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Simon replied to Tony @SM's discussion Stihl HLA85, Long reach trimmer.
"There is a small safety sensor switch in the head that senses whether the cutting head is engaged in one of the pre dilled angled slots. Basically it stops the machine working if something does wrong and the cutting baldes fall back towards you.…"
18 hours ago
Andrew Betteridge replied to Able Gardens's discussion Huge Ivy Removal
"I would be very concerned that removing the ivy may result in parts of the wall falling down."
18 hours ago
Tony @SM replied to Tony @SM's discussion Stihl HLA85, Long reach trimmer.
"May be an easy fix after all. Dropped it at the dealers yesterday, got a text last night saying the machine was ready. They say it was just dirt and debris around the inside of the switch. Sounds too good to be true but I'll take it! Pouring down…"
21 hours ago
Fusion Media posted a blog post
Anthracnose of turf is caused by the pathogen Colletotrichum cereale. The disease primarily affects intensely managed turf surfaces because of the considerable stresses that these environments place on the host plants. This article describes phases…
yesterday
Kris Baker replied to Adam Woods's discussion Renovating Arbors with a massive wisteria, roses, jasmine and other climbers on them
"P.S. they also do a grating product which is very strong and in e.g. grey relatively unobtrusive for bridge surface which I saw at The Japanese Garden Centre (East Peckham, Kent) ... didn't take a photo, sorry.…"
yesterday
Kris Baker replied to Adam Woods's discussion Renovating Arbors with a massive wisteria, roses, jasmine and other climbers on them
"I have a bridge here (not a listed property), over a pond, which is constructed from GRP and clad/faced with wood - to make that easy to replacewhen it rots. Part of the reason for the GRP, rather than steel RSJs, was the light weight to get it into…"
yesterday
Billybop replied to Tony @SM's discussion Stihl HLA85, Long reach trimmer.
"Also an occasional application of resin removal foam will bring the blades back to a shiny state, reducing friction. Takes a while using a brush to agitate the gunk then wiping off with a rag before re-oiling when its done. One of my HSA86's started…"
yesterday
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Angela Sharp replied to Able Gardens's discussion Huge Ivy Removal
"I agree with you about ivy 'dust'. At best it gives me hayfever, at worst it gets into your throat. It's horrible. I wouldn't take on an ivy removal job under any circumstances, but even if I'm cutting it back I'd advise the FP3 mask mentioned below…"
yesterday
Angela Sharp replied to Adam Woods's discussion Renovating Arbors with a massive wisteria, roses, jasmine and other climbers on them
"How about some kind of metal frame? RHS Wisley have recently constructed a wisteria walk - in their case a long oval topped structure presumably in a coated steel? That would have the classiness required to go with a listed mansion house I'd have…"
yesterday
Nick @ NM Garden Services Ltd replied to Tony @SM's discussion Stihl HLA85, Long reach trimmer.
"Soak the blades in WD40, and best to do regularly each time you finish using it. The smallest amount of rust on the blades will make them stick together..."
yesterday
David Benson replied to Adam Woods's discussion Renovating Arbors with a massive wisteria, roses, jasmine and other climbers on them
"the way timber prices are going and the availability it might be a option to use plastic "
Sunday
Stephen r Brook-Smith replied to Harry@VWGS's discussion Stihl HLA 86 needed.
"https://www.gardenmachinesltd.co.uk/
 
Ordered one from here yesterday!!"
Sunday
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