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#3061 olcowhand ONLINE  

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Posted May 23, 2014 - 10:45 AM

Since a thunderstorm rolled through before dawn, planting corn is out.  So I'm using my Massey 1655D's FEL to clean calf stalls.  2 manure spreader loads so far, a couple more loads to go.


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Posted May 23, 2014 - 11:21 AM

Keep that rain down your way, we don't want it up here. We usually get your leftovers about 2-3 hours later.

 

I wished I could clean out my barn with a loader, that old pitch fork works on the back after a while.


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Posted May 23, 2014 - 11:21 AM

Sounds like you have a load of crap around there, :poke:  or maybe 3 or 4. :rolling:

 

And getting seat time. :thumbs:


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Posted May 23, 2014 - 11:36 AM

Keep that rain down your way, we don't want it up here. We usually get your leftovers about 2-3 hours later.

 

I wished I could clean out my barn with a loader, that old pitch fork works on the back after a while.

 

You won't get this, as it went almost due east of me.  Pitchforks & arthritis don't work well together, and that's exactly why I built this little loader! 

 

 

Sounds like you have a load of crap around there, :poke:  or maybe 3 or 4. :rolling:

 

And getting seat time. :thumbs:

 

This is one time I don't mind taking a load of crap!  :rolling: My radiator fan isn't reversible, so I may have to get a replacement.  The heat blowing back on me is pretty hot!  


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Posted May 23, 2014 - 11:38 AM

You won't get this, as it went almost due east of me.  Pitchforks & arthritis don't work well together, and that's exactly why I built this little loader! 

 

 

 

This is one time I don't mind taking a load of crap!  :rolling: My radiator fan isn't reversible, so I may have to get a replacement.  The heat blowing back on me is pretty hot!  

 

Don't suck any of that crap through the fan, instead of just being full of it, you will be covered in it too :poke:  :D


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Posted May 23, 2014 - 11:46 AM

 

My radiator fan isn't reversible, so I may have to get a replacement.  The heat blowing back on me is pretty hot!  

 

Yes, you should get the fan blowing the other direction. It won't run if you switch the + & - wires?
 



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Posted May 23, 2014 - 02:04 PM

Yes, you should get the fan blowing the other direction. It won't run if you switch the + & - wires?
 

 

Well, if I remember right (which could be wrong, LOL) I tried it both ways & it ran the same direction.  I'm leery of pushing anyway, as if I got something in the fan, it could destroy the radiator.  This fan can't be switched to the other side easily due to the mounting tabs on the radiator itself.    I can put a puller on the other side with the "thru the cores" mounting strips.


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Posted May 23, 2014 - 02:08 PM

Just finished loading the 4th & final load of poo.  Now I'm gonna use Hogzilla with the tiller to blend up the packed sawdust in the large open pens.  Lots of good sawdust under the crust.  Then I'll spread the last load of poo, unhook the spreader, and feed some rolled hay.  Then it's milking time for me.  This weekend my day off is Sunday.  Teresa has been wanting to go to the London flea market, so hoping to go Sunday.  I like that flea market too, but my main reason to go is Teresa's Birthday is Tuesday, so it' a day out for her.  I'll bet I find something to bring home too!  :smilewink:


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Posted May 23, 2014 - 03:20 PM

Calf barn cleaning is over until Fall!  :dancingbanana:   Hay rolls out, and now time to get ready to milk.  Sure will feel good for this work day to end.  


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Posted May 24, 2014 - 09:48 AM

First I milked the cows, then I just now finished up "Corn planting 2014".  :dancingbanana:  Gonna work on building a small raised strawberry bed now.  


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Posted May 24, 2014 - 01:26 PM

Dang! Milk, sow, & build all in the same day!



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Posted May 24, 2014 - 02:07 PM

Here is the raised bed.  I still need to drill through & drive in retaining pins, but I have straps nailed on to hold it for now.  

 

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Also have some blueberries (2 varieties), some strawberries, and tomatoes in containers. 

 

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Posted May 24, 2014 - 02:34 PM

Gee it is like you are on a farm or something.


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Posted May 24, 2014 - 04:40 PM

Gee it is like you are on a farm or something.

Something is right, Willie!



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Posted May 24, 2014 - 10:20 PM

Things are looking good around the garden Daniel, how many Strawberry sets will you put out?






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