Monthly Archives: August 2018

Lotsa mechanic work

Friday, August 31, 2018 Last day of August…it’s 92F (33C) out there, and it feels like an August day.  It has been a busy week here at Carnahan & Sons.  The maintenance on the JD S680 combine turned into a … Continue reading

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Digging deeper with a more thorough inspection

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 We had a formal, mechanic-performed inspection of the S680 combine done, and it revealed some work that needed to be done.  These were things that we did not discover on our own inspection.  Most was routine … Continue reading

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“Feels like fall”

Friday, August 24, 2018 “Feels like fall”.  That’s the typical comment you hear this morning.  It is a refreshing 63F (17C) this morning, and it really does feel like an autumn morning.  It is a welcome change from the near-90 … Continue reading

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Rainy Monday

August 20, 2018 The rain is off-and-on this morning, but some work is still occurring.  Brandon has the MX290 Magnum tractor in the shop.  He is servicing it, getting it ready to plant cover crops behind the combines.  We will … Continue reading

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Step at a time

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 It rained a tiny bit last night, .03″, hardly enough to wet the grass.  So, I went out with the 7130 and the Bush Hog cutter to mow more roadsides.  Sure makes me feel better to … Continue reading

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A quiet week

Saturday, August 11, 2018 If you were a fan of Garrison Keillor’s radio show, A Prairie Home Companion, you undoubtedly know the phrase, “It’s been a quiet week in Lake Wobegon, my hometown.”  That could be said to be true of the week … Continue reading

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Hello again…

Monday August 6, 2018 Pat and I have returned from a couple weeks’ travel to Florida and Disney World, and a few points in-between.  We got back home late last week.  Our days down south were relaxed and a much-needed … Continue reading

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