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  1. Hesstondriver

    Do steel buildings need concrete on top of holding down bolts ?

    sorry probably should have clarified, i meant concrete on top like a 6" layer, not proper grouting in , around and over the cones which i would take as part of erection
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    Peat & Moss soils

    The Holme Fen post : Holme Fen, specifically Holme Posts, is believed to be the lowest land point in Great Britain at 2.75 metres (9.0 ft) below sea level.[9][10] Before drainage, the fens contained many shallow lakes, of which Whittlesey Mere was one of the largest. The River Nene originally...
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    Peat & Moss soils

    i do love it when people say farming black land (Fen / Peat etc) is easy ! 1) it can blow, dykes and roads full of soil. 2) if it blows it can take young seedlings with it 3) it can be so bl@@dy springy it is impossible to consolidate so pushes and bulldozes with any form of cultivator 4) when...
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    Today at work

    in a village called Sible Headingham , just north of Braintree, . i wouldn't make a special trip to the chippy, but it did kept malnutrition at bay ! you see, that is where is i differ, i saw a professional using one once , and thought 'it cant be that hard , so best have my own :banghead: '
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    Today at work

    Yesterday: went to Essex to collect an eBay purchase Then stopped for local cuisine on the way home :
  6. Hesstondriver

    Do steel buildings need concrete on top of holding down bolts ?

    I didn’t think it did , but I couldn’t remember what it looks like when we put the stone in it ! Like you have reminded me that was 14 years ago I now feel old !
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    Today at work

    Can I ask , what does it do ?
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    Do steel buildings need concrete on top of holding down bolts ?

    Thank you, that's what i thought , but there is a fair bit of conflicting guff floating about. as long as it wont blow away im happy (y)
  9. Hesstondriver

    Do steel buildings need concrete on top of holding down bolts ?

    looking at a GP shed going up, stone floor be going in so just wondering what others do if not pouring an internal slab ?
  10. Hesstondriver

    Fowrass concertina sheep hurdle

    I hope so , I’ve just ordered some :banghead:
  11. Hesstondriver

    Our new(ish) parlour

    Super thread Tim , please keep pics and posts coming
  12. Hesstondriver

    If you tell lies you'll get caught out eventually

    Neil Shand from the Simmental society is at a loose end !
  13. Hesstondriver

    Claas variant 360 Baler 2008

    is it roto cut / chopper ?
  14. Hesstondriver

    Recommend me a pump

    give these a call , they do loads of veg washing plant pumps http://panks.co.uk/
  15. Hesstondriver

    If you tell lies you'll get caught out eventually

    Yes Simmentals are just implemented this. I think it should go further and all breeding females should be done
  16. Hesstondriver

    inverter ark welder - Which is positive ?

    Great thanks , i thought id answerd my own question : Earth = -ve . but wanted to check
  17. Hesstondriver

    inverter ark welder - Which is positive ?

    the stickers have fallen off my cables , (i dont normally remove) them, is the rod positive & earth negative ?
  18. Hesstondriver

    Just one implement

    you say you dont want to do man and tractor, and ive seen the suggestions on a wet weather seed drill which was going to me my suggestion. but.... how about a fudging wide set of flotation wheels, and then you become flexible and given the weather very much in demand ? and ROI my well be...
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    Inexplicable Crushes

    i'm not sure if i'm pleased or disappointed that nobody has mentioned this one :
  20. Hesstondriver

    Today at work

    Caption : " stuck halfway between two pots of gold "!

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