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  1. Re: Loading both front and back tires on a SC2400 ???

    As one who mows rough surfaces a lot 45 acres or so per week. leaving the loader on is a no go!! that 400 Lbs up there flopping is a powerful back breaker. I have a quick attach so can drop the...
  2. Re: Loading both front and back tires on a SC2400 ???

    You can load them yourself with a $10.00 tool from tsc or any farm supply store. I used a plastic barrel hooked a hose to it and put a few pounds of air pressure in the barrel to speed it up. but...
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    Re: ROPS Tubing: Drilling Holes

    I have drilled and tapped many holes in my ROPS and have had a tractor roll thankfully without me on!!
    the only deflection in the roll bar was where it hit and put the force sideways on an area...
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    Re: Building a cab for my SC 2400

    I am removing the roll bar when doing this and building a new one as part of the cab build. the outside frame is being made from 2" square tube 3/16 thick. I am using 3/16 as I plan on attaching...
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    Building a cab for my SC 2400

    I have decided its time to build a cab for my SC 2400.
    I had a factory Curtis Cab on my first one, but after the accident that totaled it I just was not ready to buy another like the first cab for...
  6. Thread: SC2450

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    Re: SC2450

    They have had some trouble check this thread it is no reverse in this forum but the same recall. contact Yanmar....
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    Re: Welding a Yanmar block. HELP

    little late to this party, but check with an old implement dealer or mechanic the old farmalls and IH tractors used to develop cracks all the time with loader use. They drilled tapped and...
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    Re: Harbor Freight Welding Table on Sale - $59

    I bougt one of these bad boys. Only had it for a couple of weeks, so its hard to say for sure, but it is working good, the built in squaring pieces are within 1/128" according to a framing square I...
  9. Re: Buying new SC2400 tractor and accessories. Got any ?

    I do have some pics up on here of the tach n go system or look at theirs. it is a well built piece of machinery
    I do use the forks a lot on mine is the reason I bought it
  10. Re: Buying new SC2400 tractor and accessories. Got any ?

    I have the tach n go quick attachment fast easy to use great unit.
    built my own forks and its a 30 second change over! pricey but beats the hammer and pin punch all to pieces
    do NOT get a SB45 ...
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    Re: New 424 TLD with 60" snowblower

    they are awesome machines on my second SC2450
  12. Re: Tractor insurance- I'm not covered by homeowners...

    that $72 a month seems a bit high to me also.
    I have two scuts mow and blow snow for hire.
    I pay about 70 per month with a 1000 deductible for coverage on both tractors and $225000. of liability...
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    Re: Homemade pallet forks

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    Now you need a set of these they were pricey but they sure are worth it.
    I have one and have a set of home built forks for my SC 2400
    takes about 10 seconds...
  14. Thread: Telephone Poles

    by gordyy
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    Re: Telephone Poles

    I used 2 poles about 20 years ago to move a 2 1/2 stall garage lifted garage screwed 2X10 that I had laying around to wall studs backed in the trailer cut the poles to fit between the exposed inner...
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    Re: JD 3038E Homemade Cab II

    great job so far!
    I am just in the start phase for mine trying to figure out where and how to mount the front to my sc2400. Yanmar I did have a Curtis built one for it but was not happy with the...
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    Re: Battery wont charge.

    The Optima Battery is not like a normal lead acid battery
    read the tech tip above it needs a charger that recognizes what type of battery it is to charge or like above hook up a partially charged...
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    Re: Another cold weather not starting thread.

    I would believe you have a glow plug problem. The sun does have heat again at this time of year.
    Your light will say the glow plugs are on even if they are not check and see if they are heating...
  18. Thread: Snowblower

    by gordyy
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    Re: Snowblower

    Looks good
  19. Re: How much does it cost per hour to run a tractor.

    6 years ago when I started my little part time business to keep busy I had to come up with all the figures and such for my business plan that I had to turn in to Voc. Rehab.
    I have a nephew working...
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    Re: Messick's Christmas Video #1

    Awesome job!!!
    I tried to set lights on my tractors last year for xmas every time I got them lit up it started to snow, take off lights spend 8 hrs moving snow set up lights
    gave up although...
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    Re: EX450 getting loud

    I insist everybody uses the headphones on mine I even bought a pair with the radios in them for less than 50 a piece. Keep telling the kids and grandkids too many years around things too close to...
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    Re: tach n go on a sc2400 or 2450

    If you notice in the above pics you put the original pins from the loader arms back in when putting the tach-n-go on. He sends a second set of pins with to put in the bucket they are solid and not...
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    Re: tach n go on a sc2400 or 2450

    Jerry is located in Nelsonville Wisconsin
    It is a pricey but very nice piece of equipment it works with two pins that you pull on the side flip a spring loaded lever then reinsert the pins in the...
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    Re: tach n go on a sc2400 or 2450

    I splurged have one!!
    760 with frt.
    very well constructed
    easy to mount offsets bucket about 3 or4 inches weight is 45 50 lbs. Jerry is a superb welder unit works great pics to follow as time...
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    Re: tach n go on a sc2400 or 2450

    the problem with trying to put skidsteer attachments on would be they are all so heavy way more than needed and with the limited lifting availability of these little tractors almost everything we...
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    Re: 2014 Yanmar Sub-Compacts

    I have had 2 of the sc2400 ccyanmars had over 1000 hrs on the first the second I have about 300 hrs on
    have had no problems with the engines what so ever and as far as the rpm they run smooth...
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    tach n go on a sc2400 or 2450

    CUB CADET TACH-N-GO

    does anybody have one of these have seen them on another thread and looked into buying this set up as its the only one I have seen.
    I a set of forks off of a small forklift I...
  28. Thread: Yanmar LX4100

    by gordyy
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    Re: Yanmar LX4100

    I believe the saying goes if there are no pictures it didn't happen LOL
    hope your just to darned busy enjoying it to post em
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    Re: Beware Yellow Yanmar hydraulic fittings.

    I have broken a couple fittings on my sc2400 lil toy. Have been able to find every one of them at the local cat dealer.
    the Auto parts stores just don't seem to ever have exact fit but the cat...
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    Re: sc2400 SB45 BLower problems

    by the way I also have a F2560 Kubota with a 52" blower they are the same blower as the SB 52 just a different mount bracket otherwise the same gear case bearings auger flighting fantastic...
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    Re: yanmar Sc2400 mid mount mower.

    I take mine off every two weeks to clean and sharpen it good (more often if I am going to till or do something else with it) but I mow 9-12 hrs a week I usually put the loader on before I take it...
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    Re: frozen brake saftey switch

    I spray the crap out of mine the rubber boots crack in the cold then let water drip down
    have replace a couple times now I just spray the crap out of it with a silicone water repelling...
  33. Thread: stalling

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    Re: stalling

    A wax like substance are you burning straight #2 what temp is it there could you be gelling your fuel?
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    Re: South West Virginia Snow

    we got missed again lol
    my friends all think I am crazy to wish for it
    go a few miles away in most directions they have a lot of it
    now as the day progresses we are dropping into the deep...
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    Snow Attachments Re: A new type of front end loager snow blower

    I have not looked at these in person But as someone who has been around their other equipment they have made over the years I can't believe they would not be good. They make some awesome blowers...
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    Re: South West Virginia Snow

    must be nice when snow fall flat like that
    here in ND we really don't get the snow most of you get (most years 50 inches is a lot) but ours stays from november till march and it always seems to...
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    Snow Equipment Owning/Operating Re: Pictures of your snow weapons

    Nice machine, seems to be very easy to maneuver.[/QUOTE]

    it is very easy to maneuver turns on a dime and leaves change if there is a lil ice on the road, takes a little getting used to a...
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    Snow Equipment Owning/Operating Re: Pictures of your snow weapons

    Nice machine, seems to be very easy to maneuver.[/QUOTE]

    it is very easy to maneuver turns on a dime and leaves change if there is a lil ice on the road, takes a little getting used to a...
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    Re: Boy did we get snow!

    great video Paul I agree with you on moving snow
    I use my tractors more for mowing and summer work than for snow, but I do love moving snow a lot better than anything else. Maybe its because I...
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    Snow Equipment Owning/Operating Re: Pictures of your snow weapons

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    a little from a video my daughter shot of me saturday after a 4in storm
    I love blowing snow in my shirt sleeves on a -5 day
    the blower here does an excelent job of back draging as...
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    Re: sc2400 SB45 BLower problems

    It is a great machine with the sb52 I would load it up and speed to the dealer to get that switched out
    the sb45 is in fact the same basic blower that is the mtd 45" walk behind. parts are...
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    Re: SC2400 Stalling / Won't re-start

    depending on the actual build date some of those filter brackets were bad my first one broke at about 6 hrs was replaced with one about twice the thickness.
    did you change your filter? or pull...
  43. Thread: Greetings

    by gordyy
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    Re: Greetings

    let me be the first to say welcome aboard
    enjoy yourself its a fun place to kill a little time reading
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    Re: Newbie from Powder Springs, GA

    I hope so its been a couple weeks of sitting around for me lately
    I did pick up a little work for it this week finally froze off the gardens so have a few to till up for people and one more...
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    Re: Yanmar ea 2400 - new member

    well I just hope you can sleep the night before LOL
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    Re: Newbie from Powder Springs, GA

    a little late in joining this thread (I actually do work in the summer kind of) busy mowing and all
    just thought Id say welcome saw your pic links the wife was looking over my shoulder saw some of...
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    Re: Yanmar ea 2400 - new member

    welcome and enjoy your new toy
  48. Re: Min dies after being run over by six ft mower...pinned uder deck.

    just goes to show when your number is up its up.
    A very bad way to go, after all our tractors are supposed to be our enjoyment.

    on second thought I guess if your number is up and you got to go ...
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    Re: The siren call got me to Barlows this morning!!!

    I had to hire someone to drive my tractor for a couple weeks work ( my good friends at workers comp still think I am faking things and broke my kneecap again Dr made me keep it imobile in a brace...
  50. Re: Dedicated A/C or a Heat Pump Alongside a Gas Furnace?

    I live up here in ND where we can get to -30 like stated its not hot air like a fuel oil or a gas furnace coming out but we always recommended people plan on boosting the heat a degree or so and run...
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    Re: The siren call got me to Barlows this morning!!!

    (I do still have the Fs that I'd sell for great prices in order to buy more Fs. Can't see life without the F mowers whether it's the ones I have or replacement Fs.)
    Did Barlows have the new 100"...
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    Buying Advice Re: 4WD mower advice needed

    I mow a lot of ditches and steep inclines have these two machines and love em they both do their thing equally well
    there are a lot of different models and makes out there go to your local...
  53. Thread: T Shirts Please

    by gordyy
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    Re: T Shirts Please

    just got this from my kids they are all in their 20s and 30s and the 4 of them and their spousal units wanted to play in a coed softball league good thing they are in it for fun as they are all...
  54. Re: Dedicated A/C or a Heat Pump Alongside a Gas Furnace?

    ground source is the way to go IF your going to be there a long time, have the want to tear your lawn to heck and back again and got the $$ to do it upfront although there are some low interest...
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    Re: The siren call got me to Barlows this morning!!!

    or maybe hes getting a new F series the big one with a cab the A/C heater 4wd new 100" flex deck.
    I saw one of those in use the other day made me jealous as all get out while I was sitting on...
  56. Re: Dedicated A/C or a Heat Pump Alongside a Gas Furnace?

    I am a forced into retirement hvac tech I have seen a lot of heat pumps both ground source and air to air, they are as efficient as the regular A/C and work exactly like them for cooling, the...
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    Re: Most spacious scut?

    I agree go drive em all, most dealers got a spot in the back you can play in the dirt. Try em out I am about 6'2 and 250 and to top it off have a bum leg that will not bend all the way. I like the...
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    Re: Dogs and Tractors

    My dog runs alongside my tractors when I am out mowing all day long (on the right side not the left he only took one rock to learn that lesson) He knows as soon as they go back on the trailer its...
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    Re: My tractor's new ride

    looks like a sweet lil piece of red equipment to go with all the rest there
    enjoy
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    Re: 3 point hitch/ auger

    talk to your dealer I do know they made one to fit it in 2008
    also everything attachments sells I dont remember the brand but they make a special one for the limited class 1
    I believe woods...
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    Re: Any body Else use strange things to tow

    The $20 per hour is what I figure I personally make after all expenses I charge a lot more than that
    I figure the actual mowing and working wage at $45 - $60 depending on what I am doing. The main...
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    Re: Any body Else use strange things to tow

    I wear or have worn for years large glasses (I do have really bad eyes) my brother-in-law happens to be an optomitrist and he hooked me up with a pair of side wings that fit on the bows of the...
  63. Re: John Thomas is selling his F2680E 60" mowing deck

    I saw that at the local dealer havent checked yet to see if it operates with the wing decks up (make a **** of a combination trim the hedges as you mow) I was kidding there. But does the rest of...
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    Re: Upgrade from ZD to F Series Mower?

    what will the 4 wd do we were in an area that has been unreachable as roads were washed out the last 2 yrs the utility crews reached it in an old amphibious 6x6 farmers crossed other fields etc. ...
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    Re: Any body Else use strange things to tow

    its suprisingly smooth has power steering power windows brakes etc,
    the seats are nice custom interior put in when the toterhome was built in 75
    and it will get about 7.5 mpg which unless I...
  66. Snow Equipment Owning/Operating Re: Capabilities for serious snow removal with SUB-CUT or small frame CUT?

    I have a cc-yanmar 2400 with the SB52 blower and a Kubota F2650 with the 54" blower.
    Either Tractor is capable of getting out of that garage with the snow drift in front of it or digging it out...
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    Any body Else use strange things to tow

    Here is my rig
    a 1973 GMC C-60 with a 427 a 5 speed and a two speed axle, a place to sleep to eat to take a nap!
    I travel about 260 miles mow about 50 acres or so per week at about 20 stops, and...
  68. Re: John Thomas is selling his F2680E 60" mowing deck

    A bump up for JT and a testament to that mower
    have an F2560E same machine a few years older it has 2540 hrs on it gets about 12 hr a week put on by me, and another 3 by one of my kids. He mows an...
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    Re: Upgrade from ZD to F Series Mower?

    I mow for a water utility that has resivours buried partially in the ground and then the ground hills up steaply around the tanks witha pump house on the side of the hill very tall ditches etc. I...
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    Re: suspension seat?

    I have a bad knee and use my tractor a lot, its what I do for the 15 hrs a week the Dr lets me work. You can put a suspension seat on and they do really help however they are not a direct bolt on...
  71. Thread: Question

    by gordyy
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    Re: Question

    International harvestor made the very first ones then its a long line of fubar stuff
    Made To Destroy makes them now except for the cub cadet yanmars which are now just a yanmar. of course to...
  72. Thread: Snowblower

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    Re: Snowblower

    just make sure when you get your SB52 that the wheels that hold the chute down (you will see them there are 4 of them that the chute rides in) are made of metal! that is the only weak link I have...
  73. Thread: Snowblower

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    Re: Snowblower

    I have had them both you can find the frustration of owning the sb45 on a thread about it
    the sb52 is almost indestructable I put more hours on it in Nov of last year than on the sb45 (that I...
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    Re: Finally came to the dark(er) side

    yes they totalled the machine the insurance company sold it to a local dealer who in turn sold it to a landscaping contractor that has 2 or 3 they have bought from him for parts
    and yes I am...
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    Re: Finally came to the dark(er) side

    Haha no not planning any jumps I really do try to avoid the pucker factor as much as possible although a couple places I do mow have a very high built in pucker factor but not dangerously so as...
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    Re: Finally came to the dark(er) side

    its a commercial contractor liability policy with an inland marine policy attached to it basically like a farm policy covers the tractor on property other than my own
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    Re: Finally came to the dark(er) side

    yes the rear caster wheel its held up by a clevis pin held in by a hairpin cotter pin for whatever reason the cotterpin must have fallen out the clevis pin fell out the wheel slid down when I...
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    Re: Finally came to the dark(er) side

    I have the Sb 52 and the 2400 handles that well and it is much heavier than the sb45

    now I just need another tractor I have the sad need to say I destroyed my sc2400
    had an adjuster wheel...
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    help what attachments fit F 2560 Kubota

    I picked up a used F2560 Kubota front mount tractor and am in love with it
    outstanding power great fuel economy
    superb traction.
    now I just need to find out is there a place i can find what...
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    Re: Wanting first impact wrench

    for my two cents worth for just personal use. for the price get the hi torgue that Ingersol rand makes. Make sure its at least 475 ft lbs but learn to use the torque control, too many...
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    Re: CL100 Loader Changes

    I noticed the change but if you look closer there are zerks on the ends of the pins just makes it easier to grease witht the cab on its almost impossible to get at the old style

    your is rusting...
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    Re: Newbie with a New EX2900

    where you from

    and most of all enjoy the seat time
    I figure any day I can sit on the tractor is a day well spent
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    Re: Ist Day on the Job

    bring it up to ND we still have spring flooding going on LOL
    was tilling mud today about half the places my kid went to were too wet to till
    just a quick drive thru and loosen maybe they will...
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    SC2400 MM mower wheel parts

    happy to report well not happy about it but I tore up a front wheel on my mower deck cut it when I drove it over a very sharp piece of rebar sticking up in the weeds (another reason give very high...
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    Re: Ist Day on the Job

    enjoy they are great lil machines huge work horses
    If you enjoy yours half as much as me you will grin for three months just thinking about it
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    Re: SB52 snowblower on a SC2450 (SC2400)

    Just make sure they have the steel rollers on the chute. like I said before the plastic are crap!!! the steel have held up great
  87. Re: Tractor weight vs. fuel consumption while mowing?

    [QUOTE=Snaker;2372677could richen or lean for the amount of load applied at the high rpm.

    As far as the loader goes, if your willing to remove it, it has to have some benefit for the reasons...
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    Re: EX3200 light kit

    check out the new Led lights some places hard to find but light output is outstanding a 25 watt LED out does a 100 watt incancescent
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    Re: First day with my EX3200

    I have had luck finding fittings for my sc2400 at local implement dealers
    I travel a lot with it best I have found is a guy here in town works for a large JD dealership (not the local guys) ...
  90. Thread: Proud owner

    by gordyy
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    Re: Proud owner

    congrats you will enjoy your time in the seat I am sure
    have fun stay safe
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    Mid-Mount Mower Re: 4m trimmer anyone have or used one?

    used it for the first time did just a small residential place 3 city lots but a couple of buildings and a fence about 250 ft worked like a charm
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    Mid-Mount Mower Re: 4m trimmer anyone have or used one?

    Hello again I have gotten one of these thanks to the good folks at vocational Rehabilitaion they payed for most of it.

    Mounted it yesterday and have limited use as its raining again today...
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    Re: SC2400 Hydrostatic Fluid

    I tore off a hydraulic hose last week, it had worked loose from the lil hanger thingy anyway I dumped a lot of fluid just like that and was down, out in the country 200 miles from the nearest CC ...
  94. Thread: SC2400 cab

    by gordyy
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    Re: SC2400 cab

    Was in there a couple weeks ago looking
    they had some but they were a plastic knock off

    and if you lived in ND you know what plastic does in our winters
    just a look at my fenders will show...
  95. Thread: SC2400 cab

    by gordyy
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    Re: SC2400 cab

    I have the factory cab on mine made by curtis I believe
    if I had it to do all over again. other than the 0% finance and add to tractor loan so you dont have a bill a loan and all the other stuff, I...
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    Re: Cub 700 Series Owners Manual

    we got 12 inches here on friday and saturday blew snow friday late when it quit about 8" on the ground then, not too bad of going.
    then Saturday morning went out again at 6 to anouther 4" or so...
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    Re: Cub 700 Series Owners Manual

    isn't the weather thing true
    the way I felt last night and this morning We are going to get hit big time tonight and tomorrow
    I was hoping the snow would blow over us and head your way.
    I am...
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    Re: SB52 snowblower on a SC2450 (SC2400)

    I mow with the mid mount finish mower but usually take the high lift mulching or recut blades off and just use a flat blade (most of what I mow is prairie grasses) use the tractor for most as its...
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    Re: Cub 700 Series Owners Manual

    hey mine has resembled that knee a couple 3 times now not a fun thing
    hope yours is healing up a lot better than mine has
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    Tiller Re: Rototilling rates, how much to charge?

    [QUOTE=spruce Deere;2334913]Not to bristle any back hairs, if I had bought a tiller and worked it till'n gardens to pay it off, still would not be paid off. Most of my tilling is on my own ground.
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