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  1. Re: Yanmar Turf Tire Package for YM1601D Question

    Hey Todd - I did get you email and responded but it doesn't look like it went through to you.

    In any event, When I was looking I ordered from Hoye but they couldn’t get the tires so I had to...
  2. Thread: Yanmar 177

    by Scotty Dive
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    Welcome to tbn. There is a yanmar forum to ask...

    Welcome to tbn. There is a yanmar forum to ask these questions but your tractor is from what I understand extremely rare and difficult to find parts for. The good news is yanmars are very reliable...
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    Re: HP vs Weight

    I just looked up the YM2820D in the Yanmar Operation Manual I have (from Hoye) for the 20 series tractors. It lists the 2820 at 2936 lbs and the 2820D at 3165 lbs.
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    I think this guy is shrewd. He already refunded...

    I think this guy is shrewd. He already refunded my money so I don't think I can refuse that and I think that eliminates my ability to file a complaint.
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    Welcome aboard Start with the basics...

    Welcome aboard


    Start with the basics ....check the air filter and fuel filter and then proper bleeding procedure
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    I ordered one of those 50 pound boxes and was...

    I ordered one of those 50 pound boxes and was notified today that the shipment was refused at my post office. I called up my post office and found out that the eBay seller tried to ship the rods...
  7. As with everything, going through this process is...

    As with everything, going through this process is a learning experience. My original cylinder which had a 4 inch barrel and a 2 inch rod had a welded tube and and what they call a pinhole or pin eye...
  8. Re: need a new cylinder for my log splitter and need some advice

    They said that the rod was bent and that the key way was unable to be removed (not sure what that means) basically they explained that at $100 per labor it was not economically feasible to repair. ...
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    I also think I heard they were on some Yamaha at...

    I also think I heard they were on some Yamaha at or other brand all terrain vehicles...
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    This would be an ideal time to figure out if...

    This would be an ideal time to figure out if there is an led solution because it would provide more light with less amperage draw. I don't have an answer but I would guess there is some led light...
  11. Re: need a new cylinder for my log splitter and need some advice

    Thanks JJ. I know Surplus Center is reputable and has good prices. One thing I have noticed is I can get a Wolverine cylinder (made by Prince) that is a tie rod version for $165 - it is the 4 inch...
  12. need a new cylinder for my log splitter and need some advice

    Dropped off my Prince cylinder and I am being told its not repairable. Replacement is in the $450 range ....OUCH!

    its a 4 inch case with a 2 inch rod and 24 inch stroke. Its an odd ball cylinder...
  13. On my 2020 the lever when moved forward is in...

    On my 2020 the lever when moved forward is in 4wd. And back is not in 4wd
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    Re: Springs for under the seat

    Clemson - Thanks for the request because I took it apart again for some pictures and I learned something....so here goes.

    First Picture shows the slide bracket with the new spring installed and...
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    No access to get the stud out without butchering...

    No access to get the stud out without butchering the adjustable seat slide. Wasn't worth taking that chance
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    Re: Springs for under the seat

    Against my better judgement I went forward. For those who follow - the risks are breaking off these studs and either have to weld a new stud to the slide or weld the spring in place and a 5 minute...
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    Re: Springs for under the seat

    He** if I know.....They both just spin????? - I figured an 2 minute swap out but no luck.
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    My cushion stops are part of the seat slide. The...

    My cushion stops are part of the seat slide. The bolt for the rubber cushion which is pressed in is also unaccessable because the slide mechanism is two pieces and there doesn't seem a easy was to...
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    There is no way to get to the rubber stopper...

    There is no way to get to the rubber stopper bolts. They are 1. Pressed on and 2. I would have to take the sliding rail apart for the seat assembly and knock the bolts out. And that does not look...
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    Springs for under the seat

    I bought these springs that are the exact size as the rubber "cushions" that are on the seat bracket to help cushion my ride. Well, I cannot for the life of
    me see a way that is relatively easy to...
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    Looks like reed or pampras grass

    Looks like reed or pampras grass
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    The only way I have ever used my creeping gear is...

    The only way I have ever used my creeping gear is when the yard is filled with sticks from a hurricane I put it in first and creeper and let it ride along across the lawn while I pick up all the...
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    Here is video I made recently of my gauge going...

    Here is video I made recently of my gauge going through a full bucket curl and back. If you look closely you can see that without a load the system pressure is about 50-100 psi and then spikes up to...
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    Marcus, I purchased a YM 2020D about five years...

    Marcus, I purchased a YM 2020D about five years ago. It was a Vietnam refurbished with 200 or so hours on it. It had a loader, rice tires, a back blade and a 42 inch brushcutter. I bought that for...
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    This is a great topic for discussion. I have...

    This is a great topic for discussion. I have worked from my home for the better part of 15 years now. I will admit that the first 6 months I was not as disciplined as I am now. I was goofing off and...
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    Re: Possible 3ph problem

    check this picture: Yanmar Tractor Parts: THREE POINT AND PTO

    You will see the chains you need to pull the arms towards the tires. When you don't have any attachments on the arms just use a bungy...
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    Re: overrun clutch

    my PTO shaft has groves that encircle the shaft allowing a pin to lock in. It however is not a hole perpendicular to the shaft.

    Here is an image of what I have: ...
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    Buying Advice That's a great point. I have a hilly, turf and...

    That's a great point. I have a hilly, turf and boggy property. I have turfs, loaded with chains on at all times. The ags were too aggressive for my applications
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    Re: aux fan cooling for 3110

    You can install a pusher fan - very popular in the off roading community. HOWEVER, I would first make sure the radiator and system is working perfectly. Your tractor should not be in the red if its...
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    Re: Yanmar ym187D. What to look for?

    All tractors can handle being outside. However, rain can get down the stack if not angled correctly, or a flapper or a tin can is not installed. Water gets into areas where the shift boot rubber...
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    Re: Yanmar ym187D. What to look for?

    I don't know this as a fact but to Winstons point that very few parts are going to be on a shelf for a 30 year old tractor especially 4wd parts that don't wear out often. As far as I can tell the...
  32. Buying Advice Re: looking at remanufactured fx28d with FEL

    I would take a look at Fredericks. You will get a quality rebuilt tractor and a warranty. They are also in Al:

    Yanmar - Fredricks Equipment
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    Re: Wow! What a great site.

    Welcome aboard! - This site is GREAT
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    Yes the 3 pt relief pressure is the same as the...

    Yes the 3 pt relief pressure is the same as the curl and the bucket lift
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    At the very beginning of the video is the...

    At the very beginning of the video is the pressure reading of when the 3 pt was raised. The other changes are when I curled up and then down. The curl only works when I move the joy stick.
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    Re: yanmar 2020 with a v tech v2 loader

    Sorry 'bout that.....Its fixed now:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6l-svq7kiFQ
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    Re: yanmar 2020 with a v tech v2 loader

    JJ - I made a video as I thought it would best so you can see what the gauge reads. The video is upside down but that's so we can read the gauge best. In the foreground you can see the loader...
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    are weber grills worth the money

    Why and how long did the grill last before you had to replace parts.

    I am frustrated with the $250 grills that need $100 worth of parts every couple of years
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    If I remember correctly, it will pin the gauge...

    If I remember correctly, it will pin the gauge which is over 5000 psi
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    Re: yanmar 2020 with a v tech v2 loader

    These loaders unfortunately have no specs that any of us Yanmar Viet Nam refurbed owners can find.

    I have a gauge plumbed in on the pressure side of the valve and I see the relief come in at 2200...
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    yanmar 2020 with a v tech v2 loader

    This is a question for the hydraulics gurus. I have noticed on my loader that the curl is weaker than what the bucket lift can pick up. The best explanation I can give, is today I had the forks on my...
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    Re: Decompression doing anything?

    I know on mine - the engagement of the TS is CCW on the ignition switch and held for (about 20 seconds or more for me - This is the amount of time needed for the TS to open the valve and have diesel...
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    Mine is a pull type on my 2020d. The comment of...

    Mine is a pull type on my 2020d. The comment of not adding fuel until oil pressure is up and full compression is interesting and makes sense to me
  44. Thread: YM 1500

    by Scotty Dive
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    Re: YM 1500

    Near Memphis and only 2wd: Yanmar ym1500
  45. Thread: YM 1500

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    Re: YM 1500

    Wish I could find one for $500 that needed purging:

    Yanmar Tractor Fuel Bleeding Procedure
  46. Thread: YM 1500

    by Scotty Dive
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    Re: YM 1500

    All day long. If it it total junk the parts alone will cover your time and expense. Send us some pictures. When you say it turns over but wont crank do you mean that the engine is not stuck but...
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    Re: Reverse Osmosis Recommendations????

    Received it Friday. Very well packaged and right on time with what they told me when I ordered it. I did notice that it was slightly wet in some of the packaging bags and read that each system is...
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    Re: Reverse Osmosis Recommendations????

    Will do!
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    Re: Reverse Osmosis Recommendations????

    Thanks for all of the opinions - I couldn't believe how many systems are out there. I ended up with a APEC system designed for wells (30-50 psi) systems. Should be here next week and will install it...
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    Re: Decompression doing anything?

    Same here. Mine won't start either but it wants to and as soon as I close the decomp it fires up - not as much in very cold weather though
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    Re: Decompression doing anything?

    Just my 2 cents here. On my 2020D - 3cyl, I don't notice a great deal of difference with the decompression lever pulled when the outside temperatures are 60 or better. Mine will actually begin to...
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    Chdinct...give me a call and we can discuss

    Chdinct...give me a call and we can discuss
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    Reverse Osmosis Recommendations????

    We took advantage of a state pilot to have our well tested for Uranium - our results showed that we are over the EPA recommended levels and we are BIG water drinkers. Recommended solution is a...
  54. Re: Propane Hot Water Tank heater or Tankless? Help me decide.

    I am following another thread on TBN and I see that the prices have started to fall. I alos have a call into my supplier to get his take on the market. Everything I have read was that this was due...
  55. Propane Hot Water Tank heater or Tankless? Help me decide.

    I am considering swapping out my 40 gallon electric for a propane fired solution. Here is my situation:

    - Electric 40 gallon is 13 years old - no problems but thinking I should be proactive...
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    Re: Fuel return question

    Hoye says when installing a new TS:
    THE NEW GLOW PLUG WILL NEED TO BE CYCLED 10-20 TIMES TO BLEED THE AIR OUT OF THE FUEL LINE BEFORE IT WILL START BURNING THE DIESEL. CYCLE IT ON 10 SECONDS THEN...
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    What kind of grease do you use in the grinder

    What kind of grease do you use in the grinder
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    What kind of grease do you use in the grinder

    What kind of grease do you use in the grinder
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    Re: tightening sway chains

    Thanks California - Now I get it!
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    Re: tightening sway chains

    any pictures?????
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    California...I have enclosed a picture of my...

    California...I have enclosed a picture of my chains. How would a clevis pin fit into the equation?

    360785
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    Re: Thermostart operation?

    its not a freeze plug, but a actual screwed in square keyed (sticking out) plug. I can't for the life of me get anything on it to really bite and move it. When it warms up again outside I will give...
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    Re: tightening sway chains

    My stabilizer chains get loose and I find I have to tighten them down a couple times per day. I have chains on my turfs and when I hear that familiar sound of thesway arm hit the tire chain I know...
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    Working on 2015 firewood

    Working on 2015 firewood
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    Re: Thermostart operation?

    Sometimes I hear the poof, but most times I don't. And your comment of knowing when the valve has opened is the reason I wanted to install the Red TS light - with the assumption it lights or goes...
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    Re: Thermostart operation?

    I think I will remove mine at some point and clean her out but I did try it again and video'd it for you all. I think it is working just fine - do you agree? Couple things to know about the video:...
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    Great video. It looks like yours was glowing...

    Great video. It looks like yours was glowing really red at the 7 second mark and ignited the fuel almost immediately afterwards. Mine had to warm up that valve first before fuel will flow maybe I...
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    Re: Thermostart operation?

    I have nothing to compare it to, but my element sure looked fine when it glowed red at the 10 second mark. If you think about the old cigarette lighters in cars it took at least that long for them...
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    Last night I did a little experiment. The tractor...

    Last night I did a little experiment. The tractor was already warmed up when I did this but outside temperature was about 20 degrees. Shut the tractor off and removed my intake tube. Then turned on...
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    Tires I added chains to mine and run them year round. ...

    I added chains to mine and run them year round. They help quite a bit in the mud too
  71. Re: Trouble Convincing Signifcant Other to Buy SCUT

    here is my .02

    I went through the same thing at our house, - had lawn mower for the lawn, lawn tractor for snow removal. We needed a new tractor and I started looking around. $1500 for a lawn...
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    Re: battery suggestion for Yanmar YM2210?

    Personally, I would buy the biggest CCA that would fit in the tray! I have a Napa Commercial with 925 CCA similair to this: NAPA AUTO PARTS
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    Re: Yanmar ym155d won't start

    Welcome!

    So with pushing it runs so that's a good thing. Does the starter work? If it runs and you are getting fuel to the injectors than I am not sure the pump or injectors are the problem. So...
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    Re: YM2000 Need some repair advice...

    I have used a helicoil before but I have no real world experience but did find this comparison - albeit from the key locking website:

    HeliCoil® Inserts compared to Acme | Heli-coil® | Keensert |...
  75. Thread: boom pole

    by Scotty Dive
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    Connecticut boom pole

    Looking for a HD 3 pt boom pole in the Connecticut area.
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    I just experienced the same thing. $70 for the...

    I just experienced the same thing. $70 for the shield vs $100 for new shaft which includes the shield. Go figure
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    Re: PTO Shaft - What to order?

    Thanks Guys I ordered one up and now I have to wait and see what I get.
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    Do those lights have a hi lo function?

    Do those lights have a hi lo function?
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    PTO Shaft - What to order?

    I feel pretty stupid here and was hoping I can get lucky and have one of the brain trust here point me to the correct product.

    Here is my situation - I have a Valby chipper and I realized the pto...
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    Yes....anyone who has ever tripped in their life...

    Yes....anyone who has ever tripped in their life or has the possibility of ever tripping should stay away from any and all equipment.

    I use a pto shaft for my stationary wood chipper and sometimes...
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    Re: Pto safty shields

    I am not for any more regulations or anyone making me do anything, but a safety shield makes sense even for the experienced operator who trips and falls into a rotating shaft. I won't even discuss...
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    Comparison It seems that hoye and fredericks are still in...

    It seems that hoye and fredericks are still in business without any changes that I am aware of and thats a great thing. Does anyone know what the terms were that dealers agreed on?
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    Comparison It seems that hoye and fredericks are still in...

    It seems that hoye and fredericks are still in business without any changes that I am aware of and thats a great thing. Does anyone know what the terms were that dealers had to agree on?
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    I've been wondering where he was too. Hope he's...

    I've been wondering where he was too. Hope he's okay and joins us soon.
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    I shut off the fuel and run the carbs dry on all...

    I shut off the fuel and run the carbs dry on all my engines. ZERO problems.
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    I have a small pond on my property. All I do is...

    I have a small pond on my property. All I do is after a day of skating I pull out the garden hose and I spray down the whole pond. It's about 150 feet by 100 feet. Takes me about 10 minutes to wet...
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    Re: Chainsaw sharpening, hand or grind?!

    Personally I thought I wasn't hand sharpening well enough so I bought a HF grinder. What I didn't like is that it takes a lot off very fast - I suspect that is true with all grinders. Get the angle...
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    Re: Bx2660 woods rcc42

    Does the RC 442 have a "stump jumper"?
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    Re: Thermo Start Light

    I am in the same boat - would be nice but not necessary. I learned how long I need to keep the key to the TS spot while I had the intake off and watched the coil glow red and create heat and smoke. ...
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    Re: Thermo Start Light

    Not sure about ohms, but I use the continuity setting across the bulb - thats where the volt meter makes an audible sound when a circuit is present
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    Re: Thermo Start Light

    Thanks Winston. I had a few minutes today while it was still warm enough to be outside...I did some digging under my dash - mine is covered with panels and was hoping to find a bare wire with a plug...
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    Re: Thermo Start Light

    Winston - Looks like I have the same black box. I did not remove it but saw no numbers on it. Wonder if it works??? Any idea what I should expect in terms of voltage across those wires? BTW, it...
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    Re: Thermo Start Light

    Well - thats interesting Winston -

    So - I do have a missing light near the the key switch and I do have a similiar black box in the engine compartment - wonder if I am just missing the light?
    ...
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    Thermo Start Light

    I have what I believe is a light that is the thermo start indicator light - mine does not work. I actually thought it was for illuminating the gear shift when the headlights were on.

    Can anyone...
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    Re: Hoye Power Steering

    Thanks - I ordered the whole kit and am working with Matt @ Hoye to see if I need to build my own bracket to fit with my V-Tek loader
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    Re: Harbor Freight Tools that don't suck

    I see two in NH - Nashua and Salem - there are a few in Ma that I know of - Hyannis, New Bedford, also in Warwick RI and at least three in CT.
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    Re: Hoye Power Steering

    Just my luck - Aaron - is there anyway you can share the cylinder part number so I can try to hunt it down and purchase it separately ????? My shoulder is Killing me!
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    Re: Log Splitter Wedge ripped off.

    To quote Dirty Harry " A man's got to know his limitations".

    However - I can read, I can ask questions and I can watch. But I have always learned the best by doing. I read and I asked questions...
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    On the engager breakaway system the yellow light...

    On the engager breakaway system the yellow light stays lit when it is charging. You have to press the status button to see if the the battery is charged and therefore green. Just thought I would...
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    Re: Hoye Power Steering

    Resurrecting this thread again. Still thinking about this and it might be a good project over the winter - although working in a freezing garage is not my idea of fun.

    Hoye - any chance you have...
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