LEG ARMS vs. WHEEL LOADER|Can He Fix It?

Dec 28, 2019
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A few weeks back after loading trucks with winter wheat our John Deere 844 wheel loader had a catastrophic failure of all hydraulic pumps after a drive line universal exploded. It took some time but once parts were tracked down and professionally rebuilt, Leg Arms was able to work his magic and get this machine back in action!
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Comments
  • Are the peas used as cattle feed?

    Bruce TrueBruce True15 days ago
  • At least y'all's got the end crimping machine!! I remember doing those with a hydraulic jack!!

    Hugh StephensonHugh Stephenson19 days ago
  • Is that universal joint supposed to break at some point or why did it happen ? I'd say very bad construction if the universal joint is close to the pumps and it/when it fails it brakes everything on its way.

    adven tureadven ture29 days ago
  • I am sure you have winter 2020-2021 full with the Wagner and hopefully the Moline. Maybe for winter 2021-2022 you folks can refurbish this loader and repaint it. Maybe paint it white and call it Big John. I love watching you guys doing this stuff.

    Michael SurrattMichael SurrattMonth ago
  • Love your videos guys ,God Bless. From Indiana.

    Greg in Indiana.Greg in Indiana.3 months ago
  • Having the right tools is half the fight. Good video.

    John CookJohn Cook5 months ago
  • Scott Welker-Employee of the century! 😉👍🏻

    Olaf SchmidtOlaf Schmidt5 months ago
  • Bob the builder? Nah Leg arms the fixer

    ErrorError6 months ago
  • Late to the party but it looks like there may be enough room around the pumps to put a guard around the u-joint to prevent destroying the pumps in the future. Solid but similar to a pto shaft guard but mounted to the casing.

    Baron ClimeBaron Clime6 months ago
  • I have been watching this channel for quite awhile now and what really amazes me is how well everyone works together. I am jealous about how well the kids works with their father. I never had this kind of relationship with my dad. It is so awesome to see.

    Mark KMark K6 months ago
  • Way to go leg arms that looked like a dog of a job

    Paul BarnettPaul Barnett7 months ago
  • Damn Leg Arms, you are an animal. There’s snow on the ground and you are struttin around in a tank top like you’re in Palm Springs

    Steve BSteve B8 months ago
  • $500 to have brakes, well worth it I say.

    Carl StevensCarl Stevens8 months ago
  • Leg arms is genius. Totally knows his stuff. Doesnt say too much, but talks sence. Love all the welker family Ofcourse. 👌💪

    Carl StevensCarl Stevens8 months ago
  • I love how y'all rebranded the skid steer. Quality workmanship.

    Michael Bradley-RobbinsMichael Bradley-Robbins8 months ago
  • LA, you are one talented guy.

    Alec WilsonAlec Wilson8 months ago
  • If I wasn't all the way across the country in Michigan I'd love to help y'all out.

    Joe WaunJoe Waun9 months ago
  • You guys need a vacuum valve on the top of the hydraulic tank so you don't have to drain it just to work on the suction line.

    Big Daddy PheneBig Daddy Phene9 months ago
  • Iv enjoyed all your videos that iv watched. I worked for a John Deere dealership for 22 years never got to work on one of the old 844 did all the classes that they had Heard horror stories of how they were to work on and LegArms did good for not ever working on one. Great job. GW

    Guy WardGuy Ward9 months ago
  • you did the right thing by NOT BUYING ALL NEW FROM A LOADER TO A PUMP. thats why i like you guys you are very smart 3500 bucks is way cheaper than 100000 loan payments

    theodore scotttheodore scott9 months ago
  • #LegArms is a great motivational speaker! 💪🏻👏🏻👏🏻

    Richard StevensonRichard Stevenson9 months ago
  • I love how much you guys teach me. I work more cattle hours then wheat etc. I dont like harvesting etc. I dont hate it. Promise. Or I wouldn't be here. Yall have gave me A LOT OF saving money routes if I was to harvest more then just 1 wheat field. Thank yall. I learn every time.

    Mod SquadMod Squad10 months ago
  • Ive been a huge fan and now im on a 2 year mission in uganda africa and these videos keep me going and remind me of home keep going leg arms and nick! go caseih!!

    Bridger WidmierBridger Widmier10 months ago
  • You should build a loftinine* for storage *OLF

    Gene MurphyGene Murphy10 months ago
  • Hi grasshopper, (legarms) another great job done, he's the best, bad luck about the oil leak, practice makes perfect 😎

    K DK D10 months ago
  • Well Altec makes the very best!!!!! Enough said!!! LOL

    Bill 55811Bill 5581110 months ago
  • Good to see the loader running again leg arms man you can do it all truly blessed

    Dan FinleyDan Finley10 months ago
  • You don’t have to drain the whole hydraulic reservoir !! Just get a old vacuüm cleaner put it on the filler cap with the cap of ofcourse and you’re good to go 😎👌🏻

    Richard SchatRichard Schat10 months ago
  • Since you’re partnered with case now maybe you can demo a new case loader? 🤷‍♀️🧐

    Macallister SandersMacallister Sanders10 months ago
  • You guys are awesome. Like the work ethic

    Mike FormichelliMike Formichelli10 months ago
  • It would be nice to paint the 844.

    Mike FormichelliMike Formichelli10 months ago
  • i know it will be alot of work but can ya'll please do detailed videos on how to do all of these things so that people who have the same issues can do these thing themselves? it would really be appreciated

    Brent TorresBrent Torres10 months ago
  • Great video, encourages me to take another try at fixing my lawnmower!

    Cathy DuPontCathy DuPont10 months ago
  • yas

    tekyrichtekyrich10 months ago
  • Saw the peas video before this one. I feel so bad.

    ll KMark llll KMark ll10 months ago
  • Legarms that vest top is so bad man! Omg please don't wear them it is not a good look! 🤔😷

    Mark M79Mark M7910 months ago
  • Thought you'd just crimp that hydrolic hose on by hand like crushing a soda can.

    Vider 83Vider 8310 months ago
  • You do have to have a Case around to help out a Deere. I appreciate you telling about it taking 3 hours for the hoses. Experience is always good!

    Paul ThurmanPaul Thurman10 months ago
  • WHERE IS NICK

    Bowen DonaldsonBowen Donaldson10 months ago
  • Your ethos repair, saving cash and knowledge is spot on.

    Roger PageRoger Page10 months ago
  • Yay stuff in side

    Deathwarmedover 97Deathwarmedover 9710 months ago
  • Great video guy's enjoyed watching and I think it's awesome that your not afraid to honor God in your videos👍👍

    Doug DevriesDoug Devries10 months ago
  • If He can't fix it IT AIN'T BROKE !!

    Mike YoungbloodMike Youngblood10 months ago
  • "Using a Case to pull a John Deere; that sounds about right, doesn't it guys?" I heard Millennial Farmer gritting his teeth from halfway across the country. :)

    Andrew PoloniAndrew Poloni11 months ago
  • Can he fix it yes we can

    467jezza467jezza11 months ago
  • You going to the National Farm Machinery Show?

    Scott OwenScott Owen11 months ago
    • We're looking at the World Expo in Cali for two days and the NFMS the last two (Fri & Sat).

      Robert WelkerRobert Welker10 months ago
  • wow we shrink wrap everything now we store in or outside now the farm has a lot of storage shields openside mice and pigeons love to live there bird poop not great for paint out anything too we are closing them up slowly putting a concrete floor to in the shields too with the concrete floor found we have lease mice in the buildings to with the warp on the equipment have fewer people here going throw the stuff now and the snow and rain does not get to them with the warp to we did pay for our boat to be done each year do to the birds and the people going throw it we just had one-time mice in the boat set outside we found for 500 dollars we could save it if we able to stick warp the selves we have a lot of extra stuff we had to put under a roof for storage 14 rolls of shrink wrap this year, mmm we were able to store the items in the new /damaged barn OHS was ok with that but did put all the building on a hilt after a utility company cut throw a gas and powerline and the waterline and run into the building the only idiot company would be it was phone company did let the company know that they are doing it wrong we got a what to wth them again they have the right to record us so we do the same on the call we need too and that company was one of them right now we are in count over the recording to then we are back in for the damages they did the barn will be torn down in springtime we poured the foundation in one piece th corner of the building was broken and structural damaging the rest of the building

    emily peterisonemily peterison11 months ago
  • This is the second time that you had the cab tilted on the JD pay loader. What was wrong the first time? Keep up the videos Leg Arms & Robert. Too bad on that leak! Hello from NE Montana.

    DARREL FUHRMANDARREL FUHRMAN11 months ago
    • First was seeing the broken parts. Second was putting in the parts.

      Robert WelkerRobert Welker10 months ago
  • The more you repair, the more you learn, the more you learn the more tricks you can apply, the more tricks you can apply the more complex things you can repair. The more complex things you attempt, the more frustrating things you run into. But, if you look back and think about what you would not have attempted to do only a few years ago that are now routine, the less frustrated you feel. Nice complex fix Leg Arms.

    R JohnsonR Johnson11 months ago
  • I'm constantly amazed at Leg Arms' knowledge and abilities! The Welker Team is formidable!

    Tom MathewsTom Mathews11 months ago
  • Did anyone else notice he was turning the ratchet on the cab to the beat around 16:30ish

    Andrew AshAndrew Ash11 months ago
  • "I'm a big fatty, I got big arms and big legs..." The honesty.

    HoNk hOnKHoNk hOnK11 months ago
  • What farmer do - rebuild - reuse everything. My later step - Grandfather was born in late 1800's. (passed 1973) Built a 'tractor' out of a truck parts. Used to move hay and lots of small things around the farm. The family has pictures of him using horses / steam and 'modern' tractors. I learned a lot from him about reusing items. RIP Gramps.

    Tom PinnefTom Pinnef11 months ago
  • Look at Legarms getting all Nietzche on us.......👍🏻

    Paul C. Sachse Jr.Paul C. Sachse Jr.11 months ago
  • sun's out gun's out

    nevetsnevets11 months ago
  • Love the mech vids.

    Doug JonesDoug Jones11 months ago
  • If you love that new trailer you have You would Really LOVE Wilson or a Timpte grain hopper trailer. Your aren't really going to haul on a 30 on way trip Without a Tarp are you?

    Daniel HoferDaniel Hofer11 months ago
  • another great video! Keep it up guys! Happy New Year!

    Rod HunterRod Hunter11 months ago
  • Happy New Year from Saint Johns,Mi May you have a great 2020

    John buffalo45John buffalo4511 months ago
  • Wszystkiego dobrego w nowym Roku samej miłej pracy

    Gzegorz BrzezinskiGzegorz Brzezinski11 months ago
  • Too much talk and too much fast forwarding through the actual repair work.

    specwar64specwar6411 months ago
  • Happy New Years Welkers. I actually have done some electrical work in Shelby in the 80"s. We did a lighting project on the Airport and did the electrical on a new church that was being built. What I remember about the church was the ceiling lights were installed above some ceiling fans, it had a bit of a strobe effect so we moved some of the ceiling lights. Have a great 2020.

    StumpjumperStumpjumper11 months ago
  • I think you and leg arms should definitely kind of have your own shows(own the same channel of coarse), maybe different days of the week? Not always though I love them together to I was sjust thinking when or if you guys have to do different jobs. I also love any input form you father he is a wide man. I didn't have a dad ever( not looking for sympathy) it just make sme happy seeing how great he is and how great you to kids are as well it honestly makes me happy and so joyful seeing kids have what I didn't. It gives me quite a bit of hope for this county and lifts my sports everytime. I was lucky enough to have the most amazing grandfather to fill the the gap still not quitete the same, but wouldn't have changed it for the world.sobwoth that being said I absolutely love your dad's Bob Chanel's he reminds me so much of my grandfather and his jokes and the hidden wisdom in them. You have of the best channels imo because you have the American dream with the true American family. I have a very small farm myself just enough for some draft hores and some beef cattle for our family, my dream is to have a hay and crop farm with just a small amount for head so I never get to bored in MN winters. I watch your family's channels and MN farmers and a few others like northern. Farmer I like his wisdom to. And white a few small ones to many to list.

    Sam klienSam klien11 months ago
  • he man, i have the course to make the hoses. but i have not seen the machine you are using. It would be nice to learn that.

    panteretpanteret11 months ago
  • You leave the keys in your vehicles? Aren't you worried about Millenials hoping in and driving?

    Kirt HedquistKirt Hedquist11 months ago
  • I would help but I'm all the way up in Canada great job guys in getting that unit in

    chris alwardchris alward11 months ago
  • 14:40 amen brother. 👍🏻👍🏻

    SparkysGarageSparkysGarage11 months ago
  • happy New Year

    igor malekigor malek11 months ago
  • So do you know what your going to do with the Wagner W4?

    Jackson FolwarskiJackson Folwarski11 months ago
    • We'll restore her but haven't had the time.

      Robert WelkerRobert Welker10 months ago
  • I raised my hand to help but it’s too late sorry guys, maybe next time

    Backwoods NomadBackwoods Nomad11 months ago
  • Had I seen this in time I would have drove out.....still would be on my way if I had.

    Michael LanglieMichael Langlie11 months ago
  • Smart work! I like it! For me these videos are like an inspiration.

    Stefan DeichselStefan Deichsel11 months ago
  • That leg arms can fix anything!

    MichgundogMichgundog11 months ago
  • Awesome fix

    Ronald WallanderRonald Wallander11 months ago
  • God bless you welker farms and seasonal greetings 2020 from Australia.

    SCS SargeSCS Sarge11 months ago
  • There's a very special metal that only Welker Farms Inc. has. It's Stainless Steel Aluminum. Very Very Rare. As far as I know, Welker is the only place on earth where it exists. I think they got it from a crashed alien space ship or something. :)

    Steven HorneSteven Horne11 months ago
  • You should take a tour of all your neighbours farms

    Wendy DeissWendy Deiss11 months ago
  • Your going to drive on interstate loaded with no tarp?

    JJ11 months ago
  • You guys are awesome, inspirational, and good people! Love your vids and management decisions. Keep it up, have an awesome 2020!

    S RicheyS Richey11 months ago
  • Congrats getting the old girl going again 👍

    KevinKevin11 months ago
  • Just an Observation , The 59 thumbs down , why ? , These guys aren't afraid to get they're hands dirty , save money and learn , Most people live in the throw away age , want NEW, NEW , NEW ! Machinery can last for Years if taken care of , YES they break , yes they cost Money to fix , But the money they save to get the job done Does not compare, to what it would cost to have someone do it , to Rent or otherwise ! Just wondering why the thumbs down ?

    JC StekJC Stek11 months ago
  • We have a 8940 sitting in our shop right now getting a rebuilt motor but it's still a good looking tractor

    justin schmickerjustin schmicker11 months ago
  • YES HE CAN !!!

    Robert WhiteheadRobert Whitehead11 months ago
  • that was my thought the key

    John GreeneJohn Greene11 months ago
  • Another outstanding job using your knowledge and God given talents to repair your equipment. Just love that you share it with us God Bless.

    Frank KottwitzFrank Kottwitz11 months ago
  • I did say Leg Arms loved that loader too much not to fix it.

    CragifiedCragified11 months ago
  • leg arms such a capable guy.

    K RK R11 months ago
  • again

    Spencer kirkingSpencer kirking11 months ago
  • hopefully we don't have to watch a video about fixing the hydraulics on the loader

    Spencer kirkingSpencer kirking11 months ago
  • Happy new year 🥳

    Traverse GamacheTraverse Gamache11 months ago
  • Heck of a mechanic !! Nice job.

    Steve MilamSteve Milam11 months ago
  • Put the hydraulic tank on a vacuum, that way you won't have to drain it.

    Drew BlankenshipDrew Blankenship11 months ago
  • Franchement vous gérez bien les gars... bravo 👏👏

    GLOOBYGLOOBY11 months ago
  • New tractor run video up on my channel if anyone wouldn’t mind giving it a look , thanks 👍🏻🚜🚜🚜

    B & W Agri VideosB & W Agri Videos11 months ago
  • Some very true words of wisdom there from Leg Arms after he spent 3 hours trying to get those fittings on. It's nice to see that you guys use your platform of influence to spread positivity into this world. I really appreciate it and I would bet that others do too. Keep up the great work guys!

    Tanner DeWittTanner DeWitt11 months ago
  • Ice outside.... goes out in a tank top....leg arms logic....

    josh33025josh3302511 months ago
  • Your not just a big fatty your so much more you are good with your hands and can fix lots of things

    Harris AikenHarris Aiken11 months ago
  • Can I fly out there and drive one of the big buds that is one of my ultimate lifetime goal to do

    Jayden WeberJayden Weber11 months ago
  • Great job leg arms. Great content

    Sam HSam H11 months ago
  • Nice to see the farming videos again. Thought I somehow got subscribed to a framing channel. Lol.

    S. PursellS. Pursell11 months ago
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