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Stuck in the Mud

Postby VinceD » Wed Dec 22, 2010 7:23 pm

Saw this picture in our local weekly county paper. I know it was not from here but thought you would get a kick out of seeing how stuck this guy was. The article said he was trying to break the ice with the spikes on the front loader when the ice gave way. :shock: Didn't sound like the brightest idea I have heard lately. :lol: Thank goodness it was not any deeper.
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Re: Stuck in the Mud

Postby mikethefixitman1 » Wed Dec 22, 2010 7:25 pm

Looks like several 100 feet of cable should take care of that :lol:

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Re: Stuck in the Mud

Postby Yogie » Wed Dec 22, 2010 7:27 pm

He needs a sky hook real bad. :roll: :lol:
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Re: Stuck in the Mud

Postby Barnyard » Wed Dec 22, 2010 7:29 pm

I am pretty sure I would not want to be breaking ice that I was sitting on. :lol:
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Re: Stuck in the Mud

Postby 1541 » Wed Dec 22, 2010 8:00 pm

Back when I was a kid, I can remember going with dad to get a load of coal. On the way to the coal yard we saw a farmer in an old dump truck edging out onto a pond to break ice for his cattle. Dad mentioned that that was a stupid plan. On the way back home we saw the truck had succeeded in breaking the ice. Water was up to the bottom of the mirrors on the door :oops:

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Re: Stuck in the Mud

Postby Steve Butram » Thu Dec 23, 2010 9:25 am

guy's like that keep me in business. :lol:
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Re: Stuck in the Mud

Postby Brent » Thu Dec 23, 2010 10:06 am

:) :)

Looks like he might be waiting until summer to get that one out!
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Re: Stuck in the Mud

Postby dennnis79 » Wed Dec 29, 2010 10:03 am

I was just reading the local paper and saw this picture on the editorial page with an article attached. It sounds like he did get it out.

http://www.ozarkcountytimes.com/publish/article_8249.shtml

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Re: Stuck in the Mud

Postby ricky racer » Wed Dec 29, 2010 11:42 am

Sometimes it just doesn't pay to go out into the field.

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Re: Stuck in the Mud

Postby v w » Sat Jan 01, 2011 9:02 am

Nope it doesn't look too bright but it is a green tractor. Dad once put a JD3010 down like that when he hit a soft spot in the muck. Ground was only about 4 feet above the water table in the spring and was interesting. An articulated White with the front end swinging back and forth, I dont't know why, pulled her out. Vern


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