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    I love it... Makes tires and trim black but not...

    I love it... Makes tires and trim black but not shiny. And of you wipe off the excess it doesn't attract dust too badly.
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    Recently got a 180 running that had been sitting...

    Recently got a 180 running that had been sitting 5yrs+. Had similar fuel issues... Turns out lift pump was toast. Would push a little fuel to drip out the bleeders but nowhere near enough to run...
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    I only buy bulk nuts and bolts and dog food at...

    I only buy bulk nuts and bolts and dog food at TSC anymore. Everything else is either crap or overpriced.
  4. Thread: Work boots

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    Whites boots! You get what you pay for when it...

    Whites boots! You get what you pay for when it comes to boots.
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    Re: R4041 Headlight Fuse Location?

    Fuse block is under the plastic shroud under the steering wheel. Headlight fuse burning out on the r4041 and r4047 is common. Most of us went up a size when we replaced it.
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    Brick! I was going to use fiber cement board on...

    Brick! I was going to use fiber cement board on my new house. My contractor said he could brick it for the same money. It's 90% brick now.
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    Same here... Haven't found a con yet. One of the...

    Same here... Haven't found a con yet. One of the bet improvements I've made to my tractor.
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    Placement is perfect for strapping the tractor...

    Placement is perfect for strapping the tractor end to the foot platform guard when the loader is off.

    Clamps came from Discount Hydrailics Part#BET30840

    Used all 1/2" hose. 2 8' and 2 5'...
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    Here's my setup. Pic of the rear, you can see my...

    Here's my setup. Pic of the rear, you can see my grapple circuit has 90 degree fittings and goes hard left and is routed over top of the left axle housing but then under the platform. Pic with my...
  10. I run bags on my ram 1500.... Huge difference in...

    I run bags on my ram 1500.... Huge difference in sagging over the stock rear coils. The coils ride great but drop 2-3 inches with 500 lbs on the hitch. Here's the most load I've done.... Figure...
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    Grapple Notice the standard bolt being used as the pivot,...

    Notice the standard bolt being used as the pivot, not grease-able. I have a tomahawk rock bucket but those bolts for hinge points turned me off from their grapple.
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    Grapple I have a 60" NAI single lid for my R4047. I feel...

    I have a 60" NAI single lid for my R4047. I feel like it's a good size match. I also think it's a good grapple for the money. Grease-able pivot pints, fit and finish seem just as good as any other...
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    You want some toe out. Around 1/2 to 3/4 inch at...

    You want some toe out. Around 1/2 to 3/4 inch at front of tire is sufficient for a tractor.

    Some would argue toe in is needed. This will add to directional stability, but will create a bad...
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    My R4047H will spin 3 tires on pavement in low...

    My R4047H will spin 3 tires on pavement in low gear. It'll go into relief in mid range. I can't complain with that. Theres a lot of variables to each situation as fat as ballasted weight and tire...
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    Can you elaborate on what he saw that made him...

    Can you elaborate on what he saw that made him know you'd been using power service additive?
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    Re: Keeping them shiny

    Back to Black is good for restoring already faded parts. Aerospace 303 protectant is great for keeping them from fading in the first place!
  17. Any tips or advice putting fuel pump on a 180?

    Any tips or tricks or a pretty easy swap?
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    How's it do with that 8' cutter?

    How's it do with that 8' cutter?
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    Had my x500 since 2008, got about 450 hours now. ...

    Had my x500 since 2008, got about 450 hours now. Great on hilly/rough terrain and I have the turfs on rear. Hasn't needed anything but routine maintenance and tubes in front tires because I have...
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    Did a little finish grading on my new house. ...

    Did a little finish grading on my new house. Nothing better than the smell of diesel fumes and raw dirt.
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    Did a little finish grading on new yard. Gotta...

    Did a little finish grading on new yard. Gotta get it ready to sow in a couple months.
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    I think you meant the R and XR are luxury models...

    I think you meant the R and XR are luxury models compared to the G series. R and XR offered pretty equal features with some slight changes but mainly the X was just to signify the new lineups with...
  23. 3-Point Hitch I'd ke the third remote on my R4047. Doesn't...

    I'd ke the third remote on my R4047. Doesn't seen to be a part# for that either, although I haven't called and asked the dealer yet.
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    Price Check Re: Whats is worth? MF 180

    Not looking at any of those. Its actually a tractor in the family, just want to pay a fair price for it.

    Historical sales (not asking prices) on tractorhouse show anything from 1700-3500, couple...
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    Price Check 6 speed, no multi-power Two stage clutch ...

    6 speed, no multi-power

    Two stage clutch

    Wide front end

    Haven't tried to crank it up yet.
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    Price Check Whats is worth? MF 180

    Looking at a Massey 180. Desiel, 3600 original hours, kept under shed so faded but little rust. Problem is needs all 4 tires. Hasn't been cranked in 5+ years. What's it worth? Prices on tractor...
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    See if you can see which side the pin is rubbing...

    See if you can see which side the pin is rubbing in the slots and push the bucket up against something to relieve to pressure.
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    Pretty sure mine is opposite of that.... Did they...

    Pretty sure mine is opposite of that.... Did they change with the XR series?
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    Double post.

    Double post.
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    Yep... No way they'd approve 100k land loan...

    Yep... No way they'd approve 100k land loan unless there's more to his financial situation than you know.
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    Re: Seat Empty Engine Cutoff Switch?

    Very likely that is the problem. You should be able to get off the seat regardless of the shifter postion or brake position as long as the HST pedales are "neutral".

    My R4047 even lets me...
  32. Re: Looks like LS is rolling out their own Tier-4 Engines....

    They were assembling the Mitsu designed engines before using the Tier 4 Shibarua's in their recent models. So I would think they have the assembly part pretty well worked out. Only question is the...
  33. Re: XR4040H loader+ pallet fork lift test - would like comments from LS

    I still go back to the fact you can only lift ~1100lbs with your pressure setting at around ~2200psi. Yes that's slightly less than ~2500 which some have mentioned is possible/okay, but 300psi does...
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    Clipped my temporary power meter base pole while...

    Clipped my temporary power meter base pole while bush hogging around the new homesite today. Shatter that 4x6 clean off at the ground. Oops!
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    I also read somewhere else that Alamos need more...

    I also read somewhere else that Alamos need more HP, any particular reason? Larger rotor diameter? Heavier rotating assembly?
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    8 foot Alamo flail behind a LS4047H?

    Thoughts? Just cutting hay field type grass once a month or so... Think the tractor can run it sufficiently?
  37. Thread: Brakes again?

    by RKJeepXJ
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    Something definitely wrong. No reason it should...

    Something definitely wrong. No reason it should not hold on a steep heel with a backhoe on. My 4047 will hold on 30 degree slope with a grapple full of logs and a 1400lb implement on the back. ...
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    I have a similar situation. 2 area, hills,...

    I have a similar situation. 2 area, hills, ditches, 600' of creek bank. I get along quite well with a JD x500 on turf tires. If I went with the rougher rear tires that are available it'd be almost...
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    I love mine as well.

    I love mine as well.
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    I'm looking to get one of the French door Samsung...

    I'm looking to get one of the French door Samsung wwith French doors on the bottom freezer as well. Lower righthand section can be a freezer or fridge area. Have a chest freezer to make up for the...
  41. Thread: LS K5047

    by RKJeepXJ
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    Congrats! You may be the first K series owner on...

    Congrats! You may be the first K series owner on the forum.
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    Not a J series, but mounted mine where the slow...

    Not a J series, but mounted mine where the slow moving vehicle triangle mount was.

    Used a plastic ammo that has a gasket in it to make it somewhat water tight.
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    What transmission do you want? Don't think the...

    What transmission do you want? Don't think the mahindra is available in a hst version. If you want a gear tractor, and from what you described, I'd go with the mahindra.
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    Re: Which tractor - L3038 or XR4046?

    Is the trailer for the XR4046 larger? I'd want at least a 20' 10k trailer for a ballasted 40 series with an implement on the back and a FEL.

    As always, go big or go home! 40 series is just...
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    I think it'll fill in your low spots just from...

    I think it'll fill in your low spots just from the material building up and falling to the side. Might take a couple passes to get completely smooth.
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    Had my Northstar unit for over 5 years now. Get...

    Had my Northstar unit for over 5 years now. Get it out twice a year and it always fires right up!
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    Did some brush and sapling clearing...

    Did some brush and sapling clearing...
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    Got some seat time clearing some briars and...

    Got some seat time clearing some briars and saplings today.
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    Duplicate post

    Duplicate post
  50. Thread: 50hr. service

    by RKJeepXJ
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    Re: 50hr. service

    Someone has posted about parking on a side hill so that the hydro filter is uphill and it greatly reduced the amount of fluid lost. Seems like a good idea if you have a place to do it.
  51. Yep, invoice is a complete fake number. I paid...

    Yep, invoice is a complete fake number. I paid the invoice price for my 4047... And I'm sure they didn't just sell it to me with no profit out of the goodness of their heart.
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    Same here. Mine has treated me very well.

    Same here. Mine has treated me very well.
  53. Re: Right Tool for Mowing Bumpy Ground - SCUT, Small CUT or ZTR

    I have a similar situation, but I have 7ac to keep mowed. I just bushhog it 2 or 3 times a year to keep it knocked down. I'll worry about making it pretty and mowing more often once the house it...
  54. Thread: Gas Tractors

    by RKJeepXJ
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    Comparison Some of the old international or massey gasses...

    Some of the old international or massey gasses can be found pretty cheap and parts should not be a problem.
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    Re: XR4046 and Row Cropping

    The simpel answer is row spacing needs to be your outside width divided by 2......so 34.5".
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    Still could have leaned out too much under load...

    Still could have leaned out too much under load even if it was 4 stroking with no load.
  57. The more I look at that ball end version, it...

    The more I look at that ball end version, it doesn't seem like you're really adding much strength in all this. The rectangular stock that bent and broke the first time looks to be the same piece,...
  58. If the exploded parts diagram is accurate it...

    If the exploded parts diagram is accurate it looks like the ball mount pin bolts up completely differently. Might have to custom fab something. Weld a u shaped plate on the current mount and use a...
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    Hooked up my new to me blade for a test run. ...

    Hooked up my new to me blade for a test run. It's an older Land Pride RB3572. Just needs a little paint and it'll be good as new!
  60. Re: Ideas for Hydraulic Line routing......LS R4041 H

    That's pretty much exactly what I did except I looped up and over my top link and then ran down the left side. I also sued 1/2" couplers in the middle connection to get all the flow I could to the...
  61. Thread: Bolt on hooks

    by RKJeepXJ
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    I used bolt on hooks on my LS bucket and just...

    I used bolt on hooks on my LS bucket and just used the backing plates with longer bolts. Was able to torque with little to no tube compression.
  62. Post pics of them when you get them please.

    Post pics of them when you get them please.
  63. Re: Bent stabilizer. Convert to ball bushing stabilizer?

    I vote you be the guinea pig.........because I'm going to probably bend one eventually and I want to know if it works!
  64. Re: What has happened to tractors? Help us choose another workhorse for our tree farm

    The NH TN75 seems to sit similarly to a 3930. I see these used a lot on steep right-of-way mowing with the supersteer option. Looks super stable.
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    I went with a 60" single lid for my R4047. Seems...

    I went with a 60" single lid for my R4047. Seems to be a good matchup.
  66. Thread: XR4046

    by RKJeepXJ
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    Yes, you just need around 13-15 feet of hose and...

    Yes, you just need around 13-15 feet of hose and couplings and you're all set.
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    Flail Mower Re: Let's talk flail mowers

    Aside from your flail mower breakage, how's that Boomer handle the 917? Good matchup?
  68. Re: Inner Lower adjustable arm linkage Parts availability linkage?

    Well......looks like the XR series stabilizers aren't any stronger than the R series. So much for that upgrade idea when I bend one.
  69. Thread: Tire Ballast

    by RKJeepXJ
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    Re: Tire Ballast

    You're right, mis-typed after reading the original post mentioning anti-freeze. I've got washer fluid in all 4.
  70. Thread: Tire Ballast

    by RKJeepXJ
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    Re: Tire Ballast

    I've got anti-freeze in all 4.
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    Re: Danuser EP6 post hole digger

    I did the same. Used 2ea 8' and 2ea 5' hoses. used the 8 footers from the rear going forward and the 5 footers up the loader arm, that gave me a place for some disconnects right around the loader...
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    I've tried blue, taste of the wild, etc and they...

    I've tried blue, taste of the wild, etc and they all give my lab loose stool. Went back to cheap mini chunk TSC retriever brand and it clears up and he does pretty well on it.
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    I went with a 18x 26 carport. I've since put...

    I went with a 18x 26 carport. I've since put some sun blocker mesh sides on it to keep the sun off and keeps stuff from blowing in. Works great so far for the money. I've also go back and blocked...
  74. Thread: LS tractors?

    by RKJeepXJ
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    Had my R4047 about a year now and used it for...

    Had my R4047 about a year now and used it for some grading, bushhogging, and loader work and it's been great!
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    Spray it all and kill everything, then go in with...

    Spray it all and kill everything, then go in with the brush blade. That'll stop most of the stuff from resprouting. Now is a great time to do this while the brush and weeds are leafy.
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    I vote 45-60 hp with HST, open station. This...

    I vote 45-60 hp with HST, open station. This seems to be a pretty popular arrangement these days.

    Like a Mahindra 5035, LS XR4046, Kioti DK50, Deere 4720 or Massey 17XX.
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    Re: New to me Boomer 50

    Pics or it didn't happen! :welcome:
  78. This brings up an interesting issue. If you buy...

    This brings up an interesting issue. If you buy a tractor or other equipment, how do you know what grease to use if the manufacture doesn't specifically call it out in the manual? Does it really...
  79. Thread: too big?

    by RKJeepXJ
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    What makes you say the LS built New Hollands are...

    What makes you say the LS built New Hollands are bad?
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    Grapple Re: 60" Markham Med duty Root Grapple

    Here's my NAI 60" light duty grapple. I don't see any way my tractor can hurt it, its a tank! Looks identical to the Markham posted earlier in the thread except for the NAI emblem on it.
  81. Thread: X500?

    by RKJeepXJ
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    Congrats and enjoy! I just rolled 400h on my...

    Congrats and enjoy! I just rolled 400h on my X500 and it's still mows like new. Worth every penny IMO.
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    Cardinal, Carolina, TNT, and Eagle Carports are...

    Cardinal, Carolina, TNT, and Eagle Carports are all made in Mt. Airy NC. Price varies based on your distance from there for the most part. They actually makes parts for each other. For example, my...
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    Re: tractor shelter

    I went with a 18'x26' metal carport. Got it 8' tall and bought the "engineered" version that comes with the extra bracing. I think I'm in for $1300 including the load of gravel to spread under it. ...
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    Re: 3pt Stabilizers

    Thanks for the XR picture. That confrims they did make some changes from the R to XR series. The ball joint on the tractor side being the biggest one. The male part also looks to be shaped...
  85. Thread: New LS Owner

    by RKJeepXJ
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    You have to line up the splines and push it on...

    You have to line up the splines and push it on until the button locks in the groove. Can be really hateful until you get the hang of it. New PTO shaft and a new tractor makes for a tight fit...
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    Re: LS R4047 or R4041 Loader Removal?

    I tried to remove it this weekend. Legs dug into the gravel some, but using the method in the manual and as described on a few youtube videos of other tractors, the curl function didn't have enough...
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    Re: 3pt Stabilizers

    Mine haven't bent yet, but you are not the first. Anyone gotten a chance to take a close look at the stabilizers on the new XR machines? Are they different/improved? Seems to be LS has been pretty...
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    Read a recent thread in the new holland operating...

    Read a recent thread in the new holland operating forum, something about a Boomer 50 being down... Similar synptm description, turned out to be a safety switch or something of that nature.
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    Re: R4041/XR4040 Engine/PTO HP differential

    I think the difference is in the power curves and where each number is measured. Engine HP is taken as max HP produced by the motor up to its max operating RPM. PTO HP is taken at whatever RPM...
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    I recall reading somewhere that Ameriquip made LS...

    I recall reading somewhere that Ameriquip made LS loaders in the US. Could be mixing that up with another brand though.
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    LS R4047 or R4041 Loader Removal?

    Anyone taken the loader off their 4047 or 4041? Any watch outs or gotchas? Like most things in the owners manual, the translation is suspect and not very clear. I'm assuming its done like most...
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    Snow Re: Russian Arctic Tractors

    Anyone else think the Russians build some of the ugliest machinery? Helicopters, trucks, snowmobiles, cars, etc......you can look at it and immediately know its Russian because its ugly. ...
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    Buying Advice Re: An older farm utility tractor or ...??

    I was in a similar situation. I had access to a Massey 135 and 165 but I'm looking at building a house, mowing, brush hogging, etc. To me, those older utility tractors were designed for row crop...
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    Wasn't speaking of the bend in the end of the...

    Wasn't speaking of the bend in the end of the linkage, mine are like that from the factory, no backing up with a blade needed. The bend forces it to buckle in a controlled direction when the link is...
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    Re: Thoughts on Stabalizer Links and 3 Points

    Top picture you posted. See the kink in the inside arm (we'll call it the male side) where it attaches to to the tractor? You need to straighten that out. Pull the pin, straighten that joint and I...
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    Loader Re: 2011 R3039 Hydraulic Connection Problem

    Temperature rise while it sat off the tractor can cause line pressure to built. Try depressing the fittings and letting a small amount of fluid out. Few of the grapple threads talk about this and...
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    Re: ls 4047 grapple

    Its all a trade off. There are many happy owners of both and I haven't seen any threads about people breaking either one with a compact tractor.
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    Re: ls 4047 grapple

    That's what worked for me. I put quick connects in the middle for loader removal as well. I also crossed over and ran the lines down the "drivers side" loader arm because there was more room.
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    Re: ls 4047 grapple

    A 48" to 72" light duty grapple is all you need. A heavy duty grapple will kill your lift capacity and will be overkill. I've got a NAI 60" light duty and it seems to be a good balance for the...
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    Buying Advice Re: 2012 Kioti DK40SE HST or the LS R3039H

    This isn't apples to apples. A DK40 is comparable to an R4041 or it's new teir 4 version.
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