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  1. Changing 260 Backhoe control pattern to SAE

    Implements & Attachments
    I have a 1026r FILB and I don't like ISO backhoe control pattern. A quick change of the stick and boom hoses will change the pattern but several people have commented there is a flow restrictor and float position that will be reversed when you do this leading to unsatisfactory results. Its a...
  2. 1025r vs 1 ton+ boulder (a picture story)

    Sub Compact Utility Tractors (SCUT)
    I wish I would have snapped a pic before beginning to dig this up.... wait, I do have a pic, or rather a screen cap from when I flew my quadcopter over it. That just occurred to me as I began to type. Hurray for flying toys and GoPros! Here it is after I discovered just how large it was...
  3. How to Attach & Remove a John Deere 260 Backhoe

    Implements & Attachments
    Hey guys and gals - we have been taking your suggestions and are working on creating more and more How-To Guides for Installing, Removing and Using a variety of John Deere and other Tractor Attachments. You can view these on our website but we will also post some of the...
  4. First time digging with my 1026r

    Sub Compact Utility Tractors (SCUT)
    I'm bringing power out from my barn to my shed and what better way than with my 1026r. This is my very first time digging with a backhoe so I was a little shaky getting started. My first impressions are positive. As you can see there are a lot of large rocks and it wasn't much of a problem...