1. U

    Best April for Solar

    Bit of good news among all the shite around Doing my weekly leccy meter check & I find this has been the best April week & the 3rd best week of any month. for solar yield over the last 5 years.. The initial predictions had a built in performance deteriation over the years, no evidence of that yet.
  2. I

    Salop Trailer

    I am restoring an old 3 ton Salop trailer which was built in Shrewsbury by the Salop Trailer company, and I need to know if anyone has any of the original pale blue paint or just a sample so I can get some mixed. I know its a long shot because it was built about 50 years ago!! Thanks!
  3. steveR

    A Novice and his Aitchison Grassfarmer.

    I have been mulling and exploring the possible use of a basic DD tine drill such as found in the Aitchison and Sim-Tec range for while now, to use initially on game and stewardship drilling, with an increase next year onwards, as ground comes out of my old Stewardship and transitions into other...
  4. An Gof

    Problem with earth for Gallagher Electric Fencer and looking for advice

    We rely on a mains electric fencing system to keep our cattle where we want them and to stop them rubbing the hedges down. I have just purchased a new Gallagher fencer but seem to be having problems getting a sufficient earth for it. The recommendation is for an earth reading between 0.3 and...
  5. JCMaloney

    The "I`ve got it" thread...

    One of the joys of working for the NHS is exposure to lurgy`s. I`m normally in fine fettle, not had a day off sick in my 14 years in the job. Until yesterday. Felt a bit "blurgh" on Monday but thought it was just a cold or the like, no reason to panic. Work on my own in my own office so...
  6. G

    New toy day

    New toy
  7. Bald Rick

    Silage 2020

    Airedale in first cut .... 100kgN/ha plus 140kg/ha sulphur on yesterday with a bosh of slurry on Monday should see us reet for cutting in 5 weeks Gods willing
  8. C

    63 plate L/Rover..with Transit motor

    Had a hose blow in Nov lost its water went into slowmode...etc etc...topped up with warm water...been fine for nearly 3 months now the temp gauge goes up when you are idling along....if you drive away it goes back to normal and its fine when your driving it hard...if you have to follow something...
  9. D

    Ford 3 Cylinder in Sanderson Forklift - Water in Sump

    Year 1978 ish. Loading up last load of beet today and noticed gauge a bit high and could see steam and smell antifreeze. The rad was more or less empty and it took about 6 litres to refill to finish loading. Closer inspection when finished revealed a lot of steam and water coming out the oil...
  10. holwellcourtfarm

    Water shortage in England

    Today the BBC have carried the words of the EA chief exec saying England will be unable to maintain public water supplies in 25 years unless we change our approach. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-47620228 He lists the causes as: Population growth Climate change Mains leakage Attitude (being...
  11. spin cycle

    diary of a comedy sheep farm

    taking a cue from others with their own threads....and upon a suggestion of a friend whom i keep 'entertained':rolleyes: so today.....up at the sheds at 6am to check for lambings although we're not supposed to start for a month:banghead:....just a single....penned it up and back for school...
  12. Lodekka

    Marconi Moisture Meters - Calibrate & repair

    Hi, Anyone needing a Marconi meter calibrated or repaired We also can supply fully refurbished s/hand units.
  13. D

    Renault Temis 630 Z Running Hot

    As title, the cooling system seems to be unable to cope with the power. It's a six cylinder turbo Iveco engine, 135 hp. Gauge getting a bit close to the red for my liking and air cleaner plastic duct has started to melt under the bonnet as its getting a tad warm under there. Soldiered on in a...
  14. Bloders

    Grammer air seat

    Got a Grammer air seat in teh fergy 6460. Its started going down sometimes. Doesnt usually go down when in the seat, usually when your off the tractor. Had a look. The air bag is worn (been replaced before) but not leaking. I think it is the control valve not seating correctly? Does anyone...
  15. rc mx110

    Slurry towers, roofs & mixers

    Is there any real difference between makes of tank? Or does it just come down to local suppliers? And if/when I do invest I'd want a roof on it. But... It would be out in the fields so no nearby electric. For like bubbles mixing. And I don't like the through the wall mixers. So is it possible to...
  16. Boomerang

    Puncture prevention gunk in a road vehicle

    Does any one use puncture prevention sealant in their cars or SUV s . Ie road based vehicles rather than purely farm vehicles Does it work ? "Air seal" product type stuff .?