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Re: 'Nother Hoss for da Farm
« Reply #200 on: April 09, 2021, 06:33:34 PM »
 

 
PatD said that the governor had to go.  Well not removed nor disabled, but tightened up a bit.


 
Here she and Ben are lining up for a drag race.  Marty's ride easily outdistanced hers before the adjustment but it will not now!  :o  Dat woman is crazy!!  :)
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Re: 'Nother Hoss for da Farm
« Reply #201 on: August 25, 2021, 04:22:52 PM »
 

 
Marty made another addition to his construction business today with this additional "Hoss", seen here with his two Sons; Ben & Luke.  It's a Vermeer PTX 44.


 
Marty at the controls.


 
And then my 'former' tailgunner.  Looks like it's YOYO for me.  :-X   (You're On Your Own.)
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Re: 'Nother Hoss for da Farm
« Reply #202 on: August 25, 2021, 05:12:13 PM »
Nice it's on tracks
Lt 40 wide with 38hp gas and command controls , F350 4x4 dump and lot of contracting tools

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Re: 'Nother Hoss for da Farm
« Reply #203 on: August 25, 2021, 05:43:59 PM »
Can he back it off a trailer as good as I might.
Just call me the midget doctor.
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Re: 'Nother Hoss for da Farm
« Reply #204 on: August 25, 2021, 08:08:40 PM »
Jeff. You are the Mack Daddy of trailer unloading. 

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Re: 'Nother Hoss for da Farm
« Reply #205 on: August 25, 2021, 10:30:49 PM »
Those vermeers are dead sexy machines!

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Re: 'Nother Hoss for da Farm
« Reply #206 on: August 26, 2021, 06:58:42 AM »
Marty
Lots of work for one of your machines around NH and Vt.
Running fiber to all the rual towns for internet access. 
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Re: 'Nother Hoss for da Farm
« Reply #207 on: September 04, 2021, 08:12:55 PM »
This all began back on Reply #173 when the output shaft snapped off of one of the gearboxes on my Bushhog 3008.  I finally received the two replacement gearboxes in Reply #191 & 193. 


 
So Marty and I were finally able to find time to remove the wheels and


 
Load it up to be brought to his shop.


 
Unloaded and ready for some wrenching.


 
The sheared off shaft is seen on the left.


 
Two new gearboxes installed.


 
@$500 each, the old stumpjumpers are reused.


 
The topside before connecting the input shafts.


 
Back in business and I am happy even if it did take 11 months.  September, October, & November are my Bushhogging months so nothing was lost.

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Re: 'Nother Hoss for da Farm
« Reply #208 on: September 13, 2021, 07:48:10 AM »
Here is da new horse. 4066 John Deere 65 horse. Rear tires are filled with rim guard. With a CID grapple The cab has all the bells and whistles.   

 Really happy with this set up so far. I have had the grapple for 2 years.

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Re: 'Nother Hoss for da Farm
« Reply #209 on: September 15, 2021, 08:55:54 PM »
Wow Sir, That is One Mean Green.  Congratulations !!!
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Re: 'Nother Hoss for da Farm
« Reply #210 on: September 25, 2021, 02:43:56 PM »
 

 
The new Bushhog gearboxes got a royal workout this week.  As you can tell by the Sweetgum and Persimmon saplings beyond the tractor, it was much needed because nothing was clipped after an output shaft broke last year.


 
It wasn't just me because PatD was plenty busy on the ZT.
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Re: 'Nother Hoss for da Farm
« Reply #211 on: September 25, 2021, 02:59:07 PM »
Oh, and then Marty, Ben, & Luke brought the excavator and provided manpower for replacing a post under the Strawhouse:


 
The front left post was replaced.  It is 14' tall with 4' in the ground. 


 
OK, as you can tell by the roof line I got the camera a bit crooked but at least the house is straight.  I'll have to confess that the temporary 5th post kinda seen in the center at an angle is Sweetgum !!

We still have to replace the left rear post which is also rotted off at the ground, but that will be another day.  The Strawhouse is safe to use temporarily as it is now. 
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