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    Classic Green reunion in Columbus Ohio June 24th-26th , anyone attending ?

    Classic Green reunion in Columbus Ohio June 24th-26th , anyone attending ?
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    Classic Green reunion in Columbus Ohio June 24th-26th , anyone attending ?

    Classic Green reunion in Columbus Ohio June 24th-26th , anyone attending ?
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    Anyone attending the Gathering of the Green next week ?

    Anyone attending the Gathering of the Green next week ?
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    Hood Fasteners ? Improved Dzus 1/4 turn type for 430/435 etc .

    Hood, nose come and grill on my 435 requires new and improved fasteners . Who has had success with something better than the original 1/4 turn Dzus fasteners ? And who sourced them ?
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    Tractor related , uses electricity . What is wrong with this picture ?

    Who can explain what is going on here ?
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    60th Birthday today

    Today my 435 is 60 years old .
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    Merry Christmas Everyone .

    STIHL Chainsaw Plays Silent Night - YouTube
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    4800 Volts and a cat

    Don’t know if it worked out in the cat’s´ favour or not . Seen the cat up there yesterday late afternoon . This morning I stopped and looked around . A heavy truck had pulled up on the shoulder of the road .There were dozens of work boot tracks around the base of the power pile . Apparently...
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    My Dog Died

    Our beloved dog Champion died this afternoon age 15-1/2 years. Lisa found him still warm this afternoon in his favourite napping spot out in the sun . About 5 years ago we noticed he was slowing down then two of the children brought home pups . Poor Champ was so disappointed that he...
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    Happy Thanksgiving Everyone .

    Happy Thanksgiving Everyone .
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    Happy ThanksGiving everyone

    Happy ThanksGiving everyone and thank the Almighty for his blessing and mercies.. We are having a busy weekend with the holiday, family and our Tiverton Fall Fair on the 6,7, and today. Then tomorrow is Mrs B&D's and my 28th wedding anniversary .
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    NY John Deere Expo get together Friday for johnnypopper, ytmag & tractordata

    Get together on Friday afternoon at ET's in the vendor's area .
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    Is there any market out there for 840 two cylinders ? I have a couple of tractors wit

    Is there any market out there for 840 two cylinders ? I have a couple of tractors with enough parts to put together one good running tractor. One tractor's serial number traces back to the unit used for the 1000 rpm shaft drip to used after serial # 8400900. No scraper attachment.
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    In a TV commercial

    It took all day to obtain enough shots and angles to make the commercial .The Making of "Inside Darlington" - YouTube What’s the impact of the Darlington Refurbishment? - YouTube
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    Why do women think a stack of birch logs set beside the steps to the deck appear fes

    Why do women think a stack of birch logs set beside the steps to the deck appear festive ? Today while clearing snow there was some awful bangs and thuds from the snowblower. The tractor engine lugged down momentary as chunks of kindling and sawdust flew from the chute and across the driveway...
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    seasonal sounds

    STIHL Chainsaw Plays Silent Night - YouTube
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    Happy Thanks Giving to one and All

    Happy Thanks Giving to one and All . We are blessed beyond what anyone could imagine just 100 years ago . And we live better than probably 80% of the world's population today.
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    portable power winch required for moose hunting, busted our old Chugger unit

    Anybody with any experience with the newest and latest portable gas powered winches? Something similar to the Simpson capstan units possibly ?
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    Story book title about a crow and fox that went around teasing the other animals

    I have trying to find the title of the storybook that used to be around home . It's been well over four decades so the details are fading. The story had the general gist of a crow and maybe a fox going around teasing and tormenting the other characters with rhymes . Eventually the crow...
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    Anybody ever used a JD 953 wagon with brakes or even seen one ? Parts ?

    Looking through the parts book there optional brakes listed for various Deere wagons. Anybody ever used a wagon with brakes or even seen one ? I would like to install at least rear wheel brakes on my Father's 1947 vintage 953. Anyone with wagon brake parts stashed somewhere ?
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    Wood pellet BBQ smokers such as Traeger ?

    Anybody with any experience using those wood pellet BBQ smokers such as Traeger ?
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    youngest boy helped change Kawasaki engine oil

    I should have bought a new mower years ago. The last few years have required New coils, ignition module, battery, starter, control module, carb, four tires, three spindles, belts and now this. 1996 LX188 Deere. Don't if we should try welding the oil soaked aluminum or grind off the broken...
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    Unknown codes in tractor production record in serial number search. RG53 & TW2342

    Unknown codes in tractor production record in serial number search. RG53 & TW2342 Serial number Search reads as such. " Model 840 Tractor serial # 8400XXX." Destination: To Engineering Department on April 1st 1959. Returned on RG53 on April 20th. Sold to Bismarck, North Dakota, ( BR 8 ), on...
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    First time I've ever worn 'Bibbed Coveralls

    Never wore them until last Thursday. Bought the crew bibbs and long sleeved golf shirts in 9Kcal Arc Blast protection for general summer wear at work. Not as hot to wear as Arc Resistant one piece Overalls.
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    Finally on the land

    The higher fields are finally drying off. The first land worked this season was last Saturday with horses . This morning the tractors were out on the higher , drier fields .
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    New plough

    Left Mrs B&D unsupervised for a few minutes at an auction sale last Monday. She bought a JD 555H 3X14" plough to match our other 555H 4X14" plough.
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    Where does your dog ride in the vehicle ?

    Our Border Collie Co-Pilot prefers the backseat while looking over the driver's left shoulder
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    GM Calender Febuary , 430 paint job

    Good looking 430 but who ever was spraying the paint did not know or did not care that the spin out rims are supposed to be silver colour.
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    Crude Oil Purchase by the general public ???

    Just out of curiosity. Is there any particular restriction or regulations? If "Joe Average" wanted to purchase a a couple of totes of light sweet crude oil in the US or Canada ? For off road use of course. Figuring the purchaser would know enough to stay up wind of the H2S fumes.
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    55th celebration today

    Big time celebrations today. 55 years ago my 435 roared to life and drove away from the Dubuque assembly line.
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    Rudolf's replacement

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    Christmas music

    Not So Silent Night | STIHL USA Mobile
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    Must have gotten off too lightly with the Yellow Jacket sting, on a roll around here

    On a roll around here . My kid was driving the tractor as we were pruning apple trees. There was a sudden shout, curses and he was running around the tractor all in a dither. A vengeful tree branch caught a valve stem breaking it off and allowing the liquid ballast to spray out of the tire...
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    working on the sabith

    I thought that using the rotary cutter today. To clear some horse pasture and cut back the growth out into the fields by the bush/forest/woods . Would not be a huge sin. I got off the tractor wearing short pants and thought I had brushed by a thistle while picking up some wood chunks. Then after...
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    599 posts

    duplicate . Somebody else has already posted ??? on the CUT engine topic
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    4WD shortage in new Colorado and Canyon trucks ???

    Our sales person told us a Colorado in 2WD is readily available . However a 4WD Canyon or Colorado will require a wait time of months , not weeks. Anybody know if this is due to demand or a supply side problem of components ?
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    NY expo get together

    Old message with wrong location followed by update ET, Randy, myself and anybody else were going to start of with a Thursday noonish old cheese, crackers and brew meeting. There is a east west fence separating main north parking lot from the fairgrounds. Located along this fence about 100-150...
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    Holiday July 1st

    Happy Canada Day to everyone . https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canada_Day
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    New York Expo for antique Deere next week

    Anybody attending the NY Expo next week? Expo-XII
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    local news report from the cops

    Horse And Buggy Fail To Outrun Police - Liquor And Careless Driving Charges Laid | www.thewinghamfreepress.com Horse And Buggy Fail To Outrun Police - Liquor And Careless Driving Charges Laid Source: Area OPP Date: Tue Jun 23 08:26:51 MST 2015 (TOWNSHIP OF PERTH EAST, ON) On Sunday June 21...
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    heavens to Betsy, from closed wind turbine topic

    Betsy - meaning of Betsy name
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    Wind Turbine ********. Just opened the mail and seen the plan for three massive units

    Wind Turbine ********. Just opened the mail and seen the plan for three massive units rated at 4MW. Known for 3 years that they were coming but not sure where. Located west and upwind of my property. The nearest unit will be 1-1/4 miles away. The other existing turbine development is a 3/4 mile...
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    Ice maker use from freezer on fridge bottom topic

    It appears that some households use a lot of ice ??? Is it a regional or cultural custom ? We have never had an ice maker since 1941 when power was connected to the farm.the only ice maker that we have ever used is a pair of one dozen cube trays in the freezer section. Unless making home made...
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    Sorry, Christmas video 10 days too late

    https://video.search.yahoo.com/video/play;_ylt=A0LEVkCljqVUMDMA.50PxQt.;_ylu=X3oDMTBsa3ZzMnBvBHNlYwNzYwRjb2xvA2JmMQR2dGlkAw--?p=chain+saw+silent+night&tnr=21&vid=E55F99D19E20D7AA0D56E55F99D19E20D7AA0D56&l=96&turl=http%3A%2F%2Fts1.mm.bing.net%2Fth%3Fid%3DUN.608022319889843980%26pid%3D15.1&rurl=htt...
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    55th today

    It's a celebration here. My John Deere 435 turned 55 yrs old today.
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    how many day lights hours today

    Approx 8hr and 52 minutes of daylight today. Data via the Environment Canada weather web site so accuracy maybe suspect.
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    Neighbour did not play it safe, found dead in corn harvestor

    We know the family and have bought live stock from them. A sister to Brian died two years ago from cancer. Why do people still try to work on moving equipment? Man dies after being trapped in corn picker in Kincardine | CTV London News
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    1st frost of the season this morning.

    1st frost of the season this morning on the east coast of Lake Huron. Wasn't a heavy frost as some areas of the lawn were not white. It should speed up the dry down of the soybeans and grain corn. The beans had been barely showing any sign of withering or browning. Most of the corn is still a...
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    local hay prices ?

    What is hay going for around the country per lb in small squares, round bales and large squares ?
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    preffered size for "large" square bales ?

    I'm considering selling commercial amounts of hay as a cash crop and custom baling. In you various areas of the world. What is the preferred size of 8ft long hay bale ? 3X3, 3X4 or 4X4 ?
 
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