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Save money on tractor maintenance: Replace a broken grease port!

While doing routine maintenance on your tractor, you will sooner or later come across a broken grease port or zerk. By following this simple procedure, you can avoid a trip to the mechanic and cut your repair costs down to a couple of dollars! Continue reading

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$15 can keep your power equipment from stranding you in the cold!

That’s right! for the low low price of $15, you can help keep your snow blower, chainsaw, tractor, generator, snowmobile, ATV, UTV, log splitter, or anything else with an engine running smoothly through the winter months. For that price, you can’t afford not to! Continue reading

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Fall Maintenance Checklist

Every homeowner should have a Fall maintenance checklist to follow. If you have a larger property, that just means there will be more to do on yours. I find that breaking your tasks into categories will help you prioritize your workload and eliminate potential problems before they come up. Continue reading

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Do you own a chainsaw? Stay sharp!

If you have any kind of a woodlot on your property, or if you intend to use wood as a heat source in the winter, you’re going to need a chainsaw. ┬áIf you’re going to get a chainsaw, you’ll have … Continue reading

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Don’t Panic! Emergency Roof Repair!

Follow me as I discover, diagnose, and repair several types of roof leaks. These fixes can keep you dry until a new roof can be put on your home! Continue reading

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Buy a Grease Gun or Your Tractor Will DIE! More at 11.

If you end up with a front end loader at some point, you will get more life out of it with the following tips: Continue reading

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Tractor Overheating? Stay Cool!

This is about a simple piece of maintenance that can be easy to overlook. When I first picked up my tractor, things were going fine until a few weeks in. Suddenly while mowing one day, the coolant temp started spiking. I took my time finishing up then parked the tractor. My manuals were still in the mail, so I started to do what I do best. Take something apart. Continue reading

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