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    Adjusting 3pt lift lever..?

    Is there a way to adjust the 3 point lift lever to get more travel on the lever..? It is numbered from 1 to 8 , but my lift arms don't start to move till at around #4 , maybe 4 1/2..... 1 thru 3 have no effect , no arm movement. Tractor is a L3710 Thanks..!
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    Snakes

    Here in WNY... seen 4-5 garder snakes and one 4' black snake. Seen him this morning, slow going, it was chilly out, their good to have around, hope he eats the mice.
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    What's it worth ? : Non running Ford 9N - See pics.

    Well.... Guys... What'a think it worth..? Had it for a number of years up at our camp. It was a pretty decent tractor, but as it wore out, dad kind'a cannibalized it. Rear tires are about 18-20 yrs old. Very good condition. ( Front tires are fairly new too. ) The one that is on...
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    Finish Mower : Water in gear box. :(

    Going thru and re-building the finish mower : new bearings in the hubs, new pulleys, new belt, deck welded where needed, new paint job..... etc.... I have the gear box off the deck....( the mower has been sitting today for the last 10 + years ,) Today , took the top fill plug off and flipped...
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    Better Back Blade Performance..? Straight or Tilted.? See Pics.

    The top link that i was using was the one that came on the L3710, fully extended in that one pic where the frame is level. We have a couple different top links at camp that i will try out. Thanks Guys..!! (y)
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    Better Back Blade Performance..? Straight or Tilted.? See Pics.

    RK.... so you are saying a longer top link, to get the frame of the blade up more then levelzs John..... Thanks for the info..!!!
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    HST Owners : On the gas , but having to hit the brake..?

    DD.... Thanks for the reply. As for Mike..... I've been on forums for many years, and it just p'ss me off where members like mikester reply to topics with one line sentences and not explain nothin' Like...... " Mr. I know everything" replies with a meaningly-less post, but won't explain what...
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    HST Owners : On the gas , but having to hit the brake..?

    Check out the video posted above. The new models are coming clutch-less with the brakes on the left.
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    Better Back Blade Performance..? Straight or Tilted.? See Pics.

    That "mass" is added weight. It's a solid steel cylinder about the size of a gallon paint can. I have a 2nd one I can add / chain on there. I have suit case weights too. Just have to figure out how to keep them from falling off. I'll try a different top link, a shorter one, to get more of an...
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    HST Owners : On the gas , but having to hit the brake..?

    Mikester...... please elaborate as to why ....
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    Better Back Blade Performance..? Straight or Tilted.? See Pics.

    How can I set up this back blade for better scraping..? It works ....... ok.... but skids / bounces over a lot of mud/dirt/gravel, then I'm having to go back & forth, back & forth....etc... Is it better to have it tilted downward / tilted forward...? Or.... have it straight up and down...
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    HST Owners : On the gas , but having to hit the brake..?

    Was up at camp doing some long needed driveway ditch work. Had the left wheels off the gravel into the swale / ditch along the driveway, bucket in float, trying to scrape the mud off the the side of the drive. As i was going up the driveway, it was getting softer and I had to turn out of the...
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    Rear End : Sight Glass Part Number ? - See pics.

    Thanks guys...!! (y) I'm not a big fan of flex seal,... but it was all i had at the time. It worked for the day. I'll order one this week, going up to Camp this coming weekend.... visiting friends Friday nite, going to a farm auction on Saturday, ( in the market for a box blade ) and opening...
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    Rear End : Sight Glass Part Number ? - See pics.

    Virgin poster........ 1st post. You guys suckered me in to registering..! :) I lurked for awhile, scrolling back thru the topics, but it will not let you search the forums if you are not a member. New to me : 2000 L3710 HST , FEL , 1750 hrs. Bought it from the original owner, got it...