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    Snow Equipment Owning/Operating Re: Pictures of your snow weapons

    Just traded my 16 F450 today for a 17 F450... should have pics in a week or so once the body and plow frame go on.
  2. Thread: Pet vs $$$

    by Tomtint
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    Re: Pet vs $$$

    We have no kids, but my wife and I have had 4 dogs in the 20 years since we have been married. 2 have passed and we still have 2. our first Doberman we got in 1995.. he was a very loyal, friendly and...
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    Snow Equipment Owning/Operating Re: Pictures of your snow weapons

    Went out today to do some pre season prep work on my snow fighting equipment. Got to the skid steer and found that mice got into my seat cushion and destroyed it. ... $500.00 later at the Cat dealer...
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    Re: Grappling fun - A Picture Thread....

    We had a bit of a storm up here a couple days ago, lost 3 trees at our commercial property, has a friend cut them up and he took the burnable wood and left the brush piles for me to move... about 6...
  5. Re: Thoughts on going from a Kubota to a CAT track skid steer back to a Kubota.

    I have a track Cat skidsteer and a tractor. The Cat as you pointed out is waaaay faster and more capable, but brutal on my lawn. Tractor is best for light around the house things and the heavy...
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    Re: craftsman tools lifetime warranty

    Clear case of user error
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    Re: craftsman tools lifetime warranty

    Clear case of user error
  8. Thread: Dog pics

    by Tomtint
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    Re: Dog pics

    The guy laid out on the couch is a rescue.. I think he has adjusted well
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    Re: How to flatten a washboard lawn.

    Airate the crap out of it then roll it. If there are some rough sections after that, broadcast and rake in some loam and seed it..
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    Re: Skid Steer Snow Plow Hydraulic

    I converted a 7 1/2 foot Fisher blade and welded the a frame directly to the QA plate. The blade will float if the loader arms are in float mode. If not, I can get the plow to put down pressure to...
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    Re: Buying out of state - sales taxes

    I believe there are several sales tax threads on this forum. But we are in Mass, which has a 6.25% sales tax. New Hampshire is 65 miles away with no sales tax. .. if I were in the market for a non...
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    Re: Best Push Mower

    We have gone through a number of them over the years. We are on our 2nd Husqurvana with a Honda motor. It's a nice unit and only $275.00
  13. Re: Carry permit. Would traffic stop make police be more cautious? yea or nay?

    When you are pulled over and your plate is run, the cop knows immediately who the car is registered to and weather they have a CCW permit or not. I have been advised by LE that should I be pulled...
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    Re: I Need Enclosed Trailer Recommendations

    I had a 7x14 v nose dual axle Haulmark. It was one or their economy line trailers but it served me well for 6-7 years. I think I paid 4500.00 +\- for it new and sold it for 2600.00 when I bought the...
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    Re: Small caliber target pistol?

    This is the one i have and really like. ( this one is not mine but a google search pic )
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    Re: Small caliber target pistol?

    I have 3-22s, a Ruger, a Sig and a S&W long barrel with a funky large grip.. the S&W is so accurate ... it's like cheating. The Ruger is a piece of junk and the Sig is very nice but very finicky......
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    Re: Rust again, aluminum Ford the answer?

    Rust... well... I have a 2016 V10 F450 4x4 dump with 6,000 miles on it.. just dropped it off for 2 manifolds and ended up needing a head as well. ( bolts were not coming out ) I looked under the...
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    Re: Tighten quick-release Kubota bucket

    My KX121 mini x had similar wear. I had a friend who is a welder build up a bead along the worn part and it should be good for quite some time to come.
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    Re: What price are Superduties in your are?

    In this area.. a high mile 6.0 is a tough sell but I would expect to see it in the 5-6k range if it's a 4x4... if it's a 4x2... it would never sell.
  20. Thread: trailers

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    Re: trailers

    Yes, a friend of mine is a dealer for those in Mass. They have sold them for quite some time and they are happy with them. I looked at one he had on the lot and it appeared to be a nice quality...
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    Chipper Re: 3 point chipper.

    I have a Wallenstien BX62 ( I think ) .. I have used it behind my L3700 SU and it works well. A couple things from my experience... it does not really like old dry downed tree branches.. the fresh...
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    Re: help me decide on Superduty

    The Ford techs in the dealerships would call the 6.4 diesels "maypops" ... meaning they "may pop" and blow up at any moment.
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    Re: help me decide on Superduty

    I have had 5 or 6 6.0s.. if they are maintained they are good motors. If you have 200k on yours and know the history... I would keep it. .. The 6.4 is a time bomb and once it goes off.. your trucks...
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    Re: Should I get a smaller truck?

    If your truck is trouble free now, and well maintained in the past, .. I would keep it. Trading down and paying more for less truck, does not sound like a good plan to me. I understand the parking...
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    Re: Who rides motorcycles?

    We just did a 3500 mile ride last month. MT has great roads but the best scenery is the west side of the state.. a whole lot of nothing going across it....which is good and bad... little to no...
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    Re: A question for those who open carry

    I have a CCW, and do. It's either under a shirt or coat on my hip..and the on,y way anyone would ever know is if heaven forbid.. it had to come out. At that point, I'm not worried about weather the...
  27. Re: 2017-2018 Dodge challenger,Chevy camaro,Ford mustang ???

    For what they get for a new pony car these days... I would look at a 4-5 year old Porsche 911 with low miles.. and not take a beating at resale time.
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    Re: Tie down point on compact tractor

    I had a couple D rungs welded to the back of my ROPS. It allows me to go over anything that may be attached to the rear of the tractor without grief. Also welded a couple at the front of the grill...
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    Re: Skid Steer for Side Business?

    If memory serves me correctly..tires last about 250 hrs as long as nothing damages them first, that is about 1000.00, tracks about 4-500 hrs depending on terrain and pilot experience.. those are in...
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    Re: Skid Steer for Side Business?

    I have a skidsteer that I use for my own needs. It does not get more than 100 hrs a year and it still has maintence costs that are spendy. .. I once read the maintence cost to run a skid was...
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    Re: Indestructable Rural Mailbox?

    Several years ago kids were driving around smashing mailboxes. They destroyed one of my friends and he replaced it with a steel lally column and a large mailbox filled with concrete that had a 6" pvc...
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    Re: I'm Done With Branson

    I don't have any personal experience with Branson, but a local dealer here had them about 3-4 years ago and I saw them have several birthdays on his lot. They have since switched to Mahindra... and I...
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    Re: Hip Replacement Surgery

    My right hip is toast, ...has been for a few years. Dr told me to expect a replacement to last 20 years +\- and much depends on activity level and abuse in that time. I have decided to wait as long...
  34. Re: Previous generation GM trucks vs current GM and Tundra

    I had a 1997 GMC 1500 4x4 with a extra cab and a 5.7 It was a great truck, at a weak moment in time I traded it for a Ram 1500 sport with the "off road" package... big mistake.. that GMC was a real...
  35. Thread: Dog pics

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    Re: Dog pics

    He is a really good dog. As well behaved as a 1 year old can be expected. I still miss my other guy all the time, especially when I see pictures of him. As I type this, the new guy is by my side on...
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    Re: New Trailer Day

    I recently bought a new trailer as well. There was a option for those ramps but my concern was that they need to fold flat and it may cause a problem with the tractor, loader and implement. I had my...
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    Re: My vacation to the mid west

    Yes that's the one I'm talking about. There was still 5-6' of snow on the cold side of the mountain last week.
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    Re: 4 n 1 bucket repair

    I bent the middle of my 83" Cat bucket.. I was pissed... but a friend of mine used his Cat 330 excavator to push it back to straight by flipping the bucket over on 4x4s and pusshing down in the...
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    Re: My vacation to the mid west

    We hit 40* leaving Jackson Hole at sunrise and 105* riding through the SDakota Badlands. Also rode up Mt Evans and Pikes Peak.. 14,000 ft.. bikes didn't like it much. Crossing the Beartooth was one...
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    Re: My vacation to the mid west

    We did ride through Gillette as well. Beautiful country.
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    Re: My vacation to the mid west

    We did take 90 into Sturgis S Dakota.
  42. Re: Can you spot the redheaded step child in this bunch?

    Obv They need the Orange one to tow all those broken green things into the shop for repairs.
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    Re: Speed Deterent with 'Fake' Radar Signal?

    We had a few "old townie" residents bug our selectman enough to get speed humps approved on 4 roads here. They are about 6" tall and 48" wide and cross the entire road. Probably every 800' apart....
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    Price Check Re: Used Kubota Mowers

    I would think you could find a used BX1500 or BX1800 that would be a good mower.
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    Re: Floor scraper- near useless?

    I have seen those being used in commercial build out spaces. Usually behind a Dingo type machine. It makes quick work of the demo. I bet the guy who bought it thinks it's the best money he ever spent.
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    Re: What's going on with Mazda?

    A friend of mine is the GM at a Ford dealer. These days, dealers are pretty sophisticated, they don't wait for you to decide to go car shopping, they call you to come in. They have a dedicated call...
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    Re: Zero Turn for 4 acres?

    I mow about 4 acres a week with my Walker GHS 48" deck. Takes me about 2.5 / 3 hrs total. As someone said a quality 60" ZTM will run quite a bit more than 5k but a nice used one may be found for just...
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    Re: Anyone have a 17 super duty?

    Spent yesterday morning putting a Ready Lift 2.5" leveling kit in my 17 F350. It got rid of the nose dive look to the front of the truck. I have just over 1,000 miles on it now and so far I'm...
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    Re: Mobile diesel transfer tank

    I had thought about that as well. I'm only keeping 50 gal in the tank at most and even though that is heavy, the trailer is not really going to be on the road very often. The fuel station is about 4...
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    Re: Mobile diesel transfer tank

    It is bolted down. 2 bolts in the back and 2 in the front.. It ain't moving anywhere.
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    Re: Mobile diesel transfer tank

    I took it down to fuel it up for the first time yesterday. i like the convince of having a fuel supply at home now. Had a couple people at the station ask me what it was, lol. At the moment I'm using...
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    Mobile diesel transfer tank

    I had a extra small trailer we really did not use, so I installed the transfer tank in it. I had thought about mounting it in the equipment trailer itself. But I figured that the real need was to...
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    Re: oxygen and acetalene tanks

    I bought a set of tanks, used but refurbished torch and gauges with various tips,new hose and a cart from my local welding supply company down the street this past winter. All said and done was...
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    Re: Gravel Road Dust Control

    They have been using Mag on the roads up here for a number of years now. It's brutal on cars and asphalt roads. After 2 years of winter driving, trucks look like they are 20 years old underneath.....
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    Re: My 3 PH carry all

    I had not thought of that. Thanks.
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    Re: My 3 PH carry all

    I think I'm going to make some brackets to hold the chainsaw,fuel can, rakes, shovels etc. and ...I was even thinking about a way to make it dump.
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    Re: which trailer to get

    I have a 20' full tilt and it is great for the tractor. It's a 10k GVW so I'm in no danger of overloading it with the tractor. If I did it again with a tilt deck, I would get a split deck with 4' in...
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    My 3 PH carry all

    A friend of mine made this for me about 4-5 years ago now. Finally took the BH off and put this on instead. It weighs about 300 lbs so it's not a great ballast but it sure is handy for carrying stuff...
  59. Thread: New B26 tlb.

    by Tomtint
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    Price Check Re: New B26 tlb.

    The B26 is a great tractor. I think it will do everything you want and more. I also agree that a set of forks would be a big plus. And maybe a grapple bucket instead of the 4/1
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    Re: E-rated truck tires ??

    I had a set of Michelin LTXs on my Sprinter van. They were replacements for the stock Kumo tires it came with that lasted about 35k miles. The Michelins has 40k on them when I got rid of the van and...
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    Re: 22LR ammo comparison

    I have 4 -22 pistols. I have a Ruger, a SW competition, a Sig Mosquito and a SW revolver. .. by far the Sig is the most picky. It absolutely 100% needs high velocity ammo and is really happy shooting...
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    Re: 5th gen Dodges, when are they coming out?

    I owned a 95 Ram 2500 with a Cummins. At the time I thought it was a powerhouse. I sold it to a friend of mine after I had it a year and he still has it today with 300k +/- on it. After driving the...
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    Re: 14 x 20 Pole Barn using 4x4 posts

    I built a small barn / large shed last year. Had the same concerns you are asking about now. I wanted a post and beam look, and a concrete floor. I had thought about using 4x4s for the posts and...
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    Re: I need advice on stump removal

    I don't like leaving stumps in the ground, they invite bugs and inevitably will leave a sink hole when they rot. Around here you can rent a mini X for about 350.00 a day. You would easily be able to...
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    Re: Once you go flat, you'll never go back

    I had thought about swapping my dump body for a aluminum flatbed dump. My current one is just steel and the unfit company is not known for quality paint ot fit /finish. I suspect within 3 years it...
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    Re: Easy way to flip deck?

    My father has a BX and it has a tooth bar on the loader bucket, I hook a chain over one of the teeth and to the front of the deck, then lift it up. Makes it easy to clean and change or sharpen blades.
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    Re: New String Trimmer?

    I have 5 or 6 Echos, a couple of them are simple smaller straight shaft trimmers and the others are split shaft units that we use with various other attachments. The smaller ones are easier to pull...
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    Re: Anyone have a 17 super duty?

    That's a classy looking truck.
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    Re: Anyone have a 17 super duty?

    They had a KR at the dealership as well. I like the interior of that as well. Was not a big fan of the 2 tone exterior though. I think a single color is available in the KR package.. had that been on...
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    Re: Anyone have a 17 super duty?

    This fuel calc was along a 160-170 mile mixed drive but mostly 75 mph highway.
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    Re: Anyone have a 17 super duty?

    Made a trip to my local Ford dealer a couple days ago... just looking.. and looked myself into a new 2017 F350. I traded my 2015 350 Platinum 4x4 gas truck with 18,500 miles on it for a 17 4x4...
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    Rear Blade Re: Land Leveler/Grader Blade/Land Plane

    I have a 72" Befco that I used behind my L3700. It works incredibly well for smoothing and leveling our road. The downside is that it does not crown the road very well. I would think that if you used...
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    Re: Time for a new trailer

    What were the problems ?
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    Re: Most comfortable boot recommendations

    I'm on my feet all day. .. usually on concrete floor, construction site type settings. .. My feet were always very sore at night and really sore the next day. I have always worn Chippewas and they...
  75. Thread: Dog pics

    by Tomtint
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    Re: Dog pics

    Last September I lost my 13 year old Weimariner. It broke my heart. We were looking around but not 100% sure I was ready and I knew I could not replace my other guy by any stretch of the imagination....
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    Re: Time for a new trailer

    It appears to be.. the ramps are 2 piece so they are about 7' long. They are spring assist when they go up and down. But the 2nd 1/2 is not spring assist. They are a bit heavy, but not as bad as I...
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    Re: Time for a new trailer

    Got the new trailer today. Looked and looked within 150 miles for a 14k galvanized or aluminum split tilt. Could not really find anything that fit my needs. Ended up with this one. It's 22' and...
  78. Thread: B7800 Bagger

    by Tomtint
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    Re: B7800 Bagger

    My sisters B7500 has one, I think it's the same as your B7800. It does work well, it has 3 bags in the back very similar to the BX set up.
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    Re: Cheap dedicated plow truck?

    For a small 1/4 mile driveway it will be fine. Provided you are only moving 6" of light snow and it's not 12" of heavy wet snow. Look for a light weight Polly blade and not a heavy steel one. I think...
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    Re: Time for a new trailer

    We get bent over up here in the North East when it comes to prices. ... literally 2k more for a trailer that I can drive 300 miles to pick up out of state.
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    Re: Time for a new trailer

    I like those a lot, wish there was a dealer closer to us.
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    Re: Stuck with a BH92 backhoe I can't use

    I can not imagine a Kubota dealer ever just dropping off a BH on someone's front lawn, knowing that it is incomplete and may not be usable. This simply makes no sense. There is more to this story we...
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    Re: Implements you regret buying

    I would say my Ratchet Rake is at the top of my list. ..although I used it a number of times, it wore out far to fast making it now just scrap metal. I also have a PTO chipper I bought used and have...
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    Re: Time for a new trailer

    You are correct, sorry, I did not proof read it before I hit submit.
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    Time for a new trailer

    I recently sold my 18' 10k gown Andersen beaver tail trailer. Had it for about 10-12 years and although it was still a solid hauler, it was not HD enough to legally carry the mini x or skid. I'm...
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    Re: B7500 cracked engine block

    It was very careless for certain.
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    Re: B7500 cracked engine block

    Lol..ain't that the truth.
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    Re: B7500 cracked engine block

    I not 100% sure I'm even going to get involved in the engine swap myself. I need to take a look at the thing and see how much is involved in a short block swap out. Last thing I want is to get it...
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    Re: B7500 cracked engine block

    Yes, that is the one she has.
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    B7500 cracked engine block

    My sister owns a B7500.. I'm guessing a 2003-2005 era model. Well... They have not taken great care of it and at some point in the past, filled the radiator with water and not antifreeze. .. This...
  91. Thread: Burn Barrel

    by Tomtint
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    Re: Burn Barrel

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  92. Thread: Burn Barrel

    by Tomtint
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    Re: Burn Barrel

    A friend of ours made us a small burn barrel out of a old well tank. He cut a really nice design into it with a plasma cutter as well. I don't know how long it will last but it is nice to have and a...
  93. Re: Board and batten type shutters made with Hardiplank type products?

    I did exactlly what you were talking about. When I originally built my house I used pre primed finger jointed pine and built shudders just like you posted a pic of. They rotted out this year and I...
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    Re: Bx mid mount mower to sell hardly used

    Many years back my father bought a like new deck ( used ) from a guy as well as a bagger system for his BX23. If I remember correctly he paid 2500.00 for both of them and that was a very good deal at...
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    Re: Laser rust removal

    The one I saw was over 1mill. They had a entire hanger restored and dedicated to this one laser.
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    Re: How much tractor do I need?

    The 3301 is a nice machine
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    Laser rust removal

    All I can say is wow... We did a job at a very high end facility this past week. They had a new toy.. A giant laser paint / rust laser removal system... Holly crap was this tool incredible. Anyone...
  98. Thread: B3350SU TLB

    by Tomtint
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    Re: B3350SU TLB

    When do they deliver it to you
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    Re: How much tractor do I need?

    I'm partial to Kubota but if there was not a dealer that close to me, I would certainly look at others as I think there are several other good options out there. I have had a BX22, A B7500 and now a...
  100. Re: Paul Short a great Kubota supporter has made it out of the hospital

    Best of luck with your recovery.
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