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  1. casemx 270

    Why is modern machinery so flipping unreliable?!

    I bet you don't it's not one brand it's brands I know of 3 makes of tractors two with us and one parked in our yard but not ours with various problems keeping the spanner men busy 😁
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    Why is modern machinery so flipping unreliable?!

    Well everyone is welcome to their opinion but in the 35 odd years of farming I see more problems now with new kit and this is personal experience not pub talk.
  3. casemx 270

    Why is modern machinery so flipping unreliable?!

    We have two tractors in the 350 to 400 hp bracket under 5000 hours modern one 7 years old and one 5 years old different main stream manufacturers one is on is third engine and the other on its second transmission and the engine has been out to reseal numerous oil leaks .We have a British built...
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    Why is modern machinery so flipping unreliable?!

    Hi sorry to spoil the party , but it's not just electrical problems it's mechanical problems as well such as gearboxes and oil seals on engines .Then there are bad welding plus poor manufacturing and design issues it's across the board . Personally I don't think modern farm machinery is designed...
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    Making tools for a job

    Tomorrow 😁
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    Making tools for a job

    Today we had to remove a blind pin managed to get the pin moving round but not managing to remove it . So we Made a puller to extract it , which worked a treat. Do others make one off tools to help a job along if so what sort of thing have you had to make ? Thanks just interested .
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    Where do others recruit Seasonal (Mainly harvest) Staff to fill tractor driving jobs

    Why not put an ad on here ? But if the position is filled or no.longer applies be careful to remove it asap or be warned 😁
  8. casemx 270

    USA and Canada running older kit

    Yes but why keep overhauling old kit ?
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    USA and Canada running older kit

    We have been talking at work today about running older tractors. The tractor machanic I was working with said about farmers rebuilding older tractors rather than buying new. We got on to talking about this being more popular on American farms where out of season farmers would rebuild their...
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    Does anyone know Andrew Robinson ?

    I think it was the other way around they jumped to the management and I m talking about the 90s I experienced everyone leaving because of the bad atmosphere there think what you like until you ve worked with someone you don't truly appreciate what it's like end of I m not saying anything else...
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    Does anyone know Andrew Robinson ?

    Drove that for many acres total rubbish
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    Does anyone know Andrew Robinson ?

    I would I worked for him threatened me several times and after I left he came to a very sticky end .Bowman Shaw wasn't to bad shame the farm was lost because of Lacer boss . Even he was frightened of the management I witnessed it myself.
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    Does anyone know Andrew Robinson ?

    Heathcote Farms Toddington a good manager and well farmed . Great owners as well certainly miles better than previous owners and farm manager.
  14. casemx 270

    Best Smartphone

    Which cat phone do you have?I m interested a s41 thanks
  15. casemx 270

    Best Smartphone

    Sorry to hijack the thread but also looking for a new smartphone quite like the look of the Samsung S9 but does it have a glass back and is it going to stand the riggers of farm life ? Thanks . Also what do you think of the Samsung x cover 4 are they any good?
  16. casemx 270

    Cheapest wd 40 substitute?

    SAS universal maintenance spray better than WD-40
  17. casemx 270

    This week's challenge

    Great job well done 👍
  18. casemx 270

    Situation Vacant Harvest worker required

    To work on a 3000acre arable farm. A diverse and varied role;main tasks will involve corn carting and Tele handler work. Excellent opportunity to gain practical experience and work with a with a dynamic and friendly team. Previous tractor driving experience and Tele handler certificate an...
  19. casemx 270

    Whats your machinery line up.

    Two vaddy drills ? Willy

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