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    Re: Backhoe Stabilizer Pads/Claws

    I made a set of wider stabilizer pads. Liked them so much l left them on.
    Hi Varmint :wave:

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v238/4shorts/image_zpsahotk1a9.jpeg
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    Re: 2014 BX-25D 50 Hour Service.... Problem

    Your a smart guy. They messed it up so they must fix it. That's what the warranty is for I know it must be terribly frustrating for you. I'm very much used to dealer frig ups too.
    Keep after them...
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    Re: 2014 BX-25D 50 Hour Service.... Problem

    Thank You :thumbsup:
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    Re: Battery Tender Plug In Port (BX Mod)

    Your more than welcome. Appreciate the kind comments. :cool2:
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    Re: Battery Tender Plug In Port (BX Mod)

    Instead of putting the bulkhead coupler through the hole using the expansion method I showed in the video take the big washer off under the nut and large washer off the bulkhead connector, from the...
  6. Re: Position Readout For Top Link Cylinder ***Picture***

    Thank you Richard. Very kind of you 🤓
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    Re: LED Garage Lights

    I put LEDs in our shed. Very happy with them.
    http://youtu.be/qCAj6wxaPyE
  8. Thread: Thanks 4shorts

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    Re: Thanks 4shorts

    Before its all over you'll be installing the rear skids lol. You'll be leaving scratch marks in your pavement if you don't. Look at the big highway department plow trucks, they have them.😉 We all...
  9. Re: L4240 w/LA854 and Third function valve: question on draining Hydraulic Fluid

    Woods work is tough for on equipment. I've torn off steel lines on a Cat D-9 in the woods. Took windows out because of trees. If I were using the tractor in the woods I'd put a full skid plate under...
  10. Re: L4240 w/LA854 and Third function valve: question on draining Hydraulic Fluid

    No drain plug. you remove the hose at the pipe. Have you ever studied the mess of hoses hanging on the new 60 series. What was Kubota thinking?
  11. Re: L4240 w/LA854 and Third function valve: question on draining Hydraulic Fluid

    Yes sir. There is one on each side of the rear axel.
  12. Thread: Thanks 4shorts

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    Re: Thanks 4shorts

    Thank you zmansmac for the credit. You made a Hugh difference and a good choice as well. Every bit of room is needed at times when snow clearing so you don't need that blade sticking out to far. I've...
  13. Re: L4240 w/LA854 and Third function valve: question on draining Hydraulic Fluid

    I've seen this set up on many of the GL 40 HST series tractors. When I service them I simply remove the hose with out removing the guard. It will drain like that. On the HST units you'll need to...
  14. Thread: Gate Hinge

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    Re: Gate Hinge

    I've also machined weld on hinges as shown in the OP photo. Used them on a generator enclosure I made. Worked well.
  15. Thread: Gate Hinge

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    Re: Gate Hinge

    They are the caps I made for the hinge. Here's a photo of the gate I did and a video. Go to 20:46 of the video to see it. http://youtu.be/8n9gRWdGRs8
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    Re: Let's see your drone videos.

    Here's my contribution to the thread. It's of the SS Kyle. It's a 102 year old ship that has quite the history.
    http://youtu.be/_Jya7Cigre4
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    Re: Adapting Truck Snow Plow to Quick Attach

    I have full float, it's part of the tractors FEL,s system. I guess I'm used to operating heavy equipment that operates this same way. Ive been using my design since 2008 and it's worked flawlessly....
  18. Thread: Gate Hinge

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    Re: Gate Hinge

    I used those hinges on cabinets that I use indoors. I make my own. Pretty easy to do that if you have a lathe. This summer I put up two new out door gates with auto openers on them and I wanted a...
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    Insurance Re: L40 Cab heater repair $2500

    Sorry about your troubles. If there's anything I can help you with just send me an email. :thumbsup:
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    Re: Who owns BX25 + Dump trailer?

    Your kindly welcome. :cool2:
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    Re: Who owns BX25 + Dump trailer?

    There's no denying that the bigger the better BUT it's no good to have a bigger trailer IF you don't have the truck to pull it HD that's why I went with the trailer I have. I don't need a new truck....
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    Re: Who owns BX25 + Dump trailer?

    Well I got a N&N galvanized dump trailer. I put the BX in it. Little bit of a tight fit but got no issues towing it with my old 1/2 ton truck. The trailer is 10'X6' with a brake on each wheel. It...
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    Re: Our Mighy Mule gate opener just died.

    Thanks. That's what I figured as well



    Thanks. I'll keep that in mind if and when this one fails.
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    Re: Our Mighy Mule gate opener just died.

    What model number was it?
  25. Thread: splitting rock

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    Re: splitting rock

    I drilled 30 1.25" holes with the SDS Bosch hammer drill then poured the Ecobust in. Let it set for 24 hours and you could here it splitting the whole time. After I got the BX and cleaned up the...
  26. Thread: splitting rock

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    Re: splitting rock

    I used a product called Ecobust and it works. I did a two part video on it. Here's the link to part 1
    http://youtu.be/JlTgjnglHng

    Here's the product:...
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    Re: Our Mighy Mule gate opener just died.

    Coincidently I just install one of these. Some of the reviews on the Mighty Mules weren't good but I took a chance. I planted the pipe four feet in the ground, machined my own hinges that has two...
  28. Thread: Zero Turn Mods

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    Re: Zero Turn Mods

    Well Thomas you brought me out of hiding because I had to tell you just how cool your install is. Love it. Looks oem. Nice looking ztr as well. Looking forward to seeing more of your mods. As for...
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    Re: BX 25 in 10ft dump trailer??

    Who am I to judge but I make sure mine is chained down. I don't like straps on equipment. Chains and load binders work well and it's not going anywhere when they are one four corners.
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    Re: Honda Generator battery operation question

    I worked as a Honda Tech for years and even in training we were told that the fuel cock was to be turned to the off position when not in use. The reason for this is Honda carbs are notirious of...
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    Re: Honda Generator battery operation question

    Shouldn't be too much problem getting the wires routed. I've done them but don't remember the details lol.



    Do you mean this old thing :cool2:
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    Re: BX 25 in 10ft dump trailer??

    Cool. Glad your enjoying our videos and that you get something out of them. I wasn't sure who you were but when I seen your user name I wanted to help out. In the photo there's nothing only...
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    Re: Honda Generator battery operation question

    Every Honda generator that comes in the shop including ours leave with a battery tender on them and I always advise turning the fuel cock off when not in use.
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    Re: BX 25 in 10ft dump trailer??

    Haven't needed to take the two of them but If I did I could put one of them in the truck. :dance1:
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    Re: BX 25 in 10ft dump trailer??

    Ive had no issues with a 10' dump trailer and the BX. The truck is only a 1/2 ton so I didn't want to go with a larger trailer.
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    Re: New Kubota BX25-D Mod

    I wasn't producing them because it was my intent to sell the design and that's just about done so I felt I better caution you. If you proceed it won't be my battle and could cost someone a heck of a...
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    Re: New Kubota BX25-D Mod

    You do realize this is a copyrighted product. I hope you do realize this plus your using the name of my product. Read from it what you will but you will have to answer to this.
    Paul.
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    Re: What to use for gate posts

    I built a couple of simple gates this summer for our property. The main one is simply made out of 2 1/4 exhaust pipe. It's light but looks heavy. The 1/4" x 4" pole is set in cement 3' into the...
  39. Re: First snow for the 2014-15 winter season in my home town.

    I've been out in that machine in the worst winds and on the coldest days and not one draft hot in the cab. I've been in the cab on those sane days with just a T shirt on (and pants:laughing:) and it...
  40. Re: First snow for the 2014-15 winter season in my home town.

    Oh man. I bet you do appreciate that cab. I'm even happy you have it :laughing: You need the frost to do the job right. Thanks for your kind words. Not sure if I'm worthy of them but it was sure...
  41. Re: First snow for the 2014-15 winter season in my home town.

    Well the TV is in there but you must have missed it. I think it came unplugged as I drove away in the tractor :laughing:
    Oh I know how bad it can get and I don't want that either :(



    Yup....
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    Re: BX clearing first snow with FEL

    Cool vid Bob. Nice to see you out on the BX again. That was just enough snow to get us used to being back in the seat again. You fellows in the city are tougher than us out around the bay. I was in a...
  43. First snow for the 2014-15 winter season in my home town.

    And I'm sick of it already. :laughing:



    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vbp4j72DVBg&list=UUfLqRBaI3DGI6ocVUaN8r7Q
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    Re: A day in the life of a Kubota BX25D

    Sorry to hear things aren't great health wise. Get that issue taken care of and then you'll enjoy the BX even more. Life can throw us all hurdles and in time you'll get past yours. Get well and I'll...
  45. Re: Running portable generator during inclement weather

    Thanks Dave. I appreciate your kind words on my work. The enclosure may be a little over kill (I'll even admit to that) but I figured if there was a fire, hurricane...... it could take it plus the...
  46. Re: Running portable generator during inclement weather

    Here's an update on the enclosure I did this past spring.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SJI03ZY1nG8&list=UUfLqRBaI3DGI6ocVUaN8r7Q
  47. Re: Running portable generator during inclement weather

    Yup. Still around but don't post much. I sure don't consider myself a master-craftsman but did build a generator enclosure/shelter. Really happy with it especially after last winters power outages. ...
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    Re: Homemade rotary broom on Kubota BX

    Wow. Sure is nice to see it on the video but I got bragging rights. I got to see it in person last week :cool2:
    That thing is just Super Cool. There are times I could even use one of them. Now you...
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    Re: First breakage on BX

    The orientation got me a little fooled up but are these photo's of the park brake side or the HST pedal side?
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    Re: First breakage on BX

    Here's a few photo's of the parking brake set up. I couldn't get any of the middle of the machine due to the skid pan. Insistently the silver piece you see is for the cruise if you were wondering....
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    Re: First breakage on BX

    I didn't know you needed a photo? You should have emailed me! I don't follow threads much on here anymore and it's 4:30am here but as soon as I get out I'lol snap a few photos of the park brake...
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    Re: First breakage on BX

    It's my opinion that changing the HST oil at 200 hours is a waste. I'm waiting until the 400 before I do mine.
    Glad your getting something out of the video :dance1:
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    Re: BX25D Work Shop Manual?

    I never purchase a machine without the shop and parts manuals. That being said, wouldn't your BX still be under warranty?
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    Re: First breakage on BX

    Well considering all the work you've acomplished with the machine a little TLC wouldn't hurt it. Not sure if you've seen the BX service video I did. It may help you out.
    Cheers.

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    Re: How do you repair a damaged Kubota cab top ?

    I bet he does them all perfectly too as he did with that cab repair. That being said, I bet he feels pretty lucky to have a brother like you too. I'd have no issues letting him work on my stuff. Good...
  56. Thread: mechanic

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    Re: mechanic

    I'd say the first thing you should work on is your communication skills :laughing:
  57. Re: 4shorts does full service on my bx and repairs axle leak

    Cool 😎 No problem. As soon as a "B" series comes through the doors for a full service we'll do a video on it.
    Thanks for watching our videos 👀
  58. Re: 4shorts does full service on my bx and repairs axle leak

    Hey Bob great to hear your enjoying the tractor. Sure glad everything work out with it. I can hardly wait to see your new project when you get it done. Kathy and I will have to come out and visit you...
  59. Re: 4shorts does full service on my bx and repairs axle leak

    Thank you both very much. I appreciate your kind comments. Now that Bob has his BX back it's so nice to see him using it with the ROPS in the upright position all the time and to me that's all that...
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    Comparison Re: Kubota BX25D. Vs Mahindra 22max

    :laughing: Ah I just couldn't resist. It's the evil in me :laughing:. Gary Fowler pretty well summed it up. He gave you about the best logical advice so I'd follow his recommendations. All that being...
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    Comparison Re: Kubota BX25D. Vs Mahindra 22max

    Yup. Get the Kubota BX25D. Well you asked :confused3:
  62. Re: 4shorts does full service on my bx and repairs axle leak

    Hey, what ever works. They are tough to get on and off of. Windmill! Now that's going to be nice to see. Can't wait to see it



    Well you look plenty comfortable to me. :thumbsup: I'm staying...
  63. Re: 4shorts does full service on my bx and repairs axle leak

    Bob if I had to pick one positive thing out of this it would be seeing you now using your tractor with the ROPS in place. You do have a unique way of getting on and off the machine when using the...
  64. Re: 4shorts does full service on my bx and repairs axle leak

    No sorry. I only shot video of the job. I didn't want to cut from the top and join it. Thought it might not look tidy. By removing it from the hinge tube the shortened section went down in the hinge...
  65. Re: 4shorts does full service on my bx and repairs axle leak

    Thanks Papa. Glad you liked the videos. I know exactly what you mean about the ROPS but when you think about it, there's guys out there that could kill themselves with a Qtip so that's why the ROPS...
  66. Re: 4shorts does full service on my bx and repairs axle leak

    Cool. We're on the same page on this topic. As for lawyers. Do you know how to tell when a lawyer is lying to you? When his or her lips are moving :laughing:
  67. Re: 4shorts does full service on my bx and repairs axle leak

    Thank you very much my friend and yes, I really do consider you a friend ;).



    I was requested to do it and I weighed in on the situation and felt the customer would be safer to have the ROPS...
  68. Thread: kubota l4740

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    Re: kubota l4740

    Just sent you an email my friend.
  69. Thread: kubota l4740

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    Re: kubota l4740

    Congrats on the new tractor. It's a real beauty. I have the rear wiper and the defrost on three rear windows. I use the wiper when blowing snow but never use the rear defrost. If the window start to...
  70. Re: Kubota BX getting rid of stump in my new potato/veggie garden

    No this is ridiculous. He wouldn't risk tearing up his 4X4 and he don't own a larger tractor. There's a lot of risk doing it the way you mentioned and you know that. He used what was available, his...
  71. Re: Kubota BX getting rid of stump in my new potato/veggie garden

    I can only speak for myself but it cuts the time in half if not more.
  72. Re: Kubota BX getting rid of stump in my new potato/veggie garden

    Would love to see it and if there's anything I could help you with just say the word. I doubt very much you'd make me laugh at any of your projects. You do good work sir.



    Not to worry. I know...
  73. Re: Kubota BX getting rid of stump in my new potato/veggie garden

    Hey Bob. Great video buddy. Love watching the BX working. Ya it takes a little longer but it sure can do it. Glad to hear the garden is doing well. Great post. Enjoyed seeing it.
  74. Re: WaxMan's Modifications to the 2013 Grand L 3240 cab

    Well I'm going to chime in here and I know Waxman is going to completely come unglued but I'm going to attempt to save him from himself. What you are attempting to do is totally unpractical. These...
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    Re: RAD B74A Snowblower

    Wow. Impressive. You did good. That thing will blow snow right up here to Canada:laughing:
    You'll enjoy using it as we do ours. It cam move a lot of snow in a short period of time. I'm to wimpy for...
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    Re: Black pipe or galvanized for shop air lines?

    I don't know :confused: 20 years ago I put type L copper lines through our shop. It's got 180psi on them all the time. No heat on at night and the temps get down pretty good here and never had one...
  77. Re: What brand filters and engine oil in your kubotas?

    Kubota filters and fluids on all our Kubota's. Designed and tested for them :thumbsup:
  78. Thread: Front fenders?

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    Re: Front fenders?

    Ok. Cool BUT why the "yep":confused:
  79. Thread: Front fenders?

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    Re: Front fenders?

    Ya very odd. Almost to the point of being bizarre. I'm out of possible answers so I give up.

    I made a set of plastic fenders one time out of a 55 gallon plastic barrel. Cut sections out of the...
  80. Thread: Front fenders?

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    Re: Front fenders?

    To tell you the truth I'm here trying to figure that out as well. What am I'm missing with the post :confused:
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    Re: tent or carport

    Four years for our ShelterLogic now. It's been through three tropical storms and this past winter which was the worst in 40 years. Each end is up off the ground enough to let air pass through so no...
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    Re: Need help with storing diesel in 55gal drums.

    I had the same issue so I added a barrel spout to the smaller bung and put a pin in it when I'm using the pump allowing the barrel to vent. After the refuelling is complete I pull the pin and there...
  83. Thread: Front fenders?

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    Re: Front fenders?

    Front fenders up here aren't mandatory. There's no law saying you must have them on a tractor. That being said all the heavier machines from back hoes up have them. Our Kubota dealer Installed them...
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    Re: Charging a dump trailer battery

    Yup. Short trips can take a dump trailer battery down fast. Now if your trailers dump is also powered down then the battery can't keep up. I keep mine on a trickle automatic charger whenever it's not...
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    Re: Rear view mirrors

    Thank you very much :thumbsup:



    Your kindly welcome :dance1:



    Your very welcome. :)
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    Re: Rear view mirrors

    Kenneth on my little BX I used golf cart mirrors. Not sure if that's what your looking for but it worked well for my needs.

    New Sidemount Mirror w Brackets Golf Cart Fit All Golf Cart Pack of 2 |...
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    Re: BX 2670 motor hitting frame

    I'm not experiencing any of the problems some of you guys are with my BX. That being said I'd like to see some photos of your engine mounts if you could post them. I'll take a few photos of the...
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    Re: Found a heck of a deal on LED light bars.

    I've used many different manufactures. Some Cree, Rigid. Whelan & Grote for strobes. Most all OEM lighting has been replaced with L.E.D. Lighting at this point. I started these conversions back in...
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    Re: Found a heck of a deal on LED light bars.

    Say what you like. That's one nice looking tractor. :thumbsup:
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    Re: Got to meet 4shorts

    Thank you Steve. The pleasure was all mine. I appreciate the fact that you even wanted to drop by. I find it very humbling to know folks want to do that. kathy and I are seeing more and more of it...
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    Re: bxpanded thumb vs kubotas

    I doubt you'll ever notice a difference. I personally liked the OEM thumb due to its direct fit on the "D" model. Mine was very easy to install. I did change the thumb to hydraulic and never noticed...
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    Re: SSQA snowplow mount

    Opps! I didn't think you were watching this thread :o :laughing:
  93. Re: Best rotary hammer (re-visit to splitting boulders)

    You are correct my friend. It was a biggy too. Had to drill 17 1.5" holes down through the top and then pour Ecobust in each hole. It was unbeliever just how well it worked. This video shows the...
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    Re: SSQA snowplow mount

    Na. Only if I want to take their crushed stone home ;)
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    Re: SSQA snowplow mount

    No. About 30% of private driveways that I do are gravel or crushed stone covered.
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    Re: SSQA snowplow mount

    I used this old Arctic snow blade that was on my truck for 16 years and adapted to our then Kubota 4240. That was back in 2008 and now it's used on our 5740 and it's used commercially all it's life....
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    Re: BXM32 Chipper Shredder

    Thanks. I like to have things work as best they can and this was the only way I could do it and be happy with it.



    Oh man. I agree. My poor wife got it some tough :laughing:
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    Re: BXM32 Chipper Shredder

    I've heard of it many times including with my own situation. Some guys just leave it on the pallet. The problem with also leaving it low and without the pallet is the angle of the PTO shaft is pretty...
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    Flat Proofing Re: Kubota BX-2350D Front little Tyre

    Thank you very much. Your very kind. We did a 7 part series on our project and it really got noticed. We will be doing more a little later on. Gasoline Alley is where we keep all the items I've...
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    Flat Proofing Re: Kubota BX-2350D Front little Tyre

    Thank you sir. With the BX25D it's not often you need to use a jack lol. Things like that happen to me too so don't feel to bad. Last year everything on our back property was all trees. There wasn't...
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