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    Re: 2014+ Toyota Tundra 5.7.

    Love my 2014 5.7 doublecab SR5. Tow my 7K trailer with big loads; and my 10K Downeaster dump trailer near capacity, counting trailer weight (~ 3 tons of material). We have good hills here, and no...
  2. Re: Not your everyday heavy equipment semi-trailer

    So that must allow conventional lifts to be used to reach upper girders of railroad bridges. Interesting.
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    Re: Trying to decide Kubota BX25 or 1025R

    Hurricanoday - I bought a BX24 used. I've worked it hard, and it keeps on going, at 1,700 hours now. I've always been happy with it, and had no experience on other tractors. Last year I had access...
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    Comparison Re: John Deere v. Kubota - small tractor

    Ah. Six years vs 16 days. I'll step aside then.
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    Comparison Re: John Deere v. Kubota - small tractor

    I'd suggest looking at the BX-25. Smaller to get into the stalls, standard backhoe will prove very useful on a regular basis.
  6. Thread: UTV Sticker

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    Re: UTV Sticker

    MA uses those too. We're supposed to mount them left side and right side. Hoods on snowmobiles, gas tank on my ATV.
  7. Re: How to protect the metal floor of my newdump trailer from my Bobcats metal tracks

    Sounds like barn mat strips under the tracks, and 2 x 12's standing on edge along each sidewall would minimize movement, and be easily removable when carrying dumpable materials.
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    Snow Re: Snow removal with a BX24

    I used an ATV plow for years, but never again, after getting my BX24. Your body takes quite a pounding on an ATV in a full winter region, like Western Mass. You have to push back deep to start, and...
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    Re: The younger workforce.

    So where is Sapphire?
  10. Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    Some different dynamics, some the same...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wyGCzTvwFeQ
  11. Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    Some different dynamics, some the same...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wyGCzTvwFeQ
  12. Tires Re: checking tire pressure when filled with liquid ballast

    Slime makes a gauge for ballasted tires. About $10 at TSC or Amazon.
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    Re: Pouring Hydro oil from pail.

    I've transferred from 5 gallon to smaller containers also, using a battery powered pump, then placed the smaller container next to my fill point, and used the pump again. I don't recall where I...
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    3-Point Hitch Re: BX24 3-Point Hitch Keeps Coming Loose

    If the end lugs (spacers with the flat spot) are present, then perhaps you don't have enough tension on the adjustable rods, allowing the plate to lift up, and one lug slides underneath the plate? ...
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    Re: Best way to support rear of trailer....

    I welded perforated square steel tubing to each rear corner, and welded a foot on a second piece the next size down, so they slide in and out with 1" adjustment increments.
    I think they're 1.25 and...
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    Re: My Weekend Tow Story

    MA does not have that law.

    Paul
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    Re: max 28 tooth bar

    Mikemahindrah... I see no toothbar listed on the TSC website. Any more info?

    They DO carry Ratchet Rakes, which are a great tool for a variety of tasks. John32369, you'd really enjoy that, if...
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    Re: Anyone Have Extra Hazard Lamp Lens?? BX24

    I've popped out those lenses several times, but didn't break them. Each time, I thought to myself that if I did break thev assembly or lense, I'd just switch that side over to LED lights... Those...
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    Loader Re: dolly for BX25 FEL and BH

    There are several threads about this very topic, with project plans, photos, etc. Try several phrases such as 'backhoe dolly" in the 'search' boxes, and they will surely pop up.
    Then, look in the...
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    Re: Flat tire question

    If you run them on the firm side, above listed pressure, they seem to have less leaks. I was repeatedly finding dirt, stones, and bits of wood in the bead area, from heavy FEL loads and turning in...
  21. Re: BX Stabilizer Options - Advice? Guidance? Suggestions?

    When I bought my BX24 used, one was bent and welded. They were a real struggle to work with.

    Several years ago I tried turnbuckles from Tractor Supply, using a hitch pin in one end, and...
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    Re: Loaded tires with backhoe attached...

    I've always had my BX24 (turf) rears filled, and run with my backhoe on 90% of the time, except during winter when there's a blade or blower back there. No issues at all. The BX24 manual had the...
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    Re: Ramming a tree with a dozer

    YouTube posting has these comments by the tree guy...

    "Time for one of the biggest trees on our farm to come down. Tree was starting to die and was a no good Cottonwood in a bad location. Took...
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    Re: Kubota BX stuck

    My BX24 has the PTO selection on the left... low range / neutral / high range are on the right hand side...
  25. Re: Music: Wireless Headsets: Ipods what do you guys do for Music?

    Worktunes headphones wired to my iPhone for audio books, and can receive calls and notifications.

    Phone sits in my overalls chest pocket, wires tucked behind the bib. If I'm on and off more,...
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    Re: Snow plow blade coating??

    My daughter bought me this for Christmas, but it has to be applied and allowed to dry when warm. no garage meant not painting until the snow melted for the year. I have to remember to do it this...
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    Re: At Home In The Woods

    That tree felling really bugged me, too, since you can now expect others to copy him. I suspect that's why the chain came off the bar, during the face cut, too. He was pinching it already with his...
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    Re: Funny poster or bumper sticker

    Dyslexics Untie!
  29. Re: new member new bx25d, Pins not lining up/stuck on backhoe

    Just be very careful of foot (and other body part) placement when easing the outriggers, swinging the boom, etc to find the 'sweet spot'. When remounting the BH on my BX24, I had the lower pins jump...
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    Re: BX25D backhoe ripper question

    Exactly right, GolfAddict. It is a 2008 BX24 bucket. I've been using it infrequently for more than a year, and I did notice today that the third hole out... closest to the business end of the [...
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    Re: BX25D backhoe ripper question

    Here's an alternative...

    379613
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    Re: How do you store you logging/tow chain?

    Very clean look!
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    Re: How do you store you logging/tow chain?

    I have a brass bucket (an old decorative plant holder, I think) tied by rope to my FEL frame, and it works well, but will split open at the pressed seam some day. I would worry about a deep narrow...
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    Re: 3M Tekk Headset review

    I've been using the Worktunes headsets for several years, but with the hard wire hookup to my iPhone, for audio books and podcasts. Rarely had them unplug on me, and I just keep the phone in my...
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    Re: TODAYS SEAT TIME

    Perhaps boards under the FEL, running parallel to the tractor, would give you something more solid to push against up front, to break the suction around the tires and frame.

    Also, with the soft...
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    Re: BX25D backhoe ripper question

    That was me. Photo attached. Paul369655
  37. Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    Looked like he was offset, and only the left 1 foot of cab caught the falling roof.
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    Re: Humidification in winter

    You're welcome, Millweld,

    If you can find a solid round ring that would sit atop the filter, to pump into, that would channel the water more evenly and effectively, let me know. That was my...
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    Re: Humidification in winter

    We had the rotating wheel type for years, and the best replacement we could find was the Holmes 3500. It has a canister shaped filter that stands on end in the section underneath an exhaust fan. It...
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    Re: Pallets in fields

    Well, at great risk of starting another major tangent.... I came across this article the other day. It made sense to me, but then aliens are my friends.

    ;) Paul
  41. Snow Re: L3400 HST starts but won't run in cold weather

    Good call on the switch, but I was with you, k0ua, on the 'dies when revved up' phrase.

    With no mention of the seat being moved or HST pedal being touched, it clearly pointed to fuel still being...
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    Re: Tuff LED light on sale at Amazon

    Last year I bought two 18 watt units from LEDSTORE through Amazon. They came up on sale in October, so I bought two more, but 27 watts this time. I haven't mounted the second set yet, but I'll be...
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    Re: Where to find roller for logging chain?

    ...and the simple answer was to hook a chain across the bucket to his two outer hooks. Second chain from that to the boiler. Just be sure to hook the bottom chain clevis onto a centered link of the...
  44. Re: BX25D - Moisture under instrument glass panel

    My 2008 BX24 usually resides in a silver tarped shed. Left it out, loaded on the trailer after a looong workday, and we had unexpected rain overnight. The next day, I was near it, and it had a...
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    Re: Looking for a rear blade for a BX25

    Figure on twice the cost for a 5ft Land Pride, over that County Line blade, but the LP RB1560 allows you to offset up to 12" either side. That can be handy for snow work, driving forward. I usually...
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    Re: Looking for a rear blade for a BX25

    I have a 5 ft also, on my BX24, and it works fine in snow and dirt, with turf tires year round.

    They're inexpensive for what you'll get out of them. Here's one: though I'm not sure of my brand...
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    Rotary Cutter Re: 3 point brush mower

    A Ratchet Rake will yank those. Wedge it into the front-facing teeth to lift the roots a bit... perhaps all the way out. If they don't come right up, then grab and push out the root ball with the...
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    Re: TODAYS SEAT TIME

    Cut into an embankment, removing three decent stumps in the process, to create 5 parking spots at my neighbor's house. 347282347283
    347285347286

    Paul
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    Re: TODAYS SEAT TIME

    Installed some scrapped granite curbing I acquired, at a neighbor's house. Created a garden spot for them, and used to 'extra' pieces as a nice little bench for them. 344664344665
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    Re: TODAYS SEAT TIME

    Thanks, Gordon. It is fun *and* satisfying to see them planted. :)

    Paul
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    Re: TODAYS SEAT TIME

    We created a nice stone table also. This one weighed closer to 900#, I think. I could lift one end high enough to drag it over the base rock, then drop in on top into a balanced position, then...
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    Re: TODAYS SEAT TIME

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    Helped a neighbor plant a large tablet of schistin his yard. The BX24 couldn't liftthe slab, but I could lever it up enough to drop into the trough I had cut. We placed some...
  53. Re: Installation of BXpanded skid plate on BX25

    Klmman,

    There's a 'lock' position at 12 o'clock on your height control knob, so the plate (or MMM if attached instead) will remain in the full-up position when using the 3PH.

    Paul
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    Re: Is this normal?

    Neither of my Stihls leak, but my Jonsereds do. A lot. I'll try cracking the caps next time...
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    Re: At Home In The Woods

    I recently bought several 'cooling towels' on a daily deal type site. I cut one into strips, that doubled over, wrap around my forehead nicely. They really work well, pulling away sweat and giving...
  56. Re: Anyone switch away from SUDT and then back to describe difference?

    I used Tractor Supply's house brand for my first change (though it had been serviced by the previous owner). I suspect it had the older UDT when I bought it.

    Anyway, with the TSC, it worked fine,...
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    Oil & Fuel Re: UDT vs. other brands

    I did a change using Tractor Supply hydro, which met the stated criteria of UDT. It worked fine, no foaming or other problems, but there *was* a more noticeable whine under working pressure.

    I...
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    Re: Simple tree limber cutter

    Okay, give it a shot, but rather than a front-facing edge, go with a pull type cutter design, so you can use the downward hydraulic pressure, weight and gravity to cut through... fashioned out of...
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    Mowing Re: Breaking BX Blade Bolts

    There was mention that the blades look bowed in the photo.
    If they do in person also, would that be an indication of the overtightening that many suspect?

    Paul
  60. Re: odd ? mellon / gourds growing in corner of pasture

    LOL!! :thumbsup:
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    Re: SERIOUS QUESTION

    I'm guessing this is why you own just one Kubota... ;)
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    Re: After Market Lighting

    I'm very happy with a pair of 18 watt LEDs, one facing forward, one rearward, under the ROPS. They're wired from that auxiliary wiring in the left rear harness, through a fuzed toggle switch mounted...
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    Re: TODAYS SEAT TIME

    Got an 'emergency' call from a neighbor this morning... that being a delivery of 10 yards of gravel dumped on his driveway, that he thought he would rake out by hand. Quit after doing a 10' x 10'...
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    Price Check Re: Help with 2013 BX25D pricing, please

    Conway, ?where?
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    Re: Digging with FEL

    I have a BX24, and use the BH for rear ballast, along with loaded rear tires. I use the BH almost every time I use the machine. I'm odd-jobbing in Western MA and we have rocks every place you break...
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    Re: BX25D. Mod #1 and continued.

    :thumbsup:
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    Re: BX25D. Mod #1 and continued.

    Spray paints: Ace hardware 17016/17016 and Valspar 5339-27 New Kubota Orange

    Paul V.
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    Re: BX BH Thumb worth it?

    [QUOTE=jetdriver;3328630]From a Newbie.. I have a question! 2013 Kubota, BX25D. I have the mechanical thumb on it and use it lots for holding logs up to cut.
    However, when I clamp onto a log, after...
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    Re: TODAYS SEAT TIME

    320388
    Finished up a job yesterday for a neighbor, clearing a 90' x 50' jumble of bittersweet and grape vines; black raspberry and trees; old tree trunks, telephone pole sections and railroad...
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    Re: TODAYS SEAT TIME

    320388
    Finished up a job yesterday for a neighbor, clearing a 90' x 50' jumble of bittersweet and grape vines; black raspberry and trees; old tree trunks, telephone pole sections and railroad...
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    Re: BX25D. Mod #1 and continued.

    I changed out the factory turnbuckles on my BX24 with these, from Tractor Supply. They have held up fine for a year, with various implements. At the rear of one side, I use a clevis pin, instead of...
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    Re: BX BH Thumb worth it?

    I have a Bro-Tek on my BX24, and wish I'd bought it two years earlier. Mechanical works fine for me. Very useful tool, and enhances the BH capabilities dramatically. In the photo, you can see the...
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    Re: BX23 transmission cooling fan 1 hour fix

    Interesting method... and one level easier than the 'split-in-half and hose-clamp-in-place' method.
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    Re: Close call with sink hole

    Maybe Jeff244 found another sinkhole on the property... in a bad way...
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    Loader Re: New Loader for my BX1800

    Here's an older thread that addresses some issues you should be aware of... there are many others. Use the search feature to find some more.
    ...
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    Re: Ugly Americans - What to Do

    Although not for awhile now, I used to have a supply of self-adhesive labels in my truck to jot a note, and stick in the driver's viewing area, of a non-HP car in a reserved spot... Just scribble...
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    Snow Equipment Owning/Operating Re: Pictures of your snow weapons

    BX24 snow blowing in Shutesbury MA 2-9-13 - YouTube

    24-25 inches here in Western MA from blizzard 'Nemo'.
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    Re: TODAYS SEAT TIME

    BX24 snow blowing in Shutesbury MA 2-9-13 - YouTube

    Shutesbury (western) MA we got 24-25 inches. First use of the no-name blower I bought a month ago. Solid old rig. 48 inches wide by 24 inches...
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    Re: Smartphone Photo of the Day

    299840
    New acquisition arrives at home. Hoping for snow....
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    Re: Slow moving bx25

    My 2008 BX24 just had that same rod end connector break away, because it had been loose. The replacement part K1122-42080 (Rod end, 5/16 - 24UNF) only cost $7.20, but getting the nuts on and off in...
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    Re: HST Fluid Level after changing.

    My 'spec' volume was way over the actual amount needed on the BX24, also. Still have the containers of 'excess' I had to siphon out, to get a proper reading. Next time I'll measure the old stuff...
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    Re: TODAYS SEAT TIME

    Five driveways... 7 inches of heavy snow... using BX24 FEL and backblade.
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    Re: front tire roll-off question

    -------- Too pricey for my blood!
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    Re: Harbor Freight greenhouses

    If you're looking for function, versus appearance for the neighbors, you can whip together an 8' x 8' x 8' cube structure out of 2x3's and cover it with roll plastic. I made one for storage, with an...
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    Re: How do I hook skidding tongs to this?

    Just use a 5 or 6 link length of chain, running the top bolt through an end link; and hang the tongs grab hook from the hanging links. If you can't get a bolt through an end link, use a piece of...
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    Re: Insulating Floor

    insulating floor of mudroom on footings
  87. Thread: BX 25

    by Shutesbury
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    Re: BX 25

    Benitez,

    Search 'all' for lighting and related wording and you'll find a ton of info and opinions. Broaden your browsing beyond Kubota Lawn and Garden, and as a BX owner, you'll find a lot of...
  88. Thread: BX 25

    by Shutesbury
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    Re: BX 25

    Start here - http://www.tractorbynet.com/forums/customization/258524-new-led-lighting-half-price.html?highlight=LED

    then you can read this also -...
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    Re: TODAYS SEAT TIME

    BX24 moving pool table - YouTube

    Moved my 7' slate pool table out of a workshop, into a storage shed.
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    Re: TODAYS SEAT TIME

    BX24 moving pool table - YouTube

    Moved my 7' slate pool table out of a workshop, into a storage shed.
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    Re: LED LIGHTING REVIEW

    Based on your post awhile back, I ordered and installed a pair of the 18 watt floods on my Kubota BX24.
    I love them, and although I set these up under the ROPS so I could loosen then spin them to...
  92. Thread: Stumps R Us

    by Shutesbury
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    Re: Stumps R Us

    282585
    This one was fun!
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    Re: New LED lighting for half the price

    Thanks for the tip, Big Dooley.

    I'd looked at them awhile back, and with nightfall hitting earlier, it's a timely purchase. I just ordered a set. I went with the 18w... not worth the price jump...
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    Re: TOOLBOX FOR A BX25

    May be hard to spot here, but and old brass bucket for flowers, with grab handles, has served as a very handy chain holder for two years now. It is snugged to the left loader frame with nylon rope,...
  95. Re: Always !!! lower your 3PT attachment when leaving the tractor!

    Glad you're okay.

    I bought a new comfortable pair of steel-toed boots, and wear them faithfully, after a very similar event last year. I was reattaching the backhoe to my BX24 after finishing up...
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    Re: Biggest boulder moving job so far....

    Timed out and crashed before starting to play, for me. AVIs downloaded, but then crashed. Oh well.
  97. Angry man with tractor destroys police vehicles in VT

    Vermont farmer, upset with recent arrest, flattens 7 police vehicles with his tractor | masslive.com
  98. Thread: Tooth Bars

    by Shutesbury
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    Re: Tooth Bars

    SEM389,

    I'm with BXpanded and BrokenAxle46...

    I just bought the BXpanded Piranha bar for my Kubota BX24 and I really like it. Neighbor had an overgrown back lot he wanted me to hog, but there...
  99. Thread: Tooth Bars

    by Shutesbury
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    Re: Tooth Bars

    SEM389,

    I'm with BXpanded and BrokenAxle46...

    I just bought the BXpanded Piranha bar for my Kubota BX24 and I really like it. Neighbor had an overgrown back lot he wanted me to hog, but there...
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    Re: BX25 Front and Rear 2" Receivers

    Artisan,

    I just saw several front ones on eBay for $56
    Kubota Tractor BX Series Front Receiver Hitch | eBay
    made by seller ak-farrell He usually has them posted. Just search "Kubota BX" if...
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