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Jada: Servicing is part of a daily routine

Jada: Servicing is part of a daily routine

Colby, Kan.- Before getting in the field to cut, we come out in the morning and do servicing on our equipment. Our duties range from filling gas, greasing machinery and cleaning windows/ interiors  to minor repairs and odd and ends job.

The wheat is looking good here. Yesterday we were cutting wheat ranging from 45 – 65 bu/ac. The test weights were anywhere from 60 to 63 lbs. Below are some photos of the crew servicing and us harvesting by Gem, Kan.

Sometimes there_s no other way to get cell serviceC. Leon climbs up to get service.
Can you hear me now?! Where is the Verizon guy when you need him? Sometimes there’s no other way to get service in the field. Leon climbs up to talk on the phone.

Dan disposes of a burst header
Dan disposes of a tire that blew.

Carsten and Johan put a repaired tire back on the ford.
Johan and Carsten replace a repaired tire on the Ford.

Callum does maintenance on a header

Callum (above) and Hans (below) services their headers.

Hans does some maintenance on his header

 

Gabriel works on putting a new motorola radio in combine number one
Communication is important. Gabriel works on putting a new motorola radio in one of the combines.

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Harvesting the wheat by Gem, Kan.

Dumping on the go
Dumping on the go.

Jada can be reached at allaboardharvest.com. The All Aboard 2010 Harvest is sponsored byHigh Plains Journal and DuPont Crop Protection.

 

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  • Holly
    Posted at 21:17h, 03 July

    Beautiful shot with the wheat in the foreground and the combine in the back!!