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Fred Morse

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Re: Casey the Bulldozer - Official Work Thread
« Reply #15 on: July 27, 2015, 10:49:39 AM »
Right now there are a lot more pressing needs for the dozer then doing the whole ROW. We do toss the stumps out of the way as they rot out. With building the new car barn I don't think there's going to be much cutting on the ROW this year unless we get a lot more people to cut it.

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Re: Casey the Bulldozer - Official Work Thread
« Reply #16 on: July 27, 2015, 12:28:14 PM »
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« Reply #17 on: July 27, 2015, 01:06:08 PM »
Dwight, thanks for the pm.
New name for the dozer:

Case-cee.

Now all we have to do is find the rest of the Sunshine Band........... ;D
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« Reply #18 on: July 27, 2015, 02:01:05 PM »
Win, you are exactly right. Last year while moving material at Top of the Mountain, I was trying so hard to toss the material in the woods to hide it. What I was unable to hide, I tried to level it out, keeping with the contour. As we procede down the mountain, I am going to have to be selective where the overburden is placed. With the dozer, I can push quite a ways to a location, leaving most of the terrain outside of the ditches untouched. I would like to get started on that this fall, but other areas have become a higher priority. Hoping for a couple Saturdays up there before work weekend but we will see.
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Stephen Piwowarski

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« Reply #19 on: July 27, 2015, 03:33:32 PM »
Fred, we may be able to interest some of the SVCA people in coming down and cutting with us north from Top of Mountain to Head Tide as the would like to see a trail go in between ToM and the Trout Brook Preserve.

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« Reply #20 on: July 27, 2015, 05:04:54 PM »
That would be great.

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« Reply #21 on: August 04, 2015, 09:26:16 PM »
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« Reply #22 on: August 05, 2015, 07:18:58 PM »
Don't they look puuuuurrrrrdy?  :)

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« Reply #23 on: August 05, 2015, 07:58:37 PM »
I can see it now..."WW&F Contractors--what's your project?"  ;D
Nice to see more helpful  equipment...#9, Big Joe, the Kubota, Case dozer.
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« Reply #24 on: August 05, 2015, 10:16:20 PM »
Notice the dozer carries its own mast-mounted lamp for night work. ;D

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« Reply #25 on: August 05, 2015, 11:04:38 PM »
It also has ROPS which the Kubota needs.

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Re: Casey the Bulldozer - Official Work Thread
« Reply #26 on: August 06, 2015, 12:48:50 AM »
"Casey 'Dozer!"  ;D

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« Reply #27 on: August 26, 2015, 08:35:55 PM »
Part for Dozer landed at ROWMOW MFG. today. Dozer reassembly as time permits Saturday as well.
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« Reply #28 on: August 29, 2015, 06:50:32 PM »
Bulldozer two weekends ago with the track broken and front idler removed to pull out the broken track adjuster.



The track adjuster is a small hydraulic cylinder you pump up with a grease gun to maintain track tension. The adjuster is the part circled in white sitting on the track frame.



Bulldozer back together today.

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« Reply #29 on: August 29, 2015, 07:48:31 PM »
Last Saturday we took that apart. We should be good enough when we do the other side that we can do it in a morning.
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