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Anybody got a spare room?
« on: July 15, 2017, 04:40:43 PM »
I figures that I'm soon going to be divorced if I keep buying old skidders and I may need a place to stay! :D Picked up this little gem today for next to nothing, $2500. Everything works on it too... bonus! Two new tires in the front, only downfall it has a 172 Ford diesel :'( but I have another 353 in parts in the garage. All I had to do to get it going was fix the starter and weld the exhaust. It's a C3 Tree farmer hopefully I can get it home soon.

  

    

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Re: Anybody got a spare room?
« Reply #1 on: July 15, 2017, 07:18:03 PM »
sweet  8) 8) if you have to sell something sell the dodge  :D :D

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Re: Anybody got a spare room?
« Reply #2 on: July 15, 2017, 07:27:06 PM »
 I don't have a spare room,but I have some spare room to keep some equipment.   ;D As long as I can use it.  :D
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Re: Anybody got a spare room?
« Reply #3 on: July 15, 2017, 08:14:29 PM »
   Heck for that money I'd buy it and I don't even need one. $2500
is not much I just paid $500 for a good lawn mower so why not even
if it's just to play around with I'd get that much out of it.

                                          Have fun playing around with it! 8)

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Re: Anybody got a spare room?
« Reply #4 on: July 16, 2017, 09:36:36 AM »
Good deal !!  8)     Know your feelings about pushing things, I am in the same boat.  While sweet talking has worked for me in the past, there is no guarantee it will work in the future.
If think the bigger problem is running out of time, almost have to retire from my real job and become a full time tinkerer.  :D
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Also remember, it's not the fall what hurts, its the sudden stop. !!

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« Reply #5 on: July 16, 2017, 10:58:13 AM »
My honey is pretty good I got to say. I bought this one to replace my old TJ 201 for plowing snow as I'm going to give the TJ to my son. He has his own place now with a very steep driveway and needs to have something to plow with and I'd like for him to have the one with brakes. I hear you lopet as I don't have much time for this working for a living with so many projects on the go! Awww come on coxy sell the Dodge :o 

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« Reply #6 on: July 16, 2017, 11:55:09 AM »
My honey is pretty good I got to say. I bought this one to replace my old TJ 201 for plowing snow as I'm going to give the TJ to my son. He has his own place now with a very steep driveway and needs to have something to plow with and I'd like for him to have the one with brakes. I hear you lopet as I don't have much time for this working for a living with so many projects on the go! Awww come on coxy sell the Dodge :o
:D :D  I have one to it sets on the lift in my buddys shop more than I drive it  the electrical gremlins wont leave it alone  ;D

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Re: Anybody got a spare room?
« Reply #7 on: July 16, 2017, 06:25:19 PM »
Heck yea I'd buy that in a heartbeat!
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Re: Anybody got a spare room?
« Reply #8 on: July 17, 2017, 12:18:08 PM »
It has too much paint left on it for that kind of money ! Nice..

I was going to plow snow with my 225 this winter. Do you just use the blade that is on the skidder ? Of course keeping it a wee bit off the ground.

Keep iron hunting.
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« Reply #9 on: July 17, 2017, 12:34:37 PM »
Heck yea I'd buy that in a heartbeat!
what the dodge  :D 8)

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Re: Anybody got a spare room?
« Reply #10 on: July 17, 2017, 01:01:06 PM »
Bushmechanic,
We've got a spare room for you down our way.
You just have to bring some of your cool toys with you.
Heck. You can even bring the dodge.  8) 8) 8)
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« Reply #11 on: July 17, 2017, 03:05:27 PM »
aww finely found another dodge guy  :D :D

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« Reply #12 on: July 17, 2017, 04:50:30 PM »
Heck no!!
He's got too many other cool toys to not let a dodge park in my yard.   :D :D :D
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« Reply #13 on: July 17, 2017, 07:23:35 PM »
Oh you guy's just cracks me up! Puffergas it freezes that hard here in the winter that you can just drop the blade and take the weight of the machine and plow on. Only time I lift it is in the spring when we get snow and the ground is thawed. Yes I only use the machines blade but I think I will extend the C3 blade, it looks narrow.

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« Reply #14 on: July 17, 2017, 07:23:45 PM »
Heck yea I'd buy that in a heartbeat!
what the dodge  :D 8)
I'd only buy the Dodge if the tow mirrors were flipped up  :D
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« Reply #15 on: July 17, 2017, 08:42:49 PM »
they will be flipped up after it goes through the crusher  :D :-X

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Re: Anybody got a spare room?
« Reply #16 on: July 17, 2017, 10:29:50 PM »
           Make sure she's (wife ) when you sell it!
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Re: Anybody got a spare room?
« Reply #17 on: July 17, 2017, 10:32:54 PM »
         
      That didn't make sense.  in it
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Re: Anybody got a spare room?
« Reply #18 on: July 18, 2017, 06:04:08 AM »
Thanks Bushmechanic, I would rather just use the blade that is on it. I'll have to keep it up a bit in the fall also, but it sounds like in winter it will be drop and go.
Jeff
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Re: Anybody got a spare room?
« Reply #19 on: July 20, 2017, 07:42:15 PM »
heck I may have to RENT you a room if it keeps rainin here!! to wet to work and rain comin  >:(
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