Recent content by Tractorable

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    Clarkson’s Farm

    Yea, that kid is the real deal. So glad they took locals from the village to play their natural parts rather than some know-nothing actors.
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    Clarkson’s Farm

    We watched the first season of Jeremy Clarkson who decides to run his own 1000 acre farm in the UK after his farm manager retires. Was quite good and funny.
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    How long before Compact Diesels are obsolete?

    Battery technology is one of those areas that doesn’t improve. The lead acid battery was invented in 1859, 162 years ago, and we still use them today. Electric vehicles really only trade one inefficiency for another. Trade an inefficient combustion engine for an efficient electric motor, but...
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    Choosing between sub-compact and compact options.

    For the OP’s needs I’d be looking at a zero turn for the mowing and a Kubota Grand L or MX series or equivalent tractor from another manufacturer.
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    Why don’t tractors have dedicated tie down points?

    Can’t answer your question as to why tractors don’t have dedicated tie down points, but axle straps hooked to chain binders or 10,000lb ratchet straps work good. Lodi Metals is your friend for all things tie-down related.
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    2021 Chevy Silverado 2500HD gas vs. diesel?

    I’m looking into buying an F350. I like diesel, but my concern is out-of-warranty repair costs. Just bothers me knowing that at any moment you could have a $5000 repair bill to replace the injectors. Reminds me of a chat I had with a guy who owned a big diesel box truck. He said he keeps $10K...
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    GM 2.7 I-4 Turbo gas engine.

    Toyota is coming out with their new Tundra soon which is rumored to have the 400+ hp twin turbo V6 out of the Lexus LS500. I’m waiting to see what the specs are on it before pulling the trigger on a new truck. It’ll either be a new Tundra or Ford Super Duty with the 7.3L V8. In principle, I’m...
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    New Member Looking for small Hobby Farm Tractor (part 2)

    Good post and you’re on the right track laying out your needs to help us help you. A budget of $4-5K will get you an older 2wd tractor which is OK. All our fathers got’er done with that so you can too. The key is to get as much weight in a 2wd tractor as possible in the frame size you want...
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    Shipping vehicle cross country. Experiences?

    I had my Land Cruiser shipped 2000 miles from Virginia to New Mexico. I opted for a covered trailer instead of open one for more protection. It cost $2K and rode with a few Lambo’s and Ferrari’s. No problems.
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    Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    I clocked this 90’s Chevy truck towing a double axle horse trailer at 90mph today on I-25N in central New Mexico.
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    Need / want a pickup truck

    My 40 year-old Toyota Land Cruiser still runs good.....:)
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    Box Scraper Notch Box Blade

    Have you fellas ever seen a box blade like this before? Looked pretty interesting. I like the hydraulically controlled gauge wheels and tilt features. Seems it’d work better than on the 3pt because it could undulate with the terrain. What’ya think?
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    Common sense and GPS?

    A few years ago a trucker followed his GPS down the Schafer Trail in Canyonlands National Park, Utah. It’s a Jeep trail with a 1000ft drop off that switch backs down the cliff. He couldn’t make it and had to disconnect the trailer. He had his back wheels dangling off the cliff trying to turn around.
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    Float Ride Gooseneck Trailer

    This TFL Truck video came across my feed about a company called Float Ride that’s building gooseneck trailers with a unique air-cushioned neck design. Claims to offer a much smoother ride and improved braking performance. Thought you fellers might find it interesting.... Exclusive: Can This...
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    New Mexico 330 Gallon Plastic Totes

    Saw this on Craigslist, Las Cruces, NM. Seems like a pretty good deal. Metal cage with metal pallet underneath for $75/ea. 33 GALLON PLASTIC TANKS...IBC TOTES - general for sale - by owner