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Chae1

Member
Location
Aberdeenshire
Self propelled chopper fired stones through tractor glass door twice with me. 🤦‍♂️ :banghead:

Once on wholecrop, other time was at grass when turning at ends. Wholecrop one must have been off disc header thinking back.
 

tomlad

Member
Location
nr. preston
U might think that 🤔😏
Mate hitching his tri axle rigid low loader , eye had lifted ,so u cant hitch up .
He asked me to lift hook while he pushed down on the draw bar with loading shovel
He said Open the f#chin window so i can shout at u

Hitched up , job done , he went full rev reverse on loading shovel while lifting boom up bang .
It lifted the whole renault before the window went
Fair old bang un tiny bits of glass.

Whits enjoyed selling and installing new glass.
Few year ago.
 

Bury the Trash

Member
Mixed Farmer
And when the vise grips fall off , and then window slams shut ,
You will have a million pieces of glass everywhere .
Buy a pair of struts , fraction of the cost of rear window .
Been there , got the t-shirt.
They wont fall off as there is a rounded lock on area at the back which is clamped around the rod, not flat like on the front of the jaws.
I might be cabbage looking but on not green
 

TheTallGuy

Member
Location
Cambridgeshire
When you eventually get a new exhaust fitted, don't forget to ask for your jubilee clip and gripple back.
I’m afraid she may be scrapped when the mot runs out!
We often used to leave the bean tin patches on until the car went for scrap. I recall one Cortina lasted 4-5 years with at least three patches - I think that the exhaust ended stronger than the rest of the bodywork! :ROFLMAO: :ROFLMAO:
 

Mur Huwcun

Member
Livestock Farmer
Location
North West Wales
I’m afraid she may be scrapped when the mot runs out!
Rear mount broke off on my car few years ago now, offcut of fencing wiremto hold it and carry on. Evening before Mot had a look underneath to check car over, remembered about the wire!! Had to blob a few blobs of mignon the mounting bracket!!!
 

Rejuvenating swards: Which option is best?

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Written by Brian McDonnell

Maintaining grass quality during mid-season grazing is important. Farmers can maintain quality by entering ideal grazing covers of 1,300 – 1,500kg DM/ha, and grazing down to a residual of 4cm every rotation.

If you are now in a situation where cows are not cleaning out paddocks as well as they should be, leading to the development of steamy grass within the sward, here are some options.

Common options for rejuvenating swards include:

  1. Take a silage cut, probably into bales, remove the material and start again with the aftermath...
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