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Old 09-02-2022, 7:19am   #141
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I had no issues with it. I’m 5’8.

It installs on top (above) the ROPS.
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It's a spot of shade for your brains and some double as an attempt at being a legit roll bar....some are legit.
The bar is part of the tractor from the factory. This one is legit for sure. The roof clips onto the bar. The roof from John Deere is built like a brick outhouse. When I saw it crumpled up I thought about bending the pieces straight enough that I could still use it. No freaking way
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I had no issues with it. I’m 5’8.

It installs on top (above) the ROPS.
Thanks. I may add one of the OEM.
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I put the whole thing on the 0% note...

3032E Tractor-Loader/bucket
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A word to the wise. Make sure you get the optional slip clutch on that RC2060 if you plan on doing any clearing or mulching. Without it, all that unit will be good for is clipping grass.
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A word to the wise. Make sure you get the optional slip clutch on that RC2060 if you plan on doing any clearing or mulching. Without it, all that unit will be good for is clipping grass.
I will check into this.
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The bar is part of the tractor from the factory. This one is legit for sure. The roof clips onto the bar. The roof from John Deere is built like a brick outhouse. When I saw it crumpled up I thought about bending the pieces straight enough that I could still use it. No freaking way

Big time safety item here locally with all the ditches, canals, and marsh mats.
The fact it blocks some sun is bonus.
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I've been out of the game since the early 90s but a Kubota with hydrostat was always hard to beat.
I worked at a dealership in rural NJ for a few years and would demo equipment for buyers, rock pick fields etc.

Kubota hydraulics were always so much smoother than the others that seemed jumpy and inconsistent; but again, this is old info.
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A word to the wise. Make sure you get the optional slip clutch on that RC2060 if you plan on doing any clearing or mulching. Without it, all that unit will be good for is clipping grass.
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The rotary cutter has the slip clutch.
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Lars, the ROPS does you no good unless you’re wearing your seat belt.

Always wear your seat belt even if you think you’re only going to be on level ground. Before you know it you’ll drive one wheel across a pile of dirt from your box blade as you’re turning around, etc and your tractor will remind you to put it on… albeit a little too late.
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The rotary cutter has the slip clutch.

Good. Sometimes it is an add-on. Usually a couple hundred bucks. It will prevent extreme shocks from tearing up the u-joints on the PTO driveshaft. It acts as a buffer. If you are going to be doing heavy clearing, I consider it essential. Money well spent.
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The hard top is the balls!
Best thing I ever added, period!

I also included 4 work lights on the corners, just under it.
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Best thing I ever added, period!

I also included 4 work lights on the corners, just under it.


Mine came with a roof. Shade is good.
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The hard top is the balls!
Best thing I ever added, period!

I also included 4 work lights on the corners, just under it.
Requested today. He believes he has it in stock. Apparently a low inventory part, I'll know next week.

I see the OEM canopy has light cutouts in the mold. Pretty cool.
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My neighbor has a horse farm and already told me he'll take all the hay I can sell him. I may grow perennial peanut hay (Florida's alfalfa) the horse folks love that stuff and will pay a premium for it. (growing and harvesting hay does require a lot of pieces of equipment )
Handling hay bales and farming in general is hard work, even when I was a teen and in shape years ago. My moms boss had a hay farm and I worked for him during the seasons
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Handling hay bales and farming in general is hard work, even when I was a teen and in shape years ago. My moms boss had a hay farm and I worked for him during the seasons

That's what teens are for. The adults are down below throwing the bales on the elevator as fast as they can while us teens were up in the loft, where it is about 20 degrees hotter, trying our darndest to keep up with stacking it.

It's how I grew up.

Now that I have a farm of my own, I don't make the hay, but I buy enough of it. And I have to stack it myself.
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A word to the wise. Make sure you get the optional slip clutch on that RC2060 if you plan on doing any clearing or mulching. Without it, all that unit will be good for is clipping grass.
Alternatively, keep a supply of shear pins handy.
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That's what teens are for. The adults are down below throwing the bales on the elevator as fast as they can while us teens were up in the loft, where it is about 20 degrees hotter, trying our darndest to keep up with stacking it.

It's how I grew up.

Now that I have a farm of my own, I don't make the hay, but I buy enough of it. And I have to stack it myself.


I threw hay every summer and fall in Poteet, Texas for family...following the tractor, no gloves, bails made with real bailing wire.
Mrs. Moreno brought us Nehi grape or Big Red, trays of flour tortillas with eggs and potatos for food.

We worked and didnt complain.
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We worked and didnt complain.


We didn't complain because kids back then were taught to respect their elders. The men were out there in the fields working so that meant we were too. Just the way it was. Woke up early and ate breakfast in the dark too so that we could take advantage of every bit of daylight.
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Alternatively, keep a supply of shear pins handy.

By the time the shear pins have gone, the u-joints have already taken a beating. Just my experience.
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We didn't complain because kids back then were taught to respect their elders. The men were out there in the fields working so that meant we were too. Just the way it was. Woke up early and ate breakfast in the dark too so that we could take advantage of every bit of daylight.
I remember humping hay, picking beans and corn, and cleaning horse stalls. Never complained once. And we were lucky to get paid a few bucks. Truth is I would have done it for free I loved the work.

I could have stuck with it but went the construction route.
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