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    torch replied to the thread Wake up call, today's reality?.
    I'm not sure that qualifies as "trying to screw your customers". Agreeing on a price, then sneaking in all sorts of extras that weren't...
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    torch replied to the thread Greased the FEL today....
    With my luck, I'd just snap the zerk off when I hit it with the hammer.
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    torch replied to the thread Do you drive fast?.
    In Ontario, you will lose your license and car will be impounded on the side of the road without trial if you are clocked at more than...
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    torch replied to the thread Wake up call, today's reality?.
    I guess if he can't get as many cars to sell in a month, he has to make more per car to cover the expenses. I bet his electric bill...
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    torch replied to the thread wet lines.
    Fluid from the pump goes into the Pump port. If the controls are in neutral, then the Open Center just passes the fluid on to the PB...
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    torch replied to the thread wet lines.
    I did not realize the backhoe installation was on a different machine. If you installed either a diverter valve or quick-connect pair...
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    torch replied to the thread wet lines.
    Sorry, I missed this before my last comment. (Trying to co-ordinate on-line learning for grandson due to snow day this morning). If the...
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    torch replied to the thread wet lines.
    Third option: add a PTO powered auxiliary hydraulic pump that stays with the tree spade. Probably the most expensive option, but if the...
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    torch replied to the thread wet lines.
    The "correct" way to add an additional hydraulic implement is to re-route the PB outlet from the FEL to the spade inlet, route the spade...
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    I find the Shelter Logic covers are now crap and suffer UV rot in less than a year of northern sun. The first one I bought lasted 5 or...
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    torch replied to the thread Cold Weather Starting Problems.
    I'm guessing I'm a little north of you, because it was -30°C here last night. My block heater quit working the other day, so I'm...
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    torch replied to the thread Put a 'Harley' horn on my 'BX.
    ^^^ This. 👍 People ignore the drone of the tractor after a while. The horn gets their attention, then you can use hand-signals.
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    I installed a couple of 4" round LED assemblies in mine. The supply is 12vdc, so no concerns there. The output is unimpressive but...
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    torch replied to the thread Hanix Little Giant excavator?.
    That wouldn't happen if you were wearing your hard hat! <lol>
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    Don't overthink it. The deflector does not require much force. The reality is 10# force is probably overkill. Think of it this way: the...