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torchred89
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Old age

Postby torchred89 » Wed Mar 31, 2021 5:48 pm

I had to put a new belt on my Troy built tiller. It took me a half hour to get it off. I held it up to the new one and it had stretched. Took me another half hour to get the belt on. When I got done I looked on the ground.There was the new belt I put the old belt back on. :?

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Re: Old age

Postby staninlowerAL » Wed Mar 31, 2021 6:45 pm

Honestly, I think a lot of us can relate to your experience. :surrender: BUT, it's a lot less expensive than sessions with a psychiatrist. :lol:

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Re: Old age

Postby tst » Wed Mar 31, 2021 7:47 pm

Sounds like you have a common ailment that us older ones have more every day CRS in case you are not sure what that is Cannot Remember S**t
Remember as you get older the mind is the 1st thing to go, I forget what the 2nd thing is

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Re: Old age

Postby TOOLMAKER » Wed Mar 31, 2021 8:33 pm

You are doing fine - I can spend an hour looking for something while I,m carrying it around with me :worthy: :lol:

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Tractors Owned: 1947 Cub ( Err Err )
I could not say tractor when I was 2 years old so I called it Err Err.

I loved this tractor then and I still love it now.
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Location: Columbia, Tennessee

Re: Old age

Postby Pap » Thu Sep 02, 2021 6:17 pm

Yup it's like looking for your glasses and have them on. :lol:
Are We Having Fun Yet ? :D
'47 cub ( Err Err )

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Re: Old age

Postby John *.?-!.* cub owner » Sat Sep 04, 2021 4:12 pm

Reminds me of removing the left final drive so I could replace a bad oil seal on the output shaft (pinion shaft) of the transmission. Got it all done, final back on, wheel on, and tractor off the jack and blocks, and after I had gotten on it to drive it to the lower shed where I normally park it I realized something did not look right. Then I noticed the fender stilll leanin g against the side of the shed. That was about 18 years ago, imagine how bad I am now. :cry:
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Joined: Mon Jun 07, 2021 8:43 pm
Zip Code: 38401
Tractors Owned: 1947 Cub ( Err Err )
I could not say tractor when I was 2 years old so I called it Err Err.

I loved this tractor then and I still love it now.
Circle of Safety: Y
Location: Columbia, Tennessee

Re: Old age

Postby Pap » Sun Sep 05, 2021 7:11 am

Brother I think it's going to get worse... :lol:
Are We Having Fun Yet ? :D
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Re: Old age

Postby Eugene » Tue Oct 05, 2021 9:32 pm

My latest old age story. 3 days old.

2 cylinder Kawasaki engine in JD Gator. Replaced the engine side cover plate, leaking gasket in water jacket. Reassembled engine, installed, wires and hoses hooked up. 1 1/2 quarts oil installed. Checked oil, engine full. No engine start, waiting on new water pump.

Note. Didn't need the water pump, on Ebay the water pump with the two needed gaskets was the same price as the individual gaskets.

Next day, oil on shop floor, engine empty. I had snugged down the oil drain valve by hand during assembly.

Oil dry, tighten oil drain valve with wrench. Still have the oil mess on floor to clean up and put in the burn barrel.

Tomorrow. Place oil pan under drain hose. Install 1 pint oil. See if the shut off valve leaks.

Memo to self. Don't do that again.
I have an excuse. CRS.

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Re: Old age

Postby tinnerjohn » Wed Oct 06, 2021 12:35 pm

Pap wrote:Brother I think it's going to get worse... :lol:

If I'm this bad now, Lord help me! I just tell people it proves I'm human.

John


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