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    Re: Moving a big, loaed tire out of the way

    A 31 8.5 12 tire on a 2520 or 2025R should be easy to remove and roll out of the way. Might be easier with a hand truck though.
  2. Re: 4300 hydraulics weak at first after setting for a few days

    While it may be free of any oil leaking out on the external surface I would still check into this. It is under a slight vacuum under normal operation with engine and hydraulic pump sections turning...
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    Re: FYI: Fuel usage with a 3520 and a MX5

    Most of the diesel tractors in the 100 hp range should be around the 14 to 16.5 hp hours/gallon. Some of the 50 year old tractors were close to the 16 hp hours/gallon. Working them at full power...
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    Re: Hydralic valve question?

    You can have two spool valves feed a hydraulic motor or cylinder in parallel as long as you operate only one of the valves at a time. Both valves need the work ports normally closed in the middle...
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    Re: IMatch Operation

    How about
    4. Buy a cat 1 IMatch
  6. Re: Lawn Tractor Attachments for Grading Yard

    I agree with the others above, rent a tractor for the weekend and get it done.
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    Re: IMatch Operation

    If all of your implements are cat 1 then get a cat 1 IMatch. If you have cat1 and 2 combination implements then either of the cat 1 or 2 IMatches will work. All of the IMatch quick hitches use...
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    Re: Bucket level indicator

    Level ground is easy, uneven ground where the tractor may be nose high or low is more difficult. A level indicator works fine aligned with the tractor but if the tractor is nose high or low you...
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    Re: Bucket level indicator

    I find that using the clips on either side of my loader bucket works well enough without any linkage necessary. When the clips are level the bucket is level.
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    Comparison Re: X370 vs. X390... can't decide.

    That should be a good mower for you and yes some fine tuning of the deck is a common place. The power flow bagger may need some fitting too, so I would suggest you try it out in advance of the BBQ...
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    Re: Trailer got stolen, so decided to build one

    [QUOTE=sldva00;4514406]This was a concern of mine. I'm placing gussets under each crossmember to increase strength. The crossmembers are on 2' centers. I can add more crossmembers so they can be...
  12. Re: How would you compare two HST transmissions?

    I have the 3 range ehydro in my 4520 which works well but would prefer the high/low option the HST+ has. That is a feature the Kubota has that is an improvement over Deere and other brands imo.
    ...
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    Re: Trailer got stolen, so decided to build one

    The 1x2" tubing laid flat will be too weak, they should be at least 1 1/2 x 3" and be on edge. 2"x3" cross members would be better. The frame will be much stronger than the deck. I would...
  14. Re: Grader scraper build, would like options of operators of them.

    I don't use the tilt function much with my land plane but consider the hydraulic top link to be essential. Top link adjustments are made almost constantly between forward and reverse.
  15. Re: Who makes the higher HP HST utility tractor?

    We have discussed this before and I would be interested in larger hydrostatic tractors for my work. Some of the work I do which is very close to obstructions and new dump trucks would make this a...
  16. Re: Who makes the higher HP HST utility tractor?

    There may be others but the highest I know if is the Deere 4720 at 59 pto hp as tested by Nebraska. I don't see a listing for the new 4066 model yet but it is probably close to this rating. A...
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    Re: Pats' Quick Hitch vs Northern Tools

    If all you have is one implement to hook up to your tractor you may over think what is best for that particular set up. When you have multiple implements you need to standardize the hook up so...
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    Re: JD110 TLB three point hitch

    When buying the linkage from scratch it may be cheaper to go with the top n tilt set up. You may need to call around to some larger Deere dealers to find some of these parts. You will need the...
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    Re: Tricks to using my 3 pt post hole digger

    Just pack the hole with a diesel powered pogo stick.

    Most phds work at an idle in my experience, turning too fast can be hard to control.
  20. Thread: Ham radio

    by jenkinsph
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    Re: Ham radio

    After retiring as a broadcast engineer for 19 years I consider most of what I hear as noise. The tractor sounds like music to me.
  21. Tractor Sizing Re: Tractor Recommendation - 10 acres, mountains, VERY steep driveway

    Jeff,
    I can't see a problem adding spacers to an L3800 if the spacers are well made.
  22. Tractor Sizing Re: Tractor Recommendation - 10 acres, mountains, VERY steep driveway

    Sounds like a good choice for a tractor.
  23. Tractor Sizing Re: Tractor Recommendation - 10 acres, mountains, VERY steep driveway

    I agree, and feel there is no advantage in using a trailer for short distance moving of fire wood. It might be different if you were hauling fire wood from neighboring towns. With the tractor...
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    Re: JD110 TLB three point hitch

    I bought the telescopic links for my 110 when I ordered the 4520 thru whole goods. This was about a $330 option and is a good way to go if you can still do it.

    Just so you are aware of this,...
  25. Tractor Sizing Re: Tractor Recommendation - 10 acres, mountains, VERY steep driveway

    My suggestions would be,
    stand alone wood splitter
    30 to 35hp tractor 4x4 hydro with fel, 5' box blade, 6' rear blade with skid shoes and a rear carry all on the 3 pt hitch .

    I would skip the...
  26. Buying Advice Re: Help this refugee fleeing air cooled for small tractor

    I agree with the above, riding a tractor over the drain field should not damage it if it is properly designed and installed. If the drain field has problems or issues it should be fixed first then...
  27. Re: How to remove object fallen into Steering wheel compartment

    A magnetic pickup tool, long needle nose pliers might work.

    If all else fails turn the tractor over and shake it good that worked for my cat last year.
  28. Re: How to brushhog uneven terrain without damaging equipment

    Use the mower on the 95% of the field that you can mow without problems. Then fix the problem areas as you have the time. A landscape rake and your fel can help with this for starters. I get...
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    Re: ROPS police don't read, Modify rops on 4400

    Powder coating a small area where the repair is made? Sounds like BS to me.
  30. Re: How much weight can safely be suspended from center of 2"x2" square tube 9' long?

    Will,
    I hope you got your motor fixed for the holiday.

    This thread reminds me why I like to go fishing alone. I can see you guys arguing about the forces on a fish hook in another boat...
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    Box Scraper Re: Box Scraper or Rear Blade?

    You can use what ever you have to move this small amount of dirt. Then use a string and flat shovel to get to finished grade.
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    Tires Re: A physics question of leverage

    Talk to the dog some more, you may eventually listen to what was said and develop a better understanding of what was said. Explain that a large dog has two bones in its jaws with one sticking out...
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    Re: What to buy big vs small?

    lostfoundfarm,

    I have had the 110 for 11 years now and still feel this tractor was a good choice for several reasons.

    Easy to move on a 12k bumper pull trailer with a 3/4 ton truck. I move it...
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    Re: What to buy big vs small?

    20k isn't that much money today all there is to it.

    The M59 and M62 are rated 3940 at the pin for the fel and that is pretty good for something you can haul on a bumper pull trailer.
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    Buying Advice Re: John Deere Tractor 4430

    My take away from Creamers thread was the 30 series were not as strong as the 40 series. You appear to agree with this.
  36. Re: Buying my 1st tractor this weekend and need advise BIG TIME - quotes included

    Give yourself a chance to get use to it. I use a 72" front bucket and an 84" box blade. There will often be times where the widths front and rear will be different.
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    Buying Advice Re: John Deere Tractor 4430

    If it is in good condition and the price is fair then you can use it and still get most of your money back when you sell it. The good thing about older tractors is that while you tie up money in...
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    Re: PTO Shaft - OK if I'm 3/4" short?

    You may find that there is much more than 6 inches of overlap and not a problem. If the original owner cut an inch or two off of each side you may still have 12 inches of overlap. If you can not...
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    Re: Finally did something that needed doing...

    Curious about the new black seat too, that thing will get hot. Tractor looks pretty good overall.:thumbsup:
  40. Thread: TRACTOR HP

    by jenkinsph
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    Re: TRACTOR HP

    Some use different turbo chargers between models and add aftercooling to lower the intake air temperature too. So there are a few additions that are made to get more power out of the same block and...
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    Re: What to buy big vs small?

    If it were me I would keep the equipment that works well and liquidate the other stuff. I would keep the BX as it is good for the tight quarters landscape work and mowing. Consider some thing...
  42. Re: How much weight can safely be suspended from center of 2"x2" square tube 9' long?

    I have a similar shop crane and that is what I would use to lift my outboard. Much better to use to reposition the motor when you want to put it back in place too.
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    Re: Another "smoothing lawn thread"

    I would not use big chunks and large dirt clods for this but it doesn't have to be like flour either. Dirt that you can blade down smooth is good enough. If your dirt is chunky then run over the...
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    Re: John Deere 3020 w/cab height

    Better to measure the tractor in question. That way you know for sure.
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    Re: Another "smoothing lawn thread"

    LD1,
    What I have found works well in cases like you describe is to run my land plane grader scraper with 1/2" spacers on the bottom of the skids behind one tractor and use my backhoe to add...
  46. Re: Remove bush hog blades with cordless 3/4 impact wrench?

    Don't know where the bend in the blade is but would consider using a rose bud torch to heat up the bend area. Might be able to do this without taking the blade off.
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    Re: Stabilizer pads

    So what were they labeled as?


    A common name for them is Steet pads.
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    Dirt Moving Re: Ploughing with a compact tractor

    If I were planting grapes I would be inclined to rip the middle of the row as deep as possible. Don't see much point in turning over the entire field with a turning plow. If you are driving...
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    Re: ROPS police don't read, Modify rops on 4400

    Remember the OP has a rops ands just wants to convert it to a folding type. That does not require much material to fix it.
  50. Re: Thinking of getting a LPGS - how wide do I need?

    I have used my lpgs now for seven years and can say that the top link position makes the biggest difference in how it works. In most cases there is a sweet spot for forward travel and a separate...
  51. Re: Think washer fluid in rear tires won't corrode?

    j

    Most filled tires are filled to the top of the rim while standing up. The rest of the space is for air and is needed for cushioning which provide a softer ride and protects the tire too.ssss
  52. Re: Buying my 1st tractor this weekend and need advise BIG TIME - quotes included

    I agree with Pappy on the above.^^^^^

    The Kubota and Deere dealerships are not cheap either. They are in business to make a profit, not to create jobs or provide free services. If the dealers...
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    Re: ROPS police don't read, Modify rops on 4400

    I agree with both posters above, better to copy a folding rops as it is easier to use than a pin and socket set up. Proper welding techniques are important though.
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    Re: how important is slope on laser levil

    Your last sentence says a lot, making accurate marks is as important as which method is used. I think a water level for less money is a good choice for building construction particularly for small...
  55. Re: Buying my 1st tractor this weekend and need advise BIG TIME - quotes included

    Since both tractors are good choices buy the one you like the best.
  56. Buying Advice Re: Hi crop/clearance tractor for seed harvest

    Deere offers the 5100MH high crop tractor but I doubt it is optioned with a loader. You may have to do some custom fitting to mount your seed equipment.

    You could buy a used high crop...
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    Re: how important is slope on laser levil

    I agree with the use on a hoe, really helps get an even trench bottom and on grade for less labor costs.
  58. Re: Looking for folding Canopy that mounts to ROPS

    I agree with several others, trim the tree branches. That way you won't need to stop and mess with the canopy and rops. Less time and aggravation in the long run.
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    Box Scraper Re: Is there really a difference in box blades?

    Yes I prefer the clevis hitches for high draft applications. Doesn't cost much to add to most implements and is popular on new implements I see by major brands. The box blade in my pictures is a...
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    Box Scraper Re: Is there really a difference in box blades?

    For 3 point phd's you can add a down force kit to them for less money. A heavy built box blade will force the scarifiers into the ground with no problem and have the structural strength to handle...
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    Re: how important is slope on laser levil

    I agree with double checking to catch mistakes. I only carry my laser with me on the days it will be used, riding them around when not needed can lead to early failure.
  62. Re: Using my Cabela's LM55H Cab Tractor w/ LD108 Loader

    GCM,
    Sounds like you are off to a good start. If you spend some time in the seat as you are doing you will get the hang of it quickly. A cabbed tractor is the way to go in New Mexico imo and...
  63. Rotary Cutter Re: Unable to disengage drive line from from gearbox...

    I agree with the above. I rarely post about day to day issues with minor repairs on my equipment. Just make the repairs and move on. If you have to ask about simple problems then expect some...
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    Buying Advice Re: JD 2940 deal or no deal?

    Tractor looks good in the pictures but can't see much detail. Hours are low and seem to match the appearance imo. If you could buy it for about $13,500 then you could get new injectors and the...
  65. Rotary Cutter Re: Unable to disengage drive line from from gearbox...

    You need to change your attitude. These people were trying to help you. LD1 does a lot of brush mowing and could have helped out a newbie like yourself.
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    Re: JD 3 series E vs R

    The R models have split brakes while the E models have one brake pedal. The R models have the Ehydro with 3 ranges and am accurate cruise control. The E series have the two range transmission and...
  67. Re: HELP!!! - Box Blade Breaking sway bar links on tractor........

    I broke a pin about two months ago on my 4520, first time since buying the tractor in 2009. That was my fault as I turned too sharp with a loaded box blade. Sometimes you screw up and a simple...
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    Mowing Re: Stuck in reverse D 105

    Have you called your dealer? It should be in warranty so have the dealer fix it.
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    Re: help! wrong excavator control pattern

    By now I bet the mini excavator has been returned to the rental yard. The control pattern changer below the seat on the left side is easily switched to solve this problem,
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    Re: Backhoe and Filled tires

    Kubota is not alone in this, my Deere 110tlb also states in the manual not to load the rear tires for backhoe use.

    The added weight of about 1,000 lbs. on mine would make crossing over a ditch...
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    Re: New X739 en route....

    I think you will like the x739 with 4x4ws. I have an x749 which is similar with the diesel and an x758 with two wheel steer that I have used side by side. From my use the x749 is much more...
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    Re: New X739 en route....

    The tires are not the problem, let the ground dry a bit before mowing. The x739 with the hydraulic driven front axle is a huge improvement to reduce front tire scuffing in high speed turns.
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    Re: Backhoe and Filled tires

    If you do not use the hoe to reposition the rear of the tractor and never dig downwards with the bucket you are correct. If you do reposition with the hoe or put high loads on the backhoe to break...
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    Box Scraper Re: Is there really a difference in box blades?

    As I recall the down force option eliminates too many other hydraulic options to make it reasonable. I don't think you will be able to do near as much with it as a tractor with proper ballasting...
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    Re: Another MX6 Brush Hog Failure

    The 609 is a good one, heavy duty in every way. Haven't heard any thing bad about them. A friend of mine has had one for about 10 years with no complaints. I sold my MX6 before it failed and...
  76. Buying Advice Re: Best riding mower for rolling land and 6 acres?

    Depends on how steep the hills are, if real steep not so good if you have to turn. The better models will out perform the smaller and lighter models. Living in the mountains I use 4x4 garden...
  77. Buying Advice Re: Best riding mower for rolling land and 6 acres?

    Texas Dad,

    I see a couple of issues. First 6 acres is a fair amount to maintain and mow, and second it appears from your post #1 that the ground needs smoothing out. This combination makes for...
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    Re: JD 1025R vs BX25D

    I agree to shop the Deere dealers a bit. Just now I see that Mutton has the 1025R for $15,499 and the 260 backhoe for $5,199. I would expect the combination to sell for less. That said I would...
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    Re: Cost of chimney pipe...holy s***!!!

    When I sell customers a new furnace I tend to sell them the high efficient models. Main reason being the flue pipe can be pvc instead of metal b vent. Don't have to buy much of the b vent to cost...
  80. Re: Look what I broke today (how does that happen?)

    I agree ^^^^^^^
    The cylinder appears to be boxed in for protection but it can easily be jammed against the walls by trash.
  81. Re: 1026R/1025R ride compared to 2320/2025R ride.

    Have you given some thought to replacing the R4 tires on the 1026R with the hdap tires? That might save you the expense of trading in and buying another tractor. The hdap tires at 10 psi ride...
  82. Re: Best attachment for filling and leveling trench

    I would try it as above first if this is a small trench with limited dirt to move. If it is a larger trench with a larger pile of dirt to put back in you will have to push from the side. Use the...
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    Re: JD2020 diesel oil level

    I should have been more clear. Is it worth fixing? If the tractor is in good shape I would fix it up and keep it.
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    Re: Coil getting really hot without running

    It used to be that when cranking the coil was fed with full voltage available and when returned to the run position it placed a resistor in series with the coil to lower the voltage. This helped as...
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    Backhoe Re: JD 49 Backhoe On A 4600 Tractor?

    A JD 110tlb is based off of the 4600 tractor and has a 10' hoe. As long as you set up the frame mounting correctly you should be able to make this work. In your case with experienced welders I...
  86. Re: Best attachment for filling and leveling trench

    If the trench was dug recently you can use the rear blade to backfill as Brian indicates in the pictures. If the dirt has set and packed down for some time you might be better off scooping and...
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    Buying Advice Re: Buying my first SCUT...So many options

    I agree ^^^^^

    Buy what you like the best after trying the various type pedal arrangements.
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    Re: JD2020 diesel oil level

    Without more details how can anyone make an informed decision? Generally speaking I like 2020 diesels. But most of us would need to know more about the specific tractor. Can you post pictures?...
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    Re: Price Check Brillion Cultipacker

    Nice cultipacker, why not use it as is?
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    Re: Looking for a TLB

    Rent the equipment for a month when you have the time and weather to use it. Monthly rates are more reasonable than day rates. As far as getting the equipment down the gravel road just ride it.
  91. Re: youngest boy helped change Kawasaki engine oil

    That is so true.^^^

    My dad has been gone for 22 years now, we had many good times together. I often wish that I had spent more time with him when in my twenties and thirties but hind sight is...
  92. Re: Ever use a 2720 with a disc and a plow or a rototiller to remove sod?

    Thank you.
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    Re: Smoothing a an Old Orchard Site

    A motor grader would work well for this too.

    I confused two threads and thought the OP had stated he wanted to do this work himself. That was Boatskippers thread where he was explicit about...
  94. Re: Higjh or low RPM when going down steep grade with HST?

    I agree with this, the engine needs to be fast enough to allow me to utilize forward and reverse engagement and be able to adjust the bucket quickly if needed. All without stalling the engine.
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    Re: Smoothing a an Old Orchard Site

    You could use an angled blade to move the dirt or a box blade to move the dirt to the low areas. Either way you need to have accurate control of the blade to get optimum results. The...
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    Re: Smoothing a an Old Orchard Site

    I should add that the above picture and this one were old apple orchards when I started working them over. The field pictured below is after box blading to grade for flood irrigation. One side of...
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    Re: Smoothing a an Old Orchard Site

    lpgs is land plane grader scraper

    pictures of two I made and a picture of a field after using the larger one.
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    Re: Smoothing a an Old Orchard Site

    It would work but I prefer the direct movement of the dirt, outwards from the tree line. Ones skill at moving the dirt improves rapidly if you get seat time and persist.

    You can use an angled...
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    Comparison Re: Trading My 2320 For 1025 R ????

    I don't see the point in trading down and spending money to do it. You would loose the split brakes too. Trading often is money wasted imo.
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    Re: LPGS For Kubota B2910

    I would not do that, the blade would quickly wear away until it corrected itself.
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