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    Re: Portable rock soil recycler for tractors

    I just bought one of these Desite 78" vibratory screeners. I am quite impressed with the way it works, and the way it is built. We assembled it ourselves and every hole lined up, everything went as...
  2. Re: Daedong L3502D: Reconditioned tractors selling for $10,995...worth it?

    You can buy a good used relatively low hour non-grey market 30-40 HP 4x4 tractor/loader, maybe 10-15 years old for about the same price if you really keep your eyes open. I'd rather have a low hour...
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    Re: CLOSE TO BUYING

    There are shuttles and there are shuttles. A forklift has a little blinker lever size switch you can barely flick with a finger and you are going the other direction. No clutch. Some shuttles...
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    Re: Mahindra Max 28 electrical

    On another note, but similar, this happens commonly on a dirty battery cable. Lights often work, at least the dash light. But as soon as you turn the key to start - everything goes dark and no...
  5. Re: Tractor size that will fit trailer...

    Remember that a good used trailer is easy to sell. You can always sell the 7k and buy a 9900lb trailer, at least that is an option if your truck is capable of the extra load and you really want a...
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    Re: Got some TYM parts for my Mahindra.

    I think the protocol is that any TYM or Mitsu parts are to be repackaged to the Mahindra brand before being shipped, but we see this sometimes as well. I just figure that gives us two possible...
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    Buying Advice Re: Hidden costs of Kubota BX 25D

    I admire that you could stop. Here we are on Saturday driving down a gold rush era road that hasn't seen much care since that time. We didn't need the winch, but we did use all the suspension we...
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    Re: CLOSE TO BUYING

    Gear guys won't be convinced that an HST is better....my dad won't have an HST. He delivered tractors for me for years before he re-retired and to the end he dislikes HST. It's clutch only for him,...
  9. Re: Overheating after mowing steep side slope

    Shine a flashlight through the radiator and make sure you can see light through all of it on the other side. I bet this is a coincidence, you probably have quite a bit of crud in your core and the...
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    Re: Branson versus Mahindra 28xl

    We are a dealer for both Mahindra and Branson. Hands down Mahindra is better for parts. I mean way, way better. Yet the Branson tractors are dependable tractors that rarely require parts beyond...
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    Re: Time for a little dealer love...

    We have had fits with the braided lines. The new non-braided lines have been fine. And it is about time Mahindra!

    But as many have said, you can remove the braided line, grind and then peel off...
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    Re: CLOSE TO BUYING

    ritchieb, the 28 shuttle does not have independent PTO, it is one of the few (maybe the only?) Mahindra models for which the travel speed is not independent of the PTO operation. So if you stop, so...
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    Buying Advice Re: Kubota L3800 vs Mahindra 3616

    Check your local laws, generally you still owe the tax in your state even though the neighboring state may not charge you tax. Avoiding tax is awesome, evading tax...not so awesome.
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    Re: 7060 fuel economy

    Barely over 1 gallon/hour. Pretty good really, my 27HP Exmark mower uses more than that just mowing the lawn. I wish it had a diesel in it.

    We have a little air-cooled Lombardini single...
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    Re: ? Labor to split a Bobcat tractor

    There are flat rate manuals put out by the manufacturer that the dealer will have. They are generally ridiculously stingy (like 50% of real time) as they are used by the manufacturer to reimburse...
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    Re: Repair of front hub on L4350 Kubota

    Sounds like a great fix.
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    Re: Repair of front hub on L4350 Kubota

    Sometimes you can remove the hub and drill the lug bolt holes and then press in studs. Studs are available in a bunch of sizes where the press in part is larger in diameter than the threaded part. ...
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    Re: Help me choose - 4025 vs 5010

    Congrats!
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    Loader Re: New 5010 Lifting Capacity??

    It really makes a huge difference, well worth it on many models.
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    Re: Will I be happy with the 4530

    The 5530 gives you a bigger front axle, bigger tires and better brakes, the 6530 adds even bigger tires and a standard remote and of course more HP. If you load the tires on a 4530, they get pretty...
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    Re: 5530 vs 6530 - 4WD

    If you are considering the 5530/6530, you have no HST or PST option, just a clutch type shuttle. The 35 series has the HST or PST options, but they are smaller.

    That clutch type shuttle works...
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    Re: Mahindra Max 28 electrical

    Pretty harsh awsum67gto. The Max 28 is a super high quality machine. As I mentioned earlier, we have sold hundreds of them and have never ever seen an improperly crimped wire like he found. We see...
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    Re: Mahindra Max 28 electrical

    drajj5, that is some fine work you did, and thanks for sharing. I've sold hundreds of these Max 28 (used to be called 2415, then 2516, then Max 28, now Max 26) and have never seen this. I really...
  24. Re: Why do CUT manufacturers not install larger hydraulic pumps?

    A bigger pump means the tractor has to be designed to handle that pump. Larger suction and pressure lines, larger hydraulic tank capacity, different filtering, more cooling, larger valves, etc. It...
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    Re: Help me choose - 4025 vs 5010

    If you got along ok with a Belarus, the ergonomics of the 4025 should be fine. While I do think the 5010 has a few comfort advantages, the 4025 is a small full size utility tractor, the 5010 is a...
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    Re: eMax 25 seatbelt way too small

    The Operators manual for the eMax backhoe, the 25B on page 3 says: "Caution: It is recommended that the tractor be equipped with Rollover Protection System (ROPS) and seat belt be used for all...
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    Re: Mahindra Max 28 electrical

    When you said you turned on the lights and it died, you pretty much describe a bad connection. I'd look at each connection, especially the grounds where they go to the frame. Also, on rare occasion...
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    Re: Tier 4 questions

    Tier IV has rolled out over time based on HP classes. As of now, pretty much everything has to be certified Tier IV, but some HP classes require a lot more than others to meet the standards. I...
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    Re: eMax 25 seatbelt way too small

    architect,

    I'm supportive of your quest to get the seatbelt issue resolved. In the normal "drive the tractor" mode, the belt is pretty short. Works fine for skinny guys, but really needs to be...
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    Re: Broken axle

    Differences could be in the material itself, the way it was cast, the way it was machined, and perhaps any heat treating or hardening. It would not necessarily need to look beefier to be stronger. ...
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    Buying Advice Re: Hidden costs of Kubota BX 25D

    I feel your pain.

    I bought a new Jeep and put big bumpers and a winch on. That made it look funny with the skinny factory Rubicon tires and rims. So I had little choice but to put on bigger...
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    Re: Mahindra: Nothing but problems

    I think we are straying way off topic. If this is a topic of interest, it might be best to start a new non brand specific thread. Or maybe just figure that enough has been said.

    I think that it...
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    Re: Ground clearance

    cmkh3, the CUTS or SCUTS with spin-around backhoe seats will have much better departure angles as the backhoe is tucked up tight to the rear tires. That is the real advantage in my opinion of the...
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    Re: New Max28 owner question

    Normal. It will be loudest if you are in high range and if the rpms are low. Welcome to TBN, that is a great tractor.
  35. Re: Mahindra Max 28 verus Mahindra Max 24

    chvfrk98, you are right and ODT is right. The new Max's comply with Tier IV, but since they are under 25.9HP, they required not much more than a label to pass. At 26HP things ramp up a bunch on...
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    Re: Broken axle

    Jim the B7800 is a great little tractor. I'd just replace both stub axles with the heavier replacement parts and you will be good to go. It's a pretty simple fix. So don't be discouraged.
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    Re: Mahindra: Nothing but problems

    You did way more than state the facts. You showed a couple of issues you have had with your tractor and then called Mahindra a rip-off. The problems may well be facts, the conclusion you have drawn...
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    Re: Mahindra: Nothing but problems

    Well in that case, every single brand is a rip-off, since if you look in each brand section, you will see some issues. Granted the over-cooling, not coming up to temp issue is important, and you...
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    Re: Broken axle

    Was it welded together when manufactured, or are we really looking at a machined part that cracked and then later completely failed? From the rusty part vs the clean break, it looks like you had a...
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    Re: 7060 fuel economy

    You must not be working it too hard. We did a test on a 7520 (most similar to a 8560) and at 75% load it used a little over 3 gallons per hour. Generally when I see fuel rate sort of data, it is...
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    Re: 2615 front differential fill point

    I agree with AchingBack. 90wt is no longer recommended. Many manuals for the 2615 showed hy-trans as the proper fluid on one page and later in the book showed 90wt! I think either is fine really...
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    Re: Mahindra 28xl versus Branson

    I'm a dealer for both. Mahindra's parts system is years ahead of Branson. We like the Branson tractors, but if you tend towards impatience when needing a part...it is not the tractor for you. ...
  43. Re: Branson 2910i - Buying Advice Please - Summer use only???

    You can always just install a block heater and plug it in. It will think it's summer and you are good to go. ;)
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    Re: Mahindra 3316 HST loses power

    Glad you are going again. BTW, your first post was well done. You included a lot of facts, and that was very helpful.
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    Re: Mahindra 3316 HST loses power

    Duplicate post as you also posted this in the general "parts/repairs" section. I responded to your post in that section. It's best to just post a question in one section of the forum. I'd link to...
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    Re: My Mahindra won't stay running

    Let's assume you have good fuel, no gasoline in it or water. I assume you have inspected the fuel bowl when it is running or when it dies and you are not seeing air or pollutants.

    If you pull...
  47. Re: why after yrs of use, hyd level high & leaking

    What model Mahindra? Has it been 5 years since you checked the level or changed the fluid?

    Generally when we hear of this problem it is water like koua mentioned and only on older tractors with...
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    Re: 2516 pto disengaging itself

    Sounds like the PTO over-running clutch has failed. The PTO OR clutch is not really meant to be a safety or a slip clutch, it is meant to function when using a mower mostly. Without an OR clutch,...
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    Re: Installing at 485 backhoe

    11 hours? It is a bit of work to get the sub-frame mounted, but if a experienced installer started at 8am and was not done by noon then he was messing around or ran into an issue. I would have the...
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    Re: Kioti engine running away

    I'd suspect a broken governor spring or linkage to the rack from the governor. Just a guess.
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    Re: Mahindra: Nothing but problems

    The miracle of life, a blessing from God. Congrats.
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    Re: eMax 25 seatbelt way too small

    The OP, architect, is bringing up a valid point that needs to be solved by Mahindra. When the backhoe seat spins on a Max22/24/25/26/28, the seatbelt spins with it and stays the same length. But on...
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    Loader Re: New 5010 Lifting Capacity??

    The 5010 cab is not all that heavy, probably 5200-5500 lbs with the loader. Less than 7k with the tires filled. You ought to be ok with your 10k GVW trailer. I think tire fill cost is somewhat...
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    Re: eMax 22/25 info?

    Gary, they leave it to the dealers to package the financing anyway they wish. It is tricky. In theory I could just price everything at 0/84 and tell people there is no cash discount and it is free...
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    Loader Re: New 5010 Lifting Capacity??

    The 5010 front axle is back further than on many other 50 HP tractors, even within the Mahindra line. That makes for a nice turning radius, but when combined with a loader that has a huge capacity,...
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    Re: Roadbuilding with the B2620

    A capable tractor with a good operator. It is amazing what a compact tractor can get done.
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    eBay/Craigslist Re: Max 25 with FEL 50 hours- $10K

    What a steal. Someone needs to jump on that.
  58. Re: 4035 - Headed in for 100 hour service - Fuel Line Issue???

    I do not believe there is a recall, but it is a known issue that a lot of these leaked. I'd ask them to replace all the bad hoses with normal USA fuel hose. They can grind off the factory crimp to...
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    Price Check Re: Mahindra 3016 / 3616 price question

    I think the price difference between a 3016 and a 3616 is about $2400 normally. If a dealer is showing only a $1000 difference, his 3016 is high or his 3616 is low. Sometimes a dealer gets...
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    Re: MAX or 16 series?? What to buy

    Twin turbos. Go big or go home.
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    Re: MAX or 16 series?? What to buy

    It appears they just rate the engines at different RPMS. The 25 HP rating is at 2500 rpm, the 28 HP rating is at 2600 rpm. On our dyno, they show the same HP if run at the same RPM. Suffice it to...
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    Re: MAX or 16 series?? What to buy

    We often tell people to buy the tractor that will do 80% of their tasks with ease. Then just struggle some with the other 20% of tasks. The other 20% will take longer, but it is still way faster...
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    Re: MAX or 16 series?? What to buy

    If you go with the Max and plan to do a bunch of mowing, consider the Max 25 over the Max 22 as you get a significantly larger engine. The replacement for both the Max22 and Max25 is a single model...
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    Re: Mahindra: Nothing but problems

    Alright, enough of that, my hat is getting tight. :)
  65. Re: Mahindra electrical & starting problem 5500 2006 voltage drops to 2 volts

    Spyderlk, great advice. Dave
  66. Re: My 3550 (tier 4 5035) just arrived at the dealer

    Good question. I see that as well, yet we have never installed a 595 on a 4530, but have done a number of 509s. Perhaps they have started spec'ing the 4530 with the 595, we have not done a 4530 TLB...
  67. Re: My 3550 (tier 4 5035) just arrived at the dealer

    Part of the confusion is the Mahindra has not outlined to the dealers the changes in attachments specifically by model. There has been nothing sent out saying "the 595 on such and such model will be...
  68. Re: My 3550 (tier 4 5035) just arrived at the dealer

    Very similar. One wins by an inch on one spec, the other by an inch or two on another. The specs on digging force are done at 2500 psi on one unit and 2750 on another, so we can't compare that...
  69. Re: My 3550 (tier 4 5035) just arrived at the dealer

    The 4530 has always used the 509E, the "E" being the kit that fits the 4530. It is a great backhoe. I'm not up to speed on all the current changes in backhoes as it relates to the new models, but I...
  70. Re: The financing game - what's the real deal?

    Regardless of the finance rate chosen, the monthly payment is often really close to what it would cost to rent a tractor for one day. I often tell people that if they can use the tractor one full...
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    Re: Mahindra: Nothing but problems

    Good, I emailed them yesterday. They unofficially watch this site, but I think the "watcher" must have been doing something else for a while!
  72. Re: My 3550 (tier 4 5035) just arrived at the dealer

    I would say the backhoe is a renumbered 509, not a 595?
  73. Re: Splitting the Mahindra 4110 for Clutch Change Tips

    Johnson Auto, excellent advice. We have done a few of these over the years and they are a chore. I think you hit all the high points. And we have seen a guy install the pilot bearing in the crank...
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    Re: mahindra 4110 overheats

    Nearly always this is a clogged radiator on the air side. See if you can shine a flashlight from the back side and see through every inch of the radiator. The 4110 used a pretty fine core, which is...
  75. Re: Backhoe Model Issue... Model 485 now RB50?

    Rick, on ATI I think it is the mount. For example, the 509C fit 4110, the 509E fits the 4530, the 509G fits the 5530/6530, the 509F fits the 7520/8560. In all cases the basic backhoe is the same,...
  76. Re: Backhoe Model Issue... Model 485 now RB50?

    The 35 series will become the 3500 series. So a 50HP 3500 series will ne a 3550, the 40HP will presumably be the 3540. It will be really odd for a while, but we will all get used to it.

    I'm not...
  77. Re: Backhoe Model Issue... Model 485 now RB50?

    To follow with Galen's comments, you will see all the loader model numbers change as well. The Max28 has always taken the ML205. The Max28 will become the Max26 and it takes the Max26L loader, and...
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    Re: Rock extraction with FEL

    Keep in mind that a FEL is a front end loader, not a dozer or a digging machine. Yes you can do some digging and we all do, but machines that are designed for digging are normally yellow, like the...
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    Re: Hydraulic filter for 3510i

    Ironically many manufacturers are now instituting a huge drop ship fee, like $50. They are doing this to try to drive parts business to the local dealers as opposed to some guy with a laptop and no...
  80. Re: The financing game - what's the real deal?

    Actually, they tell the dealer what it costs them in the background and the dealer can package the financing options and discounts in whatever manner they wish. Some do this better than others.
    ...
  81. Re: The financing game - what's the real deal?

    It works better from a sales angle to offer discounts if folks do not take 0%. If you start from the cash price and then charge more for 0% it is distasteful to folks. Same thing, feels way...
  82. Re: The financing game - what's the real deal?

    Let me take a different angle, just for fun. If I were buying that tractor with cash, I'd be concerned not to get a discount. Why should the cash buyer subsidize the 0% buyer? Obviously the cost...
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    Re: Plastic fenders on 3016

    They have not changed much Brian. The entire fender structure is steel. Then there is the plastic overlay that sticks out to cover the tire. It works well and has not been an issue. If you hit it...
  84. Re: The financing game - what's the real deal?

    Actually, most of us wish there was just one price...simple. Here is the price, please write a check or finance at the real rate that does not cost me anything in the background that I have to...
  85. Re: The financing game - what's the real deal?

    Looks like you are doing your homework, good for you.

    I agree that the downside of 0% is that you can never recoup the extra you paid. It is paid up front - if you then pay it off early (like...
  86. Re: The financing game - what's the real deal?

    There is no free lunch, and that should not be a surprise. Some things are "included", but not free. It feels better if you get a discount for not using 0% as opposed to getting charged for using...
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    Re: Hydraulic filter for 3510i

    I'm sorry Terry, I did not see this post. Best to call our parts department and they can UPS filters to you, no problem. I'll pm you. We stock Branson parts. With FedEx and UPS, even if you lost...
  88. Re: found the leak - can this be fixed without hauling to the dealer ?

    Take the hose off, grind off the crimp and peel it off and put a new USA made hose and clamp on it. Under the factory crimp is a really nice barbed fitting. Just do away with the fancy OEM braided...
  89. Re: 2012 4010 Mahindra Daedong Engine Temperature Problem

    Obviously getting a tractor too hot is a big deal. But I agree with bbbmgo that running too cool isn't good in the long run either.

    Part of the issue with getting the engineers to look at this...
  90. Re: County line vs Ansung Terra Force ER074 tiller

    Smart man.
  91. Re: County line vs Ansung Terra Force ER074 tiller

    They warehouse items here and employ folks here, but they do not manufacture here.
  92. Re: County line vs Ansung Terra Force ER074 tiller

    Greg, I think you will be OK with the T273, just use a slow ground speed and take a couple passes if needed. We have been using a 52" with a 23HP (engine HP) tractor and it does really well. As...
  93. Re: County line vs Ansung Terra Force ER074 tiller

    The YJR074 is hands down the best tiller of the size I have ever used. We have sold tillers for 12 years and like many dealers have tried all kinds of brands. Some are light, some look like they...
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    Re: Mahindra: Nothing but problems

    ultrarunner, does this apply to all products, or just the automotive world? Many states have lemon laws for cars/trucks, but many do not have the same thing for farm or construction equipment. ...
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    Re: Mahindra: Nothing but problems

    I don't know the dealer, nor do I know if there is another side of the story. But on the face of it, this looks like dmize is being pretty straightforward and I take it at that.

    We have been a...
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    Re: Mahindra: Nothing but problems

    That is ridiculous. Sorry, I'm a big Mahindra fan but that does not work for me. We need to balance "the rules" with common sense, and he should know that. You can't have a down tractor for a...
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    Re: Mahindra: Nothing but problems

    All the fuel hoses can be replaced by off the shelf hoses by grinding off the crimps from the factory hoses. Most all tractor shops have a hydraulic hose machine. I can't see why they are waiting...
  98. Re: Need a New Tractor, Definitely Mahindra, Need Some Suggestions

    Right down the street from you Brian, its just a very long street named I-5. :D
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    Re: Hydraulic filter for 3510i

    That filter works, but in colder weather can cause the pump to cavitate. Branson actually used the BT372-10 for a while as the recommended filter, and then changed when they started having issues in...
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    Re: Buying out of area - freight & funds

    The problem is that scammers often start out with the assurance of using an escrow company. Of course there are legit escrow companies, but if a buyer tells me he wants escrow on a tractor, I assume...
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