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    Re: Correct belly mowers for BX24?

    The little tractor will handle a 60" belly mower just fine but not a 60" 3pt finishing mower. When I purchased mine new in 06, I informed the salesman that I wanted a 3pt finishing mower. He figured...
  2. Re: Anybody recognize this diesel engine manufacturer?

    20+ yrs. ago a friend of mine had a little Toyota pick-up with a diesel. The manual said to replace the timing belt @ 100,000 miles. He a 100,050 miles on it and decided to go to work and replace it...
  3. Re: Using my Cabela's LM55H Cab Tractor w/ LD108 Loader

    Did you ever figure when to use the load sensing?
    The only time I really use it is when using the cruise control while cutting or plowing, if I come across thicker grass or some sort of bog, it will...
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    Re: Solar power & Wind Power for residental use

    Man you are confusing me, LOL, my initial comment was never about a grid tied setup. You are talking about as you call it "old" technology, that has been around for along time, surely not as common...
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    Re: Solar power & Wind Power for residental use

    So you are telling me that you me that you can run your welding machine, air compressor, electric home AC, electric hot water heater, electric cooktop and oven, electric dryer, electric water well...
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    Re: Solar power & Wind Power for residental use

    Like I said some will disagree, it comes down to what you consider as comfort, convenience, necessity or just preference. Not sure what you would consider "old" technology, from what I see most folks...
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    Re: Solar power & Wind Power for residental use

    After working offshore in the Gulf of Mexico for the last 27 yrs. I have a lot of experience with solar and wind generation used on unmanned structures mainly for SCADA systems and Aids to...
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    Re: Adding a GN for the future?

    Buddy of mine had one installed and the truck already had a sprayed in bed liner.
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    Re: Looking at buying a TYM t454

    I can only speak for the T503 HST Cab with was replaced by the 554, only difference I see is the 503 is a tier3 50hp Perkins /Cat engine and the 554 is a tier4 (stricter emissions) 55hp Yanmar...
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    Re: Free your metal! PB B'laster & WD40

    Because a firm believer in the early 80s while working on workover land rigs. We went to a location that had an old sucker rod oil well, the 12" casing cap was locked up tight, we beat it with a 12lb...
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    Ballast Re: T503 ballast requirement.

    Seachange, all I use for ballast to move dirt is my flail mower 1100-1200lbs, the tractor is plenty stable even with a heaping full bucket of clay dirt. (on flat land for sure, lol)
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    Re: Power pack build

    Aluminum tanks and relief valves are cheap and can be mounted anywhere, since it's winter an oil cooler probably won't be necessary.
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    Re: Power pack build

    Would a pto driven pump work instead of a separate power pack? Should be able to get some ideas for that on youtube. Surely a lot cheaper too.
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    Re: any thoughts on 554

    Can't speak for the 554 only the 503 which it replaced, only difference I see is the new tier4 (stricter emissions) engine 55hp Yanmar , the 503 has the Tier3 engine 50hp Perkins/Cat.
    The tractor...
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    Ballast Re: T503 ballast requirement.

    I found that it takes a lot of weight to hold the backend firmly to the ground, there were several cases that the back end was still coming off the ground even with my Mott88 Flail mower attached...
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    Ballast Re: T503 ballast requirement.

    I also own the t503 and felt exactly like you about the back end being to light for the power of the hydraulics, used a ballast weight (about 2000lb) from a small old forklift, welded a 3pt setup on...
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    Buying Advice Re: Branson 2800h or LS XJ2025

    TYM
    T233hst-23hp
    T273hst-27hp
    T293hst-29hp
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    Re: 3rd Function valve...

    Kind of expensive to add a 3rd function set up just for a hydraulic top link, unless it is a function that is used often. Do you need the top link to push and pull?
    Also Bailey International sells...
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    Buying Advice Re: Branson 2800h or LS XJ2025

    Look at TYM also.
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    Re: DIY tractor weights ideas

    Used a ballast weight off an old small forklift from a junk yard, just welded a 3pt set up on it using pieces of 3" x 1/4" angle iron, 200 bucks and a hr. of work.
    Makes a massive difference on...
  21. Re: tilt vs deckover with ramps loading tractor?

    How about setting up a trailer jack on the back corners of the trailer and just adjust them to level out the back of the trailer? Just a thought, instead of purchasing another trailer.
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    Re: Squirrels in attic

    A friend of mine swears by moth balls, it will keep mice and snakes away too. If you can handle the smell, LOL
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    Re: Engine Ran Backwards - What Now ??

    Back in the early 80s I use to be a driller on land rigs. Once when I going in the hole with the tubing string, came off the slips, started slacking off the string before the clutch disengaged, it...
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    T503 cab fuses

    Does anyone know where the fuses are located for the cab electronics on a 2013 TYM T503 Cab? Such are the cigarette lighter/power supply (not the one under the steering wheel)

    Thanks
    Darrell
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    Re: What's your "Go To" search on slow days?

    TBN and Craigslist
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    Re: Looking for a monocular.

    Academy Sports has several to choose from, purchased one for sporting events.
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    Re: Box blade will not completely lower

    Also make sure you don't have an adjustable stop on the 3pt raise/lowering lever.
  28. Re: Lotos LT5000D Plasma cutter deal from Amazon

    I've owned a Lotos 3 in 1 unit over 3 yrs. now (purchased on Ebay), and all I can say best machine for the money. The duty cycle is what I look for in a welder and I never been able to over heat it...
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    Re: Skidsteer Attachment Depot?

    Purchased a 72" root grapple bucket in 2013, works great, will pick up anything my TYM t503 can handle
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    Re: Flail Mower Advice

    It's sounds like you may have a fine cutter shaft (200 knives), made more for grooming. My 7 1/2' MOTT Flail only has about 88 knives and is considered a coarse cutter shaft, it will cut tall grass...
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    Re: JD 5075E relief valve

    Thanks a bunch
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    JD 5075E relief valve

    Looking for information as to where the hydraulic relief valve is located on a JD 5075E (possibly a diagram) and how to adjust the pressure.

    Thanks
  33. Thread: TYM?

    by katoomed00
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    Re: TYM?

    I really enjoy my 2013 T503 HST Cab, it has 200 hrs. and no problem, the cab is a must, no more elements and insects to deal with. You will be hard pressed to find a better tractor with all the...
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    Re: Asphalt driveway damage / repair

    I'm tired of dealing with my asphalt driveway and ready for concrete. I am considering digging a footing around the perimeter of the asphalt and pouring concrete over it.
    Any ideas as to the pros...
  35. Re: What is latest opinion/position on BX series slow braking (is it an issue or not)

    My TYM T503 HST has a 3 position switch for how abrupt it wants to stop when the pedals are released. When using the mower, I'll put it on the least responsive position so the tires don't cut up the...
  36. Re: Newbie Looking for Advice on Sub Compact & Compact Tractors

    I have dug several thousands of feet with the little 2006 BX24, also was able to dig around many large trees, all I can say is don't expect it to do anything quick or great, you must learn how to...
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    Re: Who owns BX25 + Dump trailer?

    I haul my BX24 often in my 6x10 dump trailer, sides are 2' tall, I have to set the FEL over the front onto pump/battery box and let the backhoe hang over the back gates.
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    Re: 3pt ballast box

    Used a counter weight off a small old forklift and welded a 3 pt set up on it. Cost $200 and makes a world of difference keeping the back end planted, plus no more wheel spin when using my tree...
  39. Re: Adding a fuse to a Kubota fuse block or other options?

    Do a search on Ebay for Add a circuit, cheap and easy. I purchased a few to have spares.
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    Re: How to keep a tractor from getting stolen?

    I set up a Dakota Alert Alarm System, it has a 7 mile range (depends on the terrain) and is capable of monitoring 5 transmitters with 1 receiver.
    Been using it for 6yrs on our private road....
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    Re: How to keep a tractor from getting stolen?

    I set up a Dakota Alert Alarm System, it has a 7 mile range (depends on the terrain) and is capable of monitoring 5 transmitters with 1 receiver.
    Been using it for 6yrs on our private road....
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    Re: Another Ballast Barrel Build

    I used a ballast weight off a small forklift and welded a 3 point set up, now I can actually use the full potential of the hydraulics of the front end and the back end of the tractor stays planted...
  43. Thread: T554 tym

    by katoomed00
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    Re: T554 tym

    I own the t503 and got tired of feeling like someone was kicking me in the butt when I went across a dip. I used a 10" inner tube that I had laying around and rolled it up, taped a 1/2" foam cushion...
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    Re: How many hours on your TYM

    The remote is very easy and inexpensive to hook up, did mine on a 2013 T503HST Cab (165hrs.) for about 250 bucks for diverter valve, connections and hoses. If you need assistance email me @...
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    Re: good sun shade?

    I'll bet your local Kubota dealer can get one.
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    Re: good sun shade?

    I have a Wells AG Company canopy on my Kubota and can vouch that's its tough, rubbed it on trees, so you need to pay close attention when passing near leaning trees or if the tractor in on an incline...
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    Re: Buddy seat for smaller cabed tractors

    Cool idea, never thought of a car seat set up, my 2 yr grand daughter is always begging for the tractor, she can ride with me for hours and never complains. Usually she sits on my lap, but when I...
  48. Thread: Backhoe Saw

    by katoomed00
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    Re: Backhoe Saw

    http://www.tractorbynet.com/forums/files/build-yourself/381558d1404413024-homemade-tree-post-puller-dsc_3277-jpg

    My version of a tree/post puller also used to dig up roots and stumps, pull down...
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    Re: Sealed Bearing Maintenence?

    If you are concerned about the amount of grease still in the bearing and can access the bearing fairly easily, take a eyeglass screwdriver and pop the seal off, repack a little grease and pop the...
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    Re: BX 25 in 10ft dump trailer??

    Emergency Stop? Not sure what kind of dump trailer you use, but the sides are tall on mine
    The only way that thing is going anywhere is if the trailer flips over and if that happens I'm already in a...
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    Re: Getting the garbage can to,the street?

    We have a driveway about 1/2 mile long, our can has wheels and all we do is place the can on the ball hitch of the truck. Right in the middle of the trash can right below the handle is a spot where...
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    Re: BX 25 in 10ft dump trailer??

    No pic, But I put my BX24 in my 6X10 dump trailer with no problems, just hang the FEL over the front, in fact I don't even strap it down since it holds itself in place by doing this.
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    Re: Cabela's and TYM Tractors

    Bone Stock,
    Like others said I basically just rolled it back just enough to lift it off the trailer. I have lifted the back tires off the ground numerous times using my homemade tree puller which...
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    Re: Cabela's and TYM Tractors

    Sorry, wasn't even thinking of pictures, just get it close to ground as soon as possible before I tear up my new tractor, LOL

    I won't be needing any salt for a while, just got tired of purchasing...
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    Re: Cabela's and TYM Tractors

    Picked up a pallet of salt 2 months ago, 63 sacks @ 40lbs a piece = 2520 on a T503 HST Cab. You will need a good ballast box, I had a Mott 88 Flail Mower (about 1200lbs) hooked up and the *** end was...
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    Re: A backup camera for $50!!!!!!!!!!!

    I had this idea for several months and ordered the Peak Wired unit from ebay. I mounted it on the quick attach on the front of the tractor to be used when I have the tree puller or grapple attached....
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    Re: I love you too honey

    Yelling is one thing but MAD is another.
    Mine got pissed because I used OUR shiny NEW tractor and grapple to assist a friend load logs into a trailer and didn't charge him. She took pictures of the...
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    Re: Land plane question?

    I have a 5 footer, it works fairly well as long as there is little to no grass which chokes up the blades and prevents any dirt from rolling over the tops of the blades.
    I usually plow, then about 2...
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    Re: 3rd function valve kit

    Here's the set up I used and it works flawlessly
    Valve, fittings, hoses all for under 250 bucks

    http://www.baileynet.com/product/9573

    Any Questions PM me @ katoomed00@yahoo.com
  60. Re: 15-20k watt PTO emergency generator recommendations?

    17kw will run my entire all electric home, AC, Lights, induction cooktop, hot water heater, water well and so on. Now I'm not saying it will handle everything coming on at the same time. You can...
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    Comparison Re: Looking for opinions - new tractor purchase

    The TYM 2013 T503 HST cab has been an awesome tractor. When looking at tractors, it was the best bang for the buck at 28,000, having the most standard equipment and they delivered it to my home 400...
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    Forks Re: is is there anything I can't do with these

    Here's what I did with my forks, and I'm so spoiled that I rarely get off the tractor to pick up or move anything
    ...
  63. Thread: Bank Cutter

    by katoomed00
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    Re: Bank Cutter

    I made my own vertical cutter , used a 38" deck from an old riding mower and a 5 hp horizontal shaft motor, mounted everything to a frame, attacked it to the side of FEL, works great, it will either...
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    Flail Mower Re: Let's talk flail mowers

    I reversed the rotation (opposite of tire rotation) on my Mott88 by swapping the cutter shaft end for end. I ran into a problem with taller grass (10"-12"), it would just throw grass back in the path...
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    Re: wife on tractor

    My wife loves to cut the grass , but only on the BX24 and says she does a better job than me (I ALWAYS AGREE :thumbsup:) mainly because she likes to go really SLOW. What usually takes me an hour...
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    Re: Looking at TYM T503 w/ Cab

    I have a Kubota without the cab and a t503 with a cab, all I can say Is I love that cab, I try to use various attachments as my excuse for not getting out of the cab, If tree branches are to low,...
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    Re: What would you add, and why?

    Yeah Bailey not Baily,lolol
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    Flail Mower Re: Let's talk flail mowers

    My wife would be pissed off terribly and definitely make me get rid of the mower if it looked like that. LOLOLOL
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    Re: Homemade Tree / Post Puller

    Dave do a search on You Tube and you will find one that already exist, I've seen it a few months ago. it had a large ram on each side of the grapple that pushed against the ground, once the roots...
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    Re: Homemade Tree / Post Puller

    Wow, that thing weighs 500#?

    You will probably be pushing the tree over before you actually lift it, and I'd imagine the tree you would be be lifting with that unit won't weight anywhere near...
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    Re: Homemade Tree / Post Puller

    Overszd, thanks for commenting
    50 horse cab TYM, and this is forks and cylinders off an old Toyota forklift, I have a Mott 88 Flail mower (1200lbs) attached and just using the very tips of the forks...
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    Flail Mower Re: Let's talk flail mowers

    Leon, You read my mind, LOL

    I previously checked out FM and CC website for cup flails and nothing listed for a Mott, I even tried giving FM a call but I guess it's a holiday, I will contact them...
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    Flail Mower Re: Let's talk flail mowers

    I tried everything in my arsenal and can't change her mind, she probably would think the groundskeeper was drinking heavily when he mowed the grass. Apparently you must not be married or don't know...
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    Re: Homemade Tree / Post Puller

    Thanks, it seems the lazier I get the more creative I am, LOL
    My Wife is always on me about building and selling things I make for myself, but I'm to lazy for that, LOL
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    Re: Homemade Tree / Post Puller

    My version of one, about 300 bucks and 2 days invested, if you can't pull it then close the forks and dig it up or just latch onto the tree close to the frame and break it off. Also use it to pick...
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    Flail Mower Re: Let's talk flail mowers

    Has anyone used cup flails on a Mott/Alamo mower, if so where would I find them? I'm trying to get a finer cut using a coarse cutttershaft. I went through all the trouble of reversing the cuttershaft...
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    Re: Advice regarding my flail mower

    I just rotated the cuttershaft on my MOTT88 to rotate opposite of the tire rotation in an attempt to get a finer cut, that was a mistake, it works ok with short grass but will not cut grass that has...
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    Re: Home-made attachments...

    I removed a 6" Live Oak , but the Chinese Talons are the toughest, the tap root even on a small tree is deeper than I thought, Like I said dig up the roots then no problem pushing the tree over...
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    Re: Home-made attachments...

    My version of a tree puller, used forks and cylinders for $250, I made the hinges and frame from metal I had, total time about 2 solids days of work.
    Had to reinforce it once, I underestimated the...
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    Re: tool carrier

    Measure your manual toplink collapsed and fully extended, then find a hydraulic toplink close to the same lengths. Bailey's international has the best prices, but they only sell a Cat. 2.
    FYI- Cat....
  81. Re: Hydralic Tent stake puller for the 3pt hitch of Kubota BX, help wanted.

    I once seen a video of a guy that built a tractor mounted tree puller that clamped around a tree then used a separate ram that pushed against the ground and pulled the tree up, if your tractor isn't...
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    Re: What would you add, and why?

    Go to Bailey international website and get your own diverter valve , you can buy hoses and fitting locally or online. I set up a third function up on my T503 for less than 250 bucks, it works like a...
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    Re: Cabela's and TYM Tractors

    I check them out before I purchased my t503. Tried to work out a price, but Cabela was just way to off on their price, at least a 5 grand difference. When looking at the FEL, it wasn't near as beefed...
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    Re: Looking at TYM T503 w/ Cab

    No problems with mine thus far and you can't beat the price, also you can work a deal with them on shipping.
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    Re: 293 Tranny creep

    The reverse pedal on my 503 wouldn't completely return to neutral, all I did was just get underneath and lubricate all the pivot points with WD40, worked fine afterwards.

    My Kubota would...
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    Re: TYM T503 owners ... loader Q's

    All I can say about the FEL is it has awesome power. With my Mott 88 Flail Mower on the back, the FEL will lift the rear tires off the ground at idle.

    I only have 10hrs on mine, I've added the...
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    Re: Driveway maintenence - toothbar?

    I just use my old 5' grader blade and pitch it 1 hole (not sure the degree), drag it several times in different directions. it does a great job of breaking things up, then just put blade straight and...
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    Re: PTO Question

    Thanks Diesel Lover, I did go back look again at the manual, I found what you mentioned under the Cab layout area when I looked at the Tach.

    I assumed it was like my BX24 where as the digital...
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    PTO Question

    OK, I hesitated posting this question because it makes me feel like a dummy, but I just can't figure out the correct engine RPM to get the 540 PTO speed on my T503HST.

    It's new and I haven't used...
  90. Tiller Re: need advice on buying tiller for Kubota BX25

    Be careful with the tiller, my wife was using our 4' tiller on the Bx24 and was running the engine speed to slow, it cause the tiller to jump around to much and ended up breaking a part in the Kubota...
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    Re: 12V diverter valve

    Best deal I found on a diverter valve

    Stackable Solenoid Operated Circuit Selector Valve | Type SAE 8 SELECTOR VALVE SOL OPT SAE 8 220-934

    $110.00 plus shipping
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    Re: remote quick connector

    Thanks much

    Darrell
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    Re: TYM T603C FEL review

    Dan,

    I realize it's been over 2 years since you posted, but I wonder if anyone has ever thought of installing an electric fan in front of the condenser.
    I did that on a Kubota and it worked...
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    remote quick connector

    Does anybody know what size are the quick connectors on the rear remote of a T503?
    Go figure the dealer doesn't, lol
  95. Thread: FEL control

    by katoomed00
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    Re: FEL control

    It's to operate a 12 volt solenoid on an aftermarket hydraulic diverter valve. when you hold the button in it will divert the hydraulic fluid on your FEL tilt to any auxiliary attachment such as a...
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    Grading Re: Clearing Stumps

    I just cleared out 12 stumps with my little BX24, from 24" to 12", dug around the trees then used my electric chainsaw to cut the roots(don't use a power chainsaw, it will ruin a blade quick) then...
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    Re: BX PTO Did Something Strange

    I've bogged my bx24 down many times with the grooming mower that it just kills the engine, never had it jump out of gear. So I don't think it's a load thing
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    Re: Is this a normal temperature while mowing?

    I fought with the dealer about this problem on my bx24. I indicated to them that when I moved the battery from in front of the radiator the temp. dropped.

    I finally just relocated the battery to...
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