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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    Hello, "We don't allow politics or religion discussions in the forums and that extends to signature quotes as well. We've had this policy in place for the past 23 years and it's there to keep harmony along members, or at least try to. When you have a moment please update it here...
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    5 years ago my son got his two-up Artic Cat 4 stroke stuck on power line, he went to turn around and buried it, took two hrs to shovel it out, been 4 hr without cell phone. I told him the first think I'd do with a sled that size is put a winch on it, he said it cant be done, when comes to...
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    If flip caps is a none issue I'd pick Echo CS501p, thats one I went with two years ago because really like captive bar nuts, and rim sprockets. I dont see it on Echo's site but HD still sells it but a $100'00 more then what I paid. https://www.echo-usa.com/Products/Chainsaws...
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    Oh great now instead of just looking up $400.00 work boot wearing words we now have acronyms to look up by people that go sledding in 60* temps on a sled with no winch, no wonder you wasn't feeling hunky dory........
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    Great now find one with a logging winch......
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    Coming soon list

    :D
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    "A" or "An"?

    A or an dont trip me up but I have the hardest time with some of the simplest words spelling and or meaning. It's every freeken time with eles vs else, usally vs usually, mine vs mind............
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    "A" or "An"?

    What was the wait time on that mill if any?
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    "A" or "An"?

    I didn't know orange had a/an LX series but either way is copacetic with me..........
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    :LOL: Have a wood splitter or going at it like Paul Bunyan? I thought that tractor looked in good shape for being 30 years old.......
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    Coming soon list

    Bring back free ice-cream.....
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    (y)If I tried that next thing I'd know is a car coming. So whaddya do with all the softwood and how many hr on your tractor?
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    All it needs is a steering wheel and FEL and I'm in.
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    Ok at the count of 1 lets learn to say>>> aesthete and then use it in a sendahtencetence...
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    Good your fired, what a mess, should be chipped or pushed into brush piles for the poor little wabbits.........
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    Assuming thats not styrofoam, thats a good lift, nice picture. The best thing Kubota did was put the exhaust down low on newer tractors, I'd have to re-rout that pipe or it would be knocked off in a week....
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    Something tells me your not a red-neck, ok I'll look that word up to.... Copasetic>>> synonyms>> agreeable, all right, alright, ducky, fine, good, hunky-dory, OK (or okay), palatable, satisfactory....... Definition of COPACETIC <<<Doupt I'll ever use that word I stick with hunky-dory.... It's...
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    Is that a word spelt wrong or you make it up? Used the ole cut limb halfway trick, works good on fresh cut wood but on dry-ish wood for me sometimes work and other times gets left halfway between here and there which most times ends up staying here or there. When I was logging 40 years ago the...
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    Did the front end stay on the ground and what happen to the but cut? Bet it went hard around that tree on the right.
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    THIS is how you handle porch thieves

    This is why you trust the dineries from brown they have their act together...
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    (y)I'll try to get some better pics during this weekends tug-o-war against that oak top, I'm predicting a win...
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    Yes and it only took me one branch and a lack of ambition to cut down every branch everywhere I go....... Thanks another compliment, two in one day thats outstanding!!!!!
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    I'm gonna take that as compliment. First addition was skid plate then fuel filter guard, then roll cage, then it's just one thing after another but just about everything can be unbolted and taken off.........
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    Dont think I'd want double line pulling on back of my yuppy tractor, my single line pull will already break things, trying to avoid that. I think I rather have gg self release snatch block, then I wouldn't have to reposition tractor between a narrow obstacle course risking life limb and a...
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    Your right, angle bar is welded to FEL tower but theres still an opening to grease the zerk. I plan on doing a full video this summer of how all that goes together with other add-ons, not sure if I have any pics of it or not.
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    Not set up for double line pull, need something for a pully-block or snatch-block to do that. The last pull I did was pulling top away from the tree that it's caught on. Other option is cut down more trees that I'm trying to save.
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    Pt 5 got messed up a little, I videoed from bridge to wood pile but some how I hit the slow-mo setting, so I deleted that part and instead turned it into a winch demo vid.
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    Tug-O-War and the oak top won. I gave up after bending my tractor step against a tree, Rd two next weekend.
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ First I seen this one to but least it comes with saw blade wheel that is already has the right tooth profile, saw chain sharpener could be a bonus feature...
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    Strange looking horse, looks like it might come in handy for making cutting boards or this that and the other thing....
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    Gee wizz thats a nice sharpener best hand one I ever seen, you should call Hudson about it see why when where, cant believe they went out of business.
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    Grease gun air lock?

    My Dewalt 20v has a vent on top, that was step 1.
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    Grease gun air lock?

    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ I suppose thats possible but either way the below comment works for me......
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    I always lived in ME, not sure if I could live anywhere without seeing tidal water, might give me an eerie feeling....
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    That Woodmizer<($799.) sharpener looked bout the same as Woodland<($699.) but the Woodland's video was ten times better. Now the heres where the learning curve comes in, you have to shape the stone with stone, mine came with a pre-shaped 5" diameter CBN wheel to sharpen the entire profile of...
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    I'm not sure but sounds like you dont like Colorado, maybe I read it wrong.......
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    Is this the Woodmizer sharpener your looking at? BMS25 Bandsaw Blade Sharpener
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    And thats anything that grinds my gears on this new TBN, I cant find the stir pot icon, it's had to rattle someone cage without a stir pot...... Pale Rider is my favorite Clint Eastwood western, "nothing like a nice piece of hickory"
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    Then there the round blades, slightly bigger then a circular saw blade although he can do them to. I dont know how this is going to work when has to take the saw blades to Canada for hammering.
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    Only one of my all time favorite westerns, that kid reminds me of my youngest, always playing with toy guns. I thought if hunt didn't want to bother with a hurt feelings report and was so offended by that northern Civil War Dixie song he could pretend to be Shane and call me a "low down Yankee...
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    I dont think there is a gap of time for hardwood, cut down, mill up, stick up, strap down. Northern white pine form May to October should be milled up in 3 weeks or put in farm pond to keep bug off, have about 4 hours to sticker it before staining.
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    Yup it's pricy but son can sharpen when he wants and he sharpens for others, doesn't adjust setting that often but should be done eventually. Have you checked out Woodland sharpener....... https://woodlandmills.com/product/woodland-mills-bandsaw-blade-sharpener/ Anyone over 60 should be ashamed...
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    Garage hacks, adjustments and annoyances.........

    Now we have the get salt to the bucket problem, but to fix that I should be able to lift a hand shovel when 80...
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    Garage hacks, adjustments and annoyances.........

    I bet everything is cheaper out your way, ME is expensive state to live in. Must of been 25 years with this water softener, my water was so rusty white tee shirts would turn red, then had about two days of red water after the softener was put in, guess rusty water is common.
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    Garage hacks, adjustments and annoyances.........

    Now your talking my language, I'm thinking 6' jib crane........
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    Garage hacks, adjustments and annoyances.........

    Interesting water set up, probably been around 50 years since I seen 3-5' of snow, I'm 20 mi from coast so big snow is rare probably been 10 years sense I seen 2-3', right now I have bout 10-12" of hard snow. We dont want the wife in the next problem, thats the chief cook and bottle washer...
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    Welcome back

    Ok that pic makes more sense but you had me scratching my head on that one.....
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    I haven't noticed any political BS, should be shut down most of the ones that started this thread are gone, put your mask mittens on you'll be alright............
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    Here you go Shane>>> My son likes hand on do it your self so 8 years ago I bought the Woodmizer combo, still bout the same price and took about two months to get it, might be longer now, stone and oil is extra. BMS250 and BMT250 Combo Bundle
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    Garage hacks, adjustments and annoyances.........

    We get these 40lb bags for around 7-$8.00 so I'd say your doing good, nearest Culligan man for me is 70mi so not sure if I'd get the same bargain, but something to look into. https://www.walmart.com/ip/Morton-Salt-Clean-and-Protect-Plus-Rust-Defense-Water-Softener-Salt-Pellets-40-lb-Bag/16561289
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    It was 10 below zero today and I had to go in the woods.........
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    Only for the snow flake generation and the anti Dr Zeus crowd, just in case thats all there on here better fill this out, in triplicate ...........
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    Can't post replies

    I had to clear cookies and catch data stuff then update google chrome on my HP laptop just so I could post comments, guess this new TBN fiasco needs fresh cookies....
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    Welcome back

    Is that a trick picture? I dont see how a little tractor can pick up a little tractor......
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    Welcome back

    Least now I found the settings to lengthen out the pages, so instead of 6 post/page I now have a bunch on one page, but I better not see any more TBN changes in the next 50 years or I'll quit........
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    I didn't like it anyways, looks like another blow for Dixie..........
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    Garage hacks, adjustments and annoyances.........

    Never heard of a pump house before, my guess is, it's a house for a water pump. Next problem will be, how am I going to lift those bags in the round thing when I'm 80...........
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    Garage hacks, adjustments and annoyances.........

    My water softener is in the basement to but I have a walk-in basement, just have to go down around to get to it so a hand-truck will roll in the door way and the best part is, now the bags wont fall off or on hand-truck tires. PS, I dont care for this new TBN up-grade.......
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    Welcome back

    And,,,,,,,,,,,, now I see I cant adjust pictures in right numeral alphabetical production order, so the last pic stays the first......:( I throw a hissey fit but cant even find that icon anymore......
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    Garage hacks, adjustments and annoyances.........

    These 40lb water softener bags have lately become more like 100lb bags but a hand truck helps in weight distribution but hand trucks come with a to small of a hand to make them handy, but that only applies to me and thats why everyone else is happy dappy with hand trucks. So this weekend was...
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    Welcome back

    We're in agreement lets go on TBN strike, I'll start tonight at 11 pm til 5pm Mon, that will show em...
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    Welcome back

    Getting use to it and liking are two different things for me, I dont like it hence the name Oldpath.... For instance I now have to click on each picture one at a time and now have 15 pages instead on 2 which just adds more clicking, I prefer scrolling down not clicking, least spell check still...
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    Welcome back

    When someone posted a bunch of pictures back in the good ole days, I use to hold (ctrl) and left click to bring those pics to the top of my page to view, now the pic goes on the comment page and only one at a time, that's not an improvement it's anarchy.......
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    Need advice on gussets / bracing

    I prefer 6011 than 6010, I think it washes out better, 105-120 amps.
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    Welcome back

    I for one dont like change but do like improvements, IMO this is not an improvement, but least it gives something to complain about. If theres one thing that stays the same it's nothing stays the same.......
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    Welcome back

    I dont like it, why cant things stay the same.....
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    Grandpa, tell me bout the good ole days............

    "Army Eyes Replacing Apache With FARA As Its 'Kick In The Door' Attack Helicopter." Run for the hills all you terrorist the FARA is coming, dont quite have the same ring. I forgot about the Apache helicopter til BCP hinted it but looks like the Army got the hint... So whats in a name...
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    Theres about a dozen oak tops that need to be gathered up, some easy to get some not but all haul hard because of porcupine limbs. First pic is out, the 2nd pic is next week, the video is show and not tell....... L34OO getting oak tops - YouTube
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    Sometimes tire chains make good lumb catchers.... L34OO and Fransgard, P-2 - YouTube
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    It appears my bridge is doing an outstanding job of not letting snow in the brook, should be helpful in drying out faster this summer and protect erosion 100 miles down stream....
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    I needed to go out to my back woods today, so I went out this morning to start my L3400 yuppy tractor, it was +7* F out, so thanks to modern glow plugs and block heaters, it started right up and within a few seconds was running just fine, and that's on the original 14 year old battery.
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    Garage hacks, adjustments and annoyances.........

    Gotha.... That bolt-on angle bar should've been an inch longer, the way it was, was like a kitty corner but weld with gap, fortunately mig welding works good on gaps. I placed a thin shim on cutting edge then clamp both pieces together, as you can see with the forks hooked on cutting edge there...
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    Garage hacks, adjustments and annoyances.........

    My bucket hook was added on at the dealership, does come in handy.
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    Garage hacks, adjustments and annoyances.........

    Your probably right so this time I set them on the stove first before rewelding and back on after welding.
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    Garage hacks, adjustments and annoyances.........

    How much freeken weld does something take to make it hold, evidently more than one pass. If I still have multi pass everything with 10018 then might as well stay with 7014 or 7018 rods. I went to move some brush and thought I heard a clink clunk clank ting tong ping pong, so lifted my bucket up...
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    ("A word of warning for those whose homes are not built for the cold: Turning your heating system off and going with wood heat can be a big mistake.") Just put your mittens back on you'll be ok. I'm at 63 years old and counting all on wood heat ONLY......
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    Must of got lost in the mail like everything else. So I went in anyways, it wasn't a bare hand day but didn't see any mosquitoes and look at the pretty snow, I'll try to send some down your way......
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    First pic is definitely firewood 2nd one looks ok from here but I'm a ways off, if good I'd leave for the next land owner....
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    I can think of three reasons why I'd rather do this......... L34OO getting sawmill slabs - YouTube Three reasons to love snow..........
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    Air Compressor WARNING!

    All this compressor talk made me go check mine, haven't drained the tank since last July and bout a quart of water came out. So checked mine today, first drained the air, then loosen petcock up and I was shocked, not one drop of water came out, thought it might be plugged I took out the whole...
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    Garage hacks, adjustments and annoyances.........

    Slabs heat my garage so I can keep the world going in cold webber.....
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    Garage hacks, adjustments and annoyances.........

    I like it when things still fit after welding but will they hold, I'll find out tomorrow............
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    ssqa snow plow build under way

    Good video Gene. My turn Tuesday, got my min mount plow on this afternoon.
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    I have a small steel block with set screw on my spool it keeps cable from coming off spool as long as that set screw is tight.
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    Here I am just couple years ago...........
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    Garage hacks, adjustments and annoyances.........

    I finish my new short forks, had some truck spring that barely long enough to get 16" stick out. They're 1/2' thick so should be enough to lift logs and firewood, also good for making brush piles but not as good as grapples, that still remains on the I want list.........
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    Request for Icon

    Why in the name of Jesus Christ is there not a prayer icon on TBN, unless I'm blind I dont see one, it should be the first icon on the list...... When all there is between life and eternity is a doctor there should be atleast prayer icon on here!!!!!!!!!!!! ........................"The...
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    Garage hacks, adjustments and annoyances.........

    Front of garage has boards diagonally because of two doors that are close together, theres no way to have 2x6s to go diagonally between them, I figure that it adds strength against wind, and along the sides I have 2x6s going diagonally between studs. Arrow's point to inside diagonal studs.....
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    Garage hacks, adjustments and annoyances.........

    Yes single phase 120v, so the capacitor is something that cant be adjusted? Must be that hump thing on the outside of motor......... Dont forget pic of sensor repair, this is diffidently over my head but interesting. Must be a strong magnet to stay on the chuck.
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    Garage hacks, adjustments and annoyances.........

    ("I have a Craftsman 17" 1.5 hp floor standing drill press I bought probably 15-20 years ago. It's been trouble free, but as I do a lot of different projects requiring drilling steel, aluminum, plastic and wood, changing the speeds by moving the belts around gets to be a pain in the derriere...
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    Garage hacks, adjustments and annoyances.........

    Now that the bolts fit now it's time to square up to the bucket, one fit square but left side not so much, that means shim time....... Gonna end up something like this......
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    Registering a New Trailer in Maine

    Do you mean this.........
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    Garage hacks, adjustments and annoyances.........

    So what if I only re-drilled 8 holes 2 times and 6 holes 3 times, least now the angle bar fits, but it would've help if I measured from the right place and got the right measurement's to begin with, oh well live and dont learn....... Making new short forks that bolt on my bucket, 6 hrs so far...
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    Flat Feet and the Good Feet Store

    I had good luck with these Red Wings 2231 but no one sell them on-line, have to go to a certain expensive shoe store so I end up buying China made boots on-line....... SuperSole(R) | Red Wing
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    Are your pants getting smaller or your waist getting bigger........

    Is this another snake oil salesman, if so he's good cause I bought two bottles. I cant switch diet now at over 60, especially when the new food diet is crap and I knew there was a reason I didn't like whole grain bread that the wife keeps buying but please dont take my coffee or tomato sauce...
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    The death of an L3901

    I would think a tractor caught up in fire should've discentergrated it, tires burn good and hot not to mention a plastic fuel tank, I expected more fire damage.
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    Grandpa, tell me bout the good ole days............

    Todays Jeep is not your daddy's Jeep, to say the least they have come along way in just the past 20 years and not what I'm use to. I just recently bought a used 2018 Cherokee Latitude and it is 10 miles different then my 04 Liberty, so much so I been looking up some videos on it because I dont...
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    Worked on sawmill slabs today for garage heat, they say winter's coming but not sure........ L34OO and sawmill slabs - YouTube
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    welder circuit

    It's no longer 115 input volts, it's 120 input volts on one hot wire, 115 is on the low side, a multi-metor would show 118-121volts, standard house entrance is 240 volts to a 100-200 amp panel. My Miller-matic 211 can run on 120 volts or 240 volts, its plugged into a 240 volt outlet on 10/2...
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    TODAYS SEAT TIME

    Whats wrong with the shingles, they look ok to me...........
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    Are All Kubota Front Wheels/Tires Garbage, Or Is It Me?

    I'm not worried about ride either, it's when the front of my tractor comes off the ground I dont want it slamming back down on tires with no give. Seems so I heard the tractor dealer say that they can adjust the stiffness but not sure. I was just turned off by taking a week and shipping to MA...
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    Snow Blade mounting a snow blade on a front end loader

    Last couple years my plow is collecting more rust then snow.
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    How much weight do you give CarFax when buying a used auto? (from a dealer)

    I picked this Cherokee up yesterday at Carmax, they went over the Carfax with me, just showed normal maintenance, I just took it for granted they didn't lie.... 2018, 28,000 mi, $20,999.00+ tax $1,500, +$35.00 selling fee or something, then being under Murphy's Law I added...
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    My beech is not your beech, I just went down cellar to add wood, 1+1=, and found beech and ash, Liberty ME beech and ash..........
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    My beech looks more like this.... Use to look like this Nothing like this, therefore gg has strange looking beech to me.........
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    Grandpa, tell me bout the good ole days............

    The distributors on my 68 Pontiac weren't easy to get to either, Ford had a better idea, up front on their V8's, made much easier to change points. I think Chrysler was first to go electronic ignition. If one gets a unwanted harmonica for Christmas here's an idea, what are friends for.........
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    Grandpa, tell me bout the good ole days............

    And one of the favorite moonshiners cars was the 1940 Ford coupe, guess it was because easy to soup up......
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    I put in my last wet load of firewood today, so far this season I brought in 19 of these atv loads, 14 are stacked. Some of blocks was either use them or loose them..... Firewood splitting - YouTube
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    TODAYS SEAT TIME

    Your trying to lift 2x350=700lbs + crate with bucket still on, no wonder Murphy was there.......... I cant even lift that and if I could take my bucket off still not sure I could lift that much, but I thought you had quick detach bucket?
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    I google it and still dont recognize any of it, now pine weevils yeah I got them and they are 10 times the problem here..........
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    Grandpa, tell me bout the good ole days............

    Before 4 wheel drive and snow plows for plowing roads, I wonder how many put tracks on Model T's, it was just a 100 years ago that some had these I guess.......
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    Grandpa, tell me bout the good ole days............

    Steve McQueen's 1952 Chevrolet 3800 Camper, even he liked camping in old school.........
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    Grandpa, tell me bout the good ole days............

    LANCE 1172 TRUCK CAMPER<<<<< Guess they are still out there but Wow talk about a pickup truck full, now lets hook the boat on...........
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    Grandpa, tell me bout the good ole days............

    Once upon a time folks wanted a full size bed to go camping, hardly ever see these bed campers anymore, they must of handled like the Titanic.......
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    Why in just 7 days lost power again, cant even get a little snow and loose power, least it's pretty to look at........... It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas Perry Como: Lyrics - YouTube
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    Last week I gave this ratchet strap to my youngest son to unhook after 5 minutes he gave up, he was trying all the obvious ways but theres only one way these hooks come unhooked, they're are almost like chain puzzle, so simple yet so complicated....
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    Grandpa, tell me bout the good ole days............

    I think Pontiac was the winner in the bumper contest, back when one could tell what make a car was from a mile away. My first car was a used silver 68 Gran Prix with either a 400 or 428 with 4 barrel carb, it was my first car with power seats, power windows and last car with hide away...
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    It's a Titan bolt on tooth bar, they ran out of the complete tooth bar kits last winter but I did find this tooth bar on their ebay store in April and bought that before that was gone, but had to get the teeth from another ebay site. No reinforcement on my bucket, for some reason my bucket edge...
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    Grandpa, tell me bout the good ole days............

    I think it's save to say most vehicle stiles are not coming back and quite sure this like the Jeep FC is another one that bit the dust as soon as it got off the ground. I thought Corvair was a car that Ralf Nader shut down but guess not. The only ones I see liking this are lawn care people...
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    I did gathering of scattered firewood past couple days, some here some there and some that was suppose to be put in this year and some if I dont wont be any good next season. Now all thats left here and there is oak tops, I can wait on them, I should wait til ground freezes so wont get mud all...
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    My bridge is working, theres enough water for water power now.......
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    Grandpa, tell me bout the good ole days............

    Good news I figured it out!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 221 Ford Bronco - Complete Look At The New Bronco - YouTube
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    Grandpa, tell me bout the good ole days............

    A true Jeep fan is one who likes this new Gladiator, I prefer the 70s model..
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    How many teeth should I add to my 4 in 1 bucket/tooth mount style-Beast Mode

    Number of teeth sorta depend if one wants to back drag out the bigger size rocks that one wants separated, but if to many teeth the bucket wont dig in like it should. My bucket teeth are approx 9" between, I'm glad they wasn't 1" further apart, I think 7" between would work better for separating...
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    Here you go I declare you certifiable.......... But wait theres more, for only 100 easy payments of $19.95 I can up grade your license to operate one of these re-invented wheelbarrows, wheelbarrow not included because we dont know how easy those payments will be yet, you have to contact down...
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    First time I seen a 3 wheeler but I dont have a CDL for it anyways, I prefer this one, I already qualified to run it........ Multiquip TFB33 Opt Acc Tufftruk flatbed kit 33 inch
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    It is almost time to firewood again, I did dabble in some this weekend but first I had to get the lead out and do some more beaming.... Norwood MX34 on another big oak-P2 - YouTube
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    The last big oak log on deck, cant do these on manual mill without help from someone or something. After cleaning the birdshot and sarwing through buckshot, ended up with a nice beam...... L34OO on another big oak-P1 - YouTube
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    When is excavator too old?

    Jeepers these things are small for 12k and being 25 years old at 2200hr, I say its worth 8k at most. Heres one sign a excavator is to old...
  130. O

    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    But what size pickup and is the El-camino considered a pickup...........
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    I also got in a 3/8 wagon load today, it was such a great for it so might as well get some extra.
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    Grandpa, tell me bout the good ole days............

    Another thorn in my flesh in 2020.... Gone are the good old days and most likely never coming back either. All my life I use to just go or call a tire shop, they'd say come in any time or this afternoon, pick out the tires you want and we'll have them put on. Today I called 4 big tire shops...
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    Heart transplant. 1979 JD 111H. Briggs out... Husqvarna/Loncin in....

    All the 60 views are from people like me trying to figure out what a heart transplant has to do with a 1979 JD and who is this OP and where is he from........ Sounds like your heart came with no instructions and have no idea what this is so I pick BLK for ground Red for hot, Yellow for caution...
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    TODAYS SEAT TIME

    Just pretend everything your working on is a nail, but if the nail is extra big this hammer will work better...........
  135. O

    TODAYS SEAT TIME

    I wonder is these bolts will come in handy when putting something back together, think they're quite popular in TN.........
  136. O

    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    I didn't know Klingons were around now......
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    Tractor backhoe - homemade

    If you have a plane making idea on your bucket list I found one to go by and for your safety it maintains the six foot rule for when you fly over.... Just make sure you finish this 3 boom back hoe first so I can see it work, then go flying......
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    Dump Trailer build

    Any trailer can be made road legal, just have to have right bearings and trailer lights. I had to look up where Croatia was, quite a long ways from here and there and from where it is I would've though it would be a different language, some country pics would be nice.
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    Good movies,,, well there are a few.......

    One of my scifi favorites, The Undiscovered Country, dont know which one I like better, II or VI, after VI Star Trek went down hill mostly due to the actors and ship design........... Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991) Trailer #1 | Movieclips Classic Trailers - YouTube
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    6013 vs 7014 vs 7018

    I forgot wear I posted this railroad iron brace welding job I did, but the brace was put in place two weeks ago and tested today. Back gouging steel - YouTube Gouging weld off - YouTube L34OO moving big log - YouTube
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    Small tractor pushing heavy log, this time my log deck didn't wobble, added some 1/2" angle bar on railroad iron then screwed to the front of log deck, might change to 5/8 threaded rod later if wobble comes back. Least I get a nice warm fuzzy feeling just knowing that all those upper mid west...
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    After 9 years my track and carriage wheels has wore down some, enough so the wheels was hitting the bolts that hold track on the frame, so son went for quick fix and ground them all down a hair. I called Norwood and ask price for replacement track and wheels, $650.00+S&H, the guy suggested to...
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    The beech log was a beech at first but sawed out pretty good after got going, then after a board was sawed it just stayed there, never seen anything like it all other limber likes to move. Now after it stickered and bar clamped will it stay put....... Norwood MX34 Sawing a beech log. -...
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    Choosing just one grease..

    Thanks for posting about this new wheel but if I cant stick a battery on a grease gun I'm not greasing. Since I already have a Dewalt battery drill along with other battery tools a Dewalt grease gun was the best choice for me, and a Dewalt grease gun can use more then one brand of wheel...
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    Some of us or only me dont have trees around a hay field that magickly fall down then ride around with a 4 wheel wagon to put on......... Big red oak coming down P-1 - YouTube Big red oak coming out, P-2 - YouTube
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    Help I fallen and I cant shoot my gun, I told you so.......................
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    Just another junk chainsaw

    I took down rakers and sharpen chain for first time on big Jon, feeler gauged the rakers at .020 before, then after one swipe they was a good .035. This chain is a year old so at this rate it should last 10 years or until I'm to old to lift the saw.
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    Now a little of this apple jelly on warm home made bread should go pertty good...........
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    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    Because of my trick knee just need a couple minor alterations, hand rail extension, another lower step and get rid of the tarp. the live edge is nice should be installed the same on roof, your right ME cedar shakes would be even better!!!!!!!!!! Here are the modified blue-print details in fine...
  150. O

    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    No live chipmunks in my garage as of 1900 hr so hood is down, it takes up a lot of room but dont trust under deck anymore, hood up or hood down.......... And I thought I was the only bump on the log and stick in the mud, rumor has it she got fired or killed off after paying for the repairs on...
  151. O

    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    Cut some more sawmill slabs today, I get down to the last two cuts and noticed the cuts will be to close to the steel stake pockets so had lift and reset.......
  152. O

    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    Mice chipmunks and ants is the un-mention problem that no one seems to mention about with these outside totes and wood boxes that sit out side for weeks on end. I was thinking about this the other day when I was thinking of going that route, then I shot another chipmunk and got more mice in a...
  153. O

    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    My bridge was on schedule and on budget with the budget I had, about $100.00 and that was in fasteners butit was over budget in aggravation mostly due to the lack of the right tooling as pictured below......
  154. O

    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    My cellar is full, firewood trailer is still full and I wanted to get more wood under cover near house so I made a box on the FEL and this is all I could lift, hardly worth it...
  155. O

    6013 vs 7014 vs 7018

    To bad Napa wont do welding gas refils or oxy/acet but since your retired you probably like going for a ride. Might get the OP upset and most others but lets got to a commercial break. Since your out in the middle of nowhere and I'll never get out there and you are closer then I am, have you...
  156. O

    6013 vs 7014 vs 7018

    My wood stove grate in the house fell apart this afternoon so I took the one out of the stove in the garage, both stoves are the same, then added a middle brace on then put that one in the house stove, should get me by til the one I ordered shows up. Seem like every two years I have to get a...
  157. O

    6013 vs 7014 vs 7018

    I bought my 125 75/25 bottle 2 years ago for a whopping $290.00, refils are $65.00 extra $20.00 delivered, at 35-40mi away I usually pay for the delivery.
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    TODAYS SEAT TIME

    I loaded some slabs on trailer for the up coming winter.
  159. O

    Just another junk chainsaw

    I hardly ever file anymore, I need something with a motor on it. I tried a cheap Timber Tuff bar mount but had poor results, might be ok on a chain thats been rocked. I tried the more pricey Timber line and not happy with that either, the chain link holder is not high enough so chain rivets tend...
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    6013 vs 7014 vs 7018

    WOW you must be at antique level should post a pic. I havent seen a 1960s Idealarc in 50 years it looked something like this........
  161. O

    6013 vs 7014 vs 7018

    You like the best dont you especially in the color red, wow that machine is 7k+. Impressive 500 amps, you have carbon arc gouger for the Idealarc? Here's a 35 year old Dialarc a 3rd cousin once removed, at best its 310 amp but on 240 volt its probably around 250 amps.......... Your not going...
  162. O

    Just another junk chainsaw

    Here you go................
  163. O

    TODAYS SEAT TIME

    I accidently got on the OPs first post, it appears this old thread might of strayed a bit from the OP 1st post intentions or what the OP had in mind, probably dont matter since that person has long left the building..........
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    Tractor backhoe - homemade

    Many............ Maybe over there, but over here It took me 10 minutes just to find a picture of a triple boom back hoe and wasn't even on a tractor, this back hoe build will be interesting when all done next year epically if it works. No pressure but the whole world is watching...
  165. O

    Tractor backhoe - homemade

    Starting to look like your back-hoe is double jointed compared to the below diagram, might be in the unusual category...........
  166. O

    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    Here it is when new.
  167. O

    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    I'd like to have a truck like that in 4 wheel drive........ I need 15 of these trailer loads....... The trailer fills my my 3'x4' wood cart up 3 times......
  168. O

    Just another junk chainsaw

    Short bar would make my back hurt, 18" fits me pretty good, my longest is 36"
  169. O

    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    After 4 loads I was doing more restacking then stacking so time to get the splitter out then when the extra help showed up things started to go a lot fast. Instead of 45-70 min to load wagon, we was loaded in 25min, much better........ On 6" wood I like a tall 12" wedge instead of the...
  170. O

    Tractor backhoe - homemade

    Must be talking about that plate welded around the bushing, but how does one know enough is enough for reinforcement......
  171. O

    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    Today was go time for me, got in 4 loads, son helped on most but my arms still got sore and I lost count how many cut-up sticks in 8 cord........
  172. O

    Tractor backhoe - homemade

    Looking good, I see you got your reflection engraved it the main lift boom........
  173. O

    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    I ventured out this afternoon and cut a little more, almost half done. Least now I can wear a shirt, no fan of tee shirt firewooding......... L34OO moving tree length firewood - YouTube
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    Manual trans ATVs

    I had the 96 Artic Cat 454 with rocker shift and low range it was a good machine, then in 2004 I bought a 650 atv, low range was like high range in my 96 454, good for riding but no good for pulling trailers.
  175. O

    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    I cut about 2 cord today before my left arm got sore, no sense bull into it on first day.... Firewood under way 2O2O - YouTube
  176. O

    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    Yes I need one, a 32' long carrying beam for addition on back of house, when can I expect it delivery.....
  177. O

    TODAYS SEAT TIME

    And look at what happened to ME!!!!!!!!!!!!! 1947 Bar Harbor Fire newsreel - YouTube
  178. O

    Backhoe fell over and died.

    At last resort can make a tripod over back-hoe to get it up right.
  179. O

    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    Son says the roof is 2-1/2" out of square and he dont know why so he left as is and started the tar paper today, has to get one more roll.
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    After market heat for a UTV or what ever,,,

    Everyone now buying their machine already with a heater, one would think so when looking at old threads, but what about the rest of us who like to add on later. In this video he's adding on a heater to what looks like a Polaris utv, look like a good install but it is a lot easier to do on that...
  181. O

    Equipment break downs

    My son ran over a 10" log today and brought his old Army 6x6 to a stand still, a rear end control link come off the rubber bushing mount causing the rear rear end to go sideways and pulled driveshaft apart, then my son come up and got my 40 year old homemade square socket. Well he broke that but...
  182. O

    Advice on driveway repair/sloping/drainage

    Thread update, just look at all those old threads it appears no one is fixing driveways anymore, aren't we lucky. But after 25 years my driveway has turned into another dead end Jeep trail, the reason why is run-off water and the cure for long lasting driveway is expensive. The driveway fixes...
  183. O

    A rainy Saturday equals no ambition for me........

    Might as well just stay inside and listen to my song play-list, then come on here shoot the breeze and chew the fat or is there something else I should be doing, I wont ask the wife that.........
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    can't upload pix

    I guess Diggen is right, that's a new one on me too, TBN has done something differnt to their posting picture image, never had to go the (Go Advanced) before and or go down a few lines, what the Hades is going on.............
  185. O

    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    I like guessing, I'd say 4000 Bd feet/load, $300.00 for trucking. But that trailer truck load has lot of center rot to me which would make the load worth $1000.00-$1500.00
  186. O

    Garage hacks, adjustments and annoyances.........

    I'm usually a half bubble off but not this time.
  187. O

    Bolt on bucket teeth

  188. O

    Bolt on bucket teeth

    Titan was all sold of their teeth kits so I bought these>>6 Toothbar Shanks, Teeth, & Pins, For Loader Buckets, 23, 23SP, D5175, TF23D | eBay Then bought this>> Titan Attachments 72" Custom Toothbar Kit Skid Steer Excavator Kubota Bobcat DIY 498262188 | eBay Then I put the two together, course...
  189. O

    Garage hacks, adjustments and annoyances.........

    Had to add about a foot on the back panel, then we slid the bench over to it's location, then set the back panel upright, screwed to wall, tack weld to bottom, un-screw back panel slide back away from wall then weld joint, then clean up and paint, busy day.
  190. O

    Garage hacks, adjustments and annoyances.........

    Moving right along..... Picture sequence is from right to left, ended up making the bench a wee bit bigger, 26X62.
  191. O

    TODAYS SEAT TIME

    The excavator also dug me up 3 piles of dirt, one looks almost gavel-ish, that will give me plenty of road material and he's saying gravel is around$13.00-15.00/yard. The excavator guy did 9 hrs of work, at $75.00/hr adds up quick.
  192. O

    Generator question

    I didn't see anything about poles or HZ on this one but did see 120/240 volts, but what happen to the surge number, has peak and running, comes with transfer switch hook up but I already have 7000 watt transfer switch. The best part it comes with a 10 year warranty for New England TBN...
  193. O

    TODAYS SEAT TIME

    Doing some more road building today, had some big rocks to move so excavator helps a lot with that. I finally made it to rivers edge now it's bridge planning time but how does one build a 8' x 16' bridge with no nails, no screws, no bolts and be able to keep it together. Good thing I have...
  194. O

    Small improvement for L3400

    Oh your right that's what throwing me off, I dont have that grey cover plate, must be the HST difference. Anyhow I need to back up a bit, I dont want a glowing light for a brake light, I want a blinking light for a brake light, a blinking light gets my attention everytime, so now I'm back to...
  195. O

    Small improvement for L3400

    I know HST is a little different but still not quite sure where exactly you put that switch. My first picture is brake off, the rest are brake on. I always use a multi-meter just to find live wires. A horn a tractor is good idea, I use to have one on my ATV 20 years ago, was a old Subaru...
  196. O

    TBN Change?

    Has TBN format changed or is it just my computer? The icons are not showing up, quoting is different or just posting is not the same.......
  197. O

    Tractors and wood! Show your pics

    Me to but if I have to service the coffee maker I'll put the loader all up and salute it.............
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