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    when i was growing up. 1950's & 60's you could make a living on 20 to 30 cows. in about 1959, the year we started milking cows to ship milk, if i were to draw a circle around our farm of say 4 miles there was at least 10 farms milking cows. now there is 1 in our county and maybe forty in the state (n.j.) sad thing i think. pete
  2. when i have put dry sleeves in i put them in the freezer over night. our freezer is set at 0 F. never had trouble getting them in. pete
  3. you can call an engine a motor but you do not call a motor (electric) an engine. pete
  4. FOUND IT! hard to get at behind loader frame but thanks to you both i now know where to look. thanks again. pete
  5. that sounds right, do you know where solenoid is located? thanks, matt. pete
  6. mornin everyone, i have a cx100 and the front wheel drive will not disengage light on dash goes out but front wheels still have power. where should i start looking? please remember i'm an old dumb farmer. THANKS, PETE.
  7. this thread give me the "willies" i swore i would not read it but here i am like watching a train wreck can't turn away. I won't go to my one friends farm because of the number o sneaks in his yard. he had black snake in his bedroom that he caught and put back outside I told him i would have left and put a forsale sign up on my way out. pete
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    we got rid of dairy cows 35 years ago i still have not found that free time. even in new jersey we have auctions that sell small animals and birds only one that does large animals. as a grandfather the best part is doing things with my grandsons that p-off their parents, pete
  9. GREAT JOB! he will learn things in 4-H that he will not know he learned until he is older. I was a member and a leader the things i learned in 4-H have helped me my whole life. my son and daughter were members and are club leaders and one all three of my grandsons are/were members and one of them is now a leader. so brag about him all you want. pete i
  10. there should be different sprokets to change to change population/spacing. the best way is put some seed in planter and drive on hard ground and see how far apart seeds are and adjust from that. pete
  11. did cx100 yesterday just used spray nozzle on garden hose and then blew it out with air. i do it once a year.it makes a noticeable difference in heat gage and ac when i'm round baling. pete
  12. i'm looking at thermometer at 7:49 am it's 77 degrees and 86% humidity weather says 100 + next three days no rain showers have missed us we have had a 1/4 sense june 16th. pete
  13. we have a building owned by county 4-H association 1/2 rented to county (think soil conservation, extention, 4-H) 1/2 used by 4-H under Rutgers rules. now building open. at one time building was closed no meetings no office stuff, then it opened with masks, then county removed mask mandate but Rutgers did not so you could be in one part of building no mask but if you went to other side of same building you needed a mask.
  14. neighbor kid, 14 or 15 at the time, came running into barn while i was milking said he had skunk in live trap what should he do. i told him walk up to trap slowly open it and back away. he came back later said it worked skunk just walked away. i said wow i didn't think that it would work!😊 pete
  15. we had one as off road farm truck in early '60s don't know what year it was i thought fold down sides were neat. it was tough 2 teen age boys could not distroy it. it wasn't that long ago i would find parts of it around fields, pasture, or woods. pete
  16. our stage 1 super M is also a Louisville "L" serial number. pete
  17. my uncle had m&w clutch on a H when it got so my cousins couldn't get parts for it they took it off and put the tractor back stock. when it was new it worked good the only other tractor in our neighborhood back then, early 50's, with any kind of live pto was hand clutch on allis WD pete
  18. my father-in-law had an old galion (sp) grader IH 6 cylinder engine all hydraulic i barrowed it couple times for driveways and shaped some waterways with it. pretty cool to run. father-in law got sick brother-in law sold grader. pete
  19. forgot to tell you that was after i broke the factory ones. pete
  20. on my 454 i made them from 1/4 inch by 2 inch angle iron drilled 2 7/8 inch, i think, holes easy peasy. pete
  21. DHF

    Where used?

    maybe top feeder belt on old pull type combine? pete
  22. i have three grandsons two my son's and one my daughter's 17, 19, & 23 years old and i am always pleased with their manners and consideration of other people. pete
  23. very happy birthday stay safe. pete
  24. THANKYOU!! guys and i had a great day. pete
  25. we had one long time ago when were milking cows got used every day and was reliable. if frame and body are good i would buy it if price is fair. apron chain and bearings and seals are available after market if you are a little handy you can keep it going. the pto drives bother beaters and table chain. goodluck. pete
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