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  1. jezreel

    O-Ring Location? ? ?

    I have an MX5400. I have recently found 2 of these rubber O-Rings on my rock driveway. Anybody have an idea where, on the tractor, these came from? They are Kubota Orange, so I can only assume they came off the tractor. I also have a Land Pride disc harrow, bush hog, and box blade. Sorry...
  2. jezreel

    ZTR Insurance Question

    Hey Folks. . . I am getting close to buying a new ZTR. I, of course, have insurance on my tractor and implements, but do I get insurance on my ZTR? I am planning on spending $6500-$8500. What do y’all do? Thanks.
  3. jezreel

    Question on Disc Harrow work. . .

    Hey Folks. . . I have been out on my 38 acre homestead for 2.5 years now. This area I’m living in used to be filled with pastures of watermelons. They quit farming melons 15 years ago and let nature have the pastures. When we bought the acreage, all the pastures were 99.9% weed (heavy and...
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    Bucket Capacity

    Now for a new question. . . I’ve spent 20mins on the Google Machine, and cannot find the answer. I can find the width in centimeters and inches, the weight, but NO capacity. What is the capacity of the bucket on my MX5400? 1/4 yard? 1/2 yard? I give up. Thanks a bunch.
  5. jezreel

    Quick Hitch Questions

    Hey Folks. . . I’ve got an Orange MX 5400, and was looking for a Quick Hitch. I was looking at the SpeeCo Category 1 E-Hitch S14116000. This model has proprietary Cat-1 hook ups, so you don’t need bushings for every implement. The description reads that it is for a maximum 50hp tractor...
  6. jezreel

    Empty Lot / Full Lot

    I bought my MX5400 last December. I’ve been waiting for A quick hitch for 10 months. I check in with my salesman via text ever other month. Each time he says they have not been able to get one. Last month I got a bit more wordy, as I just couldn’t believe that in 9 months they couldn’t get a...
  7. jezreel

    MX5400 Air-conditioning? ? ?

    How cool/cold should my cab be in my MX5400 with the air-conditioning on cold/full? I was gonna attach pics, but believe me it was hot and I was sweating in my cab. 91 degrees outside with full sun. Sweating in my shirt. Cab, 94 to 97 degrees. When you hold your hand to the air duct, it...
  8. jezreel

    Warm Up / Cool Down? ? ?

    New to operating a tractor. Preface my questions by saying I haven’t seen anything in my owner‘s manual about this. Though I could have missed it. I recently read in a thread about letting the engine warm up for (approx) 5mins before operating it. In the actual thread, the OP was asking...
  9. jezreel

    So, what happens to the grease?

    I know it’s a stupid question, but. . . What the heck happens to all that grease I pump into that tractor? It doesn’t drip out, or leak. Does it just evaporate? I mean, I gotta tell ya. . . I hate having to grease that thing so often. It shouldn’t be a pain in the butt, but it is. It’s...
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    How far into ground should disc harrow go? ? ?

    So, I just hooked my new disc harrow up to my new machine. This was the first time to hook anything up to the three point hitch. I was surprised that the discs did not go down in the ground any further. I "Assume" I hooked it up correctly, but when I put the 3pt down as far as it will go, the...
  11. jezreel

    Now I Need A Grapple. . .

    Sorry for a simplistic, I'm sure well discussed thread. . . But, I'm new and need some good input. I Really wanted to get the Artillian grapple system, but. . . It looks like in need a Diverter Kit installed to operate the dual grapples. At least today I saw a video of a guy installing one...
  12. jezreel

    Thanks For All The Help! ! !

    The New Machine arrived today! ! ! Thanks for all the advice, help, info, and encouragement. There are SO many Newbie threads asking, "What kind of tractor should I get -- How big -- Etc. -- Etc. . . And yep, I was one of them. But just know this, Y'all Really Helped me. I've never owned...
  13. jezreel

    Price Check Money Man Says We're Almost There. . .

    OK. . . So the Money-Man says we are about in a position to drop some money on a tractor. She didn't bat an eye when I went to the Kubota dealership today, so that's a great thing! I am exploring a variety of options, none are cheap! ! ! But hey, this will be the first and last tractor I...
  14. jezreel

    What I Learned by Renting a Tractor. . .

    Greetings All. . . I posted one of those "I'm buying my first tractor" threads some months back. I received A Lot of great advice from you folks, and I appreciate it. My wife an I are in our new home with 39 acres, and are loving it. I was blindsided by the MoneyMan in the family (my wife)...
  15. jezreel

    Fixin' to pull the trigger

    I posted late last year, thinking my wife and I would be in our new house on 20 acres by late June. The rain last year kept us in a perpetual delay, but now we are 2 weeks out. I went to the Green and Orange dealer, and provided a detailed description of our property, and what we plan on doing...
  16. jezreel

    Need First Tractor. . . I want to learn! ! !

    Good Evening. . . I am retiring on Dec. 31 after 30 years in Federal Law Enforcement. The wife and I bought 20 acres in the sticks to build a house, and enjoy the country. Approximately 9 acres of pasture, 11 acres of trees. The land has very sandy loam soil. I plan to have a road laid...
  17. jezreel

    Total Greenhorn Here! ! !

    Hey Folks, My wife and I used to own 6 acres of trees, and built a house in the middle of it. Job moved me back into the city 16 years ago. Wow, how time flies. We have wanted to move back out to the country ever since we moved to the city. After 30 years of Federal Law Enforcement, I am...
 
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