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David Benson replied to Neil Brown's discussion Customer Complaints
"i would not have put a dpc in it as it will have a sidways load rather than a vertical load and would cause a week spot, i persume it has been built in english or flemish bond or simular to give it strength with a pond liner witch in turn will have…"
2 hours ago
Gary RK replied to Benedict Simmons's discussion Summer watering with IBC tank
"We take our outlet from the bottom tap using 1/2” non collapsing hose, so for stop/start use we don’t have to keep priming the pump when it lifts above  the water / lifting head ht."
2 hours ago
Graham Wright replied to Pembrokeshire Gardening's discussion Where to get foam tubing for bare metal handles?
"Thanks for the link, they look perfect to replace the grips on my ferris walk behind :)
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2 hours ago
Benedict Simmons replied to Benedict Simmons's discussion Summer watering with IBC tank
"No problem with the weight as well the forklift is ranted for 3t. It's more like a tele handler so can boom out ect. "
2 hours ago
Benedict Simmons replied to Benedict Simmons's discussion Summer watering with IBC tank
"Yes it will be a regular job over the summer and I want to make it as simple as possible. To water everything well will probably be nearly 2000l so 2 tanks. I don't quite follow what ⚯ needs a 1/2 inch outlet  would a pump not just draw water out of…"
2 hours ago
Graeme Crowder replied to Pembrokeshire Gardening's discussion Where to get foam tubing for bare metal handles?
"You could try duplon grips for fishing rods, like these:
https://www.veals.co.uk/acatalog/duplon-hand-grips-541.html#SID=113
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2 hours ago
David Benson replied to Benedict Simmons's discussion Summer watering with IBC tank
"a 12 v water pump attached to the battery will do it but not have a massive flow rate do not forgett that 1 lt of water weighs 1 kg so you will have over a tonne with a full IBC"
2 hours ago
Seth Burgess replied to Pembrokeshire Gardening's discussion Where to get foam tubing for bare metal handles?
"https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Climaflex-Foam-Pipe-Insulation-Lagging-W...
 
Alternatly rubber strips, also on ebay. I'd stick whatever you choose on with a high quality adhesive spray, even so far as 3m 90 spray"
3 hours ago
Sean Clarke replied to Benedict Simmons's discussion Summer watering with IBC tank
"With the tank raised up on the fork lift and a decent diameter hose attached, you should be able to get a fairly decent flow of water to the nozzle. Certainly worth a try before spending extra on any unnecessary kit.
Alternatively, I’d be looking at…"
3 hours ago
Sean Clarke replied to Pembrokeshire Gardening's discussion Where to get foam tubing for bare metal handles?
"Bike handlebar grips or tape can work quite well."
3 hours ago
Shell replied to Jason Creed's discussion EGO
"i have the EGO multi tool with the strimmer, trimmer, pole saw, plus the blower. Blower drains even the big battery quickly when used on max (and why would you use it on anything but max). Strimmer and trimmer last a long time
Last year I had 2 x 2a…"
4 hours ago
Kieron Treacy replied to Ian Parkes's discussion new mower choice
"I have a weibang roller mower for 14 months now. Would not recommend them. I've three Honda HRH and two Kaas roller mowers. My guy's always go for Honda's and  Kaas first leaving the Weibang behind. Doing my own basic repairs  I find the Weibang is…"
6 hours ago
Neil Brown replied to Neil Brown's discussion Customer Complaints
"good point andrew thank you although i dont suppose he will admit to that if he had 
Many Thanks 
Neil"
8 hours ago
Nick Shenton replied to graeme mccaig's discussion Pricing a turf job
"I really dont get it , £900 to supply and lay 35 sq mtrs ! Is that what folk pay in your neck of the woods ?   "
8 hours ago
Andrew Betteridge replied to Neil Brown's discussion Customer Complaints
"Is there any possibility that the customer or someone under their instruction has cleaned the wall with acid and/ or a pressure washer?
Andy"
9 hours ago
Andrew Betteridge replied to Neil Brown's discussion Customer Complaints
"Being an older guy I would tell you not to put a plastic damp course in a garden wall, as a strong wind or impact will allow the wall to topple over.
Engineering or semi-engineering bricks too two courses above finished ground level and the right mo…"
10 hours ago
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Customer Complaints

I had a bricklayer build a small pond brick wall 3 years ago and the customer is complaining the jointing has failed and is crumbling  I have offered to get the wall re pointed which in my opinion should resolve the issue  He has said he has had a…

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