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  1. Thread: Most unusual!

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    Re: Most unusual!

    Great to see Thanks for sending in
    A lot of N Germany S/Holstein was ploughed with those big deep single furrow ploughs
    Especially on the State Owned Farms

    A lot of the ploughs are now setup on...
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    Re: Mcconnel bale packer

    I remember the Bale Packer very well
    F F is very lucky to have a video of one moving
    It was a good idea But IMO best of a bad job

    Video was interesting I also remember unblocking the 33 Direct...
  3. Thread: Slow computer

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    Re: Slow computer

    Take a backup of your Sage on a data stick - Hopefully you will have auto saves on - File - schedule backup - settings I have mine set at every 3 hours
    Then when you have your new computer ring...
  4. Re: Prince Philip's comment ‘Farming’s too important to be left to farmers’

    I realise its to late now but:-
    Prince Phillip should Belt up before he criticises others
    Xlandman:mad:
  5. Re: Struggling to paint a Massey Ferguson 690 Tractor - Help needed please

    Red is generally difficult
    Needs 2 3 coats
    I generally mix some yellow in the first coat then I can see putting on the second coat with just a tad of blue in it
    The all red for top coat knowing...
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    Re: Safe Disposal of hard drive

    I take old hard drives apart
    Take out the disc they are very high quality mirrors
    hanging in garden gives most garden destroyer the scares
    Except slugs of course!!
    Xlandman
  7. Thread: Windows 10

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    Re: Windows 10

    I run 4 Machines of varying ages
    1 I do banking on bank says not compatible with W 10
    Next a laptop doesn't get used for anything serious backed onto a cloud disk start to install - Not able to...
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    Re: Useful life of an Atcost building

    Atcost Buildings to my recollection Life expectancy 80 Years
    Not warrantied but I am fairly sure that was there Advert

    I expect to be shot to pieces now

    Xlandman
  9. Thread: Windows 10

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    Re: Windows 10

    Yes 4Wd is right
    Both my boys in IT say you will be paying monthly for windows 10 not long after "free" upgrade
    I've never known anything cost as much as free one:lipsrsealed:
    Xlandman
  10. Thread: What is it?

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    Re: What is it?

    Reminds me
    Dowdswell Rep saying you don't need to put a pipe on the spanner to tighten bolts Hand tight is enough

    Then produced an enormously long spanner - not as long as that one...
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    Re: Sub soiling direction

    We always ploughed ninety degrees to the last ploughing
    & always sub soiled at ninety degrees form the last time
    No one had to ask which way anything should be done just look at the record
    ...
  12. Thread: Windows 10

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    Re: Windows 10

    V12cat
    I had an 8100 which was cr*p the 8200 was a cracker maybe we used them for different things

    ZAZA
    I don't remember the Amstrad we had I thick it was an 08 with Sage Sovereign
    My oldest...
  13. Thread: Windows 10

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    Re: Windows 10

    Its interesting reading
    The first Dec Rainbow I had - Green screen No hard disk - Knowledge man - Super Calc etc.
    Second Rainbow was Amber improvement I thought
    Next I think was the Apricot Zen...
  14. Thread: Fusion 3

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    Re: Fusion 3

    Chae

    Bateman Sprayers to name one very helpful at factory don't like problems with their machines

    Xlandman
  15. Re: How the bluddy ell am i gonna get this moving??!!

    When we had these problems First cut off the thread which is through the casting ( there's plenty of length)
    Then heat the casting put up to half an inch through let it cool - cooper slip an wind...
  16. Re: Six cows killed as car ploughs into milking herd crossing the road.

    I feel sorry for the Farmer & the Cows
    Pity it wasn't the driver with legs hanging off
    Some years ago I did Silage run while one off the boys went to the Dentist
    As I was indicating to turn off...
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    Re: Suffolk farm sale.

    Thats some sort of sale
    Not many dealers would have that much in stock
    Three Golf buggys:confused:
    Xlandman
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    Re: Harvest and planting photos

    Good Pic's
    Thanks for putting them up
    Xlandman
  19. Thread: Hard Water

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    Re: Hard Water

    I've never tried it in a cuppa :D
    Don't tell HSE but after years of eating sandwiches on the go - pack on knee I hate to thick what might have been ingested
    & I'm an active silly old fart !!...
  20. Thread: Hard Water

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    Re: Hard Water

    We are in a very hard water area Hampshire sitting on 1000 + ft of chalk

    We used to go through kettles in no time if we descaled them they leaked
    Tried all the easy cheapest systems Magnetic you...
  21. Re: Bamford wizzler 422/ Fahr km4 4 drum mowers and did Pz make one

    Yes ZAZA we had to rake it back
    I do agree mowing with fingers just slightly pointing down a good supply of sharp knives all going well nice and warm - was probably the best job of the year
    This...
  22. Re: Bamford wizzler 422/ Fahr km4 4 drum mowers and did Pz make one

    Yes game birds where a problem with cutter bar mowers
    I had a bar at the front with chains hanging down worked well but some birds just sat tight it wasn't fool proof
    Drum mowers well I have been...
  23. Thread: Supermarkets?

    by Xlandman
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    Re: Supermarkets?

    Many years ago when Pigs lived on the farm we were selling approx. 150 100 Kg pigs a week
    Tesco where our pigs went sometimes but not always where doing a British Pig Meat Promotion 20% off - good...
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    Re: Workshop "Tricks of the Trade" thread

    You learn something every day Ace

    I have probably the national collection of adjustables
    Always used them the wrong way round
    Yep the jaws on some don't move any more (scaffold pipe) why do I...
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    Re: A family of Stoats

    I saw exactly the same as Panzer lV some years ago standing at a gun peg
    The rabbit hopped along just in front of me then stopped the stout creped closer and closer the eventually bit the rabbit on...
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