Tag Archives: Tractor

Greenhouse Siege Tower

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Siege Tower at Greenhouse Every castle needs a siege tower, no? Ours lifts my feet up 16′ so I can easily reach 21′ up in the air to do work on the top rafters and purloins of our rising greenhouse … Continue reading

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Chain Off – Chain On

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Tractor Chain on Ground We got a bit of snow last night accompanied by two power outages as Mother Nature cleared the dead wood from the forests. While plowing today all of a sudden Will came up to me urgently … Continue reading

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Polyurea Tractor Tire Repair

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Polyurea Tire Patch One of the rear tires of the tractor has a bad spot. At some point a stick stuck through the face of the tire causing us misery. It has been getting worse for a couple of years. … Continue reading

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Moving Bathroom Marble

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Tractor Lifting Marble Partition Slab Yesterday I showed a picture of the tractor pulling an immense marble slab out of our stone pile. Our butcher shop is built of local granite, bound together with cement – concrete is mostly granite … Continue reading

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Ben Juggling Whey

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Ben Juggling Whey Ben likes to juggle. Here he is using the tractor forks to juggle four barrels of whey. That’s talent!

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Tractor Ears

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Will with Wide Butted Big Eared Tractor Will is working on learning to weld stainless steel in preparation for making some of the parts we need for the butcher shop. Tractor ears was his first sheet metal project in stainless … Continue reading

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Weld On, Weld Off

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Broken Tractor Loader The tractor’s loader cross bar broke at the weld. It wasn’t the weld that broke but rather the metal of the tube just past the weld. Fortunately non-catatrophic but it took it out of service.

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New Holland Tractor

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New Holland Tractor No, I did not buy a new tractor. That is a rental. Our tractor died. Of course, it was way out in the field at the bottom of a slope when it had a fit, paralyzed in … Continue reading

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Sting

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Wasting No Time A while back I discussed route scheduling on Holly’s weekly deliveries for maximizing efficiency. The van is not the only thing that burns the same fuel be it fully loaded or not. Sting The tractor reminds me … Continue reading

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Tractor Tire Chain Wear

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Tractor Chains When we got our tractor in 2001 to dig the water line I bought heavy duty ice chains for the rear wheels. I leave those chains on all the time. In addition to giving traction on ice they … Continue reading

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