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    No worries there, I don't have any green paint in...

    No worries there, I don't have any green paint in the shop. All my implements are NH though, plenty of red and yellow rattle cans on the shelf.
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    I used some kind of semi-flat black epoxy paint I...

    I used some kind of semi-flat black epoxy paint I had floating around the shop. It's actually a pretty close match. Seriously, I would not care if I painted it NH red. I just don't want it to rust,...
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    Actually, come to think of it, it probably wasn't...

    Actually, come to think of it, it probably wasn't me that bent them because it wasn't creeping backwards before I sent it in for service, only when it came back. Maybe not my heavy foot! I had to...
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    No, the dealer did not bend the ears, my heavy...

    No, the dealer did not bend the ears, my heavy foot shoving on a cold sluggish pedal did that. I am disappointed the dealer did not see that the ears were bent though. I straightened the ears by...
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    Re: Dk40 hst creeping backwards

    OK here are some photos.

    You can see in these that the "ears" on the pedal shafts that connect to the linkage are twisted, and the powder coat has cracked off:
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    Re: Dk40 hst creeping backwards

    I had the same problem after the dealer changed the transmission fluid in my DK50 SE HST. They came out to the farm and adjusted it after I got it back, but it started doing it again. I found the...
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    Re: Second Rear Remote Kit for DK45s

    I had the dealer put a second rear remote on my DK50 earlier this year while they were prepping it for delivery. I tried to get them to throw it in for free but the best they would do was an extra...
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    Re: Low Acreage Haying

    I would like to have a tedder AND a rotary rake. The general consensus is that machines that are designed to do more than one task do not work as well as a single task machine. For me, I'd rather...
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    And this is the main reason I'm doing my own hay....

    And this is the main reason I'm doing my own hay. When we finally got a good weather window, everyone was making their own hay. Good luck finding someone to cut mine. That, and nobody around here...
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    Re: Low Acreage Haying

    I'm not counting the cost of my tractor, as I needed that for my farm whether I made my own hay or purchased it so it's a sunk cost. I have very little money invested in my haying equipment. There's...
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    Actually this section was pretty good, mostly...

    Actually this section was pretty good, mostly grass and very little clover. It had dried down well and made decent hay.

    I have a Haybine, and I cut it high on purpose because the hay was so tall...
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    I'm making my own hay because 99% of everything...

    I'm making my own hay because 99% of everything where I live is large squares or rounds. This is cow country, and I've had people more than 100 miles away call on my hay. Small squares are hard to...
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    With my baler the chute goes right onto the...

    With my baler the chute goes right onto the wagon. If I'm running by myself I have to stop every so often and go back there and stack the bales, but if I have a wagon jockey helping out we make...
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    Cloudy and overcast today, and it's not raining...

    Cloudy and overcast today, and it's not raining but spits a bit now and then. I have about 200 bales worth on the ground that was cut Thursday and Friday. It's not dry enough yet. I made a few bales...
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    I posted an ad Saturday night, and it was sold by...

    I posted an ad Saturday night, and it was sold by 6:30 AM the next morning, and I think I have a new customer. A very happy one too. I was starting to second guess myself for not cutting yesterday,...
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    It's been pretty wet here too, seems to rain...

    It's been pretty wet here too, seems to rain every day. This is double rinsed red clover hay. Good for cows or other ruminants. No good for horses, so it's no good for me. Hoping to move it quick....
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    Re: Haying with compact tractor

    Baled some red clover hay tonight. Looks like we'll have decent haying weather next week through the 4th. About time - my hay is getting old.
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    Re: New Holland 256 Repair

    The sleeve bearings for the hub from Joe's are Oilite Bronze, which I like better than the steel OEM ones. I'd rather chew up $20 worth of sleeves than a $226 shaft.
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    Re: New Holland 256 Repair

    I ended up getting the parts from Joe's Machine LLC in PA. They are well made, but did require a little fitting in spots. The critical fits were spot-on though so no complaints about that. It ended...
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    Re: Haying with compact tractor

    After replacing the knives and bushing on the cutter bar in the Haybine last night, I took it out for a test run tonight. The old girl cuts like a champ!
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    I just finished rebuilding the driveline on my...

    I just finished rebuilding the driveline on my rake, and wrapped up putting fresh knives and a new bushing in the cutter bar tonight. Ready to mow again, if it will ever stop raining! I have about...
  22. If it was me I'd mow that heavy grass as short as...

    If it was me I'd mow that heavy grass as short as possible before running a tiller through it. The DK50SE HST has just shy of 40 PTO horsepower, so it would depend on what the tiller was rated for....
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    Buying Advice I have nothing against Cabela's. I'm in the...

    I have nothing against Cabela's. I'm in the market for a grain drill so I can replant my hay fields later this summer. I can't afford to pay cash for a new one. If I can get the same Woods seeder...
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    I ordered a full set of fine cut knives with some...

    I ordered a full set of fine cut knives with some extra clevises and cotter pins from Flailmaster - they have very reasonable prices and everything is made right here in the USA. Gotta love it!
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    Good article about plows and plowing that helps...

    Good article about plows and plowing that helps illustrate everything mentioned previously in this thread with pictures: http://open-furrow.soil.ncsu.edu/Documents/DHC/The%20Moldboard%20Plow.pdf
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    My dealer said a lot depends on the soil...

    My dealer said a lot depends on the soil conditions but I should be fine with a 2 bottom 12" or 14". If I get a 3 bottom to stick to 12". Sounds like that echoes the sage advice given here.
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    I know, this is an old post, but here's an update...

    I know, this is an old post, but here's an update - I pulled apart the driveline yesterday and was going to replace the input shaft oil seal, but would have had to destroy the U joint spider to get...
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    I've got black soil down to 8-10", what's below...

    I've got black soil down to 8-10", what's below that is a dark red-brown color. It drains pretty well, and as I recently learned with my post hole digger once you get down through the black stuff it...
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    I have R1's. R4's would not have been much good...

    I have R1's. R4's would not have been much good knowing there was potential for soil work, so the dealer swapped them out for me.
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    Thanks Jeff, great info! The fields are...

    Thanks Jeff, great info!

    The fields are primarily bluegrass and mostly red (with some white) clover, with maybe 5% orchard grass. There are areas that at the moment are pure dandelions with sparse...
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    Re: MOLDBOARD PLOW WISDOM FROM FARMWITHJUNK

    Really good info from FWJ, thanks for putting this together Jeff9366!
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    The OEM battery in my DK50 never made it off the...

    The OEM battery in my DK50 never made it off the dealer's lot. Zero hours on the meter. Bad from the factory - you could jump it and the tractor would run, but they said it had a shorted cell and...
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    DK50 SE HST Plow Sizing

    I'm going to burn and turn 5-1/2 acres later this summer to covert former horse pasture to hay. I'm thinking the DK50 can probably handle a two bottom, and maybe a three bottom if it's not bigger...
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    Interesting article. I met with our area...

    Interesting article. I met with our area Agronomist from our local co-op this week. I was thinking I'd have to spray for weeds, but our hay is mostly red clover, bluegrass, and orchard grass. She...
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    Good info - thanks!

    Good info - thanks!
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    Sure! I take pictures of things while I take them...

    Sure! I take pictures of things while I take them apart in case I forget how they go back together - which unfortunately is a frequent occurrence...
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    Re: How important is a tedder?

    Thanks! That's good info.
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    Re: New Holland 256 Repair

    Thanks Rick! All the rake teeth are in good shape. If I get time this weekend I'll pull the entire driveline apart and see exactly what's worn out. I want to check the wheel bearings too.
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    New Holland 256 Repair

    I recently picked up a New Holland 256 Rollabar rake. It works, but needs a little preventative maintenance on the driveline.

    An old manual I downloaded says the gearbox uses 140wt gear oil....
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    I think I've found the answer to my own question...

    I think I've found the answer to my own question by doing a little experiment. I mowed some standing dead hay from last year with a flail mower, and raked it into a windrow about 100 feet long. This...
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    There are a few of the fluff type available used...

    There are a few of the fluff type available used in my area, but none of the rotary basket type. I take that to mean one of two things - rotary basket tedders are better for one reason or another, so...
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    Yes, I seem to remember the only time we used a...

    Yes, I seem to remember the only time we used a tedder was when we got rain and needed to kick the hay out, especially if it was rained on after it had been raked. It worked great for that and we...
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    I've always thought that you needed four days of...

    I've always thought that you needed four days of dry sunny weather to make hay. A tedder would let me make hay in two days? I'm making small squares for horses. So how would that work, timing wise?...
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    Re: TODAYS OILS VERSUS YESTERDAYS MANUALS

    One thing I should add when it comes to engine oil - although the viscosity of synthetic oil does not break down, the carrying capacity of solids and fines of synthetic oil is no greater than that of...
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    Re: How important is a tedder?

    Thanks guys!

    I've seen a couple of different configurations of tedder - the "flluffer" type (Fluffer Tedders) with the horizontal bars, and the rotary basket type (Turbo Tedders). The only...
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    How important is a tedder?

    I'm getting set up for haying on our small farm, and have recently acquired a bunch of old hay equipment - a NH 467 Haybine, a NH 257 rake, and a NH Super Hayliner s68 baler. Way back when when I...
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    We just bought our farm last year, we have 7-1/2...

    We just bought our farm last year, we have 7-1/2 acres of hay fields. When we were doing the home inspection last September, they were round baling and had dropped 9 bales on the first 1-1/2 acres. I...
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    I lubed the chains on the Haybine with a spray-on...

    I lubed the chains on the Haybine with a spray-on chain lube that goes on wet but supposedly rejects dirt and dust. We shall see. I will probably not lube the timing chains that drive the knotters on...
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    Years ago I had a K5 Blazer. Three weeks after I...

    Years ago I had a K5 Blazer. Three weeks after I bought it used from a GM dealer, we found out the block was cracked, and the dealer replaced it. A bunch of stuff broke or had problems when they were...
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    One thing to be careful about when substituting...

    One thing to be careful about when substituting synthetics for lubes that are not - synthetics are slipperier and the viscosity does not break down significantly, which is why they last longer and...
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    Tested the Haybine on some old tall dead grass,...

    Tested the Haybine on some old tall dead grass, and it worked like a champ. I still want to replace the knives as I don't think it will work as well on green and growing stuff. The baler knitters...
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    Just picked up a NH 256 rake. It needs a little...

    Just picked up a NH 256 rake. It needs a little work on the driveline but it was a good deal.
  53. The DK50 I have starts a little rough when it's...

    The DK50 I have starts a little rough when it's cold, and by cold I mean below 10 or so. So I had a block heater put in. Much better, and that was all it needed. I use on-road diesel in it so where I...
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    Wow! Looks expensive!

    Wow! Looks expensive!
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    Re: whats the earliest you guys bale hay?

    From what I'm hearing around here in central Wisconsin the first cutting is usually coming off mid June. This is my first year here, so I can't say for use. I'm hoping someone from Central Wisconsin...
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    Thanks! The baler looked like it had been...

    Thanks! The baler looked like it had been recently used, fresh twine in it and little to no rust on the moving parts. I was told this was the first winter it had been kept outside. I will definitely...
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    Buying Advice Wow, some of you are being unnecessarily harsh. I...

    Wow, some of you are being unnecessarily harsh. I appreciate that someone who actually had answers came on here and posted correct info about Cabelas tractors and implements, instead of all the...
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    Buying Advice Re: Cabela's selling Compact Tractors

    Yeah, but the ones from Cabelas are green.
  59. Re: DK50SE vs NX5510 vs NX6010 All are HST with Cab, Thoughts?

    I got a used Snowmachines 7' snowblower. It works pretty well, but I'm hoping now that I'm fully prepared it won't snow again until next winter!
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    Re: Haying with compact tractor

    Brought the NH 68 home today, towed it about 35 miles. I'm a rake and a wagon away from being in the hay business.
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    Re: Haying with compact tractor

    Looks like I'm getting a NH Super Hayliner 68. It's a drop baler, but maybe I can get a kicker for it at some point.
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    It's the short driveshaft between the gearbox and...

    It's the short driveshaft between the gearbox and tire. I couldn't get to the rest of the driveline because it was in a 3' deep snow bank.
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    Re: Haying with compact tractor

    I looked at a NH 256 rake the other day. Ground drive, and the tires and short drive shaft were completely worn out. I think he wanted way to much money for it, asking $1250, and even if I got it...
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    Re: Haying with compact tractor

    I think I should be able to run this with 38 PTO horsepower:

    http://i1199.photobucket.com/albums/aa472/NJGSP/Tractor%20Stuff/IMG_1663_zps94552bda.jpg

    I'm going to put it in the shop soon and...
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    Re: Haying with compact tractor

    Not much in the way of big hills around here. I've found 7' Haybines are hard to come by in this area. Not because there aren't any out there, but because people don't sell them. They are better for...
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    Re: Haying with compact tractor

    I was told a sickle moco up to 11 feet can be run with 30-35 PTO hp. I was also advised that unless I had at least 60 HP to stay away from the disc mowers.
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    Re: Haying with compact tractor

    I have vivid memories of getting hit with a cloud of hay when the belts fried the twine...
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    Great thread - I just bought a 7' NH Haybine, and...

    Great thread - I just bought a 7' NH Haybine, and will be looking for a rake (preferably a NH 256) and a baler. I'll be driving everything with a Kioti DK50SE HST, which has 38 PTO hp. I'd like to...
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    Comparison Thanks guys - more good advice! I'm up to 13...

    Thanks guys - more good advice! I'm up to 13 hours since it was delivered Saturday morning. At this rate I'll be at 50 hours by next weekend.
  70. Yeah well that next something has to be a quick...

    Yeah well that next something has to be a quick attach plow, or more likely a snowblower for the back. The bucket just doesn't get it done when it comes to getting snow and drifts off a 1/4 mile long...
  71. guess mine isn't new anymore - not only did I...

    guess mine isn't new anymore - not only did I take the plastic off the seat, I've spilled a bunch of coffee in it too. This tractor needs a cup holder that has its own suspension, just like the seat....
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    Comparison That's great advice - thank you!

    That's great advice - thank you!
  73. It seems with my tractor it takes a little effort...

    It seems with my tractor it takes a little effort to get it to lock in. The only thing I can compare it to is a JD 750, and with that one if the rear tires started spinning I just had to rest my foot...
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    Comparison Re: DK45 vs DK50 vs NX4510

    Day two - I think there's 12 hours on it now. :)

    Cleaned out the piles of 90-10 (90% snow, 10% horse poo) out of the paddock that I had pushed to one end over the winter with my other tractor. I...
  75. Re: DK50SE vs NX5510 vs NX6010 All are HST with Cab, Thoughts?

    Does your diffy lock move easily? Mine seems to need a bit of pressure and it takes few tries to get it to lock. The radio cuts out when I hit a bump or something, and only puts out sound again if I...
  76. Re: DK50SE vs NX5510 vs NX6010 All are HST with Cab, Thoughts?

    That explains why the old style "replacement" nozzles cost $10! I actually like the ones with the lever on top, it's perfect for filling chainsaws. I don't think you can get those anymore, at least I...
  77. Re: DK50SE vs NX5510 vs NX6010 All are HST with Cab, Thoughts?

    I think the hay came off the grill in front. It was a little gust of that good ol' Wisconsin winter wind. Swirled around and right down the pipe.
  78. Re: DK50SE vs NX5510 vs NX6010 All are HST with Cab, Thoughts?

    There is a little hook on the bottom of the filler nozzle on the fuel cans I have that is designed to rest on the filler neck when the can is tilted up and the weight of the can holds the valve open....
  79. Re: DK50SE vs NX5510 vs NX6010 All are HST with Cab, Thoughts?

    Congrats on the new tractor! My DK50 SE HST was delivered this morning. I put 5 hours on it today. I'll say this about the fuel tank - although I like the clean look of the flush filler cap, having...
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    Comparison Re: DK45 vs DK50 vs NX4510

    My new DK50SE HST was delivered this morning. The dealer called to let me know when they were doing the pre-delivery check they found the parking brake light switch was bad, and one of the interior...
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    Comparison Re: DK45 vs DK50 vs NX4510

    Thanks! I'm going to go with the Ag R1 tires. If I'm lucky I'll get the tractor this weekend.
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    Comparison Sounds like I should go with the Ag tires. I...

    Sounds like I should go with the Ag tires. I don't have any reason to drive on the lawn, except in the winter and then the ground will be frozen. The mud around here is sticky like grease. I've never...
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    Comparison It looks like we'll be getting the DK50SE HST. My...

    It looks like we'll be getting the DK50SE HST. My wife drove it and loved it. I also tested an RX6010, and found the ergonomics awful. I'm 6' and the seat does not go far enough back. The foot...
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    Comparison Re: DK45 vs DK50 vs NX4510

    Lug down to the point where it stalls out? I expect a full report on that snow blower!!
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    Comparison Re: DK45 vs DK50 vs NX4510

    As long as it doesn't use exhaust fluid, I don't think it matters to me either way. I remember when it was a joke to ask people if they'd checked their muffler fluid...
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    Comparison Thanks everyone! Great info here. Looks like I...

    Thanks everyone! Great info here. Looks like I need to do a little more research to understand the differences with Tier 3&4 stuff.
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    Comparison Re: DK45 vs DK50 vs NX4510

    The one thing I noticed is the throttle lever on the DK50SE HST was really, really tight - and the battery was dead. They jumped it, and ran for 10ish minutes to warm up. I drove it around for 10...
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    Comparison Re: DK45 vs DK50 vs NX4510

    Sounds like I may have to go with the DK50SE HST. Windy, super cold, and blowing snow over the past couple days - all I can think about while plowing snow with my '65 Cub Lo-Boy is how nice a heated...
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    Comparison Re: DK45 vs DK50 vs NX4510

    Thanks guys. For snow removal my plan is to use a rear mount blower & the FEL. I figure I need at least 35 HP at the PTO for haying; my fields are dead flat so I just need enough power to run a small...
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    Comparison DK45 vs DK50 vs NX4510

    I'm going to need a tractor and think I'm going with Kioti because it seems like it's just as much or more tractor than the other brands for less money. No brand bashing here, just my oibservation.
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    Buying Advice It's Brand Loyalty folks - how many trucks do you...

    It's Brand Loyalty folks - how many trucks do you see with a Cabela's sticker on it? Cabela's doesn't give those stickers away or pay people to advertise for them, they sell them. How many guys are...
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    So, nobody has a Mott LB flail they can measure...

    So, nobody has a Mott LB flail they can measure for me? Guess I'll have to figure it on myself!
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    Re: Questions about Mott LB flail mower

    The roller is there - you just can't see it in the picture. The cross bar keeps the fast hitch draw bar from twisting when the mower is raised, so I think I probably need it.

    The bearing for the...
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    Questions about Mott LB flail mower

    I recently bought a hammer knife mower for my Cub, it turns out it's a Mott FHC. It mows pretty well, even with dull, rusty knives:
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    Flail mowers don't eject & throw stuff at high...

    Flail mowers don't eject & throw stuff at high velocity like rotary mowers do, and they impact hard objects with minimal damage so they hold up better. When I was a kid all the municipal mowers used...
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    I'm working on modeling the hinge now - cast...

    I'm working on modeling the hinge now - cast parts are always tricky, and it's large enough and oddly shaped so it's difficult to measure. So once I model the actual part I can design a weldment as a...
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    Re: Help with sickle bar ID

    Got the bearings, about $25 for all of them, and another $20 for rod ends. Started cleaning all the parts and stripping the paint off. I have a abrasive blasting cabinet so it goes pretty quick. Once...
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    OK finally figured it out - it's not a Haban,...

    OK finally figured it out - it's not a Haban, it's a Simplicity. Aptly named, the construction is not all that complicated. I found the manual for it online, and it looks like some parts are still...
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    Got most of the bearings out tonight, looks like...

    Got most of the bearings out tonight, looks like they are all the same - Torrington J1210's, which fortunately seems to be a fairly common needle bearing. Looks like all the rod-ends are standard...
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    Either way, these small frame sickle bars seem to...

    Either way, these small frame sickle bars seem to be rare, so I started tearing it down tonight to rebuild it. I have my work cut out for me, this thing has been sitting outside for about 30 years....
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