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  1. Thread: tractor too slow

    by Shrek
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    Re: tractor too slow

    Law says that the driver of a slow moving vehicle must allow following vehicles to pass if it is safe and legal to do so. I have sympathy for both sides of the argument. We have all seen idiotic...
  2. Thread: Fuel algae.

    by Shrek
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    Re: Fuel algae.

    Could be that not much bio-diesel is being included just now because of the low price of crude oil.
  3. Thread: Fitting Air Con

    by Shrek
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    Re: Fitting Air Con

    I had an aircon kit fitted to a Renault 106 years ago. Worked very well until I decided to put a turbo on it as well. After that the engine temperature gauge would sit just on the bottom of the red...
  4. Thread: Spaldings

    by Shrek
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    Spaldings

    Anyone out there used Spaldings netwrap and silage film? I have been quoted a good price for the netwrap in particular but am always cautious of such a good deal. There is often a reason why one...
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    Re: A very sad business

    Will keep most of my thoughts to myself on this one as I don't know the whole story and without full information none of us can say what happened. What I will say however is that transporting...
  6. Thread: minimum wage .

    by Shrek
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    Re: minimum wage .

    In Scotland we still have an Ag Wages Board, which does not have age related wage bands so the potential is that after our next round of negotiations there will be only two rates, an apprenticeship...
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    Re: Large tankers and trailers on the road.

    Remember same rules as above apply to combines, sprayers etc. These are driven on a category B licence with an exemption for the weight but with age restrictions, up to 18 max 3.5 tonnes, 18 - 7.5...
  8. Thread: Phone mast

    by Shrek
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    Re: Phone mast

    As 4wd says get an agent. Try to get someone local who has experience. I know phone companies are on the whole reducing the number of sites they need as they are now amalgamating and also being more...
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    Re: 16 yearold tractor driver

    As long as the combined width of the vehicle/implement does not exceed 2.45m yes they can drive it.
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    Claas steering system

    Anyone used a claas S7 terminal? I have an Arion 650 which is autosteer ready and would now like to take the next step. All I need is parallel steering for mowing, ground work etc.
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    Re: 16 yearold tractor driver

    16 year old on a provisional license can only drive to their test, taking their test and returning from their test if they fail. As has been said maximum width for a 16 yo is 2.45m and they can only...
  12. Re: NEW Scottish CAP Scheme - Payment Rates and 5 year transition - Did you get paid

    Letters showing expected payments for this and the next 4 years should have been sent by scot gov in December. I checked communications on my online account 3 days ago and it showed that a leeter had...
  13. Thread: Floods.

    by Shrek
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    Re: Floods.

    A touch damp round your way then? Spent most of yesterday clearing road drains to stop it all flooding over my fields, bet the council would have given me jip if my fields flooded their roads.
  14. Re: what the max width of a trailer that can be towed with a tractor,

    Anything over 3m requires either prior notification to police or dispensation. Suspension not required below 25mph.
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    Re: tractor and low loader

    Def not on red diesel.
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    Re: home insurance for farmhouse.

    Going through a number of claims with the Mutual just now. Household claim for the en suite (shower joints went porous) one quote and money was paid into account before the work even started. Then...
  17. Re: First sighting of latest "belt & braces" load security

    Will depend on tie down hooks, small light hooks that are half rusted through a big no to ratchet strap but properly welded on heavy duty hooks would probably be ok. I know one trailer manufacturer...
  18. Thread: For Fox sake

    by Shrek
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    Re: For Fox sake

    "fox may have been an urban animal, which somehow found itself in the middle of the countryside" Quite likely been trapped in the city then released, when will these people ever learn? Take an animal...
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    Re: Royal Highland Show

    Managed 3 days, although Thursday and Friday were mostly meetings. Superb show as usual. Great to be able to see products from so many manufacturers and all parts of the industry rather than...
  20. Thread: June census

    by Shrek
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    Re: June census

    Must admit to not having sent one back for quite a few years and never heard anything from the department. I will send mine back this year as it is much simpler than it used to be. Much of the...
  21. Thread: Printers

    by Shrek
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    Re: Printers

    Picked up a Brother MFC-J4420 from a friends work the other week (no longer required despite only being 3 months old) which seems ok. It came with 3 new cartridges. 7 month old border terrier found...
  22. Thread: Barking mad

    by Shrek
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    Re: Barking mad

    Might be better if they adjusted the handbrake while they are under there:rolleyes:
  23. Thread: Barking mad

    by Shrek
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    Barking mad

    Hope the dog had done a recognised training course!!!!!!

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-32411621
  24. Thread: 8 cows killed

    by Shrek
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    Re: 8 cows killed

    If it's anything like the sheep attacks we have had around here recently the dogs are normally long gone by the time the attack has been noticed. Nice to see the police taking a zero tolerance...
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    Re: NFU Insurance Cover worthless.

    Ask them to reconsider and if they don't play ball that you will take it to the insurance ombudsman. We did this one time with a holiday inurance company (not the Mutual) after they refused to pay up...
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