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Re: JD 1209

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ron wis

02-22-2013 04:51:14
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Bought one new 1977. If you have small rocks in field you will learn to duck the reel runs pretty fast and it will launch rocks at ya. Look at gearbox mounting plate for cracks. Cut a lot of hay with it very little trouble.




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Scott(MO)

02-22-2013 22:41:50
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 Re: JD 1209 in reply to ron wis, 02-22-2013 04:51:14  
I know what you mean about the rocks flying ron. I hit a box turtle a couple of years ago and he took quite a ride!

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Tx Jim

02-22-2013 05:24:27
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 Re: JD 1209 in reply to ron wis, 02-22-2013 04:51:14  
Besides looking for cracks on the gearbox mounting bracket if it's had much welding done on the bracket run don't walk away. Also check to be sure sickle drive arm is tight on wobblebox. I'd prefer the machine after SN 285001 because it will only have one lift cylinder. The earlier units with 2 lift cylinders(master & slave) have been known to raise platform uneven.
This post was edited by Tx Jim at 05:26:32 02/22/13.

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Texasmark1

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 Re: JD 1209 in reply to Tx Jim, 02-22-2013 05:24:27  
The comment about the drive arm on the wobble box cannot be overemphasized. It must be tight and when the manual says torque to 150 ft-lbs, it means just that. Failure to comply results in the bar breaking on the drive end and it doesn't take long, even with a new bar.

BTDT more than once.

Mark



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