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    North Northumberland
  • Interests
    Milling, building, farming
  • Occupation
    Organic smallholder

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  1. LeeGray

    3.5ton trailer wanted

    Ifor is definitely the better trailer, bloody handy with cage sides too
  2. LeeGray

    3.5ton trailer wanted

    I’ve got a 16x6 beaver tail indespension with loading ramp, sides and headboard that’ll be going up on eBay shortly. Good trailer but needs a bit of tinkering now. A few boards replaced or repaired, brakes adjusted and a bulb or two. Had it past 4 years and never failed me but tend to use small new plant trailer all the time now. I’d be wanting £1200. was council owned before me so been little used till I got it!
  3. LeeGray

    Forestry excavator with winch

    Getting it too and from site, maintenance, insurance, diesel, operator wages and training, lower inspections etc must work out about the same or more than £2k as you’ll save in wages if it’s only doing the odd job. Looks an awesome bit of kit but I’d leave it to the specialists.
  4. LeeGray

    Show us your fencing!!

    Amen brother!
  5. LeeGray

    Post and Rail

    Horsey folk certainly are the fencers best friend for all the previous reasons. Ht wire electrified definitely best, cheapest and last forever on good posts, but post and rail what most want, pay for and replace happily enough for which I’m grateful and sure the sawmills are too!
  6. LeeGray

    Wind blown trees

    👏👏👏👏 good man Saul
  7. LeeGray

    the 'todays job' thread

  8. LeeGray

    New replacement 4x4 pickup

    If he’s offered to do it I’d buy the kit and plenty of beer/wine/whatever his fancy is! Never know the tools may be available 2nd hand on eBay and you could punt them on and not loose much? Amazed at the £3k to do it, dealers just want to push you into a new one all the time, it couldn’t possibly be 20hrs + work for a ‘technician’ with all the kit and experience they have. As previously mentioned though I’d be interested in it for parts or I’ll take some bits if you break it.
  9. LeeGray

    New replacement 4x4 pickup

    No tyre kickers here, whereabouts in the country is it? I’m after a few bits but may take the whole thing minus the wheels if it’s available
  10. LeeGray

    New replacement 4x4 pickup

    Madness! Can’t you drop another engine in? How much do you want for it if it’s going for spares?
  11. LeeGray

    arbtalkers arbtrucks

    Awesome sprinters, ear plugs over 20mph though I bet!
  12. LeeGray

    Show us your Arb Diggers please.

    Identical but another £4k. And nearest dealer to me is opposite side of country in Carlisle. Molson offered a good deal on one though but in the end thought it too far away for a little machine.
  13. LeeGray

    Show us your Arb Diggers please.

    When I was looking the yanmar importer had lost or not renewed the contract so no new build machines available only ex stock in uk and no guarantee of who would be supporting warranty etc going forward. I’m sure it’s all sorted now but just sounded a bit dodgy for me and my hard earned! Shame as really miss my old yanmar and the new ones were cheap as chips but for the above reason I guess.
  14. LeeGray

    Show us your Arb Diggers please.

    Wish I’d gone for the yanmar conventional, just didn’t like the idea of potential zero after sale support.
  15. LeeGray

    Show us your Arb Diggers please.

    Yeah, salesman said they were the same machine, hydraulic and cab changes on the new bobcat and doosan made in same factory but bobcat come first then new doosan coming later. More money in white!


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