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Running the Farm : Equipment & machinery

The articles below cover a number of topics about the equipment and machinery used on a lifestyle farm. If you're looking for something in particular then use the search box above. If not, then browse the article titles and see what there is to help you.  If you can't find an answer here then why not ask in our discussion forums? One of the very friendly and helpful members is sure to be able to help you.

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It is important you have a thorough knowledge of the way your bike operates before you start riding it.

Unguarded machinery shafts have caused death and injury to many adults and children.

It's important to understand how to ride an ATV safely.

Chainsaws are not cheap to run, but they get really expensive with neglect and lack of servicing. 

The chainsaw is the most dangerous tool on the farm, and its potential for damage to life and limb is underestimated every day.

They say that firewood warms you twice; once when you burn it and once when you chop it.

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