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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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    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...
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    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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    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...
  21. Soundguy

    ?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???
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    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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    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
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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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    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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    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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    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'...
  31. Soundguy

    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...
  33. Soundguy

    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...
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    cyl numbers on a 1998 dodge ram 1500 5.9L ? looking for #8

    At work we have a 98 dodge ram 1500, getting a misfire on cyl 8 code. Which cyl is #8? I used to have a ram, but it was too long ago and I don't remember. thanks
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    ack, another broke mower! kohler vtwin 25 spring fell out of linkage!!

    Ok, stepdad that has the broke jd ztr, it's rained every day after work since monday so i havn't gotten the mower apart yet. so he calls me this am, he's trying to get his craftsman rider goin, that was setting for a while since he has been using the ztr. he tookt he carb off to clean it, then...
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    JD ZTR no start and back/afterfire

    stepdad has a JD ZTr.. maybee 10-12ys old... Not sure of what model it is. 2 cyl He mowed with it 2 days ago. wouldn't start yesterday. When i got there he had put new inner/outter air filters in it and changed spark plugs. it turns over good. I pulled both lines to the plugs and held them...
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    pay as you go / no plan / type phones.. who's best?

    I need to get a phone for my grandmother, she migth use 8-10m a month on the cell phone, no texting and no data.. she is probably looking for something like the classic 'jitterbug' / flip phone. I have my mother in law on my own plan, and can't economically add any more people to my plan. My...
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    win 10?

    At work I saw the 'uograde to win 10' come up in my system tray on the 8.1 laptop.. Anyone gone there yet? I'm hesitent.. :)
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    how to find out what Microsoft account is on a win8.1 pc?

    Long story short. I've driven over to my 85yr old mother in laws to take care of her house and yard. She has a win8.1 desktop, and today her old flip phone died, so I got her a nokia 635 . I have a 1020, so I can show her how to use the phone. Now, you have to have a Microsoft account to use...
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    anyone got a parts diagram for a 2004 lincoln navigator front end body parts?

    Goof ball at our shop was pulling in a 2004 navigator of one of our office staff to change the oil, and did a hit the gas not the brake issue and hit the back of our service truck. empty trailer reciever left a square hole in the plastic cowling under the grill, there is also a small snap in...
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    2013 cadillac ATS navigation system. USB add on vs onstar?

    A guy at work has a 2013 caddy ats with the navigation package. has to be accessed thru onstar ( he says ). He has 'heard' there is a USB plug in device ( or some other 'chip' he called it' ) that lets you use the navigation system without onstar subscription. Perhaps just a map set or...
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    can you tell the truck subtype trim package from the vin #?

    I'm trying to order a replacement tail lamp assembly for a 2007 ( 10/2006 ) GMC Sierra 2500 HD truck, and need the trim subtype before i can match up the tail lamp assembly online in many parts stores, or even amazon. So far i can find nothing on the truck ( Classis SL, SLT, WT, etc.. etc.. )...
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    home hvac problem / question

    Trane unit, compressor outside, air handler in garage, etc. Unit runs on cool fine, shift to heat, and shortly the digital thermostat goes blank, and a 5a fuse blows in what appears to be a 24vac transformer circuit near a big relay in the air handler. I'd just like to sound Intelligent when I...
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    cortana/nokia/win8.1, built in bing search button not working outside wifi

    Anyone here on at&t with a Nokia win phone that has cortana on it. Is win 8.1phone? Have you noticed voice texts are not working if you are not in WiFi. It says can't connect to network. Ie if on 3/4g/lte itont work. Also, hitting the dedicated search button on the phone that brings up...
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    question for the network gurus

    At work they gave us these oil android tablets to do some things at the office and abroad. I was out at a clients site all day and sponged off their fast WiFi to get my tablet setup like I wanted. Now home and something odd. At my house the DSL modem and router combo is in one of the house...
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    can a smartphone send a fax??

    is there a way to fax a document from a smartphone?
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    16LA loader capability

    anyone got the #'s on what a 16la loader can do ( attached to say.. a tc40 type machine ). thanks
  49. Soundguy

    24hp tractor at northern tools

    was looking at a tractor at northern tools, i need another tractor with a loader, and want this one to be diesel and 4wd, so that kicks out me getting one of my old gassers for the job. this will be staying away from my property, but not unatended. the NT unit is about 13.5k$ looking up the...
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    ford trailer wire harnes wire color question

    I want to add a backup camera to the wifes 2014 e350 van to help her backup all the kits i find locally mount to the license plate via bracket built in to the camera. lic plate onthe van is in a door so inconvienient, but it will be nothing to fab a lil right angle, angle iron bracket and spray...
 
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