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    There are some decent politicions

    Noticed this in our local paper. Shows it`s not all about shouting abuse at your opposite number https://www.hexham-courant.co.uk/news/19842352.hexham-mp-pays-tribute-former-colleague-jack-dromey-mp/
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    Weigh cells

    We have a milk tank on a gantry in our bottling plant. Monitoring the level during processing involves sprinting up & down the stairs. Wondering about putting it on weigh cells with a display downstairs Gross weight full will be about 7 tonnes I was thinking 2 channels each side under the feet...
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    FM Regenerative Farming Plan

    Any FM members got their head around the above. ? didn`t get to any of the meetings about it.
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    Feed mixer chain

    Chain in our Langton horizontal meal mixer is ready for renewal Any ideas who would sell something like this TIA
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    Yellow patches in winter barley

    Question from a dairy farmer for you corn men WB drilled 10th sept after plough & combination into cracking seed bed Very quick & even germination. Reasonable amount of rain since but ground still "sound" Last couple of weeks sporadic patches of yellow appearing. Probably worse at ends. What...
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    Stranraer area

    Turned off the A75 south heading towards the mod ground. Someone running big numbers of bulls outside. What's the story there @Thomas-milmain . Lots of good land down that peninsula. Looks like it grows grass and maize for fun.
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    Name this clip please

    And what's the best way to put them on without them pinging across the yard never to be seen again. 😀
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    Sewage treatment plant

    As condition of a planning application it looks like we will have to replace an existing septic tank with a treatment plant ( 1 dwelling / 4 occupants) Any thoughts on the best type to install , ballpark cost ?
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    Stainless 3 way plug valve 1"

    Anyone got a couple of these available (Also posted in wanted )
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    Stainless 3 way plug valve 1"

    Anyone got a couple of these
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    slurry froth

    10 years under the slats & the only time we have had froth on the slurry is when it is being stirred. That disapeared within an hour or so Last few months the slurry has a permanent froth, probably 9" deep all over. Any thoughts on the cause ?
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    Lifting a tank

    Looking for ideas. We have a 12 ft x 6 ft tank to go on a 8 ft high gantry weight about 600kg Access is through a door about 11 ft 6" width available with the gantry to the side of that. Putting it on the pallet foks wont work due to lack of space to turn 90 degrees Shed man has a side mount...
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    Guardian Climate change & the dinosaurs

    Well would you believe it. 200million years ago CO2 levels were 10 times today`s levels & they try & tell us it`s all humans fault Attenborough`s recent programme adverts used the strap line The planet was perfect ... As my son said when he heard it " He should ask the dinosaurs about that "...
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    Countryside mid tier approval today

    Email this morning with approval. Page after page after page !! Took the paper from a small forest to print it off so it can be studied in detail :(
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    There is a god !!!!!

    After years of fighting with crap siscer jacks in our vans new one turns up today with a bottle jack under the seat. Someone must be listening Must be 50 years ago we had a car that had a built in jacking system. Little box under the bonnet, select the corner you want & pump the lever. So much...
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    Bad news for dairy cattle show enthusiasts

    Not a surprise, but word is Borderway Dairy Expo, due early March will not happen. Possibilty of a June date if conditions allow
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    Farm King or similar 7 / 41 auger

    Tried this in the machinery section with no response. Any of you grain boys have any thought ? For a number of years we have hired a Farm King 8 / 41 auger to put the grain into the bin. The machine is coming to the end of it`s life. Anyone know where we can find a decent s/h auger roughly that...
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    Farm King 8/41 auger

    For a number of years we have hired a Farm King 8 / 41 auger to put the grain into the bin. The machine is coming to the end of it`s life. Anyone know where we can find a decent s/h auger roughly that size ? TIA
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    Honda 90 quad

    Anyone got one ? Grandkids have lost the 2 studs that hold the axle at the correct chain tension. Can not find the detail in the parts pages. One goes through the tensioner circled Think they are M12 but tried one in the hole & its tighter than I would like. Anyone confirm if M12, what length...
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