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    Oil & Fuel Re: Fuel tank leak

    Could it be plastic welded like the body shops do?
  2. Re: Just Want Something to Tow a Cooler and Some Fishing Gear

    Yup. I agree. 3PT mounted is always better when slippin and slidin. How bout Ron Popeil's Pocket Fisherman?:laughing:http://images.drleonards.com/images/items/19273_large.gif
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    Re: I'm like a kid in a candy store : )

    AL Bundy says that a "Ferguson" is the KING of seats and I believe also has a BCVC !
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    Re: Knew it was coming

    WOW! Seriously? I had horrible luck with Walmart. Pretty much guaranteed 1-3 years tops and trouble. Pawned them off on my flips. Now, nothing but Interstate. Piece of mind is worth the extra few...
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    Re: Attachment storage?

    I store mine on top of plastic pallets that are setting on the ground. I swap back and forth too often to "put them away" up on a shelf. Besides, I consider my loader as an attachment and is only on...
  6. Re: Any lubricant for undoing galvanized pipe?

    I have had some pretty good luck using my 1800 watt heat gun in areas I wasn't comfortable with fire. Wont get it cherry of course, but it still helps. Not with galvanized tho, in our area it...
  7. Re: Thoughts on splitting a brand new tractor?

    If you had a "mechanic" screw up your engine during an oil change, he wasn't much of a mechanic.
    I worked in a compact equipment factory for 12 years and "new" does NOT mean that it hasn't...
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    Re: Your best Truck & Your Wost

    Best - 72 Chevy 3/4 4 speed 4:10 built 350. Loved the petrol but could pull the world.
    Worst - 72 Ford 1/2 4 speed ? CRAP 360! Doggiest v8 I ever owned.
    Favorite - 75 Pontiac Grand Prix....
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    Oil & Fuel Re: Fuel Draining Generator

    Thanks for the reply Dave but my genset is ooold skool. Early 70's with no conveniences and needs 2 men and 4 small boys to lift it. But! Still earning his keep so I'm trying to make sure I don't...
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    Oil & Fuel Fuel Draining Generator

    Thinking about 2 sets of these for my generator to allow removing the boat fuel tank for filling and draining and then the second male would allow the engine to run until the carb runs dry. Any...
  11. Generator Re: Pto backup generator - are they practical

    Not JUST a mutt!! I find more often than not, mutts are the BEST dogs!
  12. Re: Pull starting a Ford 4500 with a torque converter trans.

    A pal of mine had a bad ring gear on a car that he would kill it instead of shutting it off until he got it replaced. His reasoning was that a v8 gas shuts off in the same 3 spots every time, so by...
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    Re: Garden Hose Woes

    [QUOTE=RSKY;4452444]Have used several of the black rubber Craftsman hoses for more than fifteen years. Always left outside. Sometimes they do kink but I will put up with that for the longevity.
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  14. Re: Should I remove and reposition hitch lugs, or simply add 2 new ones?

    Kinda the same but different, my boom sprayer won't set on the ground and I like it that way. Gotta set it on blocks, but plans are to make self storing pin-on legs for hook up. I like the fact that...
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    Re: New house, neighborly advice.

    Nice big mature tree shading my yard? Unless it was compromised, I would move the shed. If I had room of course.
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    Re: Rewired the 3020

    Wow. I would love to do that to my brothers 4020 diesel, just nervous of tackling the entire tractor. Atta-boy.
  17. Re: Disc clogging...but only one or two sections.

    I can't see in your pic if you have scrapers on it. My disc has a scraper on every disc. In the old days when we lost one during planting, we would loop a chain through it but it needs to be bolted...
  18. Hydraulic or air post tamper availability or DIY

    Anyone out there made a post tamper yet? Although my shoulders would disagree, I can't justify $1800 to tamp dirt in around RR ties and wood posts.
  19. Re: Anyone debate buying vs renting a pressure washer?

    15-20 year old Craftsman 2100psi with a Briggs. Use it all the time if you have one. Wish it was electric for winter storage but oh well, as long as he keeps on chugging, I'll keep him. I wouldn't be...
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    Re: Finally Happened

    Good advice. I haven't done that, (yet) but I did pinch a zip-tie tail in once.
  21. Re: Can't remove PTO shaft from auger's gear shaft

    Hammer it. Same thing but different, my doorknob cousin was trying to jerk his rusted in receiver hitch out with a chain and a tree and was making even more of a fool of himself. His Pa heard the...
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    Re: Plastic fenders

    Find an old tractor tire, cut it in half, and bolt one to each side! Ultra durable! No, I'm just kidding. Ain't THAT much of a bill-hilly. :D
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    Re: Pickup Owners: Do you buckle up?

    [QUOTE=aczlan;4429280]I wear my belt on the tractor, RTV, forklift or any car.
    99% of accidents you are better off being belted in. I'll take the risk for the 1% where I would be better off...
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    Re: Pickup Owners: Do you buckle up?

    Crash Test 1959 Chevrolet Bel Air VS. 29 Chevrolet Malibu (Frontal Offset) IIHS 5th Anniversary - YouTube[/QUOTE]

    Even tho I've seen that before, it still saddens me to see that 59 get totaled. ...
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    Re: Pickup Owners: Do you buckle up?

    We wear them all the time. Funny feeling when its not on even on the tractor, so often wear it on him too. Just not when its on/off on/off repeat. The eject won't hurt as bad as the rolling 3000lbs...
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    Re: Harbor Freight Tools that don't suck

    I've always wondered how come all HF stores stink?[/QUOTE]

    Cosmoline? Or some other carcinogenic that isn't allowed in the US?
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    Re: Tired of CARB/EPA fuel cans?

    Excellent idea. I have done this on many cans now for friends and family. As soon as someone sees yours they say, "Can you do mine?" Quick, easy, durable, cheap and if you lose the cap they are...
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    Re: steering wheel

    Tried it, can't do it. With the knob never in the same spot, you can't always have your hands at 10:00 and 2:00 ! :)
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    Buying Advice Re: Buy Oliver Tractor for real work?

    Lots of Olivers still earning their keep up north here which makes me think that parts are available. Steiner's has them too.
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    Re: Offroad S10

    You're a good SIL.
    What is your plan for a bed/box? With lots of folks, (me included) using the S10 frames for 47-54 chevy frame swaps, you could easily graft on one of those stepside boxes....
  31. Re: Painting over nicotine/tar stains on wall.

    Talk to a local rental place and find an OZONE machine. might have to go to a cleaning and restoration company, follow instructions of course, but if you plug it in and let it run, you will be amazed...
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    Re: what did I buy?

    Neat looking tractor. For some reason I love seeing vintage iron with their everyday clothes on. Good luck with the rebuild. AND the hip rebuild!
  33. Re: Whats the trick to hooking up hydraulics and not having leaks

    I use Leak Lock. Great stuff, just remember to store the jar upside down.
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    Re: Offroad S10

    As an S10 fan myself, I get crap all the time about the "six banger" and when you gonna swap it. The 4.3 is an awesome motor that has a ton of potential in the right hands.
  35. Thread: Axle nut

    by fidowanttobe
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    Re: Axle nut

    Just helped my brother do this last week! Wrap a chain repeatedly around the disks up unto the gang so it won't turn eventually, heat the nut and BIG ***** cheater pipe. It will come, but you may...
  36. Re: Moved trailer jack (so tailgate doesn't hit it)

    Ditto. However I bought the weld on one with the round pipe. Now I can pull the pin and stow it. Plans are to buy more of the weld on pipes so I can move it to the back to use as anti-tip...
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    Re: Pickups the new Luxury Car?

    I'm the same way, except that I have never bought a new car. A tractor? Yes, but the initial depreciation before I leave the dealership was something I could never get past. I say I drive "JUNK", but...
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    Re: Ratchet strap ends

    Our area has a "tool and rigging" that custom makes and repairs all straps and also our shoe repair place does too. Ask around.
  39. Re: Lucas Brand cordless drill powered Grease Gun. Opinions anyone?

    Intrigued by this as I dont want ANOTHER battery to maintain and yes I too have a drill that I could donate for the cause.
  40. Lucas Brand cordless drill powered Grease Gun. Opinions anyone?

    http://static1.squarespace.com/static/53988b85e4b051df24e6366e/54376ba9e4b02e62e3f64f3d/54376beae4b0a24681ca4142/1431119933630/?format=1500w

    $80 on Amazon. Wondering if anyone has any...
  41. 3-Point Hitch Re: Is there an easy way to connect power takeoff to tractor?

    Good luck with your surgery. I use salvaged seat belts instead of bungies so that they adjust and remove very easy and also don't stretch out. Belts then go back on during storage (outside) to keep...
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    Re: Spring Ahead, Fall Back

    I am the odd man out I guess cuz I love it. I love working outside after work in the summer till 10ish and can still see. Sunrise at 4AM is a waste of daylight IMO.
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    Re: Got up early this morning

    When I did maintenance for a large apartment management firm, I bought those Sonin alarms for the sump pump pits to let us know when the level got too high cuz of bad pump or whatever. Yes, VERY...
  44. Re: Adding accessories to powder coated trailers

    Tell me more about this epoxy paint please. I called my paint supply shop and they have no idea.
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    Re: Fuel, 101 way's to get it

    Andersonpower.com has all varieties of these from 50 to 450 amp with w/o rubber covers . I use the 50 amp without the covers and I get them on Ebay. I believe I bought a dozen and the guy combined...
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    Re: New member - old Jinma owner

    Welcome fellow Jinma rider. Have never seen a GOLD Jinma. You's stylin!
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    Re: Gas In Oil

    I have an old Onan 2 banger in a garden tractor that had an engine driven fuel pump that had it's hands full trying to suck the fuel from under the seat all the way to the carb. Crappy design. Bought...
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    Re: Fuel, 101 way's to get it

    What Gary said. :thumbsup: I really like not worrying because I know that I filtered it right before it goes in the tractor. Like Forrest Gump says, "That's good. One less thing."
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    Re: Fuel, 101 way's to get it

    458527 I love these. Mounted on my brothers tractors, my tractors, and under my truck hood. Made adapter for trailer plug also. Have them on my sprayers, pumps, baler, and jerry-rigged portable...
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    Re: Fuel, 101 way's to get it

    I have a GasBoy rotating handle pump that pumps 5 gallons in 24ish turns. Mounted on a 55 gallon drum on a small platform in the tractor shed. I usually bring home several trips of 3 cans, 6 gallons...
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    Re: need a new corded drill

    Milwaukee. Can't beat them. My job has 2 very old ones that work great yet.
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    Re: Bolt / hardware bin storage solution.

    I have to say that I am FINALLY happy with my bolt bin which is homemade from 1/2" plywood. The finally is because I put large doors on the cabinet to keep the sawdust and dust out of the bins. Also...
  53. Buying Advice Re: Farm Pro Jinma 200 Decent tractor and price question.

    My 2007 has almost 700 hrs on it now and I love it. Very basic tractor that is easy to work on and maintain. It would handle that 4' BH no problem. If the fluids look good and the tractor does too I...
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    Re: Cleber tractor from Alabama

    Wow. I just don't see 10 grand there.
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    Re: Battery Wiring Question

    Is it possible that 2 batteries run one function while one battery runs another?
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    Re: Shipping! WHAT A JOKE!

    It is my understanding that the clock starts when the shipper prints the label paying for the postage, NOT when it is actually IN the Post Office. So if I was told right, they could have printed the...
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    Re: Whose idea was it......

    GASP! Surely you jest! He fooled the government?? I really don't understand their thinking sometimes. Like I am going to use my floor drain as a oil changing/anti-freeze pit. Not to mention, dump my...
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    Re: Whose idea was it......

    Code up here is plumbed to the septic. The floor drain in my heated tuck under garage is a box aprox 2'x2'x2' deep with a trap outside the box. Lots of silt in the bottom before it stops up, then I...
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    Re: Geothermal - what if?

    I have a 16 year old 5 ton unit that I would do again without a doubt. 1800 sq.ft x 2 floors. 2x4 walls upstairs that I am almost done firring out to 2x6 and R19 and updating very crappy windows, so...
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    Re: Trailer storage

    If you have outdoor off street parking, buy an enclosed car trailer to store the Nova, then the SUV can be in your garage too.
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    Re: Moving 24x22 garage.

    Have done a few on the farm. Garages are easier because of no floor. Skids are for short distances I feel and for buildings with floors. The easiest one we did was, braced it from sidewall to...
  62. Re: Ariens log splitter--should'a kept my old log splitter!

    My best friend has a PTO pump powered splitter and swears by it. The one less motor thing. I noticed no one on this thread mentioned one. I am wondering why?
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    Re: Farm Dirt Bikes

    I agree with TripleR, when rounding up cattle on my brothers farm several times a year, I still choose my dirt bike over his 2 atvs or the pickup.
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    Re: Pushing the budget..

    The climate is very different in your location but in ND if you don't use 4" of class #5 compacted under a 4" slab with rebar, you're gonna be sorry. The prep is critical here and will not be skimped...
  65. Thread: battery

    by fidowanttobe
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    Re: battery

    Take it for what it's worth but my instructor at aviation mechanic school said "In theory, a fully charged battery will last indefinitely". So on that note, I use a solar charger on my outdoor...
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    Re: SCUT winter warmup.

    Battery tender always, (9 year old factory battery, knock on wood), lower radiator hose heater for an hour (on remote control), dipstick heater in tranny when below zero, glow plugs for 15 seconds,...
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    Re: I love my tractor seat, but.....

    I agree and did the same as Chim. A quality marine grade vinyl from our local semi-retired upholsterer installed with no buttons or seams ON the flat seat portion cost me $60. Even pliable in the...
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    Re: Movin South... Silly yankee questions...

    I'm sorry but Y'all are confused! "North" is North Dakota, and "south" is of course, "SOUTH Dakota! I too have been all over this great nation and will agree with almost all the comments on here....
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    Snow Equipment Owning/Operating Re: Moving the Cars by Landloard

    As a former snow removal guy I feel your pain. Although I think 15 min is a bit tight, Your "leave your key with our operations center" idea is brilliant as long as they are bonded. We always had the...
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    Re: Loitering in a restaurant....

    I agree also. When we have a family group and take up several tables, we go at 2:30-3:30 pm so that the place isn't busy. Then we also tip better also because we have coffee and BS afterwards....
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    Re: Magnet on oil pan& gear box?

    I agree, can't hurt. I drilled all my drain plugs and JB Welded a Rare Earth magnet into them. Fuzzy things during break in but nothing now. Knocking on wood. My very used John Deere sickle mower...
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    Traction Re: Subsoiler/Line Plow and Turf Tires

    Thanks for the advice guys. Hopefully this is the last year of dragging 200' of garden hose.
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    Traction Subsoiler/Line Plow and Turf Tires

    Anyone have any experience with a Northern Tool & Equipment style subsoiler and Turf Tires? I understand it all depends on soil conditions, weight and depth. Several passes are doable, with the last...
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    Jinma Salvage

    Hi Guys,
    Anyone know of a Jinma 284 being parted out? I need a wraparound headlight assembly (2007). Thanks.
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    Pat's Easy Change or Quick Hitch ?

    Has anyone out there had the chance to use them both and decide which one is best? I am undecided. Thanks.
  76. Thread: Jinma 254

    by fidowanttobe
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    Buying Advice Re: Jinma 254

    Hi Guys, new to this site and trying to catch up. I own a 2007 284 that I bought as a crate deal and have been very happy with it. I run all 5' equipment except my 7' finish and sickle mower. I have...
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