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    Re: Digital inheritance?

    John - Through my day job I have been working with a provincial archives - they are moving towards having a digital archive in the cloud and using software which has the capabilities of migrating...
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    Re: IH Hydro 84 Cylinder Head Gasket

    well, on the bright side, you at least found it before putting a big bunch of money into rebuilding the engine

    still sucks, though :mad:
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    Re: IH Hydro 84 Cylinder Head Gasket

    Someone correct me if I have this backwards, but from what I understand
    the 5w/ - 10w/ - etc. describes how the oil acts when starting a cold engine (winter) If there is no number (##/) then the...
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    Re: Matters Agricultural.

    Got agree with you on that Jack - on this side of the pond (in both Canada and the US) it seems "country folk" have a better understanding of the "urban" world than vice versa.
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    Re: Matters Agricultural.

    Jack - in all your 84 years around the farm you didn't ever run into the "female in heat" with cows or horses or sheep or pigs or cats or dogs or wives or . . .
    Why can't pigeons have the same?

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    Re: Glyphosate and pregnant women

    in the '70s & '80s a friend used to haul 4 or 5 tons of cull / small potatoes a day for his calf feeder lot - he normally had 90-110 week old to 1 year old calves at any given time.
  7. Re: How long do we have to wait for the site monitors to validat or activate our prof

    As one of the moderators of another forum that doesn't have these restrictions, I am removing "spam" posts (mostly porn or Viagra sites) several times a day - I removed 4 just before coming here....
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    Re: Fishing

    What you are describing is the same thing that has been going on in most industries around the world - industries sectors (fishing, milk, eggs, lumber, . . .) are being gobbled up by "bigger fish"...
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    Re: New Holland 7840sle gearbox help please

    That is the type of "lessons learned" that makes this forum invaluable :cool:
  10. Thread: Red diesel

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    Re: Red diesel

    I presume the "red diesel" is tax exempt. On this side of the pond, the tax exempt fuel always came from the same fuel delivery driver - the driver would just add the dye to it as he was filling...
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    Re: Something else to worry about

    Surprise surprise surprise
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    Re: trying to defrost cattle troughs

    for thawing pipes in houses I have seen people take a propane blast heater and heat water in an old propane tank that has had the valve removed and a flexible pipe installed to direct the steam
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    Re: Massey 4225 battery access

    back in my auto racing days, we would fit the car with a remote positive (insulated) positive terminal so we could easily connect a second battery to the car for starting (before the race) - a...
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    Re: Planning etc and housing workers?

    I would think twice on the "volunteer" aspect. "On this side of the pond", if he isn't a paid employee and got accidently injured on your farm you could be sued - as an employee he would be eligible...
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    Re: Brexit, yes or no?

    Well, if you choose the land correctly, you get an income you have some control over rather than becoming a landlord and trying to get blood from stones ;).

    The equipment needed for growing xmas...
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    Re: Brexit, yes or no?

    Jack, on this side of the pond, they plant fir & pine trees, prune them for 8-10-12 years then sell them as Christmas Trees
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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::(
  18. 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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