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    Loader LA 402 Valve Cover removal ....

    The loader on my B7800 has an issue after a rugged winter here in coastal Maine. The loader lever/actuator is just flopping around now, though the loader functions still work. How does that black...
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    I have a B7800 as well and use a 5 foot Landpride...

    I have a B7800 as well and use a 5 foot Landpride cutter. I use it for pasture land almost exclusively and do not think I have EVER needed to run at the indicated PTO speed (2800 rpms). Usually, I...
  3. Thread: Kubota B7800

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    Re: Kubota B7800

    Yea, what he said. That was some moment or two of incredible violence. How'd you bust that machine?
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    Re: B7800/B29xx Telescoping stabilizers

    2 Birds with one stone:

    If you don't already have Pat's Easy Change or something similar, you can solve the floppy arms problem with Pat's adjustable arm bar (comes with the Pat's EC) and get a...
  5. Thread: Huge Moose

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    Re: Huge Moose

    Good Lord, this is clearly photoshopped. 2nd picture is not throwing the correct shadows for pete's sake and there is no light variation on the animal.
  6. Thread: MMM removal, B7800

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    Re: MMM removal, B7800

    How long have you got?
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    B7800 vs B3200 Weight

    Anyone have the weight comparison for these 2 machines handy?

    Thanks ...
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    Re: B7800HST Hydraulics Question

    Sorry Phil .. this is poor information for the original poster, GURNEY. It is NOT possible at all to convert a B7800 to use position control. This would require a completely different rear end to...
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    Re: Reveiws on B2920/7800

    I believe that Kubota has sold more B7800's since the model rolled out than any of the other B series tractors.

    This should be worth something methinks.
  10. Thread: Last Payment!

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    Last Payment!

    Last one folks ... hour meter shows 193.4 Then she's mine.

    :p
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    Re: Another operating question (Clutch)

    On my B7800:

    1. You have to clutch to start the machine unless you've tampered with the wiring.
    2. You CAN clutch to switch between Hi, Lo and Med ranges if she'll slide in nicely. Clutching may...
  12. Thread: Cleaned my tractor

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    Re: Cleaned my tractor

    I suggest you get yourself one of those small steel sheds. Tell the shed contractor to move your machine into the shed after the frame has been erected. Then advise him to "omit" the shed door...
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    Re: my first 3pt attachment for B7800

    Zolt .. FYI .. I can see in your pics that you have the top link still resting in its cradle when you have the cutter attached. This gizmo is for holding the top link when it is not attached to...
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    Re: CHAIN DRAG HARROW USES

    This topic has been hashed about 5 times in the past 3 years.

    Check this out:

    http://www.tractorbynet.com/forums/attachments/89973-field-drag-drag-harrow-ii.html?highlight=Harrow
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    Re: Tractorbynet Classifieds

    Is it possible that FarmerSmith and Seller are in fact, one in the same?

    :cool:
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    Re: How do you get rid of barn swallows?

    Glow ... in short, somehow, someone convinced you that having barn swallows in your barn was a problem.

    You seriously need to adjust your thought process on that. I'm just saying what everyone...
  17. Thread: JD LX288 Top Hood

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    JD LX288 Top Hood

    I need to replace a badly cracked top hood piece on my JD288. Dealer retail is a whopping $160 USD. It's even MORE on ebay!

    Anyone know of a used one or a better new price, please let me know?
    ...
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    Re: I need help, please ...

    Sorry, but what the **** is a BX7800????
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    Oil & Fuel Re: B2630 Fuel Filter Guard

    As we speak, I'm on my way out to check the same spot on my B7800. If it looks like a go, I'd also add myself to the list of a paying customer of yours.
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    L3400 and Round Bales

    Moderators, please delete this thread.
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    Re: Buying a tractor and looking for opinions

    I'll say this .. a 30hp machine will do what you need, but probably not as fast as you'd like and forget a 3 bottom with only 30hp.

    You are talking about a fairly formidable piece of land. That...
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    Re: Look what was beside the house..

    Ummm no ... that's not the sad thing at all. The sad things is that those animals have lost their habitat and have no other place to go.

    Most likely, those numbers will rise.

    That my friend,...
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    Re: Comparing the 'orange' machines.

    IXLR8 ....is it too late to turn back to Kubota???? I bought from the same dealer and they should be the deciding factor, not the machines. They are too closely matched.
  24. Thread: B3030 rolls away

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    Re: B3030 rolls away

    Anyone who depends on the transmission of an HST to hold their machine stationary on a slope of any kind is in for a rude awakening.

    If you can't or won't set the parking break when leaving the...
  25. Thread: B2630 or B7800?

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    Re: B2630 or B7800?

    As the B7800 still retails for less than either of those machines, you can draw any inference you like. After speaking with many MANY dealers from Pennsylvania, to the Carolinas to New England, the...
  26. Thread: B2630 or B7800?

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    Re: B2630 or B7800?

    Pat's Easy Change, the new Kubota Seat Program and pocket the extra 1800 USD for something else - thats 30% of a backhoe!

    My 7800 is a mule, comfortable, reliable and a great value for the price.
  27. Thread: Bought the Jinma

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    Re: Bought the Jinma

    I might suggest you raise your 3PH implements when using the loader. :cool:
  28. Thread: Canadian rainbow

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    Re: Canadian rainbow

    Thomas .. you get an AMEN for that one!

    ;)
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    Mowing Re: Maximum Hillside Mowing

    Cakewalk? Truth be told, Junkman and SKurka have goaded me into asking why you obtained and installed the tiltmeter in this case?

    :cool:
  30. Thread: New seat for B2630

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    Re: New seat for B2630

    Ok, I'm in on the B series seat replacement. My dealer said he ordered them from Kubota in May but has not come in yet.

    He's gonna charge me $25 and I'm gonna pay it.

    But .. it looks like NEIL...
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    Re: Buying first tractor, and confused.

    Ummmm ... for the record ... I'm talking about a dealer who would not sell with ANYTHING off of list;

    I also took over a year and a half before I purchased with a good deal, not all, but a good...
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    Re: Fence Building Questions

    Also take note of your area's winter time low temps. Vinyl will shatter in extreme cold if kicked hard enough ...

    I used to want vinyl for my horses, thinking that it looked so nice, but after a...
  33. Thread: carryall use

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    Re: carryall use

    Northland .... I know this horse has been beat to death, but could you post a pic of your joystick? Is that WRLong valve electric solenoid variety?

    I haven't seen to many grapples installed on...
  34. Is it possible to create a Poll page here at TBN?

    I want to find out how many registered TBNers own and operate a B7800???
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    Re: Buying first tractor, and confused.

    I sure did. Well, in retrospect, I tried. I was on the showroom floor for over 40 minutes before anyone even noticed me.

    I never went back there. My neighbor at the time bought a 2000 B2910...
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    Re: Who has put up a composite split rail fence?

    Here's a pic of our double 8 footers (lower right center). They do not sag and need no support at the center. They are secured with 2 galvanized chain segments locked. The fence is 6x6x8 hemlock...
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    Re: How to engage rear PTO

    Off the top of my head, I'm not sure what type of PTO this unit has (live, independent, etc.) but anyway ...

    Your bushog will run at 540 (2600 rpms). Do you absolutely need to be at 2600? No. ...
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    Tires Re: spinning tires BAD thing to do

    Huckie ... is this cut on a tread rib? or is it in the valley of a rib? or is it sidewall?

    If its in the rib itself, I wouldn't fret over it .. any where else and I would definetly keep my eye on...
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    Re: New B7610 vs. used B2910?

    Spend 179 US dollars on Pat's Easy Change and your problems will ALSO vanish.

    :cool:
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    Re: Comparing the orange forums to the green forums.

    You wanna fight??? .... you ((#*#*$R*)#@) !!!!!!
    :rolleyes:
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    Re: First post - Inevitable Questions! B7800

    With no crystal ball, the B7800 (of which I am an owner) may be replaced but I have heard no news about this. AND if it does get replaced, Kubota will replace it with a VERY similar model due to the...
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    Re: Gear range selector

    I'd say 80% of the time, if I'm not moving and on level ground I can EASILY change ranges without clutching. You have read by now that aligning the tranny meshing can be done by jogging the machine...
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    Re: need help with b7300

    Tyler .. I've never seen a B7300 so it must be an older discontinued model. The LA403 however, is the newest loader for the B3030 and B2640 machines and I doubt you could fit it on a B7300.

    The...
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    Re: 200 hrs service, Waste hydraulic fluid ??

    I don't believe I classified them at all. I did however bring them to light. :cool:
  45. Thread: Tractors in France

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    Re: Tractors in France

    The Citroen's are quite advanced automobiles actually. First production run of variable height air bag suspensions for instance ...
  46. Thread: CHAIN DRAG HARROW

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    Re: CHAIN DRAG HARROW

    This one is 8 x 8 feet and ran about 700 clams. I use it for a variety of things, arena groom, dethatcher, manure buster, seed bed prep in pastures, leveling... very handy device.

    :cool:
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    Re: Buying first tractor, and confused.

    M31 I lived in Orange County NY for years .... be warned .. the dealers in that area were not interested in selling machines to part time farmers or home owners.

    Where in the county are you? I...
  48. Thread: Tractors in France

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    Re: Tractors in France

    I sure hope the America countrysides still look this good after 2,000 years. ****, I hope the American countrysides exist at all.

    Say what you will about the French... they in many ways are a...
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    Re: Can a B7800 Grade a Driveway?

    Yes and Yes.

    Skill requirements may vary.
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    Re: 200 hrs service, Waste hydraulic fluid ??

    Chris .. hope your sitting down .. there are several clubs that exist both stateside and abroad for just that purpose - beveraing on their own urine. They tout the positive health effects.

    Heroin...
  51. Thread: carryall use

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    Re: carryall use

    Yes they are .... pressure treated 2 x 6 with hot dip carriage bolts.
  52. Thread: B3030 and B26

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    Re: B3030 and B26

    Not everyone WANTS a heavy tractor.

    Not everyone knows how to operate their implements.

    So far, only ONE poster would describe the L3400 as "gutless". Hilarious.

    And an ever increasing...
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    Re: 12 acres tractor sizing

    Jeff ... here are my considerations for you. A B7800/B3030 will do the job with ease. So will the larger tractors. Here's the ultimate decision maker:

    1. Larger Machine: the higher cost will...
  54. Thread: carryall use

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    Re: carryall use

    I bolt my Northstar to this carry all (notice Pat's Easy Change) but also will carry anything I can fit on it. This was 48 bucks from Ebay and is rated at 1000 pounds.

    Tree roots, 6x6s, 4x4s,...
  55. Thread: pto shaft

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    Re: pto shaft

    Huckie .. can we have some details? Tractor model? winch model? if you have a digital camera, post some pics.

    What dealer? Is this from Union with one of those danish logging winches on it?
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    Re: Converting 2wd to 4wd

    Roy .. I'm gonna have to disagree here. While there will definitely be some usage of the FEL with 2WD, I think the real issue is a safety issue.

    Being both pulled and pushed simultaneously with a...
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    Howse vs. King Kutter

    Can anyone give an informative comparison of these 2 lines of products? I know they are 2nd Tier .... but how do their post hole diggers or rotary cutters for example compare from a qualitative...
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    Re: My New B3030! (incl. New Seat)

    So ... I would imagine a lot of us B series owners are wondering what the part number of that seat is? Can you pass it along?

    Thanks ...
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    Re: How To Adjust This?

    Nothing like a little self deprecation. It was well deserved. The turnbuckles in this case provide nearly ALL of the lateral stability to the 3ph. Removing them would be like removing the lines of...
  60. Thread: Post Hole Digger

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    Re: Post Hole Digger

    Thanks fellas .. yo Mike ... it is a well settled technique to cement certain posts for horse fencing .. i.e. one should always cement the gate posts and any posts for that might have some tension...
  61. Thread: Post Hole Digger

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    Post Hole Digger

    I would have thought there would be tons of USED phds on the market. A classic use once and sell item .. but I've only found a few ... I gave up trying to find a used tiller a year ago!

    Anyway...
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    Re: It's new to me!! (pics)

    Welcome to TBN John .. that's a great machine .. did it come from Union Farm Equipment?

    and which side of which river are you referring to?
  63. Thread: 3-PT Carryall

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    Re: 3-PT Carryall

    Here's a pic of mine with modifications ( I added the wood). As Harv would say, "more useful than a shirt pocket" ...
    ...
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    Re: The new guys says thanks

    Ummm ... I'm tryin to find that plug! ...
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    Re: The new guys says thanks

    Where is the this drainage plug on the clutch assembly? You have a part number from the parts manual? I wasn't aware the clutch assemply had such a thing.
  66. Thread: Mower on FEL

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    Mowing Re: Mower on FEL

    Thanks for running this FarmerFord ... very interesting setup
  67. Thread: ROPS damaged?

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    Re: ROPS damaged?

    You haven't stated which ROPS you have: Folding or Non-fold ... if the later, I would think the hinge pins/bolts could possibly be tightened. I noticed in a recent VERY cold spell, the pins...
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    Re: Makeing syrup maple that is amber gold ohio tea

    And if you have a kitchen with wall papered walls, do NOT let your SO boil down any sap there. You can try and ask how I know this, but my lips are sealed (with extra glue).
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    Re: Foggy Gray Ohio Day!

    Jin ... we've planted potatoes above ground - in a wire cylinder, like with chicken wire or no climb rolls. Fill the cylinder with 12 inches of soil and fill the next 2 or 3 feet with hay .... had...
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    Re: Living with a horse

    Why use blue stone dust for a horse mat?

    Am I missin sumpin here?
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    Re: Apples (Kubota) and Oranges (John Deere)

    Yes, the B3030 is not anywhere near the same class as those other machines.
  72. Thread: We bought an L4630

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    Re: We bought an L4630

    Whoa Pete, this was all in fun. Just my way of sayin hi! :)
  73. Thread: Meet the enemy

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    Re: Meet the enemy

    The Chinese market drop was .. well, lets just say that some are of the opinion that it was 'engineered'. Apparently, China is a little over-extended.
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    Re: Retaining Wall of Unopened Sacks of Concrete

    Bird ... any idea what size the bags are? 40 pounders? Guess as to price per bag? And after stacking, are ya done? or do you have to hose em down?

    Very interesting ...
  75. Thread: Pumping maple sap

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    Re: Pumping maple sap

    Sap from sugar maples is basically the same thickness as water. In fact, you must boil away about 32 gallons of sap to get rough a gallon of syrup (32:1)...

    The only way in this case would be to...
  76. Thread: We bought an L4630

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    Re: We bought an L4630

    Congrats Rich ... thats a nice machine. Don't listen to Pete, he is NOT objective.

    I'll be curious to know if you miss the hydro tranny ....
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    Re: Another Kubota Mystery gizmo ..

    Actually, no .. is that from your BX ??? or the LA403? It is different on the LA402 but I think the other posters got it right. Actually, I've now put 107 hours on the machine and am going to do the...
  78. Thread: Saw "bench"

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    Re: Saw "bench"

    I want one of those!!!! How do I get one? That greenish thing holding the log looks pretty useful too!

    :D
  79. Thread: Carry All Choices

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    Re: Carry All Choices

    See attached ... I dont have the center strut ... The cam needs a battery charge so I whipped up a drawing .. sorry :rolleyes:
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    Another Kubota Mystery gizmo ..

    For those with B Series Kubota Loaders, (mine is LA402) ... at the top of the loader pillars, where the cross bar is bolted (not on Bxx30 series obviously), there is on each side a small hollow metal...
  81. Thread: Carry All Choices

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    Re: Carry All Choices

    I have a similar unit. I drilled some holes into it and bolted down some 2 x 6 pressure treated to make a platform and a back on it, then I bolted this NorthStar PTO Generator — 7200 Watt, 14 HP...
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    Re: Drain Holes for Loader Valve

    Jim , was this up at Union Farm ????
  83. Thread: used B7800

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    Re: used B7800

    That machine will pull a 6 ft rotary cutter through some pretty thick stuff .. the slower the go, the thicker the cut ... besides, double your seat time and go through it twice ...
  84. Thread: B7800 PTO Noise?

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    Re: B7800 PTO Noise?

    I noticed some noise comming from my Landpride rotary cutter when it was in the 'all the way' raised position.

    The key for me was to make sure the angle of the PTO shaft was not in an extreme...
  85. Thread: B7800 Engine Quits

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    Re: B7800 Engine Quits

    Did you make sure a PTO (MID or REAR) lever wasn't accidently jostled to an engaged position?
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    Re: Brackets For Wood Beam

    I've been looking for these also. I perhaps mistakenly have it in my mind that these plates can be fashioned and used in stead of the costly mortising and tenoning joinery used for post and beam...
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    Re: Deck vibration on B-7800

    My B7800 surely lets me know its runnin, but NO uncomformtable vibrations. It is possible, if the machine has set out in the cold on a lot, that some of the deck bolts or other bolts are loosening...
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    B Series Dash Lights: Mystery Lights

    The indicator lights on my B7800 have one for ignition, battery and glowplug when the key is turned.

    A left and right blinker light is also there and working (doubles for flashers too).
    ...
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    Re: Pat's Easy Change System

    The bar is handy for holding the arms for sure, but it must usually be removed when you use a PTO shaft as it interferes. I still paid the extra 20 and got it cause it keeps the arms positioned and...
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    Re: Mid Mount PTO Pump ...

    Wesbo ... I bet if you engage the PTO .. get off of the seat and then fold the seat forward, you will not lose the PTO .... Thats how the Kubotas function anyway ...

    It is a safety feature, but...
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    Re: Buying first tractor-Ever!

    Mike ... I bought a Kubota because of my soil conditions and omitted the Kioti's for the same reason.

    You will not find a better power to weight ratio than a Kubota though. My machine weighs less...
  92. Re: Looking for some Ideas on a Hook for front end loader on Kubota L4400

    Mad . I DO SOOOOO love that grapple. But I've never seen the Drott 4n1 here .. have you ever posted pics of it?

    How far from the Maine border r ya?
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    Re: Best Way To Remove This Tree

    Thanks Eddie ...

    Obed .. for the record, it wasn't where the tree fell, but rather, WHEN the tree fell.

    As you described it, the tree fell unexpectedly ... "bit it was too late" to quote you...
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    Re: Best Way To Remove This Tree

    Hi Eddie .. I have many hours on a back hoe although I no longer own one. Not near as many hours as you probably have. Now .. please read Obed's postings again or see my post #70 in this thread...
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    Re: Best Way To Remove This Tree

    ummm Mr. Walker .. all due respect....



    In fact, this did not go at all like the operator had hoped, planned for or counted on. I'll say he even was lucky he was not seriously hurt given...
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    Re: Lack of response from Kioti on loader repair program

    Thats ridiculous. Unacceptable. What's wrong with these ********?

    Making a sucker outta their customers is generally not good for business.

    SO irritating.

    I came within 1700 pounds of...
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    Re: Best Way To Remove This Tree

    Obed, since that tree did not behave as you thought it would, I'm real glad it did not injur you or your property.

    Taking down trees, whether with a machine, a saw, a back hoe, a FEL, requires...
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    Re: Mid Mount PTO Pump ...

    Cant wait to see 'em. Gotts besumpin rlse to do with that shaft!
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    Kubota B Series After Market Cabs

    Was browing the Sims Depot steel cab for the B series Kubotas at 2500 USD.

    Any TBNers acquire and install one of these? It would make for an intesting thread.

    Thanks ...
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    Re: Dealer Recommends Dualies - can it be?

    I'll weigh in. Tell him he really needs to lose that crack habit.
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