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    Yesterday, 11:59 PM
    zaza replied to a thread ransome ts 80 in Classic Machinery
    Frankly I wouldn't bother fitting any grease nipples. If you disconnect the turnover linkage and undo the castellated nut at the front of the pinion...
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    Yesterday, 06:20 PM
    zaza replied to a thread ransome ts 80 in Classic Machinery
    I do think you are probably right FF about there being no nipples to grease the pinion shaft, I can't remember greasing any in that area anyway....
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    Yesterday, 05:02 PM
    zaza replied to a thread ransome ts 80 in Classic Machinery
    Just realised that you asked about using a flap disc on a grinder. I've never used one of those but it's worth a try. I would prefer using a wire...
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    Yesterday, 10:46 AM
    zaza replied to a thread ransome ts 80 in Classic Machinery
    It will be up to you how wide your ploughed furrow is going to be because it is a single furrow plough. On mult-furrow ploughs that distance is...
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    19-01-19, 10:02 PM
    zaza replied to a thread ransome ts 80 in Classic Machinery
    You can tell that the top link is too short and it means that the plough isn't level fore/aft. I would adjust the top link so that the plough is...
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    19-01-19, 05:25 PM
    zaza replied to a thread ransome ts 80 in Classic Machinery
    Twp possible reasons for this that come to mind immediately. Does the plough "not quite make it over on both sides" ? i.e. does it tend to catch one...
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    12-01-19, 09:29 PM
    zaza replied to a thread ransome ts 80 in Classic Machinery
    I didn't do a lot with a TS83 (3 furrow reversible) and so maybe it was like that. I used a TS81 and 2 x TS82 ploughs extensively, 2 on YL bodies,...
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    12-01-19, 05:49 PM
    zaza replied to a thread ransome ts 80 in Classic Machinery
    The plough in the first video has a turnover mechanism that I have never seen on a manual turnover Ransome plough. There is no collar that moves...
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    12-01-19, 08:29 AM
    zaza replied to a thread Westerwold Spring Drilling in Cropping
    What he said. Plus I would never drill grass seeds this early. We are pretty certain to get some lousy weather yet this Winter, we haven't had any...
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    12-01-19, 07:55 AM
    zaza replied to a thread ransome ts 80 in Classic Machinery
    Your IH 584 should pick the plough up high enough to enable turnover, even a MF 135 will do that. Make sure that your lift rods are short enough to...
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    11-01-19, 09:54 AM
    zaza replied to a thread ransome ts 80 in Classic Machinery
    No, when you lift the plough it will centralise (always assuming of course that you don't have any stabiliser bars fitted to your tractor and that...
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    10-01-19, 11:02 PM
    zaza replied to a thread ransome ts 80 in Classic Machinery
    The plough cross shaft is free to move approximately 1/4 of a turn and when the plough is lowered into work the linkage arms pull the pins on the end...
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    08-01-19, 10:33 AM
    I couldn't possibly comment. ;)
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    07-01-19, 11:44 PM
    Thanks for that John. I'll get some suds in an oil can I think before I do any more. I do have to align each pair of bushes but I thought that if I...
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    07-01-19, 10:36 PM
    Yes, I will be able to get everything into the drill table vice and then I can bolt that down to the table.
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    07-01-19, 05:30 PM
    UPDATE. Today ZaZa drilled a hole ! I set up a 54mm hole saw in it's holder and fastened it all in the chuck. I then grabbed a scrap piece of 4"...
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    07-01-19, 12:59 PM
    Thanks Jack, I had a brief look at those but my problem is that I will almost certainly never use it again if I buy one and they aren't cheap just to...
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    07-01-19, 10:19 AM
    Thanks John, I'm going to have a go in the next day or two. I watched a few videos on YouTube last night and a couple of them had got ideas about...
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    06-01-19, 10:11 PM
    Thanks FF. Ideally I want to drill 4 x 50mm holes in 10mm plate (and we do Metric here I'll have you know !!! :rolleyes:) If I got really carried...
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    06-01-19, 10:03 PM
    Thanks John. Maybe I should have mentioned that I have a couple of 3-jaw chucks with a MT2 shank. I am just a bit concerned about the thickness of...
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    06-01-19, 05:06 PM
    I want to put some bushes in pieces of 10mm steel plate. The steel tube that I have for the bushes is 50mm OD. I have a 6 speed 3 ph Corona...
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    23-12-18, 08:59 AM
    zaza replied to a thread Happy Christmas in Agricultural Matters
    And a Happy Christmas to you Joyce. Long time - no chat. Hope all is well with you.
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