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Author Topic: Grain drill purchase...  (Read 331 times)

Offline King Ben

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Grain drill purchase...
« on: February 06, 2020, 04:57:52 PM »
Well I finally did it...gonna start drilling seed instead of broadcasting it for my plots.  This thing is larger than I wanted (13 ft/26 hole), but I couldn't pass it up for the price.  It also has a fertilizer box attached with no rust in the bottom!  We are going to be planting a dove plot this year with the drill also.

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Grain drill purchase...
« on: February 06, 2020, 04:57:52 PM »
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Offline NWIAdeerhunter

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Re: Grain drill purchase...
« Reply #1 on: February 06, 2020, 06:22:18 PM »
nice looking drill! a lot bigger then the seeder I bought last year, I will say though that my seed bed never looked better though then after I quit broadcasting and started planting like your should do! good luck and have fun!
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Offline yari

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Re: Grain drill purchase...
« Reply #2 on: February 06, 2020, 08:55:21 PM »
nice work. I can't seem to justify the cost for my place. it's to much of a money pit already
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Offline Madgomer

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Re: Grain drill purchase...
« Reply #3 on: February 06, 2020, 09:06:35 PM »
Great Plains makes a good drill - brother in law has a big one they use for wheat.  Keep that fertilizer box cleaned out after you're done sowing and it will give you a lot of years of service.  I bought a small IH drill for the brother in law on the other side of the family at a local auction here a few years ago - it was 10-12 years old and looked almost like new.  He's not going to do much but plant occasional waterways with it - unfortunately he hauled it to his place 90 miles from here, makes it tough for me to borrow it!

Are you planting milo for doves with that?
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Re: Grain drill purchase...
« Reply #4 on: February 07, 2020, 06:15:51 AM »
Looks GREAT!

Appears you have your soil needs all figured out and growing all kinds of plots now!   ##$%#11  @--0--0118


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Re: Grain drill purchase...
« Reply #5 on: February 07, 2020, 10:19:18 AM »
Nice piece of equipment.
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Offline Deerhead

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Re: Grain drill purchase...
« Reply #6 on: February 07, 2020, 03:09:17 PM »
That is a nice accessory!  Those dove sure will enjoy the fruits of your labor.  Well at least until hunting season. 
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Offline buckone1

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Re: Grain drill purchase...
« Reply #7 on: February 07, 2020, 03:25:14 PM »
Welcome back King Ben. Worried about you with the weather last year you had.
Hope your drill does good!! ##$%#11
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