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    Re: Claas Senator 80

    Hi folks! She’s still been going good. I treated her to a new set of drum belts this season but they seem to be wearing at an alarming rate! Any ideas, pointers gratefully received!
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    Re: CASE IH 956 full rebuild

    Oh my!



    Ill do myself a mischief when I see the finished result!
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    Re: Claas Senator 80

    Got them on cheers!
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    Re: Claas Senator 80

    Been working at the 6 sided & drum belts today. Got all off fine & got the new 6 sided belt in place. Having a job with the new drum belts though. Can get new belt on outer drum pulleys fine but...
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    Re: Claas Senator 80

    I think there may be too much play in a few of the wooden bearings on the straw walkers. I know earlier it was said there should be 2-3mm lift on them. Will there be shims in there to remove to...
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    Re: Claas Senator 80

    Thanks for the advice chaps, your encyclopaedic knowledge is greatly appreciated.
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    Re: Claas Senator 80

    Planning to change the drum belts & 6 sided one on this beast now, any tips/advice before I start?!
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    Re: Case IH XL Cab

    I once had a 956 with silver centres on rear wheels & black on the fronts.... No idea why it was like that!
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    Re: claas senator 60

    As some may recall I bought an 80 last year, it was just over half that price, but proved a good buy!
  10. Thread: Thanks BFF!

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    Re: Thanks BFF!

    I enjoy both..... And others forby! I find certain forums better for answers to certain questions. Merry Christmas when it arrives & please, no forum wars/slagging, it's all an ickle bit pathetic to...
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    Re: rear counterweight ideas

    On the subject of concrete weights you can get an aggregate for making concrete that incorporates some sort of iron ore that greatly increases the weight/cube
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    Re: international 6 cylinder project

    Like
  13. Thread: Luck money

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    Re: Luck money

    First time I bought ewes I was met by the seller as I left the mart & he handed me a wedge of fivers saying "here's a bit of luck" I was entirely bemused at the time but appreciated the gesture....
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    Re: new holland 5060

    They are fine for what they are, have grown to quite like mine!
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    Re: Claas Senator 80

    Put a new belt on that goes to the sieves/walkers. Made all the difference and going grand again. Have a new 6 sided one also but hope to put off changing it till after harvests finished. Just 14...
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    Re: Replacing Vari-spreader.

    I guess vari spreaders are not popular if you have arable & need to spread down tramlines that will be wider than you can do evenly with a vari spreader. For an all grass farm that's not massive I am...
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    Re: Claas Senator 80

    Thanks chaps....... Thought that belt looked interesting
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    Re: Claas Senator 80

    I'll do that tomorrow (I think it goes up to 13 on the gauge but will check), thanks for all the advice! I know the belt you mean, I tensioned it a bit cause I thought it may of been slipping, could...
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    Re: Claas Senator 80

    By 6 sided belt do you mean the power band belt? The drum sits about the 1100 rpm at max speed
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    Re: Claas Senator 80

    Not cutting today, a bit rainy here. I'll give her a good check over/clean out before I try her again, there's nothing obvious though I also feel there could do to be more blast with the fan although...
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    Re: Claas Senator 80

    Not that steep a hill, and was chucking more than it was out the back going uphill to end with, had cut half the field with no probs
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    Re: Claas Senator 80

    Have cut 40 odd acres problem free but last night when cutting down hill she wasn't clearing herself and clogging up. I slowed down & had maximum blast for fan but still happened. left it to run for...
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    Re: Claas Senator 80

    I've a door to heighten but plenty of room. Funny how doors that seemed massive when I was young are way to small now!

    id say there is 2mm-3mm lift on the bearings.
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    Re: Claas Senator 80

    How much play, if any, should be in the wooden bearings on the straw walkers shafts?
    Have cut 20 acres so far and it's worked grand... Touch wood!!
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    Re: Claas Senator 80

    Thanks for the advice folks, all appreciated.
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