Greasing plough boards

Bob lincs

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Arable Farmer
I greased up my lathes and other tools before I left them. Put on an old tig welding glove and plastered it about with that.
I spray my lathe , mill, drill etc with ACF 50 . Bloody expensive but a superb product , designed for protecting aircraft against corrosion . A 5L can is about 60 quid but would last years doing a thin coat on plough mouldboards . Do the combine header with it also .
 
Would throwing a sheet over the plough not be enough like the Tiny amount of surface rust ours gets soon disappears in the first field
 
Be careful chaps, i religiously used to oil the boards then one evening i decided to change the points. One of the nuts was tight so stood on the beam to get better leverage. Long story short i slipped where the oil had dripped off the body onto the beam and ended up on the floor, well actually ended up in A&E with fractured eye socket and cheekbone and jaw, cracked 4 ribs dislocated shoulder, damaged nerves and have no feeling on right side of face after 4 years, it might come back one day it might not so i was told and the plate holding my eye socket together gives some grief on a cold morning. I dont bother oiling it now, the sand soon burns through after a few rounds and if its going to be stood for a while its generally put in the dry
 

Jetemp

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North Yorkshire
Thin wax oil down with a but of standard thinners! Thin enough to go through a paraffin gun. thinners evaporates leaves a nice thin coat of waxoyl that after a couple of meters of ploughing has all come off
 

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Ktwo announce 5-year partnership with North American importer.

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Written by John Swire

Ktwo are a leading British manufacturer of farming machinery and they have now secured a 5-year export partnership to continue to serve their growing audience across North America.

Ktwo saw an opportunity in the North American market for strong high-quality agriculture trailers after being approached by several companies across the US and Canada in early 2020. They needed a manufacturer with the capacity and experience to fulfil their need for strong, large silage trailers to hold volumes up to 75m3.

“We see big potential for our machines across North America,’’ explains Robbie Polson, Ktwo managing director, ‘’and we are very pleased to announce we have secured a...
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