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    ericm979 replied to the thread 3pt hitch problem.
    My first thought was also a remote stuck on and "dead heading". Sometimes you can hear the sound the relief valve makes when it's doing...
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    ericm979 replied to the thread Grapple style preference.
    I have a #1. I think it's more of an all around type. If you're lifting a lot of heavy logs or digging out roots, I think a #2 style...
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    ericm979 reacted to hayden's post in the thread timber cutting equipment and prices with Good Post Good Post.
    First step would be to hire a forester to assess the parcel and come up with a management plan. Then, assuming a harvest is called for...
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    ericm979 replied to the thread Chipper Shredder.
    I have had a MTD chipper/shredder, a MacKissick 4.5" PTO chipper/shredder, and an 8" Woodmaxx PTO chipper. For me the PTO chippers are...
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    Turkeys like dirt that is easy to dig in. Both for finding seeds and bugs to eat, and to dust bathe. I have a sprinkler system on the...
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    ericm979 replied to the thread Hydraulic line adapter question.
    Hose size relates to the flow of the implement. Implements or cylinders that don't need much flow can use smaller hoses. They're...
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    ericm979 replied to the thread Hydraulic line adapter question.
    You mean a 1/2" coupler there, right? Totally normal. The next implement might need the flow from a full 1/2". And you would not want...
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    ericm979 replied to the thread Flush Hydraulic system ?.
    I'd be leery of solvents affecting seals. If it was me I'd first find out where the water was coming from, for example a torn shift...
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    ericm979 replied to the thread E bike recommendations?.
    Fenders are great when riding in the rain. Even hard core racers use them on wet training rides. Enjoy the new bikes!
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    ericm979 replied to the thread Hydraulic line adapter question.
    Couplers are actually much larger than the nominal sizes. The chart I linked to is the actual size if you print it at 100%. I suspect...
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    ericm979 replied to the thread Hydraulic line adapter question.
    Here's a guide to quick connects: https://www.discounthydraulichose.com/v/vspfiles/downloadables/qd_sizechart.pdf The most common quick...
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    ericm979 replied to the thread Branson "bouncy" hydraulics.
    Having had a Kubota and a Branson, I think the Kubota loader controls are better. Part of that is due to the extra friction from the...
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    ericm979 replied to the thread Buying a Branson.
    If you're just driving around on ground that's not really steep it won't make a difference. If you're pulling something, traction is the...
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    ericm979 replied to the thread Buying a Branson.
    My 37hp 3725 has plenty of power for most things I do. Mowing with a 5' rotary, loader and grapple work, box blade work, etc. I could...
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    I'd switch the front axle to a compatible gear oil. Gear oil has more anti wear additives. Manufacturers use tractor fluid because it's...
 
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