Recent content by namesray

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    Need more production from timberwolf tw 6 splitter

    I bought a timber wolf tw6 wood splitter 2 years ago. Has about 250 hours on it. I think I hate the thing. I also have a split fire 3 ph splitter and a dr rapid fire pro kinetic splitter. I get about the same production rates (about 3 face cord per hour by myself with rounds in dumped pile...
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    Best attachment to fix skid ruts in logging roads?

    Trying to decide if there is an attachment to help fix skid ruts in logging roads after skidding out firewood? My tractor has a loader, but in my opinion that is clumsy and only works in some situations. Mainly due to how far away from the tractor the bucket is and how the undulations amplify...
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    Idle tractor or turn off?

    I can't make up my mind on this one. I have been using my loader forks to lift tree tops up as a saw buck to block firewood at waist height. I really like doing it this way for many reasons. However, I don't like the tractor running the whole time just to sit there and hold the log up. I...
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    Electrical problems in truck. Now what???

    I bought a f 350 dump truck last year. Its a 2003 with 6.0 diesel. Has 135000 miles. Engine has delete kit and stud kit done. After I had the crank position sensor fixed, it ran great all last year. Over the winter it developed some electrical issues. First the battery would drain. I put...
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    Ford 6.0 diesel dump truck starting issues

    I have a 2003 f 350 dump with 6.0 diesel, 137,000 miles. Has had the "stud kit" and "delete kit" installed. Just bought truck last february. After few bugs getting fixed, ran great all summer, fall, early winter. Put snow plow on and worked great up until about a month ago. Here's what it...
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    How are you guys "skidding" with your skidding winches

    Might seem like a silly question, but I am serious about this. Here's my story and how I came to ask. I have a fransgard v3507 3ph winch. Owned it for about 8 years. It has 7000lb + pull rating with a 5/16 cable. There are sliders on the cable, with a hook at the end. It also has a "tow...
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    Winch, log trailer with grapple or both ??

    I am not too good putting pics with computers, but I try to post a few here. I should get some more pics of the full operation. Maybe someday I will get around to it.
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    Actual stories of lawsuits for doing tractor work for hire.

    Ok as the title says. The topic of how to properly do side jobs for money with our equipment comes up a bit here on tbn, and it always leads down the road of telling the op they need to atleast get insurance or start a llc or such or they risk losing everything they own. Who here has "ACTUAL"...
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    Clutch use and rpms

    I have a question about what rpms are acceptable for using the clutch for directional changes (such as loader work forward and reverse). It is probably a stupid question, but a few things have come to my attention lately that makes me requestion this topic. The tractor in question is a gear...
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    Tier 4, regen, light work, and idle question.

    I have a question reguarding the best way to dolight, stationary work with tractor. Here is my situation I am up against. I do a lot of firewood. My method for blocking up the fire wood on the landing is to use the tractor/loader forks to lift the log off the log pile and over to the area I...
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    Ideas to make truck tow better

    I have a 1992 chevy one ton dump with a 350 engine that I have been using to tow approx 10000 lbs with (total trailer and cargo weights). I have found a few different documentations that this truck can legally tow 9500 lbs. The truck handles all aspecs of the load fine, braking/stopping...
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    Bush hog gear box issue.

    Well my streak of bad luck continued today. Just about done mowing a 20+acre field, its late, and all I had left was a little seperate 1 acre field to finish. Things were going "ok" up until this point. I entered the little section with blades already going, mid rpms (1500 ish), lowered my...
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    Best wood splitter for the money

    Just conducting a inquiry into which is the best and fastest self contained wood splitter for the cost. My vote goes to the DR rapid fire kinetic splitter. It has a 3 second cycle time, will split fairly knotty wood, and features and maintenance are good on it for a cost around $2500. But...
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    Possible hydraulic issue on tractor?

    Ok. Here are some pictures of some of the main hyd routings. Sorry for the poor quality. I not too good at pictures here. I labled the lines according to what manuel says and the flow direction as the picture of the manuel states. Could lines c and d be switched? The lines for the...
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    Possible hydraulic issue on tractor?

    I have a kubota mx5200 tractor with an ansung 2150b loader on it. Bought new. Everthing seems to work ok in the hydraulic department, but... The pump is on the side of the tractor engine. Throughout running tractor, pump will seemingly make a static, electric, clicking, pulsing noise...