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#1 Texas Deere and Horse ONLINE  

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Posted February 18, 2013 - 11:58 PM

I was working in the shop tonight and thought, WOW, I've got a lot of projects going and need to get a list of what needs to be done so I can finish them. I thought it might be neat (or not) to see what everyone else has backed up on the to do list.


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1. Finish striping and prepping the M/W Squire 6 for paint and assembly.

2. Start restore on Bush Hog D4-12.

3. JD 140 H3 Kubota Diesel conversion, frame is stripped down ,awaiting fitting of engine.

4. JD 317, finish Power Steering conversion and finish painting tractor.

5. WH Bronco 14, finish installing engine to be used as main mower this year.

6. WH Vac system installed on Auto14 for grass and leak collection this summer and fall.

7. Help Dad get some of his projects done.

8. Don't list anymore, you have more then you can get done in the next 2 years already. :wallbanging:

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Posted February 19, 2013 - 01:06 AM

Sounds like you have quite the list! Ill post some pics of everything I have later but heres a little taste of mine not nearly quite as busy but its interesting to see what everyone else is up to.


1. Got the diesel stripped down to the frame and engine. Awaiting the first stage of paint and a rebuild of the tranny for harrisburg.

2. Picked up a plow for the sears 10e thatll be on its way soon. Will have to see how it mounts up.

3. Find out to mount a pto switch on the zero turn. Someone said it appears to be a ram? An early version built around the same time frame as dixon came along but alot harder to find. Not sure what to do with it yet.

4. Get the engine back in voodoo that we rebuilt for it for pulling season (hopefully)

5. Not sure about the wheel horse yet??

6. No idea what else im getting myself into i probably have other projects but nothing major.

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Posted February 19, 2013 - 01:15 AM

I really don't know if I should be doing this, it could be a little scary to actuallly see it all in a list.


1. Finish rebuiding the engine and tear down for restoring Power Ho number 1

2. Rebuild carb and rewire the bolens 650 along with rebuilding the gear box for the deck,

3. Get back to the rebuild on the engine for Bolens 1000, also tear down and paint.

4. Do the same to Power Ho number 2 as number 1.

5. Rebuild the 8R6 for Power Ho number 3.

6. Rebuild the hyd. pump for FEL on the Sears SS-14.

7. Go through, rebuild and get running numbers7-9. More on that in the next couple of weeks. 



10. Go through the LT1000 (craftsman,  primary mower) to try and limp it along for one more year.

11. Pull the engine off my dads AC 712 to rebuild it.

12. The same to my brothers AC 716

13. Put the engine back together on the Midland walk behind.

14. Bend a sheild for the bolens tiller ext.


I'm going to stop here. Now why in the world would you think of starting a thread about what we have to do on our projects yet!

Gee thanks alot :ah_shoot:


 Forget the next 2 years more like 3. :D

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Posted February 19, 2013 - 01:25 AM

we are at a stand still here on projects until the weather warms up, as i dont really care to heat the shop this yr. When i do get it going again, ill be finishing up the monster two wheeler, and doing up a bunch of seeders, wheel hoes and other cool toys i have been storing up for that kind of run.


Have to go though the finished stuff and decide what items to put together for the two shows i plan to go to this yr. Once i get them arranged in the enclosed trailer, its only a matter of hooking up and we''re off to where ever i think we need to go.

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Posted February 19, 2013 - 01:49 AM

I'm not falling for this one. I already have cabin fever, no sense in worsening it.
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Posted February 19, 2013 - 05:10 AM

I am afraid to list all my projects because it may cause this site to "crash" from overload!

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Posted February 19, 2013 - 06:21 AM

Ain't it the truth. If I list all the project I have to do. Just making the list wears me out, then I need a nap :rolling:


I only list what I want to do in a single day, so that, at least I have a minor sense of accomplishment.

NOW:   Finish my Blast cabinet with Soda blast conversion.

            Order Crankshaft for the Big IR compressor.

            Back to the honey hole for 1 more attempt to buy the WH C160

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Posted February 19, 2013 - 06:25 AM

It's winter and I've had company for the last 10 days so i haven't been able to do much lately. I don't have a heated work space so can't do too much right now.I have a lot of stuff to get finished this summer.


1 jd317 restoration

2 finish MF 8 restoration

3 How did that Onan generator get in my garage- fix that and resell

4 Snow blower I bought to fix and re sell last summer and never got to.

5 Restore / repair a Sears cement mixer that was my fathers and is now mine

6 Resist buying more stuff

7 Heated workspace

This doesn't include the stuff I need to get done around the house.


Edit- Woops, I forgot about 8. JD49 snow thrower restore. Bought it in December but it needs work.

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Posted February 19, 2013 - 06:53 AM

I, too, am waiting for warmer weather.


1. Finish the hydraulics for Big Bertha (GTV16)

2. Take the #2 FF20 apart and repaint. Fix whatever shows up.

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Posted February 19, 2013 - 07:03 AM

Get my JD314 back together so I can get my tools back to their propper place so I can clean garagew out so I can paint it inside so I can find another project such as rebuild my mower deckk so I can mow the yard and possibly rebuild my home made yard cart .



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Posted February 19, 2013 - 07:21 AM

I have a million projects going! I have about 20 tractors that still need to be gotten running, and I am in the middle of 4 restorations!



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Posted February 19, 2013 - 07:44 AM

Just starting the refurb. of the 56 RER:


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Bought another pedal tractor last night:


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I plan to make an "Industrial" out of it.


After that it will probably be time for outdoor projects!  ~~  Lowell

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Posted February 19, 2013 - 07:59 AM

I too try to only think about short term goals. I balance out what I need to do this week with what I got done last week. 

I have an almost endless supply of projects to pick from to put on the list.

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Posted February 19, 2013 - 08:06 AM

1. get new tires on the back of the allis chalmers and then hope to shes not mad at me for buying the cubs

2. get carb fixed and a solenoid for the cub 1810

3. go dig out my stepdads grasshopper and diagnose/repair and sell it

4. go get my cub 1200 and decide witch cub im going to keep and restore

5. find parts and fix my snapper push mower

6. go get an ariens RER running for a guy at work

7. fix and sell some old beat up push mowers

8. fix my old pickup truck

9. win the lottery 


all this while trying to work in time to fix what cars my family members will enevitibly bring by for me to fix just about the time i start on one of my projects 


and while working third shift

Edited by 916 hydro, February 19, 2013 - 08:06 AM.

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Posted February 19, 2013 - 08:16 AM

My project list is overwhelming:


1. Clean garage and basement

2. Finish repairs to AC Big Ten

3. Finish engine rebuild for Ford LGT125

4. Combine 4 nonworking generators into 2 working generators.

5. Repair engine on AC HD6G dozer

6. Resurect 56 Chevy Dump Truck (need HD6G for this)

7. Take down 24+ trees, cut up, split, and put on trailers

8. Install steel covers on trailers

9. Refurbish and part with 6 Craftsman Lawn tractors

10. Refurbish and part with 5 rotary mowers

11. Restore 3 JD tractors( 111, 210, STX38) and part with them

12. Restore 3 Cub Cadet(128,384,11318) tractors and part with them

13. Restore 5 Bolens Tractors(850, 853,1050, 1250, 1250, H14, HT23) these are keepers

14. Frame off restoration of my 85 Chevy C10.

15. Expand Garden

16. Restore 6 AC/Simplicity tractors(2=B10, Big Ten, 725, 3012, Broadmoor)

17. Refubrbish and set up 5 machine tools in my basement.

18. Erect the 30' x 40' Armco Bunker that I've been going to get around to for 25 years

19. Deal with all the day to day emergencies that seem to come up all the time

20. Drop what I'm working on to fix things for friends

21. Take pictures of the tractors and post them on GTT

22. Build a sand blasting booth of poles and tarps

23. Build a painting booth of poles and tarps

24. Build a cleaning tank

25. Prioritize this list

26. Realize I'll probably never finish

Edited by boyscout862, February 19, 2013 - 08:19 AM.

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