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  • numpty's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:57 PM
    Just wondering if anyone knows of any available farm work in North Shropshire? Thank you.
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  • zaza's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:55 PM
    zaza replied to a thread HayBob in Machinery
    That is very true. But that particular customer did all the driving himself and he was as tight as a tick and hated having to spend money. I used to...
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  • Gee's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:29 PM
    Gee replied to a thread HayBob in Machinery
    Wow...a Dickie Turner! Seem to Remember seeing some spare new tines for a Dickie a year or so ago..... From what I remember they could fairly go...
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  • zaza's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:44 PM
    zaza replied to a thread HayBob in Machinery
    I still think they are a very good machine but then I learned my haymaking as mentioned before on Cock Pheasants, Wufflers, Acrobats, even a Dickie...
    19 replies | 295 view(s)
  • App86's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:56 AM
    Hi All I hope everyone is well and safe in these very weird times. Apologies if this is not the correct place or website for this post but I...
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  • 4wd's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:15 AM
    4wd replied to a thread HayBob in Machinery
    Everything about the 300 is beefed up a bit especially that problem headstock cracking area and the wheels/tyres. For a smaller area the smaller...
    19 replies | 295 view(s)
  • zaza's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:11 AM
    zaza replied to a thread HayBob in Machinery
    Completely agree. We fitted all our Haybobs with tyres as in the link and yes, I think they were 8 ply. Of course tyres get tired (sorry !!! :D:D:D)...
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  • Gee's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:02 AM
    Gee replied to a thread HayBob in Machinery
    Found some ....pretty sure they were 8 ply tyres that size similar pattern to the ones in the picture.....keep them inflated pretty hard....they got...
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  • zaza's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:31 AM
    zaza replied to a thread HayBob in Machinery
    Yes, we always used the rope technique to catch any broken tines. Like this one : ...
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  • Paw's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:06 AM
    Paw replied to a thread HayBob in Machinery
    Judging by the string round the tines, it looks like all the return springs need replacing too. Another note, all the ones I've ever seen working...
    19 replies | 295 view(s)
  • zaza's Avatar
    03-06-20, 09:19 PM
    zaza replied to a thread HayBob in Machinery
    Yes. Have a look at this machine. https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/PZ-200-Haybob/392823140297?hash=item5b76156fc9:g:OF0AAOSwKJpe1i2R The left hand n/s...
    19 replies | 295 view(s)
  • Kevee's Avatar
    03-06-20, 06:10 PM
    Kevee replied to a thread HayBob in Machinery
    Thanks, I imagine the tyres have signs of wear in terms of ageing rather then distance travelled and no tread left.
    19 replies | 295 view(s)
  • zaza's Avatar
    03-06-20, 05:58 PM
    zaza replied to a thread HayBob in Machinery
    That is all very true and helpful advice. Also check if the crop divider is there. It works without it but better with it.The free up and down...
    19 replies | 295 view(s)
  • Kevee's Avatar
    03-06-20, 11:30 AM
    Kevee replied to a thread HayBob in Machinery
    Thanks for the tips.
    19 replies | 295 view(s)
  • Kevee's Avatar
    03-06-20, 11:28 AM
    Kevee replied to a thread HayBob in Machinery
    Thanks as I suspected a lot of the machinery in the lower price bracket is seeing rust so checking movement of tines etc. would be ideal. I will...
    19 replies | 295 view(s)
  • Kevee's Avatar
    03-06-20, 11:26 AM
    Kevee replied to a thread HayBob in Machinery
    It is a very small set-up I have. I was going to only be covering a few acres so while a baler would be nice I think it is quite an expense. To begin...
    19 replies | 295 view(s)
  • john maddock's Avatar
    03-06-20, 09:15 AM
    Good question Footsfitter, the answer to which is: horses for courses! Moving 3000+ cubic metres of soil for a new dam(n) (!) wall was likely to be...
    4 replies | 425 view(s)
  • Gee's Avatar
    03-06-20, 09:06 AM
    Gee replied to a thread HayBob in Machinery
    Most important to check on the Haybob.....that the shafts for the wheels slide up and down freely, if it has been in the nettles they won’t. Vital...
    19 replies | 295 view(s)
  • zaza's Avatar
    03-06-20, 06:22 AM
    zaza replied to a thread HayBob in Machinery
    The way to make sure that the grass is moved properly is when you go through it first time with the Haybob after mowing make sure that you drive so...
    19 replies | 295 view(s)
  • Footsfitter's Avatar
    02-06-20, 11:02 PM
    Dunno what you bought that 360 machine for, you seem to be playing with old faithful most of the time !! :D
    4 replies | 425 view(s)
  • Footsfitter's Avatar
    02-06-20, 10:58 PM
    All we really have is - http://farmingforum.co.uk/forums/forumdisplay.php?9-Classified-Sales It also has a subsection for wanted stuff
    1 replies | 174 view(s)
  • john maddock's Avatar
    02-06-20, 09:46 PM
    john maddock replied to a thread HayBob in Machinery
    Forgot to say, the early models tended to crack where the top link mast joined the cross tube on which the rotors are mounted. Check. JV
    19 replies | 295 view(s)
  • john maddock's Avatar
    02-06-20, 09:10 PM
    john maddock replied to a thread HayBob in Machinery
    I agree with zaza about the condition of the machine being important. If it has tynes which can be adjusted for tedding or rowing, check that all can...
    19 replies | 295 view(s)
  • zaza's Avatar
    02-06-20, 05:26 PM
    zaza replied to a thread HayBob in Machinery
    Firstly it all depends on how much haymaking you are planning to do. I used to bale for 4-5 customers who used to make between 50-70 acres each and...
    19 replies | 295 view(s)
  • Kevee's Avatar
    02-06-20, 01:15 PM
    Kevee started a thread HayBob in Machinery
    Hi All, Looking at getting my first hay making machinery for my smallholding. I have seen a few second hand PZ Haybobs for sale and was thinking...
    19 replies | 295 view(s)
  • john maddock's Avatar
    02-06-20, 12:58 PM
    john maddock replied to a thread mf4345 in Machinery
    Looked up Tractor Data http://www.tractordata.com/farm-tractors/003/3/8/3389-massey-ferguson-4345-transmission.html and it says there are 4...
    4 replies | 140 view(s)
  • john maddock's Avatar
    02-06-20, 12:55 PM
    john maddock replied to a thread mf4345 in Machinery
    Looked up Tractor Data http://www.tractordata.com/farm-tractors/003/3/8/3389-massey-ferguson-4345-transmission.html and it says the gearbox is...
    4 replies | 140 view(s)
  • john maddock's Avatar
    02-06-20, 11:47 AM
    john maddock replied to a thread mf4345 in Machinery
    As I understand, the 4345 followed the 4245, so there presumably is a similarity to my 4225 which has everything on one lever, except for...
    4 replies | 140 view(s)
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