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Forum: Garage and Tool Zone 11-22-2020, 08:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 168
Posted By john112deere
Nice- I've always thought those were neat looking...

Nice- I've always thought those were neat looking tractors, but never had a chance to play with one up close.

What's the engine? I see it says 14 hp, but who makes it?
Forum: Garage and Tool Zone 11-21-2020, 04:32 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,670
Posted By john112deere
Finally got the trailer painted and put back...

Finally got the trailer painted and put back together...it's not pretty- not near as good as it looks in the pics- but protected from rust, anyway.

Hung the plow blade on it, too...hopefully...
Forum: Garage and Tool Zone 11-15-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,670
Posted By john112deere
I mentioned a while ago I was going to start...

I mentioned a while ago I was going to start working on the little dump cart...summer got away from me, but I did dig into it a few weeks ago.

One tire didn't hold air, and was missing a valve...
Forum: Garage and Tool Zone 10-11-2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,670
Posted By john112deere
Life's been...in the way of work on these a lot...

Life's been...in the way of work on these a lot lately. I can't really claim I'm too busy, but I'm busy enough and lockdown fatigue seems to reduce my ambition overall. (Either that or I'm just...
Forum: Motorcycle/ATV 09-06-2020, 06:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,583
Posted By john112deere
Ugh! We don't really do chipseal in the...

Ugh! We don't really do chipseal in the northeast but I've ridden on it in other parts of the country...not as bad as fresh-graded gravel, but it's certainly not a surface I look forward to.
...
Forum: Heavy Equipment 08-30-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 15,060
Posted By john112deere
Yeah, I dunno...this was back when they first...

Yeah, I dunno...this was back when they first started selling Echos at Home Depot, and TBH I think it was just set up wrong at the factory and with no dealer to make it right, it never was.

Turns...
Forum: General Automotive 08-23-2020, 08:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,050
Posted By john112deere
Haven't even looked for that yet...may have to...

Haven't even looked for that yet...may have to take you up on that offer. I put it up on ramps and went all over it looking for rust before I bought it, and remember seeing the filter...but not...
Forum: Heavy Equipment 08-23-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 15,060
Posted By john112deere
It's an Echo CS-3000...I think these are supposed...

It's an Echo CS-3000...I think these are supposed to be good saws for what they are...but this one has always been a turd. Primer bulb and air filter had it running OK for a few minutes till it...
Forum: General Automotive 08-23-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,703
Posted By john112deere
UHaul says they weigh about 2200 lbs...I've...

UHaul says they weigh about 2200 lbs...I've pulled a number of these behind different rigs- they pull "heavy" for 2200 lbs, but they're great trailers.

I did OK through western Maine...truck...
Forum: Heavy Equipment 08-21-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 15,060
Posted By john112deere
On the other end of the size spectrum...Dad gave...

On the other end of the size spectrum...Dad gave me a chain saw a month or so ago, as he was preparing to sell his house. First time I went to use it, the primer bulb spilt.

Finally got around to...
Forum: General Automotive 08-20-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,050
Posted By john112deere
If memory serves, it dates to the beginnings of...

If memory serves, it dates to the beginnings of that, when Ford owned a stake in Mazda but not the majority share they eventually came to own (and subsequently sell).
Forum: General Automotive 08-20-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,050
Posted By john112deere
fun in the sun

I've been getting increasingly serious about picking up a convertible over the last several years, and although I wasn't exactly planning on it, things aligned such that I brought home a 1991 Mazda...
Forum: General Automotive 08-20-2020, 06:18 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,703
Posted By john112deere
Thread on the topic coming elsewhere, but I...

Thread on the topic coming elsewhere, but I bought a toy the other day, and dragged it home with the Tacoma...~4300 lbs for the loaded trailer, and I pulled it about 250 miles Monday night.

Truck...
Forum: General Automotive 08-03-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,703
Posted By john112deere
It does, although I haven't yet figured out what...

It does, although I haven't yet figured out what I could use it for...I think it's 100W going down the road and 400W when parked. Don't think it's enough juice to run a circular saw, which was the...
Forum: General Conversation 07-18-2020, 06:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,362
Posted By john112deere
I think it's a little goofy looking, and I'm not...

I think it's a little goofy looking, and I'm not a huge fan of the turbo engines but...if they'd released it a year ago, I'd probably have bought one instead of the Tacoma.

I was all set to buy a...
Forum: Personal Announcements & Introductions 07-17-2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 782
Posted By john112deere
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Forum: Motorcycle/ATV 07-17-2020, 05:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 713
Posted By john112deere
Nice Scott- missed this thread somehow. I...

Nice Scott- missed this thread somehow. I forget- is the 650 a single or a twin?

Having bags like that is so helpful...means you can actually go get something, or bring something with you where...
Forum: Motorcycle/ATV 07-11-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,248
Posted By john112deere
Looks good- bet that pipe sounds nice, too!

Looks good- bet that pipe sounds nice, too!
Forum: Garage and Tool Zone 07-04-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,670
Posted By john112deere
Grandpa was the machine-shop foreman at a...

Grandpa was the machine-shop foreman at a machine-tool builder- which meant he had access to some good fabrication equipment and materials. He built the plow blade shown earlier in this thread, and...
Forum: Motorcycle/ATV 06-29-2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,583
Posted By john112deere
Not only long trips, but I find rain gear really...

Not only long trips, but I find rain gear really helpful for commuting, too- between early morning fog and "chance of afternoon showers" I could find a lot of reasons to not ride to work, that a good...
Forum: Motorcycle/ATV 06-28-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,583
Posted By john112deere
Awesome, Scott! Good rain gear and some...

Awesome, Scott!

Good rain gear and some side-cases make it that much easier to ride a lot...just sayin'.
Forum: Classifieds 06-26-2020, 07:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,590
Posted By john112deere
Ranger TPMS training tool

The little garage-door-opener looking thing that you use to "train" the truck to it's new TPMS sensors.

Probably works for other Fords that use the banded-on TPMS sensors; I used it on my '09...
Forum: Garage and Tool Zone 06-26-2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,670
Posted By john112deere
New carb came in the other week, got that fitted...

New carb came in the other week, got that fitted up and finished the initial break-in of the engine. Mounted up the mower deck last night (only took two tries to get the drive belt routed...for as...
Forum: Garage and Tool Zone 06-20-2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,670
Posted By john112deere
My new carburetor (for mine) showed up Wednesday,...

My new carburetor (for mine) showed up Wednesday, and I got it mounted up and tuned yesterday afternoon. Bit more fiddling this morning and I'm prepared to call it 'good enough'...probably a little...
Forum: General Conversation 06-15-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 758
Views: 38,881
Posted By john112deere
Beautiful day here today; it's about 65 now. ...

Beautiful day here today; it's about 65 now.

As the sun goes down it's getting a bit buggy, though...I got pretty chewed up painting the porch railing just now.
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