Put a proper hatch and a ladder. We clean ours every load. Power washer is ideal but a decent hosepipe and nozzle works too.
To do it properly you should be wearing a harness and have a tripod so that your body can be winched out. Plus ventilation and gas meters. Dad hasn't died yet though.
We've gone from a 627 to a 630. If I could fit it in the buildings then I would love to have gone up a size, the hydraulics are much more powerful on the wide body machines. If I had the height and wasn't off and on all the time then it would be a JCB. Hopefully Manitou will get all the niggles...
Put a proper log boiler with a thermal store in an outhouse and keep all the muck out there. Somewhere you can get to with a telehandler. I used to love our stove but I don't miss it now I have a warm house when I come in.
We had some Insitor turn up six weeks after ordering on a low loader. The sheet covered the top of the load but the sides were a net(?). It was raining hard, the water was running off the neck and the bags were in a puddle. Red water pouring out of the bag. Rang supplier and sent photos, chased...
Pretty sure there is a picture on the side of every bag of fert telling you not to use unprotected pallet tines. Bag lifter is great, safer and quicker unloading wagons, much better filling the drill and I can fit twice as many bags in our low shed. Money well spent.
This. We have an MOD facility on one boundary and APHA won't accept the 3m high chain link with 4 strands of barbed wire. So we have 3 strands of electric. All the rest is solid with an exception for gates. Well worth doing.