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    Re: Kubota Tier 4 Engines

    I don't think too many would argue that in most cases a diesel engine is superior to gas. That is why many vehicles cost considerably more with a diesel engine. It might be debatable if it is...
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    LA724 Parts Manual

    I am looking for a parts manual for a LA724 loader. The level indicator on my tractor ended up laying on the ground today, and the chrome rod bent like a pretzel. I think it might have seized where...
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    Re: snow pusher vs. rear 3pt blower

    I had mentioned that I used Plexiglas, but it may have been Lexan. One will yellow more than the other in the sun because of UV radiation. I used which ever one they said did yellow as quick.
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    Re: snow pusher vs. rear 3pt blower

    I am glad you can testiy to the difference the Plexiglas makes. I agree that bending it as you suggested would like help more. I think most people may underestimate the difference the Plexiglas...
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    Re: snow pusher vs. rear 3pt blower

    I used an open station B7500 and a 4' rear snowblower for 5 years. I bought a piece of Plexiglas about 4" wider on either side than the roll bar, and the height of the distance from the top link to...
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    Kubota L3540 HSDC Road Speed

    I have a L3560 HSTC tractor and am surprised at how much the road speed drops going up a slight incline. It has industrial tires, and on the level will take a bit of time to get up to 13 or 14 mph...
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    Sticky: Re: Snowblowing rules of thumb

    I have always been able to avoid pissing into the wind, but there are times when I have had to blow snow into the wind. I can be clearing over 50 driveways after a storm, and driveways aren't always...
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    Re: M7040 cab glass door replacement tips.

    Why don't you take it off again and reinstall it, this time sending pictures!
  9. Buying Advice Re: 2012 Kubota BX25 TLB vs 2011 John Deere 1026R TLB

    Which one did you buy???
  10. Differenced between L3560HSDC and L4060HSDC

    I am wondering how much difference would be seen in power between the L3560 and the L4060 tractors. The L4060 has a few more HP but is also a little larger frame and heavier in weight. The L4760 is...
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    B3030HSDC Upgrade???

    I have a 2005 B3030HSDC whic has a relatively noisy cab. I was wondering if any of the newer year B3030HSDC tractors had any factory modifications to make a quieter cab? I love my B3030HSDC but...
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    Snow Equipment Owning/Operating Re: What You Find When Blowing Snow

    We are listening!!!!
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    Snow Equipment Owning/Operating Re: What You Find When Blowing Snow

    I have had more excitement with a tiller than my blower. One place I was tilling I caught a buried power cord. The owner was as surprised as I was, as he had said there were no obstructions there. ...
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    Snow Equipment Owning/Operating Re: What You Find When Blowing Snow

    Just checked the back yard and the blower never came this far. You should have thrown it a little harder! I would have traded you a nice shovel for it, and a new length of rope!
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    Snow Equipment Owning/Operating Re: What You Find When Blowing Snow

    I have picked up a child's doll, a Rubbermaid garbage can cover that I had to cut out with a propane torch, and newspapers and fliers. One time the papers jammed into the fan tight enough to break a...
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    Re: B2650 vs B3350

    I have a B3030 with R4 industrial but have wondered if I was buying again if I would try turfs. For over all performance which do you prefer?
  17. Re: First snow for the 2014-15 winter season in my home town.

    I haven't been on TBN for some time now but had to search for 4shorts to see what is new. Good to see you are still here. Each year I said it will be my last for commercial plowing but I am still...
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    Re: B2650 vs B3350

    I think both the B2650 and the B3350 have the same cab and brakes on the left (copied from JD???!!!).
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    Re: B2650 vs B3350

    What tires do you have on your tractor?
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    Re: New Member from WA state

    Maybe she would appreciate a little help in the shower. It might be more exciting than washing a tractor!!!
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    B3350SUHSD and B3350HSD

    What is the difference between these two tractors?
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    Sticky: Re: Snowblowing rules of thumb

    I do over 3 dozen driveways in our area and buy 3/8 rebar (20' lengths) and cut them into 5 pieces with a cut off wheel on a hand held grinder. They go in the ground easily, and if they get hit and...
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    Re: B2910 front wheel snapped off!

    Try praying the next time. It usually works better than cursing.
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    Re: Diesel Power Generator Question

    I have herd that a regular generator makes "dirty power" with more variance in power and an inverter generator "clean power" with less variance. If a regular generator is used and only operating at...
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    Re: Diesel Power Generator Question

    This is the kind of information I need. Thanks to all who have replied.
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    Diesel Power Generator Question

    I have a 3 cylinder 16 hp Kubota diesel engine that I could use to power a generator. What else would I need, and where would I go looking for what I need? Looking for help and ideas for this...
  27. Re: Kubota Grand L 40, Foot to Hand Tilt wheel Conversion

    I think you beat 4shorts to that one! It is hard to keep ahead of him.
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    Re: Chain saw safety

    I have a size 7 1/2 hat size and my Stihl hat works well. According to your assessment I must not have a normal head. When I put my hat on and the ear protectors over my ears I push the ear...
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    Re: How long does a tractor snowblower last>

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    I do replace the drive chain every year, but have never had to do anything to the pto u-joints besides keeping them greased.

    I had one blower where I had to have the blower housing rebuilt. ...
  30. Re: Tractor Size for Snow Removal and other Chores

    I have a snow blower and gravel driveway as well. I also have an Echo PAS260 with the Pro Paddle attachment. You would have to see what a beautiful job it does at moving the stones off the lawn. ...
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    Re: Another G1800 starter thread

    I did the same thing with my G1800.
  32. Re: Tractor Size for Snow Removal and other Chores

    What kind and what size blower are you using?
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    Re: Very Impressive

    When I do that I also have them bring the trucks in closer together again!!!:laughing::laughing::laughing:
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    Re: Tree Fell On My BX

    There were likely parts taken off as a unit and not individual parts. Sometimes it can be easier to replace than spend the time dismantling.
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    Re: How long does a tractor snowblower last>

    Does the amount of use effect this? Some people may do 20 or less a year. I did over 500 this winter. We won't both get the same number of years.
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    Re: How long does a tractor snowblower last>

    I have replaced the shoes and cutting edge as they wore out. The chain has been replaced several times. I had one blower where the blower housing started to get holes and had to be rebuilt. The...
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    How long does a tractor snowblower last>

    I was wondering what the life expectancy on a tractor snowblower is. How long before a gear box needs rebuilding? What problem signs should a person look for? I have one that has cleared about...
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    Re: Kubuta B7500 won't turn over

    I had a 2002 B7500 HST and if I recall correctly it did have a seat safety switch. It may be on the seat mount rather than the seat itself.
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    Sticky: Re: Snowblowing rules of thumb

    Was she in the house when it suddenly went dark?
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    Re: Chain saw safety

    I think the biggest moron would be the person who took him serious.
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    Re: Chain saw safety

    I went in to a store to buy chain saw chaps one hot summer day. When I saw them I remarked to the salesman (store owner) that they looked as if they would be very hot. He said he bought a pair...
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    Re: Compact TLBs Kioti CK2510 vs Kubota B2320

    I am not familiar enough with those two tractors to give advise between the two, and I have found that more PTO power is always better.
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    Re: First day out with our new tractor.

    Nice scenery in the background too! I also noticed the old chev truck!
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    Re: Tree Fell On My BX

    I lost a small black plastic catch on an engine side panel on my L3540 and the piece was over $15.00 - ridiculous. The retainer that held it, and is what failed was $0.44 - reasonable. A zip tie...
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    Re: Compact TLBs Kioti CK2510 vs Kubota B2320

    If you are ever going to be using a snowblower, or even a tiller you will appreciate the extra PTO horse power. If it was me I think I would be looking for a different dealer who understands his...
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    Re: Wheelbarrow Tires

    That is a motorized wheelbarrow!
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    Wheelbarrow Tires

    I have a wheelbarrow and since new the tires keep loosing air. Is there a simple solution or should I just put tubes in them?
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    Re: How many amps do glow plugs draw?

    I have my switch for the glow pugs wired up with a 30 amp fuse in the fuse holder. I have started it several times, and it hasn't blown the fuse yet. Maybe after a few more times it will blow, or...
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    Re: Wood Splitting Question??

    I cannot give details on hickory, but wood will split best when there is some frost in it. I split my winter wood with an axe and maul and wedge for quite a few years. If I could split in the...
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    Re: How many amps do glow plugs draw?

    Can anyone confirm if there is a relay and where it is located? Where could I find a wiring diagram?
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    Re: How many amps do glow plugs draw?

    I figured I would use #12 wire. I have jumped it with wire that is likely 18 gauge. It did the job, but I could feel a little heat. It is in contact for only about 10 seconds, so I think the #12...
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    Re: How many amps do glow plugs draw?

    The switch is a 60 amp switch.
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    Re: How many amps do glow plugs draw?

    I think the problem may be the ignition switch, but not sure. I don't know if there is a relay or not but I can check with my dealer. I have held a length of wire on the first glow plug and the...
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    How many amps do glow plugs draw?

    I have a 3 cylinder G1800 Kubota lawn tractor. The glow plugs work if jumped from the battery, but not off the ignition switch. It is an older tractor and I am not wanting to spend a lot on parts...
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    Re: Curtis cab --------GRRRRRRRRRRR!

    Sounds similar to what is on my Kubota cabs for the rear side windows. Some cars used something similar on rear outswing windows (I think I had a Ford Pinto that had that type of latch, but I am...
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    Re: need help no turn signals or flashers

    If it worked for 5 hours it is likely a wire that has been chafed through the insulation, but not always making contact with the frame to short out. To check where they come through the cab or are...
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    Re: BX25D is now in the garage

    My guess is the tree was blown over before the Kubota got near it. I don't think a wise man would dig out a standing tree that tall with a BX25.
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    Re: B3030 Key question

    I have locked mine, but not necessarily intentionally. The best way to get the key is to but a L model Kubota tractor, and you will have that key to lock or unlock the cab on your B3030. It is...
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    Re: BX25D is now in the garage

    You never told us how much more time you had on your hands waiting for your wife.

    When I was in my 40's I was sitting in the seniors retreat in our local mall reading the local paper. Store...
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    Re: How to convince the wife to let me get one

    He might be in the dungeon!!!!
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    Re: How to convince the wife to let me get one

    This is his last post. Has he been banned from TBN? Is he locked in the basement in shackles and chains? Suppose he is in need of rescue????:confused3:
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    Re: BX25D is now in the garage

    Is that Papa and Baby or Mama and Baby? You have room for one more!!!
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    Re: L3540HSTC and L3560HSTC

    I was in to my dealer today and he said the price difference on the 60 series over the 40 series would be between $3000 and $5000, and added, $5000 maximum. I didn't ask for before and after prices...
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    Re: L3540HSTC and L3560HSTC

    I must not have read it carefully enough, or else something else I had read. Sorry.
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    Re: L3540HSTC and L3560HSTC

    That is what it looked like to me, but in the tier 4 information they speak about it having more power.:confused::confused::confused:

    The following is from the Kubota brochure: The Grand L60’s...
  66. Re: L series turf options, can't find info on one set

    It would look to me as if they may be a little wider.
  67. Re: L series turf options, can't find info on one set

    Are those wider than the R4's? What width does it make the tractor from outside to outside on the rear tires?
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    Re: L3540HSTC and L3560HSTC

    What prices were you quoted and what accessories? I knew the 60 series would be more expensive but didn't think there was that much difference.
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    Re: How to convince the wife to let me get one

    Maybe you could help. Any chance you could trade wives until his deal is done?:laughing::laughing::laughing:
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    Re: Tree Fell On My BX

    Now if it had of been a John Deere......:laughing::laughing::laughing:
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    Re: How to convince the wife to let me get one

    And you actually told her what it cost????? I saw where another poster once said, "When I am gone I hope my wife doesn't sell the tractor for what I said I paid for it."!!!!!!!!
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    Re: Tree Fell On My BX

    I imagine that would put a little stress on the front axle. It might take a little time to find out if any damage done there.
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    Re: L3540HSTC and L3560HSTC

    The windshield washer tank looks like an after thought placed where it is. Once the slow moving vehicle triangle is in place it will pretty well hide it. I think it might be easier access than the...
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    Re: Tractor size and HP

    I have a L3540 but sometimes wish I had more power for blowing snow, and to keep MPH more constant on the road on little hills. I don't need more size or weight. The next size up is the L4060 which...
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    Re: Tractor size and HP

    I have noticed that and wonder what is added to make the price difference.
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    Re: Tree Fell On My BX

    Was Jack Daniels helping you when the accident happened?
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    Tractor size and HP

    I heard or read that when buying a tractor that buying bigger didn't necessarily mean more power. For example, a L4060 may not seem to have more power than a L3560 because the L4060 is a bigger...
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    L3540HSTC and L3560HSTC

    Has anyone had experience with both of these tractors? The L3560 is supposed to have more power but it looks to me as if the specs are the same. I have a L3540HSTCC that I use with a 74" snowblower...
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    Kubota L2880 Snow Blower

    I saw a Kubota L2880 snow blower and wondered who made it. I expect some other company makes it for Kubota. Land Pride, Normand or RAD Industries didn't seem to have anything in an 80" snow blower....
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    Buying Advice Re: Kubota new L3560 grand

    What are your dislikes on the 60 series. I have a L3540 cab and often am banging my knee on the auto throttle lever. The new cab has a lot more room, I also like the new location of the fuel tank,...
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    Re: Its all 4shorts fault!!!

    That was HORRIBLE!!!!!!!:laughing::laughing::laughing:
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    Re: 60 series cab and alternator problems

    I have cleared over 525 driveways so far thus year, using mainly a rear snowblower assisted by an angle blade mounted on the loader. When I upgrade tractor again I would need to make sure I have the...
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    Re: 60 series cab and alternator problems

    I bought a B3030HSDC in the USA and brought it to Canada (I think it was really glad to get to live here!!!!). I had the rear window defrost package added which included a new rear glass with the...
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    Re: 60 series cab and alternator problems

    There was/is a thread on here with more details....I just haven't found it again. Everyone not likely would have a problem. Those of us in cold weather areas who are running the heater, electric...
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    Re: 60 series cab and alternator problems

    Thanks for your reply. I was sure I had read of a problem, but haven't been able to locate the thread. I am glad to know there is a 90 amp available, and if I was to buy a new tractor I would...
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    60 series cab and alternator problems

    Did I read here where some people were having trouble with the alternator on their 60 series cab tractors not putting out enough power to keep the battery charged? I have tried to find the thread...
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    Re: B2910 front wheel snapped off!

    How did this work out for you?
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    Re: L3540 cold starting

    Where in Canada are you?

    I agree that having the engine oil and antifreeze warmer when starting is helpful for the long term use of the tractor. The point was that it should start without using...
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    Re: L3540 cold starting

    Nova International is my dealer, too (Aylesford location). I could tell you a personal experience with Hants Equipment in Windsor that would make me very slow to do business with them. Green...
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    Re: L3540 cold starting

    I am not saying there may not be benefits to having a block heater, but in over 10 years of experience starting various Kubota tractors in all sorts of winter weather a block heater wasn't needed to...
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    Re: L3540 cold starting

    This is my fourth winter with my L3540 and I live in Nova Scotia, Canada. I have never used the block heater (it was an option I had installed when I bought it) but have never had any problem...
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    Re: L3540 HSDCC Rear Window Defrost

    I will have to check again with my service manager. Heated mirrors would be nice, but the defrost is more of a priority to me. I do quite a few driveways, and everyone doesn't have limbs trimmed up...
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    Re: L3540 HSDCC Rear Window Defrost

    I am in the tractor for six to eight hours after a storm doing residential driveways, and sometimes the snow has to be blown into the wind, and that is when the glass gets covered with a lot of snow....
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    Re: L3540 HSDCC Rear Window Defrost

    I use the A/C and heat but still use the defrost. I can tell when it shuts off as it isn't long before I start to see it fogging. It is worse without the A/C.
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    L3540 HSDCC Rear Window Defrost

    I have a L3540 Cab tractor with the electric defrost in the rear and corner glass. The tractor is used for snowblowing, and often times the snow is blowing back on you so the heated glass is a must...
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    Re: X749 With new 54" Snow Blower

    Would they sell just the blade and would it fit the JD mount?
  97. Thread: Snow Blower

    by Kubotafan
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    Re: Snow Blower

    Mine was bought Dec 2010. I couldn't tell you if there have been any changes since then.
  98. Thread: Snow Blower

    by Kubotafan
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    Re: Snow Blower

    I have mine with hydraulic rotation (motor with no cables) and hydraulic deflector. I wouldn't want it any other way. It takes two rear remotes, but your tractor likely came with two remotes as...
  99. Thread: Snow Blower

    by Kubotafan
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    Re: Snow Blower

    I have a L3540 cab tractor and use that blower. It does handle it but you wouldn't want any bigger. I complained about it to my dealer for a couple of years, but they had sold a number of the...
  100. Thread: B3030

    by Kubotafan
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    Re: B3030

    Sounds like Kubota's aren't strong enough to handle all his bull s***.
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