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heidy

  • Joined Oct 2016
post borer not working
« on: October 10, 2016, 10:58:28 am »
I have a siromer compact tractor which I brought a post borer for, it worked really well, pulling up large stones etc whilst boring. The hydraulics went and I had to buy new seals for it. The borer works but only goes a little way in, it's a shadow of its former self, the hydraulics work, any ideas what's gone wrong. I need to put up a lot of fencing posts.

greenbeast

  • Joined Jul 2014
Re: post borer not working
« Reply #1 on: October 17, 2016, 11:07:25 am »
low oil?
I assume these things pull themselves down rather than are driven down. So if it's low on oil it mught give up when loaded a reasonable amount

Buttermilk

  • Joined Jul 2014
Re: post borer not working
« Reply #2 on: October 18, 2016, 08:25:49 am »
Blunt?  Tree roots can take some getting through here.

henchard

  • Joined Dec 2010
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Re: post borer not working
« Reply #3 on: October 18, 2016, 06:39:41 pm »
I presume that it is driven from the PTO? Which is probably hydraulically driven from an oil pump. So possibly low oil, blocked oil filter or a failing oil pump.

bazzais

  • Joined Jan 2010
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Re: post borer not working
« Reply #4 on: October 20, 2016, 02:48:11 pm »
Hydraulics went?  What 'went' what was replaced?

Have you put an aftermarket ebay pump on?

 

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