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Old 08-23-2019   #5941
Fordtech86
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Fordtech, I figured with all that clay, a big hole, and a new backhoe, you had the start of a swimming pool.
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Old 08-24-2019   #5942
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We continued to work on clearing ground at the farm. We had wonderful weather and got a lot accomplished. Took several bucket loads of firewood and dumped them into a pile for my sister and her husband that go camping a lot.
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Old 08-24-2019   #5943
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Cut up two “blow over” trees for my in-laws and moved them using my grapple. I have a 60 inch Lanpride grapple for my L2501. It and the bucket get about equal time on my tractor. The grapple makes cutting trees and brush a more managable tasks. Beats loading everything by hand. I can go to bed without my back hurting after moving some pretty good size trees.
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Old 08-25-2019   #5944
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2 1/ hours on a mowing project yesterday my notes from 2018 show mowing 2 more times this fall and done if weather stays the same.

side note furnace was on past couple days lows into 40's
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Old 08-25-2019   #5945
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dug out a 16x30 by 6 inch hole for driveway extension.
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Old 08-25-2019   #5946
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I pulled the pivot pins out the the FEL bucket and cleaned up all the old grease, dirt and debris. Reassembled it and put about 1 1/2 pumps of good moly grease in each pin. It only took about 45 minutes, but looks better.
When I was done, I mowed my 3 acre yard.

Was a beautiful, cool day here in northern Indiana.
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Old 08-25-2019   #5947
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Today I worked on the B7100, and buggered it up more than fixed it. I have developed a considerable oil leak at the front of the engine, and began looking into that. In the process, I noticed one of the new injectors was leaking slightly. In addressing the injector leak, I snapped the bypass line on the front injector. I was able to solder it back together, but I don't think that will last. I have been reading older threads on oil leaks on front of engine, and trying to determine how much more I want to put into this old girl. I have grown fond of her, but the new L2501 will be delivered before too long, and this just keeps costing me more money. Not sure when to pull the plug and call it quits.
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Old 08-28-2019   #5948
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Used the forks to unload lumber. Lots of lumber, sure handy to have...
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Old 08-29-2019   #5949
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Grappled a tangle of dead willow logs out of the way that were blocking the spillway of the pond
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Old 08-29-2019   #5950
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Putting in 100ft of 12in DOT approved double wall drain pipe to route a year round spring that was cutting through the middle of my front yard to the robust creek that runs at the far side of my front yard. Northeast TN lots rocks and rock veins. Ended up having to use the natural drainage path of the spring. Hopefully I can up load some pictures.
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