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  1. X 2. Built mine 30 x60. Wasnt gonna put windows in for this reason but the guy building it talked me into 3 windows. Put them in the back where I keep the bench and tool boxes. Also when we built it it wasnt gonna be insulated and gravel floor. Waited till after the code guy and assessor left and put both in. Love the floor drain. Wash the floor more often than sweep. No dust in the air. Bigger than you think you will need. I wish I had gone bigger. Planning on a wing off 1 side just for storage. Should have done it in the begginning.
  2. Our 2nd house cat started as a throw off. Some jerk threw it out the window of their car in a cat carrier, Neighbor kid found him still in the carrier. Figured he would make a good barn cat so we took him there. Next thing I know the Mrs and the youngest had him home and in the house. Kinda grew on me though. Always had a soft spot for animals.
  3. Filling silo in early to mid 70's.
  4. Nice looking 806!!! Wish mine looked like that.
  5. Ester Dome Rd. Got my time zones messed up. 6 our time. 2AM your time they get in.
  6. I have 2 806s. I has 7800 hrs never been apart and runs great. The other one I bought for a project. Only 6500 hrs on it but the tach gear slips so guessing it is higher than that. It hed the crap beat out of it in the past. Moter has been rebuilt before. I just put a set of bearings in it. Doing the head gasket now. It sat for the last 10 years so it is dried up. Every time you would start it it would leak antifreeze like a sprinkler. Guess it all depends on the individual tractor.
  7. My sister and her family just left today to go back. Been here for 2 weeks. She was saying someone told them they had 2 feet in the driveway waiting for them. BIL said the snowblower is blown up so its all shovel. 18 hour trip with 2 kids under the age of 5, get home at 6 am. They are not lookin forward to it.
  8. Guessing we went to the same school. When did you go? It's pretty country up around Chris. If you head up that way you may want to avoid Pulaski. Probably still crowded with fish heads.
  9. Just north of Williamstown on 13 they are harvesting cranberries. Dry land berries. Pretty neat to see how they do it. If you head north on rt 17 out of Williamstown case rd is a mile or 2 on the right. All that is there now is a marker sign and a bunch of neat fancy stone walls he built. If you get in that area check out salmon river falls in Redfield. Pretty neat to see.
  10. Thanks for confirming what I was thinking. Hopefully next week or so I will get a chance to start on it.
  11. Hi all, just an update and another question. Finally had time to get back in the garage. It looks like the bearings in the reverse idler shaft are already tore up. The shaft also has about 3/8 up and down movement in it. Guessing it shouldn't have any? So how does this shaft come out? What holds it in, is there a bearing in the speed Tran? I have a pic to post but need to resize it. Thanks
  12. Next rainy day I hope to get back in the garage to work on it. Weather has been to nice here, it got moved onto the back burner. Thanks to everyone for the advice, I will let you know how I make out.
  13. One more question. What's eisiest way to pull the top cover? When I did the 464 I just wrestled it myself onto the bench. I am not young anymore. I was thinking of a chain over the truss and a chainfall. Maybe hooking to the 3 point arms and to the floorboard bolt holes in the front?
  14. Gosh darnit, I was hoping to avoid taking the top off. Looking like it needs to be done sooner rather than later. Thank you for all your help guys.
  15. Uh Oh, maybe it was left that way for reasons other than lack of knowing. My guess its an old break and no one knew about it. Might stay that way for the summer. What is the purpose of it? Do you guys think it would hurt anything to run without it for awhile? Im guessing its been like that for awhile already. The farthur I get into working on this tractor I sometimes think I should have left it sitting in the woods. It has been abused pretty hard in the past.