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    Re: BX2660 dipstick accurate?

    That may be part of your problem. The HST pedal is not like an accelerator pedal in a car. It is a speed pedal, not a power pedal. You get the most power when you are just barely pushing on the...
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    Re: Kubota mx5200

    You just reminded me of a quote I saw once: "Youth and skill will always be defeated by age and treachery." :D
  3. Re: Help Me Decide On My First Tractor - Central Texas

    There's a chance that old John Deere 2020 could be a good buy and trouble free. There's an equal or better chance that it will require some TLC to keep it running, especially being a gas engine. An...
  4. Comparison Re: Exmark Pioneer vs Toro Titan vs Ferris IS

    Thank you - that's what I was saying in my earlier post - and I'm glad to have a knowledgable dealer back it up. The Ferris suspension (at least on their commercial models like the 2100, 3100 and...
  5. Re: Help Me Decide On My First Tractor - Central Texas

    I think this is good advice. I would want a minimum of a 50hp tractor with about 40 PTO hp, but a 75hp tractor would be better. I'd want something that could at least run an 8 foot dual spindle...
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    Re: Cab or no Cab

    We have really hot summers here, so a cab was a "must" on my shopping list when I bought my Kioti. I get plenty of seat time already on my non-cabbed Kubota BX23 (and now a BX2660 also). I use a...
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    Where to put the baby while mowing?

    I'm just speechless. Apparently, this guy thought putting the baby on top of the deck of his front-mount mower would be a good idea. Dang, there are some real idiots in this world.

    Grasshopper...
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    Re: BX2660 dipstick accurate?

    I can understand a few typos in the manual. I can even understand instructions that are not clear or complete. But I can't understand how they could get something wrong that is as fundamental as...
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    Rotary Cutter Re: Which rotary cutter?

    I've never used the LP or Modern Ag. They are probably good cutters. I own the Rhino 172 and I know it's a good cutter. One thing I really like about the Rhino is that all the support structure is...
  10. Re: Help Me Decide On My First Tractor - Central Texas

    Very nice place. I think you're going to have to increase your budget from $10,000 - $15,000 in order to get the tractor and equipment you need.

    Listen to Jeff. You do NOT want to buy small and...
  11. Comparison Re: Exmark Pioneer vs Toro Titan vs Ferris IS

    The Ferris IS2100 IS a commercial mower. The other two he is looking at are not.

    To the OP, go ride around on the Toro or Exmark, and then go ride around on the Ferris. The suspension makes a...
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    Re: 4' disc harrow

    Looks good. It's got an angle iron frame, but it appears to be heavy angle iron compared to the really light duty ones we typically see.
  13. Re: Combo disk ripper for sale on the best of Craig's List

    That is a great ad. I like his style.

    It's a pity, though, that most people browsing CL won't bother to read it. Heck, I can't even get them to read the make, model, year or price even though...
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    Re: 20 x 18 box frame disk harrow

    I think $700 is a good deal on that. I'd consider that a medium or medium/light duty harrow - better than the angle iron frames but not as heavy as the heavier duty box frames on some of them. But...
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    Re: Rear Finish Mower for BX2660

    Leejohn, thanks for the reply. You've given me something to think about. I sure would like to run 60" because it does make a different mowing time and being able to trim closer to things.
  16. Rear Finish Mower Re: I don't think my 1705 wants anymore mower than this..

    It looks like a Land Pride RFM, but I can't tell the model or how wide it is. 48", 54" or 60"??

    Whatever it is, it looks good.
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    Re: Rear Finish Mower for BX2660

    David and John, thanks for your thoughts. It sounds like the safe thing is to go with a 48" RFM. Dang it. And if I get one, it will definitely be a rear discharge model.

    What I really need to...
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    Rear Finish Mower for BX2660

    I'm interested in buying a rear finish mower for my BX2660. Will it handle a 60"? Or should I stay with a 48" one?

    The BX2660 has 19 pto hp, so I'm pretty sure it has enough power to turn it...
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    Re: WESTENDORF loader/implements

    I don't know anything about Westendorf, so can't say anything good or bad about your experience. But, since that deal is now dead, check out Ansung. I'll bet they make a loader for your tractor and...
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    Re: What happened to the JD 2720?

    The HP ratings on the 4520 changed 3 times and they never changed the name. How the manufacturers come up with their naming schemes and HP ratings is anyone's guess.
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    Buying Advice Re: First Tractor - Which way to go?

    You can absolutely buy a tractor that will meet many of your needs for less than $15,000. A used Kubota B series or small L series (or any other reputable brand) with a FEL can be had for $15,000 or...
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    Re: Video of Kubota tilling garden

    Cool video. Thanks for sharing.
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    Re: Looking to buy!

    I wish you were closer to me. I've got a GT235e (the one with the on-board generator) JD garden tractor that I'll be selling soon.
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    Re: Kubota mx5200

    Hmmmm. I own two Kubotas and a Kioti. I don't know which "side" I should be on here. ;)
  25. Re: Introducing... The Delta Hook Rapid Hitch System

    Well, you could solve a problem and get rich in the process. Just design something that works as well and can be manufactured and sold much cheaper.
  26. Re: Kubota l6060 or mahindra 3550 or kioti nx6010

    Something doesn't smell right about this to me. How could there be a $20,000 difference in the out-the-door prices on these tractors?

    I own a Kioti DK50SE and I like it, so I'm not bagging on...
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    Price Check Re: value of my Kubota L4400?

    If you list it on CraigsList, don't fall for any paypal or money order scams. Don't deal with ANYBODY who wants to buy it sight unseen. Don't negotiate over the phone or via text or email.
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    Buying Advice Re: LS G3038 or XR3037

    Tier 4 final vs. Tier 4 interim is a valid concern although I haven't heard any horror stories about the Shibaura Tier 4 final engines in the LS tractors.

    But that aside, you should not be...
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    Re: New machine

    Congratulations on the new L3560. I would LOVE to have the HST+ transmission. Enjoy!
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    Re: Rear Blade or Box Scraper

    Hmmmm. I can imagine that LPGS being fitted with a hydraulic cylinder attached to the rear gate. It would be really handy to be able to open and close the rear gate (fully or partially) while...
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    Re: My new BX 2370 has arrived

    Congrats on the BX2370. I'm sure you'll find lot of uses for it. Let us know how the MMM works out for you once you have a chance to turn some tall grass into short grass with it.
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    Rear Finish Mower Re: Mowing Six Feet Side Options

    Have you considered buying a 3 point mounted finish mower? I'm not sure what you're cutting, but a BX24 should handle a 60" finish mower (I think) in grass that's not way overgrown. And you'd be...
  33. Tractor Sizing Re: Kubota B2320, L2501, Mahindra Max 26XL, or Kioti CK2510

    I'm not sure why you would have reservations about Daedong. It's a strong South Korean company that has been making tractors for a long while, and most of the Kioti owners on this forum (including...
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    Re: Price Check LS XR4040

    Congrats! It looks great. Did you get it from RCO?
  35. Disc Harrow Re: Dirt Dog or Everything Attachments or ... disc?

    Very nice. Looks like it did a great job. Looks like you have good sandy loam soil, and I'm sure that helps.

    I wonder if ETA offers the option of a smaller diameter outside disc to reduce the...
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    Re: Little tractor with belly mower

    Hmmmm. Belly mower + cab/ac + moving round bales. I don't know of anything that meets all those specs.

    I'm not saying it doesn't exist, but I don't know of any tractor big enough to move round...
  37. Re: Very Frustrated :( Massey GC1720 vs BX25 Questions.

    That looks great. I love the smell of success!

    And it looks like you got a pole pruner in the process. Those things are really handy!
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    Comparison Re: BX vs GC vs LS J-series SCUTs

    I agree, and that's why I said NOBODY would consider them to be a SCUT.
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    Re: Price Check LS XR4040

    That was the one single feature that kept drawing me towards the Grand L series tractor when I was shopping. I eventually decided it wasn't worth the extra cost over the price of the Kioti, but I...
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    Comparison Re: BX vs GC vs LS J-series SCUTs

    I wouldn't call the Max28 a SCUT. In my mind, it's definitely a CUT just like the B-series Kubotas. If you call a Max28 a SCUT, then the smaller B-series Kubotas also have to be SCUTs. And NOBODY...
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    Re: Price Check LS XR4040

    Boomer, here's a simple explanation for which transmission to choose. If you are going to be plowing fields all day or perhaps mowing a big field all day or doing other tasks that don't require a...
  42. Mowing Re: Problems with Bx "Fine Cut" rck54p23bx deck cut

    Matt: PM me your email address. I have the manual for that deck. (My deck is the RCK60B-23BX, which is covered by the same manual.) I'll take the manual to work tomorrow and copy it and create a...
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    Re: Kubota Bx Deck Service

    I looked for 90w gear oil this weekend for my BX2660's MMM gearbox. No joy. The only 90w gear oil I found was a GL-1 class gear oil at NAPA, and the manual specifies a GL-5 oil. So I just bought...
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    Re: Box Blade Identification

    Many box blades look alike. That could be a King Kutter (but the wrong color), Bush Hog, Big Bee, Howse or any one of a number of other manufacturers. If the seller is sending you the pics, see if...
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    Re: Help with decision on Grapple

    My personal opinion is that so long as you buy a good quality grapple, it will be strong enough. You will probably tweak your loader before bending the grapple.

    If I was choosing between the two...
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    Comparison Re: BX vs GC vs LS J-series SCUTs

    Bart, I agree with you. I own a BX23 and a BX2660, and I looked at and test drove a J2023H recently. The J2023H was a little bigger than the BX, but not a lot. Based on my observations, I would...
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    Re: Price Check LS XR4040

    When I dealt with RCO, the guy made it clear that they gave me their best price (and it was a good price) and that was the bottom line. I think Bart is right - you might be able to get a little bit...
  48. Re: Any New Holland Fans care to share a thought.

    What transmission does it have in it? I think they came with either a 12x12 shuttle (good), a 12x12 hydraulic shuttle (better) or a dual range 12x12 (i.e., 24x24) hydraulic shuttle (best).
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    Comparison Re: Kubota MX5100 vs MX5200

    Congratulations. That's a great tractor. It should serve you well.
  50. Disc Harrow Re: Dirt Dog or Everything Attachments or ... disc?

    Here's a link to a recent thread. Jeff will probably be along soon to give you some suggestions. In the meantime, you might want to see if you have a Monroe Tufline dealer near you.
    ...
  51. Re: can I post somethign for sale here of must I post it in the "Private Party Ad" fo

    It depends on which is the cart and which is the horse. I can think of some forums that are wildly popular BECAUSE of their classified sections. Fred Miranda's photography forum is a good example. ...
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    Re: Price Check LS XR4040

    You can't go wrong with RCO. They are a good dealer. When I was shopping, they gave me their best price from the start without any game playing. I appreciated that.

    I would encourage you to...
  53. Re: Very Frustrated :( Massey GC1720 vs BX25 Questions.

    Congratulations. I think you'll love it.

    As others have said, it will have its limitations but you will find ways to work around it. I doubt you'll have any trouble lifting the rocks in your...
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    Re: maschino tiller questions

    Do you mean a Maschio? Look on tractorhouse.com and see if there are any listed there. If so, you can call the dealer and ask about buying an owner's manual.
  55. Re: New bx25d-1 being delivered Sat. a.m. .....

    Pics look great. Now go get it dirty! :D
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    Re: Disc.... Hydraulic or not hydraulic

    A 3 point tandem disc typically won't plow as well as a pull-type tandem disc (what you are calling hydraulic). And a pull-type tandem disc typically won't plow as well as a pull-type offset disc.
    ...
  57. Re: Jd d105 @1499 husq yth22v46 @ 1599 other?

    I agree. The dealers around here that I know of won't even work on those box store mowers.

    I've got a John Deere GT235e that has about 330 hours on it that I'm going to sell soon (because I got...
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    Re: john deere 4430 value?

    Have you checked out the asking prices for the same model on tractorhouse.com?
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    Tiller Re: Roto-tiller

    Here's a link to a current thread on Ansung Terra Force tillers.

    http://www.tractorbynet.com/forums/attachments/329140-rotary-tillers-sicma-phoenix-vs.html
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    Re: Looks like Deere ruined the 5E series

    I wouldn't waste my breath. It's naive to think that any of them give a tinker's dam what the taxpaying public thinks. They think (a) we work for them, and (b) they know what's best for us.
  61. Re: The pros and cons of leasing a vehicle.

    In my humble opinion, some of you guys worry about saving money too much. If you're on a limited fixed income, I certainly understand. Or if you're young and budgeting for your kids' college...
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    Re: New Kioti DK50?

    I've never used an L3650, but I have a DK50SE-HST Cab that I'm very happy with. The main thing you will notice is the cab. It will spoil you. Seriously.

    The DK50SE-HST weighs about 1,500 pounds...
  63. Re: Trailering bx1870 (just tractor, no FEL)

    TractorData.com lists the Kubota 1870 at 1,345 pounds. Also, any published weight might not take into account the fluids or a battery. (I know that motorcycle manufacturers like to cheat on...
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    Comparison Re: BX vs GC vs LS J-series SCUTs

    I think the J2023h is more tractor than either of the other two you mentioned. And I like Kubota BX's - I own two of them. But the LS J2023h is closer to the size of the Kubota B series, and I...
  65. Re: Let Me Impress You With the Caroni Finishing Mower.....

    I'll bet the hawks are nice and fat in that happy hunting ground.
  66. Re: Caroni finish mower pto shaft help!

    Have you tried using Kroil to penetrate and break it loose? Kroil is the best penetrant I know of.
  67. Re: Need a one row cultivator and hiller

    Edit: Duplicate Post
  68. Re: Need a one row cultivator and hiller

    6string, Stevens Tractor in Coushatta, La has row hippers, etc.

    Farm Equipment

    Here's a combo package I've been looking at.

    Garden Package


    PapaPerk, McGee Farm Equipment in Florence,...
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    Re: New tiller

    I'll be really interested in hearing how the tiller works once you get a chance to use it. I've seen that model at my local TSC.

    I know what you mean about the rain. We've been in a drought for...
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    Re: 72" Piranha Tooth Bar Install and Review!

    That's really good to hear, and it doesn't surprise me in the least that Harry handled the situation right. He is a stand-up guy with a quality product. You will be very happy with your Piranha now...
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    Buying Advice Re: Better Tractor vs Better System

    I'm 62 years old, but when I grow up (and hit the lottery), I'm gonna get me one of those compact telehandlers like Xfaxman has.
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    Buying Advice Re: Better Tractor vs Better System

    Yes, Richard is a good guy and treats his customers right.

    Harry at BXpanded is a great guy too and makes excellent products.

    It's hard to go wrong with either of them. I love my ripper...
  73. Re: The pros and cons of leasing a vehicle.

    I think several other posters have summed it up correctly. Leasing can be a good choice in some situations. But the vast majority use it to drive a car that they couldn't afford to buy.

    When you...
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    Re: 4 N 1bucket vs grapple revisited

    Congrats on the new grapple. It looks great, and I'll guarantee you that you'll find it MUCH more useful than the 4-n-1 bucket.

    What style of connectors are one the grapple? And what style are...
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    Buying Advice Re: Better Tractor vs Better System

    Yes, the BX25 is probably the tractor equivalent of the KLR or WeeStrom. The aftermarket for it is much bigger than many other small tractors.

    For example, I needed a ripper tooth for my BX23. ...
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    Re: 1025R vs GC1720 vs BX25 vs emax 22

    I find my BXs to be completely adequate. I have only had the BX2660 a couple of weeks and it's been raining practically every day, so it hasn't seen much use yet. But its hydraulics seem to operate...
  77. Re: Shopping Tillers, King Kutter brand decent?

    Please report back on how it works for you. I'm interested in a tiller for my BX2660, and the KK 48" is one I would consider.
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    Re: New Member

    Welcome to the forum. All of us ask dumb questions from time to time. Heck, some of us even offer dumb advice too.

    There is a huge amount of knowledge and experience on this forum, along with...
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    Re: New RTV X1100C

    I don't know anything about the speaker placement, but I have to say I'm green with envy of your new orange. Congrats!
  80. Disc Harrow Re: JD Disc. Does anyone know what model this is and what its worth?

    Tom: From the specs of the TL43-92020, it looks like it would be just about perfect for you. I don't know the pricing on a new one, but I suspect it's probably in the neighborhood of $3,000 or...
  81. Re: New bx25d-1 being delivered Sat. a.m. .....

    Not without pics. Pony up. :D
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    Re: SCORE!! 3btm plow and packer.

    Doh! :duh: I should have figured that out. I've been looking for a rotary hoe to do that same thing.
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    Re: SCORE!! 3btm plow and packer.

    Looks great. What is that packer used for?
  84. Disc Harrow Re: JD Disc. Does anyone know what model this is and what its worth?

    Depends on how much land you have. If you're disking small food plots, yes. If you're disking 40 acres, no.

    In general, pull-type discs are heavier built and plow more aggressively than 3 point...
  85. Re: PTO DRIVESHAFT and slip Clutch questions / advice needed

    If the PTO shafts are not damaged, why not just buy a slip clutch to replace the shear pin assembly. Something like this for example:

    Weasler Universal Friction Clutch, 1-3/8 in., 6 Spline Both...
  86. Re: 6 acres in Moncks Corner...Tractor Shopping

    I just looked up the Woods RC5 on Tractorhouse.com, and it looks to be about a $1,300 mower. And the box blade is probably a $600 box blade. So I'd figure about $2,000 for the cutter and box blade....
  87. Re: 6 acres in Moncks Corner...Tractor Shopping

    Which Kubota model is it? 39hp could be the new L3901 or a Grand L 3940 (prior year model). If it's the L3901, go to Kubota's Build My Kubota site and build one and check the price and deduct about...
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    Re: 1025R vs GC1720 vs BX25 vs emax 22

    I've got a Honda S2000, which has variable valve timing and a 9,000rpm redline. THAT little engine is certainly made to rev. It's pretty tame below 5,000rpm. Once it hits 6,000rpm, the variable...
  89. Buying Advice Re: kioti ck30/35 mahindra 3016,max28 price checks? yanmar,LS,Tym? questions insid

    The new machine looks great. Now go out and get it dirty!
  90. Re: New bx25d-1 being delivered Sat. a.m. .....

    Congrats on the new machine. I know how you feel about it being too soggy to work. I've got a new-to-me BX2660 in my garage and it's been raining for weeks here.
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    Re: 1025R vs GC1720 vs BX25 vs emax 22

    And even at high revs, the BX will just sip fuel at a leisurely rate. Well, my BX23 does anyway.
  92. Re: 72" ETA BRUSH CUTTER...Happy Spring!!!

    My Rhino 172 cutter has 10 gauge deck and sides. It's plenty strong for a medium duty cutter. If you're out cutting 4" brush or mowing rocks, the deck will suffer. But for it's intended use, a 10...
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    Re: Brush hog where poison ivy is???

    Yes, shrinkage is a problem when it's cold.
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    Re: Brush hog where poison ivy is???

    I have found that the version of Roundup made for killing Poison Ivy works really well. I sprayed the p!ss out of mine last year. I checked it recently and it was all gone. Now, it was still...
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    Re: Brush hog where poison ivy is???

    I typically don't mow in the nude, so I'll probably be ok then. ;)
  96. Buying Advice Re: Leaning towards LS, feedback appreciated.

    You probably won't find many people here on TBN that would try to talk you out of an LS of whatever flavor you like. But you are mistaken if you think the Massey and Mahindra are "riding mowers on...
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    Re: Kubota choice

    Is it possible to buy a Kubota backhoe separately in France and install it yourself? Or are they just not available at all?

    Does anyone sell aftermarket frame-mounted backhoes in France (or...
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    Re: 1025R vs GC1720 vs BX25 vs emax 22

    The reason you are finding many more BX25's available than GC1710's is because Kubota sells a lot more of them than MF sells of the GC1710. There may be a reason for that. The sales volume alone...
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    Re: Grapple lever down to open?

    My grapple is operated through two 1/2 inch ag couplers on the front of the tractor plumed into one set of rear remotes. I keep the remotes hooked up so that the lever that operates that set of...
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    Rear Blade Re: I want one of these...

    Allen, out there in West Texas farm country, you should be able to find an old John Deere Killefer for a reasonable price. We used one of them back on the farm as a land plane to grade roads and...
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