Hi, anyone with experience using PTOs would you mind taking a few mins to fill out a survey for a uni project? It's hugely appreciated!


West Yorkshire
Why didn’t those bendy guards that look like a drain pipe really catch on?

I think Spaldings supplied them.
They needed to be universally fitted to every tractor and machine on the fleet or you couldn't swap a tractor from one job to another easily, you'd to remove the tractors PTO guard to fit the bracket, some machines would need major surgery to fit the brackets, such as a rotorspreader front cover, everything inside the rubber tube got lathered in grease making very unpopular with staff.


Done. I put a new shaft and guard on a mower this year, the first time out the securing chain tore the little plastic securing eye off of the guard, can this be repaired or should I get a new guard?

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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...