How to Lose a Tire in 10 Acres

  • čas přidán 11. 11. 2019
  • How to Lose a Tire in 10 Acres.. I've had better days. Only 600 acres of corn to go. #harvest2019blows
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Komentáře • 965

  • RumMonkeyable
    RumMonkeyable Před měsícem +123

    What I have learned from watching the Millennial Farmer: The folks who farm are HARD working, kind-hearted, and have a passion for the land. They face CONSTANT adversity with determination to keep tilling the soil, harvesting the crops, and maintaining all the equipment. They embrace new technology for the sake of running and having a better farm operation. Farmers are good, caring neighbors. Farmers are our heritage. A simple 'thank you' doesn't seem to say enough, but it is heart-felt and sincere. Thank you to all of our farmers. ❤️️👍💪 P.S. What I said....for livestock farmers, too. 😊

    • Brady Schwartz
      Brady Schwartz Před 28 dny +1

      Your welcome, we hope every year through winter that all of our calves make it through the cold once they're born.

    • Spiffle
      Spiffle Před 28 dny

      You could not have said it better friend. Thanks for that. And thanks to all the farmers that keep us fed.

    • Lee Carey
      Lee Carey Před 28 dny

      You have not a clue just how bad it really is lol I'm a 4 generation farmer an it gets stuffer every year

    • Millennial Farmer
      Millennial Farmer  Před 29 dny +3

      Just doing what we love to do!! And yes, absolutely, the livestock farmers bust their tails. I can't imagine dealing with this cold constantly when things break.

    • Dave Hughes Farm
      Dave Hughes Farm Před 29 dny +1

      Yes Sir, Farmer/Ranchers are embattled in a constant stream of adversity.....Cursed but mostly blessed..Thank you for the Thank you...

  • Aresisis
    Aresisis Před 2 dny

    was supposed to get some work done tonight but i clicked on one of these.. now its 6 videos in, and im emotionally invested in this. Half a day of LP left and its a 15 hour wait for more!? that is NO GOOD

  • Chris Hilbert
    Chris Hilbert Před 2 dny

    +1 for the Billy Madison reference

  • Jim Mason
    Jim Mason Před 9 dny

    Those tractor dealers are in business because of one reason..... everything is designed to wear out or break.....

  • carson Saurdiff
    carson Saurdiff Před 11 dny +1

    why did you not pack the wheel bearings before you installed them

  • Thomas Daugherty
    Thomas Daugherty Před 11 dny

    You need antigel in the tanks. Or is it just the diaphragm getting iced up?

  • Tim Woodring
    Tim Woodring Před 18 dny

    You’re getting moisture in the bearings and than the water freezes cracking the bearing housing. Reason to never steam clean, or pressure wash equipment in the fall, wait till spring.

  • RcFlanagan
    RcFlanagan Před 19 dny

    Need some of those wood magnets.

  • Austin Lundquist
    Austin Lundquist Před 20 dny

    What kind of education did you get after college?

  • Chris Darting
    Chris Darting Před 21 dnem

    Did you say "Shameless Plug or Shameless Pug"???

  • Stevens Ranch
    Stevens Ranch Před 22 dny +1

    3:56 what a plug

  • highlandrab19
    highlandrab19 Před 22 dny

    Soak the nozzle in alcohol to unfreeze it

  • Adam Brake
    Adam Brake Před 24 dny

    Hard working man... I have great respect...

  • Adam Brake
    Adam Brake Před 24 dny

    You have an amazing operation... I hope it profitable for you... I see a hella lot of spending...
    Vary tough business to be in.

  • Alex Duke
    Alex Duke Před 24 dny

    With all that deforestation you just single handedly killed ALL the Panda bears... I hope you're happy with yourself

  • Alex Duke
    Alex Duke Před 24 dny +1

    There's ONE thing I hate more than being cold and that's being hot!

  • Automan 13
    Automan 13 Před 25 dny

    Noooo Jesus not that wheel!!

  • CrazyKittyBoi
    CrazyKittyBoi Před 25 dny


  • amos snow
    amos snow Před 25 dny

    Lots of people and experience but you WAY over torqued the hub bearing. Tapered roller bearings or Timpkin bearings on hubs are firm hand tight. You actually want to feel a few thousands play when you jerk on the wheel when mounted to the hub.

  • Adam
    Adam Před 25 dny

    All the breakdowns and stuff in this video must be so frustrating. I’ve been in your situation with every single one of them. But I think the most frustrating out of all of them is the propane shortage. You would think propane companies would be prepared for this with extra help on deck extra storage closer to their customers etc. I realize it’s a lot less simple than it sounds but still… Anyway keep up the good work man

  • Michael Belden
    Michael Belden Před 26 dny

    Their here also trying to get the corn out. Western Nebraska. I really think highly of your channel and what your doing. I just watched your interview 3 months ago. Can I please pass some knowledge to you. Just to help you understand what is going on with the weather. It will only take about 1 hour of you time before they totally shut him down. It mint help you as all the other farmers that look up to. Again it's on the weather. Yet still a lot of people dont understand the why yet. And as farming goes forward maybe this mint give you all a better understanding and help you for the future. Just an hour of your time all I ask. Please check out Mike Morales. He is very good at understanding the weather and why we have what we have as weather. Take care and be safe.

  • Bam MasterJ813
    Bam MasterJ813 Před 26 dny

    Those fuel wagons are nice.. we sell them at my work (Case dealer, the welkers love that lol!) Glad to see successful farmers on CHclip! Support both of y’all! Great content and awesome people!

  • Everythingisgoingtobealright

    All summer I watch and think, I wish I was a farmer. Then I see bare hands in a windy cold field fixing a wheel bearing and I think, fuck that.

  • David Van Der Hart
    David Van Der Hart Před 26 dny

    10:55 At least he uses the right stuff to seal the wheel seal to the hub. The best silicone gasket I have found for automotive repair.

  • Douglas Cushing
    Douglas Cushing Před 26 dny

    A maintenance tip - as an aircraft mechanic I've learned in order to increase the life of wheel bearings, you should spin the hub as your tightening the bearing, to prevent Brinelling... What is Brinelling you ask ? Brinelling is a process of wear in which similar marks are pressed into the surface of a moving part, such as bearings or hydraulic pistons. in other words spinning as you tighten prevents brinelling thus saves the internal raceways of a bearing to permanent damaged.

  • Dagget Coyote
    Dagget Coyote Před 26 dny +2

    The lakes are not frozen. They just have some ice already.

  • Barry Pearce
    Barry Pearce Před 26 dny

    good lord, man, you are certainly a jack-of-all trades.

  • Nick Ardoin
    Nick Ardoin Před 26 dny

    Love the comment about cutting down the rain forest haha. I think it's funny how everybody was crying about the Amazon rain forest being on fire earlier this year talking about how it's the "world's lungs" and "the planet is being destroyed". The annual United States corn crop yields about 40% more oxygen in a year than the entire amazon rain forest does in a year. Not only that, but the ones contributing to deforestation are the developers that are buying old farmland and wooded areas and knocking down trees and clearing land to build spec houses on quarter acre lots of land. Loggers, timber companies, and investors that own timberland raise their trees like a crop and replant them after logging/clear cutting. Wooded areas that get cleared to have houses built on them do not get replanted. It's also funny about how everybody whines and cries and pitches a fit about logging and what they call deforestation while they sit in their lazy boy recliners (which are built out of wood, go figure) that is inside their 2000 square foot house (which is also made out of lumber, who woulda guessed). Kinda like the hippies that fill their cars up with gas on their way to protest a crude oil pipeline being built.

  • Cody's Bricks
    Cody's Bricks Před 26 dny

    You're so strong😁

  • clint michels
    clint michels Před 26 dny

    Lol was that a forest Gump quote at the end....

  • bcvbb hyui
    bcvbb hyui Před 26 dny

    "So it fixed itself" as a true millennial would say to a problem.

  • afutla qian
    afutla qian Před 27 dny

    “The wheels look fine” 2 minutes later wheel falls off! 😂

  • Matthew Kesler
    Matthew Kesler Před 27 dny

    Check all your attachments before you work land everybody.

    • afutla qian
      afutla qian Před 27 dny

      8:45 "Jim, at least it's cold out." The look on his face - BAHAHA!

  • Mikey Childress
    Mikey Childress Před 27 dny

    You big babies that wheels not that heavy

  • bodoti qwiu
    bodoti qwiu Před 27 dny

    fuel nozzle frozen? bring your pickup over to it and stick it in the exhaust and in a few mins it will be good to go.

  • Heath Barga
    Heath Barga Před 27 dny

    How do you guys go through so many tired

    • bodoti qwiu
      bodoti qwiu Před 27 dny

      that you’re having so many issues with your bearings

  • gerald gauss
    gerald gauss Před 27 dny

    What’s the torc spec on this? Yep! That’s what I thought. Hahaha

  • Ted Zabel
    Ted Zabel Před 27 dny

    At 8:00 I heard the unmistakable sound of a locomotive air horn, probably giving a _ _ O _ for a grade crossing. Nice touch!!

  • D Hyde
    D Hyde Před 27 dny

    Think of all that you could accomplish if you didn't waste that 4 hours a day asleep.....

  • Ken Lynch
    Ken Lynch Před 27 dny

    🚜 🚜 🚜 🚜 🚜

  • Ken Lynch
    Ken Lynch Před 27 dny

    🚜 🚜 🚜 🚜 🚜

    • dolimi jotoo
      dolimi jotoo Před 27 dny

      3:28 they don't make those magnets like they used to

  • Soinas Doyi
    Soinas Doyi Před 28 dny +4

    “The wheels look fine” 2 minutes later wheel falls off! 😂

  • athalye rajan
    athalye rajan Před 28 dny

    Thank you for all u do to feed us silly city folk. Also an additional thx for showing us how things work on a real farm.

    • Soinas Doyi
      Soinas Doyi Před 28 dny

      demanding on equipment. You would think the manufacturers would make their parts last a lot longer. But then their parts department would go out of business so I get it.

  • James Downey
    James Downey Před 28 dny

    Forrest Gump!!! Great reference!

  • doliio volay
    doliio volay Před 28 dny

    happy gilmore and forest gump reference in one video.. fantastic lol

  • Bobby Jones
    Bobby Jones Před 28 dny

    Gotta protect that rain forest.

    • doliio volay
      doliio volay Před 28 dny

      How does this year's harvest compare to previous years?

  • David DuBourt
    David DuBourt Před 28 dny

    Imagine you guys don't use natural gas for the dryer due to cost or supply hurdles? be nice to have a constant supply & not worry about shortages. Hope the weather turns a little warmer and the snow stays away for ya!

  • bowen voowy
    bowen voowy Před 28 dny

    3:28 they don't make those magnets like they used to

  • Robert Regan
    Robert Regan Před 28 dny

    8:45 "Jim, at least it's cold out." The look on his face - BAHAHA!

    • bowen voowy
      bowen voowy Před 28 dny

      How much LP do you guys use during harvest? One semi load for two days? $$$$$$$$$ Thought my home heating was expensive.... lol

  • mnethanol1
    mnethanol1 Před 28 dny

    i will come help!

  • Kathy Malaspina
    Kathy Malaspina Před 28 dny

    No one works harder or longer then a farmer.

  • wesley moore
    wesley moore Před 28 dny

    You know Zack love your channel and I’m not one to bitch about a lot of stuff but your guises dealing with that bearing and no torque specs and other things may be the reason that you’re having so many issues with your bearings

  • Ride Now
    Ride Now Před 28 dny

    First of all, you need a tree magnet; not a camera magnet. Secondly, the torque spec for that spindle nut is referenced in German as guedentyte. You're welcome. 😉

  • 7810ftw
    7810ftw Před 28 dny

    been watching for a few weeks now love your content , your humour aligns very well with me, i think you could be my american twin!

  • 26Lead26
    26Lead26 Před 28 dny

    Living out here in West Texas, it's ironic that there's a propane shortage in the Midwest. We're flaring an ungodly amount of natural gas out here - partly or largely because of bottlenecks. The oversupply is so bad that the price of natural gas at the Waha Trading Hub has spiked into negative numbers several times this year. Granted, propane makes up a small percentage of natural gas, but still.

  • dolimi jotoo
    dolimi jotoo Před 28 dny

    3:28 they don't make those magnets like they used to

  • Jordan Chamberlain
    Jordan Chamberlain Před 28 dny

    I like your fancy bearing press

  • Les Brown
    Les Brown Před 28 dny

    Corn stalk fired grain dryer.
    That's the answer.

  • 1 Proud American
    1 Proud American Před 28 dny

    Just found your channel and I'll be subscribing.
    Almost every farming channel I watch on youtube has broken vehicles/equipment in their videos. We know farming is extremely demanding on equipment. You would think the manufacturers would make their parts last a lot longer. But then their parts department would go out of business so I get it.

  • Ben Pattinson
    Ben Pattinson Před 28 dny

    Hey Zach, where are you, are you okay?