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  1. dstig

    dstig Well-Known Member

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    Doing a revamp on the parlour at the moment so I'll keep all pics together. Going from an 8 unit to a 12 unit with acr and feeders all new to me, the old building was wide enough so had to do nothing there. Knocked out pit walls to put a 9inch over hang in pit, also knocked out old troughs to rebuild them up against walls as I had a walk way behind them before 20171212_093104.jpg 20171212_093652.jpg 20171212_114145.jpg 20171212_130243.jpg
     
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    Just a few more from the first few days
     

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    Doing the pit 20171214_142517.jpg 20171215_100746.jpg 20171215_144034.jpg 20171219_145323.jpg
     
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    Well they put this in today.The pit kerb and stands for the gates, they will be back again once we have concrete on the floor so nothing happening till the new year 20171222_154500.jpg 20171222_154606.jpg
     
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    Have herringbone palours changed much over the years?
     
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    When are you hoping to be in that all done @dstig?
     
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    Well I would be hoping mid Jan with a few days overrun, things are starting around the 20 th, Christmas holidays kinda came in the way of things but such is life
     
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    Have ye any bars welded to the channel for the water to hold it in the concrete.
     
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    Well the last one we had was 30 yrs old so it was basic but I think they haven't changed much except for the extras and it's the extras that cost !
     
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    Ya they were welded on by ourselves and set in some concrete before we poured the pit
     
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    Just an update on progress here at the moment,started back at it this week again. Got the floor ready on Monday and got concrete poured Tue and worked the red colour into it which took a while cause of the damp weather and the last picture is of it today dried out nearly! 20180109_091231.jpg 20180109_160540.jpg 20180109_173917.jpg 20180110_133927.jpg
     
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    Just a little update on things here. Floor has dried out here so we got the pit plastered and got the troughs up today, well the outside walls of them anyway, so we are getting there 20180116_183605.jpg 20180116_183622.jpg 20180116_183631.jpg
     
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    Looking good what will you use to make the troughs or will it be a continuous trough?
     
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    It will be all separate ones so will put up blocks inbetween or at least that's the plan anyway
     
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    Very good some farms in Europe put a large tile in the bottom not sure what the idea is, iv seen people use stainless kegs cut in half too it can look well think they are easy to clean
     
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    Funny you should mention that but I have tiles got for the base of the trough ! I got some funny looks when I asked for them at the tile shop but they gave them for free so all good
     
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    you putting in headlocks, I would advise to
     
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    Ya they are going in alright just to keep control over things
     
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    Whats the idea of the tiles!!!
     
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    Well for me we can put them straight up against the wall,don't have to be trying to buy,cut and fix corrie pipes into trough space and the cow will be licking the tile a long time before she wares it down ! That's my thinking anyway so it will either work or be a failure but I'll keep ye posted
     
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    We used corrie pipe 10years ago set it in the concrete still going strong
     
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    Under a bit of pressure and this weather is not helping and options are limited,I took this today after last night's rain had about 30 mm of rain, a lot lads in trouble around here with full tanks now! 20180121_115042.jpg
     
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    Going by the frame .I take its a dairymaster going in
     
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    He could hardly let a "foreign make of machine into the Kingdom of Kerry?
     
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    There's an alfa parlour in one of the farms around the dairymaster factory.
    Alfa parlours would be popular enough around here
     
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