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    Re: Draw Bar Hydraulic Leak

    Awesome! Thank you.

    Also wondering how to get the front pin out for the front support. Manual shows a roll pin that holds the main pin in place, but I can't tell how it's supposed to be removed.
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    Draw Bar Hydraulic Leak

    I noticed a new leak yesterday on my 3020. It looked like it was coming from above the front support for the draw bar. Today I took the support off to inspect the leak. When I did all my hydraulic...
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    Ballast Re: BX25 Capabilities

    Seller was family of mine. It was great machine and I would buy something like it, but for the price tag I could've bought something a little older and a lot bigger
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    Ballast Re: BX25 Capabilities

    Design of post pounder is from the fifties I think, designed around the small fords 8-9n. The just stopped making this model not long ago and I wish they hadn't. It really is a great tool for the...
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    Ballast Re: BX25 Capabilities

    Post pounder is a Danuser MD-6. It uses pto to turn a rubber wheel. Use a lever to push wheel against the weight to lift it up. Lever uses brake pads to hold it up and release both pads and wheel to...
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    Ballast Re: BX25 Capabilities

    Well guys, I did it! I had the tractor on a extended test drive, pounded about 100 posts, dug some trench for my new chicken fence, did a lot of harrowing, and of course all the odds and ends around...
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    Re: Aftermarket Cat 1 3PT for BX25D

    You bought a Kubota for its quality, stick with Kubota for its quality.

    I ran a bx25 for a few months and that eBay kit doesn't look quite right. Missing the spacer. Doesn't have the piece...
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    Re: Electronic Ignition

    Yup it was the ignition Switch! I was moving the wire around and could hear the carb and coil clicking on and off when key was in ON position. Have it hot wired for now and it's working great!...
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    Re: Electronic Ignition

    Well I got the new ignition installed. It went quick and easy, new spark plugs too. Did a compression test, low but ok. I had one plug that was fouled and probably hadn't been sparking for a long...
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    Re: Electronic Ignition

    Bought one from my local parts store. Pertronix 1145A. I currently have NGK AB-6 spark plugs and they look to be burning good so I will get another set. What is the deal with the resistor plugs? Do I...
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    Re: Electronic Ignition

    Thanks.

    I have been to Petronix website, but haven't been able to track down part number for my machine.

    Has anyone bought one from ASAP?
    Looks like they are made by Delco?
    Comparable...
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    Re: Electronic Ignition

    Also, does anyone know where I can find the Pertronix part number to fit my tractor?
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    Electronic Ignition

    I'm switching my 3020 over to electronic ignition. which brand of spark plug should I go with?

    Thanks
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    Ballast Re: BX25 Capabilities

    The post pounder is cat 1 and about 600lbs. It needs zero 3pt lift. Runs off pto only. All I need is easy adjustment of all three links
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    Ballast Re: BX25 Capabilities

    Awesome! Thanks guys
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    Ballast BX25 Capabilities

    Looks like I may be getting a BX25. I have quite the to do list for it already. Wondering how capable it will be of a few things on the list.

    I'm looking to get a 4 foot rotary mower for it mainly...
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    Re: Name that tractor

    Thanks! Looks like you got it grnspot! Same tractor, only difference is engine?
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    Name that tractor

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    Re: 3020 Hand Throttle

    Thanks Jim, I will look into what you mentioned. No the throttle won't help the engine issues, but hopefully I can avoid them to keep the roads clear until I resolve them.
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    3020 Hand Throttle

    My hand throttle is not keeping the tractor at a working RPM. Also it is very hard/stiff to operate. Want to get it fixed now because the engine is sputtering when gassing between idle and 2000rpm....
  21. Thread: New Barn

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    Re: New Barn

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    Re: New Barn

    dirt floor
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    Re: New Barn

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    Re: New Barn

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    Re: New Barn

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  26. Thread: so who hunts.

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    Re: so who hunts.

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    This years mule deer harvested on my land.
    And a nice (for this area) whitetail I've been trying to track down. On my land also.

    Whitetails aren't common around here, but now...
  27. Thread: BFG Power Grip

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    Re: BFG Power Grip

    Thanks!
  28. Thread: BFG Power Grip

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    BFG Power Grip

    Anybody know if they still make these?

    My tractor has one 15.5-38 BFG Power Grip on it and one old tire that should be replaced soon. Of course I punctured the good tire. Looking at getting tire...
  29. Thread: New Barn

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    Re: New Barn

    thanks for the ideas. I was thinking two five footers so doors will be easier for the smaller ones of the household to operate... so i dont have to feed horses everyday!
  30. Thread: New Barn

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    Re: New Barn

    Anybody have drawings or point me in a direction for sliding doors.

    Looking to have two five foot sliding doors over the 10 foot door way
    Anybody have drawings, pointers, or good website links?
  31. Thread: New Barn

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    Re: New Barn

    It's been a long couple weeks but I fan ally got the roof tinned. 389108
  32. Thread: First ever cut

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    Re: First ever cut

    I didn't know it was designed to do that. I have them turned right now to fit a cat 1 but they still don't fit right. I'll have to check out some drawings to see what's different with my setup....
  33. Thread: First ever cut

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    Re: First ever cut

    Thanks. Hope yours went well too. What are you running for equipment.

    I'm guessing you've got a tractor like mine who's 3point arms don't go in narrow enough for a cat 1 hitch? I've done this a...
  34. Thread: New Barn

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    Re: New Barn

    24 inches
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    Re: 3020 Rockshaft Controls

    Thanks for the info jd110. I'll check this out next week, see how it goes
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    3020 Rockshaft Controls

    My tractor didn't come with a cable to control the Rockshaft.
    I just bought a new one and in the process of installing.
    I will be able to get it to work, but I believe the mounting brackets are...
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    Re: Deckover VS. Carhauler

    Own a car hauler. Want to upgrade to deck over.

    Loading. Deck over is easy to load with fork lift.
    Strapping. You can tie straps down full length of deck over, car hauler you loose 4' at...
  38. Thread: New Barn

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    Re: New Barn

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    cool design of trusses laying flat on walls
    trusses standing up
    facia and gabbles in the works
  39. Thread: New Barn

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    Re: New Barn

    Thanks.
    The 3020 starts great in winter. I don't need to use oil pan heater until about 0 degrees F. It is a gas engine tho



    May be hard to tell in last picture but it is framed just like a...
  40. Thread: New Barn

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    Re: New Barn

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    ready for trusses tomorrow
  41. Thread: First ever cut

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    Re: First ever cut

    Thanks for input guys. I wasn't baling to out run rain, just wanted to get it done in my timeline. Sunsets a 9 this time of year so I have daylight to at least 930 and it's been hot so there was no...
  42. Thread: First ever cut

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    Re: First ever cut

    Thin crop. This is my first year owning field and previous owners let it go so hopefully it will only get better from here on
  43. Thread: First ever cut

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    Re: First ever cut

    It is raining in background. We got about half hour of rain right after we finished cutting.

    The baler is a super 67!
  44. Thread: First ever cut

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    Re: First ever cut

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    Re: First ever cut

    Everything went well. Spent 6 hours cutting, did a decent job. Was very time consuming going around power poles and guy wires. Sort of figured a technique for next year. Dried for two full days....
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    Re: First ever cut

    Enjoying the beers right now. Be back in a day or three
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    Re: First ever cut

    Thanks for the input guys!

    I thought I only had a little left over to cut the next day but I ended up spending another hour out there so totalled 6 hours for 20 acres. My dad was saying the guy...
  48. Thread: First ever cut

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    First ever cut

    I cut my hay last night for my first time.

    Everything went well. Mower and tractor did their jobs.

    Few questions:

    20 acres took me 5 hours. Fast in the thin spots and slower in the thick...
  49. Re: Anyone own an La175 with briggs 26hp that could pop the hood??

    You have to add five horse for the green paint!
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    Re: Low Oil Pressure

    So far the pressure has been good. Hasn't dropped below 30.

    If everything goes right I will be haying this weekend.
    It will be hot and tractor will be working a lot longer and harder than it...
  51. Thread: NH 478 Mower

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    Re: NH 478 Mower

    I like your plastic idea! Might be a next year project. Have any pics of that?
    Ya I defiantly agree with you on the use and lack of care. The shoe on the other side is even worse!
    I finally got a...
  52. Thread: New Barn

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    Re: New Barn

    Yes Structural helped with whole design. Footings are 4' deep with 4 ply 2x10 beam across the top. Don't see anything wrong with that
  53. Thread: New Barn

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    Re: New Barn

    Single bottom double top
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    Re: New Barn

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    Five days in
  56. Thread: New member

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    Re: New member

    Welcome from canada eh! Big twin '12 for me
  57. Thread: NH 478 Mower

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    Re: NH 478 Mower

    Step one is to put a jack under header and jack it up as high as it will go. This gave me enough room to get a two foot wrench in. Nothing but elbow grease from there.
    Will be replacing nut and bolt...
  58. Thread: Dog pics

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    Re: Dog pics

    Thought this picture was too fitting for forum not to post

    My 2 year old German short haired pointer383999
  59. Thread: Dog pics

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    Re: Dog pics

    Thought this picture was too fitting for forum not to post

    My 2 year old German short haired pointer383999
  60. Thread: NH 478 Mower

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    Re: NH 478 Mower

    What's a good way to bend knife gaurds to Align with the knives better?
    Heat and a snipe?
  61. Re: New Guy Introduction - Hello from the Cariboo

    Welcome from Woodpecker / Hixon. I was just in horsefly for the auction not too long ago. Nice country. Nice place you got there. Good to see more locals. Someone should start a BC thread...
  62. Thread: NH 478 Mower

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    NH 478 Mower

    My shoe adjustment bolts are siezed.

    They are in the fully up position right now which makes for a cut much lower than I would like. I was hoping to do two high passes around edge of my field to...
  63. Thread: New Barn

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    Re: New Barn

    Having a garage door never occurred to me. Good idea but I'm sure it's not in my budget.

    At the moment I have nothing that the door will interfere with and it's already done so I'm not changing...
  64. Thread: New Barn

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    Re: New Barn

    I thought about putting the door off to one side right after we finished the footings.

    I defiantly have to agree with you about a 12 foot door to the one side, would probably work better.
    For...
  65. Thread: New Barn

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    Re: New Barn

    Ya I had initially designed for 10' spacing, but was advised by carpenter and structural engineer that stretching it out to save time with the footings would be ok.

    4 ply 2x10 beam on bottom, 2x6...
  66. Re: JD 630 Hydraulic Quick Connects/Breakaway Couplers

    All I have for heat is the cheap plumbers torch and I've ha great luck with it. Heat expands metal, so heat what the bolt is stuck in, trying to keep the bolt itself cool in the process.

    If it's...
  67. Thread: New Barn

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    Re: New Barn

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  69. Thread: New Barn

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    New Barn

    I am in the process of building a new barn. It will be 20x40 12 feet high with future lean too's off either side of 15 feet wide for total of 50x40 feet. The center for now will be half winter hay...
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    Re: Low Oil Pressure

    Ran tractor for about 2 hours and pressure only dropped to 35psi idling hot at 1000.
    Looks like it should be good!
    Thanks again guys!
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    Re: Low Oil Pressure

    Just did oil filter and 7.5L fresh 10w30.
    Backed oil pressure screw out 5/8 turn to achieve 60 psi at a 1000 rpm cold idle.
    Let's see how it does when it warms up.
    Easy work drilling holes today
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    Re: New Holland 57 Rolabar

    The pins on the rake are 26" apart and the arms on my tractor only go in to 32" apart
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    Re: Low Oil Pressure

    Awesome. Thanks for the info jd110. I'll be doing oil change anyways this weekend with a thicker oil and will adjust the pressure down.

    Any recommendations for a good hyd oil to run?
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    Re: New Holland 57 Rolabar

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    How much would you pay for this one? Good overall shape, good tires, 6 missing tines, spare belt.
    I'd just have to modify for my 3 point.
    Please specify currency.

    Thanks
  75. Thread: Plow vs Disc

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    Re: Plow vs Disc

    Thanks! Great info



    So you're saying that just tilling alone will get rid of the weeds? As good as spraying would? What prevents the weeds from coming back, strong grass growth? keep in mind...
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    Re: Low Oil Pressure

    Cool!
  77. Thread: Plow vs Disc

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    Re: Plow vs Disc

    I plan on finding a product at local co-op to kill off the weeds and wild flowers and leave the grasses be
  78. Thread: Plow vs Disc

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    Re: Plow vs Disc

    So my first step after cutting hay should be spraying the weeds?

    I'll have about a month of growth after cutting. How long after spraying should I start till and seed process?
  79. Thread: Plow vs Disc

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    Re: Plow vs Disc

    And I don't own any breaking equipment yet
  80. Thread: Plow vs Disc

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    Re: Plow vs Disc

    Thanks everyone for all the info! So much! Been real busy, will take a bit to get back to y'all. For now I will say I need to do this on the cheap. I just geared up for haying this year, tractor,...
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    Re: Low Oil Pressure

    I checked with JD industrial today. Asked for JD 303 (what my manual calls for) he said he never heard that before and tried to pull up info about oil and tractor with no luck.

    He said a lot of...
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    Re: Low Oil Pressure

    Yes I'm just down the road from Hixon bc! You may be the first bc'er I've seen here so far! Where ya from?
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    Re: Low Oil Pressure

    It has appeared you are both right. It is plumbed into the very back right corner of engine block. Looks like I'm doing oil change and checking cooling system.

    Think I'll do oil, filter,...
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    Re: New Holland 57 Rolabar

    Wmonroe, thanks for your comments. The one I'm looking at it pto.

    If anything I thought that pto and 3 point would be nicer, same speed around corners and lifting up.

    What do you like better...
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    Re: Low Oil Pressure

    My manual has the gauge labeled as transmission oil pressure. I will confirm where the sensor goes.

    Have any suggestions for testing temps before I tear down?

    Thanks again Jim!
  86. Re: Help adding 230v outlet at subpanel in the garage

    Didn't really all the comments, but from a certified electrician, that's a 240v panel. You are good to go. Grab a 2 pole breaker and slam it in!
  87. Thread: Plow vs Disc

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    Plow vs Disc

    I need to re-establish my hay field. I have a JD 3020 gas with synchro range and wondering if I should pull discs or a plow. And what size of each would fit my tractor good without working it to the...
  88. Re: Horse, Cattle or Livestock Trailer? What is the difference?

    If you are interested in a goose neck trailer they have recessed and flip balls so they won't interfere with hauling stuff in your box when not in use.

    Watch for height of the trailers too. Most...
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    Re: Low Oil Pressure

    Synchro range transmission.
    Hydraulic filter done about 16 hours ago.
    Sump screen not checked.
    Oil cooler not checked.

    Will check those two out next week and let you know.

    What is good...
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    Re: NH 479 Haybine gear box

    Just to confirm, you are still in the process of taking the gear box off?

    If so the lock collar on inside bearing is probably an eccentric locking collar. It should have holes or notches in it....
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    Low Oil Pressure

    I have a 1965 3020 gas with FEL.

    I first noticed the oil pressure gauge running low when I was fertilizing about 5 operating hours ago. I had a known hydraulic leak and was checking level every...
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    Re: NH 479 Haybine gear box

    I just did the belt on my 478. It was quite an ordeal for just a belt. I would assume it's the same process. When it shows you in the manual to go inside mower and loosen the bolts for the inside...
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    Re: New Holland 57 Rolabar

    Ya you bet it's just like that one. How do you like it?
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    New Holland 57 Rolabar

    Wondering how these hay rakes operate. Do you just drop your 3 point as low as it will go and let the wheels ride on the ground?

    Two in my area for sale, looking at getting the Cheaper of the two,...
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    Re: First Time Haying

    Been going over my new mower. The sickle has a pretty good bend in it. The guy I bought it off said he ran it last year with no problems but didn't mention the bend. I'm guessing it will work okay....
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    Re: Tonight's Project

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    Re: Tonight's Project

    Took it all apart. Luckily it was bushings inside which made it quick and easy to clean out. With the help from a buddies company service truck we Welded the knee back together then threw spindle and...
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    Tonight's Project

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    This is tonight's welding project. What do you figure, should I clean the grease out of the king pin or just burn away?
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    Re: First Time Haying

    Haha! Thanks for the tip! Now if only we had a Cafe. Maybe I'll have to start going to church...
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    Re: First Time Haying

    Also wondering if my grass base looks strong enough to do good if spraying for weeds with something like grazon?
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