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Xledi replied to Adam Woods's discussion How much?
"Judging from a lot of the replies, no people are mlst definitely not undervaluing their work! 😆. Someone said factor in £300 for fuel, where are they commuting from, France?!"
3 hours ago
Xledi replied to Tracey Hancock's discussion Specialised Work - Where to Find it/Advertise......
"Of course you can do it, go for it. Yes you are correct in thinking there is a gap in the market.  Some of the responses on here are a bit strange. I.e The person that has worked for prestigious clients for 30 years but never once been asked to do…"
3 hours ago
Jamie Lee Nathan Warner replied to Gary Clapham's discussion Stihl kma 135r v km130 disappointed
"Completely agree. The battery tool is a great bit of kit and I'll buy it again. Although I feel it's nowhere near as powerful as the petrol and I'm sure not as many stroke rates on the hedge cutter as the petrol unit. I find myself reaching for the…"
10 hours ago
Stewart Duncan is now a member of Landscape Juice Network
15 hours ago
Daryl Williams replied to Tracey Hancock's discussion Specialised Work - Where to Find it/Advertise......
"Hi Tracey,
There's a Women in Gardening Network Facebook group that would be helpful to you. Regular opportunities cropping up where members have work to pass on or need some collaboration. As mentioned before, garden designer's handing over…"
16 hours ago
rosie larking replied to Tracey Hancock's discussion Specialised Work - Where to Find it/Advertise......
"Hi Tracey, 
I totally understand where you are coming from! I did used to mow etc a bit when I was living down south, but since moving north over the border, I've recently (18 months) started gardening again, with a few other jobs in between. When…"
17 hours ago
rosie larking replied to Tracey Hancock's discussion Specialised Work - Where to Find it/Advertise......
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18 hours ago
Sam Bainbridge replied to Tracey Hancock's discussion Specialised Work - Where to Find it/Advertise......
"the simple terms are it will take you 10yrs to be fully established. With anything like this your best advertisement is word of mouth which takes time. I started with 3 days gardening and 2 days on a hen farm and just built up over time "
18 hours ago
Ian Harvey replied to Adam Woods's discussion How much?
"£500 for a 9hr day is £55 per hour. You might be earning that doing multiple mowing jobs."
19 hours ago
Gary Clapham replied to Gary Clapham's discussion Stihl kma 135r v km130 disappointed
"thanks for the info
im sure it is slower, used it again today and it does cuts fine, so probably just a matter of getting use to the lower speed, would be nice to have the speed of the HSA 130T though!
seen a few videos on youtube saying the km135r…"
yesterday
Billybop replied to Adam Woods's discussion How much?
"he probably got that quote and was happy for the work to go ahead, to be fair. Around these parts (not a poor area by any means) that price would be on the border line for a couple of stern faced bobbies popping round to march one back round to the…"
yesterday
Darren Cooper replied to Adam Woods's discussion How much?
"I always find questions like this a bit strange, Did your friend not get a quote before hand?"
yesterday
Peter sellers replied to Adam Woods's discussion How much?
"Andrew, Please read my previous post on peoples perception of value for money.  £500 day nets down to £350 after tax an national insurance this is without all the other fixed and variable costs that are associated with a business.  That surgeon will…"
yesterday
Andrew . Perkins replied to Adam Woods's discussion How much?
"Jesus crist  £500 a day for hedgetrimming. skilled job if you're good at it which are hard to find but still wow that's sort of money or more than a surgeon would make working for NHS a top 5% earner . "
yesterday
Darren Cooper is now a member of Landscape Juice Network
yesterday
Honey Badger replied to Gary Clapham's discussion Stihl kma 135r v km130 disappointed
"Know idea how to test stroke rate. I just did some research. 
Hla 135r stroke rate (sr) 4000rpm
Kma 94r  Sr 3600 rpm
Kma 130r/131r,  Sr couldn't a find a figure so worked it out via power outputs. Sr 4800 rpm
In my opinion the difference of 800rpm…"
Thursday
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18" mower recommendations.

Hi all, I bought a new cobra 53 pro (honda kaaz) this year which has been great but it's a bit heavy for some of my smaller  mowing jobs, also I'm a bit concerned about creating tram lines as the ground gets softer in autumn (due to it being 65kg). …

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