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SidecarFlip

Minister of Fire
Too bad you don't live closer, I'd loan you one of mine. They are pretty much bullet proof. I used to have a big Troy Bilt horse but I sold it when I bought the Cub Cadet rear tine. The Cup has counter rotating tines so it breaks hard ground nicely and it's a one handed deal. Very nice tiller. The Huskvarna rear tine is very similar. Not that much cost wise either. Think I paid about 600 for mine when I bought it a couple years ago... and my Troy Bilt hiller-furrower fits the Cub too. I plant a lot of potatoes so I use it quite a bit.

Only thing I didn't like about the Cub was the engine. It came with a Honda that I promptly tossed a rod in and Honda wouldn't warrant it, said it was my fault because I didn't check the oil Only had 4 hours on the motor and of course all the oil ran out from a hole in the block... Has a HF Predator on it now. I'm done with Honda motors.
 

SidecarFlip

Minister of Fire
They have now issued a frost warning for tonight, saying 33 degrees, it's 54 now.
Should of seen me trying to find a rear tine till. DR power equip has them backordered till September! I hit all the local dealers, found Home Depot had a few. Was told they couldn't get the transmissions out of China.
I use a Gamo Shadow Whisper break barrel pellet rifle on the small critters. Chipmunks make good target practice! Everything else gets the Ruger 10/22. Neighbor gets 25-30 racoons out of his barn every year.
Extended forecast has us slowly warming over the next week to 10 days. But also more rain too! ;)
Hard to beat the 17. I have a Ruger 10-22 but it won't drop a ground hog over 25 yards and I'm not getting out a 308 or a 300 Win Mag to shoot varmints. No chipmunks here, the cats handle that chore.

Amazing what a 17 grain pill will do. Cheap rifle too. trigger is clunky but I don't care, I'm not hunting big game with it.
 
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