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Butch in Me    Posted 09-26-2012 at 08:57:40 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
  • Bushhoging
  • Sad neighborhood hrar today a neighbor bushhoging for a friend had the seat break off and he went under the mower. the friend found him under the mower

    WayneinMaine    Posted 09-28-2012 at 22:29:02 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • I heard about that on the radio and was glad to hear it wasn't you or Richard, although I feel bad for the other guy. Those overhanging seats scare me, I don't think the Ford seats are as dangerous, since one would land on the tranny housing. My neighbor uses old Farmalls and it's a straight drop to the ground.

    Butch in Me    Posted 09-29-2012 at 07:32:47 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • I had a ford that had the spring welded, doesn't seam like a good idea.

    Tim Daley(MI)    Posted 09-27-2012 at 18:52:09 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • Very sorry for the loss and heads up from you about the seat issue. Was he using a Ford?


    Butch in Me    Posted 09-27-2012 at 20:30:23 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • No Tim it was a mid "40s John Deer

    Stumpy(NH)    Posted 09-27-2012 at 17:43:46 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • Would never consider the seat a Safety item.....good point. So sad to hear the news. I'll check my seats and springs from here on.

    Thanks for posting.


    36 coupe    Posted 10-02-2012 at 19:59:27 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • I posted that any one using a bush hog should have an ignition kill switch,a lanyard attaches to your clothing,If you get swept off by a branch the engine stops.GOT LAUGHED AT BY MANY ON THE FORUM.a FELLOW WENT THRU A MANURE SPREADER YEARS AGO HERE.Hamilton Marine sells these switches for magneto or battery ignition.

    WayneinMaine    Posted 12-31-2012 at 13:22:14 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • Sounds like a good idea to me.

    howdy1960    Posted 10-14-2012 at 00:10:07 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • thats reason i try to not offer any info and ask as few questions as i can.

    very sorry to hear about the neighbor and make good point about checking the things we give no 2nd thought about when using

    36 coupe    Posted 10-28-2012 at 19:40:02 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • I have decided to quit the tractor forums for that reason.

    Russ SoCal    Posted 09-27-2012 at 14:31:44 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • Not good, Butch. Condolences to the friends and neighbors and especially the man's family.
    I doubt any of us think of the seat as something to check. Think I'll give mine a good shake next time I walk by.

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