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    Re: Grass Seeders / Drills

    I use mine in a vineyard, where the conditions and cosmetics are different than a lawn. For my situation it works great. If I were doing lawns, I'd rather use a seed drill. But, if you can, you...
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    Pat's Easy Change Re: Pat's Easy Change System - Order Online!

    They are just a small operation, call them up and give them the message you left here. They'll appreciate hearing your complaint - from you. They are good people, trying to make a living off a good...
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    Pat's Easy Change Re: Pat's Easy Change System - Order Online!

    That'll work.
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    Re: Question about Roundup and discing

    yep, 7-14 days per attached ISU article:

    2,4D Burndown
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    Re: Question about Roundup and discing

    Thanks koamfps and pjbci.
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    Re: Question about Roundup and discing

    Interested in why you used 2,4-D in addition to the glyphosate. Seems like overkill for the intended purpose. Thanks
  7. Re: Crimson Clover and weeds ... at what stage to spray?

    As you can see in my avatar, we grow it as green manure. One of its top attributes is its ability to fix nitrogen. I don't have the background to advise on herbicide, since we cut and till it in,...
  8. Re: It is already getting dry where I am. How about you?

    You can have some of ours; 10" of rain last month, 34" since October. We need to start drying out.
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    Re: Interesting Article - Farms and Vets

    Thanks for posting the link.
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    Re: Is this a TBN record?

    Just got my two sunk tractors out this afternoon; both in mud up to the floor mats and leaning like the tower of Piza. 'Thought my new cabbed one, with only 20 hours on it was going to be laying...
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    Re: So, do I need another PTO shaft?

    Just trying to help a bro. A telephone call would settle it...if TSC doesn't have it, he could try this one: Ag Equipment USA | Product Catalog

    Made by these guys:...
  12. Re: Found an attachment for working over soft ground

    Might work be useful on a hot day...
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    Re: So, do I need another PTO shaft?

    Here's a 15" adapter posted by StanInTx on an earlier thread:
    Splined Adapter - 0271091 | Tractor Supply Company
  14. Pat's Easy Change Re: For those who use Pat's Easy Change System (PECS)

    Here's a link that Pat recommended:

    Top Links
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    Re: Done with winter

    Sure wish winter was over here. Sunk two tractors yesterday...and here's what Accuweather says today :eek::eek::
  16. Thread: Weed Killer

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    Re: Weed Killer

    Permanent? You might want to define the problem a little better. When it comes to weeds, short of covering up the soil permanently, there is no permanent.

    If you mean longlasting, there are...
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    Re: cheap blitz 5 gal. fuel containers

    I don't have this nozzle, so my suggestion may not be a good one...how bout some hot melt?
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    Re: cheap blitz 5 gal. fuel containers

    How to Fix a New Gas Can - YouTube

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-pzHtmvQ_iM&feature=related
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    Re: How to fix crushed Gas can

    Slightly larger can, same reason...

    When an unvented can cools down
  20. Thread: Grill guard

    by The It
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    Buying Advice Re: Grill guard

    List price for the grille guard on my M-7040 was $196.
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    Re: Has anyone used a Rohrer 98E T - Post Driver

    My pleasure. If you get one, let us know how it works in the limestone.
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    Re: Has anyone used a Rohrer 98E T - Post Driver

    I have a Rohrer 99E-W, their largest driver; as well as the compressor that they also sell. I bought it this winter, and am currently putting in 80 9ft x 3.5" steel end posts (3ft deep, at a 70...
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    Re: Kubota 5740 and a new Air Ride Seat

    Originally Posted by Robert_in_NY View Post
    Well I think I am going to be looking closer into changing to an air ride seat in my M8540 Narrow. The stock vinyl seat has left a lot to be desired. Its...
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    Pat's Easy Change Re: Pat's Easy Change System - Order Online!

    Just loaded this heavy beast onto a refer headed to the east coast with my cabbed 7040. Easy peasy, thanks Pat!
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    Re: Subsoiler adventure

    Daugen:

    Thanks for the pm about how the issue was resolved amicably without any remuneration asked for or given. It's too bad they removed the original thread immediately, because Ted's response...
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    Re: Subsoiler adventure

    I didn't see what happened before they removed the original thread. You seem happy with how it all worked out. I'm glad to see you posting and getting some good community support. All the best.
  27. Re: Warning to friends in IL,IN, OH -took my chains off

    :laughing: Yep, my nephew visiting from 'back east' washed and waxed his new jeep on a beautiful day last Saturday, and it promptly rained, snowed, hailed, and sleeted. Now the sun's back out...
  28. Thread: moss

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    Re: moss

    This stuff works: http://corrys.com/labels/corrys_moss_b_ware_3lb.pdf

    I've bought it at Home Depot or Lowe's.
  29. Thread: going to court

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    Re: going to court

    I assume you are talking about civil court...

    We recently finished a year-long legal process to collect payments for our grapes from two of the three largest wineries in Oregon. We went through...
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    Is this a scam? Re: Vineyard preference?

    I agree with both previous posters: make sure that the tractor you get has the horsepower to drive the most power hungry implements you will use (which tend to be your sprayer, flail, and perhaps a...
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    Re: Kubota m7040 draft control?

    As I understand it, the top link does the sensing and the bottom links do the lifting.

    Your operator's manual explains it somewhat. Here is a link that explains a little more:...
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    Re: New toy has arrived!

    Enjoy your 7040 and its barn...

    I got mine this week during the rain and snapped this pic the following morning when it started to clear...mine free ranges
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    Re: My new grain drill is here!! Help!

    Sounds like you're good to go, then. Order your seed and show us your straight rows.
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    Re: Offset vineyard cultivator

    Here's another similar attachment, this one for orchards: Orchard Berm Rake - Bezzerides Brothers Inc.
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    Re: My new grain drill is here!! Help!

    Not sure if you have the manual or not. If not, you can find some info at Index of /manuals

    Also, if you can't understand the manual, here is something to get you started: Mike O’Connor Blog...
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    Re: TECH... another four letter word...

    Maybe there should be a "I need a change" forum. I see there is another poster with a similar theme going right now. Some of us just get the 7-year itch real bad (career-/lifestyle-wise). I've...
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    Re: Pat's Easy Change Vs Quick Hitch

    Just call Pat, he'll give you the straight poop, and help you out with question 1.

    greenwellmfg - Home
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    Re: Offset vineyard cultivator

    Since I don't own a Yanmar, I'll post this here;)...the wrong guy ended up apologizing in that thread
  39. Re: Help choosing a water pump for burn pile safety

    I'm sure your gas pumps do well.

    Generally PTO pumps, depending on how much you want to spend, can do 0 - 300 gpm; real firemen use these babies PTO Pumps, some of which can do 1500+ gpm.
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  40. Re: Help choosing a water pump for burn pile safety

    Get yourself a PTO driven pump, like this one: Hypro Pumps Roller Pump, 5 Rollers:: Cast Iron, Less PTO Coupler - Dultmeier Sales

    You can get them in various gallons per minute and psi. I bought...
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    Re: Precision Compost Spreader

    you mean like this?

    Gearmore SCU1000 Compost Spreader- Banding Single Row - YouTube

    Here's another one:...
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    Re: Offset vineyard cultivator

    Gonna have a hard time planting trees with that...just kidding.

    To see some other implements that are used similarly, click on "in-row cultivators" at Rankin Equipment Co.
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    Re: Pat's Easy Change Vs Quick Hitch

    The Economy Model is different. There's been some discussion about this, one thread included a postings by a guy who was pretty PO'd about it; the thread also included Pat's response. Sorry, I...
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    Re: Grass Seeders / Drills

    My 6' Great Plains 3P600 drill is an excellent seeder for all size seeds, with minimum ground prep. We're in the process of changing the width of our vine aisles to where the drill would no longer...
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    Re: Grass Seeders / Drills

    In your original post it sounded like you are only planning to plant grasses. But, if there is any chance that you will plant bigger seeds at some point, you may want to ask about how each machine...
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    Re: Homemade Post Driver

    Rohrer seems to be pretty happy with what they have. I called this morning to discuss putting some type of mount on my bucket, and the owner's son told me just to use a chain. Granted, the way it...
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    Re: Homemade Post Driver

    Thanks for sharing this. That's a very nice postsetting rig.

    I have one of these Rohrer Manufacturing and Fence Post Driver Information - YouTube It weighs about 23kg, and I use on 2.4 - 2.7m...
  48. Re: From the "Hi, I'm really stupid" dept at your local GM dealer...

    From the youtube comments:

    "We're very disappointed to hear this recording. The comments made are in direct contradiction to our policy regarding servicing of GM vehicles, which insists that...
  49. Re: From the "Hi, I'm really stupid" dept at your local GM dealer...

    I didn't hear him limit himself to warranty work...but after that bit of coercion he'd be the last guy I'd ever call for any type of "service".
  50. Re: From the "Hi, I'm really stupid" dept at your local GM dealer...

    Yep, I read that one...and wasn't too impressed. It's Kubota that is the problem there, it's their brand that the customer is buying; from my point of view, the specific dealer is just another...
  51. Re: From the "Hi, I'm really stupid" dept at your local GM dealer...

    Assuming the call is true, GM should say to Mr. Winkler "if it's convenient for you to not provide service to our customers, it it should be convenient for you to sell a different brand"

    GM...
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    3-Point Hitch Re: Kubota M7040 Hydraulic

    I'm not sure, but perhaps what you are referring to is the Draft Control (see explanation in your owners manual, if you have one)?
  53. Re: Stopped By Dealer To Pet Our New M-7040 Narrrow

    I was surprised by the lack of armrests too, since there is plenty of room for them. Once I get it home I'll look the seat over and see if there is some place to mount some. I don't have the...
  54. Re: Stopped By Dealer To Pet Our New M-7040 Narrrow

    Thanks for the congrats, you do some beautiful work, down to the finest detail. Saw your recent seat replacement here and over on Orange Tractor - most excellent! Next time you're needing some "me...
  55. Re: Stopped By Dealer To Pet Our New M-7040 Narrrow

    4WD, 8 speed manual w/ hyd shuttle, loader w/ bucket & grille, cab, loaded tires, everything else std, $43K even. Installing my own usb-, mp3-, IPod-, satellite-ready, weather band, CD, radio rather...
  56. Re: Stopped By Dealer To Pet Our New M-7040 Narrrow

    Yeah, my impression was that they put their best efforts into Grand Ls and largest Ms.
  57. Re: Stopped By Dealer To Pet Our New M-7040 Narrrow

    Latitude 53! Yep, you're beyond the wall. What varriety are you growing, and how will the grapes be used? Do you bury the trunks in the winter?
  58. Re: Stopped By Dealer To Pet Our New M-7040 Narrrow

    Robert can speak for his reasons, but it seems pretty standard to have 1000lbs on the front of one of these narrow Kubotas when a FEL isn't loaded, at least for use when pulling a sprayer (loaded...
  59. Re: Stopped By Dealer To Pet Our New M-7040 Narrrow

    One of my neighbors has a year-old 7040 narrow, and somewhat wider row spacing. He told me the standard narrow width gives a much more bumpy ride than his previous L-series model. He put spacers in...
  60. Re: Stopped By Dealer To Pet Our New M-7040 Narrrow

    In our part of the west-coast grape-growing region, Kubota owns the market, hands down, imo. And, even they can do better on the design side - for comfort, functionality, and efficiency. 'Not...
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    Re: compactor post driver

    I'm not sure I'd be up for lifting/controlling that baby. But if your looking for design ideas, you might check out some of these:

    Farm & Ranch Fence Installation Supplies
    Fence Post Driver |...
  62. Re: Stopped By Dealer To Pet Our New M-7040 Narrrow

    Really looking forward to it. As you know, in the Willamette Valley we seem to have three seasons: the most beautiful spring weather anywhere (when we have it); the hot, dry summers (when pollen...
  63. Re: Stopped By Dealer To Pet Our New M-7040 Narrrow

    New Holland actually makes a 43" vineyard tractor Agricultural-Tractors New Holland T4000V - Models, technical data and characteristics.

    I didn't research John Deere, mainly because I didn't...
  64. Re: Stopped By Dealer To Pet Our New M-7040 Narrrow

    It'll be scratched soon enough, but I did a double take on a scuff mark already.
  65. Re: Stopped By Dealer To Pet Our New M-7040 Narrrow

    Nice tractor, your front-end weight cost quite a bit less than mine.

    I'll try to get some pics up after I finally get it here. If I were to take it out in the vineyard right now, you probably...
  66. Re: Stopped By Dealer To Pet Our New M-7040 Narrrow

    Well at least the external mirror is retractable if I run into problems on our nominally 6 ft rows with 6 ft trellises. I really do like the amount of space Kubota was able to maximize on these...
  67. Re: Stopped By Dealer To Pet Our New M-7040 Narrrow

    Thanks guys for the congrats.

    I'm looking forward not to have to put on the hazmat suit and respirator when doing the every 10-14 day spraying this season. And hopefully, the cab will also help...
  68. Stopped By Dealer To Pet Our New M-7040 Narrrow

    Stopped by the dealer to pet our new tractor while it's being prepped for delivery.

    We're going to narrower rows in the vineyard, so we're trading in our trusty L-3830 for this 48-incher.

    For...
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    Re: Grass Seeders / Drills

    Landpride APS 15 series is very similar, if not just a rebranded version.
  70. Thread: Cultivator HP

    by The It
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    Re: Cultivator HP

    My L-3830 (37hp) pulls a 6ft 3-in-1 cultivator (11 s-tines) easily in clay. I doubt that mine or yours would have much difficulty pulling your cultivator.

    What is probably more important, is the...
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    Re: Grass Seeders / Drills

    The type of ground you are seeding and how much prep work you put in ahead of time will determine the type of seeder that best fits the purpose.

    A simple broadcast seeder with no attachments can...
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    Re: Grass Seeders / Drills

    The difference between tractor mounted drills and seeders is that a drill precisely places the seeds in a row, while a seeder drops seeds either in a curtain or rotary broadcast across the travel...
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    Re: washing off grease

    Definitely not...WD-40 Facts & Myths | WD-40 Ingredients
  74. Thread: Hi

    by The It
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    Re: Hi

    Thanks for the welcome, gents.

    Brin, if you're ever out this way, I'd gladly pour you a few.

    300UGUY, gettin old enough that Cuz Itt is lookin like Uncle Fester, especially up top.

    Cheers!
  75. Thread: Hi

    by The It
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    Hi

    'Been lurking for a long while. Thanks to you all for some great info. Lookin forward to adding my $0.02. We have a small vineyard and winery operation, and I'm the it. Cheers!
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    Pat's Easy Change Re: Pat's Easy Change System - Order Online!

    My pleasure Tim. 'Hope it works well for you.
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    Pat's Easy Change Re: Pat's Easy Change System - Order Online!

    I saw that Pat already did mention a link. It'll take me too long to find the post, so here's the link Pat provided Top Links
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    Pat's Easy Change Re: Pat's Easy Change System - Order Online!

    Howdy all. Thanks for all the good info on this site.

    Went down to the mailbox just before lunch and feel like Steve Martin in "The Jerk"...'the Easy Change is here, the Easy Change is here'
    ...
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