MAJOR combine damage - Nov. 6th Harvest Vlog

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  • chipps1066
    chipps1066  6 days back

    Green breaks like red when overloaded.

    • Erik Smith
      Erik Smith  1 weeks back

      What a great channel!

      • Rick Harper
        Rick Harper  1 weeks back

        Someone need to invent low voltage heat system for discs

        • iare19
          iare19  2 weeks back

          Nice little crane on that repair truck. You guys are 10 years ahead of eastern Europe.

          • Charlie McKellips
            Charlie McKellips  2 weeks back

            They guy that I do custom hauling for had his axle break loose on his John Deere 9750 just like the one did in the video this harvest.

            • Becky Watt
              Becky Watt  2 weeks back

              Charlie McKellips Around my nick of the woods guys break the drive axles, and break the center's out of the wheels , have only seen two rear axles break , and the result was catastrophic.

            • Charlie McKellips
              Charlie McKellips  2 weeks back

              @Becky Watt yeah, I know it's common. The one I saw didn't have duals. But just broke off right where it pivots in the middle.

            • Becky Watt
              Becky Watt  2 weeks back

              Charlie McKellips I've seen all models of JD combines break axles , but most of the time it's only when you put duals on them .

          • Donald Lewis
            Donald Lewis  2 weeks back

            Great video. You guys are hard-working .. I can't imagine what all your dad's been through he's one tough guy.. Farmer's are number one..💪💪

            • CaliforniaCheez
              CaliforniaCheez  2 weeks back

              Wasteful gratuitous tillage for absolutely no reason.

              • joyfilters
                joyfilters  3 weeks back

                I can't imagine what your gas and electric bill is every month. Have you considered VFD's for motor controls to cut down on initial amp draw?

                • B F
                  B F  3 weeks back

                  corn whiskey belongs in a bottle.. not in our fuel supply. It destroys everyone elses machines so these guys can get rich.

                  • psygn0sis
                    psygn0sis  3 weeks back

                    A John Deere in its natural state.... broken. : P

                    • Keith Krone
                      Keith Krone  3 weeks back

                      “I’ve never been to prison by the way, either. That was a joke also.” Hahahaa

                      • edward reilly
                        edward reilly  4 weeks back

                        Holy smokes!

                        • Derek Wallace
                          Derek Wallace  4 weeks back

                          Who’s watching exactly 2 years later? Little snow on the ground in 2017 too!

                          • K Bar
                            K Bar  4 weeks back

                            I have always wondered when they harvest corn, at night, how many wild animals they run into out in the field! Bears/trash pandas/fox/wolf/deer?

                            • seap
                              seap  4 weeks back

                              Oh the joys of farming. I farmed with my family for 27 years of my life. Just north of you up here in Manitoba. Back in '97 it was so wet the grain carts couldn't even get in the fields. I drove the combine up on the side of the ditch and was dumping in a truck that was parked on the side of a road. When I backed up I mistakenly backed the rear tire into a culvert and ripped off the entire axle. Same deal. Crippled in a ditch full with 4 ft of water. What I've learned is that if you can survive grain farming you can survive any other occupation with ease.

                              • Ginger Baker
                                Ginger Baker  1 months back

                                You guys are amazing! There is not ONE skill set here. You need to be able to do multiple tasks on a farm, and the more you call for help the less $$ you make!

                                • Ginger Baker
                                  Ginger Baker  1 weeks back

                                  @Millennial Farmer Good for you guys!

                                • Millennial Farmer
                                  Millennial Farmer   1 weeks back

                                  Yes, having zero skills and never really doing anything ourselves is how we ended up owning and managing a successful farm.

                              • Peter Thiessen
                                Peter Thiessen  1 months back

                                Hard working guys great job!

                                • Grizzly Bear
                                  Grizzly Bear  1 months back

                                  Why don't you just put the corn in the silos instead of bagging it . Have you heard of grain elevators that you can put the corn in . People do work there and they know what to do with the corn

                                  • Grizzly Bear
                                    Grizzly Bear  1 weeks back

                                    @Millennial Farmer no I was just curious as to why you were bagging your corn . I'm not being disrespectful. Farming is a hard life. I know what it's all about.

                                  • Millennial Farmer
                                    Millennial Farmer   1 weeks back

                                    @Grizzly Bear ok? So you took to the internet to mock me for making the decision to put our extra grain into 2 bags?

                                  • Grizzly Bear
                                    Grizzly Bear  1 weeks back

                                    @Millennial Farmer I'm being serious with you. I also use to work on a big farm we would get up at 4 in the morning and stop work at 10 o'clock in the evening. I know what hard work is. Casterating 5 hundred hogs and plowing the fields. Planting the soy beans and corn. We bailed alfalfa and hay from day to dark .

                                  • Millennial Farmer
                                    Millennial Farmer   1 weeks back

                                    @Grizzly Bear yes. That's the reason we invest in those bins. We store the grain for a few months and pick up the carry in the grain contracts. I can't tell if you're serious or being sarcastic.

                                  • Grizzly Bear
                                    Grizzly Bear  1 weeks back

                                    @Millennial Farmer so you are saying that you would gain $1 dollar for the corn by putting it in your grain silos . Huh never heard of that.

                                • brakel8r
                                  brakel8r  1 months back

                                  11:30. Awesome

                                  • Jason Tate
                                    Jason Tate  2 months back

                                    Thats one tough tire.

                                    • Bill Anderson
                                      Bill Anderson  2 months back

                                      20,000 subscribers back then, and now less than two years later (October 12, 2019) you have 338,000 subscribers. Congrats on several jobs well done. :)

                                      • D Hansel
                                        D Hansel  2 months back

                                        "Don't Complain about Farmers/Ranchers with your Mouth Full"

                                        • Alex Veldhuis
                                          Alex Veldhuis  2 months back

                                          This statement is really a rather oversimplified and somewhat incorrect way of stating the real issue. Both producers and consumers are dependant on market prices. It is the guys in between who all want their cut. Right now there may well be a change in what consumers demand, but sometimes such changes are initiated by those involved in the food business, whom in turn have a say in what farmers should be growing. That is the kind of control/power at their fingertips. So, as a grower, their frustrations are misdirected if they feel the need to react to consumers complaints. One either acknowledges their grievances and ensure that their points are responded to, by way of dismissing that which is factually incorrect and explaining why various choices are made, or one can dismiss the complaints outright, since the consumers grief is related to the marketing and pricing of product, which invariably are issues outside of the producer's control..A big part of the problem lies in the huge disconnect between producer and consumer, where we have gone from an agrarian economy society, to what we have today where a large service sector exists and there is even a noticeable chasm between the producer and consumer in an 'us and them' kind of way. Now, I don't know where and how it started, but you see, your line up there isn't helping matters. There are no complaining consumers here, so what is your actual issue?

                                      • Jason Gunn
                                        Jason Gunn  2 months back

                                        I hate to see how much that repair bill would have been!

                                        • stick jr.
                                          stick jr.  2 months back

                                          Hire me on, I want to run some farming equipment. I don't sleep much so I should be ok with the long days and hours.

                                          • Budd Hicks
                                            Budd Hicks  2 months back

                                            stick jr. I ran a 2,500 farm for my boss man , we went to work at 7am to 7;30 pm . When we were planting the crops and 7; am to 7;30 pm when we were harvesting the crops. But after we got the crops planted we went to work at 7am to 6pm . we took an hour off for lunch. I say that if you got to work from morning till late late you got more land than you need. Your hands are going to be quiting you pretty often. it's not 30s any more. Then the boss said if a man dies , Hire another one. if the Mule dies will Buy another one. with the technology we have today, Especially how big and better. You can plant and harvest 20 times faster than then. You see I came up when there wasn't nothing but Mules . TRY farming with just mules and see how much you can get done in a sunup to sundown day. Then you will surely appreciate the technology that we have today. Fast and Big. From a half a row to a 90 foot wide header on a combine. To a cotton picker that picks the cotton and round bale it and rap it with plastic and puts it on the ground ready to be picked up and carried to gin for ginning .

                                        • Shane Bassen
                                          Shane Bassen  3 months back

                                          I can’t even count the times something like that has happened. The only thing you can do is grab the jacks, some wrenches, and a couple of spot lights and go to it. The fact that no one was injured is the important part. There are lots full of combines.

                                          • Austin Miller
                                            Austin Miller  3 months back

                                            Keep up hard wo

                                            • Roy Beam
                                              Roy Beam  3 months back

                                              When it's crunch time....jaundice deere will always let you down

                                              • Gerald Penn
                                                Gerald Penn  3 months back

                                                Need to put a scanner on it and find the fault code. I keep getting an Id10t on my truck

                                                • donnaandrob123
                                                  donnaandrob123  3 months back

                                                  Basic problem is the axle may look broken ! but a fatigue in bolts "U" bolts what ever is maybe the issue. Being from the UK can also say following your farm and subscribed, love what you's guy's do and are up against along the way. But something is always going to become against your side, Damage and cost is stupid considering the bolts alone only cost coppers $$$, being a commercial mechanic over they years on Trucks and busses, maybe it best to keep older equip on what we called a TRIA annual, every three years strip the beast down and other machinery as much as you can and get rid of these unfortunate happenings that would cost you a days work and expenses from them John Deere guy's. Air bags and springs bolts and nuts were exchanged and replaced as ness to keep old and loved machinery going. PS: love all the vids and the latest with Welker was also a great vid from both sides, watched them both and wish you all the very best with future harvests. Between you and Welker are the only Farmers in op I actually watch. Nice job guy's

                                                  • Randall Byrd
                                                    Randall Byrd  3 months back

                                                    You guys are awesome TY for sharing

                                                    • GooseMan
                                                      GooseMan  4 months back

                                                      That is something else, I farm 320 acres in Ontario and I am amazed on what you do and remaining calm for the most part . Great for you and good luck

                                                      • jonny5777
                                                        jonny5777  4 months back

                                                        You've gained almost 300,000 subs in a year! That's incredible and totally deserved. I was wondering how many acres or hectares you guys actually have? And is there a video you've done on 'farming for dummies'? That would be useful for me

                                                        • travis peters
                                                          travis peters  4 months back

                                                          Do you have snap chat

                                                          • Mr, Private
                                                            Mr, Private  4 months back

                                                            Should have bought a.......Case.... joking

                                                            • Mr, Private
                                                              Mr, Private  4 months back

                                                              Is John Deere a fix or repair daily......lol

                                                              • Kevin Fairgrieve
                                                                Kevin Fairgrieve  5 months back

                                                                I remember back in the day, we ran 7720. In three different instances managed to break each of the final drives. Than one evening our hired man was pulling out of a field cranked the wheel sharp and dropped the rear axle off a 5 foot culvert snapping it in two in the middle of the road. That was a long night getting that out of the road.

                                                                • Stephen M
                                                                  Stephen M  5 months back

                                                                  How good do the two boards work for closing the end of the bag? I was thinking of using one board and just rolling it up vs what we do now (grab end of bag and twist) but that looks even better. Might have to steal that idea :) ALSO, do you do the same thing on the other end of the bag or just twist and tuck the start end? I have been considering doing the board(s) on the start end as well but was concerned about it holding together. EDIT - Found the unloading video, yes you guys do use boards for the start. Thats a very good setup, i'm going to start doing that for sure now! :)

                                                                  • Joe Vreeland
                                                                    Joe Vreeland  5 months back

                                                                    I am seriously underwhelmed by Green any more and ha e unloaded myself from all their gear by now with the exception of two of their riding lawn mowers.
                                                                    I've gone completely over to Case/IH and the "ownability" factor is reason #1.
                                                                    But c'mon!
                                                                    Breaking the spindle bolts is wrong on all levels.
                                                                    Bad metallurgy?
                                                                    Chinese steel?
                                                                    Undersized?
                                                                    Bad engineering?

                                                                    Bad John Deere! More than likely.....

                                                                    • Bert Hagen
                                                                      Bert Hagen  5 months back

                                                                      That jd mechanic knew his trade.

                                                                      • Anthony M
                                                                        Anthony M  5 months back

                                                                        Great save on the combine Midwest

                                                                        • Patrick Watters
                                                                          Patrick Watters  5 months back

                                                                          Hats off to the John Deere guys, major task.

                                                                          • RM
                                                                            RM  6 months back

                                                                            Best thing about owning your own farm .... you get to pick which 160 hours a week you want to work.

                                                                            • stan giles
                                                                              stan giles  6 months back

                                                                              $8000 normally , I would double that for John Deere , add on emergency call out , and add in a bunch of money for warranty , and managers boat payment

                                                                              • Kris P. Bacon
                                                                                Kris P. Bacon  6 months back

                                                                                No offense to Deere but their shit breaks a lot. Have u noticed?

                                                                                • Kris P. Bacon
                                                                                  Kris P. Bacon  6 months back

                                                                                  An axle snapping is never good.

                                                                                  • gary meschede
                                                                                    gary meschede  6 months back

                                                                                    Just started watching your channel a few weeks ago. I think everyone who eats should watch your channel and try to understand the troubles you and your family goes through on a daily basis to feed this country. God bless y’all and thank you from the bottom of my heart.

                                                                                    • paul sanders
                                                                                      paul sanders  6 months back

                                                                                      thats farming

                                                                                      • Mike Bonge
                                                                                        Mike Bonge  6 months back

                                                                                        Great video. I would never guess axle bolts breaking. Just like working on a drilling rig