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    Re: harvest in the 50's

    Although the farming here (almost half way around the world) is a little different, the type of memories you quote compared to the situation today are very similar.

    Only yesterday, prime farmland...
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    Re: Boris

    You might even think about abandoning first-past-the post voting & introduce Hare-Clark proportional representation.

    THAT would stir things up! :eek::rolleyes:
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    Learning how to weld - step one

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gv7sBCWdiZI

    Watch very, very carefully, before going on to step 2.;):eek::D

    JV
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    Re: blind drivers

    Drivers here hate tractors on roads too! :mad:

    I've never been hit, but have seen some near misses while on the road with hay equipment. Thinking I should fit a dashcam.

    And a completely...
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    Re: MF 6465 Hard To Start

    Thanks ff; a good description.

    JV
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    Re: MF 6465 Hard To Start

    Forgive me hijacking the thread with two dumb questions: how does a Tier 3 engine differ from earlier models, and where does the common rail come into the picture?

    JV
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    Re: A bit more help please ? MF 135

    Spot on, agrimax - although I had to grunt a little to get it to move.Many thanks for the tip.

    JV
  8. Re: As if there wasn't enough to worry about....

    Oops, sorry:o. More haste less speed required!

    https://www.farmtender.com.au/primeagnews/desertification-why-is-it-one-of-the-greatest-threats-of-our-time

    JV
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    Cover cropping

    My dad called it "green manure"

    https://www.farmtender.com.au/primeagnews/the-importance-of-cover-cropping-in-soil-health

    JV
  10. As if there wasn't enough to worry about....

    Desertification: the UK is not immune (see map towards the end of the report)

    JV
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    They said What??? !!!

    Here's your belly laugh for the day! :D

    https://www.farmtender.com.au/primeagnews/ag-tech-sunday-tractor-v-horse-pros-and-cons-haha

    JV
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    Re: A bit more help please ? MF 135

    And for MacOS users: Shift and Command held down, then 4. That combination provides a "rifle scope" tool which includes coordinate figures (probably in pixels) referenced from the top left corner of...
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    Re: A bit more help please ? MF 135

    Aha! Thank you. I'll try that tomorra.

    JV
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    Re: A bit more help please ? MF 135

    A question for Agrimax (since he's on this thread and hoping zaza won't mind me hijacking the thread) : the cabin light in my MF4225 doesn't work; I presume a failed globe. How do I get to it? The...
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    Re: A bit more help please ? MF 135

    Thanks Agrimax - no need to apologise, you've saved me some time. You've also confirmed what I'd expected.

    JV
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    Plants have "body clocks"

    Knowing this could be useful to enhance the effectiveness of herbicides.
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    Re: Thoughts on logic weedwiper

    I can't recommend it coz it is not registered for use through wipers and is therefore illegal, but plenty have told me that Dow Shield will give a better result than Roundup on thistles. I understand...
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    Re: A bit more help please ? MF 135

    I'll consult the Service Manual Oracle in the morning - but I expect someone will advise before that happens .

    JV
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    Re: Thoughts on logic weedwiper

    Should have gone to Specsavers! ;)
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    Re: A bit more help please ? MF 135

    Gosh! Only 5 K hours? Not yet run in! My old girl's hour meter stopped at about 7k, and that was decades ago. Wouldn't be surprised if it's up near 20k by now.

    I had the injectors out for their...
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    Re: A bit more help please ? MF 135

    The workshop manual describes only how to remove and replace the pump; it is silent about the seal. As I remember, (the pumps on the 35 & 135 should be the same, surely) it's an O ring, and easy to...
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    Re: A bit more help please ? MF 135

    Did it once (replaced the seal on the pump shaft) on the neighbours's 4 cylinder 35. Somehow managed to turn the pump one revolution (or something). Engine would start & run to low revs, but no...
  23. Re: A bit of a long shot but thought I would ask anyway.............

    "Maybe with the proceeds I will be able to retire. ;)[/QUOTE]"

    After Boris' solution?

    Got that flag pole ready? ;)
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    No! No! No! Never give up! Remember the cartoon of the bird trying to swallow the frog, but the frog has it's hands clasped firmly around the bird's neck!

    The punch is not lost - you just can't...
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    Re: Yellowhammers.

    This morning something I have never seen before, around here half a dozen Swifts.....couldn’t figure out what the noise was.... (Gee)

    Simple: fighter escort! :D
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