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mader656 last won the day on January 24 2019

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About mader656

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  • Birthday 01/29/1987

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    Columbus, Montana
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    Anything diesel. old iron, my wife, construction, big equipment, I hate snow.

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  1. Few days ago parts of high country in Montana had snow.... Supposed to be 100 tomorrow and 105 Tuesday.... Way to freaking hot for june
  2. Only 17 and 15 are actually in use so far... Plans for the rest tho. Most of the hose was bought last year. No highway use at one mile per hour...
  3. Kubota 4 cyl it's the top hp for its size and turned up as much as I dare... I've got a Cummins 3.3 qsb that should fit with a few mods. Detuned to 65 but plate says 110 should do the trick. It's a 49,50,51,52.... bobcat horizontal boring machine tracks, jacobson lawn mower engine, God only knows what the hyd pump was out of. A genie boom... Some steel I bought the post driver from last year. It's been dubbed "trackmader"
  4. It's got a few bugs yet but sure is better than anything I've used before. Needs more engine as the hydraulic pump needs more horsepower.
  5. I'll be out in 4 days with my machine to help...
  6. I'm still lurking....feeling kinda deprived its been almost a year since I've ran a IH tractor...the last 6 hours i used my 656 it used 2 gallon of oil... It's in the barn waiting on a inframe. For a garden id get 20-96-2 with a apron to keep more critters out. For those post at 4 feet deep of use 13 48 3 wire add some big stout braces and stretch the mess out of it. Should last a good long while. https://www.shopfarmfencesolutions.com/1348-titan-fixed-knot-hi-tensile-fence.html?id=46332705&quantity=1 Panels without top rail never look good. They bow and just d
  7. Our church was the first to open back up after the shutdown never required masks and the only changes were more row spacing and a box for offering vs plate passing. Ironically one of the few churches that has not seen a drop in giving in the pandemic.
  8. Been a hot minute. Man I love this truck The trackmader post driver has been a success I've taken this thing places I would not take a ctl With the better hydraulics on the tracked driver it hits so much harder and faster than the Toyota Steep fenceing Lost a seal in the drive motor No access other than tracks to this fence. I got bit by the bsrb wire Old Republic t post from I don't know when. Today has been the day with nothing going on in months due to rain. Feels good.
  9. I'm still kicking around...havent been on a ih tractor in about a year....just kinda found a bunch of fence guys on Facebook to social media with and been stupid busy since thanksgiving
  10. Working alone in snake county im constantly vigilant for snakes Rattle is a sound noone will forget.
  11. If it's driveableish my folks always used marks auto in Jones mich but that's 25 miles.
  12. A bad driver is still better than a auger and way better than a double shovel.
  13. about 4-6 weeks i think hoping for less but that's realistic
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