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    Re: Winter Ploughing

    "on this side of the pond" you would have to plow 3 feet of snow out of the way to get near the frozen ground. :undecided::(
  2. devastating fire, farmer starts rebuilding - other side of the pond

    Fire in Prince Edward Island, Canada Monday night

    http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/prince-edward-island/pei-clohossey-farm-fire-1.4535354
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    Re: Fertiliser 500kg bags

    Any possibility of having them put the bag on a pallet so you can lift from the bottom of the bag?
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    Re: Spring Tine Harrow

    what he said :cool:
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    Re: cleaning out emulsafied oil from a 674

    On this "side of the pond" in the 1950s, 60s, they used to add paraffin (kerosene?) to engine oil in diesel heavy equipment at night in the winter - it would thin the oil out so the engine would...
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    Re: Case 4230 brake issues

    that VS the cost of not having reliable brakes?

    and what would be the cost if someone got hurt because of faulty brakes?
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    Re: Brexit, yes or no?

    Actually, Jack, I think it does. If you want to move from "the bottom of the list", then you have to work to get the politician elected - if already elected, then work to get the politician...
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    Re: Any chance of a bit of help please ?

    looks a lot like the one on our B250d
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    Re: Brexit, yes or no?

    Job 1 of any politician is to get elected

    Job 2 of any politician is to get re-elected

    Job 3 of any politician is to keep getting re-elected until they can draw their pension.

    Job 4 of any...
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    Re: Yet more arguments agin Bitcoin

    heard of a couple of farms on this side of the pond - Montreal and Vancouver
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    Re: Any chance of a bit of help please ?

    I could be wrong (I haven't looked at one in about 3 decades) but I seem to remember some of the Dodge (car) starters with the separate solenoid had two spade terminals - one for "+" and one for "-"....
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    Re: Welder for general farm use

    I have had a little Lincoln Mig (15 or so years) - gas or gasless (10 minutes to swap from 1 to the other)

    Gasless will permit me to weld thicker steel (3/16 to 1/4) while with gas it is about 1/8...
  13. Thread: Ewe Lameness

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    Re: Ewe Lameness

    There seems to have been a lot of questions about lameness lately, so I have what might be a dumb question (or an opportunity for a researcher :cool:).

    In humans, conditions such as Diabetes, ...
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    Re: Brexit, yes or no?

    On the "other side of the pond", there has been similar calls about the Canadian Senate - either abolishing it or making it an elected body (like the lower house - In Canada, the House of Commons). ...
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    Re: Tractor dilemma, which to change?

    I wouldn't let that worry you - even if you buy a brand new one for Cash, in 6 months time you will have a machine that isn't worth what you have invested.

    If spending 10k gives you a machine that...
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    Re: Some LED bulbs to avoid

    TP excellent - thanks for sharing

    I don't know what British / EU standards organization owns the CE certification, but shouldn't this reported to them (and Amazon?)
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    Re: Xmas greetings

    ditto
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    Re: sheepdog lacks confidence

    would having another, more assertive, dog show (teach?) him how to "git-er dun" help or hinder?

    "fido git-em in" "fido git-em in"

    "sookiey git-em in" "sookiey git-em in"
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    Re: Xmas greetings

    It is afternoon on the 25th here and it says you posted this yesterday evening, so as "Johnny come lately", guess I gotta say "ditto" to everyone ;)
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    Re: Bogie drive on trailers

    Took a look at the picture - I would call that a "fancy man's toy" that will cost plenty to keep operating.

    On this side of the pond, most people who are going into the woods with a 4-wheeler...
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    Re: Brexit, yes or no?

    Could his REAL point be "No . . . Union"?
  22. Thread: Yippee!

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    Re: Yippee!

    I know what you mean Jack - being "cost effective" isn't as important as "seeming to be fair" (especially to members of the "correct" party) :lipsrsealed:
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    Re: Best of a bad job

    I like how you hooked up the grinder to the channel iron (3rd picture - second row).

    I wonder, if you had started by using some thin washers (or 1960s GM upper control arm shims) between the...
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    Re: Tariff on NZ. Lamb.

    Jack - that just depends on what tariffs England puts on NZ lamb. Best guess, if England doesn't enact a tariff, then there wouldn't be any tariff, nor any limitation (quota) - tariffs and quotas...
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    Re: Fendt electric tractor

    I wonder how big the "battery pack" is and if it could be modified to be "quick replace" like the batteries on drills, etc.? recharge a battery pack while using the spare?
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