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    Re: At Home In The Woods

    Have here take lug with here they should have a screw type lug to replace it with if they don't go to a electrical supply store and ask them for one I would avoid aluminum set screw connectors as...
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    Re: Welding work today

    Manila folders work great for patterns (and gaskets in a pinch) and if you want something more robust a hanging file folder for pattern.

    tom
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    Re: mobile application

    I can email it but it has to be external to TBN if needed

    tom
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    Re: mobile application

    Here is an up date there is a way to add apps (I've done 2 so so far) on kindle fire hd.

    You have to have android phone or have source for the app (xxxx.APK file)you want.
    and a computer and...
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    Re: mobile application

    I wasn't clear I need it for a Kindle not my phone.

    tom
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    Re: mobile application

    Bump is one available yet I had knee surgery and can't get to my computer.
    Will tractorbynet work on tapatalk?
    TOM
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    Re: Gasboy won't pump

    what about a foot valve
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    Re: At Home In The Woods

    conveyor belt is a good choice long life not normally tire rubber and will last a while it can be used in short but most use a 10" piece of belting with PT 2x6's on both sides and bury in a trench...
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    Re: At Home In The Woods

    duplicate post
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    Re: At Home In The Woods

    water bar is name of them for roads

    341605

    it doesn't have to be that aggressive just an inch or so would work in the correct direction.

    tom
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    Re: looking for links on 3 phase power options

    we use a lot of 1 phase to 3 phase drives in pour plant
    Lenze AC tech one's are the simplest and most bullet proof in my opinion.
    Lenze AC Tech | Products | EPM Programmer | Overview

    but 5 hp...
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    Re: How to dress up an outdoor wood beam

    Put a PVC trim above and below the bolts and a smaller one over the gap to brake up the lines and make each piece lighter.

    Thinner ones are usually cheaper too
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    Re: How to dress up an outdoor wood beam

    PVC trim board one shot and done no paint.

    Trimboards - Trim - CertainTeed

    or pvc sheet trim bent up same link for sheet material

    tom
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    Rotary Cutter Re: bush hog not cutting

    JDGirl

    I took some liberties with one of your pictures
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    A quick test would be to make sure tractor is off and stopped and tie the 2 out board blades in position with a 1/4" expendable...
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    Rotary Cutter Re: bush hog not cutting

    in picture 3 it looks like a slip clutch I would put a lumber crayon mark in a straight line up pieces and start tractor and put pto in gear stop tractor and see if line slues if it is still...
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    Re: BX25D. Mod #1 and continued.

    I spun my own for like $50.00

    link.

    http://www.tractorbynet.com/forums/related-topics/86542-generator-gasoline-propane-conversion.html#post2250560
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    Re: The Log house Project begins........

    That is what my pole barn supplier gives me clear sticky stuff on a backer that he calls snot (looks just like it buts it's about 25 ft long) 2 or 3 strips side by side on roll.

    It reminds me of...
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    Re: Timber Frame Hybrid Home - Owner Builder

    I have to admit I am not a engineer or sleep at a Holiday Inn last night.

    You could have use stronger concrete (5000 psi mix or greater) and it would be as hard as you need (2500 psi) in 7 days....
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    Re: Girlfriend shot her first wild hog

    Eddie can you use 30/06 and use a lighter load?

    110 grain hollow 308 hollow point and ~ 50 grains 4320 powder would be a light load and still be at 3000 fps



    but the .243 has a better...
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    Re: Dump bed hydraulics

    Old used freon or propane tanks are good for hydraulic tanks.

    Be careful with the residue and make sure they are vented.
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    Re: Engineered lumber......

    I used them for a bathroom addition on pier foundation. Straight and easy to work with.

    Insulating the floor was a breeze push up the insulation pin it in place with the wires.
    I covered bottom...
  22. Re: Metal bonded seals for banjo type hydraulic hose fittings

    McMastercarr

    McMaster-Carr

    tom
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    Re: Building a stick frame house in the woods in 90 days

    From 2307

    Will also need to look into adding some dirt banks or something at the driveway entrance to divert the water away from coming down the left side of the driveway and down behind the...
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    Re: Pole Barn posts rotting

    I heard of some one drilling all new post holes off set by 2' in each direction in a barn with no floor poured piers and the barn moved the 2' to the new piers.

    Q = ORIGINAL PIERS

    O NEW PIERS...
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    Re: Help me determine this pulley bore size

    12/16 common denominator 4

    (12/4) / (16/4) =3/4


    drop a 3/4 bolt in it for size.
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    BX23 FRONT AXLE LEAK

    I have a leak on my front axle I don't see what keeps the bearing and gear on.
    I disassembled it to change the upper bevel spindle seal and it stayed together.

    325277

    Did any one else have to...
  27. Thread: AZ ranch

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    Re: AZ ranch

    Can't they send it dry and add water at site?
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    Re: Building a stick frame house in the woods in 90 days

    I had an issue with the curved front dryer we got and thought about it and got the "kit for floor discharge" put that in and set dryer in place and ran duct in the basement up to the dryer now its...
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    Re: Building a stick frame house in the woods in 90 days

    try this place I got one from them a few years ago.
    a lot cheaper than $300.00

    DLJ Bronze Water Meter from watermeters.com
  30. Re: Pressure Tank Installation-Need some Expertise on a Pressure Tank Delema Please

    I have a similar set up at my cabin and i use a more complex system mainly because i have a low yield well.

    If you put a tank at the house make sure to put a check valve or 2 in the line from the...
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    Re: At Home In The Woods

    These bits are for sheet metal no thicker than the steps for sure use a hole saw.


    312755

    tom
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    Sticky: Re: Photo Posting How To

    Bump to keep it up on top.
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    Re: BX23 transmission cooling fan 1 hour fix

    Welcome

    Here is a link on how post the photos on the forum.

    http://www.tractorbynet.com/forums/photos/107314-photo-posting-how.html

    If you don't want to do it pm me and Ill shoot you an...
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    Re: At Home In The Woods

    I wouldn't heat it a good size adjustable wrench and a cheater pipe would get it straight enough (your not building a watch here my grandpa would say). Then grind take crack out some and weld it up...
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    Re: At Home In The Woods

    I'd second the 4" grinder to sharpen them and then balance them with a cone thing.

    311485


    tom
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    Re: Ram 2500 water in fuel?

    2006 CTD mega cab 2500 here

    I tried to reply and the site blacked out

    Run a couple of tanks of power service 911 through the system with some good fuel from a truck stop that turns it over...
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    Re: Building a stick frame house in the woods in 90 days

    Look at LED tape lights for under counter

    http://www.amazon.com/Lighting-EVER-Flexible-Waterproof-Ultimate/dp/B0085UPTJO/ref=sr_1_5?ie=UTF8&qid=1364022820&sr=8-5&keywords=led+strip+warm

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  38. Thread: Suggestions

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    Re: Suggestions

    I framed up a section of wall at my cabin with a 18" square opening and laid red brick up 4 courses put a 6" clay thimble through put brick around and over it flashed it out side correctly and it has...
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    Re: BEWARE "ARE' Camper shells

    I have had one since 2006 on my truck the lock on the cap corroded up after the 2nd winter I went to dealer and he said the same thin $65.00 for new one. I disassembled the whole thing and took the...
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    Re: mobile application

    Tapatalk works for my other forums but I couldn't get it to hook up with TBN

    Tapatalk
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    Re: RVing/Travel trailer questions

    Don't laugh till you get to the bottom of my post

    Try the bath room on for size!!

    I'm 6'3" 300 lbs and it is work to use mine in my Hybrid (Forest River Shamrock 18R if I remember the #)
    ...
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    mobile application

    mobile app for kindle i cant find one and search for"app" strikes out.
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    Re: Photo Editing Software recommendations

    look at paint.net

    It is better than MS paint I use it at work.
    There is a learning curve but not bad.

    Download Paint.net - Download Paint.Net Free Image Editor
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    Re: BX23 3 point hitch problems

    As Raidoman said the arms are gravity down with the handle in lower push them down Ive even had to out a piece of pipe over one for leverage and it started down.

    tom
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    Re: help with shaking cutter

    It sounds like one of the blades is getting stuck back when it hits some thing like TR said
    They should swing back at normal speed.
    Check and see if the pivot bolts are wrapped up with grass or...
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    Re: Dump Trailer Lifting Question

    Wouldn't manufacture be on the title?

    unless it is home built then in PA. it will have a "special construction plate" on trailer
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    Re: Correcting for warpage

    that weld in the middle is to long as some said stitch it work in short 1" beads


    like this alternating sides slowly from the center out.

    then fill in the spaces after it cools and is...
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    Re: Filled tires at lower levels

    My grand father's theory on a JD B's was they should be only 1/2 full to keep the center of gravity lower, in flat ground he said 75% was good but we didn't have flat ground.

    tom
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    Re: The Log house Project begins........

    Come on you didn't think to duct tape a can to the roof and run an hose down to the motor to meter it in as needed?
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    Re: BX 23 hydro fan.

    I have a Bro-tek plate on my 23 and wouldn't leave home with out it!

    Search the forms I think some one did a right up on doing it .

    Personally when mine gets that bad the shaft will get cut and...
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    Re: tig welding copper

    We were set up to do aluminum I didn't even look to see were it was just adjusted it to work It was a miller sincrowave 250XD so it was less than 250 :laughing:but I use scratch start and the foot...
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    Re: Pole Barn Storage

    I have some scaffolding in the corner of my garage to stack stuff on.
    I'm keeping my eyes out for some used pallet rack and beams.

    I do have 2 bikecycle lift's from HF holding bikes up in the...
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    Re: tig welding copper

    I miss ordered for a job at work once and we were doing the job on a Sunday with 2" Copper

    I had to fasten 2 1 1/2 fittings together and didn't have any tube cleaned them and clamped them...
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    Re: welder problems

    this is the one I was thinking of
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    tom
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    Re: welder problems

    Is it the kind that the lever slides left and right?
    post a picture
    There should be some sort of friction or pin to keep it in place its been years scene used one with the lever.
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    Re: House for my Parents

    The reason I couldn't use it was I didn't have a business they wont train individual users.
    You have a business so i would look in to it.
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    Re: House for my Parents

    gastight catalog

    tom
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    Re: House for my Parents

    I'm not sure you will be able to use corrugated SS pipe I tried up here you have to go to school and be approved to use it buy the mfg.

    Black iron pipe is defiantly more robust than the yellow...
  59. Re: Attaching truck sno plow to tractor FEL, hydralic connections

    Unfortunately there is no standard on the QD's you have to stick to one brand to be assured they will work.
    I'm glad you got it figured out.

    tom
  60. Re: Attaching truck sno plow to tractor FEL, hydralic connections

    A lot of good ideas I'd bet on one of the couplers not connecting correctly. a process of elimination to find the bad one.

    I think the reason it worked the first time was the hoses were empty.
    ...
  61. Re: Attaching truck sno plow to tractor FEL, hydralic connections

    When you pressure one side the other has to go to the tank or drain side to relieve the pressure as blade moves over.

    what kind of tractor and valves are you using?


    the valve should be...
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    Re: BH Stabilizer Holder

    I welded one link of chain on each pad.
    Then and ratchet strap between them like lots of others.
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    Re: The Log house Project begins........

    In my garage the builder suggested putting tyvek over the purlins to prevent the condensation.
    So far it has worked fine but it is an open structure in side with concrete floor.

    tom
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    Re: The Log house Project begins........

    In my garage the builder suggested putting tyvek over the purlins to prevent the condensation.
    So far it has worked fine but it is an open structure in side with concrete floor.

    tom
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    3-Point Hitch Re: BX25 3 point lowering question

    The beat me to drilling but i think you wold have to go closet to tractor.


    What about drilling another hole in the lift arm 1" closer to tractor you will loose some lift strength but with a...
  66. Thread: kabota bx23

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    Re: kabota bx23

    tjferns

    I sent you a pm

    tom
  67. Thread: kabota bx23

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    Re: kabota bx23

    289434

    #210 is the breather I cant see how oil would get that far up.

    tom
  68. Thread: kabota bx23

    by tommu56
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    Re: kabota bx23

    Are you sure it wasn't over full?
    It might have been the angle?
    Were did the oil come from exactly?
    Iv had some come from the dipstick that wasn't seated properly when i was at an odd angle?
    ...
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    Re: removing / installing tractor tires

    Ive used the back hoe with a 4x4 across the tire to brake bead.
    The last one the tractor wasn't available and I tried every thing to pop it loose I went in for lunch and on the way back I saw the...
  70. Thread: PTO generator

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    Re: PTO generator

    PineRige
    do you have a link this meter sounds interesting

    tom
  71. Thread: PTO generator

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    Re: PTO generator

    PineRige
    do you have a link this meter sounds interesting

    tom
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    Re: Starting and Running w/o battery installed

    Been there that is how I know.
    You could stall it but I'm sure that is bad in its own way too.
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    Re: Starting and Running w/o battery installed

    You need 12v to stop the engine with the key via the stop solenoid so its a crap shoot if it will shut down same with the safety circuit might not work correctly.

    tom
  74. Thread: PTO generator

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    Re: PTO generator

    go to back woods solar
    Backwoods Solar Electric Systems

    i dont have the paper work handy but by memory it was a P-SQFlex 6 SQF-3 Pump

    with a P-CU200 Interface about $2500 for pump and...
  75. Thread: PTO generator

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    Re: PTO generator

    Mine is a off grid cabin.
    Outback invertor and charge controller and mate here and a grundfos sqflex pump all running on 600watts of panels keyocera and 8 trojan L16h's in a series / parallel at 12...
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    Re: Gas generator rebuild or life expectancy

    check these guys out the 9kw looks good



    Kubota 9,875 Watt Diesel Generator
  77. Thread: PTO generator

    by tommu56
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    Re: PTO generator

    One option is when you get a well pump pick one with little or no inrush.

    Most well drillers don't have any idea of this or care about the inrush they want to sell you well with a pump in it more...
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    Re: Snow Pole Road Markers ????

    When we put them in at work we use pvc pipe and have a steel home made tool to poke a hole in the ground pull tool out an drop pvc pipe in with a orange paint on top.

    the tool is a piece of...
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    Re: might need to clear a lot of trees!

    Welcome to the forum!!


    If you want to clear them and not have stumps rot and have depressions were they were.
    Have an excavating contractor to push them over whole root tree and all.
    You can...
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    Re: Did "Sandy" storm match expectations?

    I'm about 30 miles from phily

    My 1/2 hour commute to work this morning took 1 1/2 hours

    Lots of trees and wires down and back tracking to get there.
    About 6" of rain the about is because the...
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    Re: Low water pressure questions ( well system )

    I'd bet you have a worn impeller in your pump or the jet is worn (cant see from the pictures)

    is there a model # on pump and manufacture? try googeling it.

    I'd disconnect pipe on the discharge...
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    Re: Small solar sysem for remote power

    A friend has a Harbor fright system in his and an old car battery and he had problems with it working correctly.

    "he says Ill call Tom because he has a solar system"

    My fix for his set up was...
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    Re: Small solar sysem for remote power

    I use the same thing except they are hard to carry around!

    tom
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    Re: House for my Parents

    Eddie

    As for the handicapped hand rails ect in the bath room just put the blocking in the walls and take pictures (like I have to tell you that) for future, use a little scrap in the walls won't...
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    Sticky: Re: Photo Posting How To

    281010

    281009

    BTW you have to click the "from url tab" in insert image pop up


    281011

    281012
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    Sticky: Re: Photo Posting How To

    click the picture icon = insert image after you start a new reply "it is the 3rd one from the right"

    281003

    paste the copied image location in the pop up.

    and finish post

    tom
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    Re: Trailer for telehandler?

    Depends on your state license.
    There are states that have class A,B non commercial (think RV) but you cant be hauling it for any paying work and don't forget the DOT # crap it is unreal get it...
  88. Re: Any tips/tricks for aligning a press-fit gear?

    Put the shaft in the freezer a good hour or 2 heat the gear in the oven at about 250-300 degrees for about 1/2 hour

    pull them out fast (with necessary PPE and help) and they should fall...
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    Re: The Log house Project begins........

    Don't use cable use 1/2" polypropylene rope wont rust easier on your hands ect.
    It might even be cheaper.
    The 1/4" that they sell for well safety rope is just that not safety to get pump out if...
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    Re: Is this the typical BX front axle leak?

    Has any one replaced the wheel bearing axle seal?

    I replaced the turning seal but still ending with a puddle under the wheel after it sits awhile I am running 80-90 wt lube.

    I took it apart and...
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    Re: The Log house Project begins........

    Have you looked at a water ram for moving the spring water to your house?

    put a cistern near the house and ram pumping to it.

    tom
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    Re: The Log house Project begins........

    Have you looked at a water ram for moving the spring water to your house?

    put a cistern near the house and ram pumping to it.

    tom
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    Re: Creating a Lake

    That is because you are sending the heat up here to the NE!
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    Re: Creating a Lake

    That is because you are sending the heat up here to the NE!
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    Re: underground water lines, what size plumbing

    Im with Aaron on this one 1" polypropylene pipe the only way to go pvc if it freezes will burst polypro will survive (some fittings have issues) but the pipe will be ok.

    Do't neck it down with...
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    Re: underground water lines, what size plumbing

    Im with Aaron on this one 1" polypropylene pipe the only way to go pvc if it freezes will burst polypro will survive (some fittings have issues) but the pipe will be ok.

    tom
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    Re: At Home In The Woods

    OBED you are drawing down the storage in the well a little over 1 gallon per foot if its 6"

    at 17.6 gpm from the pump I think you are exceeding that flow with the sprinklers if they are the...
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    Re: Rotary rough cut or flail for ATV?

    I have a a swisher rough cut and a Polaris atv.

    I was in your shoes years ago had the 4 wheeler and then bought the swisher.

    Do you have a 4 wheeler already?

    If so does it have a...
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    Re: Turning folks down.

    As an industrial electrician I get the same questions a couple times a week form "friends" that are home owners.

    I start with you cant afford me! usually a blank stare from the "friend"

    I throw...
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    Re: The Log house Project begins........

    I have a paint crew plus from Wagner and it moves some pretty thick stuff the hiding stain for my deck was thick and it put it on like butter.



    Pressure rating: 2800 PSI (190 bar)
    Included...
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