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    Re: B2650 trade in value?

    Another consideration. Like with any vehicle. Dealer can buy another new one for less than MSRP so they won't give you more or as much as they can buy another new one. The 0% interest is also another...
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    Re: Do your own Fluids and Filters on a BX

    Maybe you had some liquid refreshment(s) and included the price for them in the total. :laughing::cool2::drink:
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    Re: ZD1211 or F2690

    Had a F2680e with 60" and 72" decks. Bought it twice. No issues with power or lack of power. If I were buying a new one today I'd buy the F2690 (if it's 4wd) with no hesitation and I live on e steep...
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    Re: Do your own Fluids and Filters on a BX

    Didn't think it cost that much for engine oil, filters, grease and hyd fluid. :eek: Anyone else paying that much?
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    Re: Remove the deck on a ZG222

    I have removed the deck on my Z122r to install the mulching kit. For me I used my tractor FEL to lift the front off the ground to do some adjustments. I used a floor jack the first time. The lifting...
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    Re: BX25 HST Fan Replacement

    How to reach BX25 owners and tell them I have a Kubota thumb that was attached and never used off my sold BX25 that needs a new home for cash or trade. I'd rather have a post hole digger for my...
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    Re: Do your own Fluids and Filters on a BX

    Each model has some slight differences and I've never had a BX2370-1.
    Maybe some BX2370-1 owners will respond to your question.
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    Re: Do your own Fluids and Filters on a BX

    Originally Posted by dfran1 View Post
    Just out of curiosity
    1. when you change the hydraulic filter do you remove the metal protector or does the filter just make it, I removed mine but not sure...
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    Re: Do your own Fluids and Filters on a BX

    I do or have changed the hydraulic fluid and use SUDT/SUDT2 for all hydraulics and again, just when the owners manual for the particular model says to do it. Some years ago the interval was...
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    Re: Do your own Fluids and Filters on a BX

    I agree and if it doesn't you probably didn't get all of the fluid out. If it's difficult to get it filled I would think it would also be more difficult to get it all removed.
    Many posts concerning...
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    Re: Another new Kubota ZD1211-60

    Engine fan is sucking air in to blow across radiator to cool down coolant. If fine particles are flying around, they will get sucked into the filtering screen and clog it which is better than...
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    Re: Kubota Z122R Mulch Kit Install

    I to have the lift, it's called a B2650 with FEL. On my blade reinstall I lifted the front up until the back of the Z hit the ground. Could have lifted it totally off the ground and dangling but...
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    Re: B2650 on the way

    The B7800 of old had a problem with the go pedal not centering which caused it to not start. Many of us suffered with the issue trying every fix known to all the other safety related parts that was...
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    Re: ZD1211 or F2690

    I've owned 3 different Fs and currently still own one F3080 72" rear discharge. I bought one F2680e new, used it on flat rental property, traded it to a new F3080 and then later bought it back and...
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    Re: Kubota Z122R Mulch Kit Install

    Removed two plastic pulley covers (Left them off), checked belt route and alignment, removed tension spring and reversed ends to be proper (spring to front post) and still bad vibration when blades...
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    Re: Kubota Z122R Mulch Kit Install

    That's my plan to use FEL on B2620.
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    Re: Kubota Z122R Mulch Kit Install

    Cut and no grass spray is fantastic

    I had no smoothness issues with other blades but will check exterior appearance of pulleys and belt threading and if I don't see anything, remove blades and see...
  18. Thread: 4wd or 2wd?

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    Re: 4wd or 2wd?

    ONE TIME COMING DOWN A STEEP HILL ON GRASS AND MAYBE DIRT WILL TEACH YOU TO KEEP IN 4WD WHEN COMING DOWN A STEEP HILL ON GRASS AND MAYBE DIRT. I agree with 2 wd on pavement.
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    Re: Kubota Z122R Mulch Kit Install

    Mulch kit installed and deck back on mower. Had to use impact tools to remove bolts and had to cut one by wheel off with metal cutter.
    Seems to have excessive vibration now when blades engaged?...
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    Re: Kubota Z122R Mulch Kit Install

    :D:D:D It came just before we went on a weeks vacation. 1st excuse and I had a 24'x48'x10' metal barn built last year and wife "insisted" I wanted a concrete floor instead of the gravel and I finally...
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    Re: Kubota new Z122R or used ZG124E?

    And he did :thumbsup: for which I thank him:drink: but he started with removing the deck :eek: and I was hoping there was an easier way.:D
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    Re: Kubota Z122R Mulch Kit Install

    Thanks for input. You lost me with number 1.:eek::thumbdown::shocked::confused3:
    No, just kidding.:D:thumbsup: But I was hoping you would say you did NOT remove the deck and it was simple easy peasy...
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    Re: Kubota new Z122R or used ZG124E?

    More Z122 info. http://www.tractorbynet.com/forums/kubota-lawn-garden/335199-z122rkw-just-caught-my-attention.html
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    Re: The Z122rkw just caught my attention!

    Bump for new small Kubota Z buyers. Has lots of good info concerning suspension seats and other useful info.
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    Re: Kubota new Z122R or used ZG124E?

    I have the mulch kit in the box ready to install but other more pressing projects first. Can you do a detailed narrative of your install to help me prepare. I did add a spring lift to the seat (this...
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    Re: Torn between two Models :(

    Quite obviously your talking to the wrong sales person or going to the wrong dealer. I just traded a BX25d-1 to a new B2650 FEL and the discounts between machines were comparable but I was dealing...
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    Re: Torn between two Models :(

    Don't worry about leach lines with either of these tractors unless they were improperly installed.
    I bought land and a BX2200 FEL MMM. I hand/chain saw cut down small trees for almost a month. Had a...
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    Re: Mower Shopping...

    I guess you've read the posts here in Kubota Lawn and Gaden so you know I'm going to say buy a F2690 4wd first and if nt that a ZD326 and if not that much several of us have bought the ZD121/122 with...
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    Re: Purchase experience with Barlow Equipment

    And then there are stories like this from another Kubota TBN forum. You may pay your local dealer more for that expected great service and get this. Happens.........I purchased a new kubota Kommander...
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    Re: low Hydro fluid on 2650

    JohnThomas 20 BXs? That's quite a fleet. If I had the room and the money I would have kept mine when I got the 2650 just as a mower, they are an awesome yard machine.
    Not 20 BXs, Only bought 7...
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    Re: Purchase experience with Barlow Equipment

    i JUMPED OUT OF kUBOTA TRACTORS FOR A FEW MONTHS DUE TO DISAPPOINTMENT WITH THE BX25d-1 last fall and bought a GEHL skid steer. Big mistake! Traded it for a new B2650 so back in the tractor fold....
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    Re: F2690 Finally arrived!

    Any one used this on mowers/tractors for sealing? Amazon.com: Ride-On Tire Balancer and Sealant - 32 oz. - ATV 71232EACH: Automotive
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    Re: low Hydro fluid on 2650

    I've bought several Kubota 4x4 BXs that were low in the front axle after driving them for a week or so after the fluid totally fills the nooks and crannies as have several other BX owners here. I...
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    Re: Purchase experience with Barlow Equipment

    Your a little confused. Nothing stays on warranty forever and dealers do get paid for warranty work. After warranty goes off almost every machine needs some type service and that's where a dealership...
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    Re: F2690 Finally arrived!

    http://www.tractorbynet.com/forums/kubota-lawn-garden/
    For F and Z owners.
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    Re: low Hydro fluid on 2650

    I wouldn't be concerned but mention it to dealer so he'll know if there is an issue later.
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    Re: F2690 Finally arrived!

    I don't know anything about GFs. See later you traded for small Z. Have one myself or for wife and she loves it especially after I added a spring under the seat. Have mulching kit from Kubota at $139...
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    Re: Kubota new Z122R or used ZG124E?

    I agree and did buy the one with the Kawasaki engine. Man doing some concrete work for me last week saw mine and said his dad owned a mower with Kaw engine and they had done nothing to it in 10 years...
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    Re: F2690 Finally arrived!

    Lots of people use Slime on their tractor tires and give good reports. I've resisted and added tubes but my F3080 and ZD326 are having erratic flats on one tire. Flat in a week or few days and then...
  40. Re: Ecstatic with the purchase - ZD326H 72" deck

    My home acreage spreads out over 5 acres of hillside plus the once or twice a year old logging road of a couple miles which I usually mow a couple times a year (F3080 plus Z121). I also have a flat 3...
  41. Re: Ecstatic with the purchase - ZD326H 72" deck

    And diesel engine is a lot different than gas engine with the same HP number. Two things I was told by several tractor owners before I bought my first Kubota tractor about 13 years ago. Over 20...
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    Re: New Z125S-54

    :thumbsup: Can't have to much orange. These small Zs are great. I bought a seat spring for mine or wife's and she loves it even more now with the spring in the seat. Have the Kubota $139 mulching kit...
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    Re: Deck issue, lost pin

    Interesting, had forgotten all about this old thread and finally did this foam fill of my cut tire a few weeks ago. Have mowed twice since and it seems to be holding up well. I have a new tire and an...
  44. Re: Ecstatic with the purchase - ZD326H 72" deck

    Interesting. I've never had any traction issues with the (2) F3080 4wd Kubotas with turf tires on DRY grass. I have had an issue with the F3080 one time in the one back corner swamp area with turfs...
  45. Re: Foam filled front tire on F mowing deck

    Where did you get the flat free tires? Did you throw your old tires away?
  46. Re: Ecstatic with the purchase - ZD326H 72" deck

    I may be missing something.....but. More rubber on the ground gives more traction on dry ground. Racing slicks have no tread to get more traction. But drag racers don't race in the mud, that's a...
  47. Re: Foam filled front tire on F mowing deck

    Tubeless tires with several cuts from mowing blade when I ran over the tire/rim. I pulled back a cut and squirted until foam squirted out of the three or so other cuts. After it dried/hardened up I...
  48. Foam filled front tire on F mowing deck

    I've replaced the front tires and rims on my F decks a few times over the years and different Fs. Learned the bolts holding the rod holding the tire rim on to the deck would break and replaced them...
  49. Re: Ecstatic with the purchase - ZD326H 72" deck

    JC When I traded the F2680e to Barlows the first time the individual that bought it had Barlows install bar tires on it which still didn't make it a 4wd for him.:) He traded it back to Barlows and...
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    Re: Bought a new tractor today

    Congratulations! Always fun to get a new tractor when one is also satisfied with the transaction.:thumbsup:
  51. Re: Ecstatic with the purchase - ZD326H 72" deck

    i O NLY USED THE TRACTOR in garden, field and pavement until I got rid of it. My first and last gear drive Kunota of over 20. Hated the gear drive.
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    They look like R4s to me. I had a B2320 a few years ago and had R1s put on it. Much bigger spacing between tire "bars" on the R1s. The R1 tires on the B2320 really looked cool with such an aggressive...
  53. Re: Ecstatic with the purchase - ZD326H 72" deck

    Me to.
  54. Re: Ecstatic with the purchase - ZD326H 72" deck

    R4s have less rubber on the ground than turfs but are better in mud. Also sidewalls are a bit stronger for R4s than turfs which is why I get R4s for tractors with FELs. I had a F2680e 2wd that I used...
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    Re: RFM for b2650

    I agree that Landpride and probably Woods are hard to beat. I hate side discharge mowers and love the rear discharge in any location (belly, front or rear)on a tractor or mower.
    Add the Landpride to...
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    Re: B2601 or 2650 need some good advice.

    I bought a RFM several years ago for around $1100 that was pretty with almost invisible welds. My yard is a bit rough, ditches, hillside and limestone and I mow small limbs. The RFM kept breaking at...
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    Re: F2260 price/ good deal?

    I got the mans number from Steve Barlow the Kubota dealer here in Somerset, Ky. The mans name is Wilbur Bingham at Barbourville, Ky former Sheriff:) in his 70s. 606-622-1340 but tell him the number...
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    Re: F2260 price/ good deal?

    I bought a new F2680e in 2009 which is the 2wd model. I've owned it twice. Barlows Kubota Dealer in Somerset, Ky said the current owner in Barbourville has hurt his leg and wants to sell it. Has...
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    Re: B series: need advice asap

    I've owned/own F and ZD mowers as well as almost all sizes of BXs and Bs and one L. I used to hear how much faster a Z was than an F, before I bought the two Zs I own now. I looked at Kubotas Corp...
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    Re: Thinking about purchasing a new F3990

    Congratulations! You'll love it, especially with the rear discharge deck. Sure you'll never feel it is underpowered.
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    Re: The Z122rkw just caught my attention!

    Stopped at Barlows and ordered the mulching kit. You saved me some time. Gary said $199 and I said it's supposed to be less. He looked and said for the 42" is $139 so I said that must be it. Guess he...
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    Re: The Z122rkw just caught my attention!

    Thanks. If it keeps the blowing grass off her/me it will be worth the money plus the added benefit of close mowing on either side. Just to be fair, spending my money, order the seat. About the same...
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    Re: Purchase experience with Barlow Equipment

    After tilling for tenants.
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    Re: The Z122rkw just caught my attention!

    Wife told me she hates grass blowing on her while she mows BUT LOVES SEAT. nEXT, i GUESS, MULCHING KIT, Details of price and where you bought it. Did you shop around? Part number or specs for...
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    Re: Thinking about purchasing a new F3990

    I would also. Looks like a deal. Would have sold for around $24000 to $26000 plus snow blade.
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    Re: The Z122rkw just caught my attention!

    Took seat off (4 fairly easy to remove with socket 1/2" I believe bolts) and suspension and tracks and the biggie, the seat belt bar!!! I believe it was the seat belt bar the entire time not letting...
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    Re: The Z122rkw just caught my attention!

    I to mowed some high thick over septic lines grass before tackling the seat spring installation and it cut it great and with only slight slowing, actually was probably more in the engines best...
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    Re: Thinking about purchasing a new F3990

    I have owned/used a F2680e (2wd) with a 72" deck on more than 3 acres for years with no issues. I also have owned 2 and still own one F3080 (4wd) with 72" decks for 7 years on about 5+ acres of steep...
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    Re: The Z122rkw just caught my attention!

    Stopped at Barlows and discovered the entire seat and seat platform lifts up to be able to unfasten the tracks and switch them. :ashamed: Maybe I should have read the owners manual. Will probably...
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    Re: The Z122rkw just caught my attention!

    Installed suspension plate yesterday. Didn't read instructions, seemed pretty simple and straight forward job. Doesn't work, called company and talked with Brad, sent Brad pics and Brad called back....
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    Re: Purchase experience with Barlow Equipment

    Barlows delivered my B2650 FEL SSQA 2 bucket hooks, R4s loaded rear tires, added front hydraulics and at the last minute I added a 50" rear turn Landpride tiller. Back to a Kubota tractor and out of...
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    Re: Looked at a F3060 today

    Barlow doesn't have it. He sold it to the elderly man in Barbourville who now has it for sale or is wanting to trade it to Barlows for a zero turn mower. May be a bargain for one that doesn't have...
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    Re: The Z122rkw just caught my attention!

    Will do. Shows shipped.
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    Re: Looked at a F3060 today

    Steve Barlow told me last week that my old ( I bought it new) F2680e with probably under 200 hours and with a near new 72" side discharge deck is or was for sale. A Mr Bingham, former Sheriff of Knox...
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    Re: The Z122rkw just caught my attention!

    Thanks. Ordered one just a minute ago. Offered less than $145, no go and accepted $145 offer.
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    Box Scraper Re: Box Blade or Rear Grader Blade?

    I've bought many implements for my tractors over the past 12 years. I've sold most of them but not the RatchetRake or the Box blade. I did have a rear blade on a B7800 30/31/32 HP Kubota and got rid...
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    Re: ZD 326 first time

    Don't drive it down hill on wet grass.:shocked: When it starts sliding, and it will ,then it slides faster the more you pull the levers in reverse. If you think you have to try it, then do it on a...
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    Re: New B2650 Owner

    All HSTs I've owned (19) have stopped in l or turtle gear when the pedal is released without pushing the brake pedal except for a BX25D-1 I owned. I've always had confidence that when I approached...
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    Re: New B2650 Owner

    Stopped at Barlows yesterday and drove the B2650. The new HST tractors stop differently than they did in the past. This new one stops great in low gear, easy/feel safe to pull up to the side of a...
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    Re: New B2650 Owner

    Thanks for reply. Every Kubota HST I've owned, except for the one BX25D-1, stopped immediately (tires stop/stopped turning) when my foot came/comes off the go forward pedal and all could be feathered...
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    Re: Purchase experience with Barlow Equipment

    Bought my first tractor from them about 12 years ago, a BX2200 FEL MMM. Have bought and traded around 20 more from them since then with a settled on price a couple of days ago for a B2650 FEL SSQA...
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    Re: New B2650 Owner

    The dealers master Kubota mechanic worked on mine twice and the on line concensus seems to be that it is present in the machines. Some people have done some adjustments and since they now only roll a...
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    Re: New B2650 Owner

    Anyone notice if the Kubota B2650 Hyd runs on a bit after go pedal released? My second BX25 did and really bothered me so got rid of it and bought a Gehl Skid Steer. Decided SS not what I now want...
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    Re: New 2016 Kubota ZD Mowers

    That's right, the side discharge does some cutting of leaves but mostly blows them but eventually they have to be picked up or something to get rid of the pile/collection. I've also done the same...
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    Re: New 2016 Kubota ZD Mowers

    Now get you a leaf blower and after mowing you can blow all the grass off and keep it looking new. I used a wand on my air compressor for years to clean my Kubota Fs but once I tried the leaf blower...
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    Re: Adding a New ZD1211-60 to the Arsenal

    These people are not telling that they've never owned a rear discharge deck. Ask anyone that says they prefer a side discharge deck if they have actually owned and used for one season a rear...
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    Re: Adding a New ZD1211-60 to the Arsenal

    The rear discharge deck has a different shape which allows or makes the grass stay in the cutting area longer than the side discharge thus almost being a mulching "deck". If you cut your grass on a...
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    Re: RTV1140 for plowing snow advise

    Got my plow, assembled it yesterday and installed it on my Skid Steer but it will also mount on my RTV1140CPX, slides right into the 2" Reese hitch on the front and will on the back also. ...
  89. Re: Anyone with actual hands on experience with DR Redi Plow Plus Model?

    Couple more pics. 460226460227
  90. Re: Anyone with actual hands on experience with DR Redi Plow Plus Model?

    Assembled blade yesterday and attached wench I've had in a box for several years. The snow blade will work on my RTV1140CPX and Gehl 3640e Skid Steer.
    460215460223460224 Looks like TBN is back to...
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    Re: 72" finishing mower behind BX23

    :) I first bought a pretty red flawless welds French 6' RFM for my B3200 (1700 lbs plus FEL weight) and paid about $1200 for it. I converted a field into my hillside, gullied, rocky yard. The red...
  92. Re: Anyone with actual hands on experience with DR Redi Plow Plus Model?

    Thanks.
  93. Re: Anyone with actual hands on experience with DR Redi Plow Plus Model?

    FedEx delivered 3 heavy boxes yesterday morning. Guess I'll need to open them in a few days when it warms up and assemble my plow with it's hitch and see how it fits my 2010 RTV1140CPX..
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    Re: Kubota RTV900

    There are two types of buyers of machinery/powered equipment....new or used. I mostly (98% of the time) buy new unless someone offers near new for half of new price with documented history of use and...
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    Re: F3680 tilting up 72" deck

    I've tilted mine several times over the years and one time I forgot to lift it to max with hyd before physically lifting and met the same resistance.:confused::eek::confused3::confused2::D
  96. Re: Anyone with actual hands on experience with DR Redi Plow Plus Model?

    Placed my order today. Extra $200 to attach to my 2" receiver hitch already factory installed on my RTV1140CPX . $640 on the road or almost on the road for delivery with discount. Believe it will...
  97. Re: Anyone with actual hands on experience with DR Redi Plow Plus Model?

    Thanks. We have snow here that doesn't melt on it's own by 11am maybe two or three times a year on those heavy snow years. We have had two of those heavy years for the past two years with a couple of...
  98. Anyone with actual hands on experience with DR Redi Plow Plus Model?

    Anyone have actual hands on experience with a DR Redi Plow Plus snow plow for UTV?
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    Re: RTV1140 for plowing snow advise

    Passed on the Curtis for $450. Believe it would require to much to make it work on my RTV but seems a good deal for someone with a truck wanting a snowplow. On Lexington, Ky Craigslist or I can give...
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    Re: RTV1140 for plowing snow advise

    Is it for $450 for plow?
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