quick fixes, bodges and creations

Nearly

Member
Location
North of York
3/4 of the way through spot welding a frame together to hide the cherry tanks.
It even hinges at the right hand side.
Phone didn't ring all day. There must be sonething on.
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fermerboy

Member
Location
Banffshire
Bought a "project" KV 853 bedder at local collective sale.
Among other things I discoved that the beater had been run with a duff bearing knackering the shaft big time. :banghead: :banghead:
Welded up(excuse rough welding), and need to "lathe" back to size, stuck on an old oversize bearing on the raised part, tacked on to
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axle stands, bodged an old spring clamp welded to axle stand to hold grinder while rotating the drum to grind it back.
Not quite a lathe but will do a job. Local engineering places are all shut for weeks, but not sure I'd have spent the money on it anyway.
 

KennyO

Member
Mixed Farmer
Location
Angus
Bought a "project" KV 853 bedder at local collective sale.
Among other things I discoved that the beater had been run with a duff bearing knackering the shaft big time. :banghead: :banghead:
Welded up(excuse rough welding), and need to "lathe" back to size, stuck on an old oversize bearing on the raised part, tacked on toView attachment 1005499View attachment 1005500 axle stands, bodged an old spring clamp welded to axle stand to hold grinder while rotating the drum to grind it back.
Not quite a lathe but will do a job. Local engineering places are all shut for weeks, but not sure I'd have spent the money on it anyway.
Verging on engineering there Davie.
 

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Five nature-recovery projects spanning 100,000ha launched

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Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland

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Five nature-recovery projects spanning nearly 100,000ha across the West Midlands, Cambridgeshire, the Peak District, Norfolk and Somerset have been announced by the government and Natural England today (Thursday, May 26).

This is the equivalent in size to all 219 current National Reserves.

The aim of the projects is to deliver nature recovery at a landscape scale, helping to tackle biodiversity loss, climate change and improve public health and well-being.

All five projects will make a significant contribution towards the national delivery of the international commitment to protect at least 30% of land and...
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