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  • john maddock's Avatar
    Today, 11:04 AM
    This side of the Pacific, that's called "ring barking". Was a standard method of clearing land in the days before dozers. A couple (or more) plugs...
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  • Ironhead's Avatar
    Today, 10:10 AM
    On this side of the pond, if there was a tree in the forest we didn't want to re-germinate, we would take the chain saw and cut a couple of rings...
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  • Ironhead's Avatar
    Today, 10:02 AM
    On this side of the pond, my father used to tell a story from before WWII about walking a draft horse about 30 miles - leading it until his feet got...
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  • rangerover's Avatar
    Today, 09:28 AM
    Thank you Jack. In this instance there is a building close by and a road, so no colatteral damage,hopefully!
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  • Jack_Caley's Avatar
    Today, 08:43 AM
    I was of corse joking, but many years ago my neighbour went to Dagenham and drove an old paraffin Fordson major home to save the delivery. He had to...
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  • Jack_Caley's Avatar
    Today, 08:39 AM
    Be careful of any surrounding trees with roundup, it can kill neighbouring trees through the roots, jack caley
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  • Barney's Avatar
    Today, 07:01 AM
    The cross is usually done the other way round to improve carcase conformation. The horns should not be a problem at birth as they are small to non...
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  • Barney's Avatar
    Today, 06:58 AM
    We lost a few until we supplemented all the cattle with a selenium/vit E supplement in the feed. It may be too late for this calf but try adding...
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  • Dunny's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:46 PM
    Thanks ACE, I will check. D
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  • Footsfitter's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:40 PM
    Footsfitter replied to a thread kubota engine in Machinery
    Seeing as Kubota is being mentioned, Vapormatic have started to flog bits for them, not much at the moment ...
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  • rangerover's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:41 PM
    Does anyone have a recipe for killing a standing tree, a sycamore , so that leaves will not be a problem? A number of years ago I killed an Ash tree...
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  • Oldred brown's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:44 PM
    Must be a northern thing.Bought some stock from a southern mart, (not being too specific,EastAnglia!),did not get a penny.Yet certainly in the north...
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  • Oldred brown's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:36 PM
    We have a suckler calf that has been diagnosed with vitamin E difficientcy. Vet prescribed selium injection,but it has made no difference.Calf unable...
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  • county1184's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:26 PM
    Thanks for the reply Quattromike. Our switch has only two positions, and I think it is working correctly (Raise position causes arms to lift to limit...
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  • Recycled's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:46 AM
    Robert Wilson up and down the country regularly moving ag machinery about . He's based just outside Glasgow , bridge if weir way ...
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  • wrsni's Avatar
    20-05-18, 11:46 PM
    wrsni replied to a thread kubota engine in Machinery
    1505 is a 1.5 litre engine, 2203 is a 2.2 litre. The last two numbers are the series numbers of the engine range. Fair bit bigger engine and given...
    2 replies | 78 view(s)
  • agrimax's Avatar
    20-05-18, 11:02 PM
    agrimax replied to a thread MF 5455 running on in Machinery
    That'll be the latching valve in the pump at fault.Common issue with the Delphi pump.Don't know if the pump has to be removed or not for sure, to...
    1 replies | 46 view(s)
  • aleary's Avatar
    20-05-18, 10:20 PM
    aleary started a thread kubota engine in Machinery
    any kubota experts on here have been offered a kubota v2203 engine for my kubota kx 71-1 digger that has v1505 engine will the v2203 engine fit my...
    2 replies | 78 view(s)
  • wrsni's Avatar
    20-05-18, 10:20 PM
    wrsni replied to a thread Tedder? in Machinery
    It does, thank you. I use a 10ft with conditioner so the rows are left pretty wide but always just assumed that any four star tedder would pick up...
    8 replies | 261 view(s)
  • Gee's Avatar
    20-05-18, 09:33 PM
    Gee replied to a thread Tractor Transport in Classic Machinery
    Shire Agri.......I think......Stranraer area?
    6 replies | 143 view(s)
  • ct28's Avatar
    20-05-18, 08:39 PM
    ct28 started a thread MF 5455 running on in Machinery
    Going to look at a 5455 this week. Customer phoned to say that when he turns the key off the engine carries on and slowly dies to a stop. He already...
    1 replies | 46 view(s)
  • ACE's Avatar
    20-05-18, 03:15 PM
    Lucas starters are rubbish. There either cheap copies or poor quality Indian built. Indian company bought lucas electrical years ago! Check...
    16 replies | 507 view(s)
  • wr.'s Avatar
    20-05-18, 02:23 PM
    wr. replied to a thread Tractor Transport in Classic Machinery
    There are websites advertising for back loads. You might be lucky with one of them. I always phone around a few local transport firms to see if they...
    6 replies | 143 view(s)
  • Jack_Caley's Avatar
    20-05-18, 10:07 AM
    Take a couple of cans of diesel and an overcoat, Jack Caley
    6 replies | 143 view(s)
  • Dunny's Avatar
    20-05-18, 07:52 AM
    It wasn't actually in a box and looks to me, now I have stripped it, that it might have been a refurbed unit. The machine isn't kept under cover and...
    16 replies | 507 view(s)
  • Angus's Avatar
    20-05-18, 07:16 AM
    Angus replied to a thread Tedder? in Machinery
    Not wide enough for three ten feet swaths. Our mower, leaves it in rows; it will just pick up three of these rows. Its stated working width is...
    8 replies | 261 view(s)
  • Footsfitter's Avatar
    19-05-18, 11:49 PM
    Was the starter you bought "from a reputable place" in a red or green Lucas box? Red boxed stuff in the past was coming from India and had was poor...
    16 replies | 507 view(s)
  • Dunny's Avatar
    19-05-18, 10:02 PM
    UPDATE - Stripped the starter motor off earlier and took it to bits. It was absolutely filthy and soaking wet inside, there was a lot of corrosion...
    16 replies | 507 view(s)
  • VP185's Avatar
    19-05-18, 08:51 PM
    Hi All, I'm looking to get a Massey 240 uplifted in North Wales and dropped off in Glasgow. Any suggestions for getting it moved at reasonable...
    6 replies | 143 view(s)
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