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    Re: What do hay dogs do in a JD 24T baler

    Really are they not up out of the way on a tie cycle?

    The plunger is fully back holding the hay while the needles come up through slots in the face of the plunger. I think the dogs at this point...
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    Re: "Ice bucket challenge" by plane

    I would think that firefighters would know enough not to get close to power lines. Seems these guys were spraying water on a group from above and after got too close and the power jumped the gap...
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    Re: "Ice bucket challenge" by plane

    That's pretty good.
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    "Ice bucket challenge" by plane

    Some guy has access to a firefighting plane and had the pilot do a drop on him.

    Kind of like the reverse of jumping off a bridge. Water at speed can't get out of the way fast enough to not be...
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    Re: JD 8400T Ag tractor

    Glad I could help, thanks for letting us know what the issue was.

    The combination of alarms was why I thought short to begin with. I was surprised Deere had the codes online, I've looked before...
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    Re: JD 8400T Ag tractor

    I would still think it might be the seat switch. I think that would prevent you from shifting even with the PTO on, although you may very well have left it on and is the reason for the other codes.
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    Re: Trajedy at Farm Show

    I do understand that different cases term and conditions are different. There are a lot of lawyers who's ad's state they will take your case and not charge unless you win. Of course with other legal...
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    Re: JD 8400T Ag tractor

    I would say either a short, blown fuse, or bad seat switch, low battery, maybe a charging issue. If the PTO isn't on, the one code makes me think a short, but I really have no idea without being...
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    Re: Trajedy at Farm Show

    We may be getting ahead of ourselves with talk of a lawsuit, hopefully it doesn't have to come to that.

    A friend of mine's brother was/is being sued for his dog biting a 6 year old kid. He paid...
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    Re: Trajedy at Farm Show

    Yes there are, just not at each and every machine. I would say most of the machinery actually running is roped off. In many cases the rope/tape is very close to the machine, mostly just a few feet...
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    Re: Trajedy at Farm Show

    I go to this show every year and have since I was a kid. One thing I have noticed over the years is parents seem to turn there kids loose. I was there on Wed and was in the Deere display area, 3 boys...
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    Re: Basic disc mower questions

    At no time did I disagree with you. You just said you had no idea why. All I did (with others) was explain their really is a "method to our madness" and reasons for it.

    Take care.
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    Re: Basic disc mower questions

    As Farmer495 explained and I'll add even with thrower 90 degrees is a pain. Yet I can do a 180 and hit every 3rd or 4th row and it's a simple turn and I don't have to worry about following a row...
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    Re: Basic disc mower questions

    Many around here use a small baler and wagons. 90 degree turns are a pain in the neck with that set up. I have yet to find a mower that doesn't at some point end up with messed up corners, either...
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    Re: Case IH small square inline balers

    They never made them to begin with.

    They were just painted Hesston balers, which are or have been sold under AGCO, Challenger and Massey Ferguson names along with Hesston.

    The current balers...
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    Re: New trailer hitch law in NY?

    It's like were in a contest with nutsofornia to see who can pass the most and most stupid laws. All of these bills start in NYC and now that they have driven enough people from the rest of the state...
  17. Re: How long do USA auto manufacturers HAVE TO keep parts available ?

    That is more what I do now because the company I work for needed someone and I like the challenge of trouble shooting electronic controls. It also gives me a more flexible schedule.

    The only...
  18. Re: How long do USA auto manufacturers HAVE TO keep parts available ?

    I haven't read all of the replies, but as a manufacturing engineer can tell you this (which many have already been brought up). That most of these parts are sourced and it would be the supplier that...
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    Re: Weld the trailer hitch receiver?

    That's what I have always found to be the case also.

    Some very good information in this link, I only copied a very small section.
    Grade 5 vs Grade 8 Fasteners | TineLok
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    Re: New trailer hitch law in NY?

    This rumor comes up every year here in NY and has for a while.

    What I have been told by a LEO is that they are not giving tickets for leaving a hitch in place. They are being given a ticket for...
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    Re: 8320 MFWD Locked up

    I could be in the wheel hub or the differential.

    The hub should have an oil plug, I would open that and look inside and see if I could see any damage. If he plug is in the correct position to...
  22. Re: John Deere 375 Backhoe Zerk Fitting Won't Except Grease

    I've had good luck with pulling the zerk and cleaning the hole out. Then filling with PB Blaster putting zerk back in and then greasing it. Usually a lever grease gun will produce more pressure and...
  23. Re: Do/Did you let your under aged kids drink alcohol?

    I do, as others have said as a beverage, not a way to "feel good" or get buzzed. My kids never ask for their own. Just if I have a drink, they may ask to try it and have a little glass. I can not...
  24. Re: Attaching Brush Hog on 3pt what kind of top link do you use ?

    My brush mower and finish mower, the link that the 3 point top link connects to pivots. This allows both to follow the ground while limiting travel some and allowing a level lift.

    I have also used...
  25. Re: tongue weight II - states and regs - tongue weight transfer

    NY seems to change the rules on a regular basis. Used to be the truck had to be registered for the total weight and the trailer no matter the size was just registered. Of course you couldn't exceed...
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    Re: B5 Diesel fuel no longer offered by my dealer

    We run Stanadyne Performance Formula and had very good results. No gelling and it seems to do everything it claims. My wife's uncle also uses it on his farm.

    My dad for his Kubota uses power...
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    Re: TODAYS OILS VERSUS YESTERDAYS MANUALS

    Most oil change ratings are worst case, remember new equipment will come with a warranty so they want to make sure it will cover. It is also why many larger fleet owners will sample oil, big dollars...
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    Re: TODAYS OILS VERSUS YESTERDAYS MANUALS

    I've been around both ag and construction stuff most of my life. I do know ag equipment seems to have issues with oil sooner than construction just based on my (limited world I must admit)...
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    Re: Issue with Kubota Grease Zerks?

    I have issues with any zerks if they came from China, ditto with the grease gun coupler. I just don't remember these issues on older machinery. Where I work we have machinery from all over the world...
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    Re: Ever got your Kubota stuck like this?

    Just plain dumb, both by the guy and the female operator.
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    Re: Ever got your Kubota stuck like this?

    This is a large chain breaking under a load, lots of energy.

    Cheating death! Chain snap - YouTube
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    Re: Synchro Shuttle on '05 1533

    Glad it turned out better than expected. Nothing is cheap to repair anymore.
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    Re: Synchro Shuttle on '05 1533

    I have seen trans that 1 gear failed and took out the whole trans. Large chunk of gear broke off and damaged all the other gears.

    From the sounds of your issue I would say that is possible. If it...
  34. Re: jd 510 ag tractor engine fastener torque specs

    Deere has both digital and print manuals you can buy online, pricey but IMO worth it.

    Davenport tractor also has some at about 30% less, but not all are sold there.

    Antique John Deere Parts...
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    Re: Ever got your Kubota stuck like this?

    I saw a chain break once. They were pulling a tractor out with duals that go stuck while disking behind my grandfathers house. Both tractors were 100 Hp so lots of energy being put into the chain....
  36. Thread: Barn Tractor

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    Buying Advice Re: Barn Tractor

    What are you doing to do with it other than manure?

    How much do you want to spend?

    If that's it I would go along with the others and say skidsteer, New Holland, Deere, or Bobcat. I do agree...
  37. Thread: Belarus tractors

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    Re: Belarus tractors

    Probably not, for the longest time the Pentagon was the largest by square footage. Depending on how you look at it you can come up with different lists, Boeing has the largest manufacturing building....
  38. Thread: Table Saw

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    Re: Table Saw

    A couple that stand out to me. There is one for hip replacement issues and the lawyer wants you to call even if you have no issues. One medication I take has warnings all over it about the dangers...
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    Re: The future of tractor design

    Your

    I believe you are incorrect on several areas. 1st Cat is going forward with electric, they never stopped making mechanical, and just started getting into electric within the last 10 years. So...
  40. Thread: Backhoe advice

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    Re: Backhoe advice

    Around here Ford were very popular, Case not so much in that vintage. Deere were also a very popular hoe and I see some 80's machines around still, I even owned till last year a late 60's Deere and...
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    Re: Starting Diesels for short periods of time

    I did find a company that makes a filter, pump system that pumps oil before start up, filters the oil extra and post shutdown.

    http://www.maxilubesystems.com/Maxilube_Systems_LLC.pdf
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    Re: Starting Diesels for short periods of time

    Caterpillar (I think I remember correctly, or possibly a company did test cat machinery) did some testing in the early 1990's I believe. I remember reading about they used an electric oil pump and it...
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    Re: Starting Diesels for short periods of time

    Injection has nothing to do with it. All exhaust from combustion has water vapor as a by product. If the engine is not up to operating temp it condenses out and ends up in the oil and exhaust system....
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    Re: Starting Diesels for short periods of time

    Why would you want to?

    It's never a good thing for any engine to just be started and not brought up to operating temp and then shut off. Moisture builds up in the system and I've had a few diesel...
  45. Re: EE_Bota has passed and guest book closes 11/16/2013

    There are a few under the family and friends topic including one for EE_Bota.
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    Re: Good bow for a young one who wants to hunt?

    She has been shooting for 2 years, most of it free hand (no sight just by "eye") and has been very good. Which I why I bought her a Mission Craze Monday so far she loves it.
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    Sticky: Re: EE_Bota has passed.

    On this page there is a link to his guest book.
    Thomas Scotton Obituary: View Obituary for Thomas Scotton by Loflin Funeral Home, Liberty, NC
  48. Re: EE_Bota has passed and guest book closes 11/16/2013

    Thank you for posting that link.

    Tom didn't really tell anyone directly he was sick. I only knew due to a PM he sent me that just didn't make sense and I questioned him on it because I wanted to...
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    Re: Deere 4020 steering issue

    Yes the other hydraulics seem to be fine.

    Thank you for the information.
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    Re: FEL and 4WD - How necessary?

    Around here 2wd tractors have become a rare site in any size, same with backhoes. One your see what a difference it makes, if you can afford it, its worth it. If you get a loader you will never see...
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    Re: Good bow for a young one who wants to hunt?

    Well I ended up buying a mission craze today. Spent about 2- 2 1/2 hours at the bow shop while they set it up for my daughter. They spent some time with her and let he shoot it until she was...
  52. Thread: 4x4 ?

    by JasG
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    Re: 4x4 ?

    With the bucking you refer to it won't matter what surface you drive on. If you drive on concrete though in a straight line in 4wd your front tires should leave black marks from the fact they are...
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    Rotary Cutter Re: Acreage per hour question

    IMO your tractor is small for a 8' rotary cutter.

    Your best bet is to use the unit yourself and see how long it takes you to cover a certain area. The times will vary greatly based on each...
  54. Thread: 4x4 ?

    by JasG
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    Re: 4x4 ?

    A couple reasons I can think of. As already brought up the front wheels are spinning faster (faster ground speed) than the rear. The older 4 wheel drive tractors would "buck" as you put it, like the...
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    Re: New Holland T6050 Delta Electrical problem

    What lights? Dash, warning?

    Did this just start? If you just turn the key to run with the engine off do you have any lights?
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    Mowing Re: kubota hydrostatic drive

    Well it could be any of several things. Possibly a plugged filter or a bad pump or hydraulic motor. What oil is in the unit? Check the drive shaft to make sure you haven't sheared something off and...
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    Deere 4020 steering issue

    We have an old (dash model) 4020 that the steering is acting up and I need to know what the probable cause is.

    The issue is it seems to steer to the right fairly well. When turning to the left it...
  58. Re: Not Happy with Fuel Filter assembly on TC 48DA New Holland

    Do you have a drain on your storage tank? Is it at the lowest point? If you do make sure it is low and if not move the tank if possible and after it has not been touched for a couple of days drain...
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    Re: Nadene Margaret Augenblick

    Sorry for your loss.
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    Re: Snow Blower for JD X739

    I had a 720X and it would handle the 54" I'm sure. It had the 47" but I never lacked for power.

    You should be able to look up the price on Deere's web site under build your own.
  61. Thread: Texting

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    Re: Texting

    Came across this today. Mrs. Cowit hit several cows.

    Daisy Cowit, driver, accused of texting after hitting cow herd
  62. Thread: Texting

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    Re: Texting

    I think there are several reason, some I think are addicted to their device and can not even think of turning it off or waiting to reply. I think others think they can handle it, all while weaving in...
  63. Thread: Texting

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    Re: Texting

    This isn't the woman I was thinking of, but it seems it is not uncommon. Thank god it's no where near as common as texting while driving.

    Mass. woman pleads guilty in "huffing" crash - Boston.com
  64. Thread: Texting

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    Re: Texting

    From your link, yet people keep doing it. Too bad someone isn't able to go after those who do that and charge them.



    The absolute worst I know of though was a woman a few years ago that hit a...
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    Re: what older cab tractor to buy

    Aren't the shifters on the dash though of the 86 series? I don't think that would be in the way of a buddy seat.
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    Sticky: Re: EE_Bota has passed.

    I don't know if that was part of the problem or not I just don't know enough about Crohns. His issue if I remember correctly started as form of skin cancer that went inside his body in his throat...
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    Sticky: Re: EE_Bota has passed.

    This is all I know of for a notice.


    Thomas Scotton GREENSBORO — Thomas Alex Scotton, 52, of Greensboro, died Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, at his home. Surviving are mother, Mary Lee Holder Scotton...
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    Sticky: Re: EE_Bota has passed.

    He never put it on the forum so very few knew he was sick.
  69. Thread: Texting

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    Re: Texting

    Digital Dilemmas:
  70. Thread: Texting

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    Re: Texting

    Some towns are fining people for texting while walking. People walk out in front of cars and end up dead.

    Texting while walking blamed in the nationwide increase of pedestrian deaths | Mail Online
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    Sticky: EE_Bota has passed.

    One of our members passed a couple weeks ago after a long battle with cancer.
  72. Thread: MFWD Axle Oil

    by JasG
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    Re: MFWD Axle Oil

    Many of the old tractors that used gear oil in the rear ends and trans, the OEM's now recommend trans hydraulic in place of the gear oil.

    This also makes it very simple, many of the OEMs try and...
  73. Thread: Texting

    by JasG
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    Re: Texting

    How did we survive with out cell phones? It's a wonder humanity ever made it this far.

    If you have a real reason to make a call, pull over, like I do, make your call and then move on.

    So you...
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    Re: 1997 F150 transmission issue

    I'd buy it.

    FWIW: I just traded my 03 F-150 because the trans dropped out. Check the fluid level 2 weeks before and looked good, no burnt smell. Driving home with the kids from shopping on...
  75. Thread: Texting

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    Re: Texting

    I think we should make the punishments much harsher for texting and drunk driving. In other countries prison, steep fines and lose of license is a given even when no accident occurs. Here if you hire...
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    Re: what older cab tractor to buy

    You still might want to keep Deere in mind, a lot of 30 and 40 series around here. A friend of mine found a Deere 4230 for $5000.00. Now that was an outstanding deal, but you never know if you don't...
  77. Thread: Texting

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    Re: Texting

    They have just started cutting these on some of the main roads around here. These are roads that do not have them on the shoulder, so I have wondered if that was the reason for this.
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    Re: Good bow for a young one who wants to hunt?

    Thank you all for the input.
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    Re: Good bow for a young one who wants to hunt?

    I have already look at a few models, I just don't know anyone who owns one.

    For another $20.00 Bear and Mathews both have bows that have a greater range of adjustment. The Bear Outbreak and the...
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    Re: Want a new laptop but do I want Windows 8?

    Each one had their own password. From what I was told by tech support everyone needs to an admin. I had the same issue with a gateway laptop I bought a couple months ago for the kids to use for...
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    Re: Good bow for a young one who wants to hunt?

    My dad had a recurve that he never used for hunting so I started using it when I was probably 12. I do like recurves and probably why my current bow is a lever limb Oneida that I found what I thought...
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    Re: Want a new laptop but do I want Windows 8?

    I have always set up myself as the admin and wife and kids as users. Widows 8 keeps deleting the non-admin profiles and/or dropping parts of their profile. It's so bad that when I called tech support...
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    Good bow for a young one who wants to hunt?

    Just wondering if anyone has any experience with some of the compound bows that have a wide range of adjustment? Like a Mathews Craze or Bear Outbreak.

    My daughter is 12 and has out grown her...
  84. Thread: Tricycles?

    by JasG
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    Re: Tricycles?

    I've only driven older Deere's, Farmall, and Allis Chalmers WD's and all 3 if you hit a woodchuck hole or a dead furrow the steering wheel can take off on you. I still remember my dad drilling into...
  85. Thread: Tricycles?

    by JasG
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    Re: Tricycles?

    Do you mean for mowing hay? If so why?

    I've mowed a lot of ground with both and I would much rather have the wide. Of course I've mowed a lot of hills and I couldn't even think about using our...
  86. Thread: Tricycles?

    by JasG
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    Re: Tricycles?

    Yes what is listed below is what pop starting is.
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    Re: Miscanthus as biomass: Hype or Reality?

    From what I have read the ethanol from cellulose they can make it work in the lab. Yet when they scale it up it doesn't work due to the bacteria needed to convert they can't seem to control on a...
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    Re: Extended LIfe Undercarriage

    Well if it was taken care of, it's just broke in, you should get a lot of use out of it before sinking any money into it.

    Hope it works out for you.
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    Re: knowing when not to take a job

    A while ago we had a machine that one of the main safety devices failed and no part in the US, the part would take 10 days to get from Germany. This was for an automated scrap handling machine that...
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    Re: Deere PTO seal replacment

    Thank you for the information.
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    Re: Extended LIfe Undercarriage

    The pins should be sealed and oiled and it should have larger bushings. A case dealer should be able to give you the specs or you could look them up on line possibly. I think the sprockets might be...
  92. Thread: Tricycles?

    by JasG
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    Re: Tricycles?

    Actually there are even some single front wheel tractors so the pivot would be centered.

    I've spent a lot of time on both and IMO opinion it's not even close a wide front is more stable.

    If...
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    Re: Deere PTO seal replacment

    Well that's why I'm not 100% sure, but the manual doesn't say anything about oil. It's also recommends greasing the shaft before re-inserting it when flipping it. It wouldn't need grease if it was a...
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    Deere PTO seal replacment

    Has anyone replaced the seal on the PTO on a 540/1000 RPM reversible shaft?

    This is on a 6605 and I believe it is a dry socket design. I have never done one like this and the parts break down I'm...
  95. Thread: Texting

    by JasG
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    Re: Texting

    Along similar lines as to how people get so absorbed by their phones.

    About a month ago on a commuter train everyone was so absorbed with their "dumb" phones and tablets. They didn't notice that...
  96. Thread: Texting

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    Re: Texting

    Even though my links are mostly for teens, I see people of almost all ages doing this.
  97. Thread: Texting

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    Re: Texting

    Study: Texting while driving now leading cause of death for teen drivers
  98. Thread: Texting

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    Re: Texting

    Here a woman killed a guy on a motorcycle due to she was texting while driving.

    Woman, 20, Accused Of Texting While Driving Faces Up To 10 Years For Fatal Crash CBS Baltimore
  99. Thread: Texting

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    Texting

    Even though you see this in the news, this problem seem to continue to get worse. Why do people who can probably not even walk and chew gum at the same time think they can drive or operate machinery...
  100. Thread: Tractor Dozer

    by JasG
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    Re: Tractor Dozer

    What do you mean tractor dozer? Do you have a machine in mind?

    Are you talking about a tracked machine with a blade? Or a wheeled tractor with a blade?

    What do you mean by saqa outcomes?
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