Skip's 4x4
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Karen's farm during Harvesting - 9 Dec 2001
My kids and I visited my Sister's farm for some R & R during Harvesting.
Karen's farm is 8000 acres East of Narembeen.

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The Volvo truck loading wheat into a silo. This truck is rated to 11.5 tonne, but has been known to carry a lot more!
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Wheat pouring from the truck into the Auger pump.
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The "Limo" - an old rust bucket used for running around on the farm.
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One of the Landcruisers, with the mobile service trailer attached.
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Looks like a good crop this year.
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Their latest addition to their fleet - a 2nd hand front-end-loader.
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My Sarah pretending to drive it!
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Their awesome seeder, with hydraulic tilting, and 50 foot span
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The even more awesome John Deer tractor, with 370hp turbo diesel, used to pull the seader! 
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Yep - them tyres are huge!
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Sarah & Nicole in the cockpit!
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One of the mobile field bins. This bin has a 27 tonne capacity, but they have a larger 50 tonne field bin too!
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The Harvester in action! It is equipped with a 30 foot comb.
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The Harvester unloading it's wheat into the field bin - 5 tonnes of it!
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Another angle of the Harvester. It is powered by a huge 6 cylinder 250hp turbo diesel, and hydraulic final drive.
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Sarah & Brook jump onboard for a "lap" in the Harvester.
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Off they go!
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And back they come with another full load of wheat.
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My turn for a spin in the Harvester. That's Eric driving! Notice the numerous computer readouts, and joystick control.
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The reel and belt feed doing their job.
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Nicole came along for the ride.
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Dumping another 5 tonne of wheat!
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The Auger pump in the harvester can offload 5 tonne in 1 minute!
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