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    Battery based vehicles of today and tomorrow pt 2

    While the power can be dialed up and down on a civilian reactor . Most were designed to operate 24/7 at 100% . Bruce Power blows steam to the condensers to reduce output . Rather than vary the reactor flux strength .
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    Battery based vehicles of today and tomorrow pt 2

    Can not get the charge times shorter . Too fast then the battery will both over heated and the cells will off gas due to electrolysis .
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    what on earth does electricity cost near you?

    Price was half of that prior to subsidizing wind and solar .
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    what on earth does electricity cost near you?

    Heat pump , electric range , well pump , electric water heater ,two fridges and two freezers
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    LEATHERMAN tools

    I still have the first locking Leatherman tool model that was sold . A handy device that is used regularly . Just treated myself to a new holster for it, A flashlight and lighter from “ Tale of Knives “. Good prodict But totally over Priced to obtain a model with the latching clasp and...
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    Battery based vehicles of today and tomorrow pt 2

    All depends on your Agenda . If you believe that EV’s will save the world and they give you status via virtue signalling You will ignore the cost , short range and long recharge times .
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    what on earth does electricity cost near you?

    Last Month my parents paid $192.88 Canadian for a mere 1158Kwh of power . Prices were less than half that prior to Having to subsidize wind and solar power generation .
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    Voltage Surge two days ago .

    Blew the 120 power bar surge arrestor to Smokey bits on the entertainment system . Exploded the start capacitor on the 240V Central Air . Clear blue skies , no lightening .
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    what on earth does electricity cost near you?

    Solar only works six hours a day and hardly at all in the winter
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    Deere Z245 mower

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    2940 transmission pressure switch

    had the same problem on my 1640. Turns out the O'Rings and square gasket under the PTO control valve were leaking
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    1958 John Deere 420w

    We have always been satisfied with the price , quality and accuracy from this business . Wire Harness, Tractor Parts, Harness Repair, Alternator Conversion, Braided Wire
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    Tractor will not shut off (gas). 1953 John Deere Model 60.

    There is also a ground terminal on the ignition switch too. Used to shutdown mag equipped tractors.
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    LT 160 what deck will fit ?

    Fits models: LT155 after serial number 125,001 LT160 LT166 after serial number 095,001 LT170 LT180 Replaces AM130688
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    Cheapest light duty Rotary Cutter with a slip clutch.

    Do you want the cheapest or the lowest cost ?
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    Battery based electric vehicles of today and tomorrow.

    Mail truck of years ago or not . Energy storage density is still too low and charge time is too long .
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    Battery based electric vehicles of today and tomorrow.

    Does not matter who is developing an EV. The design is still limited by the limited energy density and the high cost of the batteries . Don't bother us with the story that new high energy density batteries are just around the corner...
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    Battery based electric vehicles of today and tomorrow.

    US Mail dropped the electric vehicles for a reason.
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    TuffTorq K46 Repair Guide with Pictures

    Better to find a K66 from a junked tractor . The K66 will outlast the rest of the tractor . The Factory stock K46 is too flimsy unless it is upgraded to at least a K58 .
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    Battery based electric vehicles of today and tomorrow.

    Vehicles will not outlast the owners in the rustbelt. There are many folks that reside in areas where salt is not spread on the roads. Their experience with vehicles is much different .
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    Battery based electric vehicles of today and tomorrow.

    CO2 is essential plant food
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    Battery based electric vehicles of today and tomorrow.

    Hence no advantage to driving an EV
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    Battery based electric vehicles of today and tomorrow.

    If you are so concerned about “climate change” and CO2. Tell us about the annual thousands of tons of CO2 stack emissions from coal and gas plants .
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    Classic Green reunion in Columbus Ohio June 24th-26th , anyone attending ?

    Classic Green reunion in Columbus Ohio June 24th-26th , anyone attending ?
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    Classic Green reunion in Columbus Ohio June 24th-26th , anyone attending ?

    Classic Green reunion in Columbus Ohio June 24th-26th , anyone attending ?
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    Battery based electric vehicles of today and tomorrow.

    Battery prices will not drop as the demand for lithium increases. How do EV enthusiasts feel about burning coal and natural gas to charge EV's ?
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    Battery based electric vehicles of today and tomorrow.

    EV sales are high in Norway because ICE vehicles are taxed at 130%. EV's are subsidized by the taxpayer and national sales of dirty crude oil. Anyone who compares a 2021 EV tech to a 1920's ICE vehicle's tech . And expect similar improvements . They are either clueless, brainwashed, deluded or...
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    BATTERIES

    The highest CCA , vibration resistant battery that will fit in the battery box. Don't undercharge . Don't over charge . Don't vibrate. Don't overheat .
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    Electric transformer in front of house (on ground)

    Some people are like that. They need to find something serious to worry about instead.
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    Anyone attending the Gathering of the Green next week ?

    Anyone attending the Gathering of the Green next week ?
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    Hood Fasteners ? Improved Dzus 1/4 turn type for 430/435 etc .

    Hood, nose come and grill on my 435 requires new and improved fasteners . Who has had success with something better than the original 1/4 turn Dzus fasteners ? And who sourced them ?
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    Tractor related , uses electricity . What is wrong with this picture ?

    Who can explain what is going on here ?
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    60th Birthday today

    . 435’s 60th Birthday today
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    60th Birthday today

    Today my 435 is 60 years old .
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    Merry Christmas Everyone .

    STIHL Chainsaw Plays Silent Night - YouTube
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    4800 Volts and a cat

    Don’t know if it worked out in the cat’s´ favour or not . Seen the cat up there yesterday late afternoon . This morning I stopped and looked around . A heavy truck had pulled up on the shoulder of the road .There were dozens of work boot tracks around the base of the power pile . Apparently...
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    My Dog Died

    Our beloved dog Champion died this afternoon age 15-1/2 years. Lisa found him still warm this afternoon in his favourite napping spot out in the sun . About 5 years ago we noticed he was slowing down then two of the children brought home pups . Poor Champ was so disappointed that he...
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    Happy Thanksgiving Everyone .

    Happy Thanksgiving Everyone .
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    Happy ThanksGiving everyone

    Happy ThanksGiving everyone and thank the Almighty for his blessing and mercies.. We are having a busy weekend with the holiday, family and our Tiverton Fall Fair on the 6,7, and today. Then tomorrow is Mrs B&D's and my 28th wedding anniversary .
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    NY John Deere Expo get together Friday for johnnypopper, ytmag & tractordata

    Get together on Friday afternoon at ET's in the vendor's area .
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    Is there any market out there for 840 two cylinders ? I have a couple of tractors wit

    Is there any market out there for 840 two cylinders ? I have a couple of tractors with enough parts to put together one good running tractor. One tractor's serial number traces back to the unit used for the 1000 rpm shaft drip to used after serial # 8400900. No scraper attachment.
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    In a TV commercial

    It took all day to obtain enough shots and angles to make the commercial .The Making of "Inside Darlington" - YouTube What’s the impact of the Darlington Refurbishment? - YouTube
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    Why do women think a stack of birch logs set beside the steps to the deck appear fes

    Why do women think a stack of birch logs set beside the steps to the deck appear festive ? Today while clearing snow there was some awful bangs and thuds from the snowblower. The tractor engine lugged down momentary as chunks of kindling and sawdust flew from the chute and across the driveway...
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    seasonal sounds

    STIHL Chainsaw Plays Silent Night - YouTube
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    Happy Thanks Giving to one and All

    Happy Thanks Giving to one and All . We are blessed beyond what anyone could imagine just 100 years ago . And we live better than probably 80% of the world's population today.
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    portable power winch required for moose hunting, busted our old Chugger unit

    Anybody with any experience with the newest and latest portable gas powered winches? Something similar to the Simpson capstan units possibly ?
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    Story book title about a crow and fox that went around teasing the other animals

    I have trying to find the title of the storybook that used to be around home . It's been well over four decades so the details are fading. The story had the general gist of a crow and maybe a fox going around teasing and tormenting the other characters with rhymes . Eventually the crow...
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    Anybody ever used a JD 953 wagon with brakes or even seen one ? Parts ?

    Looking through the parts book there optional brakes listed for various Deere wagons. Anybody ever used a wagon with brakes or even seen one ? I would like to install at least rear wheel brakes on my Father's 1947 vintage 953. Anyone with wagon brake parts stashed somewhere ?
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    Wood pellet BBQ smokers such as Traeger ?

    Anybody with any experience using those wood pellet BBQ smokers such as Traeger ?
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    youngest boy helped change Kawasaki engine oil

    I should have bought a new mower years ago. The last few years have required New coils, ignition module, battery, starter, control module, carb, four tires, three spindles, belts and now this. 1996 LX188 Deere. Don't if we should try welding the oil soaked aluminum or grind off the broken...
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    Unknown codes in tractor production record in serial number search. RG53 & TW2342

    Unknown codes in tractor production record in serial number search. RG53 & TW2342 Serial number Search reads as such. " Model 840 Tractor serial # 8400XXX." Destination: To Engineering Department on April 1st 1959. Returned on RG53 on April 20th. Sold to Bismarck, North Dakota, ( BR 8 ), on...
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    First time I've ever worn 'Bibbed Coveralls

    Never wore them until last Thursday. Bought the crew bibbs and long sleeved golf shirts in 9Kcal Arc Blast protection for general summer wear at work. Not as hot to wear as Arc Resistant one piece Overalls.
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    Finally on the land

    The higher fields are finally drying off. The first land worked this season was last Saturday with horses . This morning the tractors were out on the higher , drier fields .
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    New plough

    Left Mrs B&D unsupervised for a few minutes at an auction sale last Monday. She bought a JD 555H 3X14" plough to match our other 555H 4X14" plough.
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    Where does your dog ride in the vehicle ?

    Our Border Collie Co-Pilot prefers the backseat while looking over the driver's left shoulder
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    GM Calender Febuary , 430 paint job

    Good looking 430 but who ever was spraying the paint did not know or did not care that the spin out rims are supposed to be silver colour.
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    Crude Oil Purchase by the general public ???

    Just out of curiosity. Is there any particular restriction or regulations? If "Joe Average" wanted to purchase a a couple of totes of light sweet crude oil in the US or Canada ? For off road use of course. Figuring the purchaser would know enough to stay up wind of the H2S fumes.
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    55th celebration today

    Big time celebrations today. 55 years ago my 435 roared to life and drove away from the Dubuque assembly line.
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    Rudolf's replacement

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    Christmas music

    Not So Silent Night | STIHL USA Mobile
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    Must have gotten off too lightly with the Yellow Jacket sting, on a roll around here

    On a roll around here . My kid was driving the tractor as we were pruning apple trees. There was a sudden shout, curses and he was running around the tractor all in a dither. A vengeful tree branch caught a valve stem breaking it off and allowing the liquid ballast to spray out of the tire...
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    working on the sabith

    I thought that using the rotary cutter today. To clear some horse pasture and cut back the growth out into the fields by the bush/forest/woods . Would not be a huge sin. I got off the tractor wearing short pants and thought I had brushed by a thistle while picking up some wood chunks. Then after...
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    599 posts

    duplicate . Somebody else has already posted ??? on the CUT engine topic
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    4WD shortage in new Colorado and Canyon trucks ???

    Our sales person told us a Colorado in 2WD is readily available . However a 4WD Canyon or Colorado will require a wait time of months , not weeks. Anybody know if this is due to demand or a supply side problem of components ?
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    NY expo get together

    Old message with wrong location followed by update ET, Randy, myself and anybody else were going to start of with a Thursday noonish old cheese, crackers and brew meeting. There is a east west fence separating main north parking lot from the fairgrounds. Located along this fence about 100-150...
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    Holiday July 1st

    Happy Canada Day to everyone . https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canada_Day
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    New York Expo for antique Deere next week

    Anybody attending the NY Expo next week? Expo-XII
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    local news report from the cops

    Horse And Buggy Fail To Outrun Police - Liquor And Careless Driving Charges Laid | www.thewinghamfreepress.com Horse And Buggy Fail To Outrun Police - Liquor And Careless Driving Charges Laid Source: Area OPP Date: Tue Jun 23 08:26:51 MST 2015 (TOWNSHIP OF PERTH EAST, ON) On Sunday June 21...
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    heavens to Betsy, from closed wind turbine topic

    Betsy - meaning of Betsy name
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    Wind Turbine ********. Just opened the mail and seen the plan for three massive units

    Wind Turbine ********. Just opened the mail and seen the plan for three massive units rated at 4MW. Known for 3 years that they were coming but not sure where. Located west and upwind of my property. The nearest unit will be 1-1/4 miles away. The other existing turbine development is a 3/4 mile...
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    Ice maker use from freezer on fridge bottom topic

    It appears that some households use a lot of ice ??? Is it a regional or cultural custom ? We have never had an ice maker since 1941 when power was connected to the farm.the only ice maker that we have ever used is a pair of one dozen cube trays in the freezer section. Unless making home made...
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    Sorry, Christmas video 10 days too late

    https://video.search.yahoo.com/video/play;_ylt=A0LEVkCljqVUMDMA.50PxQt.;_ylu=X3oDMTBsa3ZzMnBvBHNlYwNzYwRjb2xvA2JmMQR2dGlkAw--?p=chain+saw+silent+night&tnr=21&vid=E55F99D19E20D7AA0D56E55F99D19E20D7AA0D56&l=96&turl=http%3A%2F%2Fts1.mm.bing.net%2Fth%3Fid%3DUN.608022319889843980%26pid%3D15.1&rurl=htt...
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    55th today

    It's a celebration here. My John Deere 435 turned 55 yrs old today.
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    how many day lights hours today

    Approx 8hr and 52 minutes of daylight today. Data via the Environment Canada weather web site so accuracy maybe suspect.
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    Neighbour did not play it safe, found dead in corn harvestor

    We know the family and have bought live stock from them. A sister to Brian died two years ago from cancer. Why do people still try to work on moving equipment? Man dies after being trapped in corn picker in Kincardine | CTV London News
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    1st frost of the season this morning.

    1st frost of the season this morning on the east coast of Lake Huron. Wasn't a heavy frost as some areas of the lawn were not white. It should speed up the dry down of the soybeans and grain corn. The beans had been barely showing any sign of withering or browning. Most of the corn is still a...
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    local hay prices ?

    What is hay going for around the country per lb in small squares, round bales and large squares ?
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    preffered size for "large" square bales ?

    I'm considering selling commercial amounts of hay as a cash crop and custom baling. In you various areas of the world. What is the preferred size of 8ft long hay bale ? 3X3, 3X4 or 4X4 ?
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    13-14yr olds standing next to used nuclear fuel

    .......
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    $89,000 for a new diesel pickup, how is it going to pay for it's self ?

    Just seen a new 2015 crew cab SLT Duramax 4x4 on the lot for $77,000 plus sales tax. What does a person do with a truck like that to make it pay it's way?
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    factory 240V alternator on farmalls to replace pto drive ?

    iirc I seen a vintage Farmall at a show with a large 25 to 30Kw AC alternator factory mounted on the right side of the tractor. The owner claimed that plan was to use electric motors on balers, pull type combines , forage harvesters etc. Instead of running pto shafts ? Yes, no or maybe ?
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    24V positive ground article in March Green Magazine

    March Green Mag came in the mail yesterday. I see the positive ground 24V diesel starting system fantasy is still alive and well. Over the next few days I'll sift through the truths, half truths and falsehoods.
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    Diesel Chev Equinox - Capiva . 5 speed manual

    The Captiva (Chev Equinox ) was loaded with three persons and all the extra luggage the wife packed. The vehicle was silky smooth and had plenty of power as the driver passed everything on the road. Driver said he liked the diesel except for all the shop repair costs and lost productive...
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    what are these tracks ?

    [ATTACH=CONFIG]349809 Anybody know what these recent tracks are in New Mexico ?
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    Flaming space junk across the sky tonight

    Anybody see the two peices of flaming orbital space junk at approx 20:35 & 20:37 Eastern heading due east? Crossed overhead at approx 82 degrees longitude and 45 drees latitude. Moving fast. Less than two minutes from the time they were in front of Venus until they burned out at probably 50...
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    Would you allow this person to operate your equipment or work on your site?

    Would you allow this person to operate your equipment or work on your site? Would you purchase used equipment from this person? Pulling stumps with a John Deere 1023E. - YouTube
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    Deere models same but different eg 4105 is somewhat of a rebadged 3000 series 3520

    Are Deere models the same but different? eg 4105 is somewhat of a re-badged 3000 series 3520 judging by wheelbase and other specs. The 3032E and 3038E could be a re-badged 2000 series 2320 and 2720 ? Marketing to convince a customer to purchase a 4105 thinking he is getting a deal instead of a...
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    old crop and new crop hay prices in your area?

    old crop and new crop hay prices in your area?
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    NY Expo July 10th,1th & 12th, who all is going ???

    NY Expo July 10th,1th & 12th, who all is going ???
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    Medium and large square balers, duds and outstanding models?

    Is there any particular make and or model of medium square baler that is poor design and will never be reliable? Any medium square balers that are vastly superior to the average baler?
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    Clevis hitch on a drawn/trail type JD 555H plough with spring trip bottoms, why???

    Just located and bought back Dad's 1958 JD Model 555H drawn plough. Factory built with the spring reset bottoms/standards in case of stones or tree roots. I asked somewhere else about the clevis and most of the replys talked about the obsolete dingaling pop apart drawbar which unhooks the...
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    Future inline 6 version of the Cruze 4 cylinder 2.0L turbo diesel for light pickups ?

    I wonder if GM has plans for Fiat in the future to stretch that 4 into an inline 6 version of the Cruze 4 cylinder 2.0L turbo diesel for light pickups and SUVs? The engineering and testing is done and the tooling built .
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    Chev releases a turbo four diesel in the Cruze econo box front wheel drive car

    Quote "Chevrolet's new Cruze, which will go on sale this year, will have a 2.0 liter, four-cylinder engine that will get an estimated 42 mpg in highway driving with an automatic transmission." Unquote The 1.4L gasser is rated at 38mpg, 1.8L with 35 or 36mpg. Not sure how the vehicle is...
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    End of the diesel light truck

    GM announced the end of the diesel pickup today by announcing the 2014 pickups with the 4.3, 5.3 and 6.2 Ecotech3 direct injection engines. Few indeed are the drivers who can sit down with pen and paper then honestly justify a diesel pickup.
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    540 rear pro and cat I 3pt hitch on 425, similar to x724 ???

    Has anyone added a 540 rpm pto and/or a cat I 3 pt hitch to a 425/445/455 ? The 425/445/455 appear to be very similar to the later x400 series and the current X700 series. Neighbours are divorcing and a 425 AWS 2WD has some front cowlings removed and junk piled on top. Buried in the back of...
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    bargain transfer fix instead of some hazardous farmer fix

    Found a low cost, quick, easy .safe and effective transfer switch for use with portable generators up to 10KW. No excuses for using double ended male cords into clothes dryer, electric stove or worse yet welder plugs. No extension cords through doors or windows and stumbling around in the...
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    Bargain transfer switch instead of double male ended cord farmer fix

    Found a low cost, quick, easy .safe and effective transfer switch for use with portable generators up to 10KW. No excuses for using double ended male cords into clothes dryer, electric stove or worse yet welder plugs. No extension cords through doors or windows and stumbling around in the...
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    Environmentalists won't quit until we are walking and have no vehicles

    The Associated Press Posted: Jun 15, 2012 9:58 AM ET Last Updated: Jun 15, 2012 11:25 AM ET Soot pollutant standards to be stricter Evidence shows that particle pollution at levels currently labeled as officially 'safe' causes heart attacks, strokes and asthma attacks, lung association says...
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