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About Agronomist_at_IA

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  • Birthday 01/09/1980

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    Northwest Iowa
  1. Ice Castle vs Firebrand vs Yetti

    I'm not trying to come of has a duche, but people take things way to personal. If you are getting all bent over this you are taking it to personal. This was never about a d*ck measuring contest, nor was any disrespect intended. I get it that when people disagree with something they don't tend to want to hear about it. No need to act like a snowflake over it. I guess if you don't want to believe that a 1500 truck can,will, and does pull the load. That is fine. However, it is a fact that it can. Now, if the driver is comfortable or not doing it more then likely depends on the driver. There are plenty of people who go both ways.
  2. Ice Castle vs Firebrand vs Yetti

    I never disagreed that a bigger truck was nicer for towing things. Wanderer pretty much hit the nail on the head. Exactly how am I wrong in that a 1500 pickup can't tow the trailer? It like the argument of a 22mag and a 223 for tote hunting. They both work, but a 223 is a bit nicer to use. I think your taking these discussions a little to serious. I up for discussion, where am I off or wrong on a nils or champion generator?
  3. Ice Castle vs Firebrand vs Yetti

    I might be wrong here, but it looks to me like you've never trucked or had to haul heavy loads with equipment. It sound like you went with a diesel & a heavy truck so you don't feel the load & drive it like an everyday car for stopping and going. An experianced drive shouldn't have issue and the weight is well within a 1500 limits.
  4. Ice Castle vs Firebrand vs Yetti

    Well, having overkill for pulling something is fine, but not needed. There is no need for a diesel to pull a 7,000 lb house. The reason those trucks are in the ditch is more then likley because they are inexperienced at towing with a pickup. While a 1/2ton can do it. A 3/4ton truck would be a little nicer and more than enough. A diesel is way overkill. Now if somebody prefers overkill that's fine, but a bunch of people making claims that it is needed is down right idiotic. Is there a difference pulling and stoping. Yes, but that's the difference a driver needs to accommodate for when driving. N I had a guy tell me that a 1500 pickup wasn't enough pickup to pull an 8x16 ice castle........ok.....I laughed.....I asked him why he thought it wouldn't work when I hauled seed around on an 18ft flatbed trailer. 3-2500lb minni bulks on it. 7500lbs of wieght + the trailer weight and it worked fine. I've even hauled more then that with a 1500. perfect truck to get to the bottom of the lake. Lol. If you need to use a diesel duality for other work I totally agree/get it. However, those city slickers don't need one to pull a wheel house on a lake.
  5. Ice Castle vs Firebrand vs Yetti people will be needing a semi truck to pull ice shacks.
  6. Ice Castle vs Firebrand vs Yetti

    Are you really serious.......thinking about needing a diesel......what are you a diesel truck salesmen? You must not actually use a pickup Much for the purpose of towing hauling is my guess. I don't know what's funnier this or when my buddy was worried his truck couldn't pull a 16ft aluminum Boat. I told him to use his minni van if he was worried lol.
  7. Thick ice, go to auger gas or cordless

    That isn't a curved blade. It is a flat blade shaver. A "mora" hand auger is basicly the same design has an ion.
  8. Is there a home test for a regulator?

  9. Thick ice, go to auger gas or cordless

    This really suprises me....were the blades dull? Was it a flat blade shaver (mora) or the curved blade lazer style? I know you said strike master mora......but that label is on the lazer and the mora augers I've had. I'm a little suprised if you found the flat blade shaver hard to turn with a drill......A lot of people prefer the mora flage blade because it is $40 for a new auger, cuts smooth and easy, and blades are cheap. I've actually put a 10in mora on my 1200in/lb drill and turn it fine.
  10. Thick ice, go to auger gas or cordless

    2704 Milwaukee 1200in/lb. with an 8in nils. Sold my model 30this year. Been fine on 24-30in of ice. Use the 9ah battery. Won’t go back.
  11. Is there a home test for a regulator?

    I had a problem like that with a grill. Replaced regulator and connection hose for $8.99. Problem fixed. It's the only problem I've ever had with a regulator.
  12. "Mr. Walleye" Trophy | lotw

    Sounds similar to our trip to Upper Red Lake every year around Dec. 19th. Only the winner is called Walleye Master.
  13. Looking for a 10in Mora blade cover

    From Strikemaster..... This size blade has been discontinued since 1981. my auger is at best only 37 years old.......If it could only tell stories.
  14. Looking for a 10in Mora blade cover

    Yes...yes it is.....way cheaper then a 10in Nils at $360.
  15. Looking for a 10in Mora blade cover

    Got a set of old new stock mora 10in blades to put it on, and drilled 5 holes in 18-20in of ice no problem with the Milwaukee 1200in/lb-clam plate-mora 10in. Didn't skip or jump. This is gonna be nice for the wheel house. When I had the HT Polar Fire shaver/chipper blades the drill would cut out because they were to agressive. So so if anyone comes across some mora 10in shaver blades or 10in shaver blades in general let me know.