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  1. Thread: 1758 Value

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    Re: 1758 Value

    Yes it's been my best unit. Owned a new Case/IH 55A, International 454 Utility, 2615 Massey, Kioti/Bobcat CT445, and older models from M Farmalls up to the 560. Also owned two ASV's a RC50 and PT60...
  2. Thread: 1758 Value

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    1758 Value

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    -20F today with 3" fresh snow; up from -37F lows last week. 1758 running well. I am plowing in high range for most of my snow removal. Sorry to hear owners woes with regard to...
  3. Re: Looking to purchase a MF, which one is enough?

    Tier 4 non event on my 1758. Owned 12 tractors this being my first cab tractor. I see you're in ID, do yourself a favor and get a cab unit. It's cold there once in awhile but not like MN.. Massey an...
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    Re: Massey website frustration

    Though my dealer has been real decent I would still love my 1758 if I had woes. Technology and websites are frustrating as ****. I hate them frankly. Would rather go see in person but that takes time...
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    Re: New Holland 54D vs Massey 1758

    dave,
    R1 Tires on my 1758 are the larger of the 2 choices for stock tires. My dealer told me he orders units with the largest tire option available.
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    Re: New Holland 54D vs Massey 1758

    Today's job with Massey at a cool 5F temp. 5 miles away on federal firewood permit. Black ash and birch. Love my Massey.

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    Re: New Holland 54D vs Massey 1758

    Hopefully you can sit in them and drive em around some before buying. I'd invest time in both that way no surprises. Play with the seats, operate everything with a function. Levers, lights, heat,...
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    Re: New Holland 54D vs Massey 1758

    My 1758 best machine I have owned. Had 9 different makes models. One was a 55A Case IH. That is the same thing as the Ford Workmaster which are made in India. Would never go Korean or India again...
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    Re: 1758 Snowmover

    I see a tripacer in your pics, had a Super Cub before the Scout. Always liked the Pipers and their wing.


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  10. Re: MF 1643 Thinking of Trading for a MF1749 or MF 1754

    jibe717,

    PM sent
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    1758 Snowmover

    Have about 190 hours on unit. Will touch on some review. For cold weather starts, this tractor fires off in colder temps than any other machine I have owned. Though I plug it in, I have started...
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    Re: Massey Utility/Mid Level

    Just to many choices anymore, engineers are busy, V IMPLEMENT does a nice job


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4dn0t_IZSBk
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    Re: Massey Utility/Mid Level

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MHThX4yTcLo
  14. Re: Is a Massery 1758 as "Grand" as a Kubota Grand L6060?

    LOL,,,, brand new machine to me, like only hours in it,,,,, went from a skid steer with joysticks (Cat style) to my first ever loader tractor. You want to see operator error, watch me run a Bobcat...
  15. Re: Is a Massery 1758 as "Grand" as a Kubota Grand L6060?

    I love geared tractors since I road them a long ways sometimes. I was concerned with the HST on the 1758 but overall it works fine. Steep hills under load you will need M range. The 1759 has a larger...
  16. Re: Is a Massery 1758 as "Grand" as a Kubota Grand L6060?

    Many low time units out there, Both Kubota and Massey. less dollars,,, only way I can justify and afford large equipment purchases is for the farm use/tax incentive, if you have 90 acres it should be...
  17. Re: Is a Massery 1758 as "Grand" as a Kubota Grand L6060?

    Not a 1758 but close




    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LMuLzUC0gLw
  18. Re: Is a Massery 1758 as "Grand" as a Kubota Grand L6060?

    Eric knows his equipment, owns a Kioti



    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6uG787mroBQ
  19. Re: Is a Massery 1758 as "Grand" as a Kubota Grand L6060?

    I use my 1758 almost daily. As with much of my equipment whether it's a handgun, chainsaw, or tractor; it needs to go bang every time I use it. Anything can break, but where I live being REMOTE, it's...
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    Snow Equipment Owning/Operating Re: Pictures of your snow weapons

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    Re: Where are 1700 series made?

    Loving my 1758,, 18" yesterday

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  22. Re: MF 1643 Thinking of Trading for a MF1749 or MF 1754

    Several here in NY,,, updated as of Aug 23,,,,,,

    TractorHouse.com | MASSEY-FERGUSON 1754 For Sale - 28 Listings - Page 1.
  23. Re: MF 1643 Thinking of Trading for a MF1749 or MF 1754

    My 1758 nicest tractor I have owned. Soot regen cycle not an issue for me, particulate filter and emissions stuff was a worry but I am past that and don't notice it sometimes when it does cycle. I...
  24. Re: No one talking about Massey Ferguson anymore ???

    I was thinking about this too the other day. Most Massey owners I know are driven individuals that would rather get the work done than chat about it online LOL. Here are some pics from the past few...
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    Re: Another 1758 issue?

    So your Massey can't lift a load like this? I'd say your dealer needs to take action, I'd lean on them hard. I've owned 12 tractors and my 1758 is the best unit I have owned. Good luck.

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    Re: Massey Ferguson 1526 road speed

    Usually tractordata.com has speeds but nothing listed for the 1526. Found the 1500 and 1529... Look at the speed of the little 1500. 25 mph!!!! LOL,,, That's really moving out... I bet the 1526 about...
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    Re: 2015 Massey Ferguson 2615 FWD not engaging

    It's a lever under the seat or alongside? I forget already. I owned a 2615. I put it in gear and moved the tractor slightly and pulled it into front assist. I think I had the same issue. Like a...
  28. Thread: MF2615

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    Buying Advice Re: MF2615

    Helluva buy for $17600 but look where its at. 2615 with the Perkins/Simpson engine produce their power at a real low RPM. I believe PTO 540 tach reads 1790 or something like that. Gotta love the...
  29. Thread: MF2615

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    Buying Advice Re: MF2615

    http://www.tractorbynet.com/forums/buying-pricing-comparisons/329709-massey-kubota.html
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    Re: Went to pickup my new 1758

    Having owned many tractors I consider my 1758 my best. Sorry it didn't work out. I'd been frustrated also.
  31. Thread: New 1758

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    Re: New 1758

    Congratulations
  32. Thread: 1758 Review

    by onceacop
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    Buying Advice Re: 1758 Review

    Wood cutting season. The 135 ldr/1758 combination is a great lifter. Green Birch heavy heavy. Roads in breakup here frost coming out super soft. Tractor roads in high empty and M range with bucket...
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    Re: price check 1758

    I never had a loaded tire tractor, after 5 tractors I can tell you without loaded tires on my 1758 I think I couldn't do the work I do as easily. Pushing snow and firewood chores provide for great...
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    Re: Seriously considering MF 1758 - any info???

    https://youtu.be/59btcajgF8Y
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    Re: Seriously considering MF 1758 - any info???

    Maybe 89 hours on unit now. A light snow winter so not sitting in this thing much and it's so efficient that I get much done in a few hours. I have regenned twice automatically and then once when I...
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    Re: Seriously considering MF 1758 - any info???

    Did you see this thread? 5 pages
    http://www.tractorbynet.com/forums/massey-ferguson-buying-pricing/332103-1758-review.html

    Looked for the best tractor and dealer in my area. Limited to 3 choices....
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    Re: MF2625 DL250 FEL Selling Price

    Love my Massey. I Understand issues to be had with dealers and machines. Case IH 55a India made and Massey 2615 India made were both issue prone so dumped them. Digging the 1758;
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    Re: TODAYS SEAT TIME

    1758 Massey with Bobcat snow blade. Love this tractor.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RWMFDF3VhTA
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    Re: Plowing 3 1/2 miles with Massey

    Eric, will take you up on offer, sold the blue and white cub so looking for replacement. Your less than an hour away..thanks
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    Re: Plowing 3 1/2 miles with Massey

    Yes running shoes, it's been a mild winter. Even with shoes the plow or shoes have dug into the sod and done damage. Hoping for the -20F predicted this weekend to firm things up. About 100 hrs on the...
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    Plowing 3 1/2 miles with Massey

    Made 10 passes on my 1800 foot runway to prepare for some aircraft operations. The 1758 is a Joy. Would buy another Japan Massey again in a heartbeat. Sold my ski-plane so getting ready for wheeled...
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    Tractor News Re: MF 4700 Series

    Had two India built tractors, issues with both.
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    Re: Digging my Massey 1758

    not many under 100
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    Digging my Massey 1758

    I am sure happy I went this route. Despite the weight with my loaded tires I like the front axle engaged. I can keep a straighter line moving snow. Can plow in high range and the directional snow...
  45. Re: New Massey Tractors... small utility, 2705e & 2706e

    Yes MO MF, the price point seems very reasonable based on what one gets. Warranty few others can touch. Had I not needed the cab I would have looked at these. Love my 1758, our Massey dealer is busy...
  46. Re: New Massey Tractors... small utility, 2705e & 2706e

    Thanks MO MF very nice video, you always do a nice job.

    So no cabs on these models? Assume the 1700 series is here to stay? I hope??
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    Re: Anywhere to buy parts online?

    yes I noticed, all ears
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    Re: 1736 vs 1742 and dl 120 vs dl 125

    Congrats on the tractor!! What is the fix on a squeaky 3 point lever? My 1758 is that way. Silicone spray or something?? Range lever on mine requires some tapping on the HST pedals sometimes and...
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    Re: 1736 vs 1742 and dl 120 vs dl 125

    Go with the larger tire if you can, see the difference between these two, 14.9-24 vs 12.4-24

    http://www.tractorhouse.com/listingsdetail/detail.aspx?OHID=9283099
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  50. Thread: 1758 Price

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    Re: 1758 Price

    My Bobcat CT445 is really a Kioti. Replaced one hydraulic hardline under warranty and also one O-ring under warranty. There is surface rust on some of the painted surfaces from the salt water ride...
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    Re: 1759 Is Bigger

    Never saw a 59 but I like the 58. TSO steered me that direction. I see the specs were better for capacity but thought the actual tractor was the same dimensions. There is a larger tire you can get on...
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    Financing Re: Does Massey financing offer Insurance options?

    State farm $300 for 35K coverage 500 deduct.
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    Re: Massy or Mahindra

    At 50 hours with a 1758 Massey, it has Regen once and I never knew it. To me it's out of sight and out of mind. I was worried about this like you but my concerns were unwarranted. last Eve I pulled...
  54. Thread: 1758 Review

    by onceacop
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    Buying Advice Re: 1758 Review

    Tractor went into Regen at approximately 41.8 hours. I had gone up the road a few miles to work on a food plot. Tractor would only do 19 mph max. I attributed this to the road being soft and more...
  55. Thread: 1758 Review

    by onceacop
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    Buying Advice Re: 1758 Review

    About 40 hours, soot level at 4. Glad I bought this tractor. Traction awesome. Now working the unit only in 2WD. Engine seems smoother and stronger and levers and controls limbering up. Wish it had a...
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    King Kutter Tiller 84" sizing

    Debated what size to go, for my D17 and Massey 1758 I am glad that I went with the widest one they had at LM Fleet. 2 hours on it and it seems to work at I hoped. This was all corn stubble before I...
  57. Thread: 1758 Review

    by onceacop
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    Buying Advice Re: 1758 Review

    Up to 35 hours on tractor. Level 4 on soot bar. I have attached an I Hitch from John Deere on the back. It works well with most of my attachments but will not lock onto a 60" King Kutter roto tiller....
  58. Thread: 1758 Review

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    Buying Advice Re: 1758 Review

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    Re: DL 95 vs DL 100 loaders for GC series

    Only took forever to get a manual but here is some info for you guys

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  60. Thread: 1758 Review

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    Buying Advice Re: 1758 Review

    Borrowed this to move the wood stove, rated for #3300 lift, it's a brute.


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    Price Check Re: Case 55A and 65A price?

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  62. Thread: 1758 Review

    by onceacop
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    Buying Advice Re: 1758 Review

    No curl, only able to lift the two legs off the trailer closest to the tractor. As I bring the forks up at the tips to level the load it just runs out of steam
  63. Thread: 1758 Review

    by onceacop
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    Buying Advice Re: 1758 Review

    Dealer ordered another manual they mailed it to an old address and I have yet to see it. So based on the height and distance out with the long forks would you think I could have a #600 handicap?...
  64. Thread: 1758 Review

    by onceacop
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    Buying Advice Re: 1758 Review

    The listed shipping weight of this outside wood boiler is just over #1800. As you can see I have borrowed extended forks to slide over my pallet forks and I am lifting from inside the fire box with...
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    Re: GC1705 Showed Up Today

    They call this the Swiss Army knife for small CUTS,,, congrats!!
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    Re: Tractors and wood! Show your pics

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    Picture taken from the top of these Black Ash piles thanks for the comments



    Sawyer Rob, your name is fitting, great story in your photos
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    Re: TODAYS SEAT TIME

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cn4LmaFGvyQ

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    Re: Tractors and wood! Show your pics

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  69. Thread: 1758 Review

    by onceacop
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    Buying Advice Re: 1758 Review

    Waiting on manual and cutting edge for loader will shoot you the info, so based on my description of the HST performance and the load I had, and the tires loaded, would you say the tractor is running...
  70. Thread: 1758 Review

    by onceacop
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    Buying Advice Re: 1758 Review

    High range stopped and shifted to Medium on hill

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O3LAE9LIYJ8
  71. Thread: 1758 Review

    by onceacop
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    Buying Advice Re: 1758 Review

    More on the Massey for those looking at the 1700 series,,

    I now have 23 hours on the tractor, at 20 hours the soot level bar graph went to 2. If every 10 hours I gain a bar then regen will take...
  72. Thread: 1758 Review

    by onceacop
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    Buying Advice Re: 1758 Review

    For the work in these videos I would not want it any other way, roading with a wood trailer the geared shuttle would have been nice but I made the right choice. These tractors can lift.
  73. Thread: 1758 Review

    by onceacop
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    Buying Advice Re: 1758 Review

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g-JLSoLTPHw
  74. Thread: 1758 Review

    by onceacop
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    Buying Advice Re: 1758 Review

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W8Aaz7zy5pQ
  75. Thread: 1758 Review

    by onceacop
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    Buying Advice Re: 1758 Review

    Cut firewood today in a logging area. Green Black Ash. It's heavy, every piece of it. Massey lifted the wood cribs without strain. I'm not so sure it couldn't lift another 1/3 the weight. The loaded...
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    Buying Advice Re: 4WD Utility tractor buying tips

    I mow about 20 miles of trails. That does not include food plot work. Most is on private property (several land owners) and several miles of trail on federal and state lands that I have been grated...
  77. Thread: 1758 Review

    by onceacop
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    Buying Advice Re: 1758 Review

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    We had a few inches of snow so after work I plowed some, lots of drifting but not very deep snows. My tilt steering column still makes noise during operation. There is play in it and I will...
  78. Re: Really Leaning Towards a Massy 1734E.........Thoughts?

    e model definitely cheaper,, 1700 series $ spikes. A lot of value for the dollar in the e series. Doubt the green and orange can get anywhere close to the price point. I see the 1736 the dealers are...
  79. Thread: 1758 Review

    by onceacop
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    Buying Advice Re: 1758 Review

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hDRWbjvCrbE
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    Buying Advice Re: What to buy and what's in the HP numbers?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hDRWbjvCrbE
  81. Thread: 1758 Review

    by onceacop
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    Buying Advice Re: 1758 Review

    MORE:

    Another hour on machine. Tach now shows 11.8 total, some of which was dealer time.

    HST trans in high range ok for empty roading on the flat. I did not see the top mph in range and tire...
  82. Thread: 1758 Review

    by onceacop
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    Buying Advice Re: 1758 Review

    Thanks guys,,,
    Vis..I was referring to the actual hooking up to a implement. The skid steer was close like almost in your lap. The loader is farther out and depending on the attachment you lose a...
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    Buying Advice Re: What to buy and what's in the HP numbers?

    http://www.tractorbynet.com/forums/massey-ferguson-buying-pricing/332103-1758-review.html
  84. Thread: 1758 Review

    by onceacop
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    Buying Advice 1758 Review

    Have very little time in tractor but enough to say a few things. I have mostly skid steer time with loaders and the tractors were loader less for field work and slipping through the woods in tight...
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    Buying Advice Re: What to buy and what's in the HP numbers?

    Waldo WI maybe 1375 miles from you? What part of Nova Scotia?/




    Updated: 2/7/2015 2:26:00 PM
    MASSEY-FERGUSON 1754
    Stk #: 8836; Brand new! 1754H Premium Compact tractor w/ DL130 loader &...
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    Re: Where are 1700 series made?

    Will be posting a review on a 1758 shortly, need enough data and feedback from the machine to write a few paragraphs, check back on this forum
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    Re: Tier 4 idle question

    Looking at my Massey 1758 manual, it says to idle for 30 minutes in temps below 0F,, 1200 rmp.... I have HYD trans, So assume a lot of winter operation will increase my soot levels? What fuel would...
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    Re: Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    BlackRaptor, I built something kinda like yours off a KingKutter CarryAll, just bolted 2 treated runners and built a frame up from that. It's great for retrieving deer in the woods, grabbing maple...
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    Re: Tractors and wood! Show your pics

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    These pallets were placed outside and have a larger capacity but like the idea of fitting in a pickup. Will just need to make sure if I haul wood there is a machine with forks at my...
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    Re: Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    Sometimes pallets are of different dimensions, I got these free so went with them. Finished dimension is 47'Lx34Wx44H for a total of 70312"... If a chord is 4x4x8' that computes to 221184".... Of...
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    Re: Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    Buddy has a pile of new pallets so we changed an old design I had for a wood crib. Now only 4 structural screws to remove and replace bottom pallet when it rots and that can take awhile. The key is...
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    Re: DL 95 vs DL 100 loaders for GC series

    Agreed tso, and they didn't seem to say why the change. I loved the 130 loader and the hard lines. Looked perfect. Welds, paint, a very quality attachment/ awesome. It probably comes down to the...
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    Re: DL 95 vs DL 100 loaders for GC series

    Ok TSO here is the skinny on the new loaders being fitted to Massey Ferguson lineup. The old model like the 130 which I just looked at sitting on my 1758 at the dealer is made by Soo Loaders see this...
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    Re: Massey Ferguson 1749 vs Kioti NX4510

    I quality dealership will service their own regardless where you buy. Backyard purchase is best yes. Uhaul rents flat beds with pockets. Good luck, go down the road with a sharp pencil they should...
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    Re: Massey Ferguson 1749 vs Kioti NX4510

    I was quoted around $38000 same tractor awhile back. Purchase pending right now on a little larger unit made by Massey. I have owned a Bobcat CT450 which is really a Kioti, and a Case IH brand. I...
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    Comparison Re: Massey or Kubota

    The gear shifter, it's rather long and clunky but is synchronized and you can smoothly shift up and down using the clutch in motion. When cold this lever is quite stiff
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    Comparison Re: Massey or Kubota

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    This Massey probably would be a great tractor when/if the glitches are worked out, I need a cab and loader though with the recent sale of a skid steer. The 2615 is a sharp tractor
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    Comparison Re: Massey or Kubota

    Yes indeed, I read many of his (TSO) posts and he has helped steer my decision. I almost went JD.
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    Comparison Re: Massey or Kubota

    It is a Simpson I just call it a Perkins since it was built from the prints and tooling of the Perkins from my understanding. Excellent engine in the Olivers, Whites, and Masseys back in the day
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    Comparison Re: Massey or Kubota

    Owned two India made tractors, A Case IH 55a. Had so many issues with Neutral Safety Switches that I carried 2 in my tool box. If you dismount a tractor often the 55a is a terrible choice. Need the...
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