1. GAM

    New 100 hp Tractor with Loader

    Massey Ferguson 4710 vs New Holland T5.105 I have whittled it down to a two horse race, as we only do a few hours a year! Views and thoughts on each please
  2. GAM

    New Holland T5-105.

    Anyone have or know anyone who has a New Holland T5-105, thoughts please.
  3. D

    160hp tractor and dump trailer hourly rates?

    Hi Guys, I wondered if anyone had any realistic prices for the above with good operator and diesel included? Based in South Wales as I know location has variables etc, I know there’s always someone who will do it for next to nothing, but I want to make sure that it’s a fair price and worth...
  4. A

    2002 Valtra A95 Hydraulic Error Codes Help?

    Hi all, i'm new here but was put onto you guys from another group. A bit about my story - i bought this 2002 Valtra A95 at salvage auction. It was a bit of a punt but i've been so impressed by the quality of the machine as i've been fixing her up! The previous owner had dropped something from...
  5. OldBeardedGuy

    Fordson Power Major "Brutus"

    Hi. (Admin, if this post is breaking any rules, please feel free to delete it. Cheers!) This is my first post here, been lurking a little before registering, and from what I have seen hereto, its a really interesting corner of the internet :) I'm a Norwegian, borne in the northern part of...
  6. Farm Business RSS

    Spaldings to focus on tillage parts and vegetation maintenance at the Midlands Machinery Show

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business Key products for renewing the performance of tillage implements with fresh soil-engaging parts will be a focus of the Spaldings stand at the Midlands Machinery Show on November 9/10 at the Newark Showground in Nottinghamshire. Spaldings Agriculture...
  7. W

    Case optum. Punching well above its weight

    Sold our old jd 8530 (brilliant tractor) but have to say our new optum 300 is a beast a real pocket rocket. Replaced the 8530 and does the same heavy draft jobs but also nimble enough on a 18 tonne trailer or 3 m mower. Really impressed
  8. B

    CAT Th330B transmission problems

    Hello everyone, I have a problem with a telescopic loader, in the following I will show you how it manifested yesterday and today. I am from Romania, so please forgive me if I did not write correctly Yesterday he behaved as follows: The problem is the following, for a week I have been having...
  9. cows sh#t me to tears

    500 hr review of JCB 542-70 agripro.

  10. GAM

    Rope Saw

    Has anyone used a Rope Saw? I have a couple of bows to take down, and specialist tree fellers want a months wages to cut two branches off an old Oak and Ash tree!
  11. B

    case 856 xl

    Hi I have recently bought a very tidy 1986 856xl, it has the side drive shaft, built in Germany I believe. I am trying and failing to source a loader for it, I have found a tanco 978 which is bolted to a 844xl, would anybody know if it is likely to fit my tractor?? I am getting desperate!!
  12. Farm Business RSS

    Bobcat Shows Real Claws Again at Innov-Agri 2021

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business Bobcat exhibited at the outdoor Innov-Agri event from 7-9 September 2021 at Outarville near Orléans in south Paris in France. It was the first major industry show attended by farmers in France and one of the first major events in this sector in Europe...
  13. D

    Case 885XL clutch problem

    Hello all. I was using the tractor yesterday when the clutch pedal went solid. On inspection, the lever traveling into the bellhousing is loose and can be moved back and forth...:cry: Cant see anything but I guess there is an issue with items 34 - 4 in the image. Anyone with experience of this...
  14. Goggles

    Moling Water pipe

    Could anyone give any hints or tips on how to mole in water pipe? No time to hire in a specialist machine. Can I do it to a reasonable standard with our trailed mole plough. Thanks.
  15. Agriland RSS

    Kubota sources loaders and confesses to technology lag

    Written by Justin Roberts from Agriland Continuing its push into the European tractor market, Kubota has recently announced a deal with the French company MX, to supply loaders for the M series tractor range throughout Europe. The agreement covers all M-series models which start at 66hp and...
  16. holwellcourtfarm

    Upcoming auction following sad death

    On October 2nd Thame Farmers will be holding the auction of the assets of a local lad who sadly died recently. Adrian ran a contracting business and his sale includes a number of classic tractors and equipment that may be of interest to regulars on this thread. The catalogue is here...
  17. D

    Matbro TS270 relief valve constantly blowing.

    On my loader the relief valve keeps blowing if the controls are not used for a few minutes, but when you try to, say, raise the boom it does not respond until you move the steering wheel a few degrees. Then the relief stops blowing and the boom rises. Is this a fault in the priority valve?
  18. Farm Business RSS

    Kubota announces OEM partnership with MX

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business Kubota has announced a strategic OEM partnership with French manufacturer MX to supply loaders for the M series tractor range throughout Europe. The agreement covers all M-series models including the M4003, M5002, MGX-IV, M6002 and M7003 models...
  19. melted welly

    2nd hand replacement tractor

    Don’t like buying stuff, enjoy the end result, don’t like the process. looking to replace a tractor with something in the 170/180hp range ideally no more than £70/75k so in the 4-6000hr area. Few key criteria: 6cyl Ideally vario Not too heavy Manoeuvrable (for traile planter) Comfy cab, decent...
  20. Anymulewilldo

    “Intelligent” sheep dogs

    Just had all 3 of my collies out gathering store lambs. The old girl, main bitch & the pup. Now I’ve always been told that collies are very intelligent. Despite the evidence I’ve seen I still believe it! This morning the main bitch spotted a grey squirrel just as we got into the right field...