Recent content by jbrumberg

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    Vietnam Veterans' Day

    I want to thank all the Vietnam Veterans here for their and their families' services and sacrifices. I did not have the honor to serve, but I did have the honor to serve some who did. Sadly there are still missing troops and some are still fighting that War. Thank you.
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    Extension cord reels?

    Are there any decent 12/3 extension cord reels that work that do not cost a small fortune?
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    Seat Belt Replacement

    My retractible seat belt on my New Holland TC29DA that I thought had frozen up with last week's snow and cold is in reality not frozen and no longer operates. An internet search for a replacement seat belt for a stock and/or aftermarket replacement has not given me a lot of choices. I...
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    Stihl Chain Saw

    I just purchased a brand new Stihl MS 290 "Farm Boss" chain saw. I was cutting some logs and by the time I refilled the fuel mix and bar oil it appears that the oil pump is "blown" and the chain is "burned" :( and :mad:. The dealership will hear about my "conerns" tomorrow. Has anyone else...
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    B4200 Kubota Questions

    I usually do not frequent this colored Forum, but I would like some feedback as to the B4200. After 20 years of trying to convince my friend that he needs a tractor he has finally decided to "bite the bullet" and purchase a B4200 in good condition with 1400 hours on the engine . Included in...
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    TC 2 Spool Remote Control Valve Knob

    So here I was yesterday in the middle of my raised stone flowerbed project with a rather large sized rock in the bucket when the FEL control knob came off in my hand :eek: which kind of immobilized the project :mad: and :( . The problem area is where the knob attaches to (screws into) the...
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    Box Blading Ice

    I finally got tired of doing my James Brown footwork imitations on my icy driveway and tried an experiment with my box blade. I was pretty impressed with the results:
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    Pine Grossbeaks in NE

    To All: Although the weatherforecasters are predicting a warmer January and February Mother Nature is sending different signals. I have been bird watching most of my life and recently I have seen these birds that are rather rare in these parts- Pine Grossbeaks. They generally reside in the...
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    Armor-All & Preventative Maintenance

    To All: Are there any products in the marketplace better than Armor-All at preventing/minimizing UV and ozone degradation to rubber and vinyl? Jay
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    A Beautiful Day to Rotary Cut

    It was a beautiful day to attach and set up the rotary cutter and start cutting my lower 7 A's. After about an hour of cutting the tractor started to run in the higher, but operational temperature ranges. The vegetation debris had started to really build up and clog up the grill ventilation...
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    Forks Payne's Debris Forks

    To the Readership: I am desirous of information and opinions related to Payne's Forks Company's Debris Forks. It is my impression from using the TBN Search Engine that depending on the type of toothbar/bucket arrangement some of the Payne forks will fit over the the toothbar (not that this is...
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    Watch What You Breathe

    To All: There have been many posts as to safety practices, equipment, and safety gear in this forum. Having spent the past three weeks in the hospital most of it in Intensive and Critical Care, and having undergone many, many less than comfortable and invasive procedures with a lot of...
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    Love My New Toothbar

    Brought this rock up my hill :D! Jay
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    Perforated Drainage Pipe

    To All: Mud season this year is proving to me that I must improve the drainage around my house and driveway :(. I believe my best option is to trench and lay down that flexible 4" perforated plastic drainage pipe with a covering "sock". I am concerned however about how it will handle the...
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    BL 2660 Snowblower

    To All: I have the possibility of picking up an operational BL 2660 two stage snowblower in excellent shape for a price that is hard to walk away from (like free for service-in-kind barter :D. "She Who Must Be Obeyed" :eek: prefers hard cash for my services regardless of how this may impact on...