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Tim Wallach replied to Andrew Betteridge's discussion Smallest chipper shredder with feed rollers?
"If you really want feed rollers would you consider an Eliet Mega Prof approx £27K?
Otherwise, I'm happy with the Eliet Major."
8 hours ago
Tim Wallach replied to Ricky Watkins's discussion 5 Most Essential Tools For Your Business
"1. secateurs
2. hand fork
3. stainless steel spade
4. mower
5. long reach articulating hedgecutter
(really useful: rake, leaf grabber, silki saw, combi stepladder/platform, edging shears, blower, posthole digger, mattock, backpack sprayer)
(could…"
8 hours ago
Vic 575 replied to Andrew Rimmer's discussion Best mower for cutting old graveyard
"I have been mowing churchyards and modern cemeteries for many years. Depending on the number of cuts etc. the work is very well paid [or should be if priced and approached correctly].
All my old churchyards are on eleven cuts per year, which means…"
11 hours ago
Ricky Watkins posted a discussion
Hi People What are you top 5 tools that you couldnt go without as part of your Grass cutting/Garden maintenance rounds.
11 hours ago
Kieron Glover replied to Andrew Rimmer's discussion Best mower for cutting old graveyard
"Someone else's!!"
14 hours ago
Vic 575 replied to Tommy's discussion Large mower / rough cut
"I found myself at this crossroads many years ago now. I opted to invest in a ride on mower [My first Stiga Parks] and I have never looked back.
I suppose that there comes a point where you either invest in a larger machine to take on larger work, or…"
17 hours ago
Peter replied to Andrew Betteridge's discussion Smallest chipper shredder with feed rollers?
"I've recently bought a Lumag HC10 chipper, it's small enough to fit in a small van and have found it really useful.  Just done a hedge reduction and some tree work, I had a mountain of cuttings that would have taken an age to cut up and bag but the…"
17 hours ago
Oliver clarkson commented on Fleur Voice's blog post STIHL EXPANDS THEIR KOMBIENGINE RANGE
"Hi
What batteries are you using? And how many hours are you getting on using for strimmer and or hedge cutting attachment on an average garden maintenance day/week?
Thanks "
17 hours ago
John F replied to Andrew Betteridge's discussion Smallest chipper shredder with feed rollers?
"Have gone down the route of the small chipper . 
It works but works too slowly , A day to chip and shred a small pile of branches which have to be prepared in advance i.e right length , graded to ensure dont exceed maximum diameter to maintain a…"
18 hours ago
John F replied to Tommy's discussion Large mower / rough cut
"Excellent approach Adam if you have the work i would go down that route . 
In my example i dont do enough rough grass cutting to justify buying a bigger mower , over the 6 months have earned approx £600 from this job using this old mower but if more…"
19 hours ago
Colin Hunt replied to Andrew Betteridge's discussion Smallest chipper shredder with feed rollers?
"This topic has come up on a regular basis.  I think all gardeners want similar from their chipper: a quick feed, no blocking, a good ejection of material, lightweight and of course reliable. Not much to ask really!  "
19 hours ago
David Benson replied to Neil Darby's discussion Stihl chipper
"forgot to menshion the weight of the stihl 60-70 kg a lot to get into the back of the van "
yesterday
David Benson replied to Neil Darby's discussion Stihl chipper
"cannot answer your question directley but i had tryed a few different ones over the years not mine but the custormers own some cheep some expencive and non of them worked very well with soft leafy stuf it was mutch quicker to bag it ore put it on…"
yesterday
David Benson replied to mark thomas's discussion Speedwell
"holster is another one 
it needs treating in spring earley summer needs lawn treatment at leest 3 times a year then  regular cutting with the box on and then it might take a few years to get rid of it also you can do a repeat treatment the summer…"
yesterday
Sean Clarke replied to Andrew Betteridge's discussion Smallest chipper shredder with feed rollers?
"I've never tried one, but I hear good things about Hansa. I often hear the Greenmech chipper getting recommended, but I have to say I was never very impressed with the one I had use of, despite new blades and multiple services. I was tempted to get…"
yesterday
Dave Colton replied to mark thomas's discussion Speedwell
"Have you tried praxys with an adjuvant I have found it works very well on speedwell."
yesterday
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