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Gary RK @ Landscape Juice Network replied to Donall O Flatharta's discussion Pergola options
"p.s. Mi-T posts are stocked by Jacksons Fencing
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1 hour ago
John F replied to Donall O Flatharta's discussion Pergola options
"How about using those post savers you weld on with a blow torch ? 
Or concrete / postcrete platform above soil level to accept the bolt down met posts ?
 
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2 hours ago
Donall O Flatharta posted a discussion
Looking for suggestions for putting a pergola in to heavy wet soil in the wet west of Ireland! Pressure treated pine won't last long enough with wet feet in this damp environment, was thinking of Douglas fir or alder if possible to get posts in…
3 hours ago
John F replied to Adam Woods's discussion Hmm... Ive never heard of this before
"Three years ago I removed two wisterias as instructed from a customers North facing wall they had never flowered in ten years and were a bit spindly considering thier age . 
I chopped them down to get them in the van , hardly any rootball to speak…"
4 hours ago
1st Garden Maintenance replied to Ricky Watkins's discussion 5 Most Essential Tools For Your Business
"The most essential tools in any business are a spreadsheet and the best software."
4 hours ago
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5 hours ago
Andrew Betteridge replied to Adam Woods's discussion Hmm... Ive never heard of this before
"In my head I am picturing a wisteria big enough to seen from space on Google Earth. "
14 hours ago
carl lawson replied to carl lawson's discussion Stihl hla85
"Not overheating,left it for half a day,tried again,looks like a trip to the dealer, thanks for the reply."
15 hours ago
carl lawson replied to carl lawson's discussion Stihl hla85
"Tried another charged battery,no change,thinking it might be contacts on battery or in unit.?"
15 hours ago
Simon replied to carl lawson's discussion Stihl hla85
"Correct, the switch is in the head and if that were the cause you'd be getting no warning lights on the battery and the hedge cutter would just seem dead. Three red flashing would suggest problem with the unit, three glowing and it's too hot or…"
15 hours ago
Billybop replied to carl lawson's discussion Stihl hla85
"just checked and 3 solid lights is the overheat warning. 3 flashing lights indicates a tool malfunction"
15 hours ago
Billybop replied to carl lawson's discussion Stihl hla85
"the dirty sensor switch would not cause any lights i believe. it just wouldn't run at all. I think 3 red lights flashing indicates a fault with the tool or it is too hot. Does the gearbox get greased at all"
15 hours ago
Nick @ NM Garden Services Ltd replied to Adam Woods's discussion Hmm... Ive never heard of this before
"We wouldn't prune Wisteria with a hedgecutter, although I could see why people might do when it has an abundance of growth in the summer.
However the main prune should be carried out in the winter once the leaves have dropped so that a regular…"
16 hours ago
Andrew Betteridge replied to Adam Woods's discussion Hmm... Ive never heard of this before
"Massive house with a massive wisteria?
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16 hours ago
Ricky Watkins replied to carl lawson's discussion Stihl hla85
"Battery has a malfunction according to manual Try another battery if you have a spare."
16 hours ago
Peter kermarrec replied to Ricky Watkins's discussion 5 Most Essential Tools For Your Business
"1 , hayter 56pro
2 , stihl  Hla 86
3 , stihl  km94
4 , spear and Jackson leaf grabbers
5 , jakoti shears"
17 hours ago
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Stihl hla85

Hla85 suddenly stopped working,3 red lights flashing on battery(fully charged), lubed blades,can move blades manually by turning gear,read something somewhere about a dirty sensor switch?can anyone help ,where is this switch located ,or can anyone…

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