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  1. Im going to make corn surup. I need a few more buckets though.
    8 points
  2. so sorry to hear this !! posting online can be difficult at times . Over the years I have never seen a post on here or FB from Jeremy or Jim that I didn't think what a classy family they must be. May God give you and your family strength to get through this Jim. You did good with Jeremy RIP Jeremy Droscha , you were a hero
    6 points
  3. May reflecting on the courage of Jeremy's actions help to soothe your loss. We pray for you and your family in this difficult time.
    5 points
  4. What variety is that ? Around here there has to be snow on ground and above freezing during the day for the sap to flow
    5 points
  5. I am sorry for your loss Sandhiller. This is a sad coincidence…..my border collie Harvey passed the same day as Gus and he was born 31 March 2009. The only fault that dogs have is that they don’t live long enough.
    4 points
  6. Twenty minutes after leaving his momma and litter mates he quit trying to get out of the pickup. Came over and laid on my leg. He spent the next 5 hours on the drive home right there. We were bonded. His Lion King doll, took it everywhere He liked helping chore in the corrals by carrying back empty buckets or feed sacks Although not a cow dog he liked helping move cattle. Loved lounging in the sun Always liked knowing where I was at To the end, liked laying on my leg. You were a good boy Gus March 30, 2009 to February 19, 2022 Rest in Peace Old Buddy Thank you Lord for letting me care for him. I could never repay the unconditional love he gave me.
    4 points
  7. Her brother with his toys
    4 points
  8. Today Marks the 25th anniversary since we had the auction sale in Switzerland before moving to North America, when we sold all the Farm Equipment and Milking Cows and heifers. Might post some pics if y'all are interested.
    3 points
  9. Well. As some of you may or may not know my mother passed away in December. I have been busy all winter trying to go through her belongings and work towards selling her place. In my spare time I feed cows. In my other remaining time I have been working on my latest little project. I like binder tractors and 5.9 cummins trucks. So I bought me a 97 12 valve dodge with a 5 speed. 180k. Been around this truck since it was a couple years old. My now BIL and I used to "borrow" this truck from his dad in high school while he was working out of town. we put most of them miles on it driving around aimlessly. Anyway I suppose it keeps me busy and keeps my mind off of other things so I bought it. Needs alot of work. Head gasket, heater core, brakes, engine front cover gasket, balancer, dash, radio, just to name a few things. When I'm all done I'll still have a crusty old dodge but I like them. Plans are to jerk the bed off and install flat bed. Paint the cab forward and fix rusty rockers and cab corners. I wanted a decent diesel truck to pull trailers around the farms that I can leave my nicer diesel in the shed. I keep denting or scratching up my better truck and sure cant afford a new one. My smooth looking helper posing for a picture. He could fit back in behind that dash to help me get that wretched heater box out. Anyway it's nothing special to most probably but I thought I'd share where I've been lately.
    3 points
  10. Here is the link if anyone would like to donate. https://gofund.me/c353945b For background on why there is a need for fundrasing for the family, check out https://www.redpowermagazine.com/forums/topic/146133-prayer-request-for-cooter/
    3 points
  11. $18,500 for the excavator today. I did bid, but did not buy it. It was pretty rough. I was in until $17,500. So at least I’ve still got the money.
    3 points
  12. I was in the same situation when I needed a rake, nothing was available, and what was was very expensive. So I finally bit the bullet and built my own. My plasma cutter would have had a heck of a time cutting 1 inch steel, so I cut 1/2 inch and sandwiched/welded them together as you can see. Seeings it's going on a 8, it didn't need to be overly strong, pivots on top so soil and debris can fall out in reverse. I have moved full size trees with it, stump removal, works great for me and hasn't twisted yet. Maybe it's an idea for you or anyone looking to build one. Mark
    3 points
  13. As a younger lad I worked on a pipeline from Mt. Vernon MO to Rogers Arkansas. One of their family members was a cajun fellow. One day they sent me with him to set up a manifold for testing. I was the grunt of course. We headed into the clay mud, he was carrying a few fittings and I had the 4 foot long pipe wrench. Mind you these fittings ranged from a couple inches down to and inch or so. Can't member. Way to small for a huge pipe wrench. As he laid it out I manned the wrench. Holding the weight of it off the fittings as I thought it was going to strip something out. I was saying "huh" alot. I mean alot. And I meant it when I said it as I couldn't understand what he was saying, I had to watch his body reactions when I started to do what I thought he said to see if he looked happy about it or not. When we got down to the last fitting or so I was tightening up he started hollering "go" "go" "go". The more he hollered the faster I went. Until I busted the fitting. We had to drive an hour back to the lot to get new ones. I found out on the way back he was hollering "whoa" "whoa" "whoa"..........
    3 points
  14. I don't recall seeing many of the Massey machines either but they sure did advertise. There were so many different names and brands 50 years ago that most would never recognize today. For example, this 1974 Argo. Pretty sure I posted this one way back in this thread but its so old that is is new again.
    3 points
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  16. X2, I don't think it can be said any better than this
    3 points
  17. Thanks Bj for putting right at the top ❤️
    3 points
  18. Here a link to my latest video if you are interested
    3 points
  19. Wish I had the time last fall to do this then ..... adding new gloss black tomorrow and red Monday (hopefully) . Maple hunter is sending me decals, my non-saftey basket strapped to the forks on the hyster
    3 points
  20. The integrated AM/FM/CB was an option back then. Like the AM/FM/8 track our 1486 came with. May be more out there than you think, since the 80's were the height of CB coolness (Break 1-9, Callin Rubber Duck, you there good buddy?) I still have the OEM GM/Delphi AM/FM/CB radio out of the '83 Olds 98 I had back in the early 90's - somewhere. Sorry, gotta go listen to "Convoy".....
    3 points
  21. The best part of this, is the fact that it is a Father Son project. Looking back over many years some of by best memories are about working with my Family.
    3 points
  22. Oh yah. My wife and I joke all the time. He dresses himself every single day and always has. He wears very nice clothes and button up shirts. Very picky about his outfits. I on the other hand wear whatever is in my closet, stained up, oil soaked, holes in Jean's. Could care a less what others think. He will get dirty with me no problem, but if we go to town he wants to change first. Lol
    3 points
  23. Hope you get the excavator. Driving it home, would be a good time to practice digging up mailboxes, digging out culverts, pulling down power lines, until you get proficient at operating the machine.
    3 points
  24. It must be a Collie thing
    3 points
  25. Fine looking helper. 🙂
    3 points
  26. We are missing a few gears in the 12 speed PS transmission in the 9170 . Was a sudden development, there one minute, weak the next. We had our pressures checked out and it needs to be rebuilt. I am swapping out with a remanufactured one from Big Tractor Parts for time reasons. Really close to lifting the transmission out . I would love to do a decent paint job on it while it's easier to reach. All I have to do is lift the hood off to paint it and it couldn't be any easier to get it done
    2 points
  27. From the moment I heard what happened to your son and grand daughter the incident has been on my prayer list , to hear of the loss of your son is tragic, no words can take away your pain but know that tha GOD you serve is next to you and your family, prayers for healing and understanding will be sent from northern Illinois . The grace and love of our Lord and savior be with you during these difficult days.
    2 points
  28. Last year while touring in north central Minnesota, I came across this silo. I was impressed by the craftmanship that went into building this silo, and the fact that it looks in such good condition so many years later
    2 points
  29. I need one if you wanna go halvisies....
    2 points
  30. I hope you cherish all the memories, values and knowledge you gained from knowing him, these losses leave a hole that only we can partially fill from knowing them
    2 points
  31. I'm so sorry to see this update! My sincere condolences to the family, and especially your Granddaughter who was saved by her father. She will forever have those images in her mind, I pray she gets through those tough memories!
    2 points
  32. My heartfelt sympathies Mr Droscha to you and your family. My prayers for healing of the hearts and understanding of the minds. I join you in mourning the loss of your son. I pray the Lord is at your side to guide you through this journey.
    2 points
  33. I looked at them before they were removed. All were sawmills with bidding but said do not bid. Contact us directly to purchase. They were listed in California but probably an international scam.. Mmi often has good information but writes in a dialect of English I have difficultly understanding. Yous guys up north have an accent to us southern boys round here. Ever talk to a real country cajun? Thx-Ace
    2 points
  34. ^ North America does not need oil from hostile countries but lefties cannot figure out if make your enemy rich they are a bigger threat. Build the pipelines and turn the screws to all the oil producing countries who are a threat........stop buying the other hostile's manufactured crap as well to keep them honest
    2 points
  35. my 460 high utility was missing the sway limiter on the fast hitch. No problem- I'll just take the one off the 460 utility parts tractor. Except that 460U is different from 460HU/ F460. So, I took the same part off my F340 and took it to the welding shop in town. I'd say Rick did a fine job on it. Now maybe I can control where the sicklebar goes when I'm trimming fences this summer.
    2 points
  36. Looks like a neat project and always good to have a helper to fit into tight spots. I recently bought a 95 dodge Cummins, 5 speed, 4x4 out of my neighbors junk pile. He used it for years to feed cows with. It had been sitting for 7 years. I put a battery in it, checked all the fluids and the air filter, primed the lift pump and bled the injector lines and it started up and drove. It has no bed and the cab, front end and frame are so cracked up they are about to fall apart but boy it fires right up and sounds good. They are good old motors.
    2 points
  37. One inch thick steel and cutting it from plate, the cost of steel today and a big plasma cutter or gas for a torch. How close to to 12,000 are we, not counting labor. I saw a guy build one from railroad track. Was way to brittle and he was trying orchard pruning's. But plenty of limestone boulders sticking up a inch or buried a inch.
    2 points
  38. Got it brazed and back together. Thanks for all the suggestions. I put 5 gallons of oil in it and it is still low although on the guage. It is amazing how much oil pushed out of there before I realized there was a big leak.
    2 points
  39. We tried that one year, firewood for the evaporator was so small i kept pinching my fingers in the splitter.
    2 points
  40. Don’t you mean “Connnnnvoyyyyyy”?
    2 points
  41. Here you go, I dug this up from an old thread. @Farmall Doctor gets all the credit for the procedure.
    2 points
  42. Just arrange before you start that you are going to "do it right" the first time. Have the head checked for cracking & warping. Ditto the block. IE- Why is it leaking now? Absolute pits when you are doing something like this to "help the guy out"....and he doesn't want to spend the $$$ to do the job right, so you put it back together as is with new gaskets, and the head gasket promptly fails and leaks again.....and its YOUR fault for not doing it right.
    2 points
  43. Some kids look all grown up long before their time 😂 look out ladies!
    2 points
  44. You look up "run hard and put away wet" in the dictionary and you see a picture of this truck. I had the same one with a gas engine for 10 years until someone pulled out in front of me a couple of years ago.
    2 points
  45. On the plus side you are ready for the second coat as soon as you finish the first! LOL
    2 points
  46. That is quite the set of speakers in the back of the shop!!!!
    2 points
  47. That makes me angry. We have the means to prevent this and we know it.
    2 points
  48. Never would have thought to come here and read about your 4366 and end up reading about AK's, this is why i love this place
    2 points
  49. Update, he has no spine damage only muscle damage, and there are no complete tares so that means he will be OK just needs to do his excirsises and stretches and has to deal with the same physical therapy guy that beats up my shoulder. Thanks so much for the prayers .
    2 points
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