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    Buying Advice I have had both large BCS units and a 107d. Many...

    I have had both large BCS units and a 107d. Many of the BCS dealers are useless.

    I like my 107. It's very strait forward to work on. Plus you can call earthtools with any questions.

    They need...
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    I like the idea of 1/4 inch plywood over the...

    I like the idea of 1/4 inch plywood over the mesh. Low weight with the advantages of wood. I considered 3/4 inch ply, but the 1/4 may be a better way to go.
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    All great info. Thanks guys. Sent from my iPad...

    All great info. Thanks guys.

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    Mesh vs Wood Floor

    I am considering a small 4x6 utility trailer again. I am looking at two carry on models. One has a wood floor and the other a mesh floor. Other than sound and damage to the load , what's the...
  5. Machinefinder.com is a deere sponsored site with...

    Machinefinder.com is a deere sponsored site with a ton of deere dealers. If you want one, that's the place.

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    Looks like the bcs blower.... Maybe this box can...

    Looks like the bcs blower.... Maybe this box can be flipped?

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    I've owned both. I really doubt either is a...

    I've owned both. I really doubt either is a better tiler than the other, but I've never used a tiller.

    My current unit is a 107d. It was a little faster than the 853, and I liked that the reserve...
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    I would run the numbers. We looked into a B2320,...

    I would run the numbers. We looked into a B2320, the uncut radius was nearly 3 feet, therefore 6 ft wide circle of uncut grass. That's a lot.

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    Very true. I thought I saw the northern tool unit...

    Very true. I thought I saw the northern tool unit for $1000... It's actually $1700.

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    Ricky, I thought the earthtools implement was...

    Ricky, I thought the earthtools implement was expensive compared to a standalone air cooled gas walk behind stumpgrinder, or am I not comparing apples to apples?

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    Looking forward to it. In the video already on...

    Looking forward to it. In the video already on YouTube it looks like Joel is struggling to turn the G110. I would like to see another video for sure.

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    I noticed the chains on your front tires. There...

    I noticed the chains on your front tires. There is a recent post I'm watching about the risks of shock loading your front end if the tires spin, then the chains quickly catch. Just an FYI

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    honda cyclone air cleaner experience

    Does anyone have experience with honda cyclone air cleaners on the air cooled Honda GX engines? Positives? Negatives?

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    NYC parked two large ice melters outside my...

    NYC parked two large ice melters outside my office. I normally don't mind diesel exhaust, but this was ridiculous. The stench of diesel was for several blocks.
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    Farmerboy, I can't seem to find the Grillo...

    Farmerboy, I can't seem to find the Grillo dealers list on earthtools anymore. I searched for 15 mins and zilch. I've seen it before. Do you know where it is? Was it lost in the new website?

    Sent...
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    I bought a snow bike this year. Broke it in...

    I bought a snow bike this year. Broke it in During Juno.

    Great way to get around
  17. Thread: GRILLO G110D

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    Are the handlebars long enough to allow some...

    Are the handlebars long enough to allow some extra leverage while in front PTO position, with no attachment? My 107d is very heavy while changing from attachments. (Due to these attachments we can't...
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    How does the steering clutch work different than...

    How does the steering clutch work different than the Grillo or BCS units?
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    Legit Box Blade

    If anyone is looking for a legit box blade for their two wheel tractor, I came across this.

    It's not on their website though, but interesting. It seems a lot better than a blade with ends on it....
  20. Thread: Carb Icing

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    Carb Icing

    I've heard about carb icing. Has anyone heard of icing issues with the Honda gx engines? Is there anyway to reduce the chances. I've read about carb heaters in planes, but nothing for small engines....
  21. Thread: GRILLO G110D

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    Anyone here purchase a g110 yet? Any feedback? ...

    Anyone here purchase a g110 yet? Any feedback?

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  22. Here is a pic of my setup. I have the generator...

    Here is a pic of my setup. I have the generator installed here.

    One issue with this setup is ground clearance suffers since the wheels are so far apart.



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  23. There is a company in Canada that builds tracks...

    There is a company in Canada that builds tracks for BCS equipment. Check them out on you tube. I'm sure it's expensive.
  24. Oh and I have stock tires. Sent from my iPad...

    Oh and I have stock tires.

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  25. When the rims are foam filled when the tires wear...

    When the rims are foam filled when the tires wear flat, the rims are trash. Also liquid filled tires could damage the rim too.

    The rims on these machines aren't too expensive, but I run on gravel...
  26. I have no experience with either of those setups....

    I have no experience with either of those setups.

    I purchased the adjustable wheel extensions, which I maxed out and added iron wheel weights to the wheels. Its great on slopes, only needs two...
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    Re: Which model for snowblowing 500' driveway?

    I would say a 500' driveway could be easily handled with an x500 (with chains) since its flat. In CT your not getting daily snow. I saw a new x500 for $5.1k online. This is the time to buy for sure. ...
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    ATVs, UTV's, Bicycles??!??

    ATVs and UTVs are incredibly useful machines. Heck my Kawasaki ATV has brought me to places unaccessible with any other mode of transportation, other than hiking.

    But I have come across these fat...
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    Re: Utility Trailer

    Nice job, I noticed the red snowblower, did you buy a blower for the BCS?

    Did you buy local?
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    Nice machine. Next time you need to move the...

    Nice machine.

    Next time you need to move the machine consider uhauls utility trailers. Some even have ramps.

    I've used the dual axle utility, it's a beast.

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    I can see it being great for finish mowing. Does...

    I can see it being great for finish mowing. Does it give you almost a zero turn finish? Maybe an uncut radius of a couple of feet?
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    Re: Bi Speed Turning

    This link seemed to be an option for a b series
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    Bi Speed Turning

    This is pretty cool. It would make a big difference to small acerage buyers.

    Kubota UK

    Im sure it will never make it to the US. New Holland had something similar in large tractors only.
  34. Thread: Cub Cadet XT3

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    Cub Cadet XT3

    What tuff Torq Transmission is in the XT3? I couldn't find it on the web?
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    When you mean engaged, you mean depressed and...

    When you mean engaged, you mean depressed and clicked in with the trigger right?

    That's how I store it. But there is tension on the cable like that

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  36. Thread: Leaf Removal

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    I usually mulch then use a lawn sweeper Does...

    I usually mulch then use a lawn sweeper

    Does anyone use a rotary sweeper? I can't find any videos on YouTube of how well it works.

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    That's a real nice setup for the Yamaha. Is that...

    That's a real nice setup for the Yamaha. Is that a modified box or manufactured for the Yamaha?
  38. Thread: Pullin' Time

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    I like that idea. I was considering something...

    I like that idea. I was considering something similar for my 107d, but since the skid plate was only bolted to the engine, I was worried about the engine block taking the load and esspecially the...
  39. Thread: Leaf Removal

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    Does anyone have issues after mulching that the...

    Does anyone have issues after mulching that the leave mat down and kill the grass in the spots.
  40. Thread: Leaf Removal

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    Leaf Removal

    Whats your favorite attachment for getting rid of leaves?
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    Please explain

    Please explain
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    Why did you go for the 33" and not the 40" zanon

    Why did you go for the 33" and not the 40" zanon
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    I've seen dual rear tires on deere 425 and 445s

    I've seen dual rear tires on deere 425 and 445s
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    What bcs do you have? Maybe get a sulky?

    What bcs do you have? Maybe get a sulky?
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    I would check out World Lawn. They have a 34 inch...

    I would check out World Lawn. They have a 34 inch mower for 1800 bucks. Commercial duty.

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  46. I have a sickle mower question. If you have 2 to...

    I have a sickle mower question. If you have 2 to 3 foot high grass, you cut it with a sickle bar mower, and you leave it long term, what are you left with? Does it turn into a mess?
  47. [QUOTE="TimberXX;3934337"]I was looking at a worn...

    [QUOTE="TimberXX;3934337"]I was looking at a worn out commercial unit that I could modify to take the Grillo PTO.

    I mean take to someone to modify! I have no welding skills.
  48. I was looking at a worn out commercial u it

    I was looking at a worn out commercial u it
  49. I want to add my favorite accessory are the...

    I want to add my favorite accessory are the adjustable wheel extensions. I pull the brakes hard for 180 degree turns all time in 3rd gear all the time. This really slows the turn.

    Since they are...
  50. 1. Custom Pusher Bar. We use this daily to push...

    1. Custom Pusher Bar. We use this daily to push 500 to 1000 lbs carts over gravel. It does great!

    2. Earthtools Power Barrow. We use it to move tools and materials on the job site.

    3....
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    I know there are a ton of factors. But if we...

    I know there are a ton of factors. But if we assume average conditions. How many round bales per acre? One, ten, etc.
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    Help with Contracting

    My buddy has 30 acres of pasture (50 ac total) near Cooperstown NY. It's a family vacation house and he hates cutting. His friend has other 20 acre pasture across the street.

    If he contracts out...
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    Look, how far did you travel to make it to...

    Look, how far did you travel to make it to earthtools? Would you recommend the trip?

    I am considering picking up my next implement purchase, but it's a long drive.
  54. Thread: Roller Pumps

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    Excellent information guys. Compressed air and...

    Excellent information guys. Compressed air and anti freeze are good suggestions.

    My suction head will be only about 6 feet vertical. My discharge head will be closer to 50 ft vertical.
  55. Thread: Roller Pumps

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    Roller Pumps

    I would like to use a roller pump for light dewatering. I would use a strainer to keep the water going in as clean as possible. If needed I could wrap filter fabric around the strainer to ensure the...
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    Snow Equipment Owning/Operating Thats a nice setup. What is the advantage of the...

    Thats a nice setup. What is the advantage of the plow and tracks vs an ATV mounted snowblower? Do the carbs on those blowers ice bad?
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    You'll get about 1/3 gal/hr. I heard that the air...

    You'll get about 1/3 gal/hr. I heard that the air cooled diesels are sensitive to slopes, but I have no idea how bad.

    Earthtools is a great source.

    Best of luck in your search.
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    It's a vineyard tractor. Deere rebaged them from...

    It's a vineyard tractor. Deere rebaged them from a European company. The model that deere had was air cooled diesel with articulated steering.
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    A company called Grillo used to import a tracked...

    A company called Grillo used to import a tracked dumper to the U.S. It had a PTO on it for a flail mower, snowblower, and sweeper.

    They are redoing the website, I hope they bring it back.

    It...
  60. Thread: Honda GX340

    by TimberXX
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    Honda GX340

    Have a Honda GX340 horizontal engine. The rule of thumb is an air cooled gas engine should last 1500 hours. How many hours are people getting out of their GX engines?

    With good maintenance of...
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    The bottle disappeared for a few days, then...

    The bottle disappeared for a few days, then reappeared, the turtle was exhausted.

    We dragged him out with a fishing gaff, killed him and ate him.
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    Kubota makes a similar unit. ...

    Kubota makes a similar unit.

    http://youtu.be/HTTty0m8PKs

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    ... And attached the hooks to two Clorox bottles....

    ... And attached the hooks to two Clorox bottles. We has to use steel leaders after several failed attempts.

    These turtles were so large I saw them take down full size geese.

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    We caught monster turtles in a 40 acre lake 20...

    We caught monster turtles in a 40 acre lake 20 years ago. We caught a sun fish, filled it with large bass hooks, and attached

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    Interesting. I said to myself why not get a bcs...

    Interesting. I said to myself why not get a bcs 710 fit the same price, now I get it. That's a big machine. Can you use front implements with your tractor?

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    Is the engine a yanmar clone? There is a great...

    Is the engine a yanmar clone? There is a great air cooled diesel clone thread on TBN.

    Post some photos when you can I'm curious.

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  67. I don't know where you are, but rapid makes a...

    I don't know where you are, but rapid makes a beach sand sifter.

    I'm sure it's expensive. You will also need pretty loose soil for it
  68. Thread: Which one?

    by TimberXX
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    What's wrong with your 345? Sent from my iPad...

    What's wrong with your 345?

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    Did you check the deere site for any published...

    Did you check the deere site for any published discounts?

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  70. Thread: BCS tillers

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    I've owned an 852. I now have a competitor Grillo...

    I've owned an 852. I now have a competitor Grillo 107d.

    Both great machines.

    Check out the 2 wheel tractor forum on TBN for a ton of info.
  71. What has model do they make? I would say...

    What has model do they make?



    I would say your options are limited. Power Trac is your best bet.

    If you need limited FEL, try deere x series.
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    Buying Advice If your looking at a walk behind snowblower, but...

    If your looking at a walk behind snowblower, but don't know your future needs check out two wheel tractors. Earthtoolsbcs.com is a great resource.

    I have owned several 2 wheel tractors for snow...
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    That's a great idea. Thanks for sharing.

    That's a great idea. Thanks for sharing.
  74. Thread: GRILLO G110D

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    I know what an independent pto is, but what's...

    I know what an independent pto is, but what's their advantage on a two wheel tractor?

    For me I would rather have a hydrostatic 2 wheel tractor instead of a independent pto. But those new Rapid...
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    I've seen rental gensets wetstack but they have...

    I've seen rental gensets wetstack but they have thousands of hours on them. how long does it take for an air cooled to wetstack?
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    Im surprised that the 85 and 107 are similarly...

    Im surprised that the 85 and 107 are similarly sized physically. Tires must have a lot to do with the photos I've seen.

    Interesting fact.
  77. Thread: GRILLO G110D

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    Also I saw on the Grillo site there is a 109....

    Also I saw on the Grillo site there is a 109. Whats the difference with that model? Will it be coming to the US?
  78. Thread: GRILLO G110D

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    Very interesting. Im curious on the pricing. My...

    Very interesting. Im curious on the pricing. My last 2 wheel tractor was a Grillo. The price point really interested me. At $1000 between the 107d and 852 it was a no brainer.

    I really like my...
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    I have a Yamaha powered power washer and love it....

    I have a Yamaha powered power washer and love it. Its a 9 hp engine, is quiet and good on gas.

    I searched Yamaha.com to ensure I gave plenty of dealers.

    Yamaha also sells generators, so they...
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    I live in downstate NY. We get about 6 storms in...

    I live in downstate NY. We get about 6 storms in the 6" range.

    We had a ariens platinum last year. It was awful. It has a ****** loud Chinese motor. The auto turn never worked right. And the...
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    2x4 UTV Kawasaki Mule 4000

    We are considering purchasing a Mule 4000 2x4 for work. It will be on grass 99 percent of the time. It may do some light snow removal, less than 6 inches.

    Could a 2x4 do this? I need a gasser...
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    Is there more or less clearance under the engine?...

    Is there more or less clearance under the engine?

    Glad it worked out.

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  83. Thread: World Mower

    by TimberXX
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    World Mower

    Does anyone have experience with world mowers?

    Walk Behinds | Worldlawn Power Equipment, Inc.Worldlawn Power Equipment, Inc.

    Their 32 inch mower with electric start and a Kawasaki is for sale...
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    That guy must really trust that cab he made. If...

    That guy must really trust that cab he made. If that cab gives way, he's done.
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    Interesting comment about having two blowers. I...

    Interesting comment about having two blowers. I always have a small single stage and a larger 2 stage. Both have particular advantages. My Toro 418 is great for cleanups and my paver walkway.
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    Great info. The Husqvarna has tracks, hydro, and...

    Great info. The Husqvarna has tracks, hydro, and steering brakes. I may give that a shot.
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    Thanks for the help guys. They don't have...

    Thanks for the help guys.

    They don't have steering brakes? It looks like the turn easy on YouTube.

    You climb stairs with them? You don't worry about the machine rolling back at you?

    Sent...
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    Honda Tracked Snowblower

    We are in the market for a small Honda tracked snowblower.

    All of the reviews I've read have been good.

    Does anyone have some drawbacks to a tracked blower?

    We will be blowing a very...
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    We are installing two new 4 MW generators at a...

    We are installing two new 4 MW generators at a major NYC hospital. The old ones are 60 years old. I can't imagine the government mandating that they can't be run in 20 years because they don't meet...
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    Rkieth, good luck with your purchase. ...

    Rkieth, good luck with your purchase.


    16800 for all that seems very low. Where are you located?
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    The 107d has a 4wd trailer that can handle 2000...

    The 107d has a 4wd trailer that can handle 2000 lbs. So maybe an 853 could do something similar.
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    Yes if the fluid could be changed. Obviously the...

    Yes if the fluid could be changed. Obviously the deere k46 doesn't have the option, but I was curious if the simplicity does.

    Also the deere spec tranny has dino oil a Tuff Torq recommends...
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    Regent EX Transmission

    Does the Regent have a serviceable transmission? Or is it sealed like the Deere?

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    Great idea. If you look on YouTube the videos are...

    Great idea. If you look on YouTube the videos are impressive for compost turnersI don't think a 2 wheel machine could tow or push one side like a 4 wheel tractor, (see YouTube videos) but maybe ride...
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    Im not surprised. From the first 852 we purchased...

    Im not surprised. From the first 852 we purchased in 2005 the cost for a new machine has risen 32 percent.

    I think BCS really hit the ceiling of what people are willing to pay, and then opened...
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    The cables are not cut. But they all must be...

    The cables are not cut. But they all must be stretched out.
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    Thanks for the help guys. Is there a repair...

    Thanks for the help guys.

    Is there a repair manual I can buy?
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    Nearly Stolen 107d

    We kept our 107d chained at a jobsite for the past year. Last night someone attempted to steal it. They where unable to move it, but they ruined every cable while turning the handlebars. I need to...
  99. Thread: power barrow

    by TimberXX
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    It's an 11hp. The barrow is a standard size, I...

    It's an 11hp. The barrow is a standard size, I want to eventually replace it with a large custom barrow.
  100. Thread: power barrow

    by TimberXX
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    I looked into several power barrow options and...

    I looked into several power barrow options and settled on a 2 wheel tractor by Grillo. They are all shaft drive and can take several attachments. With steering brakes it is very mobile.

    The...
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