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    Re: Emergency Lights

    Your pic didnt work for me, but Id suggest going with something commercial if this is something you want to rely upon working when needed. Emergilite is a good brand that Ive installed.
  2. Re: Question About Greasing Kubota Loader Control Linkage

    I wouldnt sweat not doing it OB. Lubing that linkage really isnt a super important service IMHO. Its more just to keep things loose and prevent corrosion. Plus its in a pretty sheltered location...
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    3-Point Hitch Re: BX25 Adding aux hydraulics

    Sent you a PM Dick3rd.
  4. Re: Question About Greasing Kubota Loader Control Linkage

    Control linkage is your "joystick" for your loader. There should be some rods and heim joints in there, or something similar. A blast with some Fluid Film or white grease should suffice to keep...
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    3-Point Hitch Re: BX25 Adding aux hydraulics

    Hi. Check your PMs.

    The hoses of those 3 lengths are the ones that run from my new AUX valve, down to the existing couplers for the backhoe on the tractor. These couplers are the ones you hook up...
  6. Re: Best Brand of Compressed Air Universal Quick Coupler?

    Ive got milton Vs now. Just like typical Milton, Im getting a few leaking couplers...

    At work, Ive used some very nice couplers (mostly Safety style). My favourite so far has to be the Oetiker...
  7. Re: Best Brand of Compressed Air Universal Quick Coupler?

    Ive got milton Vs now. Just like typical Milton, Im getting a few leaking couplers...

    At work, Ive used some very nice couplers (mostly Safety style). My favourite so far has to be the Oetiker...
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    Re: BX2360 Upgrades

    Looks good! Power activation is a nice addition.
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    Re: Anyone have a 17 super duty?

    Yep. There was a new F250 XLT SCrew Diesel on the lot too, something like $71k. Also nuts. The days of new trucks for me are over I think
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    Re: Anyone have a 17 super duty?

    I agree. Price is such now that Ill never own another new rig. I buy a truck to work, not grocery get :cool:
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    Re: Anyone have a 17 super duty?

    There is a new f450 King Ranch(?) Diesel on my local dealers lot. Sharp looking rig, but $91k. Thats frigging nuts.
  12. Re: Ouch... maybe watch before you purchase a Mahindra.

    Love his troubleshooting skills. Hack and slice and unplug most of the harness. What a joke, but par for the course with lanse. Only made it to the 8min mark before turning it off
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    Re: CAT Pull Type Grader Action Pics

    Love seeing the old grader put to work. Im not much on trailer queens or lawn ornaments.
  14. Re: Tonneau cover experiences and recommendations

    If you leave your truck out in the ice and snow, Id avoid the "Jackrabbit" style roll ups. Vertical facing lock and side rails always froze on mine. Actually Id probably avoid all rigid roll up...
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    Re: Trade a BX2660 for a BX25D?

    My advice is to stay with the rental ex as opposed to a tradein on a BX25, especially since your 2660 is likely paid off.

    A miniex will dig circles around a BX, especially when trenching.. Getting...
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    Re: Mulching blades for 60in deck

    Get the G6.

    The stock Oregon OEM replacement blades are 3.4lbs and the average G6 is something like 3.8lbs. Not enough to worry about. I got the G6 on my BX (54P deck) and there was no...
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    Re: Removing traces of red from a diesel tank

    If you happen to call a contractor to do this, they might (should) have a tank washer nozzle. They are pretty common. They could get in your 2" port and wash the entire inside using less water than...
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    Re: Removing traces of red from a diesel tank

    I dont know whats available in your area, but Id try to find a contractor who has a portable steam "pressure washer" (or rent one) and get them to clean it with something caustic (or whatever they...
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    Re: Max bucket size on a Bx25D?

    I run a 24" bucket on mine.

    Best way to get one is to build it yourself http://www.tractorbynet.com/forums/build-yourself/282679-building-bx-cleanout-bucket.html
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    Re: Indoor dryer vent

    At one time I bought one of those indoor dryer vents because i figured I was "wasting" all that hot air out of the dryer... Turns out all I was doing was growing mold in the laundry room!! Got rid...
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    Re: RCK60B23BX Mower Anti-Scalp Wheels

    :thumbsup: Let us know how you make out. Good luck!
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    Re: RCK60B23BX Mower Anti-Scalp Wheels

    Cut the mushroom off the pin and use a proper size pin punch to push the pin out. If that still fails, drill the pin all the way through, it should be relatively soft. I doubt you bent the vertical...
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    Chipper Re: Chipper Shredder Thoughts

    I have a stadalone chipper/shredder. Best pieces of advise I can give is to get the biggest intake you can get (branches get hung up and jam on small openings) and get something that is power feed....
  24. Re: Canadian online source for Carlisle WT300 or other mower tires??0

    I dont think having less traction would be possible;)

    There are several recent threads where the WT300's are mentioned specifically, this is one recent one :...
  25. Canadian online source for Carlisle WT300 or other mower tires??0

    Anybody know a good online source for mower tires in Canada? Im trying to find a (cheaper) source for some Carlisle WT300's for the ZD

    I found a couple out of the states who are selling the...
  26. Re: same Kubota 3 cyl engine with different outputs, on same mowers...

    The FZ2100 is a bit of a unique machine. Never saw one before this thread made me look it up. Pretty cool. Check the vid description for its zero turn operation. Dating back to the early-mid 90's
    ...
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    Re: Seat Cracking

    Learned something new! I didnt know about Gorilla Clear. Just repaired the cracks on the top of my BX seat with my go to "duct tape" the wide Gorilla, but its black. Need to look for Gorilla clear...
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    Re: Semi - Commercial Zeroturn Comparison

    Not the X380, but I had an x540 and it was an AMAZING mower. Rode like a Cadillac. Hydraulic steer and lift so driving it was effortless. Diff lock too for those hard to mow areas. Probably the...
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    Re: Miller Spoolmate 200???

    This it? Reconditioned Miller Spoolmate 2�� MIG & Stick Welder w/ Gun - FREE SHIPPING - We Provide Welding Equipment, Supplies, New & Reconditioned Machines, and Industrial Gases

    Honestly, Im not...
  30. Re: Need help choosing between these two pressure washers.

    Honda engine and Cat pump. That'd be my choice for a long lasting unit. More GPM is generally a good thing, but between those two, Id take the known commodity of the CAT pump, unless you can confirm...
  31. Re: Actual stories of lawsuits for doing tractor work for hire.

    With the litigious society we got now, particularly in the States, the threat of being sued, even for damage you didnt actually cause, is very real. Insurance is a no-braner.

    Have a look at some...
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    Re: problem reporting spam

    It was probably already reported and undergoing moderation. Or the user was in the process of being banned.
  33. Re: Wife Destroyed Brand New S240 Sport -- What to Do?

    :thumbsup:
  34. Re: Wife Destroyed Brand New S240 Sport -- What to Do?

    Bang the deck back into shape, then take the wife upstairs and bang her into shape ;) Be sure to point out how "she owes you" :laughing:

    Post back your results :thumbsup:
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    Re: Outside air line outlet

    Should have no problems. Think of all the gas stations that offer air, usually they are powered by an inside air compressor connected to the external air hose/pressure selector (other than those new...
  36. Re: New VERTICAL TINE rototiller...anyone have one?

    Shoulda been wearing these:laughing:
    http://i.imgur.com/sM69fbe.jpg
  37. Re: New VERTICAL TINE rototiller...anyone have one?

    The fellow in this video says they can handle rocks the size of basketballs:eek: and no problem dealing with sticks etc "less violent than a tiller" he said.. All the BCS Ive seen have the...
  38. Re: New VERTICAL TINE rototiller...anyone have one?

    Looks like Cub at least slightly based their design on the Berta Rotary Plow or a Power Harrow (not really a "totally new" idea like they say. The Bertas seem to work very well in videos, almost too...
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    Re: Removing Stickers

    The vinyl erasers as mentioned earlier work great (in an drill or other rotary tool)

    For residue, I like a product called Critrasolv, takes the residue right off and is "environmentally friendly"....
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    Re: Ecstatic with the purchase - ZD326H 72" deck

    +1. These are the tires Im considering for my ZD326. The rounded profile is a selling point for me for turf use.
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    Re: How much rust can under-body spray stop?

    Ford foam is bad mojo. What were they thinking!!!?! Barely one step up from backyard "bodymen" using Mono to get a car through inspection. Not only is it dumb for corrosion purposes, it produces a...
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    Re: How much rust can under-body spray stop?

    Ill grab a pic of my setup when im in the shop. But basically its an Arslan sprayer (sold by many companies under various names, NAPA for one). I made some custom wands to reach up inside the box...
  43. Re: Working around the splitter? Pulp hook or pick-a-roon?

    I have an outfeed table... Well had, untill I converted my splitter into a processor. For me, splits never touched the ground (usually) and were always within arms reach after the wedge once split....
  44. Re: Working around the splitter? Pulp hook or pick-a-roon?

    TONGS!:eek:
    I love my pickaroon but for me, tongs are faster and easier in 90% of uses if theyll fit around the log/tree....
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    Re: How much rust can under-body spray stop?

    Krown.. Without a doubt. If no crown dealer nearby check your local Mack/Volvo heavy truck dealer because Krown is OEM for their rust proofing. This is a 5gal pictured in my shop...
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    Re: Swag PortAband Table ?????

    YW :thumbsup:
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    Re: Swag PortAband Table ?????

    probably not. to use the sticks you basically use the sawblade to cut into them while its running, the stick material gets caught in the sawblade gullets, not so much on the side surfaces. Its not...
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    Re: Swag PortAband Table ?????

    Ive had good luck with the bulk Milwaukee blades (not the ones individually packaged at places like HD). I dunno, they should be the same blades youd think? But I get more life out of the bulk ones...
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    Re: Swag PortAband Table ?????

    I know youll love the table. Opens up a whole new world for portabands. I never free hand mine anymore unless its some large piece that is too awkward to run through the PB mounted in its table.
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    Insurance Re: Kubota RTV road insurance in Canada

    Farm plates would have been "worse". AFAIK RTV's just have serials. BUT so do ATV's and gas powered SXS (dont they??). If they allow the diesel RTV, shouldnt they also allow gas powered ATV and...
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    Insurance Re: Kubota RTV road insurance in Canada

    I dont know how he did it, but a old guy here got his RTV "legal" for the road somehow. He got a GT (Tractor) plate on it, a revolving light and a SMV sign. Hes driving it all over the back roads...
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    Re: Swag PortAband Table ?????

    Thats all there is too it! Getting the contour of the cutout is the only hard part. You dont want to go too deep. I made a template out of cardboard for the first attempt. Then you need a way to...
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    Re: Swag PortAband Table ?????

    Portaband are great and a table is probably the best accessory you can get for one.

    They are easy to make. I made mine in no time. Swag has a very good rep on the forums so Id imagine the quality...
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    Re: For you fellows with no cup holder

    Check the RAM mount drink holder. Ram makes top notch stuff RAM Self-Leveling Cup Holder with Koozie Unpackaged - RAM-B-132BU | RAM Mounts
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    Re: (shop) air regulator/filter suggestions

    Is there some reason you want to run at 175psi??? Thats way high for air tools. 90psi is rated pressure. I run at 120psi usually, but 175 is considerably higher than that. Wont do much for...
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    Re: Good Bench Vise Recommendations

    FYI Wilton is in their 75 anniversary year and is offering a vise promotion packages, including a Tradesman with one of the BASH hammers. . http://www.wiltontools.com/us/en/75th-anniversary/
    ...
  57. Re: Way to go Yanmar.....my local dealer has called it quits.

    I agree.. Gotta be more to the story. Yanmar is in a bit of a growing spell right now, youd think they wouldnt want to lose established dealers? (Unless they have someone else in mind to take over...
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    Re: ZD 326 first time

    Do the basic service. Oil and filters. Batt terminals etc. Air pressures. Check deck belt

    Grease (including the spindles), drivshafts

    Try to get a service history before tackling the hydros...
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    Re: New 2016 Kubota ZD Mowers

    I checked out the new ZD at the dealer the other day. As I suspected it was more of an evolution as opposed to a revolution. New deck is shallower, but supposed to have more lift. No word on if...
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    Re: Sputtering BX

    Yes there is a chance for Alge too.

    My tractor lives outside, so Im more susceptible, but I did have some alge growth in my filter bowl last year. Since then Ive been using a product called...
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    Re: Sputtering BX

    There was some issues with the fuel float and other metal items in the tank corroding IIRC. That means pulling the tank and replacement if you want a permanent fix.

    Personally Id upgrade the...
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    Re: John Deere gator beacon light mount

    Look for whas known as a Din light mount/pole.

    There are lots of styles of knockoffs on ebay. A Hella retailer would have one local or be able to order you one. So would Deere, Massey, Fendt,...
  63. Re: Win 10 issue reading CD service tech manuals

    Cool Foxit is working for you guys too. Ive been using it for a few years now instead of the "Official" Adobe reader.
  64. Re: Win 10 issue reading CD service tech manuals

    Try a third party reader, like "Foxit Reader". Im not big on Adobe products. I found the built in Win 10 reader (Edge Browser) to be slow when opening large files.
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    Re: New 2016 Kubota ZD Mowers

    I also wonder about the tires. Im strongly considering changing from turfs to something like the Carslile WT300s on my ZD this year. The TurfMasters are crap in any sort of wet ground and its quite...
  66. 3-Point Hitch Re: Is there an easy way to connect power takeoff to tractor?

    There are some things to try when hooking it manually, like lubrication and leaving the PTO in neutral. Not that Id advocate removing guards for safety reasons, but some times they are more of a...
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    Re: Weather Stations

    Youre welcome.. I think lol

    The first question is if youre comfortable with a DIY solution to get on the internet. If yes, then their are options like TPLINK+Meteobridge. If not, and you want a...
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    Re: Beacon light plug

    The technical name is a DIN ISO 4165 plug. That might help you find one. AKA Hella plug or Powerlet.
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    Re: BX2360 Upgrades

    Could be mil surplus.. Could be an engine/machine OEM too. Never know with all the confidentiality agreements they have them sign.

    They are a much higher quality filter so I dont doubt theyll pull...
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    Re: BX2360 Upgrades

    I didnt notice the metal bowl, I thought it was just dark in the picture:laughing: In that case I probably would make a point of installing the WIF light. Youd be surprised how much water you can...
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    Re: Weather Stations

    There are some 3rd party options (as mentioned in my previous post), like the TpLink. TPLink is a brand of router that can run the Meteobridge software (made by another 3rd party). Meteobridge + a TP...
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    Re: Weather Stations

    Yes a Weatherlink is required if you want to get the data from the station to either a PC or the Internet.

    There are 3 versions of Weatherlink.

    One is a Serial version, but its pretty old...
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    Re: BX2360 Upgrades

    Nice install on the filter! You'll appreciate it in the cold. I havent had a fuel issue (knock on wood) since I did mine. Adding the water sensor will be a nice mod. Not really necessarily because...
  74. Re: My complete inability to make a pneumatic grease gun work !

    Another vote for the pneumatic lincolns.

    The piston should just press on the grease with spring pressure. The rod should travel the entire way to the top of the grease tube.

    Try packing the...
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    Buying Advice Re: Kubota ZD323 vs GR2120

    Tearing turf can be reduced with practice. NEVER "Zero" turn, thats a sure way to bore a nice hole in your lawn;). Really you need to do a almost 3pt turn at the end of each row. The gentler the...
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    Re: Pace Edwards tonneau cover??

    I had one.

    It was OK. I wouldnt get one again. Always freezing up in the winter. Ice in the lock (vertical facing lock, wth??) and ice in the side rails. Plus the roll area behind the cab took...
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    Re: Sneak Peak at New 2016 Yanmar's

    Case, with special order paint. Pretty sure those went to DOT. Not my pic, but that dealer is relatively near here
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    Re: Cleaning - Hot water pressure washer

    Way way better!
    I dont have one personally, but all the shops Ive worked at had hot water (or steam) heated washers. For grease and oil they are the most impressive, even with mud and dirt they...
  79. Re: Thief repaints MF to NH colors and keeps tractor!

    Pretty clever. I bet that they got picked up for some other crime and the cops did some investigating of the tractor at that time. From a distance youd never know. I somewhat "know" tractors and it...
  80. Re: Not trying to start a fight, but let's have a little fun .......

    I agree with all the comments so far.. Funny.. and true


    Since we've branched off into commercials. This is one of my favorites

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DKFtauQQFZE
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    Re: Sheyenne Concentric Axis Snow Blower??

    The snow is getting pushed into that narrow cavity from augers on both sides, its not so much the total opening size, its the two small openings vs. a single, large, open fan of the same total...
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    Re: Deep snow techniques?

    In heavy snow I use the snowblower ;)

    But if thats broken I do the herringbone (sort of)

    I put the bucked down and plow a path down the middle (or as far as possible). The snow on the sides...
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    Snow Attachments Re: WORKSAVER VS HLA Snow plows

    Dont know much about the worksaver brand, but I know that the HLA plows are a quality unit. Probably the most common tractor plow in my area by far (larger tractors).
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    Snow Re: Snow removal with a BX24

    4 wheeler plow fast, probably 5x-10x faster than my snowblowers, plus youre going forward. That all changes if you get to any significant drifts. At about 20" the ATV loses out in drifts and becomes...
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    Re: Sheyenne Concentric Axis Snow Blower??

    Cost will be significant considering its hydraulic drive (think 7-10K if I was to guess) but even more concerning is the fan section. The fan appears to be almost entirely enclosed and the augers...
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    Re: Snow BloweR Snow Box Combo??????

    There are reversible blowers. The Artix CDN Farm Boy mentioned is one.

    https://youtu.be/gPDfN5y9joA

    I think there are some european manufacturers as well but their names escape me
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    Re: Snow BloweR Snow Box Combo??????

    There are reversible blowers. The Artix CDN Farm Boy mentioned is one.

    https://youtu.be/gPDfN5y9joA

    I think there are some european manufacturers as well but their names escape me
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    Re: Snow BloweR Snow Box Combo??????

    The yellow one? Its a "Versatile". Well actually is a TV Bi-Directional. Its a new holland Agricultural-Tractors New Holland TV6070-Bidirectional-Tractor - Models, technical data and characteristics...
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    Re: Snow BloweR Snow Box Combo??????

    It certainly is right now... Our dollar is doing its best Titanic impression at the moment.
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    Re: Snow BloweR Snow Box Combo??????

    It looks like a Pronovost PXPL with a custom extendable drag. Kinda neat. Pxpl are somehat common in the snow areas with the driveway guys. His drag would certainly save time. Sit down if you go and...
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    Re: Weather Stations

    Interesting, thanks. I was hoping the sensors would give some accurate data for this site to maybe help a future purchase. PVWatts doesnt have much detail for this area.

    Davis does offer a...
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    Re: Weather Stations

    Maybe try giving them a call. From comments on the weather forums, davis has dropped the ball lately in their once excellent customer service area, particularly email. I find a call gets better...
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    Re: Weather Stations

    Just correcting the notion that a professional quality, US made, weather station was "$1000". Of course to some even $1.00 to string up a rock is too much, to others a $3500 Young is no big deal....
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    Re: Weather Stations

    The VP2 from Davis has one of the fastest wind update speeds of all the pro-sumer models out there. It updates fast enough to catch gusts. It's around a 2.5sec update speed on the display IIRC, which...
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    Re: Weather Stations

    I bought one of my VP2s (PN: 6152 ) through These guys . They were excellent to deal with. Price right now for the basic wireless VP2 is $425. The WeatherlinkUSB is an additional $108. $533+...
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    Re: Weather Stations

    Not good! Did you contact Davis? Did they give a new style anemometer when they refurbed?
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    Re: Weather Stations

    FYI Davis will do a complete referb on a VP2 for $150+shipping. Thats for the entire unit, and they will upgrade components to the most recent version (like the anemometer). $100 for a Vue. $200...
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    Re: Weather Stations

    The Davis stations are super easy too hookup, even a caveman could do it:thumbsup: If you can plug in a USB you can broadcast your data. If you want to upload without a PC running, it gets a bit...
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    Re: Weather Stations

    Davis changed the anemometers from a reed switch to hall effect recently (within the last couple years I think). The HE switch is much more reliable.

    I havent had issues with birds on mine but...
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    Re: Absolute Best Chain and Lock

    I Hate wasps:thumbdown:
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