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    Re: Combining Mig Welder and Plasma Cutter Grounds

    I know on my big box store model Lincoln might machine that I have to reverse the polarity by switching which lug the cables are screwed to when switching from Flux core to shield gas wire.
  2. Thread: L3600 Fuel Tank

    by ENC
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    Oil & Fuel Re: L3600 Fuel Tank

    Welding around the fuel tank should be no problem:rolleyes:
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    Good deal on Longevity Pro MTS 500

    I was at a local auction house picking up some flooring for a job. They have a brand new Longevity Pro MTS 500 multi process machine priced at $2500. With the cart and all the leads. Only catch is...
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    Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    I think a lot of people don't realize what those slots are for. I think they are beyond handy.
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    Re: house circuit breaker question.

    Might want to make sure safe mode is on when you Google that. ;)
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    Re: El cheapo Brinkmann Smoker

    I don't use charcoal for smoking. I use actual wood chips that I make myself. Charcoal for grilling. But by now you could have bought a pretty nice smoker. I usually buy mine at yard sales or moving...
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    Good price for this mower???

    What do you all think would be a good price for this mower? I would think it would need a set of belts minimum. ...
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    Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    Everybody knows you are suposed to use a rack from the oven
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    Mowing Re: What is causing my BX2200 mmm to cut like this?

    When I stop the mower from moving forward but leave the blades engaged I get patterns like that giving that area more time to let the vacuum effect work on the grass. Do all your blades match. Are...
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    Re: New 4760. What do I need to know, watch out for?

    My experience with slopes is assuming you don't have a high center of gravity in your loader, your own butt will be uncomfortable with the slope before your tractor is tippy.
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    Re: Convince me why I should buy this - Boom

    You could even make a short axle for it and trailer it with the drawbar. Then you could still plumb the hydros to the tractor and wouldn't have to worry about added weight to the 3pt
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    Re: Preventing critters from nesting

    If you are just like my dad growing up, you give them the bottle in the backseat and don't stop driving.
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    Re: Filling the ROPS with foam on BX

    Looks like if you had a foldable ROPS you could detach the top part and drive it around to get an idea if filling it would cause any difference.
  14. Thread: Traction in Mud

    by ENC
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    Traction Re: Traction in Mud

    Pictures like that make me somewhat glad for the rockpile I have here. Then it gets to garden time and I remember again.
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    Re: Preventing critters from nesting

    Cats here. I also use all manner of traps and D-Con in areas the cats can't easily get to. Really I have found that the best thing is to not let your stuff and buildings remain idle. Use or move your...
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    Re: another land clearing question

    Probably have it dozed for less than the cost of one ruined tractor tire. Then the saplings can be managed with poison and a good brush hog. But do it however you wish. It is your time and $$
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    Re: another land clearing question

    Why not hire a tracked dozer to clear all you want? Problem solved or at least a lot more manageable.
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    Re: What's your opinion?

    Should have had the gussets there in the first place. My grapple does. Around here welders prices vary a lot but all do quality work. I propably would have it done for around $100 which I would...
  19. Re: What is the funniest thing you ever saw in operating heavy equipment

    Nope you got it all wrong. Charlies name is supposed to be Leroy.
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    Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    Around here there isn't a deposit. Cans only pay $0.38 per pound. Probably about $200 worth. My uncle saves all the beer cans from his local bar and I help him haul them off every couple months.
  21. Thread: R4 vs Bar Turf

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    Re: R4 vs Bar Turf

    Anyway you could get him to include both sets to close the deal? May be the best of both worlds being able to swap tires.
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    Re: "The Thumb" Bucket Grapple questions

    I had my Kubota dealer do the install. I told them I wanted a true 3rd function over diverted valve. When I picked it up the added valve has WR Long logo on it. Another local dealer told me 3rd...
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    Re: Kubota L3800 & L4600

    Mine has the Ag tires set to the widest stance for stability and they are just a bit wider than the 72inch loader and box blade. So you should be good on width. I am sure it would fit with ROPS...
  24. Thread: Table Height

    by ENC
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    Re: Table Height

    36 is typical kitchen counter height. I am the same height as you and think it would be about ideal. Remember you have to be able to put the completed projects back on the ground when you are done...
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    Re: Kubota L3800 & L4600

    I am a happy L4600 owner here. I would think if you added the SSQA and cruise control (both standard on the L4600) on the L3800 the price would be close to the same. So unless size is a concern I...
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    Re: Where to buy a new Kubpta tire?

    I would think any tire shop could order it
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    Re: "The Thumb" Bucket Grapple questions

    I have the 3rd function and have not noticed an inability to feather the grapple function. I have heard this before but don't understand it. I don't know if my grapple has flow restrictors or if my...
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    Re: "The Thumb" Bucket Grapple questions

    I went with WR Long 3rd function and I love it. I convinced myself I didn't want a diverter valve. I would like to play with someone's loader that has a diverter valve to see if I made the right...
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    Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    Helicopter being towed by truck tumbles into freeway traffic | www.fox23.com

    Happened in Socal linked through my local news station
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    Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    I would rather be in front of it also, but i aint gonna try to pass it and shoot some video at the same time unless i am for dang sure the insurance is paid up. Much safer to pull over and let that...
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    Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    If you knew the trailer was unattached, why would you pass it to get video?
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    Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    Plus it is a Dodge so it is most likely stuck.
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    Re: QA Loader roll back angle adapter??

    I am thinking about a different bucket also. Buy a bigger one or a different one that you can modify to make fit your desired dimenions. My bucket loaded full is light with anything except dirt or...
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    Re: Welding razor blades together, with a MIG

    An older friend of mine worked just out of high school in a welding shop. He had a pair of foil gum wrappers that he heli-arc welded together
  35. Thread: Welding projects

    by ENC
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    Re: Welding projects

    Thats interesting when I saw the picture i had just watched an episode of This Old House and the crane looked almost identical to one used in a concrete precast facility they did a segment on.
  36. Thread: Welding projects

    by ENC
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    Re: Welding projects

    I like that grill for the stove project. I save all grates and grills from any junk appliances I get. They work great for quick repairs to chicken pens and small animal cages.
  37. Thread: Welding projects

    by ENC
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    Re: Welding projects

    I could build the crane but wouldn't trust it at a pound over 79ton for a safe working load.
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    Re: Pallet Fork extensions

    Gotcha! i was just envisioning a way to move them around during the off season or something.
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    Re: Pallet Fork extensions

    Why not build a pallet to sit the machines on and strap them to it then you can pick them up without extensions and from any side you happen to be on.
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    Front-End Loader Re: BUCKET SPADE TODAY // FEL BUCKET ATTACHMENT

    I have been wanting a pallet fork version for quite a while. Since I first saw one on here. I would be worried about bucket deformation knowing how I keep at something once I starts on it sometimes.
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    Re: trailer loading fail

    Had a Gravity Failure on the trailer ramps.
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    Re: Chain / binders question

    If you wanted to be legal but save time. but the binders on the rear chains and wire them shut, then still pull them tight with the machine.

    Around here I use one chain across the back and one...
  43. Re: Tired of ST tire blow outs , going to all LT tires

    We run LTs on all our trailers preferably load range E but we do have one with a set of lighter load range that came off another truck in favor of a matched set but still had some life in them.
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    Re: correct grapple size for Kubota l39 tractor

    I would buy a heavier duty grapple. I have a L4600 but with my skid steer rated grapple I have managed to twist it some using it to skid backwards putting a lot of leverage on the clamping lids....
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    Re: Forklift Stand Add-On

    My local city employees were putting up Christmas Lights last week. In the middle lane of a 3 lane state highway. No one watching traffic and 2 guys in a backhoe loader bucket at full height. Only...
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    Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    Around here gooseneck is a 2-5/16 ball in the bed. A fifth wheel uses a king pin like an RV or semi. And all trailers that slope at the rear have a dovetail.
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    Re: Cleaning fuel filter assembly on L4600

    Thank you all I will post back if anything goes haywire on me.
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    Cleaning fuel filter assembly on L4600

    In my owners manual it says that at 150 hours I am supposed to clean the fuel filter assembly. It doesn't really go into detail so I have a few questions.
    1. Would it be a good idea to just change...
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    Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    Yep. I have done that many times hauling wood. Tires weren't necessarily rubbing but wanted to keep the truck sorta level and not risk breaking a spring.

    There was another time we took our Ford...
  50. Thread: HST shifting issue

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    Re: HST shifting issue

    I just bounce my loader up and down in the air and it jostles the tractor just enough to mesh.
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    Re: man dies trying to teach is wife on tractor

    Well it wasn't the same person I was thinking it was, however a good friend of mine who is a logger was there when it happened. The man was in front of the rear wheels talking to his wife. Apparently...
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    Re: Check the spare tire carrier

    Couldn't agree more. Plus I used to have a 3 legged dog and he got around just fine.
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    Re: Pulling a 5300 LB lawn roller

    My L4600 about the same ratings as yours, is rated for towing a trailer at 6000# I would think this includes stopping/starting/uphill/downhill and all combinations for liability issues. So I would...
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    Re: Sub panel bonding question

    What do you do if the ground and neutral bars are joined in the panel? Just break a piece of the connecting bar out?
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    Re: Check the spare tire carrier

    Easy solution. Buy a dually. I have 2 spares wherever I go already bolted on. They took my winch out putting in tank and motor for hayspikes. On any given day I use a lot of my bed space so I...
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    Re: F 450 Super Duty gasser

    I am driving my 3rd v10 now at 180k sold the others when they got to 300k. Never have had a major mechanical issue. I count myself lucky but even if my current on blew up I wouldn't hesitate on...
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    Re: Grading decision help

    Yep this and other posts covered it. Sets up really hard. Of course not Granite here. Around here any crushed stone we buy is limestone. People also buy creek gravel because it is cheaper. I kind of...
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    Re: Grading decision help

    I prefer my drives to be wide enough that I can run one track down the middle periodically. It helps prevent the "2 track" look and helps keep from ruining the crown. With what you have now I would...
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    Re: man dies trying to teach is wife on tractor

    Yeah, he could have even been standing along side in front of the rear tire and just not gotten out of the way fast enough. Very bad deal.
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    man dies trying to teach is wife on tractor

    Jay man dies from tractor accident - News - GrandLakeNews

    This happened just about 2 miles from me. I'm gonna ask around to see if it is who I think it was and I might have more to add.
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    Tractor Sizing Re: B26 vs L4701/L4600 with BH92

    While I love my L4600 I am not a fan of 3 pt backhoes. So I think you are on the right track. Unless you get the tractor and a mini trackhoe.
  62. Thread: Pallet Forks

    by ENC
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    3-Point Hitch Re: Pallet Forks

    If you can afford a set of forks for the FEL get them. I am not talking about bucket forks, I don't recommend them. You will use the forks more than you think. They hold their value very well so if...
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    Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    Missed Connections? Maybe???
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    Re: Using Kubota BX quick attach for lifting

    It must be nice not to lift anything heavy. I run my loader into relief all the time. More than once using my grapple I have had to curl all the way down so the log was under the pins. Then lift to...
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    Re: Front axle oil low, no leaks

    I have heard same as above bought my tractor new and now have 135 hours still haven't lost any front axle oil.
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    Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    Definitely tounge heavy. If that pipe was over the trailer axles you probably wouldn't even notice much difference over an empty trailer. Screw a couple dunnage blocks to the trailer deck to minimize...
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    Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    I think you would be a lot better off doing away with the hitch carrier and adding deck space to the trailer or adding a receiver to the rear of the trailer for your hitch carrier. That way the...
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    Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    I think you wouldbbe a lot better off doing away with the hitch carrier and adding deck space to the trailer or adding a receiver to the rear of the trailer for your hitch carrier. That way the...
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    Re: Judge my new implements

    I am going to play around with both tomorrow. I just know that several people I know around here highly recommend disc harrows. I plan on a garden for me and any friends and family that want one and...
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    Re: Judge my new implements

    Thank you that helps a lot. I will measure tomorrow.
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    Re: Judge my new implements

    Yes! I plan to keep them as long as I have a tractor appropriate to their size. I already figured I might have to size down the cultivator as Poopdeck Pappy mentioned. I plan to sandblast and paint...
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    Re: Judge my new implements

    Sorry for the typo $400 not $40
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    Judge my new implements

    http://i758.photobucket.com/albums/xx221/encrosby/gen/IMG_20140716_160132_010.jpg

    http://i758.photobucket.com/albums/xx221/encrosby/gen/IMG_20140716_160142_044.jpg...
  74. Re: John Deere L130 steering spindle bearing upgrade(vertical pivot point)

    Maybe ask in the comments section on the video. Let us know if you find out.
  75. Re: Kubota L3200 HST - Told not to drive in high range by dealer?

    Has the fluid ever needed topped off other than during the filter change. I have 133 hours on mine with a full HST change at 50 hours. Even losing a little bit of fluid hooking and unhooking the...
  76. Re: Kubota Grand L 40, Foot to Hand Tilt wheel Conversion

    I guess it has to do with how often you use the tilt. I don't have it on my tractor but on my vehicles I set it where I want it and leave it alone. I have friends that use theirs every time they get...
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    Re: Help choosing 240v generator for MIG welder?

    What kind of waveform to the welder/generators produce? Something like the Hobart champion/Miller Bobcat or Lincoln Ranger. I know that they are higher on their wattage output but not sure how clean...
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    Re: Homemade Sportsman 570 2" hitch

    I also think is is more overbuilt than the similar one bolted to the hay bumper on my one ton truck.
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    Re: Homemade Sportsman 570 2" hitch

    Looks good to me. Beautiful welds and beautiful after being ground flat.
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    Re: Welding on empty drums

    Last time I wanted some holes in a barrel I used a pointed pickax. I have also shot holes in them. Of course the label on the ones I got from the feedstore said apple juice concentrate.
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    When to replace lower link pins?

    Basically my question is just that. Some of my cat 1 pins are becoming quite bent. Some were like that when I bought implements. But recently my box blade the has removable pins are getting fairly...
  82. Thread: Bolt on hay spear

    by ENC
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    Re: Bolt on hay spear

    The la844 will handle the round bales with a spear on the front of the bucket. Bucket deformation/damage is all going to depend on how well you spread out the weight with your attachment method AND...
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    Re: My New Adventure ... Longevity

    Well sweet.
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    Re: Improving your welding?

    Professional.
    From a hack hobbiest.
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    Re: Fence Rail Splitter

    What are you going to do when the 48" push doesn't get a "good enough" split. I understand you can't practically have a longer cylinder. I am envisioning something with cables and a winch drum to...
  86. Thread: 2 WD to 4WD

    by ENC
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    Re: 2 WD to 4WD

    If you have a loader, use the bucket to raise the front end off the ground. A lot of times this takes enough pressure off the front end to shift easier.
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    Re: High vs low range.....whats your policy?

    I'm with whistlepig. I have 3 ranges and have only used high about 3 times in 115 hours. Med most of the time. Low for grunt work with loader or box blade. I lose traction before power in low, but I...
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    Re: MX-5000 transmission and hydraulics overheating

    Get an infrared thermometer. It shoots a beam at it like a laser pistol to take accurate temperature of something that is hard to get to. Won't risk being burned that way and you can monitor while...
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    Loader Re: FEL bracket tightening @ 50 hrs. : 2007 L4400

    I check mine with the loader on
  90. Thread: Jiffy Jack

    by ENC
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    Re: Jiffy Jack

    They don't need to be torsion axles. You just need to have enough height on the ramp to max out the leaf spring adjustment. Trust me on this I have done it more times than I care to remember.
  91. Thread: Jiffy Jack

    by ENC
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    Re: Jiffy Jack

    I have a set of ramps that I use when I change my oil. When I'm towing a trailer I try to remember to throw one the back of my truck. Works great. With 2x6s sometimes I this hard to get it started...
  92. Re: What is the best hydraulic ram arrangment for a dump trailer?

    I have used all types some owned by my boss some rented.

    I would only consider dual cylinders. They are way better when you are forced to unload with a little bit of side slope or with unbalanced...
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    Re: M7040 crankcase oil volume,book says....

    If you don't go by the dipstick it will be a pain in the rear to monitor your oil level between changes.
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    Loader Re: L4600HST with LA764

    I had big 5x6's of mostly Bermuda grass and I could lift them to full height no problem with my pallet forks. Add 2 feet give or take with a spear on the front of your bucket and you may lose the...
  95. Thread: Water in fuel tank

    by ENC
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    Re: Water in fuel tank

    Just get siphon hose to drain the tank. Peace of mind is worth a lot more than a few gallons of diesel fuel.
  96. Re: What is the biggest thing you've dragged with your MX5100 HST?

    I understand that but something that big once moving can still be hard to stop.
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    Loader Re: Oh man bad luck or design

    Do you think a welder was doing the work or a machine? If a machine wouldn't it stand to reason there are a lot more made just the same?
  98. Re: What is the biggest thing you've dragged with your MX5100 HST?

    That's definetly a big tree. I would cut the length down no matter what. Just because you can pull it doesn't mean you can stop it.
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    Re: 3 pt boom poles. which to buy? maximum height?

    Definetly heavy built and long. I'm guessing the implement its resting on is some sort of land leveler.
  100. Thread: Box Blade Use Help

    by ENC
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    Re: Box Blade Use Help

    Adding 4" is going to take a long time with any sizable amount of land. Is that 4 inches settled and packed or loose?

    Either way with your loader and box blade both full of dirt it won't make a...
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