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    Re: Where are the "older" LS Tractors?

    I've had my R3039H since 2012, with 330 hrs. Only problem was my fuel tank developed a crack last year. LS sent me another tank. It's been a great little workhorse!
  2. Thread: Fuel tank leak

    by rwork
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    Oil & Fuel Re: Fuel tank leak

    My local dealer who wasn't actually the selling dealer, took care of mine, even though I was out of warranty. LS said they would replace the tank but I would have to pay for the labor. My repair has...
  3. Thread: Fuel tank leak

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    Oil & Fuel Re: Fuel tank leak

    Couldn't find it locally but ordered on Amazon
  4. Thread: Fuel tank leak

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    Oil & Fuel Re: Fuel tank leak

    Mine developed a leak as well. Used JB Weld for polyethylene.
    Worked like a champ
  5. Thread: SigSauer

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    Nice lttle read for a change. I'm actually...

    Nice lttle read for a change. I'm actually heading to the range for a bit shooting after lunch. I want to get a few more rounds through my Springfields. XDm in .40,, and the wife shoots a new Mod.2...
  6. Thread: Fuel Tank Leak

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    So, did they offer up a reason "why"??? He...

    So, did they offer up a reason "why"???

    He said sometimes the retaining bar is tighted too much. I think there is too sharp of an angle molded in, causing the weak area.
  7. Thread: Fuel Tank Leak

    by rwork
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    Re: Fuel Tank Leak

    I sent an email to LS about a week ago, just to see what they would say about my tank. I actually got a phone call this afternoon, saying they would send me a new tank. I'm out of warranty, so they...
  8. Thread: Fuel Tank Leak

    by rwork
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    I'm going to give it a try to stop the leak....

    I'm going to give it a try to stop the leak. Price of replacement tank is $300 ! Ouch
  9. Thread: Fuel Tank Leak

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    Bruce, thanks for the reply. After looking at...

    Bruce, thanks for the reply. After looking at your pics, i believe that's the same spot mine's leaking. I've had my tractor a little over three years, so I'll likely try to repair it myself. Might...
  10. Thread: Fuel Tank Leak

    by rwork
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    Fuel Tank Leak

    Discovered I had a leak in my R3039H fuel tank today. Found a large puddle of fuel on the barn floor. After a closer inspection, it appears to be a tiny crack at about midway on the front side of the...
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    LOL! Straddle it I guess?? It's a shallow ditch....

    LOL! Straddle it I guess?? It's a shallow ditch. Just bad about getting woody brush growing up in it during summer months.
    I'm kinda on the line between width of tractor, and availabe pto power. I...
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    I'll most likely consider a medium duty, 5...

    I'll most likely consider a medium duty, 5 footer. I really don't have a lot of use for a bush hog, but once in a while, I wish I had one! A few times a year, it would be nice for mowing the ditch...
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    Bush Hog Suggestions

    I've got a R3039H, and have been considering getting a bush hog and was wondering what other 3039 owners were using, 5' or 6'? Mine is a hydrostat, so I have 29 hp @ pto. My machine measures 66"...
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    Brush Puller Project

    I'm wanting to build a brush puller, and I'm working on the design at this point.
    Can someone tell me what type pin and bushing I need. I want to use a greasable pin / bushing similar to the one...
  15. It grows along the interstates around here. It's...

    It grows along the interstates around here. It's not a native grass, but was brought in to slow erosion on steep slopes. It's a real pain in the arse. A lot of folks around here burn it off during...
  16. Jap grass

    Jap grass
  17. Thread: ID this tree

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    Hard to tell. Not much bark left on the trunk. Is...

    Hard to tell. Not much bark left on the trunk. Is the wood spongy? If the tree has been dead for a long time, it could be a fungus inside the wood.
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    Ive got 257 hrs on my R3039H. Other than bending...

    Ive got 257 hrs on my R3039H. Other than bending a stabilizer link, she's been a little mule! Coming up on the 300 hr service.
  19. Thread: Most hours?

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    R3039H, 234 hrs, purchased July 2012.

    R3039H, 234 hrs, purchased July 2012.
  20. Thread: XR4046

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    It will only kill the engine if you raise out of...

    It will only kill the engine if you raise out of the seat, and press the hydro pedal. I found that out by trying to stand up and see my stump bucket, while trying to edge forward.
    Otherwise, you...
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    Re: LS Frame Issue Video

    I was suprised when he told me that, as well, with the 41/47's having a heavier frame. He mentioned that my dealer was familiar with the repair, as they have done two. I talked with my dealer this...
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    Just to update, i went by the dealer to pick up...

    Just to update, i went by the dealer to pick up my bracket kit for my tractor today. It just happened that the LS rep was there, as well. The dealer that ordered my brackets is a new dealer, and is...
  23. Have you taken a look at the Ranger 570? For...

    Have you taken a look at the Ranger 570? For 2015, they've increased the hp from 40 to 44, and they also added the full-size Ranger 570 to their lineup.
    I'm beginning to get the itch, as well!
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    I haven't gotten mine yet, but they are...

    I haven't gotten mine yet, but they are supposedly on the way. I bought mine in 2012.
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    I have my upfit brackets ordered. Just waiting...

    I have my upfit brackets ordered. Just waiting for them to arrive.
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    Re: Size of attachments (pictures)

    Ha! I thought this was going to be about how big of a bush hog, bb, etc.......with pictures! LOL

    I do know what you mean. Sometimes when I try to view a large photo on my ipad, it crashes the app!.
  27. Thread: New forum member

    by rwork
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    Welcome to the LS Forum! Lots of great info here.

    Welcome to the LS Forum! Lots of great info here.
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    Jaydee, I got mine just before the fourth, two...

    Jaydee, I got mine just before the fourth, two years ago! I've got 230 hrs, and haven't missed a beat! I must have put about five hrs. On her today.
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    I may just send a note to LS, and see what their...

    I may just send a note to LS, and see what their response is.
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    Windcatcher, Go ahead and get yourself a can of...

    Windcatcher,
    Go ahead and get yourself a can of Fluid Film, you'll find a ton of uses for it. Spray all of your hydraulic fittings, and it will prevent oxidation. You can also spray your quick...
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    Did you sell the 4047, or are you trading the ole...

    Did you sell the 4047, or are you trading the ole girl in ??
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    I called my dealer today, just to let them know...

    I called my dealer today, just to let them know that I was concerned about this issue, should it arise. They haven't had any of these issues, and were unaware.
    I also spoke with Scott at RCO tractor...
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    Man, that's a great looking rig! I'm envious of...

    Man, that's a great looking rig! I'm envious of that backhoe, and I notice they've added a storage compartment to the back of the seat.
    Bet you can't wait to get her in the dirt!
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    Are you saying both sides are now broke???

    Are you saying both sides are now broke???
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    Thanks for the replies. We ended up buying some...

    Thanks for the replies. We ended up buying some led lights from ebay, but have not installed them yet. I'll update as soon as we do.
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    Thanks Mangus, You're right, hopefully I won't...

    Thanks Mangus,
    You're right, hopefully I won't have this issue, but it would be a good idea to let them know that I am aware that there could be a potential issue.
    Keep us posted as to how they...
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    Well, I'm not going to panic. I've had my tractor...

    Well, I'm not going to panic. I've had my tractor for two years, and I've worked the snot out of it, without a single issue. I will keep an eye on this area, just like I periodically check nuts and...
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    Winches Welcome to the Blue Crew!

    Welcome to the Blue Crew!
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    Re: LS Frame Issue Video

    I got to thinking about something. My terrain is fairly smooth at my place so I doubt I'd have an issue of the front axle pivoting enough to cause constant banging against the frame. But, I may take...
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    Re: LS Frame Issue Video

    Correct, R30309 is/was the 3000 series, 4041/4047 the 4000 series. Different sizes altogether, but share the same "features".
  41. Loader Re: Leveling bar adjustment on Kioti KL6010 loader?

    The leveling system on my LS has a set bolt, so that you can move the tube up and down for adjustment.
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    Re: LS Frame Issue Video

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    Ditto, GMan,
    The 3039/4041/4047 are all being discontinued for the Tier IV models.
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    Re: LS Frame Issue Video

    I certainly would not say the R3039 is an "economy" version of the 4041\4047. It has exactly the same features of the larger 41/47.
    It IS a smaller size frame, and due to that fact, of course its...
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    Are you referring to the distance from the bottom...

    Are you referring to the distance from the bottom of the frame to the top of the axle? If so, i don't understand how this would relate to the frame strength issue?
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    The first thing I did after pulling my tractor...

    The first thing I did after pulling my tractor out of the barn this morning, was to check for cracks! Nothing so far. I will make sure I check periodically.
    I've had mine for two years and 225 hrs.
  46. Thread: LS tractors

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    Re: LS tractors

    You may want to start a new thread, as this one was started in 2009, and the last post was in 2010..
    Give us a bit more info, and I'm sure someone will give you some guidance.
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    Loader Is this a self leveling loader?

    Is this a self leveling loader?
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    Loader Iv'e put mine through just about everything...

    Iv'e put mine through just about everything imaginable, no issues. I have the LL3103 loader.
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    I'm sure you will be well pleased with your...

    I'm sure you will be well pleased with your choice. I've had my R3039H for two years (215 hrs), and it's been a workhorse! Wish I had the backhoe, I'll be looking forward to your reports after you...
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    Might try some fluid film. It's pretty slick...

    Might try some fluid film. It's pretty slick stuff.
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    I guess I need to take a closer look, and see how...

    I guess I need to take a closer look, and see how to acess the linkage. Would sure like to get it slicked up where I can move it smoothly.
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    Stiff 3 point lever

    My 3point lever is stiffer than what I'd like. It's like it has a bit too much resistance. I like to feather my control as I'm working, and have to rest the side of my hand against the fender, in...
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    Guess I'm gett'in lazy. Thought it'd be nice to...

    Guess I'm gett'in lazy. Thought it'd be nice to rest my arm on while operating the joystick!,
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    Cab Lights for 5055E

    A buddy of mine just got a new 5055E cab this week, and is wanting to add some work lights to the front of the cab. Does anyone know if the wiring harness is in place? There are threaded inserts...
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    Are those armrests I'm seeing? If so, I could...

    Are those armrests I'm seeing? If so, I could sure use those. Must be something new.
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    re: Darn car salespeople.....

    Well, I look at it like this. If you are not in a business to make profit, you certainly won't succeed. However when you are in a retail business such as a car dealership, you have to look at the big...
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    re: Darn car salespeople.....

    Bird, I'm with you. If I don't like someones offer to buy or sell, it's on to the next one. And to the poster who thinks that a thousand dollar profit on a $5000 car is obscene..... how many $5000...
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    re: Darn car salespeople.....

    You Know, I enjoy reading this forum every day, but when I see some of this crap, it's all I can do to stay out of it. I'm sick of folks who lump everyone in a particular occupation as underhanded....
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    Here is a picture of my Dad in France, 1944. ...

    Here is a picture of my Dad in France, 1944.

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    Loader Are you talking about the "dog bones"? The end of...

    Are you talking about the "dog bones"? The end of the curl linkage?
  61. Thread: 3pt Stabilizers

    by rwork
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    After reading this thread, it got me curious....

    After reading this thread, it got me curious. Mine hade a couple inches of sway, also. I unhooked my BB, adjusted my sway bars, then hooked up. Hardly any side to side movement at all. My implements...
  62. Thread: 28XL or?

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    Buying Advice Re: 28XL or?

    What the heck is "pastor petistry" ???
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    Was hoping to see my landscape rake out there!

    Was hoping to see my landscape rake out there!
  64. Thread: New LS Owner

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    Re: New LS Owner

    Congrats! Great lookin machine. Time to get busy!
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    Oil & Fuel Re: G3038 2wd transmission filter change.

    Really depends on how quick you can get the new filter back on! You might lose half a quart?? It gushed out on my R3039H.
  66. Thread: New LS owner

    by rwork
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    Re: New LS owner

    Welcome to the forum! I'm sure you'll enjoy your new LS, and you'll get a lot of helpful info here on the forum.
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    Thanks, I found it!

    Thanks, I found it!
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    Need B6100 wiring diagram

    Either mice or squirrels got to my B6100E, and chewed the wiring. I noticed bits of colored insulation on the footboard when I went to get on it today. Turned the key, and nothing! Anyone have a...
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    Gotcha. The only time mine ever sticks is on my...

    Gotcha. The only time mine ever sticks is on my bucket. My grapple or stump bucket are never an issue.
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    I may need to check the ramps on my bucket,...

    I may need to check the ramps on my bucket, because as you mentioned, its only with the stock bucket. Its too easy for dirt and grit to get around the pins, the way they are designed.
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    Yep, I'm not crazy about the way the locking pins...

    Yep, I'm not crazy about the way the locking pins are open. I would rather a tube to house the pins, with a grease zerk. Wouldn't have to worry about pulling them too far up, and clearing the first...
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    Sometimes mine are too tight to release. I have a...

    Sometimes mine are too tight to release. I have a piece of cheater pipe to help, as well. Never have issues locking, just sometimes unlocking my standard bucket. Never have any problem with any of my...
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    [QUOTE="javarob;3761542"] Thank you! How...

    [QUOTE="javarob;3761542"]



    Thank you! How do you like that stump bucket on the 3039? I mentioned it to the dealer and he had some concerns that it might be hard on the machine. It sure looks...
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    Re: First post, first tractor LS R3039H

    Congrats on the new tractor! I'm sure you're going to get a lot of work out of it. I've had my R3039H for almost two years, with 210 hrs, and love it. No issues whatsoever. I did manage to bend a...
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    Re: Too late to call the dealer so I'll ask here...

    Looks to me like it could be some blasting media. Possibly some prep before paint, could of gotten into the tubing, and gradually making its way out??? Looks like what we used to call "black diamond"...
  76. Re: Has anyone adjusted the Loader Relief valves, or the system PSI ???

    BTW, you should find your system hydraulic pressure in the specs section of your loader manual.
  77. Re: Has anyone adjusted the Loader Relief valves, or the system PSI ???

    That is correct. Clockwise to increase pressure, counter clockwise to decrease pressure.
    Have you checked to see if it needs adjusting??
    I plugged my test gauge into my rear remote, ran the engine...
  78. Have you checked your pressure to see if it is...

    Have you checked your pressure to see if it is low? If so, loosen the lock nut, turn adjustment screw about 1/4 turn, check pressure.
  79. Thread: New Tractor

    by rwork
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    Welcome, from the Mississippi Gulf Coast!

    Welcome, from the Mississippi Gulf Coast!
  80. Thread: Hydraulic fluid

    by rwork
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    Re: Hydraulic fluid

    I use the Tractor Supply Traveler Universal Hydraulic/Trans fluid.
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    I have the R3039H, and I pull a 72" BB (roughly...

    I have the R3039H, and I pull a 72" BB (roughly 635 lbs), no problems at all.
  82. Yep. "I love Brett Farve"!! Lol

    Yep. "I love Brett Farve"!! Lol
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    Re: Sizing Electrical Cable

    I meant to take a look at the old panel in the shop this morning, but forgot. I did notice the other day, that the old overhead wires (3), looked awful small.
    I have a couple welders, Lincoln 225,...
  84. Re: Has anyone adjusted the Loader Relief valves, or the system PSI ???

    I'm not certain on the 4041, but I'd be willing to bet its the same. The relief valve is located on the loader valve, under the right floorboard. The valve is at the top. Loosen the jam nut, (19mm)...
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    Sizing Electrical Cable

    Wasn't sure just which forum to post this question in, but figured someone here may have some suggestions.
    I need to run new electrical service out to my workshop, and am not sure what size/ type to...
  86. Re: Has anyone adjusted the Loader Relief valves, or the system PSI ???

    Well, I finally got around to adjusting the relief valve on my R3039H. I was reading a tad over 2200 psi, and the manual specs 2422. Didn't take five minutes. Loosened the jam nut, then turned the...
  87. Thread: SERVICE MANUALS

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    I have a R3039H. My fill is located on the rear...

    I have a R3039H. My fill is located on the rear differential, right side. The dipstick is where you check/fill the hydraulic fluid. I would think yours would be in about the same place.
  88. I followed Tractshack Timmons method of testing....

    I followed Tractshack Timmons method of testing. I put my test gauge in one of my rear remotes, and ran it up to pto speed, then opened the remote lever.
    What did you mean by your "primary was right...
  89. I do, I just haven't taken the time to do it yet....

    I do, I just haven't taken the time to do it yet. Likely will this weekend.
  90. I got myself a pressure gauge, mainly out of...

    I got myself a pressure gauge, mainly out of curiosity, and checked my hydraulic system pressure. I am only showing about 2250 psi @ pto throttle.
    According to the manual, I should be at 2422 psi. I...
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    I'm going to stay at 6', as I have quite a few...

    I'm going to stay at 6', as I have quite a few trees that I'll need to get between. More than likey I'll end up with the EA extreme duty ver. 2. ($ 648). The newer version is about 100 lbs heavier...
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    Re: Landscape Rake Suggestions

    Have't really looked at a york rake. Appears to be basically a landscape rake with rippers.?.
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    Landscape Rake Suggestions

    I'm considering picking up a landscape rake for my R3039H, and will likely go with one from Evertthing Attachments. I originally thought about the extreme duty model, but was wondering if I should...
  94. Many years ago, I was driving my wife's new car....

    Many years ago, I was driving my wife's new car. I was approaching an intersection where they were clearing some land. As I sat there waiting for the light to change, i saw they were trying to pull a...
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    Well today my R3039H hit the 200 hr. mark! No...

    Well today my R3039H hit the 200 hr. mark! No problems so far!
  96. Thread: workman

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    Welcome to the forum! Is your last name...

    Welcome to the forum!
    Is your last name Workman, by chance?
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    Here's what I think is the relief valve, however,...

    Here's what I think is the relief valve, however, I'm not certain, nor do I know how to adjust it.

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    I checked my system pressure today, and got a...

    I checked my system pressure today, and got a reading of about 2250 psi @ pto speed. According to the manual it should be 2422 psi. I'm about 175 psi low. Should I increase it, or let it be?
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    System Hydraulic Pressure Test

    I got my hydraulic pressure gauge from Surplus Supply, now just need to try it out. I'm guessing I'll just plug it into one of my rear remotes, and open the control lever, and I should see the system...
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    Re: PICTURES ONLY thread

    That Ratchet Rake is a great tool. That was actually the first attachment I bought for my tractor. I've found many uses for it!
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