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    Re: Stuck in gear until engine is off, Ford 3600

    Around here clutches get stuck from lack of use. A lot of tractors are equipped with mechanisms to lock the clutch in a disengaged position. Even more warn the operator in the manual about this...
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    Re: Ponds, fish, and Great Blue Heron

    Yep, he inadvertently made it easy for the bird. Any movement in the water in that area and all the stock came to feed, and became the feed.
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    Re: Ponds, fish, and Great Blue Heron

    I agree.

    In Missouri the Wildlife Conservation Department released Bobcats in our area to control Turkeys. How many Turkeys can a Bobcat eat anyway!!!! So now the Bobwhite Quail folks are up in...
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    Re: Kubota 47% -- John Deere 19%

    Then you bought the best tractor.

    If we all had the same needs there would only be one tractor.
  5. Re: $160-$200 per month for professional lawn care?

    It's so easy to lose perspective in these conversations. You'll go flat broke at $1 per minute if you start up a mowing business. And it will not take more than one Summer, two tops. :)
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    Re: Stuck in gear until engine is off, Ford 3600

    It's my belief that stuck clutches are created by condensation, not rain water leaking into the bellhousing.
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    Re: Kubota 47% -- John Deere 19%

    Show me a tractor, regardless of color, that works to it's fullest potential with no ballast weight?? :)
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    Grading Re: Flail mower skids

    I actually do fine height adjustments by lengthening/shortening the top link. As stated I only rely on the skids to help the mower get over an obstacle.
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    Re: 14k vs 20k trailer?

    Yep. That's why I like duals. Right after my blowout I replaced all four tires on that axle. They had 50% or greater tread. Were 14ply Hankook F19s. Took no more chances on the other three.
  10. Re: $160-$200 per month for professional lawn care?

    You weren't a kid, you were a "Stud" to push mow a steep hilly large acre in two hours!!!! :)
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    Re: 14k vs 20k trailer?

    Not long after I bought my 28+4 20K dual tandem GN I was on an Interstate Hwy at 75mph with two Jeep Buggies onboard and blew a tire. Sure glad I didn't have singles.......
  12. Re: $160-$200 per month for professional lawn care?

    Yeah, that's kinda weird, I would have fired them too.

    Ya really gotta think about this project. 2.5 acre property that I'm sure she requires to be completely manicured. Doing it once a week...
  13. Re: Does Anybody Go Without Homeowners/Property Insurance?

    I think that's becoming normal behavior. Insurance companies are going to make money. If not, they'll change the game until they do. For Nation wide companies the increase of Acts of God events...
  14. Re: $160-$200 per month for professional lawn care?

    Maybe stop for a second and think about what Eddie described. I wouldn't take on that job for $500 per month.
  15. Re: $160-$200 per month for professional lawn care?

    In my County (population 8,500) there are half a dozen lawn businesses. The average age of homeowners is probably 55. One guy has 75 regular customers. He mows every day. I've saw him mowing in...
  16. Re: $160-$200 per month for professional lawn care?

    I too find it acceptable to mow spread out over two or three days. Total mowing time is 8 hours. I put on my radio headphones and enjoy my time outdoors running equipment. I've never tried to...
  17. Re: $160-$200 per month for professional lawn care?

    So you don't enjoy the things you do on your days off? Maybe you are headed down the wrong life path?
  18. Re: Does Anybody Go Without Homeowners/Property Insurance?

    I've always carried insurance. 7 years ago I had a catastrophic fire and settled a $165,000 claim. I think I'll continue.
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    Re: Kubota 47% -- John Deere 19%

    I'm watching this closely as well. I haven't saw any of the largest Kubotas on the row crop farms yet. But it's a steady climb of them in the Cattle Rancher arena.
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    Re: Thinking of changing R4 over to R1

    Assumption on my part. He has a B3030 for "turf" work so don't think he's too worried about turf damage. Also assuming he'd do his MMM work with the 3030.

    Only advantage you might be losing is...
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    Re: F250 motor swap, 7.3 diesel

    I'm a wuss in my old age, I'd struggle with that schedule.

    Sorry the "bug" is still crawling around in you....
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    Re: F250 motor swap, 7.3 diesel

    Good progress Greg!!!

    How's the nightshift sleep schedule going???
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    Re: Ford Tractor photo thread, lets start one!

    Already earning it's keep, can't beat that!!!
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    Re: Ford Tractor photo thread, lets start one!

    She's a Beaut!!!!!
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    Re: F250 motor swap, 7.3 diesel

    Sorry to hear of your health issues Greg. As long as you have kids in the house you will be exposed to every virus known to man......

    Just so you have something to look forward to,,,,, I haven't...
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    Re: Land Plane Advice

    It's too big because he believes it's too big. Really doesn't matter about the details. His methods of use will certainly vary from ours and everyone else's. :)
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    Re: 2017 jd 5100m 3 point lift arms sinks

    Excellent!!!! Rarely is it the cylinder. Almost always the valve. Glad you got it fixed with no money from your pocket!!!! :)
  28. Thread: Rock Lights...

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    Re: Rock Lights...

    509594
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    Re: Land Plane Advice

    Tries to cut it off and fill the valley. That's it's intended purpose.
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    Re: Ford Tractor photo thread, lets start one!

    Lookin forward to it!!! :)
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    Traction Re: Hard to use diff lock

    Oldpath, that is very clever and effective. I would have ne er thought of that concept!!!! Excellent!!
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    Re: Franken-ballast: expensive and poorly planned!

    Yeah, me neither.
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    Comparison Re: What is the best brand of tractor?

    Be gentle Murph. ;)
  34. Re: Can you deduct tongue weight if you are over axle capacity?

    In my opinion a large part of driver quality is understanding the capabilities of the equipment being driven.
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    Re: Fired Road contractor. Build it myself?

    Very true. Often overlooked.
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    Traction Re: Hard to use diff lock

    Yep, me too.
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    Re: F250 motor swap, 7.3 diesel

    I hate when I do that..... The older I get the more important it becomes to finish projects quickly. Stuff just disappears.... :)
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    Re: Sharpen Blade On Land pride Rotary Cutter

    I'm totally a use what ya got guy. But if you guys are tryin to clean cut grass with a brushcutter you might be using the wrong tool. :)
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    Re: Sharpen Blade On Land pride Rotary Cutter

    Brush Cutter blades should not be "sharp". They should be blunt. Their purpose is to "beat" an object into submission rather that cut it cleanly. Reason being regrowth is stunted. I've never...
  40. Re: Federal Judge Dismisses Suit Against 'Drone Slayer'

    I consider myself a realist, not clouded by emotions. The pilot crashed that plane. No argument intended. Just stating my opinion.
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    Re: Ford 861worth fooling with?

    Sounds like I'm 7 hours from you. Wish I were closer. There are some TBN members on here in SE Missouri that are much closer and might be interested in your tractor.

    If you get down to scrapping...
  42. Re: Ford 4000 Sparks off the Positive terminal when starting.

    Batteries can show 12V and still not be good. Only a load test cen tell you for sure.

    I think you are on track.
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    Re: Bigger hydrostat tractor?

    Yep. Definitely can be done. Cost effective? Now that's another story.
  44. Re: Ford 4000 Sparks off the Positive terminal when starting.

    Sparks from either batter terminal when a load is applied (such as starting) is an indication of a bad cable connection to the battery.

    Would have nothing to do with batter drain

    Welcome to...
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    Re: New 23s how difficult to add top n tilt

    Forgive my ignorance, what is a 23S??
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    Re: Found a tractor in the brush today

    Good one!!! :D
  47. Re: Can you deduct tongue weight if you are over axle capacity?

    Sadly, I agree.
  48. Re: Can you deduct tongue weight if you are over axle capacity?

    Cool, I've never saw that!!!! Learn something every day!!!! :)
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    Re: B7800 over heating?

    Yep. To overheat in 15 minutes means a "closed" system. No circulation.
  50. Re: Federal Judge Dismisses Suit Against 'Drone Slayer'

    Oh man, don't get me started.......

    How about "poker runs", that's even more bizarre..... :confused3:
  51. Re: Federal Judge Dismisses Suit Against 'Drone Slayer'

    Yep. And my theory is to not give them a reason. My ultimate goal is to never have someone officially file any kind of complaint against me. When I talk to people about flying near them they look...
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    Re: Ford Tractor photo thread, lets start one!

    Keep us posted on your findings. There are some very qualified Ford tractor experts here on TBN. If you don't get any assistance soon, start a thread on the New Holland owner/operator forum here. ...
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    Re: lost all hydraulic functions on M7040

    Thats great!!!

    Can you detail what you found to be wrong with the valve and the correction you applied?

    Thanks for the update!!!
  54. Re: Federal Judge Dismisses Suit Against 'Drone Slayer'

    Make it stop!!!!! I can't take it anymore!!!!! Make it stop!!!!! :pullinghair:
  55. Re: Federal Judge Dismisses Suit Against 'Drone Slayer'

    Or Coffeehouse on XM....
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    Re: Another -What box blade to get- thread

    How do you determine too large??

    I've often wondered this....

    I use a 5' on my JD2210.

    Thanks for the kudos Larry. :)
  57. Re: Can you deduct tongue weight if you are over axle capacity?

    I saw something similar. Very informative. Also intriguing that the laws of physics apply regardless of whether a toy or a real vehicle. :)
  58. Re: Can you deduct tongue weight if you are over axle capacity?

    Not with 8 lugs.....
  59. Re: Federal Judge Dismisses Suit Against 'Drone Slayer'

    I'm with ya. :)
  60. Re: Federal Judge Dismisses Suit Against 'Drone Slayer'

    Yep. I believe that to be the intent.
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    Re: Ford Tractor photo thread, lets start one!

    They wanted it to look "modern". What were they thinking???? :)

    Welcome to TBN.

    Welcome to this thread.

    Nice tractor!!!!!
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    Re: Letters and DECALS

    Yep. Have had several made that way.
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    Re: Tractor on Order - What's Next

    Wait a minute!!! Is this a new one???? "Pox"? Is that like a "spell"??? :)
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    Rotary Cutter Re: 8' Semi mount Rotary mower recomendations

    With a semi-mount you don't pick up the rear wheels. They stay on the ground all the time. Similar to a mounted if you removed the top link.
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    Re: Another -What box blade to get- thread

    I have an HR3584. It's plenty heavy for cutting. If the material is too hard to cut it can easily be ripped. The angle of the cutter is perfect and generally will bury itself first pass. I never...
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    Re: 2017 jd 5100m 3 point lift arms sinks

    Very good point and an easy test. :)
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    Re: B7800 over heating?

    Yep. On a high hours older tractor that is a consideration. In this case, with only 300hrs on it, much less likely.
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    Re: Hydro vs SS for 45 HP Compact Tractor

    My little JD that I mow with is HST. The Ford and Kubota are Shuttles. Wouldn't have it any other way. :)
  69. Re: What does your Tractor cost you per hour of operation.

    "What we have here is a Failure to communicate. That's the way he wants it. So that's the way he gets it"
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    Re: jd 5100m 3 point lift arms sinks

    That's not normal. I think the things it does when the tractor is running and the drifting downward when the tractor is not running are the same problem.

    This tractor looks new??? Is it under...
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    Re: Letters and DECALS

    I'm sure you can buy the factory decals. But it doesn't sound like they are very durable..... I'd probably have to do it though.....
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    Rotary Cutter Re: 8' Semi mount Rotary mower recomendations

    I prefer a mounted if the tractor can carry it comfortably.

    Since an 8' cutter will be outside the tires on both sides I don't see any need for offset. Well, that's a guess on my part, what's the...
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    Buying Advice Re: "dealing" with a dealer...

    Have you went online and "built" the tractor so you know what the MSRP is?

    Historically on TBN buyers pay around 85% of MSRP.
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    Re: JD 3039r questions

    That's interesting. Maybe the front tires are different size?? How else would it not bind up real bad when in 4wd?
  75. Re: Can you deduct tongue weight if you are over axle capacity?

    Unsettling is putting it mildly!!!! The real danger begins when you try to slow down!!!! :)
  76. Re: Can you deduct tongue weight if you are over axle capacity?

    I agree. I certainly didn't read it as lifting the front tires off the ground. Although that would be cool to see. Come to think of it, I doubt most rear hitches would stand the weight necessary...
  77. Re: Can you deduct tongue weight if you are over axle capacity?

    Yep. Just trying to gently suggest that. :)

    With either handling and ride change dramatically depending on where trailer load is placed.
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    Re: Hydro vs SS for 45 HP Compact Tractor

    For inching up to something. Like hitching an attachment to the 3pt. Or gently crowding the FEL bucket against something. With a Shuttle shift, when it's engaged it's going to move or kill the...
  79. Re: Can you deduct tongue weight if you are over axle capacity?

    When loading my GN trailer more tongue weight simply lowers the rear with minimal lift of the front. Might not have the same result with a bumper hitch.

    Driveability and ride suffer...
  80. Re: Federal Judge Dismisses Suit Against 'Drone Slayer'

    All those in this thread that don't break the law stand up please!!!! :confused2:
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    Re: Franken-ballast: expensive and poorly planned!

    Yep. I won't give up my rear tire ballast. Also allows me to do 90% of my FEL work regardless what's on the 3pt.
  82. Re: Federal Judge Dismisses Suit Against 'Drone Slayer'

    I was visiting with my large farmer friend the other day. His buildings set in the middle of 1,000 acre field. He said you should come and video planning operations there. I said I'd prefer not to...
  83. Re: Federal Judge Dismisses Suit Against 'Drone Slayer'

    Didn't I hear that shortage seems to be lessening a bit?? Someone said Wal-Mart locally actually has a shelf stock now??
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    Re: Got me a 1433 Power Shuttle

    Oh, sorry, I thought it was coming from the input shaft seal.

    Yeah, if it's just leaking around the rear cover, take it off and investigate. Maybe smear a bead of silicone gasket sealer around it...
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    Re: Found a tractor in the brush today

    Value just went up, it's an Ertl!!!!! :thumbsup:

    Still haven't determined brand.
  86. Re: Federal Judge Dismisses Suit Against 'Drone Slayer'

    Are those legit?? I hadn't heard of those before. Surprised there's enough demand to manufacture? :)
  87. Re: Federal Judge Dismisses Suit Against 'Drone Slayer'

    Thank you for your vote of confidence Dave.

    Very good comments.

    It's the non-considerate pilots that give the rest a bad name. As it is in all things. :)
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    Re: JD2210 upper driveshaft service/grease

    Witnessed an owner pay his shop bill. $1650.
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    Traction Re: Theoretical traction question...

    Speed is your friend. ;)
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    Re: Found a tractor in the brush today

    We can run this thread out another 3-4 days discussing brand alone. :)
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    Re: Bigger hydrostat tractor?

    Do they offer that in a 60hp Utility tractor?? Very cool.
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    Traction Re: Hard to use diff lock

    My first experience with diff lock was in 1972. I returned from Vietnam in October. Dad had purchased a new Ford 4000 while I was gone. He was doing Fall plowing. He said, if you have any trouble...
  93. Flail Mower Re: Ground Speed of flail compared to rotary cutter?

    I agree.
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    Ballast Re: Am I asking too much for this ballast box?

    My favorite saying is "If I can't get $200 out of it I'll keep it and plant flowers in it". :D

    Which I would never do because I have no luck with flowers. Maybe it's too much RoundUp???
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    Re: EASEMENT Questions

    I wouldn't consider spending thousands of dollars on buildings on a property that I didn't have complete access to.

    Build a road.
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    Re: Tractor on Order - What's Next

    Congrats on the new tractor. Look forward to pictures once it arrives.
  97. Re: Anyone know the correct color grey for Kubota front end weights?

    And I didn't get a fat lip!!!! :D
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    Re: Found a tractor in the brush today

    Frank will pick it up, hold it in his hand, turning it back and forth with a thoughtful expression. Then he'll tell you who made it and their production run years. He'll say it's a nice piece. ...
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    Re: Bigger hydrostat tractor?

    I take a different perspective than Jeff. Around here you are hard pressed to find a Utility class M without an FEL most are used by cattle farmers.

    The larger M class AG Kubota tractors are...
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    Re: B7800 over heating?

    Crank it up. Have access to the radiator hoses. When gauge says it's hot is the top radiator hose hot? How about the bottom hose?

    If top radiator hose stays cool the thermostat isn't opening.
    ...
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