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  1. Jeff Lary

    1970s John Deere Winch parts needed

    My cousin has a 1970s JD crawler dozer with a broken winch part. He is trying to find one but not having much luck, he is trying to find JD bone yards that may be able to help him. If anyone knows of such a place, please let me know and I will pass the information on to him. We are in Central...
  2. Jeff Lary

    What is this radiator hose for?

    I am going through the cooling system on my 1995 L2950 Glide Shift tractor. It is 27 years old and I figured it was about time to change the hoses out for new ones. I am not having any issues it runs and cools just fine as is. However if I do have any cooling issues it will surely be in the dead...
  3. Jeff Lary

    Replacement Carb for RT 65 Tiller with Honda Engine

    I have a RT-65 with the Honda engine I think it is a GC 190cc? but I would have to go look to be sure. The reason for this post is the carb on the tiller is the non adjustable kind. It started acting up the second year I owned it now it is about 4 years old now I bought it brand new. Every fall...
  4. Jeff Lary

    Worn Steering Linkage

    Hi all I have a 1995 L-2950 I bought used back in 2008 I think. Anyway I had a front tire I kept putting air in it but it finally got on my nerves enough that today I had the tube patched. When I put the tire back on I noticed the sloppy linkage connection in the photo. The tie rod end has a...
  5. Jeff Lary

    A Dedicated Mower

    Hello everyone my name is Jeff, I have never posted in this forum I usually just read and make the occasional post in the Kubota Operating thread. I am thinking of buying a Cub Cadet to mow with mowing maybe 2.5 acres. I do it now with my 1995 Wheel Horse 12 hp 37" deck with a Kohler Magnum 12...
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    Ballast 2x2x2 concrete weight box

    Hi all quick question. I have a Kubota L2950 that I wanted a weight box for so... I have built a real nice box that measures 2'x2'x2' that I am planning of filling with Quick Crete in a couple weeks. The box will hold 8 cu ft. Concrete weighs in at 145# per cu ft so 8cf x 145# ( and when you...
  7. Jeff Lary

    Lift Arm Question

    Hi all I will make this as short as I can. I have a 1995 L2950 and it has the normal factory 3pt hitch components . I have a homemade Cord Wood saw that I bought and it is kind of a pain to hook up. One end of the bar that serves as the Category 2 pins is a little lower than the other end...
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    Loader L2950 FEL TOO QUICK

    Hi all I have a 1995 L2950 with fel. The problem is that (I think anyway) the fel lever is long and gives you a lot of leverage too much to be delicate. I should say also I am very proficient with equipment i.e. loaders, backhoes ect. The lever is about 16" bty. The loader bucket will move up...
  9. Jeff Lary

    312-8 Need New Seat

    Hi all i tried the search function but i got everything that mentioned any of the key words. That i maybe how it works but not specific enough for my needs. If this has been talked to death i appologize . My origional 312-8 seat is in pretty bad shape and in the spring i would like to get a...
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    L2950 too much oil in the crankcase

    Hi this is going to sound dumb but here goes. Today while looking at my battery I thought I would check the engine oil. When I pulled the stick oil came out the dip tube. It was full to overflowing. Tomorrow I will drain the oil and measure it, it is supposed to have 6 qts in it. The oil does...
  11. Jeff Lary

    Woods Backhoe hydraulic hose question

    Hi I know it aint large equipment,.... but it is what I am having an issue with right now IMG_1171.JPG IMG_1172.JPG IMG_1175.JPG . Today I was digging out a an Elm stump and blew a hydraulic hose off of the crimp on coupler . The hoe and tractor are in my back field with the dipper in the hole...
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    Woods Backhoe hydraulic hose question

    Hi I know it aint large equipment,.... but it is what I am having an issue with right now IMG_1171.JPG IMG_1172.JPG IMG_1175.JPG . Today I was digging out a an Elm stump and blew a hydraulic hose off of the crimp on coupler . The hoe and tractor are in my back field with the dipper in the hole...
  13. Jeff Lary

    Wheel Horse 3-12-8 Snowblower question

    Hello everyone it has been awhile since my last post ,..I am back so I must have a problem, ha ha. I Bought a 3-12-8 brand new in 1995 I mow in the summer and Blow Snow in the winter. This last storm was admittedly a little damp but I really did not expect this much trouble. The first pass I...
  14. Jeff Lary

    Why the pop up sign up page?

    When I go to log on every time I get my user name typed in,... then I get the tbn sign up pop up. I have to close it out to get back to the place I started so I can enter my pass word? It is kind of a pain really.Is there a way to get rid of this pop up thing ? Bty happy new year all. Jeff
  15. Jeff Lary

    Tin work on Craftsman walk behind blower

    Hi I have a quick question, About 2 years ago I bought a used blower for my sons in-laws. They are less than careful with things and while tinkering on the unit... (long story) they took off the red tin work around the carb and then promptly lost it. My so got it back after they found another...
  16. Jeff Lary

    Wheel Horse ,..maybe a Gift Wheel Horse ?

    Hi everyone it has been quite awhile since I have posted here,.. I guess that means all has been going well. Now the reason for my post, I stopped by my brothers home yesterday and he said I got something to ask you come with me. He took me into the garage and showed me a large mower deck...
  17. Jeff Lary

    Flameing crafstman snow blower exhaust ?

    Hi I have never posted on this small engine forum before so please bare with me. 2 years ago I bought a like new craftsman snowblower from some older folks near by.I was going to give it to my son for his yard but his farther inlaw was in despirate need of a blower as well.He was shoveling a...
  18. Jeff Lary

    Advice for attaching brass to steel ?

    I am thinking about attaching a finger guard to a knife I am making and need some wisdom. I know a lot of people talk about silver soilder and I did some knife making research and found out that it can be very messy if your not proficent at it. I was courious if there is a diffrent type of...
  19. Jeff Lary

    This years Deer

    Thought I would share my deer photos or a few. I shot him this am bout 8:30 about 30 miles from home but worth the trip.He is an 8 point and has a certified weight of 217 lbs Field dressed. That is one of the Knife's I make on the deer I make a new one for each season. Hope you all have a good...
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    I was at my dealer the other day getting a set of blades for my 37 inch deck and the subject turned to parts.He was telling me that a wheel Horse Transmission for my tractor was $3,500.00 if I ever had need of one.My tractor is a 95 aand I am the orig owner it goes fine but that got me to...
  21. Jeff Lary

    Need Ford Dearborn Plow Coulters

    I will post this here but if you fellas think it should be moved elsewhere please feel free to do so. I am looking for someone who has two ford dearborn plow coulters and the mounting block's they would sell. I bought the plow to use 2 years ago and the guy said he knew where the coulters...
  22. Jeff Lary

    I Need to change my e-mail add for here?

    I have a diffrent e-mail addresse now and need to change the one you folks use to notify me of a reply to somthing I may post. Can an admistraitor help me make this e-mail adresse change?
  23. Jeff Lary

    What would you charge?

    I have this neighbor who lives a mile above me.He has hired me in the past to do some material moving with my tractor and yard some logs for him as well. He called me a little while ago and hears the deal He want's to cut about 6 coards of Poplar and Hack and wants me to yard the logs for him...
  24. Jeff Lary

    Husky 22 ton splitter at TSC

    Does anyone own one of these, they are on sale $999.00.Briggs engine 190cc Vertical / Horizontal comes with free hydrolic and engine oil. Sounds like a good deal, I own a third of a Troybuilt 27ton w/Honda but sharing is always a problem so I am planning on having one of my own. If anybody has...
  25. Jeff Lary

    Have a Partner 500 that will not start

    I have been putting together old junked out partners the last couple of days ,stuff that I have bought not running for 1 reason or another.The saw I am stumped about is a 500 I bought it for $20.00 all apart in a bag.The guy said his saw shop told him it just was not worth fixing ?so. I thought...
  26. Jeff Lary

    Tractor supply seat?

    My seat is the orig Vinal on my 95 L2950 and shes pretty worn out.What are the chances that if I unbolt the seat (not the sliding sub frame partunderneath it) and measured the seat bolt holes that I could go to ts and find a seat that would use the same bolt pattern? Has anyone ever tried this ...
  27. Jeff Lary

    3 pt hitch wood splitter how many tons?

    My question is, If I buy a splitter for my L2950 how many tons of pressure will it produce ? And do they sell one with a split wood tray that catches the wood before it falls to the ground? I have posted some questions about splitters in the past but could not find them. I had decided pretty...
  28. Jeff Lary

    Partner 5000 and 5000 Plus

    Can someone tell me how and where to buy a service / repair manual? for the 5000 series saw.I have seen them on diffrent sites but they include a lot of other saws ,and I wonder how much time is devoted to the saw I am interested in if they have to share a book with all the other brands. I saw...
  29. Jeff Lary

    My Latest Knife

    I have been making a new knife and finished it today.Every deer season after I get my deer for the last 4 years I have retired that seasons Knife and built a new one.This one will be for the 2012 season if I am lucky enough to get my deer next year I will build a new on for the next season. It...
  30. Jeff Lary

    3pt woodsplitter vs Gasoline powered

    I am a 1/3 owner of a Troybilt 27 ton Honda powered splitter. The sharing thing just is not working and I was wondering if you guys could tell me as far as power ( the 27 ton we have already) how does a 3pt splitter match up? How about speed? I am thinking of buying a 3pt type I will be running...
  31. Jeff Lary

    3pt scraper blade question

    I have a chance to buy a 3 pt hitch scraper blade? I think that is what it is called. The blade is 5' or 6 ' wide about a foot tall and can be angled.The guy that has them says he has 4 or 5 new, but about 4 years old and in un-used condition .He bought them then everybody wanted box type...
  32. Jeff Lary

    what do you use Fluid Film 4 ?

    I just bought my first can ever of Fluid Film Had my tractor battery out and wanted to try coating the terminals with it. I know I have read some people swearing by the stuff. I have never seen it before so I bought a can. I am a guy that fixes most all that I can myself.So I figure I will find...
  33. Jeff Lary

    Woods 7500 replacement backhoe teeth ?

    Is there a place I can order backhoe teeth on line?, or would it be cheeper to go to an "authorized" Woods dealer. I have searched previous threads and found the name Febco but when I went to their site I could not see backhoe teeth. We have a dealer in Bangor Me. about 40 miles from me so I...
  34. Jeff Lary

    need advice building a road drag

    I have searched these threads looking for a homade simple road drag.I have not seen what I think I need. I can get 6' I-beams 4"x6".We have some woods roads that could use a tune up from time to time," hit the high center so to speak". The beam I can get is the same style as a steel guardrail...
  35. Jeff Lary

    Dearborn 2 bottomplow question

    As stated I have a dearborn 2 bottom plow the guy I bought it from can not or is to lazy to find the coulters that he swears he has. I was just reading (diagnose plow problem) and saw that many of the plows pictured did not have coulters.and yesterday I was on the net looking at 2 bottom plows...
  36. Jeff Lary

    Where is my Mid mount pto?

    I have a 1995 L2950 4wd, My dealer was answering a question for me and said " the drain plug is above and to the left of the mid pto". At that point I found the drain plug I was looking for. I asked him what the pto looked like as I could not see any thing that looked like a pto to me. He told...
  37. Jeff Lary

    Moose in Jonesport Me

    I was in Jonesport today measuring Old Cable rail for updateing to newer style rail and going along slowly I noticed this gal on a cottage lawn .We watched each other for awhile before I remembered that I had a camera.
  38. Jeff Lary

    Gasoline Powered Pressure Washer advice

    My wife and I are looking at buying a gas powered pressure washer.We have had a Huskie electric washer for about 4 years and every season somthing diffrent has gone to H$LL with it. So now what brand has had good luck?Looked at ones with Honda power Suburu power and so on. Does anyone have any...
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    How do I delete a double post I,,, did it by mistake but can not seem to get rid of it?
  40. Jeff Lary

    3-Point Hitch 3-PT Raise - Lower Lever

    This is on my 1995 L2950 I noticed a few times ago the( LEVER )to raise and lower the 3-pt arms is moving harder. Is this just a lube fix at the pivot points on the lever. Or is this a a sign of somthing more serious?. Lets say it used to take 2 lbs of force to move the lever,... now it takes 10...
  41. Jeff Lary

    Dearborn 2 bottom Plow

    I am not sure if I can afford to but if I can where is a place to look for used or new plow coulters for my dearborn plow? The guy I bought it from took them off years ago and cannot find them or is not trying too hard I think the latter. I live in Maine I checked at a place in Dover and he...
  42. Jeff Lary

    power stain sprayer's

    I want to spray Stain onto a privacy fence.Last time I did it I used a pump sprayer then had to go back and smooth it out usung a brush ,lots of work. I am thinking about buyin a power sprayer like a (Wagner) but I want to spray Stain only . The reviews say when it comes to Paint these dont work...
  43. Jeff Lary

    Mid PTO Question

    I have a Kubota L2950 1995 I have a mid pto all it looks like is a shaft traveling along the bottom of the center line of my tractor.The dealer said it would mainly be used for a front Blower or mid mount mower.When I asked how does it hook up to somthing ( it does not have an exposed spline...
  44. Jeff Lary

    the price of oil

    I just paid $22 for 6 quarts of Rotella T 15-40 motor oil at wall mart of all places if it is that expencive there cant imagine how much it is in other places.:confused2:
  45. Jeff Lary

    Castrol Super Clean Cleaner

    I use Castrol Super Clean quite a lot for everything that has greese on it and needs to be cleaned off of it. What does everyone else use? I have tried Simple Green but I think the Castrol works much better. I was thinking a moment ago that i was getting low and soon needed more. That led me to...
  46. Jeff Lary

    finished my Knife and Sheath

    I finished the knife last week and today i did the sheath.I tried somthing i have never done before i used a wood burner and put some deer tracks and and a few trees and a fence on it came out ok i guess. Going to give it to a friend of my sons that lost his dad last year .When we were cutting...
  47. Jeff Lary

    Sharpening Drill Bits

    Been out in the workshop this morning sharpening Drill Bits for a friend.I have been using a General model 825 it works pretty good.Also done the smaller ones by hand the gadget doesnt seem to work well in sizs less than 1/4 so i do them by hand.He also had a few Spade bits also did these by...
  48. Jeff Lary

    My latest Knife

    I am just going to see if i can add a picture and i thought i would try it with my latest knife.If this shows up with no photo sorry i tried.
  49. Jeff Lary

    Want a new seat maybe TSC ?

    I have not gone to look but has anyone ever bought a new seat from tsc? I want one with fold up/down arms. Just wondering if anyone ever bought one like this .My tractor is an L 2950.
  50. Jeff Lary

    best way to fertilize your garden?

    I am not sitting on rich ground here in central maine but every year i grow some potatoes beans beets and squash.When i was a kid my mom and i marked rows strewed a little fertilizer in the row then lightly hoed it in.But is that the best way? when we put in a food plot for the deer we broadcast...