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    Re: Welding up shooting targets?

    No you're not...I'm with you..newbie here, now that you called me out....I wearing my fake mustache to the range.....lol
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    Re: Welding up shooting targets?

    Sure, I'll try to get a pic this WEnd. I wanted to combine my interest in welding and enjoy some range time with an interesting, reactive portable target. Plus I just purchased a new factory Mossberg...
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    Re: Welding up shooting targets?

    Nothing welding related...but I've been having fun with making shotgun clays into reactive pistol targets. Welding up some steel (safe/correctly) seemed like the next step. I will share my drawing...
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    Re: Welding up shooting targets?

    Hi all, thanks for the info. You've given me the starting point for researching materials. Millerwelds forum has some info also. With me the more I learn, the less I really know..lol.
    BTW, Checkout...
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    Welding up shooting targets?

    Hi, would like some input if you've made your own practice shooting targets for the range. Material gauge?
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    Re: Your towing rigs and trailers

    Yes, very nice. Can't beat a southern truck---cab corners, rockers in nice shape. I want to try towing my bh with the loader that way over the tongue.
  7. Re: New to trailring BX25D --Not liking the seat bouncing while trailring.

    Okay, so you guys know what I'm taking about. While towing and underway I've watched the seat cycling and bouncing up and down from the road and trailer vibration. Drives me crazy watching it. I'm...
  8. New to trailring BX25D --Not liking the seat bouncing while trailring.

    I think I'm going to keep the seat secured while towing. The constant vibration and bouncing is distracting to me while trailring. Do you think securing it will harm the seat micro switches that are...
  9. Bearing Buddies versus Road Trailer Brakes, Thanks WolfPack2!

    Living and boating in the salt, I consider BB's a staple of "Us" trailer/boating guys here on the NE coast. So instinctively, decided the BB's, a great product, would automatically be a must on my...
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    Re: Your towing rigs and trailers

    Hi SixDogs and everyone who dropped a compliment or advise ...Thank You All. I bought the trailer used from a golf course owner. It's a 2005 Hurst/7,000gvw. My son and I completely stripped,...
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    Re: Your towing rigs and trailers

    447046 Cummins & Kubota
  12. Re: Any advice for chains/straps without hacking up my tractor or trailer?

    Thanks All. Points well taken.
    1. I'm not happy with the front chain angle either. I'm looking at the other machine tie points too. 2. The front FEL ratchet straps are mounted to the trailer...
  13. Re: This is what I ended up with.... Thank you all!...Learned something too.

    Agree. Thank You. I've got a couple of ideas for the front chain. I'm also working on some used Fire Hose to use as a chafing guard. Also, I'm drawing up a welding idea that might work for the...
  14. This is what I ended up with.... Thank you all!...Learned something too.

    446675446676446677446678446679446680 Woodskiff
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    Re: Tri-Mount Ball set-up question.

    That's exactly the item I was looking at. I also use a clamp hitch on the Fel to move the trailers around---thought this might be handy with that and with the truck.
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    Tri-Mount Ball set-up question.

    I live with multiple trailers, yard trlr ..1,000 gvw, boat 1,000+ trlr, (1"7/8). RV, 8,000 dedicated tow/sway set-up and now my flat bed 7,000 flat trailer for my tractor. What do you think of them...
  17. Re: Any advice for chains/straps without hacking up my tractor or trailer?

    Nice clean tractor/waxed and detailed?.....neat looking welds on expanded metal grill that you added? Thank You for sharing your ideas.
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    Re: Hypertherm 30 xp

    Agree! I looked at the 45 vs 30xp. Ended up with the 30xp and it is truly a fantastic tool for me. Make sure you register it with Hypertherm and sign up for the ARC news letter. Filled with info and...
  19. Re: Any advice for chains/straps without hacking up my tractor or trailer?

    Thank You All....I really appreciate the info and also your time to respond to my questions. Perfect advice!
  20. Any advice for chains/straps without hacking up my tractor or trailer?

    446152 Thank You!:)
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    Re: Wheel fell off

    No disrespect. Twice? MOp, Sheared lugs, not a torque problem. Sorry, but there is a detail or two missing here. My first guess, a bent axle,toe out tire with wobble at high speed. Also, trailer...
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    Re: trailer jack shaft wont raise

    I'm looking at the 5k bolt on tongue jacks myself. I've heard that the top crank posts can be a nuisance if you mount a box on the front. Front mount crank with the optional foot from etrailer. 52...
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    Re: Used trailer find for my BX25D

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    Hi guys and thanks. It has 3500 axes with electric brakes on both. The ramps are adjustable. I'm into it for -- $200 PT decking-- $300+for bearing,brake, grease buddies, and wiring ,...
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    Re: Used trailer find for my BX25D

    Quick update after letting it sit until I found some time ... stripped the frame...wiring... brakes....bearings....now 445164445165445166445167everything new....Thanks, etrailer.com almost completed...
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    Re: Plazma cutting eye safety

    Hi...our Hypertherm Kit came with the dark safety glasses. Instead, we use our auto weldiing shields, for the added eye protection. Polycarb...not clear plastic lenses BTW are UV protective.
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    Re: Had to redeck my trailer

    Hello..I'm in the process of re-decking my 18' trailer. The original, (2005), PT 2x12's were checking and had rot. While I have it stripped down I'm going to replace all the wiring and paint my...
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    Re: Trailer Registration

    I did not even consider the math...you made a very good point and I will look into it further. I remember when I recently purchased my new boat trailer the dealer and I measured the tongue weight...
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    Re: Trailer Registration

    Just a mention of what I do.....might help......my Ram diesel is rated at 10,000 GVW.....I do not load the truck ever.... at most, maybe 100lbs tops., I always register it at the vehicle weight...
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    Re: 06' Dodge 2500 4x4 brake problem

    I own the 2500 Ram Cummins and the truck has 90,000. So far I've changed 2 calipers, a right front at around 70k and in the past 2 weeks the left rear. For whatever reason our trucks do have this...
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    Re: Used trailer find for my BX25D

    Yes..good point on the box..hadn't thought about it....will do.



    Etrailer is one of my favorites also. Brakes - you're right, the trailer was last used in 2013...but, get this the owner had RV...
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    Used trailer find for my BX25D

    Retired Hurst 7000 gvw trailer, built in 2005, but only used twice. New load range C tires..I'll do a new paint job and treat the wood deck. . A little overkill maybe.. but for less than 1600 bucks...
  32. Thread: Ratchet Rake

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    Re: Ratchet Rake

    Well, the local TSC called.. my ordered RR is in come on down to pick it up.....Yaaaa!..ooops, sorry we sold it.....we're so sorry our fault...we'll make it right.....Me..no problem, stuff happens...
  33. Thread: Ratchet Rake

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    Re: Ratchet Rake

    The one question I have is....How do the twisted wire cables hold up? Do you do anything special to protect them? BTW... I bought my RR through Tractor Supply just for the curious.
  34. Thread: Ratchet Rake

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    Ratchet Rake

    After reading all the reviews on this forum, I bought my rake today. I do think it will fit the jobs planned. Thanks to all for sharing info!:thumbsup:
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    Re: Harbor Freight Welding Table on Sale - $59

    Great value for me! Would recommend to a friend, no problem.
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    Re: What is this type clamp called?

    If it really worked for use on the saw blades...I was going to use them on the tractor to make a quick tire change system for my R4 to Turf tire change overs!...........JUST Kidding! LMAO.
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    Re: What is this type clamp called?

    Now I really feel stupid! hahaha. Thanks for putting that to rest for me.:D
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    Re: What is this type clamp called?

    Sorry for the question...for my own curiosity...Is that safe? Never have seen that used like that before.
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    Re: Welding - next step

    Great advice Carol...my son and I are taking our new Lincoln PowerMig 210MP into a welding class with the instructor at the VOTec school. Exactly what the instructor also said--find the sweet spots...
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    Re: Kubota BX25 - Attachments - Links?

    Ratchet Rake, LLC - Rip and Dig, All Terrain Rake, Snow Edge, Tractor attachment, Bucket attachment, Loader, Skid loader, Kubota, Skid steer, Landscape rake, Brush remover, York Rake, Harley Rake,...
  41. Re: Anyone experienced with TWECO 211i or 252i 3/1 welders

    Hi Mark. First, I do like the Everlast products a lot. My son and I are taking welding courses at a vocational school nights and will bring the Lincoln to class. We didn't make our final decision...
  42. Re: Anyone experienced with TWECO 211i or 252i 3/1 welders

    Just a follow up. After a much agonized welding machine search we ended up purchasing the Lincoln Power Mig 210 multiprocess. Still like, TWECO 211i, but the authorized dealers around me just...
  43. Re: Anyone experienced with TWECO 211i or 252i 3/1 welders

    Too funny---it was the ground clamp improvement that started the company ! The founder developed the brass clamp for grounding...the rest as they say " is history"
  44. Re: Anyone experienced with TWECO 211i or 252i 3/1 welders

    I love researching welders. No less confusing than when I was looking at my tractor options. Lincoln Invertec 350 --Factory Tweco. As I review specs -"to me" it seems TWECO parts are integrated into...
  45. Anyone experienced with TWECO 211i or 252i 3/1 welders

    Looking and like them. USA, Co. I did Contact my local Sales Rep. Thanks in advance.
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    Re: Portable shelters

    I have 2. Both Rhino Shelter brand out of CT./USA. The 10'x20' and a 14'x30', both round, 5 & 3 years old respectively. Proper installation is the key, anchor properly and I do keep them both snow...
  47. Re: Thoughts on Lincoln Power Mig 210MP/Magnum Pro 100 spool gun

    Scooby74, This was really valuable information to us. Thank you. More education on the the subject leads us to believe that 6010 and 6011, based upon our metal fab technique, skill, and fit up this...
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    Re: Was moving snow banks and then...

    As a Cummins owner I can't figure out the barely acceptable filter system onmy BX diesel--no water separator = potential injector failure, does it not?
    Common rail system, water in the system...
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    Re: LATE 50 hr transmission change!

    No bio in the tank and I'm going to keep an eye on the Trans. As a matter of fact, I drained the original T fluid into a 5 gal clear drinking water jug and sealed it. I think I'll call my dealer...
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    Re: LATE 50 hr transmission change!

    Hi all, Thanks for the feedback. I'm very careful with my fuel source because I also own a Ram Cummins. That being said, I buy my fuel at the local Shell, drain and clean my filters, and have never...
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    LATE 50 hr transmission change!

    Got the Engine Oil change done on time, but I just couldn't give up my machine for the tranny. Well, 68 deg F today, bugged the cr$$p out of me being late, but today I got it done...4hrs and a pain...
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    Re: Jawhorse & welding attachment

    Same deal...awesome!
    Used my "jaws" on Sunday cutting up some pipe. Only wished I had it this past summer when I was working on my projects.
  53. Re: Thoughts on Lincoln Power Mig 210MP/Magnum Pro 100 spool gun

    Thank You! Perfect response and we understand exactly what you said! It's like our boats---no one hull perfect, each with some compromise depending your need and by it's design.
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  54. Re: Thoughts on Lincoln Power Mig 210MP/Magnum Pro 100 spool gun

    Hi Guys, thanks for the replies...a couple of things that I've thought about. For one, consumables, will I have to stay with Lincoln directly for parts or will there be other parts options available...
  55. Thoughts on Lincoln Power Mig 210MP/Magnum Pro 100 spool gun

    My son and I are ready to pull the trigger on the L PowerMig 210MP with the spool gun option. Lincoln's typical user description fits us to a T and this will be our first machine and 4"/8" wire...
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    Re: Jawhorse & welding attachment

    Thanks so much for this great thread! Picked 1 up today......totally pleased!! Thanks again!
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    Re: BX25 for rent at a home Depot

    My HD gets $250/day +taxes/damage deposit/fuel....then you fight for the weekend, then YOU end up reserving it ahead--rain for that day--- then it's rented by another for the same weekend/day you...
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    Re: instant dark helmet specs

    Without opening a lens debate...as a dad with a son in the same welding class...I purchased all my other equipment from my local Miller dealer including our Jackson helmets. I researched the auto...
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    Re: instant dark helmet specs

    Ron45, My son and I started taking a welding course. We both settled on the manual Jackson Shadow basic, because of the lens size. However, on a "let's try it, what the heck chance, we went to...
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    Re: My 2nd Session Stick Welding Today

    I'd say you're not doing bad. I'm in a welding class and it's the speed/arc distance. Don't know about all the splatter thou? Your electrode maybe?. We use 7014's to practice on our coupons. 2...
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    Re: Best Value Plasma Cutter

    Hi all. My son and I are considering a plasma for our shop. We are comparing AMPs, consumables, Air compressor requirements (shop vs self contained air). We're thinking of overrating our usage...
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    Re: Dodge Cummins Engine Concern

    The last few posters kinda confirm what I've heard from other folks also. I still like my stock lift pump setup...although, I once was caught up in all the hysterics and was going to change to a...
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    Re: Dodge Cummins Engine Concern

    Nissan Trucks are working with Cummins Diesel for an engine option in the Titan.
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    Re: Dodge Cummins Engine Concern

    Hi Firemanmike69,
    The 98.5-2002/2nd generation 24V Cummins Ram utilized a VP44 pump and when the lift pump failed it failed in an expensive way. 2003 started the 3rd Generation, common rail engines....
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    Re: Dodge Cummins Engine Concern

    Hello Furu, Yes, I will....I'm bouncing around in my boat as much as I can this week, but I'll get the details from my truck and write it up. This might be helpful to buyers of used...
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    Re: Dodge Cummins Engine Concern

    Hello PapaPerk, My Cummins has 92,000 on it. Funny, I too had the rear calipers seize up at around 50k if I remember correctly. The Carter Lift pump is around $125 bucks and very easy to swap out....
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    Re: Dodge Cummins Engine Concern

    I own the Ram Cummins 2500 Quad cab 2004.5 and I would never sell the truck. It is a towing beast but they do share the same issues.
    Weak spots I have dealt with.
    Lift Pump..filter mounted and can...
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    Re: Thinking of selling my BX25TLB

    Really does look like a nice deal for somebody. Good luck with that,love the snow blade.
  69. Re: Very basic welding related question from a newbie. Gloves?

    Guy's, Thanks for taking the time to respond! It's amazing how everyone here has increased my understanding and value of well fitting and well made gloves. But, I now realize how valuable your...
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    Re: Thinking of selling my BX25TLB

    Yes!;) I love my BX but, attachments over new where not in my wheelhouse. Especially, since I was nervous as a first time buyer, knowing very little about a used BX machine and how it was used or...
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    Re: Got to meet 4shorts

    All of the above...but being a sign/pinstriper guy the fact he adds the logos to all his projects nails it for me every time. I'm always looking at the doors/and walls of the shop too. They're the...
  72. Re: Very basic welding related question from a newbie. Gloves?

    Wow,thanks for all the feedback guys, really appreciate it. I can only tell you how silly I felt asking that question but we've,(my youngest guy and I), have talked about taking this class forever. ...
  73. Very basic welding related question from a newbie. Gloves?

    My son and I are taking our first "basics" welding course at the local vocational school, (always wanted to learn this craft). We want to do it right, and make the proper investment in equipment....
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    Canopy Re: Canopy opinions wanted please.

    Do you think it'll be helpful in the winter also?
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    50hr 1st...ahhh... 58hr 1st

    Did my 1st oil change with all Kubota stuff...went real nice. I only wanted to mention that since I own a Cummins diesel p.u. too, I'm in the habit of wetting my oil filters first. Well, I chose to...
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    Canopy Re: Canopy opinions wanted please.

    Hello Folks, Thanks for the input and experience with the options. I really like the formed/color orange canopies but my practical/cost/functional guide keeps me focused on the Rhino. If I was...
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    Canopy Re: Canopy opinions wanted please.

    Wow! Great looking unit.
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    Canopy Canopy opinions wanted please.

    Working with the tractor in the sun gets a little old. Love the seat, but man, it gets hot!
    I started looking at the various canopies offered and I'm really liking the RinoHide/Sungard,LLC model....
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    Re: BX cooling fan in long grass?

    Hello Billrus61, I just purchased and installed the BXpanded underarmor to my 25D. I like the everything about this item for protection. However, I do not use or intend to own a mid mount mower....
  80. Re: Battery Failed......1 month & 35hrs with my new BX25DLB

    Hi all, beautiful Sunday here on the E. Coast. Thanks for the help! I'm still not comfortable with the fix being a replacement battery.
    But you're right...bad batteries happen!

    Why did I use the...
  81. Battery Failed......1 month & 35hrs with my new BX25DLB

    Went to start the lil guy up yesterday, and nope just a click. Had noticed 2 days ago that when I turned the BX over it didn't snap
    to life like normal. After charging the battery didn't work, I...
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    Re: Kubota BX25D Help

    Assuming you checked the air cleaner also.....maybe.... check for a governor malfunction, injection pressure, injection nozzle clogged, injection pump malfunction. I reference the kubota trouble...
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    Quick Hitches Re: Bought Clamp-on hitch for my bx25d

    Thanks All, Not a glowing report and I was wondering about the side to side movement myself. I'm hoping it will let me at least move my trailers about the yard without the diesel pick-up, which is...
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    Quick Hitches Bought Clamp-on hitch for my bx25d

    Hi All, Just wanted to share. I ordered the BucketSolutions, clamp on hitch. I really liked the design so I ordered it. I want to move my utility trailer,boat and camper around without pulling out...
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    Re: Finally getting a BX25D

    Just MO, you did very well. Nice set up. Good luck, you'll love it!
  86. Traction Re: Need to change tires.. T1's to R4's. What is WholeGoods?

    Everyone, thank you for all the accurate information----exactly my experience, started with the parts dept. ordered through sales dept.
    Checking prices just for my own satisfaction I found outside...
  87. Traction Need to change tires.. T1's to R4's. What is WholeGoods?

    Hello All,
    Sorry if this is really newbie, (maybe stupid ?), but I'm trying to understand what wholegoods does?
    I have the turf tires on my new BX25DLB and I can tell that I'm not running the...
  88. Re: The ability of the Kubota BX25D & Koiti CS2410 to perform!

    Hi all, Newbie tractor owner....love my 2014/25DLB-1. OEM Mech. thumb, BXpanded under armor, Messicks seat cover,bought a ++++OEM WSM. Only error I made is... I believe, that I should have purchased...
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    Re: 2013 BX25D Upgrade.

    Thanks for another great mod feature. I've enjoyed them all...including the custom graphics your wife makes. Nice work!
    I am a newbie owner of a 2014 BX25DLB and really like the machine --good...
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