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#1 KennyP ONLINE  

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Posted September 16, 2013 - 06:18 AM

Mostly getting ready to go plow. But got to looking at the GTV/16 I just brought home. Had a nice Sears/Craftsman emblem for the grille. The FF was lacking this, so I pulled both grilles, did a little straightening on the FF's and repainted it. Installed the emblem and grille, looks pretty good.

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Worked on the 917.254020 front  blade. The pin for swivel was rusted solid. Heated it and finally got it out. Put some anti-seize on it and now have it working again.

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Got a 5HP gas compressor. Hasn't ran in many years! Got it to fire up. Put about 30lbs of air in it and soaked the tank and connections with soapy water looking for leaks. Found none, so I moved it off by itself and let it cycle. No problems with it. Now I have air for tools and painting until Aaron gets a separate elec. meter & I get 220V back into the garage.

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Got the 10" plow out and hooked to the FF. Cleaned the share some and greased it.

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Gathering things for the trip to KY!

 


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Posted September 16, 2013 - 06:31 AM

Looks like you have been busy Kenny. I like the FF20
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Posted September 16, 2013 - 07:34 AM

Looks like your ready to start plowing!
Nice looking GT, good luck!


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Posted September 16, 2013 - 08:02 AM

It's great to hear that you can make it out to Ky. to Daniels plow day. The FF looks ready to turn some ground!


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Posted September 16, 2013 - 08:16 AM

It's good to stay busy with things you want to Kenny.  The FF looks ready to go.  

 

I would like to find a gas powered compressor around me.  We need it at camp to blow out the pipes when winterizing.

 

Good luck at Daniels with the FF.


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Posted September 16, 2013 - 09:19 AM

I like that compressor, it will be good to take with you on trips and going to work on location.   The grill looks pretty good as well.

 

Have fun at Daniels!


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Posted September 16, 2013 - 10:33 AM

Sounds like you've been busy Kenny. I love the size of the FF :thumbs: any news on the groundmaster?


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Posted September 16, 2013 - 10:39 AM

It's cutting weeds just fine, thank you! And with the showers we are getting, I may get more seat time on it this fall!



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Posted September 16, 2013 - 10:49 AM

Looks like you have been a busy guy, nice looking little compressor, glad it held air and the tank did not let go or spring a leak when you cycled it.


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