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  1. Thread: H Ferguson

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    Re: H Ferguson

    I was driving past the memorial garden to-day, he's still looking pensively over the gate wondering who will remember his birthday next year, and whether
    his book will be returned to the library !
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  2. Re: Contact for a company to recoat rubber roller

    Would Rhino linings of Hillsborough be able to offer a coating suitable, I know they can do different textures and grip- but whether or not it would be "rubbery" enough ?

    ETC
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    Re: Direct slot seeder

    I've used a Guttler for about 8 yrs. Your choice is more dictated by your ground - the guttler will be better suited where there is an odd rocky patch or next to no topsoil as it will ride over...
  4. Thread: H Ferguson

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    Re: H Ferguson

    How remiss of me to forget, worse still I only live 2 miles from his homestead. Perhaps for next year we could design a Google Doodle for such an important figure who revolutionized agriculture ,...
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    Re: MF20 Baler, plunger pads

    [QUOTE=BonyTony;308675]Does anyone know what material the plunger wear pads on a MF20 baler are made from?

    i need a full set, 10 or a dozen pads but Iíll happily make my own!

    regards
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    Re: List of Recoomended products for weed type?

    http://www.nufarm.com/UK/Commongrasslandweeds




    I had this bookmark saved - not sure if the products are still current, however main site is still working and has a fair bit of info. Years ago...
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    Re: Hedge Cutter Hydraulics

    Thanks. Was there once, I know my neighbour uses him for all his hose repairs so I'll be able to get his number.
    I usually go to Geofry in Kinallen for any hoses. I was delaying calling with him...
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    Re: Hedge Cutter Hydraulics

    Thanks, thats what I thought, just was a bit confused with the main ram having top and bottom pipes.
    I have a rear mounted shear grab which is plumbed in a similar way.. but the main ram on it only...
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    Hedge Cutter Hydraulics

    I need to replace the valve block on a Bomford 467 hedgecutter. Current pipe layout is as below.
    Return from main ram appears to be gravity & tee'd into return to tractor ( line 7).
    Could is be...
  10. Thread: shed paint

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    Re: shed paint

    If you mean red /blue / green oxide shed paint - Walkers Paints, Francis St Newtownards.

    ETC
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    Re: Fertiliser spreader convertion

    Some links to give you ideas:

    http://www.gleesonsteel.ie/Agricultural-Equipment/Bogies-for-Fertiliser-Spreaders


    http://www.sheamuscoonan.ie/fertilizer-bogie/


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    Re: intereferance in cb and radio

    Interference could be entering radio(s) from several sources - speaker cables, power cables, or antenna lead.

    A good earth from radio chassis to frame of tractor can help as will installing...
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    Re: Plastic electric fence posts

    There was an exhibitor ( from Cavan I think ) at the spring farm machinery show at the Maze, sorry I can't recall his name, he was displaying good lightweight angle galvanised posts.

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    Re: Unfair postage charges NI

    Tell the retailer you are intend to inform the Consumer Council re discriminatory practice:

    http://www.consumercouncil.org.uk/filestore/documents/Statement_of_Principles_FINAL.png


    ETC
  15. Re: where is the best place to buy a phase converter single 240 to 3 phase 415 ,

    http://www.hucol.co.uk/static-converter-high-power-4-0kw

    Sorry last post was for lower power version, firm I worked in 30yrs ago used a a rotary Hucol ( if i recall right ), never gave any bother,...
  16. Re: where is the best place to buy a phase converter single 240 to 3 phase 415 ,

    http://www.hucol.co.uk/static-converter-1-1kw


    ETC
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    Re: Ford 550 backhoe help please

    Picture may help - rod FF is talking about #10
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    Re: 3.5 ton towing capacity van?

    http://www.parkers.co.uk/vans/news-and-advice/2016/march/best-vans-for-towing/


    ETC
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    Re: Dowdeswell or Kverneland Plough?

    KV ploughs more common in Ireland therefore there is better availablity of parts (genuine, generic and s/hand) on this side of the water, probabaly better resale value too.
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    Ford 655C buckets

    Can anyone provide me with the correct pin spacings for Ford 655c (extra dig)

    8" hitch width, 45mm pins, that much I know - the bucket thats on it has pins at 350mm, but neighbours Ford 555 is...
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    Re: Battery charger

    I would suspect the voltage regulator, if its for the scrapheap anyway I'd have a go a replacing it. Read the number on it and try CPC or RS for part. If youre like me and more used to 180amp welder...
  22. Thread: Bale stacking

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    Re: Bale stacking

    Yes you can fit a tipper to a front loader, I had this setup on a 2140 a few years ago, my neighbour still uses a similar setup with a Ford 7810. You have to be careful positioning them before you...
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    Re: Tablet software - dairy

    Just found this one tonight :

    http://openagtoolkit.com/apps/tillage/index.html

    it will also sync with https://trello.com/b/5m5yG3Cl/openatk-tillage

    may be useful where a farm has several...
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    Re: sourcing bulbs for knight sprayer box

    Try www.cpc.co.uk

    Good for most electronic components, and usually lightning fast delivery time any time I've used them.

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    Re: Tablet mounts for a tractor

    I made one from a TV swivel wall mount ( retreived from a skip ) Deere 6400 has mounting points on front cab pillar. Laptop is a GOBOOK rugged PC & running Farmer GPS
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