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  1. I would guess a company that produces webs and rollers for potato machinery would be your best bet. Weve used a company in thirsk called halls to recover dolman rollers for a potato lifter, they were steel bodies though , don't know if it makes a difference
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    A lady about 8 months pregnant got on a bus. She noticed the man opposite her was smiling at her. She immediately moved to another seat. This time the smile turned into a grin, so she moved again. He seemed more amused. When on the fourth move, the man burst out laughing, she complained to the driver and he had the man arrested. The case came up in court. The Judge asked the man (about 20 years old) what he had to say for himself. The man replied... "Well your Honor, it was like this: When the lady got on the bus, I couldn't help but notice her condition. She sat under a sweets sign that said, "The Double Mint Twins are Coming" and I grinned. Then she moved and sat under a sign that said "Logan's Liniment will reduce the swelling", and I had to smile. Then she placed herself under a deodorant sign that said "William's Big Stick Did the Trick", and I could hardly contain myself. BUT, your Honor, when she moved for the fourth time and sat under the sign that said "Goodyear Rubber could have prevented this Accident".. ..I just lost it......."CASE DISMISSED!!"
  3. Yeah tink still got same number, but hes been isolating after getting back from Spain. Think he's free to roam after this weekend. Yields on wolds land havnt been to bad, but definitely no records broken, and don't think wheat will make milling grade.
  4. Your probably right Tom, am slowly getting used to it. If you want a free demo you can pop down to my yard and run it for a day! Hows harvest going? Weve got about 120a of a barley to finish off, so shouldn't be far away by sat night.
  5. Allow a bit of money for belly guards and branch bars, will be money well spent!
  6. Might be easier to send it all for chip, no customers coming to your yard or deliveries to make.
  7. I just cant get on with a posch 360. I bought a Dunn 420 from Wilson's a couple of months ago and they're still waiting on a hydraulic component from Italy, they very kindly sent me a 360 to play with while I wait for mine. I think I was maybe expecting it to be the best thing since peephole bra's but I really don't like it. It hates timber with any bends at all in it, and if you have to jiggle the log from the deck to the infeed you cant reach the joystick to send it along. The log clamp doesnt seem to have enough time to work before the blade starts moving so sometimes it starts to cut before the logs clamped. Don't think you can readily adjust feed speed of the blade for different timber. A lot of dust and chip is thrown back at the operator. A large proportion of logs bounce when they hit the splitting chamber, needing to be corrected. The outfeed doesnt slew ( maybe an option) When moving with a forklift it less balanced than a scotsman at hogmany. On the plus side it seems incredibly heavily built and if you have nice straight timber its fantastically quick. Maybe I'm being a bit harsh on a machine that I'm not fully up to speed with but I expected more for a machine that comes at a premium compared to others.
  8. If house is 1800s , best to stay away from gypsum boards and plaster and stick to breathable materials like lime render unless there is room to build a stoothing wall with membrane and air gap.
  9. Think it's an industrial wood burner that'll either take big orrible lumps of wood or long thin bits (billets) , bit like the old straw burners that farm used to have. Unlike the straw burners don't think you can fit a super single tyre in them!
  10. What about a billet boiler or similar warming a large buffer tank? No nothing about the suitability of above system, but supply a customer who is happy with this set up.
  11. Not sure where your based but I've used this company a few times Rubber4roofs.co.uk Elastoform uncured epdm tape is what weve used for bird and rodent damage to up stands.
  12. Flexibond tape especially for epdm roofs (if that's what it is) is readily available from most roofing supplies, you just clean,apply a primer and press into place with a roller
  13. Also think plastic fuel tanks if slung low are asking for trouble of not guarded
  14. Meant more for just been able to stop on the hill when traveling at about 2 mph. We solved it by dropping the winch at the rear or the front end loader as required.
  15. Another vote for zetor, I run a 94 plate 7245 for winching and it's almost perfect. Sure footed on slopes, good on fuel, parts are cheap, narrow enough for backing up rows, maintenance is DIY able Only bad point is brakes but probably addressed on newer models


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