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  1. Mowing Re: Well, it was bound to happen sooner or later..... and today it was my time

    Ok, I confess I had completely forgotten about the PTO safety interlock, that's what "stalled" the engine out! When I got up out of the seat, the PTO was still engaged, so the switch under the seat...
  2. Mowing Well, it was bound to happen sooner or later..... and today it was my time

    I've read the horror stories and heard them first hand from some folks I know, but this morning I got a first hand experience myself. I was bush hogging the property I deer hunt on, which has a gas...
  3. Re: What do you use to lubricate the 3 point hitch assembly?

    I use rainwater, condensation, a little bit of dirt, and some rust mixed in it. Well, it does last a lot longer than Fluid Film!!! :laughing:
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    Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    "That's life in Sakerlina"!! Well, I'm just thrilled to learn that Rachel Starr and her family of rednecks are living somewhere here in South Carolina. Now I have to contend with these numbnuts...
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    Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    actually, I think he would do better to buy the right size trailer (4x6? ~ 5x8?) and load EVERYTHING onto the trailer, thus doing away with the hitch haul. If you're gonna move half of your house...
  6. Thread: sponge bob

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    Front-End Loader Re: sponge bob

    A mechanic at work (in his forties I think) in the maintenance dept has a spongebob tat on one his forearms, in full color no doubt. Still don't know what to think of him, but he's definitely not...
  7. Re: Should I be leary of buying a tractor that has not been used/very low hours?

    My thinking on this is the seller should be able to get a "premium" for the tractor, because it is in "like new condition". However, I think this premium should only be about 5-10%, at most, above...
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    Re: Another MX6 Brush Hog Failure

    Man, those are some sad looking pic's there! I hate it that you have become another "victim" of JD's greed to increase their profit margins. I've only owned three JD tractors and have been pleased...
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    Re: Can an old lady get her MF1250 to start?

    Here's a little trick to try.... maybe.... if you can reach the starter assy with a dead blow hammer from the seat, while you are engaging the starter at the same time. From the looks of the picture...
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    Re: Judge my new implements

    I would say you done pretty good to get both of them for $400. You basically got one of them almost for free. Are you planning to at least make the necessary repairs and paint them both?? I think...
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    Re: ???? about Sitrex finish cut mowers...

    I called the number provided by Leonz and the receptionist forwarded me to someone who didn't answer their phone, so then she forwarded me to a parts counter guy. He didn't know right off hand what...
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    Re: ???? about Sitrex finish cut mowers...

    One thing I didn't mention earlier, but there is a not much space at all between the top of the blade, and the bottom of the "collar" that covers the spindle. I cannot get any of my adjustable's in...
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    ???? about Sitrex finish cut mowers...

    Need to replace the blades on my Sitrex finish cut mower and having trouble determining the size wrench needed to hold the spindle in place so you can loosen the nut on the bottom of the shaft. I...
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    Hate it when this happens....

    Was bushhogging (actually trailblazing) at the property I hunt on and got a small, old cedar tree wedged underneath the deck, actually between the blades and the deck itself. The trail I'm trying to...
  15. Re: Would You Stick Your Finger Into a Table Saw Running at Speed?

    Yep, it's the very same concept as the touch lamps that turn on/off, or vary the brightness, with just a simple touch. That little invention should make him a fortune, if it catches on. And the only...
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    Re: JD 2210 360 hours, blown head gasket

    Glad you got the little machine running again and I hope the rebuild does the trick. Although, it sucks to have to be going through that experience with the unit having just 360 hrs on it. I suspect...
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    Re: Weeeater Poulan XT20 T...help!!

    Just a weird thought, since I don't know much about these small 2 strokers, but is it possible that it's just losing the spark after a few seconds? If the plug is wet, that would seem to indicate it...
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    Re: Pressure washer pump repair?

    Well, thanks to the link provided earlier by JimRB, if you scroll down there is an exploded view of the pump that does show that the threaded shaft with the lock nut and the spring underneath it is...
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    Re: Pressure washer pump repair?

    Thanks for the link, and the other info fellows, you guys are aok. :thumbsup: Also been watching some vid's on youtube about repairing pressure washers. I suppose the unloader valve could be stuck...
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    Re: Pressure washer pump repair?

    The model number on the nameplate is 020316, the motor is a B&S 8.75hp 190CC. As I mentioned, the pump is rated for 3000psi.
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    Re: Pressure washer pump repair?

    How do you tell which design it is?
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    Re: Pressure washer pump repair?

    [QUOTE=Paul Thornton;3817789]Are you sure it is the pump and not just a stuck unloaded valve?

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    Not sure what you mean? I just know that with no high pressure hose connected to the...
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    Pressure washer pump repair?

    Are there any places that can repair the pump on a pressure washer? I have a Troybilt unit with a 3000psi pump that seems to have crapped out, a new one from TB is right at $220, plus shipping. Was...
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    Re: I hate when this happens:

    Is that old relic from the Paleozoic era, or the Mesozoic era?
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    Re: Would you do this?

    Wow, that guy has a set of 'nad's!!! If someone offered me a $1 mil to climb up to where he's at, I'd tell them to kiss my ***!! Not worth the risk to me.

    I'm guessing that once he got to the top...
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    Re: Cutting grass around pond

    Get a goat, and string up a line 250ft long with a sliding leash so he can roam from one end to the other end. I would say that's pretty low tech lol!!
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    Re: Minnesota Pull behind tool towing question?

    I was thinking he could mount the air compressor on the truck bed somewhere. See that ALL the time around here.
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    Re: John Deere 750, 770, 790 and 3005

    I've owned two JD 750's and now own a JD 790. Have really liked and enjoyed all three of them, and gotten really good service out of them too. They are well designed, and will last forever as long...
  29. Anybody got a Sitrex SM150 finish mower??? If so, I got ????'s

    Bought a used Sitrex SM150 last January and have used it several times this Spring. I'm happy with this mower, money well spent, even though it came equipped with three dull blades and two worn out V...
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    Re: Fire Extinguisher mounting locations!!

    I fabbed a mounting plate for my extinguisher, which also has a chain saw holder built onto it at the same time. Works real good, lasts a long time lol. I have a thread on it somewhere on the forum...
  31. Re: Everything Attachments Rotary Cutter....FIRST LOOK!!!

    Looks really good, Ted! I have one comment... is there a lip at the top of the deck all the way around the back (curved) part of it? If so, will that hold water when it rains?? I say that because a...
  32. Thread: What can I do ??

    by kebo
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    Mowing Re: What can I do ??

    Naturally, this just my opinion, but as long as you don't exceed the cutting limits of your mower, and you keep the grill cleared off sufficiently (to avoid overheating), and you don't mind the...
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    Re: Rhino Lining versus Line-X??

    If I had a shop to work on my truck, I would definitely be interested in the DIY with the Raptor, but since I don't have a shop it will just be much easier to just pay to have it done. Thanks.
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    Rhino Lining versus Line-X??

    Gonna bite the bullet and get the bed sprayed on my '13 Silverado 4x4 crewcab. Have done a little research and talked with both dealers here in town. I am not so sure there's a hill of difference...
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    Re: subcompact flail mower

    General question: Is a flail mower any louder than the same size bush hog? Or possibly quieter?? Let's assume both are in good shape, well maintained, and no significant vibrations due to something...
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    Re: Pictures of your Tractor!

    My 2001 JD 790:

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  37. Brand new complete New Holland model 270Tl loader available near Columbia, SC

    I hope the mod's will allow this post, I'm only trying to help a fellow TBN'er here. This ad came up on my local craigslist. I don't know if $3500 is a good price or not (seems like it is!), but it...
  38. SC Man Removing Tree Dies In Tractor Accident

    Another tragedy last Saturday involving a tractor and a tree. No details on what happened, nor are there any photos.


    LITTLE MOUNTAIN, S.C. (AP) - A 45-year-old Little Mountain man trying to...
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    Re: First day of seat time!

    Dude, go buy the tractor if you want it, and then put the mower on CL and TH and get what you can for it!! Is that really any different than what you were suggesting to do with the OP? Besides, this...
  40. Re: Custom john deere driving across america for wounded warriors

    Cool beans!
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    Loader Re: 790 Hydraulics problem with Steering and FEL

    Been a while since I pulled the suction screen housing off on my tractor, I can't remember if it has a gasket or an o-ring on it. Unfortunately, the operators manual doesn't go into that much detail...
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    Re: couple of attactment questions

    Last January I bought a used Sitrex SM-150 finish mower for $470, which is a 5ft unit. It's got dull blades on it now, but even still it gives a very nice cut, and runs pretty quiet to boot. These...
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    Re: Use of a metal detector to find large rocks?

    I have been using metal detectors for many years now. They are obviously designed to locate metal objects, not rocks or dirt. The higher end models with a ground balance control can sense differences...
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    Loader Re: 790 Hydraulics problem with Steering and FEL

    Did you clean the suction screen when you last changed the hydraulic fluid? FYI, according to my 790 manual, JD recommends changing the hydraulic fluid every 500 hrs. However, it certainly won't...
  45. Thread: PLOWING PASTURE

    by kebo
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    Traction Re: PLOWING PASTURE

    From Tractordata for the Ford 4000:




    Drawbar (claimed):
    41 hp [30.6 kW] (early)
  46. Re: Will a post hole digger clear ground OK on my JD 790 with industrial tires?

    I have a Leinbach PHD that I use on my 790, but it's been a year or more since I last actually had it attached to the tractor. As best as I can remember, it seems like mine cleared the ground about...
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    Re: Found this in the woods today

    "Well, I think I'll just leave my expensive tractor sitting right here in the woods and forget all about it".


    I do that all the time, don't any of you guys ever do that???? Seriously, it...
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    Re: Question on my first disc

    They should rotate, that's why they have bearings in the axles. if it doesn't turn, then yeah, it's a problem and you need to figure out what's going on with it. Grab a big azz wrench and see if you...
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    Re: Your towing rigs and trailers

    What's to not like about square wheel wells LOL.

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    Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    Yeah, I was gonna guess 800# for the HD, and prolly 500# for the trailer. So, it might well be more than that little gas motor is rated for. I bet with that rig behind it, the mileage probably drops...
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    Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    Saw this Prius this morning pulling a trailer with a HD strapped down on it. Probably not over the max tow rating, but I bet they are not rated for much weight. Anybody know?? I think this was the...
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    Re: Tractor Carry All-Winter project now complete!

    Nice design followed by very nice workmanship! I am sure it will serve you well. What is the rectangular orange thingy sitting in between the uprights of the metal frame???
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    Re: CarryAll Project Just Completed

    Nice!!! And when you don't have the sprayer strapped onto the "shelf", it can double as a "seat" so you can haul your wife around on it lol!!
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    Re: John Deere Wagon Project Complete

    Nice work!!! What will you be mainly using it for??
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    Re: Tractor novice needs advice...

    ^^^^^ That hitch attachment is pretty nice, but I don't think it would work for the OP, because of his back surgery. It appears that attachment has no way to lift the 96gal container by itself,...
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    Re: Loader for Ford 8N

    That's a really great looking design with a lot of excellent workmanship in it. I guess it's not a quick detach unit, huh?? :rolleyes: Just kidding there. I have to ask though, why would you go to...
  57. Re: Massey Ferguson 10-10 compact question (New Member)

    Sorry, double post.
  58. Re: Massey Ferguson 10-10 compact question (New Member)

    Welcome to TBN! First of all, if you look at the tractordata.com listing for the 1010, it does show that FEL's were available as an option for that model. *Most likely*..... they did have power...
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    Re: Bought a 2014 Silverado Z71

    YES!!!!!!
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    Re: Bought a 2014 Silverado Z71

    I bought a 2013 4x4 Silverado Z71 1500 crewcab truck last Memorial Day and am still liking it. Have not had a moments trouble with it.... yet. Does your truck have the 5.3L V8 with the AFM in it??...
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    John Deere pulling a seed drill (video)

    I uploaded my first video to Utube just tonight (ok, go easy on me :laughing:) and wanted to share it here. I took a quick video last Saturday of a local cattlefarmer who was seeding a hayfield that...
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    Re: A new way to trim your hedges

    I am guessing that the guy swinging the chainsaw is only doing it for the video, and the wow factor it produces.

    As for the original post, there has been another picture on the internet of...
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    Re: Convert PTO spreader to electric

    Do what I did.....

    Go to a junk yard and get a 12vdc blower fan motor out of an older model truck. Or, you can probably use the motor for the windshield wipers as well, but it may have a gear...
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    Loader Re: Color coding hoses to connectors

    I did a similar thing to mine. All the hose caps were black, but I put a different color of tie wrap on each paired end of the 4 hoses. The end result is life is good lol.
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    Re: WINTER - I thought it was over ?!

    Was sunny and 78 here yesterday, just about all the trees are blooming now, along with many flowers. :D Today was a bit cooler, about 73 and sunny. However.... right now the wind is howling outside...
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    3-Point Hitch Re: Adding Attachments (how big is too big)

    Most folks here generally agree that 5hp per ft is a good rule of thumb. That would mean for your 25hp tractor, you should generally use 5ft implements on it. Of course, you can go bigger but then...
  67. Thread: 750 rewired?

    by kebo
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    Re: 750 rewired?

    Probably for an accessory, like an extra light maybe? Or maybe something to do with the front or mid PTO, if it has that function? Can you trace the wires to wherever they go? That should tell you.
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    Re: Liquid coming from block heater

    Or else not installed properly. As it heats up and expands, something is not sealing up like it should, thus the leak. Hope your dealer gets it fixed.
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    Re: Little tractor, BIG blizzard...

    About the bloodsuckers.... you just set aside a small amount of your blood for the ticks and skeeters, they are going to get their share anyway. Now, the spiders, wasps, and fireants... they only...
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    Re: Little tractor, BIG blizzard...

    Sometimes I envy you guys that get to play with your tractors in the snow, but then I step outside and it's sunny and about 75 deg, the birds are chirping, some of the hardwood trees are starting to...
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    Re: John Deere 970 fuel filter change

    The operators manual for my 2001 JD790 says that the fuel system is self bleeding, not self priming. I think there is a difference between the two terms. Anyway, I am certain you are correct in...
  72. Thread: Slip Clutch

    by kebo
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    Rotary Cutter Re: Slip Clutch

    Pictures are worth a 1000 words!!
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    Re: Poor man's side by side

    Nice work on a neat project! I think you should go ahead a fab up a 3pt hitch on the rear so you can pull a blade or a disc!!!!! Now that would be the cat's meow LOL. Keep the pic's coming.
  74. Thread: Looking to Buy

    by kebo
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    Rear Finish Mower Re: Looking to Buy

    Pardon me for butting in, but I think the OP is looking for a 3pt hitch rear finish cut mower for a 39 hp LS R3039. The mower you linked is a hydraulic boom mounted mower. Different animals!

    My...
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    Re: Man crushed by front-end loader

    Got some more info on this accident at work today from a coworker who happens to be involved with the local FD. The accident occurred at a local rental shop. He said that the story he got was that it...
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    Re: Man crushed by front-end loader

    Here is a little bit more info from "The State" newspaper website this morning. Will see what else I can find out at work. It does sound like it was a "real" front end loader, not one on a tractor.
    ...
  77. Thread: Dad's old tractor

    by kebo
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    Re: Dad's old tractor

    That's a nice old tractor, and the blade is just one more example of american ingenuity. If you don't have the metal working stuff, make it out of the next best thing!! I would have really been...
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    Man crushed by front-end loader

    Another tragic accident while working underneath heavy equipment. No more details other than what was copied from the TV website, but since it occurred in the same town that I work in, I should be...
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    Re: What if a new tractor wasn't new?

    The thing now is was the number of hours documented when you accepted delivery??? Was the 31hrs written down somewhere on your bill of sale or paperwork?? If not, then if the dealer is a bit on the...
  80. Thread: Bush hog size??

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    Mowing Re: Bush hog size??

    I have a JD 790 and would recommend using a 5ft bush hog behind it, that's really all you would want behind it too. Although, I am certain it will run a 6ft bush hog, as long as the grass or brush...
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    Re: New Blue Diamond Stump Bucket...

    Nice addition, should do the job.... but I have to say that thing looks evil wicked!! You could do some serious damage on other things besides stumps with that tool!
  82. Re: Fordson snow machine, please view:) if you dont know about it you need to see

    Yep, that's been posted here a few times already, but it is neat and pretty cool, when properly done! These college engineering students tried to recreate a Fordson snow machine but, it didn't turn...
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    Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    Or park them the wrong way!!!! I took this picture in London some years ago....


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    Spreader Re: One-point Spreader 1968 IH Farmall 140

    diamondj, you have a PM sir.
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    re: Home-made attachments...

    Screw that overrated rodent!!! If he says 6 more weeks of winter, I say choot 'em, choot 'em!!!! :D
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    Spreader Re: One-point Spreader 1968 IH Farmall 140

    Would a spreader like this one work?? It's actually for sale on my local craigslist. The seller says the tractor has to have have a drawbar to mount, and it will work with 2pt or 3 pt. I am not...
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    Re: Frontier 60" Cutter almost took off thumb

    Can you post some pic's of the attachment, and point out the pinchpoint, to get a better idea of how it happened? That visual aid might do better to help someone else, rather than just trying to...
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    Re: Honda 3 wheeler 250 project

    Hey Chuck, that is pretty slick!!! Nice ingenuity. After the 3 wheelers started getting a bad rap, there was a company that actually offered conversion kits that would turn the honda 3 wheelers into...
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    Re: snowed in from noth ga

    Wakey, you need to get there and mend that broken fence panel bud!!!!! :laughing:
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    Re: Unknown attachments

    :welcome: to the forum!

    The attachment with the plates having serrated edges looks like it would be used for smoothing over dirt that had been tilled or disc'ed, while putting a nice ripple finish...
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    Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    Holymoly!!! He needs a bigger truck and/or a big azz trailer LOL.

    It's similar to this pic that I saw on my local CL. This guy has a rollback and he advertises that he will haul anything that he...
  92. Thread: Son of a......

    by kebo
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    Re: Son of a......

    The OP doesn't take hints very well, does he??? :rolleyes:
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    Re: Honda 3 wheeler 250 project

    Yeah, you do have to be careful making turns, and especially going up/down steep hills!! It's worse than doing it on a tractor LOL. On the other hand, with a little practice, you can ride that thing...
  94. Thread: Truck Bed Step

    by kebo
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    Re: Truck Bed Step

    I would like to have one of those AMP research folding steps on my Z71, but at the price, I had to pass on them. I see the '14 Silverado's have a step built into each corner of the rear bumper, I'm...
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    Re: When do I use the FEL lock feature?

    Use it when you are carrying the chainsaw and other tools in the bucket so you won't risk dumping them in front of the tires while you are driving to the worksite, or back home. Never done it myself,...
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    Runaway diesel engines ????

    I was watching a youtube video last night on runaway diesel engines and not being much of a mechanic was wondering what the most common cause was for that condition?? I'm guessing it's usually a...
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    Re: What size cultipacker is best for me?

    Me personally, I would probably get the 7ft and see if I could adapt a 3pt hitch to it. If your food plots are spread out over a sizable area, you'll put a lot extra wear on it just towing it from...
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    Re: Repository of tractoring excuses

    Well dear, if you had let me buy the proper attachment, this never would have happened!!!! :-) :-) :-)
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    Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    I snapped this picture, either last year or the year before, can't remember now. That tandem axle trailer is probably not overloaded weight-wise, but I don't think the driver would want to put...
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    Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    This happened last week in Spartaburg, SC. A flat bed (low boy?? probably not lol) was hauling an all terrain man lift with the extendable boom which hit an overpass. Be sure to go to the link and...
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