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#1 Rock farmer ONLINE  

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Posted July 11, 2013 - 07:33 PM

I have a spot outside my stone wall that the town came thru and cut all the brush down. Only, they left all the stumps standing about 6" tall. So I got my big tractor and proceeded to rip out all the stumps and larger stones. Used my spring tooth cultivator and single bottom plow.

That left me with some lumpy uneven ground. Since my mower deck is off my Ford LGT 165 closed side, I decided to try my Brinly box blade. I wasn't too impressed with it the first time I used it. But, this time it did a real nice job! I got the blade from a guy across town for $75. He collects cub cadet originals.
I got the hitch from Econchuck. I don't know what it fits. But I made it work!
When the grass grows I should be able to mow it now. I gotta say, I have a lot of garden tractors, but, this ford is my favorite!

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Posted July 11, 2013 - 07:41 PM

Looks like you did a great job there! Glad the Ford came through for you!


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Posted July 11, 2013 - 07:43 PM

Nice job...I like the cement block holder.
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Posted July 11, 2013 - 08:07 PM

Nice job...I like the cement block holder.

Ya, I find I really need that cement block! Having no down pressure, this blade won't do much. I think that I softened up the soil first really made the difference. By the way an end block doesn't fit the holder. You
Need to use a center block!

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Posted July 11, 2013 - 09:21 PM

Looks great there,,,,


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Posted July 11, 2013 - 10:38 PM

look's great, a little grass seed, and you'll be mowing it in no time.


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Posted July 12, 2013 - 03:17 AM

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Posted July 12, 2013 - 05:45 AM

I've always wondered if a box blade would do anything.  It looks like they do a great job.


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Posted July 12, 2013 - 09:22 AM

The box blade did a great job! I am glad it worked for you!



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Posted July 12, 2013 - 10:22 AM

I've got one of those Brinly Box blades as well. I added some weight to mine and it made a big difference. It's done a nice job at your place.



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Posted July 12, 2013 - 05:05 PM

nice job, Joe. how's the 53500 jake coming along?


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Posted July 12, 2013 - 06:06 PM

nice job, Joe. how's the 53500 jake coming along?


Thanks Tom!

That Jake has got me stumped. I fixed a bunch of things on it. It smoked a little on start up when I got it. But, after a few seconds it ran clean. Now that I've fixed it so it runs good, it smokes bad! I'm getting gas in the oil. I've got it narrowed do to; bad carburetor, bad fuel pump or, bad rings! Can't believe I need to do a ring job on it! And it has an oil leak up under the covers near the oil fill tube. I'm thinking maybe the tube itself has a hole in it. I may tear it all apart this weekend!

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Posted July 12, 2013 - 06:10 PM

Joe, sorry to hear the Jake is being a problem child! Hope you get things squared away there soon!


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Posted July 12, 2013 - 06:15 PM

Kenny,
How's your sick child doing? We're all praying for him/ her! Your avatar is what made me go and buy my lgt 165!

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Posted July 12, 2013 - 06:19 PM

Joe, I haven't had time nor space to see the damages as yet. Hope it's only a new rod/bore job.


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