Inside The JCB factory BBC 2

Still Farming

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Mixed Farmer
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South Wales UK
Greg wallace is a twit.

the paint well if they could make the black paint stick as good as the yellow paint would be good.
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J 1177

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Mixed Farmer
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Durham, UK
Made me laugh when he says ,With proper maintenance ,it could last for 60 years ,,one of our local guys bought a new one and it didnt last 60 days before it stop dead coming out of town and it wouldn't move because the electronics had fried .
Yep, i know quite a few like that. They are a hell of a nice machine to drive but the electricals really let them down. A great design let down by cheap components
 

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