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  1. john432

    Load sensing hydraulic couplers?

    Just bought an used forage wagon, and need to connect to the blanked off load sensing connections. Is there a recognised common standard? So that my wagon/ tractor would be instantly compatable with others. I'm guessing it's a 3/4" female for the return.1/2" female for the pressure connection...
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    Just been called a F*****g Welshman , for trying to buy a front linkage PTO kit!

    What is happening to this world, or its people? About 20 months ago I bought a front linkage and PTO kit from Symon Jacobsen of Scotland. The kit got delivered, all perfect, and I paid his invoice in full by the stated date..And stupidly as It has turned out have recommended him to others...
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    John King chains of Sheffield?

    This company seems to manufacture a massive range of chains and sprockets for all kinds of conveyor applications. Be ideal for anyone wanting to refurbish muck spreaders etc. I need to upgrade the floor conveyor on my lime spreader.. does anyone know if they deal with small one off customers...
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    MF 6400 series no power from ignition switch to starter?

    Went to start my 6475 this morning, nothing, starter didn't even click.so powered the solenoid terminal directly,and started fine. Then noticed the charge warning light was coming on at over 1400rpm.. tested the ignition switch, and one of the switches on the clutch pedal and power was present...
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    Youngsters need counseling??what next?

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-57555760
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    The Duck has been warning us!

    https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/may/11/lab-grown-meat-companies-swallow-record-investments?fbclid=IwAR3Llc7EBrSOpWfmUvoZksaIHwCFIAf_c0iSmzfwhFJfZ_aCK7DQEhPnMkU
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    Enlarged prostate?

    I really noticed that my peeing flow had slowed down about 3 years ago I guess. Been to the GP, had the blood tests etc done, don't detect cancer, have had the finger up the bum, ( lot less spectacular than Billy Connolly's experience 😯,) enlarged prostate, my late father had the same problem...
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    Vicon 03,04, series Adjusting block.

    Part no. VN97896442 bought in error, £100+vat
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    John Deere replacement crosshaft and arms?

    Pricing up parts for a JD6800.. the rear linkage crosshaft splines are completely worn out. Has any one any feed back on the aftermarket ones? The arms and crosshaft kit "genuine "from JD about £1700, aftermarket made in Spain about £1100, or the ones from Turkey from about £400...
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    Machines getting obsolete!

    Think a list of machines to be avoided could be handy to people . I'll start with RAU power harrows, badged as Ferrag, obsolete due to no gearbox gears available anywhere, Rau harrows disappeared in the Kverneland group.
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    David brown Cropmaster mower

    Have one of these on the farm, semi mounted, to fit the Cropmaster range, the old storage shed has come to the end of its life. Is it of any value or intrest to anyone? Photo is one I found on the internet. John
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    Gates hydraulic hose crimper dies.

    Looking for a set of 130 dies for the old Gates type crimper . The dies that do the 3/4" and1" fittings. Maybe someone even knows where to source dies for these presses that could do the two piece fittings " properly " ,ie in one squeeze. Many thanks John
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    Sitting tenant? Does it exist any more?

    A good friend and nearby farmer, over 30 years ago went share farming with two retiring batchelor brothers. One brother passed away probably 20 years ago. The other last year, and now the greedy nephews and niece want him out ,off the farm, the farm house was lived in by the owner. My friend...
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    80 acres of land North Carmarthenshire.

    Situated near the village of Rhydcymerau, a block of 80 acres, being 3 fields totalling about 74 acres, and with conifer shelter belts and road access making up about 6 acres. The 2 bigger fields in the image (are in corn ,about 4 years ago) total about 62 acres, have been reseeded 2 years...
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    Fencing post peeler/ debarker.

    Looking for a Cundy or Posch type peeler pointer , not too sure what the spares availability is like on the old Cundy's. Pm contact me on 07855777260 thanks John
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    Antifreeze to water ratio for ballasting tyres?

    What's the amount of normal blue antifreeze needed in say 400 litres of water in a tractor tyre to protect from frost? And would it help at a very diluted rate help to stop corrosion of the wheel? Cast wheel weights are out of the equasion, £800 for 200kg!
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    Cut lamb and beef to fight climate change!

    BBC News - 'Cut lamb and beef' to fight climate change http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-46214864 Now it all makes sense, they want rid of us livestock farmers. So do we fight them, or just abide ,give up, and plant the land in trees,and take the pitance handouts? Evrything...
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    Spot welder advice please.

    I need a small spot welder to do jobs such as fixing carbon bushes etc on starter motors and alternators. Low power two pronged ones are available on ebay, but think tyey are only good for building rechargable battery packs. The only other thing I can find suitable ,is the home made ones ,built...
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    Taarup/kverneland 465or 1030 forage wagon.

    Does any one have one for sale in the uk, or know of one? Even one that needs repairs. Pm or contact me o 07855777260 thanks John
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    MF perkins common rail fuel problem?

    My 6475 tier 3 with the perkins engine would suddenly stop, usually when turning up hill or jolting over rough plouged ground. My first thoughts was an eletrical fault, loose connection, bad earth. But not really knowing where to start checking the wiring, thought, think simple , get the...
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