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    Hydraulic oil foam - is it normal?

    Just a question. After hooking up my hoses to the front and installing the grapple, everything worked fine once I got fluid pumped through everything. But when I disconnected the grapple, there was a...
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    Tiller Re: advice on tillers...

    Check out the Ansung Terra Force line. They are built strong. Another place to check and this may be a cheaper option depending on your usage is you local agg rental place. If it is in their rental...
  3. Re: Any suggestions for cleaning up hydraulic fluid?

    The purple HD cleaning stuff works good, but Dawn is also excellent, Mix 50/50 with water, spray on, let soak 30 minutes, then wash off.
  4. Re: Tow hitch off the 3 point linkage counter weight

    Titan Attachments actually makes several models of what you need if you take the current counter wight off. You can get a great deal bidding on their stuff on Ebay

    Adapters, Titan Fitness items in...
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    Re: Brush Guard Modifications

    What weight and type of mesh is that?
    Thanks
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    Re: Adjusting a tiller

    "It is a 6' TSC 4 tine." All I can say this is an entry tiller for cat 1 tractors, but the bigger issue is weight. This is a 6' that weighs only 744 lbs. I believe it is chain driven too with a...
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    Re: CK35 Dash lights

    Love it - symbols for dummies like me :eek::laughing:- off to the hardware store tomorrow
  8. Re: Suggestions for a Hydraulic Top Link for a CK30

    Ditto on Fit-Rite and Brian. You cant go wrong with his advice, customer service and pricing. He know his stuff and will not steer you wrong.

    And he is also understanding of Dummies like me :eek::D
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    Re: New equipment for this season.

    Got my Hay Grapple (posted elsewhere), and a 23' PJ GN to haul equipment and Hay
  10. Re: Gooseneck vs Bumper Pull for snow and ice

    For hardback snow, put chains on the GN axles - cable are OK. This will give you a positive braking situation. GN's are much better in snow and ice the BP. Been there and done that :D
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    Re: Adjusting a tiller

    Also check out the Ansung Terra Force line. Built like a tank and heavy - dig well Running a YJR 074 with 26.5 HP and love it.
  12. Re: Seat Safety Switch - need photo of standard one

    Dennis - Thanks much. I believe this gives options I did not have before. Now more searching.
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    Re: Little baler do they make them

    Looks like they are asking $800 - That's probably what it cost new.:laughing:
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    Re: Tractor Supply 3tph Post Hole Digger

    Many folks have built storage frames to make hook up easier. Do a search and you may find one that works for you. As for set up, the instruction are pretty straight forward.
  15. Seat Safety Switch - need photo of standard one

    Several of us are needing replacement seats, but we have the deluxe ones (that have the weight knob and the switch is in the seat cushion).

    I need a photo of the safety seat switch location on the...
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    Re: CT235 pedal return cylinder

    I have the replacement peddle and it work better than the original. However under heavy loading, like digging into a dirt pile, it will not return quickly. I just get used to the heal action needed...
  17. Re: Fuel pump for 25 year old Sears GT twin garden tractor

    You got me to thinking - there is a Fun Center place close and they carry boats, atv's, snow machines and all sorts of other quad stuff. I called the parts/service guy and I may have gotten lucky....
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    Re: Small Hay Grapple Installed

    Some good choices, especially the last one :D AMBERG does have other choices as he does have the bigger tractor to run an accumulator and a larger grapple if he so chooses.
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    Re: Small Hay Grapple Installed

    Mine are 36" but I back off the tension to make 55lb ones. I went and measures the unit and it will work with a 32" bale, either long ways or sideways. The front hook will enter the bale just back...
  20. Re: Fuel pump for 25 year old Sears GT twin garden tractor

    My pump is not direct mounted to the carb, but on the back side of the firewall. Its a small rectangular with three ports. One in from the bottom (fuel from tank, and two out through the firewall...
  21. Re: Fuel pump for 25 year old Sears GT twin garden tractor

    Thanks - That pump just might work.
  22. Re: Fuel pump for 25 year old Sears GT twin garden tractor

    Sears parts just says no longer available and does not indicate a replacement - thus the post. I have searched the part number too, with no results - no longer made, and no recommended replacement....
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    Re: sickle bar hydraulics / Kubota 2620

    I am still confused. Perhaps J_J can help. I am a bit green on this, but my double acting cylinders stay pressurized on both sides during use (will not move up or down with lever in the center...
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    Re: My wife hates my new tractor

    KevT after reading all the suggestions, all I can say is RUNNNNNNNNNNNNNNN! :eek::D

    Not knowing how long your marriage has lasted to date, may I suggest you dig deep and get her something she has...
  25. Fuel pump for 25 year old Sears GT twin garden tractor

    I have an old Sears 18 Hp B&S twin cylinder garden tractor. It has the old style rectangular metal pulse fuel pump. Is is no longer made and I cant find an equal listed an where . Can anyone...
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    Re: Broken Wheel Bolt

    First where can you get there reverse drill bits? I asked at Home Depot (yes my mistake) but hardware manager gave me a shrug.

    I have used easy outs. but usually find I need to drill a...
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    Re: Fixing paint chips and small rust spots

    I like your suggestions as I have used them all . One other thing I have tried is the Q-tip to put the rust converter on. I let it do its thing and then check for loose paint. Q tip is lousy for...
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    Re: square baler knotter problems

    Quality of twine? What brand are you using? I use Bridon 9600 in my Hesston. Tried Tighton and others and they broak just as you described. It also may be you tension disks are to tight, or look for...
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    Re: Bobcat Purchase

    Serial number should be on a plate attached to the frame. It will be up front on the side near the front corner somewhere. For HP there is a plate on the engine cover. Your loader will also have a...
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    Fixing paint chips and small rust spots

    What is the best way to fix paint chips and small rust spots. I start with a bit of sanding then I use small art brushes and fill in a dab of primer, then when dry, paint over with the color needed....
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    Re: Parts/Service Manual on CD

    Go to the Bobcat Store page. the service and operations manuals are under different headings, but show Utility Vehicle, Toolcat, & Tractor in the title. You do need IE explorer to view their web...
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    Re: sickle bar hydraulics / Kubota 2620

    All I know on my IH 1300 3pt mount, I need to take all pressure off the cylinder for the balance spring to do its job, otherwise it puts a lot of pressure on the 3pt linkage as it tries to follow the...
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    Re: What a dipstick! HELP!

    Sometimes we gut lucky glad it worked out for you. You might want to check with JD, as some of the older plugs were not plastic. Good luck.

    One other thing to check - on my baler there is a...
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    Re: sickle bar hydraulics / Kubota 2620

    I guess I read the OP post wrong. In his statement "does anyone know if I can use the hydraulics on the back of a kubota 2620 to control a sickle bar mower? " I assumed he had rear remotes.

    Sorry...
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    Re: What a dipstick! HELP!

    Depending on the size of the drain plug, you might get lucky. On my Hesston inline, I can pull the trans side cover plate without taking the trans out by removing a panel brace. Never done it, but it...
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    Re: sickle bar hydraulics / Kubota 2620

    Yes you can - however you do not have a float feature (if you do even better) so you will need to pump against one of your closed ports to lower. Using your rear hydraulic ports, say A-B plug the...
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    Re: Replacement Seat

    I just had a good look at the Bobcat parts catalog. They have updated it with better picture viewing. There were two seats available a Standard and Deluxe suspension model. I have the deluxe model...
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    Re: Replacement Seat

    I found one at TSC that may bolt up, but it does not have the provision for the seat sensor in the base. Does anyone have a work around to keep the sensor working on such a seat, or am I stuck buying...
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    Re: Hose length for root grapple

    I learned the hard way on this, putting tape on my JIC fitting threads. On those I used tape, they leaked and the also moved easier under pressure. Once tape was removed, problem went away. I only...
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    Re: Hose length for root grapple

    I just went through this on my Bobcat CT 235 the clone of the CK35.

    Give Brian, MtnViewRanch, with FitRite hydraulics Fit Rite Hydraulics - fitritehydraulics.com. He is a sponsor here and saved...
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    Re: Broken Wheel Bolt

    I would sure raise a bit of heck with your JD dealer. Your time and effort should be worth something!!!!
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    Re: HydrauLink Top Link

    How do you keep the handle from getting tangled in the lift arms/PTO or poking into the back of the tractor at full lift. Looks like a great solution if the handle could come off possibly, but then...
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    Re: Small Hay Grapple Installed

    TomSeller - sounds like you have done this before. I just played a bit today, getting the hang of it, and adjusting hooks. Do you have any tips to help when the real time comes?

    Thanks
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    Re: Small Hay Grapple Installed

    In my case it is just me doing everything.
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    Re: Small Hay Grapple Installed

    Long bottom tines get in the way of stacking. With this unit I can pick up 4 bales as shown (long ways), then pick up the next 4 sideways to get good stacking, especially when loading sideways on a...
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    Re: Small Hay Grapple Installed

    In the field you slide the unit along the ground and gather (swing into the bale along the closed side). This does not hurt the bale. You can also grab one or two and go on to the next, release and...
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    Re: Which Garden Tractor to get Sears or husky

    Here is a picture of my new Mowing Machine. :D :cool2::D :thumbsup:
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    Re: Bobcat CT235 Front Hydraulics Install

    Well I finished up the install today. First the Kioti second rear remote kit # 322027with the float valve does fit and worked. Dealer had no problem with the install, other than having to cut a...
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    Small Hay Grapple Installed

    I finally got the remotes run to the front and got the hay grapple installed. It is the small unit made by Kuhns manufacturing. It is their 4 flat, or 5 on edge model. Here is the contact...
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    Re: Little baler do they make them

    Your tractor appears to have 30 to 32 PTO HP depending on the model. The current MF 1734 round baler will work, or most of the entry level inline balers MF1835, if you have the hydro trans and can...
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    Re: Man Lift ideas

    One of the farmers in my area converted one into a chemical tank to feed his big agg sprayer. He hauls it up front on the forks and has a hose run back to the smaller sprayer tank. He seems to cover...
  52. Thread: New Baler

    by powerscol
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    Re: New Baler

    Right out of Star Wars. I don't know much about round balers, but it looks like you can use mesh or twine to bale, but can you mesh and twine (both). Probably overkill, but was wondering. Did you...
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    Re: Haying with compact tractor

    Wanted to post an update in case others are looking for a baler to run with a tractor like mine. The MF 1734 round baler looks like a good fit....
  54. Thread: New Baler

    by powerscol
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    Re: New Baler

    Nice baler. Its curious to note the smaller model than what you have 1734, only takes 30 HP pto, so I could easily run it. I currently run a Hesston 4550 inline square baler. The current version is...
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    Re: What is cutting on shares mean exactly?

    I have one 20 acre spread that I cut. I pay the man 2$ a standard square bale and take all and resell at $8 or more. He maintains the weeds and does the irrigation. So you agreeing on a cost per bale...
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    Re: Man Lift ideas

    How about this ; 2 Person Forklift Platform Safety Cage
    Forklift Safety Cage Platform Lift Basket Aerial Fence Rails Elevator 2 person

    Titan attachments has this AKA palletforks.com
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    Re: Kubota engine failure. Please help

    If you are honing all the cylinders, I suggest new rings on the old cylinders when doing the install. That way the will break in correctly. Rings are cheap insurance. Did you check the bearings?...
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    Re: Riding mower lift or jack stand.

    Where did you find that one at? Might be worth a look?
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    Re: Riding mower lift or jack stand.

    Anyone have this one? Seems better made and more capacity the others.

    Larin Lawnmower Lift & Farm Jack at Blain's Farm & Fleet
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    Riding mower lift or jack stand.

    I keep seeing the lift stands for riding mowers that lift the front up by the front tires so you can access underneath safely. Some are hydraulic pump up and others seem to be a leverage lift up....
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    Re: Which Garden Tractor to get Sears or husky

    They offer at least 2 52" models, or did. One had the Kohler the other the Kawasaki. Lowe's has one of their 54" Kohler models on sale, but the 26 HP Kohler engine is a "Courage" model and is no...
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    Re: Which Garden Tractor to get Sears or husky

    Got a chance to put her to work. I am very pleased. Mower worked great, excellent cut and fairly even and I am getting used to the Hydro Trans. I did not even use full power when mowing, just 3/4....
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    Re: Cost per bale

    338 - pardon my thoughts here,but your missing the point. I am a small custom baler, just starting out, going into my second year and trying to be a sponge on the steep learning curve. I am retired...
  64. Thread: Ls tractor

    by powerscol
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    Re: Ls tractor

    Interesting. Do they still make New Holland? Its one of two dealers I have around here.
  65. Re: 3 hrs on 2015 NX4510 and check engine light is on after missing Regeneration

    That's hitting above the belt! :thumbsup::laughing::D:cool2:
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    Re: CK 35HST - more power?

    I guess I could go that way, but usually you need to reduce engine compression, and mess with timing, but I could adjust the waste gate to limit boost to say 5 or 10 lbs or so.

    Now I have more...
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    Re: CK 35HST - more power?

    My neighbor that plays with dirt track cars says he can set me up with an NOS system. I think that might be overkill. He also thought a small blower (just moves air) from one of the import cars (belt...
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    Re: remote lever no longer locks into place

    Believe it or not, most Bobcat dealers do not know that their compact tractors were built by the same parent company of Kioti, Daudong, and that a lot of parts are interchangeable.

    Just politely...
  69. Re: 3 hrs on 2015 NX4510 and check engine light is on after missing Regeneration

    Yep - especially when they tried to tell me my grilled porterhouse steak would give me cancer (something about the caramelized or charred fat) This seems seems totally strange and farfetched as...
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    CK 35HST - more power?

    Has anyone tweaked their tractor to get a bit more power. (turbo, blower, better air flow, tweaked the pump) Just wondering what might be done. I am not looking to enter a tractor pull, just to...
  71. Thread: Ls tractor

    by powerscol
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    Re: Ls tractor

    First congrats on your new tractor. Out of curiosity, who makes these tractors. I.e. the parent company?
  72. Re: Business owners- Looking for a good source for receipts/estimate booklets A(or ap

    Another good source of help would be your local Small Business Administration or Better Business Office.

    I am lucky with having the SBA and their classes. You meet a lot of folks with great tools....
  73. Thread: Ballast box

    by powerscol
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    Re: Ballast box

    That makes sense as my tractor has about the lift capacity he is doing and with my 970lb tiller on the back, when I max out a lift it behaves just as described.
  74. Thread: goat trailer

    by powerscol
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    Re: goat trailer

    What a sweet looking trailer. Nice work.:thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:
  75. Re: Could Someone Please Help Me Identify This Sickle Bar Mower?

    Again the knife bar (the one the knives rivet or are bolted too) is pretty standard. If you can determine the hole spacing exactly, width, and length) call Webbs you should easily be ableto get a new...
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    Re: Which Garden Tractor to get Sears or husky

    Mine is supposed to have the 730 hydro, but I have not crawled under. Sears service just came by and went over things - OK service. I'm glad they put the bumper on as it was a two guy operation and...
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    Re: Which Garden Tractor to get Sears or husky

    No worries, but around here in SW Colorado, even used they were out of my reach. They also will not maneuver at tight as the Sears does
  78. Re: Anybody know of a clipping wheel attachment for Ford mower?

    To run his sickle this is not needed. he can do the same with a standard outboard under wear shoe. If he does use that and does not have the hydraulic lift, he will build muscles fast. :D

    However...
  79. Re: Rear floating remote from Kioti for Bobcat CT 235 - It Works!!!!

    Stock Kioti OEM second rear remote kit #322027 that fits their CK 20 thru CK35 units.
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    Re: Which Garden Tractor to get Sears or husky

    And what does this haft to do with my situation....the kubota prices were 3K to 4K more that what I am paying for this mower. I have a CT 235 Bobcat that can handle a mid mount mower as you describe,...
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    Re: Well she left... and my first review

    For floor mats, grab the wife's hair dryer :eek: - well have her help :thumbsup::confused2:... heat the nipple location from the top until it is very warm to touch, push hard from the top and grab...
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    Re: A Learning Experience

    Congrats - there is something about seat time.....Priceless!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    The more you use it the bigger the grin :D
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    Sears 24917 3 bin baggier - is it OK?

    I just received my 91798450 Pro GT garden tractor. Its the 26 HP Kohler with 54" deck. In looking up the 3 bin bagger Sears # 24917 I noticed various reviews. To those that have this bagger, does it...
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    Re: Which Garden Tractor to get Sears or husky

    Well..............................................good and bad.
    Was delivered today - no dents or scratches. Contract delivery folks dropped it off (using a rental truck), said is was assembled in a...
  85. Thread: goat trailer

    by powerscol
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    Re: goat trailer

    For cheep metal to wrap, check your local roofing company. Many times they will have short section of steel (pro-pannel) roofing available, left over from projects. They will also have a selection of...
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    Re: Need Hesston/Fiat parts help

    http://www.agcopartsbooks.com/PartsBooksN/Viewer/book.aspx?book=agco/651654

    I found this on the AGCO parts book page, Parent company of Hesston now and used your "1180" tractor model number and...
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    Re: Lifting 1,000 Gallon Propane Tank.....

    Man I wish I was close. They make the best smoker. You stand them on end and cut a door or several doors in the side and lots of racks with the fire box in the bottom. I ran across a design to have a...
  88. Re: Anybody know of a clipping wheel attachment for Ford mower?

    I just got thinking about this. Most sickle mowers of that vintage were pretty much standard. Only to or three knife spacing holes and inner and outer shoes. On my IH there is an adjustment for both...
  89. Thread: Ballast box

    by powerscol
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    Re: Ballast box

    I use my box blade or my tiller if needed. However when looking for a 3pt receiver hitch to move my GN around, there were several on the web that you could also hang suitcase weights on. In other...
  90. Re: Anybody know of a clipping wheel attachment for Ford mower?

    Another source is check with the folks on the Yesterdays Tractor web site. They have a lot of folks with knowledge there on older equipment and where to find parts.
  91. Re: Could Someone Please Help Me Identify This Sickle Bar Mower?

    Try the Yesterdays Tractors web site - they deal in a lot of older stuff. My guess is it tractor specific. As for knives and the bar parts, check with https://www.sickleservice.com/
    Discussion...
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    Re: Help bending Bucket pin straight

    I am sure there is - post over in the hydraulics form - more than a few experts over there. Especially J_J - he has helped me out a lot. He also my know a bit of what your up against.

    BTW - did...
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    Re: R1's or R4"s???

    I have the r4's too and love them. A lot better on the stability, I have them filled for more ballast. Work very well in snow etc. Only issue is they don't grab as well in very wet mud. Dealer...
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    Re: 3 point linkage wont go down

    Sometimes the bigger hammer works. Wishing the best as you learn about the beast. One suggestion is possibly have an local expert (someone that owns or operates one) go through it sometime with you...
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    Re: Cost per bale

    Yep I work cheap too - for the grins:D
    Sometimes I think I retired too early, but the stress of working with the new generation of engineers that took no pried in their work was causing health...
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    Re: 3 point linkage wont go down

    Here is a start
    TractorData.com CaseIH MXU100 tractor information

    Note the 3pt data. there is an electric draft control in the cab

    If you Google CaseIH MXU100 manuals, numerous free ones show...
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    Re: Cost per bale

    Thanks. Other than my head exploding every time I fill out the Sch F (lousy line by line instructions and no IRS help) when it comes to the bottom line helping on my tax bill it helps.

    And I agree...
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    Re: Cost per bale

    I was wondering, especially the $your mom.......just what we need here too.....NOT!!!!!!!!!!

    Hopefully the Mod can set the young man straight. Hopefully he can learn something.

    On edit - looks...
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    Re: 3 point linkage wont go down

    If you can actually pull the model numbers someone could help. Another source is the Red Power web site.
    Red Power Magazine Community

    Folks there might know more on the subject. Pictures of the...
  100. Re: Not Haying but How to Deal with Strewn Hay

    Any of your neighbors have goats? Borrow them if possible and use electric fence to keep where you want them. They will clean up the mess fast. Just don't be the butt of their work:eek::D learned...
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