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Dave Buczkowski

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Re: Mitsubishi tractor and backhoe attachment
« Reply #15 on: January 22, 2014, 10:56:37 AM »
Yes it is Wayne. It will come in handy for such things. The keg is currently filled with stone. We'll have to work on a substitute!
Brendan is correct, the was very little usage of the backhoe due to it's size relative to the tractor. It still has all the stickers on it.
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Re: Mitsubishi tractor and backhoe attachment
« Reply #16 on: January 22, 2014, 11:13:53 AM »
If the backhoe is on the JD, will a counterweight be necessary? We obviously can't fill the keg with beer, so I guess sand or Maine gravel will have to do.

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Re: Mitsubishi tractor and backhoe attachment
« Reply #17 on: January 22, 2014, 11:54:15 AM »
The John Deere should handle the backhoe fine. That backhoe probably weighs more than the whole Mitsubishi tractor. The previous owner actually had a little training wheel setup under the backhoe to keep the tractor from flipping over. My thought for the thumb would be to cut the thumb off the backhoe and weld the thumb onto the excavator.
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Re: Mitsubishi tractor and backhoe attachment
« Reply #18 on: January 22, 2014, 06:06:29 PM »
Brendan, you are thinking the same as I am. I think it would be of more use on it.
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Re: Mitsubishi tractor and backhoe attachment
« Reply #19 on: February 04, 2014, 12:19:55 AM »
Got the tractor started up tonight. The fuel shutoff is backwards of conventional wisdom. If the lever is in line with the fuel line the valve is off.
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Re: Mitsubishi tractor and backhoe attachment
« Reply #20 on: February 04, 2014, 10:50:28 AM »
can it be rotated to get it "in line" with conventional wisdom?

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Re: Mitsubishi tractor and backhoe attachment
« Reply #21 on: February 04, 2014, 01:43:25 PM »
The fuel shutoff is built into the filter housing.
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Re: Mitsubishi tractor and backhoe attachment
« Reply #22 on: February 04, 2014, 09:53:55 PM »
If we could read the Japanese writing we would have known. Just need to make it so we can read it.
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Re: Mitsubishi tractor and backhoe attachment
« Reply #23 on: March 03, 2014, 10:29:38 PM »
Saturday I removed a leaky cylinder from an outrigger on the back hoe. I dropped it off tonight for repair and should be done tomorrow (helps having family in the business) if he finds nothing wrong with it.
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