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    Re: problems going back

    Toddol, this is funny, I just the other day submitted a ticket complaining of the same problem. This was TBN's response:
    "Hello John,

    Unfortunately, that function is limited by our system and...
  2. Re: New Splitfire 3403 3pt Log Splitter has arrived with 4way and 2way knives

    Sorry, haven't been on for a bit, been cutting firewood. ;-)

    I think Dave is right, if you're cutting 18" pieces the 36" is just extra back and forth for no reason. Personally, I'm going to start...
  3. Re: New Splitfire 3403 3pt Log Splitter has arrived with 4way and 2way knives

    Dave, I did notice those abutments on your OP. That all makes sense, mine works well enough for me not to want to frig with it (for now ;) ). I have to admit though that log lift is pretty sweet! ...
  4. Re: New Splitfire 3403 3pt Log Splitter has arrived with 4way and 2way knives

    Hey Piston, I got it through the local Massey dealer, Northwood Power Equipment. They did the plumbing as well. The distributor (here in Maine at least) is J.S. Woodhouse. I'm trying to figure out...
  5. Re: New Splitfire 3403 3pt Log Splitter has arrived with 4way and 2way knives

    I got my 3203 last spring...just awesome. I've never used a 4-way head so I'll just continue to live in ignorance.;)
    294154294155

    Congrats on your new toy!

    Piston, you may recognize these...
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    Re: Please read!

    Police seeking $40K tractor stolen in Union | Sun Journal

    If it can happen in Union, Maine it can happen anywhere. To the best of my knowledge no one was caught, yet....
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    Re: Gator Grapple fix for Kubota SSQA

    What I'm most impressed with, Dave, is your faith in your sawhorses! ;-)
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    Re: How Important is Made in the USA?

    Actually I almost put that in there, Day. The Super Spit, at least, is really a totally different machine as far as it doesn't use hydraulics like the others. As far as the steel, pumps, hoses, etc...
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    Re: How Important is Made in the USA?

    Just an example, make of it what you will....

    I'm in the market for a wood splitter and would love to buy a 'Made in the USA' brand; Timber Wolf, Iron & Oak or (the one I really want) a Super...
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    Re: Will Deer Eat Patatoes in the Garden??

    Plants were pretty much eatin to the ground and insects don't leave hoof prints...;-)
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    Re: Will Deer Eat Patatoes in the Garden??

    My father and I planted a small patch (maybe 15x20) of just potatoes years ago in a back field (up in the woods out of sight of the house). Plants came up like normal and sometime in August the deer...
  12. Thread: Box Blade?

    by MaineTWLSB
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    Re: Box Blade?

    MtnVR, is that scraper 'homemade'? That's one of those attachments that I'd 'like' to have but can't really justify. But a homemade one might work out some day....
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    Re: Intruder in the Hen House

    Dirt, you're gonna have a very nice pair of black boots come the end of May at this rate. ;-)
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    Re: Skunk Removal

    LOL...I think those are witches you're trapping, Wyo.
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    Re: Got any "Old Sayings" in your area

    Up here in 'Vacationland', whenever a tourist asks for directions they're told, "You can't there from here."
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    Re: Timberwolf TW-P1 on the way

    Jealous. Anyone need a kidney?
  17. Re: Spike is a great dog, but the Grapple is mans best friend

    That thing just went to the top 3 of the wish list! The Thumb with the toothbar for brush and piling saw logs...I think it may be #1.
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    Re: Must have attachments...

    ALL are 'must haves' but.... Box blade is right up there but for the money to work ratio I'm not sure anything has touched my toothbar.
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    Re: Mardens Find

    You guys are doing better than me, I never find anything too useful in that store. I always hear about the 'steals' but never seem to find em.
  20. Snow Equipment Owning/Operating Re: Lets See Pictures of Your Snow Piles Made by Your Compact Tractor

    Have 5 piles that are 8 - 10' high. Kids and I started a snow fort today on the biggest...should be a good one!
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    Re: Don't do crack!!

    Hindsight being 20/20 and all that. I bought this tractor used (though only 129hrs) and I'm not sure how long Kubota backs their products. But the damage is done in any case (both the split and...
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    Re: Don't do crack!!

    That is the biggest question is "why?" is this happening. I just started a welding course two weeks ago and the instructor is very, very good, so I'll ask him too. Will also pass on everyone's...
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    Don't do crack!!

    Hi everyone
    I have a bit of a problem here. The "cross-bar" (not sure what you call it) on my loader has cracked along its seam. Fellow TBN'r GaryE and I tried welding it shut, drilled a hole to...
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    Re: Information on Markham TB orders

    They are worth the wait boys (and girls)...the toothbar is the best addition to my tractor yet. I just wish I had a skidsteer so I could order more stuff from these folks!

    Welcome Missy, sorry to...
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    Re: Problems with Markham Welding??

    Just another vote of confidence for the folks Markham. Bought my tooth bar from them last May(ish) and it has been nothing short of amazing! I did manage to break a tooth in the first week of use. ...
  26. Thread: Sand Box

    by MaineTWLSB
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    Re: Sand Box

    Haven't posted for quite some time but this thread got my attention. A sand "box" (for lack of a better term) was one of the first things I made for my kids when I got my tractor last year. The...
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    Re: It's new to me!! (pics)

    In response to your first two questions.......WHAT?!? And the third....Yes, it is referred to as a "woodstove".

    BTW (to everyone that asked) the winch is awesome!

    (deeremeat - the winch is...
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    Re: It's new to me!! (pics)

    Truthfully Rat I have no idea (though I think it's pretty straight forward)...those pics won't load for me so I can't see what happened. Doesn't sound good though, I'm wondering if the guy had his...
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    Re: It's new to me!! (pics)

    Thank you Greg...I can attest to the fact that Gary's a great guy and has been a big help to me. I'm up for a cold one too sometime. Good to see some TBN'ers on this side of the River too :)
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    Re: It's new to me!! (pics)

    Here ya go Dtd24. It pulls 8000lbs and weighs in at 575lb. Hope to play around with it this weekend, assuming it STOPS SNOWING!!

    John
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    Re: It's new to me!! (pics)

    Thanks Scotty...and yes I know...Markham toothbar is already on its way and thats just the tip-o-the-iceberg...lol
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    Re: It's new to me!! (pics)

    The “5th” season, mud season, is here with a vengeance this year. Those pictures (above) were taken Saturday March, 31st (low 50’s Sat and Sun), this one was this morning out my back window Tuesday...
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    It's new to me!! (pics)

    After 2+ years of looking, researching and dreaming I'm a true TBN'r! Last Saturday I, along with the help of fellow TBN’r GaryE (thank you again Gary!), brought home a “used” Kubota L3710 (used =...
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    Specs website...???

    Hi All
    Does anyone know of a website that has specifications on older Kubotas? Specifically the L3010. I know about TractorData.com but have heard it's not always accurate and doesn't have a whole...
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    Re: Calling on the Texas TBN Brotherhood!!

    Forgot this part....Thank you to the folks at TBN (meaning the creators/moderators)...this site great!!

    And I guess while I'm at it....Thanks to Al Gore for "inventing" the internet.......
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    Re: Calling on the Texas TBN Brotherhood!!

    Thank you everyone (esp Eddie and travelingman). There are some things here at the home front that are putting stuff on hold but will let everyone know what happens.

    With any luck I'll be posting...
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    Re: Calling on the Texas TBN Brotherhood!!

    </font><font color="blue" class="small">( Just what kind of cowboys are they?)</font>

    Why of course the kind that get paid foolish amounts of money to play a game.......
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    Re: Calling on the Texas TBN Brotherhood!!

    Picture of "The GOAT"!!

    (if anyone gets this let me know cause I think it's hilarious... /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif)

    and yes I believe the call has been answered...will let you know how...
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    Re: Calling on the Texas TBN Brotherhood!!

    </font><font color="blue" class="small">( But, there are several posters on here from East Texas and I can't help but think that one of them is within easy driving distance.)</font>

    That's what...
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    Re: Calling on the Texas TBN Brotherhood!!

    </font><font color="blue" class="small">( Well from my understanding you just about killed yourself there of getting any help. It is my understanding that America loves the Cowboys but the people...
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    Re: Calling on the Texas TBN Brotherhood!!

    This is getting kind of comical...there's a saying up here "You can't get there from here." Looks like it applies to Texas too... /forums/images/graemlins/smirk.gif

    Did I mention I've been a...
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    Re: Calling on the Texas TBN Brotherhood!!

    </font><font color="blue" class="small">( Thats about 300 miles from me. sorry.....Kyle )</font>

    I assume I'll hear that a lot...it's a BIG state...if someone is in that area and likes looking...
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    Calling on the Texas TBN Brotherhood!!

    I need some help Texas TBNers. I’m up here in Maine and I’m looking at used tractors in Texas, go figure... /forums/images/graemlins/shocked.gif /forums/images/graemlins/tongue.gif...
  44. Re: DOES BRANSON USE ANY NATURAL RUBBER IN ENGINE?

    </font><font color="blue" class="small">( I SENT EMAILS TO BRANSON AND KUKJE, BUT HAV NOT GOTTEN AN ANSWER.)</font>

    Probably because you YELLED at them.... /forums/images/graemlins/smirk.gif
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    Re: Pronovost dealers in New England area?

    There's a guy up here in Old Town, Maine that carries the snowblowers. Don't think he carries the trailers though. PM me and I can give you his contact info if you'd like. Sounds like you've got a...
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    Re: What is Montana doing?

    I like what I see on these tractors (top 3 of the ones I'm considering) but man I wish they would update their website. There's no 800#, no email contact, so-so tractor info and no...
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    Re: Mahindra dealer

    </font><font color="blue" class="small">( I purchased a new tractor not long ago, and looked far and wide.)</font>

    MP where did you end up purchasing your Mahindra? I'm in Bangor (soon Clifton)...
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    Re: L3400 Loader question

    I was told by my local dealer that this is the only loader option for the L3400....which means I won't be getting that tractor...plus the fact the dealership is a bit too "proud" of their wares...
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    Backhoe Re: How Big is Your Backhoe?!?

    Yes I mean digging depth (sorry bout that). I thought maybe weight would be the bigger issue. I assume pump capacity is another factor, correct?

    Thanks for your input....anyone else?
    John
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    Backhoe How Big is Your Backhoe?!?

    Just thought of a question I wish I had asked awhile ago….How big of a tractor (hp/weight) do you need to safely/confidently operate an 8’6”(9’) backhoe? (A sub-frame is assumed) Any opinions...
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    Used lawn and garden equipment....

    Greetings All

    I’m trying to find a reference for used lawn and garden equipment prices. My father past away last summer and he was quite a collector of equipment. He was also very good at...
  52. Re: Table saw / router table combination question

    Just my Piondexter thought of the day....It will void the warrantry, correct?

    (just ignore me, I'll go away at somepoint....)
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    Wood splitter question?

    Hello All
    Wanted to know if anyone uses a Northstar 3-Point Horizontal Log Splitter (Northern Tool and Equipment)? They run about $500. Is it a good unit? Do you like it?

    Maybe PM me, don’t...
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    Re: Building a New Deck

    Your like my beagle...you get off a scent and there's no reseasoning with you...Thanks for taking it good naturedly(is that a word?) I've found that some on here don't get my humor (or lack there...
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    Re: Is Kioti Viable for the Long Term??

    </font><font color="blue" class="small">( I have, they just don't want to fight. /forums/images/graemlins/frown.gif The consensus seems to be that I have a ****** ******* dealer and I need to make...
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    Re: Building a New Deck

    </font><font color="blue" class="small">( what kind of decking material are you going to put down? )</font>

    I'm sorry but I **** near wet myself after I read this.......
  57. Re: Got $100 off card from Woods - what should I buy?

    </font><font color="blue" class="small">( The tiller pulled them up and he got rid of them! Of course.
    /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif )</font>

    What's he got a magic carpet? Look ma no foot...
  58. Re: Got $100 off card from Woods - what should I buy?

    </font><font color="blue" class="small">( It breaks up never before tilled soil with ease, even if it is full of rocks. )</font>

    No offence but how do you know this? There's no rocks to speak of...
  59. Re: Not happy at the time...................

    </font><font color="blue" class="small">( He quoted me $17600w/loader. )</font>

    Branson dealer up here in Maine quoted me $19,000 for a 3820 the next size down from 4220. You guys down south...
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    Re: The World encroaching? Move your driveway!

    &lt;/font&gt;<font color="blueclass=small">( gives me enough privacy to do my front lawn and wash my cars without clothes.)&lt;/font&gt;

    I've learned alot since joining this site, I'm thinking I didn't need...
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    Re: Deer wins over tire

    Can I come visit next fall? /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif That's going to be a very nice buck this year....
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    Re: Strong Sales Presentation...

    &lt;/font&gt;<font color="blueclass=small">( R4's $874 )&lt;/font&gt;

    Isn't that really, really high??? /forums/images/graemlins/shocked.gif

    Nevermind...was thinking what it would cost just to which...
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    Re: Ground clearance on Cent/Bran\'s....

    Yes Micro the loaders are different, Century(aka Zetor) makes their own. Can't remember who makes Branson's. I think I have that right....
    The loaders are a big reason I prefer the Century's, stat...
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    funny stuff....

    more ramdom things from the web....I know some of these pics have been on here before but a couple I hadn't seen....#1 is one of the funniest/stupidest things I've ever seen....enjoy AND...
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    Ground clearance on Cent/Bran\'s....

    Ok I have read back on this thread til about March of ’04 and near as I can gather the Branson and Century’s are the same base tractors. Now does that include the frame?? I’m looking at both...
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    Wheelbases???

    I have a newbie question about wheelbase……what is it? Meaning where is it measured from? Looking at all the different specs for tractors there is an overall length, overall width, and wheelbase. ...
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    Re: I am crushed........

    </font><font color="blue" class="small">( A little puff of wind can do that to yah. I had a tree set down on my saw, and while I was going for the wedges and hammer, it fell....on my log splitter. ...
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    Re: Countdown Over Got Our new TC33DA Home

    </font><font color="blue" class="small">( awesome backdrop you've got up there in Alaska.)</font>

    Bandit
    I lived out your way in Boulder for 3 years....beautiful place to live/play.

    I lived in...
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    Re: The Project or the Tractor...Help!

    </font><font color="blue" class="small">( How's that, any better? )</font>

    Much better Martin...lol I understand what your saying and I intend to get plenty of input on this. Have already...
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    Re: Alternative Uses for Implements

    </font><font color="blue" class="small">( wratchet up a catapult &amp; see how far he could launch a dead cow. /forums/images/graemlins/shocked.gif (They used to shoot dead diseased cow bodies over...
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    Looking for a dealer in Maine…

    Fairly new to TBN, have made a few posts and I am learning a great deal so far. This is a question I wish I had asked before.

    Wanted to ask any and all of the Maine members of TBN if they like...
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    Re: The Project or the Tractor...Help!

    We believe this little flower bed is the culprit (see pic). It was put in last summer and is right where the damaged wall is. Must have let more water into the ground creating more frost?? But the...
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    Re: The Project or the Tractor...Help!

    The basement it's self is 6'6" deep, give or take a couple inches.

    I'm not familar with a Trachoe and don't really want or need another piece of machinery. Mostly just thinking that if I have to...
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    Re: The Project or the Tractor...Help!

    I’ll try to answer some questions…

    It is a very big project and probably done late in the summer (August). The bad wall is on the embankment side of the house (South face). Plan on replacing the...
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    Re: The Project or the Tractor...Help!

    </font><font color="blue" class="small">( If you don't think you'll get that much use, buy the tractor anyway, and just rent a BH )</font>

    djradz thats a very good point and I should have...
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    Re: The Project or the Tractor...Help!

    As you can see I need to get this done before next winter…

    Thanks for any input/advice….btw I’m looking at the Branson 3510/7620bh or Branson 3820/8620bh best price to spec ratio in my area that...
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    Re: The Project or the Tractor...Help!

    Have some room to work with in front of the house but not a whole lot. About 28’ from front of the house to the embankment going down to the road. Was thinking I would dig toward the embankment and...
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    Re: The Project or the Tractor...Help!

    Would a 7 ˝’ BH go deep enough and/or be strong enough? The sill rests on large blocks of granite that run 6-7’ long, 13-19” high, and 8-10” thick.
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    The Project or the Tractor...Help!

    Which comes 1st???

    Have been reading TBN for about 3 weeks now (has been very helpful) and was hoping some of the more experienced members (anyone is welcome to chime in) could advise me on a...
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    Re: Help from strangers...

    </font><font color="blue" class="small">( you must have won the lotto. ?)</font>

    Eddie would you believe I got 5 outta 6 #'s...................no.......me neither ...
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    Help from strangers...

    This thing isn’t really a tractor but thought it was tractor-like enough. Friend and I had just drug the buck out of the woods to the side of the track and saw this thing coming down the track. RR...
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    Price Check Re: 4720 price check

    Donny
    Just for a different prespective I was quoted $19,000 for a Branson 3820 w/ FEL here in central Maine. Near as I can tell south and midwest have much better pricing then up here in the Great...
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    Re: Dealer deals…(newbie questions)

    Well there is one project in particle that is limiting my tractor choice. We’re moving into the old family farmhouse that has a stone/granite block basement. This past winter one wall was pushed in...
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    Re: Dealer deals…(newbie questions)

    Thanks Golf.

    Thought of something else….Is rude to ask for references? If not then how many 3-4 or 8-10? (Rude isn’t the word I’m looking for but you know what I mean.)
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    Dealer deals…(newbie questions)

    Hello all

    Just getting into this tractor stuff, before this site I didn’t know there was a whole tractor sub-culture (and sub-compact-culture…very bad play on words…I digress...
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    Re: Task Master Questions…

    </font><font color="blue" class="small">( I'm hoping nobody takes this the wrong way. )</font>

    Not in the least I think you nailed it.

    Thanks again everyone...this site is great....get all...
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    Re: Task Master Questions…

    </font><font color="blue" class="small">( I have over the year plus that I've owned the tractor, had contact with the dealer a few times and there was no shortage of repair parts. They would...
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    Task Master Questions…

    Yet another newcomer to the tractor world with more questions then answers.

    Does anyone know anything about Task Master tractors? Looking for a 30-35 hp tractor and a local dealer carries a Task...
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