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    Re: I think my John Deere dealer is becoming "lazy"

    how exactly do you equate a complete loader to a parts item anyways. Been reading your rambling and griping for a while now in this thread but a part to me would consist of a single item. I would...
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    Re: Poor service from John Deere

    Good reply Eagle. I too think that way to many folks seem to place a much higher value on forums than it actually is, just way to small of a representation. Good place for information so long as...
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    Re: 6k Miles Pftttt!

    Dixie is correct. Destroying belts and Gators is a non-issue, but has been a good talking point for Kubota salesman since it is easy to relate belt failures to agressive clutched machines like high...
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    Buying Advice Re: Kubota M135GX and comparable Deere

    Comparing of just open center systems only, or open center with any form of pressure and flow compensation. I find it hard to believe that std open center systems outperform those systems.
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    Buying Advice Re: Kubota M135GX and comparable Deere

    6130d would be similar comparison. Upgraded version for stuff like pressure and flow comp hyd would be 6125m, Upgrade again for full blown closed center and press and flow comp to 6125r.
  6. Thread: 460 loader

    by ctlguy
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    Loader Re: 460 loader

    I believe if you look at your current loader control valve it is actually already there. Just needs the linkage to run it and hoses for oil. Kit is probably not available anymore but did not come...
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    Re: need parts gurus fast help JD blower fitment

    You cuold potentially be talking about a chunck of cash for the appropriate lifting/mounting items. Same blower but very different mounting style, if you can get the front A frame hitch as well with...
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    Re: I think my John Deere dealer is becoming "lazy"

    Kind of doubt that, entirely possible your community however is a member of a purchasing group, then items are already bid out and the price is set ahead of time. Kind of like the federal purchasing...
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    Re: 460 loader hydraulic hose gave way

    What he said !!
  10. Re: JD 3320 w/ 300CX - Can the FEL handle round bales?

    I agree, lots of folks moving grass bales from time to time with this chassis of tractor. For occasional use should be acceptable, be safe.
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    Re: 460 loader hydraulic hose gave way

    3/8 hose, ff 3/8 at pipes, orb 1/2 at coupler. BUT could have something different on it now, I would just remove and take with you to a shop that can build hyd hoses, they are not odd fittings by...
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    Re: Used and abused tractor for haying?

    Yes tractors like the 7030, 7020, etc will probably be your best "initial" deal. But as mentioned above your operating costs will be higher because of fuel usage etc. Or oven the 1026 (if the price...
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    Re: Used and abused tractor for haying?

    Unfortunatly the best deals can usually be had in the 100-125 hp range (and higher) for a good used tractor and stay well below the 10k figure. The 90hp and below market is just plain crazy in a lot...
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    Re: Used and abused tractor for haying?

    The only comment I would make about ta tractors is if you replace a ta you will most likely never get those funds back out of the tractor if selling it later, is a tad spendy. The 1026 pricing shown...
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    Re: I think my John Deere dealer is becoming "lazy"

    yes the 553 loader costs more if you do not have hyd's, controls , etc. $5,900 is probably about right for just loader, mounts, and bucket.
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    Re: jonh deere 2030 starter replacement

    Yes it's a doosy, but it is not a needed tool for these starters just handy. Have also seen guys go to the pawn shop and buy a couple of end wrenches and build their own. Lot's of dealers used to...
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    Re: jonh deere 2030 starter replacement

    9/16 Here is a picture of what tool look like.
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    Re: R N Johnson, Walpole, NH Losing John Deere

    Taking their eye off the ring was just my thoughts on what was probably just a very small part of what may have happened to these folks. As far as the entrepeneur in the small market and some of...
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    Re: R N Johnson, Walpole, NH Losing John Deere

    Not saying you did, but there are peer dealer groups doing better than 2.5%. I did say a tad, but better.
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    Re: R N Johnson, Walpole, NH Losing John Deere

    I have a tough time buying the simple explanation of JD Bad, Dealer Good, also. Probably doesn't help Deere's image by any means atleast in that direct area but there is most certainly more to this...
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    Re: Gators with JD Power Front Blades

    Let us know the how and why for getting it justified with the bride if it happens. Always looking for methods to get the old lady thinking my way :D
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    Re: Gators with JD Power Front Blades

    I have been around a few of the Deere (Brinly Hardy) full power blade and normally I am a pretty big Deere chearleader but I have not been all that impressed with the duty level of this blade but...
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    Re: Tractor Gun Rack

    That thing is AWESOME !!!
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    Re: JD always more expensive than an equal Kubota?

    We have seen before where folks have relied on just the pricing they get off of the web and find out after purchasing that if they had spoken with a dealer that there was more pricing options. Not...
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    Re: JD always more expensive than an equal Kubota?

    Dealer first, mfg second imo. Most mfg's closely watch what the others are doing and will purposly design their machines to be either below spec or above spec to the next mfg's model makeing it...
  26. Re: Why did JD put a 5 cyl engine in only 2 tractor models?

    ok, makes sense.
  27. Re: Why did JD put a 5 cyl engine in only 2 tractor models?

    Jim, I was under the impression you had some dealership experience and was one of the go to guys for this kind of question.
  28. Thread: 5425 problems

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    Re: 5425 problems

    Fairly desired tractor/loader combo. You shouldn't have trouble selling it, but you did not give much background on the tractor. Was it bought used, how many hours were on it if so, what was it...
  29. Re: Why did JD put a 5 cyl engine in only 2 tractor models?

    There is over 20 base configurations for just the 5030 engine. Like others have posted tractors is not the only use for these powerplants, you will find these engines in countless other applications...
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    Re: JD 130 - "Loose" gas tank

    On the current units the tank does move in relation to the level of fuel in the tank so it is not mounted solid like the previous machines. If it's not losing fuel then probably a pretty easy fix.
  31. Thread: john deere 3975

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    Buying Advice Re: john deere 3975

    good choppers, have been around for a long time. I would imagine you need to be 150-200 hp, maybe more to the higher side for 3 row head or if looking at kernal preocessor. Not all that diferent...
  32. Thread: 5083 ?

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    Re: 5083 ?

    That figure may be a tad low, but probably not a whole bunch off for an unballasted tractor. The loader is made by Deere at the Loader factor in Mexico, used to be made at the Welland factory in...
  33. Thread: WHEEL CENTERS

    by ctlguy
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    Re: WHEEL CENTERS

    True but in many cases on these smaller units they may not have the specs already to build, and depending on distance from them freight can be spendy. I have seen it both ways, rarely though have I...
  34. Thread: WHEEL CENTERS

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    Re: WHEEL CENTERS

    Rim compatibility depends more on what is available for that specific style of tire size. In many cases esp the ag world there is not an equivelent sized turf to fit the ag wheel or vise versa as...
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    Re: My last John Deere tractor is for sale

    I would have to move to the barn if I told my bride that:laughing:
  36. Thread: WHEEL CENTERS

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    Re: WHEEL CENTERS

    Unverferth sells them but if it is price that you are shopping they will not be cheaper.
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    Re: Ajusting tracks on JD 350B dozer

    Can't speak specifically about the grease to use but I would recomend staying with the button head style. You can get them from about any dealer esp ones that sell construction equipment of about...
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    Re: Smaller John Deere out pulls bigger Kubota

    If you had a post in this one I did not see it.
  39. Re: Anyone try one of those aluminum snow push front blades?

    I use edges cut from a stack of poly bathroom stall walls from a torn down school. Nearly 1" thick and was free for the takeing.
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    Re: Any new JD Rumors or Info on New Equipment?

    I wouldn'g hold your breath just yet on that option. For now just the "plus" tranny on the M's that give you pst high - low. New trannies coming to six series though.
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    Re: Smaller John Deere out pulls bigger Kubota

    I don't always agree w/ Carl but I did not see any foul in his original post, was just sharing an experience. You get the impression that he posted it under Kubota operating and owning by the...
  42. Price Check Re: Price Check on an '08 4720 with 1150 hrs, $20,500

    Recomend building one on JD's website with similar options, keeping in mind that hyd options got more expensive after 2011. But this does not sound horrible, but you should also check Tractorhouse...
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    Re: Plowing with 5083e

    I agree with the above posts. You are comparing a row crop tractor to a utility tractor so some big differences, if we where talking similar chassis/weight tractors than yes 4wd makes a lot of...
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    Re: UTV Hitch Capacity

    It seemed to me that this used to be a published figure but don't see it either. I had thought that the #1,500 towing capacity translated to about #500-#600 in tongue capacity but I could be very...
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    Re: john deere 336 square baler

    Parts availability is still pretty good for the twine units. But I would aproach this purchase just like any other 30-40 year old square baler.
  46. Thread: john deere 755

    by ctlguy
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    Re: john deere 755

    Correct if you have a true Deere cd manual it is a protected file and you will have difficulty emailing it. You can however copy and past the pertinat (sp?) info and place that into email. ...
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    Re: Deere folks give me some buying advise please

    Can't speak for the other mfg's suggested but can tell you that for many of the Deere cabs you can also get some form of pollen filtration in the form of specific cab air filters to assist with...
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    Re: Increasing 110 tlb loader lift capacity

    Just keep in mind that the hyd cylinders on the 110 are the same grade/duty level as the construction side so are built to a different requirement than the cylinders for a 400x loader. Deere has a...
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    Re: 5083e Glow Plugs

    I believe, but could be wrong, if you do not have an air intake heater on youre unit the pushing of the key at 1/4 does not do anything in this instance. I agree that a coolant heater is the best...
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    Re: R N Johnson, Walpole, NH Losing John Deere

    That would probably be correct if you did not have to sell literlally (sp?) hundreds of mowers to come close to the revenue on 1 piece of harvesting equipment. AKFish is probably correct the ag side...
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    Price Check Re: 2006 John Deere X500 Price Check

    14 bu powerflo however is about $1,600
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    Re: R N Johnson, Walpole, NH Losing John Deere

    wdchyd, just to play devils advocate here. The last two years have been record breaking years for many tractor dealers. In spite of what is happening economy wise, too many are growing at an...
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    Re: R N Johnson, Walpole, NH Losing John Deere

    I should also add that as we get more and more into the satelitte controlled world Deere (and many other ag mfg's) are requiring a tremendous amount of work and $ to be put into these dealerships to...
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    Re: R N Johnson, Walpole, NH Losing John Deere

    Hard to really tell by the article what really happened but the dealer agreement is substantial and just about anything could have heppened. Deere has not been telling dealers to get more stores or...
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    Re: Value of John Deere SRX95

    Kawasaki 12.5 horse powered rear engine. Could have had 30" or 38" deck, was sligtly underpowered I think for heavy mowing with the 38" The 30" was nice for getting into narrow areas though and had...
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    Re: Help with the value of JD D140 48" MOWER

    New sells for 2k. Probably not a bad price if you still have the second year of warranty left. Otherwise I would say it needs to come down some. Still an entry level mower though and not necc...
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    Re: Front PTO install on a JD X595

    "New York !!" get a rope. I think I will have some picante sauce with lunch today.
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    Re: Older Deere F725

    The older front mount units like the f500's and f700's where imao some of the finest cutting machines that Deere produced. They did have their downsides however, they are a very slow mower in terms...
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    Re: Kubota wholesalers

    Many large dealer groups have individuals that all they do is market their off colored trades to coresponding dealers. Best method is to get on the phone and start calling dealers and get some buy...
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    Re: x360 with a 42" deck

    Deere does not offer the powerflo for the 42" decks. Years back it was an option and then it turned them into absolute vacuums (sp). For the most part though the 42" w/ appropriate blades/setup and...
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    Posthole Digger Re: Auger Bit for Post Hole Digger

    Doesn't sound bad for a single flight bit, probably cant get a hd double fight for that amount. Down pressure kits work so long as the operator pays attention and doesnt run an auger bit into the...
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    Re: Tracks and blades, any experience?

    Best tracks for these IMAO is tatou4s, will the blade clear them, no it will not, the tracks stick out too far.
  63. Re: Smallest Deere to have factory cab (in US....)

    The x series is actually a Curtis cab (ordered through Deere). Not really fair when comparing to the 3x20 and 4x20 cabs since they are not pressurized, a better term for the x700 cabs would be...
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    Re: Obtaining Heat Inside a 3320 Cab

    There is a rotary plastic shut off in the heater hoses as well. You will find it near where the hoses enter / exit the cab on the outside of the machine.
  65. Re: Did John Deere discontinue the 5065M tractors?

    5065m has been discontinued.
  66. Re: Deere 4520 versus Kubota 5740... I am need of your thoughts and expertise.

    Kind of sounds like you have made up your mind based on cab coments and your allergy's and the dealer quality you mentioned. Have fun with your Deere tractor. I would maybe point out that the...
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    Re: Is John Deere at the numbers game again ?

    most all of these changes are related to the article posted earlier in the thread it is a converging to what is being called a worldwide numbering system and will be a ref of gross hp, chassis, and...
  68. Re: John Deere GT aftermarket blades for 54c mower decks

    I agree with Hoss the high lift blade designs create the best cut. The dealer can also do a lower lift blade and in many cases the book will show a low noise european version that can also be...
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    Re: Concealed Carry Permit

    fair enough TripleR that makes sense. I guess that I was more under the impression that it was Cheaper for LEO to obtain than avg Joe.
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    Re: Concealed Carry Permit

    I tried to tread carefully with my statement as I was sure I was going to ruffle some feathers and I did see the post. I fully understand why there are act's like these and in many many situations...
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    Re: Concealed Carry Permit

    Or do it after you drop them off at the mall, it does sound like too much fun. Does the forum rules allow you to post pics of any new "toys" you get?
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    Re: Concealed Carry Permit

    I feel the retired leo's pain but I don't know that I agree that there should be an automatic permit/certificat granted to ANY group so long as other law abiding citizens have to pony up the cash. I...
  73. Thread: Pto cover cap

    by ctlguy
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    Re: Pto cover cap

    Some tractors pto seal housing provides for some version of twist in or bolt on cover in that instance I would check with a dealer. A lot of those that don't just have a big rubber nipple on them...
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    Re: Concealed Carry Permit

    Ah, yes I will have to go home now and watch Starsky and Hutch movie again now.
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    concealed carry, weapon of choice

    I know this gets cussed and discussed a lot but the concealed carry thread got me wondering what TractorByNet users prefer to carry. I used to have a Kimber Ultra 10-II 1911 that I carried and a...
  76. Re: Have you noticed that they don't build vehicles like they used to.

    I agree with Bird, I am just glad that we can easily get over 100k miles on most any current made vehicle as opposed to the days when if we had something close to hitting the 100k mark it meant it...
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    Re: Concealed Carry Permit

    I know, I need to do it I leave the state too much and it is the wiser plan. I guess I took it too personally when it was being proposed and most of our local appointed not elected police chiefs...
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    Re: Concealed Carry Permit

    I agree with brin, no permit should be needed. Thankful that in my state that is the case. If a resident here no permit is required but as others have stated you need to learn and know intimatly...
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    Re: What is this hydraulic blower from?

    I wonder if it isnt a blower for something like an air drill???
  80. Re: "Be Careful, You'll Have More Into It Than It's Worth"

    That's funny, should have asked your wife. I am sure she would have gladly told you (as mine does) what was going to happen :)
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    Re: Instruction sheet

    fyi, i can give you the instruction sheets if you want. File size is to large to post here so pm me if you want and I can arrange for you.
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    Re: Instruction sheet

    There is always an exception to the rule. And the farther back you go in the product history it will be more and more likely that individual items are better priced. Deere does have a pretty good...
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    Re: Gator 6x4 - A Few General Questions

    I guess I am by no means a clutch expert but worn clutch parts can certainly contribute to shifting issues. They are a comet clutch if that helps in your research.
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    Re: New 4520 POWER REVERSER

    I think you will like it also. I personally prefer reverser trans set ups for loader work myself. I guess I am on the opposite side of the curve but it is what I learned on, takes me longer with...
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    Re: Instruction sheet

    If there is a kit available somewhere it is most likely a better price than individual items. So long as they are not trying to get extra $ for an aged bundle which is normally not the case if...
  86. Thread: JD tiller

    by ctlguy
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    Re: JD tiller

    Thats a very very good price for a non-used 665 tiller. These things sell for over 3k. Don't listen to the "haydr." his stuff is Junk.
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    Re: Gator 6x4 - A Few General Questions

    I am not sure that I agree completly. I have driven literally thousands (exageration probably just hundreds ;)) of these machines and gear grinding is not typicall if they are running the way they...
  88. Thread: John Deer 350 C

    by ctlguy
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    Price Check Re: John Deer 350 C

    You should not have that much trouble at that price to sell, Folks will probably want to work you down since not a dozer unit but I think you can hold your ground. Good luck.
  89. Thread: 595 Backhoe

    by ctlguy
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    Re: 595 Backhoe

    Yea 4k is 1/3 the price can't blame you there I would have done the same.
  90. Thread: John Deer 350 C

    by ctlguy
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    Price Check Re: John Deer 350 C

    Tough call on a unit of that vintage. Good undercarriage is worth a LOT but how do you know if the unit needs steering clutch work or something else major. Personally around this part of the...
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    Re: JD 7775 skidsteer final drive bearings

    I believe that is correct.
  92. Re: How wide is a Deere 2355 and what size implements should I use?

    You will have to measure most of these tractors will have an adjustable front axle if 2wd (except the gpt) and even the mfwd would have had 4 position wheels. Rear tread is also adjustable. Most...
  93. Thread: Baler Fire

    by ctlguy
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    Re: Baler Fire

    Deere machines are no more prone to fires than ANY other round baler. One of the best investments you can make is a lazer temp gauge, they can be bought for as little as $60. At the end of the day...
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    Re: Gator 6x4 - A Few General Questions

    Grinding when going into gear is normally high engine rpm issue like you stated. Did you end up with current style 6x4 (air cooled) or older version (liquid cooled). The very earliest liquid cooled...
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    Re: Lawn Roller: Fill w/other than H20?

    Wouldn't it be awsome if you turned a lawn roller into an ice cream maker !!! Then I could tell the old lady, quit hassling me Im'e makeing Ice Cream ;)
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    Re: JD 7775 skidsteer final drive bearings

    Can't speak for kits but you can price the parts through both a John Deere dealer and a New Holland dealer as this unit was NH built JD powered.
  97. Thread: 595 Backhoe

    by ctlguy
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    Re: 595 Backhoe

    I have been around a couple of these hoes, still a utility tractor chassis hoe so not always the best diggers in frozen ground but don't do too bad. Should not have problems digging otherwise. The...
  98. Re: Anti-scratch cutting edge for rear scraper blades for snow removal? What are you

    In the past I have bought surplus or old poly washroom stall walls and doors from local school districts. Price is usually right, or free if you ask the right school employee nicely !! They...
  99. Re: JD 850 (Yanmar) early 80s hoses connections

    The release collar is probably rusted. I would shoot some type of penetrating oil around the collar trying to get fluid into the release area. Let it sit, maybe some light hammer taps on the side...
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    Re: check oil flow idea, good? dad?

    I would cite the crow release hatch to the pondering wrench hole instead.
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