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    Re: Looking for a lightweight limbcutting saw...

    Yep on the top handle saw. A buddy has the Stihl and after checking it out I bought the Husky version yesterday. Haven't put any gas in it yet though.
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    Re: Questions about hydraulics.

    My dump trailer does the same thing. Just a couple inches of boost with a shovel is all it takes to get it lifting. A block to prevent it from dropping all the way would work I'm sure, I never...
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    Re: help identifying valve

    Thanks. I couln't make it out. No good for my intentions.
    Has anyone ran a 3 spool valve off their rear remotes? I've been reading a lot of threads on adding them but haven't seen where anyone...
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    Re: help identifying valve

    Thanks J. J. Did the air test and it is a closed center. In retrospect I guess the C stamped on the back should have clued me.
    Not a showstopper for me, after all the reading I've done here on top...
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    help identifying valve

    A friend gave me this valve and I can't make out what the brand is. I am wondering if it could be used to control a top and tilt system on my NH 2120. It has a rear remote with a single spool valve...
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    Snow Attachments Re: gravel in the lawn no problem

    I bought the Stihl version 6 years ago and it's still in good shape. Spring lawn clean up is about the only use it gets, but I have 3 driveways. I flipped mine over so I'm pulling the stones towards...
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    Re: no lights on trailer

    When you tested the truck connectors where did you ground the meter? If the trailer, then the ground may be it. If you put a jumper cable between the truck and trailer and things start working then...
  8. Loader Re: Loader boom pin or cylinder: which broke first

    Are you sure the cylinder is shot? Without something tieing them together they will extend at different rates, the one with least resistance will extend faster.
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    Re: Mice in the camper, how to get them out.

    I switched to sticky traps this year. They work just fine. I have a chipmunk stuck to one right now in my shop. When I first put them out I caught 3 in one right off the bat. And good luck trying to...
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    Re: Cutting Trees at an Angle

    I also wonder why he did his cuts that high. And would that technique work if the tree still has a root ball attached pulling the tree away from the leaner?
    Those are the ones I have a hard time...
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    Re: Straightening Skid Shoe bracket with heat?

    I still would leave it as is. Better that bent than something else. You'll fix it a lot faster next time..
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    Re: Winch on Kubota 1140 UTV

    Did you get the mounting plate too? I put one on my RTV500 today and had to bolt the winch to the mounting plate, then the mounting plate holes fit the machine. However, my winch did fit in the space...
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    Re: Straightening Skid Shoe bracket with heat?

    Good luck. If you can maybe back it up to something solid so you're not pulling on the 3 pt. hitch.
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    Re: Straightening Skid Shoe bracket with heat?

    The trouble with fixing weak spots is sometimes they find someplace else to bend or break. I'd bend it back in place and keep the bar handy for the next time. It looks like the right size bar...
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    Re: Cutting Trees at an Angle

    Sounds like a good situation to justify a logging winch.
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    Re: Electric brakes issues Info need

    Wouldn't pulling the plug on the break away switch be a way to isolate the problem?
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    Re: Skid Steer - Tracks or Wheels?

    Rusty, that looks just like my set up except for the color. And I've changed my mind, I am glad I got the wheeled with the ott tracks. I've got other equipment for the finish grading.
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    Re: Nail hole in tire repair

    I've been known to use a little contact cement with the plugs.
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    Re: RTV 500 Buying Questions

    Been 6 years but I am sure mine did too.
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    Re: RTV 500 Buying Questions

    Yep, got one for mine. No regrets. Except for putting RainX on the plastic section across the bottom. Learned something there.
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    Re: Skid Steer - Tracks or Wheels?

    Rd. Good point about the flip up doors. I have to take mine off to use my backhoe attachment, or if I need to leave the load up in the air. Also, now I'm getting alarms that the door is open even...
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    Re: Skid Steer - Tracks or Wheels?

    Went through the same thing 5 years ago and got a S250 and Grouser tracks. If I had to do over I probably would go with a tracked machine due to the mess mine makes with or without the tracks, and...
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    Re: 758C backhoe hose replacement

    Did it wear through where it enters the boom? Mine was a few years ago but as I recall there is a flat plate that holds the hoses in place that rubbed on them. Can't recall details but I have a...
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    Re: mid mower and three point hitch

    bump.
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    Re: Logging Chains

    I paint a lot of my stuff flourescent pink. I like it because nobody else uses it.
  26. Re: Can this be straightened with a frame machine?

    That is exactly how I fixed mine. A chain and a tree worked great.
  27. Re: How much tractor needed to move 25" Travel Trailer?

    A friend made this attachment for me last year. I can't believe how much I use it.
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    Re: logging winch cable

    I've clamped a couple short pieces of 2X6 together over the cable and make the winch pull the cable through them to get the cable wound tight. I also wiped or sprayed oil on it while doing it. It...
  29. Grapple Re: Skidsteer Express won't stand behind their grapple!

    :):):)
  30. Grapple Re: Skidsteer Express won't stand behind their grapple!

    I've bought attachment plates from them before and may get a grapple when I'm ready to pull the plug, unless some used deal comes along before then.
  31. Grapple Re: Skidsteer Express won't stand behind their grapple!

    Lawyers spell better.
  32. Grapple Re: Skidsteer Express won't stand behind their grapple!

    x3...
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    Re: Will tilling destroy my TC40?

    You'll destroy the tiller before you hurt the tractor. I've had to rebuild my Bushhog a couple times because of the rocky ground I've hammered it on. I don't know about all the other brands, but I...
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    Re: Nagging hydraulic leak

    I had to replace the same/similar pipe on my 2120 a few years back because it rubbed against something and wore a hole through. I think it was more than $112, though. Course it is painted blue.
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    Re: Clocking of mower blades

    My Kubota ZD has a diagram in the manual showing the position the blades should be at when installed. I did it a few times but figure like you guys, they won't stay like that for long.
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    Backhoe Re: Best practices when using your backhoe?

    When I need to dig a trench through sod, I cut through the sod layer first. Makes a fairly straight cut and is a lot neater than bringing up full buckets of dirt. That tears the sod and leaves a more...
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    Re: Water Softeners?

    This guy is great. I've been buying parts from him for my Kenmore softener for years now. When I buy a new softener it will be from him. I used to have to replace the drive motor on mine every couple...
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    Re: Info on a Ford 1920

    Does it have a rops? If not, I don't think it's supposed to have a seatbelt. Chime in, please.:)
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    Re: how potable is roof rain water?

    Oh, I thought you meant to say goat.:thumbsup:
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    Re: how potable is roof rain water?

    Hee hee, you said "moose".
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    Re: skidding winch sizing

    I've got the 501 on my 2120(45hp). You'll have all the power you need with the 351 and it has the dozer blade too which I use quite a bit. Until I got my backhoe it was my favorite implement.
    Have...
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    Re: Help, Back Hoe Bucket Sizes?

    Yep, added a 12" bucket to my arsenal this summer. Trenches and stumps. Does it have a quick change bucket setup?
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    Re: New Holland Parting Ways w/ Shibaura?

    That's your wife, right? I don't let mine know what I pay for parts for my 2120.
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    Re: Looking at a 441 Stihl

    I didn't think the stock oiler in the 441 was sufficient for a 20" bar so I put in the high output oiler. I think it's the one used in the 460. This was just my opinion so I did it. If I was to order...
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    Re: Looking at a 441 Stihl

    I've got a 441 and two things I like about this saw I haven't seen mentioned here are the fuel economy and the antivibration setup.
  46. Thread: Good Morning

    by tawilson
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    Re: Good Morning

    Howdy, neighbor.
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    Re: Remove tire fluid ballast

    Never heard of that one. What's that for?
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    Re: Remove tire fluid ballast

    Never heard of that one. What's that for?
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    Re: Remove tire fluid ballast

    I'm sure someone will correct me but if there is a nut at all I think it would indicate tubes. I have a 1996 2120 with tubes and calcium chloride and have had my share of punctures. I replaced the...
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    Re: My Rear Tire Is Leaking Air?

    JJ, did you ever get your hydraulic bead breaker figured out. I just picked one up cheap myself and had to give myself an education.
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    Re: 1920 Cranks - Won't Fire

    Todd,
    I can see your are close to beating your head against the wall. I don't have the mechanical expertise that others have, but that won't stop me from throwing in my 2 cents. Any problem I have I...
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    Re: New Holland 1720 Question?

    It will do no harm to check and adjust the valves if they need it.
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    Re: Remove tire fluid ballast

    Are there tubes in the tires?
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    Re: My ballast barrel

    Great simple idea. The overhead pic looks like there is a barrel inside a barrel. Or is it an illusion?
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    Re: pictures of skidder grapple

    That is nice. My whole theory of firewood production revolves around not having to touch the wood unless I have to. My theory of tractor operation is to not get off the tractor unless you have to.
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    Re: Auto Cycle valve

    I put one on my homemade splitter years ago and my experience with it echoes RandyT's, even down to never putting a gauge on it.
  57. Thread: Drill Doctor

    by tawilson
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    Re: Drill Doctor

    I just did a search on Youtube and came up with a bunch of results. This guy makes it look pretty easy.
    How to Sharpen Tools : Sharpening a Drill Bit - YouTube
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    Re: Transmission Mechanics...'05 Superduty F250

    I had my Ford dealer replace the tranny in my 04 for $4000, but it came with a 75,000 mile warranty. Course I traded it a couple months later.
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    Re: Drying Firewood

    I have a few sheets of plexiglass laying around and was thinking about putting a solar kiln together for next summer.
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    Re: Glasses Fogging

    I know it's not what the op is asking, but regardless I will add that this is the main reason I switched to contacts ten years ago and have had no regrets. That and now I can wear shades again.
    It...
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    Re: Ford 1920 Issue number 1 of 2

    Steve,
    I have a few comments concerning your video,
    1. That's tool is a scrench, for chainsaws.
    2. The knob under the seat adjusts how fast the 3-point drops.
    3. The empty slots: one is for a...
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    Re: Ford 1920 Issue number 1 of 2

    I've thought about pulling that cover off on my 2120. Aren't there springs under there that go flying off? I remember another thread on this subject a while back here.
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    Re: Tracks vs Steel OTT?

    I've never had them on my Bobcat, but maybe chains would work better for you in the snow.
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    Ballast Re: RV antifreeze to load my tires

    The op doesn't say where he is. I wouldn't do it around here. I've left jugs of RV antifreeze outside and they'll freeze solid in the single digits. As someone else and the jugs say, it's burst...
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    Re: Who makes Bobcat Engines?

    I thought they switched, which is why Kubota got into the skidsteer market. Or Kubota got into the skidsteer market, which is why they switched.
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    Re: Tractor Advice

    My first tractor was a Ford 1300 2wd and no power steering, and those are the main reasons I traded it in. I personally think they are very important. Brands and transmissions are personal preference...
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    Re: Auto Cycle Valve

    I like mine and I got it here:
    http://http://www.cylinderservices.net/catalog.asp?prodid=503878
  68. Re: deck not cutting properly after sharpening blades

    Have you got off it while mowing to pinpoint the 5" strip? It couldn't be a antiscalp roller flattening the grass?
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    Re: fluid film? anyone?

    I just use my Craftsman high pressure paint sprayer. They are cheap, you just need a good air compressor to keep up.
  70. Re: deck not cutting properly after sharpening blades

    Sometimes blades get bent.
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    Re: Ford 1920 Basic Questions

    30.6 quarts.
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    Re: 2120 Advice from owners/previous owners

    Maybe the longer bolts was the fix for the bolts loosening up in the first place. Just a theory.
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    Re: 2120 Advice from owners/previous owners

    They are exposed. Lay down under and look up. I think they are 3/4". I had to tighten mine once, a couple years ago, but there was no leak. I've usually got a drip from one of the loader lines, and I...
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    Re: Do you use a cutting area for Bucked logs?

    That's kinda like what I was talking about, except I use the bucket.http://www.tractorbynet.com/forums/attachments/attachments/49376d1136718576-moving-logs-803057-skidding-tongs.jpg
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    Re: Do you use a cutting area for Bucked logs?

    A set of skidding tongs hanging off the bucket from a chain works good for picking up and bucking logs. I can pick a log up, move it, and pop the tongs off without getting off the tractor.
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    Re: 2120 Advice from owners/previous owners

    Just bought a 6' Woods for mine this summer after having a 5' for years. For field mowing it's great and has lot's of power. I mow trails also and it's a little big for a lot of spots and I kept the...
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    Re: S250 fan rubbing on shroud

    I came to the same conclusion and last week drilled from the engine compartment up through the shroud and put a couple screws in it. It's been run 10 hours since then with no problems. I'll probably...
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    Re: grease question

    I've got a couple of pressure washers that need non detergent oil. I think I bought mine a Autozone.
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    S250 fan rubbing on shroud

    I have an 2008 S250 with 1200 hours on it. I've been hearing a noise when it was hot and tracked it down to the fan rubbing on the shroud beneath it on the side towards the passenger compartment....
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    Re: Semi with LOOOOOOOONG tank on tralier

    My guess is an underground fuel tank. If they use heavy oil they use hot water from the boiler to keep the fuel warm so it can be pumped to the boiler, therefore the pipe connections on it.
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    Re: Semi with LOOOOOOOONG tank on tralier

    The load I posted a picture of was moved today.
  82. Thread: Fixing ruts?

    by tawilson
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    Re: Fixing ruts?

    Wait till it dries up and drive down the high points on either side of the rut to flatten it out.
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    Re: Quick attatch from ATI

    Then there's stone forks.
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    Re: carrier pigeon

    Supper.
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    Re: carrier pigeon

    It's been well fed. Maybe that's why it's hanging around. I'll try to get some info off it.
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    carrier pigeon

    This carrier pigeon has been hanging around the campground for the last few days. Anybody lose one?
  87. Re: Northern Tool Drill powered grease gun - any opinions?

    I've gone from the traditional gun through a couple of air powered now I'm trying out a pistol grip. Seems like it's a lot easier to tell what's happening with the pistol grip as far as grease going...
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    Re: Who makes the best grease gun?

    I use tubes but I was told that you can stick the grease gun into a bucket of grease and pull the plunger back to draw grease into the gun. I go through a couple tubes a week this time of year and...
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    Re: Stump Removal...Best Method?

    I've dug out a few pine stumps, and you can't tell what a project it will be till you give it a poke. A tractor with a front end loader might pop them out or you might need a hoe or dozer. I'd buy a...
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    Re: QA plate angle

    Tractors loaders roll the bucket back further than skidsteer loaders. To make a tractor stone fork work on my skidsteer I added in a 3" piece of angle iron as a spacer. Without it the forks would...
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    Re: calcium filled tire; valve leak: how fix?

    Good tip about the talc. Hopefully I will never need it. Another thing that took me a while to figure out is the stripe on the tube. It goes towards the side of the rim with the valve. Someone...
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    Re: calcium filled tire; valve leak: how fix?

    Breaking the bead is the hardest part of the whole operation.
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    Re: Thinking about Purchasing Kubota zd 326 mower

    Plus the time savings will give your wife more time for other chores.
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    Re: calcium filled tire; valve leak: how fix?

    $250 was about the average for me for getting the tube patched. Any chance you ran over a nail?
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    Re: calcium filled tire; valve leak: how fix?

    That is why after several repair jobs I decided to do it myself. When someone is there to fix your tire you don't have a chance to clean and paint and bang dings out of the rim.
    Well, that plus the...
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    Re: Dielectric Connector Grease

    Yet you still live.:thumbsup:
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    Re: Grease Gun and a Screwdriver

    I bought a new grease gun at Autozone today and there is nothing in there about the adjustment. I knew about it from somewhere, but I didn't know what knurled was, so this thread has enlightened me...
  98. Thread: Dipstick wear

    by tawilson
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    Re: Dipstick wear

    I wanted to update this thread. I got a new dipstick last fall and have put 100 hours on the tractor and the new dipstick is not showing any wear. :thumbsup:
    Maybe it's an intermittent issue or I...
  99. Thread: Broken Ankle

    by tawilson
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    Re: Broken Ankle

    And less chance of accidently gutting him with the chainsaw.
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    Re: Mounting Tractor? RIGHT or LEFT

    I use the side the step is on, the left.
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