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littlemarv

Quite possibly the best day so far this year

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I haven't been on the site much lately, been kind of busy.My father is retired, and is apparently going to spend the rest of his life making firewood. He has a bum foot, and climbing on and off his B Allis is rather dangerous. I found a WD on CL with a 5' brush mower, really cheap but needed a clutch, his eyes lit up when I told him about it and he said "That would be easier for me to get on and off of, if you want to buy it I will finance it for you." So off I went.Been busy getting it up to par for him, today I delivered it.First thing we did was use it to haul my 416 back to where the rains washed away some of the corn that was planted in the corner of a field across the creek. We have a bow/rifle stand right there, so hey, waste not want not, right? Loaded up

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I love plowing with this setup

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Its official, I need some ags for this tractor.

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The stand goes in the tree right by where I am with the tractor

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Preparing the seed bed under strict supervision from my 4 legged boss

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Packing it down for good seed to soil contact

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Should be a sweet little patch for the split toes, provided the rain dosen't wash this away as well.

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Well, might as well try out the brush cutter

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That thing works awesome. I also picked up a sickle mower for about 1/4 of what a sickle for a garden tractor gets, when the guy said he had to dig it out of his shed where its been settting for 20 years, I thought he meant move stuff out of the way to get to it, but he took a spade and physically dug it out of the ground! A little stop at the car wash, dumped a little waste oil on all the pivots, and took it for a short trial run to see if its worth any time and money. Seems O.K., just missing a few small parts and needs some TLC.

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That puppy has more lives than a cat- in one afternoon he almost got ran over by two different tractors, and almost stuck his schnozz in a tiller, a brush mower, and a sickle mower.At any rate, I would do this kind of stuff all day every day IF SOMEONE WOULD JUST PAY ME (hint hint)Thanks for looking.Now I have to get back to restoring that B-10, no more excuses now that it stopped raining.

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