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Posted February 26, 2013 - 04:25 AM

This last snow storm was a wet one , and pretty rough on the little Kubota D600 ! It was rolling coal quite often. I have a little vid. of it during clean up at the end of my driveway from the city plow.
We got about 10" total this last one and now they are calling for another 4-8" Wed. Good Grief!!!!


Edited by KennyP, February 26, 2013 - 05:46 AM.

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Posted February 26, 2013 - 05:46 AM

Sounds like it was earning it's keep, Keith! Thanks for the video!


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Posted February 26, 2013 - 06:03 AM

It's tossing that wet snow pretty far. It's loading down but doing the job. That stuff at the end of the driveway is a severe test for any blower!


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Posted February 26, 2013 - 07:19 AM

D600 ? that baby sounds purdy good ... does it suck back the fuel when you load it up like that ? and check this D600 Roll some coal

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Cheers

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Posted February 26, 2013 - 08:35 AM

Mine is not turned up quite that much LOL


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Posted February 26, 2013 - 09:34 AM

Yup, I call the stuff at the end of the driveway engine killer.  I learned the hard way to take that stuff slow and steady.  Your D600 seemed to do pretty good with it.  Thanks for sharing the video.



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Posted February 26, 2013 - 10:17 AM

Love to hear those diesels work.  That wet snow can really soak up the horse power.

 

Ty that isn't plowing, that's throwing dirt! 


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Posted February 26, 2013 - 01:29 PM

Kieth, your diesel is doing a great job. :thumbs:

 

I want to know what the guy plowing is going to do with the huge open furrow when he gets done throwing the dirt 8' away. :(

 

Maybe it's going to be for open ditch irrigation. :bigrofl:


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Posted February 27, 2013 - 01:23 PM

So does it suck back the fuel ? when loading it up don't you also have a fender mounted fuel tank ? 



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Posted February 27, 2013 - 01:51 PM

Not at all bad on fuel, and yes I turned the left fender into a fuel tank. It did the last 2 storms on about 1.5 quarts.

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Posted February 27, 2013 - 02:43 PM

Not at all bad on fuel, and yes I turned the left fender into a fuel tank. It did the last 2 storms on about 1.5 quarts.

(Falls off chair) i think just letting my twin Briggs warm the fluids up ill burn that !


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Posted February 27, 2013 - 03:23 PM

Kieth, your diesel is doing a great job. :thumbs:

 

I want to know what the guy plowing is going to do with the huge open furrow when he gets done throwing the dirt 8' away. :(

 

Maybe it's going to be for open ditch irrigation. :bigrofl:

Yeah, that cub can sure pull but he is also wasting a LOT of diesel out of that stack. And instead of throwing dirt 4 rows over I'd rather see him pulling a 2 or 3 bottom at an appropriate speed!

 

(Falls off chair) i think just letting my twin Briggs warm the fluids up ill burn that !

Exactly why these diesels are so prized!! After seeing my heavier duty gt's vs his box store huzzy, my neighbor decided to get a Cub M50s zero turn with a 23hp twin. Then made the comment that the hopes he saves some gas while mowing this year... boy is he in for a surprise!



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Posted February 27, 2013 - 05:11 PM

(Falls off chair) i think just letting my twin Briggs warm the fluids up ill burn that !

That is the reason the 318 is used very little since I got the 1500 Ford. 1/2 gal per hour and I rarely run it over 1500-1700 RPM.


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Posted February 27, 2013 - 06:39 PM

Glad she is earning her keep. Sounds good.



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Posted February 27, 2013 - 09:55 PM

That is the reason the 318 is used very little since I got the 1500 Ford. 1/2 gal per hour and I rarely run it over 1500-1700 RPM.

Can you Say 318 Diesel Repower :)

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