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  1. Thread: John deere 950

    by grm61
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    Re: John deere 950

    Shape and hours?
    My Dad has a 950 he bought new, its been a great little tractor.
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    Buying Advice Re: Overwhelmed by options

    I thought you were joking when you posted that link to the BCS unit.
    Usefull tool, but not a tractor by any means.

    Buy the time you buy all the attachments you've got thousands invested...and it...
  3. Re: Selling tractor : do I have to tell Kubota Credit ?

    It's called lying by omission.

    A lot of folks seem to think it's OK to operate in the Legal Cloud as long as they don't inhale.
  4. Re: Selling tractor : do I have to tell Kubota Credit ?

    This guy evidently thinks it OK to do as he **** well pleases....maybe he could give you some pointers http://www.tractorbynet.com/forums/kubota-buying-pricing/314859-two-2-less-payments-kubota.html
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    Re: New tractor arrived :)

    Wow, can't beat that! That was nice of him:thumbsup:

    Looks like you are having a good time:D
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    Re: Some tractor's options

    Nice!:thumbsup:
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    Buying Advice Re: Overwhelmed by options

    I think that is a bit high for 2k hour machine.

    So you keep going back to the 35 horse frame size...Is that what you want??
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    Re: New tractor arrived :)

    Congratulations on your new tractor!

    If the tractor place does not do tires in house, they will have to call in a mobile tire guy $$$$

    Any tire shop that does truck/farm stuff will fix that...
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    Buying Advice Re: Overwhelmed by options

    You would need to be looking at the MF1648 to get anywhere near the loader specs of the DK 40
  10. Re: So I tore apart my throttle on my DK45 tonight, Thanks Koua:thumbsup:

    Yea, its kind of nice to grab it and easily goose it once in a while:shocked:, instead of the mostly set it and forget it cause its to much of a PIA to move.:)

    Its not hard to remove the covers,...
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    Buying Advice Re: Overwhelmed by options

    I looked up your post and you called them older gas tractors, so that is where the confusion is... So again I ask,who makes this newer gas tractor that you are touting?
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    Re: Finally replaced old truck

    Congrats! Trailers are handy, and only take a couple minutes to hook up, I have a 16 foot trailer I haul my jeep on, I don't even have a pickiup right now, I have a Yukon, but all I have to do is...
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    Re: Kioti DK35 vs Kuboat L3400

    Welcome, the DK 35 is a fine machine, but discontinued now, to bad.
    You shoud get the grill guard or make one.
    Several members in the own DK35s and like them very well..I think Dk35Vince has over...
  14. Thread: My NX6010

    by grm61
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    Re: My NX6010

    Very Nice Eric, congratulations on finally getting it home:thumbsup:
    It must be torture to not be able to start tearing stuff up.
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    Re: Two (2) less payments to Kubota Credit Corp.

    Another reason to buy new!
    You can't legally sell something that has a lien on it or is being held as collateral without paying it off at the time of ownership change.
    Did the buyer know that you...
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    Buying Advice Re: Overwhelmed by options

    What is a newer gas tractor? can you give an example?
  17. Re: So I tore apart my throttle on my DK45 tonight, Thanks Koua:thumbsup:

    Yep, sure is nice to easily move it where you want it, without it being a concentrated effort.
  18. So I tore apart my throttle on my DK45 tonight, Thanks Koua:thumbsup:

    So yea, I took apart my throttle tonight, backed off the Jam nuts on the friction washer until it was loose, and sprayed some penetrating grease on both sides of the friction washer and the roller...
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    Buying Advice Re: Overwhelmed by options

    You can play with the payment calculator here Free Loader Program | Kioti Tractors

    Say you paid 23000 US + your 13% canadian tax of 2990.00 = 25990 at the Kioti prefered rate of 5.5% with the free...
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    Buying Advice Re: Overwhelmed by options

    I have read that the 0 percent financing costs you more in the long run when you figure in the promotions that it excludes.
    You'd have to figure it out.
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    Buying Advice Re: Overwhelmed by options

    32kCAD is 3027 US, I dunno about pricing up there, sounds awfully high, guys in the US are paying 21 to 23 US dollars.

    FYI Kioti has the free loader program going on the DKs July1 through Sept...
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    Buying Advice Re: Overwhelmed by options

    I can guarantee the hours are not correct in the ad, maybe 175 hours on the new meter.
    Look at the wear on the bucket and tires, and grime around the engine compartment, and 2wd.

    If it was 175...
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    Buying Advice Re: Overwhelmed by options

    I don't know what you mean by "too much" tractor?

    Many\most folks when buying their first tractor, settle on the 30-35 horse frame size, they see it as a step up from the "small" scuts, and it...
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    Re: Tooth bar for Kioti 72" bucket?

    Yep, I was horsing mine a bit, slowly driving ahead while curling the bucket rolling some boulders up out of the ground, no support on the ends, had to C clamp it up and weld it, all is good now.
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    Re: Tooth bar for Kioti 72" bucket?

    Eric, you may want to weld those outside edges of the cutting edge to the bucket, or drill another hole at the ends.

    I took me 2 hours to tweek mine on the end after bolting it on.:mur:

    After...
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    Buying Advice Re: Overwhelmed by options

    Yes, call around, you can still get one:thumbsup:
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    Buying Advice Re: Overwhelmed by options

    Yes jump up one cog..go with a 40 to 50 horse tractor, the jump to the 40 horse frame size get you a lot more capability and stability and over twice the lift capacity for a couple grand.
    I'm a slow...
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    Re: In the buying trap - need advice

    Guys are paying 21 to 23 for a Kioti DK 40 HST 4WD...They are feature rich, rear remote standard, telescoping rear links standard, skid steer quick attach bucket standard, draft control standard,...
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    Re: In the buying trap - need advice

    My advice....... don't buy barely enough tractor.
    Get one that will easily, and safely, do what you need it to do.
    The Dk series from Kioti will lift 2761lbs to to full height properly ballasted,...
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    Re: Some tractor's options

    A loaded radial tire is WAY more puncture resistant, and will wear much longer than a loaded bias tire.
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    Re: Need safety advice

    Also, watch for raised steel plates etc when traveling...wear your seat belt....make sure the forks are far enough off the ground to clear these.
    Hit one of these immovable objects with the forks...
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    Re: Kubota L3540 HSTC a trade In Value

    You have paid good money for a nice cab tractor, I'd consider keeping it and buying a lawn mower, rather than paying more for less.

    The tractor really shouldn't rip up your lawn unless making...
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    Re: Tractor cab in sunny states

    Well, where I live we have hot summers, bees, mosquito and such, and cold snowy winters, I am very grateful to be able to be comfortable year round.
    Love my cab tractor:)
  34. Thread: Tier 4

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    Re: Tier 4

    The air is definitely cleaner today no doubt, mostly due to more stringent emission controls.
    The thread has gotten off track, the OP has a choice between tier 3 and 4, folks won't have that soon...
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    Re: 2011 DK45SE - Do I need more tractor?

    Yep blow out the radiator fins and all screens, you'd be amazed how much dust and dirt come out the radiator fins after just working a few hours in dusty conditions.
    The debris in the reservoir...
  36. Thread: New DK45SE HST

    by grm61
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    Re: New DK45SE HST

    Congratulations on the new machine! and good job picking out a capable unit for your first tractor:thumbsup:
  37. Thread: Tier 4

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    Re: Tier 4

    Have a nice day;)
  38. Thread: Tier 4

    by grm61
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    Re: Tier 4

    The OP, clearly, is new to tractors. not knowing the difference between a tier 3 and tier 4 cut, their is a little more to it than some extra cost and wiring.

    This.... is typical sales babble,...
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    Re: Which. 50hp range have mid pto?

    Kioti DK series have a 2000 rpm mid pto option.

    I dunno about the new NX series
  40. Thread: Tier 4

    by grm61
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    Re: Tier 4

    Wow, thats wierd, because I 'm pretty sure LS makes the cuts FOR Case IH, none of the tier 3 LS cuts were computer controlled to my knowledge.
    The OP was inquiring about the differences between a...
  41. Thread: Tier 4

    by grm61
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    Re: Tier 4

    Would you please tell me who makes the TIER 3 CUT that is computer controlled, and has the display that says regen?
  42. Thread: Tier 4

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    Re: Tier 4

    Your nothing more than a talking head salesman.
    You don't know what you are talking about.
  43. Backhoe Re: Should I ad a Thumb to my backhoe purchase today?

    I think that is a wise choice, any big rocks you pull up out of a hole you can drive around and pick up with the grapple, and put wherever you want.
    I think the grapple is much more versatile and a...
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    Re: Fred cain field cultivator/ripper?

    Your DK40 should have plenty of power in low gear, I've never pulled one though, heck wind er up to pto speed and let err eat, it will either pull it or spin the tires, on the video he said you could...
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    Re: Ok here's the pics

    Congratulations! Very nice:thumbsup:
  46. Thread: Tier 4

    by grm61
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    Re: Tier 4

    My opinions are based largely on what I have seen on the trucks at work.
    I'm a driver, Yes I am assuming that the systems on the tractors are going to be similar, smaller, 3 or 4 cyl instead of six...
  47. Backhoe Re: Should I ad a Thumb to my backhoe purchase today?

    Yes , if you get a thumb go hydraullic, My dealer had talked me into a mechanical, he must have had one on the shelf:mad: Wish I had gone hydraulic
    When I get a grapple for my loader I probably...
  48. Thread: Tier 4

    by grm61
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    Re: Tier 4

    The new tier 4 tractors, are very nice, and I am sure they would be pleasurable to use, but you are going to have to be OK with hauling it to the dealer and spending the money when things go south,...
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    Re: How much tractor do I need?

    IMO, how many acres you have has little to do with whether a backhoe is a worthwhile purchase, or what size tractor is appropriate, it has everything to do with your terrain and tasks you need to...
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    Re: Excavator track broke

    Ron, you are a very generous guy for loaning your machine out....You see where this got you.

    There are folks who like to be self sufficient and like to have the tools they need to take care of...
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    Re: New Rankin Rotary Cutter - no gear oil

    I'd do everything I could to get a new one.
    Damage done, almost certainly.
    Will you get full life out of it? I doubt it.

    Dealer should have filled it, you should have checked it, unfortunate...
  52. Re: Single Lid CUT Wicked Grapple..If your compact tractor could talk....

    I am waiting for the HD version, My DK 45 Cab with loaded rears and backhoe on is a tick over 8K lbs, I have a lot of big rocks that I want to be able to place where I need them, It would be nice to...
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    Re: Mud Puddle - Now what?

    Unhook the air intake hose, where it goes from the air box to the motor, make sure no water in there also.
    Also like poster above stated get all the silt out of the RAD fins Change all fluids...
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    Re: New NX 4510 made the deal !

    Congratulations! Yes pics:thumbsup:
    If you have the time, keep us posted on how the tier 4 motor works out.
    It's the big unknown for everyone right now.
  55. Buying Advice Re: It's come down to Mahindra 3616 and Kubota L3800

    Grapple bucket, pallet forks. snow bucket, rock bucket, snow blade, dropping the bucket in close quarters, dropping the bucket to work on the cutting edge etc....

    Take a look here to get an...
  56. Thread: ck35 backhoe

    by grm61
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    Re: ck35 backhoe

    http://www.tractorbynet.com/forums/kioti-buying-pricing/313364-selling-my-kioti-backhoe-kb2475.html
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    Re: Hello. Shopping for tractor

    Why? Can you not fit it where you need to go?

    For dirt, ground engaging work, weight is king.

    I'd look at a Kioti DK40.

    I used my Dads 970 Deere at my place, 33hp, before I bought my DK 45,...
  58. Thread: TODAYS SEAT TIME

    by grm61
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    Re: TODAYS SEAT TIME

    What brand/model pallet forks do you have?
    They appear pretty stout, I need a set to use like you use yours, I've got lots of big rocks.
    Any issues with them?

    Thanks
  59. Re: The ability of the Kubota BX25D & Koiti CS2410 to perform!

    That's a very good point! :laughing:
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    Tractor Sizing Re: Tractor for ~ 100 acres

    No, just ask alot of the folks on here, a BX25D will handle all those tasks:laughing:
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    Buying Advice Re: Newbie Needs Help Buying the Right Tractor!

    Who is 1 and 3?
  62. Re: Another newbie needing help selecting a utility tractor

    [QUOTE]

    No, I never said that, you did.
    I would however put it in the tinker toy category for twenty acres, and bad on both you guys for implying that a tractor this size would be a viable...
  63. Re: Another newbie needing help selecting a utility tractor

    The OP wants to buy the right tractor the first, time why steer him towards a tinker toy for 20 acres?



    Ever been to Cashmere in the winter or summer?
    Didn't think so.

    The OP has not stated...
  64. Re: Another newbie needing help selecting a utility tractor

    You should start your own thread, lots of bx owners here....Good tractor, but small and light, don't lift much, nice for working around the yard...beats the heck out of no tractor at all.
  65. Re: Another newbie needing help selecting a utility tractor

    And then you need to be sure they are not stolen;)

    To the OP, no BS, watch out for this, if you buy used from a private party, make sure there is a paper trail back to when the tractor was bought...
  66. Re: Another newbie needing help selecting a utility tractor

    He will have too if he wants something decent.
    He didn't say he was broke,, he said

    Then in the next breath..

    That simply isn't going to happen unless it's a clapped out POS.

    The OP came...
  67. Re: Another newbie needing help selecting a utility tractor

    I respectfully disagree, there are some tasks that a small tractor just can not do.
  68. Re: Another newbie needing help selecting a utility tractor

    If you can afford it, get a tractor in the 40+hp size, 4WD,when you move from the 30/35 horse, to the the 40hp frame size, your lift capacity doubles with the Kioti...2761lbs of lift with the DK...
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    Re: NX4510 and NX5010 pricing and review

    So...we would like to talk about this NX tractor, but nobody has one...we're counting on you buddy;)
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    3-Point Hitch Re: Broken lower lift arm mount

    If you financed your tractor you are required to have damage insurance on it, it is usually included in the loan ....That is damage....It should be covered if you are insured:thumbsup:
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    Re: NX4510 and NX5010 pricing and review

    Wow, haven't been on here for a few days (temporary obsessive compulsive Boat research:eek:) nice review Bart, I wish we had a Michigan Iron and Equipment out here, they sound like great folks that...
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    Re: Zeroing in on LS or Kioti but I have some ?

    Dude, you better hope she never reads this:shocked:

    Congrats on the 55:thumbsup:
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    Re: Requesting feedback on pricing

    Good price on the DK, twice the lift capacity +500 lbs than the CK, this is extra capacity is good if some day you want to get a set of pallet forks to move stuff around, or a grapple bucket etc,...
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    Re: Zeroing in on LS or Kioti but I have some ?

    I would suggest doing your own research, and discounting what most salesman tell you.... and make your own mind up....I don't mean to badmouth all salespeople...but..through my own experience, 90...
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    Re: Just traded my DK35 for a DK55

    Yes, I think you would fine, as long as you don't throw poop at the glass:laughing:

    Edit.... I see you bought the open station, congratulations! that is a beast of a tractor:thumbsup:
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    Re: Zeroing in on LS or Kioti but I have some ?

    No I haven't, maybe I should worded it differently..."I believe the 10-16.5/14.9-24 are better suited to the weight of the 40 to 50 horse tractor offering more ground pressure, equaling better...
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    Re: Zeroing in on LS or Kioti but I have some ?

    Here is my feeling on the bigger R4 tires on the LS 12-16.5/17.5L24......I think they are to wide for the weight of the tractor and offer to much flotation.

    I believe the R4s on the...
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    Re: Kioti Dk45se hst or DK50se hst

    Also a cutting edge for the front bucket.

    The Bolt on Kioti cutting edge for the front bucket needs to be welded on the sides or another hole drilled on the outer ends.

    I welded mine on the...
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    Re: Kioti Dk45se hst or DK50se hst

    Also consider negotiating in you purchase, getting the tractor equipped with a third function valve, plumbed to the front cross member on the loader to run a grapple bucket, blower chute, snow blade...
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    Re: Kioti Dk45se hst or DK50se hst

    Do you want/need a Cab?
    Now would be the time to consider that....,Heat,AC,Stereo.....Yea, winter is no longer unpleasant:) I can tell you, I love my Cab! The stereo and rear wiper are standard in...
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    Re: Zeroing in on LS or Kioti but I have some ?

    I have less than that, I could not get by with a CK, the rocks are to big.

    Also it is nice to have the option to use pallet forks on the loader, or a grapple, and have enough capacity, to lift...
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    Re: Kioti Dk45se hst or DK50se hst

    I can't help but think one of these would rip threw some roots pretty easily, then you would stiil have the utility of a decent sized tractor....
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    Re: Kioti Dk45se hst or DK50se hst

    Don't expect the hoe to have the power of a full size backhoe.
    There are rippers available that go on in place of the bucket for ripping roots, looks like a big sharp nasty hook....They look very...
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    Re: BOUGHT MY NEW LS tractor today

    Congratulations! Yes, :drink:Need pics!
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    Re: Zeroing in on LS or Kioti but I have some ?

    Dude, buy the DK:thumbsup:
    You get a tractor with twice the lift capacity for a couple grand, 2761lbs to be exact;)
    The DKs are one of the best bargains out there IMO, and a no brainer if it fits...
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    Re: Kioti Dk45se hst or DK50se hst

    1.5 HP difference at PTO......45/36 PTO.......50/37.5 PTO
    Just depends how much your willing to pay..What is the difference in price?
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    Buying Advice Re: I need help replacing my JD 790

    According to the literature the XR series are tier 4 tractors, good looking rigs though.
    I know everything 2014 and newer will be tier4, but he has a very thin window right now to avoid it if he...
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    Buying Advice Re: I need help replacing my JD 790

    I have heard that pricing varies by region, paulfun9 got a screaming deal.
    Seams like folks are paying 21 to 23 depending on where they live.

    Way cheaper than the Deere in any case, and a very...
  89. Thread: what to buy?

    by grm61
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    Re: what to buy?

    Maybe he doesn't understand the draft control mechanism is where the top link attaches to the tractor:confused3:

    Maybe the quick hitch throws all the geometry off for it to work right?
  90. Thread: kubota vs. kioti

    by grm61
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    Re: kubota vs. kioti

    That's about what I get out of my Kioti doing loader work with the backhoe on, throttle set about 1800.. a tick over 8k pounds..a couple thousand in the bucket...10k:shocked: if I run it at 2k or...
  91. Thread: what to buy?

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    Re: what to buy?

    Diff lock is mechanical, actuated by you left heal..haven't had any problems with the 4x4 switch or PTO switch,(I didn't buy the tractor for these two items) I would have been fine with a lever,...
  92. Thread: what to buy?

    by grm61
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    Re: what to buy?

    Forget the CK for moving a 2k pallet of pellets.

    The DK has a lot of nice features...Loader control placement (this was a big one for me), draft control, telescoping rear links, control at rear of...
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    Buying Advice Re: I need help replacing my JD 790

    You did good!
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    Buying Advice Re: I need help replacing my JD 790

    Was that with tax? I

    I think the going rate now for the 40 hst is 23 ish before tax etc.

    Sounds like there may be a little meat on the bone yet when you get serious.

    When I bought my...
  95. Thread: First Tractor

    by grm61
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    Re: First Tractor

    Nice:thumbsup: It would be cool to see some more pics of that grapple when you have time:)
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    Buying Advice Re: I need help replacing my JD 790

    :laughing:....:thumbsup:
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    Buying Advice Re: I need help replacing my JD 790

    Yes! You could get a Cab unit, with heat, A/C, Stereo/CD player and still be 5 grand less than the open station Deere....Or a Cab and a Backhoe, for about 1500 more than the open station...
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    Re: Rock extraction with FEL

    Be careful to not bend the bucket (bow it in the middle)
  99. Re: Finally got to really use my loader: Massey 1648

    Looks like fun:thumbsup:
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    Re: Basic necessities to have with your tractor

    Yea :laughing: I just went back and took another look and see its a cooler, good one :thumbsup:
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