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    Sticky: Re: EverythingAttachments.com

    Why have you discontinued your "Mid-Buster Potato Plow?
  2. Re: Pressure Tank Installation-Need some Expertise on a Pressure Tank Delema Please

    Thanks for the straightforward info. I value it! More things to consider. Yes my well tech is trusted, has red this thread and has reasons to stick to what I have started. Your point about the hose...
  3. Re: Pressure Tank Installation-Need some Expertise on a Pressure Tank Delema Please

    I appreciate you input as well. You make some valid points and I'm considering options--like you say. two options on the table are to install that third P-Tank, or plumb a separate line to the...
  4. Re: Pressure Tank Installation-Need some Expertise on a Pressure Tank Delema Please

    Thank for the comments. Yes we are considering a gen set for backup. Working the issue there. And yes you are correct on the water to the house being only what happens to be in the P-tanks when the...
  5. Re: Pressure Tank Installation-Need some Expertise on a Pressure Tank Delema Please

    yes it could...and the reason for the storage tank is twofold: 1) Let the down well pump rest while the booster feeds the system from storage, and 2) to have emergency water in case of power outage....
  6. Re: Pressure Tank Installation-Need some Expertise on a Pressure Tank Delema Please

    Last month we averages 1200 gallons/day and we are not irrigating a lot yet. we have over two hundred plants (trees and shrubs), a small 30-tree orchard plus a 1500 sq ft greenhouse and a 2- bath...
  7. Re: Pressure Tank Installation-Need some Expertise on a Pressure Tank Delema Please

    Update:

    I timed my tank refill cycle today: it was 40 minutes exactly. Guessing the tank is considered empty at 900 gallons gone, so that equates to: 22.5 gallons per min.

    Also, this system is...
  8. Re: Pressure Tank Installation-Need some Expertise on a Pressure Tank Delema Please

    I think you are coming on strong here. My tech is a great fellow, a friend and does not gouge anyone. Your reply is bit offensive partner. It would be cool if you would please edit out your vile...
  9. Re: Pressure Tank Installation-Need some Expertise on a Pressure Tank Delema Please

    Good suggestion. Thank You
  10. Re: Pressure Tank Installation-Need some Expertise on a Pressure Tank Delema Please

    Noted. Thanks
  11. Re: Pressure Tank Installation-Need some Expertise on a Pressure Tank Delema Please

    Thanks. Deserves investigation. I will likely head in this direction.

    THX
  12. Re: Pressure Tank Installation-Need some Expertise on a Pressure Tank Delema Please

    10-4. Going to check out this possible fix. THX-
  13. Re: Pressure Tank Installation-Need some Expertise on a Pressure Tank Delema Please

    sounds reasonable to me. I'll have the tech check out this proposed fix. THX

    QUOTE=rmorey;3269504]I agree, assuming I understand your system description, adjust the float higher in the 1k tank. It...
  14. Re: Pressure Tank Installation-Need some Expertise on a Pressure Tank Delema Please

    Thanks for the detailed Explanation. I will try to get my tech to log-on to TBN and read this thread. maybe I can avoid the hassle of a thiord pressure tank after all.

    THX
  15. Re: Pressure Tank Installation-Need some Expertise on a Pressure Tank Delema Please

    That sure sounds reasonable to me. I'm going to contact the well tech again. Thanks
  16. Re: Pressure Tank Installation-Need some Expertise on a Pressure Tank Delema Please

    Good question. The well output was measured 1 1/2 years ago at around 25-ish GPM.

    I hope there is simple fix. My well tech is pretty darned experienced and he has not come up with a fix--other...
  17. Re: Pressure Tank Installation-Need some Expertise on a Pressure Tank Delema Please

    Sounds simple mark. Can youy further explain? Maybe I can learn enough to suggest this to my well technician.

    Thanks
  18. Re: Pressure Tank Installation-Need some Expertise on a Pressure Tank Delema Please

    There is a float in the tank and it is set to trigger the down-well submersible pump when the storage tank gets nearly drained. At the same time the submersible comes on, through a control box of...
  19. Re: Pressure Tank Installation-Need some Expertise on a Pressure Tank Delema Please

    The well is around 28 GPM and the downwell pump is 2 HP. Far as I can tell. It was put in 15 years ago by origfinal owbner.

    Thanks
  20. Pressure Tank Installation-Need some Expertise on a Pressure Tank Delema Please

    I have a well and my well tech installed a custom system for us. Works pretty darn good. However: There is a glitch!!

    Note : Our system is contained within a dedicated 140 sq. ft pump house, which...
  21. Re: Need Some Sort Of Auto Water Hose Cut Off--Please Give Me Ideas

    i like that simple solution! thanks
  22. Need Some Sort Of Auto Water Hose Cut Off--Please Give Me Ideas

    We have a 60 Gallon water tank that we have on board a Mechron side by side. The wife usually runs the show on watering throughout the fall & winter. Problem is; she has the garden hose in the tank...
  23. Re: Need a place to buy filters and such-Discounted!

    Ron-went to local NAPA and asked for farm discount. Was told that unless I buy $2500-$3000.00 worth of filters and gear per year---It ain't going to happen.

    Thought so...Many PO'd folks in this...
  24. Re: Need a place to buy filters and such-Discounted!

    Thanks Y'all. I'm all set..

    I t was more of a convenience buy---and I'm in no hurry. Just want to have them on-hand for the next 100 hour. My dealer--and the closest to me no matter what dealer it...
  25. Re: Need a place to buy filters and such-Discounted!

    I'm not looking for aftermarket-just a dealer that discounts Kioti filters. I know Wallace used to be Kioti.. and thought he dropped out as a Kioti Dealer???? Thanks
  26. Re: Need a place to buy filters and such-Discounted!

    Cool. Thanks. I'll check that place out!
  27. Re: Need a place to buy filters and such-Discounted!

    I'll give that a try. Thanks

    QUOTE=Tractor Seabee;3219952]Go to your local NAPA store and ask for their farmer/fleet/military discount. Filters and fluids almost half the regular price.
    ...
  28. Need a place to buy filters and such-Discounted!

    Boy Oh Boy--Accidentally posted in the Kobota section and they run me out!! Ha Ha..

    A couple of years ago someone posted about a good dealer that discounted filters. Maybe it was in Texas? Also it...
  29. Re: Need Discounting Kioti Retailer-Filters and Small Parts Please

    Thanks you. Looks good! Good site.
  30. Re: Need Discounting Kioti Retailer-Filters and Small Parts Please

    Thanks.. Will check it out.
  31. Re: Need Discounting Kioti Retailer-Filters and Small Parts Please

    What??? Noooooo. hey they both start with a K. Sorry, American is not my first language. KObo..Kio...who cares! Ha Ha,
  32. Need Discounting Kioti Retailer-Filters and Small Parts Please

    A couple of years ago someone posted about a good dealer that discounted filters. Maybe it was in Texas? Also it might have been a Bob Cat Dealer that sold equivalent Kioti filters? I have a CK30...
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    Re: Advanced PHD Question-Drilling at angle

    Thanks all for the input. Lots to chew on. Too snowy to run an Angle boring test right now. This PDF has all of the vineyard end row configs-FYI.
    ...
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    Re: Advanced PHD Question-Drilling at angle

    Hoping I do this with the auger I have. Trying to do something similar to this illustration:

    304537
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    Re: Advanced PHD Question-Drilling at angle

    That's a good technique too! Thanks
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    Re: Advanced PHD Question-Drilling at angle

    Thanks. Nice rig. I have only 10 to drill. Will definately check overlap and place a call to Speeco Tech service first.
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    Re: Advanced PHD Question-Drilling at angle

    I totally agree. Ain't it a ball buster to get them perfect??
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    Re: Advanced PHD Question-Drilling at angle

    I wonder about that too. Sometimes I strap the bit up under the PHD frame to drive around without it swinging. I might be ok on the angle. I suppose a 45 degree angle would work too; as the rows I...
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    Re: Advanced PHD Question-Drilling at angle

    Sounds like we are in the same boat. I too have to put a fence up-but for jack rabbits, dogs and Red fox. I'll plan the vinyard fit into a 330 foot long fence for economics. Considering the H brace...
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    Advanced PHD Question-Drilling at angle

    Want to put some HD posts in at an angle to brace the end rows of some grape trellis'. I have a SPEECO medium duty PHD and a few different auger bits. Running a Koiti CK30 tractor w/ 3PT. No top...
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    Re: Smart Meter rant- technology going Backwards!

    um, correction-large water trough!
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    Re: Smart Meter rant- technology going Backwards!

    definitely time to dig a fishin' hole buddy!!
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    Smart Meter rant- technology going Backwards!

    Well I know there are a lot of groups fighting the smart meter installs. Big brother, health and safety-all of that.

    We were notified that we were scheduled for a Smart meter install. Wife and...
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    Re: Framing Nailer Artifacts Removal Help Please

    Yes the ball end of the ballpeen hammer is working very well. It allows me to seat nails that are driven at an angle; where just one side if the head is proud. It does not make an indentation because...
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    Re: Framing Nailer Artifacts Removal Help Please

    Thanks. It really works well.
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    Re: Framing Nailer Artifacts Removal Help Please

    Follow-up: Got R done by sundown. All 200 linear feet of wall.

    Also, to set the proud nails, I used the round end of a ball pean hammer to seat the nail and smacked it with a 20 OZ masonry hammer...
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    Re: Framing Nailer Artifacts Removal Help Please

    Thanks all: Here is what works and I'll say it works very well with a minimal of effort. I took an 18" length of thin walled brass tubing 11/32 in diameter (OD) and made a removal tool. This diameter...
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    Re: Framing Nailer Artifacts Removal Help Please

    I hear ya. It is on me unfortunately and read the best solution below..
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    Re: Framing Nailer Artifacts Removal Help Please

    Yes-He had a siding nailer and the longest nails they have for it are not long enough to penetrate the two layers of siding, the 1 inch foam. So he had to use the ring shank galv. framing nails for...
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    Re: Framing Nailer Artifacts Removal Help Please

    Nat a bad suggestion thanks. Heat may be the answer. Have to try some heat..Thanks
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    Framing Nailer Artifacts Removal Help Please

    We are finishing up a big remodel of our home. Re-nailed the original siding (really loose after 17 years), added 1" thick rigid foam sheathing, house wrap, and new 1/2 thick ship lap siding and new...
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    Re: Ooooh Ohhh That Smell !

    Thanks. I'll keep an eye out and make sure the traps are wet!
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    Re: Ooooh Ohhh That Smell !

    Thanks.The system is 15 years old. When we purchased ths property 5 years ago-the septic was pumped and a new leach line placed. The tank only had 3 inches of sediment-so it was not really needing...
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    Ooooh Ohhh That Smell !

    Anyone having issues with septic system stench? Our home is on a septic tank and has three vents on the roof for the plumbing; baths, sinks etc. Oftentimes the faint to sometimes strong stink of...
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    Re: Four Wheeler Advice

    http://www.flymaker.com/bbGallery/mechron2.jpg

    The Kioti Mechron 2200 is a value price workhouse. Diesel, 4X4, 1100 lb bed capacity. Wide enough to mount sprayer-or tow one. Not really a 4X4 trail...
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    Re: New side x side for work and play

    We have a mechron and as you said-all work no play. It would be left in the dust on the trail--but you would be OK coming into camp late if you had 1100 lbs of firewood and beer!

    Mechrons are...
  57. Thread: Mechron 2200

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    Re: Mechron 2200

    Thanks again, We swapped the sunshade around this weekend and boy it made a difference in the stability in the wind. I was sort of bothered by the way it chattered before. Steady as a rock now!
    ...
  58. Thread: Mechron 2200

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    Re: Mechron 2200

    Holy cow Dr.Rick. I am going to call the dealer who installed it and bust his chops Ha Ha. It does vibrate quite easily and that bugs me. Is it a big deal to swap it around I probably need to do...
  59. Thread: Mechron 2200

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    Re: Mechron 2200

    OK Buddy-here are two images of the Mechron Side rails and the stock photo again:

    http://www.flymaker.com/bbGallery/mechron2.jpg

    http://www.flymaker.com/bbGallery/rail.jpg
    ...
  60. Thread: Mechron 2200

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    Re: Mechron 2200

    I'll try to remember to take one.
  61. Thread: Mechron 2200

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    Re: Mechron 2200

    FYI Mechron owners: We ordered and installed the bed rail extensions. Boy they sure are heavy duty. Super easy to install too. 15 minute job.These rails add quite a bit of height to the bed sides and...
  62. Thread: Mechron

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    Re: Mechron

    We like ours plenty. The windshield does help cut the cold. I found that the only way to exit the drivers seat gracefully-is to completely retrace your moves getting in. Try it. Takes a little...
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    Re: New mechron... dragging brake

    Naw... I got it.

    Actually the Mechron is pretty well thought out and original in many ways. I like the Deere UTV for speed and looks, but chose the Mechron because we needed pure utility. It is...
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    Re: New mechron... dragging brake

    I have one. Not Junk. Good machine. No issues. Good dealer.

    I find you comments inappropriate.
  65. Thread: Mechron 2200

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    Re: Mechron 2200

    Good luck!:thumbsup:

    We are realizing the more we use ours the happier we are with it. I'd declare it indispensable now. We can do so much more work using it. Just finished a 225 foot long run of...
  66. Thread: Outdoor Kitchen

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    Re: Outdoor Kitchen

    Is the hardie board be lined? Wondering about the cement/ceramic board generating dust as it ages?
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    Re: Patio/Outdoor Kitchen Project

    :thumbsup:To the OP-Thanks for the write up and links. Great job too! Congrats.
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    Re: Cracked KB2485 Sub-frame AGAIN!

    So why did the OP buy a larger BH than was recommended by Kioti? Seems they rate them appropriately based on applied loads-I would assume. So the CK-30 is rated for the KB2475; which might not have...
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    Re: Proud new owner of a new DK45 HST

    Pics. Need pics!!
  70. Thread: Mechron 2200

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    Re: Mechron 2200

    Oh BTW-There are some design features on the 2200 that are very robust: the tractor engine, the tractor rear end, the hydraulic bed Ram. The tech at the tractor shop is a UTV nut and owns a few...
  71. Thread: Mechron 2200

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    Re: Mechron 2200

    Well I didn't get skinned:laughing:

    The good wife actually liked the surprise B-day gift, gave me a kiss and now brags about having "her" UTV! She told the neighbor "He has his tractor...this is...
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    Re: New 825i--Yippeee!!!

    That is a nice machine. Was drooling about them myself.
    Congrats
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    Re: Aluminum bed for new F-150?

    Thanks again for all of the input. Appreciate the thoughts on this.

    I too thought the Dakota would be ideal with a V-8. I did a "build" on the website and you apparently can't get the 4x4 version...
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    Re: Aluminum bed for new F-150?

    In order to get the trailer to tow level, you can't have the bed sidewall height more than 54". Yes the hitches are height adjustrable-but it is the clearance of the RV to the tail gate top-etc that...
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    Re: Aluminum bed for new F-150?

    Great input all: Thanks

    Here is the 5'er I'm considering.
    http://escapetrailer.com/DesktopModules/LiveContent/Handlers/GetImage.ashx?mid=482&eid=22&Type=View&PortalId=3

    It is compact-4 season...
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    Aluminum bed for new F-150?

    Going to purchase a new truck in the next year or so. It will be a tug for a small 5th wheel. I mean real small with no slide-outs & it only has a GVW of 5K or less. Could just buy another Ranger 4.0...
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    Re: TIE DOWN YOUR LOAD !!!

    We were driving up Cajon pass in SoCal and right there in the center lane of I-15 were two Skidoos! Drove for another 30 miles and never saw the trailer. Can you imagine when they pulled up to the...
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    Re: Propane: Anyone know current prices

    Propane is $3.00 a gallon in Central Nevada with a senior discount. Rental on a 1000 gallon tank is $96.00/year
  79. Thread: Mechron 2200

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    Re: Mechron 2200

    They offer Camo too FYI
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    Re: Securing a Tractor with a PHD-Tips?

    http://www.flymaker.com/bbGallery/CK30.jpg

    Thanks again for the input all: I copied the "Block Idea":

    I crafted a block (painted yellow), bolted it to the center floor board and strapped the...
  81. Thread: Mechron 2200

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    Re: Mechron 2200

    Finally made it up to the dealer and purchased a Green Mechron 2200. Took advantage of the current promo. Great price for this UTV right now. It is actually for the wife. I have a Honda Foreman ATV....
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    Re: Securing a Tractor with a PHD-Tips?

    Hey thanks guys. I have time-so I just might make a block with a hole. Great input from all.

    Thanks
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    Securing a Tractor with a PHD-Tips?

    I need to haul a Kioti CK30 HST to a dealer and was wondering about the best way to secure it to the trailer with the PHD still on there?

    I've got chains and binders and HD ratchet straps. Is...
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    Loader Re: CK30 HST-1200# Bucket Forks-True Capacity?

    To answer some comments: The photo is a feature on this site. Automatically reizses if too large.

    I don't intend to use the clamp-on forks for much more than moving fence posts, lumber, a light...
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    Loader Re: CK30 HST-1200# Bucket Forks-True Capacity?

    thanks guys.
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    Loader CK30 HST-1200# Bucket Forks-True Capacity?

    Howdy

    I just bought a pair of Payne aluminum clamp-on bucket forks for the CK30 HST

    http://www.paynesforks.com/images/AL1200R.jpg

    I have a shipment of steel coming and it weighs around 600#s...
  87. Thread: Mechron 2200

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    Re: Mechron 2200

    I'll soon find out! I want a green one-and if he does not have it in stock-and I order before the 3oth, I'll assume he'll take the order. Finger's crossed.

    Update: My dealer has a Green one in a...
  88. Thread: Mechron 2200

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    Re: Mechron 2200

    Thanks for the report. Glad to hear you like it so far. I am going to be ordering one before the special is over later this month. Dealer said he'd throw in canopy...so might ad the hydrolic dump...
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    Re: Kioti Mechron UTV is Finally in the USA!

    I'd like to get one of these before the promo expires in Sept. Fingers crossed
  90. Got one: 2012 Honda Foreman ES 500 4X4 with Power Steering

    http://www.flymaker.com/bbGallery/atv0.jpg

    http://www.flymaker.com/bbGallery/atv2.jpg

    Ordered this machine a few months ago. It had to be built and shipped to the nearest dealer to my location...
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    Re: Anyone else using the android app?

    Sounds reasonable. Thanks for the answer.
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    Re: New TBN iPhone app attachment

    While it seems reasonable to grant permission to an app to be able to Post images, wish I had a choice to have that feature or not.. I post images from my PC and I always run them through photoshop...
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    Re: New TBN iPhone app attachment

    I was about ready to download the Droid TBN app and it was flagged with requiring granting risky control to the app. Like control over my phone's camera and other security sensitive controls. I...
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    Re: Anyone else using the android app?

    Questions: Before [I] download this app to my droid:

    1. Why does this app require access to my phone's camera and control of other security sensitive features on my Smartphone? My phone flagged...
  95. Re: Swing Arm Suspemsion Better than IRS for Work ATV?

    I looked hard at the Rincon. I don't think I need that m uch engine for putting around the property. However, If the wife adopts this ATV, then I'd have to get a Rincon :licking:
  96. Re: Swing Arm Suspemsion Better than IRS for Work ATV?

    That says it :thumbsup:

    Hoping the wife likes it some but would rather have a UTV. Then we'd get one for her..

    Evil plan I know..:D
  97. Re: Swing Arm Suspemsion Better than IRS for Work ATV?

    Central Nevada's High Desert at 5000' ASL. It is still the frontier really.
  98. Re: Swing Arm Suspemsion Better than IRS for Work ATV?

    Thanks for all of the feedback. I went ahead and ordered a 2012 Foreman ES 4X4 with Power steering. Should have it in August. Japan's supply chain got hammered and even though it is assembled in the...
  99. Re: Swing Arm Suspemsion Better than IRS for Work ATV?

    Thanks All. It seems to be unanomous then. Soild rear axles work harder and since i'm on the flats, then no issues. The place where we live is actually called the "flats". Our property doesn's vary 5...
  100. Re: Swing Arm Suspemsion Better than IRS for Work ATV?

    Thanks for the input. Sounds like I have chosen a good machine for the job. Now I'll have wait until the Honda factories in japan get enough parts to the USA to throw mine together!
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