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    Re: Best & worst Moter Cycle - Most fun

    I am to old now but had 13 bikes over many years from small to large . The Gold wing and a loaded Kawasaki Vulcan were the two best riding bikes for sure . Never owned a Harley , wish I had though ....
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    Re: Kubota B2650 and B3350 info and hints

    I don't have a tiller now but had one on a L 235 Kubota a few years back , it had just a little less HP than my current 2650 . The L 235 was a hand me down from my dad who had market gardens for many...
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    Mowing Re: Rotary cutter swing arc

    My dad always had the turn buckle system and kept things tight without ever having any problems . As for me I keep things with a little forgiveness ( 2 or 3 inches ) and have never had a problem...
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    Re: Root Removal - BB Rippers?

    Those roots can go pretty deep , depending on soil and water conditions. I have a 57 hp tractor and wonder if it would be up to the task , but not sure. I suppose if a man kept at it long enough it...
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    Re: Snow blower removal

    I agree with farm boy , my dealer showed me how to put it on and then take it off . Take off your drive shaft that connects to the mid mount pto first . Mark your hyd. lines so you will know where...
  6. Thread: New B2650 Owner

    by HEC
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    Re: New B2650 Owner

    I sure like mine , I bought the 2650 for the same reason . You may want to change the hyd. filter a little sooner than what the manual says , mine was really dirty .
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    Been out 4 times thus far this year , couple...

    Been out 4 times thus far this year , couple small storms and one fairly large one . It is snowing now but very light so far , could be 5 or 6 inches .
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    Re: New type of knee surgery!!

    Bigtller isn't that the truth, I had had a knee replaced 6 months ago and they told me I would be able to do the things I normally do in 8 weeks . I would go back for check ups and then they said,"...
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    Re: Are LED Light Bulbs a Fire Risk

    Maybe a word of caution with led !!!!!!!!!!! Put an led in one of our small lamps and the shade had a metal bracket to hold the shade on the bulb . The bulb began to get much dimmer so I shut it...
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    That works well for me also

    That works well for me also
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    Re: Shoulder Replacement Surgery

    I had a full knee replacement July 6 and still recovering . Some people recover very quickly , I wasn't one of them . I have been sleeping in a recliner up until a few days ago and had to go back to...
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    Re: T293 HST; which rotary mower?

    I use a land pride rcr 1860 5 ft. med. duty on my B2650 with no problem , but only mow tall grass with it . This was what my dealer recommended for my use . I have a little less pto hp than you do ....
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    Re: Brush Hog Blade Sharpening

    When I sharpen mine with the angle grinder I just go over the nicks, not trying to take them out , it doesn't seem to hamper the cutting ability at all .
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    Re: B2782 Snow Blower modifying

    Nice looking job ----------Did you use the 1/8 " thickness in all locations?

    Thanks,
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    Re: hello from leamington ont canada

    Welcome from Maine
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    Re: Bx2350 won't turn off

    I can remember when they use to put a pull cable on the dash so it would shut off the air supply in an emergency on diesel engines , maybe they should reconsider doing this again on tractors . You...
  17. Thread: New Kubotas

    by HEC
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    Re: New Kubotas

    I had a hand me down L235 from my dad a few years back , think it was an 81 or 82 with no power steering or anything fancy but it was one heck of a tractor .The hr. meter broke, but it had lots of...
  18. Thread: Compact TractorS

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    Re: Compact TractorS

    Very nice set up, and welcome to the forum .
  19. Thread: New Kubotas

    by HEC
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    Re: New Kubotas

    I looked at the BX's also but decided on the B2650 instead and glad I did . It has much more ground clearance and easy to get under for service etc.. I use mine for snow blowing , cultivating garden...
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    Re: That dang parking brake!

    This could be a sign that I'm getting old, and the older I get the more I start thinking about the here-after, I walk into a room and wonder what I'm here-after.:dance1:[/QUOTE]

    That's two of us ,...
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    3-Point Hitch Re: Kubota 2650 Problems and Woes

    I lowered the air pressure on mine also, it did make a difference but not enough for me . I would like to get a better seat if there is one for b2650 .
  22. Re: Tricks to join pto spline to drive shaft spline ????

    I like the file idea also , I have a new rotary cutter and it slides on so hard . I do like fluid film so much better than wd 40 . Brake cleaner works great to clean off built up material on things .
  23. Re: What is your favorite snow removal lawn/garden tractor?

    If you have a large area, or any amount of snow , a small lawn tractor with only 2wd . , you may have problems . I would advise to at least get something big enough to have 4wd. unless you have a...
  24. Thread: New Member

    by HEC
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    Re: New Member

    Welcome from Maine , have fun and stay safe .
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    Re: Snow removal tractor setup questions.

    I live in northern Me. and take care of 700 ft. of driveway , 2 small parking areas , for the past 25 winters and have never needed chains with 4wd. and loaded r4 tires . I don't have any steep areas...
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    Tractor Sizing Re: Completely confused, trying to buy 1st tractor!!

    I have a b2650 with 19.5 pto hp and run a 5 ft. med. duty r/c with no problem cutting grass . If your ground isn't real rough the smaller size tractor is fine , if it is rough you won't get the best...
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    Re: Snow removal tractor setup questions.

    1. I have about 20 pto hp and have no problem with a front 60 inch blower .

    2. The rear mount blower and front end loader is a great set up and you will have no problem as long as you have hst .
    ...
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    3-Point Hitch Re: Kubota 2650 Problems and Woes

    I have about 90 hrs. on my B2650 with very good success , but I am an old tractor guy . The 2650 does ride like an old buck board for sure compared to my larger M5700 . The tire size makes all the...
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    Re: That dang parking brake!

    I have left the brake on several times in the past with gear tractors , now I have finally gotten use to taping the brakes every time I start off , it is automatic for me to do that now .
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    Re: New Kubota U55 Pics

    Wow , that is nice , I could sure use that around my place .
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    Re: My Branson 8050 Tractor arrived yesterday

    Looks great , wish you the best with your new purchase .
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    Re: Kubota B7610 Hydro Behavior

    I would want to know if and when the filters and hyd. oil were changed . Things don't sound normal to me , but I am new to the hydrostat tranny .
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    Re: New Member From Kent New York State

    Welcome from Maine
  34. Thread: Tilling

    by HEC
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    Re: Tilling

    I agree with the above comments , don't ruin a nice tiller on roots etc. . I have been able to find old draw bars , harrows etc. for next to nothing from folks who were once potato farmers . I just...
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    Re: Glad to be a new member of the group

    Welcome to the forum
  36. Thread: new member

    by HEC
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    Re: new member

    Welcome from Maine
  37. Thread: First tractor

    by HEC
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    Re: First tractor

    Welcome from the North
  38. Buying Advice Re: Leaning toward Kubota B2601-- what else should I consider?

    Welcome to the forum------- There are some other posts you may want to look at as far as a 4 ft. or 5 ft. brush cutter . I only cut semi tall grass with my B2650 , if I were constantly cutting...
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    Re: Another Tractor Related Death

    What a sad story , it just makes one think of all the close calls in ones own life .

    My dad had one of the Kubota L235's and decided to start it standing next to it . It was in gear at the time...
  40. Thread: Kubota B7800

    by HEC
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    Re: Kubota B7800

    Thanks for that info ..
  41. Re: My wife thinks I am a bit over the top in my John Deere maintenance.

    I was out cleaning the M5700 as it was quite dirty from over the winter . My wife opened the window and said, " does everyone clean their tractor like you do " ? I don't like a dirty tractor either,...
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    Re: small kubota, white smoke at start up,

    It is normal to get a puff of smoke at start up , all of the diesel tractors I have had over the years do just that . It can be a puff of black or off white smoke .
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    Re: Animals most likely to kill you this summer

    In Maine I would have to say moose , when you hit them it's through the windshield they go . At night you can't see them until it's to late .
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    Re: Another New Guy GC1715

    Welcome to the forum Jason, and the best with your new purchase .
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    Re: Light bulbs-the way service used to be.

    There isn't much, that it's, the way it used to be . Some changes have been for the better, others not so good .
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    Traction Re: A little humbled after what happened today.

    Nothing to be embarrassed about , it was just one more lesson in life , and many can learn from it . Thanks for posting your experience .
  47. Thread: Hello from SC

    by HEC
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    Re: Hello from SC

    Welcome from Maine, and yes thank you for your service .
  48. Thread: New member

    by HEC
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    Re: New member

    Welcome from Maine
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    Re: Kubota B2650 and B3350 info and hints

    You should be just fine as the red color is just a dye in the same exact fuel .
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    Rotary Cutter Re: What size brush hog should I get?

    I run a 5 ft. on my 2650 which has about the same pto hp. as yours . I was very skeptical and wanted the 4 ft. but dealer let me try out the 5 ft. and was happy I did as it covers my wheel width ,...
  51. Buying Advice Re: Kubota L4701 vs Yanmar L4900 (same darn tractor???)

    I was going to say Kubota all the way but after reading all the posts, the Yanmar sounds pretty darn good . I will say when I advertised a Kabota for sale, I only wished I had a few more to sell as...
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    Re: Before snow plowing..

    Thanks for sharing , nice pictures .
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    Oil & Fuel Re: First oil change 50hr, yes or no?

    I changed mine at 50 hrs. and changed the hst filter which was really dirty .
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    Re: Greetings from Bucksport, ME

    Welcome from the Houlton area , we get some snow also .
  55. Thread: Dads' L3000DT

    by HEC
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    Price Check Re: Dads' L3000DT

    I agree with nybirdman as that is one nice tractor . I would prefer the ag 1 tires but I'm sure you can find someone who doesn't care which .
  56. Thread: TODAYS SEAT TIME

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    Re: TODAYS SEAT TIME

    Did a little mowing on the outskirts of our yard for about an hour with 2650 and rotary cutter .
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    Re: Injury - Crushed finger in implement u-joint

    That will make think a little harder next time I hook up for sure . Thanks for sharing
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    Re: When will the clutch slip?

    Just keep it adjusted properly and it will do it's job .
  59. Thread: Upgraded

    by HEC
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    Re: Upgraded

    That is one great set up , congratulations . You will grow to really like the hydro shuttle .
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    Re: Rotary Cutter Question

    There are pros and cons to shear bolts and slip clutches . Slip clutches must be adjusted properly in order to do their job correctly . They need to be adjusted each season and after not being used...
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    Re: Rotary Cutter Question

    There should be an overflow plug on the side of the gear box , takes an allen wrench on my bush hog . On my Kubota tractors I have a pto lever which I can slowly engage so you don't get that abrupt...
  62. Thread: B2650

    by HEC
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    Buying Advice Re: B2650

    Not sure how much my med. duty 5 ft. land pride rotary cutter weighs but the b front weight kit does a good job with that set up . You may get the dealer to throw that in with the purchase . I too...
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    Re: Best way to engage rotary cutter

    All great advice above. I don't know about your tractor but on both of mine I can ease the pto lever very slowly at a low rpm and the pto gradually takes hold without much shaking etc. .
  64. Re: How I bought my tractor using a Craigslist "Wanted" Ad

    Good luck with your tractor , thanks for sharing your experience .
  65. Thread: New guy here

    by HEC
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    Re: New guy here

    Welcome , and will look forward to the pics.
  66. Thread: Rear tine tiller

    by HEC
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    Re: Rear tine tiller

    My dad had market gardens after retirement and I would help him at times . He had 2 of the large troy bilts over the years and I had the large bcs for my own use . The older troy bilts were a very...
  67. Re: First tractor, a John Deere 970, purchased 4 days ago. New owner intro & questio

    Great find Joe, that tractor should do you for many years . I would definitely change all filters and fluids . If there isn't a lot of play in the steering wheel I can't answer that question .

    Be...
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    Re: Knee problems....Gel shots???

    Do you know what exercisers she did ?

    Thanks,

    HC
  69. Thread: Bought a B2601

    by HEC
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    Re: Bought a B2601

    The waiting is the hard part but will be well worth it . Have fun and stay safe .
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    Re: Knee problems....Gel shots???

    Had a friend who was told not to wait to long to have his knees replaced , but he did wait to long . He has lost most all his ability to just move around in his house with a walker and is in constant...
  71. Thread: My new B2650 is in

    by HEC
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    Re: My new B2650 is in

    I have a 7 ft. door also and the salesperson did some measuring and gave me the height of the tractor which turned out to be incorrect . I bought the tractor tried to put in the garage and it was a...
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    Re: Knee problems....Gel shots???

    I feel your pain , as I have been going through the same thing . I had the same surgery you had several years ago and was told it would last 1 to 5 years and it lasted about the 5 years . I went to ...
  73. Thread: Kubota Number Two

    by HEC
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    Re: Kubota Number Two

    I really like mine , I also put a back blade on the rear as they work very well together on a gravel drive .
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    Re: Kubota B2650 and B3350 info and hints

    Thanks Bumper ,

    I did drop mine a little below the radiator and it worked fine for me , no snow problems . Your reminder inspired me to put it back which I forgot about doing .
  75. Thread: Cab Regrets?

    by HEC
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    Re: Cab Regrets?

    This past winter was my first year moving snow with a cab on the B2650 , and it sure was nice. I was mowing a small area around garden etc. yesterday in a cool cab and no black flies to contend with...
  76. Thread: New member

    by HEC
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    Re: New member

    Welcome from Maine
  77. Thread: Good People

    by HEC
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    Re: Good People

    You never want to burn bridges , as he may well get your business in the future with that good gesture . There are some good business people , that's one way to be able to stay in business . Wish you...
  78. Thread: How much HP

    by HEC
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    Re: How much HP

    I agree with Bubba , I have a M5700 with a 6 ft. heavy duty bush hog and even with that I will have to slow down quite a bit when going up an incline cutting heavy tall hay . Mine could handle a 7...
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    Re: Getting a bush hog.

    It also depends some on what you plan to cut with it , as to if you get a light duty cutter or heavy duty cutter which will weigh more . I have a med. duty 5ft. on my 19 hp. pto tractor and it...
  80. Thread: Flooding

    by HEC
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    Re: Flooding

    [QUOTE=EddieWalker;4147219]We had 2 inches fall last night from the storm, but no flooding in our area. My step son lives in Henderson and it looks like the town was hit by a tornado. He said it was...
  81. Thread: 200 hr service

    by HEC
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    Re: 200 hr service

    Sounds like you are changing all fluids and filters , which I would do also , especially if you are not sure about the 50 hr. service. This is very cheap insurance for a big investment . I use all...
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    Re: How much sway is acceptable?

    I would say that is about normal , BUT , usually the holes are off set enough on each arm so if you want to search a little you can get things a little tighter when hooking up an implement . A heavy...
  83. Thread: plowing my garden

    by HEC
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    Re: plowing my garden

    Looking good , and wish you the very best , have a great summer you and your folks .
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    Re: Broke Hydrostat twice? Why?

    To bad Jordon couldn't give you a heads up with what is going on . It is beyond me for sure , but others may jump in and offer some help .

    Good Luck
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    Re: B3350HSDC pto engagement lever

    Thanks, as I was able to open it as well
  86. Thread: Average runtime?

    by HEC
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    Re: Average runtime?

    I figure my tractors will long out last me so I will fire one up with what ever chore I have to do , that's what I bought them for . When mowing fields it is usually 2 or 3 hrs. at a time , doing...
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    Re: Need your advice on tillers!

    The bcs is one fine machine which you can do other chores with also if needed . I have even seen a small hay bailer being used on one . I use a disc harrow and a spring tooth harrow , a rig to dig...
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    Re: B3350HSDC pto engagement lever

    Thanks for sharing that info , I will be sure to keep that lubed as well .
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    Re: B2650 and 6ft. harrow

    Thanks S219 we love it up here in Aroostook county .We moved up here from the southern part of the state in 89 after we both retired . We were very fortunate to find 100 plus acres of land for a very...
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    Re: B2650 and 6ft. harrow

    Thanks Pappy , that is my regular garden area so it took only one pass with a spring tooth and than one pass with the disc .
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    Re: newbie snow removal advice needed

    If you get a decent base and on frozen ground the rear blower will be fine . It is a little hard on the neck and back but if that isn't an issue , you should do just fine . I adjust my blower up an...
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    B2650 and 6ft. harrow

    I was pleasantly surprised to find out the 2650 would pull the old disc harrow with ease . Thought I would post this so if anyone else had any doubts you can rest assured it can do the job just fine...
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    Re: my "my first tractor" thread (B series)

    That is a very good practice , I have been doing that also as I have left the brakes on way to many times .
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    Re: B2650 Hydro Noise - follow up.

    That was the first thing I noticed when using the cruise control also, how much louder it was . I use ear protection now , so it isn't a problem . I don't why they bother to put a radio in it .
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    Re: B2650 outfitted with Land Pride tiller

    I pulled a spring tooth cultivator through the ground first and then went over it with the harrow . I am guessing it was a good 6 inches deep when finished . I was amazed how well this tractor pulls...
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    Re: B2650 outfitted with Land Pride tiller

    I just put a 6ft. 2 gang disc harrow on my B2650 and did my existing garden with it . I was very happy that the 2650 pulled it with no problem . I have been thinking of getting a tiller but the disc...
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    Re: Horse Manure as fertilizer ?

    We had a house lot years ago that was covered with a clay base and just a little loom on top of that . We wanted a garden so I covered it with horse manure and tilled it in . After doing this for a...
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    Re: Who rides motorcycles?

    Rode for over 50 years on 13 different bikes . The last was a full dress Kawasaki Nomad . Had to quit a couple years ago for health reasons .
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    Re: Wheelhorse 518 weak in Reverse

    I would change the filter and fluid, and there is an adjustment under the seat which maybe out a little .
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    Re: Fluid Film now at Lowes

    After retirement I worked at a so called box store for something to do for a few years and met some very nice people . I happen to have a college education and certainly don't consider myself as a no...
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