Quite keen on one of these, but ould welcome any user experiences. One particular question is can you drop it off and pick it up without dropping the bed, i.e. if using it behind a loader which only has one service for the pickup hitch & trailer, and involves swapping pipes etc.
First off lets get this clear - TFF is a independent knowledge exchange platform for farmers, it has no remit or ambition to lobby or represent UK farmers is any way. Topics discussed by members on TFF are led by those members, of which I am just one. The below post is my opinion solely as...
What are the rules and restrictions when towing with a tractor? I’ve an old Ford 4000, what’s the maximum trailer weight I can pull with this and is there a length restriction? What about brakes?
As a separate and even more basic question (I’m a true dog & stick farmer..) what harm does leaving...
One of my clients was recently recruiting tractor drivers, I was helping with interviews and references.
There was this one guy who stood out above the rest, great qualifications, CV and references, so they gave him a one week trial
He was relocating area with his wife and 2 kids, so was...
Hi all . Thinking of buying a fordson major buts it's not got a pick up hitch only a drawbar will it be suitable to tow a 4 ton tipping trailer wheels at back only not sure if drawbars are used for towing trailers? As only ever used a pickup hitch on our t20 many thanks richard
Hi, looking for a 3.0-4.0t loader with 9m reach and pickup hitch. Budget is only £25,000 as it’ll only be doing 300 hours a year as a spare machine. All attachments are JCB presently but we can swap headstocks so the machine doesn’t need to be JCB. Anybody know of anything please?
Anybody that read a previous thread about a vehicle quandary I have, have a view on the future values of Amarok’s now they’ve been discontinued. Anything on forecourts are now big money upto £70,000 inc vat for 20 plates ex demonstrators.
I’ve found one on a 20 plate with 8,000 miles for...
Was thinking today about the prospect of strict rules being introduced for livestock transport.
What if we decided to bypass the whole thing and just walk our stock to the mart? As far as i know its not illegal to walk livestock even on busy roads as long as you have enough personnel to control...
"Land Rover cancelled plans to turn the new Defender into a pickup truck, but the manufacturer may be softening its position and planning a new open-back variant.
Before the Defender was launched last year, Land Rover was working on plans to create a pickup variant. However, while the Defender...
What sort of reputation do the mid 000 New Holland yellow livery round balers have? Are they reliable and easy to use? I currently have a JD 550. Anything to look out for? If they are set up for chopping can knives be easily removed for hay only?
No, not a political thread per se but our freedom hasn't half caused some issues .........
Just since Jan 1st on this farm:
1) Deal to send 60 pedigree heifers to N Ireland ....... no deal because there are no lairage facilities on either side of the water for a physical vet inspection prior...
Hi often read about how fendt transmissions fail at 8000 hrs. That is not my experience.
716 19000 hrs
716 14000 hrs
716 10200 hrs
818 16500 hrs
818 16200 hrs. Just recently had transmission replaced
824 9800 hrs
926 14700 hrs
720 5500 hrs
720 3200 hrs
927 2000 hrs
Over 110 000 hrs on...
I won't call them "Officers" as it gives an unjustifed aura of importance to RSPCA employees...
Had an incident over the weekend in which we had a report that 3 men were seen wandering around my land and that of a neigbours, with no permission, after parking a pickup on my land off a private...
Looking at purchasing 1839 second hand, are there any issues to be aware of ? Seem to remember there was some kind of upgrade on feed augers ??
Are there many differences to the newer 1840 other than knotted fan and more string storage
Any experiences welcome