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    Re: Fordson tractor

    The seller who posted the linked ad was asking $1500.00 for his. I don't know what a Hamilton transmission is.
    Used Farm Tractors for Sale: 1920S Steel Wheel Fordson (2003-09-29) - TractorShed.com
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    Re: Auto-darkening helmet

    I had a glass lens once. Spatter runied it after night or two of stick welding. Plastic works much better for me. I replace the plastic ones every so often.
  3. Re: Do Any Farmers Actually Pay Their Land Rent On Time?

    Some renters are just seem to think they don't have to pay. That goes for houses too. My mother sold a rental house because of hard luck stories that kept coming up when the rent was due.
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    Re: stupid question - bucket removal

    When I see videos of implements being hooked up with no trouble at all, I wonder how many takes were needed to get that smooth attachment.
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    Re: Welding Jacket

    My favorite improvised welding shirt was a green cotton army fatigue shirt similar to the one Forrest Gump wore in the movie. I don't think they make them anymore.
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    Re: Harbor Freight Tools that don't suck

    I bought a couple of moving blankets for the dog to sleep on. He seemed to approve.
  7. Re: The "Doodlebug" idea is alive and well in Russia.

    I like the one where rhe guy apparently made his own drum mower, with just one drum
  8. Re: Why can't you put sweeps on a single row cultivator?

    I once bent the angle iron on a similar looking cultivator. As I remember I was trying to use the cultivator to plow a fire break in dry ground growing common Bremuda grass. The cultivator didn't...
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    Re: What does this switch do?

    I went to school and spent years learning to read and now controls on tractors come with unintelligible symbols instead of words. :mad:
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    Re: Post hole auger bit?

    The Tractor Supply auger with a screw shaped point works well in my red clay. I don't have many rocks.
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    Re: Trusty JD and a big Log

    I've had friends who seemed to think I should drop everything I have to do and eradicate poison oak/ivy from my woods. I just don't invite them into the woods.
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    Re: Best trail cameras?

    Shucks! I thought this thread was going to tell all about trail cameras.
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    Re: Watery chainsaw fuel

    Thanks to everyone for the suggestions. I think Moss Road might be on to something.
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    Watery chainsaw fuel

    How do you dispose of cainsaw fuel that has water in it?
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    Re: How to weld in a straight line?

    I've breen trying to figure out why more light helps, myself. After I ran a bead in insufficient light and raised my hood to discover it didn't even hit the joint :ashamed: I tried more light. To...
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    Re: Hi new member 2 wheel tractor owner

    :welcome:
    Sorry, I can't answer your questions. That machine looks like fun!:)
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    Re: How to weld in a straight line?

    My vision is poor and I wear progressive lens. Putting more light on the weld helps me see the puddle.
  18. Re: Tractor with rear engine, front dump bed, and sometimes a loader

    Thanks to all for saving me the effort of looking up the tractors. When I read about high quality Russian products I'm reminded of the T-34 tank and the AK-47 rifle. Can't argue with dependability.
  19. Re: Tractor with rear engine, front dump bed, and sometimes a loader

    bcp,
    I ran across a picture of that tractor a while back and did some research. As you say, it's from eastern Europe possibly in a former communist country and I think it is now out of production....
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    Re: How to protect a bearing from the elements

    It must have been in the 70's when SC began requiring tarps on open trucks. What seemed to be homemade tarp systems were all over the place and were very interesting to observe.
  21. Thread: Busted 8N

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    Re: Busted 8N

    Now, I've read all of the commentes and no resolution. :irked:
    Serioisly, good luck.
  22. Thread: Busted 8N

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    Re: Busted 8N

    I've read the first of three current pages and can't wait to see how this turns out.
  23. Re: I wasn't planning to wear them to a wedding

    They look really good. I've got a similar pair of $100.00 boots and can't make myself wear them in the pasture. If these cost more than that I might have to save them for church.
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    Re: Need extension for top hydraulic lift

    Kthompson
    I think you're right.
    I once called the equipment in question a "third point" and was quickly informed that it was a "center link". We learned about a "front shovel" in one post today,...
  25. Re: I think there was a ghost in the garage last night.

    Someone seems to have cautioned the ghost to, let sleeping dogs lie.
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    Re: Collins axe???

    I'm sorry to hear they're gone. They didn't last long after I got my Christmas axe.
  27. Re: I think there was a ghost in the garage last night.

    Sooner or later someone is going to bring "pallets in fields" into this thread. It migt as well be me.
  28. Re: I think there was a ghost in the garage last night.

    It would be a classic locked room mystery except that no-one was murdered.
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    Re: Collins axe???

    I got a Collins Axe for Christmas when I was a teenager. Lost it in the woods. My next axe came from KMart and had a plastic handle, probably, with a fiberglass core. It stayed outside for over 30...
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    Re: Do you shake your chainsaw?

    I considered titling the thread, How Many Times Do You Shake It? Then, decided that would have been wrong.
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    Re: Do you shake your chainsaw?

    I agree. The shark has been jumped. Thanks to everyone for your comments and humor.
    Stuck
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    Re: Do you shake your chainsaw?

    LD48750
    Filling a jar with fuel mix and observing it is a very good idea. I think I'll try it. I don't recall seeing any information on the oil saying that it stays in suspension. For those like...
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    Re: Simple, cheap and useful?

    The price is now $9.80.
  34. Re: I wasn't planning to wear them to a wedding

    I used to see lineman's boots in catalogs. I couldn't believe those prices either.
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    Re: Do you shake your chainsaw?

    Spanner,
    At last you've reminded me why I shake the fuel. When I was a kid in the 60's, Dad got us a go cart with a 2 stroke engine and we had to shake the glass jug he kept it in. A little later...
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    Re: Can it do it? Disc and hay grapple

    I think my MF could handle it the grapple and it'd only 10 hp more than yours. I'd probably spike a 4x5 round bale on the back, for ballast. Can't say about the disc.
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    Re: Do you shake your chainsaw?

    :I have a Husky, a Stihl, and a few Poulans. It's going to be hard to stop myself when I want to shake the Husky.
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    Re: Harbor Freight Tools that don't suck

    Thanks for that information. Sometimes the vibration on a rooftop load drives me crazy.
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    Re: HELP! QA won稚 disengage.

    I'm always impressed at the way when one PT owner has a problem other PT owners rush to the rescue.
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    Do you shake your chainsaw?

    If my chainsaw has sat for more than a couple of hours and definitely overnight I shake it or at least rock it 100 times on the theory that the oil and gasoline have begun to separate. I also do...
  41. Re: What else do you do with forks besides lift pallets?

    I'm sure glad the forks weren't damaged. You might ought to have that shin looked at.
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    Re: Processing a pig

    My folks used to wait until very cold weather. Infact a good freeze was known in hog killing weather. Good luck, I hope the meat doesn't spoil.
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    Re: 3pt lift cylinder scored- repairable?

    I'm trying to follow too, but, it's making my brain hurt.:confused:
  44. Re: Magnatrac Crawler Engine Specs - Kohler

    Would someone comment on the effect, good or bad, legal or illegal, of using a 2 stroke oil mix in a 4 stroke air cooled engine. Someone I know does this when mowing a severe slope with a push...
  45. Re: I wasn't planning to wear them to a wedding

    You probably got the good out of those.
  46. Re: I wasn't planning to wear them to a wedding

    I'll have to consider that for a while.
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    Re: Do ultrasonic mice repellers work?

    Way back, when my son was a kid, my mother had a plug-in pest repeller. I don't know how effective it was against mice, but, my son hated it. I'm guessing it emitted a sound adults can't hear.
  48. Re: I wasn't planning to wear them to a wedding

    I even posted a thread a while back asking where I could find such a shoe.
  49. I wasn't planning to wear them to a wedding

    Back in the 70's I bought a pair of work shoes of a style that was very common while I was a kid in the 50's and 60's. As I remember, they were sold with the Georgia Giant label and the price was...
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    Re: Air Rifle Any hope for accuracy?

    I looked up the old movie, The Parallax View. It has to do with an assassination so there must be a scope involved. I'd have never guessed. The Parallax View (1974) - IMDb
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    Re: How to protect a bearing from the elements

    Yeah! What in the world is a (hand crank trap kit)?
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    Re: Replacement drill chucks

    When I work my way around the chuck using the key in all three holes, have less slippage.
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    Buying Advice Re: New Vegetable farmer needing Advice

    75 kw is around 100 hp.:shocked: You must be planning on growing LOTS of vegetables. I wish you much success.
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    Re: Welding table build.

    I want one! :) How'd you put all those holes in the top?
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    Re: Stihl flippy cap recall

    Sometimes I think about the statement someone made on this group when he said he thought those caps were a solution to a nonexistant problem. I like his thinking.
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    Re: Spiders are taking over my barn

    I used to have a watermellon patch where there was a black widow under every other mellon.
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    Re: Pallets in fields

    The pallets are suffering from splinters.
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    Re: The ground is hard

    Many thanks, Sawash. I might try it on the drive shaft.
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    Re: Pallets in fields

    I'd like to see the look on Hank Kimbles face when he reads 47 emails with the exact wording Steve suggested and different signatures and email addresses.
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    Re: Bucket mounted limb cutter.

    Are you planning on using a blade with teeth to saw the limb off as you back the tractor?
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    Re: Harbor Freight Tools that don't suck

    A contractor told me something similar about inexpensive tools in general. His high priced drill had walked off not long before.
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    Re: Milling a fallen oak tree

    http://www.forestryforum.com/board/index.php?topic=57944.0
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    Re: The ground is hard

    Tom,
    I did something like that with my chainsaw. I can't stand the thought of paying a dealer to fix my expensive chainsaw so I bought a cheap one to get a job done until I figure it out the...
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    Re: Professional Welders

    Oh! :ashamed: Sorry Bubba.
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    Re: Professional Welders

    A couple of those look like Bubba's eight dollar an hour welds.
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    Re: The ground is hard

    For future reference, did you use the pipe wrench on the auger shaft or the drive shaft that goes into the gear box? My auger was buried up to the gear box and even if I could have accessed it I...
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    Re: Getting rid of my Super A :-(

    In SC we have the Market Bulletin put out by our Dept. of Agriculture. I used to advertise everything from chickens to tractors in it. Your state may have something similar.
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    Re: The ground is hard

    I got the auger out by using a combination of nearly all of the methods you guys described. On the next hole, I lifted it some and let it spin every few inches and didn't get it stuck again. ...
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    Re: The ground is hard

    That might be a good idea. I took my name for the present condition of the motor in my AC WD. It's been stuck for many years and will probably be stuck for many more.
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    Re: The ground is hard

    I'm just thankful my hay man got rain earlier in the season.:)
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    Re: The ground is hard

    That might work. Right now the whole unit is together and off the tractor. I guess I could chain the frame to another post and try turning it with a bar through the u joint or if I can lock the...
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    Re: The ground is hard

    Tom,
    You understand perfectly. Last time this happened, I made one of those long bar attachments and couldn't screw the auger out. I managed to dig down a few inches on one side of it and poured a...
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    The ground is hard

    We haven't had much rain lately and I've got my post hole auger stuck up to the gear box. I expect to find some roots when I try to dig it out. Boy that ground is hard!
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    Re: Building a fence from fresh milled lumber

    In my experience pine, unless it's heart pine or pressure treated doesn't last very long in the weather.
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    Re: Motor Thread Repair - Suggestions?

    Where's Shieldarc's comment? I hope he's not sick.
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    Tractor Sizing Re: Large Tractors without Cab

    TractorHouse.com allows you to search it's listings by many specifics including country and hp. I don't know whether cab is one of the specifics but the listings usually include a picture.
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    Mowing Re: Do you have enough tractor?

    I was surprized to see a strange furry little animal on a trip to the mountains. I guess it was a ground hog. Can't remember whether we were in SC or over the NC line at the time.
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    Mowing Re: Do you have enough tractor?

    A big tractor is nice when you need power and traction. A smaller tractor comes in handy when working in tight places and costs less to operate. Like nearly everything else, one size can't be...
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    Re: 6FT Drag behind Brush Hog Repair

    You didn't list your location, so, I don't know if things are the same where you live. In my part of the USA bearing houses/stores are fairly plentiful. The counter men I know are good at whipping...
  80. Thread: Belarus 572

    by stuckmotor
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    Re: Belarus 572

    This guy said he broke the wheels and spindles hauling hay.bales. If I remember correctly he claimed they weighed 1800 pounds. Even wet, I don't think mine are that heavy, but, I just kept quiet...
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    Re: I think I ran my MF out of diesel

    Kthompson,
    When I wanted to prime the tractor with a spray bottle, I didn't know what thermostart was either. I even had trouble finding in in a web search then a few youtube videos popped up. I'm...
  82. Thread: Belarus 572

    by stuckmotor
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    Re: Belarus 572

    Hurliman,
    Did you have customers break a lot of front wheel rims and spindles? Someone told me he had that problem on his Belarus. This was a larger tractor around 100 hp and water cooled, I...
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    Re: yellowjacket protection

    When killer bees move into my area, I'll pyobably enclose my tractor's drivers platform with some kind of screen they can't get through.
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    Re: Chain pitch (size) differences.

    Thanks, to all who commented on the carbide chain. It often pays to ask ahead of buying.
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    Re: Chain pitch (size) differences.

    I think s219 is correct. I have many 4" to 6" trees that I need to cut low to the ground in a severely overgrown pasture. Has anyone tried a carbide chain for cuttng close to the ground. I'd be...
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    Re: I think I ran my MF out of diesel

    Ch1ch2,
    This is my first diesel. Running one dry and getting it started again seems to be a right of passage and I'm greatful to have gotten through it without burning up the starter or something...
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    Re: I think I ran my MF out of diesel

    Kthompson,
    I wanted to try something like that and can see the diagnostic value, that you mentioned, BUT, my tractor has a device that I think helps it start in cold weather. It's called...
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    Re: I think I ran my MF out of diesel

    I checked the diesel that I'd drained when I changed the filter per Spanner's instructions and found little trash and no water. With a freshly charged battery, I bled two of the injector lines again...
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    Re: I think I ran my MF out of diesel

    Sometimes I put up a post mainly so the list of similar threads will appear. It's often more productive for me than doing a search.
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    Re: I think I ran my MF out of diesel

    There was a place where I had the option of giving the reason for the edit. I probably should have listed, " Spanner:)"
    His advice about other threads on the topic is also helping. One poster...
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    Re: I think I ran my MF out of diesel

    Spanner,
    I don't know how much fuel I added. If it comes to it, I might drain the tank back into the fuel jug and if the jug overflows then I'll know it at least had a little bit of fuel when I...
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    Re: I think I ran my MF out of diesel

    Thank you, spanner. I need to be clear in what I'm saying.
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    I think I ran my MF out of diesel

    Here are the symptoms:
    My MF 261 was running but suddenly lacked power, giving it more throttle didn't make it run any faster. After about a minute, it quit all together. The fuel guage doesn't...
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    Re: Tree Pullers

    I have little experience with hydraulics, but, I think a diverter valve might operate the cylinder with the foot/bar. I'm not sure you'd be able to operate the loader lift arms at the same time. ...
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    Re: Tree Pullers

    Doofy,
    It was a big disappointment for me not to see the hydraulically assisted version in action too. I became interested in this type of puller after a guy told me that he'd broaken several...
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    Re: Getting rid of my Super A :-(

    I remember the tobacco sleds in the neighborhood of my dad's old home place. He and his brother used to rechink the logs in the old tobacco barn when he was a kid. Red one row tractors were popular...
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    Re: Tree Pullers

    Doofy,
    I found a couple. They're both on skidstears and I don't know how well they'll work on a tractor.

    Tree Grapple / Post Puller - TJ12UN-TRK-BF

    The second link (below) doesn't go where I...
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    Re: Tree Pullers

    A while back, I ran across an ad for a puller that consisted of a clamp similar to the second one the OP showed in his link. Behind the clamp was a large vertical hydraulic cylinder with a foot/pad...
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    Re: Found a Cub Under a Pile of Stuff

    The hydraulic lift is a big plus in my book.:-)
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    Re: Getting rid of my Super A :-(

    You can always cut the price a little at a time until you hit the sweet spot.
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