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    Re: Kioti hydraulic quick attach

    Did you make it yourself - photos please.
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    Re: Haying with compact tractor

    http://www.tractorbynet.com/forums/haying/300231-haying-compact-tractor-5.html?highlight=baler see pictures post #49

    I would like to disagree, politely, with the folks above on the windrow size....
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    Re: Kioti hydraulic quick attach

    Yes they do exist on many of the bigger farm and construction equipment. Try checking with you JD, case, CAT dealers and others. It usually on the bigger equipment, but might be adaptable. On the...
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    Re: CT235 won't turn over

    Hope no one was hurt, but how did you manage to do it? Looks like level ground
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    Re: Haying with compact tractor

    I had the same issue when I tried (demoed) a side pickup baler. With the flywheel on the side rotating in the same direction as the plunger it will put one heck of a force on the tractor. Think of...
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    Flail Mower Re: Let's talk flail mowers

    Does anyone have one of their FHM ditch bank models. Would be more useful for me. but wondering about durability. Also how does it cut on flat ground?
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    Re: Tricks to using my 3 pt post hole digger

    I used dry quickcrete on the gate and corner posts, but that would be a bit expensive for all the line posts. So far I am doing pretty good - just slow, but I have time.

    BTW - if you use a...
  8. Re: Bobcat and CK Kioti series are basicly the same.

    I guess I am lucky having a Bobcat construction dealer in town to do the service. They will work on my tractor. While they lost their compact tractor trained person (he was not the best) the new kid...
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    Re: Should I try to hay my land?

    In my opinion you are a bit light, but do have the Hp to run an entry level inline similar to the MF 1835, or their entry round baler that only takes 30 HP. Older models with the same requirements...
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    Re: Tricks to using my 3 pt post hole digger

    Still cant find a self propeled tamper.....neighbor kid took one look at it and said no. He would hold the post while I did it. :eek:
    Did manage to break my first shear pin when I found my 2"...
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    Re: Removing traces of red from a diesel tank

    I have two 5 gallon cans I use for my tractor, and one day I filled them with fresh road diesel for my truck (they were empty and dry) I still get traces of dye in my truck filter 4 years later. I...
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    Re: Tricks to using my 3 pt post hole digger

    Yep kids are out of the house, and neighbor kids dont want to do actual work. Tried to have them help stack hay and they lasted less than an hour, so what do you think will happen with the man...
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    Tricks to using my 3 pt post hole digger

    I finally put my TSC 3pt post hole digger I got last year on sale (it was on sale and I had a 25% off coupon) to work today. Its made by SpeeCo. I have it set up with a 12 inch auger. TSC told me it...
  14. Thread: eagle2426

    by powerscol
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    Re: eagle2426

    I dont believe it is possible without having the pump rebuilt, or changed to a higher flow model, and changing injectors. However without turbo charging all you will do is blow black smoke and...
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    Re: LK2554 Help with pto shaft repair

    Its hard to tell from the picture, but are you talking about the shaft that comes out the back. If so I believe it is held in place by a C clip - possibly 2. I had to have my rear seal fixed and I...
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    Re: Why isnt my drum mower giving a clean cut?

    After baling and picking up I too noticed an uneven cut where I was cutting in an arc, and even straight. Checked the mower and found at least one knife that was bound up and would not swing (long...
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    Re: 2016 Hay season started for me.

    Its amazing what our small tractors can do when properly used. Looks like you have a nice place.
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    Re: 2016 Hay season started for me.

    Where in Illinois are you? I was born an raised in Peoria. Do you use your small Kubota in your hay operation? Just wondering.
    Keith
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    Re: 2016 Hay season started for me.

    Well 60 good dry bales off of the 2 acres I cut. Moisture running between 9 and 12. Color is good too. Cut Saturday, tedded Monday. raked late yesterday and baled this afternoon. Baler did great wit...
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    Re: 2016 Hay season started for me.

    I hope so. Good wind today, so I will tedd after dew is off tomorrow and let it sit another day. Should be able to rake Wednesday and possibly bale. Give me time to put it up so I can irrigate...
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    Re: 2016 Hay season started for me.

    Well did the second cutting yesterday on my 3 acres with the PZ 170 mower. Waste high thick grass. Cutting in some area actually put a load on the tractor running in mid range. No uncut strips this...
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    Re: Bobcat CT 235 Not Starting

    Does the stop solenoid click when the key is turned towards start?
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    Re: Bobcat CT 235 Not Starting

    Did you check the stop solenoid fuse? Its hidden in the fuse box up under the dash RT side - main fuse box number 8 position. Check your owners manual page PM 34
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    Re: Haying with compact tractor

    You're in luck - Been doing this for several years now with a Bobcat CT 235 26.5 PTO HP. Yes it can be done well if you go slow and be careful. Read through this thread...
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    Re: What brand sickle mower

    Try and find an IH 1300 3pt model - Parts are still available. Rowse Rakes also still makes them under their name and carry all the parts. NH also made one up to a few years ago, but not sure of...
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    Re: Kubota B7100 Overhauled now will not run

    "Anyone know where to get a good aftermarket replacement for the oil cooler? A new kubota oil cooler is over $400. It is pretty small cooler and I can see no reason it should cost anywhere near what...
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    Re: Bobcat CT 235 Not Starting

    Probably the relay to the fuel solenoid. There was another recent post on this. Look in you owners manual under the fuel section to find it. It on the bulkhead behind the radiator canister. To check...
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    Re: 3pt pallet forks

    Can you recommend a brand or model to start with?

    To the OP - I have been using several of their items with good luck. They also have a 10% off going right now. They do have a 3 pt adapter so you...
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    Re: Belt Style Hay Rake

    I use an older 3 PT side deliver rake. they are only 7-8' or less wide hoked up (can go through an 8'gate) Works well in tight spaces as long as you plan your turns and the rake swing. Some of the...
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    Re: The duh moment

    Old and memory shortcomings abbreviations

    CRS.....Can't remember stuff.....well that the clean way of putting it :D
    AAADD........age activated attention deficit disorder - this is what I have...
  31. Sickle Bar Re: Trying to determine model of the old IH sickle bar mower I just acquired

    It appear to be and IH 100 or 120 model. Webbs sickle Service Your one-stop cutting parts source, Webb's Sickle Service has parts and can identify for you. Rowse rakes still makes the equivalent of...
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    Sickle Bar Re: Sickle Bar Hydraulic Hook Up

    Your remote will work fine. I have an IH 1300 with a single acting cylinder that is only plugged in to one of the remote sets (A-B). If I have it plugged into A and I move the remote to the B...
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    Sickle Bar Re: Sickle Bar Hydraulic Hook Up

    Your remote will work fine. I have an IH 1300 with a single acting cylinder that is only plugged in to one of the remote sets (A-B). If I have it plugged into A and I move the remote to the B...
  34. Re: 20" Sirius Professional LED Flood/Spot on Bobcat CT 235

    Just an update. Got a chance to put this unit to work baling hay the other night. I am very impressed. Light is more center with flood to the side. Excellent visibility; I do need to add side mounted...
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    Re: Another "smoothing lawn thread"

    Not sure if someone posted this, but I use my box blade to level. I pitch the front up so the rippers and inside front blade are above the ground, with the back blade dragging the ground. I then...
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    Re: Hydraulics not working after service

    Not to be a jerk, but is it reading full on the dip stick, and did you use the recommended oil/trans fluid?

    On my bobcat I just need to cycle the hydraulics to prime the pump. I just work my...
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    Re: New Holland 451 Sickle problems

    Check your end plate clearance to make sure the knife bar is not hanging up at the tip. Also while you have the head out, get it serviced internally. That kind of external damage may have played heck...
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    Re: New Holland 451 mower part question

    If you really want control, get the hydraulic lift kit and get rid of the cable and pullys. I put a kit on my IH 1300 and with the hydraulic top link can really dial my cutter in now.
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    Re: Why isnt my drum mower giving a clean cut?

    That's what I do on my fields - start outside with mower to inside (round and round driving on the cut material),. I then do the outside last after grass has a chance to spring back up. Even doing...
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    Re: Bobcat CT 235 starting problem

    Owners manual, page PM 35, has the relay on the firewall behind the overflow canister (right side). Its the 3rd from the outside. You should hear it click when the ignition is turned on. I am not...
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    Re: Post hole digger stand

    Here is what I did with dimensions Post #4
    http://www.tractorbynet.com/forums/attachments/324180-post-hole-digger-cart-plans.html?highlight=
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    Re: 2016 Hay season started for me.

    The grapple I have would work well in your barn as I have the same limitations. When I set the top row I just dont lift up as far and slide out slowly. My grapple unit is more compact than some. Then...
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    Re: 2016 Hay season started for me.

    The grapple I have would work well in your barn as I have the same limitations. When I set the top row I just dont lift up as far and slide out slowly. My unit is more compact than some.

    BTW - do...
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    Re: First year hay field management and thistle

    Just learned something new - Thank You
  45. Re: Need info on hooking up/controlling grapple..

    For hoses and fittings - check with Brian at Fit Rite Hydraulics - fitritehydraulics.com
    Great service and excellent knowledge for options.

    If you search my user name you can see the set up he...
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    Re: First year hay field management and thistle

    At the stage they are at, its too late to spray. Cut the seed heads NOW!!!!!!!! Wear heavy gloves and put the heads/p;ants is a plastic bag as you work. Its a royal pain, but it must be done. If you...
  47. Re: need recommendation for SMALL 12V fuel "transfer" pump

    These folks will have what you need. 12 VDC
    I have this one for my barrel 12V DC Bung Mounted Pump with Hose and Nozzle but they carry other configurations. I dont need a lot of flow and they make a...
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    Re: Bobcat CT 235 starting problem

    I agree probably the fuel solenoid. If you look in the Bobcat Forum here there are posts and pictures on what to do and where to look. Could just be a loose plug into the relay.
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    Re: 2016 Hay season started for me.

    I looked at it and quickly discovered you cant stack with it and definitely not pull out of a stack to unload the trailer, or get hay out of the barn. Look at how it unloads on a trailer, then think...
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    Re: Small hay grapple.

    I thought I would update this thread. This is the unit I got attached to my tractor.
    472671
    Between yesterday and today it handled 298 bales twice (load and unload) I had also stacked and covered...
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    Re: 2016 Hay season started for me.

    I haft to agree - back the tension off on the baler and shoot for 55 lbs.

    But after picking up 298 bales yesterday and today with my grapple (twice - to load and unload) I am sold on what I got -...
  52. Re: Hay Sweating in Barn (moisture gain)???? Normal?

    Well - this time I cut, tedded, raked and baled 298 bales. This time it was 5 days drying at over 90 degrees with some good wind. Moisture in the baler and right behind was 9 to 10%. Next morning...
  53. Re: Hay Sweating in Barn (moisture gain)???? Normal?

    I agree - that is what I was trying for - next time I'll wait a day more.
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    Loader Re: CT 235 Power Forward?

    Wont work on a hay bale....well maybe destroy:thumbsup: it :D:laughing:

    Looks like a great install.
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    Re: 2016 Hay season started for me.

    Got back from vacation yesterday and cut the neighbor's 12 AC today. I started with the drum mower, then decided to switch to the 9' sickle mower with Brian's hydraulic top link. What a huge...
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    Re: 2016 Hay season started for me.

    You need to get a bale grapple like I have :thumbsup: Its small and I can work in the barn too. - Save the back
  57. Re: Hay Sweating in Barn (moisture gain)???? Normal?

    That was me on the other site too. I have several sites I use depending on the issues and brand of equipment. I gain a lot of information. So far no big heat in the bales and % moisture is dropping -...
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    Re: 2016 Hay season started for me.

    I used to do it that way with the sickle mower and thats what I did with the drum mower, but.......
    Actually what will work best for me with the width is to drive the outside and cut inside first...
  59. Hay Sweating in Barn (moisture gain)???? Normal?

    I baled my hay Saturday at 7 to 14% moisture (most reading in the 8-12 range). I happen to break a bale open today , Wednesday) and found it felt damp. Grabbed the moisture meter and it now runs from...
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    Re: Proper tedding operation

    Great information. In a few weeks I will put it into practice.
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    Re: Proper tedding operation

    Ill haft to look into the deflector. There are some holes in the rear frame. I wonder if that was a factory option? Its not a 3 point, so it just is what it is, I do like what it does and it did not...
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    Flail Mower Re: Let's talk flail mowers

    But, but,but, the old ones were not bald yet :laughing::laughing::laughing:

    As for traction, NO !, but she will go like lightning :eek:. :thumbsup::cool:
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    Re: Proper tedding operation

    Thanks
    I have tried some different angles, but the tedder tends to skip over some areas at lower ones. Its the angle adjustment that puts the tines closer to the ground. There is no vertical...
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    Re: Smoothing a an Old Orchard Site

    With a good operator and machine, it will not be an issue. The grader can adjust quickly to the hill conditions. I have had numerous construction projects where one was used to level land. Worked...
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    Proper tedding operation

    After using my Kuhn GF 222T a few time now and after reading the manual and watching numerous videos, I am still a but confused at the proper PTO operating speed.

    At full 540 operating speed it...
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    Re: Small Pull behind hay conditioner

    Well I got 25 bales up off of the 1.5 acres. I cut early for vacation (would have been too ripe later) so was very happy. Between the drum mower and tedding twice I was surprised at how well things...
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    Re: 2016 Hay season started for me.

    Got 25 75# bales off of the 1.5 acre I cut. I am happy with the quality and it appear the tedding cut at least 1 day off and gave a better uniform drying. I tedded twice and only raked once. I did...
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    Re: Need an Engine

    Instead of Craigslist do A google search.
    I found this;
    Toyosha Engine Parts can be purchased in canada from Carmene Lussier at gpplussier@ sympatico.ca or450-532-2703
    Logan Diesel - Deutz
    ...
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    Re: Smoothing a an Old Orchard Site

    I may be a bit late to comment, but find yourself a motor grader (big road one) and a good operator. They could have this leveled in a giffy. First use the rear rippers on the old tree rows to pull...
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    Re: Small Pull behind hay conditioner

    Thanks
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    Re: Small Pull behind hay conditioner

    What model is it?
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    Re: Running my PZ 170 drum mower?

    Thanks
    Got a chance to run it yesterday. With your help things went perfectly. This beast cuts like a dream.
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    Re: Small Pull behind hay conditioner

    Thanks - Ill keep my eye out.

    I did run the drum mower and tedder yesterday and it did a good job or bruising the stem material. Ill see how fast it drys
  74. Thread: eagle2426

    by powerscol
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    Oil & Fuel Re: eagle2426

    One thing to check. Once when changing my filter I too collapsed a new filter. What I found is when I took the old filter out the top metal filter cap on the old filter stayed in place Take a look to...
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    Re: 2016 Hay season started for me.

    469856469857

    Well walked out in the field this morning and noticed the stocks seeding out and realized if I waited to the middle of June to cut after our vacation it was going to be very stemy.
    ...
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    Re: Sickle bar mower brand?

    Send the photos to Your one-stop cutting parts source, Webb's Sickle Service
    They should be able to help and may have the parts you need.
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    Small Pull behind hay conditioner

    By small I mean 6-8 feet that can be run with 26.5 HP PTO Does anyone still make a stand alone conditioner/crimper unit?

    In searching I find the the past there were New Holand 404, Agway, New...
  78. Thread: eagle2426

    by powerscol
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    Oil & Fuel Re: eagle2426

    What position is the fuel valve - is it on on, or vent?
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    Re: Running my PZ 170 drum mower?

    Now I am a bit confused. When I have mine in the running position, the 3pt raises and lowers (when fully down unit will float off of the lower links), and the top link controls the pitch forward or...
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    Re: New baling partner!

    You are a very lucky and wise man - keep her happy - she is a keeper.
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    Re: Running my PZ 170 drum mower?

    Cant help much on the blades, but the book says to flip/exchange them to the other drum so the other side cuts. I just got nine form the Kuhn dealer, has KG J4 marked in the upper corners, and appear...
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    Re: New baling partner!

    Be careful putting her to work - soon she will be the BOSS if she is not so already:D. I have a great wife too and she now knows to stay away from the equipment as she breaks and runs over things....
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    Running my PZ 170 drum mower?

    Prepping equipment for the first cut. I am going to install the spacer kit to raise the cutting heights and new blades, but in reading the manual, when in the cutting position it dies not indicate if...
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    Re: Pulled the trigger on an old baler

    Per the parts book Official Case IH Online Parts Store and Case IH Catalog for Best Parts Search and Best Parts Look Up. Case IH Parts for Case IH Tractors, Case IH Combines, Case IH Tractors, Case...
  85. Re: Bobcat and CK Kioti series are basicly the same.

    Daedong - Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki - Wikia. Doosan Infracoree bough out Bobcat per this - Daedong just built thier compact tractors for them.

    From the web page;
    "Daedong has had...
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    Re: 2016 Hay season started for me.

    Is the calf's name T-Bone or Porterhouse?

    I have looked into getting an Angus steer to feed out, but I no nothing about it or how much work it wold be. I have horses, but I know they are not the...
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    Re: Pulled the trigger on an old baler

    "Most everything is in decent shap with the exception of the pickup cylinder. I'm pretty sure I need to rip it apart and rebuild it. It hangs up because, three of the five pickup finger rods don't...
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    Loader Re: Hydraulic **** - any ideas?

    Glad you figured it out. Thanks for letting the group know.
  89. Re: Bobcat and CK Kioti series are basicly the same.

    However mechanically they are identical as I put the Kioti second remote valve (CK series) that has the float feature on my bobcat tractor. If you cant get Bobcat parts, Kioti would be a good place...
  90. Bobcat and CK Kioti series are basicly the same.

    So folks know, if you looking at a used Bobcat the CK series Kioti line is nearly identical mechanically. The wiring and electrical are a bit different, but close. You can search here for parts maych...
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    Re: Pin Won't Budge

    Once I tried it, it became my go to in the shop. I keep it in a pump oil can I got for a buck at a yard sale. Still carry WD40 and Break Free in the trailer and truck though
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    Re: Looking at a Hay Farm

    Keep dreaming and looking for equipment. Tractor - 40 to 50 PTO HP min. Look for estate sales or hook up with a good local dealer to keep an eye out. Depending where you live 4x4 is good as they have...
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    Re: Pin Won't Budge

    Dont know if it is too late to comment, but I use a 50/50 mix of synthetic ATF and acetone as a solvent. Works well. I have also heated the outside of a pin housing and used dry ice on the pin - make...
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    Re: Mower Deck Coatings

    This will sound strange but a friend used LINEX on his old sears mower deck. Worked well (His son worked for the outfit) - They media blasted it first per what he said. Per him it was so slick,...
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    Mowing Re: CT 335 Wont Start

    Did the OP ever get it started and what was the cause? - just curious.
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    Flail Mower Re: Let's talk flail mowers

    Anyone know anything about this brand; Farmer-Helper Machinery Co, Light verge flail mower AGL -Changzhou Farmer-Helper Machinery Co.,ltd
    The US dealer is...
  97. Re: Brian di it again - hydraulic top link arrived

    Have a great week Brian.
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    Flail Mower Re: Let's talk flail mowers

    I think that is a bit more than what I need:D. But looks very interesting. My FIL could probably use that in Mississippi.
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    Flail Mower Re: Let's talk flail mowers

    Thanks
    I looked up the one mentioned but cant figure out who makes it. Left a message with the folks for more information. I understand the added cost, but I believe the flail would be better than...
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    Re: Yamaha Terrapro Tiller

    There are any number of pull behind self powered tillers out there. Sears and Agrafab both have them
    Garden Tillers + Cultivators | Lawn + Garden | Northern Tool + Equipment
    Garden Rototillers and...
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