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  1. Re: You know your neighbor's visitors are from the city when...

    When we moved to town we didn't keep the doors locked. That ended when someone walked in and took some things. They got the best nose hair scissors I ever owned. It's been nearly 30 years and I...
  2. Re: You know your neighbor's visitors are from the city when...

    As I get older, I can easily remember which businesses were located at certain places in my youth but, have no idea what's there now. I guess it's people my age who give the confusing directions...
  3. Re: You know your neighbor's visitors are from the city when...

    We have two old Winn Dixies in town. I looked them up one time to find out if there were any left. To the best of my memory they still exist somewhere up north like maybe Virginia.
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    Re: Sporatic PTO issue

    [QUOTE=phiferpharm;4539751] I think my Hydraulic fluid is full. The reason I say think is it is hard for me to be sure with the dipstick. It appears to be very clean oil, but tough to tell if it's...
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    Re: Chinese Tractor EPA certified

    3rudeas,
    I've read of some of the trials and tribulations thatguy mentions too. Infact, what he said sounds so familiar that it could have come from the same source.
    I'd really like to have one...
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    Re: Old style tube type loaders

    The blurb at tractordata.com says the 460 had weak rear ends and an upgrade was "offered". It doesn't say whether this was an option or came on all 460's after a certain serial number. You might...
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    Re: Early onset curmudgeon syndrome

    I went to my Echo dealer and explained to a very nice salesman that I wanted a light saw. I was interested in the smallest saw on the display. He kept trying to talk me into a larger heavier saw...
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    Re: bush hog blade question

    I got a pair of blades for my Woods Cadet at Tractor Supply. I belive they're intended for a Bush Hog and were too long for the Woods. I thought I'd have to use a cut off wheel to shorten them and...
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    Re: Chinese Tractor EPA certified

    Back in the sixties when I was in jr. high school I managed to get my hands on a two wheeled walking tractor. My guess is around 6 hp.
    Here are some of the things I didn't like about it:
    It was...
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    Re: MF 165 3 point lift trouble

    So far, I've seldom used the 3pt hitch on my 261. This info might cross over and help me figure it out. I'll be watching.
  11. Re: How picky are you when it comes to cars for your son and daughter?

    When my son got his first clunker, I made sure it had a brake job first thing. Not long after, that his was the third car in a pile up on a rain slicked highway. To this day he says the brakes...
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    Re: TSC never keeps their stock up!!!!!

    I've had pretty good luck finding Poulan saw parts on the internet. What makes me mad is going to Tractor Supply and finding the section of the nuts and bolts bin that holds the ones I need empty.
  13. Re: Here's why you grease your loader faithfully.

    I think I'll give my wife a grease gun for her birthday, too.
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    Re: Do mouse pads wear out?

    Note to self:
    Don't mention mouse balls. That would be wrong.:stirthepot:
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    Re: Thanks to all - and HF Quick Hitch tweak

    Thank you very much.
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    Re: Thanks to all - and HF Quick Hitch tweak

    Good work by all concerned!
    Can someone tell me whether the Quick Hitch is a catalog only item? I've never seen one in my local store.
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    Re: Scorpion mobility

    I've seen them in places where I couldn't figure how they got there,too. They used to get in the bed and sting my wife.
  18. Re: Here's why you grease your loader faithfully.

    I think I'll go and grease my loader.
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    Re: GA Cultipacker Build

    Thanks for explaining.
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    Re: Good Bench Grinder

    I replaced a pathetic little grinder that I bought from one of those mini department stores with the Harbor Freight 8 inch grinder. It's much better but, I'd like to have a heavier one. When I need...
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    Re: Completed Bridge Project

    Beautiful! There was a covered bridge over in a neighboring county until around 40 years ago when some jerk burned it.
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    Re: GA Cultipacker Build

    The cultipacker looks great but, what really interests me is your recycle center. Is it part of your local landfill? I don't know what our county does with the scrap iron that's thrown in the bin,...
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    Re: PTO engagement using a rotary mower

    It sounds to me like the pto system was fine until MF improved it until it was broke.
  24. Re: Steel or Poly Culvert and how much does it run where you are?

    Speaking of roadside culvert. For years I've seen roadside culverts in ditches that had recently been cleaned and it appeared that the cleaning device had been run into the culvert in an attempt to...
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    Re: Reducing bush hog can opener effect

    +1 on replacing the blades and bolts? Oh, and check that everything is not wobbly with the gearbox and carrier.
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    Re: How to fix a leaking water trough

    I saw someone on a western drive wooden pegs in holes in a wooden water tank. I think it was after a shoot out. :D
  27. Buying Advice Re: Starting from scratch (both land and equipment) - 5 acres

    There are probably reasons to get an atv and try to make it do the work of a tractor. Other than speed I just can't think of any. I suspect attachments will be easiest to get if the tractor has a...
  28. Re: Tractor weights compared to weight in specs

    Junk yards have scales.
  29. Re: Going barefoot in the cow pasture prevents asthma.

    If there had been a vaccine available, I'd probably have been jabbed for that too.
  30. Re: Going barefoot in the cow pasture prevents asthma.

    When I was a tender young kid, walking barefoot in a cow pasture, tended to lead to a tetanus shot.
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    Re: I think a deer whizzed on my truck

    If it's a cat it must be a lion.
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    Re: Transporting Tractor 1000 miles, Rent??

    Distig1 called her a she and I took his word for it.
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    Re: Transporting Tractor 1000 miles, Rent??

    I didn't notice the op was a lady. When I advised her not to make the trip, I thought I was advising a man.
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    Re: I think a deer whizzed on my truck

    It could be coons or coyotes. I smell it on the outside and it turned up all of a sudden so I don't think it's rodents inside the vehicle. The windows were up and the doors closed not locked.
    I...
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    Re: I think a deer whizzed on my truck

    MF283,
    Thank you for the reply. This Is the first time I've smelled urine on my vehicle since I quit teaching school. I figured students who wore camo sprayed doe urine on it in the parking lot.
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    Re: Transporting Tractor 1000 miles, Rent??

    I'd probably try to find a tractor closer to home and add the cost of retrieving the one you're looking at to the price you pay for a closer tractor. What'll happen if you're 100 miles into the...
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    I think a deer whizzed on my truck

    I had my truck parked next to an ivy covered wall at the farm overnight. On the way home I noticed a very strong smell of urine. Deer frequently eat the ivy growing on the wall. Has anyone else...
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    Disc Harrow Re: What Type of Plow to Use/Own

    In this area when plowing big fields disc harrows were preferred over turn plows. Often followed with a chisel plow and/or drag harrow. IMHO Weight and correct moisture content are key to good...
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    Re: Round bales rolling down loader arms

    That probably explains why some of the things you've said sounded like they'd have occurred more often in a plains provence than a maratime one. I'm thinking mostly about stacking hay with the...
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    Re: Round bales rolling down loader arms

    BTW Egon,
    There's a rumor that some of my relatives who picked the wrong side in the American Revolution moved to Nova Scotia, probably kind of fast. I sometimes wonder if they're your neighbors.
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    Re: Round bales rolling down loader arms

    Good idea, Egon. You're always thinking.
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    Re: Round bales rolling down loader arms

    Egon,
    Aren't you afraid you'll fall off driving upside down like that?:)
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    Re: Round bales rolling down loader arms

    I'm in the processs of putting a pair of spears on the bucket now. I looked up last week and a bale I had on the forks was dangerously close to rolling down the arms.
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    Re: Generator advice for welder

    I may get one of those and put it on a trailer with my old tombstone. My problem is, I bought an inverter welder from Mark and hate to go back to the transformer. Mark recommended clean power a...
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    Re: Generator advice for welder

    For anyone looking to power an inverter welder with a generator: A search for "clean power generator" will likely bring up a couple of generators recommended to run inverter welder. READ THE...
  46. Thread: Cougar

    by stuckmotor
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    Re: Cougar

    I did some reading on cougars a while back when I heard that the neighbors had seen a "panther". An official said that if one is in an area far from it's known range, it's likely either an...
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    Re: How's loader visability on a Belarus

    :anyone:
    I should probably rephrase the question. Does anyone here have one of the Soviet era Belaruse tractors with the high seat and a loader with pallet forks? If so can you see the tips of the...
  48. Re: Options for hauling slash piles, tops, etc..

    Thanks again.
    I used to converse with a guy in a wood gas forum who talked about running chips through his gasifier. I could never get him to put up pictures of the gasifier and then he went...
  49. Re: Options for hauling slash piles, tops, etc..

    Roadhunter,
    Thank you. The video was fascinating. Is the biochar you produce used as a soil amendment and do you draw your heat from the machine described or burn them directly.
  50. Re: Options for hauling slash piles, tops, etc..

    I'm curious. What do you guys do with the chips?
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    Re: Ford 8n or similiar

    The following link should tell you what people are asking for 8N Ford tractors in different locations.

    TractorHouse.com | FORD 8N For Sale - 79 Listings - Page 1.
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    How's loader visability on a Belarus

    Some of the Soviet era Belarus tractors appear to have the seats way high. They look like they'd be a dream when using pallet forks. Is this the case? If It is I might raise my seat.
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    Re: Harbor Freight Tools that don't suck

    If I remember correctly, of the clerks said some people pull the cupon up on their smart phone and they scan it from the phone.
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    Re: Naked on Zero Turn?

    I must need new glasses. The old girl looked pretty good to me.:confused3:
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    Re: Naked on Zero Turn?

    They took the state nickname seriously and showed everybody.
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    Re: A nightmare getting parts

    I thought about finding someone who speaks Polish to help me find a solenoid for my Polish made MF.
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    Re: Chainsaw won't start when hot

    I think mine ran about ten minutes and quit. This was in the 80's and inexpensive new coils weren't available. What I could get would have eaten up more than I wanted to gamble. I think I pulled...
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    Re: Chainsaw won't start when hot

    I had one with the same symptoms. It caused me so much frustration that I ditched the mower and cut my vines with a swing blade. I used the slasher on the yard.
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    Re: Harbor Freight Tools that don't suck

    I have one of the cheaper ones and wish I had the Earthquake.
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    Rotary Cutter Re: Rotary Mower Shear Pin Help

    That's why I'm so good at changing pins. :confused3:
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    Re: Help to identify this axle

    I'm with Steave on the identification only, I don't see any mortar stuck to the metal.
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    Re: Pallets in fields

    Now, that was funny.
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    Re: Dead Racoons?

    I'd be more likely to suspect rabies with the ones with the symptoms you described than with two found dead together.
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    Re: Sign of a poor farmer

    For want of a cable a job was lost....
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    Re: Sign of a poor farmer

    Carrying a dull blade is almost as bad as taking a knife to a gun fight.:D
  66. Re: Changing the Starter Drive Gear on a B & S /Craftsman Garden Tractor- 4 HOURS!

    The guy who threw it out might have been onto something.
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    Re: Source for manuals needed

    I've had good luck finding manuals on ebay and google.
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    Sign of a poor farmer

    I walked by the TV long enough to see the rescue of a pretty blond who was tied up with a nice braded nylon rope or cable cord, the kind I like to work with. I found myself getting upset when her...
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    Re: Dead Racoons?

    I think I remember now. The message wouldn't post and I kept hitting the button. I'll try to remember to check for repeats if it happens again.
    Stuck
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    Re: Dead Racoons?

    Sorry about the repeats, guys. I have no idea how I did that and can't find the edit button to remove them. Maybe it'll turn up later. It might have been one of the cats more likely something I...
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    Re: What is this?

    I hate wearing a tie.
  72. Re: Farmers lobbying for the right to fix own tractors

    Having a crop going bad in the field, a brand new tractor that you can't fix without voiding the warranty, and a dealer who can't get to it, is enough to make a man swear off of new equipment.
  73. Re: Farmers lobbying for the right to fix own tractors

    So did I.
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    Re: Dead Racoons?

    Steve,
    You might be able to isolate the range of your dead raccoons if you match them up with the range discriptions under Social Behavior in the Wikipedia article. It can be from 7.4 to 12,000...
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    Re: Dead Racoons?

    Steve,
    You might be able to isolate the range of your dead raccoons if you match them up with the range discriptions under Social Behavior in the Wikipedia article. It can be from 7.4 to 12,000...
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    Re: Dead Racoons?

    Steve,
    You might be able to isolate the range of your dead raccoons if you match them up with the range discriptions under Social Behavior in the Wikipedia article. It can be from 7.4 to 12,000...
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    Re: Dead Racoons?

    Steve,
    You might be able to isolate the range of your dead raccoons if you match them up with the range discriptions under Social Behavior in the Wikipedia article. It can be from 7.4 to 12,000...
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    Re: Dead Racoons?

    Steve,
    You might be able to isolate the range of your dead raccoons if you match them up with the range discriptions under Social Behavior in the Wikipedia article. It can be from 7.4 to 12,000...
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    Re: Hello from Australia

    :welcome:
    Stuck
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    Re: latest score - Vicon disc mower

    Scons,
    For the life of me, I can't remember a place that had everlasting rain in 2014 and can't find BE in a list of abbreviated place names. Where is BE?
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    Re: Dead Racoons?

    Racoons love corn and I doubt your neighbor loves racoons. That and the fact that they were so close together makes me think their untimely passing was caused by something other than rabies.
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    Re: homemade ripper

    Looks like it'll hold up. Can you go deeper by making successive passes in the same furrow?
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    Re: Harbor Freight Tools that don't suck

    I still have bins of unused tools I bought on my HF runs before one came to our town. On my first trips to the local one, I had to fight myself not to buy more than I needed. The stocking up habit...
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    Re: Pump out of the river

    I'd do a search and watch some youtube videos on ram pumps. They require no electricity and can be homemade.
  85. Re: Farmers lobbying for the right to fix own tractors

    I think the 97 MF will out last me. No computers that I know of.
  86. Re: How to remove object fallen into Steering wheel compartment

    Thanks, Midniteoyl.
  87. Re: How to remove object fallen into Steering wheel compartment

    I'm curious. Is Vaaljapie Ferguson in another language or is it a specific model of Ferguson? I believe the op lives in Zimbabwe.
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    Re: What tractor do I want (not need)?

    I only use diff lock when one of the wheels is spinning. Maybe you know something I don't.
  89. Thread: shop vise

    by stuckmotor
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    Re: shop vise

    Yep. A good thick, flat welding table means a great deal.
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    Re: Pallets in fields

    I picture Robert being grabbed and swallowed by something on the order of the Loch Ness Monster as he opened the door.
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    Re: Starting Tractor UTube Video

    When I was young I used to wrap a broken v belt around the flat belt pulley on a John Deere M and crank it like a lawnmower. Now I get tired just thinking about it.
  92. Re: Anybody recognize this diesel engine manufacturer?

    I hate timing belts.
  93. Re: Danville man killed Wednesday morning after 18-wheeler hits tractor

    At least no one was scalded to death by the steam.
  94. Re: Danville man killed Wednesday morning after 18-wheeler hits tractor

    Danville, wreck, death. Am I the only one thinking about, The Wreck of Old 97 ?
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    Re: Basalt Exhaust Wrap

    Would relocating the muffler be an option?
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    Re: Looking for on line parts supplier.

    My loader (manual operated hydraulics) uses a swivel arrangement so one lever works both the lift and the bucket. When I bought the tractor used, one of the swivels was rusted clean through. The...
  97. Re: Homemade apple cider press & scratter for your tractor?

    Tom,
    The part about the log splitter reminded me. My granddad said his uncle used to have the hired men make a trough from a log. Throw pears in it and crush them up with some kind of maul to make...
  98. Re: Homemade apple cider press & scratter for your tractor?

    My grandfather wanted one for years and eventually found the remains of a nice outfit and rebuilt the press. Part of the grinder was missing so my mother sent off for a grinder kit and I assembled...
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    Re: 5-Paw Dealer in NE Ohio

    I guess the question is moot now but if it comes back up, I went to the Kioti find a dealer site and put in my zip code. There were two 5 Paw logos on the page. I'm at a loss as to whether the...
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    Re: Deep Rock Hydra Drill

    Back in the 70's or early 80's I sent off for information on a drilling rig. It might have been a Deep Rock. If memory serves, they sent me a very thin record describing the machine. I remember...
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