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  1. grnspot110

    Dog pics

    She's too busy napping, on my lap in the house now. Just the way we both like it!
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    Dog pics

    I won't admit that the recliner is pointed at a tv hooked up to a Roku unit (mostly old westerns). Dottie really prefers that I'm between her & the chair!
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    Dog pics

    Dottie in "her" recliner in the shop:
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    Do homeowners buy snowplows to plow their own properties?

    Right after I bought my slightly used 2016-025R I picked up a slightly used Frontier loader mounted blade for it:
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    What was the best dog you've had?

    The one that has me now: Dottie, our 4th Dal!
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    How did your knee replacement go?

    I had my right knee replaced in the spring of 2019, the left one a week before Christmas of 2019. I had more swelling & discoloration on the second one. Mine were worn out, bone on bone with a small hole worn in the left one. Physical therapy is a must as far as I'm concerned, even had the...
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    Honey Locust Tree

    Tordon RTU for stump killing!
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    Prostate cancer

    I had surgery for PC 18 years ago at 52, along with hormone implant. Side effects of the implant weren't worth it, had that removed at proper time & not replaced. In my case, I feel like the implant was just a moneymaker for the Urologist, changed over to an Oncologist after the implant was...
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    Looking to buy my first JD

    I bought a new (leftover) 2018 - X580 w/54" deck last summer, very happy with it!
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    What kind of vintage car do you wish you had?

    53-56 Ford pickup!
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    Snow Equipment Owning/Operating Pictures of your snow weapons

    2016- 2025R w/5' Frontier blade:
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    Snow Equipment Owning/Operating Pictures of your snow weapons

    My 2016-2025R with H130 loader & 5' Frontier blade:
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    Dog pics

    Dottie in "her" recliner in the shop:
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    3-Point Hitch Trailer Mover

    I built my own multi-use hitch, had to remodel it a bit to fit the quick hitch:
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    Collectible tractors?

    I started out with JD two-cylinders, a 1958-520 & the 1958- 720D ES hat I grew up on. Then started collecting JD lawn & garden tractors until I found my 1953 JD-40S. Next came the 1980-Power King 2418, then the 1961 Cub Lo-Boy: Lastly was the 1944 JD "LA", then the 1948 AC "G": Still...
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    Your towing rigs and trailers

    Still needs the running boards & mud flaps put on, hope to pick it up today:
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    Your towing rigs and trailers

    Took the JD F725 to the farm to mow a couple days ago:
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    Snow Equipment Owning/Operating Pictures of your snow weapons

    Put the blade on the 1953 JD 40S today: Also have the blade on the 1980 2418 Power King:
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    Snow Equipment Owning/Operating Pictures of your snow weapons

    After 4-5 years I finally got the 4' Power King blade painted this summer: Still need to put the 5' Ford blade on the 1953 JD 40S:
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    Dog pics

    Squirrel watcher:
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    Dog pics

    Had to give my "Old Guy", Chief his final trip the vet yesterday, at 14 years old, his eyesight & hearing were gone, his hind legs were giving out so it was time. Didn't make it any easier though. We still have "Baby Girl", Dottie to keep us company: RIP old fella:
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    Another New Project, Moved Over to the Dark Side!

    Well, I did it again a few months ago, this time it's an Allis Chalmers model "G": It had been a granddad/grandson project & had set in a storage unit for "a couple of years". I bought it not running, brought it home, put in a good battery & fresh gas & it started right up! I've painted the...
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    Dog pics

    Chief & Dottie (in chair) at the cabin:
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    755 should I buy it

    I gave more than that for mine 2-1/2 years ago without the loader (1000 hours): Very nice little tractors!
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    Mowing.....Tell us about your yard weapons.

    For the house yard, 2000 JD F725: For fall leaf cleanup, 1980 314: For the farm, 1993 JD 755: Hauling, 1961 Cub Lo Boy w/ JD 17P cart: Snow removal, 1953 JD 40S w/5' blade or 1980 Power King 2418 w/4' blade:
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    Small bridge ideas?

    I used an old trailer house frame, bolted treated 2 x 6's to the frame to nail oak planks to: After many years of use, the planks were deteriorating, so I added treated 2 x 10's & 2 x 8's to resurface: This bridge spans the spillway at my north pond, I use it for the Gator, JD-790 & 755!
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    Snow Equipment Owning/Operating Pictures of your snow weapons

    3" of heavy snow overnight! I use a little McCulloch thrower for the walks: 1953 JD 40S for the drive:
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    Snow Equipment Owning/Operating Pictures of your snow weapons

    Used PK today to clear the 1/2" or so of snow w/thin layer of ice on top off the drive before it became solid ice: Another 3-5" of snow predicted for Tuesday/Wednesday!
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    Yard trailers - what have you got?

    For yard work I have a JD 10P & 17P: At the farm I use a homemade 5 x 7' (approx.):
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    Snow Equipment Owning/Operating Pictures of your snow weapons

    Put the 1953 40S to work this morning on 8" of wet, heavy snow:
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    TODAYS SEAT TIME

    8" of wet, heavy snow this morning, so I put the 1953 40S to work:
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    The story behind your Avatar?

    My own personal "cabin in the woods"!
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    Trailer behind tractor?

    One I built mostly from parts on hand:
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    Snow Equipment Owning/Operating Pictures of your snow weapons

    Put the 1953 40S to work this morning:
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    Snow Equipment Owning/Operating Pictures of your snow weapons

    Blades are now on both the JD 40S & the 2418 Power King:
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    2 acres too small for a tractor?

    2004-790, my loader tractor: 1993-755, my farm mowing tractor: 1953-40S, something I'd wanted for 50 years, never really expected to own one: Before; After; 1980-2418 Power King: Before; After; 1961-International Cub Lo Boy (not yet finished): Before; After; The 1980-...
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    Hauling firewood on a landscape utility trailer

    I used 3-1 x 6" CCA for my sides with an angle iron top edge. They a jointed at 7'/9' for easier handling 8 PC Utility Trailer Wood LH / RH Sides Latch Rack Stake Body Corner Brackets | eBay. These sides are over 20 years old & still going strong!
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    Dog pics

    Dottie like to be close:
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    What did you name your tractor?

    I use the model numbers on the John Deere's; 40, 314, 755 & 790. Then there's "PK" & "Cubby":
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    Disc Harrow Pull disc to 3 point

    I used an old 10' JD drag disk to make my 5" offset 3-pt: The reason for the 3-pt is for transport & to get into tight places!
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    New/old Farmall Cub

    Good to get the Cub back in running condition! :thumbsup: I just recently picked up a 61 Lo-Boy off CL, my first Cub:
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    Another New Project, Moved Over to the Dark Side!

    Took off the "junkyard special" alternator this morning, had to cut some of the welds where the knot-head welded to a bolt that held the original regulator plate.: I have a new "mini" alternator on order for it. Put on the new exhaust pipe & muffler: Installed the correct air cleaner:
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    Another New Project, Moved Over to the Dark Side!

    Kinda' been looking for one of these for a while, this one showed up on CL just before my hernia surgery. With lifting restrictions & waiting on my new trailer, I didn't pursue it til last week. 250 mile round trip to pick up what was advertised as a 1958 Cub Lo-Boy. I'ts not as good as...
  44. grnspot110

    Aluminum Utility Trailers

    Picked mine up on 22nd, Hillsboro 78" x 120":
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    Floe Cargo Max Trailers?

    If I decide on this, it would be to replace both my 8' Sowco: And my 10' Woodworth: I'll still have the 18' Woodworth for bigger loads: Just looking for now, I've found several YouTube videos on the Cargo Max trailers, most of which are "self-promoting". I'd like to hear from some...
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    Floe Cargo Max Trailers?

    Anybody here familiar with Floe Cargo Max trailers? FLOE CargoMax Trailers I like the looks of them, but no dealers very close. I have seen them a couple years ago at a farm store in IA.
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    Price Check John Deere 790

    5' Frontier cutter here: No problem pulling it at all, I use it for heavy grass & weeds. Also have an old JD 5' cutter for brush cutting, Only problem with it is the lower 3-pt pins are a little too wide, so the arm rub the tires at times.
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    Dog pics

    Lap girl at the cabin last fall:
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    Snow Equipment Owning/Operating Pictures of your snow weapons

    PK earned his keep this morning, first time I've really used him:
 
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