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  1. B

    How Long Have You Had a Vehicle Battery Last?

    Just wondered others experiences, i know if a vehicle is not used say daily the battery will gradually discharge and best cource is to have a trickle charge set up for that ? but speaking to the trade they recon that if a commercial battery lasts more than 3 years your doing OK? Best batteries...
  2. Nearly

    Openreach over reaching their authority

    Contractors for Openreach have broken into a farmyard away from home and maliciously put a trench in and buried some service completely without authorisation or permission. It does not followed the route that we agreed 2 years ago for a new fibre optic supply and is very likely to get ploughed...
  3. J

    Combine reliability

    Now most are wrapping up cutting for this year many are looking on how their combines have performed over the season. Many will be happy, a few will have niggles or just nightmares and I just thought a quick word or two on their own experiences. I was using a late 90's TX34, only a 15' header...
  4. Davey

    Investigation into hacked "map" of UK gun owners

    I wasn't even aware of the original data breach but seems like the animal rights groups are now targeting anyone with a license: Full article here
  5. hilux

    Cordless battery adapters

    Want to buy a milwaukee grease gun and at present only have makita tools. Are battery adapters any good? Trying to save the expense of buying another lot of batteries and charger. Seems with the milwaukee you can limit the number of pumps where as with the makita grease gun you can't, is this...
  6. steveR

    Pickup speed limits

    I was involved with a discussion on another forum this week, where folk had been hit with speeding tickets where the vehicle they were in had a lower speed limit than that for say, a car. My understanding is that the new clever cameras on the motorways have software that will check the...
  7. Bossfarmer

    New combine cost

    Can anyone tell me roughly the new on farm price after negotiaion for a new mid-decent sized claas/nh combine say 25ft, ive not looked at shifting mine yet but i thought 250k would be about right now or could an ex demo be got for nearer 200?
  8. D

    Toyota hilux buying used

    Hi im looking at buying a hilux. I'm looking in the range from 2012-2015. I've been told that the dpf can be troublesome on some years has anyone here had any issues . I've been offered an aussie imported 2012 hilux sr5 with 110,000miles she supposedly has no dpf from factory (don't know how...
  9. toquark

    SNP/Green coalition

    They’re not calling it a coalition, but effectively that’s what it is. The greens are now in government for the first time anywhere in the UK with less than 2% of the constituency vote. Thoughts for the faring of Scottish Ag through this parliament?
  10. H

    New Hilux invincible x autos for September beat the waiting list

    As above I have new Hilux invincible x autos for September delivery choice of colours and extras message me for more info.
  11. A

    The Beltex is supreme.

    Carlisle today - about 700 shearling rams averaged £1500, with a top price of 30,000 gns. I can't remember being at a sale with as much buzz and enthusiasm. And the same will happen next year after about a third of the purchases have died. :banghead:
  12. R

    Which pickup for 15k

    Hi Im looking at getting rid of my 2004 defender td5 pick up for a more modern motor ...getting fed up of the bills on the defender. ive got a 15k budget. Which pickup would be best for light duties? Im looking for something that will take a daily commute up a 2 mile rough track - so bushes...
  13. Stags Agri

    SOUTH WEST AUGUST TIMED AUCTION OF 23 TRACTORS, 2 COMBINES, 4 DIGGERS & VEHICLES - CLOSING SUNDAY 15TH AUGUST 2021

    NOW LIVE! THE SOUTH WEST AUGUST ONLINE TIMED COLLECTIVE SALE OF 23 TRACTORS, 1 TELEHANDLER, 2 COMBINES, 4 EXCAVATORS & VEHICLES, FARM MACHINERY LIVESTOCK & GENERAL EQUIPMENT LIVE FROM: THURSDAY 5TH - SUNDAY 15TH AUGUST (7PM) UNRESERVED DISPERSAL SALES INCLUDE: Dispersal sale of Compact...
  14. nick...

    Pick up insurance

    My pick up insurance renewal has just come and it’s gone from £600 to over £702 in a year.2020 invincible x,no extras and I’m only driver.this is with nfu.anyone got any one to try.i never found anyone to better nfu but this last renewal has gone up a huge amount and that’s with £110 customer...
  15. 24/7 farming

    Battery Boosters...

    Looking into getting one, however nearly fell of me chair when first search found me ones at nearly a grand!!! Since found a few around the 300 mark which I could justify. Will not be needing it to start anything big, a few cars that don't move very often but when they do usually need a jump...
  16. Chris F

    Tapatalk has been removed

    During the upgrade process, Tapatalk was throwing 1000s of errors with the new software version, so we have to make the decision to remove it totally now. The upgrade will allow us to launch the new APP for both IOS and Andriod, so there will be a replacement. We would have liked to have...
  17. Vizslaman

    MF35 from PO15 7EJ to RG7 2AP

    Hi Folks. I need a price to take a FE35 from PO15 7EJ to RG7 2AP and also bring a MF65 back to PO15 7EJ. Unfortunately my trailer is only rated at 2500kgs and the MF65 would be 100kgs over max GVW Thanks
  18. Matt77

    Claas Scorpion 7055 under powered

    Got the use of the above now, going to change all filters to see if that helps but just wondering if anyone had the same and what was the problem. It's OK around the yard, was clearing hay with it and it can't drag 12 big squares on a trailer, doesn't go up a hill on it's own without falling...
  19. Banana Bar

    VW Touareg Farm truck

    Currently have a Landcruiser LC5 which has just been diagnosed with a £5000 suspension fault. The truck is 10 years old and I’m not sure spending 5k is sensible. We buy any car have offered me decent money for it but not really enough to buy another LC by putting another 5 or 6 k towards it. I...
  20. T

    Guests taking a lend ?

    Ok so we have holiday cottages rented out with sleeping for 6 people , since lockdown has ended we are finding people are booking a cottage say 3 bedroom then arriving with motor homes we just had guests leave today who arrived with 2 motor homes a d parked them on the drive we suspect there was...
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