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John Deere 310 SE Project

Discussion in 'Tractor/Loader/Backhoes' started by boone, Apr 25, 2020.

  1. Kenelz

    Kenelz Member

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    I enjoyed watching the project, thank you for posting it. There is so much knowledge on this forum, especially when the professional wrenches chime in to help.

    it was mentioned about not raising the stabilizers, been there, done that with my JD500A. Moving around to dig a big stump, there is no reason to raise them all the way. But, one time I was done, and flying through the woods coming back, I had one catch a tree. A real wake up call, it ripped and bent the iron where it attaches to the tractor.
     
  2. boone

    boone Senior Member

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    Welcome to the forums, Kenelz. Yeah, I'm constantly amazed at the vast array of knowledge on the forum and they're willingness to share and help out on some pretty intimidating equipment problems. Sure makes working on this stuff easier.

    I've been enjoying the machine. I'm like you, if moving around I don't raise the stabilizers all the way and sometimes forget they're low. I haven't hit anything, but can imagine that would swing the machine around...ouch. Got any pictures of your JD500A. That sounds like a big machine.
     
  3. Kenelz

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    Here is a pic of when I was fixing the stabilizer.
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  4. boone

    boone Senior Member

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    That's a hoss, Kenelz. Looks like a clean machine. Thanks for the pic.
     
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