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bswivbswiv Posts: 8,515 Admiral
So she says, and mind you this was said back over her shoulder as she wanders off from the cabin with her rifle, "It's to wet to work the fire lines but it's a perfect day to look for hogs."

Of course as you can see from the picture dumb a$$ ignored her, hooked up the disks and started working the fire lines. Got about 2 hours of work in before the tractor ended up sitting on its frame.

To make matters worse as I walked back to the cabin, near on a mile, the second round of rain we had yesterday afternoon hit, which helped in some measure as it washed a bit of the mud off me....down into my boots!

Needless to say the come-along I carried back out there ( Still raining! ) was not big enough to move 12,000 pounds of tractor & disks & grapple so it's still out there, a project for another day.

Should have gone hog hunting...................



  • drgibbydrgibby Posts: 1,998 Captain
    That sucks, but not as bad as the wife being right! Good luck getting the Kubota un-stuck.
  • nofishtodaynofishtoday Posts: 1,343 Officer
    Could have been worse
    If you had to clean Her hog when you returned :grin
  • flydownflydown Posts: 6,464 Admiral
    Been there, stuck that! I have a long and illustrious history of killing and sticking tractors!!
    DYING for me was the most HE could do. LIVING for HIM is the least I can do
  • CyclistCyclist Posts: 23,340 AG
    You don't need fire lanes in wetlands. :wink
  • DoradoDreaminDoradoDreamin Posts: 2,105 Captain
    I've got my Kubota stuck a few times Ben but never that bad. Ouch is all I can say. Good luck getting her out!
  • Derek ArsuaDerek Arsua Posts: 2,474 Captain
    Ouch know anybody with a buggy or another tractor you know?
  • huntmstrhuntmstr Posts: 6,290 Admiral
    Always listen to your wife. When she's wrong, she's still right. And even if you're right, you're not as right as she is... ever. Proving her right is worse than just accepting her words as gospel. You've been married how long Ben, and you still don't know this? :grin
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  • bswivbswiv Posts: 8,515 Admiral
    I assume you have an implement on the back?

    Any chance you can loosen up a points on the three point and leave the implement in place for now?

    The top link will be easy to get off as long as you have some threads left in both directions.

    That being a That being a Kubota, and looking at the other toys you have on it, you should have the upgraded three point where the lower arms have those nearly infinite adjustment side arms with the holes and pins. Depending on how bound things are, I THINK you might be able to work it free. Even if you had to undo the three point from the tractor frame rather than the implement itself.

    But of course all that depends on what is in front of you. Does it get worse or better?

    And you have a grapple on the loader? A bucket would be better. If going forward is an option with the implement free, you SHOULD be able to creep and pull yourself forward with the loader. It can be a SLOW process though.

    And you

    You sound like a man who's made the same mistake a time or two yourself!!

    Disks are buried and grapple just sinks into the mire.

    Got a second come-along to take with me and am going to use the chain saw ( You can see it there on the tractor. ) to cut some logs to lay up under the grapple so that I can get some lift on the front end. Might be that with that I can do as you suggest and pull it along. Should also let me hike the front end up enough to where I can get at least a little something under the front tires.

    No matter what it is going to be a &*%$#! as it rained at least another inch and a half sense I got it stuck and the whole place was a mess even before the extra water. I'm to old for this to be FUN!!!

    And Chuck.....34 years January you are right....I should know better.
  • micci_manmicci_man Posts: 15,020 AG
    Good luck LOL take pics of the process.
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  • duckmanJRduckmanJR Posts: 21,265 AG
    Looks pretty stuck...but I agree with Johnny Bandit..If you can drop the implements you may be able to crawl out...
    Maybe a high lift jack and get something under the wheels?
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    Many things to do.
    Knots to be unraveled
    'fore the darkness falls on you
  • FloridaODFloridaOD Posts: 4,478 Captain
    bswiv wrote: »
    So she says, and mind you this was said back over her shoulder as she wanders off from the cabin with her rifle,..

    bswiv,here we see you have a great tractor-and apparently a magnificent OutDoor wife!
    Hunters are present yet relatively uncommon in Florida :wink
  • CyclistCyclist Posts: 23,340 AG
    Where are you? I have a truck that could pull your tractor out.
  • bswivbswiv Posts: 8,515 Admiral
    Cyclist wrote: »
    Where are you? I have a truck that could pull your tractor out.

    Very kind offer.......

    I've retrieved a couple of more comealongs and chains as a backup plan but am going to try felling some trees to put under the grapple as a way of hiking the front end up enough to were I can get something down under the tires. Then maybe I can use the grapple in conjunction with a little more traction to push it out.

    We will see..........

    What a great way to spend New Years day!!!
  • FloridaODFloridaOD Posts: 4,478 Captain
    You'll have a nice intermittent pond there
    Hunters are present yet relatively uncommon in Florida :wink
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