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  • Ironhead's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:28 PM
    Ironhead replied to a thread HayBob in Machinery
    two thumbs up
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  • zaza's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:08 PM
    zaza replied to a thread HayBob in Machinery
    To be honest I would stick with PZ. You can get all the spares such as tines, springs, tine carriers, etc. easily. I have even seen s/h drive gears...
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  • Kevee's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:47 PM
    Kevee replied to a thread HayBob in Machinery
    I had seen a few other makes out there and the general opinion seemed to be that although these were old they still did a better job for small owner...
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  • Kevee's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:43 PM
    Kevee replied to a thread HayBob in Machinery
    That is a very good point, I had not thought of that before. Wow so much real world advice out there :-)
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  • Kevee's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:41 PM
    Kevee replied to a thread HayBob in Machinery
    I will do thanks, I imagine it will be off ebay, seems to be the best source.
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  • Kevee's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:30 PM
    Kevee replied to a thread HayBob in Machinery
    Thanks, I will keep a look out and post on here, I imagine it will be via. ebay seems to be where most are advertised.
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  • numpty's Avatar
    04-06-20, 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
    04-06-20, 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
    04-06-20, 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
    04-06-20, 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...
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  • App86's Avatar
    04-06-20, 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
    04-06-20, 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...
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  • zaza's Avatar
    04-06-20, 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
    04-06-20, 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
    04-06-20, 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
    04-06-20, 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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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.
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  • 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...
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  • Kevee's Avatar
    03-06-20, 11:30 AM
    Kevee replied to a thread HayBob in Machinery
    Thanks for the tips.
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  • 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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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
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