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Old 07-26-2010, 10:54 PM
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I've got two small ones- one at the end of this week and the other at the beginning of next week. It sure got the landscaper whose yard I keep all my equipment at all excited though....
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Old 07-26-2010, 10:56 PM
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I agree with Ron, Andrew. Every one of our T300's and 250's went anywhere from 1700 hrs. to just over 1900 hrs. on the OEM Bridgestones.

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Old 07-26-2010, 11:28 PM
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Looks like a Harley power rake! I just did a 2.5 acre power rake/grading/seeding job. Those attachments work amazing. I hope it works great for you and you expand your services with it!Congrats!
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Old 07-27-2010, 10:02 AM
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Well I'd definitely like another 700 hrs or so out of the tracks- it all depends on the jobs I get between now and then. The treads aren't what concern me, it's several deep cuts that I am keeping my eye on.

Fordplower- Yup- it's a harley rake with the addition of the hydraulic front bolster. I'm redoing some field sections for a landscaper and it's powering very well through rocks, sod, and dirt. With a little more time on it, I think I'm going to have a very nice niche service for my area.
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Old 07-27-2010, 05:14 PM
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I agree with Ron, Andrew. Every one of our T300's and 250's went anywhere from 1700 hrs. to just over 1900 hrs. on the OEM Bridgestones.

Well the code to start that machines uses the numbers 1, 4, 5 and 0
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Old 07-27-2010, 07:50 PM
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Well the code to start that machines uses the numbers 1, 4, 5 and 0
Good catch, let's start making a list of possible codes!
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Old 07-27-2010, 07:58 PM
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Good catch, let's start making a list of possible codes!
Laugh all you want but I started one on the 3rd try one day when I was on a jobsite just by using the dirty buttons.
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Good catch. I don't miss that keypad and LCD screen at all. Give me a key any day.
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Old 07-27-2010, 09:46 PM
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Fordplower- Yup- it's a harley rake with the addition of the hydraulic front bolster. I'm redoing some field sections for a landscaper and it's powering very well through rocks, sod, and dirt. With a little more time on it, I think I'm going to have a very nice niche service for my area.
Good thing to have, I think the harley rake is my favorite attachment and something I couldn't do with out. Even if just fixing damage during work. One of my guys used to run one on a tractor for another company and says he likes it on a skid better than a tractor. Just finished a 1 acre pond and all the clay we dug out, rough graded it and let it dry in the sun for 4 days power raked it and seeded it. I don't have the power angle but haven't had the need for it yet. Once again a great Iron planet find!
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Old 07-28-2010, 08:41 AM
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Instead of power raking we used to run a dozer at full boar just fluffing the top bit of material. Since all developers seem to favor the get rid of black dirt stockpile for later it seems to make a good seed bed for large areas. Finally convinced them to stop seeding on hardpan clay.
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