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    Re: Pricing Utility ROW mowing/clearing??

    Somebody buy my Brown 9604 heavy duty rotary shredder, it's 10 foot wide and weighs 3600 lbs. All you would need to run it is a 100hp tractor and you could make some money at 24 acres for...
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    Re: Mowing Interstate Highway Right-of-way

    Yeah, the owner-contractors I've seen around here are never in harms way. They stay off the road in the truck with the ac running while his equipment and employee's are put in harms way. I think he...
  3. Re: Looking for newer "old" movies for the cabin fever season

    Costner was also good in the new remake of the Hatfields and Mccoys. I think it was a three part series but was worth the look see.
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    Re: My Stupid Problem

    You could also use the front loader and lift the front of the mower a couple feet and drag her out. Pulling in reverse.

    Main thing is to not get hurt. No shame in calling for help
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    Re: My Stupid Problem

    I looked over a couple of your photo's. I would see if you can put the wings down and see if it would lift the middle of your mower up some, so you can clear the ridge with the middle tires. If your...
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    Re: Dump truck hydraulic oil ?

    Thanks brett, I'll see what I can find at TS.
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    Dump truck hydraulic oil ?

    I have an older Ford truck with a dump bed. The hydraulic oil for the dump bed is dirty, so I need to change it, what type of hydraulic oil should I use?
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    Re: Pond Edge Maintainence

    You say boommower?
  9. Re: Becarefull if buying anything with perkins 1104-44t engine

    Thanks for keeping us in the loop. :thumbsup:
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    Re: We gotta eat too!

    Ya'll have some pretty slick cooking devices. :thumbsup:
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    Re: How not to mow edge of your pond

    I agree, he ought to sell them long handles.:D
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    Re: Boy did I Just do a Stupid Thing!

    My front end loader has caused me some trouble. I'm usually using a 3 pt attachment (bushhog, boxblade) and forget about the loader bucket. I've taken out part of a deck and a good sized chunk out of...
  13. Re: Becarefull if buying anything with perkins 1104-44t engine

    I was trying to be a smartarse.:D
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    Re: Yellowjacket nest disturbed...my dismount

    Just like when you put your arm in hot water when you have posion ivy/oak and your itching like crazy. It's has something to do with your body releasing the stored chemicals that cause you to itch or...
  15. Re: Becarefull if buying anything with perkins 1104-44t engine

    Well, well, well it's my good ol buddy Digdeep. You know, I looked at your post and I thought maybe I was a little quick in calling you an #$%hole in the past. So, before I posted this, I looked at...
  16. Re: Becarefull if buying anything with perkins 1104-44t engine

    I wouldn't take a Terex if you gave it me. :ashamed: 3,2,1
  17. Re: Becarefull if buying anything with perkins 1104-44t engine

    I know, people have joined TBN just to get a couple cents worth. I have done my part in getting my opinion out and increased membership at the same time. Can I get a free TBN tee shirt or something?...
  18. Re: Becarefull if buying anything with perkins 1104-44t engine

    Just to make it CLEAR, all 20 or so mulchers that I know, from my little area of the USA, do not run a Terex or Perkins powered mulcher.;)

    I'm sure someone will come along and get it twisted. I...
  19. Re: Becarefull if buying anything with perkins 1104-44t engine

    Slow your roll and reread. I said, the people that I personally knew in 2005, that had Perkins powered mulchers, now use something else. Nobody, that I know (now in 2012) use a Terex mulcher. If you...
  20. Re: Becarefull if buying anything with perkins 1104-44t engine

    If you go back and read mate, you will understand the problems many people had with the Perkins motor in a mulching app in the USA. All the people that had perkins powered machines in 2005, now use...
  21. Re: Becarefull if buying anything with perkins 1104-44t engine

    Thanks for bringing this thread back to life. :thumbsup:

    The perkins engine that I was talking about were in ASV's with mulching heads. I haven't heard of alot problems with perkins engines used...
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    Re: Tree Liberation

    Sounds like fun, be sure and take some pics along the way.:thumbsup:
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    Re: Found some old ASV iron today

    I would try and buy that rotary mower, it looks like it may have some life left in it. You could always resell it later on and you could buy that old ASV and sell it for scrap. I've learned to make...
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    Re: AXE man Drama?

    I remeber that episode, when they were planting flowers for the daughter.

    Sorry, to hear about your son passing away.
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    Re: AXE man Drama?

    Well actually, the younger Ryguard logger laid that tree down on Daves truck. :laughing:
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    Re: AXE man Drama?

    Just saw the latest Ax-men and seeing Dave's truck getting hit by a falling tree was pretty good.:ashamed:
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    Re: AXE man Drama?

    If you have good internet speed, you can watch alot stuff for free on the History channels website. I dropped my dish also, but can still see a few things.;)
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    Re: AXE man Drama?

    It's all rigged, so we will watch every week. :laughing:

    Did everyone see the new 50k truck Jimmy from S&S was driving? They make more from selling tee-shirt's and auto-graph signing than they...
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    Re: New Wing Mower

    Another thing you should look at, you can get parts for a BH 2615L and Howse now. In the future, with this economy, I feel like BH will be around for a long time. Howse, alot smaller in size, who...
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    Re: New Wing Mower

    It's looks a little like a Bushhog 2615L. Everyone else, has a 5 yr warrenty on the gearboxes. If you have a local dealer and they have a good warrenty, the price is close to half to everyone else,...
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    Re: Hidden Objects

    Yellowdogsvc has a good idea. On those small jobs, that's when you'll spend more time getting unstuck, flats, and whatever else that's possible. You need to have a (oh,crap clause) to protect your...
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    Re: Killing bull briars

    You could try roundup, spray in the spring when the leaves are tender. If they come back, spray with a heavy dose in the late fall (before the first frost). In the spring, the sap from the plant runs...
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    Re: 4050 question

    Alot of equipment jockeys on Tractor house. They charge a arm/leg to advert but they do have good coverage. Once you get that 4050 up and runnin it should be a good tractor.:thumbsup:
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    Re: Warranty question

    I would still let the regional/district manager for your area know how your being treated. You never know, he might talk to the local dealer and see whats goin on.:thumbsup:
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    Re: Kershaw Sky Trim

    I bet those sky trimmers are used in the mountains and places where trees reach 100ft or more.

    As far as one being better than another, it all comes down to what gets it done for the least amount...
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    Re: Kershaw Sky Trim

    I've heard them run before and that saw cuts those limbs like it's nothing.:D
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    Re: Kershaw Sky Trim

    Here's a pic I got last winter.
  38. Thread: New Video...

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    Re: New Video...

    Nice video. I bet working in that thick smoke was rough. :thumbsup:
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    Re: 15 ft rotary cutter which one

    Glad you like it.:thumbsup: They seem to be a top choice for people cutting the roads ROW's, so they got to be tuff. They have a good resale value also.

    I've been lookin for a good, used...
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    Re: Warranty question

    Oh yeah, glad somebody was looking at your post. Just goes to show, you never know who's around.:laughing: Companys have been using oil samples for years to find out what's goin on, they know what %...
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    Re: Can anyone please tell me

    I know what your talking about but don't know the name of it. It will give you a flat tire, also. You can spot spray roundup in the spring and see what happens. If it comes back (new shoots), you...
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    Re: Warranty question

    Yes, be careful BUT if it's the truth, it's the truth.:thumbsup:

    I know of someone on this board, that was having problems like you had but it was another brand, got nowhere until he posted his...
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    Re: Warranty question

    Sounds like you need to step up to a full time mulcher. I know it's alot of $$$$$ but if your busy, it will make life easier, in the long run. I never heard of a TAK giving problems like that while...
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    Re: Tractor ROW cutters

    It's a tool for keeping Right-of-ways clear under/around lightlines. Tractors are good and fast for small tree sapplings/brush (a few years worth of growth). Everyone I've seen, was pulling a Brown...
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    Re: Mini Ex Mulcher

    Welcome to TBN, I personally hope this is not your last time posting here, as good mulchers with years of knowledge would be an asset to this forum. You took enough of your time to set the record...
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    Re: Mini Ex Mulcher

    What brand is it? It looks like it's built well.
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    Re: Tractor ROW cutters

    Here's a couple.
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    Re: Images from a not-so-distant past...

    Thanks for showing us the pics. It's good to think back and not forget where we came from.:thumbsup:
  49. Thread: ROW tire

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    Re: ROW tire

    I did'nt know they could cut tread in them. If you got the time, take some pics if you decide that route.
  50. Thread: ROW tire

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    Re: ROW tire

    I think the big jumbo jets are 125 ply and weigh close to 1000 lbs. :D
  51. Thread: ROW tire

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    Re: ROW tire

    The airplane tires that I have are 16ply (Goodyear Top Flight) and hold up well BUT they are slick which means you would have no more pull from the fronts in muddy conditions. I would foam fill the...
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    Re: OH POO! What did I do?

    Yep, I've been bushhoggin for a living for the past 20 years. I've cut alot of ground and broken alot of parts. Word to the wise, nothin is impossible.:thumbsup:
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    Re: OH POO! What did I do?

    Yep, when it broke it could have shot the blade holder/blades through the front of the bushhog and bust the tractors trans case.:(
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    Re: OH POO! What did I do?

    I've heard of the weak Spain/Brazil gearboxes before, also. I would let your local JD dealer know about what happened before I bought anything. Tell the JD dealer that- It's a wonder it's not a...
  55. Re: Michelin XPS RIB LT235/85R16E on a 14K trailer

    That's what I use on my 10 ton trailer but it has 8 tires. Go ahead and use them, I don't know of anything better in a 16 inch rim size. I just bought 4 new ones because they started to dry rot from...
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    Re: VERY CRITICAL WEEKEND- PLEASE READ!!!

    Sorry to hear about your mothers cancer.
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    Sticky: Re: RIP Transit (I am at the end of my road.)

    A month after my father passed, I went and bought the plot next to his. I was lucky that it's was still avaliable and I've tried to get other family members to buy the others but they think I'm...
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    Sticky: Re: RIP Transit (I am at the end of my road.)

    RIP Transit. You will be missed :(

    Hopefully, doctors can find some precursers (sp) to cancer cells in the near future, as everyone has lost a loved one to the dreaded cancer. Lost my father in...
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    Re: Out of the frying pan, into the fire?

    Sorry you lost the pt100g to a fire and it's good to hear no one got hurt.
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    Re: ASV/Terex is killing my business!

    No problem, we all know how it is on keeping up with threads. :thumbsup:

    It's good to hear your still in business and I hope you can keep the new machine busy.
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    Re: Balance Trailer Tires

    I just bought 4 of the XP$'s myself. Yes, they do cost a arm and a leg but I never have problems with them. I just check the air psi before I leave. The sidewalls cracked real bad on my old ones, so...
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    Re: Excavator Rail Conversion

    What about this setup? You could clear both sides at once.:thumbsup:
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    Re: ASV/Terex is killing my business!

    Are you getting out of the mulching business? I know a few mulchers that got out because of the ASV's.
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    Re: Brush Hog suggestion?

    :laughing: I've been busy for a few months and yall still talking about flails VS rotary. :thumbsup:

    Here's my two cents worth. If the economy was better and the states had plenty of tax $$$,...
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    Re: New Bushhog Question

    You can try bumping the pto lever like we do with our Brown tree cutter. Bring the tractor rpms to around 1000 rpm and slowly engage (bump)the pto so the blades just start turning, then disengage...
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    Adding a 3rd remote

    I have 2 hyd remotes on my TS 125A and would like to add a 3rd. Did you buy a complete kit from NH and was it hard to install?
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    Re: 0 or 00# grease sources?

    What brand of grease did they stock? 00 grease has keep me mowing, when a piece of wire cut the output seal and let the 85/140 out. I now run 00 full time, even with good seals because it coats the...
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    Re: State auctions

    I was thinking if the state lets it go, it's might be on it's last leg. Maybe buy two of the same and make one.:laughing:
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    Re: State auctions

    Yep, I was thinking of checking out a auction or two and see what stuff brings. :thumbsup:
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    State auctions

    I was wondering if anyone here goes to either SC or VA state surplus auctions for equipment? I'm looking for a service truck and few more pieces of equipment.

    If you have been, was the stuff...
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    Re: Tires for 10 ton trailer?

    How much total weight are you hauling?
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    Re: Contract Flailing

    A few years ago my state used flails to mow the highways.
    Now, they contract the highway mowings out to atleast 4 different contractors and they ALL use rotary batwings. I talked to the truck...
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    Re: Tires for 10 ton trailer?

    What name tire and rim combo are you running?

    I know 16 in. rims would be better but I would think it would cost more than the trailer.:laughing:
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    Tires for 10 ton trailer?

    I need to replace (8) :( old, dry rotted tires on my 10 ton trailer that I use to haul my equipement. Been using the Michelin LTX load range E on my 15 inch steel rims. Any thing better then the...
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    Re: Plasma Cutter Choices

    I've been looking at getting a plasma cutter in the 50 amp range. The only reason I haven't pulled the trigger is because I've been told by a couple of welders that they don't cut painted or rusty...
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    Re: Another death by DOT Bush-hog

    That's pretty slick then. :D
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    Re: Another death by DOT Bush-hog

    I know a few people who do ROW mowing for a living and none of them actually operate a tractor on the side of these dangerous roads. They set up the work (win contracts) and get it done as cheap as...
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    Re: Another death by DOT Bush-hog

    Nice boom mower, mooseracing. All the boom mowers I've seen are set up on the right side of the tractor. What kind of reach do you have?
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    Re: Government mower

    Yeap, those unseen hazards seem to show up at the worst possible time.

    Many years ago when I was a kid, I was cutting the grass between the road/ditch when a rock bounced off the road and hit my...
  80. Re: Operating your tractor on public road right of way

    Talkin about changing tires, It is amazing that some people will only pull over maybe a foot or so on a 4 lane highway with a speed limit of 70 mph, we all know some people are going 80 plus mph.
    ...
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    Re: Government mower

    Did yall see that the safety deflector is held back by a bungee cord?
    If you run over a stick or rock it can bounce off that tree and hit the operator. It happened to me, so I know it's...
  82. Re: Operating your tractor on public road right of way

    Yeap, don't forget all the people texting while driving. Look down for a few seconds at 70mph, things can get dangerous real quick.

    One contract mower got killed in NC last October while mowing...
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    Re: Tire inflation question

    Thanks for ALL the info on tire footprints and pressure. Those dang conservation people are about to give use all an heart attack over it.:thumbsup:
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    Re: Tire inflation question

    What about this line of thinking? :laughing:

    I'm looking at some work that requires my tractor to have a low ground impact, around 10 psi.

    I looked on the Firestone ag tire website and my 20.8...
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    Re: Another death by DOT Bush-hog

    Man, that must have been bad news for the state emps who love running tractors all day. Mowing the secondarys is not that bad of a job, especially when your way out in the country.:thumbsup:
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    Re: Tire inflation question

    I was wondering if you run your tires at 12 psi, would the actual weight from the tractor have a ground pressure of 12 psi? :confused2:

    I've always been told that, by farmers when talking about...
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    Re: Another death by DOT Bush-hog

    What happened to all the excess equipment? I guess a lot of it just sits, since you only mow the secondary roads now.
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    Re: Another death by DOT Bush-hog

    I've seen some mowing around me go for 17-22 an acre. They ALL use the little 60-80hp tractors with the 15 ft batwings in my area. It's too risky and dangerous for me to do personally but I bet the...
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    Re: First Rattle Snake

    Yeap, be sure and check your trucks too. My father rode with a moc in the cab of his truck years ago. Parked in the woods, worked all day, went home and when he got up to leave early the next day,...
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    Re: 15 ft rotary cutter which one

    When you get the chance tell use how you like the 2615. I think they come with a 6 year warrenty if you bought a new one. :thumbsup:
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    eBay/Craigslist re: wow- ****** out there

    It would of been even better if was your brother or someone you know stopping buy to visit, not another buyer. :thumbsup:
  92. Re: Any Mulchers in KY or surrounding states

    You could also ask a equipment dealer who sells mulchers to set up a demo in your area and ask questions then. It's a lot to ask (liability wise) to let people just watch when mulching. :thumbsup:
    ...
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    Re: valvoline recycled oil

    I was talking about "Recycling" the other day with the old guy who works the local dump. Theirs always a big push by his Boss to get people in the general public to recycle,recylce,recycle but who...
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    Re: Tire Sealant...pink stuff...TireSeal?

    I've used slime in tractors tires + car tires when I had a flat in the middle of no-where and never had a rim problem from rusting,etc.

    Now, the tire guy that has to clean it out of the tire has...
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    Re: Batwing mowing?

    Yeah, bigbull338 I was thinking 100hp would be the lowest I would need to go with a 20 footer.:thumbsup:
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    Re: Batwing mowing?

    Thanks for the reply FMJ.

    I know the guy cutting the land the last few years was bidding roughly $15 per ac and if you had a 20 ft batwing that could cut at least 10 ac a hr that's $150/hr. I...
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    Batwing mowing?

    I might have a job mowing 200 acres twice a year and have some ??? How many acres can you cut with a 15ft or 20ft batwing mower in a hour? Also how many hp does your tractor pulling it have? The...
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    Re: Hydraulic question?

    Thanks for the reply. I have two pieces of equipment, they are same but one is has a 540 pump driven by my tractors pto and the other has a 1000 pump. I was seeing if the motors could be swapped...
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    Hydraulic question?

    What would happen if a hyd motor on a rotary mower, that was being powered by a pto driven 540 pump, was changed by being powered by a 1000 pto pump? :confused2:
  100. Re: Question about "airplane" tires on shredder???

    We have a set of Goodyear Flight tires on the front of our JD4020 and no more flats. :thumbsup:
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