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    Re: Christmas Cheer

    The Rieslings are a good recommendation. One that I like is a Gewürztraminer. It's a little smoother than the Rieslings. Here's a nice bottle that's probably available at your grocery store if you...
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    Re: Getting (back) a FarmAll Cub

    LOL! THANKS, guys!! I appreciate the encouragement and the kind words about our humble abode! :) We've been here 4 years now. We looked for a place for about 9 months before we stumbled on this...
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    Re: Getting (back) a FarmAll Cub

    Duwop - as far as I know, you're right - 1952 according to the serial number. What year is yours?

    No real updates at this point. Mostly I've been doing "research", primarily on FarmallCub.com. ...
  4. Re: John Deere Frontier RB2160 rear blade for sale

    Congrats if you got $700 for it!! Last spring I paid $450 for a barely used (no scratched/worn paint) Frontier RB2184.
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    Re: Landscape trailer advice wanted

    I can't really weigh in on material opinions, but I would advise to make sure that you can easily remove the rear gate if you need to. If you ever buy something that needs loaded via fork lift, the...
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    Re: Anyone ordering bees this year?

    FTG-05 ---- It's possible to do exactly what you're wanting to do. I actually bought bees this year from a beekeeper that does that same thing. He calls it "sponsoring a hive". His model is that...
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    Re: TV "remodeler" shows

    There's a show on DIY Network called (I think) "Renovation Realities". On that show they just have a camera crew watching the homeowners try to do their own remodel. Generally the homeowners have...
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    Re: Helpful neighbor!

    Maybe someone should reply on his welding post and ask him to come back here! :D
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    Re: Bankruptcy Chaper 7

    Dave is right - different classes of "stake holders" (as opposed to creditors). If I remember correctly, the IRS will be first in line, followed by the secured creditors (people who made loans...
  10. Thread: BBQ Smokers

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    Re: BBQ Smokers

    Live 'n learn, Gunny!!! LOL!!

    GREAT story!! I'd probably crash the server if I started posting all of my cooking mishaps here!
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    Re: The Ugly undeniable Truth

    Eddie brings up a GREAT point! Much of the "global warming" studies are funded by government money. If any of the researchers determine that the changes (which few dispute) are natural and not...
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    Re: Anyone ordering bees this year?

    Bird - you can still get bees by mail, although I haven't done it. From what I understand, they want you to go to the post office to pick them up rather than having the mail man deliver them to your...
  13. Re: Congratulations LD1 - New Member of the Month!

    LOL! At first I interpreted the thread title as "New Member" of the Month rather than New "Member of the Month". So when I opened the thread and realized that LD1 had over 10,500 posts I thought...
  14. Thread: BBQ Smokers

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    Re: BBQ Smokers

    I'm hoping to get a "real smoker" sometime soon. Right now I use my LP grill. It's a big 5 burner job. I'll do ribs by lighting just one burner on the end and putting a chip box on it. I will...
  15. Re: 3320 grinding noise when in 4wd and no power on front wheels

    Nobody puts 700 hours on "those tractors"???? Great - I'm at 592 hours now on my 3520 so by this time next year my tractor that I bought 13 months ago should be at the end of its useful life.
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    Re: Advice needed on fixing a badly rutted road

    :thumbsup:
    :thumbsup::thumbsup:
  17. Thread: Fraud victim

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    Re: Fraud victim

    when I make my half-pot of coffee every morning, I put in one scoop of half-caf and one scoop of decaff. So I guess I'm drinking quarter-caff. :)

    I like black coffee and I like it "full bodied". ...
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    Re: A Drinking Problem

    Congrats to all of you guys that are sober now!:thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup: Your stories are interesting and sad and encouraging at the same time. Brian, it seems like you really had some...
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    Re: Snow Edge - worth it?

    I used 1.5" schedule 40 ABS on my FEL last winter. Plan to do the same thing this year. A 10' length of it at Menards is $5.84 plus tax. My bucket is 5' so I can get 2 pieces of it. I will...
  20. Re: Remodeling Old Barn and Building New 24x40 Pole Barn

    Great tip!! THANKS! And enjoy your barn!
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    Re: Life on the farm

    x2! I'm enjoying looking at these.
  22. Re: Remodeling Old Barn and Building New 24x40 Pole Barn

    bobm - THANKS for looking for the name. When you find it, just PM me.

    s219 - THANKS for the referral to CHA. I found their website and they only do business in PA, MD, VA. They have some nice...
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    Re: Some Jerk set fire to a local covered bridge

    The "cross" actually looks to be a clothesline hanger.
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    Re: Modified 2 wheeled tractors

    THANKS for that info, Mac624!!!
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    Re: New Gravely Owner 16 G Professional

    Congrats on your tractor! But you have to post pics or we won't believe that you actually bought one. :)
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    Re: Grapple recomendations

    A lot of people on the forum, myself included, have bought the "Greens Machine Thumb". I am still in the process of getting mine operational. It seems that life just keeps getting in the way of my...
  27. Re: Remodeling Old Barn and Building New 24x40 Pole Barn

    bobm - did you find the Amish crew yourself? I'm about 2 hours from you and am interested in putting up a structure on our property. I had an Amish crew do some storm repair on another house that I...
  28. Re: Back in the Saddle Again! (no horses involved...)

    Congrats on being back in the saddle!! About 6 years ago I managed to twist my ankle and put a hairline fracture in it. I "down" (wearing one of those "walking boots") for a few weeks and it drove...
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    Re: Another Mini-Dozer

    Check post #6 to see how the OP built his tracks. Not sure about the pics in post 363.
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    Re: Any Regrets On Moving To The Farm ?????

    GORGEOUS PLACE, NC_Redneck!!

    On December 1st it will be 4 years since my other half and I moved to "the country". We bought a log home on a little less than 5 mostly wooded acres. You can't...
  31. Re: Another grapple thread? Dirt Dog Grapple questions...

    Post back when you have had a chance to use your Dirt Dog. Pics would be great too!!

    I still havent mounted my Thumb but it is getting closer. Eventually I still want to get a real grapple...
  32. Thread: Grab hooks

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    Re: Grab hooks

    You two sound like you're a blast to hang out with!! Never a dull moment! :laughing::laughing:

    How often do you guys have to go to the emergency room? :laughing:
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    Re: international harvester f-cub

    Just FYI - there is a "Farmall Vintage Tractors" area on TractorByNet where you can ask your Cub specific questions. There are also several Farmall Cub specific sites on the web including 301 Moved...
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    Re: Getting (back) a FarmAll Cub

    Well, I got 'er home! :thumbsup: And she's in pretty sad shape but I think she's still restorable. I had talked to the guy that had kept it all these years and he warned me that the front tires...
  35. Re: Helping a parent to deal with losing their driving priveleges

    This is a GREAT IDEA!! I am going to implement it for taking care of my folks. The week before last I had appointments for them on three different days. Then my dad wanted me to take him on a big...
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    Re: Protecting against theft

    Check this out - Basically a replacement for your starter fuse/relay. It has to work with the key-fob so when you and the fob are away from the tractor, it won't start. Kind of along the same lines...
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    Re: Pet cemetery etiquette

    I'm going to echo what everyone else has said.... Leave the markers and graves in place. If those were your animals, that's what you'd want. Yeah, you might be dead and gone and not know, but it's...
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    Re: Blue Rhino?.. hmm.

    X2 on going to Tractor Supply. Most places around here charge a flat ·$20-22 to refill a tank, regardless of whether or not it still has propane in it. TSC charges by the gallon so it only costs...
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    Re: Tired of the mess in my shop

    Those redheaded wives are pretty feisty, ain't they? :laughing::laughing::laughing::laughing:
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    Re: Added Remote to FEL...

    On the bright side, my valve looks VERY COOL sitting here on my desk! :rolleyes::laughing::laughing:

    Reminds me of the old saying - Buy cheap, buy twice.
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    Re: Added Remote to FEL...

    Think long and hard about that valve. I bought the same one - or at least one very similar. Theres no good way to mount that valve due to the way the holes are positioned. Ive seen other valves that...
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    Re: New deck. Now what?

    Someone on another thread posted this link a while back... Specifically made for pressure treated lumber.
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    Re: Buying a totaled vehile

    My daughter's truck ('97 Ranger w/ 235,000 miles) was totaled but I repaired it and got it road worthy again, although I let the body damage go as it was minimal. It's got a salvage title. As...
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    Re: Property line trail/ track

    x2!! She's a cutie! Enjoy her while she's little!! My "little girls" are 21 and 23 now. Both out of the house and doing their own thing. It seems like yesterday I could hold both of them at the...
  45. Re: JD 3320 and 60" Everything Attachment Grapple

    I assume you are using the lever that controls the mower deck height to run the grapple?

    Can you post some pics of the Bw16138 hose kit and how it installed? Does it look good? Do you just...
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    Re: Stray dogs are becoming a pain

    That's pretty funny stuff!! Of course, dogs are like people - they continue the behavior that they are "rewarded" for. In this case, the behavior is coming "home" (to either home) and the reward is...
  47. Re: When Free Checking is no more... after 66 years...

    Another vote for credit unions! I opened my first account with the credit union a little over 40 years ago when I got my paper route. Been with them ever since although not exclusively with them. ...
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    Re: Liability Insurance

    Many home owners insurance policies also include a "personal liability" clause that will cover you if you do something that someone sues you over while you're out and about. For example, if you're...
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    Re: Security Camera

    GREAT thread! MANY THANKS to Dennis and everyone else for their input. I am looking forward to reading more as I'm planning my own system right now.
  50. Re: Let's post our Made in USA tool finds (yard sales, old store stock, auctions etc)

    THAT'S why she's an EX-wife!!
  51. Re: Long-range driveway alarm with non-chiming alerts

    check this out...

    From page 5:
    391367

    Just curious why you don't want the dogs barking with the alarm. I have the Dakota 2500 and the dog heard it at 3:00 a.m. and woke me up in time to find...
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    Re: Underground dog house?

    I googled Pennyroyal and found this on wikipedia... It looks like it's used to repel pests but the oil can also be toxic. I just skimmed over this but you might want to give it a careful read. I'd...
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    Re: What is your favorite Quote or Saying?

    When I was about 18, my dad gave me a little business card with this saying on it...

    Illegitimi non carborundum

    Attributed to General "Vinegar Joe" Stillwell. It's "mock-Latin" but roughly...
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    Re: Security Camera

    Country Geek - you seem to be pretty knowledgeable on this subject, so I want to ask a question or two... I've been following this and other similar threads as I get ready to purchase a couple of IP...
  55. Re: 14 tractors now in my backyard , put a fork in it , I'm Done

    I don't blame your grandson for loving it - I LOVE IT!! :) That thing is awesome! I'll bet he's a chick-magnet when he's on that thing!!

    You really do some great work, Waldon52! I am envious of...
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    Re: Need to rent a trailer...

    Trip has been postponed for a couple of weeks. But, I decided to go with the lighter trailer. The truck is most likely going to be pretty loaded down with landscaping materials - mostly rocks - so...
  57. Re: Stupid Fuel Cans! Nozzle came apart in my fuel tank...

    Well, I bought a 24" mechanical finger from HF on Sunday and gave it a shot. The way my tank is built, the fingers wouldn't even reach the bottom!!

    A buddy of mine came by yesterday. He used...
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    Need to rent a trailer...

    I am making a trip to WV tomorrow to take care of some family business. While there I am going to pick up an old Farmall Cub tractor that a neighbor has been storing for safe keeping. I will also...
  59. Re: Stupid Fuel Cans! Nozzle came apart in my fuel tank...

    Yeah, laugh at a guy with problems. I'm glad that I could bring a little sunshine to your day!! :laughing::laughing::laughing::D


    Thanks for all the replies! I figured that this stuff would be...
  60. Re: Multirotors / Quadcopters / otherwise known a DRONES

    I went to the National Farm Equipment Show in Louisville, KY back in February. There were several vendor booths there displaying UAV's.
  61. Stupid Fuel Cans! Nozzle came apart in my fuel tank...

    Here's one that I haven't seen on TBN... I was fueling up my JD 3520 using one of those stupid new designed fuel cans where you have to push down on the nozzle to let the fuel flow into the tank. I...
  62. Re: US Forest Service is using surveillance cameras on public lands

    Amen to this!! The Google feature that "predicts" what you're looking for is pretty scary. I used to think that it was just from the "cookies" stored on my computer, but if you use Chrome it wants...
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    Re: Finally gave in and bought a PTO chipper

    You got a good deal on that! I paid $2600 including shipping from WI to OH for mine. That chipper will give you a workout!! I love having mine - a couple of weeks ago I cut some brush out of our...
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    Re: How much do you insure your tractor for???

    I'm probably in a different boat than most of you guys. My other half and I are not married and the house/land is in her name. The tractor is mine and her long time insurance agent (State Farm)...
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    Re: Getting (back) a FarmAll Cub

    I'm 99% sure I'll bring it home, regardless of condition. As mfruend said, I'll never get the chance again to get it. Even if I have to buy a parts tractor to get it going again, it's THIS Cub that...
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    Grapple Re: Another Grapple Thread

    I'm pretty sure I've seen pictures of your thumb. Don't you have the one shown in post #11? It's directly from Greens-Machine. I hope they're not out of business - I just bought mine back in June...
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    Getting (back) a FarmAll Cub

    I may be getting my Grandpa's old Cub sometime soon. Here's the story... My mom was born on a small "farm" (21 acres) in West Virginia back in the 30's. While my grandparents were still living...
  68. Re: Any Ideas on best way to ship a Mid Mount Mower?

    This may be a long shot (a REALLY long shot!!), but check with Greyhound bus company. They will ship stuff in the cargo holds of their buses. Basically, you take it to the terminal, buy it a ticket...
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    Re: Sidewalk follwed house by 25 years

    Looks super nice!!
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    Re: nother newb's first post

    I think it's funny how, in East Texas, 28 acres is referred to as "my little place" whereas in Southwest Ohio 28 acres is a pretty fair sized piece of property (surrounded by 1/3 acre lots!!).
    ...
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    Re: Any Pilots Among Members?

    x2!! I hate you! LOL!! (seriously, that is gorgeous and I'm so envious!!)

    irvingj - Love that Tri-Pacer! Hope you get it in the air soon!!

    One more story.... I used to do a lot of "Young...
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    Re: Any Pilots Among Members?

    Another (non-flying) pilot here. Did the normal C-172/C-152 training and then got my tailwheel endorsement after I got my ticket. I used to fly out of a family owned (now on the 4th generation)...
  73. Re: using a lawn mower for younger kids to drive around the farm....ideas?

    Deleted - duplicate post.
  74. Re: using a lawn mower for younger kids to drive around the farm....ideas?

    This is pretty funny stuff! Amazing how often you hear someone say "Oh @@@@!!" right before the inevitable happens! LOL!

    And while it's pretty funny, it's also a bit on the scary side. For...
  75. Thread: Longhaul WIFI

    by mark02tj
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    Re: Longhaul WIFI

    Agree with the Ubiquiti recommendation. I just bought one of their outdoor wireless boosters to get WiFi out to my garage and also allow me to install some wireless surveillance cameras around my...
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    Re: TODAYS SEAT TIME

    x2!!!

    Love the rolling hills around Fairmont!! I should be there in a week or so. Unfortunately the purpose of the trip is to sell off the land that my mom was born on. It had been in the...
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    Re: Did some STEEP mowing today. Pictures

    The incinometer looks like a magnetic welding angle finder from harbor freight
  78. Re: Who sells those fun, spring-loaded hose-holders that mount at the end of loaders?

    ETA sells them. . .

    Just enter "hose spring" in thei search box. I cant paste the link using my stupid tablet. :(
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    Re: Shadowing out a toolbox

    Pretty cool!
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    Re: Homebuilt PTO SPADER..hmmm

    These things ain't cheap!! I found a website for a company in California that sells these. I gave them a call with a follow up email. Here's the exchange...

    Hello,

    We spoke on the phone...
  81. Thread: oil change

    by mark02tj
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    Oil & Fuel Re: oil change

    subscribing to this thread as I'm sure it's going to be super helpful!
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    Re: Homebuilt PTO SPADER..hmmm

    That's super interesting CNC Dan!! THANKS for posting that!

    I wonder how much more expensive one of these is compared to a 3pt tiller? And if you were cultivating garden spaces for a fee, would...
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    Re: Any Jeep CJ people here?

    lhfarm - you have a great little collection of Jeeps!! I'd love to see the '49 Farm Jeep sometime! I don't have a CJ, but do have an '02 TJ that I love. I told someone just this weekend that I'd...
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    Re: Sod cutter for FEL

    I would rent a sod cutter. Two weeks to design, build, use and troubleshoot something like that isn't much. But you probably work faster than I do. :)

    Last time I rented a sod cutter it was...
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    Re: TODAYS SEAT TIME

    Could you call the Mahindra dealer you bought the tractor from to move it for you?

    Amazing what a difference some ballast would do for you! Your front tires are squished down and your rear...
  86. Re: Another grapple thread? Dirt Dog Grapple questions...

    From one Jeeper to another, THANKS for the reply, Jeepguy!! :)

    For the time being, I bought a Greens Machine "Thumb" to mount on my FEL. Due to life getting in the way lately, it's still sitting...
  87. Re: How difficult is it to install a engin block heater in a John Deere 3720

    A buddy of mine had the dealership install one in his open station 3320. I'm planning on installing one in my open station 3520. I think these two tractors share the same engine block as your 3720....
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    Re: Can an old lady get her MF1250 to start?

    Like most of the others, I'm leaning towards the battery being the culprit too. Pretty impressed that you checked the cells and topped them off in the old battery! :thumbsup:

    As an aside, I...
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    Grapple Re: 60" Markham Med duty Root Grapple

    I get more confused everyday myself, but I'm pretty sure that 1/2" medium duty (1/2" = 4/8") is thicker than the 3/8" light duty. But maybe I'm not reading your post correctly. I am drinking decaff...
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    Re: What welder would be best??

    That is too funny!!!

    SODO - Can you P L E A S E either let your animosity towards "The Arcs" go or seek professional help??? I used to like most of what you wrote but this crap is getting really...
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    Re: Homemade Tree / Post Puller

    Thanks for that review!! My original "tractor plan" was to buy a BrushGrubber like that one. I'm glad now that I didn't.
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    Re: New member gravely L8 walk behind

    Den - go ahead and post pics of the implement(s) you're asking questions about. That would help a LOT! :)
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    Re: Gravely 7.6 super - NO SPARK

    Would agree that if you don't see spark, that you need to do something to get it there, but there is no electronic ignition module for that old engine. You might need a new magneto. Contact...
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    Re: up date on my project

    Very Nice!!

    What year is it? 66?

    Are you going to put painted steel wheels on it to keep with the military theme?

    Nothing funner than driving around topless in a Jeep! My '02 TJ (Wrangle)...
  95. Thread: gearbox oil?

    by mark02tj
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    Re: gearbox oil?

    If you're talking about the "gearbox" being the main transmission housing, get that 80-90 out of it ASAP!!!

    I run SAE-30 in mine. That's what they were designed for in the old days when the...
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    Re: Funny poster or bumper sticker

    That's funny and scary at the same time!
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    Re: I'm very lucky!

    Glad you caught it in time!!

    I agree 100% about the PA's! I've been seeing one for a long time. They're generally more concerned and seem to have more time to spend with you and talk about...
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    Re: Chain saw safety

    I just bought a pair of chaps and will put them to use this weekend. We had some pretty high winds the other night and lost a tree at the edge of the yard. Plus, I will be able to put my new (to...
  99. Thread: Close enough!

    by mark02tj
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    Re: Close enough!

    But this isn't really YOUR project!! :thumbdown: It wasn't your idea. You didn't plan it. You didn't design it. You didn't buy or scrounge the materials. You aren't placing the materials on the...
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    Re: Adding a "Thumb" to my JD 3520 FEL

    J_J - THANKS for the reply! I think this is something that I'm going to try and tackle myself (with a LOT of help) rather than buy a "kit" for it. As I said above, I know next to nothing about...
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