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    Re: Crossing a creekbed

    Very nice work. Did something very similar at my own place so I could get to some downed trees to cut for the stove. I have to go back every so often and "re-work" it a bit. Looks like you have...
  2. Thread: insect swarm?

    by garacuda
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    Re: insect swarm?

    That's a pretty good guess I'd bet. Does MO have black bears?
  3. Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    I was guessing he had a waterbed in that top bunk.
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    Re: F250 rust repairs

    Six Kids! Wow! You do everything Good!

    It is amazing to see the amount of rust on that truck. It looks worse than some 50 year old vehicles that have been setting in a field or something. I...
  5. Re: Help identify these attachments and their value please

    Another good source. Looks like they used stickers to identify the maker. Mine are all gone, if they had them, but the plow looks identical, and the cultivator is real close.
    Thanks!
  6. Re: Help identify these attachments and their value please

    Now I know more than I did! That search was a big help, don't know why I didn't think to do that before. It makes sense now. Thanks!
  7. Re: Help identify these attachments and their value please

    I thought they might be Garden Tractor attachments, with no means for lifting. What does one measure to size a plow, the length of the bottom of the plow blade? Did they stamp names on these or...
  8. Help identify these attachments and their value please

    I've had these around for a few years thinking I would convert them to a 3 point hitch and use behind my old TO-30. I have since bought a new to me JD 4200 and a Woods tiller, so I really don't need...
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    Re: EX450 getting loud

    Pretty interesting idea there. I picked up a small handheld sound meter from a yard sale a couple of years ago for a dollar and have yet to find a use for it. It was marketed for testing car audio...
  10. Re: What's your best "worst" investment as far as tools?

    Years ago I bought a leaf shredder thinking it would speed up the chore of disposing of all of the leaves and twigs in my yard. You know the kind, that's supposed to be a "chipper/shredder" with...
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    Re: How many eggs can a snake eat daily?

    That is exactly why they sell "Snake Shot", I don't leave the house without it this time of year. The wife hates snakes worse than I do, and I don't like 'em at all.

    The Single Six is never far...
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    Re: Job Site Bathroom

    Granddad always had a corn cob in the back pocket of his bibs...............:laughing:
  13. Re: Here's a good one for an owners manual flub, Massey 1736

    Now that was entertaining! I could almost visualize it as I was reading! Congrats on the new toy and for having common sense. Where's the pics of the chitty tractor? :)
  14. Re: Need advice on setting concrete pavers (BIG ONES)

    These guys have notches in the bottom for forks, sure wish I had some forks. Once these move they shift a LOT of sand. I bought some tie down loops today so I can drill as you suggest and try to...
  15. Re: Need advice on setting concrete pavers (BIG ONES)

    I've got about 3"-4" of dense grade gravel which was as level as I could get it On top of the dirt. As I added a couple of inches of #10 sand to set the big a $$ pavers in I am screeding the sand...
  16. Re: What do you use to lubricate the 3 point hitch assembly?

    I'm cheap too, not a farmer or anything either, just a home owner with a tractor. I had about 2 gallons of lightly used synthetic oil I drained from a 4 wheeler a while back because I had turned it...
  17. Re: Need advice on setting concrete pavers (BIG ONES)

    Update on my slow progress; Working on this alone is very slow. It's seldom worth getting things out to start during the week by the time I get home from work. I did get wifey poo to help me 1/2 a...
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    Re: International 444 stalls when it gets hot

    Same thing on my '53 TO 30. I replaced the whole ignition set-up and later found that my new condenser was out again. Bought a new one from NAPA and it fixed it. I would check that out since they...
  19. Re: Need advice on setting concrete pavers (BIG ONES)

    I wish I knew where to borrow a set of forks. That's how I load them on my trailer here at the shop, using a Pettibone with a 44' extended boom. Now if I just had that baby at the house for a few...
  20. Re: Need advice on setting concrete pavers (BIG ONES)

    More excellent advice! I'm slow getting this thing going as I decided to add a 3,000 lb winch to my boom pole to make placing these mammer jammers a little more precise. I do have the ability to...
  21. Re: Need advice on setting concrete pavers (BIG ONES)

    Okay, that's about what I thought you were talking about. It's something to consider for sure. Thanks for the idea. Put on some headphones with some AC/DC playing and rock on! My hands get numb...
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    Re: 3 Point Boom Pole Modifications - Yes/No?

    It's about 7' from end to end.
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    Re: Look what showed up at the food plots

    I say you got it figured out pretty good coobie. Question is, do you have your rifle sighted in? My guess is, you do. Nice work!
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    Re: 3 Point Boom Pole Modifications - Yes/No?

    I think they were intended to angle with the lift arms.......on a larger tractor, they are too wide to settle down inside of the arms on my 4200 (another reason I cut them off yesterday). I'll check...
  25. Re: Need advice on setting concrete pavers (BIG ONES)

    I'm not sure I know what one looks like, is it similar to a tamper, with a gas engine on the top? Sounds like a good plan. After it stops raining and dries up a bit that is.
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    Re: 3 Point Boom Pole Modifications - Yes/No?

    Danged if it don't look like it! Or at least used it as a guide! The whole shebang is welded on a tractor cross drawbar down at the bottom. Thanks for the photo CB, looks like about a '64 Ford...
  27. Thread: Pto damage

    by garacuda
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    Re: Pto damage

    My Woods tiller instructions say not to lift the tiller any higher than necessary to clear the ground when tiller is in operation. I always assumed it was a safety issue with the tines turning an...
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    Re: 3 Point Boom Pole Modifications - Yes/No?

    That pretty much sums up what I was thinking and was too lazy to write. :laughing: I can't see where they do anything but add weight. Maybe when it was first built and was supposed to be able to...
  29. Re: Need advice on setting concrete pavers (BIG ONES)

    I work for a commercial roofing contractor and these were on a roof that we replaced. We ended up with over a 100 and I laid claim to them. I don't expect them to lay like a poured floor but I'm...
  30. Need advice on setting concrete pavers (BIG ONES)

    Hey guys, I am planning on buying one of those carports you see everywhere and have a bunch of free concrete pavers I'm going to use for the "floor". This things are about 10' long by 1' wide and...
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    3 Point Boom Pole Modifications - Yes/No?

    Some of you may remember when I bought this beast of a boom pole a couple of months ago. I'm about ready to use it on a project and am thinking about chopping some its parts off. This thing was...
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    Re: Locating Pipes

    In KY you can call 811. It's a free service.......so they say. Just know that it will take them a couple of days to get to you.
  33. Re: Massey Fergison 35 runs for half and hour and dies

    I too suspect a bad coil. My TO30 did that years ago and I replaced the coil, points and condenser all at the same time and it fixed it.
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    Re: 4100 diesel starting issue

    That kind of stuff is frustrating sometimes, all of the silly sensors, safety switches and so on. Glad you found it. Mine wouldn't even click the other day right after I had just used it. I went...
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    Re: Another carry all

    Looks right side up on my screen. Is that a 2" receiver on the bottom? Very nice work, especially the primer. :thumbsup:
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    Re: Price Check on 2000 John Deere 4200 w FEL

    I leaning towards the older tractor, the Deere. It just feels more,.........substantial, under my a......... uh, seat. Sounds like the hours are not really a factor. The hydro is much more "user...
  37. Re: Price Check on New Holland TC 30 4x4 w FEL

    That's good to hear. I haven't checked new prices.....but I will now. thanks!
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    Re: Price Check on 2000 John Deere 4200 w FEL

    Haven't yet decided between the two and was hoping for some feedback here. I'm fond of the HST, a lot. But the NH is 6 years newer and may have had an easier life. How long can the 4200 be...
  39. Re: Price Check on New Holland TC 30 4x4 w FEL

    Nobody?
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    Re: Feedback on Weld

    Heck yeah, me too! I'd be showing everybody! I have to grind mine down real quick and cover them up with paint before anybody sees it.
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    Price Check on 2000 John Deere 4200 w FEL

    I'm trying to decide what this might be worth and would appreciate some input from you guys in the know. It's a 2000 4200 with the hydro trans and a 420 loader. It has about 1,060 hrs. on it. I...
  42. Price Check on New Holland TC 30 4x4 w FEL

    It's a 2006 New Holland TC 30 4x4 with New Holland loader and standard transmission. Only has 538 hrs. and has been used mostly to scoop sawdust and horse manure and pull a 5' bush hog in the...
  43. Re: Unknown brand of post hole digger - Any ideas?

    I'm going to do as you suggest and drain it and re-fill before using. The lady I bought it from gave me an extra set of "bits" (tips?) that bolt on the end of the auger, but no name so far. Thanks...
  44. Re: Unknown brand of post hole digger - Any ideas?

    Me too, I was hoping somebody would recognize the logo. Might try the paint thinner idea and see if I can see another color.
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    Re: Just got my BigToolRack attachment!!

    Holy Moley! I can't even afford the accessories! But it sure looks handy. I'm gon'na have to stick with my carry all with the wood box on it.
  46. Unknown brand of post hole digger - Any ideas?

    This is the post hole digger I picked up for $200 the other day. Not quite the deal I got on the Woods tiller but I think I did ok. I can't tell who made it though. The lady I bought it from said...
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    Re: Another Woods Tillers Question

    All good information! Yep, I dun good alright and I do keep digging up new rocks every year in my small garden plot, with my walk behind tiller. I've already been reading up on the slip clutch and...
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    Re: How did you tell?

    Very appropriate! I was going to say "boy" 'cause it's name is John, but after reading this, I think it's a girl with a boy's name..........the transgender thing we keep hearing about I s'pose. ...
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    Re: Another Woods Tillers Question

    Pretty close oosik, I went back and checked it and it says "Use 540 RPM speed only. Higher PTO speeds can cause serious injury" Have not been out to the barn to check for a tic mark on my tach, but...
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    Another Woods Tillers Question

    I've been half-heartedly searching for a PTO driven tiller since I got my JD 4200 a few weeks ago. Over the weekend I jotted down a number from the bulletin board that's is in the back of my local...
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    Re: How do you store you logging/tow chain?

    Ooops, my bad.
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    Re: How do you store you logging/tow chain?

    Another Dandy I'Deer FTG-05! Looks durable too! Sure looks like it ought to............do something besides hold chains though. ;-)
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    Re: Lumberjacks! I need advicePlease!

    Me Too. I think Ill give it a mediocre shove first with my bucket first to see if it's weak enough to push over. If it still wants to stand, I'll take the top down first and save the rotted trunk...
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    Re: Lumberjacks! I need advicePlease!

    Good ideas, I may have to drag the picnic table over to stand on to reach good wood, but it's a good thought! Belting every tree sounds like a good idea now that I know about the "barberchair"...
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    Re: Lumberjacks! I need advicePlease!

    Okay, the pics did fine on my work PC. My thoughts are that I will be notching the dead side out on the same side I will be pulling from, leaving me to cut live tree to fell it. It's just goofy...
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    Re: Lumberjacks! I need advicePlease!

    I thought about that one too. There's about every caliber you can imagine imbedded in that trunk up to about chest high, most of that wood is dead now, thus my concerns. I do have a 4x4 tractor...
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    Lumberjacks! I need advicePlease!

    Years ago when this wasn't part of my back yard, this old Pine tree held targets for all sorts of firearms practice. Now I need to remove it so it won't someday fall on my new carport that's going...
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    Re: Pictures of your Tractor!

    Big John and Little John. Little John is a 2000 LX225 and Big John is a 2000 4200 HST. Love both of them! Good thread here, really like looking at everybody else's Toys!
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    Re: How do you store you logging/tow chain?

    I have had a couple of ideas come upon me and they worked out pretty good. I was wandering through our local Peddlers Mall looking for something to use for chains (sort of an unmanned indoor flea...
  60. Re: 3 pt boom poles. which to buy? maximum height?

    I typed boom pole and found that one, and several TSC types and typed 3 point and found the gizmo. I'll get a photo of the plow and cultivator when I get back out there.

    Don't meen to hijack this...
  61. Buying Advice Re: Old utility tractor vs. newer compact tractor?

    I got a "Grin" out of the Kubota thing. My wife also calls anything with a FEL a Kubota. I'd borrowed a neighbors (real Kubota) FEL a few times and when we got ready to look for one she kept...
  62. Re: 3 pt boom poles. which to buy? maximum height?

    Thanks! Even a blind hog finds an acorn every now and then! I've decided I can't swivel it and raise/lower it at the same time, so she's staying locked down. The gizmo under the boom tip was sold...
  63. Re: 3 pt boom poles. which to buy? maximum height?

    Okay, you asked for photos.......no laughing now.......She's not a beauty queen but she's built like a brick s.......uh, she's solid and stout. I'm going to paint her JD green eventually.

    I got...
  64. Re: 3 pt boom poles. which to buy? maximum height?

    HA! Good Point! She's not pretty, but I'll try to get her to pose this afternoon and post it tomorrow.
  65. Re: 3 pt boom poles. which to buy? maximum height?

    I just picked one up today from a CL ad. This one is definitely not "store bought" and was supposedly built by the Corp of Engineers. It is certainly reinforced (over engineered) enough to be true....
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    Re: Stihl FS 106 worth fixing?

    Well.......no I don't, but now I'm beginning to wonder if I should have kept it. My boss needed a fuel tank for his Stihl (forget which model), so I gave him that one and it fit. His split open,...
  67. Re: ANY way to REMOVE , Galvanized coating on steel (pipe) 2 make safe 2 weld

    All good information. Thanks to all and to this site for being there.
  68. Re: ANY way to REMOVE , Galvanized coating on steel (pipe) 2 make safe 2 weld

    Wow! Maybe my trailer modifications kept getting delayed for a reason! I have a galvanized boat trailer I've been wanting to convert to a flat trailer by welding rails and uprights and adding a...
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    Re: Hey guys, I could use your help!

    I wonder why she had him killed?...........:confused3:
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    eBay/Craigslist re: wow- ****** out there

    That happened to me once before too. Guy was pushing for me to take a payment that way. I finally asked him what was his hang up with PayPal........found out he could put it on his credit card that...
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    Re: Yardman starter???

    I replaced my Yardman starter last year without removing the flywheel. (19 hp Briggs) It took a lot of very short turns of the wrench on that back bolt, but it can be done. Good Luck.
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    Re: Stihl FS 106 worth fixing?

    It'll be a few days before I get to it, but I will post the results back here.
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    Re: Stihl FS 106 worth fixing?

    That's exactly the information I'm looking for. I'll check my 85 and see what it's got on it. Thanks DieselMonk. This site is great!
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    Re: what house hold chore do you hate doing

    I work with numbers all day long, so I hate having to go home and "do the bills", not to mention spending the $$.
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    Re: Stihl FS 106 worth fixing?

    Know a good source for used ones? Or how much? Was thinking about taking the one off my FS85 and see if it would fit, just to know if it's worth putting any $$ in. It doesn't look like it's got...
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    Stihl FS 106 worth fixing?

    I just picked up a used Stihl FS 106 at a yard sale for $5.......but it does not have a carb on it. I wanted the brush cutter blade that was on it for my FS 85. It has the handle bars and strap and...
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    Re: JD 2040 Starting

    I let my old tractor set once for 3 years, when I couldn't get it to fire I pulled the dist cap and it was FULL of small black ants, EVERYWHERE! Check for that, mouse nests in breathers and chewed...
  78. Thread: Roof Mold

    by garacuda
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    Re: Roof Mold

    Too late for this, but they make algae resistant shingles that have a small amount of zinc in the granules. I have heard that you can put zinc stips near the ridge of the roof and rainwater will...
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    Re: Cleaning a JD GT 245

    About every other season I pressure wash my LX255, my Yard Man and To-30 just being careful where I spray. Usually soaking first with Simple Green and rinsing with pressure. I start them right away...
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    Re: Buiding Question

    Your best long term bet is to cut the panel and slip a skirt flashing under the existing panel, so that it comes out over your new roof. You will need foam closures at all of the ribs to keep the...
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