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Richard Gadsby replied to Peter Davis's discussion Stihl Blower Vibration
"I think batteries will replace 2 stroke in the end but not quite yet.
As said above I've bought 2 of nearly everything now and the same models so if in unlucky enough to break both there is s good chance of making one work within minutes"
38 minutes ago
chris replied to Andrew Evans's discussion Broadcast Fert Spreader
"Hi Andrew
I have a Lesco spreader if your interested, it's a drop and broadcast combined brand new never been used.
Give us a bell Chris 07912795381"
1 hour ago
Billybop replied to Peter Davis's discussion Stihl Blower Vibration
"Always a nice feeling when you manage to fix your own kit! Managed to change belts on my ride on lawnmower myself this winter, I felt like a rocket scientist when I finally completed this challenging task. On the blower front, I acquired a Stihl 36…"
1 hour ago
Richard Gadsby replied to Peter Davis's discussion Stihl Blower Vibration
"True but also knowing when to give up and replace especially with older machines is important"
1 hour ago
Graham Taylor replied to Peter Davis's discussion Stihl Blower Vibration
"Very true..... most of us have spare time in the winter and its a great opportunity to do these jobs. If you'd taken the blower into a dealer he'd have replaced that fan + labour and you've have forked out £80+!!  "
1 hour ago
Peter Davis replied to Peter Davis's discussion Stihl Blower Vibration
"The key to reducing downtime is to use the weekends & bad weather to service & check machinery.  Bearings are a classic example.  It costs so little to replace them & fortunes if you don't.
I would advise anyone to get some old machinery & practise…"
1 hour ago
Richard Gadsby replied to Peter Davis's discussion Stihl Blower Vibration
"That's good news.
The downtime is the biggest issue I find. I've now got 2 of everything except long reach hedge cutters"
2 hours ago
Peter Davis replied to Peter Davis's discussion Stihl Blower Vibration
"So.  I took off the flywheel & nicked a bit out of the fan to balance it.  In the process of replacing it I thought that I would recheck the mounting screws & one was a bit lose. 
Now running like new at a total cost of zero.
It really shows how bei…"
3 hours ago
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Broadcast Fert Spreader

I am currently looking for a professional broadcast spreader for lawn treatments. I like the look of the Earthway C22HD spreader which is around £370.00. (pitch care) Looks solid and you can get a three way deflector to go with it. What do other…

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