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  1. BuskhillFarm

    Rollover cover Northern Ireland

    Has anyone got a roll over cover made up for a trailer in N Ireland. Harsh and Covertech I’ve found in England are reasonable but postage is astronomical. I know Cunningham and couple others do the sheets but I need arch’s made up too and can’t seem to find anywhere that does the complete kit...
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    Straw rake or Alternative

    For those using Claydon drill what do you use for stubble management. I know they recommend a straw rake, but would using a cambridge roller with paddles/or even tines give the required chit/slug egg removal/straw spread? Trying to cut down the machinery costs as best as I can on a small acreage...
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    Trimble Field iq

    Hi. I was wondering if anyone has a Trimble field iq and switch box forsale. I’m wanting to convert my case gem trailed into section control to my fm750 screen.
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    Map for Direct Drilling

    Is there a map for where people do more direct drilling over ploughing? Moving on from the ploughing is bad thread, where is the cross over point. Is it only for the big south of England farms? Where is is dry and sunny and warm? I’m in Northern Ireland, it’s damp and mild all year around. I...
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    Tractor Hitches.

    I’m in process of giving my 8340 a wee mechanical tidy up and whilst I’m at it a wee lock of paint. The hitch on it has been a bit of a bodge job by previous owner, doing away with swing out and welding a few bits that look like they’re cracking underneath. I don’t do much Trailer work with it...
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    Dual wheels.

    Does anyone use step down duals? I have two tractors. One on 20.8s and another on 580s. I need duals for top work and sowing tractor. Would like 48” step downs to keep to 3m for roads, but do they give enough advantage in field to bother with or am I better getting 20.8s on duals. Going to use...
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    Rain water harvesting

    I am building a new grain store and want to harvest a big of rainwater. Only to be used for spraying What is the best way to do this? Obviously I’ll be plumbing off down spout into a tank. My two main questions are 1: Do I need a double skinned tank to stop it cracking with frost (or just...
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    Which GPS??

    I was wanting to upgrade my Trimble FM250 it has great accuracy but I would like a bigger screen and something that’s easier to put field numbers in for. It’s mainly used for spraying cereal and putting in the tramlines, pre ems and slug peppering etc Options are so far. Secondhand JD 1800...
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    New Grain store. Pedestals or Underfloor system.

    I am building a new grain store. It will be 80x40 and split with a walls so basically 20x80. I will be loading in and out with tractor and loader or tipping with trailers. I really like the lishman and Evan’s and Pearce underfloor systems but will I be able load in and out with the pedestals...
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    Diesel or Gas Grain dryer

    Hi. Following on from a thread I posted last year I have decided to buy a second hand grain dryer budget of less than £4k hopefully £3k as it’s only used for a 100 or so ton at most but hopefully less. questions I have of buying either, there seems to be a lot more gas ones for sale in this age...
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    Another tyre tread. Top Work

    I’m purchasing a 8340 coming on bald tyres so good chance to put wider ones on. Main jobs will be rolling and fert spreading. Very little road work. Will be doing low hours so want to last a good few years. Question is what would be the best tyre for the job. Thinking 600/65r38 and 480/65r28...
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    Small Scale grain drying

    Hi what are people using to dry down grain in a small scale? I try to get rid of as much at harvest off combine. I have a grain store, power floated floor and 8ft walls. Would only be storing 150-200 tonnes. I don’t have 3 phase. Would a second/third hand batch dryer be best (although...
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    John Deere 6r Dual beacons.

    Hi. As I live beside a busy dual carriage way I was wanting to put on dual beacons. My 6140r already has a single and would like two in case one goes out. How do I wire the second one up? Can I take a wire from one to the other or do I need a loom and codes from JD to unlock everything? thanks...
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