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    Re: Stray ****** sheep now!?

    Have you considered who pays if one turns it's toes up? I know of an instance where a pony belonging to the travelling community died on land rented by a farmer beside a housing estate and the people...
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    Re: Telehandler contract hire or buy?

    Kramer is a nice machine,the water cooled deutz engines sadly are not what the air cooled one's used to be,the man who buys our cattle has had three,the engine calved in the first one under warranty...
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    Re: Telehandler contract hire or buy?

    From what I'm hearing about the reliability of the latest machines regardless of manufacturer contract hire gives you predictable costs. I know of one instance where the bill to fix a machine still...
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    Re: Contact for a company to recoat rubber roller

    Thanks I've passed those details on, fortunately he is aiming to get it sorted over the winter rather than waiting until there's grass mowed.:D
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    Contact for a company to recoat rubber roller

    I can't remeber if I asked this before or not. Apologies if I did. Apparently there's accompany that can recoat the rubbery material on the netwrap roller on a baler (specifically a John Deere...
  6. Re: Terex 250 doing nothing after changing hydraulic oil?

    I'd make my decision on two factors the price of a new one compared to a repair and how long the repairer will warranty it. I'm leaning towards new to be honest, dear only knows what else is...
  7. Re: Terex 250 doing nothing after changing hydraulic oil?

    Get a torch and look for another pump driven off the back lower pulley of the crankshaft driven by a short prop shaft.

    https://i.postimg.cc/7bncLpRP/pumpPNG.png

    I could be talking rubbish as I...
  8. Re: Terex 250 doing nothing after changing hydraulic oil?

    What is "the return pipe from the pump" ? The pump could be a piston type with a variable angle swashplate and load sensing lines to it. Somewhere downstream will be a priority valve for the...
  9. Re: Terex 250 doing nothing after changing hydraulic oil?

    It's sounds like you've airlocked it, DO NOT KEEP THE ENGINE RUNNING IN THE HOPE OF FIXING IT. Try slackening the pipe(s) out of the pump(s) and running the engine briefly to see if it ejects the air...
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    Re: Borehole hourly,daily volumes temperature?

    Unfortunately I can't disclose the proposed purpose as it's not my facility and would be commercially sensitive. Pumping and dumping large volumes of water could be frowned upon though there would be...
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    Re: Borehole hourly,daily volumes temperature?

    Thanks for the replies, so it would be reasonable to hope for a flow in the low thousands of gallons per hour from a good one? Any idea of the temperature? My interest isn't in the water for using...
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    Borehole hourly,daily volumes temperature?

    A fair few forum members will no doubt have boreholes to supply water. Just wondering what typical values for litres per hour if continuously pumping 24/7 would be and what the water temperature is....
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    Re: small/fine particles in the oil.

    The usual and common culprit on an Agricultural tractor is brake plate failure whereby the friction lining has stripped off and the plates are rubbing metal to metal with the friction surfaces. A...
  14. Thread: Fert spinner

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    Re: Fert spinner

    Hmm, I'd look for a cheap older twin disc sower and cut it down to save weight then add a loncin engine and reduction gearbox direct to the gearbox input on the sower to save weight and money. A well...
  15. Thread: Fert spinner

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    Re: Fert spinner

    For a 10 acre Isles croft or 3000 acre arable farm? As I see you have an NI username I suggest a twin disc Kuhn has probably the best paintwork for corrosion resistance if cared for but fert sowers...
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    Re: Issues and Frustrations in Farming

    graphics in farming every day, for instance there's graphic language when the neighbours sheep are on the lawn again when you get up:eek: sheep turd all round the mower deck again.:(
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    Re: Jcb Perkins presurising

    If it does it again_ I'd recommend pulling the radiator out and having it flow tested by someone competent. If there is insufficient flow top to bottom this can result in pressure being generated at...
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    Re: Jcb Perkins presurising

    Assuming it is Ace indicated is an 1100 series from page 58 of the manual:

    https://i.postimg.cc/5Y3YJy19/1100_series.png

    If someone has lost the locating dowels for the gasket (seen that, they...
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    Re: Vicon mower conditioner tight bed

    If it's an old thing walk away the old ones weren't very good to start with never mind additional issues. Can't comment on the recent ones.
  20. Thread: Hitachi EX30-2

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    Re: Hitachi EX30-2

    You might have more luck asking here as there's more digger owners posting there:

    http://www.ceforum.co.uk/index.php
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    Re: JD 6200 wiring problem

    If you disconnect the wires you fitted at the battery does it revert to normal or not? If not it's probably not the extra's you fitted that are at fault. If it does you have probably inadvertently...
  22. Re: Anyone know of a Massey 265 4wd (or 575) being broken for spares?

    Can you give a geographic location please as that would help tailor suggestions to the same area. There should be plenty of 575's being broke up.
  23. Thread: Glysophate scare

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    Re: Glysophate scare

    My take on it_ there seems to be plenty of elderly farmers around. If it was all that dangerous there's be no farmers left by now considering most used it without PPE etc many times in their lifetime.
  24. Are flailsdirect brand hedgecutter flails fine to use?

    TIA for any replies_Just been quoted a heck of a lot less for a full set than OE from the Stealer, anyone used them and thought they were ok? Just looking for an opinion before placing an order as...
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    Re: JCB 3CX 1986 Overheating

    If it's a 4/98 Leyland engine rather than the perkins the missing thermostat is your problem but you've probably cooked the engine by now running without it and the head gasket will go. You cannot...
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