The Pit

Discussion in 'Food Plots & Habitat Improvement' started by boonerville, Apr 2, 2015.

  1. boonerville

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    Yep...That's a one of a kind custom job right there:)
     
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    You didn't make the cultipacker did ya? We've been keeping our eyes out for a small one for lawn tractor/ATV type ability.
     
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    I lucked into that one. It was sitting behind an old lady's house I did some work for with weeds grown up around it...Got it for $25
     
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    You suck...we've been thinking of making our own....just gotta decide yes and run with it in the offseason some time.
     
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    They seem to be a dime a dozen around here on farm auctions.
     
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    If that's true buy them all and sell them to food plotters! You could make a fortune!
     
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    Not a bad idea!
     
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    Hmmm.......you suck even more! Bahaha!
     
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    Hey, nice tiller. I have the exact same one. Just curious, have you had any issues with it? I've broken the drive chain more times than I care to admit, and I've sheared off the drive shaft twice.
     
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    Hmm...I haven't had anything like that happen. When I first got it it seemed like it has no power until I discovered abb Allen screw on the clutch that is backed out at the factory to keep the clutch from fully engaging to prevent rust during storage. After I tightened it up it's been a beast
     
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    That's cool. I work mine pretty hard, and have used it a lot in heavy clay, virgin ground. I've gotten a lot of work out of it over that last few years.
     
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    Our one farmer said never use a tiller on virgin ground. He'll always run a plow or disc through it first as he said he's burned up far too many pull behind tillers on hard clay or virgin ground.
     
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    I would agree in most cases. The first year I did this plot I used a disk...ever since I've used a tiller.
     
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    This just rolled into work ten minutes ago.


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    You guys with all this fancy large equipment make me jelly...
     
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    I still do 95% of my plot work by hand!
     
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    Well, you gotta work with what you got :) I have disk, but it's a POS and a waste of time trying to get it to cut any sod. Good news is that I have a friend that's been having me do his plot prep for that last several years and he has finally bought a tractor. That means less wear and tear on my equipment, and he has a disk on his tractor, so we have talked about trading work. Him disking, and me tilling.
     
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    YOU DRAG THAT THING BY HAND????? bahaha :D
     
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    :lol:
     
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    AMEN brother!!!
     

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