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    Re: MF 200 crawler loader, lost forward

    Sniderman - appreciate the reply, think I'll move on foregoing the 200B I've been looking at. Also local to me I found a Case 780. Big machine weighing in at 18000 # plus. Looks pretty simple to work...
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    Re: MF 200 crawler loader, lost forward

    Mr. ISOMan -
    Know this is an older thread but would like to know how this turned out if you don't mind me asking, especially the parts side of it. Been looking at a '79 200B crawler/loader, 3 cyl...
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    Re: Fence Rail Splitter

    Thx's for the input Brad - yup could be creating more problems than I solve with channel only. I'm warming up to the concept shown in a French manufacturer you tube video. Also agree the adjustable...
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    Re: Fence Rail Splitter

    ENC - what I was thinking is push what I have, retract, drop a 2/3/or 4' 6x6" or 8x8" block which would be built on a hinge or swing mechanism and push again.
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    Re: Fence Rail Splitter

    Thx's Rusty Iron - I considered some type of mill initially. but initial cost and if the property was still standing timber I might consider a mill as an option, since the property has been 80 - 85%...
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    Re: Fence Rail Splitter

    Forgeblast - took a look at riving tools, find the idea interesting but... Looking at the volume. 2000 linear feet of fencing puts me at 900 plus rails, then posts. Thus my reasoning for mechanizing...
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    Fence Rail Splitter

    Curious if anyone on the board has built or used a fence rail splitter and experienced splitting rails (Really not into mauls and wedges just yet). Kicking around a few ideas but possible someone's...
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    Re: Rock Puller

    MBTRAC -
    Nice shot of the lift set-up, thanks good food for thought, since I really like pull type design the first thing that came to mind was a pan scraper and your pull drag scraper has some...
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    Re: Rock Puller

    MBTRAC - checked out your link to the pull type drag scraper - yup I like it. Really has my nerve endings arcing here. You have no heart burn if I was to pattern my rock puller as a similar design...
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    Re: Rock Puller

    MBTRAC - the threaded rod above the steel wheels ?? Do you think that was used to control wheel height. After studying it for a while I actually am starting to like the idea and concept. Especially...
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    Re: Rock Puller

    Thanks all - gives me some food for thought here. Interesting implement there MBTRAC looks a bit like root rake set-up.
    Probably continue to toss around the single or double shank ripper concept....
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    Rock Puller

    Ok have 5 horse paddocks I want to clean up. The L/S rake will get what I'll call the ash and trash picked up well. My concern is the rock and from looking at the surface lots of them. What are the...
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    Buying Advice Be careful what you ask for

    The old axiom of "Be careful what you ask for" has hit home. Been kicking around a 1635/1643 w/FEL for a month or so. Told the wife to head up to the local MF dealer and see what they have and let me...
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    Buying Advice Re: MF 1635/1643 Overall Width

    "One thing to think about with the attachments. Granted 72" will cover your tracks, but the difference in width is about 17%. So for the life of the attachment like a mower, landscape rake etc. It...
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    Re: Water in Indoor Arena

    Just a couple of thoughts on riding surface materials - been through the same dilemma -

    shredded tires - use caution with shredded tires due to the steel belts used in tires, a lot of rubber...
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    Buying Advice Re: MF 1635/1643 Overall Width

    Thanks DeereRack - that's exactly what I wanted to know :thumbsup:. Based upon implement pricing a guy's gotta save where possible and 72 vs 84 can make a difference $$ wise. My ref to 64.5" min...
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    Buying Advice MF 1635/1643 Overall Width

    Pretty well made up my mind on a Massey either 1635 or 1643 with FEL. Have a good long term dealer < 10 miles from the house with two more dealers one 75 miles north another 75 miles south. My...
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    Buying Advice '79 JD 2040 w/145 FEL

    Local dealer (Kubota), Wa. State, has a '79 2040 diesel w/145 FEL. Curious beyond oil in coolant/coolant in oil issues, leaks, blow by from the engine and wrong hydro fluid which I understand will...
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