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Tue Oct 16, 2007 1:00 pm
Well I finished up my garden last night.BIG GARDEN!!!Can't wait till spring.Need to disc it down,but at least its started.Buzz saw has been working good so far also.Might have time to find a other half soon!!HaHa!!!!NOT Kevin
Tue Oct 16, 2007 1:09 pm
Hey Ketcham- D'you plow with the H and the little genius? I guess you found your wheel you were looking for then. Would love to see pics. I need to get the Cub plow out, got TC to rebuild first though, if I can ever find time. Its getting where I could probably take off the belly mower for the winter, so I could plow with the other Cub. Take care and have fun!!
Tue Oct 16, 2007 1:12 pm
Plowed with the bad wheel,needed to get it done.Still looking for a wheel.Kevin
Tue Oct 16, 2007 2:03 pm
Way to go Kevin
. You might ought to check into locating another Sweet Thang, might not have to use that buzz saw as much sawing firewood if you'd get a BODY to help keep you warm
Tue Oct 16, 2007 2:25 pm
Patience Kev! The right one will come along one of these days. Maybe she'll even have her own cub!
Tue Oct 16, 2007 3:25 pm
I was Looking at the wheels on my dock yesterday. They are temporary spares with 16 inch rims. The bolt pattern is 5 bolt though. If you're good with a torch and welder, maybe you could cut the 5 bolt center out and replace with a 4 bolt center. Temp spares cost me $5 at the junk yard. Never been on the ground.
Tue Oct 16, 2007 10:02 pm
Kevin, if you leave it rough (do not disk) it will dry quicker in the spring.
Wed Oct 17, 2007 5:58 am
I would like to kill the grass thats growing in it.Discing would cut it up pretty good.Its drying out now ,but that is a good point also.Kevin
Wed Oct 17, 2007 7:52 am
or, disk it now, and plow again in a month or two. MORE SEAT TIME.
Wed Oct 17, 2007 8:42 am
I think I might do that.The first plowing was a little tough on that old motor,but did the job.Next time might be a little easier.Had a god time doing it!!!Want to try to kill as much grass and weeds before spring.
Now looking forward to the first snow of the year!!!!Kevin
Wed Oct 17, 2007 3:56 pm
Bigdog wrote:Patience Kev! The right one will come along one of these days. Maybe she'll even have her own cub!
That reminds me of a shirt I saw on a guy on RFD-TV some time ago. This couple met at a tractor show and got married at another tractor show. Anyway, the guy was wearing a shirt that said "Looking for woman with tractor. Please send photo of tractor." I liked that!!
Thu Oct 18, 2007 9:37 am
Conduct a soil test. Incorporate any needed ammendments this fall.
Disk the plot, then sow with a winter grass such as winter rye. Next spring plow the winter rye under - green manure.
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