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    Motueka Valley New Zealand
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    30 IHC projects waiting--some completed

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  1. ........one of the now rare pictures I have of the venerable AB110...circa 1965 ish Mike
  2. ......neat picture Rust Red !!! ....on my old W450D.....Serial # 1010.....the injection pump is leaking diesel into the sump....so I am giving that "charge pump '' and related assembly to a good machinist friend.....to replace the 60 plus yr old seals with something more modern...... BTW....have you ever seen a "hill"..??......(just looking at that rather level looking country...... ) Mike
  3. Yeah..but even Nicodemus, the village idiot will get a plate of slops every day ...in return for his toil........ Mike
  4. ...an Australian sample...some massive 'mills in their outback.... Mike
  5. Danny.....re your trip forward into the window........That is why a lot of old Grader operators have big nose's......and why the Johnny D grader department, now have the cab's designed so the operator can not stand up...... My own personal nose DNA, and blood type, was left in the middle of the window, of an Aveling Barford 6x6 grader...many years ago..... it still hurts even thinking about it... Mike
  6. so....VTSeth......what does the Hydrostatic Kubota make you feel like ??......something slightly more elevated in life than the Korean Farmer ???....... sort of like a Vermont Linesman, perhaps ??... Mike
  7. Don't fret.... !!! at least the girls are outdoors ..... Mike
  8. Well....that was helpful, Lance.......albeit a leaf out of yesteryears ""how to opress the peasants'' handbook...Frankly...I don't think you will get much traction with that ideaology.....in our shared left wing paradise's .........i Mike
  9. correct !!!...yeah some one got some nice calves for a very modest price...sigh Mike
  10. ...the '''engaging '' fascination of 'pony' motor's....... Mike
  11. thanks for the reply Marty.......Yeah..it is tough but we struggle through...and get the job done.... Mike
  12. ........Finally ...the pecker droops.....wait on...I mean the penny drops !!!......Dang...I have had covid 03 since I was 60 yrs old..... Thanks for nothing, Ian.......(..........) Your Antipodean friend...Mike
  13. ""From the corner's of the country......from the cities and the farms.....with years and years of living tucked underneath their arm's...." ...that from Lacy J Dalton's "16th Avenue " song...I always have liked those lyrics...... Yeah, well Lazy WP....there is surely a bunch of old blokes around with hands like that......pity about some of today's males.isn't it ???...some will always have hands like little girls.......those blokes are not going to get ''trademark working hands'' by picking up their welfare cheque's...........I could go on...... Thanks for the thoug
  14. ......got the buying sheet back from the Stock Agents, today....re the small number of calves reared off their mothers... Sale at the locsal stockyards...last year we averaged a smidgen under $800.00 per calf....across heifers and steers ..this year we averaged $409.00.......Being conservative, we budgeted on $600.00...so that came as a big surprise..... ..the two pics were taken two months ago...so the calves would have been way in excess of 200 Kilograms, on sale day......rot your bloody socks, wouldn't it.....the cow is the predominantfeature in the pic...but l
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