Search:

Type: Posts; User: bcp; Keyword(s):

Results 1 to 100 of 4313
Page 1 of 44 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.46 seconds.

  1. Replies
    1
    Views
    3

    Re: The big storm in Buffalo

    Photo site:

    Buffalo News photographer took stunning snowstorm photos from the sky

    Bruce
  2. Replies
    1,443
    Views
    256,598

    Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    Tractor falls off trailer. Tied down?

    Tractor falls off trailer Monday on U.S. 131 - Petoskey News-Review: Local

    Bruce
  3. Replies
    1,443
    Views
    256,598

    Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    My first thought was about towing a "trailer" that was hitched to a "load."

    Bruce
  4. Replies
    7
    Views
    171

    Re: snow plow hydraulics

    If you had only one single acting cylinder, it would be power extension, no power retraction. Must use another cylinder, gravity, push against a tree, etc. to move the other direction. :)

    Bruce
  5. Replies
    11
    Views
    404

    Snow shoveling heart attacks

    Take it easy out there.

    From:
    BBC News - Why do so many people die shovelling snow?

    "Franklin considers snow shovelling to be so dangerous that he advises anyone over the age of 55 not to do...
  6. Replies
    1
    Views
    334

    Leafblower daydreaming

    This should move them. :)

    399441

    Not really a leafblower, but that was my first thought when I saw it. I wonder how it would do. Just need a 90 degree gearbox to blow sideways.

    3 Point...
  7. Replies
    7
    Views
    401

    Re: uknown Chinese tractor

    You may find your answer here:

    http://www.tractorbynet.com/forums/photos/107314-photo-posting-how.html

    Bruce
  8. Thread: Made a Pickaroon

    by bcp
    Replies
    24
    Views
    970

    Re: Made a Pickaroon

    399415

    399416

    399417
  9. Replies
    2
    Views
    283

    Re: Bucket mounted forks

    Everything you can think of has probably been done by someone here.

    Improvised forks:
    http://www.tractorbynet.com/forums/build-yourself/314731-cheap-pallet-forks.html

    Carryall forks- 3 pt...
  10. Replies
    126
    Views
    4,310

    Re: Must remove the hitch?

    Let's combine a couple of controversial threads into one. :)

    399366
  11. Replies
    1,443
    Views
    256,598

    Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    This is for a gooseneck trailer:

    399363

    Bruce
  12. Replies
    7
    Views
    401

    Re: uknown Chinese tractor

    Chinese tractor companies:

    Chinese tractors - Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki - The classic vehicle and machinery wiki

    Chinese Tractors Brand Names and Manufacturer | Chinese Tractor Owners...
  13. Replies
    0
    Views
    282

    Early 5th wheel RV for Africa

    399360

    Article:

    The luxury apartment on wheels that 1930s explorer drove into the unknown heart of Africa | Daily Mail Online
  14. Thread: PTO Wood Chipper

    by bcp
    Replies
    7
    Views
    431

    Re: PTO Wood Chipper

    Some will run the PTO if the seat is folded forward.

    Bruce
  15. Replies
    126
    Views
    4,310

    Re: Must remove the hitch?

    I once saw a pickup with those extended drawbars used under long campers, but the camper was removed. The hitch stuck back almost 4 feet. It must have been the only insert he had. That is one...
  16. Replies
    10
    Views
    792

    Re: URGENT tow drop hook

    "...separated by a common language."


    Diagram showing part names:

    399275

    Bruce
  17. Replies
    126
    Views
    4,310

    Re: Must remove the hitch?

    "If he hadn't removed his hitch, I wouldn't have walked between the cars and got my leg crushed when one car rolled."
  18. Replies
    42
    Views
    1,487

    Re: How long can you leave a muzzle loader loaded?

    If you can replace the nipple with a grease fitting of the same thread, you can apply lots more pressure than an air hose.

    Bruce
  19. Replies
    126
    Views
    4,310

    Re: Must remove the hitch?

    Sounds like he tripped over a trailer tongue, not a tow hitch on a motor vehicle.

    Bruce
  20. Replies
    1,443
    Views
    256,598

    Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    Totally off topic, but it reminded me of a cartoon.

    399246

    Bruce
  21. Replies
    8
    Views
    557

    Sort of a carryall idea

    I've been thinking of an attachment like a wide-frame carryall with a steel plate floor under the horizontal supports. The floor would be about 4 feet square. Think of a large skidding plate with...
  22. Replies
    25
    Views
    1,866

    Re: BX25 for rent at a home Depot

    You must be licensed if you operate equipment in Massachusetts that is capable of:

    raising 10+ feet, or
    lifting 500+ lbs, or
    holding over 1/4+ yard of material

    For complete...
  23. Replies
    126
    Views
    4,310

    Re: Must remove the hitch?

    There are Smart Cars, then there are Smart Cars.


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MDU5BU_qSJU

    Bruce
  24. Re: Upgrading/Upsizing 3 point hitch... Need your honest opinions and fabricator lead

    More 3 point specs:

    SAE J715b

    Bruce
  25. Replies
    16
    Views
    780

    Re: Bx25D Tie Down Attach Points For Trailering?

    Some ideas:

    Year-a-round tie down points - YouTube

    https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.150239981657526.32492.146960431985481&type=3
    ...
  26. Replies
    25
    Views
    973

    Re: Tired of kinking water hose/garden hose

    I can put up with an occasional kink. What I need is a dog-proof hose.

    :)

    Bruce
  27. Replies
    12
    Views
    508

    Re: Cat 0 rear blade, on Cat 1 hitch?

    Not familiar with your hitch arrangement, but you may be able to lengthen the turnbuckles, cross them, and connect to the opposite draft link.

    Bruce
  28. Replies
    48
    Views
    2,741

    Re: ...and I didn't see the black helicopter!

    Pipelines and powerlines are often patrolled by helicopter. Any near you?

    Also county, state, and federal sometimes patrol looking for illegal "farms." These are more likely to circle and...
  29. Replies
    31
    Views
    1,584

    Re: Living by a chicken farm

    Yes and no.

    Nuisance Myths and Poultry Farming | Publications | UGA Extension

    Chicken Farm Smell needs fixed! - Topix

    And, how it smells or doesn't smell now may change in the future, with...
  30. Replies
    1,443
    Views
    256,598

    Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    Trailers should have 2/3 of the load ahead of the trailer axle, they say. You have all of it ahead.

    :)

    Bruce
  31. Replies
    3
    Views
    418

    Re: Deck Leveling Problems

    No evidence, but I suspect in many of these cases, someone has hit something with a front corner of the deck, or they stepped on it many times getting on and off, and the deck is warped or twisted. ...
  32. Replies
    29
    Views
    1,532

    Re: Land Access Over Railroad?

    Might be easier getting to it some other way with an easement, or finding a different property. Sometimes counties or states require easements be given for access to landlocked properties.
    ...
  33. Thread: The Lap of Luxury

    by bcp
    Replies
    12
    Views
    939

    Snow Re: The Lap of Luxury

    cabbed motorcycles :)
  34. Replies
    48
    Views
    2,741

    Re: ...and I didn't see the black helicopter!

    Maybe something to show the direction of the signal?

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=girsas.wifiradar&hl=en

    WiFi Footprint Map Generator | SourceForge.net

    wifi - Tracking down...
  35. Replies
    46
    Views
    7,071

    Re: Another Trailer Build?

    Interesting build.

    A way to get by with a lower mounting angle for your main cylinders is to have a third, short, near vertical cylinder that only raises the bed a foot or so, then stops, to...
  36. Replies
    30
    Views
    1,623

    Re: Shackle for Drawbar?

    A problem with loose pin shackles compared to screw pin shackles, is that the loose ones can more easily bend open if you happen to get a hard side pull on it. Only the safety pin in shear stops the...
  37. Replies
    14
    Views
    1,780

    Re: Combine driver charged

    398794

    :)

    Bruce
  38. Thread: DIY Post driver.

    by bcp
    Replies
    18
    Views
    8,900

    Re: DIY Post driver.

    Hitch-operated post knocker:


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UIjZ_ggc0gk

    Bruce
  39. Thread: DIY Post driver.

    by bcp
    Replies
    18
    Views
    8,900

    Re: DIY Post driver.

    A couple of interesting hydraulic lift, gravity drop drivers:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NP1bIvvSX98

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rL_cm4MOVio

    Bruce
  40. Thread: Is it just me...

    by bcp
    Replies
    43
    Views
    2,165

    Re: Is it just me...

    How about a single diameter hitch pin with a hitch pin bushing on it-loose or welded?

    Or a short, single diameter Cat 2 pin that only goes through the section you use? Put the lock pin where the...
  41. Thread: Is it just me...

    by bcp
    Replies
    43
    Views
    2,165

    Re: Is it just me...

    I would have replaced those headless pins immediately with a hitch pin of the right size, with a handle. They come in many sizes.

    For example:
    GRAINGER APPROVED VENDOR Hitch Pin,Std,Stl,Zinc,1x7...
  42. Replies
    26
    Views
    1,046

    Re: Stripped Stud and Stud Extractors

    I think we have a failure to communicate here. :)

    This is what I am thinking of:

    Screw & Bolt Extractor Sets - Machining Supplies - Grainger Industrial Supply

    This must be what you are...
  43. Replies
    126
    Views
    4,310

    Re: Must remove the hitch?

    Get one of these. Cut the sign off, then glue the sign to your hitch insert/ball mount.

    Hitch Cover - Walmart.com

    Bruce
  44. Replies
    26
    Views
    1,046

    Re: Stripped Stud and Stud Extractors

    Usually there is no bolt head at all. That's why you need the extractor. Use the nominal bolt size. It is common to find the same size bolts with different size heads, especially when you get to...
  45. Replies
    126
    Views
    4,310

    Re: Must remove the hitch?

    People who have lived most of their lives in rattlesnake country likely never walk into a hitch. You develop a strong habit of watching where you walk.

    Moving to SW WA, with acres of thick,...
  46. Re: Can ls dealers refuse warranty work on tractor not purchased from them??

    From LS tractor:
    Parts & Service LS Tractor USA

    "But should the need arise; you can rest assured we will take care of you and your tractor."
  47. Re: Trailer Ball Mount or Receiver Hitch to replace bucket on BX25

    You might be able to add a receiver to the Kubota quick attach, sort of like this one. It doesn't have to be exactly centered. Offset a bit to the side may make it easier to hook up.

    Bruce
    ...
  48. Replies
    7
    Views
    603

    Re: Building Gates on uneven ground

    I have several on slopes. I build up under them so it is like a gentle speed bump - level crossways to the road. And the gate will only swing open on the downhill side.

    A built-to-fit gate...
  49. Replies
    17
    Views
    1,452

    Re: Bucket Mount Sawbuck

    I have the one from Bailey's. It works well. At least half my wood is under 6 inches and in various stacks around 5 acres. My only complaint is that it is too low. It should be about a foot...
  50. Replies
    126
    Views
    4,310

    Re: Must remove the hitch?

    That is a bill that didn't pass, not a law. Click on "Bill Status" near the top of the page.

    Bruce
  51. Replies
    55
    Views
    3,120

    Re: CCW thread closed due to politics

    The beliefs of many people are based on emotions. It is very hard to change feelings by using facts. That may just strengthen the feeling by having to defend it. It would take a stronger emotion...
  52. Replies
    23
    Views
    1,226

    Re: Improving wear of wood splitter slides

    Shakespeare decided to not rebuild his woodsplitter, too.

    "striving to better, oft we mar what's well"


    Bruce
  53. Re: You guys with your fancy post hole diggers and post hole drivers know nuthin'

    Another one:

    human pile drivers - YouTube

    Now we know why their buildings fall down. :)

    Bruce
  54. Replies
    19
    Views
    859

    Re: Cheap Genie scissor lift

    When you finish, you could mount the entire lift mechanism on a 3 point hitch, add some stabilizers, and go trim some trees.

    :)

    Bruce
  55. Replies
    20
    Views
    719

    Re: Can you edit your posts any more?

    No problem editing my typos.

    Bruce

    Editing this message. Right under the box with the message is a button that says "Save Changes."

    I don't see anywhere a place to give a reason for the...
  56. Re: How many have concealed carry permit to carry a gun ?

    From:
    Reviving the CDC

    Government-funded gun research was openly biased in the 1990s. CDC officials unabashedly supported gun bans, used CDC funds to advocate strict gun control, and poured...
  57. Re: ROP roll over protection bad design? is yours like this?

    Hang a plastic pipe a couple of feet outside your garage door, then keep your ROP up till you hit it.

    398312

    398313

    Bruce
  58. Replies
    13
    Views
    602

    Re: Building a berm for a Genset

    You didn't say how heavy it is, or if a concrete pad is needed. Pile and pack some rocks and dirt. Retaining wall blocks make it look a little better and stop it from eroding around the edges.
    ...
  59. Replies
    30
    Views
    1,623

    Re: Shackle for Drawbar?

    At least on screw pin anchor shackles, the pin diameter is one size larger than the body size (and name) of the shackle.

    If you want a 1 inch pin, buy a 7/8 shackle.

    WP62451 Anchor Shackle -...
  60. Re: You guys with your fancy post hole diggers and post hole drivers know nuthin'

    On the balance, it looks kind of shaky. I don't even know that many people who could get up there, then not fall off.

    I've been prospecting for the right canyon on which to file a claim, then...
  61. Replies
    19
    Views
    1,530

    Re: Chevy rear end brush cutter

    The idea to take from the black one is that blade(s) can be belt driven and sped up, as opposed to the limitations of direct drive.

    Ground drive is successful with reel mowers and sickle bar...
  62. Replies
    19
    Views
    1,530

    Re: Chevy rear end brush cutter

    One problem with the long-bladed dangerous one is the curved blade (leaf spring?) will try to cut a weed stalk several times instead of only once.

    Bruce
  63. Replies
    19
    Views
    1,530

    Re: Chevy rear end brush cutter

    The black one was built by a member here, with description and video.

    http://www.tractorbynet.com/forums/build-yourself/311436-homemade-mower.html

    Bruce
  64. Re: Judgement is the item least used before any accident.

    You should always check a tree's condition before driving past it.

    :)

    Bruce

    398056
  65. Re: How many have concealed carry permit to carry a gun ?

    Don't ask, don't tell.
  66. Replies
    19
    Views
    1,530

    Re: Chevy rear end brush cutter

    A deck over that blade would be welcome!

    Bruce
  67. Replies
    19
    Views
    1,530

    Re: Chevy rear end brush cutter

    It has been done, in a couple of ways:

    397970

    397971

    Bruce
  68. Replies
    0
    Views
    343

    Flower kills gardener

    BBC News - Gardener Nathan Greenway 'died after handling deadly plant'

    A gardener died after apparently handling a deadly plant on an estate in Hampshire, a coroner has heard.
    .
    .
    .
    Gardener...
  69. Replies
    10
    Views
    788

    Re: HI- LIFT JACK PROBLEM

    Your jack has less of a notch than I usually see.

    397823

    Photo from jack rebuild page here:
    Hi-Lift Jack Rebuild

    Bruce
  70. Rear Blade Re: Broken box blade - worth fixing? and if not what to get?

    Hadn't noticed that before, but it shows in your first photo. That's the first box blade I've seen that didn't use a tube for the teeth.

    Take off the teeth and hitch, add a tongue in front and...
  71. Replies
    13
    Views
    806

    Re: Pull type box blade with tilt axle??

    Get a tilt, even if you just have a ratchet adjuster on it instead of a cylinder.

    If you buy non-adjustable, for those rare times you may want a tilt, add a skid shoe to lift the high side a bit. ...
  72. Thread: A Drinking Problem

    by bcp
    Replies
    59
    Views
    6,105

    Re: A Drinking Problem

    Being drunk can be a serious danger to husbands.

    397658

    397659

    397660

    Bruce
  73. Replies
    15
    Views
    1,191

    Re: Advice needed on fixing a badly rutted road

    However you rebuild them, grade the road so water runs off the side, not the length of the road. If you can't, consider moving the road. You will never win the battle against water if it collects...
  74. Replies
    13
    Views
    806

    Re: Pull type box blade with tilt axle??

    I would rather not have that one in the center photo, where the axle pivots on a single bolt, very close to the elevation frame. If the axle had about a 1.5-2 inch pivot, and was spaced out from the...
  75. Replies
    22
    Views
    1,754

    Re: DIY Bike Chain .... Bolt Cutters vs. Chain

    Bike locking is sort of a funny subject. You have to decide what level of protection is worth it.

    :)

    You could use a bike lock to lock it to a post:

    397426

    Or use several locks to slow...
  76. Replies
    22
    Views
    1,550

    Re: Some Jerk set fire to a local covered bridge

    Some people are builders, other people are breakers.

    Bruce
  77. Replies
    32
    Views
    1,372

    Re: New sport. Couch Fishing.

    Lots of dumping around here, since the only dump charges $10 entry fee plus $84 per ton.

    Bruce
  78. Replies
    1,443
    Views
    256,598

    Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    Was it a common procedure, or was it a common joke photo.

    397188 397189 397190 397191

    397192 397193 397194 397196

    Bruce
  79. Replies
    36
    Views
    2,696

    Re: Quickie log-drag, (paper-thin MIG weld)

    Make something that will last, like these steel plate skids.

    Timber Tuff Tools | Tough Tools for the Forest Industry!

    ATV Log Skidder - Log Skidding Equipment - Log Sled, LLC

    Bruce
  80. Replies
    1,443
    Views
    256,598

    Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    Probably exceeding the tow vehicle's tow rating.


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MZlsXCYTQXI
  81. Replies
    1,443
    Views
    256,598

    Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    Loading a car into a truck:


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jTW8-0HLttg

    Bruce
  82. Replies
    20
    Views
    1,651

    Re: Never change engine oil brands?!?!

    Oil Myths:
    https://www.citgo.com/ConsumerProducts/Oils/EngineOilMyths.jsp

    Myth: I broke in my engine on Brand X; I can't switch brands.
    Fact: First, be sure that during the break-in period you...
  83. Replies
    1,443
    Views
    256,598

    Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    For those occasional long loads I wonder about using something like a hitch carrier with lights plugged into the rear of the trailer. It wouldn't have to carry any of the load, but just become "part...
  84. Replies
    2
    Views
    2,744

    Time-lapse video of Arizina weather

    Here:

    Monsoon on Vimeo

    Bruce
  85. Thread: Bolt on hooks

    by bcp
    Replies
    14
    Views
    954

    Re: Bolt on hooks

    Or drill your bolt holes oversize, weld in some tubes, then bolt the hooks on.

    Bruce
  86. Re: Interesting mechanism on this winch-dumped trailer

    I like the way he got a high dump angle without having a tall post in front like most other winch dumps have.

    I wonder if the "L" had a curved or angled corner, he wouldn't have to push the rod...
  87. Re: Dump trailer, trailer jack powered scissor lift

    A cordless drill on the crank would be a big help.

    Bruce


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vr9Ms7ulH7w
  88. Replies
    9
    Views
    744

    Re: Looking for work to do with the kubota bx

    If you move lots of leaves, build a plywood bucket extension, then haul 3 times as many each trip.

    Bruce
  89. Re: Need three foot, small bush hog for my 135d. Any suggestions?

    There are probably some people out there that would tell you to get a common 6 ft mower and remove one of the blades. Someone like the store clerk that suggested I use two 1/4x2 inch bolts instead...
  90. Dump trailer, trailer jack powered scissor lift

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lEBFxaDozbY
  91. Interesting mechanism on this winch-dumped trailer

    Dump starts at about 1:30.

    Bruce


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bhkjDoQiDYY
  92. Thread: Barrel Ballast

    by bcp
    Replies
    29
    Views
    2,199

    Re: Barrel Ballast

    Concrete is 18-20 lbs per gallon.

    Bruce
  93. Replies
    7
    Views
    502

    Re: Pto water pump for pond cleaning

    From:
    Trash Pump Buyer's Guide - How to Pick the Perfect Trash Pump

    Diaphragm Pumps
    Diaphragm PumpDiaphragm pumps work entirely differently than other trash pumps. Instead of using centrifugal...
  94. Replies
    7
    Views
    502

    Re: Pto water pump for pond cleaning

    For cleaning out silt and old leaves, maybe something more like the suction dredges used for gold mining and underwater archaeology would work better.

    Here is one article:
    Suction Dredging for...
  95. Replies
    5
    Views
    464

    Re: Towing chicken Coop with ball hitch

    Drawbars were meant to rotate, for use with an implement hitch like this:

    396730

    But people keep wanting to use them with a ball, so all those methods were developed to stop the rotation. For...
  96. Replies
    144
    Views
    7,102

    Re: Are tractors with cabs becoming the norm?

    Many years age, before cab tractors, I've seen drivers work all day in the summer in dust like this. I know how they would vote.

    396678

    Bruce
  97. Replies
    10
    Views
    1,149

    Re: Show pics of your truckbed "extender"

    You need one that curves or slants up from the hitch, or you will be dragging it at every other dip you cross.

    Something like these.

    396577

    Bruce
  98. Thread: A Drinking Problem

    by bcp
    Replies
    59
    Views
    6,105

    Re: A Drinking Problem

    “In wine there is wisdom, in beer there is freedom, in water there is bacteria.”

    Benjamin Franklin
  99. Replies
    130
    Views
    9,694

    Re: Generator and electricity flow

    A current generator thread lead me to this old one where I saw a generator backfeed comment.



    A quick search found a couple of backfeed incidents, one a home generator, the other industrial,...
  100. Replies
    6
    Views
    655

    Re: Grader Blade for excavator bucket

    I've seem more often where the operator uses the thumb to grab a beam or timber for smoothing.

    Bruce
Results 1 to 100 of 4313
Page 1 of 44 1 2 3 4
© 2014 TractorByNet.com. TractorByNet is a registered trademark of IMC Digital Universe, Inc. Other trademarks on this page are the property of their respective owners.