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    Re: Homemade rotary broom on Kubota BX

    Wow. Sure is nice to see it on the video but I got bragging rights. I got to see it in person last week :cool2:
    That thing is just Super Cool. There are times I could even use one of them. Now you...
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    Re: First breakage on BX

    The orientation got me a little fooled up but are these photo's of the park brake side or the HST pedal side?
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    Re: First breakage on BX

    Here's a few photo's of the parking brake set up. I couldn't get any of the middle of the machine due to the skid pan. Insistently the silver piece you see is for the cruise if you were wondering....
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    Re: First breakage on BX

    I didn't know you needed a photo? You should have emailed me! I don't follow threads much on here anymore and it's 4:30am here but as soon as I get out I'lol snap a few photos of the park brake...
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    Re: First breakage on BX

    It's my opinion that changing the HST oil at 200 hours is a waste. I'm waiting until the 400 before I do mine.
    Glad your getting something out of the video :dance1:
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    Re: BX25D Work Shop Manual?

    I never purchase a machine without the shop and parts manuals. That being said, wouldn't your BX still be under warranty?
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    Re: First breakage on BX

    Well considering all the work you've acomplished with the machine a little TLC wouldn't hurt it. Not sure if you've seen the BX service video I did. It may help you out.
    Cheers.

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    Re: How do you repair a damaged Kubota cab top ?

    I bet he does them all perfectly too as he did with that cab repair. That being said, I bet he feels pretty lucky to have a brother like you too. I'd have no issues letting him work on my stuff. Good...
  9. Thread: mechanic

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    Re: mechanic

    I'd say the first thing you should work on is your communication skills :laughing:
  10. Re: 4shorts does full service on my bx and repairs axle leak

    Cool 😎 No problem. As soon as a "B" series comes through the doors for a full service we'll do a video on it.
    Thanks for watching our videos 👀
  11. Re: 4shorts does full service on my bx and repairs axle leak

    Hey Bob great to hear your enjoying the tractor. Sure glad everything work out with it. I can hardly wait to see your new project when you get it done. Kathy and I will have to come out and visit you...
  12. Re: 4shorts does full service on my bx and repairs axle leak

    Thank you both very much. I appreciate your kind comments. Now that Bob has his BX back it's so nice to see him using it with the ROPS in the upright position all the time and to me that's all that...
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    Comparison Re: Kubota BX25D. Vs Mahindra 22max

    :laughing: Ah I just couldn't resist. It's the evil in me :laughing:. Gary Fowler pretty well summed it up. He gave you about the best logical advice so I'd follow his recommendations. All that being...
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    Comparison Re: Kubota BX25D. Vs Mahindra 22max

    Yup. Get the Kubota BX25D. Well you asked :confused3:
  15. Re: 4shorts does full service on my bx and repairs axle leak

    Hey, what ever works. They are tough to get on and off of. Windmill! Now that's going to be nice to see. Can't wait to see it



    Well you look plenty comfortable to me. :thumbsup: I'm staying...
  16. Re: 4shorts does full service on my bx and repairs axle leak

    Bob if I had to pick one positive thing out of this it would be seeing you now using your tractor with the ROPS in place. You do have a unique way of getting on and off the machine when using the...
  17. Re: 4shorts does full service on my bx and repairs axle leak

    No sorry. I only shot video of the job. I didn't want to cut from the top and join it. Thought it might not look tidy. By removing it from the hinge tube the shortened section went down in the hinge...
  18. Re: 4shorts does full service on my bx and repairs axle leak

    Thanks Papa. Glad you liked the videos. I know exactly what you mean about the ROPS but when you think about it, there's guys out there that could kill themselves with a Qtip so that's why the ROPS...
  19. Re: 4shorts does full service on my bx and repairs axle leak

    Cool. We're on the same page on this topic. As for lawyers. Do you know how to tell when a lawyer is lying to you? When his or her lips are moving :laughing:
  20. Re: 4shorts does full service on my bx and repairs axle leak

    Thank you very much my friend and yes, I really do consider you a friend ;).



    I was requested to do it and I weighed in on the situation and felt the customer would be safer to have the ROPS...
  21. Thread: kubota l4740

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    Re: kubota l4740

    Just sent you an email my friend.
  22. Thread: kubota l4740

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    Re: kubota l4740

    Congrats on the new tractor. It's a real beauty. I have the rear wiper and the defrost on three rear windows. I use the wiper when blowing snow but never use the rear defrost. If the window start to...
  23. Re: Kubota BX getting rid of stump in my new potato/veggie garden

    No this is ridiculous. He wouldn't risk tearing up his 4X4 and he don't own a larger tractor. There's a lot of risk doing it the way you mentioned and you know that. He used what was available, his...
  24. Re: Kubota BX getting rid of stump in my new potato/veggie garden

    I can only speak for myself but it cuts the time in half if not more.
  25. Re: Kubota BX getting rid of stump in my new potato/veggie garden

    Would love to see it and if there's anything I could help you with just say the word. I doubt very much you'd make me laugh at any of your projects. You do good work sir.



    Not to worry. I know...
  26. Re: Kubota BX getting rid of stump in my new potato/veggie garden

    Hey Bob. Great video buddy. Love watching the BX working. Ya it takes a little longer but it sure can do it. Glad to hear the garden is doing well. Great post. Enjoyed seeing it.
  27. Re: WaxMan's Modifications to the 2013 Grand L 3240 cab

    Well I'm going to chime in here and I know Waxman is going to completely come unglued but I'm going to attempt to save him from himself. What you are attempting to do is totally unpractical. These...
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    Re: RAD B74A Snowblower

    Wow. Impressive. You did good. That thing will blow snow right up here to Canada:laughing:
    You'll enjoy using it as we do ours. It cam move a lot of snow in a short period of time. I'm to wimpy for...
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    Re: Black pipe or galvanized for shop air lines?

    I don't know :confused: 20 years ago I put type L copper lines through our shop. It's got 180psi on them all the time. No heat on at night and the temps get down pretty good here and never had one...
  30. Re: What brand filters and engine oil in your kubotas?

    Kubota filters and fluids on all our Kubota's. Designed and tested for them :thumbsup:
  31. Thread: Front fenders?

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    Re: Front fenders?

    Ok. Cool BUT why the "yep":confused:
  32. Thread: Front fenders?

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    Re: Front fenders?

    Ya very odd. Almost to the point of being bizarre. I'm out of possible answers so I give up.

    I made a set of plastic fenders one time out of a 55 gallon plastic barrel. Cut sections out of the...
  33. Thread: Front fenders?

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    Re: Front fenders?

    To tell you the truth I'm here trying to figure that out as well. What am I'm missing with the post :confused:
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    Re: tent or carport

    Four years for our ShelterLogic now. It's been through three tropical storms and this past winter which was the worst in 40 years. Each end is up off the ground enough to let air pass through so no...
  35. Re: Need help with storing diesel in 55gal drums.

    I had the same issue so I added a barrel spout to the smaller bung and put a pin in it when I'm using the pump allowing the barrel to vent. After the refuelling is complete I pull the pin and there...
  36. Thread: Front fenders?

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    Re: Front fenders?

    Front fenders up here aren't mandatory. There's no law saying you must have them on a tractor. That being said all the heavier machines from back hoes up have them. Our Kubota dealer Installed them...
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    Re: Charging a dump trailer battery

    Yup. Short trips can take a dump trailer battery down fast. Now if your trailers dump is also powered down then the battery can't keep up. I keep mine on a trickle automatic charger whenever it's not...
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    Re: Rear view mirrors

    Thank you very much :thumbsup:



    Your kindly welcome :dance1:



    Your very welcome. :)
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    Re: Rear view mirrors

    Kenneth on my little BX I used golf cart mirrors. Not sure if that's what your looking for but it worked well for my needs.

    New Sidemount Mirror w Brackets Golf Cart Fit All Golf Cart Pack of 2 |...
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    Re: BX 2670 motor hitting frame

    I'm not experiencing any of the problems some of you guys are with my BX. That being said I'd like to see some photos of your engine mounts if you could post them. I'll take a few photos of the...
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    Re: Found a heck of a deal on LED light bars.

    I've used many different manufactures. Some Cree, Rigid. Whelan & Grote for strobes. Most all OEM lighting has been replaced with L.E.D. Lighting at this point. I started these conversions back in...
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    Re: Found a heck of a deal on LED light bars.

    Say what you like. That's one nice looking tractor. :thumbsup:
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    Re: Got to meet 4shorts

    Thank you Steve. The pleasure was all mine. I appreciate the fact that you even wanted to drop by. I find it very humbling to know folks want to do that. kathy and I are seeing more and more of it...
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    Re: bxpanded thumb vs kubotas

    I doubt you'll ever notice a difference. I personally liked the OEM thumb due to its direct fit on the "D" model. Mine was very easy to install. I did change the thumb to hydraulic and never noticed...
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    Re: SSQA snowplow mount

    Opps! I didn't think you were watching this thread :o :laughing:
  46. Re: Best rotary hammer (re-visit to splitting boulders)

    You are correct my friend. It was a biggy too. Had to drill 17 1.5" holes down through the top and then pour Ecobust in each hole. It was unbeliever just how well it worked. This video shows the...
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    Re: SSQA snowplow mount

    Na. Only if I want to take their crushed stone home ;)
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    Re: SSQA snowplow mount

    No. About 30% of private driveways that I do are gravel or crushed stone covered.
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    Re: SSQA snowplow mount

    I used this old Arctic snow blade that was on my truck for 16 years and adapted to our then Kubota 4240. That was back in 2008 and now it's used on our 5740 and it's used commercially all it's life....
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    Re: BXM32 Chipper Shredder

    Thanks. I like to have things work as best they can and this was the only way I could do it and be happy with it.



    Oh man. I agree. My poor wife got it some tough :laughing:
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    Re: BXM32 Chipper Shredder

    I've heard of it many times including with my own situation. Some guys just leave it on the pallet. The problem with also leaving it low and without the pallet is the angle of the PTO shaft is pretty...
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    Flat Proofing Re: Kubota BX-2350D Front little Tyre

    Thank you very much. Your very kind. We did a 7 part series on our project and it really got noticed. We will be doing more a little later on. Gasoline Alley is where we keep all the items I've...
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    Flat Proofing Re: Kubota BX-2350D Front little Tyre

    Thank you sir. With the BX25D it's not often you need to use a jack lol. Things like that happen to me too so don't feel to bad. Last year everything on our back property was all trees. There wasn't...
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    Flat Proofing Re: Kubota BX-2350D Front little Tyre

    I understand what's happening. If you brought it to our dealer they would insert a tube and the problem would be solved. They always have tubes in stock. That being said I always have a spare front...
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    Flat Proofing Re: Kubota BX-2350D Front little Tyre

    Here in Newfoundland, Canada we see front tire issues on the BX quite a bit. We simply put a tire tube in the tire and it solves the problem.
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    Re: Found a heck of a deal on LED light bars.

    Converting over to LEDs on your machine can be one of the most beneficial mods you can do to it in my opinion. I started converting all my stuff back in 2008 and been very pleased with the results....
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    Re: Millermatic 350P (first welds)

    Wow. I started this thread four years ago! Where did the time go? Anyway I'm still using our 350P and it's worked flawlessly in the four years we've had it. Just last week I did a pile of welding on...
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    Re: Yes!! desided on the BX25D

    Thank Ben. Eventually we'll start selling some of our designs. Right now we are in the process of retooling to aid in fabricating some of the items. Happy to hear your enjoying our videos. Should...
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    Re: Yes!! desided on the BX25D

    It's great to see another Newfoundlander on here but to see one with a Kubota is a bonus. I hope you enjoy your BX as much as we do. Congratulations on choosing a great machine.
    Paul in Bay Roberts.
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    Re: The start of a much needed paint job

    Hey. Your no different than the rest of us. The more you do, the better you'll get. My hats off to you for even starting this. It's only a person that does nothing that don't make mistakes. ;)
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    Re: The start of a much needed paint job

    Cool thread. I'm enjoying it. I know you got way more advise than you need but I'll tell you that prepping is the most important part of a project such as this. Get the old paint off, get the grease...
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    Re: Funny poster or bumper sticker

    My favorite bumper sticker that I read on a car years ago was:

    " When God Created Man She Was Only Joking"
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    Re: Changing to a Grand L Seat

    Hey not a problem. If you need anything you know how to get in touch with me :thumbsup:
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    Re: Changing to a Grand L Seat

    You and your brother is much the same as my brother and I. He's always trying to pay me but I tell him "you don't charge family". That's a fine looking tractor and set up. It was nice of him to lend...
  65. Thread: New ZG 22

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    Re: New ZG 22

    It's not to bad. Usually takes an 1.5 hours to get it done. The ZG only has 42 hours on it since 2009.
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  66. Thread: New ZG 22

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    Re: New ZG 22

    They are a nice ZTR. Bought ours in 2009 and really enjoy using it.


    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v238/4shorts/Kubota%20Zero%20turn/6bf1b64a400b4c1acfd0e8899b65427d_zps1f531b99.jpg
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    Re: Changing to a Grand L Seat

    Gee I forgot about your seat. Did you sell it? Glad to hear your enjoying your tractor and all it's comforts. Your bones aren't old, there're just mature ;)
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    Re: Changing to a Grand L Seat

    This might help. He posted it last year. If he still has it you might be able to haggle on a better price. I sold my Grand L seat with 20 hours on it for $300.

    For sale: New seat and suspension...
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    Re: BX25-D Fuel Filter Conversion

    Sorry. Forgot about this question. I'll post a photo on the bucket dolly later today.



    Thank you sir. The fuel filter conversion worked out perfectly. I put 50 hours on it since and not an...
  70. Re: The ability of the Kubota BX25D & Koiti CS2410 to perform!

    First of all Harlee22 as a fellow Newfoundlander I'd like to welcome you to the site. There's a wealth of information on here that will keep you going in reading meterial for years to come. I...
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    Re: 2013 BX25D Upgrade.

    Hey woodskiff congrats on the new tractor. It will get things done for you that you never thought possible. Also noticed it's your first post! Wow and on my thread. I'm honored my friend. Hope you...
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    2013 BX25D Upgrade.

    I think it is anyway :)


    http://youtu.be/ATII40bpx5s
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    Re: TODAYS SEAT TIME

    Yup. That's how it's done and it spreads so nice and even ;)
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    Re: TODAYS SEAT TIME

    Thank you for watching :) I'm going to wait and balance them all the same time :laughing:



    That tractor is mostly used for snow clearing but once in awhile I'll use it around the shop or back...
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    Re: TODAYS SEAT TIME

    Well now that spring has sprung we're getting in some seat time.


    http://youtu.be/TXOOV4javpc
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    Re: Landpride grapple for SCUT?

    Thanks. It works great and I like the mods as well. Kinda fits my needs.
    I got to use our grapple for the first good run this week and I'm really pleased with it. The BX handles it great.

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    Re: Landpride grapple for SCUT?

    You'll love the BXM32. Great reliable unit and the combination chipper/shredder is fantastic.
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    Re: Harbor Freight Greenhouse Construction

    That just looks so well done. If you had that around here you'd have families living in it :laughing:

    I wouldn't expect anything less from you. That's a super job. :thumbsup:
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    Re: Yet another LED light job

    That sir is a tidy job. Looks OEM the way you got it fitting in there and you didn't drill any holes :cool2: Class act my friend and done the right way in my opinion. As for me being in a different...
  80. Re: My 'new' welding table and first welding project

    Well sir it's just great to see you getting into welding. Knowing you, you will keep at it until you master it. Your off to a great start plus you have a nice unit to weld with with. I've NEVER had a...
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    Re: Harbor Freight Greenhouse Construction

    That's a nice greenhouse buddy. Looks like a pile of work to bolt together but that's half the fun of it. I'm sure by the time it's done it will withstand a hurricane lol. Your getting to be a real...
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    Re: I have to wonder why?

    Thanks Paul. Well Paul that's a great question. It really is. When buffing aluminum you need to get into the "heat zone". I find when the metal is cool you don't get the same effect. It may be just...
  83. Thread: Which grapple

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    Re: Which grapple

    You sir know your stuff. You are absolutely correct. Under the NAFTA agreement with our two countries anything that's manufactured in the US or Canada and is sold between the two countries the duties...
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    Re: I have to wonder why?

    So whats wrong with Princess Auto? It's an American made switch that happens to be top quality and waterproof. My question to you is, Do you not like Princess Auto or it is because you don't like...
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    Re: A job for Click Bond

    Thank you Darryl but I think your being to hard on yourself. None of us are perfect but all of us can try harder including me. You asked a good question and it's one that I can answer two ways. Yes I...
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    Re: BX25D hydro fan and underside

    It was one of the first things I did with my BX25-D. I made my skid plate in 3 sections out of 1/8th plate. Congrats on your new tractor. Your going to love it.
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  87. Re: Looking at buying BX25D - questions on the BX's in general

    Well I started out digging at it thinking its a small rock but as time went on that rock just kept getting bigger :laughing:
    Finally I started to feel a little movement and knew I was winning the...
  88. Re: Looking at buying BX25D - questions on the BX's in general

    We've got a Kubota 5740 and a Kubota Zero turn then last year we bought a new Kubota BX25-D. That BX has exceeded ALL of our expectations. It's our "go too" tractor. Even my wife comes up with jobs...
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    Re: A job for Click Bond

    Well my friend for this Click Bond mod I used the two 2" base studs on the FEL and one 1" on the left side of the ROPS. Last evening I made a dolly for the OEM bucket and mounted a new led flash...
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    Re: A job for Click Bond

    Thank you Lauren for commenting. Yes that Click Bond product is fantastic. It's a whole new way of doing things for me now. I feel it puts things up to a higher level of quality. It sure worked well...
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    Re: A job for Click Bond

    They are the most important tool in the shop. Just don't tell wifey that I'm using them, she's always wondered why she goes through so many :laughing:
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    Re: Mirrors I got for Canadian tractor owners

    Thank you and your kindly welcome. For anyone who uses a BX, they will tell you they do vibrate at different RPM's and usually at idle or just a little above so if I'm backing up and I see some...
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    Re: I have to wonder why?

    Waxman I repair buffers like yours here at the shop. We do work for a few dentists and denturest's. Those are nice units but in reality it would be way underpowered for my buffing jobs plus the...
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    Re: Mirrors I got for Canadian tractor owners

    When I bought mine last year I got them from a Quebec seller on FleeBay. I had a quick look over there but didn't see the same seller but I did see this set with the brackets. For a BX I think you'd...
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    Re: A job for Click Bond

    :laughing: ya and don't you say anything either :mad: :laughing:
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    Re: A job for Click Bond

    Thanks. I doubt the threads will be an issue. I did consider placing a little clear fuel line over the threads but figured it was overkill. The two hoses got protective sleeveing on each of them plus...
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    Re: Big tractor syndrome

    So true. I can remember a time when I was operating a 994 Cat front end loader and complained to management it was under powered for what they wanted it to do :laughing: I can also remember the time...
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    Re: I have to wonder why?

    That's so true my friend. Looks like I got another project. :laughing:
    Hope your doing well.
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    Re: A job for Click Bond

    Some more photo's.

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v238/4shorts/CB/cb7_zps684f8dee.jpg

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v238/4shorts/CB/cb8_zps91a3873e.jpg
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    A job for Click Bond

    One thing about a good forum and that is the ability to learn from others and in this case and project I owe a big thank you to Dragoneggs. Mark told me about this product and actually is a...
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