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  1. buckeyefarmer

    Southern VA lot - What to do

    Last fall I bought 7+ acres in southern VA near Roanoke. Decided to start a new thread dedicated to it. lot is mostly wooded, with nice open slightly sloping field. The woods has a hill, with about a 40ft rise. The land has a conventional perc. Our first goal was to build a small cabin for...
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    Tires  Removing loaded tires

    Discovered an issue with rear tire rims on my L3940 cracking at the lugs. . Looks like I can get a new disc for it. Just worried about the weight of removing the tire. I have BH so no problem jacking it up.
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    Moving a shed

    In another thread, I spoke of wanting to move my shed to another location on my property. Thought I’d start my own thread to update in case I actually move it. I consider the front the 16 ft eve side facing the tractor, it has 8 ft wide double door. The gable end is 12 ft. Shed was started...
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    Thread limit

    I scroll down about 20 threads in tbn app and it won’t load any more. Here’s an example It appears to be related to an ad that it is trying to insert but is failing to display next. - after failing many times, and then posting this, it started working again.
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    CAD software

    What are people using for CAD software these days? I have autocad LT 2011, and autodesk turned off my license because they no longer support it. I don’t want support, but they have disabled me from using the sw I bought. Now autodesk is only subscription based in the tune of $500 year, so...
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    Price Check  Price on BX23, 2005

    Looking for price to buy a BX23 with loader, BH with 12” bucket, front blade, 60” deck. 1585 hrs. Kept indoors. One owner. Year either 2004 or 2005.
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    This day in 1997, of my house build

    Thought I would put together a timeline of my 1997 house build. 19970103 - footers were dug and poured
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    Stolen Tractor Frederick Md

    Friends reported this tractor stolen last night. I have no other details.
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    Z421 mower, no grease fittings?

    It appears this mower has sealed spindles, anyone have experience in their wear?
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    MF 2615 block heater

    Where does block heater get installed? Pictures would be nice. Asking for a friend.
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    Prop me up beside the jukebox...

    Someone suggested a thread about what to do with your body once you die. I will probably have a traditional burial. My sister (never married) was cremated, and the ashes spread on the family farm.
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    Best places to retire 2018

    Bankrate dot com 5 Best states to retire. 1 South Dakota 2 Utah 3 Idaho 4 New Hampshire 5 Florida 5 Worst: 50 New York 49 New Mexaco 48 Maryland 47 Louisiana 46 Arkansas Based on: Cost of living Crime Culture Health care quality Taxes Weather Well being ( how happy there)
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    No next of kin

    If a relative dies with no immediate family, and no will, what's the process for settling the estate? This is in Michigan, moms cousin passed, has no kids. My family each got a letter from a company saying they would take care of the estate for a 25% cut. That was our notice that she had...
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    Where did the boy scout thread go?

    Note to BSA: When you find yourself at the bottom of a hole, stop digging. The latest move by BSA, to boost falling membership by allowing girls, and removing boy from the name, just cost them a 20% reduction, as the mormon church has dropped out. For those that don't know, boy scouts is a...
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    What farm task do kids today know nothing about.

    Saw something similar on FB, thought we could start a farming version. Some to start.. Pitching hay with a pitchfork Using a trip rake Driving a team of animals
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    Ford 631 stuck clutch.

    Starting my own thread instead of continuing in another. Dad's 631 seems to have a stuck clutch. Last summer i drove it around some, hitting brakes, trying to free it without success. Today while visiting i used wood to block the clutch down. There is practically no resistance when pushing...
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    Nh 630 round baler dumping bales

    NH 630 round baler. Back gate opens fine empty, but with a full bale it won't open right away, sometimes takes a few minutes, then barely opens enough to dump the bale. Just got baler used this yr, and didnt do this at first. Hydraulic fluid is full. Tractor is kubota L5030.
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    Tbn android app errors.

    Get this message in error sometimes.
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    Maybe not so swift

    What more can you say.
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    Used NH 630 round baler

    Guy down road has NH630, looks almost new,used on 10 acres last 20 yrs. Electric tie. What should I look out for?
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    Ford 600 clutch

    Thought the clutch was stuck, but not sure. Press pedal half down before anything engages, press it all the way down it acts like it is trying to disengage the clutch. You can barely see any movement at clutch adjustment on the side when pressing clutch down.
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    Got carded at tractor supply....

    Picked up 1 gal 2-4-D Propane lighter Green bean seeds Had to prove this gray haired guy was old enough for one of these.
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    Amazon delivery problems using USPS

    So far this week, 2 packages that amazon says were delivered to me by USPS were not received. Didn't get the tracking number for the first one, as it was unavailable once I clicked on the "Did Not Receive" button. They sent me a replacement for that one, received today. Another package...
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    no pics on the mobile app

    I only get thumbnails, no pics when i press on the thumbnail. Is there a setting somewhere to display the pic?
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    My Fridge has died

    Came home to a fridge sounding like a hit and miss engine. My wife says, "O yeah, the freezer isn't working". This one is 17 yrs old, and the ice maker has been acting up for years, and the compressor has been loud and I was expecting it to go out. Any suggestions on a replacement? My wife...
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    RIP, Roscoe P Coltrane
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    pole barn liner panels

    Anybody have a "typical" price per foot for ceiling liner for a polebarn. Do you span 4' with it?
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    Life on the farm

    Was just looking at some pics of the family farm where my parents still live. I was blessed to have grown up here. My parents bought this farm in the 40's. First pic taken behind our house, looking towards the "big hill" as we call it. This hill was great for sledding in the winter. the...
  29. buckeyefarmer

    New to hydraulics

    Just ordered rear remotes for my L5030 from kubota, so I have been reading some of the excellent writeups people have done regarding the install. I haven't received the parts yet, but from reading I have a couple questions. 1. The block in the kit, that gets attached under the seat, I assume...
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    hiring someone to make hay

    What's a reasonable price for someone to come in and make hay for you? bales will be 1000# round don't know if 4' or 5' wide. would they normally price on a per bale price?
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    Backhoe storage question

    So I finally took the BH off for the first time, should the BH end hoses be connected together while stored?
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    ozark attractions

    going to be traveling in northern Arkansas, southern Missouri. Any worthwhile attractions besides branson? A train ride is on the list of things to do.
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    A milestone

    Saturday my family celebrated my Dad's 90th Birthday. He is a WW2 veteran and volunteered to go, landed on omaha beach a week or so after Dday. Here's a pic of him at age 20, taken in Belgium.
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    wicked windy

    This the part of spring I don't like. We are getting some really strong winds tonight. Has dropped 40 deg. already, supposed to go down another 15 or so. Got home tonight and my wife said something is thumping in the attic. Went outside and shone a light on the roof, and there are shingles...
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    RIP Harold Ramis

    He was responsible for some of my favorite movies: Stripes, Groundhog day, Ghostbusters, caddyshack..... Harold Ramis of 'Ghostbusters,' 'Groundhog Day' fame dies -
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    Ralph Waite aka John Walton has died

    Ralph Waite, Patriarch of The Waltons, Dies at 85 - Death, Tributes, The Waltons, Ralph Waite :
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    popup adds

    I'm running adblocker, have popup blocker turned on, but I keep getting pop up adds. Seems to have occurred since installing adobe flash player, which was downloaded from the adobe site. anyone else having this problem? I uninstall flash and it goes away, and seems to be legitimate version.
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    morning commute traffic

    I must have passed 5 large JD's going east today. Took a pic of this large track tractor, as it was passing another large JD. Wish I had a pic from the side, this thing was rather large.
  39. buckeyefarmer

    If you have your own business..

    Have you ever billed yourself for work you've done on your own stuff? Or the opposite, if you have a personnal backhoe, have you ever had your own business "rent" it for a job?
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    hail storm roof replacement

    back in june we had a hail storm in the neighborhood. Golf ball size and lots of it. 3 of my cars got dented up pretty good, put in an insurance claim but still need to get fixed. I kept getting these unheard of companies that are hail damage experts knocking on the door, insisting my roof...
  41. buckeyefarmer

    Riding mower about caught on fire

    Bearings went out on an idler pulley on the deck. It's a sealed unit with no grease jerks. It had been making some noise, but I hadn't taken the deck off to check yet. I was mowing after dark, and it threw the belt off. I put it in the barn, then noticed the smoke coming from the deck, so I...
  42. buckeyefarmer

    garden fence

    I always put a temperary fence around my garden. Tonight i put in the T posts, then went to get the wire , and it was gone. Its just thin vinyl coated wire i keep rolled up behind the barn. Either someone grabbed it or i moved it and forgot where i put it.
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    security systems

    looking for recommendation for a security system. There are many on the market, and most are now totally wireless. Anyone use Simplisafe?
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    credit union getting greedy

    My cu just announced an end to free overdraft protection, and increase to the interest. I called to ask why but couldn't get an answer, other that its not as much as other banks. I reminded them they exist because of their members, they are not a bank. Their loan rates are no longer...
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    Can't believe I eat the whole thing

    My wife just brought in 8 more cantaloupes from the garden. So I went to the fridge where she already had one cut up, and I eat it all for breakfast.
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    Service trailor brake system warning

    My 2500HD has the factory brake controller. Almost since it was new, I have had a message saying "Service Trailer Brake System". Anyone know what causes it?
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    Aliner popup campers

    Anyone have experience / comments on the Aliner brand of popup campers?
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    Driving to work this AM, a car passed me and about 12+ others, by driving on the right hand shoulder. It pulled back into the lane of traffic about 8 vehicles ahead of me. A couple more miles down the road, it again passed on the right shoulder. Not too long after the 2nd shoulder pass, the...
  49. buckeyefarmer

    Rear Cab light install L3940

    called Barlows and ordered rear cab lights a couple days ago, they arrived today. Installation was easy, hardest part was fishing out the right connector for the switch. Will have to get a pic later. Don't know why I didn't order them with the tractor, but they are easy to install. I've been...
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    New Basketball Hoop

    The backhoe came in handy today putting up the new basketball hoop. Course it also came in handy digging the 4' deep foundation hole a couple months ago. The shot was all net!! Ended up using 21 bags of 80# concrete mix for the foundation.
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    Antique tractor auction

    maybe someone will be interested in this antique tractor auction. Large Two Day Collector Auction - Union Bridge , MD
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    CHI overhead doors

    Getting quotes on overhead doors, anyone have any good / bad about CHI overhead commercial doors? One of the companies quoted them, I hadn't heard of them before.
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    Somebody got a new kubota

    Not me, but today driving home from work I passed Barlow's truck in MD. He had a tractor and lawnmower on the back, but was heading west from Baltimore.
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    Happy New Year

    Happy New Year everyone!
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    google map updates

    my area has new aerial photos. Best I can tell, mine was taken the week or two before labor day. The new picture is a lot clearer, I can see the stains on the shingles, and the plumbing vents. Wished I had known the were going to take new pictures, I'd have marked my property corners with...
  56. buckeyefarmer

    2" holes in concrete

    Anyone know where to find some 2" concrete bits? I've searched online and can't find any, except for core drilling machines. I have hammer drill.
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    Firewood helper

    Had good help the other day.
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    sat box died

    Last night my dish network receiver shut off unexpectedly, kept trying to reboot and keeps failing. Tonight it was working, but it turned off in the middle of the football game. It's the Vip722 DVR box, 1 yr warrenty and it is 3 yrs old. Looks like I'm hosed because it's not a rental box...
  59. buckeyefarmer

    Seal or paint a picnic table?

    Making some picnic tables, that will sit in an open sided pavilion. Recommend painting or stain/sealing? Since they will not be out in direct weather, am considering non pressure treated wood.
  60. buckeyefarmer

    My L3940 HSTC review

    Since delivery, I've only used it a couple times. First time was to unload some pellets. Used the backhoe for the first time tonight, moved a couple bushes. It's so dry, they might not live, but I needed to get them moved for some work I'm starting on (and I really don't care if these bushes...
  61. buckeyefarmer

    It Found a Home

    It looked tired and thirsty, so I gave it a new home. :laughing: After many months of going back and forth, this is what I finally settled on. The L3130 is now gone, it was a great tractor, but I'll get over it real quick. :thumbsup:
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    Tractor for 3 acres

    Howdy, the church I attend is considering a used tractor for our new building location, so I thought I'd come to the TBN braintrust for suggestions on a size /model. Obviously I prefer orange. We will be buying used, as we will be building on the lot within a year and don't want to put too...
  63. buckeyefarmer

    3 HP siclebar mower?

    How many horses for this mower? :D
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    lincoln welder can't turn knob

    Years ago I bought a Lincoln AC welder for my dad. Last time he was using it he told me he can't turn the Voltage adjust knob, it's like it's seized up. Anyone have this happen? I figure for repair cost it's probably better to just get a new welder. He uses this a good bit to repair farm...
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    Kubota dealer drive by

    Just a few oranges on the lot. I drive by here about every day, but had a camera and snapped a few today.
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    local farmer killed when tractor rolled

    Lost someone local tonight in a tractor accident. no details given, just that a farmer rolled a tractor in a field and he died. Sad.
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    bumper stickers

    saw this one yesterday, took me a second then I got it.... 45/410 You be the judge
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    Vermeer 5410 baler

    wanted, vermeer 5410 baler
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    don't call it a Chevy

    did anyone see the news today that Cheverolet told it's dealers to not refer to them as Chevy's? What are they thinking?
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    barn finally got concrete

    On june 8, 2006 I took delivery of a pole barn package. Today, 4 yrs to the day, I finally got concrete poured. I didn't realize the same date until I was looking at the old pictures. Tomorrow they will cut control joints, and I will apply cure and sealer. Once you fill a barn with stuff...
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    In the middle of one big lightning storm, heavy rain, windy, power keeps going off and on, my hughes net is down, but my verizon mifi is working like a charm..
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    kubota finance attachments only

    Anyone buy a kubota attachment (not with a tractor) using kubota financing?
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    Farm or Ranch?

    I grew up on a 200 acre farm, yet we raised beef cows. No one in the area called their "farm" a ranch. I guess calling things a ranch is more of a western thing. We did raise corn for the cows, and some other farm crops. And are you a "cowboy" if you grew up taking care of cows, yet you...
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    My dog won

    While driving the tractor thru a field today, the dog cornered a groundhog. She was so proud of her catch.
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    pole barn concrete slab

    Instead of continuing to hijack another thread, I'll start my own. I'm getting prices for a 30x48' pour in my pole barn. Got 2 prices, getting a 3rd. One guy said to box around the poles about 18" away, to not pour the concrete against the poles, and then fill this later with grout. This is...
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    Too late to prune apple trees?.

    I always forget to prune my apple trees, is it too late to do it in the mid atlantic area?
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    2004 Kubota L3130 HST

    It's the Grand L30 series, HST with LA723 loader and 72" bucket, sun shade, R4 loaded tires, 460 hrs. Original owner, all manuals. $16K picked up. Am located near Frederick, MD. PM me with questions.
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    kioti HST, cab & backhoe

    does kioti have a HST cab tractor that you can put a backhoe on? I don't even see cabs listed on the kioti web site.
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    Barn blown down

    It was really windy here the last few days, especially last saturday & Sunday. An old post frame barn was blown down, trees down, one on a house, a tractor trailor blown over. I'll try to get a picture of the barn, it was in pretty bad shape before it went down. Weekend winds level scores of...
  80. buckeyefarmer

    QA question

    Anyone know if the QA for the LA724 loader (grand L40) is the same part as the QA for the LA723 (Grand L30)?
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    travel trailors

    Thinking about getting a travel trailor of some kind for camping. My wife has always been against getting one, want's to tent camp, but after an attempt at camping this weekend in the middle of a two day rainstorm, and visiting a friend in their new travel trailor, she is starting to...
  82. buckeyefarmer

    Would you do this?

    I know no one would ever confess to doing this one. I bought some shop lights many months ago to put in my barn, and never got them up. They've been sitting unopened in the boxes on a shelf in the barn. Three of my basement shop lights stopped working, was down to only one working, so I...
  83. buckeyefarmer

    Soil Samples, Who, How and How often?

    Being a dirt poor farmer growing up, we never did soil samples. How do you test and who normally does it?
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    CT445 equivalent in kioti

    Is the bobcat CT440, CT445 and CT450 equivalent to the Kioti DK HST series, since the CK series stops at 35? The loader specs don't seem to match, would have thought the 9TL is the same loader as the KL401.
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    FD and Standard valves

    could someone explain the difference in the kubota valve options.
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    decisions decisions.......

    I want to add a backhoe to my implement collection, which would go on the L3130. Will most likely go with the Woods bh90x. Wasn't sure how this size backhoe would work on this tractor, so now I am considering upsizing the tractor to a newer 40 series with a cab. I'm just a little shocked on...
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    truck burn, equipment saved

    interesting fire pictures, too bad for the truck. fire pictures
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    Geothermal Prices in 2009

    I've been looking at Waterfurnace systems for several years now. My existing AC units are now 12 yrs old, 10SEER units (3ton and 3 1/2 ton), and my boiler for heating has not been real reliable. Tomorrow I have a guy coming to give be a Geo Price Quote. Anyone else have one put in recently...
  89. buckeyefarmer

    The sky is falling

    Anyone find any parts of the satellite collision? Apparently pieces are being found in Texas. I saw a fireball in the sky tonight, might have been a piece reentering.
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    The tractor shop leesburg?

    Did the Kioti tractor shop go out of business? Last couple of times I went by it looked closed, and I didn't see any tractors sitting around.
  91. buckeyefarmer

    4th of July tractor projects..

    Had fun today with the tractor. 1. Used loader to pull my flagpole to put a new rope on. Had to get my flag back up today. 2. Mowed part of the lawn 3. Pushed over 2 dead trees, root came right out on one, one broke at the ground. 4. Pushed a bunch of dead limbs into a pile. 5. Was planning on...
  92. buckeyefarmer

    kubota T, G, GR series opinions?

    anyone using any of the kubota lawn tractors? what are your likes and dislikes?
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    used truck scales

    Anyone know if there is a market for used truck scales? My church just bought a lot, complete with some old scales that could probably weight a tractor trailor. Don't know if they work, but they are large. I was thinking they would make a nice bridge but don't know what you would need to move...
  94. buckeyefarmer

    Sickle Bar  Drum vs Disc Vs sickle mower

    my only experience is sickle mower for cutting hay, and they are next to impossible to find these days, how are drum mowers for cutting hay? How do they compare to disc? Cost is an issue, I see Sweets price for the Superior sickle mower. Thanks.
  95. buckeyefarmer

    retirement locations SW VA

    Would like to get suggestions for nice retirement areas in southwest VA, East TN, SouthEast WV. Actually want 25-50+ acres in the country with or without a house, but buildable. Let me know why you like the area you suggest. Thanks.
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    change hydro fluid at 200 hrs?

    Do you change transmission fluid at 200? The service chart just indicates to change the filters, not the fluid, yet the 200 hr service section says to drain the fluid. Not sure I want to put the old fluid back in after draining it. I let the dealer do the 50 hr service. THey changed the...
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    Newest member of the family

    Here are the new pallet forks, from
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    Pole Building Packages

    Looking for Pros/Cons of Pole building packages from Carter Lumber, 84 Lumber, APM buildings, or any other NOVA/MD/southPA sources. I was going to have one built, but prices seem a bit high compared to package prices. What kind of prices are people paying for 30x40x(10 or 12) with a couple...
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    Backhoe  3PH Backhoe

    Any suggestions for reasonable priced backhoe for 30-50 HP tractor? Only want to do minor trench work for water lines, etc.