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#151 olcowhand ONLINE  

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Posted December 17, 2012 - 08:12 PM

I thank God for that! Any shade of red will suffice!


This is the paint I'll be using....and it IS RED!
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Posted December 17, 2012 - 08:15 PM

Just a few minutes shop time today. One or all of the former owners of this must have got a new drill, as they popped about 10 various holes into the dash tower, plus cut a slot for a standard style throttle lever. I cut a piece of metal to fit the slot hole, and wire welded it in place from the back side. Then I used a piece of brass as a backer & weld filled all the holes. Sorry, was raining, so didn't take the camera out there.

LOL! You made me choke when I read the comment about a new drill. It reminded me when I bought my dad his first dewalt drill driver. He loved it so much he was making shelves for his kitchen using it and dry wall screws. He literally had a screw every 1/2"!! he said he got carried away because he never used one before. :D :D

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Posted December 17, 2012 - 08:17 PM

Chris, if I'm remembering right, I filled around 15 holes, plus the slot! Did your Dad ever own a V4-6 Bush Hog? :bigrofl:

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Posted December 17, 2012 - 08:20 PM

Chris, if I'm remembering right, I filled around 15 holes, plus the slot! Did your Dad ever own a V4-6 Bush Hog? :bigrofl:

LOL! It sure sounds like something my dad would do :D Thanks for the laugh, one I needed it two that was a great memory!

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Posted December 17, 2012 - 08:24 PM

Time consuming, fixing up stuff like that isn't it. By the time you've welded, ground the welds,
touched up the welds, re ground, sanded, spot filled, sanded, re spot filled, and sanded, you
probably could have drilled 50 more holes.

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Posted December 17, 2012 - 08:30 PM

Oh, and by the way...if I don't change my plans, this V4-6 will get a Bush Hog front blade restored & mounted to stay on it. It doesn't have rear pto or a deck, so it's the perfect candidate for the push blade.

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Posted December 17, 2012 - 09:11 PM

this V4-6 will get a Bush Hog front blade restored & mounted to stay on it.


Silage stuffing or stall cleaner? :bigrofl:

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Posted December 17, 2012 - 09:13 PM

Silage stuffing or stall cleaner? :bigrofl:

That's a good one! :D So would this make it a Push Hog Tractor now? :D

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Posted December 17, 2012 - 09:40 PM

This is the paint I'll be using....and it IS RED!


Is this the right RED for Bush Hog tractors Daniel?

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Posted December 17, 2012 - 09:45 PM

Oh, and by the way...if I don't change my plans, this V4-6 will get a Bush Hog front blade restored & mounted to stay on it. It doesn't have rear pto or a deck, so it's the perfect candidate for the push blade.


Somebody told me once that your suppose to have 1 tractor for 1 attachment.
Not suppose to switch attachments on the tractor.

Course, he has more $$$ than me.

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Posted December 17, 2012 - 09:54 PM

Is this the right RED for Bush Hog tractors Daniel?


Not really, but at the prices of red paint, I got this 1/2 price, so I'll go with it. Once I spray some, then I can see how far it is from OE.
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Posted December 17, 2012 - 09:57 PM

I want it on standby at my next plow day. It'll be great when we all stand around talking.....I can push all the BS we all come up with out of our way! :bigrofl:
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Posted December 17, 2012 - 09:59 PM

I want it on standby at my next plow day. It'll be great when we all stand around talking.....I can push all the BS we all come up with out of our way! :bigrofl:


You need a HD12 for that won't ya. :bigrofl:

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Posted December 17, 2012 - 10:02 PM

You need a HD12 for that won't ya. :bigrofl:


You're right.....I'll bring the Cat payloader! :bigrofl: :bigrofl: :bigrofl:

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Posted December 18, 2012 - 06:37 AM

Better bring the spreader, too. You'll need to keep the pile down!




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