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    Re: Cabellas selling Tractors

    Bargain hunters buying this throw away junk get the service they paid for. This no name stuff clutters crags list selling after a short period of ownership. The saying " you get what you pay for "...
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    Re: Cold weather protection for my 4120

    A Tee shirt and a cab with heat is the best answer. Build one. It is not rocket science, just some labor, steel and glass or Plexiglas. Keeps you out of the snow and rain. I have planned and set...
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    Re: Poor man's side by side

    347993 I purchased this 95 YJ for 600 dollars with a bad transmission. Sold the engine and bought a rebuilt 6 cylinder with transmission for four hundred difference. Took the body off the frame....
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    Re: Little Buddy Seat

    I am building a cab for my 4110 Deere. If all works out there will be room in back of the drivers seat for my Wheaten Terrier. He loves to ride and commandeered the 1100RTV every time it moved. He...
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    Re: where to get filters

    For the dollar amount investment ... whats a few more dollars for original equipment filters ? I don't like their prices but I buy their filters and oil.... because it makes operation easy and...
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    Re: Tractor cab ... any helpful hints ?

    Found two cab doors in my steel rack today. Actually they did require a bit of cutting & welding. Also took a trip to the glass shop to check out laminated glass. It is $12.00 a square foot,...
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    Re: 790 jd 440 loader

    Why would it be hard ? Locate mount positions in the tractor castings and build mounts. I have built back hoe mounts as well as complete loaders. No magic... just common sense on position ( arm...
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    Re: The Angry Beaver

    Nice work. I need one also and not through with my research on build plan. The title is a bit leading but glad I read it. From the video it looks like saw stability might be looked at closer. ...
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    Re: Tractor cab ... any helpful hints ?

    I knew there was a draw back. Ray is just trying to get me in trouble for not seeing the possibility of a short cut. I have metal, I am a metal shaper, and I don't want to upset the current...
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    Re: Tractor cab ... any helpful hints ?

    Not easy to tell from their pictures. It may exited a couple inches from the photos I viewed. The door frame is straight and their vinal covering extends passed the door frame / windshield edge. ...
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    Re: Tractor cab ... any helpful hints ?

    Ray;
    Maybe we can get Suncast to design a storage building in the shape of a cab. Trimming plastic would certainly be easier than glass and steel. Course I would like the structure to be available...
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    Re: Tractor cab ... any helpful hints ?

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    Took some time today to build the cab sides. Once I get a plan in my head and find a measuring device the project gets underway. I added space behind the seat extending past the rear...
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    Re: Red Torin 20 ton shop press mod

    I saw a neat modification to a press. A 1/4" cable down each side with a small winch ( like they have on boat trailers ) to move the table up and down. Sure looked easier than manually lifting to...
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    Re: New 4120 coming my way soon

    Are you not forgetting something......... the cab ? Congratulations for making the decision to buy a new JD. My next will definitely have the deluxe cab. I got spoiled with the 1100 RTV heat, air,...
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    Re: Tractor cab ... any helpful hints ?

    Aaron;
    I checked the original cab site and it appears they only supply soft side cabs and accessories. They do list glass windshields but one must have to build around their size. This could limit...
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    Re: Tractor cab ... any helpful hints ?

    Precisely what I am looking for. The few changes one would make after living with the structure for a full season. I built my loader and mounts. The mounts are a bit wider than the loader supports...
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    Re: Tractor cab ... any helpful hints ?

    Chim;
    I reread your build posting last nite and the taper to the top has some intrigue. Just tossing around the door mounts as they can only be on the longest vertical straight post. Was wondering...
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    Re: Tractor cab ... any helpful hints ?

    Ray;
    What dimensions did you end up with as far as width, length, height ? When you made the windshield pivot and doors close did you use a weatherstrip in the gap or just a close fit ? What do...
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    Re: Tractor cab ... any helpful hints ?

    Thanks to all that provided more insight to the task. Starting with a cab to modify certainly was a huge step forward. Looks like I am going to get very acquainted with the bandsaw and mig. I am...
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    Re: Tractor cab ... any helpful hints ?

    Thanks for the sites midniteoyl. There must be a secret in searching the forum for specific topics. Also good info on U Tube.
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    Tractor cab ... any helpful hints ?

    Long ( did I say long ? ) cold winter ahead in the mid west. Next tractor project will be a cab for a 4110 John Deere. Read a couple build threads and want to pick out the best details in place of...
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    Re: Bandsaws and coldsaws

    I use a dry cut machine that uses air assist to blow away chips. The model 1600 Ellis is my choice. Portable, cuts angles, and is very accurate. A nice package for around the twenty five hundred...
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    Dealer Re: My JD dealer

    Service is a great part of the sale. The home farm has at least one half dozen large four wheel drive John Deeres. They don't get the best fuel to hour ratio. What they do provide is constant...
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    Re: notrac owner

    There is one ( Nortrac ) on my area craigs list for sale with a rear main seal leak and a rear differential leak. The owner reports it would only cost $600 to fix both leaks. Most tractor shops...
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    Re: Air suspension seats

    Due to the limited travel do you think the air bags will provide a soft ride ? I hope they work out. Would be a cheap fix and retain original seat cushion.
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    Air suspension seats

    Looking for a better seat for the 4110 Deere. Anyone change out or modify the existing seat to make it more comfortable ? This is one feature I would like to improve and make seat time more...
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    Tractor Sizing Re: Trying to decide on second tractor

    I wanted to go to a series 3 JD with a cab also. The problem is getting close to the trees I have planted, buying a 72" mmm, and the price of the tractor and cab. The added tractor weight might not...
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    Re: Windmill tower

    RE Tower Hinges;
    I have a 8'6" base constructed of 1/8" square tubing that will add strength to the tower while it is lifted. At 25 feet I don't believe there will be too much strain on the angle...
  29. Thread: 3520 Price

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    3520 Price

    Hit up the local dealer for a price on a cabbed 3520. Not many options ( mid pro, turfs, hydro, 1 rear hydraulic port ) to speak of. Only 13% off full list. Incidently list was five hundred more...
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    Re: Welding with a battery charger????

    Sometimes its not what you NEED ... its what you WANT !!! I have a Miller 252 MIG. Would not be without it. Makes me look like a pro and has infinite settings. Costs a few bucks but come sale...
  31. Thread: Dog pics

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    Re: Dog pics

    He is a well marked good featured springer. I saw one that was all dark brown. Ddin't know there were single color models. Winston also loves the snow. He flies through it nose under the surface...
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    Re: Windmill tower

    In my area many six foot fans had three post towers for shallow wells. I made a four leg tower because I just like the looks of it. It will also be easier to level on four steel ground supports. I...
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    Re: Windmill tower

    A twelve foot fan is something I have only dreamed of. Beautiful but at sixty feet in the air it will look like an eight foot. As you can tell I don't have a lot of knowledge on mills but trial and...
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    Re: Windmill tower

    Neat ..... That is what I had in mind. The twenty five footer will be by the house. I have a forty foot tower and an extra Aermotor head that will be in the pond area. Always thought they were...
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    Re: Windmill tower

    Thanks for the tip. I was wondering when I placed them if a guy had bigger boots on how they would fit into the enclosures. Will rectify when the pump is added.... amateurs,.... grrrrrrrr

    It...
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    Windmill tower

    345247 I bought a pile of old windmill parts with a pump, some fan blades, bent tower supports and spent a day sorting and checking what was usable. To my surprise the pump dates back to 1901 with...
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    Re: Backhoe Bucket Modification

    The sheet metal on the bucket ( sides and curved back portion ) is 1/4" steel plus the reinforcements. It is way overkill for a compact hoe but it will never get damaged or rust out. The attaching...
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    Front-End Loader Re: Tooth bar for a TC45DA NH Tractor

    I welded teeth to a piece of 3/8" flat stock. The bottom of the tooth guide slid under the cutting edge and it was held in place by two bolts in the bucket side plate. I have tortured it for five...
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    Re: Ouch! 19 hours on 3320 that was "ordered"?

    I was there when my TC 55DA came off the truck. It had one half hour on it and I tried it out fifteen minutes later. There is no reason for 19 hours. Someone tried this unit out and probably was a...
  40. Thread: Dog pics

    by Agent Blue
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    Re: Dog pics

    NOT spoiled........ Over loved ! He is a great companion.
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    Buying Advice Re: Depreciation of 3520

    Very popular tractor. Tractor house has four pages of examples. Non hydro may be a deduct as most of these compacts have the three speed hydro. With a loader retail may be in the 16-18k range. ...
  42. Thread: Dog pics

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    Re: Dog pics

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    This is Winston Allister. He is a two year old Soft Coat Wheaten Terrier. He loves car rides, naps, dog treats, running 80 miles per hour, and diving through snow banks. A very high action...
  43. Thread: Dog pics

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    Re: Dog pics

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    This is Winston Allister. He is a two year old Soft Coat Wheaten Terrier. He loves car rides, naps, dog treats, running 80 miles per hour, and diving through snow banks. A very high action...
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    Re: Backhoe Bucket Modification

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    Nine hours total and twenty dollars in material. Works like it was made to fit.
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    Re: Yanmar 336D Removable Winter Cab

    Hey Mack;
    You have great beginnings .... and free is also a good thing. Plan your mounts and mods before prepping for paint. I usually get going on the pretty side and end up cutting some of it...
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    Re: John Deere 4600 diesel, about 60 hours

    Taking into consideration the build years of the 4600 is from 1998 to 2001 ...... the machine could be 14 years of age. If only 60 hours this means the original fluids may still be in the machine as...
  47. Re: Not Happy with Fuel Filter assembly on TC 48DA New Holland

    I filter all my fuel for the 55DA and it isn't a problem. Clean waterless fuel makes a happy diesel.
  48. Re: Running a front snowthrower off a mid mount PTO?

    Why not just buy a 59" John Deere blower and solve the mystery ? It will run the speed of your existing PTO and do a great job. I have one.
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    Re: Home built cab

    Pays to have friends with nice tools. What ever kind of tube bender he has it sure does quality even arcs. Your making the rest of us look bad.
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    Re: Home built cab

    How did you make the nice bend over the fenders with the 1x2 or 3/4 x 2 tubing ? Looks like a perfect arc.
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    Backhoe Bucket Modification

    Bought a new left over 24" bucket for the 611 Bradco. I know I said I was going to build one but I stumbled over this example at the steel yard for one fifty out the door. Per my luck it doesn't...
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    Re: Back blade build started

    What is the four post lift under the tractor ? Factory or garage fabricated ? Looks like a compact design made for tractors and equipment.
    Reference the rear blade. Looks like a lot of planning...
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    John Deere 4110 Service

    Another go around with the hydraulic oil and filter. @ Near twenty dollars a gallon I hope there is magic in the Hy - Gard transmission oil. I guess if it moves things correctly it is a must. The...
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    Tractor News Re: Yanmar dealers in the US

    I am not saying take the tractor motor and transplant it into a truck. Much different application. I am refering to foreign lite truck diesels, Toyota, Nissan, ect, that are currently manufactured...
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    Tractor News Re: Yanmar dealers in the US

    I have owned two Deeres with Yanmar diesels. With routine maint. these engines perform flawlessly. Also owned a Kubota 25 hp diesel in a RTV. None of the diesels used oil, failed to start or...
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    Re: 54" Snow Blower will it fit a 4100 ?

    I have a 4110 with a 59" blower. It needs a counterweight but does that contraption make snow fly !!!! It was cheap and only two years old so a few attaching plates and a drive shaft bearing made...
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    Buying Advice Re: Deere 4010 (compact) loader mounts

    3/16" flat and tube stock. One afternoon - evening in the shop. Had to buy new longer metric bolts, just went to Deere dealer and picked them up. Had the steel, bolts were the expensive part,...
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    Buying Advice Re: Deere 4010 (compact) loader mounts

    I built my mounts out of square tube and some flat stock. Fairly simple mount certainly not worth 600.
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    Re: Where to find rebuild parts for 4110

    When they are subjected to abuse... yes the cost goes up. Normal working hours will see these combinations surpass thousands of hours. Great machines and hard to buy at a reasonable price. The 955...
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    Re: Price check 2004 4110

    Subtract the cab, backhoe , and loader......... your paying about $2500. for the tractor. 4110 is a nice small machine with good hydraulic flow. They bring a good dollar from a dealer that has one....
  61. Re: 2014 Ram 2500 6.4L Gas w/Air Ride Rear Suspension!

    Next you will need air brakes and wind foils. Air suspension boots are nothing new. Its the maintenance of lines compressor and controls. The car companies parted ways with them long ago and for...
  62. Re: Had a 4115, have a 1026R, looking at 2032R or 3320

    I can see going from a 4115 to a 3320 for the 33% increase in power, slightly larger frame, more hydraulic flow, and more weight. What I can't imagine is trading 24hp for 25 hp even with the styling...
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    Re: Got a new Place in Temecula, CA,

    Snakes & dust.... two of my favorites. The California dream isn't for everyone but a nice place to visit. A lot of controversy over taxes, state finances, and living costs. I would have to live in...
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    Re: Windmill tower

    I paid $125.00 for the pump, 2 fans, and some angle iron structure remains of the tower. I am confident I can build a twenty footer for less than $250. I have no idea where these people get their...
  65. Re: Newer mid mounter mowers..... smaller guide wheels ?

    I have a 60" mmm on a 4110 Deere. I was just curious as to why they changed. I know the hydraulic sets the cutting height. That is why they put the adjustable stop on the linkage control. Its...
  66. Re: what to order for mounting a 47" snowblower from a 445 to a 2320-

    I bought a used 59" blower and mounted it to my 4110. I used the drive shaft, fabed a mounting plate for the frame. Bought a stub shaft, two bearings, and added a support for the lift cylinder. ...
  67. Newer mid mounter mowers..... smaller guide wheels ?

    I have noticed the newer mowers have small plastic rollers in place of the old style larger wheels. Do they serve a better purpose or was it a cost savings move ? To me it just looks like the...
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    Re: Brush Forks for 23HP Kubota BX2350

    I am sure it will work fine but you still have the bucket limiting your total lift weight. I just built a set of forks using 2x2 tubing that quick change to the loader and slide adjust to fit...
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    Re: Tractor backhoe - homemade

    I built houses and played with redoing cars most of my life. When I retired I bought a wire feed welder, an Ellis bandsaw, and a drill press. It is just fascinating what one can come up with when...
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    Re: Ditching Bucket

    I bought a 24" bucket. So new the shipping tag was still present with replaceable teeth. The only draw back is the attachment is too narrow for my Bradco. A little cutting and welding will solve...
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    Re: Windmill tower

    Its a Duplex windmill head. About twice as heavy as a aermotor as I have both with an eight foot fan. For the price of some angle iron I will go the tower route.
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    Re: Windmill tower

    That is what got me to thinking was the side load pressure. Although it would not be high off the ground and in a secluded area that amount of weight shifting around may cause problems. I guess it...
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    Windmill tower

    I have a 8' fan and pump from a windmill that was taken down years back. I straightened the fan blades and filled the oil galley with automatic transmission fluid. I have it on a 9' stand...
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    Re: stump grinder / root saw ideas?

    I don't think by building a " look alike " design your infringing on any patients. If that is the case quick buy a trailer because your morals won't ever let you attach an axle to some square...
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    Re: JD2320 Home Made Cab

    If and when I get a moment to build a cab for the 4110 my priority will be size. Square tubing will provide all the roll over protection one will ever need. I would remove it and put it aside to...
  76. Re: John Deere 4120 V.S. Kubota Grand L4060 w/ prices

    No insecurity on my part. I bought a Deere and a NH. Brand names to me means resale, parts availability, and confidence. I have " saved " money before and that lesson lingers long after the sale.
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    Re: Question about Snap On battery impact gun

    This is the reason I bought the B&D electric model. A bit bigger, heavier, drag the electrical cord around, but it works !! Battery powered models may fail after the initial trial leading one to...
  78. Re: miller 252 for 700$ ?!? What do I need to check before I buy??

    Started with a 180 Miller,used. Then a used Lincoln 255. Seemed like the voltage varied due to the looks of the bead. Had it three years. Found a 252 Miller. One year old with paperwork and 90%...
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    Re: 62D Mower Deck replacement parts for 2520

    Place a piece of 1/2" flat stock between the two pieces with elongated holes and hammer it back into the correct position. Nothing broken, just needs persuasion. Mine looked worse. Just take your...
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    Re: Pulling the well pump

    My well is 200', pump is at 190. Water vein is between 95-110'. Well driller gave me some extra storage space at my expense. Initially 2-3 gallons per minute when tested. We hydrofractured the...
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    Re: Update on my new 3520 Cab

    Taking into consideration, 37 gross hp, max of 3570 #, hydro transmission, two speed transmission ........ I don't believe your over powered with a six foot box blade. I have 55 hp with extra weight...
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    Re: LS thread topics a bit boring

    Well Gary... Helped you out with the boring part. There are LS owners alive and well. When i TRIED to trade my Ford on a Chevrolet I tried to explain to the salesman he wasn't giving me enough...
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    Re: LS thread topics a bit boring

    BLIND loyalty has nothing to do with it. It's economics. I don't hold tractors for twenty years. I like to update and really buy what costs less in repairs and brings cash at sale time. John...
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    Re: LS thread topics a bit boring

    They have only been out a couple years and none have the amount of hours to have problems. When commercial applications buy them if they don't work out they sell and buy something else. They seldom...
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    Re: LS.. Still going in production ?

    Thanks, For a moment I thought all LS owners were taking a nap. Still curious about the drive train. Is it a Korean manufacture or parts shifted from the parent Italian company ?
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    LS.. Still going in production ?

    I bought a NH TC 55 with HSS and could not ask for a better fit. New Holland or its conglomerate shifted production to Korea while changing the model numbers and designation. I asked several...
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    Re: Front loader for JD 317

    I built a loader for a 4110 which is a size larger than the 317 - 318 series and has four wheel drive. No plans, just built as I went off photos of like machines. With four rams, lines, hoses,...
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    Re: New Holland 450 Sickle Mower

    Your absolutely right... a sickle mower is a step back in time. I repacked the roller bearings in the pitman, greased everything and chopped down both sides of the pond banks. Not the greatest job...
  89. Re: Looking for a nice UTV for about $2k. What should I be looking for?

    For 2k its not what should I be looking for ...... it should be look at anything you can find. Four grand doesn't even buy much in my area. Advertise for a 2x2 gator. Good machine, many produced.
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    Re: New Holland 450 Sickle Mower

    Its just for cutting around the pond. I have a 370 flail for the fields with trees.
    I found a Ford #501 near by for $90.00. New belt and a tune up... sure to fulfill my needs.
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    Re: Can't find a reason to upgrade

    This is the reason an up grade is so hard to justify. Its the right frame size for many jobs ( snow, loader, mowing ) and easy to maneuver. For the same machine new I am sure the MMM will not work...
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    Re: New Holland 450 Sickle Mower

    Any trouble finding parts ? I assume replacement bearings would be the first order of business. Just don't want to end up with a dinosaur and odd specced parts. Any idea the years of manufacture ?
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    Sickle Bar Re: New Holland 450 sickle bar mower

    I am going to look at one next week. Ad says good condition, $350 or offer, no sickle.
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    New Holland 450 Sickle Mower

    Looking at buying one for trimming around the pond and property edges. Anyone have info on this model.... years available and if the wobble system was a good working system ?
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    Re: John Deere 550 gator

    All the problems in 32 hours of service ? I would be looking at selling or trading soon. That is not normal.
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    3038E, Anyone have one ?

    Thirty eight hp sounds like alot of zip for a small frame tractor. Just saw an ad for one. It said prices start at 16k for the E series. They still continue with the two speed hydro. Three speed...
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    Re: Can't find a reason to upgrade

    By driving one can surely understand it was engineered fifty years ago. I like the fact it is not a cookie cutter design and very few around this area. As far as driving I would take our new Malibu...
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    Re: A Dream come true, almost

    Couldn't agree more !
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    Gator Blades on a 60" MMM

    I am sure there is a post on them but no luck in the search process. Wondering if anyone uses them. I had a new set when I traded for the 4110. Like a dummy I didn't remove them. Anyone notice a...
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    Re: Can't find a reason to upgrade

    One has to be a graduate of MIT to post pictures on this contraption. All the mid years are coupes... 2 63s and 1 66 427 . Wife has a full option 75 convertible 43k for miles. And of course your...
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