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    Re: Ford 801 diesel tractor

    I'd also try here.
    Ford Tractors Discussion Board.

    Soundguy hangs out there also.

    Wedge
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    Re: How to keep a tractor from getting stolen?

    I'll admit I haven't read everyone of these. Since you're not moving onto the property right away, I'd get an OLD tractor. Then once you settled in and have barn to put it, upgrade. Just my...
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    Re: Busy Wife This Weekend

    Histoplasmosis - Mayo Clinic
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    Backhoe Re: Most roomy and friendly for big folks!

    I'm 5'3" 117. I don't have these problems.
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    Re: Digging out footing - mini-ex or backhoe

    How big are the stumps that you want to remove. I'd plan on two days. Less then one for the footing and another day to remove the stumps. If the stumps aren't to big I go with the 3.5T. It'll...
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    Re: Digging out footing - mini-ex or backhoe

    I would get a mini with a "thumb", Nobody asked. How big are the "Rocks"? Less then a foot?

    With a thumb you can move stumps and bolders.

    Wedge
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    Battery wont charge.

    I have a yellow top prius battery. Amazon.com: Optima Batteries 8171-767 (DS46B24R) YellowTop Prius Battery: Automotive, bought it about 18 months ago. Need to charge it and put in the car. I've...
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    Should I fix it.

    My tractor is barely six months old and the other day I went to use it and FEL control was stuck. I got it working, but it's still sticky. Should be a warranty issue, but I'm pretty sure I can...
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    Re: Not another grapple thread!?!?

    I figured you'd be the one to reply IT. I have a memory like a sieve so I couldn't even tell you where my grapple came from. Other then Markham Welding.
    Moved up to a bigger tractor, but don't...
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    Re: Not another grapple thread!?!?

    Didn't want to start a new thread, but hope someone can fill the history for me.
    Started looking at grapples 6or 7 years ago. Was going to get a Millonzi, but about the time I was ready they went...
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    Re: Blizzard 2015 Boston

    Ya know someone could make a fortune is they would design and build a swivel seat (for tractors) that would lock in 90 and 180 degree positions.

    Wedge
  12. Re: Best way to vertically lift phone poles for fence

    How high does the 7800 FEL lift? I've read about people placing a 2x6 in the hole to help guide the pole down.

    Wedge
  13. Re: Punks trespass, property damage, cops want help getting abandoned jeep, need advi

    I'd get a backhoe in there and dig a huge hole and push the jeep in. Then fill the hole in.

    Wedge
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    Re: Durable dog toys.

    Got one of those on Saturday. GONE!!!!

    Thanks for all the replies. GF is fairly inexpensive, but the dogs are killing my bank account. LOL

    Wedge
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    Durable dog toys.

    GF has three lab mix dogs. About 80 lbs each. Looking for something they wont destroy in 24 hours. Can use rawhide. I spent $50 on toys last weekend and most of what was bought in already...
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    Re: freeze plug size?

    Jerry that's EXACTLY the info I was looking for. Thanks.

    Wedge
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    Re: freeze plug size?

    You gonna send me $45. NAPA has them for S20.
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    freeze plug size?

    I have a 4530 and would like get a block heater. Anybody know what size I need.
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    Re: Snow in your area.

    I'm curious. I live south of I-70 in Indiana. Not much snow, but colder then a well diggers behind. Got down to -6 last night. A lot of businesses are closed or on two hour delay because of the...
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    Re: InvisibleFence brand GPS containment???

    "Once the dog starts chasing something it wont stop". It does once it hits the woven wire fence. Now add the invisible fence to the wire fence?

    Wedge
  21. Re: Sub Compact Attachment Dimensions / Drawings

    Three-point hitch - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Sorry about the add.

    TractorData.com - Three-Point Hitch
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    Re: Need quick info (continental post hole auger)

    Rent?
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    Re: Portable shelters

    Had one. cost about $400. I had to travel and it snowed wet heavy snow. About 8", came in late in the evening, checked on it the next day it was nothing but a pile canvas and bent metal. If you...
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    Re: Guess the attachment

    As a kid my close friends family farmed. The planted peppers each spring and we would hoe and pick to have some fun money. One spring we're getting ready to plant. Planter had 6 seats seat across...
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    Re: Ford 4000 -Diesel

    This place is loaded with good info.
    Should be able to get manuals here as well.
    Antique Tractors - Yesterday's Tractors : Parts and Online Community

    Wedge
  26. Re: Snowblower + FEL, SCUT, CUT, Skid steer, what will work best for me?

    SAND?????
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    Re: Removing Grease!

    Oven cleaner when it gets warmer.
  28. Re: Assistance with Fort Tractor Identification, Please!

    Pictures please... How many cylinders? Pictures of both right and left side. close and further away.
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    Re: The big storm in Buffalo

    As I look at these photos, I believe a lot of these homes will be damaged this weekend when they get rain on top of the snow. The pic with the guy clearing his driveway to now where. He should be...
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    Re: Grappling fun - A Picture Thread....

    Would there be a way to modify the stump bucket so you could mount a camera to offer better visibility.
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    Re: Yet another which drapple thread

    I use heavyier instead of fat. She's heavyier then most. :shocked:

    Wedge
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    Re: Ford 8N no oil pressure

    I would look/post on ytmag. Ford 9N, 2N, 8N Discussion Forum - Yesterday's Tractors

    Wedge
  33. Thread: Bought a 4530.

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    Re: Bought a 4530.

    Bubble this up. Still waiting for Mahindra spec on the 75B backhoe. Have been using the tractor for a couple of weeks. Just got done digging a few stumps. Still learning how to "chew" at the...
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    Re: Backhoe question

    I would have to have this welded up. What kind of casters are those? I'm guessing I need 300-400lb working load.
    Thats what I was thinking of. Thought I had a pretty big barn, but running out of...
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    Re: Backhoe question

    Until I take the BH off I'll see what I need. I'm thinking of building a Backhoe dolly. But not sure how to go about it. I'm told this thing weighs about 1300 lbs.

    Wedge
  36. Re: How would you fix this. (I DONT HAVE A WELDER)

    More info.... I have irregular heart beat. So to be safe they implanted an ICD (Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator) It's a pacemaker on steroids. If heart gets to far out rhythm it will zapp...
  37. Re: How would you fix this. (I DONT HAVE A WELDER)

    This is what I'm thinking. Need to ask around to find a good welder. Figure I'll bring the bucket and braket. The can use the bucket as a form.

    Wedge
  38. Re: How would you fix this. (I DONT HAVE A WELDER)

    Just an FYI. Medical condition prevents me from welding.

    Wedge
  39. How would you fix this. (I DONT HAVE A WELDER)

    Look at the pics and see if you can suggest a method to fix the twist.

    393142393141

    I was in a hurry. Oh ya. Who would you take this to?


    Wedge
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    Re: Fencing overkill.

    Dave thanks for the info. This is exactly what I was looking for. I guess MOST people didn't read the part about the invisible fence being used along with a 4' welded wire.

    Still not sure which...
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    Re: Fencing overkill.

    THE DOGS WILL HAVE SHOCK COLLARS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! If they can crawl over or under a fence while getting zapped, they deserve freedom.


    Wedge
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    Re: Fencing overkill.

    "also plan on running invisible fence along the top of the welded wire"
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    Fencing overkill.

    I'm planning on putting up a fence to keep dogs contained. They are all older dogs, but have never been outside. Gonna keep in an insulated shed with heater.
    Fence will be 4' welded wire with...
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    Re: Backhoe question

    How long does it take you to remove your backhoe? Which BH do you have? 595?

    Wedge
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    Re: Backhoe question

    Brandi?
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    Re: Backhoe question

    Jerry If you download the specs it says the tractor takes a 595.
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    Backhoe question

    As you guys know I got the 4530 Friday morning. I didn't get the 595backhoe but got a 75Bbackhoe. I ordered the 4530 because of the spec of the 595 and dont know the specs of 75B. If anyone knows...
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    Re: Is this typical Mahindra service?

    Not sure how to edit message to tell what each pic is.
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    Re: Is this typical Mahindra service?

    Got the tractor. Having difficulty getting pictures off phone.

    Wedge
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    Re: Is this typical Mahindra service?

    In the beginning I'll be using it for stump removal. The largest will be 20"-25".

    Wedge
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    Re: Hydrostatic trasnsmission vs. gear drive

    I used a Ford 4000 with FEL and broke FEL. My biceps were bigger back then. LOL
    Wedge
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    Re: Is this typical Mahindra service?

    Tractor is done. I have every other Friday off, so this Friday hopefully bright and early. The week of Oct 13th I'll be off work and I should be able to but it to the test. If figure since I'll...
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    Re: Is this typical Mahindra service?

    Thanks flusher.. Greatly appreciated.

    Wedge
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    Re: Damage to my barn today

    I would use a jack or come-a-long to SLOWLY put the post back. Just my 2 cents.

    Wedge
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    Re: Is this typical Mahindra service?

    Nice job Dave. Thanks for the photos flusher. Can you get photos of the incoming line(s) to the valves?

    Wedge
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    Re: Is this typical Mahindra service?

    Dave how complicated is it to add a remote. This has taken at least four weeks to get the correct parts and install them?
    AND they are still waiting on a plate?


    Wedge
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    Is this typical Mahindra service?

    Ordered a tractor on August 8th, on the 12th I added a second remote. They had to ship a backhoe to be installed, backhoe didn't arrive until the 21st. Without a bucket!!!! They tried to order the...
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    Re: Over two weeks to ship and install backhoe?

    Well now it's going to be over a month. Ordered on the 8th August and wont take delivery until the 17th of September.(I HOPE!!!!) They keep having issues with the extra remote. Got it installed...
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    Re: Over two weeks to ship and install backhoe?

    Update. Gonna be closer to 4 weeks. I'm having an extra set of remotes installed. Seems they are having issues with getting the correct parts. Parts should have been here last week, but now the...
  60. Thread: Bought a 4530.

    by wedge40
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    Re: Bought a 4530.

    Thanks. Still waiting on tractor to be delivered. MAYBE just maybe tomorrow the 29th. Brandi, not sure about the old Ford yet. She's sitting in the front yard right now. Need to plugs pulled and...
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    Re: Over two weeks to ship and install backhoe?

    I thought these were palletized? How did the freight company lose a bucket?

    Wedge
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    Re: Over two weeks to ship and install backhoe?

    Update. Backhoe arrived yesterday, 20th. The started putting it on. Seems the freight company lost the bucket. Guess it wont be till next week sometime before the tractor can be delivered.
    ...
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    Over two weeks to ship and install backhoe?

    Seems long. I could have drove the truck to the factory and back in a day or two.

    Comments?
  64. Thread: Bought a 4530.

    by wedge40
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    Re: Bought a 4530.

    I got the hoe because I have stumps to remove, or I will have stumps to removes. Photos will be posted when it gets here.
    They asked why I choose Mahindra.
    Wedge
  65. Thread: Bought a 4530.

    by wedge40
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    Bought a 4530.

    Signing the papers on a 4530. Should be here in a couple of weeks. Ordered a backhoe with it and they have to get one in and mount it
    Moving from a 47 year old Ford 4000 2wd to a new 4wd.

    ...
  66. Re: Need advice about best way to remove matted grass clippings

    When cutting grass, throw grass inward and then make one pass outward and windrow the grass. Makes cleanup quicker.

    Wedge
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    Re: ford 4000 bare metal respray help

    Ya might want to check 301 Moved Permanently.

    There is a restoration are and a Ford area.

    Wedge
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    Re: CLOSE TO BUYING

    That's because you have breaks on your tractor Vince. :shocked:

    Wedge
  69. Thread: Mouse SMELL

    by wedge40
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    Mouse SMELL

    Had a mouse build a nest in my car cabin filter and it had babies. One or more died. I've changed the cabin filter, pulled the blower motor and cleaning it out good. Still smell's like dead mouse....
  70. Thread: New 4530

    by wedge40
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    Re: New 4530

    CJS.. I'm really curious to know how well this machine works out for you because right now this is what I'm leaning toward. Got mainly land clearing to do and at some point want to use the machine...
  71. Thread: New 4530

    by wedge40
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    Re: New 4530

    Nice pictures. Thanks. But... You got a 509 not a 595. Not much difference, but still a teeny bit smaller.

    Wedgge
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    1989 Cub 1210. What to do.

    Got a 25 year old 1210. Been a great tractor to date. Winter in the shed, spring comes and starts and cuts grass like it should. This year not so...
    Started tractor made one round and engine...
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    Re: Coupler hard to attach follow up

    Can you post picture of clamp?

    Wedge
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    Re: Model 595 BH specs

    According to the spec sheet on Mahindra's site the 4035 comes with a 485BH. Big difference from a 595BH.
    I'd look at the 4530.

    Wedge
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    Re: The financing game - what's the real deal?

    I'm guessing they are smiling everytime you go back and ask to get a quote for a more expensive tractor.
    I've gotten a basic price for the tractor I want, but not much more. I do plan on putting...
  76. Thread: New 4530

    by wedge40
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    Re: New 4530

    When you get it, photos please. Why did you get the smaller backhoe? According to the spec sheet it will take a 595 backhoe.

    Wedge
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    Re: Loader position

    Darwinism????

    Wedge
  78. Thread: Stump righting

    by wedge40
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    Re: Stump righting

    I may have missed this.
    How big are the trees? 6", 12" 24". What kind of trees? Some will rot pretty quick and others may just petrify.

    Wedge
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    Re: are weber grills worth the money

    Covered? Uncovered?
  80. Thread: 4530 or 4035?

    by wedge40
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    Comparison Re: 4530 or 4035?

    I've been waiting for People to reply.
    Welcome aboard. I know there people on here who have either the 4530 or 4035. If you go to the Mahindra website you can do a side by side comparison. I've...
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    Price Check Re: Proper etiquette

    I've gotten quotes for many things, including tractors via email. Sometimes it take a couple of emails to get their attention though.

    Wedge
  82. Thread: Missing 777

    by wedge40
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    Re: Missing 777

    Sounds like the begining of the new season of "Lost"

    Wedge
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    Re: Moronic drivers

    1st day in Michigan?

    Wedge
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    Re: Propane Users: Plans for the Future?

    How large are the homes that you people are heating? I've got mere 1100 sqft. I have one of the 23000 btu kerosene heaters and can keep most of my house above 70. This has been the coldest winter...
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    Oil & Fuel Re: New member- stupid mistake- need advice

    Just to make you feel better. I grew up in Mid-Michigan and my older brother was helping one of his buddies on their farm. (1000's of acres). Boss said take the tractor up to the house and put fuel...
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    Re: New spec sheets on website.

    https://www.google.se/search?q=mahindrausa&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a&channel=sb&gfe_rd=ctrl&ei=NYUUU_fiGsHB8gejx4GIDw&gws_rd=cr
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    New spec sheets on website.

    Mahindra has started using "normal" spec sheets. Much easier to read and printable.

    Wedge
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    Re: March 1, Happy National Pig Day!!!!!

    How old is Oscar now? They say they make great pets. Very smart animals.

    Wedge
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    Re: Winter is wearing me down!

    I'm sick of it too. But like someone posted. I dont mind the cold, but I hate waking to sub-zero weather. Turned the thermostat down to 64 to save on Propane. I also remind myself that spring...
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    Re: Pulling car out of snowbank

    I've got a buddy who has Prius and he has hitch on it. I've been meaning to ask him, just how much a Prius can tow. Maybe he's just being pro-active in case he gets stuck. I got my car hung up and...
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    Re: Propane Cost???

    I see this is the same as gas. When propane shot up, people lowered their thermostats to below 70 to tried and conserve. I'm sure there is some gouging going on, but nobody was prepared for a...
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    Re: Propane Cost???

    I see this is the same as gas. When propane shot up, people lowered their thermostats to below 70 to tried and conserve. I'm sure there is some gouging going on, but nobody was prepared for a...
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    Re: Work Bench Project

    Holy Cow. You an elephant surgeon?

    Wedge
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    Re: Propane Cost???

    I got my tank topped off in late December, $2.39/gal. But with the cold weather I've been suplementing my heat with a kerosene heater. When it runs the furnace doesn't even kick on. Most of the...
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    Snow Re: Scraper blade mounted to FEL?

    Skidsteer 3 Point Attachment Adapter Skid Steer Case 3pt MP | eBay
  96. Re: It finally happened - how long did yours last???

    I had truck battery that lasted 12 plus years. It seemed like it was getting weak so I replaced it before getting stranded. Asked the battery place how old it was and was stunned that it was the...
  97. Thread: koyker loaders

    by wedge40
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    Re: koyker loaders

    I've got a Koyker on my Ford 4000. Quality is all I can say. The thing is stout. I know when I get a new tractor I'm keeping the bucket from Koyker cause I have NEVER seen one built like that. Oh...
  98. Ballast Re: filling tires, foam calcum, beet juice anyothers pros cons.

    A tire is a sealed system, if you can smell something, then there is a leak.
    I've got Rim Guard, with innner tubes. When putting it into my tire I had a small backfire and ended up with a face full...
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    Re: snowed in from noth ga

    Sit in the house till it melts. Maybe a day or two.

    Wedge
  100. Thread: It's Cold !

    by wedge40
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    Re: It's Cold !

    I live in rural southern Indiana and it seems they have stopped using sand altogether in Indiana. That's why I chuckled when the news described it as an abrasive material. I grew up in Michigan and...
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