I hear ya didn't get any snow then it got real dy so nothing was growing but now it just will not stop raining, gees when will i get some seat time, been trimming trees cutting wood and chipping, garden is plowed, just waiting for it to stop raining so i cut the grass, It's hurting my buisness to no one is buying any power equipment I bank on spring time to move this syuff.
We got that same coyote problem here too! I go out and hunt them now and then.
Yesterday I started making ditchs along one of the roads in to our place. I was using a back blade tilted and angled down and forward. It's going to be a slow job with my Craftsman 917- I'm using the Brinly box scraper blade with the end plates removed and a bracket bolted to the sleeve hitch lower right arm to tilt the blade. It works but slow. But hey that's just more seat time! :-)
What did you do WITH your tractor today? ie: plowing, hauling, tilling, etc.
Posted May 04, 2012 - 11:03 PM
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Then washed the 70 I. ~~ Lowell
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After that I moved the big trailer to the back and the tent trailer to the front with the 420. While was doing that, the guy down the alley asked if I could level his yard. It's a small yard, so I'll get it done sometime this summer. He offered money, but I think I'll do it for beer and future favours...he's a mechanic.
Then I tilled the garden again to kill any grass that might have crept in.
Finally I seeded grass on the path we use to drive in and out of the back, then dragged a harrow over it with the LA105. I still need a bunch of clay fill there, but I'm having trouble getting any and I want to fix the part closer to the yard first, so I figure grass seed is cheap and should help keep the mud down. I'm hoping we get some good rain today, since that part of the yard is too far away to water properly. So far we've just gotten enough of a sprinkling to make it too wet to work outside.
Posted May 08, 2012 - 02:18 PM
- Chuck_050382 and tinner have said thanks
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Posted May 11, 2012 - 06:03 PM
Used the 1886 and 1256 to move some attachments. Carrying a snowcaster with a FEL is sure a lot easer that 'rasslin it by hand'. A mower deck fit right nice on the Hang-N-Haul on the back of the 1256 too.
Fired up the CC LTX1045 and mowed the South and front yards. Grass was REALLY tall, and I was mowing pretty danged slow.
Put a new belt on my Haban Sickle-Mo, so I fired up the G10 and knocked down the weeds in the ditch out by the road. I took a look at the North yard, and the grass was even higher than the South yard's, so I figured what the heck.
Used the G10 and Sickle-Mo to 'mow' the North yard. It's not real pretty, but it's knocked down, and in a couple of days, I'll hit it again with the 1045.
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Posted May 12, 2012 - 12:20 PM
Today, I plan on putting in the new throttle shaft bushings and if all goes well move on to rebuilding the carburetor on my Fourtrax. One at a time, cause no need in both being down at the same time. I'll use the JD to pull the fourtrax over to the shop if I get lucky so, I'm a pulling with my tractor today!
Gosh I dread the belt replacement on the 214 that's a pain in the butt and a lot of crawling around on the ground and lord knows as badly as I hurt. I might just lay there a while...
Last time I had trouble with one of the pulley's asking fussy and soaked it with PB blaster and took a nap right there! LOL Woke up and completed task on hand!
Now that is what you call love, sleeping with your GT rather than your wife!
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Also, got to drive the ferguson TO35 down into the woods at my parents. Spent some time with Ryan playing in the stream, finding crawdads, making little waterfalls, and trying to beat off the insects.