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    Re: Sound familiar?

    Is part of the reason for Canadian milk being so expensive in comparison not due to the exorbitant price of your artificially restricted supply management ie quotas?
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    Re: killing a standing mature tree

    Oh I know about how to encourage it to fall where I want it to, and some of it will be no problem, it's when it decides to go in an unforseen direction, an it MUST fall in this instance directly in a...
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    Re: killing a standing mature tree

    Well, the sycamore is looking decidedly ill at the moment, I think the whole thing has been a little protracted by my not drilling enough holes, they should be around 4" apart, mine were nowhere near...
  4. Thread: Luck money

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    Re: Luck money

    Bought a pair of shoes last week (English), cost 180, I said that was an awful price for a pair of shoes and it is , last ones I had were made in South America and cost about 60 less, anyway when...
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    Re: killing a standing mature tree

    I am going to block it then split it for my open fire, I have a hydro system so I will not be relying on an open fire so much. I hear what you say about wood burning being carbon neutral, I just wish...
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    Re: killing a standing mature tree

    You guys have lost the plot! I want a quick death, not a slow lingering cruel effort!! And no headaches please!:cool:
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    Re: killing a standing mature tree

    Thank you Jack. In this instance there is a building close by and a road, so no colatteral damage,hopefully!
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    killing a standing mature tree

    Does anyone have a recipe for killing a standing tree, a sycamore , so that leaves will not be a problem? A number of years ago I killed an Ash tree by drilling holes(6) around the trunk in mid...
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    Re: Diesel Quads

    I used to have a V8 Discovery, it was great at the lights, nobody expected a farmers land rover to be across the road when most were finding first gear! It did 14-15 mpg , didn't make a pick of...
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    Re: Diesel Quads

    The battery model would be no use to you at all, I always thought it would be a good job for sneaking up on foxes at night or even rabbiting.
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    Re: Diesel Quads

    What about the latest electric models? I have experience of neither but always wondered. Certainly a fiver doesn't go far in a petrol lawnmower!
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    Re: Hedge Cutter Hydraulics

    Try Jack Ballance from Glenavy, I don't know his number but he used to have a load of hydraulic components, I think he bought a job lot from the Goodyear plant all those years ago in Craigavon.
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    Re: Global Warming

    We have Narcissi in bloom, the last bloom was January this year, never had this before.
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    Re: International tractor 475

    I couldn't agree more, forget the perky. IH 674 every time!
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    Re: Brexit, yes or no?

    It was around 14 years ago we did a houseswap near St Peters Bay when I heard this tale of woe, and yes I think Idaho was mentioned.
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    Re: Brexit, yes or no?

    I remember a number of years ago talking to a farmer in PEI, and he told me that if there was a good crop of potatoes over the border, you just could not please the USDA as far as quality for export,...
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    Re: 3 barns burn - other side of the pond

    I have a newspaper cutting here somewhere relating to a court case re a hayshed fire here in 1942. I remember my Father say that the two of the bays had beans and peas, presumably cut by a binder,...
  18. Thread: jcb 409

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    Re: jcb 409

    Yes that is my concern, it is 4WD all the time. Little road work though. I know where there are a set(4) for 600 half worn, but two less than half that. I haven't seen them yet but I also know where...
  19. Thread: jcb 409

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    jcb 409

    I have an elderly 409 with scrappy tyres, but good enough for my occasional use. One appears to have the tread separating from the inner cover and deflates in different places, I am going to buy 2...
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    Re: Can't send videos

    It seems like I am ADSL Max, ADSL 2+ and I should have up to 2Mbps available and as the cable goes, about 3 miles from the exchange.
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    Re: Can't send videos

    Just done the test Download:16.86 Upload:0.98. Therein may lie the problem ? I am with BT, don't honestly know if any of the others are any better, maybe like the curates' egg, good in places!
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    Re: Can't send videos

    Thank you for your reply Fotsfitter.
    Firstly I am unlimited broadband use, speed 11Mb-17Mb and minimum guaranteed speed of 9Mb. I have already powered down the pc but to no avail, actually I left it...
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    Can't send videos

    Could some of you folk out there help with a pc problem I have?
    I was transferring some videos to dropbox and I partly succeeded, the problem being I cannot download other videos and sending a...
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    Re: Security / Trail cameras

    Very sorry, your mail was in my junk folder! Thanks for you reply.
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    Re: Security / Trail cameras

    Still no e mail, sure you copied my correct mail with the underscore?
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