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Fibre in my diet not welcome

Happy Friday yesterday we turned upto my biggest proudest country garden we work as a big team every  Friday

Sadly FIBRE was been rammed down my throat ( front grass verge ) by a very efficient 15 man Romanian team and one idiot Englishman 

Basically a

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1 Reply · Reply by John F 9 hours ago
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Viking mb4 rtp

Quick one, is it just mine or do none of them go in a straight line? Presume it's to do with the front wheels being powered?


im trying to attach a rubber mat or similar to create stripes, but even if I manage that, it still doesn't want to go in a st

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14 Replies · Reply by Steven Mills 11 hours ago
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Spring lawn renovation

Whilst this lovely dry sunny weather is a pleasure to work and relax it, we could really do with a spot of rain! I've renovated 6 lawns over the past month - scarify, aerate, top-dress and overseed - not cheap for the customers and they all have high

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14 Replies · Reply by John F 11 hours ago
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Asked on forum many times I know - we are using new model Hayter 56 Pro's commercially, on the whole relatively happy but the non height adjustment handles are an issue with multiple operators of different statures, the other issue is build up of gra

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Outfront or Compact

Morning. I have a Kubota F3680 that's coming to the end of its life. It works very hard.

I'm considering getting a new(er) one but am in two minds on whether to get another outfront or a compact tractor.

Pros and cons etc.

Outfront is perfect for what I

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3 Replies · Reply by BCH Gardens yesterday
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Hayter 41 pro.

Hi, purchased a hayter 41 pro 2 months ago and I thought I'd share my thoughts. For a small machine it's heavy, but I guess that's necessary for a roller mower. It 'feels' bigger than a 41 to use due to the solid build. Has a Honda engine which I kno

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8 Replies · Reply by Tony @SM on Thursday
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Charging for laying turf

Hi guys and girls. Another how much to charge thread. 

I have a turfing job this weekend about 70²M in total. The top few inches have already been scraped off and I have a rotavator hired for the morning to prepare the soil. Then topsoil to go down le

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7 Replies · Reply by James on Wednesday
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