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    Re: TractorByNet on a Windows 8 Phone

    Happens every time, regardless of topic, when one 'experts' desire is to be confrontational instead of informational and insults anyone who disagrees with them.:(
  2. Re: Swapping Tuff Torq K65 or K66 for a K71 or K72

    The x310 has a K58 transaxle.
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    Re: Avast Anti Virus and TractorByNet

    I solved the problem by not running Windows and using AdBlock :)
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    Re: Which type, then brand of framing nailer?

    I use a Paslode cordless framing nailer. Works great and no air hose to drag around. For PT wood, I use stainless steel nails. I quit using clipped head nails long ago and only use offset head nails...
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    Re: hydraulic post driver help

    It's not clear whether it could 'drive an 8 inch post no problem';

    1. On the International
    2. On the Belarus before the OP made the changes



    I'm not out to start an argument. My goal was...
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    All these posts suggest great things to check or...

    All these posts suggest great things to check or do.

    However, I have worked in IT my entire career which involves a lot of problem solving. Many of the technical people want to dive into reacting...
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    Re: hydraulic post driver help

    Assuming I understand your posts correctly, the only thing that changed from the pounder working fine, to it not working, was you changed the return line.

    Correct?

    If so, that's where your...
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    Re: What happened to This Old House? omg

    The fact that TOH went upscale never bothered me. I could still learn techniques from the show, learn about new products, etc. The rest of the show was interesting and entertaining. Plus, by the time...
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    Re: $800+ for a 2015 F-150 tail light...

    Already been discussed, ad nauseum, in this thread, which had to be closed. No need to re-hash it.
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    Re: NH TC30 - Downloadable Owner/operator manual?

    You'll have to explain what you're referring to. What is beeping?
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    Re: Jacking up a vehicle for an oil change

    I've never heard them referred to as "Gear Teeth". I've referred to them as 'Ratchet Jack Stands" and if you Google that you'll see some more examples.

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    EDIT: Missed the bolded words in...
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    Re: Diesel prices in your area?

    FACT: Also known as supply and demand.


    See previous fact.
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    Re: drill your own well?

    Why don't you want to dig a trench?

    I highly doubt you're going to be able to dig your own well in the Pgh area and if you can, the gpm won't be enough. You will find plenty of uses for a 'real'...
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    Re: TBN's so-called FF policy

    TBN is a Family Friendly Site, Click Here for the Guidelines.

    Posts containing masked profanity are not done by accident any more than are political posts outside the Friendly Politics forum are....
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    Re: Jacking up a vehicle for an oil change

    It wasn't mentioned. Seems pretty obvious that all of the steps from the article should have been mentioned.

    I use ramps with our two cars. No need for ramps to change the oil and filter on my...
  16. Thread: Dead TC29D

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    Traction Re: Dead TC29D

    thcri - When you hooked up the charger, did you hook the negative cable to the negative post or the frame? If the post, connect it to the frame to see if that gets everything working, particularly...
  17. Is there any way to connect an external...

    Is there any way to connect an external thermostat? Many of them are wireless and can be controlled via a smartphone app.
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    Re: Annoying Pop up adds.

    No issues using Safari or Chrome, each with AdBlock. As Aaron said several weeks ago, the problem is not with TBN.
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    Re: Clickable ad at page bottom overlaps......

    No problem using Chrome with Adblock.
  20. Re: Moms car stolen today while at Doctor's office for a checkup...

    The location of the phone number is irrelevant. Lots of people have cell numbers unrelated to where they are geographically.

    Tires have serial numbers. Are they on your receipt?

    Finally,...
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    Re: Parking lot damage

    Sadly, it's not odd at all. The insurance company multiplies the current book value of the car by a certain percentage (75%?) and if the repair costs are more, the car is totaled.
  22. Re: Legal to open carry a pistol on a bicycle in your state?

    I don't and I don't know anyone who does.

    When will you be open carrying while riding your bicycle? Or will you ask your wife to? Be sure to ride where a police officer sees you.
  23. Re: Legal to open carry a pistol on a bicycle in your state?

    People hate lawyers until they need one.

    Since you've received the opinion of ONE police officer, when will you start riding your bicycle openly carrying?
  24. Re: Legal to open carry a pistol on a bicycle in your state?

    The obvious solution is to ask a lawyer, who would both know the law and be able to determine if there's any case law.
  25. Re: Legal to open carry a pistol on a bicycle in your state?

    Here's a graphic for future reference.

    Remember this each time you feel the urge to ask for additional information that should be obvious. :laughing:

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  26. Re: Legal to open carry a pistol on a bicycle in your state?

    Come on coobie, of all the places people can ride bikes, e.g., cities, suburbs, bike paths, mountain biking, etc., it should be obvious it was for distance rides on rural roads without guys along....
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    Re: Virus problem recently

    More information is needed. What kind of activity.
  28. Re: How to keep gooseneck trailer electric cable from getting caught in bumper?

    When we towed a GN horse trailer, the plug was on the side of the bed, actually in the plastic bedliner.
  29. Re: How important is spelling and punctuation to you?

    Is this guy? :D

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    Re: Diesel truck with best MPG

    The 7.3 engines didn't have any problems at the beginning? Some people are comparing the 7.3 at the end of its run to the 6.0 near the beginning.

    P.S.
    Before anyone accuses me of being a...
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    Re: Diesel truck with best MPG

    While there's no question newer diesels are more complicated, primarily due to emission regulations, what facts are there to support they have 'no longevity'?
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    Re: Recommendation for Web Hosting service

    No offense, but it doesn't matter what you're buying, NS said their DoS monitoring software was triggered. DoS software doesn't just alert on a flooding attack, it looks for lots of different...
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    Re: Recommendation for Web Hosting service

    Is there a way to randomize the uploads?

    Just curious what the purpose of uploading to a website every 5 minutes is? I ask because you might be able to accomplish the same thing with an email, a...
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    Re: Recommendation for Web Hosting service

    And I am telling you I know what DoS monitoring software looks for. It does look at frequency. It does look for patterns, e.g., every 5 minutes, or any other repeating pattern. Why would you believe...
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    Re: Recommendation for Web Hosting service

    I get it. You're leaving NS because you're mad at them for taking too long to identify the problem, not allowing what you think was a simple solution and not being able to say when you'll get out of...
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    Re: Recommendation for Web Hosting service

    I wasn't clear.

    The ever changing threat environment made what you were doing for years turn from innocent to being a threat.

    It wouldn't surprise me that any repeating ftp process like you're...
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    Re: Recommendation for Web Hosting service

    Was their concern the frequency or ftp?

    Just curious why so frequent?

    With the ever changing hacker threat environment, the fact you've been doing it for years is, no offense meant,...
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    Re: Silverado 3500 HD capabilities

    Then the only difference between diesel and gasoline is operating costs, which is still higher for the diesel. Copperhead's conclusion still stands.
  39. Re: Article From Reuter's: Rent walkouts point to strains in U.S. farm economy

    Who or what has determined foods containing processed fat, sugars and salts are addictive?
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    Re: Dealing with pipes freezing?

    How long is this run of copper pipe?

    Is taking the ceiling tiles down enough to get through this winter?

    Is it the only run that is close to the outside?

    Does this run feed a radiator above...
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    Re: Dealing with pipes freezing?

    You're welcome. Give Heatline a call or send them an email. Describe your situation and they will recommend the right solution, probably Paladin for Pipe. For those in the northeast, Paladin for...
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    Re: Dealing with pipes freezing?

    I use Heatline products on my hydrant at the barn and sump pump output pipe. Works very well. Too many (all?) heat tapes are recommended only for pipes with water in them, so were not an option for...
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    Re: Silverado 3500 HD capabilities

    I don't own a diesel car or truck nor do I judge and insult people who do, with or without a tuner.
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    Re: Silverado 3500 HD capabilities

    More torque and hp mean safer towing, the ability to keep up with traffic and not become a rolling roadblock. If everyone else on the road were driving 1957 model vehicles, a 318 would make sense.
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    Re: Silverado 3500 HD capabilities

    GVWR - Click for Wikipedia definition
    GCWR - Click for Wikipedia definition

    Matches Chris' explanation (not that there was any doubt :))
  46. Thread: GMC/Chev 1500

    by MikePA
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    Re: GMC/Chev 1500

    Would a 2500 or 2500HD be better for plowing?
  47. Thread: Logging in

    by MikePA
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    Re: Logging in

    There are 2 'actors' in problems like this; The website and the browser someone is using. If a feature, like Remember Me, works for most people, then odds are it's a problem with the users browser....
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    Re: Parking lot damage

    Why wouldn't you report it to your insurance company and let them fight with the box store, if they believe they might be liable?
  49. Re: Ever started after gelled fuel without removing fuel filter?

    I posted the OPs first post. It was winter fuel.

    What do you recommend in this situation?
  50. Re: Ever started after gelled fuel without removing fuel filter?

    1. You need fuel.
    2. Winter blend is not available.
    3. There's some left in the tank when winter arrives.

    Logic 001.
  51. Re: Ever started after gelled fuel without removing fuel filter?

    Why some people can't understand how summer fuel could remain in the tank when winter arrives and then requires the use of treatments designed for such situations is beyond me.
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    Re: Blizzard 2015 Boston

    Three questions;

    1. Define nasty.
    2. Where does the water from the ice melters end up?
    3. Is it treated before ending up where it ends up?

    I ask these questions because storm water drainage...
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    Re: Radio Shack Bankruptcy 2015

    I long for the days of resistors, diodes, capacitors and vacuum tubes....not. Too much of what Radio Shack was trying to sell, no one needed. At least not enough people to support a national chain....
  54. Re: Norton Antivirus, an excellent way to mess up your computer... :eek:

    I've never had a problem with Microsofts Security Essentials at home, where I run it on the Windows virtual machines I run under OS X. Also never had a problem with McAfee at work.
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    Re: cracked bell housing

    general J has not posted in over 5 years.
  56. Re: Ever clear a public intersection with your tractor?

    The people I quoted offered explanations for their opinions. You disagree. That's what a discussion forum is about. Do it without belittling others.
  57. Re: Ever clear a public intersection with your tractor?

    No one said people would sue. Some people thought you might be liable or be breaking the law.
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    Re: In the blink of an eye...

    Sad some people interpret good advice about possible downsides as receiving a 'hard time'.


    Link to Indiana Good Samaritan law - Click Here.
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    Re: In the blink of an eye...

    The assistance the young man provided in the incident Mossroad shared is covered by a Good Samaritan law.
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    Re: $10 USD For Mobil 1 !?!

    Perhaps this is the justification for the irrational, Pavlovian, anti-Walmart rants some people post in any thread, on any forum when the W-word is used. :D
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    Re: $10 USD For Mobil 1 !?!

    Plus ranting about Walmart on an tractor discussion forum has proven effective. :rolleyes:
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    Re: Patriots do it again!

    I believe the Carl's Jr ad only played on the west coast, where their stores are.

    GoDaddy pulled their ad after it got such a bad reception on the Internet.
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    Re: The reality of aluminum body panels.

    Plus the Model Ts ran 21" wheels! :)
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    Re: How many of you keep a "backup vehicle"?

    1. Posting the text of Buick's coverage is stating facts, NOT defending GM. That was your INCORRECT conclusion.
    2. Why didn't you mention ALL THE FACTS in your FiRST post? First it was 'stuck an...
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    Re: How many of you keep a "backup vehicle"?

    You call the toll free number that's usually on a sticker on the driver's window that provides 24 hour service.

    How To Reach the Buick Factory Roadside Assistance

    If the vehicle is equipped...
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    Re: The reality of aluminum body panels.

    The standard wheel size on 2015 Chevys, Fords and Dodges are 17". Bigger wheels are options. They're offered because that's what some people want to buy. They know pickup buyers primary interests are...
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    Re: Juno (2015 Blizzard Tractor Pics)

    John Coleman is his name and you're correct, he is an apostate from The Church of Global Warming.
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    Re: Blizzard 2015 What I Learned about LED Lights

    I mounted the LED light bar on the ROPS and went with a light bar to reduce the wiring which made for a cleaner install when compared to the 2 halogen lights the light bar replaced. No drilling. I...
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    Re: Blizzard 2015 What I Learned about LED Lights

    I mounted the LED light bar on the ROPS and went with a light bar to reduce the wiring which made for a cleaner install when compared to the 2 halogen lights the light bar replaced.
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    Re: Blizzard 2015 What I Learned about LED Lights

    Bought my LED light bar, and wiring harness and switch, at Super Bright LEDs.
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    Re: Advice on a new computer

    Good Morning, PapaPerk


    Defining what you want to do with a computer before deciding on which to buy is the right first step. For editing videos, I'd first think about the monitor (bigger is...
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    Re: The reality of aluminum body panels.

    As a member of TBN and as a TBN moderator.


    It is common sense to call the posting of a poorly conducted test that involved only a Ford thinly veiled brand bashing.

    Click Here for an article...
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    Snow Equipment Owning/Operating Re: Cutting / Groving / Siping R-4 for snow

    This summer (ah, yes, summer, I remember it well :applause: ) I siped my tires and replaced two halogen lights with a single 21" LED light bar. Both have made a huge difference when plowing. One...
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    Re: Ecoboost question for DP

    Don't most big rig trucks have turbocharged engines?
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    Re: The reality of aluminum body panels.

    I am not a Ford person. I've never owned a Ford. I never said repairing aluminum would be cheaper. I didn't say the test was rigged, it was simply poorly executed as others have mentioned. A...
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    Re: The reality of aluminum body panels.

    I am sure this was also news to TBN members and why the link to the Forbes article, and the entire text of the article, was posted here.
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    Re: The reality of aluminum body panels.

    I don't own a Ford. Forbes brought up old, and obvious, points that have been true with every change in materials and technology.

    New technology costs more and usually requires new tools and ...
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    Re: The reality of aluminum body panels.

    When civilization went from buggies to steel cars, the Luddites screamed, "It will be more expensive. We'll have to get all new tools. We will have to build special facilities to paint steel versus...
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    Re: Official 4,000,000th Post Contest!

    January 31, 2015, 7:11:33 am
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    Re: Would your wife notice if you got a new tractor?

    To state the obvious, if people don't want to reveal certain aspects of their financial relationship with their wife, and possibly receive questions about it, they should not post in this thread.
    ...
  81. Oil & Fuel Re: Type of engine oil for Ford 4600 SU gas burner?

    Any 10w-30 would be fine.

    (Same answer posted to your thread in the Oil and Lubricants forum)
  82. Re: Type of engine oil for Ford 4600 SU gas burner?

    Any 10w-30 would be fine.

    (Same answer posted to your thread in the New Holland forum)
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    Re: Mayday! TC29D won't start!

    Yep, sounds like the right spot.
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    Re: Mayday! TC29D won't start!

    The 'D' in all TCxxD tractors mean Deluxe which means hydrostatic transmission.

    When I start mine, trans has to be in Neutral and Clutch depressed. Every now and then, I have to wiggle the...
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    Re: Co-worker with 6.4 Ford Power Stroke problems.

    con - text - kčnˆ…tekst - noun - the circumstances that form the setting for an event, statement, or idea, and in terms of which it can be fully understood and assessed.

    The context of every post...
  86. Re: Punks trespass, property damage, cops want help getting abandoned jeep, need advi

    ruffdog: To state the obvious, you're getting some really bad advice on what to do with the Jeep. Some of it's in jest, but some of it's not. As I, and others, suggested, let the insurance companies...
  87. Re: Punks trespass, property damage, cops want help getting abandoned jeep, need advi

    This did not happen with the two incidents I described earlier. I reported both of them to my homeowners insurance company (State Farm) and my premium did not go up.

    And the only time you'd file a...
  88. Re: My test of a rubber scraper vs a pipe on the blade edge results

    I buy the cheapest circular saw blade I can find. If they are still usable after cutting stall mats, that's a bonus. Otherwise, i throw them out.
  89. Re: Punks trespass, property damage, cops want help getting abandoned jeep, need advi

    We've had two people drive through our property, so I am very familiar with this situation, at least in PA.

    In each case, they;

    1. Left the road
    2. Drove through first fence
    3. Across pasture...
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    Re: Co-worker with 6.4 Ford Power Stroke problems.

    Do ALL manufacturers have problems? Yes. See comment below about humans.
    Do ALL manufacturers have problems caused by outside vendors? I don't know who or what causes their problems.
    Do ALL...
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    Re: Co-worker with 6.4 Ford Power Stroke problems.

    Apparently the answer is "No, there aren't stats." Just anecdotal evidence provided by posters who share their experience, e.g.;

    "Everyone I know had problems."
    "My mechanic says...."

    and the...
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    Re: Co-worker with 6.4 Ford Power Stroke problems.

    Aren't there stats that show how (un)reliable the 6.4 is to take the opinions, and insults, out of this discussion?
  93. Re: A Bazillon bits per second! I have it! You don't!

    I know who took this thread off track. You just couldn't keep it about the Internet, you had to toss in your opinion about the military.


    Facts are true or false, opinions are not.


    Comparing...
  94. Re: A Bazillon bits per second! I have it! You don't!

    I'm trying to understand - What do you mean by 'very high speed'? In this thread, we've gone from 'high speed' to 'very high speed'. The definition determines the technology needed.

    As I said...
  95. Re: A Bazillon bits per second! I have it! You don't!

    If a household has a phone line, they have access to the Internet.

    I think some people, usually politicians looking for votes and power, purposely blur the debate and lump access to the Internet...
  96. Re: A Bazillon bits per second! I have it! You don't!

    Comparing the interstate highway system with residential Internet service is incorrect as is the comparison of the federal government of the 1950s to today's.

    An Interstate highway doesn't run to...
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    Re: 5W30 diesel rated oil

    As has been said in almost every oil related thread, changing the oil, and oil filter, either according to the mfgr schedule or oil test, are far more important than the type of oil you use.
    ...
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    Agreed. My GN rail system did the same thing,...

    Agreed. My GN rail system did the same thing, i.e., it raised the ball height which caused the trailer to tilt to the rear, which I knew put more weight on the rear axle of the trailer, even though...
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    I've had the rail system and used it to pull a GN...

    I've had the rail system and used it to pull a GN horse/stock trailer. I thought it worked well. The only 'issues' I had were as follows. Nothing major, but if I were to get another GN hitch, I'd...
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    Re: MY local fire department has STUPID policies.....

    The pile is large enough multiple generations of Keebler elves could be in there.

    The fire dept could take one look at that pile and say break Mt. Vesuvius into smaller piles.
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