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. M

    Traditional harvest - labour

    Just out of interest really - A recent conversation got me wondering about how much labour was involved harvest/threshing etc pre-mechanisation. I've heard a man could cut around an acre a day with a scythe, is that about right? If so this was obviously only the start - I'm guessing some of...
  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. bobk

    Is linseed a good break crop

    Not growing beans , although ideal as a break , horrible to combine and not much better to sell , rape would be good but circumstances have ruled that out
  5. CPM RSS

    Combines – Power and performance

    Written by cpm from CPM Magazine Download PDF While optimising output is key, is bigger always better when it comes to combines? CPM takes a look at the latest developments in the market. It’s a well-proven system. By Charlotte Cunningham As harvest begins to draw to a close for another season...
  6. CPM RSS

    New products – First Claas innovation…

    Written by cpm from CPM Magazine Download PDF A brand new combine series, a fully available tractor range and a new generation of smart farming technology are among the latest launches from Claas. CPM finds out more. The Trion series completes the total replacement of Claas’ combine range. By...
  7. N

    Claas dominator 106 settings

    Having a nightmare with Spring barley this year with getting our 106 to give a clean sample and don't let any barley go over the tail,we have had all the sieves in every position and wasting a lot of time so thought I'd ask on here for some advice,thanks in advance as always.
  8. Fat hen

    How to Remove chopped straw

    We have too much to chopped straw in a couple of fields which have already been LD flatlifted. Thinking about borrowing a rake to drag it to the margin Any suggestions on legal ways of removing it please?
  9. L

    Crop divider

    Anybody know where I can get a left hand side crop divider for a Lexion 440. Claas prices seem very high.
  10. Green oak

    Your crop of the year. So far.

    im Happy with planet spring barley so far. Coming of just under 3 tonne a acre. Some first wheats locally are doing the same.
  11. Jsmith2211

    Loss Meter Troubleshooting

    Hello all, Loss meter on the T34X doesnt work, when we first got it the needle on the guage would go to maximum and then back to 0 when turned on, the dealership chap took the box out and did something, put it back in and said he didnt know if it would work or not but would be worth a go, now...
  12. snarling bee

    Wet day mods to Lexion

    First picture shows standard Lexion lights, second picture a pair of new 90watt LEDs (without standard lights on) Added second camera screen to show grain tank as well as reversing view Removed the Claas mounting system for the GPS screen, which obscured the view of the end of the header...
  13. Agriforce

    JD S680i Combine Header issues

    Afternoon, I am usually a Lexion Operator, but am running a 680 this season, Trying to locate the Manual for the X600 front. But thought would try here, The Wobble box is running Very Warm is this normal ?. There is what appears cold to be a very thick grease which I think it needs more of will...
  14. 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?
  15. Bossfarmer

    The giant fert price rise!!!!

    As we all know cereal prices are strong again this year but the cost of growing them has increased sharply, im interested to know how much fert people are using on their crops does anyone put p & k on seperately as well as the compound at drilling? below are my applications for laureate malting...
  16. TheEarlOfMoray

    Lorry driver shortage

    How bad is it? I asked a rep to get my rape shifted asap this morning as need the space for barley but he said he would try his best but can’t promise anything due to the lorry driver shortage in the country. Personally think he’s at it but could be wrong.
  17. M

    JD x9 demo

    Wow 😯 what a machine. Friend had demo and It was doing nearly twice the speed of his own combine with the same size header, in the same crop, same field, same day and same drivers. The sample was a lot better as well. It looks a bit lexion complicated under the panels but what a serious bit of...
  18. wellingtonfarmer

    Lexion running hot

    Any ideas on a lexion 750 running hot all the time have blown radiators out got an angled nozzle and check all holes were clean? Running hot all the time and can’t think what else to try?
  19. EddieB

    Roundup Flex, how rain fast?

    I hope the label isn’t correct, says 6 hours minimum. Desiccating linseed and despite forecast saying 8% of rain all afternoon we have just had an absolute deluge out of nowhere.
  20. Agriland RSS

    Claas refreshes its mid-sized combines

    Written by Justin Roberts from Agriland Claas has been taking a long hard look at its range of combines and has revitalised its mid-sized machines, calling them the Trion series. Although the Tucano range is still listed, they will be being phased out with the arrival of the 20 new Trion...