Tag Archives: JD Gator

Refurbishment continues

Friday, January 8, 2021 Work continues in the shop, as we discover a few more little things to tweak or repair on the new (to us) KW truck.  Brandon has been very diligent to give attention to what it takes … Continue reading

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Projects nearly complete and HNY

Thursday, December 31, 2020 The last day of 2020 has come.  The guys are still working in the shop.  John is now polishing the Gator with some kind of new ceramic-like compound.  He says it takes 6 or 7 steps … Continue reading

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Shop work continues

Tuesday, December 29, 2020 Work continues in the shop.  The new (to us) Kenworth truck is occupying Brandon’s days.  He is adding some special lighting, and doing some repairs.  Looks like the brakes need some work, and a couple wheel … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Thursday, December 24, 2020 It rained hard last night.  The wind was really strong–45mph (74kph).  As the cold front went through, the temperature dropped like a rock.  We had 50s yesterday, today at noon it’s 25!  We are having occasional … Continue reading

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Mid-July already

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 Boy, oh boy!  The calendar pages flip over pretty fast.  Here we are in the middle of July already.  The pace of work here has finally slowed,  if just a little bit.  John has ‘caught up’ … Continue reading

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Good soybean days

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 The weather has been quite favorable this week for the harvesting of soybeans.  Although the morning dew delays the day’s start until almost noon, the work of the day has gone relatively smooth.  You can tell … Continue reading

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Routine stuff

Friday, June 29, 2018 Another month nearly over.  2018 is zipping by.   (School starts again here in 5 weeks!) No rain yesterday, and the days are warming up.   Today’s temp is predicted for 93F (34C).  The talk around is about … Continue reading

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Changeovers

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 We are making some changes.  First one is in the office.  Our 10-year-old Windows 7 computer has begun to sputter a bit, locking up occasionally, and causing some frustration.  So, we are moving up to a … Continue reading

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A happy day

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 We got good news today.  The replanting that was done at the Freddie farm last Wednesday, June 22, is now emerging.  No further replanting will be required!  The soybean air drill and cart can remain in … Continue reading

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Sunny Friday

May 27, 2016 It’s a sunny Friday afternoon, and rather breezy.  The rain that fell yesterday just before noon has the soybean planter stopped.  Again.  We will wait for drier field conditions to get the soybean planter going once more. … Continue reading

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