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    Doddie Weir

    Mrs FF pointed an article out in the weekends sport section of the Daily Telegraph. Farmer and rugby player Doddie Weir will be doing a fortnightly article covering his journey dealing with being...
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    Re: Yet more arguments agin Bitcoin

    Another type of Ponzi scheme eventually? We had a program recently where they were explaining how remote countries like China were "loosing" 10-20% of their generated power to huge "bitcoin mines"...
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    Now thats a place worth a factory tour. Nice countryside too.
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    Looks like there are two blade terminals on the solenoid? Put neg jump lead from battery neg to starter housing/earth, use a small wire to briefly power one of the blades while holding the starter-...
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    Re: Welder for general farm use

    Similar here, mainly use the two migs so MMA is mainy out in the open or just temp until its back to base with the gantry and mig.

    When I first started here Uniweld were popular down here in...
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    Re: One MF35 engine, 2 back ends

    You do realise Google struggles with anything pre-caxton :rolleyes:
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    Re: Welder for general farm use

    Good point about rust & crap, a good rod will make a huge difference, you want it to be easy to use and also with a useful flux coating that will help make an easy start plus be capable of lifting...
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    Cartridge wheel bearing

    Had to MOT the workshop van recently and although it passed, a rear wheel bearing had quite a low rumbling sound if spun quick enough by hand on the car lift and could of been where an increase in...
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    Re: Manitou warning lamp

    Look up a few posts and in the bottom LH corner of his post you will see a link to his website, use this. (your PM's only become active once you have made enough posts ;))
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    Re: Methane powered tractor in Brazil

    Looks like this concept has managed to shrink down the huge rear cab pillar gas tanks of the earlier offering
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    Re: Manitou warning lamp

    If its the cap with 2 spade terminals it seems they can suffer from the terminals/spades getting roughed up when trying to remove/refit the cap. Just changed ours as just the weight of the wire...
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    Re: Manitou 627 Hub Issue

    Morris oils do - http://www.whatoildoineed.com/ look under agricultral/telescopic or it may find 627 as a search.

    Because of the limited slip diff and inboard brakes you need an anti-squak...
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    Re: Manitou 627 Hub Issue

    Morris oils EP80w-90 gear oil. Do it every 300hrs when the engine oil & filter is due- oil is cheap and changing it regularly will give you an early insight to a failing wheel bearing, although...
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    Re: ford 8340 injector pump timing

    Have to be honest and say I''m pretty sure I've never taken a pump off a 40 series, but even without seeing it, could the markings be for another model in the range that may use those marks? I'm...
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    Re: ford 8340 injector pump timing

    Long time since looking at one, but the gut feeling is that the pump is fixed, its the gear to hub mounting that has to be altered? - I think you'd be looking at removing the access plate on the...
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    Re: Versatile 276

    Hello Spud,

    Sadly those are the only pictures taken of it. So different now with a phone in your pocket!


    Not too bad thanks, and yourself? Still spud bashing then- bit of a challenge down...
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    Versatile 276

    I'd forgot about this tractor until these pictures surfaced recently!

    The trade plates date it to when we had the lorries so I'd plump for late 1980's. Being a customer of John Wilder Ltd we had...
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    Re: Some LED bulbs to avoid

    I remember the Fit-all-plug!! As a nipper living in town the local sweep used to have a huge BVC vacuum cleaner he'd wheel in and he'd have one of these fitall plugs on it, but sometimes he would...
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    Re: Some LED bulbs to avoid

    I always remember you putting that Chinese moulded 13a lead/plug that didn't look right in an industrial x-ray machine thing and there wasn't any fuse in it at all IIRC?
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    Re: Fendt 716 lights

    Not a clue, but obvious things to check would be the earth between the cab and chassis, check loom connectors and then try pulling all the light fuses out, replacing them one at a time to see what...
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    Re: Brexit, yes or no?

    Be fair to Jack, just because he has the benefit of age, experience in business and now the time to squander debating here shouldn't be held against him.

    Nobody in or out of the EU can guarantee...
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    Re: Xmas greetings

    And the same to you Barney and to everyone, although I seem to always find the year is too busy to be stressed about it luckily!
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    Re: Xmas greetings

    Merry Christmas John, even if you do have the advantage of being in the front of the queue down/over there! ;)
  24. Re: Case Internation 956XL fuel tank venting probelms

    Unfamiliar with the tractor model but has it a turbo? and has it a rotary cav pump? a common fault that can pressurise fuel tanks came where engines had the cav rotary fuel pump with a boost...
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    Re: Manitou MT 928-4

    Can you post pictures? that would be helpful and I will see if I can point someone this way for advice
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