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    Posthole Digger Re: 3 point posthole auger

    Thanks for all the reply's. I did several holes today, nice and slow on the rpm and it worked much better. Stalled the engine once but overall low rpm and down slowly worked well. Thanks, Tony
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    Posthole Digger Re: 3 point posthole auger

    As I lower it into the hole I am also constantly pulling it back up but once it get over 8" down, it really want to "go home" pretty fast and it bites in pretty solid screwing into the ground, I...
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    Posthole Digger 3 point posthole auger

    I picked up a 3 point auger (tractor supply...on sale) to install some fence posts. I got it assembled and on the tractor and did a few test holes tonight. I have a 6" auger, this is mounted on my...
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    1020 rear axle grease fittings...

    On the top of the rear axle housing, out towards the wheel, there is a grease fitting. How much grease should be put in these? If routinely done, 3-6 pumps on the grease gun or???

    Thanks, Tony
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    Filters on Deere 1020

    I have a 1969 Deere 1020 with gas engine. My Wix filter book shows both a transmission filter and a hydraulic filter. Which one is located on the bottom under the seat platform? Does it have the...
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    Re: Seen a Model R...

    We still see a few of the older Deeres around here though local farms mostly use New Generation or Generation 2 Deeres. It really shocked me to see an old diesel though and the R models were rarely...
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    Seen a Model R...

    I live on a small farm in south central Ohio. The area is rolling hills, small fields and all farms are quite small. I am pretty familiar with the local equipment in use on these farms...at least I...
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    Tiller Re: Picking a King Kutter tiller

    Finally made my decision and picked up a 6' KK II yesterday, $1595. I really could not justify the extra $ for the "Pro" model. Got it home, unloaded and on the tractor. I topped up the gear oils...
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    Tiller Re: Picking a King Kutter tiller

    We will never go back to the Caroni, it is not up to the work we do. Constant cracking of the steel in stress areas and original welds also cracking along with having soft bolts throughout. It was...
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    Tiller Re: Picking a King Kutter tiller

    Both are gear drive, both use the same gear driven side box and similar (if not the same) top gear box. Lot of the same parts. Both have PTO shafts with a clutch. KKII are made here in Ohio, KK Pro...
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    Tiller Picking a King Kutter tiller

    Time to retire my Caroni FL1400 tiller (produce and seed farm, really put thru the paces) and I have decided on a King Kutter for the replacement. I am torn between the King Kutter II and the King...
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    Replacement temp gauge for 1020

    Ok...I have the 135 gas engine in my 1969 1020 all back together from it's in frame rebuild and fired it up today. Unfortunately when I was taking things apart I could not get the temp probe out of...
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    Re: Correct thermostat for 1020 gas Deere?

    I am going to run the 180 and see how it goes. I know on most water cooled carburated engines, 180 seems to work the best. I'll keep an eye on things and go from there. Thanks guys. Tony
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    Correct thermostat for 1020 gas Deere?

    I almost have the engine back together in my 1969 135 ci gas 1020 (in frame rebuild after sleeves were leaking). I had picked up a replacement thermostat that Stant listed in their catalog, pn...
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    Re: Water in my oil....deere 1020...HELP

    O.K., got one liner out and will work on this again later this week. Now...this is an older model, engine serial number is 133647T, tractor made in 1969, engine looks to be made in 1968 (date on...
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    Water in my oil....deere 1020...HELP

    I have developed a coolent into oil leak on my 1020 Deere. It is a 1969 mfg with the 135 gas engine, about 1,500 hours on it, runs great. I caught it before any damage was done looks like. I...
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    Re: Firestone Guide Grip tires...

    Nebraska tire's "hot deals" are out of stock...made in India.

    They do have American Farmer 6.00-16 3 rib, 6 ply for $87.50.

    Tony
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    Re: Firestone Guide Grip tires...

    these are 3 rib front tires, 2wd tractor. I guess the biggest thing is... where are they (Firestone) made? Are they as good as they were 20 years ago?

    Tony
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    Firestone Guide Grip tires...

    I am looking at getting new front tires for my 1020 Deere, they are 6.00 x 16. No one locally sells Firestone but they are available online several places. Anyone purchase any of these lately? Are...
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    Re: Thinking about a used L&G tractor...

    Budget will be $2,000. I use to own a 445 and loved it! I sold it when I moved a few years ago and deeply regret that.

    What models should I stay away from???

    Thanks, Tony
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    Thinking about a used L&G tractor...

    It's time to add another riding mower and really want more of a lawn and garden tractor but my funds can not swing a new one. My worn out Craftsman finally gave it up (rod out the side of the...
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    Front tire size for 1020 Deere

    I have a 1973 1020 Deere and it is time to replace the front tires. The original Firestones are 16-6.00 two rib. Can I use 16-6.50? What about the width difference? There is 1" or so clearance...
  23. Thread: 1976 300

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    1976 300

    While out on a spring drive today, I stopped and looked at a little deere that is for sale. The sign said it is a 1976 model 300. I am not familiar with this model, looks a lot like a 1020, Has a...
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    Swartz wide front on 3010

    I'm going to be looking at a 3010 next week that has a Swartz wide front end. I know there have been a lot of Swartz wide fronts used over the years but I am unfamiliar with them myself. Are these...
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