on Pontiac Firebirds.. I have a 97.. 5.7 liter w/ WS6 Performance &amp; Handling package. The RAM-AIR adds 20hp.. giving 335hp. Another performance enhancement would be...
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    Re: Cattle-guard, any alternatives?

    I've piled rocks by the drainways into/out of the steers pasture thinking they'd avoid tromping those areas.. maybe it helped some.. but they'd still walked all over them.

    Turned on the back...
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    Re: Steph kills her first hog!!!

    &lt;/font&gt;<font color="blueclass=small">( You're lucky Eddie, Steph is a beautiful young lady. Did you guys know that she can weld too? )&lt;/font&gt;

    I agree.. now that she can shoot too.. don't ...
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    Re: How to use a box scraper

    That's okay.. I don't have a boxblade.
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    Spreader Re: 3 Pt Spreader for Grass Seeding?

    "The local rental place wants 200/day for their "brillo" or something like that"

    It would only take you a day.. and renting the grass seeding equipment would probably save you $200 in grass seed. ...
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    Re: How to use a box scraper

    "What I was trying to do was even out a small area (8ft x 4ft) where my swing open shed doors hit the ground and get blocked from opening fully."

    I would just use the FEL to shave-off the high...
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    Re: Guinea Hens For Ticks?

    "Our kids would get between 200-500 of them each going out for about an hour. "

    I think I'd spray the yard down w/ the appropriate pesticide.. sounds like your back yard is in Africa.

    We use...
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    Re: Guinea Hens For Ticks?

    I had 10 of them.. but the foxes, racoons, etc wiped me out.. I'm getting more this year.

    Everything you wanted to know about Guinea's....

    Guinea Fowl Message Board
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    Re: moving 20\' container

    I tried moving my 12'x16' cattle shelter in the rain.. couldn't get enough traction going up a small incline. I laid out rough cut oak boards(wet).. once the shelter was on the boards it slid like...
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    Sickle Bar Re: Ford 515 sickle mower parts

    Call your local New Holland dealer.. they should be able to order them.
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    Re: How many hours??

    Don't worry.. TC35D w/SS - 2150 hrs.
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    Re: Custom Hay Baling Rates & Deals

    Already cut.. but not raked.
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    Re: Custom Hay Baling Rates & Deals

    I did winter wheat round bales last year.. the steers ate em up like candy. Local farmer round baled them for $4 each.. of course they wanted to borrow my hay rake for the farm next door.
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    Re: Window air - how big?

    I think the 12000 btu unit will be fine.. think about what direction the window faces.. preferrably use the east side window so the AC is not sitting in the direct sun during the hottest part of...
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    Re: TC turn signals and misc ponderings

    I've replaced one of mine that was broken by a branch.. I was thinking of getting a guard welded to the rops.. or trying to remount them inside the ROPS.
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    Re: Tractor won\'t start because of PTO.

    Check your fuses.. I wasted 45 minutes working on the safety switches because my pto light wouldn't go off.. fuse was blown.
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    Re: Loose dogs and owner responsibilty

    "I got ahold of the cat and a quick wring of the neck and the cat was no more."

    Tell that to the judge and you'll be locked up.. you def. had alternate choices. You say your wife "got over it".....
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    Re: Tool to unstick PHD auger???

    "I'm fearful my auger will hook a root and screw itself down."

    Actually the roots usually will break the shear bolt.
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    Re: Disc breaking plow

    "and there are 2 with a tailwheel to keep it in line."

    The tailwheel is used to keep the plows at a certain depth.. if you find the plows are digging too deep.. lower the tail wheel.. raise it to...
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    Re: wooden fence gate question

    TSC has the hardware for wooden fences too.
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    Re: NH 276 baler gearbox

    How are you telling that their is some "play".. does the flywheel move forward/back when you pull on it? There is a main center bolt securing the flywheel's clutch-plate assembly to the shaft.. ...
  84. Re: Electric Fence Charger died need a TSC replacement

    Was that the solar 50 mile for that price?
  85. Re: Please help I need to water 2 acres often & cheap

    "I mounted an impulse sprinkler on a 10 foot 3/4" pipe and drove a 10 foot tpost"

    I mount the 2 impulse sprinklers I use on the top of 6-8ft stepladders.. easy(easier) to move around.. I'm using...
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    Re: MASSEY FERGUSON MODEL 62 PLOW PARTS

    TSC has some plow parts.. but bring your part w/ you so you know it matches up.
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    Re: NEIGHBORS AND LOT LINES

    Thanks for the explanation.. sometimes the purpose of that type of zoning change is to keep someone from putting up chicken/hog raising operation in an area that's turning more residential.
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    Re: NEIGHBORS AND LOT LINES

    "After having the land rezoned from Ag to Rural Residential so that the pole barn could be built"

    Farmers can't build pole barns on Ag property?
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    Re: property mortgage question

    Maybe talk w/ a bank loan officer to refinance and consolidate your debt.. your "investment dividends" may still cover the consolidated payment.

    Not sure what work on the property you want...
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    Re: AG (R1) versus Industrial (R4)

    "I do. I think mikim and kensfarm both have R1s on their tractors and can probably tell us what they think if they see this thread. "

    Hi Jinman.. I think you guys have the topic pretty well...
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    Re: Hydro Cooler Failure TC-40D

    "I might suggest that you repair the mount before it gets any worse."

    Right now it has a temp fix.. loop of wire twisted tight.

    I've been spreading manure for 2 days straight.. my piled...
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    Re: Hydro Cooler Failure TC-40D

    Hey PineRidge.. I see you have some dirt on your tires.. but your engine looks pretty clean.. isn't there any dust in Ohio?

    I also have a stress crack on the oil cooler.. it is not on the oil...
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    Re: Brakes fail tractor rolls!

    Leave it in gear.
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    Re: Chain Saw Advice

    How about selling the timber to a timber company.. they'll come in and do all the work.. you get to relax.. and count your money. Then you can buy a nice chainsaw.. and still have all the...
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    Re: You Don\'t Use Safety Chaps?

    I really never heard of it until you mentioned it.. looks like it's on Main Street in town.. I'll have to drive by when the Mrs. &amp; I go out to dinner one evening.
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    Re: You Don\'t Use Safety Chaps?

    I'm wondering.. how many of you use your chainsaw bar lock.. does your chainsaw have one? I use mine like I would the safety on a rifle.. it's on until I'm ready to shoot. Basically.. you keep...
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    Re: parts and accessories

    "I need tail light lenses"

    I just needed one of the lenses for the tail light... the lense was something like $30 bucks.. the whole tail light assembly was $36.. so I just bought the whole tail...
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    Re: A few TC40D questions/issues

    How long has it been since you changed your fuel filter.. I'd check the air filter too. How's your hydralic fluid level?
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    Re: Problems mounting 2 bottom plow...

    Your almost there.. now adjust the plows so that when you lower the plow tips to the ground.. both plow tips touch the ground at the same time.

    After your first pass.. w/ your wheels sitting...
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    Re: Black Angus beef ( opinions please)

    I am not baiting you..

    "The English breeding is NOT what we have here that was originally registered."

    "The first great herds of Angus beef cattle in America were built up by purchasing stock...
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