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    Easier Maintenance Options?

    Thinking about selling my Toolcat and replacing with a small to medium sized wheel loader with SSQA. My big hands, frame and poor health are not good qualities for fixing and maintaining a Toolcat. Who makes a simple to access and maintain wheel loader? TIA Yooper Dave
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    GFCI Wiring Issue

    Is there someone who can explain how to correct a GFCI outlet in a bathroom which was initially wired to ALSO remove power from the adjacent overhead light if tripped? Home inspector noted as a non-conformance and a safety issue. The overhead lights need to remain energized if the GFCI trips...
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    TITAN Skid Steer Bucket

    I bought a heavy-duty 60" Titan skid steer bucket. It is very heavy and robust. The problem is that the SSQA portion of the bucket does NOT align with both SSQA pins on my Branson Tractor Loader. The Branson tractor has had another 60" bucket and a 72" bucket on it with no alignment or...
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    XJ 2025H Leaking Oil

    My XJ 2025H is nearly 5 years old with around 160 hours on it. It has always performed well regardless of task. This year there are significant oil leaks under the front axle, back axle, and under the engine. I finally took it into the dealer for repairs - hopefully before the snow flies...
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    Lifting a 85" TV over Fireplace

    Thinking about bringing over my drywall lift to position a 110#, 85" TV over my fireplace. Other than being big and strong, or hiring a contractor, any other suggestions? Wifey and I were able to lift the 65" TV onto its bracket in the Bed Room. Not able to lift any bigger. TIA Yooper Dave
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    Bad Luck!

    Just got my Kubota lawn tractor fixed so I can mow the way overgrown cottage lawn. My worst fear used to be running over a big limb or stick or similar. Somehow after 5 minutes of run time, I ran over a short and stout piece of leaf covered structural steel which should not have existed on the...
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    Towing Safely

    I am moving 60 miles away. Part of the move includes me with my truck and trailers to haul most of the smaller stuff. The trip is pretty flat with well-paved roads everywhere. Intending to use all back roads and no highway travel while loaded. I have a 2015 Chevy 2500 HD which I bought new...
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    How to Move a Large Tool Box

    Wifey and I are moving 1 hour south of our current location. We are moving the boxes and clutter ourselves with our 3/4 ton pickup truck and 2 trailers. We are hiring a local moving Company to move the Furniture and large heavy items - like 4 tool boxes. 1 tool box in particular is a 6' x 6'...
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    T1760 Lawn Tractor Mower Problem

    I might have the lawn tractor model number wrong, but is my best recollection. My lawn tractor at my cottage has worked well for decades. The grass has not been mowed in a couple of weeks and is now significantly overdue. Today when I tried to engage the mowing lever, the mower would not...
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    Simple Slope Mower

    I am going to buy a newer house on 1+ acres of grass. There is a small area on my side yard (1/8 to 1/4 acre) with a steep angle sloping into a pond. My current ztr does not have a chance to mow on this slope without fear of ending up in the pond. Riders with dual tires front and back can...
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    JD model 80 steel dump cart.

    I have a white JD 1970 model 80 steel dump cart S/N 031242M. It has lots of surface rust, but is rock solid and always stored in a shed. My dad was the original owner. What is something like this worth? TIA Yooper Dave
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    No Turf Tires?

    Looking at buying a new LS compact tractor. Their web site indicated choice of Ag, Turf or Industrial. The dealer said only Industrial were available. I then looked at the TYM website where turf tires were not even mentioned. Why the challenge of no turf tires? TIA Yooper Dave
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    Step & Receiver Hitch Modifications

    Had the step modified so I could put both feet on it at the same time. This is required until my left leg heals from a rare nerve disorder (DA) up to a year or so from now. Also, had a receiver hitch welded to the bucket so I can put various attachments in it including but not limited to a...
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    Maintenance Filter Pack for 2021 Branson 4215HC

    Finding it more difficult than I was expecting to buy a Filter Pack to maintain my Branson. Some sites omit my specific model which concerns me. Anyone have good luck with a vendor selling a filter pack for a 4215HC? TIA Yooper Dave
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    Price vs Quality for PTO Driven Snowblowers

    I am looking at several 3 point hitch mounted, pto driven snowblowers for my 25hp LS XJ2025H. Tractor is HST and 48" wide. Thinking of a 54" to 64" wide blower after I install a back up camera and more mirrors. I have seen huge price differences between brands and their offerings. Looking at...
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    Branson Dealer in Marinette County WI Destroyed

    https://fox11online.com/news/local/jakes-sales-and-service-fire-beaver-oconto-county-highway-p This is my inherited Dealer from a month ago and now destroyed by fire. Yooper Dave
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    6' Bucket on LS XJ2025H

    My LS XJ2025H tractor is 48" wide and came with a 50" light-duty bucket - about 200#. I upgraded to a 60" heavy-duty bucket for snow removal - about 400#. Very robust but way heavy. This worked well for a number of years for clearing snow from my 150' long concrete and asphalt driveway...
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    New Step for XJ2025H

    Had a local shop fabricate a new wider and deeper step so I can bear both feet on the step at the same time. My health has deteriorated significantly over the past 4 months due to an adverse reaction to my covid vax. The new step will keep me mobile. Yooper Dave
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    Fact or BS?

    I heard you should NOT use synthetic oil for Tier 4 Engines. Is this true? Sounds like BS to me. TIA Yooper Dave
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    Snow Blowing in Reverse

    I used to own a 36hp LG loader tractor with shuttle shift and a 6' rear mounted snowblower. When I used the snowblower, I would simply stand up and turn around so I could see what I was blowing. The tractor never had a seat sensor, so it kept running while I was standing up. Steering was not...
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    Parts & Service Manuals for 2019 XJ2025H

    Can someone provide insight as how to get a .pdf for the 1999 XJ 2025H parts and service manuals? TIA Yooper Dave
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    Grooving Industrial Tires

    How hard is it to groove Industrial Tires? What tools, how wide, how deep, unit of measure? Assuming this will not decrease the life of the tire? Might be a good summer project as a proactive measure. TIA Yooper Dave
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    Cable for Tires in lieu of Snow Chain?

    Anyone know first hand using snow cables instead of snow chains? The ad stated they are lighter, cheaper, and easier to install than chains. TIA Yooper Dave
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    Snow Chain Recommendation

    I now have a CUT with industrial tires which I am aware provide lousy traction in the snow. I plan on installing chains to the front wheels only so I can confidently plow my sloped driveway. What do you recommend as an economical solution? TIA Yooper Dave
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    Bought a Branson

    I ended up buying a 1 year old Branson 4215 with 45 hours on it. It has the 3rd hydraulic remote function, engine block heater, CAB with air, heat & radio, 4 cylinder engine, 62" bucket with a cutting edge, loaded rear tires for $31,000 delivered to my door. The loader is rated for more than...
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    Little to NO Tractors

    I live in NE Wisconsin and am close to 2 Mahindra dealers. Neither of them have very little to no 40 hp tractors to sell. I really wanted to give Mahindra a try but will need to buy elsewhere. My local LS dealer seems to be the best stocked to sell. The Kubota dealer also sells Case and New...
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    CUT Low Loader Lift Capacity

    Hoping to buy a new HST Loader Tractor - full sized compact frame. Kubota has always been at or near the top of my list. However while researching, the lift capacity posted for the various Kubota CUT's are significantly LESS than most of the competition. Trying to get at least 2,000# lift...
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    TIER 4 Questions

    I am just about ready to buy an MT342H. Would like to keep it as my retirement tractor. Will most likely put 100 to 150 hours per year on it & always stored in a shed. However, I am more than concerned with regens / tier 4 issues. Current understanding is to use road grade diesel and not...
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    Price of 3620H vs LS MT342H

    The local Branson dealer (30 min away) is selling a new 3620H (36 hp) with rim guard delivered for $30,860. The local LS dealer (40 min away) is selling their MT342H (42 hp) with rim guard delivered for $28,500. I like the Branson, but the Dealer can be challenging while talking to. He rips...
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    Tires  Winter use Tires

    I have been using turf tires without chains to plow my driveways for a number of years. My driveways are pitched at least 10' over a couple of hundred feet of run. I usually plow down hill, stay in 4wd, and try to not push my luck (no pun). Do industrial tires offer less traction in the snow? I...
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    2007 Toolcat Price

    A misc. used equipment dealer near my retirement house has a 2007 Toolcat with high flow hydraulics, turf tires and nearly 3000 hours. It seems like quite an upgrade from my series 'A' which I keep at my camp an hour away. Rust appears to be at a minimum. The bucket must have been replaced...
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    A Series Radiator Fan

    After fixing the air in the fuel line problem via accessing under the passenger seat, it was noticed that the fan for the radiator was dead. This would explain why I could never use the A/C very long in the dead of summer, as the Engine would get too hot and I would need to shut down to cool...
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    Price of 2021 - 2638 HST with Loader & 50 Hrs

    Is $23,000 a fair price from a private sale? Does the warranty transfer? Is this a good tractor? Maintaining a 6 acre camp in the woods. TIA Yooper Dave
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    Price of 2019 TYM T454 tractor 70 hours

    Is $23,000 a fair price for a nearly new 2019 TYM T454 tractor with loader and bucket? It has a Yanmar Engine and no regen is required I am told. TIA Yooper Dave
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    Fuel Filter Issues - Model A Toolcat

    I ran over a moss covered rock and really screwed up my fuel filter - see attached. I knew something was wrong when my full fuel tank went empty in a half hour with an alarm to notify. Was able to get the Toolcat in the shed and jacked it up to remove the damaged fuel filter. The auto parts guy...
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    Made a trip to Power Trac

    Was a couple hours away and thought I would pay a visit. Was hoping to see a few models parked in the lot and maybe get to try them out. They had a beautiful new facility with a full show room. The receptionist said she would get someone but no one came. They had a hall with dozens of...
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    Rigging out a ToolBox

    Could not get a very heavy 5' long toolbox out of the cottage basement. Decided to build a ramp, attached a chain to the Toolcat and backed up. Everything worked as hoped. Good thing the basement stair aligns with the front door. Yooper Dave
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    Delivered Post Hole Digger Issues

    I just bought a Dirty Hand Tools model 110 heavy duty post hole digger from Amazon. I also bought the 24" diameter auger bit so I could quickly plant a whole bunch of trees. I only bought the model 110 as it would work with the 24" auger. There are 2 smaller sizes, but the auger bit selection...
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    Dead HST on XJ2025H

    Dug 7 holes and planted 6 black hills spruce and then just before the 7th tree to plant, the transmission died. No forward no back, no difference between 2WD & 4WD. Tractor has nearly 18 hours on it. Was not expecting a dead drive train with this many hours. The tractor was not pushed beyond...
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    Tree Holes Dug with SSQA Loader

    Is there a CUT sized post hole digger which is SSQA compatible? Was thinking a hydraulic line(s) would go back to the CUT rear remotes. Unlike a skid steer, the CUT would have significantly less down force to provide. Otherwise, a 3 point rear hookup would be the only other post hole digger I...
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    Added a Rear View Mirror

    Bought a 4' piece of L2x2, mirror, longer bolts and spray paint. Drilled holes to fit and matched the paint with your input. Yooper Dave
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    5' Pusher

    Learning how to use a pusher. Tractor is 4' wide and the pusher is 5' wide with a back blade. Yooper Dave
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    60" Berlon Snow Bucket

    This is 1 big bucket. It is the smallest snow bucket Berlon makes. The self weight is around 600# I thought having a loader capacity of around 1,300# would be a good thing. I find myself looking for more lift capacity as I can only curl the bucket to get the snow out and then be able to lift...
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    Very Jumpy Hydraulics

    Tried out the new XJ2025H to clear snow for the first time. Biggest item of note was the not so smooth operation of the loader. I have never had such jumpy hydraulics - even on my older LG. Is there something I can do to minimize the jumpy hydraulics? TIA Yooper Dave
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    Front Mount vs Rear Mount Snowblowers

    Why is there such a premium for front mounted snowblowers over the rear mounted ones for any specific tractor? All I can think of is a lack of competition for the front mounts, as they seem to be brand specific. Otherwise, the rear mount starts off as cost effective until you run into...
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    Replacement Ignition Keys

    Where is a good place to stock up on some ignition keys? A quick internet search pointed me to $22 to $27 per key. The key is simple so I was expecting something much cheaper. TIA Yooper Dave
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    Prices on the Rise for 2019

    My Dealer is now adding $1,000 for the 2 smaller 2019 tractor models relative to the 2018 pricing structure. The MT 125 is now $13,900 with loader and filled tires. The XJ 2025 is now $15,900 with loader and filled tires. I think I bought the last 2018 XJ under the former pricing structure -...
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    UHMW Bucket Cutting Edge

    Planning on installing an Ultra High Molecular Weight (UHMW) Poly bar cutting / wearing edge under the leading edge of a snow bucket. The dealer wants ~ $500 and I think I can do it for a fraction of the price with a piece 3/4" x 5" bolted to the bucket. Anybody else do something like this...
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    Who Makes Smaller Snow Buckets?

    Looking for a 60" or maybe 66" snow bucket for an LS XJ2025 with SSQA connection. Some of those heavy duty buckets for skid steers may weigh upwards of 700# which is too heavy for me. The smallest bucket I found so far is 72" which might possibly work - but still on the bigger side. Any help...
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    Farmtrac DTC 360 Price

    How much would you pay for an LG 36 hp 4wd loader tractor with 60" bucket, 72" rear pto snow blower, 2 sets of remotes, industrial tires? The year is around the early 2,000's. There are 97 hours on the tractor & ~ 10 hours on the snow blower. There are 3 ranges with 4 gears per range...
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    Pulled the Trigger

    Did more research and looking around than ever could have imagined. I liked the XJ2025H at first site. However I had to check out at least 6 other tractors and brands. This one has an extra set of remotes in the back, rim guard, and 6 ply turf tires. I am going to modify the bolt-on step to...
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    BX2380V Quote

    My local Kubota dealer is offering a BX2380V HST with a LA344S loader, 1 set of rear remotes, loaded Rim Guard rear turf tires, & 54" bucket delivered for $15k + tax. In addition, the salesman noted I could also use their 0% financing for 60 months. What does the 'V' stand for? Is the loader...
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    Used BOBCAT CT225 Price

    A JD dealer an hour away has a nearly new 2014 Bobcat CT225 utility tractor with < 100 hours, 4wd, 60" quick attach bucket, 60" heavy duty snow blower with a hydraulic chute & unloaded turf tires for ~ $19,000. The dealer stated the engine is a Kubota. Is this a good deal, or is there...
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    Tier 4 Emissons Confusion

    Are tier 4 emissions exempt for all new tractors 25hp and less? Some mfrs note no pollution filter is needed, but is stlll tier 4 compliant. Any clarification of the issue is appreciated. TIA Yooper Dave
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    Used 3032E Price

    Is this an acceptable deal? 2018 Deere 3032E HST with a pinned 55" rock bucket, pinned pallet forks, turf tires, Rim Guard, and a draw bar for $20,000. I am assuming there is no sales tax for a private purchase. The tractor has 3 hours on it and stored in a heated garage. Will get some...
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    Lousy Dealer Experience

    Went to my local Branson dealer up the road looking for a new 2510H. After introducing myself, he noted himself as the owner. After some follow up I did finally get a name. While accessing the tractor, I could not help but make contact with a dip stick under the seat and just above the floor...
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    Who has the best deal going for a 25 hp tractor?

    Any too good to be true end of year deals going on? SSQA is a requirement. TIA Yooper Dave
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    Max 26XL vs LS XJ2025

    I can get a brand new LS XJ2025H for $14,900 with loader and loaded tires. The XJ has a SSQA loader & mid-pto. Dealer is < 10 minutes away. It is my recent understanding that the MAX 26XL also has SSQA loader. The 26XL HST also seems to have a bigger platform and a tilt steering wheel which...
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    Front Mount Snowblowers

    Looking at purchasing an LS XJ2025H. The front mount snowblower is only 50" wide with no options for $4,000. The hand crank to rotate the chute also challenges entry into the Drivers seat. Are other brands and/or sizes of snowblowers available which would also fit and possibly offer a better...
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    Snow Bucket vs Snow Pusher

    I have a 50' wide x 130' long concrete and paved driveway on a moderate grade. I was looking to get a LS XJ2025H CUT with a front snowblower option, but the snowblower is only 50" wide and $4,000 with a manual chute. The crank to operate the chute is also in the way to access the seat and...
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    Got STUCK in the Cab

    New LS Dealer opened up shop only 10 minutes from my house. Thought I would stop by and check out the offerings. I liked the CAB on the XG3025 so I sat down inside after a minute of squeezing in. Trying to leave took more time and head banging on the cab roof in order to exit. Assuming the...
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    MT 125 Loader Attachments

    If you do not get the SSQA option for the loader, how difficult is it to find a 3rd party snow bucket, snow plow, snow pusher, etc to align with the pins? The loader has great capacity until the SSQA is installed. TIA Yooper Dave
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    Electrical Question

    Do the smaller MT or XJ tractors have a 12 volt outlet? I am wondering if I could plug in a coat to keep warm - similar to a motorcycle. TIA Yooper Dave
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    sc 2450 Price

    What would you pay for a SC 2450 with hoe & loader & 60" mower? It has 105 hours with shift on the go. Do not know the year but it looks to be in good shape. They are asking $16,000. TIA Yooper Dave
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    CUT - Front Power Beyond

    Other than Yanmar, who offers a compact utility tractor with SSQA AND aux hydraulics in the front? TIA Yooper Dave
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    MT125 Front Snowthrower

    Does anyone have a front mounted snowblower for their MT125? My dealer said he could use the same one as the next larger XJ. Does it take long to hook up and remove? TIA Yooper Dave
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    How Hard to Convert?

    I have a 15 year old LG 36 hp 4WD loader tractor with < 100 hours on it. How hard would it be to convert the loader to a SSQA? Is this kind of conversion common and cost efficient? TIA Yooper Dave
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    Compact Price Check

    Ran into my local dealer at a founders day social function. He quoted me a price of $14,900 for an XJ 2025H with loader, and $1,500 less for the smaller MT with the quick attach bucket. The front mount snow blower was quoted at $3,500. Both tractors use the same attachments. Thought the XJ...
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    PEX Piping Newby

    I just bought a house and wanted to change out a sink only to find no water supply line shut off valves were installed under the sink. I therefore need to turn off the water to the entire house and install some shut off valves. The plumber used 1/2" PEX tubing, and I have never worked with...
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    MF vs Kubota Sub Compacts

    I saw some MF subcompact prices and financing options which looked more attractive than Kubota BX's. What are the major differences between the 2 mfrs? Is the BX worth paying more for? I am shopping for 24 to 25 hp, quick attach loader & bucket, snow plow, and 54" to 60" mmm. TIA Yooper Dave
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    Why Such a Difference?

    Looking at Zero Turn mowers and tractors with the same width mowing deck. The tractors were usually priced significantly lower and designed for several attachments that a zero turn would not handle. Why such a price difference? TIA Yooper Dave
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    XJ 2025 Attachments

    How hard is it to hook up the mid mount mower and front mount snowblower? I like to see the quick attach bucket. TIA Yooper Dave
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    Used Yanmar SC2400

    Is this a good deal: 200 hours 4WD Loader 60" MMM Extra set of front wheels with turf tread Do not yet know the year. Looks like brand new for $10,000. Thanks Yooper Dave
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    CAN-AM Commander Ltd Drive Belt Wear Issue

    I have a 1000 cc CAN-AM Commander Limited. The previous owner warned me of belt wear, but I still am unable to understand how the Belt warning comes on after < 80 miles on a brand new belt. My wife and I are gentle on the dirt and gravel roads, so how does the belt wear so fast? When the old...
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    Differences Between PT-422 & PT-425

    Will be eventually moving from a 1/4 acre lot to a 1.5 acre lot with new construction for a retirement house out in the country - 10 minutes from town. I will most likely buy a Power-Trac in some form to take care of our various needs. I plan on adding a mower, forks, bucket and maybe a hoe or...
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    Broken Belt

    The Toolcat was overheating after 5 minutes of light use and shutting down on its own. I was lucky enough to get the Toolcat back inside the shed after letting it cool down. The next morning a small belt was laying on the ground under the engine. I was able to get a replacement belt, but was...
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    Anyone have a wiring harness?

    Looking at buying a nice used Bobcat snowblower, but lacking a wiring harness. Anyone add a wiring harness to their Toolcat? Is it a big deal? TIA Yooper Dave
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    DEAD TOOLCAT!

    Been using the Toolcat quite a bit lately in the woods with no problems. While backing up just outside of the woods, a noise was heard underneath with several loud beeps given before shutting down on its own. No error codes were given, and unable to start. While trying to start, the...
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    Old TORO Utility Vehicle

    These were the days. Yooper Dave
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    Corn vs Wood Pellet vs Gel Stoves

    I am looking into converting a conventional log fueled fireplace into a more efficient insert unit. The cottage is far away from civilization. What are the pros and cons for wood pellet, corn, and gel fuels? Which are usually cheapest to operate? I have a CO-OP nearby in the next town, and...
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    F2400 Starting Problems

    I love plowing snow with my F2400. Just recently, the ignition will not activate what so ever. It was 12 degrees in the shed. I acticated the glow plugs for 20-30 seconds, and nothing happened when I tried to start. I put a new battery in the tractor last fall, and I know there is lots of...
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    Latest & Greatest

    What is a new 2010 5600 going for these days? What model letter number are they up now? TIA Yooper Dave
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    Huntve

    Anybody seen or heard about these: HuntVe - The all Electric 4x4 Hunting UTV With a $6,000 tax credit, it might be an option. Yooper Dave
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    Delta Car Hauler

    I can get a new 9,990# 18' delta car hauler for $3,000 with choice of ramps. Does delta make a good trailer? Brakes are on both axles. Tires are new. Is this a good deal? Are flip up ramps better then pull out ramps or vice-versa? I need to make a decision soon. TIA Yooper Dave
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    UTV Roominess for Elderly

    If you were to provide someone in their 80's a UTV so they could get around hilly property in the Midwest all 12 months of the year, what would you get? A golf car would be somewhat acceptable for 6-7 months of the year, and would be easy to get into and out of, but the intent is to have...
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    It wimped out - err

    The snow storm from Wednesday morning was too much for the Tool Cat. I almost got stuck just trying to get out of the shed and going down hill. 18" with 36" drifts of wet snow requires a payloader to remove. We had lots of hours of 40-50 mph winds afterwards. I am thinking that should have...
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    7,000# vs 10,000# Trailer

    A trailer dealer was advertising a nice 7,000# trailer near me. I asked how much more for the same in a 10,000# version? He indicated about $250 more, as all they would do is increase the axle capacity. I thought a 10,000# trailer was built heavier than a 7,000# trailer in several respects...
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    Price Info on a Steel Roof

    Attached is a progress picture of a new shed in the U.P. I wanted to put the same color sheet steel over the existing adjacent garage to kind of tie them in together. The 2 car garage is around 1,100 square feet in area. The contractor wants to screw in new 2x4's laid flat on 24" o.c. over...
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    Fuel Oil Tank Level Indicator

    Can someone tell me where a (new) fuel oil tank level indicator can be purchased? It is one of those simple screw it in from the top (of tank) indicators with a float attached to it. I tried several places - including Fleet/Farm and my fuel oil supplier but to no avail. TIA Yooper Dave
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    Generator  12.5 Kw PTO Generator

    Will a 12.5 Kw generator supply enough electricity to power an average house? I can buy one which is around 9 years old, but with few hours, and looks like new for $1,500. Is this a good deal? TIA Yooper Dave
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    Hauling with a Pontoon Trailer

    I just bought a 20' pontoon boat that came with a tandem axle trailer rated for 2,500#. Does anyone see a concern if I were to haul a 30' long x 2000# steel beam on top of the trailer over the interstate? The beam is 10.5" high x 10.5" wide - very stout. I could cantilever the front of the...
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    8,000# x 18' Car Hauler

    Who makes a good 8,000# x 18' car hauler? What should something like this cost new? Will its self weight approach 2,000#? TIA Yooper Dave
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    Ford 3910

    Does the Ford 3910 have a good track record? Is this a good deal? FORD TRACTOR 3910 I am trying to get more of the specifics. TIA Yooper Dave
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    Ford Dealer & the Wrath of Yooper Dave

    I bought a new 2008 F150 4x4 from one of the local Ford dealers in Green Bay last December. It took 5-6 months of pestering to finally get my registration. I paid in full when purchased. The salesman was eventually taken out of service - as he made many people mad. The manager finally made...
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    Fuel Oil vs #1 or #2 Diesel

    What are the specific differences between fuel oil, #1 & #2 diesel? Can a diesel engine run on fuel oil? Can #1 or #2 diesel be used as fuel oil? TIA Yooper Dave
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    Used Zetor 3340

    What is a used 1999 4wd Zetor 3340 with loader worth? It has less than 500 hours on it, and in excellent condition. I looked on machinery finder and I could not locate one. Any help would be appreciated. TIA Yooper Dave
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    Radar Detectors

    Are radar detectors legal in Wisconsin and Michigan? If so, what features should one be looking for? Who offers the best value for the money? TIA Yooper Dave
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    Pintle Hitch vs. Ball Hitch

    Are their distinct advantages and disadvantages regarding pintle hitches and ball hitches? Is one type quite a bit better than the other? My 2008 F150 4x4 I think is limited to towing less than 10,000#. TIA Yooper Dave
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    Price Check  M59 Used Pricing

    What should I expect to pay for a 2008 M59 with less than 100 hours on it? It is the full TLB package. Is this the larger Ag framed tractor? Is this a good tractor? TIA Yooper Dave
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    Driving in 4WD High

    How fast (with duration) is it acceptable to drive in 4wd high while driving? I catch myself going 55-60 sometimes on partially snow covered roads for many miles at a time. I do not want to hurt the truck, and wanted some guidance. TIA Yooper Dave
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    Anybody use Back Up Balls?

    I have had lots of fun trying to hook up a heavy trailer by myself. Has anyone used this product? Receiver Hitch: About Backup Balls, Trailer Hitch Receiver, Single Person Trailer Loader TIA Yooper Dave
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    Acceptable Cantilevers

    I have a bed extender for my pick up which lets me haul 16' long lumber routinely. The lumber cantilevers about 4' beyond the bed extender support. As long as I put a red flag on the end of the load, I have never been pulled over. If hauling a load on a trailer, what is the maximum...
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    Aluminum Trailers

    I am looking at a 10,000# 18' tandum axle aluminum trailer. I think it weighs less than 2,000# It is a car hauler style. Does the aluminum fatigue over time? Does aluminum hold up as well as steel? Any insights or reasons why this is not the way to go? TIA Yooper Dave
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    Tandem Trailer Geometry

    I was wondering why it appears that often the dual axles are located at or near the back of the trailer? Specifically, whith a ball hitch hookup. It seems to me that the load on top of the trailer should be near centered over the axles. This would mean that the axles should be moved forward...
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    Tool Cat Competition

    Has any other major manufacturer developed anything similar to a Tool Cat? Power Trac is somewhat similar - but no cabs or dual seating or nation wide dealer network. Some of the utility vehicles offer a cab and dual seating, but nothing much for implements in the front. Yooper Dave
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    Ford Buyer Survey

    When I bought my F150 the dealer made a HUGE deal out of expecting a 'perfect' score from me when Ford sent out their survey. Does the salesman get a bonus from Ford if he gets a perfect score? I learned today that the dealer never sent in my title paperwork to the state so I could transfer...
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    Is this Tractor worth Buying?

    With the FarmTrack woes going on, would you still buy this tractor? Sylvester Repair Incorporated I already have a Long 360 DTC with a FEL but would like to get something bigger. The 360 tractor is ok, but I feel the loader could use some serious beefing up. Does anyone else own a similar...
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    New Transponder Keys

    I had a great experience obtaining additional transponder keys for my F150 thru the internet. I do not know if mentioning the specific website is acceptable here or not. Ford has a chip inside the key for security reasons which makes obtaining additional copies harder now than what it used to...
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    Dead ToolCat

    For no apparent reason, my 2003 toolcat is dead with ZERO electrical getting to the various systems. The ToolCat has been used almost daily for several years, and this has never happened. I will say the battery is almost new, and the battery charger indicated that the battery is fully charged...
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    What would You Do?

    I was watching Sunday NFL on TV today with Ford being a major advertiser for the event. The ad explained that the 2008 F150 currently has a $6,000 rebate. My local dealer explained that the rebate was $5,000 (last week) and negotiated the purchase price of my new 2008 F150 accordingly. I...
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    Trailer Brake Controller

    Can anyone recommend a third party trailer brake controller to install in my 2008 F150? The dealer let me know that the installation is just plugging the controller cable into the receptacle. Should not hopefully be a big deal. This might be a good time of year to get one. TIA Yooper Dave
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    Trailer Weight

    What would you expect a dual axle 16' steel trailer with a 2x treated wood plank deck to weigh? I have one of these, and it seems heavy - but how heavy? I was initially thinking 1,000 to 1,500 pounds? TIA Yooper Dave
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    Tire Question

    My girl friend has a 2004 Chevy TrailBlazer SUV. It has AWD & 4wd which is rarely used in the winter - no serious off roading of any kind. One of her tires lost air pressure and she drove on it with very low pressure low for a short distance and wrecked the tire. The tires are pretty new and...
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    New Pick em up Trucks

    I am thinking about selling my 2001 F150 4x4 off road for something newer and maybe bigger. I would like opinions of what is good out there in the market place now. I like Toyota, Nissan and Ford. Ford's employee pricing is looking pretty good right now. I am leaning towards a 2008 F250 XLT...
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    Vinyl Siding Overlay

    I want to install new vinyl siding over my existing wood clap board siding. How is this easily done? Do I have to remove my existing wood clap board siding or is there an easier way? Thanks Yooper Dave
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    I got a new Beep

    I just got my Toolcat back from the local Bobcat dealer. I noticed that the engine and machine operate differently than I was always used to. Not a bad thing, just different. It seems smoother and quieter. I now get 5 or 6 quick beeps from the passenger side every time I shut off the...
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    I Sprung a LEAK

    I had the forks on the front of the Toolcat transporting large hay bales - as I have done in the past. Driving into the shed, someone is screaming at me to check out what I am leaking all over the floor. I noticed that I have a large hydraulic leak from under the ToolCat and centered between...
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    CASE 446 GARDEN TRACTOR

    Does anyone know anything about used Case 446 garden tractors (or similar)? I think it has a 16 hp engine. It has very large rear wheels. I thought I heard that Case made a solid unit. I am trying to get the year and how many hours are on it. Condition seems pretty good. Thanks Yooper Dave
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    Skid Steer Forks

    Are all skid steer forks created equal? I have a $650 quote for 42" Bobcat forks, $680 for John Deere forks, and $780 for CAT forks. Are CAT forks worth the extra money? Is there a brand that is truly better? Is there a brand I should stay away from? Thanks in Advance. Yooper Dave
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    Hand Controls

    Do any of the ATV mfr's offer hand controls for throttle and brake - similar to a motorcycle (as an option)? Which ATV offers the most room to enter and exit the driver's seat? Thanks Yooper Dave
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    Fuel Usage

    My Toolcat is thirsty for fuel ALL THE TIME. I seem to go thru at least a gallon per hour even while taking it very easy. The fuel tank is not too big so I am refueling quite often. Are others experiencing something similar? Thanks Yooper Dave
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    Toolcat Manuals

    I am ordering a parts & service manual from this guy. Seems like a good thing. http://stores.ebay.com/THE-MANUAL-SOURCE_Other-Bobcat-Manuals_W0QQcolZ4QQdirZ1QQftidZ2QQtZkm Yooper Dave
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    How much load have you tried?

    I was moving pallets of shingles last weekend. I know I was moving more than 2000# with the forks, as I had to put many bundles of shingles in the back to keep most of the rear wheels on the ground . I also thought one of the front tires was going to blow. The front lift has some kind of...
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    What the Heck???

    I went to look at a 2002 John Deere GX 345 garden tractor. I tried out the mower and was happy cutting some grass UNTIL I BACKED UP. When I backed up, the mower turned off, and would not turn back on again until I manually turned the mower back on. This seems like a design flaw more than a...
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    Toolcat Oil Question

    My Toolcat came without a owners manual... Anyway, regarding the round oil level indicater window: Is the oil supposed to be in the middle of the window, or just showing up on the bottom of the window? I think the previous owner said you could use standard motor oil for the hydraulics, but he...
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    Toolcat Oil Question

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    What is this Deere GX 345 worth?

    What would you think something like this should be worth? I may go have a look. 2002 John Deere GX 345, power steering, 54 deck, 200 hours Thanks Yooper Dave
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    Toyota Prius

    Does anyone here own a Toyota Prius? I test drove one today and was very impressed, though I wish it were a bit bigger. It was so different and high tech. It did get up to 70 mph and was very quiet. It specs out as 55 to 60 mpg. My dealer seems to be taking orders for the end of year at...
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    Simplicity Legacy Tractor

    How does the Simplicity Legacy Tractor compare to a John Deere Garden Tractor? Which model would it compare to? Is the Legacy higher quality than a Cub Cadet? Thanks Yooper Dave
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    Buying a Toolcat

    I am buying a used 2004 Toolcat with a 68" bucket, 72" mower, 7.5' snow plow, full cab with heat and air and less than 800 hours for $27,000 delivered. Bobcat just put new axles on it last week. Yooper Dave
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    Isuzu Pickup Truck

    Does anyone know anything about the new Isuzu pickup trucks coming out? http://www.isuzu.com/index.jsp# They talk about great mileage and employee discount pricing. Is this a good thing? Yooper Dave
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    Farmtrac 360 Tach Gage

    My Tach gage quit working after 46 hours on the tractor. Is there a loose cable or something I should be looking for to fix this? I have not popped the hood yet. Thanks Yooper Dave
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    Bent Sweeper PTO Shaft

    I bought a Kubota F2100 with several attachments. Pictures can be seen in the Kubota Buying Forum. The front mount sweeper has a bent pto shaft. How does something so heavy duty realize this kind of abuse? I think there were only a few hours of abuse, then the thing sat for quite awhile. I...
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    PT 1850 + Cab

    Quite a cab on this PT. http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=92021&item=7521021359&rd=1&ssPageName=WDVW Reserve price was very low also. Someone is going to get a good deal. Yooper Dave
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    Honda Ridgeline Truck

    Is the Honda Ridgeline mid-size truck the only mid-size model that offers a clear 48"+ between the wheel wells? I was surprised to find out that the Nissan Frontier did not have this clear distance. Thanks Yooper Dave
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    Bought Another 'Bota

    Bought Another \'Bota I already have a F2400 4wd with a 60" mower & dozer blade. I really like it. I wish I did not have to haul it around. I just saw a F2100 4wd with a full cab, 72" mower, dozer blade & sweeper as a consignment sale. Cannot determine the hours - no hour meter, but it...
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    Unloading a new PT

    When you bought a new PT and had it delivered, how did you get the tractor and attachments off of the truck? I did not want the equipment delivered to a Depot 35 miles away, and then need to make multiple trips with my truck & trailer to go get it. However, I do not have a loading dock...
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    New PT 425's

    New PT 425\'s Has anyone learned yet if the new PT 425's have been rolling off the assembly line? Is there a different engine or any other changes from the previous year? Anything Noteworthy? Thanks Yooper Dave
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    PT 425 Attachments

    I have heard many say that the PT tractors are built like tanks and are very durable. Is that also true with their attachments? I have been looking at Steiners & Ventracs and their attchments cost way more than power trac attachments. Do you get what you pay for, or are power trac attachments...
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    1430 Engine

    Is the 1430 Engine a 2 cylinder air-cooled diesel? Is this engine pretty noisy and vibrate quite a bit - in comparison to say a similar sized Kubota 3 cylinder diesel engine? Has Power Trac provided a glow plug option or cold weather starting aid yet? Thanks Yooper Dave
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    PT 1845 & PT 1850

    Other than engine, what are the major differences between the 2 slope mowers? I get the feeling that the PT 1850 is a real beast! The ground clearance is so low I would not feel comfortable working in the woods with it. I am surprized that the lift capacity is only 1,200# for something so...
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    Engineering Conversion Factors :)

    Engineers' Conversion Tables This is pretty heavy scientific stuff......converting units: 1. Ratio of an igloo's circumference to its diameter = Eskimo Pi 2. 2000 pounds of Chinese soup = Won ton 3. 1 millionth of a mouthwash = 1 microscope 4. Time between slipping on a peel and smacking...
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    Steiner 420 vs PT 425

    I learned that I have a Steiner dealer in my own backyard. He wants to sell me a 2004 demo Steiner 420 (now a 430 for 2005) for about the same price as a PT 425. I can then rent the occasional use items from him as needed to keep my storage and capital costs lower. He will deliver for free...
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    Tool Cat vs. RTV

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=3878622022&ssPageName=STRK:MEWA:IT Should a Tool Cat cost more than double of a RTV worksite? The 4 wheel steering and loader on the Tool Cat sures looks inviting though. Is the Tool Cat in a league of its own - RTV is not worthy of a...
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    Tool Cat vs. RTV

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    RTV Slip Scoop

    Has anyone seen a slip scoop for the front of a RVT? Seems to me if there is a hydraulic lift for a dozer blade, the blade could be removed and replaced with a scoop. They have them for ZTR's and Ventracs, so shouldn't there be one for RTV's? Any input or suggestions are appreciated. Thanks...
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    RTV Pricing

    I am convinced in my mind that the RTV is one of the most durable and powerful utility vehicles currently out there. What can I expect to pay for the machine and options with regards to MSRP? What size of trailer will I need if I put a plow on the front? All tips and suggestions are welcomed...
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    Toro Front End Mower

    My local dealer has a 1998 or 1999 Toro 2wd Front End Mower with a snowblower, chains, soft cab, bagging collection system, and the mower for around $4,000. I think it has less than 400 hours on it. I do not know the specific model number yet. Does this look like a good deal? The dealer said...
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    Polaris Ranger 6x6

    Does anybody here have a newer Polaris Ranger 6x6? http://www.polarispowersports.com/ranger/6x6.shtml Is the Kubota better yet for traction, available options & price? Thanks Yooper Dave
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    Loader for ZTR

    Never seen one of these before. Anybody have one of these? http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=50377&item=4350784265&rd=1 Yooper Dave
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    What is this Worth?

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=42230&item=4343649461&rd=1 I like what I see here. How high would you bid? Thanks in advance. Yooper Dave
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    Is this a Good Thing?

    Does anybody here have experience with HONDA garden tractors? This one has some of my interest. http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=4335848200&ssPageName=STRK:MEWA:IT Thanks Yooper Dave
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    2 Days, 2 Vehicles & 2 Deer Hit in the U.P.

    This has been the worst year EVER for running into deer (or vice-versa). My brother's wife recently totaled their car on a deer, my pond excavator just wrecked his truck on a deer, I ran one over yesterday in my truck, but today I used my mom's 2004 Honda Pilot and hit yet another deer. Boy am...
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    Picture Of Bam Bam

    My niece & nephews adopted a stranded fawn. Yooper Dave
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    JD F525

    My local JD dealer has some used front end mowers for sale. Are these prices in-line? 1. 1998 with 250 hours & rear bagger for $3,000 - very nice shape. 2. 1995 with 1800 hours & no bagger for $1,600 - well used but runs well. 3, 1994 with 450 hours & bagger for $1,300 but pretty beat up...
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    Lost my Load!

    I was wondering after I lost a load of pressure treated wood while making a hasty turn onto the highway, who has also had the misfortune of this situation? I had the load tied, but not good enough with respect to my haste. Nobody got hurt, no real damage, but I drive more conservative than...
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    4300 Loader Problem

    My Uncle has a newer JD 4300 HST with a front end loader. The tractor works well except for the loader. The loader does not "stay up" when loaded. Is there a valve or something that I can adjust? Thanks Yooper Dave
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    Size & MPG

    Who offers a good sized vehicle and also provides good fuel economy? My F150 4x4 off road provides me some room, but at 12-15 mpg it is getting real expensive to load up on miles. I was looking at the Volkswagon lineup with their diesel engines as a option for most of their cars. The Passat...
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    Stiga Mower

    Does anybody here know anything about this brand of mower? http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=50377&item=4307343743&rd=1 My initial concern is that it might be top heavy and may roll on a side hill somewhat easily. Any input would be appreciated. Yooper Dave
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    Price Check  Is this price out of line?

    Does this price seem out of line? http://www.upcars.com/private/582359b.html I was thinking I would offer around $5,000 What do you think? Thanks Yooper Dave
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    Pimp My Ride

    Anybody here watch the show PIMP MY RIDE? It is very funny, inspirational, and always has a happy ending. Yooper Dave
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    What is EP 220?

    I have a hydraulic operated gang mower and it requires: AMOCO PERMAGEAR EP 220 or TEXACO MEROPA PETROCAN ULTIMA EP 220. I have tried Fleet/Farm, Walmart, & Checker Auto Parts stores. Nobody knows what this stuff is, and where I can buy some. Any suggestions? Thanks Yooper Dave
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    Did You Know This?

    My 75 year old Aunt died yesterday just 5 months after being diagnosed with a cancerous brain tumor . The funeral director told me that Social Security does not pro-rate their monthly pension payments to the elderly. If you die anytime during a given month, Social Security will require a full...
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    JD 950 Starter Problems

    My folks have a 1980's JD 950 which they bought new. During the past few years, when the key is turned to start the engine, only a single click noise is heard and nothing will proceed to try to start the engine. We thought it sounded just like having a near dead battery, but that does not seem...
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    OK, I did it

    Seller threw in free shipping to my site, so what can I say? http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=3808418122&category=40108&sspagename=STRK%3AMEBWN%3AIT&rd=1 I can still do many projects, but with all the money I saved, I can hire professionals with the big equipment to bring my...
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    JD110 TLB

    How does the JD110 compare to a Kubota L48 TLB? Is the JD110 somewhere between a L35 & L48? What sets the JD110 apart from Kubota? Thanks Yooper Dave
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    ***TLB SHOWDOWN***

    My NH dealer insists that his TC55DA with loader & backhoe is SUPERIOR to the Kubota L48 TLB. The NH might have a bit more pto power and loader capacity, but the Kubota has a subframe loader and 3 hydraulic pumps and hydraulics packages that will do anything. NH says it is better to get off...
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    FARMTRAC 550

    Anybody here have a Farmtrac 550? I drove by a Long Agribusiness sign and thought I would stop by. I really liked the dealer. It was only a husband & wife, but they really had their heart where it belonged. I got a quote for a Farmtrac 550 with Loader Hoe with 12" & 28" buckets 70" Tiller...
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    TC55DA

    I went to my local New Holland dealership today to price a tractor. What do you think of this deal? TC55DA 4WD $24,205 R4 Tires $2,158 18 LA Loader $3,249 QT Plate $357 42" Pallet Forks $785 3 Remote valves $600 Grill Guard $190 2 rear lights $188 72" 4in1 bucket $2530 Bolt on Edge...
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    NOT IMPRESSED!!!

    I spent some time this afternoon at my local Branson dealer. They have had the Branson line up for around 6 months and have only sold 1 tractor so far . I looked at a 4720 with a loader. The engine seconds as a insect fogger when fired up with a impressive cloud of smoke to kill anything with...
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    L48TLB & L Series

    What is the main difference between a L48 TLB and a bigger L (L5030) with the optional loader and backhoe? I am not a contractor, but want to do as many things as possible with maximum flexibility. The L48 appears to have a quick detach hoe which exposes the pto & 3ph when removed. Is there a...
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    Tractor for Trailer

    I have a 6.75' x 16' tandem axle trailer with a brake for my F150 4x4 off road. It came with my Kubota F2400. How big of a tractor can I put on the trailer & still not kill my truck? I only plan on transporting 10 to 15 miles at a time and only with the most extreme of care. Am I further...
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    Stereos & Speakers

    My last good stereo & speakers were purchased over 25 years ago ! Has technology improved much over 25 years for stereos & speakers? Who & what do you recommend for a nice but not excessive system? What should I be looking for as an informed consumer? Thanks Yooper Dave
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    Lister-Petter Engines

    Does anyone know anything about Lister-Petter Diesel Engines ? http://www.lister-petter.co.uk/engines.html I assume that they would make a good tractor engine. Yooper Dave
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    Final Question

    Power trac will not put in a glow plug in their 45 hp air cooled Deutz diesel engine. The tractor could be stored in a barn with no electricity during the winter months. I am thinking of not buying the 1845 or any diesel engine that can not be helped with a glow plug or similar. Should I...
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    PT Tilt Seat

    Does anyone have a tilt seat on their PT? What is the big advantage over a non-tilt seat? Why does the 1845 not have arm rests as an available option? Thanks Yooper Dave
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    Glow Plugs

    This is a repost from the power trac forum hoping for some more input from the whole group. The air cooled Deutz diesel engines do not routinely come with glow plugs. As a yooper, should I be concerned with -20 degree starting in the middle of Winter? With a sizeable investment like this, I...
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    Glow Plugs

    The air cooled Deutz diesel engines do not routinely come with glow plugs. As a yooper, should I be concerned with -20 degree starting in the middle of Winter? With a sizeable investment like this, I want certainty of being able to start when I want to start it. Any comments from the diesel...
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    What a Machine

    I talked to a contractor today who owns a landscape business. His firm has a CUTLB, a Skidsteer, and a PT 2425. His favorite machine by far is the PT for every day work. It runs circles around either of the other machines. It sounded pretty inspirational. He did say though that the seat...
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    Full size PT hoe

    Does anyone have a full sized hoe that fits on the back of the 2000 series PT tractor? Does the hoe come off easily also? What is it like sitting right over the engine? Thanks Yooper Dave
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    F150 Fuel Filter

    Can someone tell me where the fuel filter is located on a 2001 F150 with the big V8? The owners manual tells me to go see my dealer and provides no pictures. I would like to think I am capable of replacing the filter myself. I will go & buy a service manual, but was hoping to replace the...
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    PT 1430 vs PT 425

    Is the PT 1430 really worth the 40% price premium over a PT 425? Is it that much beefier, bigger, more durable than a PT425? Are the attachments also beefier? They do not appear to be the same between the 2 models. Anyone also near Green Bay looking to order soon to save on shipping? Thanks...
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    Where do Riblets come from?

    I was eating lunch at a Applebees in Sturgeon Bay, WI and thought the riblets on the menu was a cute word for down to earth pork spare ribs. To my surprise, the meat strips were full of flat segmented bones. I was thinking that I was knawing on some backbone, neck or a tail. Can someone fill...
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    Tires  Can you mix tires?

    Can you put ag tires on the back and industrial tires on the front of a compact 4wd tractor? I like the traction of ag, but am concerned that ag tires on the front will rip up any turf if turning in a hurry. Any comments or suggestions? Thanks Yooper Dave
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    PT Mini Hoe

    Does anyone have a mini hoe? Does it fit on the front of the machine in lieu of the loader, or do you need to buy the 2000 series to mount it on the back? What are its limitations? I would like to get a PT 1430 with this option so I could dig a narrow & shallow trench or dig out some rocks or...
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    Branson Front Mount PTO

    Does Branson offer a front PTO or a front mount snowblower? I did not see one, and thought for a compact size tractor, it should be common. Am I wrong, or is a upgrade in the works? Thanks Yooper Dave
  187. Y

    Is this for real?

    Newbie with free shipping and super deep discount. 2002 John Deere 5520 farm tractor only 650 hours What do you all think? Yooper Dave
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    Branson 4720 TLB

    I was looking at a Branson 4720 online. Can someone tell me how good are the Branson loaders and backhoes? Does the tractor have enough hydraulic capacity to run these attachments well? Are the number of remotes limited so you cannot have a 4in1 bucket? Will the new larger 30 series tractors...
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    What is this Kubota Worth?

    What is this Kubota worth? http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=2597215051&category=46566&sspagename=STRK%3AMEBWA%3AIT&rd=1 It is a little bigger than what I want, but also a bit nicer. Yooper Dave
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    Grapple  Fork Lift + Grapple

    Does anyone make a fork lift attachment with an optional grapple on top? I would think you would have the ability to use the fork lift by itself, and then use it with the grapple to really move some brush and trees around. Yooper Dave
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    1430 vs 2430

    Can someone explain the major differences between the 1430 and the 2430? Does the 2430 have a higher center of gravity which would make it easier to tip than the 1430? Is the major reason for buying the 2430 over the 1430 is for the available back hoe option? Is the 2430 as agile for mowing...
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    How Fast is OK?

    While driving my pickup on icy & snowy roads, how fast can you travel with the 4wd high gear for an extended time? I have been keeping the speed at 55 mph, but am wondering if I will be causing potential damage to the transmission. Thanks Yooper Dave
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    Ford New Holland 3930

    I saw an ad for a 1998 Ford New Holland 3930 tractor with: MFD cab heat 7310 New Holland Loader 16.9/30 rears 11.2/24 front 1,175 hours Like New Condition I have not yet had a chance to go up and have a look at, and try this tractor. However, what should I expect to pay for something like...
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    Demo Pricing

    If a dealer lends out a tractor to a farmer for a period of time can they still sell it "as new or like new" to someone else? I would think after 20 - 30 hours of use, the price should be somewhat reduced to reflect that the tractor is not "new" and has been in service. How much of a price...
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    HST Transmission

    What are some of the bigger tractors which offer a HST style transmission? It seems once you cross the line from a compact, you loose the HST option. Thanks Yooper Dave
  196. Y

    Daihatsu Utility Truck

    Does Daihatsu still make utility vehicles? Are they any good? Thanks Yooper Dave
  197. Y

    Any Ironworkers out there?

    Here is a complicated connection which only its creator (not me) could love . Yooper Dave
  198. Y

    Is this a good deal?

    http://www.upcars.com/private/356651e.html Is this Zetor 4341 a good deal? Which loader and backhoe should come with it and how much more should they add to the base cost? Thanks Yooper Dave
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    Mowing  Will this mower fit on my F2400?

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=2362558942&category=50370&rd=1 The enclosed link shows a mower for which I do not really have to have. However, I can have it delivered to my door for $225. I already have a 60" front end mower, but thought that this 48" mower might be a good...
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    Ever hear of a RANCH HAND?

    The link takes awhile to load but well worth the wait. The only thing this vehicle is missing is a BBQ rack over the engine. http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=6737&item=2444493049 Yooper Dave
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