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Lucky

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It's been awhile, how are you liking the new setup?
I like it so far. Very nice setup but not as easy to load with the bale bed as I had hoped. Easy to load and unload with the tractor though. Having the fuel gauge might might be the best part. Lol
 

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We are about to get one. We found some used one priced higher than a new one. If your in our area I'll tell you were to get a new one.
 

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If you were redoing your farm diesel storage setup, what route would you go down currently? Let's assume something in the 250-500 gallon range, more or less.

Anyone used a plastic/synthetic tank for diesel storage?

Thanks.

Personally my farm tanks are 500 and 300 sit out like jltrents. I at a minimum would use a old 275 gallon kerosene tank like what was used for furnaces. It's easy set up
 

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I have a few spare tanks
 

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3 250 gal steel tanks. Been around since the 60s. Took the one off the stand in 2006 and put a pump on it. Run it off the tractor battery. I was using over 1000 gallons a year back then, now it's closer to 250 a year. Minimum delivery is 500 gal. so only use 2. I let the gravity tank drain into the tank with the pump when filling the tractor. Someday I might take it off the stand and plumb the two together but it probably won't happen till I'm told they won't fill tanks on stands anymore. ... 100_4914.JPG
 
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Meth is so widespread and common here, I can't have fuel storage. I'd end having to shoot one of my neighbors children. Very inconvenient, but I go get it on an as needed basis.
 

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1982vett> That is a good looking fence. From where I sit it appears the wire is on the side
away from the livestocck. This allows stock to push against the staples and clips instead of
the posts. You're welcome, always glad to give advice after the fact, LVR
 

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1982vett> That is a good looking fence. From where I sit it appears the wire is on the side
away from the livestocck. This allows stock to push against the staples and clips instead of
the posts. You're welcome, always glad to give advice after the fact, LVR
Lol..wish it still looked like that. Those corner post are the sorriest I’ve ever seen. Rotted off years ago.
 

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1982vett> That is a good looking fence. From where I sit it appears the wire is on the side
away from the livestocck. This allows stock to push against the staples and clips instead of
the posts. You're welcome, always glad to give advice after the fact, LVR
A properly built fence ( no wood ) it doesn't make a squat what side the wire, or the cows are on.
 

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When cattle will be on one side such as a fence that borders a road we always put the wire on the interior side. However I have more cross fences than most people I know and rarely have a cow push a wire off a post. People around here will always question why you put the wire on the exterior side though.
 

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