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#1 LilysDad ONLINE  

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Posted January 30, 2017 - 04:21 PM

What is keeping everyone busy? This forum has been slower than church attendance for a week or so.



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Posted January 30, 2017 - 04:32 PM

Lol here is my excuse, my dad rescued a junker Craftsman and made lemonade from lemons! Total strip down and repainted.54df1ea897373f94c445b5f93dc7afdd.jpg




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Posted January 30, 2017 - 04:35 PM

Seems to go up and down. I've been really hitting the projects hard to try and get above water.

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Posted January 30, 2017 - 04:37 PM

Cold and no snow so the tractor is just sitting in the shed.  I did have to poke my head in there for a minute last week and it looked cold and lonely.

 

Supposed to get some snow tonight so maybe the tractor will come out.


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Posted January 30, 2017 - 04:45 PM

I think this time of year is shut down time for alot of us, too cold to work out side , too wet to go outside with a GT and if theres no snow we dont have anything to do. Plus hard to get motivated when its 30* and mostly cloudy everyday, here in gloomy WNY we wont see the sun till April LOL 


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Posted January 30, 2017 - 04:46 PM

I'm constantly hunting for parts or working on bits and pieces for projects. Took a two hour drive to pick up a needed Wisconsin AEH engine, and ended up hauling three engines home.

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Posted January 30, 2017 - 04:50 PM

Winter blues


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Posted January 30, 2017 - 04:59 PM

Same here was 30 F here this morning too cold get out.


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Posted January 30, 2017 - 05:16 PM

From Monday to Friday last week, I worked 62 hours at a jobsite that is 71 miles from home.
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Posted January 30, 2017 - 05:37 PM

Collecting parts and putting them up for this spring and trying to stay warm.Way to cold to be wrenching on stuff outside lol.If I had a heated garage I would probably live in it untill my tractors are show room quality lol.


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Posted January 30, 2017 - 05:47 PM

I've been doing my best to give you folks something new to read. Right now, weather is beautiful down here!


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Posted January 30, 2017 - 07:09 PM

Working OT, got build those Trucks!  Cloudy and blah!  Winter Depression!  What they call it SAD?  Stuffed all packed away for winter, had to make room for the truck in garage.....what a Dumb idea!  Wife's idea!  Yeah, I blame her!  There, that's done now on to business....hee!  I keep posting, but must be bad boy, see some of my posts removed.......I'll try to behave again!  Some people have NO sense of Humor.


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Posted January 30, 2017 - 07:12 PM

Moving snow, reading seed catalogues and planning the garden, and oh yeah, two of my sheep decided that last night was THE NIGHT! One had twins and the other a singleton. Fortunately I was one step ahead of them and had them safely in the barn with a nice fluffy straw bed. Never boring around here, lol.

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Posted January 30, 2017 - 07:31 PM

I just haven't done much GT work this season!

 

Busy at the farm today with the 790 to pile some timber thinnings I've been cutting for the last few weeks.  One day per week is about all I can handle of this kind of work anymore! 

 

These three pics are from nearly the same spot:  Farm 2016 078.JPG  Farm 2016 079.JPG  Farm 2017 002.JPG

 

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I prefer fairly loose piles for wildlife benefit. Farm 2017 004.JPG  Farm 2017 006.JPG


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Posted January 30, 2017 - 07:41 PM

Taking a night class for work, remembered how much I hated school at 18 not liking it
much more at 50!!!
Just to cold to rip apart a GT for painting right now plus outta time and energy and the almighty dollar.
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