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  1. Tompkins

    Small arable farm with Phosphorus deficiency Advice

    Depending on which part of Dorset you are I could help with spreading and p-grow supply if needed. Like the others have said, get it tested first!
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    MF 6480 Cunningham Cover

    As above, not worried if it says 6475 or whatever on it. Its a Tier 3 2012 model. TIA
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    Spreading Fibrophos

    I think if you're going to make such a sweeping statement you ought to at least be a bit more specific....
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    MF 6480 wheels/tyres

    600/65R38 and 480/65R28, why?
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    MF 6480 wheels/tyres

    Anything considered but ideally 650/65R38 and 540/65R28 on solid centres.
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    Massey Ferguson 3635 Project

    Here's my recent purchase, not much wrong with it, just needs a few cosmetic bits sorting out.
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    What are people using to test soil Ph

    Sent you a PM.
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    400 hp tractors

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    Drag chopper pictures

    This was me in 2006, not strictly trailed I know!
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    Trailed Weaving Sabre tine idea?

    Along the same lines as an Amazone Cayena?
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    Acuspread AS55 lime spreader

    What yr is this spreader please? 2011 ump
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    New toy day

    MST I reckon.....:cool:
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    MF 8s

    Valtra website says 16th of April.
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    What cultivator (excluding Top Down types) do you use to "One Pass" cultivate Over wintered stubbles ready for drilling.

    We once tried a Kockerling Allrounder 6m, looked similar to @Bob lincs Prolander. Really good tool for going straight into stubbles on lighter ground and secondary cultivation on ploughed/min-tilled land.
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    MF 8s

    Don't know anything about CNH gearbox, just well read on the E-power!😄
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    MF 8s

    As far as I'm aware, the Direct Drive JD has the dual clutch on the powershift steps, meaning there is still a break in drive between ranges. The Dyna E-Power has a dual clutch on the range change, meaning there is no break in drive through all 28 gears. In the main working range it alternates...
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    MF 966 loader problem

    Bought a 6480 last year with a 966 loader. I haven't needed to use it much but for some reason sometimes it won't go up and the tilt/crowd and 3rd service is really slow all the time. It seems if I start moving with the tractor the loader will then intermittently rise at full speed but not for...
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    John Deere reducing dealerships

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    Helmut Claas has died

    Might have something to do with the German government bailing them out all the time...
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    Using a hill side combine on flat land.

    Not really, just keep it greased well and make sure there is no build up of crap in any bits that need to move.