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    Re: Marshall County Man Dies in Farming Accident

    I make it a point to mow the "steep" slope up and down. The rest of the yard doesn't have any significant slopes. But when handling snow I wear the belt in winter. You never know where the ice/snow...
  2. Thread: hornet nest

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    Re: hornet nest

    When I was growing up we had one on a window all summer. We only took it off after the couple of deep freezes and everything was dead or gone. No damage to the glass or anything else. I wouldn't...
  3. Re: Geothermal heat pump install with crawlspace encapsulation

    Another possibility is to go with PEX Tubing Radiant Floor Heat System Install Options. That cuts all the noise of forced air heating and you can run the geothermal pipe to the floor heating in the...
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    Buying Advice Re: JD 1025r or 2032r or...

    There is Mahindra Buying/Pricing

    I have a Mahindra Max25. With about 90 hrs I've been happy with it. I looked for few years before buying. Very few complaints from anyone that I can tell.
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    Buying Advice Re: JD 1025r or 2032r or...

    Have ypo looked at Mahinda's?
  6. Re: roof sheathing: anyone ever use pressure-treated plywood?

    I'm not sure what part of Virginia you're in. I would suggest using something like these hanging brackets to put the rafters on. They should hold up to high winds. And probably help prevent damage if...
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    Re: New home construction furnace location

    What about using just concrete blocks to mount the furnace on right next to finished area, and then run the pipes from there?
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    Re: Corroded battery cable

    I would look at getting dielectric grease for any kind of electrical connection from tractors to cars to anything that is exposed to weather.
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    Ballast Re: Water in rear tires = more stable??

    I wonder if you could make wheel weights using cement. That would be really cheap. It might not be as much weight, but it should lower the CG.
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    Ballast Re: Water in rear tires = more stable??

    But I wouldn't use water. That can cause rust. Use something like Rimguard, windshield washer flu it or radiator coolant.
  11. Re: roof sheathing: anyone ever use pressure-treated plywood?

    Well my barn had lost some of the corrugated sheet metal panels that was on the roof and sides of the barn. So I went to TSC and bought boxes of galvanized screws. I also saw these "washers" that...
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    Re: Stump Grinder accident

    But there are car accidents that you didn't cause and can't avoid. I was driving on I-70 one night when the limit was still 55. I was doing about 62 or so. I went around another car and had returned...
  13. Thread: Chimney

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    Re: Chimney

    I would also suggest cieling fans in every room. That helps move the heat around to get it more even.
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    Re: the house next door

    I would see about buying it and renting it back. Fix stuff as needed and after she passes let the local fire department use it for fire practice. Then just take the rest of the buildings and burn...
  15. Thread: Chimney

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    Re: Chimney

    I agree dave1949. Look at pellet stoves. I was able to find a triple wall pipe that I was able to just cut a hole and put in in about 20 minutes including a heat foam that I just sprayed in. If you...
  16. Thread: Happy Labor Day

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    Re: Happy Labor Day

    This is my favorite part of the year because the Ohio Renaissance Festival kicks off this weekend and goes for eight weekends. I buy a season pass and enjoy going out there. It is truly fun for all...
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    Re: Adds on this forum

    Same as the above two but also have Ghostery. It' another free add on.
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    Re: Frontline has quit working...FLEEEEES!

    For washing the dogs Ivory dish soap works well to kill fleas.

    You might want to try boric acid powder to kill the fleas. It works on cockroaches by absorbing water after they walk through it.
  19. Thread: wind power???

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    Re: wind power???

    OldMcDonald,

    Thanks for taking a look. And not just calling it a stupid idea.

    Well it was a thought. Even if it isn't stored at high pressure, I could see it working as a further backup to...
  20. Thread: wind power???

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    Re: wind power???

    Another option for windmills I would see about vertical wind turbines instead. Less likely to kill birds and apparently easier to install and maintain.

    Another thought I've had is once the...
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    Re: Getting ready for deer season.

    In Pennsylvania and Ohio opening day was pretty much a school holiday. The schools would take an excuse that the kid had buck fever, and most teachers pretty planned on so many absentees that they...
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    Re: Garden Tractor no. 12 started today

    That looks very nice. Very nice work! :thumbsup:
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    Re: Ohio Time Warner issues.

    There is a petition to try and stop it. Go here to sign it.
  24. Mowing Re: Well, it was bound to happen sooner or later..... and today it was my time

    Artist criticized for creating sculpture by pouring molten aluminium into fire ant colony mound.
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    Re: sump pump discharge question

    Here's an idea. See if you can find french drain pipes or drill the end of a pipe with holes like a french drain on the upside. That should allow faster drainage and I can't see all the pipe getting...
  26. Comparison Re: Used Kubota 2620 TLB or new Mahindra 3016 similarly equipped

    Talk to the Mahindra dealer. I bought mine in March or April last year and they had a 0%/84 deal at the time. So maybe if you hold off they may have the same deal at the end year or in spring. They...
  27. Re: Looking for help with a leaking washing machine

    I would replace the plastic hose with a braided one just for S's&G's. It never hurts/.
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    Re: How Old is Your Tool Box?

    Well my oldest one I got in 1987. It was a straight plain old Craftsman with a lift out top box. I also got a full set of Craftsman wrenches and socket. It was interesting how I got it. My roommate...
  29. Security & Theft Re: Anybody familiar with califorina laws, I NEED ADVICE.....

    Well I live in Ohio. So someone hit my beater F-150's bumper in the side in 2005. The truck was blue-booked at $700 and the replacement bumper and driver side side front fender priced at $900 so the...
  30. Re: Child labor laws? We don't need no stinkin' child labor laws!

    The farm I worked on as a teen had a kicker on the baler. So they just icked it any which way into the wagon. Then they brought it in and grabbed a different wagon. We would unload it. Two in the...
  31. Re: RFD-TV is concerned, according to the Wall St. Journal

    You can help petition the FCC here.
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    Re: The days are getting noticably shorter

    Just remember -- you can always put on another layer on. But you can only take so many off.
  33. Buying Advice Re: Help !! Trying to decide which new compact tractor to buy

    I would also look at Mahindra. They have 0% finacing, a long warranty, and the Max series is a solid buy. I would also look at getting a backhoe. That can really come in handy.
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    Re: Ready for this winter?

    Well my pellet stove ran for too many days that it burned up the auger for the pellets. So I have to get that replaced. Other than that, I'm telecommuting so only have go into town like twice a week...
  35. Thread: tv antenna

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    Re: tv antenna

    For watching TV shows I missed online I use Couch Tuner TV Videos FREE:. But be careful of downloading any app from them. Some of it has malware. But it's free.
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    Re: Family Farm - A Question

    Another question is what is your job? Is there anyway you could telecommute to do it? If so that could be a possible solution.

    If not then I would say let it pass. Why give up a good stable job to...
  37. Thread: tv antenna

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    Re: tv antenna

    In my case I live about equal distance from Dayton and Cincy. So what I did was mount an antenna facing northwest and southwest about 30' up on a 4x4 beam. Then I run both antennas to a splitter that...
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    Re: Cost goes down, prices go up?

    Well if the fed finally stops quantitative easing that will stabilize the value of the dollar. At one point the fed was printing $88 billion per month.
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    Re: Water Filter system for well.

    This is a story I was told a few years ago. NASA came up with a filter that remove every single other than H2O from water. They ran this through the ground test capsules. They found that the...
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    Re: Need advise on a new tractor purchase

    I would look at Mahindra's HST tractors. The forward/reverse is a fwd/rev pedal so the adaption would be a way to push down on the front/rev with a straight "stick". The clutch pedal is only used on...
  41. Re: Saw something today that gave me a little hope

    Well there has been a drive thru sweet corn stand run by the kids on the farm for about ten years every summer. They have the sweet corn in an ice tub and you pull in as say you need a dozen ears and...
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    Re: Trying to get rid of grasshoppers

    A google brought up a Mother Earth article with suggestions.
  43. Thread: Asbestos Siding

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    Re: Asbestos Siding

    A friend's house had all sort of cracked and broken tiles on one wall. I helped someone strip the one wall and then replace the broken ones on the other wall. To cut them we used a cement blade and...
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    Re: New ranch - need help deciding on a tractor

    Another consideration. Is the guy haying for you going t be around for a while?

    My neighbor who is a pig farmer and a had a few cows for the beef. He was haying for his cows. But Ike went through...
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    Re: Post Hole Digging Pricing

    Apocryphal story: Back in the early 60's a farmer went out to dig out a stump of the middle of one of his fields. He didn't know about what else had been done to his property. Well the backhoe hit...
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    Re: My First Tractor: Mahindra Emax 25 HST

    :welcome: to TBN from Ohio. Congratulations on the tractor.
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    Re: Can an old lady get her MF1250 to start?

    You may want to make sure the hle in the firewall has a some sort of gasket or something that prevents the wires from chafing.
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    Re: Newbie here......

    :welcome: from Ohio
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    Re: Why do you live where you live?

    Well for me I have 6 acres and the nearest "city" is 13 miles away. It is pretty rural. I ended up in Ohio because that was my last base when I was in the USAF. I met a lady and decided to stay. I...
  50. Thread: Hi

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    Re: Hi

    :welcome: back.

    If you have a Mahindra dealer near you I'd take a look at them as well.
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    Re: First pair of bibs!

    I'm wearing Liberty bibs from TSC. (Belted pants n longer work for me.) I keep my Gerber multi-tool in the right hand smaller pocket just above knee level. It stays in place nicely and is only...
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    Re: cucumber snacks/meals

    I've always used white. But it might work with the apple cider.
  53. Mowing Re: Newbie question about bushhog and finishing mower

    Well my Max25 has two levers for the PTOs. The one lever is for the 540 PTO at the rear of the tractor. The other is for the 1000 RPM PTO under the center of the tractor. It is to run the MMM.

    So...
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    Re: Max 28 XL HST: Questions on backhoe

    Also on the Max25's there is a valve right under the seat in the middle of the plate. That effects the hydraulics speed. Try moving that and see what it does.
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    Re: cucumber snacks/meals

    Pine got it right. The vinegar and sugar goes in first. I prefer a little more tart. Then it's regular dining tablespoons of sour cream to get it kind of creamy. The sugar is just sort of dumped in...
  56. Re: Help with a bridge! Need some good ideas on how to get a bridge in place.

    Do you have any decent trees on the other side? If so then how about hooking some pulleys with long cables in them. Set the pulleys so they will pull at upward angles on that end. Set the bridge down...
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    Re: What is your favorite "CARRY" tool

    I do Gerber's rather than Leatherman. The capabilities are pretty close but the Gerber is cheaper to the point that if I were to a lose $35 Gerber I wouldn't like it but it wouldn't hurt as much as...
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    Re: Can an old lady get her MF1250 to start?

    One that I use to charge/jump batteries is something like these battery packs. For years I had a Ford car and would use it to jump a Chevy/Dodge. About a week later a solenoid would fry in my car....
  59. Re: Must use Mahindra Brand fluids or void warranty?

    I dropped my MMM at the end of fall and hung it again this spring. I greased it before re-hanging it. It called for lithium grease so that was what I used.
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    Re: Prescripition Meds

    You may want to google "NC concierge health care". A lot of them have prescription meds as low as $5 per scrip.

    That might be anther option.
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    Re: Just Got a Mahindra Max 25 TLB

    :welcome: from Ohio.

    I have a Max 25. I went to the dealer because they were advertising a sale on Kubotas. When I saw they also had Mahindra's I pretty much made the deal on the spot.

    About...
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    Re: cucumber snacks/meals

    The sour cream takes some of the edge off the vinegar/sugar mix without getting it to sweet.
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    Re: cucumber snacks/meals

    Chunked cucumbers, tomatoes, and onions. Salt & pepper. Vinegar and sugar. Sour cream. Mix in a bowl. Store in the fridge for an hour or two. It tastes a little bit better if you let it get a little...
  64. Re: Finding replacement B&D Chainsaw Metal Drive Sprocket

    It came in Saturday. It isn't a 100% match. There was a little bottom on my old one. It fit though, but I didn't have a chance to fire up the saw.

    Thank to all who responded. :thumbsup:
  65. Thread: Max28 questions

    by jimpen
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    Re: Max28 questions

    I have a Max25. I looked at all the tractors for years before I finally bought mine last year. Absolutely don't regret this at all.



    The Max28 is last years model and a Tier 3 EPA standards...
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    Re: My dogs killed neighbors chicken

    Why not post something witty.
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    Re: cold weather dieseling

    Someone told me in the 80's that mixing synth and regular could turn it into a jello like substance. Don't know if true and have never tried to duplicate it. Probably total B$. Just saying.......
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    Re: Crane flips, operator bails out

    The operator was da*n lucky in his jump.

    Story told too me years ago. Don't know how true.

    A loaded cement truck was going up to a town outside of Denver. The road was one that followed the...
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    Re: New 28 XL HST Owner

    You're dealer should do a walk through it all when he delivers it. It's all fairly intuitive after that. Read the owners manual, and that will help.

    The last time I was on a tractor before I...
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    Re: My dogs killed neighbors chicken

    Are you sure she isn't a capon? :chicken:

    :umbrella-guy:
  71. Re: Would You Stick Your Finger Into a Table Saw Running at Speed?

    I've heard about it years ago. My problem with it is if you sweat and drip it on the blade, or any liquid, can trigger it. I use fans and open doors to keep cool in the summer. So it if I triggered...
  72. Thread: Mahindras?

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    Re: Mahindras?

    Pics please. :thumbsup:
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    Re: My dogs killed neighbors chicken

    Would the :grinch: do instead?
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    Re: My dogs killed neighbors chicken

    So you're saying this :joker: and :dog: got n his :sheep: and rode it to Mexico to take up a life doing nothing but :drink:. I think he probably became a :pirate:.

    :thumbsup:
  75. Re: Finding replacement B&D Chainsaw Metal Drive Sprocket

    Thanks. I'll put it on order and let you all know.
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    Re: rant - Time to drop Amazon

    I have a Lowe's that is abut 15 miles away. They usually have at least one competent person in each department (except when it is close t closing). :thumbsup: Failing that there is an Ace Hardware...
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    Re: rant - Time to drop Amazon

    I telecommute. I see a UPS go up and down my street practically every day. I think UPS is pulling off some kind of slick operation that the shippers don't realize is going on.
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    Re: rant - Time to drop Amazon

    Well I ordered my passport with fast shipping. The state department sent it UPS. UPS dropped it at a post office that is about thirty miles north of mine. Then USPS delivered it to some business...
  79. Thread: 1st tractor

    by jimpen
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    Re: 1st tractor

    I have a Max25. I forgot to put the pin to stop the turnbuckles from turning on the 3PH. I lost one of the turnbuckles in the grass when mowing never to be seen again. To replace it cost $45. So I...
  80. Thread: Mahindras?

    by jimpen
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    Re: Mahindras?

    There is a Mahindra specific section of the Forums. I have about 70 hours on my Max25 and haven't had a problem yet.
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    Re: My dogs killed neighbors chicken

    Wrong. Missouri has the Castle Doctrine in place since 2007. Essentially that means you as a resident of the property, has no duty to retreat from the bad "guy" before using deadly force. And a usual...
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    Re: First Oil Change

    Well my Max25 manual says 50 hours for the first one and then at the every 100 after that.
  83. Thread: wood stoves

    by jimpen
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    Re: wood stoves

    I run a pellet stoveto heat my 1400 sq ft home in the winter. It keeps the the house at 70F most of the winter, down to about 10F outside. I do run a space eater in the bathroom just to make it a...
  84. Thread: newbie

    by jimpen
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    Comparison Re: newbie

    :welcome: from Ohio.

    I would recommend that you get the FEL at least. I looked at various tractors that were second hand and without a FEL for years. I always felt I might as well get the largest...
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    Re: Man Dies in Wood Chipper

    I was told a story years ago. Working on the Washington State docks he was part of the crew the helped prep fishing boats to go out. Part of the process was to chip 1/2 ton blocks of ice into the the...
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    Re: Insane Tactical Training

    There is no way I would ever do that. That is so dangerous that I can't count the ways. :thumbdown:
  87. Re: Stepped off, and it almost tipped over (lifting a snowmobile) !

    From Yahoo answers:, the weight per cubic yard can vary from less than 2000 lbs to nearly 3500 lbs;

    So figure his 1/2 cu yd is about 1375.
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    Re: I hate when this happens:

    And also well washed. :dance1:
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    Re: questions about JD 1023e pricing/options

    If you go with outside financing (there's probably a farmers credit union around you somewhere) and get the loan the dealer would call it a cash deal and let you bargain some.
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    Re: questions about JD 1023e pricing/options

    If you do the $0/0%/84 mos. then there isn't really room to bargain. The other side of that is it isn't worth paying it off early. It will be a fixed amount of paymentx from beginning to end and You...
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    Re: New Tires now have flat spots...

    Well the tire shop I go to sells a hazard warranty for about $9 per tire. I have only had to use it twice. The TPMS system had turned on but it was the first subfreezing day of the year and I thought...
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    Re: questions about JD 1023e pricing/options

    How are you paying for it: Cash? Your own loan from a bank? JD financing? $0 down 0% int 84 mos? Money down and not $0/0%?

    That makes a difference in your bargaining power on price. The $0/0%...
  93. Re: How do you fuel your tractor (logistics, not finding the cap to the tank)?

    Here is an interesting thought that occurred to me. I have a gas station about 1.5 miles from me. I live in the country so everyone is used to seeing tractors on the rode. I wonder if anyone has...
  94. Re: Finding replacement B&D Chainsaw Metal Drive Sprocket

    Do you think this craftsman one would work?
  95. Re: Finding replacement B&D Chainsaw Metal Drive Sprocket

    Doesn't anyone have a suggestion?
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    Re: What implements are best for my garden plot?

    Another thought is after the garden plants sprout get plastic around them and then cover the high spots with the plasticso the only place yu have to hoe/weed is what the plastic isn't covering.
  97. Re: Last minute checklist/add-ons for new tractor?

    Do you plan on doing any digging such as burn pits underground water/electric lines, etc. I would look at getting the backhoe then at the same time. They're hard to finance later, if you can even get...
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    Price Check Re: Used 5035 PST Pricing

    Very reasonable. A new Max25 with a FEL, MMM and BH costs. I would go for it.
  99. Oil & Fuel Re: Mahindra 2615 Gear - Basic maintenance question

    Another video of what some sand and water can do to a piece of metal. Think what that could do to a finger. :shocked:
  100. Re: Confronting another tresspasser. Step 1 went ok

    I wonder if it legal to put some sort of homemade stop sticks in the path in the middle of the path in the middle of the property? If they file a complaint with the cops about them they are...
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