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  1. M

    Ford New Holland 5030 plumbing

    A cool morning, here in Galloway. Lambs not trying to climb over dykes, today, so thoughts turn to machinery. I have to replace the coolant diverter valve that serves the heater matrix in the cab roof. The valve is corroded and leaking. It is a simple 3-port diverter. 5/8" (15mm) connections...
  2. bovrill

    MB Trac imports

    I saw these two fresh off a ship earlier, looking a bit worse for wear: I spoke to the bloke checking them over, and he reckoned he'd seen several of them coming into the country recently. They've obviously been used (and abused) as tugs rather than agricultural, no linkage or hitch, just a...
  3. Stags Agri

    DISPERSAL SALE OF 4 TRACTORS, 2 QUAD BIKES, LAND ROVER, UTV, TRAILERS, FARM MACHINERY, LIVESTOCK & GENERAL EQUIPMENT NOW LIVE!!

    THE DISPERSAL SALE OF 4 TRACTORS, 2 QUAD BIKES, LAND ROVER, UTV, TRAILERS, FARM MACHINERY, LIVESTOCK & GENERAL EQUIPMENT On behalf of Messrs MR Barrow (changing farming policy) & Neighbouring Farmers TO BE SOLD BY ONLINE TIMED AUCTION CLOSING ON SUNDAY 8TH MAY (FROM 7PM) LOCATION: PATCHOLE...
  4. Agriland RSS

    6t lift from JCB’s flagship farm loader

    Written by Justin Roberts from Agriland JCB has launched a new 20t flagship farm loader which has 6t payload and a new drive line for improved efficiency and economy. Known as the JCB 457S, the company suggests that it will find favour with sugar beet hauliers, big biogas plants, and...
  5. Paddington

    Better Workmate

    I have an old and much abused and repaired, B&D Workmate, used most days and thinking of a replacement. Problems with my present one are 1) the working height is lower than other benches (I think the later ones had two heights) 2) the jaws don't open wide enough for some jobs, I could use sash...
  6. Agriland RSS

    JCB launches new iCON control and interface system

    Written by Justin Roberts from Agriland Always keen to keep up, JCB has just launched what it describes as its "all-new electronics infrastructure" which offers a new interface on its latest Fastrac 4000 and 8000 models. The company has divided the electronics involved in tractor operation...
  7. ploughman1963

    Amazone fertiliser spreader on Batemean Hi-Lo

    Having bought a second-hand Hi-Lo with a spreader deck we want to use it to apply some fertiliser using an amazone spreader - tramlines are really tidy as we put liquid fert on up until now this year. The spreader is now a lot higher than it would normally be on the tractor and presumably this...
  8. Cmoran

    Front pto question

    I’m wondering on a t7 new Holland does the front pto need high revs to achieve 1000rpm or is it constant from start up? It’s just my rear mower is 540rpm and I’m buying a t7 with front pto and was wondering if I could drive it in 540e
  9. D

    Box grader track leveller

    Has anybody built a box grader with a hopper on the top for sorting out farm tracks ? I'm looking for some ideas, something that can be dragged along slowly by a tractor and can be filled with a dumper but will also leave the grass in the middle.
  10. Agriland RSS

    Machinery Focus: Clover-rich swards usher in the belt rake

    Written by Justin Roberts from Agriland Silage production in Ireland has always centred on grass, but should other plant species, such as clover, be more regularly incorporated into swards, then we may need to assess how the crop is handled in the field. When clover makes a up significant part...
  11. Vantage ASC - Richard

    Lamma or Cereals??

    Good Afternoon all, Just out of Interest as they are so close together this year which one are you go to visit?
  12. Eden.Agri.AD

    Nurse Tanker Snorkels

    Has anybody seen or got a slurry snorkel either on their field nurse tank for the umbilical or mounted on the front of the nurse tank tractor? With a Doda pump / DCI arm / Boom and Dribble bar now pretty much standard spec of a tanker, IMO there is too much going on and too much for the guys...
  13. Andrew

    New Fastrac Cab

    https://www.facebook.com/watch/live/?ref=watch_permalink&v=751450669175143 Fair play it looks like they've listened to most of the feedback.They've put an air gauge back on the dash!
  14. ZigBee

    Tractor Choice for Slopes

    Hi All, If this question has already been answered then apologies for the post but I couldn't find an easy way to search previous threads and would appreciate some advice on tractor selection, please. We've moved from the flat land of Oxfordshire to the slopes of Somerset with 36% gradients...
  15. N

    drop point on Kuhn 40.1 W

    Hi all. I have just mounted our fert spreader on a bateman skid which makes the spreader a lot higher then it would be on the back of the tractor. Just wondered if anybody would know what the drop point adjustment would be to maintain the correct spread before i lay out the trays to do a...
  16. Agriland RSS

    John Deere to hold GUSS a little closer

    Written by Justin Roberts from Agriland John Deere is ever keen to acquire expertise in automation, either by acquisition or cooperation, and its latest joint venture with GUSS of California is further evidence of this ambition. GUSS (Global Unmanned Spray System) was launched as a separate...
  17. L

    Recommend me a quad bike.

    I am looking for a used quad bike to mount a small 150l tank on the back so I can use it for spot spraying weeds. It will spend a lot of time on tick over, travelling quite slowly at times. Mostly used during the spring and summer. Might (probably will) get a slug pellet machine put on it during...
  18. Bobthebuilder

    Front mounted disc units

    Does anyone still make a front linkage mounted disc unit of some kind that could be used as a primary cultivation in front of a pronto drill, also does anyone use something similar or a toolbar for going direct into stubble with a pronto
  19. B

    Solar Power Expectations

    Can anyone please tell me what percentage efficiency you get from new solar panels in Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter. I understand it's not an exact answer! If you had 100kw of panels how many kw would you expect to make per hour on average each month/season. TIA
  20. F

    Massey Ferguson 165

    Can anyone tell me the significance of a red "F" riveted to the front grill between the headlights of my 1976 MF 165, it just doesn't seem to be on any others and no info online. Thanks
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