TODAYS SEAT TIME

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Got .8 of an hour on the BX1500 picking up small tree limbs and branches.
Got 7 tenths of an hour on the BX23 filling in a small hole in the yard cleaning out at the end of a 6'' culvert and moving a few buckets of the free dirt I got about a month ago.
 
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3.2 on my Allis Chalmers 7060 this morning..using my ford 3930 to grade my driveway..ooops my 3930 ford tach doesnt work.. :eek:
 
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Man, that is great news Brown!
At that rate, in another 4,583 days you will have as many hours on those 2 machines as you do posts (6875).:)
Hahaha, just pulling your chain a little.:)
Happy April Fool's
 
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I had 8+ hours with my two-year old Grandson today. We played with his tractor, had some pizza and ...........
If there's anything better than "seat time" it has to do with grandchildren!:) :)
 
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LBrown59 said:
Got .8 of an hour on the BX1500 picking up small tree limbs and branches.
Got 7 tenths of an hour on the BX23 filling in a small hole in the yard cleaning out at the end of a 6'' culvert and moving a few buckets of the free dirt I got about a month ago.

And still no pics!!!:rolleyes:
 
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Two hours of snowblowing 26" of wet heavy snow:

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LBrown59 said:
Got .8 of an hour on the BX1500 picking up small tree limbs and branches.
Got 7 tenths of an hour on the BX23 filling in a small hole in the yard cleaning out at the end of a 6'' culvert and moving a few buckets of the free dirt I got about a month ago.
Why didn't you use the Same tractor for both projects??? Got any Pics?:)
 
  
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johnk said:
Why didn't you use the Same tractor for both projects??? Got any Pics?:)

Since the ground is still a little damp and soft I used the BX 1500 to pull a little yard trailer and felt the lighter tractor with turf tires would be a little easier on the lawn than the biger/heaver BX 23 with AGs, FEL an BH.
Otherwise I probably would have used the BX23 for both task.
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.3 Hrs mowing with the 2005 BX1500.
.7 Hrs on the 2003 BX1500 tilling and grading to smooth out the ruts the dollar general tractor trailer left in my front yard last month.
If you think AG tires mark up a lawn try driving a semi truck through a wet soft saturated yard.
Got that task done and went to the house and discovered that I'd lost my set of keys that has the house key on them.
I had them in my coat pocket when I got on the 2003 BX 1500.
O No: Did they fall out of my pocket on to the ground and I tilled them under smoothing the ruts?
The wife and I walked the area I tilled & couldn't find them so was about to give up but I decided to take one more walk down along the place I tilled and graded, got about 10 feet and looked down to my left and there they were about 3 fourths buried in the dirt.
The weren't hit by the tiller tines and suffered no damage.
O I love happy endings!
 
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LBrown59 said:
.3 Hrs mowing with the 2005 BX1500.

You're mowing already? Grass ain't even green yet here in SE Iowa. You said things were "damp and soft" in you earlier post so I wouldn't think you'd want to drive on the lawn much less mow it.
 
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PitbullMidwest said:
You're mowing already? Grass ain't even green yet here in SE Iowa. You said things were "damp and soft" in you earlier post so I wouldn't think you'd want to drive on the lawn much less mow it.

Sounds like an excuse to me. Get off your butt and mow the grass. I'm usually good until June. Last year was an exception, I had to mow at the end of May. I am surprised to hear that your grass is not green. Here in the Northeast the grass is always green, and we mow it only when it grows too high.

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jmfox said:
I am surprised to hear that your grass is not green. Here in the Northeast the grass is always green, so we mow when the grass is long.
jmf

Around here the grass goes dorment in winter and turns a depressing brown/tan color, which adds to the prolonged misery leading up to spring. Actually, things are starting to green up and my wife is starting to see some of her flowers poking through. Renewal and new life is one of my favorite parts of spring.

BTW, we mow when the grass gets long too, I guess we just have to wait longer to do it.
 
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I was thinking how interesting it would be if somebody mows their grass to obtain a certain shade of green. One of my many chores is color correcting video, so I understand the import of subtle shades of color, but generally I accept the color of my front lawn whether it matches the house or not.

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The grass is growing some and has really greened up after the last couple of rains.
The state cut over into my front yard while plowing snow this winter and threw all the junk dirt and sod about 10 feet over into my front yard.
Also a Dollar General semi truck really rutted up the yard about month ago trying to turn around in my driveway.
I mowed these 2 areas because if the grass gets to high it will make it tough to repair this damage.
That's the only area I mowed and it wasn't to wet or soft for the BX1500 with turf tires.
PitbullMidwest said:
You're mowing already? Grass ain't even green yet here in SE Iowa. You said things were "damp and soft" in you earlier post so I wouldn't think you'd want to drive on the lawn much less mow it.
 
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Sunday, 'bout an hour or so hauling firewood in the FEL and pushing out small stumps.

And scaring the &^%* out of myself. :eek: Still calibrating the "pucker factor," gotta get a tiltmeter. And maybe sling the mower deck under there for some ballast. Maybe even the box scraper in the back. (Can't be bothered to fill the tires, no wheel weights came with it.)
 
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~45-60 minutes in Bluford working my wifes horse lounging (longuing?) area (big figure 8 with a loop at one end). First time using the box scraper (it's ~1ft too narrow). Soo much easier than the old VAC (TN55 with cab). Warmer too! And draft control was really nice. Will have to go out in the day light and look it over.
 
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I did about 4 hours worth of running the tiller around an acre or so of steep terrain. I was scarifying lightly for my fescue seed to go down. Most of the for hours was spent going up and down perpendicular to the contour. My neck is killing me from watching that tiller!
 

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Hooked up the mower deck for the first time this season.

You dont really relize how much you miss the smell of fresh cut grass over the winter. <inhale deeply>

Moved some dirt around for garden prep. Raised bed for the strawberries.
 
  
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schmism said:
Hooked up the mower deck for the first time this season.

You dont really relize how much you miss the smell of fresh cut grass over the winter. <inhale deeply>

Moved some dirt around for garden prep. Raised bed for the strawberries.
I could smell the cut onion grass in different spots where I was mowing yesterday.
 

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I'm 1400km away (870 miles for y'all) from my tractor and will be for a while:(
I'm swinging between being depressed or being cheered up by reading this thread.
 

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Spread some lime and tilled the garden.....very shallow over the asparagus, not shallow enuf over the rubarb:rolleyes: , and several passes over the rest. Nice to get the snowblower off and the tiller on the BX.:)
 

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smfcpacfp said:
Two hours of snowblowing 26" of wet heavy snow:

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Those pictures look more like a BRRRRRR3030!
 

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Yesterday - 6 hours clearing brush and digging dirt.
 

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