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  1. Mowing Re: Well, it was bound to happen sooner or later..... and today it was my time

    HAHAHA!! Great story mx, enjoyed reading about "the beer and the bee's" LOL! And glad you didn't get stung too!
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    Flail Mower Re: What Kind of Flail Mower Is This?

    Welcome to the forum!

    To post a pic, do the following:
    1) do a reply to your original post.
    2) then click on "go advanced", which is just beneath the body of your text message.
    3) then,...
  3. Mowing Re: Well, it was bound to happen sooner or later..... and today it was my time

    Gas is my weapon of choice for eliminating the buggers too. Don't really think you have to light it though. Keep pouring some gas into the hole maybe every 12 hours for a couple days. The fumes alone...
  4. Thread: PTO Shaft

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    Posthole Digger Re: PTO Shaft

    Coming in here late on this thread, but that's the same method I use to free up PTO shafts that are stuck together. I figure if I break the cast yoke trying it, the shaft wasn't worth having...
  5. Re: Why are "C" tiller tines different from "L" shaped tines?

    From what I've seen, the gray market import tillers have the C shape tines, and the American made tillers have the L shaped tines. Of course, that may not hold true for all tillers. The import...
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    Re: Here's a new food plot (long)

    Here's a pic of it a week after being planted. It got 1/2" rain last Monday, then yesterday (Friday) it rained just under a 1/4". What you see mostly is the wheat, with clover right behind it. The...
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    Here's a new food plot (long)

    Ok, I know there used to be a forum just for food plots, but couldn't find it so I hope the mod's will allow me to post this thread here. About 5 weeks ago I went over to the property I hunt on and...
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    Re: Used Bush Hog Value

    It looks good, but I do notice that it may be slinging out some gear oil from the seal on the input shaft. If you go look at it, check that very close, and ask questions!
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    Re: TIcking noise when using a brush hog

    It does seem like the noise could be from the overrunning clutch, but I would guess that Satoh has one built into it (internally). The two JD 750's I owned had an internal overrunning clutch and when...
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    Mowing Should I mow in forward, or in reverse???

    This is a new "Bi" set up and you can do it from the front, or from the back. Ok, enough kidding. I was just moving the bush hog on the front end to park it beside the road so people could see it...
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    Re: How Do You Keep A Draw Bar From Spinning?

    I think you have a couple of options. There is a pair of clips available that attaches one to each draft link and the draw bar itself so that draw bar can't rotate. Not sure who offers them. There...
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    Re: Bought a Montana, looking for info

    Welcome to the forum and congrat's on becoming a tractor owner!!! Hope you get many good hours of service with it. Oh yeah, pictures of it would be nice!
  13. Re: I Have a Twisted PTO Shaft On a Woods Rotary Cutter what should I do now ?

    Was thinking the same thing!! That tractor looks big enough to handle a 6 to 8 ft mower pretty easily.
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    3-Point Hitch Re: PTO/Three Point attachments

    Like whistlepig said, it doesn't take a lot of PTO horsepower to turn an auger. I would think a Ford 8N would serve you well for that purpose. Lot's of parts available for them, and they are cheap. I...
  15. Re: JD 750 tractor clicks, tries to turn, won't start

    You got her running, that's the main thing!
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    Re: How to load a Bobcat

    No kidding!! He's got some mad skilz lol!!
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    Re: Stump Grinder accident

    Oh I don't know... those nerve ends will still HURT like crazy! But man, that is just NASTY. At first, I thought it was an arm, but looking again I think it his leg. They almost certainly had to...
  18. Thread: PTO

    by kebo
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    Re: PTO

    No PTO shaft sounds pretty serious, because it should have one. It may have been broken/wrung off at some point. I can't help you with what it takes to replace/repair it. It would be interesting if...
  19. Flail Mower Re: Bush Hog 48 - seeking advice from someone familiar with attachment to Kubota BX25

    In addition to what has been said, check the PTO shaft to make to sure both u-joints are ok, and that it will fit your PTO shaft. Most likely, it will be the standard 6 spline 1 3/8". Slide the...
  20. Mowing Re: Well, it was bound to happen sooner or later..... and today it was my time

    Gas is my weapon of choice too!! Don't care if it is $3.09/gal either!! The vapors alone will kill them, but you get gas on them and they can't do nothing but die!

    Last Saturday morning I went...
  21. Re: Sitrex SM-150 finish cut mower - HOW the *^%& do you change the belts on it??

    Ok, sounds like I'm going to have to loosen those 6 bolts, whether I want to or not. I was hoping there was a trick I was missing that would avoid doing that. Thanks for the replies!
  22. Sitrex SM-150 finish cut mower - HOW the *^%& do you change the belts on it??

    My gosh, what were these Italian engineers drinking when they came up with this design.?? I bought this used mower last Feb. and started using it in April or so. Before that, I spent some time...
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    Re: Rhino coating mower deck

    Yeah, I would think if you coated it with anything it would be Teflon. Or, maybe whatever non-stick surface they use on pots & pans.
  24. Thread: 3pt vacuum rig

    by kebo
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    Re: 3pt vacuum rig

    Like the ingenuity, especially since you can use the carry-all for other purposes. Good job!
  25. Mowing Re: Well, it was bound to happen sooner or later..... and today it was my time

    I don't think it would be wise to strike matches to gas that is about 15ft from a natural gas line!! :eek: Yeah, it's buried probably pretty deep, but still, just don't need to be tempting fate...
  26. Mowing Re: Well, it was bound to happen sooner or later..... and today it was my time

    Sorry, double post.
  27. Mowing Re: Well, it was bound to happen sooner or later..... and today it was my time

    Update: Last night around 9:30pm I rode my 4-wheeler back to the yellow jacket nest with a jug of gasoline and some deadly intentions. The nest is right at the edge of the gas line where I plan to...
  28. Re: Will a John Deere model 52 loader fit a John Deere 790 tractor?

    There is/was a Model 70 loader for sale on craigslist just south of Columbia 2-3 weeks ago. The model 70 is what was sold on the 790's for a few years. Don't know if it included the mounts or the...
  29. 3-Point Hitch Re: My latest craigslist deal.... errr, I mean steal!!!

    Actually, I live a couple miles from the city limits of a mid size town, there's a number of large sub's here (and I live in one of them) mixed in with some long timers that have 3-20+ acre parcels....
  30. 3-Point Hitch My latest craigslist deal.... errr, I mean steal!!!

    Got on the 'puter yesterday afternoon to check CL out and two ad's caught my attention. One was for a 5ft Ro Cut (brandname) bushhog, the asking price was $250. The other ad was for a 5ft box blade...
  31. Mowing Re: Well, it was bound to happen sooner or later..... and today it was my time

    Sorry, double post.
  32. Mowing Re: Well, it was bound to happen sooner or later..... and today it was my time

    this has GOT to be the worst horror story I've ever heard/read of someone being stung by winged insects!!! That had to be incredibly painful!! I'm glad you survived it without any long term ill...
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    Loader RARE!! JD Model 70 loader for sale....

    I see lots of posts on here from people looking to buy a Model 70 loader... well now is your chance! They are VERY hard to come by, as in rare, but I see that one has just come up for sale on the...
  34. A couple of interesting landscaping attachments....

    I was walking my dog at the nearby soccer fields yesterday and came across this equipment. The county was apparently contracting a company to dress the soccer fields after months of hard use by all...
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    Mowing Somebody got a new JD and mower today!!

    At least, it looked like it was a new setup. :licking: Notice the tailwheel on the BH has never been in the field. The first pic, I was right behind it when we had to stop for some construction work...
  36. Mowing Re: Well, it was bound to happen sooner or later..... and today it was my time

    Ok, I confess I had completely forgotten about the PTO safety interlock, that's what "stalled" the engine out! When I got up out of the seat, the PTO was still engaged, so the switch under the seat...
  37. Mowing Well, it was bound to happen sooner or later..... and today it was my time

    I've read the horror stories and heard them first hand from some folks I know, but this morning I got a first hand experience myself. I was bush hogging the property I deer hunt on, which has a gas...
  38. Re: What do you use to lubricate the 3 point hitch assembly?

    I use rainwater, condensation, a little bit of dirt, and some rust mixed in it. Well, it does last a lot longer than Fluid Film!!! :laughing:
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    Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    "That's life in Sakerlina"!! Well, I'm just thrilled to learn that Rachel Starr and her family of rednecks are living somewhere here in South Carolina. Now I have to contend with these numbnuts...
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    Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    actually, I think he would do better to buy the right size trailer (4x6? ~ 5x8?) and load EVERYTHING onto the trailer, thus doing away with the hitch haul. If you're gonna move half of your house...
  41. Thread: sponge bob

    by kebo
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    Front-End Loader Re: sponge bob

    A mechanic at work (in his forties I think) in the maintenance dept has a spongebob tat on one his forearms, in full color no doubt. Still don't know what to think of him, but he's definitely not...
  42. Re: Should I be leary of buying a tractor that has not been used/very low hours?

    My thinking on this is the seller should be able to get a "premium" for the tractor, because it is in "like new condition". However, I think this premium should only be about 5-10%, at most, above...
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    Re: Another MX6 Brush Hog Failure

    Man, those are some sad looking pic's there! I hate it that you have become another "victim" of JD's greed to increase their profit margins. I've only owned three JD tractors and have been pleased...
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    Re: Can an old lady get her MF1250 to start?

    Here's a little trick to try.... maybe.... if you can reach the starter assy with a dead blow hammer from the seat, while you are engaging the starter at the same time. From the looks of the picture...
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    Re: Judge my new implements

    I would say you done pretty good to get both of them for $400. You basically got one of them almost for free. Are you planning to at least make the necessary repairs and paint them both?? I think...
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    Re: ???? about Sitrex finish cut mowers...

    I called the number provided by Leonz and the receptionist forwarded me to someone who didn't answer their phone, so then she forwarded me to a parts counter guy. He didn't know right off hand what...
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    Re: ???? about Sitrex finish cut mowers...

    One thing I didn't mention earlier, but there is a not much space at all between the top of the blade, and the bottom of the "collar" that covers the spindle. I cannot get any of my adjustable's in...
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    ???? about Sitrex finish cut mowers...

    Need to replace the blades on my Sitrex finish cut mower and having trouble determining the size wrench needed to hold the spindle in place so you can loosen the nut on the bottom of the shaft. I...
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    Hate it when this happens....

    Was bushhogging (actually trailblazing) at the property I hunt on and got a small, old cedar tree wedged underneath the deck, actually between the blades and the deck itself. The trail I'm trying to...
  50. Re: Would You Stick Your Finger Into a Table Saw Running at Speed?

    Yep, it's the very same concept as the touch lamps that turn on/off, or vary the brightness, with just a simple touch. That little invention should make him a fortune, if it catches on. And the only...
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    Re: JD 2210 360 hours, blown head gasket

    Glad you got the little machine running again and I hope the rebuild does the trick. Although, it sucks to have to be going through that experience with the unit having just 360 hrs on it. I suspect...
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    Re: Weeeater Poulan XT20 T...help!!

    Just a weird thought, since I don't know much about these small 2 strokers, but is it possible that it's just losing the spark after a few seconds? If the plug is wet, that would seem to indicate it...
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    Re: Pressure washer pump repair?

    Well, thanks to the link provided earlier by JimRB, if you scroll down there is an exploded view of the pump that does show that the threaded shaft with the lock nut and the spring underneath it is...
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    Re: Pressure washer pump repair?

    Thanks for the link, and the other info fellows, you guys are aok. :thumbsup: Also been watching some vid's on youtube about repairing pressure washers. I suppose the unloader valve could be stuck...
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    Re: Pressure washer pump repair?

    The model number on the nameplate is 020316, the motor is a B&S 8.75hp 190CC. As I mentioned, the pump is rated for 3000psi.
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    Re: Pressure washer pump repair?

    How do you tell which design it is?
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    Re: Pressure washer pump repair?

    [QUOTE=Paul Thornton;3817789]Are you sure it is the pump and not just a stuck unloaded valve?

    /QUOTE]

    Not sure what you mean? I just know that with no high pressure hose connected to the...
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    Pressure washer pump repair?

    Are there any places that can repair the pump on a pressure washer? I have a Troybilt unit with a 3000psi pump that seems to have crapped out, a new one from TB is right at $220, plus shipping. Was...
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    Re: I hate when this happens:

    Is that old relic from the Paleozoic era, or the Mesozoic era?
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    Re: Would you do this?

    Wow, that guy has a set of 'nad's!!! If someone offered me a $1 mil to climb up to where he's at, I'd tell them to kiss my ***!! Not worth the risk to me.

    I'm guessing that once he got to the top...
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    Re: Cutting grass around pond

    Get a goat, and string up a line 250ft long with a sliding leash so he can roam from one end to the other end. I would say that's pretty low tech lol!!
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    Re: Minnesota Pull behind tool towing question?

    I was thinking he could mount the air compressor on the truck bed somewhere. See that ALL the time around here.
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    Re: John Deere 750, 770, 790 and 3005

    I've owned two JD 750's and now own a JD 790. Have really liked and enjoyed all three of them, and gotten really good service out of them too. They are well designed, and will last forever as long...
  64. Anybody got a Sitrex SM150 finish mower??? If so, I got ????'s

    Bought a used Sitrex SM150 last January and have used it several times this Spring. I'm happy with this mower, money well spent, even though it came equipped with three dull blades and two worn out V...
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    Re: Fire Extinguisher mounting locations!!

    I fabbed a mounting plate for my extinguisher, which also has a chain saw holder built onto it at the same time. Works real good, lasts a long time lol. I have a thread on it somewhere on the forum...
  66. Re: Everything Attachments Rotary Cutter....FIRST LOOK!!!

    Looks really good, Ted! I have one comment... is there a lip at the top of the deck all the way around the back (curved) part of it? If so, will that hold water when it rains?? I say that because a...
  67. Thread: What can I do ??

    by kebo
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    Mowing Re: What can I do ??

    Naturally, this just my opinion, but as long as you don't exceed the cutting limits of your mower, and you keep the grill cleared off sufficiently (to avoid overheating), and you don't mind the...
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    Re: Rhino Lining versus Line-X??

    If I had a shop to work on my truck, I would definitely be interested in the DIY with the Raptor, but since I don't have a shop it will just be much easier to just pay to have it done. Thanks.
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    Rhino Lining versus Line-X??

    Gonna bite the bullet and get the bed sprayed on my '13 Silverado 4x4 crewcab. Have done a little research and talked with both dealers here in town. I am not so sure there's a hill of difference...
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    Re: subcompact flail mower

    General question: Is a flail mower any louder than the same size bush hog? Or possibly quieter?? Let's assume both are in good shape, well maintained, and no significant vibrations due to something...
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    Re: Pictures of your Tractor!

    My 2001 JD 790:

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  72. Brand new complete New Holland model 270Tl loader available near Columbia, SC

    I hope the mod's will allow this post, I'm only trying to help a fellow TBN'er here. This ad came up on my local craigslist. I don't know if $3500 is a good price or not (seems like it is!), but it...
  73. SC Man Removing Tree Dies In Tractor Accident

    Another tragedy last Saturday involving a tractor and a tree. No details on what happened, nor are there any photos.


    LITTLE MOUNTAIN, S.C. (AP) - A 45-year-old Little Mountain man trying to...
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    Re: First day of seat time!

    Dude, go buy the tractor if you want it, and then put the mower on CL and TH and get what you can for it!! Is that really any different than what you were suggesting to do with the OP? Besides, this...
  75. Re: Custom john deere driving across america for wounded warriors

    Cool beans!
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    Loader Re: 790 Hydraulics problem with Steering and FEL

    Been a while since I pulled the suction screen housing off on my tractor, I can't remember if it has a gasket or an o-ring on it. Unfortunately, the operators manual doesn't go into that much detail...
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    Re: couple of attactment questions

    Last January I bought a used Sitrex SM-150 finish mower for $470, which is a 5ft unit. It's got dull blades on it now, but even still it gives a very nice cut, and runs pretty quiet to boot. These...
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    Re: Use of a metal detector to find large rocks?

    I have been using metal detectors for many years now. They are obviously designed to locate metal objects, not rocks or dirt. The higher end models with a ground balance control can sense differences...
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    Loader Re: 790 Hydraulics problem with Steering and FEL

    Did you clean the suction screen when you last changed the hydraulic fluid? FYI, according to my 790 manual, JD recommends changing the hydraulic fluid every 500 hrs. However, it certainly won't...
  80. Thread: PLOWING PASTURE

    by kebo
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    Traction Re: PLOWING PASTURE

    From Tractordata for the Ford 4000:




    Drawbar (claimed):
    41 hp [30.6 kW] (early)
  81. Re: Will a post hole digger clear ground OK on my JD 790 with industrial tires?

    I have a Leinbach PHD that I use on my 790, but it's been a year or more since I last actually had it attached to the tractor. As best as I can remember, it seems like mine cleared the ground about...
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    Re: Found this in the woods today

    "Well, I think I'll just leave my expensive tractor sitting right here in the woods and forget all about it".


    I do that all the time, don't any of you guys ever do that???? Seriously, it...
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    Re: Question on my first disc

    They should rotate, that's why they have bearings in the axles. if it doesn't turn, then yeah, it's a problem and you need to figure out what's going on with it. Grab a big azz wrench and see if you...
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    Re: Your towing rigs and trailers

    What's to not like about square wheel wells LOL.

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    Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    Yeah, I was gonna guess 800# for the HD, and prolly 500# for the trailer. So, it might well be more than that little gas motor is rated for. I bet with that rig behind it, the mileage probably drops...
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    Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    Saw this Prius this morning pulling a trailer with a HD strapped down on it. Probably not over the max tow rating, but I bet they are not rated for much weight. Anybody know?? I think this was the...
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    Re: Tractor Carry All-Winter project now complete!

    Nice design followed by very nice workmanship! I am sure it will serve you well. What is the rectangular orange thingy sitting in between the uprights of the metal frame???
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    Re: CarryAll Project Just Completed

    Nice!!! And when you don't have the sprayer strapped onto the "shelf", it can double as a "seat" so you can haul your wife around on it lol!!
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    Re: John Deere Wagon Project Complete

    Nice work!!! What will you be mainly using it for??
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    Re: Tractor novice needs advice...

    ^^^^^ That hitch attachment is pretty nice, but I don't think it would work for the OP, because of his back surgery. It appears that attachment has no way to lift the 96gal container by itself,...
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    Re: Loader for Ford 8N

    That's a really great looking design with a lot of excellent workmanship in it. I guess it's not a quick detach unit, huh?? :rolleyes: Just kidding there. I have to ask though, why would you go to...
  92. Re: Massey Ferguson 10-10 compact question (New Member)

    Sorry, double post.
  93. Re: Massey Ferguson 10-10 compact question (New Member)

    Welcome to TBN! First of all, if you look at the tractordata.com listing for the 1010, it does show that FEL's were available as an option for that model. *Most likely*..... they did have power...
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    Re: Bought a 2014 Silverado Z71

    YES!!!!!!
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    Re: Bought a 2014 Silverado Z71

    I bought a 2013 4x4 Silverado Z71 1500 crewcab truck last Memorial Day and am still liking it. Have not had a moments trouble with it.... yet. Does your truck have the 5.3L V8 with the AFM in it??...
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    John Deere pulling a seed drill (video)

    I uploaded my first video to Utube just tonight (ok, go easy on me :laughing:) and wanted to share it here. I took a quick video last Saturday of a local cattlefarmer who was seeding a hayfield that...
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    Re: A new way to trim your hedges

    I am guessing that the guy swinging the chainsaw is only doing it for the video, and the wow factor it produces.

    As for the original post, there has been another picture on the internet of...
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    Re: Convert PTO spreader to electric

    Do what I did.....

    Go to a junk yard and get a 12vdc blower fan motor out of an older model truck. Or, you can probably use the motor for the windshield wipers as well, but it may have a gear...
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    Loader Re: Color coding hoses to connectors

    I did a similar thing to mine. All the hose caps were black, but I put a different color of tie wrap on each paired end of the 4 hoses. The end result is life is good lol.
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    Re: WINTER - I thought it was over ?!

    Was sunny and 78 here yesterday, just about all the trees are blooming now, along with many flowers. :D Today was a bit cooler, about 73 and sunny. However.... right now the wind is howling outside...
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