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  1. Thread: Most unusual!

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    Re: Most unusual!

    Loved the sound of those old girls - pure torque- did anyone notice where this was happening (I didn't)?
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    Re: Election Result Predictions?

    Which party was / is he running for? Perhaps voters would like to know what the party stands for?

    <and no, I am not eligible to vote in this upcoming election>
  3. Re: Curious juxtaposition of TV programmes tonight.

    Correct me if I am wrong, but I believe what "they" complain about with grass is plowing under the hay field to re-plant lets the carbon stored in the "soil" to escape into the atmosphere. how often...
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    Re: Neighbours soak away problems

    NOW you have an official document you can dispute - see if you can find some old pictures of the area that shows the original land. You don't get along with the nieghbour anyway, so don't sweat his...
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    Re: Neighbours soak away problems

    Do the plans call for an additional bathroom? perhaps insisting on an environmental capacity inspection will uncover the problems?
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    Re: MF35 - running problem

    personally, I would start by checking the temperature of the exhaust manifold to determine which cylinder isn't firing. Then I would verify the fuel flow to the injector.
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    Roundup Class Action Lawsuit

    new lawsuit initiated in Canada

    https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/class-action-lawsuit-roundup-1.5366184

    Thoughts?
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    Re: Farm worker shortage

    When you pay "Minimum" you get "Minimum" - and when it is seasonal work, it is hard to get experienced employees to return the next year.

    A friend who runs a motorcycle repair shop pays $2 more...
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    Farm worker shortage

    are others experiencing the same problems?
    https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/farm-labour-employment-1.5357600

    This article is about an organic farm
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    John Deer Sprayer drone

    An article I ran into
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    Re: Climate Change

    Well, it is the second weekend of Deer season on the ease coast of this side of the pond - there is 3 or 4 inches of snow down - hasn't been enough snow to track deer this early in the season for a...
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    Re: Must farmers change their ways?

    Thank you sir.

    In the last decade I have seen forests which were select cut using mechanical harvesters - it takes a little longer and you don't get as much wood. part of the problem is the cost...
  13. Thread: Irish Border

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    Re: Irish Border

    And YOUR adding a tax to protect the UK wouldn't be seen as "bullying" by the US? And Amazon, et al aren't seen as raping, pillaging and plundering by the UK? All points of view based on where you...
  14. Thread: Irish Border

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    Re: Irish Border

    Zero percent interest- right
    The last vehicle I bought, a 2017 4x4 pickup, had a price of some $46k Canadian at zero percent interest for 6 years - CASH price: I wrote them a cheque for $38k
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    Re: Steam ploughing

    :cool: ;) :cool:
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    Re: Must farmers change their ways?

    It depends on how they cut and what they put into the biomass - if they clear-cut and put limbs and tops through the shredder, it isn't very "green". If they select cut (leave the semi-mature trees...
  17. Thread: Irish Border

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    Re: Irish Border

    On this side of the pond, when they can't sell them they lease them $0 down, $99 per week for 56 weeks - limited mileage permitted
    you end up pay 3/4 of the price of the vehicle and they end up with...
  18. Thread: Irish Border

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    Re: Irish Border

    If you maintain the EU standards for hormones and antibiotics, I wouldn't worry about US beef
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    Re: Must farmers change their ways?

    Jack - interesting take. I wonder how many trucks there are hauling good from around the world to the local grocery store? (plus the ships in the harbours to get the goods to the UK in the first...
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    Re: Must farmers change their ways?

    I hear you. In our province we have one dominate (the empire) wood fiber purchaser / harvester / processor and 1 dominate landowner with wood holdings (the Crown). These two conspire to reduce the...
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    Re: Must farmers change their ways?

    John, I read through the article and I agree with it, in part. i don't think we need to stop cutting trees but revert back to the way we used to cut trees.

    Revert back? What do I mean?
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  22. Thread: Quad bike

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    Re: Quad bike

    On this side of the pond, Carpenters, plumbers, . . . have been painting their valuable tools "an odd color" so their tools show up when thieves try to use or sell them - not many carpenters would be...
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    Re: European cooperation.

    On this side of the pond, most small businesses prefer cash over credit because of the bank charges. I have only found one place that does NOT accept cash - the Passport Office
  24. Thread: Boris

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    Re: Boris

    If the UK Supreme Court is anything like most countries, the make-up, function and mandate should be reviewed.

    As an example, the press reported the other day that the US Democrats were talking...
  25. Thread: Boris

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    Re: Boris

    and the press loves controversy - it draws readers and in the "new online economy", misleading headlines draws "clicks" and "clicks" generate advertising revenue so the press will NEVER permit an...
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