tyre pressure

  1. Clive

    Michelin Tyre pressure training day

    Learnt a few month ago that Michelin offer customers a free weighing and set up service to help optimise the pressures for minimal soil damage, traction, fuel use and tyre life So last week we had them here for the day, they weighed every combination of machine and tractor we use, recommended...
  2. K

    JCB Fastrack 4220 Questions

    On the Joystick's black buttons which can be programed for various functions, can you put Hyd. spool extend on the rear and FLOAT on the front button for say baler pickups mowers etc (we have Fendts)? CTV Trans Control: In Manual mode - using joystick to speed up slow down, then set Rev hold...
  3. D

    Dual Wheel size for 3m drill

    So whats the best tyre size for a dual wheel set up when running a 3m wide drill? The tractor is a 200hp size machine. Obviously we don't want wheeling sticking outside the drills working width but at the same time we want as much tyre on the ground.
  4. D

    Wide tyres, duals or tracks.

    So on a not for profit basis ie you want to have the best crops in the area. How should your tractor be kitted out to provide the best conditions for your seeds. I plough, contractor power harrow drills & we have grass, veg & potatoes in the rotation. So really need to plough especially when...
  5. ZXR17

    Self propelled sprayer tyres

    Some advice please . I have a Househam AR 3000 that came on Trelleborg flotations which looked great , big wide cleats with a diamond pattern in the centre and so lots of rubber on the ground but basically it is a trailer tyre and not a driven tyre . The only problem is that our ground is all...
  6. Direct Driller Magazine

    Soil Farmer of the Year 2019

    Written by Becky Willson, Farm Carbon Cutting Toolkit The Soil Farmer of the Year competition aims to find, promote and champion farmers who are passionate about safeguarding their soils and building resilient businesses. The competition is now in its fourth year and attracts amazing farmers...
  7. S

    John Deere 6520 TLS hydro block metal ball and piece inside ?

    I have John Deere 6520 on which TLS most times lies flat down or sometimes after minute goes up and down. We were sure it was sensor so we replaced TLS position sensor, calibrate it and also replaces rubber seals on one shock valve or how it is called, it has one white plastic and 5-6 rubber...
  8. L

    6 furrow mounted plough

    Am I daft to consider a 6 furrow mounted plough (Kuhn varimaster auto reset) are they to big for carrying on the arms ? I would have a semi mounted but awkward shaped fields put me off ! Any advice would be good !
  9. BenB

    Toyota Land Cruiser Commercial - 1 month review

    I've had my SWB Commercial for a month now and just about to hit 3000 miles so I thought I would do a bit of a write-up/review of how it has gone so far (warning long read!). Background I'd been looking for a vehicle to replace my highly trusted and loved Skoda Octavia estate which had served...
  10. Cab-over Pete

    Project Xerion.

    At long last I’ve made a tentative start on the Xerion. It’s been a long story of hassle and hold ups since I bought it in September and that shows no sign of letting up. Parts are desperately slow to arrive and to date, after ordering everything in early February the only things I’ve received...
  11. C

    Weaving GD user thread

    Thought it would be useful to gain some knowledge from other weaving GD users out there to share experiences / problems / solutions. I'll start.....anyone else had problems with blocked coulters? I've had a lot. It's been on the wetter side of ideal, but still good drilling conditions. It's got...
  12. Diesel burner

    Loaded up and trucking!!

    Fair load on seen it in Facebook nowt to do with me before the abuse starts haha
  13. Penmoel

    Today at work

    Just mentioned in Agricultural Matters it might be interesting if everyone just took a picture today of what you were doing, however mundane it maybe, would show the variety of work carried out, will start tomorrow.
  14. Rob Holmes

    Which will cause least compaction?

    A 5470 kg tractor on 650 tyres or a 4610 kg tractor on 560 tyres
  15. C

    38 vs 42 tyres on fendt 724

    Didn't read the thread on BFF before it disappeared. Options down to 710/60 R42 or 710/70 R38. Opinons please, even if already posted on the other site!