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  1. Re: Could anyone help me with single farm payments advice?

    If your agent is incompetent or up to no good, no doubt the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) will take a dim view of it, and should be notified.
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    Re: Fertiliser 500kg bags

    Another way would be to find some fatter rams for the loader, perhaps with a bit longer stroke.
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    Re: Kidd concrete-filled flat roll ???

    I can't think what you could do with an old one that was not repairable. The drawbar frame and the fixed axle tube, if cut off, would go for scrap, but I don't know what anyone could do with the...
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    Re: Kidd concrete-filled flat roll ???

    Well done. How did you get it apart and back together?
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    Re: Kidd concrete-filled flat roll ???

    Hello Zaza

    I've only just seen your post. I have had kidd rollers for 40 odd years. How have you got on with the refurbishment? I don't know if you tried to separate the 2 rollers, I don't...
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    Re: Kawasaki 4 x 4 quad

    If it needs some choke to keep running, it'suffering from a weak mixture.
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    Re: I don't like it..... It's too damn quiet

    [QUOTE=skoda;266949]BFF seems to be more than alive here. https://www.facebook.com/groups/BritishFarmingForum/10153497756109891/?notif_t=group_activity


    I don't use Facebook and don't really...
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    Re: Anyone ID this

    58 years ago, when I was13, I went discing after school, with our E1A Fordson Major, for a few evenings to prepare the seedbed for some spring barley. We had 4 of the transport wheels for the discs,...
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    Re: water in tractor tyres

    [QUOTE=Footsfitter;256649]After that long surely you have had to add a little bit more? or are you still the same slim, slender, svelte you



    Yes my weight is about the same, but the tyres are...
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    Re: can anyone help this chap?

    I suggest that you put your original post on "thefarmingforum.co.uk" for much better coverage.
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    Re: water in tractor tyres

    My old telehandler is light on the offside front wheel. I have that wheel ballasted to counterbalance the weight of the cab on the other side. I have always had ballasting done by a tyre fitter. ...
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    Re: New machinery fabrication

    Not many mowers tilt, and if they did, would be too wide if cutting a 3 or 4 ft. wide bank next to a hedge.
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    Re: New machinery fabrication

    How's this for an idea?

    A simple grass cutter, perhaps 1 metre wide, side mounted on to the 3 point linkage (front or rear), and tilt-able, so that you could quickly put it on the tractor and...
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    Re: Portable LEd Worklight

    It doesn't say anywhere what the battery type is. I wouldn't buy anything with a NiCad battery.
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    Re: who's responsible for fire in field

    I would have thought that the farmer would have a claim against the vehicle owner.

    The owner's insurance company would have a claim against the thief/arsonist. If he is ever caught, the thief...
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    Re: Any other business

    Supermarket shoppers, often old biddies, who stop in the middle of the aisle, with the trolley at an angle, and have no idea that there may be someone behind them wanting to pass by.
  17. Thread: EFA,s

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    Re: EFA,s

    I'm feeling rather smug as I meet the exemptions easily.

    However, when NVZs first came in, I thought that that looked complicated, but was pleased to find that my farm was not included.

    But a...
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    Re: Scottish independence

    The referendum will have a huge effect on all of us in the UK, whatever the result.

    If you didn't see it, get Andrew Neil's program in the I Player. It was on BBC2 last night and was extreemly...
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    Re: 360 degree gate hinge

    When I weld to galvanized items, I paint the weld and non galvanized bits with silver Smoothright, (non hammered effect version of Hammeright). It looks as if it is all galvanised and lasts quite as...
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    Re: Idiot over spray with roundup

    If you are a member of the NFU, speak to your group secretary.
  21. Thread: Thankyou JCB

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    Re: Thankyou JCB

    As I said, the 109 is a twin engined helicopter, and would have been certified to continue flight and land on one engine.

    Whilst I would not wish to prejudge the investigation into the Norbrook...
  22. Thread: Thankyou JCB

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    Re: Thankyou JCB

    The agusta 109 is a twin engine helicopter. It must have been an intermitent fault with the starter motor on one of the engines. Once both engines were running, the fault would have been irrelevent.
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    Re: Thankyou JCB

    Back in 1989, 5 years after I had bought a Loadall, I was offered a trip up to the factory in the helicopter by my local dealer. On the trip, as well as myself there was the dealer, a farm manager...
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    Re: reseeding fields?

    My father once told me about a previous tenant of the next door farm who, when he made ricks of loose hay the old fashioned way, would often gather up the hay seeds that had accumulated under the...
  25. Re: Rural roads to be no longer maintained and abandoned.

    Does anyone know just how much legal obligation that councils are under to maintain the roads?

    It seems to me that councils spend our money on a whole host of different things. some which they...
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