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    Re: Cost of owning a tractor

    Not to mention the psychiatrist. Diesel therapy, man! :thumbsup:


    Absolutely.
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    Re: BX25D runs rough when left side uphill?

    Why would hydraulic fluid (in the rear end) cause the engine to run rough? The only connection they have is the drive shaft. :confused:
  3. Thread: FEL question

    by RaydaKub
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    Re: FEL question

    The first day I had my BX, I mowed the lawn with the FEL on. I had to raise it several places to get close enough to the edge of the lawn and avoid the deck, but lower it to get under all the trees....
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    Re: Rear Wheel Weights

    Seems to me that more traction and more stability are opposite goals in this situation.
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    Re: Good Tractor Repair!

    Awesome to hear a report like that. Gives you a good feeling of trust and honesty if a major repair is required.

    (You've spelled Kubota wrong in your profile.)
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    Re: BX25D runs rough when left side uphill?

    I will assume that the BX25D hasn't changed all that much for the fuel tank from my 11 yr old BX2230.
    The fuel comes out of the low point in the tank right between your legs. There is no valve...
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    Re: TODAYS SEAT TIME

    That is a dandy mower and a beautiful cut. But I'm also impressed by the lighting.
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    Re: My wife hates my new tractor

    We moved/extended/thinned out our raspberry patch today. My wife was operating as I rehooked the chain several times to yank out a small shrub in the way. I was hacking out one last root by hand...
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    Re: My wife hates my new tractor

    My wife totally understand diesel therapy. She has her shopping therapy, so it's about square.
    Seriously though, my wife totally understands how beneficial it is to have a tractor and FEL. I drive...
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    Re: Newbie with a PTO issue BX-25

    Is the pto selection set properly? There are 2 pto's on these BX's, one 540 in the rear (which is what I believe you are referencing) and the mid pto used for the MMM and front mount snow blower. One...
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    Re: TODAYS SEAT TIME

    Went to Nashville last Friday. This was what greeted me at the airport. There wasn't a hotel room anywhere in town I guess. The NRA really packed them in (not my reason for going however). Would...
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    Re: TODAYS SEAT TIME

    Went to Nashville last Friday. This was what greeted me at the airport. There wasn't a hotel room anywhere in town I guess. The NRA really packed them in (not my reason for going however). Would...
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    3-Point Hitch You just pull a pin and they swing all over where...

    You just pull a pin and they swing all over where you need them. Turnbuckles need a wrench. Go watch the video and you'll see.
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    3-Point Hitch I use mine on my rear blade and can match both...

    I use mine on my rear blade and can match both sides with a pin to keep it maxed out to either side or dead on in the middle. There are 5 holes in the outer bar and must be 4 or 5 on the inner one.
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    3-Point Hitch Re: BX Series 3 Point Hook Up

    2nd vote for Mark's StabilWorks.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xeh23Csx1QM
    I hope he's ok. I read last night he's taking a break from making any more.
  16. Mowing Re: Problems with Bx "Fine Cut" rck54p23bx deck cut

    The CD has an RCK54_22BX.pdf and an RCK60B_22BX.pdf even though they are located in a folder called BX23.
    I can send them if desired, but if they won't help, obviously it's a waste of time and...
  17. Mowing Re: Problems with Bx "Fine Cut" rck54p23bx deck cut

    I have a cd with a whole bunch of BX manuals already in pdf's. Let me look at it tonight and I might be able to save you some trouble, Pappy.
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    Re: Let's see your Kubota

    Wow, I know most tractor guys are pretty creative, buy I would urge you to either be more creative or less so. Let's assume for the moment that this scheme worked. How are you going to stop them?...
  19. Re: RCK60B- 22BX Mower deck height adjustment problem

    If you have one of the higher settings on the dial chosen and it still drops to the ground, you may have the problem I did. The entire angle iron bracket that the dial is mounted on snapped right off...
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    Cheers! Just wondering...does anybody make a...

    Cheers!
    Just wondering...does anybody make a turf radial?? Stirrin' the pot.
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    Re: Fluid or Weights???

    The question to B&D is a valid one, and while he didn't provide direct evidence, Jim did. It is right between the 2 circled portions on the Titan page under the paragraph for Dry Weights. It states...
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    Re: Fluid or Weights???

    Exactly. Maybe a few ounces splash up over the rim, but the majority of it is going to stay down. And assuming it is properly filled to 75%, the vast majority of it is at or below the axle line, so...
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    Re: New BX25D-1 Tires

    If you see yourself doing a fair amount of heavy lifting, the R4's with the stiffer sidewall will hold up better. I'm sure they sell it, but I have never heard of anyone on TBN getting turfs with the...
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    Traction Re: Would you operate on this hill?

    Any way you can measure the actual angle of the slopes? A BX with proper ballast should be good to about 25 degrees, but those look beyond that.
  25. Re: Have BX2350, considering smaller riding mower for yard

    On the positive side, the BX makes it possible to mow it just about any time. We were headed on vacation and the rain clouds were coming in. I was pretty soggy when I got done, but the grass had been...
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    Re: Fluid or Weights???

    Then RedNeck's idea may be best. Foam filled is the heaviest there is and since there is no air pressure anymore, flats are a thing of the past. The downsides are that the ride is going to be rougher...
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    Re: 1952 Ford 8n...worth buying?

    Those old 8N's are tough. My dad had a '51. It had car tires on the front rims instead of the narrow ones you usually see. He welded up a FEL made out of 3x5x1/2 inch thick box beams from the frame...
  28. Thread: New Member

    by RaydaKub
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    Re: New Member

    :welcome: to TBN from Minnesota. This has been the best bunch of guys to talk to I've never met. Lots of good advice, wonderful discussion, & exchange of opinions. You might think the question is...
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    Re: R4 vs Bar Turf

    Wow, traction aplenty. They even hang on upside down!:D
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    Re: How's everyone doing with the SNOW

    And if you do, grab your leather gloves to pull them back out in the spring. The little fiberglass slivers can really sting.
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    Re: Kubota BX owners READ THIS NOW!!!

    It is a fairly strong statement to say they aren't doing it. When the tractor was sitting on the truck, if you had checked the fluid, it may indeed have read full. As I understand it, the nature of...
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    Re: How's everyone doing with the SNOW

    https://www.thedodo.com/dogs-in-deep-snow-1021626946.html?utm_source=HuffPo

    My favorites are #8 and #11.
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    Re: How's everyone doing with the SNOW

    I'd love a good heavy one again. I kept at it with the FEL. As I'd push it, it was so wet it turned blue. Never seen that before. I could push about 40 feet and would lift the front wheels, then...
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    Re: How's everyone doing with the SNOW

    I did 14" with my BX 2 years ago this May. It was slow going. The blade was useless because it was so wet and heavy I couldn't pull it anywhere. It was all FEL. But I did many more driveways that day...
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    Re: Lubricating the tie-rod ends.

    No idea on that specific part, but I replaced one on my FEL this fall and it was metric (just like the rest of the tractor). Did you buy metric or sae? They were *VERY* similar sized.
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    Re: Power service, white bottle

    Cured you forever of what? 1) making sure of using PS? or 2) making sure of having proper outer wear? I would hope both. What if you slide off the side of the road and get stuck? The walk is...
  37. Re: B3030 turns over, but will not start. Help? :)

    Uhhh, they all do. :)
    Some may need a few more rpm's than others.
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    Re: tires cut, but how?

    The pattern doesn't match that of a single point. Has to be an edge somewhere.
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    Re: How's everyone doing with the SNOW

    Sorry, but I couldn't disagree with these statements any more strongly. The task of government is not to redistribute the wealth. Never has been. I'm all for equal opportunity, but that doesn't...
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    Re: Snowblowing RPM

    A snowblower hooked to a 540 rpm pto is meant to run at 540 rpm. There may be times when you don't need it running full blast because there isn't that much snow or you don't need to throw it quite as...
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    The 'other woman' is named Keiko (kay-ko).

    The 'other woman' is named Keiko (kay-ko).
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    Re: Bria1 Kubota BS25D

    Welcome to TBN from Minnesota. This is a fantastic place to ask questions and figure out repairs and mods. Just remember the cardinal rule that without pictures, it didn't happen. We luv our...
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    Re: Is is normal to love your tractor??

    My wife called mine 'the other woman' as I spent so much time on it when I first got it (had a repair to make that required a major tear down). And then gave it a first name as well. I don't know...
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    Re: Do Trickle Chargers Really work....

    I was looking at a cig socket only because that is what the sprayer already has on it. Could make a pigtail with that connector also I suppose but it seems like that adds 1 more point of failure.
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    Re: Do Trickle Chargers Really work....

    I'm thinking of adding a 12V socket (cigarette lighter) somewhere on my BX so that I can borrow the neighbor's lawn sprayer. I'd also like to add a tender. I'm thinking that being able to plug the...
  46. Thread: Hi folks!

    by RaydaKub
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    Re: Hi folks!

    Welcome to TBN, Barts. This is the place to be for your questions and problems. The guys here can fix or fab up just about anything. Great bunch of friends.
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    Re: new kubota owner

    Eric, welcome to TBN from Minnesota. You have come to the right place to discuss your questions and problems. The guys here are fantastic. Best bunch of friends I have never met. :)
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    Re: TODAYS SEAT TIME

    CBS national news last night said that if Boston gets the foot predicted this weekend they will have more snow in 17 days than Chicago has ever had in an entire year. Good luck to all if you guys in...
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    Re: Thoughts on mounting a 2500b winch on BX?

    K0ua makes some very good points about the electrical system on the tractor. But that then begs the question about how an ATV would make use of it. They can't have much more of an alternator or...
  50. Re: Ok, new guy here, and new to South Carolina

    Welcome to the best tractor site on the net. Great buncha guys (and a few gals!) here.
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    Re: Growin' my own

    Welcome to TBN from Minnesota!
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    Re: Kubota BX2370 Wheel Weights

    All of the 12 inch rims supposedly have the same 5 bolt pattern for weights, so you don't necessarily have to get them from your dealer. I have turfs on my BX2230 and have 10 gallons of washer fluid...
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    Snow Equipment Owning/Operating Wow, I think you could run a small car through...

    Wow, I think you could run a small car through that thing if it was buried!
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    Re: My $10 BX Suspension Seat Mod

    Any danger of cracking the fuel tank? It looks like this may be a newer model than my BX2230, but my tank is just plastic. This one may be also, but it appears there may be some additional metal...
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    Thanks for explaining that Morrison. Obviously...

    Thanks for explaining that Morrison. Obviously what I remember as 1000 is what you call 1000 small. Shouldn't surprise me that they would have outgrown it as hp climbs. The other option would have...
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    Re: What Is The 960 PTO Used For.

    It has been a while since I've been around ag tractors. I thought the 540 rpm and 1000 rpm were different physically. The 540 has 6 spines and the 1000 rpm had like 20 small splines. I recall the...
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    Re: bottom plowing

    Our old Case 730 was rated at 67 hp if I recall, and it would pull 4-14's all day. There were also 16 and 18 inch bottoms then as well. So keep the size in mind when you buy also. Happy shopping and...
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    Re: TODAYS SEAT TIME

    I know you guys in the NE have gotten slapped pretty hard these last 3 weeks. Forgive me, but I'd love a good dumping like one of yours. We have a cover of about 2 inches and a fair amount of that is...
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    Re: Pround new Grandpa!!

    Already have him examining the condition of the thumb....the kid's a natural! Congrats!
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    Re: BX1500 Up and Down a Slope

    Keep looking Coaster, I got my BX2230 off ebay for less than a dealer site listed a BX1500. Well worth the wait and money. For what you are doing, any size BX would be great. Good luck!
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    Re: How's everyone doing with the SNOW

    Same year, January 1969. We had 3 days of school. My dad had 1200 lb steers walk over the feedlot fence. He dug down and tied on another layer of fenceposts and wired up a new fence. Then they walked...
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    Re: TODAYS SEAT TIME

    Stuart, it sounds like you need a grapple. Then you could carry it from above and set it down right where you need it. It would also resolve that horrendous job of wrestling it into the bucket by...
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    Tires Re: Wheel Spacers and weights for a new BX2370

    BX2230 with filled turfs. I plow snow with my fel and 5 foot rear blade. Yes, I've been stuck in the snow and had to use the fel to push my way out, never been towed though, except when I fell off...
  64. Re: Is there a easier way to adjust width on 3 point?

    For a BX size tractor, I think mine were $130-140 or so.
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    Re: Lugging Engine

    I grew up on a farm, and I remember plowing some alfalfa. Most of the field, things went really well, but along a fenceline the old 930 dropped from WOT 1950 rpm down to about 1200. The cloud of...
  66. Mark is awesome to work with and the stabilizers...

    Mark is awesome to work with and the stabilizers are awesome. I love them.
  67. Re: Is there a easier way to adjust width on 3 point?

    Mark Hodge's Stabilworks.com. Oh my! It says that domain is available now. I hope nothing happened to Mark.
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    Chains I bet that would make putting the chains on a...

    I bet that would make putting the chains on a totally different experience. Make them kinda hard to handle, especially with fluid. But changing a tire might still be preferred by some. I have never...
  69. Thread: iphone app

    by RaydaKub
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    Wow. How do they keep the lights on that rig when...

    Wow. How do they keep the lights on that rig when they go dig with it? :-D
  70. Thread: My new U17

    by RaydaKub
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    Re: My new U17

    I have no use for one of those. But it sure would be fun to take it out and play. :thumbsup: Congrats!
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    Congratulations! Get 'er cleaned up and ready to...

    Congratulations! Get 'er cleaned up and ready to work again. Your friend will be smiling every time you turn the key.
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    I have no trailer at all, just relating a real...

    I have no trailer at all, just relating a real life experience from another member.

    But let's just play along at home for a moment. Suppose that something happens (large truck pulls out in front...
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    Re: BX 25 in 10ft dump trailer??

    Good idea. You might need it to pay the fines and medical bills.
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    An emergency stop will send that rig over the top...

    An emergency stop will send that rig over the top and regardless of how the incident started, you will be at fault for not securing your load. There was another thread here a few weeks ago with this...
  75. Thread: My New BX25D

    by RaydaKub
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    Re: My New BX25D

    You can tell the wife that, but we all know you mean "toy box".
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    Re: BX 25 in 10ft dump trailer??

    So the corners of the bucket don't dent the tailgate on corners? :D
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    Re: Kubota BX Plowing Snow Video

    However, if you are using the blade at an angle, you can end up with one end or the other in the air when you make this adjustment.
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    Re: BX 25 in 10ft dump trailer??

    Why do you need a 10,000 lb trailer (muchless a 12,000 lb) to haul a 3,000 lb tractor? Or are you saying that every 12 footer just comes rated at 12,000 lb and you want to avoid that?
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    Re: Kubota BX-2200 Parts Manual Needed

    Sent you a PM.
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    Re: BX won't start

    I have Power Service in my fuel, the tractor is in my garage, which was about 5 degrees this morning. I have a tarp over it and a couple of hot light bulbs underneath on the floor. I didn't touch...
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    Ballast Re: Ballast Location Effect on Tractor

    Sorry, missed that one.
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    Ballast Re: Ballast Location Effect on Tractor

    I think you're both right and both wrong. It all depends on the conditions. There are cases where weight will help, there are cases where weight won't make a lick of difference. Chains will always...
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    Backhoe Re: 3 point Long 1199A on Case 1030

    Can't help you much, but just for clarity, I'll ask. My dad's 730 and 930 both had 2 remotes, which would be 4 hoses total. Does the 1030 really have 4 remotes? And if it does, why would a FEL need...
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    Ballast Re: Ballast Location Effect on Tractor

    I believe the statement is being made about chaining up the 3ph so it can't drop any further, not about tire chains. So is there an appropriate place that a chain can be used that will support the...
  85. Re: Kubota BX1800 Downforce on 3 point hitch??

    You're not the first to ask that question and won't be the last. AND THAT'S JUST FINE! :-)
    I know of no tractor, including these little BX's, that offers down force on the 3ph. It is all...
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    Traction The 2 functions are polar opposites of each...

    The 2 functions are polar opposites of each other. On the old sixties JD3020 you would click it on with your heel and turn it off by using either brake. I don't understand *WHY* you would ever want...
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    Traction Re: BX 25 Differential Lock Pedal

    Or maybe 3. The front diff is free to not lock up.
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    I'm sure they would put out some heat but would a...

    I'm sure they would put out some heat but would a tractor "feel" the infrared that makes it work on your skin? I'll bet these 600 watts do way more.
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    You'll find lots of references in these forums to...

    You'll find lots of references in these forums to laying a trouble light under the oil pan. This is a 4 foot shop light with the 2 bulbs. It was too bloomin' hot to use in the shop so I thought I'd...
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    Had about 3 inches of snow over night. The temp...

    Had about 3 inches of snow over night. The temp dropped about 35 degrees in 24 hours. My garage was about 20. I don't have a block heater, but a dual 300 watt bulb halogen shop light that I laid...
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    Hey Duwop, you're holding your phone upside down...

    Hey Duwop, you're holding your phone upside down for pics. Or you got your tires filled with helium instead of beet juice. :-)
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    Re: The WORST Backhoe Job...Again...

    When our last dog died, my wife, kids, and I all took part in the burial. A basset doesn't take a huge hole. I dug the hole, put her in, then everybody took turns filling it back in. It was tough,...
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    Re: BX25 Time-Lapse Video

    He may be renting it, but it ain't the first time he's run one. Time lapse could have fooled me, but it seems he cleared a fair amount of space with that machine and did it fairly efficiently.
  94. Thread: My New BX25D

    by RaydaKub
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    Re: My New BX25D

    Congratulations on a fine new piece of equipment. Don't forget to update your profile with the new ride. Looks like you got a great first day's use out of it.
  95. Re: How much does it cost per hour to run a tractor.

    I guess I'm not sure how I would answer the question. I think my 22hp BX runs a lot cheaper than my cousin's 400 hp, 12 tired, 4wd. Totally different usage and intent, so how can you answer that?
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    Re: Which Causes More Pollution?

    I still have a hard time swallowing an EPA / SCoUS ruling that CO2 is a pollutant when every green plant on earth needs it to survive and increasing CO2 concentrations encourages more plant growth,...
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    Re: Well that was pretty dumb!

    He!!, I darn near needed 'em just reading it!
  98. Re: Oh, to be a kid again. My toys were NEVER this cool.

    I hear you, Dozer. From the signs and some of the trailers, I think that was in Europe somewhere, but I really have no clue. I'd love to find it and go play there for an afternoon though.
  99. Oh, to be a kid again. My toys were NEVER this cool.

    For your viewing pleasure, check out this video of a huge selection of remote control toys. It was posted on facebook, but you can view it without an account (I installed the Opera browser just so...
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    Re: What the heck are spin out wheels???

    Had these on my dad's Case 730. We'd pull them in to add axle/hub mount duals, put them back out for row crop. The spacing of the clamps, seems like there were only 6, but maybe it was 8. We would...
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