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  1. Here is a picture of mine, not nearly as ideas...

    Here is a picture of mine, not nearly as ideas some of the older ones shown so far but it keeps my equipment dry. I have a special place for old barns and would live to own one someday.
  2. Thread: Back to Kubota

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    Congrats on your new Kubota. I have a ford 961...

    Congrats on your new Kubota. I have a ford 961 and while I love that tractor I would take my 5240 every time if I could only have one.
  3. Thread: no start

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    Also, welcome to TBN!

    Also, welcome to TBN!
  4. Thread: no start

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    If you have the same problem before the new...

    If you have the same problem before the new battery?
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    I agree, some of the recalls are necessary I...

    I agree, some of the recalls are necessary I guess but there seems to be a lot of ridiculous issues reported. The Ford Explorer tire issue and Toyota floor mat issue come to mind.
  6. Like the others have mentioned use grade 70...

    Like the others have mentioned use grade 70 chains. With that said this is what I would do, four chains and binders for the tractor, one over the loader, and one or possibly two over the cutter...
  7. Nice Tractor! Can't wait to see it working in...

    Nice Tractor! Can't wait to see it working in some videos.
  8. Buying Advice Looks like a very nice machine.

    Looks like a very nice machine.
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    You could always have a compression test done to...

    You could always have a compression test done to see if there is excessive wear, but with only 1600 hours on it I'd be surprised unless maintenance was neglected.
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    You're seeing blowby gasses coming from the...

    You're seeing blowby gasses coming from the blowby tube. Unless the tractor isn't running normal it is perfectly normal to see vapor coming out.
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    He was giving me a hard time for stating the...

    He was giving me a hard time for stating the wrong year of that Cherokee.
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    Duplicate post

    Duplicate post
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    Good looking pair of deeres.

    Good looking pair of deeres.
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    Everything looks good. We picked our first bowl...

    Everything looks good. We picked our first bowl full of beans yesterday and a few tomatoes today, but we have several cucumbers and peppers that are jut about ready. If I keep up with the watering I...
  15. Thread: Food plot 2015

    by wmonroe
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    Looks really good!

    Looks really good!
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    How did the tractor do running the cutter, any...

    How did the tractor do running the cutter, any problems with not enough power?
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    Haha I thought it was an 02 but I guess not. I'll...

    Haha I thought it was an 02 but I guess not. I'll have to ask my dad what year it is.
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    My dad was in a similar situation a couple years...

    My dad was in a similar situation a couple years ago and was having a hard time justifying the price of a utv. After a little looking he found an 02 jeep Cherokee for $1000 that didn't need anything...
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    Nicely done. How much does the spa weigh?

    Nicely done. How much does the spa weigh?
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    Nice rotary cutter. I use a 6'er behind my 5240...

    Nice rotary cutter. I use a 6'er behind my 5240 and have thought of moving up to a 7' or 8' so I'll be interested to hear your review.
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    Are your readings pre or post turbo? It makes a...

    Are your readings pre or post turbo? It makes a big difference in the temps that are acceptable. I normally tow on either the 60 or 90 hp setting, with the timing set on either the 2nd or 3rd of...
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    Those engines respond very well to programmers...

    Those engines respond very well to programmers and can make an impressive amount of power. I wouldn't go over the 60 hp level when towing to keep the auto tranny happy. Keep an eye on your exhaust...
  23. I have a set of the Titan forks also and they...

    I have a set of the Titan forks also and they have been great, it's surprising how many things you will use them for that you never thought of.
  24. Thread: new planter

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    Very nice!

    Very nice!
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    Congrats on the new tractor. The filters do give...

    Congrats on the new tractor. The filters do give a little sticker shock at first but it's not that often so I just complain to the wife a little and then get over it.
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    It's impressive what all is in the exhaust of...

    It's impressive what all is in the exhaust of these trucks now and that they can still breath. Good luck with the new and improved truck.
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    Thanks for the kind words everyone. The guy did...

    Thanks for the kind words everyone. The guy did feel very bad once he realized he was out of fuel but we all make mistakes so....

    The area where I live is pretty safe so stopping to help someone...
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    3-Point Hitch Hopefully that takes care of the problem for you...

    Hopefully that takes care of the problem for you and you can just enjoy the tractor now.
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    Welcome to TBN! I'm a novice at hay baling so I'm...

    Welcome to TBN! I'm a novice at hay baling so I'm not help. If you don't get a good response here try reposting in a different section.
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    Good looking tractor but I agree the front tires...

    Good looking tractor but I agree the front tires don't fit since it's not mfwd.
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    Nice!

    Nice!
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    Stopped to help a truck along the road

    Was out of gas so after work I decided to run to the gas station and fill a couple five gallon cans. On my way back home I have to go up a 2.5 mile 7% grade and about 1/3 of the way up there is a...
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    3-Point Hitch Do you have any rear remotes that could be jammed...

    Do you have any rear remotes that could be jammed or blocked in the "on" position?
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    That's a good chart that is pretty easy to read...

    That's a good chart that is pretty easy to read and comprehend. All the manufacturers should chart their ratings like that, it would make it much easier to compare.
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    Was it running when it was parked? If so, going...

    Was it running when it was parked? If so, going to need new engine oil and filter, fuel filter, drain the fuel tank and refill with fresh, new battery, some hand tools to crack the injector lines in...
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    Very nice job on the tack room, I like how it is...

    Very nice job on the tack room, I like how it is neatly organized and set up to double as a tack room and office. I somehow missed this thread a few years ago, I'm going to have to go back and start...
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    My 07 LWB has the two piece shaft while my dads...

    My 07 LWB has the two piece shaft while my dads 08 LWB has a aluminum one piece. I have two buddies that swapped from the 2 piece to a aluminum one piece and both said the truck was smoother after....
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    Doesn't look too bad.

    Doesn't look too bad.
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    While I agree with you, that means you most...

    While I agree with you, that means you most likely won't be buying any land around this part of pa or will be paying considerably more, at least double, than it's worth.
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    You're right, I just looked on their site and did...

    You're right, I just looked on their site and did not see anything. What's strange is there isn't anything for the 08 model either and I know they used to sell it because I've been trying to talk my...
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    Good luck with the build. It takes a lot of money...

    Good luck with the build. It takes a lot of money and is stressful and tiring but once complete it is all worth it. It's been four years since we finished our house and moved in and I would build...
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    It's tough to find any property in south west pa...

    It's tough to find any property in south west pa that has any mineral or gas rights. A large piece of property adjoining me went up for sale last year and the owners did have all the rights since it...
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    We always did it this way when I was growing up...

    We always did it this way when I was growing up also. Used a truck to haul all of our hay.
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    I'm brand loyal as long as the brand provides...

    I'm brand loyal as long as the brand provides good service, if it lets me down my money will go elsewhere. I've had great service from my last few dodge trucks and am leaning that way for my next one...
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    I would go with either EFI or a smarty. I've been...

    I would go with either EFI or a smarty. I've been running a smarty on my 07 but it is a pre emissions truck so it doesn't really apply. My dad has an 08, not deleted, and has had a smarty on it since...
  46. Thread: Bargin Kubota

    by wmonroe
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    Very nice find on that tractor. I agree with the...

    Very nice find on that tractor. I agree with the previous poster and would change all the fluids and filters.
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    Impressive box blade!

    Impressive box blade!
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    Very funny....but also true!

    Very funny....but also true!
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    Nice looking case! 13' is a large mower, is it...

    Nice looking case! 13' is a large mower, is it solid or is there one or more pivot points to allow it to follow the ground?
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    Cut and split about two and a half cords of ash,...

    Cut and split about two and a half cords of ash, had the two cords on the trailer and the half cord in the truck. It weighed a little more than I expected.
  51. Nice picture, I bet that load made the truck...

    Nice picture, I bet that load made the truck grunt a bit going up hills.
  52. Price Check I think the BX will be a very good machine for...

    I think the BX will be a very good machine for your uses, let us know how you like it. Congrats!
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    Nice!

    Nice!
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    Sounds like you are doing good with equipment. Be...

    Sounds like you are doing good with equipment. Be sure to take the time to thoroughly read the baker manual and find all the lubrication points and also be aware of the many danger areas. Good luck...
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    LT Cheg, great looking rig! In a year or two I'll...

    LT Cheg, great looking rig! In a year or two I'll be ready to buy and am leaning towards a new ram.
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    Gladehound, I agree with you the grand Cherokee...

    Gladehound, I agree with you the grand Cherokee is very different from a hd diesel but like you said they tow remarkably well. Good looking jeep! Does it have the hemi?
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    I would say that skid plate/tranny mount has had...

    I would say that skid plate/tranny mount has had it. Take a look at the frame rails where it mounts too and make sure they aren't seeing any rust through.
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    That's trucking in comfort!

    That's trucking in comfort!
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    It is looking very good....and the teaser pic,...

    It is looking very good....and the teaser pic, wow! You are very skilled and I'm glad you are sharing this restore with us. I can't wait to see some pics or a video of it doing some digging.
  60. Thread: Rebuild time?

    by wmonroe
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    I've used "blackstone labs" quite a few times, if...

    I've used "blackstone labs" quite a few times, if you go to their website they will send you the test kits for free and I think the analysis costs about $20.
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    Very good post! I've experience some of the...

    Very good post! I've experience some of the things you listed and will remember the rest so hopefully I won't experience them. Your mom sounds like an amazing woman to be put on a tractor at 86. She...
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    For as strong as wire ropes are they are damaged...

    For as strong as wire ropes are they are damaged very easily if not used correctly. I don't have any experience with logging winches so this might be a dumb question but why not use synthetic winch...
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    The 135's a good tractors and yours looks to be...

    The 135's a good tractors and yours looks to be in great shape. Congrats and welcome to TBN.
  64. Thread: Rebuild time?

    by wmonroe
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    I would adjust the valves and if the injectors...

    I would adjust the valves and if the injectors are original have them rebuilt or replaced, but if it is holding good oil pressure and shows no sign of problems I wouldn't open the engine up.
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    Thats really a shame. People overall just seem to...

    Thats really a shame. People overall just seem to have a lack of respect for each other. Look at something as simple as threads on this site and see people going at each other over something as...
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    Very true post. I think part of it is cars are so...

    Very true post. I think part of it is cars are so much more reliable today that people are used to just getting in and driving without putting any thought into the "working parts".
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    I find it hard to believe that the way you were...

    I find it hard to believe that the way you were using the machine or the terrain caused the tracks to come off. Like you said, needing tensioned is a lot more likely.
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    You might as well just get that cummins installed...

    You might as well just get that cummins installed so you have some room to work.
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    Good to hear you are back running. Good looking,...

    Good to hear you are back running. Good looking, tight bale too.

    That's very good, I think 15 4x5's is the most I've got off my 8 acres.
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    Do you know where the water is coming from,...

    Do you know where the water is coming from, general surface water, the neighbors downspouts? Best case would be to solve the problem before it gets to you place, however that might not be possible. ...
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    What was the percentage of fuel in the oil?

    What was the percentage of fuel in the oil?
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    That is humorous, nothing to do with trucks but...

    That is humorous, nothing to do with trucks but funny.
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    That's too bad. Does Kubota use a standard key...

    That's too bad. Does Kubota use a standard key like some of the other manufacturers?
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    Good picture, it really shows the big difference...

    Good picture, it really shows the big difference between the gas 6 cylinder and the diesel 4 cylinder.
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    Nice progress!

    Nice progress!
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    You're making very good progress with the field....

    You're making very good progress with the field. I also love the view you have with the mountains in the back ground.
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    Cutthroat - nice looking setup. Is that a 20'+5'...

    Cutthroat - nice looking setup. Is that a 20'+5' trailer?
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    You're right, if someone could come up with an...

    You're right, if someone could come up with an efficient way of transferring water around the country they would make a few bucks.
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    The grounds drains pretty well where my garden is...

    The grounds drains pretty well where my garden is so I'm hoping that will save some but we'll have to wait and see.
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    What are you trying to do, use the hot pedal when...

    What are you trying to do, use the hot pedal when not in the seat? If you jumper the seat safety switch it will allow this. I don't know of a switch tied to the actual hst pedal.
  81. Nice pictures, I like those old Farmalls. A...

    Nice pictures, I like those old Farmalls. A farmer down the road from me still has two super C's and a M, up until a few years ago they were used regularly.
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    Very true. Most towing tests on the Internet and...

    Very true. Most towing tests on the Internet and quite a few people are worried about their 0-60 times with a trailer, but driving through severe cross winds or having to make a panic stop when...
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    What do you mean by a trap? Just a dog leg or...

    What do you mean by a trap? Just a dog leg or zig zag type of thing?
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    I'm going to remember this one in case the drain...

    I'm going to remember this one in case the drain pipe under my driveway ever clogs. Thanks!
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    My neighbor baled my place yesterday, they are...

    My neighbor baled my place yesterday, they are trying to catch up as some of their fields they still haven't got the first cutting. It was the second cutting on my place and didn't yield as much as...
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    The tranny and transfer case look good painted...

    The tranny and transfer case look good painted black. The clutch looks good, who makes it?
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    Tomatoes, green beans, green peppers, lettuce,...

    Tomatoes, green beans, green peppers, lettuce, spinach, cucumbers, cabbage, beets, carrots, onions, garlic, lots of potatoes, and maybe something else I'm forgetting. Everything seems to be doing...
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    I haven't heard of that one but if it's running...

    I haven't heard of that one but if it's running good you should be fine. Have you been able to get parts for it?
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    Looks like a 3000 with a swapped in industrial...

    Looks like a 3000 with a swapped in industrial engine. I'm not an expert though, repost your pictures in the vintage ford section and there are some very knowledgeable guys that will help you out.
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    Stock clutch? I was just thinking about it and if...

    Stock clutch? I was just thinking about it and if so you might have to be easy on it in 5th and 6th so it doesn't slip.
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    Our garden has been keeping us busy also, with...

    Our garden has been keeping us busy also, with all the rain by time we get in it the weeds are a mess. Beautiful sunset.
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    Good looking machine and by the list of equipment...

    Good looking machine and by the list of equipment I would say you got a good deal. Have fun with it.
  93. There are some good 12 volt solar charges people...

    There are some good 12 volt solar charges people use when camping that would keep you charged.
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    Nice setting! Looks like a tricky place to turn...

    Nice setting! Looks like a tricky place to turn the truck around when it's muddy.
  95. I get a little whine out of my 5240 at road speed...

    I get a little whine out of my 5240 at road speed but get more out of the 961. Every tractor I've ever driven has some kind of whine when at road speed.
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    Congrats on your new machine! As you can see...

    Congrats on your new machine! As you can see there are quite a few very knowledgeable members here that are a tremendous resource. Be sure to take the time once you get the tractor to go over it...
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    It will be interesting how long that 3550 lasts...

    It will be interesting how long that 3550 lasts behind the cummins. I have the same tranny in my wrangler and it has done very well with 113,000 on it so far but your cummins is going to be putting...
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    I hadn't thought about getting one of those big...

    I hadn't thought about getting one of those big bins but that is a very good idea. Surprisingly the way I did it went well but was a little more time consuming. It was a rainy day so I wasn't in a...
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    Tried do some brush hogging today but it is still...

    Tried do some brush hogging today but it is still too wet. 40% or greater chance of rain for the next eight days so we'll see what happens.
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    I don't move many round bales, occasionally help...

    I don't move many round bales, occasionally help my neighbor if I have time but for the price it is hard to pass up.
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