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  1. Thread: Grid-tied solar

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    Re: Grid-tied solar

    Is that like levelling mountains in Virginia?
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    Re: no start panel lights up but no start

    That mysterious JD starting problem!

    I have a JD4200 that has an intermitent start problem. I've yet to come up with a positive problem/solution.

    What has worked is pumping the primer pump...
  3. Re: HELP!!!! Can,t start B3200 and need to move it.

    Some solenoidd have a thermistor in line to avoid burning them out.
  4. Thread: Grid-tied solar

    by Egon
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    Re: Grid-tied solar

    How about no buggy just walking? Buggies need wheels!
  5. Re: Wind Turbine ********. Just opened the mail and seen the plan for three massive u

    Nuclear power plants?

    How many does the US Navy operate? How safe are they?

    How do the newer nuclear plants rate for pollution and required fuel. (There may be a case for smaller plants spread...
  6. Re: Wind Turbine ********. Just opened the mail and seen the plan for three massive u

    Care to comment on the dollar valve of wages in the two different times?
  7. Re: DK40SE HST No start - fuel problem? electrical?

    When cranking the engine do you get fuel delivery to the injectors?
  8. Re: Wind Turbine ********. Just opened the mail and seen the plan for three massive u

    What happened to wages in the interm.
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    Re: Another bridge building question...

    We don't need no engineering to place beams??

    Or do we?

    423141423140423142423141423140423142

    The three bent beams will be removed and repaired. It is though insufient cross bracing caused...
  10. Re: Small square bale hay handler made from a old pickup truck

    Old school busses with the body cut off were common at one time.
  11. Thread: Grid-tied solar

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    Re: Grid-tied solar

    But there are places that require attachment to the grid.
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    Re: Another bridge building question...

    I

    There is a little more to bridge design than picking a safety factor out of the air.
  13. Re: Wind Turbine ********. Just opened the mail and seen the plan for three massive u

    Wind and solar have been around for a long time. Far longer than the oil/coal type plants.
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    Re: Another bridge building question...

    Aren't there also buckling considerations that are required?
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    Re: Another bridge building question...

    Isn't there a difference between static and dynamic loading?
  16. Re: Wind Turbine ********. Just opened the mail and seen the plan for three massive u

    So far all delivery systems have thier unique problems of being up to date. Don't think I'd want to live along side of high voltage transmission line corridor.

    Pro'&con's
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    Re: princess auto tools that dont suck

    Distance makes the Heart be fonder.
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    Re: Repairing sidewall rips?

    Temporary fix; lace it up with a leather shoelace and then glue in a boot. Boots should be available through auto parts store's.

    Might be able to find a tube patch that's large enough.
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    Re: Today's high school seniors.....ouch.

    Seems there is some fellow from way back in history that said the same thing!


    There are times I feel that the Education System should split between University Prepared to Technical Prepared at...
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    Re: I know you guys can help me fix my chainsaw.

    Open the high idle jet a touch and see if that helps. Be sure to remember the changes as latter you might have to go back to the original.

    Using high octane gasoline may help?
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    Re: Noticeable difference 2000psi vs 2250psi

    If it's a PD pump the RPM will dictate the flow rate. The top pressure will be regulated by the PSV.

    The top pressure can be reached at any flow rate with lower rates taking more time to fill the...
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    Re: Questions about hydraulics.

    422729

    Maybe look at the trailer hydraulic ram layout.
  23. Re: what is the best transmition to get in a kubota l3130

    The "best transmission" to get is the one suitable to the type of work the tractor will be doing.
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    Re: Water well experts

    You might want to consider pressure tank for the domestic potable water and just bypass it for the irrigation system.

    At 30 gal./min. The pressure tank may be just a little bubble in the line...
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    Re: Another bridge building question...

    Your handling commercial vehicles?

    A certified design is what you require. Making a guess for cement trucks just ain't right.
  26. Re: DK40SE HST No start - fuel problem? electrical?

    Consider cracking open the bleed valve downstream of the injector and check for flow?
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    Re: Today's high school seniors.....ouch.

    So, is it agreed that the schooling system we/they set up for our kids is a failure?
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    Re: How to tighten old twitch sticks?

    Use short bar & pipe or combination wrench.
  29. Re: Tow hitch off the 3 point linkage counter weight

    Pretty easy to chain the three point down.
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    Re: That famous Indian, Soh-Cah-Toa

    Math Problem? No problem as long as I can take off my socks for over ten.
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    Re: Today's high school seniors.....ouch.

    Slope stakes!

    Slide rules work on logarithms.
  32. Thread: Need Help

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    Front-End Loader Re: Need Help

    That lack of power steering builds character! It's hard on thumbs too.
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    Re: Today's high school seniors.....ouch.

    Maybe you could explain that first question. Don't make sense to me? I was at the bottom of the class.

    Using log tables and calculating logs be quite different operation. My calculator device...
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    Re: Today's high school seniors.....ouch.

    Yes, I really do feel sorry for those kids of today that just don't have any abilities!

    Course fifty or so year ago seems the Adults had the same opinion of us?? Us'uns seem to have survived....
  35. Re: Open center hydraulic question regarding a log splitter

    Bypass the splitter tank??
  36. Re: Tow hitch off the 3 point linkage counter weight

    Hook up the trailer with shackles and chain and see how it works. Remember the trailer loading will determine the tongue weight.
  37. Thread: Need Help

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    Front-End Loader Re: Need Help

    Consider having a bracket welded up?
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    Re: How high do you mow your grass?

    Be kind to your lawn. Add lots of nitrogen fertilizer. That will give you the colour you desire.
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    Re: gc2410 backhoe problem

    Check position of three point valves and any valves isolating flow to backhoe.
  40. Re: Kubota B2320 won't start, new charged battery

    Check both ends of the battery cables.
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    Re: New Gas Well on my property by XTO in Texas

    Mix; your plight seems well backed up by facts. Shale, at 2500 that is continuous to the surface should not be considered fracable. " my opinion "

    For interest I know of one farm water well...
  42. Thread: Grid-tied solar

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    Re: Grid-tied solar

    Using off grid energy for charging vehicle batteries has interesting connotations. How is the government gonna tax the electricity used??
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    Re: Shed Roof Question

    Does it have to be a peaked roof?
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    Re: Wood splitting with modified axe.

    Neat!

    Now if I could only lift one of those.
  45. Re: Do You Block The Trailer Rear End Before Loading?

    I installed two swing leg jacks on the rear of my trailer. Couldn't visualize loading without some type of support.
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    Re: L39 Backhoe problems

    Are the valve linkage controls working properly?
  47. Thread: Grid-tied solar

    by Egon
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    Re: Grid-tied solar

    Some folks may disagree with you. The periodic table has always been under revision.

    Definitely the sand!
  48. Thread: Grid-tied solar

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    Re: Grid-tied solar

    Think the trees got changed to shorter varieties to facilitate picking so there may be a new standard for low hanging.

    Sand is another hindrance to new developments!
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    Re: L39 Backhoe problems

    Are all the controls and valves on the tractor in the proper position. ie; fully closed or fully open. Engaged or not engaged?
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    Re: Sizing a jack and jack stands

    Really.
    Ever think of the base below the base?
    Never mentioned anything about the stand itself failing did I?
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    Re: Sizing a jack and jack stands

    Think of a hot day, a point loaded stand base and asphault. Or a gravel driveway! The stand don't fold; the base it's sitting on fails and ensuing lateral forces may make things happen!
  52. Re: Ice maker use from freezer on fridge bottom topic

    I'm sitting here drinking a glass of water from a door mounted exterior access ice maker on a bottom freezer fridge.
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    Re: New Gas Well on my property by XTO in Texas

    Lawyer time! Make sure it's a person that deals in mineral rights and surface lease issues.

    Avoid any contact the companies involved until your legal adviser is able to advise.

    The land value...
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    Re: Sizing a jack and jack stands

    Note: The stand is only as good as the ground it's sitting on.
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    Re: Can I pour this concrete myself?

    If you want to do yourself use interlocking cement pavers on a granular base.
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    Re: septic field frozen

    I'll agree with the latest theories. Can't suggest a solution other than having a group of politicians over.
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    Re: Site clearing about to begin

    You mean someone else does that! My last experience also included a broken Rod on the curl cylinder.
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    Re: Another shed question - screws or nails?

    There are some screws which will meet the present building code. Can't remember the name but a Google will find them. In building construction they are used a lot with the metal hangers etc. The...
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    Re: Severe driveway problems, any suggestions?

    Maybe the Monks knew something we don't or they just did not like aggressive intruders!
  60. 3-Point Hitch Re: kubota b7100 3 point linkage will not lower when engine is running

    Egg on face!!

    After reading the solution found the information on page 27 of the operators manual.

    http://www.kubotabooks.com/AutoIndex/index.php?dir=Tractor%20Owners%20Manuals//
  61. 3-Point Hitch Re: kubota b7100 3 point linkage will not lower when engine is running

    On the HST model there will be a quarter turn there but it is an extra return point and should be closed with a bull plug in it. ? (Memory&age)

    On posted picture the TPH control is shown. Further...
  62. Re: What Used Lawn Tractor to Buy? Older Diesel or Newer Gas?

    If your priority is dependability consider a compact diesel. On retirement chances are all kind of new jobs pop up for a tractor so consider looking ahead.
  63. 3-Point Hitch Re: kubota b7100 3 point linkage will not lower when engine is running

    The Kubota b7100 HST I had did not have such a valve. On mine adjustments were on the control lever slide for stop points. No rate of descent valveing.
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    Re: Tree damage, what is the cause

    My suggestion also.
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    Re: Need advice on replacing lower lift pin

    As mentioned a pipe wrench with a snipe should work.

    Cut the nut off?
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    Re: Need advice on replacing lower lift pin

    As mentioned a pipe wrench with a snipe should work.

    Cut the nut off?
  67. Re: How low do category 2 3-point hitch lower link arms go?

    The arms responsible for lift are on splines so the range limits can be changed but not the arc of the range.
  68. Re: Things that happen during the day that make you think....

    Horses would be nice but the emission controls may be onerous.
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    Re: 12 x 16 Shed - Foundation Questions

    Lay down some sidewalk blocks and build on those. Use Tapcon's to fasten plate.

    Use the sidewalk blocks for the floor.
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    Re: Kubota 3pt lift not working - B7100HST

    Look at the control lever adjustments.

    there is a rod and slide lever that may be out of adjustment.
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    Re: Body Filler for concrete voids

    Needle gun and body filler should work well.
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    Re: Excavating/grading question

    Do you have other operators?
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    Re: concrete landscape curb machine?

    Before you start make yourself familiar with the newer concrete mixes and how they should be handled.
  74. Thread: ice in hydrolics

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    Re: ice in hydrolics

    Condensation. The unit warms up but not enough to get rid of the condensation.
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    Re: how do I disable seat switch on Farmall 45A

    Put an inline switch in a convenient place.
  76. Re: Things that happen during the day that make you think....

    Make that sixty five years!
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    Backhoe Re: JD 47 Backhoe Attachement brackets

    http://http://manuals.deere.com/cceomview/OMLVU13145_K5/Output/Index.html?tM=FR

    Might be some information here.
    ...
  78. Thread: New wood stoves

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    Re: New wood stoves

    Just for information. No idea if it is code compliant.

    A simple air makeup is a down commer pipe from outside terminating in a bucket.
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    Re: how tight to twist fencing brace wires?

    As stated, snug. They can be tightened more later but unwinding will not work. If there are two do them evenly. Been over fifty years since I done that.
  80. Re: FEL strong but Backhoe Weak... What would cause this? VIDEO

    Any chance you could find a spring of the same diameter and rate that could be cut down. Industrial suppliers may have one??
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    Re: straightening trailer tongue

    Bottle jack and heat would probably work best.

    Cutting and replacing the bends may be the easiest and best.
  82. Thread: New wood stoves

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    Re: New wood stoves

    New air tight houses should have an whole house air makeup system in place with the original construction.
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    Re: Removing Widow Maker

    Nice job. Thanks for the pictures.
  84. Thread: New wood stoves

    by Egon
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    Re: New wood stoves

    What?? Firewood one cuts oneself is not Free!
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    Re: Excavating/grading question

    No more comment on culvert as I'm not familiar with your local codes.

    Wheeled loader would move your material nicely. Shape your borrow area so patio drainage is provided for and negate the use of...
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    Re: Excavating/grading question

    What's the neighbour think of maybe getting some water?
  87. Thread: Building a road

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    Dirt Moving Re: Building a road

    What's the nature of the terrain? How deep does the clay go? Is the area wet or dry? Why the need for fabric?

    Should you you consider removing a wider swath of topsoil and excavating the side...
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    Loader Re: no movment of loader

    There may be a hydraulic line bypass open so the loader was sitting with no original hydraulic pressure? Or one of the three point levers may be out of position?
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    Re: 4300 Died and Won't Crank

    Good work on the fuse find.

    I had the headlight fuse melt out the fuse holder block on my JD4200. Never did find out why.
  90. Re: How to tackle this new project. Clearing land. Any opinions???

    Two to three inch trees.

    Your bucket and tooth bar should work well for taking out the whole tree roots and all. Those that seem difficult will come out with the backhoe. No need to cut the...
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    Re: 4300 Died and Won't Crank

    Have you checked the shutdown switches starting with the seat?
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    Re: Chain comes off my Husky455

    Chances are the bar, sprocket and chain are not compatible. There may be replacement parts required for all to run well!
  93. Re: Lift capacity of 3-pt hitch question (plz keep it simple)

    :thumbsup::thumbsup:
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    Re: converting a old air compressor

    As mentioned!

    You could also set up a unloader valve prior to a check valve on the tank inlet.
  95. Re: Lift capacity of 3-pt hitch question (plz keep it simple)

    [QUOTE=LD1;4089654]Thats because it isnt simple.

    We have already established that TL geometry changes things. And the toplink within its range of travel is also infinity variable in lenght.

    And...
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    Re: Box scraping the driveway. Grrrr!!!

    Be of good cheer. You have joined the box blade roller coaster club to which many belong?

    It isn't the right tool grading a road. The landscapers are what you need.A rear blade with gauge wheels...
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    Re: 3-point hitch - How does the mechanism work?

    [ATTACH=CONFIG]418324[/ATTACH
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    Re: What type of tubing/piping/hose?

    Poly pipe. Consider a larger diameter like maybe 1 1/2 in. Because of the type of pump.
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    Re: mill-scale removal

    Acids such as phosphoric react with rust and form a light coating on steel. It gets to the inter granular rust which cannot be seen with just the eye alone.

    Some paints will do this as well as...
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    Tires Re: Right tire pressure?

    It depends on the type of tire, ply rating and tire manufacturers recommendations.

    Eg: my jd4200 front tire pressure is @ 50 psi.
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