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    07-09-2018, 03:56 AM
    It's nice when you have unlimited funds but some of us are on fixed incomes and have to watch what we spend. When we bought this place 15 years ago I...
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    06-28-2018, 12:02 PM
    BobinOK replied to a thread Fastenal Minimum Purchase in General
    Wow my local Fastenal will sell anything to anybody, I have went in and bought two bolts cash and carry. They have a pretty good inventory of odd...
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    06-13-2018, 05:24 AM
    BobinOK replied to a thread Breakaway mechanism in General
    I agree and great find on the Maschio, that break-back bar looks like it wouldn't be too difficult to duplicate.
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    06-12-2018, 06:28 PM
    BobinOK replied to a thread Breakaway mechanism in General
    Guess it takes me back to my childhood with corn fields on all sides of our house. Thought about an acre of corn but it takes more work than I was...
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    06-12-2018, 02:58 PM
    BobinOK replied to a thread Breakaway mechanism in General
    Sickle bar mowers are old school, haven't checked but doubt any new ones are being made. Hay producers are using disk mowers and highway crews are...
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    06-12-2018, 11:54 AM
    BobinOK replied to a thread Breakaway mechanism in General
    I would love to do that but too many pieces missing and/or farm welded. You know farm welding, if a little is good a whole lot must be better.
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    06-12-2018, 11:32 AM
    BobinOK replied to a thread Breakaway mechanism in General
    If it was an implement I was going to use more than once a year or cut hay for money I might consider a several thousand buck disk mower or a better...
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    06-12-2018, 10:31 AM
    BobinOK replied to a thread Breakaway mechanism in General
    As has been said, the issue isn't with the PTO or cutters. If the PTO shear bolt doesn't let go the blades will shear off the bar, they are held on...
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    06-12-2018, 07:14 AM
    BobinOK replied to a thread Breakaway mechanism in General
    Don't think my ~5000 pound Ford 3600 will pivot if I hit an immovable object with the sickle bar, something is going to break. Right now I have...
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    06-12-2018, 03:52 AM
    BobinOK started a thread Breakaway mechanism in General
    I need some sort of breakaway mechanism for an 8 foot sickle mower... Back story.. I am resurrecting a Ford 3 point 8 foot sickle mower. I...
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    06-12-2018, 03:51 AM
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    05-31-2018, 05:14 PM
    BobinOK replied to a thread Installing a cheap DRO? in General
    The DRO I installed on my G0602 was like you are describing. The plastic spacers are indeed installation guides/spacers. Set up the...
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    05-29-2018, 07:44 PM
    3 to 4 hundred, ouch. New spindles with bearings are all over eBay for under $50.00, four bolts and a pulley and it's a done deal. What an I...
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    05-29-2018, 05:13 AM
    FYI: Grizzly is offering 5% discount for veterans and active military on web orders including sale items before June 11th. ...
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    05-11-2018, 11:33 AM
    I really like the idea, wondering in what orientation the holders were printed. Haven't had allot of experience with my printer yet but looks to me...
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    05-08-2018, 07:35 PM
    BobinOK replied to a thread OT: Ice Cream story! in General
    I'm getting ready to have a dip of Vanilla on a warm piece of cherry pie. Yum Yum
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    04-27-2018, 04:08 PM
    BobinOK replied to a thread Craigslist tool gloat in General
    I learned how to crop and resize photos way back in the Windows 95 days with a program called Thumbs+ and still use it. It will run under 7 no matter...
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    04-27-2018, 08:31 AM
    BobinOK replied to a thread Craigslist tool gloat in General
    Sure wished some would take the time to learn how to resize and upload photos to this site. Might be difficult from a phone, never tried it but sure...
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    04-24-2018, 11:02 AM
    Sadly, had to pass on the mill, friend reminded me that buying stuff at our age is just really collecting stuff that our spouse or kids will have to...
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    04-23-2018, 10:17 AM
    Thanks for the info, it has been on CL for about a month and I have been watching and thinking. Would need to figure out where to put it and how to...
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    04-23-2018, 05:02 AM
    Is this worth what he is asking? https://tulsa.craigslist.org/tls/d/cincinnati-mill-with/6542039511.html
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    04-20-2018, 12:32 PM
    BobinOK replied to a thread OT: Wiki errors in General
    Sharyl Attkisson, she does a show on Sunday AM that I record, one of the few true news reporters left.
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    04-20-2018, 05:25 AM
    BobinOK replied to a thread Cutting 3" Acrylic Tube in General
    Not on a table saw but have cut quite a bit with my radial arm saw. Mostly sheet but once I cut a 4 1/4 inch tube, table saw would scare me without...
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