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  1. Ballast Re: To load or not to load. That is the question.

    Without loaded tires I notice the rear end gets light doing loader work or plowing snow. Moving snow consists of 50% of my tractor use so I loaded mine with WW fluid and use chains. I do have several...
  2. Thread: Flag pole

    by George2615
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    Re: Flag pole

    If you get a chance to go to Carlisle or Hershey where they have the big car shows there is usually an Uncommon Flagpole dealer on site. My friend bought his at the Syracuse Nationals Annual car show...
  3. Thread: Flag pole

    by George2615
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    Re: Flag pole

    Yes, My friend has the solar light with the eagle on top and 2 flags. Claims the light is very bright at night. Everything rotates around as the wind changes. He has 320 lbs of redimix in the base...
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    Re: My Sawzall, Sawz nothing!

    I just looked at local box store prices. They ranged $100 for a new 12A Sawzall to $200 for a 15A Super Sawzall. It may cost you more to send in for repair than buy new.
  5. Re: Moving a big, loaed tire out of the way

    Many companies have tire dollies. I've used a 2T engine crane to support a loaded tire (1T will work).

    http://www.northerntool.com/shop/tools/product_397781_397781
    ...
  6. Thread: Rear Forks

    by George2615
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    Re: Rear Forks

    I don't have a YM but I did build a set of rear forks that work on any 3pt. hitch. Mine also work using the quick hitch like California's forks. I also used them in the loader bucket of another...
  7. Re: 3525 Electrical Died During a Pit Sto (Tier 2)

    He stated the location was under the dash on the left side. Maybe under a cover? I assume the fan icon is on a relay or fuse in that area.
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    Re: Any odds on these Rock Tongs working?

    He already has a grapple. Maybe just needs more practice with it.
  9. Thread: Flag pole

    by George2615
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    Re: Flag pole

    Telescoping Flagpole HD Heavy Duty - Uncommon USA
  10. Thread: Flag pole

    by George2615
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    Re: Flag pole

    A friend of mine just bought a heavy duty 20' telescoping flagpole. He got it with an eagle top, Solar powered battery LED light to shine down on the flags, and 2 flags. I think he paid around $500....
  11. Re: 3525 Electrical Died During a Pit Sto (Tier 2)

    Check post 9 of this thread. Many suggestions were offered but post 9 seemed to fix the problem.
    By the way, Welcome to TBN...........
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  12. Re: 3525 Electrical Died During a Pit Sto (Tier 2)

    When you removed the battery did you check the hot plus side wire for fuses. Some tractors have a main fuse at the battery. Also, check the ground cable where it attaches to the frame.
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    Re: Any odds on these Rock Tongs working?

    I can't tell from the pics what the thickness of the angle is. Looks like 1/8" or possibly 3/16". Not going to be strong enough to pick up a 500 lb boulder. Might be OK for <100 lb. rocks. Always...
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    Re: Trailer overhaul

    Did you replace the 3 broke / bent cross members. Looking at pic 3 it looks like you primed before replacing them. BIL must have put quite a bit of weight on to bend them.
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    Re: 24 foot rollback ideas

    I just bought 2 of these and wired them to my dump trailer and tilt bed trailer for remote operation. They are listed for winch control but easily adapted to raise and lower dump and tilt bed....
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    Re: 24 foot rollback ideas

    I would not modify the trailer. It is a rollback trailer and I believe the manufacturer designed and built it this way for a good reason. There is a lot of weight to this trailer with all the extra...
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    Re: PICTURES ONLY thread

    I had a road trip a couple weeks ago to move some trees and brush. Sure was nice to have A/C that day.
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    Re: Opinions wanted on trailer.

    Options to get for trailer would be brakes on both axles, storage box for chains and a spare wheel / tire. In my area a metal deck gets slippery when wet or in winter. I prefer a wood deck. Others...
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    Re: engine oil for xr 3135

    At my 50 hour service I switched to Rotella T6 5W-40 synthetic. I only use my tractor 50-60 hours a year and most of those hours are for snow removal. I'd suggest using 5W-40 (whether synthetic or...
  20. Re: Trailer got stolen, so decided to build one

    Great looking build project. I went through the same thing years ago and found all materials needed to build the trailer I wanted wasn't very cost effective and buy the time I figured in my time and...
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    Re: LS XR 31 OR 41 HYDRO QUESTIONS

    I've owned and driven many tractors over the years. Prior to 2004 all were gear tractors. In 04 I bought my first HST and after using HST I would never go back to gear. IMO for the uses you are...
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    Re: LS XR 31 OR 41 HYDRO QUESTIONS

    With the hydro your right leg is going to require constant pressure on the go pedals for forward and reverse. But once your speed is set you can use cruise control. Brakes are on the left. I have the...
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    Re: Lock your tailgates!!!

    I wonder why the thieves are only targeting tailgates from Fords.
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    Re: LS tractor emmissions.

    LS goes back to 1975 and have built many tractors for various companies. They started selling tractors under their own LS name in 2009. I don't know what year they started using DPF but think it was...
  25. Re: Is this a score? I think this might be a score.

    Welcome to TBN.....

    Excellent find.
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    Oil & Fuel Re: Fuel tank leak

    I too have an LS with a plastic tank. At least one other member with my same model has had his tank leak. If mine ever leaks I would order a new tank. In the mean time I would remove the tank and use...
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    Re: No Title - Scam or Legitimate Business

    Training of sales people depends on the dealer. At the dealership where I usually buy the salespeople are very knowledgeable and explain every piece of paperwork. They don't want to make a paperwork...
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    Re: Korean attack on TBN

    75-100????? I see thousands...(Results 601 to 700 of 3077)


    Mods will be busy today.
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    Re: Whoaa. What country do i now live in?

    Welcome to TBN Korea
  30. Thread: spam

    by George2615
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    Re: spam

    It seems that no matter what changes are made by administration the spammers find a way around it. I don't know the purpose of the spamming other than to disrupt or slow us down from reading and...
  31. Re: Just Want Something to Tow a Cooler and Some Fishing Gear

    Home Depot sells a wide variety of trailers 6,7.5,8,9,10, and 12'long and 4-6' wide that are perfect behind a tractor to haul all your coolers and fishing gear.
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    Re: Your towing rigs and trailers

    Loaded up and ready to go. Did some yard work this weekend helping a friend out. His CUT loader can only lift about 1200 lb. so I took the forks w/thumb, bucket, and rear ballast. Moved several...
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    Re: I'm like a kid in a candy store : )

    Its a seat made by Grammer (name can be seen in pic 2). Supposed to be top of the line. I can't tell if it has suspension and it does look like a dentist chair or a birthing chair if it had stirrups....
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    Re: No Title - Scam or Legitimate Business

    The dealer does not have title in hand because they do not title a used vehicle in their name. When someone trades in a used vehicle with title that title goes to the state with the dealers...
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    Re: No Title - Scam or Legitimate Business

    Agree with most everyone else. In my state whether you buy new or used from a dealer, the dealer usually sells you the vehicle and gives you a temporary registration with either new or your...
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    Oil & Fuel Re: New LS XR3035H

    Welcome to TBN.....................

    Congrats on the new tractor. I guess the title is a typo since your avatar says 3135. Not sure but I think you can edit the title within a 24 hour period. You...
  37. Re: HOW MUCH WEIGHT IN A REAR BALLAST BOX FOR JD 650

    Usually the owners manual would mention rear ballast required. If the manual is not available you can get the ballast box and fill with sand, gravel, stone, or whatever is available. Not sure what...
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    Re: Hello from N.Y.

    According to the interweb Hampton Bays only has 12.9 Square miles of land. Stevebolts 2555 can probably take care of it all.
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    Re: Hello from N.Y.

    Welcome to TBN.....................
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    Re: Black (Melanistic) Fawn

    We have white deer in NY. They are not albino but are white. There is a thriving herd of them living on the former Seneca Army Depot for many years now. Never seen a black deer.
  41. Re: New Member in Central Texas with new LS XR3135H

    Welcome to TBN............
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    Front-End Loader Re: Which attachment is standard?

    Welcome to TBN........................
    Congrats on your new CK4010 purchase.
    On this side of the pond most tractors are coming with what we call Universal Skid Steer attachment fitment. I'm not...
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    Re: Correct sizing for Battery cables

    I'm not familiar with your 574. Does it have a 6 or 12 Volt electrical system.
    6V systems usually have heavier gauge cables than 12V systems.
    If it was a 6V system converted to 12V the heavier...
  44. Thread: shop vise

    by George2615
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    Re: shop vise

    Yup, for $100 you got a steal. Table alone is worth way more than that. If the vise is an older American made that's a big bonus.
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    Re: Clever trailer invention

    I agree. My previous truck had no B/U camera so I bought a $50 camera and monitor that was posted on this site and installed it. Current truck came with B/U camera. First try to hook up trailer for...
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    Re: FEL control bent? w/pics

    If you have been the sole operator I'd say you have been taking lessons from the gorilla who installs filters on the assembly lines. Takes a lot of pushing / pulling force on the joystick after the...
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    Re: Windshield Replacement

    I believe the windshield has a rubber that fits around the cab opening.Then the rubber lip would be pulled back and the glass would be installed in the rubber channel groove. Once installed there is...
  48. Thread: axle bolts

    by George2615
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    Tires Re: axle bolts

    Are you using an extension on the torque wrench to reach inside the wheel? If so there may be a lesser amount of torque applied being applied to the bolts due to the extension length.
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    Re: Wheel Nut Stud - need help

    Summit Racing has 1/2" x 3" wheel studs.

    Moser Engineering Wheel Studs 87 - Free Shipping on Orders Over $99 at Summit Racing

    Jegs has these wheelstuds. 1/2-20 x 3.47". You could cut the...
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    Re: Tank needs a caption

    Another demonstration showing the power of super glue.
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    Re: Can I jump my DK40SEHST?

    As others said, jump start from your truck should start it right up. Using a trickle charger you'd have to wait over night before the battery had enough juice to start it. Jumping from the truck will...
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    Re: TBN Performance Issues

    Same here. Firefox and Adblock plus. No problems.
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    Re: LS XR4150 Hydro losing RPM and hp

    Did you change both filters on your 4150 or does it only have one fuel filter? My LS has two, a pre filter and the main filter.

    I check hydro fluid level with the engine off.
  54. Oil & Fuel Re: Royal purple 15W 40 full synthetic tractor oil

    Rotella T6 is synthetic. It's what I use. I have a case in the garage and I believe it is 5W40. Much better for use in winter. Royal Purple and Amsoil are excellent oil choices, just out of my price...
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    Re: TBN Performance Issues

    No recent problems with this site. I was having slow page loading problems a while ago and someone mentioned adding an Adblocker program to my browser. I was using an Adblock program but when my...
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    Re: LS XR4150 Hydro losing RPM and hp

    At 285 hours have you replaced your fuel filters yet. Also,the air filters.
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    Re: Dealing on new equipment

    Cash sales are always a bargaining tool and usually can do better than original quotes, even more so buying 2 machines at the same time. Even if financing, buying 2 machines and/or implements at the...
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    Re: Binders and chains

    Sounds like you have it figured out then.
    RedNeckRacing's procedure is correct. I use 4 chains (2 front,2 back) plus implements secured. Don't have any pics but there are a lot of them posted on...
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    Re: Binders and chains

    How do you forget how to use chain and binders?
    If you are planning on hauling your 555 you need something bigger than 1/4" chain and a good heavy trailer. Especially if its a 4x4 with loader and...
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    Re: Hummer numbers wayyyyyyyy down

    When I first saw the thread title I figured the numbers were way down due to gas prices, the cost of Hummers, and the poor mileage they get. Then I found out it was about birds.
  61. Re: Need info on hooking up/controlling grapple..

    Crabjoe,
    I bought ready made 1/2" hydraulic hose and all quick connect fittings from my local TSC store. Ran them from the rear remotes to the front and secured with zip ties. I can use whatever...
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    Re: OBDII Scan Tool - Have a Favorite?

    I don't know how much you want to spend or what codes you want to read but the OBDII ones that do EPB/ABS/SRS/SAS/TPMS/ etc. cost a lot more. I have an Autel Maxicheck Pro that does all the above....
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    Re: air compressor

    Home Depot and Lowes both have several 30 gallon compressors but all the ones I see run on 120V not the 220V you want. I have their 80 gallon compressor in my shop and consider it a good unit.
    ...
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    Re: What Thread on Boomer 24?

    Not sure on yours but I also had a couple of threaded holes on a vertical plate on the back of my tractor. I suspect mine were for a license plate as they had the right spacing. I used mine and made...
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    Re: plugged grease nipple

    Remove the nipples and try to pick out some of the hardened grease from the holes. Reinstall nipples and jack up axle to take weight off the pivot area and try pumping grease in. Turning the steering...
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    Re: HEMI Under Glass.....

    I remember it well from my racing days. Bob and the Hemi under glass were in Englishtown, NJ many times. Also remember the Little Red Wagon wheelstander. Saw both on display at a car show in...
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    Re: Tractor Insurance?

    When I purchased my previous financed tractor on credit I had to show / have insurance. I added it to my homeowners policy and provided the info to finance company.



    As mentioned, my last...
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    Re: which snow blower is better?

    IT is right. The second is more expensive. There is also a 3rd type front mount blower even more expensive. IMO the front mount would be the best to use. You would not have to drive in reverse, less...
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    Re: RV dump station convenience

    My father did this many many many years ago (I'm 63) when we were kids. Many places we RV'ed did not have dump stations. One summer he dug up the line coming from the house to the septic tank. He cut...
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    Re: Male, femal coupler for 3rd function?

    Some places that sell attachments will state what couplers are on the attachment. Some will sell the attachment with couplers of your choice and yet others sell the attachment with no couplers and...
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    Re: Adjustable air bags

    You can use an air bag system, helper springs, air shocks, timbren suspension etc. Quite a number of ways to beef up your rear suspension. For the trailer, replace the jack with a 12V electric...
  72. Re: How much weight can safely be suspended from center of 2"x2" square tube 9' long?

    Here's a site to estimate deflection of 2x2x1/8" tubing.
    If the ends are fixed, a 9' piece of 2x2x.125" would deflect .2004" with a 500 lb. center load.
    1/4" thick wall would deflect .1306" with...
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    Re: T-8 Attachments

    PM sent.
  74. Re: New Member in Central NY, Deere 4610, and an heirloom Farmall C

    Welcome to TBN neighbor...............
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    Re: End up with a Mahindra!

    I made a 10 hour trip to PA (5 each way) to buy a 7K tilt bed trailer 10 years ago in order to save $1500. No tilt beds were in my back yard for a good price. I don't think you'd go go wrong buying a...
  76. Re: Thinking of getting a LPGS - how wide do I need?

    Just get a quart of Kubota color paint and paint it yourself. Most of the dirt you churn up will ash back down with rain.
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    Re: End up with a Mahindra!

    Welcome to TBN....................

    Congrats on your purchase.
    I went the other way a couple years ago and bought the LS for the same reason, price.
    I don't have a mid PTO on the LS but it is an...
  78. Re: Think washer fluid in rear tires won't corrode?

    If yours have tubes the WW fluid is inside the tube and didn't contact the rims. There must have been some water or some form of moisture between the tube and rim to cause the rust. Its possible a...
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    Re: WAnt a good laugh?? Click here.....

    Other than the $1250 price I don't see the humor. It may be 22 years old but it appears to be still brand new and in the original box.
  80. Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    Me too but it wasn't rated high enough.
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    Re: Ford vs chevy vs ram SRW one ton diesel

    I have a 2016 Chevy 2500 Crew Cab standard bed LT and have been very pleased. Ride is very nice. 6 liter, auto, 4.10 gears. Bumper pull towing is 13K for both 2500 and 3500 with std.box or slightly...
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    Re: Tractor Insurance?

    I have my tractor and implements insured through CNH. Give them a call. They have much better rates than what you were quoted. Ballpark figure on mine is under 200 a year for about 28K worth of...
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    Re: How much oil should my truck use?

    I suppose your first oil change at the dealership could have been done by an inexperienced mechanic who only put in 6 quarts instead of 10. I'm not sure if newer vehicles work like they did years ago...
  84. Thread: Trailer???

    by George2615
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    Re: Trailer???

    In my area when I find a trailer where the VIN tag has been removed its usually because it is stolen. No other reason I can think of to remove it.
  85. Thread: tv antenna

    by George2615
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    Re: tv antenna

    I too have been getting tired of continuous rate increases of cable and thinking of dumping them. Only options I've had for better (lower) monthly fees are to cancel cable and get a satellite company...
  86. Re: Looking for plans to build forks for john deere tractor

    By the time you bought all the steel you need plus your time and electric (for welding) to build you could buy those ready made and free shipping.
  87. Re: Looking for plans to build forks for john deere tractor

    Welcome to TBN...................

    Not sure if you can build them any cheaper than these

    Quick attach forks.

    42" Pallet Fork Attachment with 2" Trailer Receiver Hitch for John Deere Loader |...
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    Re: Bear in my yard

    I thought he was bare while hosing off his tractor.
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    Re: Water Jacket Plug??

    It appears from the drawing that p50 would also drain the water but I don't have a Kubota.
    What about removing the lower radiator hose. That would drain it real quick.
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    Re: New deck on my trailer today.

    Looks good. Only problem I see is the wood is green and not kiln dried so it will shrink. I did the same thing last year. I installed freshly milled 2" x 10" x 12' hemlock on a classic truck bed. It...
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    Re: Dump trailer vs. utility trailer

    A 7K dump trailer will handle your requested uses 1,2,3,most of 4, & 5 . You may have a problem trying to load a Z-turn on a dump trailer due to the transition angle at the top crest of the ramps and...
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    Re: Florida new guy

    Welcome to TBN.......................
  93. Rear Finish Mower Re: Does anyone know what Brand of mower this is?

    Welcome to TBN..........................

    Looks like it might be a Superior finish mower since it has their gearbox.
    I found this website for Superior. May be an older model of their EM series.
    ...
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    Re: Need a cheap small pump for used oil

    maybe a cheap HF fluid pump will work for you.

    5 Gallon Oil Pump
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    Re: AC in Garage

    The OP didn't ask about heat, just A/C and I spend time in my garage in cooler weather also. I heat mine using a mobile home furnace. Also have radio and TV. Can't justify adding a bathroom or I'd...
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    Tires Re: Front tire LS Tractor

    Welcome to TBN......................


    I'll second the Titan R4's. Over 10 years on my Mahindra and no issues. My 2014 LS also has Titan R4's, the same size as yours if yours are R4's. Only 2 plus...
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    Re: AC in Garage

    I have a 24x24x14H garage and an attached 18x32x10H garage on back. The back garage connects by a 12' W x 7' H opening. Each is 576 sq ft. (1152 sq ft total).
    I use a window A/C unit mounted in the...
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    Re: My new tow vehicle

    You may want to check with Georgia DMV. A rollback is considered a tow truck and may require a special license or endorsement.
  99. Re: Rusted nut wont budge - 48" rotary mower blade

    The only success I've had removing a nut like that is to heat the nut cherry red hot with Oxy/Acet torch the remove ith an impact gun.
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    Re: Thoughts on splitting a brand new tractor?

    Let the dealer do hat he has to do to fix your tractor. A gallon every 4 hours is not normal. He'll call the factory rep if he can't figure it out. Hard to diagnose until he gets it apart.
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