Attaching trailer air brakes

As above, is there a knack to attaching trailer air brakes?
Having bought a trailer with air brakes I tried quite hard to attach them to the tractor and failed, it felt like trying to attach a hydraulic coupling under pressure.
I must be doing something wrong, I can’t believe it should be that bloomin difficult


They're not something I use if I'm swapping trailer's a lot then I'd just fire the oil on .

Also a pain having to wait for air to build up before moving


All in all air brakes on tractors are sh!t… manufacturers put them high up so you have too clamber your the draw bar too get your weight behind them too couple them up and then you nearly knock your teeth out falling back down off the draw bar
Fastrac is low so is easier but yeah they're a hassle high up especially if the trailer doesn't have the coupler with the decent grips on

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Man fined £300 for bonfire-related waste offences

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Written by William Kellett from Agriland

A man has pleaded guilty at Newtownards Magistrates’ Court to waste offences relating to a bonfire next to the electrical sub-station on the Circular Road in Newtownards, Co. Down.

Gareth Gill (51) of Abbot’s Walk, Newtownards pleaded guilty to two charges under the Waste and Contaminated Land (Northern Ireland) Order 1997, for which he was fined £150 each and ordered to pay a £15 offender’s levy

On June 25, 2018, PSNI officers went to Gill’s yard, where they found a large amount of waste consisting of scrap wood, pallets, carpet and underlay.

Discussion with Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) officers confirmed the site...