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    Re: Power Line Logging Project

    I'm familiar with fungal stains in maple, it's termed spalting. But a quick search did not turn up references to spalted cherry.

    You should bounce your questions on cherry tree processing off...
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    Re: ROUGH idea of potential service costs

    Why can't you ?

    I've read that one should not trust an impact driver for getting proper torque. Take them off with an impact driver, put them on until they touch with an impact driver, Then haul...
  3. Re: What is the underlying tractor of a B21; a 2110, 7510 or something else?

    So buy the manual, read it and scan it in to a PDF. And when you need pages put them into a plastic bag so you don't have to throw them away.
    It's also available on ebay with about $30 shipping.
    ...
  4. Re: What is the underlying tractor of a B21; a 2110, 7510 or something else?

    You've got a tractor worth thousands of dollars, can't you spring $100 for the manual? Kubota B21 | Messick's
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    Re: Charities - SECOND NOTICE rant

    Yup, I've about 10 of those, in 3 different houses. I find the bluetooth pairing well worth it. SWMBO usually leaves her cell in her purse. It's a LOT easier answering a phone kept handy then...
  6. Re: Ok all you seasoned car hagglers, what should we do here?

    It's a gasser isn't it?

    The diesels can go into shutdown mode where you can only creep along.

    Regardless I'd write that car off and look for another.
  7. Re: Is There an FEL "Quick HItch Coupler" for the LA403 FEL?

    Two alternatives quickly come to mind:
    Ebay "QUICK ATTACH CONVERSION FOR TRACTOR FRONT END LOADER." They ake your measurements and have it made in Korea.
    And Titan attachments
    ...
  8. Re: Who makes the highest quality PTO generator?

    If you do not need power at different sites there may be no advantage. A PTO generator can move.

    Yup.
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    Re: This was somewhat odd?

    When doing a first time fluid replacement it's probably best to drain, measure, refill the amount drained.
    I just got bit by this with my F350 tranny. Everything I read said X quarts. I put X in...
  10. Re: Smokin' deal on 10,000watt generator $649 (Today only)

    A belated update to this thread.

    While I was down in Mississippi the power went out for a few days at my son's. He ran a few extension cords and ran the genset on propane. Worked great, kept...
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    Re: Good morning!!!!

    Drew - that brings up a favorite memory.
    A few months prior to retirement I and several of my coworkers were discussing reasons to retire versus continue working for the extra 2% a year. One chap...
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    Re: Any hydraulic eng. designer's out there?

    What's the ballpark cost on the Samurai?
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    Re: Plastic poly tanks used for fuel?

    Look into IBC totes.
    438773

    438774

    438775

    Many people use them for fuel storage, they can often be gotten for free or < $100.
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    Re: Deck footings with a backhoe?

    And in Albany that's 50" to 60". https://www.decks.com/deckbuilding/Deck_Footing_Frost_Depth_Map

    Practice digging a 60" deep hole someplace in your yard with the same soil and your equipment...
  15. Re: Who makes the highest quality PTO generator?

    First of all I'm biased, I've a Winco 12KW. Paid $600, almost brand new, off CL. http://www.tractorbynet.com/forums/attachments/247124-winco-12ptoc-3-b-12kw.html


    Look through the old threads,...
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    Re: Deck footings with a backhoe?

    Would it work?
    Yes.
    Would it work well?
    No.

    If you can, try renting a PHD, either for your tractor or a towable one. The 1 and 2 man augers beat people.
  17. 3-Point Hitch Re: Telescopic Stabilizers for B2920 - Where to Buy?

    If your talking about what fits the B7610 ALSO:


    The parts cost $144.40

    02174-50160 2 NUT, M16 0.71 $1.42
    04011-50120 4 WASHER, PLAIN 0.13 $0.52
    04015-60160 2 WASHER,...
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    Re: Are LED bulbs now cost effective?

    1200 WATT LED? or 1200 Lumen?
    Check out the Snap-on LED Work Light, 2000 lumens. Costco had them for $30.

    And here's what I did:...
  19. Re: What brand filters and engine oil in your kubotas?

    Plus then you get to talk to a smart "parts" guy. I've called Messicks in the past and have been politely told I could get the exact same minor part not labeled Kubota for 1/3 the cost.

    ...
  20. Re: Missed HST Drain Plugs During Change - What Would You Do?

    Trust but verify.
    Drain a little for a Used Oil Analysis. Send it in and you will probably be pleasantly surprised.
    If you are not working the tractor HARD and DIRTY it's probably okay, but a $20...
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    Re: Diesel prices in your area?

    Just read on CNN that oil has gone BELOW $39 a barrel!

    Very surprising to me.

    Glad I didn't stock up my 700 gallons last spring.
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    Re: Diesel prices in your area?

    Just read on CNN that oil has gone BELOW $39 a barrel!

    Very surprising to me.

    Glad I didn't stock up my 700 gallons last spring.
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    Re: New guy from Mississippi.

    Welcome to the forum.
    I think there is one rule here that the board owner does not publish.
    WE LIKE PICS!!
  24. Re: Can't find a used tractor with a backhoe- Cost to add one to a used tractor?

    Well it all depends on location and timing.
    Since you don't list your location good luck.
    Bush hog
  25. Re: What would you do to prepare to horde & store a few years worth of diesel?

    The main difference between "winter" and "summer" fuel is the gel point. I used to add kerosene to "summer" fuel to make "winter" fuel. "Winterized diesel" may also have other additives which can...
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    Real basic question

    I've got a BXpanded hydraulic test kit. Can I plug that into any "out" port on my B7610?
    I've remotes on the rear for my backhoe and there are the FEL ports.
    I don't want to blow the pump.
  27. Grapple Re: Looking for add on grapple for my 54 inch light duty bucket.

    I'm in a similar situation with my B7610 . After adding up the costs, both in money AND weight of putting a QA on the loader, changing the bucket and adding a QA plate to it I'm seriously...
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    Re: Loader Info (Kubota B and L)

    I know this is an ancient thread but I'm "bumping" it because it purports to have REAL world numbers for a number of Kubota loaders, versus mfg "specs".
    My interest was the B7610/LA352 and I've read...
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    Re: Kubota L4150 or M4900?

    When was that? Tractordata has them ending production in 2010.

    I too had a price point of $15K for a bigger tractor in 2012.


    Ended up getting my M4700 for ~ $12K.
    ...
  30. Re: Wire loom for LED lights - recommendations?

    I want high temp loom so I can run it in engine compartments if need be. For two of my immediate applications I need lengths of 20' minimum and one run is in the engine compartment of my diesel...
  31. Wire loom for LED lights - recommendations?

    I'm finally wiring my LED lights up and realize I need some split wire loom. Looking at Amazon some of them get great ratings and then I'll read something like "always used this brand, now it's...
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    Re: Are LED bulbs now cost effective?

    And that's an excellent example of how local conditions can influence cost savings.
    I've just "replaced" 12 fluorescent tubes AND 4 ballasts with LED tubes. One of the key features for ME was that...
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    Re: M59 Rear Hydraulic Remotes Question

    Call Messicks.
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    Rotary Cutter Re: Bush hog pto shaft problem

    I suggested that because I bought my rotary cutter used and it came with a Class 4 which I just broke a cross bearing on and bent the yoke with my M4700.
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    Re: Kubota L4150 or M4900?

    I've an M4700, which looks like the predecessor to the M4900

    Mowing - Hay? Side of the road? Bush Hog? - not for lawns
    Post Hole digging - yup
    Food plots - yup
    Have not moved any round bales...
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    Re: Buying a shredder or hiring it out

    Then buy the darn thing and enjoy the toy!
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    Re: The WICKED Root & Debris GRAPPLE!!!!!!!

    Just for clarification when you are talking HP is it engine or PTO?
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    Rotary Cutter Re: Bush hog pto shaft problem

    What class is your PTO shaft? If it's a class 4 you may have to many HP for your shaft.
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    Re: Buying a shredder or hiring it out

    Do you have covered storage for it? That would help retain value.
    Is it a pleasant task to run the mower?
    What's YOUR time worth if you are not mowing? And how long does it take, INCLUDING...
  40. Re: Opinion: Large land owner's vote carry more weight than small land owner?

    Yup, but how much does a desire weigh?
    They have to work their desires into things others want, jobs, housing, etc.
  41. Re: Anybody use "NoMowGrass" for lawn grass seed?

    THANKS!!

    Two sites will to be just a little north of you, the northeast corner of Mississippi and the other is near Washington DC.

    Do you have any suggestions for a grass (other than zoysia)...
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    Re: GPS for measuring and platting?

    Like /pine wrote. See if you can rent a handheld survey unit.
    In
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uaJLeyj-y6I at the 36 second 50 second, 1 minute 50 second you'll see a guy holding a "Contour". ...
  43. Anybody use "NoMowGrass" for lawn grass seed?

    I've got 3 lawns (separate by miles) which get VERY light usage, total area maybe 1/2 acre. All in the moist, grass growing Southeast.

    I don't like to mow.

    I'm looking into a low maintenance...
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    Re: Sickle Bar Mower

    What I've been seeing in my area is fair for $700.
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    Re: Sickle Bar Mower

    That is what I'm wanting a sickle bar mower for - advanced hedge trimming.


    Also ditches beside the road.
  46. Re: Somebody "Splain" North/South Carolina Interstate?

    We don't have "mountains" in the sense Westerners are used to either. They grow their trees and topography a lot bigger on the West Coast and the Rockies.
  47. Re: Somebody "Splain" North/South Carolina Interstate?

    Quick your complaining!
    I grew up in Vermont. State speed limit for non-interstate 50mph.
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    Re: To thin or not to thin

    Just another darn government agency spending money :)
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    Re: To thin or not to thin

    Chances are it will do fine.
    Like Steve wrote contact your forester. I don't know where Reedsville is, Wisconsin? West Virginia?
    17 years is about right for a thinning cut in Mississippi, early in...
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    Re: Charities - SECOND NOTICE rant

    Well I wish we could figure out how to fall off the mailing list as we get and have been getting hundreds of solicitations for years and don't seem to "fall off" any.
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    Re: Charities - SECOND NOTICE rant

    Apparently it HAS worked for some.
  52. Sawmill owners - what do you charge for stock?

    I was looking for about 20 or 30 2x4x8' oak to replace some 2x4x8 PT wood (about $2.50@ at Lowes).

    So I see a local CL ad for oak

    So, I think I won't get mine cut and dried for a year, $4/bf...
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    Re: Charities - SECOND NOTICE rant

    When I wrote "be rude" I meant if they are.
    A typical phone call goes like:
    Telemarketer:Hello, can I speak to XXX? (usually only a first name)
    Me:May I ask who is calling and what it concerns?
    ...
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    Re: Charities - SECOND NOTICE rant

    Now right there are a couple of good ideas!
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    Charities - SECOND NOTICE rant

    SWMBO handles all the charitable giving. One of our prime rules is that she keeps a list that I can refer to so I can hang up the phone and be rude when they pester.
    We probably average about 10...
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    Buying Advice Re: Do I NEED or WANT a tractor?

    If you are going to mow all 2 acres this means either a good ztr or several thousand for a mower $$$

    If that is your only job for a backhoe you might want to consider renting a mini-ex or hiring...
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    Buying Advice Re: Do I NEED or WANT a tractor?

    13 acres in North Alabama? 2 acres of lawn? Trails? Forest?

    How is your back? Do you like lifting and lugging things for exercise? Will you be moving trees?

    You don't NEED a tractor. People...
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    Re: American Tree Farm certification

    Yup.

    A few minutes getting papers together and talking to the forester.

    Just regular maintenance costs. No hoops at all. I probably spent an hour at the most with the forester, and that was...
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    Re: Does diesel go bad?

    Anything good like Power Service Diesel Kleen, Lucas oil, etc.
    The primary need for extra lubricant with ULSD fuel is mainly w/ Bosch fuel injectors AFAIK.
    Our oldest son just had his High...
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    Re: Does diesel go bad?

    Depends on what you want to do with it.
    Start a bonfire? use it straight.
    Run it through a Bosch High Pressure Fuel injector? Biocide it, filter it , and add some lubrication.

    I've a 1988 7.3...
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    Re: Sealer for concrete shop floor?

    I spill brake fluid, transmission oil, engine oil, grease on the floor and sprinkle it with sawdust and sweep it up.
    It's a concrete garage floor.

    I bought mine used, I never saw an original...
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    Re: Ag tires on backward?

    Thanks guys, keep them coming!
    http://www.tractorbynet.com/forums/files/tires/437271d1439287764-ag-tires-backward-20140427_103025-jpg

    My loaded rears are on "backwards" for the same reason as...
  63. Buying Advice Re: Is this tractor, the right tractor for the tasks at hand?

    Has anyone explored getting a 2 wheeled tractor like a gravely? That with a small trailer would greatly enhance the mucking capability and be easy to maneuver in and around the stalls.

    I've got a...
  64. Re: Do you have plans for your place when you pass away?

    Both SWMBO and I have darned near died in the last 10 years. SWMBO suffered 2 strokes, the last one in 2009 which took her almost a year to recover from. She was in the ICU for about 2 weeks before...
  65. Grapple Re: How big is your root grapple/tractor and what do you use it for?

    Some summary:
    72" Land Pride, 882 lbs, 48HP tractor, 7,300 lbs w/o grapple
    60" WR Long WBG2-60 root grapple. 45 HP tractor kubota L4310 HST, 3100 lbs?
    50 inch EA wicked single lid, 274lbs. 38hp...
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    Re: I can't believe you pulled your gun..

    That is part of the problem. People not qualified to be cops are.
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    Re: 3 pt wont lift worked last night.

    Check the control that governs the 3pt lift rate. I've had that turned by accident.
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    Re: The Slow Motion Retirement Plan

    With modern cordless circular saws or reciprocating saws I don't see any chance of fully protecting any building with just a metal skin from "cut through the wall" type theft.
  69. Re: win XP Pro - can new win run programs made for older computers?

    I just about guarantee NO.
    I've got several XP compatible programs that won't run in 8.1.
    If you go "virtual machine" you might have a chance.
  70. Anybody done a "Heater Bypass Mod" for better A/c on Ford PSD?

    I just ran across a thread on a Ford Forum about turning off the radiator hose that goes thru the heater core and getting 10 degrees more cooling in the cab of your truck.
    yet another mod done~PIC~...
  71. Re: One night of roudyness leads to cops coming every night

    If you've got a smart phone get one of the free soundmeter apps and give us the honest decibel readings at say 20' and 40'.
    Video/sound record the truck next time you pull it out to let it idle so...
  72. Re: Selling the farm, buyer wants the tractor and all the attachments too, how to val

    I'd roll it in and add 10% for the realtor. This may let the buyer finance it for 30 years at historically low rates.



    Valid concerns BUT a lot depends on the buyer, where it is located and if...
  73. Grapple How big is your root grapple/tractor and what do you use it for?

    I'm in the process of trying to decide on a grapple for my M4700 (50HP). In a couple of threads there are scattered discussions of "bigger is better" versus "small does it all".

    So I'm looking...
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    Re: Dumb Q: Slow Moving Signs

    I've got magnetic stick on and standard mounted.
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    Re: to keep people off of my land!

    Sort of off-topic but have you thought of leasing your land to a hunt club?
    In Mississippi they tend to pay a little more than your taxes per acre but they also "patrol" a bit and are essentially an...
  76. Thread: Barn Lighting

    by newbury
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    Re: Barn Lighting

    OP -
    LED's should be the way to go.
    I bought 6 of Commercial Electric 4 ft. LED Linkable White Shop Light-54103161 - The Home Depot at $25@. Should have bought 20 or 30. They are back to $40@...
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    Re: well-what-happened-all-gold hoarders VOL 2

    I used to bit coins, then Momma told me don't put money in my mouth.
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    well-what-happened-all-gold hoarders VOL 2

    In
    it was discussed about the value of gold. IN 2010-2013 there were GREAT discussions her and and much proud urging to buy gold as it surged to $1800.
    Now it's down to $1100 and falling.

    Now...
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    Re: Chainsaw Sharpener Advice

    Sharpening chains is like a 3 legged stool, you need to balance your time, your money, and your need.
    If it's going to take me 30 minutes to take them to a shop that's time.
    If it's going to cost...
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    Re: Replacement Brake Assemblies

    Thanks for the math!
  81. Thread: Barn Lighting

    by newbury
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    Re: Barn Lighting

    Size matters.

    How big is your barn?

    How high will the lights be?
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    Re: Chains, hooks, binders, straps 10,000lb+ load

    Check the web for a 20 or 25% discount coupon!! It'll help for the most expensive item.
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    Re: Annoyed by dirt bikers?

    Much of this thread has been devoted to the fact that the dirt bikes, ATV's, UTV's, 4x4's, Hummers etc. damage private property with repeated usage.
    Most of my logging roads and ROW would easily...
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    Re: Good morning!!!!

    Drew - have you thought of getting your a/c unit zoned if it isn't? Some method to turn off air going to places like the guest bedroom or other places you rarely use.
  85. Sticky: Re: PalletForks.com - 60" Grapple Buckets $1095 - 42" Pallet Forks $524 & More!

    I've a B7610 and want to share some lighter implements with my M4700. I'm thinking of getting the Weld on Quick Attach Brackets plus whatever I need to convert my then earless-bucket.
    Does anyone...
  86. Sticky: Re: PalletForks.com - 60" Grapple Buckets $1095 - 42" Pallet Forks $524 & More!

    I've a B7610 and want to share some lighter implements with my M4700. I'm thinking of getting the Weld on Quick Attach Brackets plus whatever I need to convert my then earless-bucket.
    Does anyone...
  87. Need advice on getting a new PORTABLE electric air compressor

    Purpose - to run stuff my old, free, HF 20+ gal. 100+ PSI WON'T.
    I want about 6 CFM at 90 PSI, for short periods.
    I've got a good Makita MAC 2400 which I've used for small nailers, tire inflation...
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    Re: to keep people off of my land!

    Do you live in Maine? Your location is blank.
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    Re: Hydraulic seals replacement

    Might want to check around for rebuild cost.
    I just got a cylinder rebuilt for my Kubota M4700
    435478
    for $45.

    I didn't have the tools with me in Mississippi.
    Here's several links:...
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    Re: to keep people off of my land!

    I didn't mean to insult you, is being a lawyer an insult? But I couldn't quickly look up the laws for the State of Main ROW's.
    I did NOT misquote you. Did you see the "<snip>"?
    Here is the full...
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    Re: Annoyed by dirt bikers?

    Do you have a reading disability? Or it a fixation on "dirt bikes dumping mattresses"?
    my post:

    mentioned 4 wheel drive trucks. I don't actually know how they got the mattresses and beer cans...
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    Re: to keep people off of my land!

    We've one parcel of "family" land that has a deer feeder and game cameras set up on it by persons unknown. My BIL and SWMBO (an Attorney) are hesitant to do anything about it since the timber is...
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    Re: Annoyed by dirt bikers?

    Furthermore it was irresponsible ADULTS that trespassed on posted land, the child was just following the "adults". But maybe Yammy didn't read that far.
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    Re: to keep people off of my land!

    Yes, that is a problem.
    In another thread:
    jst's state is Maine. I don't know if he is a lawyer or just plays one on TBN.

    BUT
    from Who Pays Property Taxes on Right-of-Way Easements? | Finance...
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    Re: Annoyed by dirt bikers?

    Based on that response I will assume you don't want uninvited dirt bike riders on YOUR land, but it's okay if they degrade other peoples posted property.
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    Re: Annoyed by dirt bikers?

    So can we assume you don't want uninvited dirt bike riders on YOUR 100 acres?

    /edit and


    It's painfully obvious that you write about what you don't know and don't bother to investigate the...
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    Re: Good morning!!!!

    What's the status on your furnace saga? Did you get it fixed or replaced?
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    Re: Annoyed by dirt bikers?

    C'mon Yamaha2112, give us your location in CT so we can direct people there.

    In this ENTIRE thread no one has promoted or shooting AT anyone.

    Seems like Yammy is the one with the
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    Re: to keep people off of my land!

    Yet some posters on here would see nothing wrong with that.


    Where I live it would be about an hour on a good day to get the sheriff out here. It might be worthwhile to call in to the sheriff...
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    Re: Annoyed by dirt bikers?

    Not YOUR PICTURE, the location of your land. You can play to them when they start arriving.
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