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#1 blackjackjakexxix ONLINE  

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Posted December 17, 2015 - 06:44 PM

As nice as it turned out after redoing it,she has to earn her keep and not sit there being a show piece,I needed to get some gravel down while we are having this very warm December,sure a lot better than spreading it by hand,about 10 more tons and I'll be in good shape

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Posted December 17, 2015 - 06:53 PM

Back-dragging with an FEL sure makes for smooth gravel!  She's sure earning her keep.


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Posted December 17, 2015 - 07:15 PM

That's right plus the you have to keep the ol'20's moral up, it sets and you use another... pretty soon...
Hey that's why all my tractors are guys, utilitarian beasts that they are. You refer to them as girls, pretty them up, next thing you know it's on. Guys will settle it, you make have to replace a headlight or two, girls, holy crap! Where do you start.

Seriously ,good move on the limestone, it looks great, you want the wacker to pound it down? Be very pleased with results.
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Posted December 17, 2015 - 07:27 PM

Well, maybe calling them girls can be taken wrong, but I look at it this way.  Our women (girls) take care of us brutish guys who don't always look out for our own well being, but our "girls" take care of us in all aspects, and that's what our GT's do for us as well.  And just like with our wives, we also do our best to take care of them.   :thumbs:


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Posted December 17, 2015 - 07:30 PM

First you guys NAME your tractors, and Now you even have genders for them! :(  They are Machines, no names, no souls, no genders.  A tool to use and work with. Sheesh!


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Posted December 17, 2015 - 07:39 PM

Well, maybe calling them girls can be taken wrong, but I look at it this way.  Our women (girls) take care of us brutish guys who don't always look out for our own well being, but our "girls" take care of us in all aspects, and that's what our GT's do for us as well.  And just like with our wives, we also do our best to take care of them.   :thumbs:

 

IT WAS A JOKE AMONG FRIENDS GHEESH!

 

First you guys NAME your tractors, and Now you even have genders for them! :(  They are Machines, no names, no souls, no genders.  A tool to use and work with. Sheesh!

That's right they are machines, and to each there own , it's all in good fun grumpster, you still on the dark side? I got some mistletoe i'll send ya, you can hang it over one of those Speedex's, plant a lip on its grille and hey see what happens, maybe it will help your disposition. HA!
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Posted December 17, 2015 - 07:56 PM

So it's wrong that I refer to my GT as Bonnie the Bolens?


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Posted December 17, 2015 - 08:02 PM

First you guys NAME your tractors, and Now you even have genders for them! :(  They are Machines, no names, no souls, no genders.  A tool to use and work with. Sheesh!

 

Is it lonely in "grumpyland"?  I think you just operate in a different way than most of us.  I prefer a lighthearted way, but to each his own I reckon.


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Posted December 17, 2015 - 08:03 PM

Just in CASE is my Girls Name.......



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Posted December 17, 2015 - 08:05 PM

Looks like fun!

I dont think I could have a loader and not use it either :D


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Posted December 17, 2015 - 08:11 PM

I have seen that tractor and it's showroom condition! How dare you use it for work...
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Posted December 17, 2015 - 08:30 PM

Now THAT looks like fun! Just type of thing it was built for. :thumbs:  :thumbs: That type of work is one my favorite uses for a tractor. 

 

You really come to realize and appreciate with a job like this how handy the foot operated hydro is. It sure makes work a lot quicker and more efficient; not to mention, a lot of fun too! :D

 

She looks great, Rick!!

 

Can I trailer mine out and we can tag-team?? :-)


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Posted December 17, 2015 - 08:46 PM

First you guys NAME your tractors, and Now you even have genders for them! :(  They are Machines, no names, no souls, no genders.  A tool to use and work with. Sheesh!

 

 

 hey see what happens, maybe it will help your disposition. HA!

 

If that doesn't work, let me know. I have a 5 pound maul doing nothing lately.


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Posted December 17, 2015 - 08:51 PM

Tag-team is one thing, just don't leave them together in the shed overnight----- you never know what might happen, lol. It is almost Christmas and little baby tractors would sure be cute.
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Posted December 17, 2015 - 09:43 PM

Nice Rick good to see you getting some use out of it. It sure does look nice.


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