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    Loader Got it off successfully last night by lifting up...

    Got it off successfully last night by lifting up with a strategically placed 6x6 and a floor jack.

    Had the presence of mind to not continue.
    It is off the tractor and sitting by itself. Will try...
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    Loader 3720 w/300x loader attached wrong

    I broke a rule of trying to race daylight and put my loader on wrong. It is not hooked onto the frame correctly on the left side.

    The left side is to far to the left off the mounting bracket...
  3. Re: Rural Living-Captured: America in Color from 1939-1943

    Shorpy.com is a wonderful place to kill a few evenings. Old photos from 1880's or so to 1950ish. Neato site.

    Matt
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    Re: THIS IS JUST AWFUL...

    I drove my 3720 into my eave about 5 minutes after getting on it for the first time. Rolled back the diamond plate canopy and a few hundred in damages to the house roof.

    Matt
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    Re: How to Seal Existing Ducts In Crawl Space

    Mastic is what it is called. A air conditioning distributor place (wholesaler) will have it. That sort of stuff they will sell over the counter to anyone.

    Seal up your connections wearing your...
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    Re: Eureka Fluid Film

    I sprayed some on a box blade and a rake a few months ago. I went to turn the rake around and it was still liquidy around the pivot point.

    Great stuff!
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    Re: Price and contractors

    I bought a $699 carport (ended up being about 3K if I remember right). I think it is 21 x 26 closed on 3 sides. I paid extra for the A frame roof and to go with 12 gauge metal for the frame instead...
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    Buying Advice Re: want self Propelled NOT self paced

    I have one of those Toro Personal pacer jobs also. I don't like it and can't really explain why. I use this thing rarely and roundup and a ztr for normal grass cutting.

    I grew up using the...
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    Re: Good Deal at Lowes

    Sold out in my area. They also had a small 1/4" set for appx. $13. Picked up one of those to carry on my motorcycle. Still looking for the big set.
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    Re: Tractor Implements at Lowe's??

    Farmscape is the name. Have them down here at the Lowes near me. (Crowley, LA)

    Looked "adequate" is the best I can say. Not too rinky dink, but certainly not heavy duty.

    Matt
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    Re: People who keep vehicles for over 200K miles

    2000 Ford Focus 220K miles. Eats tires and shocks and 5 fuel pumps before they got a good design, but other than that a pretty good car.
  12. Re: Be Watchful of Utility or other service folks

    You are probably right. Anyway, there is some discoloration to look for.
  13. Re: Be Watchful of Utility or other service folks

    Look at the underside of the disks, that will tell you if they have been burned or not. Discoloration on the bottom from the outside to the inside.

    I am a computer guy and cant think of a...
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    Re: Ratchet Rake at TSC only

    No kidding. I don't live in one of the "proper" states and besides, the nearest TSC is over a hour away for me. I hope whatever deal they made is worth it for them. I really wanted a RR, but I...
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    Re: Carry-all Compatible with I-match

    As of 6 months or so ago when I was looking, no.

    I just ended up carrying everything with the FEL. I am kinda sorta regretting the I match thing. I may get a Pats easy hitch thing advertised...
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    Re: Freed my stuck choke tube

    If someone is unsure of hitting it with a torch, I have soaked the end of the barrel in diesel and then the choke comes out pretty easy.

    Un-assemble the shotgun and hang the barrel upside down...
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    Re: PALLET FORKS FOR 300CX

    Construction Attachments 42" John Deere, John Deer, Quick Attach JD, Compact Pallet Forks CAL-1PFCMPSM42


    These are well thought of. I will probably purchase this pair when I scrape some money...
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    Re: Conduit in a pole barn - corners?

    eepete,

    thats some fancy work there. If I ever get to build a barn, I will steal your ideas! :)
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    Re: Best time for gravel?

    The math is good, but I wonder what you are getting for $10 ton; I am assuming delivered.

    It is $31 something + tax delivered here for "road base" in south Louisiana. Best price I can find, and...
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    Re: Home heating propane cost

    ****, I am getting worked over.

    Came out yesterday morning to find a bill on the ground from my supplier.

    75 gallon fill into a 250 gallon tank at $2.82 a gallon. By my calculations, I was...
  21. Re: ---I hate Kubota at times!!!!!!, so long Messick catalogs online...SAD.

    I've never had a reason to look at Messicks online catalogs as I have a green machine, but I surfed over to have a look and see what the fuss was about.

    Just picking a random machines and random...
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    Rear Blade Re: Rear Blade - Rotate around

    thanks for the replies. I haven't bought anything yet and am still looking for something in my price range but yet durable / buy it once implement.

    Thanks,
    Matt Hester
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    Rear Blade Rear Blade - Rotate around

    I am interested in how do you swing the blade on a rear blade, such as a woods rb72 around?

    I understand that there is a pin to pull, but do you just swing the blade around and replace the pin? ...
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    Re: Economic reality - funny picture

    I swear to whatever diety you want. I walked outside to go to lunch and saw exactly this going on. 4 or 5 guys watching 1 fellow in a hole.

    Matt
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    Re: Economic reality - funny picture

    I work for the state of Louisiana. Truer than you would imagine. Layoffs happening and more coming. Its the $8 to $15/hr people bearing the brunt. The $35/hr and up people - not so much.
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    Price Check Re: 300x, 300cx pricing

    Cant give you any specifics, but get the 300cx. It will only be a couple hundred more. I have a 2nd hand 3720 with a 300x and really wish I had the bigger loader.

    I didn't know any better...
  27. Thread: Shaving head

    by mattcage
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    Re: Shaving head

    Neutral Ground = median

    banquette = Been trying to figure this out since 'Confederacy of Dunces'?
    alligator pear = ?
    beignet = Delicious is what they are; can keep that burnt coffee. Blech....
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    Oil & Fuel Re: JD 3720 Makes Transmission Oil

    Will keep checking it. Tonight went for a little tool around with the box blade up and noticed that it dropped a little bit several times while riding around.

    Could this just be air still caught...
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    Oil & Fuel Re: JD 3720 Makes Transmission Oil

    Yes, checking it in the morning after sitting all night. I don't use the tractor during the week, but once in a while. The weekend is when it gets a little use.


    Thanks,
    Matt
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    Oil & Fuel Re: JD 3720 Makes Transmission Oil

    Yes, it is a HST. Love the tractor. Just wonder why I am at the bare minimum, add a quart and now way too much oil. Strange.
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    Oil & Fuel JD 3720 Makes Transmission Oil

    I have a question about checking the transmission oil on my 3720. Should the bucket and the 3PH be at there lowest positions? ie on the ground? I am having a bear of a time getting the oil level...
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    Box Scraper Re: Box Blade Pick

    I have a Woods GB72 and it is a animal. I highly recommend the woods brand.

    Really nice welds and well put together. Easy to get the scarifiers off. Easy to hook up; works flawless with the...
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    Re: Help with Brain cramp

    134a quick connect?
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    Re: 3720 Maintenance

    Thanks for the replies. I usually half fill the oil filter when doing a filter change. I always change the filter on everything. They are cheap, oil is cheap also compared to repairs. I have a...
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    3720 Maintenance

    I changed my oil and filter yesterday and that seemed to go fine. I did have a question about the oil capacity for a 3720. The online manual says 6 quarts, and my question is: is that the bare...
  36. Thread: Brush Grabber

    by mattcage
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    Re: Brush Grabber

    I have one of those. Use it with my pickmeup to pull out small stuff. It works awesome. I thought it would be awesome, bought it and put it to use. The only thing is you may need a mallet to hit...
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    Re: JD 3520 vs 3038E

    I was looking at the 3038 machine also. I ended up getting a 06 3720 for just a bit more.

    If you are buying from scratch, get the 300cx loader. Mine has the 300x loader, and I wish it had a...
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    Financing Re: New JD financing offers?

    Ended up getting a pretty good deal on a used tractor locally, about 1.5 miles from my house.

    17500 for a 2006 model 3720 with a 300X loader and a canopy. 356 hours. Driven over and delivered to...
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    Financing Re: New JD financing offers?

    Thanks for the replys. Good to know you have a choice. I will start to firm things up with my dealer.
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    Financing Re: New JD financing offers?

    Thanks for the replies. I will wait a bit more myself. I am lucky to be wanting a tractor and not needing a tractor.

    I got a quote today for 60 months at 1.9%. Which comes out to be appx. ...
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    Financing New JD financing offers?

    Does anyone know anything solid about what the new financing offers will be? They are 48 months and 0% right now expiring March 2. I am just wondering what the new terms will be. Interested in a...
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    Re: NEWBIE but looks like scandals here too

    I have to wonder what the purpose of these ads are. It doesn't seem to be a actual scam, but more of a way of annoying the real ad people with questions and emails and what have you.


    You...
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