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  1. Down farmer

    When would you expect to pay for a new piece of machinery?

    Yes you are correct .Hughes who owned red rock went bust and then started up newrock
  2. Down farmer

    Easiest hooking on or off front and rear mowers?

    First class (pun) at following the ground front is like back float’s on hydraulic suspension with brilliant movement in all undulating ground Have used krone and Kuhn in the past with satisfaction but much prefer the class for cutting and following ground and seems easier driven also have...
  3. Down farmer

    Easiest hooking on or off front and rear mowers?

    Have a 2022 class rear and front mower and find no problem.back mower let pressure of lifting ram by a rope mechanism and lower on to one leg . Front mower is no problem either ,no stand needed just lock the ram with lever( front mower is a mover)
  4. Down farmer

    Which of the two front mower

    On a Nh 210 drives at her leisure ,have a valve on assister ram on right hand side which I shut when height is determined this help’s prevent twisting on linkage as ram is locked and also prevents oil flowing to other ram exacerbating the problem and causing more twisting Force . May not have...
  5. Down farmer

    Which of the two front mower

    Same here this season have a class move on front and class on back previously krone (done v well) but class much better following ground v impressed with them and possibly easier driven
  6. Down farmer

    To condition or not?

    not ted faster as it’s harder to move non conditioned grass either with Tedder or pickup local contractors loath it for raking
  7. Down farmer

    I'm looking for a new tractor

    It might shorten it even more
  8. Down farmer

    Deutz 8280 - The worse purchase of my life!!!

    Don’t know about the diving but probably wouldn’t have been driving 😜
  9. Down farmer

    Deutz 8280 - The worse purchase of my life!!!

    Would be considerably more if it was green
  10. Down farmer

    NH t7

    Not necessarily as depth off plough has to be set and the degree of sensitivity on draughty as well,I’m sure there’s others on here who can add further advice
  11. Down farmer

    NH t7

    Yes they flicker in response to the changing ground conditions either raising or lowering the arms
  12. Down farmer

    Fendt vs. Deere

    718 Fendt wouldn’t have a look in on comparison to the 230 on PTO work 😂
  13. Down farmer

    Any spare diesel

    153.9 for white at Sainsburys in Sprucefield (between Lisburn and Royal Hillsboro) 13 pence dearer 4mile down the carriage way in Dromore
  14. Down farmer

    Diesel washer fuel usage?

    I have a yanmar probably about 6 years it is 10 hp (me thinks) but is running at 2500 -3000 psi at a lower volume have found it faultless.Bought it from Kew dealer in loughbrickland but is sold by several dealers in NI and is also assembled in NI by a main distributor so was matter off best deal...
  15. Down farmer

    Dribble bars. Is 7.5 wide enough?

    Don’t know how long they will last but certainly keeping them (I’m told) from sunlight when not in use is a big help as I’ve light is harmful
  16. Down farmer

    Dribble bars. Is 7.5 wide enough?

    36 outlets here on 9 m Slurrykat and yes Colin this one does have LED lights on dribble bar
  17. Down farmer

    Dribble bars. Is 7.5 wide enough?

    Slurrykat 9 m is attached to chassis as can be seen in attached photos and fits v neatly to back off tanker
  18. Down farmer

    Dribble bars. Is 7.5 wide enough?

    Yes it is v neat/tidy and certainly the macerator has no problem keeping it going it also has the breakaway feature if ithas a collision 🤕Only blockage’s encountered were from the results off the hoof trimming. Have cereal in tramlines which is done by contractor. Tanker is 2750 as already...
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    Dribble bars. Is 7.5 wide enough?

    Have a new 9m Slurrykat here (June 21) it is telescopic on a new tanker v well pleased with it and certainly wouldn’t like to go any narrower especially if putting little on.Is easier on ground than a narrow one (tanker is on 900s) and less power required for hills
  20. Down farmer

    Best cattle crush head gate?

    George Hamilton 100 Barnish Rd Randalstown 02894472269 supplies Morris equipment
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