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#1 FrozenInTime ONLINE  

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Posted April 01, 2015 - 09:48 PM

Picked up a new Kabota 2370 with loader and reverse tine tiller.  I think I'm going to really enjoy this one.  None of my other gts have loaders or tillers, up til now I'm been beating the dickens outa myself with an old Troy Built Pony.  Can't wait to drop the tiller down and make some loose soil!

 

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Posted April 01, 2015 - 10:40 PM

That would make spring a lot better.  Actually the whole year!  With a little jealousy, congrats.


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Posted April 01, 2015 - 11:38 PM

Sure is purdy!  :thumbs:


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Posted April 02, 2015 - 06:40 AM

nice looking machine


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Posted April 02, 2015 - 06:41 AM

That's a real beauty!  Don't you just love that new tractor smell?


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Posted April 02, 2015 - 07:48 AM

Nice tractor. One thing I hated about mine was the tall ROPS. Sure it's foldable but still don't know why they made it so tall. Mine has 13 hrs now and it still smells of burning paint,sure will be glad when thats done. Other then that I can't wait to start using mine.


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Posted April 02, 2015 - 11:17 AM

 it's foldable but still don't know why they made it so tall.

 

Isn't that the truth!!  I was so busy watching the loader, making sure when I put her in the garage that I did not hit anything I forgot about the ROPS.  BOOM... I now have a small dent in my garage door trim... LOL  Live and learn, it now stays folded down, does a lot of good that way.


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Posted April 07, 2015 - 11:08 AM

Congrats on the new Bota! I think the tall ROPs is designed to protect a rider of a certain height during a rollover. It seems some tractor need a higher ROPs to meet the safety spec. I have the same problem on my JD2320. It's something like 87"tall so it won't fit under a standard 7ft door. Mine stays folded most of the time too. I did raise it lately when I was moving snow. You never know what you have under the wheels, could be a big hole. I always back into my garage. That way you are turned to see the ROPs, so it should be harder to bump it into the garage. I was also thinking of putting a warning system up over the door. A bracket sticking out a couple of feet with a piece or 2 of aluminium pipe, like a wind chime pipe, hanging down to intercept the ROPs and make enough noise to make you stop and fold it. If you get some low mounted weight, like wheel weights and maybe loading the tires that will help your stability a lot.

   You are gonna love the loader. It's like having a big strong buddy around to help you lift heavy stuff. You'll get used to the diesel fumes and wonder how you ever made do with a gas engine!


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