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    Re: Homemade electric fence for mice

    We are having a terrible mouse problem at work. We supply raw meat products for the fur and pet industry. Mice got into our forklifts and chewed the wiring. So far sticky traps are king but they...
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    Re: Kubota BX Plowing Snow Video

    That Kubota sounds like its wound up pretty good. What rpm do you run it at? Your definitely not standing still, your tractor is like mine you can really hear the hydro, I run mine at 1800 to 2000...
  3. Re: downsizing-what's out there and more ?'s

    I agree, especially if inherit means it has a special meaning to you. Once it's gone you may have remorse. Anything much smaller is a lot more limited for loader use.
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    Re: Quick little projects

    Thanks for sharing, that guy seems like he would be an interesting person to spend a day with.
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    Re: Snow blower on Case DX40

    Thanks Dave, you post some really good points I had never thought of. I wish I knew the weight of the blower, but I think it would just too much for my tractor. Money would be better spent on a new...
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    Snow blower on Case DX40

    I have zero experience with 3 point snow blowers, I found a 7 foot Arps twin auger blower looks to be in good condition owner says it works good. Will my tractor handle it or should I keep using my...
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    Re: Rear remote for DX40

    Thanks for the thread to the site, it helped me determine the valve I was looking at is valve #2 whu=ich wouldn't do me any good without valve #1. It has a new part number it says to replace the...
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    Re: I wonder if I can make this work

    With the side plates welded on mine it is like a snow pusher, no raising and dumping the bucket plus a cutting edge that doesnt dig in like a tilted bucket would do. With the spring trip feature...
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    Rear remote for DX40

    I want to add a rear remote hydraulic valve to my 2008 Case DX40, does anyone know what the Case part number would be? I have been trying to search but not much luck I think there is a different...
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    Re: I wonder if I can make this work

    I have a 71/2 foot meyers blade I put a quick tatch plate on it, no angle but left the springs on so it will trip if I hit something hard. I welded on side plates on it it really cleans up the yard...
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    Re: Dog Owners >> plaque removal

    A lot of people who switch their dog to a raw diet claim two of the biggest changes they notice are how nice the coat is and how white their teeth get. They notice this in the first month or two.
  12. Snowblower Re: Blowout Prices on all Buhler/Farmking Snowblowers (In Stock)

    Ken, is the y740 still available will it work on my Case DX 40?
    Jim
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    Re: Kubota Kommander

    Just want to up date, my brother was home today so while we were over there my wife drove his Kubota. Turns out we made the right choice according to her by getting the Ferris. She said the Ferris...
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    Re: Dry DOG Food ???

    I work for a small company that supplies food to the fur industry, mink. We gradually got involved in selling to dog owners, raw meats primarily chicken, beef, turkey and salmon. We send a fair...
  15. Thread: oil filter

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    Re: oil filter

    After more searching and entering original Kawasaki part number on Rotary site I found I have the right filter, thanks.
  16. Thread: oil filter

    by Jimmy Joe
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    oil filter

    My lawnmower has a fs691v Kawasaki engine, I picked up a spare filter from the dealer whhe I bought the mower. The mower had a Kawasaki filter. The dealer gave me a Rotary 19-6929 filter. I didn't...
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    Re: Garage lean-to

    I'll try to get some pictures but my wife will have to help, I'm terrible at getting them on the computer.
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    Re: Garage lean-to

    I never considered that maybe water would flow under and wash out some of the fill, that would be very possible as I have no rain gutters on garage.
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    Garage lean-to

    I want to add an enclosed lean-to to my garage with a concrete floor. It is right next to a steep bank, so I am considering putting down several inches of pea gravel under the slab. My thinking is...
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    Re: Kubota Kommander

    I never did get to try out my brothers machine, he is building a new house and doesn't expect to mow any grass until next year. He has the new mower in his garage and said I could pick it up and mow...
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    Re: Hydrostatic How does it work mower

    Was it acting strange previous to not moving? Check to see if any of the bolts attaching the linkage to the foot pedal or control lever came loose also if belt is turning the hydro.
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    Re: Kubota Kommander

    Welcome Mr Man. Glad to hear you like your mower. What Would you say about the cut quality? My John Deere tractor cut really well, hoping to get somethint that cuts as nicely. Is the Kohler fairly...
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    2012 Dixon Ram 52

    Dealer has one, brand new with a Kohler pro 25 hp engine for $4400 would this be a good zero turn for the money? I think it has the 3400 transmissions but not sure. Are all the zero turn...
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    Re: Dixon ZTR deck problems

    Check to see if there is a worn bolt or bushing in the tensioner pully arm a little wear is all it takes. On my John Deere the bushing is plastic and it wore, I was able to just turn it 180 degrees...
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    Re: Kubota Kommander

    Thanks Messick farm equipment, it is good to know they are selling and people have good luck with them. I'm looking forward to trying one out but snowing here again, we have had a solid 6 months of...
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    Re: Kubota Kommander

    I'll be sure to let you know when I try one out. Turns out my brother just bought one so when the weather is good for mowing and the lawn firms up he said I could bring his over and try it out.
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    Re: Kubota Kommander

    Looks like you get the bigger transmission and the warranty looks good, I like the bigger tires, the only thing I see so far is the rops is not foldable. I think I will try to demo one if the snow...
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    Kubota Kommander

    Any one have one of the new Kommander series zero turns from Kubota? How are they performing? The warranty looks pretty good, I wonder how well they cut. My wife is doing most of the mowing now...
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    Re: LX277 Pricing??

    I have the same mower, sorry I didn't see your post soner. Did you buy it? I think it is a great price if not abused, mine has over 500 hours and has been pretty good. I replaced the belts 2 years...
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    Re: Differences in zero turn transmissions

    Thanks guys. so the 3100 or larger would be the more heavy duty ones, good to know. I've been considering a zero turn to save some mowing time. I'll keep watching craigs list for a deal.
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    Differences in zero turn transmissions

    When looking at zero turn mowers they talk about the transmissions in numbers like 2800, 3100 or 3200. My question is do all the manufacturers use transmissions built by the same company, which I...
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    Re: New dealers in NorthCentral WI

    Are they still selling Bobcat or is Bobcat out of the picture? I know they sold a lot of Bobcat in the past along with New Holland an I believe Maset Furguson.
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    Re: Reclaiming the side yard......

    Just wanted to comment on the beautiful yard you have, the large trees with all the foliage on them. That shiny orange tractor really looks nice, looks like water in the background also, really...
  34. Re: Downsized from L4630 to B3030: expensive mistake!

    My wife surprised me first time she drove the tractor, she liked it so well when we were done I said I would put it in the garage, Which is a little tight, she said I'll do it and drove right in.
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    Re: 2nd to last X749

    Congrats, looks like a very nice unit. Looks like the stable is getting full of green and yellow. The all wheel steer makes a big difference in maneuverability I have a smaller version AWS, power...
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    Re: Is 4WD necessary?

    If you are keeping for the long term get 4x4, the older I got the less I enjoyed wrestling with putting on chains in the winter. I understand the money saving part but after four or five years you...
  37. Thread: Farmall 35b

    by Jimmy Joe
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    Re: Farmall 35b

    Congrats on the new purchase, do keep us posted on how it performs. I like the picture of the country side and the tractor. Happy to see the loader stayed about the same as the old ones were I...
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    Re: weak belarus 3-point

    Is the cylinder internal or external? I don,t know anything about Belarus tractors but I know of a tractor with a similar problem. It had an internal cylinder with a crack in it, was very hard to...
  39. Thread: LX277 hydro

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    LX277 hydro

    This fall I was plug aerating my lawn, we had a dry summer so the ground was a bit hard even though it had just rained. I had to load down the aerator with some pretty good weight to get the aerator...
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    Re: 1975 Ford 3600 price

    I sold my 3600 gas in 2008 for 6200, I don't think that is too much for a diesel if everything is in good working condition and the hours are not too high. The steering was really nice on my tractor...
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    Re: Farm Fertilizer on Grass???

    I have been using farm fertilizer for years. I go to the fertilizer plant and get triple twenty, much cheaper than name lawn brands, still costs too much though.
  42. Thread: Curtis cab

    by Jimmy Joe
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    Re: Curtis cab

    daveinnh thanks for the info, I think I remember reading about a separate fuse panel for the cab makes sense. Is there a place already to mount the fan or did you just make your own mounting? The...
  43. Thread: Curtis cab

    by Jimmy Joe
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    Re: Curtis cab

    Phil, good to hear the doors are heavy. D
    o you have any issues with the windows fogging up in cold weather?

    Varmint I sure have been thinking about a cab for quite a while. I will try and...
  44. Thread: Curtis cab

    by Jimmy Joe
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    Re: Curtis cab

    Thanks Garf658 the older I get the less I appreciate the cold so the cab will be a big plus.


    Phil I'm glad to hear you and a few others like their Curtis cab, for the money I don't think I...
  45. Thread: Curtis cab

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    Re: Curtis cab

    He got back to me today all is as I thought it was so I decided to take it.
  46. Thread: Curtis cab

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    Re: Curtis cab

    He wanted $4000.00 three years ago, I called him a few months ago and he said $3900.00 so I went to a Cub Cadet dealer and saw one on a smaller tractor. It was partially a soft side cab and I was...
  47. Thread: Curtis cab

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    Re: Curtis cab

    My understanding is it is a hard cab all around with glass windows, hard doors that remove in summer, just lift off. Not sure if it has wipers in front just assumed it did. All good points will...
  48. Thread: Curtis cab

    by Jimmy Joe
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    Curtis cab

    I found a new Curtis cab for my DX 40, dealer has had it for almost three years now. It comes with heater for $2500.00, they no longer make my tractor or the Curtis cab to fit it. Should I jump on...
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    Farm Show magazine

    Got a subscription offer in the mail, is it worth getting? Never saw it before, says it's been around since 1977. Thanks
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    Re: Good morning!!!!

    Good morning! 20 degrees here and partly cloudy, go Pack!
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    Rear finish mower mowing intervals

    Is it a problem mowing existing lawn every six to eight weeks with a rear finish mower? If the grass is six to eight inches tall will it plug easily? I would rather have a finish mower than a brush...
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    Re: Stolen Tractor Registry?

    I was looking at a motorcycle, owner had no title. stopped at the police station wanted them to check vin number before I bought it. They said they could not use their computer for personal use,...
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    Re: New shop/garage

    I would love a shop like that, nice job! What kind of wood boiler do you have and how much wood do you think you will burn. When I moved my garage in I had a pit all dug in and was forming it up,...
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    Re: Frost, and heaving of post frame buildings

    I have a friend who added a room onto his house on poles, he back filled with stone that was at least three years ago with no heaving problems. I also wondered what would happen if the water froze...
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    Re: Frost, and heaving of post frame buildings

    Good thing you were in Stetsonville yesterday. We got about 4 inches of snow and wind today. I've heard the Sockwell name, but don't know any personally. If you make the sleeves fairly close...
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    Re: Frost, and heaving of post frame buildings

    BeezFun has it right, the clay is freezing to the sides of the post and lifting them out of the ground, in most situations unless the ground is driven on a lot near the posts the frost will not get...
  57. Thread: BOOMER 3040

    by Jimmy Joe
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    BOOMER 3040

    For sale on Craigs List in Waupaca Wisconsin, comes with a TL250 loader. Ad says new for $19595.00. I thought it sounded like a good price, just wanted to pass it on. Maybe others are finding...
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    Re: New Boomer 8N owner & new member

    She sure is pretty, and the tractor looks nice too. It is always nice when the other half is wholeheartedly involved you are one lucky dude!
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    Re: Deere 4020 went for $50,000

    I have a friend who has an early fifties two cylinder M. He said he can't get a new grill from Deere. Does anyone know where he can get one.
  60. Re: Goofy looking New Holland piece of equipment

    I had my eye on it, but when it hit $9000.00 I knew it was not for me. Looks like a handy unit, couldn't find much on the web about it. I wonder why the city had to charge sales tax in Wisconsin? ...
  61. Re: Goofy looking New Holland piece of equipment

    Looks pretty handy, what is the life expectancy and reliability on a machine like that.
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    Re: Engine Locked

    I was cutting hay the 6610 on our farm and the crankshaft just broke for no reason, the tractor stayed running. It broke right in a main bearing, could not tell it was broke by looking.
  63. Re: Kubota ZD21 engine not stopping for a few minutes after being turned off

    I think it should have an electric fuel solenoid that is slow in closing, you may have to disassemble it and clean it or replace. Just a guess.
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    Re: How Do You Care for Your Firearms?

    I mainly keep mine wiped down with oil, if they are going to sit for long periods I will pull an oiled patch down the bore just for insurance. When I get a new gun I thoroughly clean it to get the...
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    Re: 50 hr service not complete.

    It really is a shame you can't trust people to do the right thing on their own. As much stuff as you bought you should get better treatment than that. Even if it was the only thing you bought they...
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    Re: Spring Farm Work (Pics)

    Great pictures, brings back memories I can even smell the newly turned soil.
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    Re: Would anyone pay 28k for a NEW 8n?

    A lot of complaints on the CVT transmission be careful. I really like the looks and finish though.
  68. Re: What kind of seeder/spreader lawn maintenance

    I have an agrifab tow behind, holds over 100 pounds got it at Fleet Farm on sale works very well.
  69. Thread: Great Forum!

    by Jimmy Joe
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    Re: Great Forum!

    Welcome to the site Jim! I'm sure you will like the upgrade you made, is your tractor four wheel drive? If so it will be an even bigger thrill, either way a big upgrade, enjoy.
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    Re: Use "winter" diesel in summer?

    I believe the winter fuel is blended number 1 and number 2 diesel. I was always told you get more power out of straight no 2, which is summer fuel. If you use any amount I think you would want the...
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    Re: House Heating - Which Fuel?

    Natural has seemed to be the bargain for years around here if you are in an area that has it.
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    Re: Not that easy.........

    I think you will do a lot better with the box blade. Try varying the length of the top link to get the best results.
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    Re: A TC40DA will soon be mine

    Welcome! You will enjoy that tractor, the top and tilt is a nice thing to have.
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    Re: Having fun till this happended

    I would throw it in a tank of water and watch for bubbles. If you lost four pounds overnight you will see bubbles if you watch carefully.
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    Re: Soffit Installation Advice/Tips

    I have done a few soffits on some buildings, no special tools other than a radial arm saw with a plywood blade put on backwards to cut the vented material.
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    Re: Boomer 3040 Tire Chains on Front

    I'm not sure where to get the extra cross links you would need but I used to buy repair links at Fleet Farm. You would have to stop and look at the assortment they have, or maybe Tractor Supply or...
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    Re: Last trip to the vet's office

    Sorry about your dog, must be quite a coincidence we had to put our 14 year old lab down just before Christmas last December. Sure seems strange not to have her meet me at the end of the driveway...
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    Hansen snowblower

    Does anyone know anything about older Hansen snowblowers? I found a 6 1/2 footer for $650, would like to try on my DX40. The ad says it works good, never used a snowblower before. It is a three...
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    Re: Boomer 3040 Tire Chains on Front

    Weight definitely is a big plus. Could you buy more cross links and add them to the chains you already have.
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    Re: Patio/Outdoor Kitchen Project

    Looks very nice, you sure you never did this before? Thanks for the pictures, I already have ideas floating around in my head.
  81. Re: Was anyone considering the Kubota MX5100 HST ?

    I looked at the 5100 shuttle shift when I was looking at tractors. It definitely is a stout tractor. I didn't like the location of the controls as well as the Case DX40 that I eventually purchased....
  82. Thread: Coyote sez

    by Jimmy Joe
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    Re: Coyote sez

    That was definitely one of the better ones I've heard in a while!
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    Re: Cattle Question

    A friend of mine rents his land to a farmer and gets the ag discount.
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    Re: tractor garage

    Very nice, I always liked the looks of timber construction kind of a lost art. Are the joints doweled together? Would be nice to see a close-up of the tools used.
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    Re: My uniquely built 30x50 Pole barn

    Great job on the building, using the round poles added a little time in the building process but saved you a lot of money. Did you build the rafters on the ground? If so you must have had to level...
  86. Thread: Moose Detail

    by Jimmy Joe
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    Loader Re: Moose Detail

    Too bad about the moose. I bet it was neat having them around. Will they let you know the autopsy results? Looks like the tractor handled it well.
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    Re: My Menard's entry door freezes to jamb!!!

    I agree with adding a storm door if you don't already have one.
  88. Re: greetings from another new guy in central WI

    Welcome! Always room for a new member, 35 acres is a nice chunk to own.
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    Re: X495 cracked transaxle & diff lock

    [QUOTE=Deadman;2187918]Is it possible to bend the hubs or axles on these? My X475 has a horrible wobble when you drive it on dry pavement. It moves up and down in the rear. I thought it was bent...
  90. Re: I've got to brag a little on my lab, Benelli

    Great job training your dog! I love Labs, that picture on the dam is almost worth framing. enjoy your dog.
  91. Re: Boomer 3040 Purchased (also got an 8N quote)

    Congrats on the new tractor! I think you got a heck of a deal and you will love it.
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    Re: Adding insulation to attic, no vapor barrier

    Seems like there would be plenty of chance for moisture to get in the attic by just stuffing the insulation between the joists like that, not a tight fitting vapor barrier.
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    Re: Adding insulation to attic, no vapor barrier

    We built our house in 2000 and after some research and talking to our dry waller decided to go without a vapor barrier. This is what we found and I think it makes sense. If you put a vapor barrier...
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    Re: New life for old garage

    Yes they moved it all in one piece. The overhead doors were even left in place, they just left them open. It was a father and son, they built their trailer from an old school that I actually went...
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    Re: Offset Back Blade Opinions

    I have a seven foot Bush Hog, it is built pretty sturdy. One of the things I really like the off set for is in the spring when the snow is melting I can pull the snow banks back onto the road from...
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    Re: Ford 3930 Transmission

    Are you sure it is the transmission and not the clutch? When the tractor is cold and you do a hard pull is there any slipping of the clutch?
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    Re: Battery fluid disappeared

    I wonder if he found the problem yet?
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    Re: New life for old garage

    The amount of wood is one of my big concerns, I would be scavenging some and buying the rest. Every time I talk to someone with a outdoor burner they can not tell me how much they burn. I get...
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    Re: Anybody can make a mistake...even doctors

    Take care Ampa! I hope all goes well, glad it was not cancer. Keep up with your screenings and all should be fine.
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    Re: Joined to share

    Good to have you on board, Orange is another shade of red!:)
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