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    Re: Temperature gauge SAVED my tractor!

    kyles974, I had the same thing happen to my GC2600 massey ferguson, almost the exact spot. Rad from dealer was almost $500. I took it to a local shop and they pinch the broken cores closed and...
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    Re: Stump Grinder accident

    That picture is from a TV show re-inactment. But I can imagine that the real things was way worse.
    Discovery Health "Untold Stories of the ER: Stump Grinder"
  3. Re: Rear suspension air bags (air lift or firestone) ??

    This make no sense. Its air pressure and not a compressor. It would be impossible for one airbag to push its air out of one bag into the other. If you had as you say 60# in each (which is about 3...
  4. Re: Anybody have advice on swimming pools for home...

    We bought a sand filter and pump to convert ours to saltwater two years ago and I dont clean or shock ours half as much as I did before when it was chlorine. We like it better because it is softer...
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    Re: sickle bar mowers .. anyone ?

    We "HAD" one of the dual action sicklebar mowers. When they run they are very good and fast, very little to no tangles. Having said that they are a little more noisy and the parts replacement is a...
  6. Re: new from west virginia massey ferguson owner

    NAPA filter number for oil is 1360. I think they looked it up the last time I bought for mine. If I remeber correctly they have all the filters except the transmission/hydraulic.


    Rich
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    Re: GROUND SPEED PTO

    Ive used it to get a baler unstuck, one that had been rusted fast. Just goe from forward to reverse a few times and some oil in the right places. took about 15min and it was good to go. Thats the...
  8. Re: Propane Hot Water Tank heater or Tankless? Help me decide.

    I'm not sure what experience you have but I have done ZERO upkeep on either of mine in the ten years I have had them. This includes about 8 years on well water (no filter or conditioner) and the last...
  9. Re: Propane Hot Water Tank heater or Tankless? Help me decide.

    I'm going on 10 years with my two natural gas tankless water heaters and would def install another if these were to go bad. Mine have pilot lights and require no electric so the newer ones may be a...
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    Re: MF 65 burning serious fuel

    If you can find a number/name on the carb do a search, there is an excellent video online on how to adjust the carb of that 65. I rebuilt one of ours this summer and followed the directions on the...
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    Snow Re: snow blade in GC2300/GC2310 bucket?

    Your replying to a thread that's 4 years old. I would guess the OP has already found a solution.
  12. Re: bucket snow plow exerience with a GC-series tractor?

    I used a 7ft Snowbear on mine for 2 years and never bent the bucket at all. I just drilled two 3/4 inch holes through the round stock on the plow and into the bottom of the bucket, added a flat...
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    Re: Archery/Bows Guide for (broke) Idiots

    I know that you already have the bows but.....My son (now 14) purchased a Mathews Mission Craze for hunting and used it for a little over a year. When he got to the 7th grade 2 years ago our school...
  14. Re: Good bow for a young one who wants to hunt?

    Those are GREAT bows. The shop we use sells more of them than any other just because of the adjustability. My son has had his for2 years and can show up most adults with it including myself.... ...
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    Re: Buy a used Zetor?

    Parts are very easy to find with just an internet search. I have just went through our 6245 and got filters and some repair parts within a couple of days. Ridgeway is a reputable vendor and even...
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    Re: Show What Tool You Made*

    Didn't really build it but I have used it a few times with very good result. If you have something you need to hold while loosening a nut, say for instance a big pulley or something round wrap a...
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    Re: New roof on our RV trailer

    I just priced everything to redo a 36 footer fifthe wheel for my father and found everything for close to $1000.00. That includes the rubber for the roof and also new underlayment. $4000.00 seems...
  18. Re: Massey Ferguson GC2600 Mower Hieght Lock Issue

    Happens to mine occasionally, I just turn mine while holding the three point lift lever up while the tractor is running. This takes just enough pressure off the deck lock lever that it will turn....
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    Re: Can You Identify This Backhoe?

    looks like a Liberty brand. Liberty Light Duty Backhoe - Backhoes - 3 Point Backhoe Attachments for Tractors & Wood Chippers - Liberty Backhoes.com
    Also looks like it has its own pump, notice...
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    Comparison Re: I am really confused now.

    Your replying to a thread thats over 2 yrs old. He has probrably already purchased.
  21. Thread: cool tops

    by wrangler6831
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    Re: cool tops

    Here ya go
    Cooltop Tractor/Mower Rollbar Fan
    Has 7 of them. If I were closer I'd be all over them. If someone close buys them and wants to ship I'd be willing to take one.......


    Rich
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    Tires Re: GC2310 wheels/tires

    Try the AG tires first, I have them on mine and don't have any problems unless I'm using the diff lock. my father has a Kubota with the R4 and prefers to mow his steep places with mine because of the...
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    Box Scraper Re: box blaxe digging too deep in sand

    If your strictly using the just the blade and not the teeth then you need to shorten the top link and raise the back of the bladeit seem counter intuitive but trust me this is correct. Just imagine...
  24. Re: You guys and gals with motorcycles....Be very careful...!

    Not to sound smart but if the motorist would just watch for riders more there would be less accidents. Its crazy the way drivers get complacent in the little shell and dont take the time to look...
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    Re: chimney liner installation

    You'll see alot of photos of people just putting straight pipe in with no insulation, usually the reason for this is they dont want the bust out the old clay liners, the hardest and dirtiest part of...
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    Re: chimney liner installation

    I used to replace these for a living and would hate to see you have trouble after your repair. You may have a good draft but mainly what the insulation is for is for it to keep the temperature up to...
  27. Re: Case 580 Model Identification/Some Questions

    Here is the 580B. Watch for a pic of the rt hand side and you'll notice the cylinder under the front end loader arm.

    Loader Backhoe Case 580B, 4 in 1 Bucket, Canopy: Used Backhoe Loaders For Sale...
  28. Re: Case 580 Model Identification/Some Questions

    Looks to me like a 580C. On the right hand side of the 580B they had the regular front end loader lift cylinder as well as a small (maybe 20 inch) cylinder toward the back near the operator platform....
  29. Re: GC2600 How Use Box Blade w/o Lift Height Control?

    Something that helps alot is to adjust the right hand lever in between your legs, at the floorboard level. It adjust how fast your implement drops. So instead of dropping quickly you slow it down to...
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    Re: Nortrac NB3500 Dozer

    this post is 2 years old
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    Re: My new bending toy

    Your replying to a post that is 7 years old!
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    Re: Another Mini-Dozer

    I cant wrap my head around why some would suggest that the bogey needs to spring forward or either way for that matter. Ive never seen one on any dozer of any size do that. Maybe on a TANK that has...
  33. Re: Dumb zerk removal/replacement question

    It sounds like you have the type that are pressed in like in this link.
    Alemite 1743-B 1/4 Drive Straight Zerk Grease Fitting-Alemite, Pack of 50
    You usually tear them up getting them out. As for...
  34. Re: Adjusting sway in lift arms (rubbing tires)

    Lower Link Pin, Category 1 Adjustable, 7/8 in. dia. - 0268420 | Tractor Supply Company

    You could try these and get and extra nut for them. Take the other nuts off, put on your extra then reinstall...
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    Re: ZETOR FRONT END LOADER

    Our 6245 came with an Allied loader installed. Might give them a ring and ask if they make one.

    Rich
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    Re: international 500e problem

    Your responding to a post that 2 years old!
  37. Thread: Big Wasp

    by wrangler6831
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    Re: Big Wasp

    Never heard them called that. We call them Sand Wasps, but now that you mention it I have seen them carrying cicadas. Mean looking things.


    Rich
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    Re: U.S. Navy SeaBees

    With a BLOCKED cover and bloused pants!


    Former EO
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    Re: Straight Water?

    I'm not gonna get off topic and argue. You do it your way I'll do it mine. I surely dont have the experience you do. The last set was 14.-30 if you want to know and took less than 2 hours for both...
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    Re: Straight Water?

    #1 take tire off tractor

    #2 break down 1 side of tire

    #3 pure fluid (windsheild washer fluid usually good till 0 degrees) in till it runs out

    #4 air tire back up

    #5 re-install
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    Re: Repair brakes on 65

    When you do it try and get some pics, We have one that has never had brakes on it and we have owned it since 1970! The power steering didnt work till the early 90's when I tore into it and rebuilt...
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    Re: Drawbar Question

    If your skidding logs with it, the way you have it is fine. It will spin around when you put tension on it. Only time you might need it rigid is if you have a ball on it and are pulling a trailer.
    ...
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    Re: Another Mini-Dozer

    I think you mis-understood, the fronts are not drive they just look the same as the rear.
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    Re: Case 580B Glow plug

    The 580b's didn't have glow plugs that I'm aware of, possibly a manifold heater but that is all. I think the manifold heaters work off the key. Just turn it slightly but not to the crank position.
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    Re: Battery Maintainer vs. Trickle Charger

    Battery Tender all the way! I have a motorcycle that I bought in 2003 and it still has the original battery. In the winter it stays plugged in on the battery tender.
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    Re: GC2610 Steering wheel problem

    Yes the turn is normal. Crank any of them to full lock on the wheels and just put constant pressure on the wheel and they sitll turn, not fast but they all still turn. My 2600 does it as well as my...
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    Price Check Re: Massey Ferguson 205 price check

    WILLIAMBOS posted and it updated.
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    Price Check Re: Massey Ferguson 205 price check

    FYI, this post is 4 years old!
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    Re: Lowes selling tractor attachments!

    By BH he meant Brush Hog not backhoe.
  50. Re: Junk yard find MF65 for $500--few questions

    Massey Model 65 Tractor Parts

    Try this site. I didn't see your carb on there but I didnt look for long. i have ordered form them in the past and their price and serce are good.



    Rich
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    Re: massey gc2410 or kubota BX25

    The main difference is the fwd/rvrs operation and hydraulics. With the GC to go from fwd to rvrs you simply pivot your tow without moving your heel. On the BX you have to take your toe oof the fwd...
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    Re: Hydraulic hookup GC2400

    Thanks, thats what I thought you meant but wasn't sure. Now to find a log splitter. I just got finished hooking up a JD 54 inch blade so now I have power up, down and angle. Amazing machines!
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    Re: Hydraulic hookup GC2400

    Can you explain ir post a picture of where you hooked your lines up at? I have a GC2600 and want to do the same thing. Thanks
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    JD 413 question

    I recently bought a 4' JD brush hoog thats needs a little TLC. Does any one know if the bolt that holds the stumpjumper on is LEFT HAND thread or not? I tried (although not for very long) to remove...
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    Re: trailer fiasco

    Wouldn't it be easier to just have a sey of tires put on? They dont have to be new, try the local tire shops. we just picked up a matching set and they mounted them for $15.
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    Re: Getting my new to me MF 255 today!

    If its like our old 65 forward is "ground speed" the speed is in relation to your travel speed. If I'm not mistaken it will even turn backwards if you run the tractor in reverse and backward is...
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    Re: Charles Machine Works M4 Trencher

    Your answering a post from 2004! I hope the OP has the work done by now. But if he works like me maybe not!
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    Re: BOBCAT PART Swivel Joint

    Might help if you post a pic of the part and size. Question is rather vague to those of us that don't own a 322.

    Rich
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    Rotary Cutter Re: Need weaker shear bolt

    Tractor Supply carries grade 2 bolts. Replace it with a grade 2 and try it before you do anything else. We bought a brand new HOWSE and twisted the PTO shaft in too and also broke the u-joint. took...
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    Re: Buying from Everything Attachments

    Ordered a 48" tiller on Tuesday afternoon and picked it up at the frght terminal friday. Awesome service!

    Rich
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    Re: Got any "Old Sayings" in your area

    Whenever we are doing carpentry work and some one ask's does that look alright? My dad always replys "I can't see it from my house"

    My great grand father used to say about boys- "1 boys a boy,...
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    Re: Lawn Roller

    Where you from? I just happened to drive by one of these very similar to yours on Sunday up at Lubeck, WV. Nice design.
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    Re: Old Square Bailer?

    Heres a link to one on TRACTOR SHED that look real similar and sold for $500.

    Used Farm Tractors for Sale - Hay Press

    It would make a nice project.

    Rich
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    Re: Parting Out???

    One mans trash....... I think you could make a few bucks if you wanted to take the time. I would be interested in the remote hydraulics if it had them and possibly a few other things if you decide to...
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    Re: Making My Blade Power Angle

    WVPOLECAT, Where in Buckhannon do you live? I live out on old 33 goiong toward weston. Near the stockyards. Just noticed your from Buckhannon.


    Rich
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    Re: MF 2340 Blade

    Thanks, I hadn't seen them and that is a pretty good price but due to the building I park in I'd rather just take the loader off and leave it in the shed. and get the tractor and blade in where I can...
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    Re: MF 2340 Blade

    Thanks Rick, thats exactly what I wanted. As far as price what does it normally sell for? The dealer is NEW at Ferguson (formally JD) and I don't want to rip him off or cause hard feelings. We have...
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    MF 2340 Blade

    Also posted on the Massey O/O forum. But figured I'd try here also.

    Does any one have one? I'm curious if its worth the money. Dealer priced it, the mount and hyd angle option for around $2000.00....
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    MF 2340 Blade

    Does any one have one? I'm curious if its worth the money. Dealer priced it and the mount and hyd angle option for around $2000.00. He also priced a blade that can replace the bucket (pin-on) for...
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    Re: Laptop Died... Fix? or Replace?

    For what its worth I have had 2 repaired by one of the EBAY vendors and both are still working over a year for one and about 8 months on the other. I don't think it was the same person, mine was out...
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    Re: Loaning out tractor/implements

    If it wasn't for borrowing or loaning most around here would be able to afford to have it done. I will loan anything I have (except the wife or dog). I have a friend that lets me use his TPH...
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    Re: Tankless LP Water Heater

    I've had 2 Bosch units for over 7 years and never had any trouble. I run one for the upstairs and one for down. I could have got by with one. Mine have pilots on them so no need for 110V. I don't...
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    Rotary Cutter Re: Flex Hitch Rotary Cutter

    You can take your solid lift arms off (the ones that run vertical, usually one side is adjustable) and attach a length of chain to do the FLEX for you. Some one post a picture of a right of way mower...
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    Re: Hesston 530 Baler info needed...

    As for the string not cutting you need to replace the knife that cuts it pretty much every year. We tried sharpening ours and it never would cut like a new one. The clogging could be several thing....
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    Re: The crooks broke into my shipping container

    Check the date your replying to a post thats almost 5 years old.
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    Mowing Re: Sickle Bar Mower?

    If you have perfect conditions and NO rocks or under brush they are fine and very quick to cut. But if you plan on using it to clear roadsides and under brush stay away from it. The replacement parts...
  77. Re: Service Bulletin: "FC6187-Hydrostat Pedal Returning to Neutral

    I understand that this problem is a RECALL and is the manufacturers problem but how can anyone expect the dealer to come out and fix the problem on site. I have never seen any of the automakers do...
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    Re: 580C vs 680H

    If I remember correctly when I worked for Case in the early 90's the 680's and 780's were European made and sometimes hard to get parts for. Personally I'd stick with the 580. Those machines are...
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    Re: Plans needed for homemade toothbar

    The cheapest 48" on ebay is $255.00 with shipping. so it looks like I saved around $100.00, not pocket change atleast for me. A 6' is $370.00, so you could build it yourself for a high estimate of...
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    Re: Plans needed for homemade toothbar

    It was a piece they had cut for someone else and didn't get picked up. They even cut it longways for that price. After thinking about it all night I went back the next day and bought the other half....
  81. Thread: GC2600

    by wrangler6831
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    Re: GC2600

    I got the same package and added a 48" box blade, and loaded tires for $15000.00 so I think your deal is a little better than mine. Just for comparison sake my father has a BX24 and after using the...
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    Re: Plans needed for homemade toothbar

    I don't have pics right now but I went to the local CASE dealer bought some weld on shanks ($20ea) and wedge pin type teeth ($12ea), purchased a piece of 5/8 thick flat ($10) steel from the local...
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    Re: Russian Fireplaces(Masonry Heaters)

    Here is a version manufactured of soapstone in Finland. If I remember correctly they start around 5 or 6K for the smaller models but are supposed to be really efficient.

    Tulikivi Fireplaces...
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    Re: Any help with this one, Please...

    48" BB will cover the tracks on my gc2600 just fine. I wanted a 5' when i bought it but the dealer suggested to take the 48" and try it before spending more on a 5", glad I did the 5' bb would be to...
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    Re: Surround Sound

    I've got the 720 version of that unit w/o the dvd player. All you need is the HDMI cable from the SAT to the Samsung, then HDMI to the television. Remote should have a button for input selection....
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    Re: Best Portable Jump Pack ?

    "An unattended trickle will ruin a battery."

    Take a look at Battery Tender brand. It is a battery conditioner more than a charger. I have one I use on my motorcycle ( BMW R1150RT ) battery. The...
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    Re: Zetor 7711 or Belarus 820

    Most people are probrably speaking from rumors rather than first hand experience. We have a ZETOR 6245 owned it for 20 years and have replaced 1 set of brakes and the master cylinder twice. Thats not...
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    Sickle Bar Re: More sickle bar mower questions

    Builder, I may be wrong but it looks like the JD has a pitman arm and it may not work in the vertical or below grade position. Just be sure to check before you buy. The AC looks like it work from a...
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    Sickle Bar Re: More sickle bar mower questions

    Go for the NH. It wouldn't be to hard to fab up the bracket to hold it at 90 degrees. The Gribaldi and Salvia mower is a double action which means that the knives go in one direction and the guards...
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    Re: Constantly flat front tire.

    According to the SLIME website they can be repaired after using.

    SLIME Flat Tire Repair - Smart Solutions for Flat Tire Prevention: ATV, Bicycle, Motorcycle, Lawn Tractor - The leader in tire...
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    Re: GC24/26 owners

    Thanks, I thought I was just overlooking something.
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    GC24/26 owners

    I just picked up a new 2600 and have a question. I know how to lock the mower deck UP so that you can still operate the 3PH but can you do the opposite? I need to lock the 3PH up and still be able to...
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    Re: Bobcat tractors going out of business ???

    I just read a quarter page ad from BOBCAT in a tractor magazine I get wanting more TRACTOR dealers in all areas. I don't think they would want more dealers if they're folding.
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    Re: FARM JACK FOR TREE PUSHER

    Check out this site. I seen them being used on the History channels AX MEN or One of the other shows American Logger or Heli Loggers.

    Silvey Tree Jacks
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    Re: Always keep one eye on where your going

    ????????
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    Re: What Does This Button Do???

    If it is for the load sensing Hyd function, the way it works is that you push it and the machine automatically revs the engines to the needed output of the load. It has more to do with fuel savings...
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    Re: Large Public Auction - City of Toronto

    We had one of the original FLYMO's when they first came out and it worked great. The fan is a squirrel cage type and blows the air up to the bottom side of the mowers body and down the sides not...
  98. Thread: GPS

    by wrangler6831
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    Re: GPS

    Check out the GHARMIN Rhino series. I have the 210 and they are great. They can be linked with other Rhino's and it pin pionts there location on your screen and can also guide you to the other...
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    Re: Bad day fishing

    Not to mention that they lost their SKIER about 3 miles back...........



    Rich
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    Re: Zetor or ???

    We had a 6245 Zetor for around 20 years and have had very little problems at all. The brakes are hydraulic and have been adjusted twice but hold as good as the brake on a truck. The lever someone...
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