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  1. Soundguy

    range selector for hst supposed to be extremely hard to shift?

    Had the rk55hc just a week now. Only had the chance to use it twice due to extreme work schedule. Went from M to L to unload. Went back to M to move some hay after getting the bale spear on. Thought I was going to Brea the shifter to get it back to M. Is it just really super duper stiff...
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    when did nortracs ( northern tool ) get shibarau engines?

    Chinese tractor, Japanese engine... Korean backhoes.. Interesting fusion.
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    It's official, just ordered my RK 55 HC last night.

    I'm officially on the waiting list now. Put money down last night. Ordered a SSQA bale spear as well. Hopefully within the next 5 weeks I will be able to pick it all up. :)
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    what type of quick attach bucket mounts do RK tractors use?

    I've asked this at both of the stores local to me now, as I'm trying to line up implements I want to buy when I get my tractor in a few weeks. The most important one is a front bale spear. I have looked at the slide on and bolt thru style where you have to drill your bucket, but frankly, they...
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    puncture resistance of ag vs ind tires

    Getting ready to purchase a new tractor, have the option of ag vs ind for same price. I realize industrial are probably more $. All I've ever used have been ag or turf. Only reason I've used turf are because they have come on things I've bought and I tend to run tires till they are bald...
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    constant login issue

    I have noticed the last week that each time I visit I have to login, and I do check the remember me button. Today it made me login literally 4 times in a row, as in enter name/pw, hit login, be sent to another login screen, with data pre entered. After 4th time , finally got in. Odd??
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    Storm tracker thread

    I didn't see an existing thread for discussing atlantic, gulf and pacific storms so I figured I would start one. Right now it looks like Florence, is currently category 4, and is PREDICTED to hit the carolina's coast.. however, if it goes more west than northwest, I believe that the north...
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    Are rural king tractors yanmars?

    Anyone know. Went by a rural king the other day and noticed some decent looking tractors. I looked at the R37 with l102 loader. beefy looking.
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    recomendations for a fitness tracker watch that can operate stand alone / no phone

    I currently use a fitbit, but apparently I'm too outdorsy and active, and I've been thru two trackers now, not looking for #3, because they seem fragile. I use an older windows 8 nokia 1020 phone. Remarkably, fitbit does have a windows app, which is why I'm using it. Most O the new tracker...
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    2007 gmc 2500 diesel, removed dash, lost dash illumination lights

    At work we have a 2007 gmc 2500 diesel. We did a partial dash removal to work on the steering column. Put back together. dash indicator lights ( battery, brakes, etc ) all work. LED odometer works. Dash illumination that comes on with the headlamps does not work, overhead dome lamp and...
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    need info / diagrams/part numbers for Alemite 0820-B air grease pump 50:1

    Anyone got a diagram or any part numbers for this air operated grease pump. It is a 50:1 unit.. and I have 2.. One quit a few years back and it's been in the corner.. the other just quit. I went to Alemite's site and could not find any documentation. Thanks
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    how to turn of update downloads on win10 over metered connection?

    I know on win10 you can't totally turn off updates, and on some builds/versions you can however 'defer' them. You can also turn off how you recieve them. IE, not as the mutual share / bittorrent method, which can use your machine to host updates for other people. I see where there is mention...
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    Script error on forum page

    yesterday the board was unusable for me. i couldn't even upload the funny kanji screen shot. 2-3 minute pauses... some clickable links would not respond. clicking some links or hot text actually triggered other links.. it was truly weird. I'll try uploading again now.
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    I made these up last night. 357 target plinkers. 158gr lswc over 4.5gr titegroup. federal 1x brass ( from that box ) pictured ;) and fed MSPP PS.. I noticed you are not using magnum primers?
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    C cell charger with more than 8 bays?

    Anyone know of a company making a bulk C cell charger? I have seen a couple 8 bay chargers, but wondered about 10+. Thanks
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    win 10 / edge browser not working with centurylink webmail ??

    At work we use centurylink, and email is via webmail. Win 10 just installed, along with it edge. For email on centurylink, when you log in, it's either advanced ( ajax ) or standard ( html ) Noticed this morning when I got in.. No one could reply to email. You could open an email, hit...
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    ethernet bug in win 10 upgrade

    Ok, my turn to rant. Wifes computer was scheduled to upgrade yesterday. Got home late from work, it had upgraded, but was waiting for it's initial logon after reboot, etc. looked ok.. then I noticed, not on ethernet ( plugged in at router via cable ). but had switched to wifi. Odd. (...
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    aurora 24v ( ac fan for heavy equipment )

    Having trouble locating an ac fan for a road grader. the fan motor is an aurora 24v has the following numbers on it 2809-841-018 and 411-122-0006 In looking over the german? site? I've come up with this # as well 131-302-0003 and the unit is apparently this: DRG 73 24 V 3 speed...
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    lead alloy used in ohone cable sheathing

    Anyone know what alloy ?70's-80's vintage phone cable sheathing lead might be? I'm thinking softer vs hard linotype, since it needs to be ductile. Just curious. I may be able to get some free, and might want to smelt and cast round balls. Thanks
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    this add banner causes problems, has orientsl characters in it

    I'm attaching a screen shot. Notice near the bottom is a row of oriental characters. I see it often. Anytime I see it vs a regular banner add, the site will pause for about 10 seconds. Matters not if on phone or tablet, and on DSL, or super fast business class WiFi, or broadband. Something...
  21. Soundguy

    tow all trailer dollies

    A while back there was a thread and these came up. Bumper pull dolly to pull gn, etc I finally got an email reply. Despite their websites claim they are a part of your vehicle via notarized letter, they are in fact trailers, need their own tag, and thus would count as doubles.
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    new to me 1969 Ford 3000

    this may help!
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    1967 rear fender question 5000 model

    I will post pics of my 5000 and 4600, on both, I have the fenders bolted to the top of the rops plate. i think the 4600 posted first.
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    using up ignition points on 8N

    For the " show me " people, here is a good pic of the coil from eBay. Clearly states no resistor required. Also, for those that haven't figured it out, ic 14 costs more, the 'sb' line is the economy line.. No yellow paint...
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    here, this might help. and for the other EE's out there, this drawing is OBVIOUSLY not scaled.. freq, etc, waveform errors, etc. it's just a pictogram. Skyhook... the first line shows half wave dc, an ac wave form ran thru a diode and it chops one half off as the diode oposes current flow...
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    need help finding drawer roller hardware

    Redoing the drawers in my parents house. they have these custom made drawers they love. On one of them, the roller nylon wheel with captive rollers died. I'm not finding anything like these for sale.. anywhere. all the replacemnt roller hardware that mount similar have the wheel inboard, not...
  27. Soundguy

    Feeding round bales

    here is 14 on my trailer.. I think 11 will be a squeeze for yours.
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    ?on Cat D8 engine oil filters -

    Was going over our oil filter charts here at work and noticed we are buying Napa 1161 filters for our cat D8 ( takes 2 - cartridge canister types) From Napa, those list as transmission filters. going back to the original cat # of: 5S484 I find lots of crosses... donaldson, fram, baldwin, napa...
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    why 6 days for 2-3 day mail?

    had someone mail me a priority package yesterday ( dec 2 ) . It actually hit the post office counter yesterday before lunch. They used priority ( 2-3 days ) The delivery date on the receipt is tuesday dec 8. we are both in the lower 48... WTF???
  30. Soundguy

    tranny fill plug for international 5500 dump ( 2006 )

    I'm out servicing the dump truck and can't for the life of me find a fill for the tranny!! Anyone got a diagram or got one and knows where to look. found drain ( pita spot too ) and another port.. but no way to get a hose to the darn thing. thanks
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    new guy with a Ford

    heck.. many of my 9xx tractors have steps installed to help get up on since the set a bit higher... not to mention I like to stick tall tires on like 14.9-28's Here's my every week 'lawnmower' a partly 1955 ford 950 'put together' tractor that I assembled from many odds N ends. Some front...
  32. Soundguy

    Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    Here's my last haul. Dunno.. do you think (9) 2" straps were too many? ( not pictured, but trailer has ramps in the back that I have locked in the straight up position , one behind each of the 2 rear bales.
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    how to size an injector?

    injector is a bosch KDEL 65S1/13 I need to know what 'size' that injector is. Long story: I have a JD 790D excavator with a blown head. Head is an R61521 ( crosses with a JD 4840, 4640 and 4440 plus many others ) I can find a few reman'd ( and welded ) heads for sale, but hit a snag...
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    looking for a head for a 1989 jd 790 excavator ( casting # R61521 )

    JD 790 excavator vin FE790DL008544 engine tag 6466T26799 casting R61521 year 1989 Anyone know a place selling one and a head set ( other than john deere 2800$ ). Thanks
  35. Soundguy

    1954 Ford NAA with Piston Pump

    here As shown, metal plate and washers.. or a bearing splitter.
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    # of gallons of diesel before needing hazmat? ( 120? )

    I'm digging thru FDOT specs and notes here, and think I remember the anser / cutoff being 119/120g container before needing hazmat. IE you can carry LOTS of 5g containers.. but if a bulk container, it tops at that magic cutoff of 119/120g. And IIRC, even if you have a 250g tank, filled to...
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    looking for a head for a JD 790D backhoe

    I'm pretty sure the engine is a John Deere 6466A I know I can get one from JD.. but for 2800$, I'd like to find a reman on a shelf.. or a good used one pulled from a parted machine.. etc. :) thanks
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    Believe me.. the 45-70 over trailboss and 325gr LFP is a bunny fart compaired to a 458 LOTT with a 325gr JSP here is a pic of a 458lott next to a 223, then a 38sp, then a 22lr. the 45-70 is a case lenght of 2.105" 458 lott is a belted magnum with a case length of 2.8" ;)
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    Archery recommendations

    Here are a few, including some pvc standing 'quivers. made from 3" pipe and a toilet flange that doesn't have the middle punched out.
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    new ford 3000 owner

    lets see if these upload
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    NiceFlo flo2r-s/a transmitters Anyone use them ?

    These are the 2 button version 433.92MHz range I was ordering some EF4multi code gate openers, and was sent these by mistake. They don't work with my apollo gate. I'm attaching a pic. Someone here use them? PM me.
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    Hydraulic question on a Ford 3000 with 720 Loader

    look here.... i've circled it in red on this 3000 i have.
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    lets discuss preps for disasters

    Doesn't have to be EOTWAWKI events, or nuke war or global pandemic preps.. could be as simple as your yearly storm supplies in case a hurricane or tornado hits and leaves you without power for 3 weeks, or living out of a tent, / no food / fuel infrstructure for a few weeks. For instance...
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    Adding air to a loaded tire

    my rec, for a gauge on a liquid tire, is to use a grease gun hose coupled to a gauge, with a tire valve end on the hose. the liquid will never hit the gauge. I have oil pressure gauges with whips like this for checking tractors. many times i go look at tractors with no gauge, and it's easy to...
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    52 8n No Visible Leaks, No lift

    I have a hard time believing that no one in 2 cities have a pressure gauge capable of 2000-4000 psi ( usually in pipe thread ), and then a simple pipe thread to orb adapter. My TSC carries these on the wall. NApa too. here is a marked up diagram based on the diagram in fo-4 service manual...
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    04 f250 ford 6.0 PSD throttle surge issue

    At work we have two of these truck. Just got a call from the jobsite that one of them is doing an odd throttle/rpm surge. it can be setting there idling, and all of a sudden 'takes off', then will act like normal. No pattern, intermittant. Any ideas? I know it uses a HPOP and no 'normal'...
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    which is #1 cyl on a 2000 ranger 3L v6?

    Not my truck, or I'd know. Trying to help a work buddy. thanks
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    need oring/# for a 431145A1 hyd filter on a case C80 ( canister style filter )

    As the title states, I have a case C80 tractor. the hyd filter under the running board is a canister style, 431145A1 I have a NH dealer near me that gets me the filter.. but he is hard to deal with.. 30m hold times when you call, and 20-30m wait times in the parts room if you go by.. it's...
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    Be carefull about getting burned on the farm

    A good friend just called me. His adult son was working on his farm and was burned over 45% of his body. Air lifted to burn unit, 2 kin grafts and surgeries already. be carefull out there guys. If anyone knows Ron or Cody Kammer, here is a link to the Cody Kammer burn fund. Cody's Burn Fund
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    ?95 mazda B2500 truck stalled, won't restart

    cousin was driving, 1/4 tank fuel, went around a corner, truck stalled, she pulled over. i went out to look at it. battery turns over starter fine. lamps and gauges work, I checked for fuse burnouts, found none on the panel just inside the door. I pulled a spark plug wire and held it near...