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The Fife Plooman

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  1. One man went to destroy weeds

    I think that should be called the widow maker
  2. Wee tractor working 2018 new garden

    Hi all this is my latest challenge for 2018 my Gutbrod 1032 raking and rolling and my merry tiller dozing the bumps and hollows all my attachments all worked well hope you like
  3. Wee tractor working 2018 new garden

    This is the finished garden as far as the grass seed goes will post more when the grass grows
  4. Mixed year

    Hi all had a mixed year My name was first one on new shield won some nice rosettes Trialled my new plough this is work in progress went back to basics with old plough worked ok when I trialled my new plough all did not go well I started of bad and things got worse the plough was leading the tractor, I know what is wrong Mould board will need cut, I got a puncture broke a wheel rim this was all in my day at a local charity match There were three new people that took part in our match and they brought their own gardeners with them the club will be watching next year Raymond adding some weight
  5. Mixed year

    The one with George facing camera are the new plough
  6. !st of March

    As we say in Scotland It will take mair than a wee drap snaw to stop us gane tae the inn Irikah waiting on the inn opening my modern zimmer HA HA
  7. !st of March

    My good deed for today clearing the the footpath in the village so that the old ones can get their pensions and food, we must make sure the old ones are OK Keep well
  8. oops rim

    Hi all ploughing match did not go well more about it later I am wondering if this can be fixed or where can I get another one it is a 6x12 rim of my Gutbrod 1032 tractor Thanks
  9. New plough 2018

    When I ploughed it last year it had not been ploughed for about twenty year there was a lot of rubbishy weeds in it still the same, but little bit not so hard now I believe when I rotavate it in the drier weather I will get more depth still .Thank you
  10. New plough 2018

    Hi all Update on my new plough 2018 trialled it today and I believe I have the beginning of something good, one more trial this weekend at a local charity match, the ground I tried it on was not the best but gave me a start
  11. New plough 2018

    Hi All this was me ploughing the same ground last year with original plough I believe there is a difference
  12. Gutbrod front pto

    Hi Harryt I have a 1032 with electric clutch on the front and have one with manual clutch will take pics when I am next down at my tractor shed
  13. Happy Christmas

    Frae us all in Scotland A merry Christmas and a Happy new year
  14. The Border Reiver MK 2

    Will the bonny paint make it go better time will tell Ha HA looking forward to next year
  15. My new attempt at making my plough work

    Hi all I have reached plan Z I am now on plan A again I have used my Gutbrod plough beam and married it to the BMB frog and board only need to work on the skimmer or disc I am also looking at a longer mouldboard to fit the Gutbrod frog the board I have on is 22 inches from back to front the new one is 39 inches from back to front Two plans on the go if one works I will be happy
  16. My new attempt at making my plough work

    Hi all This is my new attempt at making my plough work The problem with my Gutbrod plough is the mouldboard is not long enough for competition match ploughing although I have great success with it .Think it is time for a change the photos are of a mock up of how I would like the plough to look. I will have nine inches more beam giving me space for a disc and a skimmer, the mould board is 12 inches longer and should make a nicer furrow only time will tell once I am happy with settings it will all be welded up
  17. Weekend matches

    Hi Norman let me set up at back of your tractor thanks
  18. Weekend matches

    Hi all attended two matches at the weekend wee bit cold but good fun I will let you judge lots of good comments about wee tractors ploughing
  19. Sunday ploughing match

    Hi all time to judge I had wee bend in my finish let myself down very good day seemed to have lost some pics on the day
  20. Weekend matches

    Hi Norman for match ploughing 5 inches is the minimum
  21. Sunday ploughing match

    Hi Norman I am now on plan Z
  22. Weekend matches

    Hi Norman I plough six inches Tam ploughs about seven it suits his plough
  23. My new attempt at making my plough work

    Hi all Had my new plough in the ground today for the first not very bonny but a start has been made Need to make mouldboard tilt and check for plough for running parallel with the tractor but in principal it is OK both things can be sorted seems easy to pull the ground was not the best it was barley straw that had been cultivated but I have made a start, and happy it can be altered to work well
  24. My new attempt at making my plough work

    I will be giving this set up a try this week as I have 20 acres to practise on this should be fun will let you all know how I get on when my disc and skimmer it trimmed to fit will be trying it also
  25. Early xmas present !

    Hi If you are lucky and look on the bottom of the towing hitch you may find a plate with the date on it
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