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  1. jh.

    Direct Driller lime article

    Trying to get my head around this . Surface area "Per metric ton" , so what rate of prilled would be needed to match a ground rate of 5ton a hec. Never used prilled so no idea on how much a ton even costs compared to a bulk wagon tipped for a lime spreader but surely the cost of a prilled...
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    Overum DX5 plough alignment/memory ram

    Anyone on here had one of the ends fail ? Looked on overum kongskilde site and only seem to list whole ram . Any ideas who can do a weld on boss or male clevis , 40mm pin hole and 30mm thick .
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    New Holland CX Laterale

    Got a new to us combine a few years ago. Always used deeres before the New Holland. Really like the machine but the Laterale doesn't seem as smooth as the deere hillmaster . The deere felt super smooth , hardly knowing it was on , the new Holland seems to hold on a swing then suddenly kick...
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    Overum/kongskilde/NH front furrow

    Anyone know if there is a kit available to make the front hyd furrow narrower on these ploughs?. I had the old tractor at 74" with 710s . New to me tractor is close to 80" with 650s . Due to the out side wall being further out with new tractor , the front furrow is just a touch wide leading...
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    New holland combine tips .

    Got a new to us CX6090 last harvest . Had been a Deere user before then but really like the NH . Few questions to any seasoned users . Mine is a lateral version with the chassis levelling . Can you calibrate or change the sensitivity? The Deere was silky smooth hardly feeling it work , the NH...
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    No till and cover crops in Scotland

    Keep getting told it'll never work up here but I'm convinced it will be the direction we get forced down in coming years. Cover crops after harvest might not get sown until mid to late September, is this too late to get a decent stand going into winter ? Spring crops later drilled into...
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    Knight trailed sprayer

    Got a new to me sprayer. It's a 2003/4 with linkage mounted steering drawbar . Anyone any idea to what model it is? . It just says 3000litre trailed in all the paperwork and old MOT's I take it they need quite a few revs to get induction bowl sooking . At 400ish pto like my old sprayer...
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    Hay seed mix

    Just wondering what mix folk are using for hay reseeds. Dad used to grow quite a bit for race horses back in the day , fairly high Timothy mix iirc but since our livestock went we only grow about 5 acres now on a steep hill the combine can't climb. Later stuff has been a mostly IRG based so...
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    Fert tray test variations

    What sort of differences do folk see between test tubes . Made up a kit for testing a Kuhn axis 40.1 m-emc-w . I am testing using the single pass method mostly but have had same results with full 3 run test. Sometimes the results all look nice and even . Others the machine is showing stepped...
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    Kuhn axis 30.1/40.1

    Any one know what drop point and pto speed for yara amidas 40N+14SO3. Assume it's 50/50 height? 24m spread with s4 disc Haven't been on a spreader for years and never seen this stuff spread before so any help appreciated
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    BYDV in spring barley

    Anyone else finding it a bad year for it? Worst I've ever seen . Crops are that poor this year after drought I don't think I want to go out with hallmark.
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    Slug pellets

    What are you finding the best long lasting pellets are now we have lost methiocarb. Spread the last of mine about 4weeks ago and can still find the odd pellet but where i used allure i think they only lasted 3 days. Have had metarex amba in the past which seemed to last well but at 4% its a bit...
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    Licence free 2 way radios

    Been asked by a non member to see if anyone can recommend a good brand and supplier for 2 way radios for escorting duties .