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Adie Bee replied to Adie Bee's discussion Outfront or Compact
"Some interesting points, thanks Adam.
I'm currently spraying from a quad, so with a tractor mounted sprayer It'd kill two birds, so to speak. 
My trailer is a 12 x 6 beaver. It's something I'd already considered. 
As far as the hedge cutter, I was…"
43 minutes ago
David Benson replied to Adam Woods's discussion This is a first... what would you do?
"do you have a dashcam if so look to see which way the car was parked when you passed and you might see if there was a mark before you passed 
as others have said it mitght have been another delivery van that had don it even befor you arrived "
1 hour ago
David Benson replied to Andrew holt's discussion Viking mb4 rtp
"i think all front wheel drive mowers tend to pull to the side it is just the nature of the build the wheels slipping then suddenley biting "
1 hour ago
Sean Clarke replied to Phil Voice's discussion Which garden tools are best?
"Bulldog tools are assembled in England. The forged parts are actually now made in India, it was cheaper to ship the foundry and tooling there than continue to make in Wigan. They keep this quiet on the labelling!
Carters Tools are still made in…"
1 hour ago
Sean Clarke replied to Adam Woods's discussion This is a first... what would you do?
"Simple (in theory!), if you are 100% sure you didn't do it, just say that. There's nothing they can do about it. As others have said, it should be easy to prove by measuring the height and position of the scratch and seeing if there are any marks on…"
1 hour ago
Paul Doyle replied to Adam Woods's discussion This is a first... what would you do?
"Sounds like he is trying it on if you ask me. Not sure the motivation . Have a look at the angles of supposed collision and try and work out if it was even possible. John 's point about the wing mirrors could prove important. fairly bold accusation…"
2 hours ago
John F replied to Adam Woods's discussion This is a first... what would you do?
"Cheaper to get a mobile repair specialist like chips away to repair any damage , doesnt affect your policy . 
Without an eye witness very difficult to prove you are responsible but when you live on a quiet narrow lane you tend to be aware of all…"
3 hours ago
Graham Taylor replied to Adam Woods's discussion This is a first... what would you do?
"Although he says the scratch wasn't there in the morning, I would imagine it could well have been.  How many of us spot a new dent/scratch on their vans and have no idea whether it was today or last week?  I'd have a look at the "scuff" and see how…"
3 hours ago
Adam Woods replied to Adam Woods's discussion This is a first... what would you do?
"THere's marks from gate posts and the like all over the van Busy Bee.... 
Apparently I scraped the car as I pulled into the parking place.... I certainly do not have any white paint (the colour of his paint) on the van.
I've notified the insurance…"
4 hours ago
John F replied to Adam Woods's discussion This is a first... what would you do?
"I would have thought your wing mirrors would have made contact before vehicle bodies made contact . 
I live on a very narrow lane and its always wing mirror contact first . 
T cut might remove a scuff , Anything deeper should contain paint work as…"
4 hours ago
Steven Mills replied to Andrew holt's discussion Viking mb4 rtp
"Agree,these are great mowers although we've always found the VY to be superior over the HY and have experienced less break downs with these. Curious to know what your experience has been?"
4 hours ago
John F replied to Andrew holt's discussion Viking mb4 rtp
"Hi Andrew My Viking is 545 rear roller but always wanders to the right on very long lawns but excellent on medium size lawns and on curves . 
My mulching mower doesn't stripe  Toro but does cut in a straight line and an excellent mulching mower ,…"
4 hours ago
Tony @SM replied to Phil Voice's discussion Which garden tools are best?
"You won't go wrong with either Bulldog or Wolf Garten. Both are excellent quality. I believe Bulldog are made in England."
4 hours ago
Busy Bee Garden Services Limited replied to Adam Woods's discussion This is a first... what would you do?
"Would you not have a mark on the van?"
4 hours ago
Tony @SM replied to Mjc's discussion Hayter 41 pro.
"I couldnt get away without striping 90% of my lawns. The only lawns the 4 wheelers come out for are the tiny rentals or the roughcut areas. I do keep a small honda roller mower (not a pro mower), for the really small lawns where the pro machines are…"
4 hours ago
Andrew Marson-Hull replied to Andrew Marson-Hull's discussion Stihl RMA 235
"Thanks for the insights. Seems like they Stihl battery mowers would be spot on for what I need."
4 hours ago
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Viking mb4 rtp

Quick one, is it just mine or do none of them go in a straight line? Presume it's to do with the front wheels being powered? im trying to attach a rubber mat or similar to create stripes, but even if I manage that, it still doesn't want to go in a…

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7 Replies · Reply by David Benson 1 hour ago
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Outfront or Compact

Morning. I have a Kubota F3680 that's coming to the end of its life. It works very hard.I'm considering getting a new(er) one but am in two minds on whether to get another outfront or a compact tractor.Pros and cons etc.Outfront is perfect for what…

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2 Replies · Reply by Adie Bee 43 minutes ago
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Charging for laying turf

Hi guys and girls. Another how much to charge thread. I have a turfing job this weekend about 70²M in total. The top few inches have already been scraped off and I have a rotavator hired for the morning to prepare the soil. Then topsoil to go down…

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