"....maybe I'd better look into this ELH..... you've got me interested!! Wonder what the lifespan of an AP300 battery..... I've a couple which I've had for a couple of years but they only get a few hours use a week so hopefully they'll last a few…"
"The Stihl HSA 86 with an AP200 battery weighs about the same as a Stihl HS 56C-e. Obviously if you use a backpack battery [AP3000] or an AP200/300 with a cord and a belt holder then they are lighter, but the ELH is still a far better solution to the…"
"I think what Tim is referring to is that he does regular recurring visits throughout the year to do maintenance, and gets paid monthly. We have a similar system, and some of our clients pay monthly in advance by DD. If they need extra work they pay…"
"We've got a little inverter in the van, and our 4 batteries are charged on the go.
There is a certain discipline required....its embarrassing turning up with a load of expensive Stihl battery gear, but no charged battery 😁"
"i remember the bad old days of smoking loads of fags to get that 2 stroke taste out of one's mouth, been so long since i used a petrol hedge trimmer if i used one now would probably end up burning myself on the hot bits lol"
"I've come across Dr Elaine Ingham a few times. Her company provides training in compost tea and compost extraction. Soil food web is the company I think. Based in America.
I've not had any personal experience with teas, have been using no dig and mi…"
"I do like the idea of once spending on the batteries, there are minimal ongoing costs and no fumes etc. It doesn't bother me as much with blowers, mowers and strimmers but hedge trimming is the worse. I have a HS45 and the exhaust seems to be perfec…"
"Glad your problem was resolved. I was offered a refund on mine and took it. The dealer tried another head on it and it still juddered too much - real shame as the vibes on full throttle were fine, just useless anything less than fuill throttle. Mayb…"
Yeah I have found a few forums state side, where I think it was bred, and the consensus has been to run away from it just like the others. I might put it in a big pot, as it's a wonderful variety.. plus Iv bought it now😄...
Hows things wit…"
this seems to have spiralled off into a grass cutting fee thread!!
so just bought a Honda Izy 21 inch cut. Had new deck fitted, sonic cleaned carb, new spark plug, new pull cord and new blade. thanks for the advice everyone. I really appre…"
"yes the depreciation to the life of the battery probably a marginally larger cost than the price of the electricity itself. But very little of either really. I find it very satisfying carrying a box of depleted batteries in from the van after a good…"