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I see it is quite now. Got most of my work done!
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Willy-N    Posted 02-14-2004 at 17:38:26       [Reply]  [No Email]
Figured I would let it settle down and go out and work on the tractor. Can't fix the 9N till I finish the 8N. So I spent the day taking it apart and all that is left to take off is the transmission and rear end assembly. I just have to split those and dissasemble the parts off them. I pulled the top plate and hydraulics allready. That was a good days work! Now I am beat!! Mark H.


toolman    Posted 02-14-2004 at 18:08:41       [Reply]  [No Email]
you getting all this snow over your way too?


Willy-N    Posted 02-14-2004 at 18:12:09       [Reply]  [No Email]
It snowed last night and a little today but did not add up to much. Glad the tractors were in the shop last night. I had to clean the shop befor I could work on the tractors and now it is all trashed again! Hate it when I spill oil in it. Mark H.


toolman    Posted 02-14-2004 at 18:15:13       [Reply]  [No Email]
started snowing here about 10 this morin and really came down , still comming pretty hard,be nice to have a nice huge shop wouldn,t it , in my case it still wouldn,t be big enough.


Willy-N    Posted 02-14-2004 at 18:26:10       [Reply]  [No Email]
I want one that is 48 X 60 like the Barn! Lots of room in there to work. Even be nicer with a cement floor. I should not complain I used to not have a shop for many years and my 18 X 28 shop is not that bad to work in if you are doing one project at a time. Mark H.


toolman    Posted 02-14-2004 at 19:35:16       [Reply]  [No Email]
long as its warm and dry mark thats all that matters ,ive spent to many years out in the cold, and wet and snow, fixing stuff , even if i have a dry place it sure helps nowadays.


Willy-N    Posted 02-14-2004 at 20:29:44       [Reply]  [No Email]
I like working outside on the tractors if it is not winter. I poured a 12 x 24 slab 6 inches thick to work on. Worked better than the gravel for safe jacking of them. Right now I have my water tender on it so I can work on it when it is nice out. Mark H.


toolman    Posted 02-14-2004 at 21:03:15       [Reply]  [No Email]
not very nice out here , you could of kept some of that snow, i still work outside when i can unless its too cold, i can see better outside , use to remember all the wrenches i use to find in the spring once the snow melted.


buck    Posted 02-14-2004 at 17:53:16       [Reply]  [No Email]

My dog Jim (Rough Collie) will get just as dirty as I am some times. He tries to help all he can. How do you keep them show dogs looking so good with all the obvious dirty work you do. Dirty work as in good work. Did you find the oil pressure problem?


Willy-N    Posted 02-14-2004 at 18:08:59       [Reply]  [No Email]
My shop is just outside there yard. Can't have those guys in there they would knock the tractor off the blocks. I haven't did anything more to the 9N yet. I am taking all the parts off this 8N first. Not much left to it now except the rear end. Once I deal with it tomorrow I will remove anything not usable out of the shop for more room. That saw mill is coming Tuesday, I got the road permits yesterday since it is heavy and coming on a BIG Truck! I need to clear a big place to set it. Just the part with the 7-36 inch saw blades on is a 30 ft trailer bed frame with it all bolted to it. The rest of it goes along side of that. Suposed to weigh about 20,000+ lbs all on a 40 ft flat bed. Going to be a jib getting it off the truck!! Mark H.


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