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Kris Baker replied to Jim Gibbon's discussion Secateurs
"Felco has cheaper models in their range, but their No 2 Originals are same price as Okatsune"
2 hours ago
Andrew Betteridge replied to Fleur Voice's discussion Black Lives Matter
"I know an African Caribbean painter who I have worked with a few times over the years.
Some years ago I was sat eating lunch with him and his phone rang, a builder from another job gave him a cussing when he answered.
I enquired what the problem was…"
3 hours ago
DigBandit replied to Jim Gibbon's discussion Secateurs
"I have long harboured a set of Japanese Secs and tools  - at home I have a large number of Acers and the like that I "train" - one day I'll get round to it - however, workwise - I spent a small fortune on secs,and have lost all of them thus far.
One…"
3 hours ago
Mick Whitworth replied to Jim Gibbon's discussion Secateurs
"Good question. I bought a pair of Okatsune secateurs from Niwaki and really haven't got on with them. I find they slip around in my hand too much, and have reverted to Felco No 2s. But the very experienced gardener and plantsman I work with absolute…"
4 hours ago
Will Ranson replied to Jim Gibbon's discussion Secateurs
"Okatsune for me all the way, expensive but had my trusty pair for over 5 years now, just a new spring every 18 months or so and a tickle up with a sharpening stone now and then. Felco are good but these are on another level. Niwaki website has lots…"
4 hours ago
Neil Darby replied to Jim Gibbon's discussion Secateurs
"I swapped from Felco No 7, (the proswivelling handle) which I had used for years. Now I have a pair of Niwaki, lovely sound that even the customers like to hear, clicking away. Nothing to go wrong with them as all one piece of hardened steel, keep t…"
4 hours ago
Steven Mills replied to Steven Mills's discussion Fieldmotion Ltd
"Hi Richard - No I didn't move forward on this or any other software as yet.Any feedback from the friend on FM?"
4 hours ago
dan replied to Jim Gibbon's discussion Secateurs
"Okatsune all the way -- good value for money - nice design and lovely noise when snipping -- treat yourself to the Toshibo ones if price isnt an issue. "
4 hours ago
Will posted a discussion
I've decided to take the plunge.I currently use an FS131R for strimming and long reach hedge cutting and occasionally for use with a pole pruner.It's a beast of a machine and too powerful for most of the strimming work, but although heavy, eats long…
5 hours ago
Kris Baker updated their profile
5 hours ago
Richard Stone replied to Steven Mills's discussion Fieldmotion Ltd
"Hi Steven, I just responded to your enquiry re Winchester, which I came across when searching Fieldmotion on this site.  We are looking at various software options and a friend of mine has recently mentioned Fieldmotion.
Did you get any further with…"
6 hours ago
Chris Fox posted a discussion
hi all just wondering what you guys use for on site shelters currently have a pop up gazebo but as most of my private jobs are fairly secure i can leave some tools on site and was wondering if you guys use anything other than a tarp to keep them dry…
17 hours ago
Nigel Rawlins is now a member of Landscape Juice Network
18 hours ago
Simon Land replied to Fleur Voice's discussion Black Lives Matter
"Beautifully spoken Ali
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18 hours ago
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21 hours ago
PETER C replied to Jim Gibbon's discussion Secateurs
"Apparently only 4.7% of people in Japan are left handed, in the uk it is 11%.  Until around 20 years ago in Japan left handedness was frowned upon and considered ill mannered. Children were corrected if they used the wrong hand for chopsticks etc. M…"
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Going Electric

I've decided to take the plunge.I currently use an FS131R for strimming and long reach hedge cutting and occasionally for use with a pole pruner.It's a beast of a machine and too powerful for most of the strimming work, but although heavy, eats long…

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onsite shelter

hi all just wondering what you guys use for on site shelters currently have a pop up gazebo but as most of my private jobs are fairly secure i can leave some tools on site and was wondering if you guys use anything other than a tarp to keep them dry…

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