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    Doc G replied to the thread Pressure in the hydraulic tank.
    Good deal, Sylvain, thanks for letting us know how it turned out. Don't worry about whatever small amount of crud fell through. I...
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    Great Scott! That's beautiful! Care to tell us roughly where you are? I love pecan trees -- I have about a dozen 75-100 year old...
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    Doc G reacted to sea2summit's post in the thread Ballast to prevent overloading of front axle with Good Post Good Post.
    Wow, where did you go to school and what is your highest level of education? Just curious.
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    Bdog, good thread -- this always deserves more conversation. Let m = weight on your 3 pt hitch. Let L1 = the horizontal distance...
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    Doc G replied to the thread Mx5200 hydraulic overheatimg.
    This sounds like an interesting problem but I echo Michael in wondering how you know? Most machines don't have a hydraulic fluid temp...
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    Doc G replied to the thread Quick couplers.
    ^^^ Yes. I have both types and they both work fine. The pointy type are designed to be able to hook up under residual pressure if you...
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    Doc G replied to the thread Pressure in the hydraulic tank.
    Well now I need to go look. Sure enough, in the parts diagrams there should be one a breather at the top of the transmission case, but...
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    Doc G replied to the thread Pressure in the hydraulic tank.
    Hmmm... is yours a hydro drive machine? In my gear drive tractor, I noticed that some pressure builds up in the hydraulic tank. Enough...
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    Doc G replied to the thread Washing an old tractor.
    Lots of good points. Also remember: there's pressure washing at 4 inches distance, and pressure washing at 4 feet distance. Choose...
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    Doc G replied to the thread Hydraulic top link on BX.
    Replied in the original post.
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    Doc G replied to the thread Hydraulic top link on BX.
    That's a great question and I have an interesting answer for you with some pics; I'll try to find time to type it up later this...
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    Doc G replied to the thread Hydraulic top link on BX.
    Wow! Lucky for you! (Lucky for my wallet I do NOT have one nearby...) I think you will not go wrong buying a cylinder and hoses and...
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    Doc G replied to the thread Hydraulic top link on BX.
    Yep, it's that simple! As workinonit points out, you can usually buy the hoses/fitting you need preassembled but if not it isn't rocket...
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    Doc G replied to the thread I WANT A TRACTOR, but .......
    Spot on. Although tractors ARE incredibly useful machines and that's why most of us own them... no one feels the need to justify their...
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    Doc G replied to the thread Hydraulic top link on BX.
    Yep you're absolutely correct, you'd need a top link that is 4" longer than your stock one. That should open up the options. My hyd top...
 
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