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    Emergency Brake Control wiring

    I'm replacing the old emergency breakaway kit on my horse trailer. I bought the trailer used, so I didn't hook up the original one. It's a five wire trailer with red, white, black, blue and green....
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    Re: Towing with a smaller truck

    It's difficult to compare apples to apples, so I figured out the weight to tow ratio of several vehicles. I chose Dodge just because there system was easy to navigate.

    The Dakota weighs 61...
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    Re: Towing with a smaller truck

    You guys always have great observations. Thanks for the insight, and you've all given me allot to contemplate. In answer to LD1, I trailer the horses only a couple of times per year, but with a...
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    Re: Towing with a smaller truck

    You guys always have great observations. Thanks for the insight, and you've all given me allot to contemplate. In answer to LD1, I trailer the horses only a couple of times per year, but with a...
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    Re: Towing with a smaller truck

    Exactly why I'd like to have a gooseneck. Looking in the rear view watching a bumper pull fishtailing is a bad feeling.

    Found another Dodge website that says for my model, transmission, and...
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    Re: Towing with a smaller truck

    The manual (Dodge website) says that "Maximum trailer weights = GCWR - Curb Wt. - 150 lbs. (allowance for the driver)."

    That would mean 5,500 - 4349 = 1151. Subtract the mythical 150 lb. driver,...
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    Towing with a smaller truck

    My first visit to the Trailer forum. I need some objective opinions.

    I have a 2 wheel drive, 2006 Dodge Dakota 4.7 V8 with 3.55 gears, six speed manual trans., a class 4 weight distributing...
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    Metal that will not arc

    So, a recent wind storm caused a metal rod type bird feeder holder to bend badly at the base. It's the kind that you buy at tractor supply, kind of a black metal, that I assumed was iron. I cut out...
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    Re: Stumps R Us

    Brandi - What are all those items attached to the roll bar?

    Got a coffee maker on that thing??

    VA
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    Re: Hello from Goochland, Virginia

    Greetings Gwiley, from Southeast Virginia. Welcome to TBN.

    I just ordered a Longevity Stickweld 250. I'm new to welding, so I'll be spending a lot of time in this forum as well.

    VA
  11. Thread: Winches

    by VirginiaAgent
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    Re: Winches

    She is a 7 year old QH paint with perfect conformation and blue eyes. I took her and her half sister from a couple that could not keep paying their board. She was green broke, but after working...
  12. Thread: Winches

    by VirginiaAgent
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    Winches

    I'm looking into the possibilities of installing a winch on my 4035. I work in some pretty soggy areas on my property, and I have some concerns about getting stuck. I have several natural springs,...
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    Re: New Grapple

    Brandi - did you ever get your shims? If so, how is the grapple working now?
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    Re: Howse cutter at Northern Tool

    You would think so, but used cutters seem to be rare here in SE Virginia. I've looked high and low, and can only find 20 year old no-name brands that have been beat to heck, and the folks still want...
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    Re: Howse cutter at Northern Tool

    Ted - the Fred Cain 205 on your website. It's weight is 700 lbs, would you consider that medium duty? What width material does it handle?
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    Howse cutter at Northern Tool

    Howse Rough Cut Mower 3-Point, Category 1, 5ft. Length | Category 1 Mowers| Northern Tool + Equipment

    Can anyone figure out which model this is? I've looked at the Howse website but can't match...
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    Price Check Re: Just Bought 3616

    Congratulations, that does sound like a good deal. - Hope you've got a good size pole barn for all those implements.

    VA
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    Re: 4035 or 5035?

    Where are you in the Blue Ridge? I'm from Western NC myself.

    Bigger is often better, but I've put 20 hours on my new 4035 and have to say that it has impressed me with its power. I had a...
  19. Re: whats the cheapest new TLB on the market

    Even a good quality machine is going to break. I guarantee it.

    I think you could probably order most filters, hoses, and general maintenance items no matter what the brand and have them shipped...
  20. Buying Advice Re: So i go into the Kubota dealer this afternoon who also sells Mahindra's

    Congrats on the tractor. After a month of working my 4035 I have yet to find anything that I don't love about it.

    VA
  21. Buying Advice Re: So i go into the Kubota dealer this afternoon who also sells Mahindra's

    The 35 series has VERY large wheels and tires. That was one of the selling points on my new 4035. The others I looked at like Kioti, Kubota, and NH, all head much narrower wheels and tires,...
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    Re: Chemical sprayer

    I ended up getting a Fimco 60 gallon, 3pt hitch sprayer which runs off a 6 roller Hypro PTO pump. It's attached to my 40hp Mahindra.

    The 12 volt pump was extremely underpowered, and I thought...
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    Re: Chemical sprayer

    Boomer1025 is correct. I got a better pump, and now I'm spraying the liquid lime, fertilizer, and herbicide with no problem. Sprayed five acres today.
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    Re: Going to the dealers

    Sent you a PM.

    VA
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    Re: Going to the dealers

    Dingo - with 8 acres, you definitely have justification for a larger machine like the 4035 or the DK40SE. Like I said, I looked at both. The bells and whistles are comparable, but the 4035 was...
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    Re: Going to the dealers

    Those were the two models I was looking at also. Ended up going with the 4035. It's just so much more substantial that the 3016.

    I looked at Kioti's DK40 as well, which cost more, for a lesser...
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    Re: Chemical sprayer

    No, spreading lime with a shovel is a quick way to an early grave. The best way to hand spread lime is to use pellet lime and a broadcast spreader. Pellet lime is a bit more expensive than powder. ...
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    Mahindra quote

    I'm comparing New Holland, Kioti and Mahindra for a compact tractor for my seven acre farm. I really like the reviews I've seen on Mahindras and I'm hoping I can get more for my money than with some...
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    Need a new tractor

    Gents - Until a year ago, I had a New Holland 555E Industrial TLB to work on my property. I cleared five acres, dug a quarter acre pond, moved a few thousand yards of dirt, and then sold it.

    I...
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    Re: Chemical sprayer

    I would like to use powdered ag lime, but it's not easy getting the one guy that spreads lime in the tri-county area to come out. I have very low ph. My property was a forest four years ago. I use...
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    Re: Chemical sprayer

    Liquid Lime concentrate from AGGRAND. It's a little gritty, but I dilute it one gallon to 40 gallons water. I would hope a pump could handle that????
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    Chemical sprayer

    I recently purchased a FIMCO 40 gallon trailer sprayer to pull behind my garden tractor. I have 5 acres of pasture, and I've decided to start doing my own applications of liquid lime, fertilizer,...
  33. Re: Price of timber?? $350K 53AC just sold for $134K after clear cut; Make sense??

    Here in southeast Virginia, the landowners cut usually turns out to be about $1,000 acre. That's for a mixed stand of pulp and hardwood. Pulp only might be a bit less.

    There has been a pine tree...
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    Pea fowl?

    The wife has been after me for a couple of years now to get some pea fowl. We live on seven rural acres fenced for our horses and dogs.

    The research I've done, and the few people I've talked to...
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    Who owns their own propane tank?

    (As opposed to renting one from the propane company).

    I pay about $50 per year to rent my 100 gallon (not 100 lbs) tank.

    To purchase it outright from the gas company would be $450. I'm...
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    Re: ATV tires on lawn tractor?

    Yesterday I got a pair of Kenda Scorpion ATV tires for the rear of my Husky 2348. The Kenda's are 22X10X8. The tires that were on the machine were 20X8X8, so I was a little worried that they would...
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    ATV tires on lawn tractor?

    I have a Husky 2348 lawn tractor. It has the stock smooth tread on the rear tires, which are 20x8x8.

    I have a heavily sloped property and at some spots cannot get traction. I could go side to...
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    Re: Dying Trees?

    I'm in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. It has been very dry the past month, and very hot.

    I think you guys have hit it on the head about this likely being a combination of soil compaction,...
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    Dying Trees?

    I recently had a portion of my property logged. I selected several of the larger hardwoods to remain, and they were left untouched. Now, after only a couple of weeks since the loggers left, some of...
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    Mulching in Virginia

    I have a seven acre property in Southeastern Virginia. Ive cleared two acres myself for yard and a pond with my full size TLB. Id like to have two to three more acres cleared for a horse pasture. My...
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    Re: backhoe or excavator?

    I strongly recommend that you stop cutting and leaving stumps. The best way to get the stump up is by pushing the tree down with the backhoe/excavator bucket which brings the stump up. Without that...
  42. Thread: Stumps

    by VirginiaAgent
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    Re: Stumps

    I tried to burn large stumps when I cleared my property earlier this year. Smaller stumps, up to about eight inches in diameter, were burnable. The big stumps, some two feet in diameter, were not. ...
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    Out of alignment?

    My Husqvarna 48" riding mower seems to be out of alignment. It pulls to the left, and you can visibly see the right front tire is pointed in slightly when the steering wheel is straight. Don't know...
  44. Re: Need construction backhoe for small farm-? size

    Same situation as I was in. If you have any long term projects, it's just much more cost effective to buy rather than hire. And it's amazing the work you can do with a full size backhoe/loader.
    ...
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    Re: Hydraulic power and RPM

    Okay, does it do any damage to the pump, or the engine, to operate at low RPM? I am usually not in a hurry, so I run the machine at it's lowest RPM. (Also to save fuel).
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    Re: Hydraulic power and RPM

    Very interesting. More of a multi-dimensional issue than I previously thought.

    Thanks for the insight!
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    Hydraulic power and RPM

    I have been told conflicting things about this subject.

    Does higher RPM provide more power to the hydraulic pump translating into greater digging / lifting power;

    Or, does higher RPM simply...
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    Re: 555c stabilizer greasing

    The fittings were there on the end of the stabilizers on my 555E. Although they were both broken off when I got it. It took some time to tap the broken zerks out, but I installed new fittings and...
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