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  1. Thread: Free at last

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    Re: Free at last

    Last time I went past one of the sites nothing seemed to be happening but there were a lot of vehicles there.
    Usually there have been yellow hi-viz climbing about all over.
    It was possibly too...
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    Re: Calves with contracted tendons, front feet.

    We've always mainly blamed a large calf being cramped the last few weeks, you do seem to get periods with several coming out like it then the problem 'goes away' which doesn't sound like genetics -...
  3. Thread: Lamb Paralysed?

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    Re: Lamb Paralysed?

    I'd also suspect an accident of some kind if it came on overnight as it were.
    Swayback can be barely detectable at first but affect them more after a few weeks, the onset is more gradual though....
  4. Thread: What3words

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    Re: What3words

    It would certainly help couriers but I haven't seen it integrated into sat nav - style app yet? Locally our postcode is centred on a house in the valley bottom, a farm the other side you have to go...
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    Re: Chinese Inverter welders

    Banggood are a big concern and have been on the go a while, they have a EU warehouse so some things can come in less than a week.
    That took about three weeks to come from CN depot and items might...
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    Chinese Inverter welders

    How can they send a functional and in fact quite decent welder to Europe for about 40.
    I bought an 80 one from Banggood a couple of months ago and it's been brilliant, builder friend has borrowed...
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    Re: A gem from our local police ....

    Here we are mostly dealing with yee owws
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    Re: Election Result Predictions?

    Then there was "keep them alive in 75".

    Round here there's plenty of recent largely failed planting schemes which are now a ragwort, thistle and bramble bush wasteland littered with plastic tubes....
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    Re: Election Result Predictions?

    Where does this idea that Boris wants 'no deals' come from.
    Of course agreements will be made but hopefully much better than the so-called deal almost passed earlier.
    At the moment both sides seem...
  10. Thread: Boris

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    Re: Boris

    There always was pressure to vote along the party line, especially when the majority was slim to non-existent - and the vote was seen as crucially important.
    Most voters vote on party lines rightly...
  11. Thread: Boris

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    Re: Boris

    I suspect like Trump these conveniently timed allegations only make him more popular as it's obvious what's going on.
    How long ago was he Mayor anyway, they just happened to notice this :D
  12. Thread: Boris

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    Re: Boris

    And yet at the previous hearing the judges all found in his favour, of course they did invent new laws to stitch him up in the meantime.
    It's awful when that happens.
  13. Thread: Boris

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    Re: Boris

    I don't recall much fuss when snarling McDonnell suggested lynching a female Tory MP
    Why was Jo Cox even brought into the debate by a Labour MP, I thought they were desperate to engage in...
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    Re: York potash project

    There is a lot of activity round the main site and the (halfway along) tunnel construction shaft.
    But still just glorified holes, I'm about 50/50 on at least temporary stop on activity.
    So far...
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    Re: harvest in the 50's

    Someone said the photo looked 'too good' for the period but good film cameras were around and maybe that explains the smart(ish) clothes because it was a set up family portrait taken by a...
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    Re: harvest in the 50's

    They do all look a bit too clean especially if they'd been riding on that bagger Massey Harris long enough to be ready for a break.
    I'm a bit surprised by the expensive looking wristwatches too....
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    Re: Mcconnel bale packer

    It looks way too complicated to keep set up just right with everything getting worn and less than perfect bales you would be jumping off to manually correct bales every five minutes.
    Flat 8s are the...
  18. Re: Ploughed Land, Growing Weeds - Will Power Harrow Eradicate Weeds Before Seeding?

    If the seeding is done with a direct drill style machine it can work quite well to (ballast) roll it before sowing, and preferably again afterwards.
    Broadcasting onto fuzzy power harrowing you might...
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    Re: Thoughts on logic weedwiper

    I suppose you could use other chemicals at least for thistles, but glypho is relatively cheap and works on almost all your problem tall weeds
    There will be some drips and spatters making yellow...
  20. Thread: Yellowhammers.

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    Re: Yellowhammers.

    Swallow numbers look more healthy after what looked like just two pairs arriving initially.
    Two broods have flown of four and three youngsters.
    They might manage another yet.
  21. Thread: Yellowhammers.

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    Re: Yellowhammers.

    Lapwing numbers seem to have crashed here, which seems odd as there are more Curlews than ever, and we have a new population of Oystercatchers despite being about 12 miles inland.
    Having said that...
  22. Thread: Borehole Advice

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    Re: Borehole Advice

    The past 18 months have been decidedly dry and when it has rained the timing has been such that it seems to have struggled to recharge deeper sources.
    I'd also wonder if there's a leak somewhere and...
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    Re: Tractor Pull - Richmond Corner, NB, Canada

    What could possibly go wrong.
    I'm sure I've seen video of those on the limit engines exploding in a ball of flames before.
    Nice row of custom vehicles parked alongside to crash into and start a...
  24. Thread: Hsbc

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    Re: Hsbc

    Can't fault NatWest with account charge usually under 10/month and often only 5.
    Since all their branches are now about 200 miles away the odd cheque still received can go in at the PO.
  25. Thread: Euro elections

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    Re: Euro elections

    That wouldn't happen in a real GE, it's obvious they have only done well in the recent EU poll due to tactical voting to try to thwart BXP, same applies to the greens.
    Most who voted for them would...
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