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Posted September 01, 2011 - 06:27 AM

Yes, it sounds a though he is an asset to the place. I have always had very good service from my local dealer as well. It's a big concern with 8 dealerships in 3 provinces. I believe the whole works is owned by a farmers cooperative and that may change the perspective on how they deal with people.

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Posted September 01, 2011 - 04:31 PM

I wonder if it will take the 54" blade and front hitch!


Just wanted to Point out they did make a 38inch front Blade for these JD Brain

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Posted September 01, 2011 - 04:41 PM

Now I'm in the market for a snow blade for my 68, a whopping 38" swath.:bigrofl:
In actuality, it might be just what is needed in this part of the country.
I ordered the parts online, called the dealer. Talked to Bobby again, he added a COA and took the phone #. I'm impressed with what I have seen so far.

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Posted September 02, 2011 - 07:28 PM

What a cute little thing hahahaha

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Posted September 02, 2011 - 07:54 PM

Ain't it sweet?

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Posted September 03, 2011 - 07:02 PM

Now I'm in the market for a snow blade for my 68, a whopping 38" swath.:bigrofl:
In actuality, it might be just what is needed in this part of the country.
I ordered the parts online, called the dealer. Talked to Bobby again, he added a COA and took the phone #. I'm impressed with what I have seen so far.


I had a 38inch Blade on My JD R70 and It did alright even in some of the Big Snows in upstate NY Fort Drum Area Matter of a fact My R70 was better at Pushing snow then Mowing the Lawn. I bought the R70 used and I think I know why the last owner traded it so fast it seemed like as soon as you shifted gears in the summer Time the drive sprocket would fall out of the frame. But in the winter time I never had thoses Issues I traded it in on a used JD 130 in the Mid 80's I consider the R70 my only JD lemon:thumbs:

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Posted September 04, 2011 - 06:29 AM

Just wanted to Point out they did make a 38inch front Blade for these JD Brain


A 38" blade. It seems like it would be difficult to steer with no weight on the front wheels. I still think Kenny could adapt a 54 to the front. The blade would give it some weight to improve steering.:bounce:

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Posted September 04, 2011 - 06:41 AM

She's a little light in the front without the mower deck on. 'Course I could load the fronts and put wheel weights up there. Anybody have a set of 5" wheel weights?

Here's a blade I could use:
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It's the one for the LGT 165, but it's only 48" wide. Need to figure out how to use the mower lift to raise it.

Edited by KennyP, September 04, 2011 - 06:53 AM.


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Posted September 04, 2011 - 07:04 AM

She's a little light in the front without the mower deck on. 'Course I could load the fronts and put wheel weights up there. Anybody have a set of 5" wheel weights?

Here's a blade I could use:
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It's the one for the LGT 165, but it's only 48" wide. Need to figure out how to use the mower lift to raise it.


I guess 48" would do if you're not in a hurry to get the driveway plowed. Loading the wheels would add a couple of pounds as well. Dang, I just sold my 5" wheel weights the other day.

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Posted September 06, 2011 - 07:39 PM

A 38" blade. It seems like it would be difficult to steer with no weight on the front wheels. I still think Kenny could adapt a 54 to the front. The blade would give it some weight to improve steering.:bounce:

No it wasn't bad steering at all it was good for 6inches. If You had a storm though when I was up in NY I had to Plow a lot more than my Neighbors Couldn't wait until the storm stopped or it would be a long day Pushing snow:thumbs:

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Posted September 07, 2011 - 07:13 PM

Got my parts today. Already have the deck belt on the mower. Tomorrow, I will put on the drive belt and clutch spring and mow some weeds.

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Posted September 08, 2011 - 05:42 PM

Got all the parts installed. Mowed with it, I love it. Very cool little mower, lots of fun to play on. It really goes in 5th gear now.
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Posted September 08, 2011 - 05:55 PM

very cool, im glade it worked good for you,

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Posted September 08, 2011 - 06:02 PM

very cool, im glade it worked good for you,



Ditto.

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Posted September 08, 2011 - 06:11 PM

Thanks, guys. The more I play on this, the more I like it.




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