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About Pat_In_Denver

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    1981 C-125 and a 1984 312
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    Denver, CO

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  1. Why am I so careless?

    That's a big reason why I've always prefered a Rear Discharge to a Side. Tires are much easier to fix compared to someone face or eye.
  2. What am I doing wrong?

    If you do need to remove the arm, the trick is to pull the top out away from the engine so it doesn't hit the rim of the PTO. It's a bit of a pain, but after mounting a tiller a couple of times it becomes a piece of cake. Just make sure the hair pin on the bottom is replaced towards the engine side so it can't interfere with the belt.
  3. What am I doing wrong?

    The belt doesn't come out of the mule drive unless you remove the cover from it by taking off the large nut. At the PTO, you should only have to swing the bar towards the back of the tractor to remove the belt. The only time that bar needs to be dropped down is when you attach a tiller.
  4. Bearing suggestions needed

    To my eye, the bearing on the left is much higher quality as there are twice the needle rollers. Assuming it's the original WH and has limited wear and as Jim stated it "feels right", I'd stick with it.
  5. Wheel horse 520H Mower Deck Continuesly Falling Off

    I'd also add there seems to be something not right with the chain and loose trunnion in the center of this picture. The chain should be attached to the lift arm, and trunnion connected to the rock shaft above it.
  6. Auction Day

    There was a case here in Colorado a while back involving a judge in Boulder where a property changed hands and a neighbor had been using it as a walking path for 20+ years. The courts awarded the neighbor the land after they sued. Research "Adverse Possession" and I'm sure you'll find tons of precedence on your situation. Bottom line is if you've used and maintained it for 48 years, and you pursue it in court, the land will likely be ruled as yours.
  7. Utility trailer upgrades

    If that spring were red, I would have guessed it came from a tiller or snow blower
  8. N.O.S 314-H

    I'll start driving there from Denver right now if you're selling it for a dollar. What's the real asking price, or do you just want a trade?
  9. Idler tension spring for a 7-1252 tiller

    Thanks oldlineman - That looks promising since my model # is listed on the page. Guess for $14 (w/shipping) I can find out Once it arrives, I'll post if it worked or not.
  10. Looking to buy a replacement spring for belt idler on my tiller. Tried using one from a mower deck, but it was too strong and bends the idler out just enough that the belt walks off the flat idler. I've done an internet search for the original part number (6135) and came up blank. Any suggestions? Is there a Napa or Stens equivalent? Thanks!
  11. NOS 56" D-Series Blade

    This blade is complete and never used. $400 was dealer cost ages ago, and that's all it will take to pick up this huge blade. I will be traveling to Denver from WNY starting Sunday and would be willing to meet somewhere along the I-70 corridor (see my other post in the hauling area) to deliver for an extra $75.
  12. 2017 Big Show Buy/Sell/Trade Thread HERE !!

    Items I will be bringing to Show - May be willing to horse trade some items for mid mount grader blade or rock shaft kit to fit a 312 or C-125 Lawn Ranger with Deck - No Engine $150 Lawn Ranger with Deck - Engine turns over, but not been started $250 Blade for Lawn Ranger $125 New never used 56" D series blade - $400 New never used 42" SD B-Series deck - $800 (and on this item I'm absolutely firm on price, anything less and I'll convert it to fit my C-Series) New Never used 37" Bagger still in original box - minus discharge boot - $150 PM me if interested in any items or see me at the show on Friday.
  13. Denver to Chicago to Buffalo to Big Show and back

    Last chance to "book" hauling an item to PA for the Big Show. My drive begins early tomorrow morning and I won't likely see new message again until I arrive in Western N.Y. on Sunday the 18th. PM me if interested.
  14. Favorite WH Modifications

    Great idea for the plow/blower light, but I think some of the models in the 1960's came equipped with a 12V plug adaptor, or as it was known then - cigarette lighter. For me the best Mod has been buying a front hitch that just drops into the tach-o-matic. Way easier to move a trailer around while facing it and with the pivot point right by the steering wheels. It's just like picking it up by the tongue and walking with it, except way easier on the back!
  15. Bought me a Wheel Horse 4 wheeled wagon

    Glad to see the ghost rider had the PTO disengaged in your video. Nice find.