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    Re: Anyone ever regretted buying a HST?

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    Blue tractor in the background is my New Holland T4.75. At wat the noise level in the cab is 72 decibels according to my meter. This unit has a 12 X 12 transmission with shuttle shift. ...
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    Flail Mower Re: Rotary or flail mower ?

    Look up the thread "Let's Talk Flail Mowers".
    There are over 4,900 posts in that thread.
    Hopefully you will be finished reading all the comments before Christmas! :)
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    Re: Pictures of Your New Holland

    My T4.75 at work!
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  4. Thread: Mirrors

    by Utopia Texas
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    Re: Mirrors

    I have a rear facing camera inside my larger tractor cab but find it not worth the price and installation. Screen clarity depends on which way the sunlight is shining towards the camera lens. When...
  5. Thread: afddsf

    by Utopia Texas
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    Re: afddsf

    Just when you thought you had heard it all this comes along.
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    Re: Cutting torches - need help

    Most torches have o rings inside that over the years get brittle, crack and cause problems.
    For general cutting I usually use 10 pounds on the acetylene side and 40 pounds on the oxygen side.
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    Re: Clamp on Pallet Forks

    I use that set for small projects where I keep the load weight under 500 pounds and have never had any bucket damage. Just watch what you are doing as far as weight picked up and be sure to have...
  8. Re: Think I need a better tractor - B6000 with slasher puts front wheels off the grou

    Years ago we had a Satoh Bull on the property that was rear heavy and needed cheap front weights.
    Bought a 3 foot long piece of railroad track and bolted to the front. Problem solved.
  9. Re: Think I need a better tractor - B6000 with slasher puts front wheels off the grou

    Years ago we had a Satoh Bull on the property that was rear heavy and needed cheap front weights.
    Bought a 3 foot long piece of railroad track and bolted to the front. Problem solved.
  10. Re: Question For Pallet Fork/Grapple Manufactures.....

    Yes, Have looked on EA.
  11. Re: Question For Pallet Fork/Grapple Manufactures.....

    Branches as short as 3 feet can be picked up with a pallet fork grapple and as you drive up to additional branches you slide the forks underneath, drive froward, and the collected branches slide to...
  12. Question For Pallet Fork/Grapple Manufactures.....

    I have the wicked root grapple for my B2650 but prefer my pallet fork grapple for picking up limbs and piles of limbs since the forks slide along the ground and you can "roll" small piles of limbs as...
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    Re: More clogged

    Place chickens in pot of water......
    Turn on heat.....
    Eat Chickens......
    Problem solved!
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    Re: Brand New B2650 UDT fluid leaking

    One of my big complaints about modern tractors is all the "stuff" that hangs down underneath including hoses, filters, fuel tanks and control rods. Most older tractors over 30 years old have none of...
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    Re: Interesting Counterweight

    Now you know why the previous owner kept referring to the tractor as "Otis" !
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    Re: Round UP Fears

    Prudent application is not the problem.
    It has been found in water sources, human food crops and animals and I believe it will eventually be found to be a major source of human maladies/diseases....
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    Re: Plastic tractors, Oh boy!

    Modern plastics have been around for over 70 years.
    I've gotten over it! :)
  18. Re: Kubota front loader 3rd function adapters for attachments on the front?

    I had the third function set up installed on my B2650 last month and no quick couplers were installed on the end of the hoses since my new grapple was not in yet. The male threaded fittings were just...
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    Buying Advice Re: What Tractor to Upgrade to?

    "I still need to be able to trailer it and tow it with my 1/2 ton truck. "

    I trailer my 75 hp New Holland with 850 pound Rhino cutter with a 1/2 ton PU so I doubt you will have any problems....:)...
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    Re: Disc size for 35 HP tractor?

    For that HP I would go with the 6. foot since the soil is sandy. Initially you could loosen and adjust the gangs of disks for a straighter bite into the soil and then angle them more for a more...
  21. Re: It Would Be Nice If there Was a Plug at the Transmission Fill Line

    I keep a small plastic container with tight lid in the barn full of baby powder.
    Take out the dip stick and wipe dry.
    Dip the end of the dip stick into the baby powder and tap off the excess....
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    Re: Thinking about buying a new B2650

    I am engaging a 4 foot rear shredder/ mower at the 1100 rpm idle speed. Maybe I will get used to it but on any tractor with a clutch pedal I would not pop the clutch at 1100 rpm with any implement...
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    Re: Thinking about buying a new B2650

    The only thing I do not like about my new B2650 is that it Idles at 1100 rpm even with the AC off and since there is no clutch pedal engaging the PTO on a rear shredder is quite traumatic. The small...
  24. Mowing Re: What is the proper shutdown procedure for PTO rotary cutter operation Kubota L33

    The B2650 idles at 1100 rpm even with the AC off and even at that slowest speed engaging the PTO on a bush hog is pretty traumatic. It is the first hydrostatic tractor I have ever owned without a...
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    Comparison Re: Stupid Salespeople

    Due to the Internet and the fact that most anyone can download a home made video advertising hype has hit a new level. Just like any big purchase a wise consumer needs to investigate and find...
  26. Re: How many of you guys wish you did not purchase a cabbed tractor?

    Years back, even with open station tractors, we started cutting lower limbs on the Pecan trees as to not get slapped in the face with limbs. These lower limbs get almost no light and are not...
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    Re: Kubota cutting edge for front bucket

    If it makes you feel better about the wear on the bucket and you have the spare cash go for it!
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    Re: Kubota cutting edge for front bucket

    I think it depends on your use. Is this bucket going to be used for daily commercial use or just the occasional around the property project? Sand, light soil, gravel etc.?
  29. Re: How many of you guys wish you did not purchase a cabbed tractor?

    I have two cabbed tractors now. A NH T4.75 for large projects and Kubota B2650 for small projects. No more excess heat, no more excess cold, no more dust, no more mosquitos and I can comfortably...
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    Re: Chain Binders

    I see a lot of illegal tying down of machinery on the road here in Texas even by commercial businesses that should know better. Dinky tie down motorcycle straps used on tractors and cars on trailers,...
  31. Tires Re: Flat proof tires - on compact tractors... good idea or bad?

    All the large machinery at our local land fill run on Steel wheels!
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    Re: The WICKED Root & Debris GRAPPLE!!!!!!!

    I just ordered one yesterday and they have a 8 week back log on orders to manufacture.
    They must be pretty good to be selling so many!
  33. New Kubota B2650 Seat Rocks Forward And Back On Even The Smallest Bumps...

    Brand new B2650. No matter how far forward or back I adjust the seat it rocks back and forth even on slight bumps in the field and I can hear and feel the thump repeatedly even over the engine noise...
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    Re: zero turn or tractor

    I have acreage in a Pecan Orchard. Kubota Diesel Zero Turn and these for between the rows.
    I no longer tolerate heat, cold, humidity, mosquitos and fire ant mounds! :)
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  35. Re: B2650 Do Hydraulic Pumps Quiet Down After Broken In?

    Will using the New Holland Ambra Multi G 134 in my Kubota void the warranty if anything hydraulic goes wrong?
  36. B2650 Do Hydraulic Pumps Quiet Down After Broken In?

    Have had my B2650 with cab for two days and compared to the 21year old Ford 1215 I traded in this unit is really loud! Both have the HST transmission. Borrowed a decibel meter from a neighbor and at...
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    Re: Brand New B2650 Missing Bolts.....

    The dealership is mailing me the bolts and said if they did not start into the threads easily by hand to bring the tractor in to their shop and they could re cut the threads. Salesman said whoever...
  38. Thread: 540 RPMS?

    by Utopia Texas
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    Re: 540 RPMS?

    Run your brush hog at the 540 rpm for most efficient cut and then select your gearing/ ground speed to match the height of the grass. In other words the blade speed remains constant but the ground...
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    Re: Brand New B2650 Missing Bolts.....

    Good catch! I'll ask about the different bolts when I drop by the dealership tomorrow.....
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    Brand New B2650 Missing Bolts.....

    Picked up my brand new B2650 this afternoon and drove it around the property for fun to try out all the levers and knobs. Fortunately the radio head set I use in my NH T4.75 plugs into the radio in...
  41. Thread: How do

    by Utopia Texas
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    Buying Advice Re: How do

    The average weekend warrior does not own enough land to need a 100k tractor and most of the 100 hp and up units I see in my area are used for land leveling by construction companies. The really...
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    Re: Cheap Canopy , real cheap! $8

    Momma always did say you were her big spender! :)
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    Re: Third time my tractor nearly killed me

    One of the things I like about my NH T4.75 is that when you apply the brakes the unit automatically goes into 4 wheel drive even if you are in 2 wheel drive before applying the brakes.
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    Re: best value lawn tractor..?

    Be warned that the JD sold at the box stores are not always the same as the ones sold at a JD dealership.
    I bought a Small JD zero turn mower 5 years ago at the local Home Depot because it was $200...
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    Re: 4 Month Wait on a New B3350!!

    I don't think the DPF on the B3350 has anything to do with back order time. I am picking up my new B2650 on Monday and it was also a 3 month wait. I think the wait is due to popularity in some areas....
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    Re: Third time my tractor nearly killed me

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    Re: Third time my tractor nearly killed me

    Very scary situation. Take it to the dealer and see what they say.
    Don't want to read about you in the obituaries!
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    Re: Noise Reduction - Cab vs No Cab

    The only set rule is that your underwear color has to match the tractor. This might be a problem for those that drive Kubota....
  49. Re: Why Does Kubota Orange Paint Fade So Fast?

    The rear fenders on the B2650 Cab are only about 4" wide and look to be molded plastic where the orange color is blended into the plastic and not painted. I was dissapointed at how chalky white they...
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    Re: Noise Reduction - Cab vs No Cab

    My experience with cabs and the noise level is how loaded you have the engine and where the exhaust exits the unit. If the stack is shorter than the cab it can get quite noisy. If the exhaust is...
  51. Why Does Kubota Orange Paint Fade So Fast?

    Is it just me? Why do Kubota products orange paint appear to fade so fast? I keep all my equipment in a barn and have no problems but two of my neighbors have Orange tractors that have turned a...
  52. Re: Maintenence Question On A 21 Year Old Ford 1215. Take It In Or Not?

    I have done the coolant change twice and do keep it inside. Five years ago bought a new seat and new tires but am sadly dissapointed in the Firestone tires. Must be foreign made.....the lugs are...
  53. Maintenence Question On A 21 Year Old Ford 1215. Take It In Or Not?

    I have a Ford 1215 I bought new 21 years back and now have 450 hours on the meter. I use a NH T4.75 for large work on the place. The sub compact Ford is I believe around 14 HP and is hydrostatic with...
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    Re: 60 HP tractor big enough for 200 acres?

    I assume you know not to use the bed frame if your wife is in the bed? :)
    Remember that you are only the King until the Queen comes home.....
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    Re: Ford 1210 tear down and repair

    It is amazing how much abuse many tractors take and still run for many generations....
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    Re: Ford 1210 tear down and repair

    The new filter in your picture is just like the one on my Ford 1215 and is held in the canister by way of a long threaded bolt with a wing nut end. As long as the new filter fits in snug where air...
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    Re: Ford 1210 tear down and repair

    The first thing you need to do is change out all fluids and filters on the unit including hydraulics, engine oil, radiator/cooling fluid and fuel filters and old diesel. Also grease all bearings and...
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    Buying Advice Re: Online sources to buy parts from

    Have you tried......
    Agrisupply.com
    ?
  59. Re: 3 pt linkage only jerks upward when lever fully activated

    The draft function on most Fords is a lever or knob near the seat. What do the 2 knobs do in your picture that would be near your heals when sitting in the seat?
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    Re: Bush Hog/Rotary Mower use question

    We mowed 15 acres for years with a Ford 8N tractor with 5 foot shredder. You will do fine as long as you take it slow.
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    Loader Re: Loader and brush hog at same time?

    I leave the loader on if I am mowing areas with heavy brush and small trees where I don't want the front of the tractor torn up. In areas with tight turns and larger trees I take the bucket off for...
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    Re: Flail mower or rotary cutter?

    I have and use a 6 foot rotary, 7 foot flail and 8 foot finish mower for my tractors on my properties. In my experience your phrase " ground is too uneven" makes the decision obvious and for me it...
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    Rear Finish Mower Re: Side slope mowing tips wanted

    I have a similiar piece of land on my property and decided years ago my health was more important than taking a chance rolling a tractor trying to mow so I bought a dedicated zero turn and mow that...
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    Chipper Re: pto driven wood chippers

    I live on a sizable Pecan orchard and for 25 years owned and operated a commercial V8 powered chipper between 350-400 hours a year. Even at that mega size it was a pain in the a** picking up limbs...
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    Buying Advice Re: Buying advice on NH Boomer 40

    I can see the levers on the front of the unit so it is the skid steer quick attach. As far as remotes I don't see any on the rear but you need to call the dealership with your questions. Ford and...
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    Re: LS tractor bucket flop problem

    Does your loader have a detent valve installed? If so read up and learn how it is used for back dragging loose materials. Years ago a detent was a option on most tractors but has become standard on...
  67. Re: Watch out for limbs when you move a down tree

    With any machinery you have to plan ahead what you are going to do next and stop if you think it may put you at risk. In my 50+ years of driving farm tractors, and with mistakes I made, they all...
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    Re: Powerstar problem (8 hrs)

    The three point attachments on the five T4.75's I've used are Cat II. What category are your implements?
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    Re: Home & Barn Security

    Look at the SimpliSafe site....
  70. Thread: Tier 4

    by Utopia Texas
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    Re: Tier 4

    My current two tractors exhaust in different directions and over the years I have had no trouble with exhaust fumes. The Tiny Ford 1215 I bought back in 1996 shoots the exhaust forward and has NO...
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    Re: Removing Control Lever Knobs

    Phone the service department at your local dealership for information.
    It may save you time and dollars.....��
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    Tractor Sizing Re: I have no clue...I need help!

    Holy Toledo! Unless you are experienced at gardening a 1 acre food plot is huge. I have been gardening seriously for 50 plus years and help maintain a acre communal garden for the 13 neighbor...
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    Re: coffee cup holder

    I don't use the rear window washer on my NH T4.75 so I could extend the tube from the interior ceiling, fill the reservoir with sweetened ice tea and just flip the switch with the tube extension in...
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    Re: Diesel engine with a miss.

    If you try cracking the injector lines with the engine running be sure to wear some safety glasses. It's not as if the diesel fuel will squirt all over the place but taking the " better safe than...
  75. Re: What would you like to see the tractor manufacturers to make.

    A light duty clip on brush cage for getting my NH 4.75 into my 22 acres of trees. The light brush and limbs absolutely mess up the mirrors and paint job etc.
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    Re: coffee cup holder

    Great job and ingenuity! My NH has a round grab bar on the right side of the panel and I found a cup/mug holder that clamps onto the bar and works great. It is designed to fit a motorcycle handle bar...
  77. Re: Looking @ New Holland Powerstar T4.65 vs T4.75 Cab MFWD - need advice

    My local NH dealer has many pages where they list every tractor for sale, what equipment is on the tractors and the prices. Makes it easy to get a handle on the different sizes before I go by to...
  78. Re: Relative ride/comfort of BX-25D versus Kubota B2601

    Do yourself a favor and beg, borrow or steal a tractor powered tiller or good heavy disk/disc set up and till that land about 4 inches deep, then run a tooth harrow or a blade turned backwards and...
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    Loader Re: Front end Loader Lift Question

    I had to move this 1,000 gallon tank this last year with my tractor as buildings and fences had been built around it over the years and there was no other way to get it over to and on the propane...
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    Re: Is 50 HP really 50 HP?

    Too bad none of my gasoline tractors run at 6500 RPM.... :)
  81. Re: Workmaster 55 problem. Intermittent engine dying

    Which side is the "passenger side" of the engine. Unlike my Ford F-150 where the passenger sits on the right side, my NH T4.75 has the passenger seat to the left side of the drivers seat. So which...
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    Re: Training courses....or lack there of

    OSHA training videos for computers? :)
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    Re: Tire fell off.

    I make it a rule to check lug nuts on anything I buy, both initially, and at the first ten hours. I have been amazed on new trailers how loose the lug nuts have been just after the drive home from...
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    Mowing Re: Mower for a Boomer 24

    Give a little description of property size and condition. Flat, hilly, like a golf course, trees, brush, over grown? I have three mowers for my NH 4.75 (6 foot Rhino, 6 foot flail and 8 foot finish...
  85. Re: How far can I stretch cord/hose for an air framing nailer? 200 feet?

    Put the generator and compressor on a large wooden pallet and cart them both if possible on the rear three point lift at the same time to the site....
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    Re: Suddenly addicted to our MH50!

    Don't be surprised when he wants to mount a Cherry Bomb muffler on the Massey !
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    Re: Suddenly addicted to our MH50!

    I hate to be the one to tell you this but your son may never give you the chance to drive the tractor at all!
    I remember when I was 12 and my family bought our first used Ford 8N. I spent many a...
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    Re: O my, I am comfused

    I think the group in general is recommending the smaller units with turf tires because of the 2 acre sized piece of land you are working. Too large of a tractor for a piece of property can be a...
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    Re: Moving the "burn" pile

    I had a similiar problem two years back with a burn pile the size of a one story 1200 sq. ft. House with thousands of Pecan limbs from a storm where we had to clean up the orchard. Really needed to...
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    Re: Essential tractor features

    4 wheel drive and FEL.
    I would never buy a tractor without these two items......never!
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    Re: tractor big enough?

    A word of caution for the future to anyone else who might have a project like this with tree roots at or above the ground surface. Some species of trees, especially oaks, have roots at the surface of...
  92. Re: Time, what is time? or how does your tractor count hours?

    I believe you will generally find regular hour meters these days on engines that are run mostly at constant speeds such as lawn mowers.
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    Re: Oil leaking T4.75

    I personally would never hesitate to send a tractor in for repair under warranty. Every day you wait is one day less under warranty and the less chance of having NH pay for the repairs. Wait too long...
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    Price Check Re: How Do You Determining Pricing?

    The price of used tractors and implements will always be set by how bad you want to get rid of them and how bad a prospective buyer needs them. I have been buying and rebuilding antique automobiles...
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    Mowing Re: Finish mower cut quality - what size

    It would depend on the type of grasses and moisture content. Some stiff stemmed grasses will be initially flattened and would later try to stand back up. Different variables....
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    Re: Using max pto HP?

    All the tractors I own will not allow the operator to run the engine at 100% so any damage is near impossible. My new NH T4.75 at its highest rpm's will not even get the tach. Into the yellow range...
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    Mowing Re: Finish mower cut quality - what size

    I do not believe you will ever get a nice finished look with any type of mower until you get the land smoother from the start. If I was you I would beg, borrow or rent a decent sized disc plow to...
  98. Re: New Holland Boomer CVT's---Have they got the bugs worked out?

    I have many posts in the New Holland section of this forum and so does jackfrst/jackfrost why we both traded in our Boomer 3050's with CVT within a year for NH T4.75's Below is a picture of my best...
  99. Re: Confused about horsepower rating Kioti CK 2510 vs CK 351o

    I cannot help on the actual Kioti brand but would personally go with the 35HP model. I have owned 18 tractors in my business life and still have 2 for my personal use in retirement and believe the...
  100. Re: Traded in the New Holland Boomer 3050 For a New Holland T4.75

    There are over 1100 fault/alarm codes common to all current New Holland tractors. You can find most on the list at...
    New Holland Fault Codes - Truck & Tractors Manuals
    Scroll down this page to...
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