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    Carrier value

    What would a 2009 5m carrier be worth? Discs about 50% worn but rear press rings only 30% worn. A few frame welds but generally good condition.
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    iPhone and car radio

    Got an iPhone 12 and software is all up to date. Previously when getting into my car (VW Touareg) I’d plug the phone into the usb charger so it charged it. The phone would connect to the car so it was hands free. I could then play you tube music app by just starting the app on my phone and it...
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    Biomass domestic boiler issue

    Got a heat exchanger plumbed in a house which is fed directly from the biomass boiler. The flow pipe is hot and return pipe is warm so we are getting heat into the house. However there doesn’t seem to be enough heat being utilised as the house is just luke warm. if we put the motorised valve...
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    Standard format vaderstad carrier

    Does a carrier in standard format of 2 x discs and then press level ground well? Would it level off after potatoes? This is an older machine (2009) so there’s no levelling board or front Harrow frame. It’s available for £8,500 and would go straight to work. No frame cracks and discs are all...
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    Crop establishment prices

    I think some people are going mad. Fertilisers through the roof. Crop gross margins are falling yet I’m seeing people out with ploughs, power harrows, disc/tine combinations, presses. They are burning thousands of litres of fuel and the wearing metal cost must be terrible. I’ve seen one local...
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    Lemken Rubin

    Hi anybody got a set of these? My neighbour is retiring and has a 3m semi mounted set with a rear hydraulic wheel, bit like a caster wheel. It’s in good fettle and I’m thinking of buying it. Any pro’s and con’s? Id be looking for it as a stubble chit machine mainly using it fairly shallow. My...
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    Biomass pipe insulation

    Recently run some new pipes underground to put heating into the workshop from the boiler. We have about a metre of pipe sticking out the ground before it goes into the workshop we obviously need to cover up properly before reporting the alteration to our system to ofgem. I’m having metal box...
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    Is this barley straw

    Bought a load of barley straw (2020 crop) in June and just starting to use it, but is it really barley straw 🤷🏻‍♂️. See pics.
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    Which feed wheat?

    Looking for a new feed wheat. Has anything performed well the last few years? Not Extase!
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    Front and back flail topper combo

    Looking to flail 6m stewardship margins, winter cover crops and some grass paddock work. The annual workload isn’t massive at around 300-400ac per year so want something affordable. We’re currently doing it with a 3m rear mounted topper but it won’t flail the flattened cover crop in the tractor...
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    JD x9 demo

    Wow 😯 what a machine. Friend had demo and It was doing nearly twice the speed of his own combine with the same size header, in the same crop, same field, same day and same drivers. The sample was a lot better as well. It looks a bit lexion complicated under the panels but what a serious bit of...
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    You won’t believe this

    My mate runs a beef and sheep farm. One of his neighbours has glamping pods which border my friends farm. Yesterday morning he gets a very irate couple in his yard going mad that his cows have been having s*x in front of their children. Apparently they’d gone mad at the glamping pod site owner...
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    36ft drawbar bale trailer

    Who makes a 36ft drawbar bale trailer. I don’t want a 5th wheel dolly version. Looking to put on 4 x 8ft hestons long ways and then one cross ways so at 2 high we can get 18 on in total. Can’t go 3 high with a shorter trailer due to bridges.
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    Merlo 33.7

    Anybody bought one recently? Just wondering roughly what would the price be in standard format with a pickup hitch and oil brakes?
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    Silage over a weighbridge price

    Hi, anybody got any idea of what silage over a weighbridge is making? We’ve fertilised and sprayed and have a weighbridge on site. Looking to sell it by the tonne with the buyer paying for the machinery side of things. Location is North West.
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    Tilly Trailer test

    I’ve been renewing insurances the last couple of days and mentioned Tilly to our insurer who had no idea what it was initially. They have subsequently come back to me with the following: ‘Tilly is not a legally recognised certificate that would assist in any litigation regarding an accident on...
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    Nitrogen 3rd pass

    What’s everybody doing? Our milling winter wheats were planted mid October to mid November and so far had 165kg N. We are due another 80kg (liquid) to go for group 1 spec but whilst the calendar says go the crops I think are a month behind due to the dry spell. N2 went on a month ago but it’s...
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    What’s this worth?

    Chafer Sentry 6000 Year 2015 3 sets of wheels (2 x 710’s, 1 x 480) Twin lines 12/24/36m (also comes with 32m kit as well) Air ride suspension 600l pump (brand new) Muller control box Muller joystick Brand new GPS receiver for section control Auto boom height Auto rear steer axle Looking to buy...
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    Where can I get these from please

    I’ve no idea what these are called and 20 mins on google has come up with nothing. The diameter is 10mm. They are off a hardtop on a pickup and have a pipe connected to the bottom part to remove any water that’s collected. The top part has 3 springy clips that slot into the hardtop but I’ve...
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    Looking for a 9m telescopic

    Hi, looking for a 3.0-4.0t loader with 9m reach and pickup hitch. Budget is only £25,000 as it’ll only be doing 300 hours a year as a spare machine. All attachments are JCB presently but we can swap headstocks so the machine doesn’t need to be JCB. Anybody know of anything please?
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