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    Gravel driveway maintenance - best SKIDSTEER option?

    I believe it is fairly universally agreed that a LPGS is the ideal implement for gravel driveway maintenance behind a tractor. I am another pretty firmly believes this to be true. How about on the front of a skidsteer? I have a 3/4 mile driveway and another 1/2 mile driveway. Seems the problem...
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    New SVL75

    Just purchased a new SVL75 with cab and hi-flow hydraulics. Could not be any happier with the decision.
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    Anyone own a 5711 in central NC?

    Interested in getting a 5711 or similar. Problem is I can not find a dealer with one in stock. I would sure like to take an actual in person look before purchasing one. Does anyone have one somewhat nearby that they would be willing to show me?
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    Thinking of down sizing and adding a skid steer. Opinions?

    We have a 33 acre mini farm in NC that we purchased late last year. I did a lot of considering and decided on our M7040. 2/3 are sparsely wooded and open pasture, easy to drive tractor through. 1/3 is extremely densely wooded and not tractor-friendly. We have pasture mowing to do occasionally...
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    Going to look at a Bobcat 773 with 1700 hours. What to look for?

    Title says it all really. Going to heck out a 773 Bobcat that someone has for sale. It has 1700 hours and appears to be in good shape. The owner is pretty close by to me and claims he is second owner. Said it was used to clean up a farm before him and then stuff around his property. He is asking...
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    Anyone seen a new M4 series tractor yet?

    Has anyone seen one of the new M4 tractor yet? I love my M7040 but I need an instructor seat it seems. Would really like to check out the M4 but dealer isn稚 sure when they will have any. Are they on your dealership lot yet?
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    Time to pick another tractor... maybe...

    So my M7040 is great and has been serving me just fine. I am finding myself to be out of loader often. It is funny, front end of the tractor feels drastically undersized and the rear end feels oversized for my needs. I am mostly doing road maintenance on 3/4 mile of gravel driveway, some light...
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    Anyone here a woodworker or have some experience milling logs? Need some advice.

    I have a Maple I have been thinking about cutting. The Missus would like a kitchen table from it. How does a log that is this burled mill out? Do the slabs look good? I have heard there is actually money in burls but I am skeptical. Is there some value in a tree like this?
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    M7040 with LA1153 Loader, 3rd Function Rework from Previous Owner

    My M7040 came with one of the rear remotes being plumbed for a grapple function. They ran hoses from the back, all the way to the front with a quick coupler in the appropriate spot to remove the loader. The quick couplers at the middle of the tractor have started to leak. Figure this is as good...
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    Building fences... I cheated.

    Have been augering, pouring in a bag of Quikrete, tamping, filling with some ABC gravel, tamping, filling with dirt for putting up posts. Feels just grueling. Everything is so muddy here and the red clay is so gooey that my boots weigh about 10lbs each. I had about 60 done this morning and...
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    County Line Post Hole Digger - Watch which one you get!

    Careful which one you get from the lot. Check the welds before you take it home. Lots of porosity here. Dang tab was almost broken off after three holes. .
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    Driveway options?

    So my driveway is about 3/4 mile long. I hate that it is gravel, albeit well maintained and in great shape. But my poor Camaro... I can hear the ticking of gravel no matter how slow I go due to the drag radial tires. I am considering a new Corvette but I have to do something about this driveway...
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    What is the deal with apostrophes from mobile?

    Why do apostrophes format so funny from mobile. It is really odd to have to modify the way I speak to not use any contractions. I would: I壇 It is: it痴 They have: they致e Do not: don稚
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    Land Pride RCR1884 Rotary Cutter - Feedback?

    Looking at a Land Pride RCR1884 rotary cutter. Anyone have one? How do you like it? My mowing is all pretty light. No real brush to speak of. Mostly just pastures, no stumps. I have got about 20 acres I will be keeping up with. I would like to go wider, but the creek crossing is a concern...
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    Feeling guilty about what the morning holds...

    Arborist and his crew are coming in the morning. I have a couple of Poplar trees that are just way too close to the house, less than 10 feet, and a nasty lean over the roof. Feel so bad about cutting them though. 45 inches at breast height and 130-140 feet tall. Really hate dropping healthy...
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    So the Mrs wants a big garden. What do I use?

    The Mrs wants a big garden. Probably better to measure in acres rather than feet. We have the room for it, so no worries. As long as she is happy. How do I do this? Pasture land that is grass will be converted. Plow and disk? Tiller? Garden bedder? Thinking we will do several very long rows...
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    Am I the only one without a TV?

    I am 33, wife is 25 and we have a toddler. We recently moved to a new place and the living room is not conducive to haveing a TV. The big brick fireplace is designed to be the focal point of the room and the mantle is too high to put a TV on top of. There are windows on either side and a kitchen...
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    Where to buy 10' treated fence posts? I'm in North Carolina

    Howdy all! So TSC only has 8' posts and I'd really like to run some 10' posts for parts of our pasture. Where do you guys get them from? I'm in North Carolina so any pointers to a somewhat local source would be great!
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    Grapples in stock?

    I would really love to get an EA Wicked 66 grapple, but I do not think I can wait eight weeks... I need to get some stuff done and putting it off until the end of January is not an option. Who has some good grapples for an M7040 in stock?
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    M7040 price check please!

    Found a 2013 M7040 I like quite a bit. Has 950 hours. MFWD, Cab, loader with bucket and QA, 8 spd, 2 remotes. Front tires are new and rears have 80%. It looks to be very clean. It is at a dealership that is quite a ways away from me. Dealer says he sold it new and knows the tractors history...
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    Kubota M6060/7060 vs Deer 5065E vs ???

    I originally started this thread in the Kubota buying sub forum. I'm trying to branch out and make sure I evaluate all my options though so I am posting a new thread here with some different questions. So we just got the deed signed and the place is ours now. 33 acres in NC. Nice mix of rolling...
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    Buying Advice Need some opinions and perhaps guidance on a new tractor decision. 50+ HP

    So we just got the deed signed and the place is ours now. 33 acres in NC. Nice mix of rolling pasture and woods. Farm came with an AC 5040, 2wd and loader. Taking the Gator around all the property, is a bit intimidating. We bought from a fella that is in his 90's now. It's apparent that despite...