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Stihl GTA 26 Oil ?

I have just joined the GTA owners club & I love it :)

The supplied oil is a "multi oil" rather than a chain oil.  It looks quite thin.  What are people using for chain lubrication ?  Is a normal "sticky" chain oil seen as too thick ?  Obviously the ch

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5 Replies · Reply by Neil Darby Mar 12, 2022
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Petrol chainsaws

hello all. People may have noticed that retailers have reduced their range of nasty smelly noisey petrol chainsaws. \Some have completely stop selling petrol. I may be a conspiracy theory nut ,but does it sound too far fetched to imagine that there i

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8 Replies · Reply by Paul Doyle Mar 11, 2022
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Scarifier options

 Following on from Tony's post last week about a new scarifer, I'm in the market for a better machine. I have an Einhell atm which has done me ok but it's had it's day.

I was looking at the Stihl as well but see the Stiga SVP 40 is about £60 less than

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1 Reply · Reply by Lawnman Feb 26, 2022
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Lawn mower recommendation

I've had a self propelled stihl rm 248 for less than a year and gone through 3 drive belts already...  I'm wondering if anyone can recommend a mower that doesn't freak out when it see


s a stick in the grass!  is, importantly, self propelled and not t

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17 Replies · Reply by James Feb 4, 2022
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Another Combi Query

I got the new HT-KM, which according to Stihl can run a 1/4 or 3/8 chain & Stihl say that it comes with a 3/8 fitted but mine came with a 1/4.

Does anyone know what I would have to change to use a 3/8 ?  I am guessing chain plus sprocket.



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Farm Jack

Are Farm Jacks a useful piece of kit ?. I have to price up labour to remove a very long stretch of escalonia hedging to be replaced in September with Laurel . 

Its a delicate operation no plant machinery or winching is possible so looking at best tool

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21 Replies · Reply by Paul Baillie Jan 17, 2022
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