Winter Holding Fast - February 2018

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hotblast1357
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Post By: hotblast1357 » Tue. Feb. 13, 2018 11:08 am

k-2 wrote:
Tue. Feb. 13, 2018 11:02 am
Anyone here have a Kubota? id like to know what they think of them?
A tractor thread would bring you more results.

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Post By: freetown fred » Tue. Feb. 13, 2018 12:19 pm

H, put it in farming & rural life. A bunch of OLD Kubota tractors around here & still working, so they must of been built well back when. Don't know about the newer ones. Haven't seen any newer ones local. Maybe that's a sign.

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Post By: titleist1 » Tue. Feb. 13, 2018 1:19 pm

Sub-Compact Vs Compact Tractors.

Here is one to resurrect....


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Post By: Lightning » Tue. Feb. 13, 2018 9:30 pm

Wow, third week of February is looking pretty mild. The days are getting longer, I've even smelled a skunk here and there. It's nice to think that we're making our way to the summer side of the sun.
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Location: Cecil County, MD

Post By: titleist1 » Wed. Feb. 14, 2018 7:16 am

Happy Pitchers and Catchers Reporting To Spring Training Day!! Same as Lightning we are getting some warmer temps! :clap: Supposed to hit 65 tomorrow (Pirate Time - arrrgh....foil the 'baro mates!!) and a few days in the 50's over the next 10 days.

I expect winter with single digit temps will make another appearance but maybe it will only be for a couple days and not an extended 2 week stay. :yes:

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Post By: gambler » Sat. Feb. 17, 2018 8:10 am

Lightning wrote:
Tue. Feb. 13, 2018 9:30 pm
Wow, third week of February is looking pretty mild. The days are getting longer, I've even smelled a skunk here and there. It's nice to think that we're making our way to the summer side of the sun.
It is skunk mating season!! https://sciencing.com/skunk-mating-season-8734946.html


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Post By: titleist1 » Sat. Feb. 17, 2018 8:37 am

Another shot of winter after yesterdays 60* temp. 25 overnght (Pirate Time.....Arrrrgh----UNfoil the 'baro Maties!!)

Wintry mix of delightful freezing rain, snow and freezing rain again coming in this evening. But the 10 day forecast looks promising with 50's 60's and even a 70 temp showing up! Coal usage will be wayyy down in the near future.

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Post By: k-2 » Sat. Feb. 17, 2018 11:46 am

Its hard to keep the K-2 running above 60 ,the draft just dies. Have the fan timer set up about as much as it can go already. Good thing I don't need or want to run in summer for HW.

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