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    Quote Originally Posted by Ox View Post
    Well, I guess it's two-part, as I have no idea what on Earth you are talking about.
    Closest guess would be a sickle bar, but I've never seen a 15' sickle bar (that wasn't in a grain table).

    Well, Google pulls up various mowers, so that must be what'chew are lookin' fer.


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    I thought you were making a corona virus/bat joke.

    But yes, its a type of mower.

    batwing mower - Google Search

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    It was both.

    I was practicing my multi-tasking.


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    Plenty of HP for a big rotary mower and capable of being turned up some if it hasn't been already. I've only ever used the 12 speed power shift. I assume the 1175 is 8 speed via a high/low similar to the 930? You should post a good video when you get it running good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ohio Mike View Post
    Plenty of HP for a big rotary mower and capable of being turned up some if it hasn't been already. I've only ever used the 12 speed power shift. I assume the 1175 is 8 speed via a high/low similar to the 930? You should post a good video when you get it running good.
    It’s an 8 speed with planetary rears.

    Not too many of these down south. Most got turned into pulling tractors and torn up.


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    Need a cincinnati duplex mill to go with all that massive equipment?

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    i'll bet he does!!-pat

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    One of the long term projects are little closer to being done today.

    Been working on this F800 boom truck. Nearly all those hoses were dry rotten and split. Spent $1700 relacing dozens of hoses.

    But now it'll boom up, run the hoist and set on outriggers.

    All the cylinders need to be repacked. So no boom extensions at this point. But just using the fixed stage should be enough to help me fix the P&H crane. Which I then can use to pull the boom stages out of the Ford.

    Very much a Catch 22, Chicken/egg, junk crane problem.



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    So in my ever losing battle to stop spending money, vought a new toolbox for the farm.

    Guy at work was selling this old Harbor Freight for $600.

    I wanted the $12,000 84" Snap On EPIC I saw on the truck last week. But the wallet said used Harbor Freight at best....



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    I was just rummaging through Ebay, Craig's, and FB Marketplace today looking for an upgrade.
    I have an old (70's) Snap-On unit that I bought on Ebay 15 yrs ago, only to find that it wasn't nearly as nice'a shape as I thought.
    I have made doo with it thus far,and even asked the Snap-On dealer about new slides.
    He was eager at the time, but never got back to me, so I guess that's my answer there ...

    So - been looking, and either there is junk imports or $3000 and up Macsimizer type units out there.
    Really?
    I can't believe all the toolboxes for sale north of 5 digits out there!
    I just wasn't finding anything in the $800 - $1500 area at all hardly.
    Sumpthing resembling your old box.

    I have these around the shop - and have no use for a Macsimizer.
    Although - years ago I thought that I would have "made it" if I got to the point that I could cough up for a Macsimizer.
    It's like a blue silo - a status symbol.


    I'm sure that I will find sumpthing eventually if I keep looking, just that I was shocked how it seemed to be all or nothing today.

    There is a few Vidmar's coming up at auction this next week, so we'll see how those sell...


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