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    OTT website issues

    has anyone else been having issues with OTT forum website loading pages? I've had issues all day with taking forever for pages to load here...if they load at all. I've just noticed a general "wonkiness" on this site today. I have no issues with any other site that I've visited today. maybe its...
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    Need help from truck guys

    Folks, I just bought a truck to be used for my side business and I like everything but the height of the body. Its roughly 78" tall over the sides of the dump body. I think my B2650 would barely clear the side rail and not have room to dump from the loader. The truck body is aluminum and I'm...
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    Stabilizer Street Pads for BH77...where can they be found?

    Anyone have a line on a set of stabilizer street pads for BH77? I looked at online parts diagrams and some 3rd party companies and just can't find them. I could swear that they used to be an option. Sent email to Kubota parts place so I hope to hear from them as well. I think they are 10"x3"...
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    Mini Ex and labor rates

    Just wanted to get an idea of going rates (fully loaded either hourly and/or daily) for small excavation jobs. These would be pretty simple mini excavator trenching digs (under 8 feet in depth) for water/sewer line replacements for commercial and residential jobs. I realize that these can vary...
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    Telescoping 3 Point Stabilizer Kit for BX tractors

    Since I've seen several complaints about the standard turnbuckle lower stabilizers for BX tractors recently, I just received a notice that there is an upgrade kit available. Perhaps, there are some folks on here that would be interested. I had trouble in the past with mine on an older model...
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    ISO vs SAE control pattern

    I'm looking for some advice on which control patterns you favor when operating a mini excavator. I don't have much experience with excavators but an opportunity has come up to run one on a fairly frequent basis. The mini-ex will be used primarily for trenching. My issue is that I'm accustom to...
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    Any BDU (Big Daddy Unlimited) members here?

    Anyone here subscribe to Big Daddy Unlimited for their gear? Since they don't post any items/prices at all unless you are a subscriber, I was wondering if its really worthwhile. I guess I can sign up for the trial period, but wanted to see if anyone has had any experience using them for there...
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    9 mil 1911 suggestions

    Hey folks, I'm looking for suggestions on another range toy in a gov't length single stack 1911 in 9mm. That would be its only purpose (range enjoyment). So far, I've been looking at reviews/videos on the Colt Competion (SS) and a Sig 1911 TACOPS. I think the Sig would be a Series 80 but the...
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    Trimmer String recommendation

    Does anyone have a specific manufacturer/type of weed trimmer string that you just can't be without? I do not relish replacing the string on my trimmer 2x/2 hour outing. I've been using the same old echo trimmer for about 15 years and still have not found string that would last a whole tank full...
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    BH77 fixed seat option

    Has anyone added a fixed seat to the BH77? Just wondering if it's possible to add the fixed seat/mount used on BH77 L series and cabbed B series on a rops B50 series tractor. It looks to me like the BH77 mounting brackets show an extra segment to make the mount longer on cabbed B50 models than...
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    How are your brakes working?

    Got a call from the neighbor asking if I could help with his brakes. I've been helping him learn how to do some routine maintenance tasks on his vehicles. Since I used to turn a wrench many years ago, I'm happy that he has an interest in learning to do things for himself. Did a few brake jobs...
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    Help in change of latitude

    My wife and I are planning to retire within another 2.5 years and want to begin searching for our next home. We’re both in our early 50’s and have been quite fortunate and made good choices. We’ve grown tired of the area in which we currently reside (both in terms of increased population and...
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    SSQA- Watch your toes

    While working up at my mom's place last night, I did something really stupid that I hope ya'll don't repeat. I was dropping the SSQA bucket and had the loader in it's float position (I was in a hurry). While I was reaching for the SSQA handle on the right side of the loader, my left foot was...
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    CCW Insurance

    CCW Insurance... I figure that "tractor people" are reasonable folks that may primarily live in the country and have a few self protection devices for themselves. Just wondering how many of you have/considered some sort of CCW insurance policy. If you have some, who did you go with and why...
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    small chainsaw recommendations

    Hey folks, I'm looking for some recommendations in a smaller saw...in the 16" category. I currently have a Husq 455 20" that wears me out cutting the small stuff. Most of my trees are in the 8-16" trunk diameter and limbing with the 455 gets tiring (yes, I'm getting older and no longer have the...
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    Flail Mower suggestions for B2650

    Hey folks, Anyone running a flail mower behind their B2650 (or similar HP size)? If so, what size mower and how do you like it? I was considering a tow behind mower (for atv) to mow occasionally in a swampy area and along some of my paths (weeds/small woody stuff). I also have another acre or...
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    My absolute favorite BX23 Pic

    Just came across a pic of my grandmother playing tractor on my old BX23. This shot is from March 2006 a couple of days after the BX23 was delivered. My grandmother was just 3 months shy of her 100th birthday when she decided to give the Kubota a try. We lost her the following year 2 months...
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    Green Vs Orange

    saw these videos the other day... 5 things that make one better than the other (and visa versa)... you decide if you agree or not and what's important to you:confused: Why Green is better than Orange: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZX5RaPF0ttI Why Orange is better than Green...
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    B2650 Use number 1001

    Don't be this guy...:eek: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2fB2dlJdQJk SMH.
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    Wet Area mowing suggestions wanted

    Hi Folks, I have a section of property that's roughly an acre+ that is just too wet to mow with conventional gear. Not sure what the best approach would be but I'm considering getting a rough cut mower to tow behind the quad. Maybe like a 4 footer since I have some trees. The alternative would...