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    Re: Hustler Fastrak Super Duty

    I have a 42" Fastrak Superduty. Mower is super tough. I bought it because it had the Kawasaki engine, very strong motor. DO NOT buy their blower/bagger, at least for the 42" model, poorly...
  2. Re: Tractor models for small-scale rocky diggign?

    What else are you going to use the machine for? Wide and low is good but having the right attachment on the loader can make all the difference in the world. Any chance you could post some pics so...
  3. Backhoe Re: B26 TLB switching from Cat to Deer controls (ISO to SAE)

    I just got a B26 last fall after selling my L4350. I noticed right away the front track was very narrow. I converted some 12x8.5 rims to the Kubota bolt pattern and accomplished 2 things at once. ...
  4. Thread: Asparagus

    by magicheater
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    Re: Asparagus

    Maybe this will help.
    And by the way, it is not up here yet but last year I picked on March 31st!
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    Re: Any goat cheese makers out there?

    My favorite is Feta.
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    Re: Are hand saws as rare as dial phones?

    I keep one in my truck and in various places around the place. Use it for a lot of stuff, was pruning apple trees today with one....
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    Re: Garlic from China. What gives?

    Chesnok, it has some red/purple streaks
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    Re: Garlic from China. What gives?

    Hard neck garlic has a hard central stem and produces a scape. It is not real good for braiding but if kept under the correct storage conditions keeps very well. There are many varieties, I grow 5...
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    Re: Garlic from China. What gives?

    I grow garlic. Recently visited relatives in Toronto Ontario and was informed that the supermarkets have gone to China Garlic because the consumer shops by the dollar and not quality. This is the...
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    Re: elec/hyd diverter switched knob

    Where do you get a marine switch rated for 5 amps inductive load for $5.95?
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    Re: Old Guy; New Tractor

    So glad you are realizing the value of the investment in dedicated hydraulics!! :thumbsup:
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    Re: First robins of the year

    I heard my first Cardinal 2 weeks ago and then we got 2 more storms. Heard again just this week, spring is coming for sure. Won't see Robins here until Late March-early April. I have a south east...
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    Re: Max28 FEL quick attach

    Good point.
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    Price Check Re: kobatas bx25 or b21 , both with backhoe.

    BX25D is a brand new model, B21 was replaced years ago with the B26. Hours and loader capacity may be a factor. Are these the 2 tractors you are referring to? Are you hunting Grizzlies out there in...
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    Re: Manufacuring Defect Cub Yanmar SC2400

    That is a very interesting observation, I wonder if JJ might have a comment on that.
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    Re: Kubota BX 2200 costs

    Another idea: The Kioti CK20S has a loader with a lift of 1000+ lbs. and 88". (scroll down to page 6). It is a smaller tractor but larger than the BX2200 and available in your price range. A...
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    Re: Broken bolt extraction tips

    whether you weld a nut on or drill it for an easy out, try applying some Beeswax around the threads when it is hot. Don't know why but it worked for me.
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    Price Check Re: third function.

    JJ, Your clarity in hydraulic issues is invaluable. Thank you. I might add that putting in a selector switch can double the usage of 1 remote valve.
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    Re: How do you store you logging/tow chain?

    I presumed that is where they are used but do you keep them there for storage?
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    Re: How do you store you logging/tow chain?

    Another great idea from TBN!
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    Re: How do you store you logging/tow chain?

    I don't see them, where do you store them?
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    Re: Yanmar verses Kubota

    Nice to see no one got their back up on this one, can't really as it is fair. Anyone know how the whole Cub Cadet/Yanmar equation is working out? When I drive past the local CC dealer I see the...
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    Re: 3PT Hitch Rear Scoops, How effective?

    Very good point Lutt! Not all try to maximize the efficiency of their tractor in both directions and at the same time for delivery!
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    Re: Taking delivery of my B3200HSD tomorrow!

    You will need some ballast in the tires and/or a 3PH attachment for counterweight until you get the back hoe on.
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    Re: 3PT Hitch Rear Scoops, How effective?

    Yeah, back when fuel costs were minimal and time was not at a premium.
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    Re: 3PT Hitch Rear Scoops, How effective?

    Before the advent of loaders they worked great, and they still do, but not with the efficiency/versatility of a loader. If you have old technology by all means use, but if you are to invest, move...
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    Re: Sub vs compact... Need advice

    Yup, looked at them both myself. Pretty impressed with the loader on the CK20.
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    Re: Bent a piston rod in my boom cylinder

    I had a similar event last summer using my hoe, difference was I blew a hose instead of bending a cylinder rod. A similar thing happened when I was grubbing a stump with my toothed bucket but again...
  29. Re: 2010 Dodge Ram 2500 diesel for towing-What can you tell me about it?

    What he said! Plenty of aftermarket spring options to enhance towing AND give a great ride.
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    Re: Bent a piston rod in my boom cylinder

    I am curious, would you describe what you were doing at the time? I am trying to imagine scenarios that would lead to that failure. Thanks and sorry, never fun to have a failure.
  31. Re: What did you buy your tractor for Valentines Day?

    My tractor got hand brakes for V. Day.
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    Re: Kubota VS Mahindra Max

    EXACTLY!!!!!
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    Re: Copper Tig welding.

    Did you have it clamped in that huge heat sink vise when you welded it? or maybe I am not understanding something correctly.
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    Re: Kubota VS Mahindra Max

    Thanks for the info, in any event you will be glad you have a 4x4 SCUT/CUT or what ever you want to call it. Maybe when you get some real seat time with the Massey you will have some interesting...
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    Re: Kubota VS Mahindra Max

    Well, good luck with that research. What do you mainly DO with your tractor, I.E. what do you use it for?
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    Re: Kubota VS Mahindra Max

    Guess so. Say, do you have a QA for your loader?
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    Re: Kubota VS Mahindra Max

    :confused3: So what IS the point? Now you don't like Kioti's? I have not found a tractor that there is not SOMETHING I like about it. Oh, and by the way, I do like some things about the Massey...
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    Re: Homemade quick attach

    [QUOTE=joshuabardwell;3187481]Maybe you can help set me straight. For me, the use of a pin-based QA is just a money-saving thing. The pin-based QA is cheaper than an SSQA adapter, and I don't have to...
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    Re: Homemade quick attach

    3.75"-4" on average


    That is correct.
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    Re: Homemade quick attach

    I designed and built it and have a patent for it now. I have a working model on my B7800 and I must say I am getting really spoiled by not having to get off the seat to change from bucket to snow...
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    Re: Homemade quick attach

    You mean like this? Video may take awhile to load.
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    Re: Kubota B Series Quick Attach

    Wheh! Thought Kubota pulled a fast one on me! ;)
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    Re: Kubota B Series Quick Attach

    Is that the LA364 Loader you have? Great job!
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    Re: 2014 Toyota Tundra first look

    Maybe a Kubota diesel?

    As long as it is a good tranny.

    Yeah!, why no diesel?!!!

    do they do the same for cars?

    Sad indeed, similar to the national picture where the public program...
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    Re: Compact 4wd v. Larger 2wd utility tractor?

    So what brand would you recommend?
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    Re: Compact 4wd v. Larger 2wd utility tractor?

    For sure, and with the snow you just got a larger tractor, and that would have been better!!
  47. Re: What Mahindra tractor compairs to Kubota L3200 L3800

    This should be in the "other" Mahindra/Kubota thread! :laughing: Finally apples are compared to apples and a decision was made based on personal preference. The differences seem very valid and for...
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    Re: Compact 4wd v. Larger 2wd utility tractor?

    Interesting take but you left out the smaller world of maneuverability and the ability to go places a larger tractor cannot go on the table.
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    Re: Cutting down a 'leaner'

    I take it from the pic that the tree is uncut. I agree with cutting as close to the base as possible but make sure you have an exit route cleared prior to cutting. If the root ball has started to...
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    Re: Compact 4wd v. Larger 2wd utility tractor?

    4WD hands down. Had a 65 H.P. 2WD w/loader and the 45HP 4WD I replaced it with was far and away better. No need for chains in the winter and way better for loader work.
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    Re: N.E. Blizzard of 2013

    While serving in the Navy I was there in Quincy MA. for the blizzard of '78. Coming from Wisconsin it was just another winter which ironically has been lacking lately. I did not have a tractor then...
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    Comparison Re: Kubota BX vs Mahindra Max

    Thank you, I watched it. Comparing a new tractor to a used tractor is hardly fair. I have some valid input I may post with pics at a later date, maybe. Too much has been made of this "assault"...
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    Comparison Re: Kubota BX vs Mahindra Max

    Do you have a link to the "Mahindra bashing video from Kubota"?
    It would only be fair to watch it before I made a response to your post. I read with great interest this Spring about the "new"...
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    Re: Find the Copperhead

    Thank you for a VERY good post on peripheral awareness, excellent. I too would have missed it not having any poisonous snakes in my region to look out for.
  55. Re: Educate me on beefing up the FEL bucket to add hooks

    Now that is a very intelligent idea! :thumbsup:
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    Re: Weird weather

    40+ on Tuesday and now forecast for -15 tonight. Guess that's the norm for now......
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    Buying Advice Re: @ BUY or not 2 buy

    Just because a deal is close does not necessarily make it good. However if it fits your needs it may be OK. There may be other alternatives that would serve you equally or better.
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    Re: are my front tires wimpy?

    One of the first things I do to a tractor new to me is put a steering wheel spinner on it. The VERY next thing is to increase the WIDTH of the front tires, keeping them in the Static loaded radius...
  59. Re: Could you possibly live in a 280 square foot apartment?

    Yes, would I like where it was at, maybe. Would I be able to survive despite the location, probably.
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    Re: Anybody convert a wood furness to boiler?

    Kirk, Is your indoor wood burner a radiant stove or a furnace type somehow hooked to your plenum? What I get from your post is how to effectively move the heat to the extremities of the house using...
  61. Backhoe Re: New holland Backhoe attachment on a john deere

    Thanx! Nice to know that.
  62. Backhoe Re: New holland Backhoe attachment on a john deere

    You may run into a closed center vs. open center situation. As I understand it most John Deere tractors are closed center. Don't know about New Holland, just a matter of changed some internal plugs...
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    Re: 300CX skid steer root grapple

    770 lbs. is definitely too heavy for that tractor IMHO, maybe they have a lighter one? Personally I like a lighter and more nimble grapple.
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    Re: Kubota L3400 seat cutoff switch

    I may get flack for this but I just disconnect the seat switch and put in a jumper. I grew up on tractors where you could stand up to get better visibility w/o the tractor shutting off. I see no...
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    Re: Inventing a new attachment

    You will find a greater purchase power with an edge rather than with a flat face. When I had my pin-on bucket of this design as a single non Q/A bucket there was nothing I could not accomplish. ...
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    Re: Inventing a new attachment

    298986 Ahh, Looks very familiar!
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    Re: Kubota B26 yes or no?

    Yes by about #135 according to Kubota specs.
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    Re: which to buy 4x5 or 5x5

    :2cents:I'll give you a firewood analogy: you can burn 16" wood in a 24" firebox but not the other way around. When I sold firewood I made everything 16" because of that. Are there any advantages...
  69. Loader Re: Using B3200 QA from LA504 loader on B2620 LA364 loader

    My research led to a similar conclusion.
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    Re: Pulling out trees?

    This is what I have been using: 295536295537
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    Re: GC 2400 Motor Issue THOUGHTS PLEASE!!

    Read this THREAD.
  72. Buying Advice Re: What is the Best Tractor for a 5 Acre Hobby Farm?

    30HP would be ideal. With that size you get just a little more loader lift and more ground clearance. Find one that feels good to you, control wise, ergonomics etc. I would stick with an HST as...
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    Re: 5 best uses for Top and Tilt

    I'll work into that if there is enough interest, there are other techniques I have experimented with that have a time saving function too. The terracing works on a slight slope, but certainly not...
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    Re: 5 best uses for Top and Tilt

    I did some extensive terracing with my tiller this year that would have been virtually impossible W/O the Top-N-Tilt. I also experimented with some add on tine pieces to create better drainage. ...
  75. Re: Converting FEL Forks to 3PH - Lots of pictures

    The Deere system does offer the least amount of offset in most cases and the pins and brackets are available from a local JD dealer for about $100 the last time I checked, unless you were going to...
  76. Re: Converting FEL Forks to 3PH - Lots of pictures

    Being able to mount them on either end of the tractor is a plus. The homemade 3PT fork/back blade combo I made went with my big tractor when I sold it and I do miss it. What sort of Q/A...
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    Re: A little tractor I built when I was 14

    Thank you for sharing that Frank! I and others also, will look forward to seeing other things you have built. Welcome aboard! What tractor do you have now?
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    Re: Garlic growing tips

    Agreed.
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    Re: Garlic growing tips

    I also grow garlic, I don't water, had the driest year since I started and also had the largest overall bulb size ever. The pic is the biggest of the crop, 7oz. and over 3" in diameter, chesnok...
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    Re: Kubota BX25D / BX70?

    You may be right, I talked with a Kioti dealer and he said that Kioti bought the tooling from New Holland.
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    Re: Attachments/pictures

    Good info JJ. :thumbsup:
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    Re: Dump trailer angle of the dangle

    I have to concur with the 60* posters but realistically you could get by with 50* using common sense, more angle is better when it comes to dirt though. You also have to consider the uphill or...
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    Re: Out with the old BX in with the new

    I see you have cabs on both, are they factory or after market? They appear to be different. In any event I am sure you will enjoy the enhanced capabilities of your new tractor.
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    Re: how do i withdraw from this site?

    Only real answer to your question, why you want to is your business. ;)
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    Buying Advice Re: Skid steer -vs- Compact Tractor

    I will agree with prior posters. A tractor is better suited to your "bucket list". If you have more than 10 acres, especially more than 20, a tractor of 35-40 HP would be sufficient. The Kubota...
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    Re: Tilling with the BX

    He probably used the bucket??, How do you like your B26??
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    Re: Tilling with the BX

    Very nice looking tiller, How many passes do you need to make in untilled ground to be "satisfied". How deep does your tiller till and how does it handle rocks?
  88. Re: Spraying UNDERSIDE of vegetable plant leaves

    copper tubing may be an answer if the OD's match up. Are Organic methods viable for you so spraying may not be needed?
  89. Thread: b7800

    by magicheater
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    Price Check Re: b7800

    Now-a-Days it is a buyers market. Does not seem out of line if you find someone that sees the value. I really like my B7800 and would not be afraid of yours.
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    Re: My log skidding/ballast hitch project

    I agree and will be watching, EXCEL is a great tool.
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    Re: Loader has arrived - Pics

    Now that you have a loader you can sell that hoist, unless you still want to pull engines! Maybe let the friend have it with rights to use?......
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    Re: The Big Rock

    GREAT Post! My cousin has told me that searching census records can reveal some interesting things related to genealogy. She recently related some of findings to me about our family and it was...
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    Re: What to do With All this Wood?

    I you are cutting logs yourself make sure to eye up the log and not just cut everything in 8' sticks. Most places want at least 6" extra over( 8'6", 12'6" etc) Veneer logs need 8" over with no...
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    Forks Re: Light Duty Quick Attach Bucket Forks

    What would the Bucket weight + the clamp on forks weight be? This might tell you what you may be able to lift. A proper Q/A and fork combo would ultimately be less than that and offer greater lift...
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    Re: Framing a house: 2X4 vs 2X6

    2x6 is ultimately better on the outside walls, for thermal and sound insulation as well as additional weight displacement for the roof structure. Insulation is valuable for both heating and cooling...
  96. Loader Re: GC2410TLB FEL Joystick - Swap Up and Down Control???

    If you don't still use the skidder, why not just get used to it, then you will be trained for everything else on the market. I run into motion memory when I operate my hydraulic shuttle tractor for...
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    Re: MYSTERY PAW PRINT

    I see you are thinking of an MX5100, I saw one and was very impressed with the build. Similar to my my older L4350 but with larger front tires. That in itself is an improvement. Simple but a nice...
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    Re: pattern change on bx25 backhoe

    Every back hoe I have operated has the ISO connections. Is the SAE connections on the larger machines something that started here in the USA? :confused3:
  99. Loader Re: GC2410TLB FEL Joystick - Swap Up and Down Control???

    If that is what you want then just change the hoses. The float detent would then be on the bucket curl, up or down dependent on what you want. WHY do you want to change it????
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    Re: Can anyone identify this animal Scat

    How about a little physical perspective on size. What is the back round material? Fox are omnivores too, turkeys have an amazing pile of doo-doo also.
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