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Graham Taylor replied to Tony @SM's discussion Stihl HSA86 cordless hedgetrimmers
" I've only used the Stihl resin cleaner once and wasn't impressed with what it did....basically, very little if anything!  Before that, I never used anything and since then, the same... an occasional spray with GT85 if its struggling to get the…"
1 hour ago
Harry@VWGS replied to Tony @SM's discussion Stihl HSA86 cordless hedgetrimmers
"Hey Tony, I had this problem on my HLA 85, it ended up being a sensor that was caked in rubbish, causing it to cut out and show red lights.
 
gotta say I've had one of my HSA 86 's for around 4 years, and It gets treated hard, it really does take a…"
2 hours ago
Tony @SM replied to Tony @SM's discussion Stihl HSA86 cordless hedgetrimmers
"Thanks for the advice guys. Currently the blades are soaked in resin remover for the night, yesterday they had a first soaking and a scrub with a small wire brush. Tomorrow I'll be giving them another brushing  before putting in the battery. I'll…"
3 hours ago
Dominic Gillespie replied to Jes Gardner's discussion Palm tree
"Looks more like a Yucca (Spanish Dagger) than a palm tree. If so, then the trunk should have been very easy to saw through and the leaf tips would take your eye out, hence the name.
I only mention  this as solutions/root systems are very different…"
4 hours ago
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Adam Woods replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Price increase
"Like"
4 hours ago
Andrew Betteridge replied to Peter sellers's discussion Red diesel
"Presumably there will be people who now need to fill tanks that have red diesel up with white, so even if people are buying white it is going to be stained red in the tank.
I cannot see how this is going to be policed over the next few years."
8 hours ago
Vic 575 replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Price increase
"Are we really advocating or even excusing these people charging ten pounds per hour? So, paying no tax or N.I?  No public liability insurance? We can’t tacitly condone that can we? I’ve seen forum members lose their minds over whether some properly…"
9 hours ago
Will Roberts replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Price increase
"👍"
9 hours ago
Peter sellers posted a discussion
Trying to make sense of the usage restrictions as from April for legal use of red diesel.Only affects us for our Forst chipper, from our understanding it's ok to use red if it's for forestry work but not ok for other tree work, the regulations are a…
9 hours ago
Peter Davis posted a discussion
I got the new HT-KM, which according to Stihl can run a 1/4 or 3/8 chain & Stihl say that it comes with a 3/8 fitted but mine came with a 1/4.Does anyone know what I would have to change to use a 3/8 ?  I am guessing chain plus sprocket. Thanks
9 hours ago
Graham Taylor replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Price increase
"This does seem extremely cheap but if that's the most the people in the area will or can afford to pay....... perhaps its a "poor" area............ then £10 is a lot better than about £65 for the whole week on unemployment benefit.A lot of…"
10 hours ago
Will Roberts replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Price increase
"I also rarely take waste away and usually manage to get it in the green bin. Problem here in Cheshire is the council are starting to charge for green bins this year and I think some of my customers are going to be reluctant to pay or possibly…"
11 hours ago
Stephen r Brook-Smith replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Price increase
"I very rarely take waste away , if it's a large job I have somebody who collects it got £120 for a Mercedes sprinter full...
I also pay for 3 council garden waste bins on a job as it works out cheaper than me taking it away for the year."
13 hours ago
Adam Woods replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Price increase
"Thats what I charge... I have a couple of large gardens that take it for £10 a bag. Mind you I really try very hard to avoid taking any waste away"
14 hours ago
Vic 575 replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Price increase
"You think people shouldn’t be taken in by my ‘big shiny pickup truck’. Do you think that’s the case with my clients? After 37 years of being in the trade and 32 years of being in business for myself.
Some of my clients have been with me for 32…"
22 hours ago
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Red diesel

Trying to make sense of the usage restrictions as from April for legal use of red diesel.Only affects us for our Forst chipper, from our understanding it's ok to use red if it's for forestry work but not ok for other tree work, the regulations are a…

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Another Combi Query

I got the new HT-KM, which according to Stihl can run a 1/4 or 3/8 chain & Stihl say that it comes with a 3/8 fitted but mine came with a 1/4.Does anyone know what I would have to change to use a 3/8 ?  I am guessing chain plus sprocket. Thanks

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