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A SISIS Veemo tractor mounted heavy duty de-thatcher and SISIS Multislit tractor mounted deep slitting aerator are helping Clemson University in South Carolina, USA keep on top of its grounds and turf maintenance schedules following head groundsman E

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Alaster Anderson Specialist Gardeners, a London-focused soft landscaping and garden maintenance company, has purchased a range of environmentally friendly battery-powered Pellenc products.

3314203197?profile=RESIZE_480x480The purchase includes two grass strimmers, two hedge trimmers,

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Alan Ferguson, Head Groundsman at St George’s Park - the FA’s National Football Centre, has chosen Dennis as a key supplier of maintenance equipment for use on the natural elite pitches.

The award winning groundsman purchased three Dennis G860’s compl

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Designed to meet the rigours of a wide variety of commercial grass cutting applications, Etesia’s Pro 46 pedestrian rotary mower is specified by contractors who want to profit from grass cutting. Reliability of mowing equipment is essential for this

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A recent school grounds seminar held at Charterhouse in Surrey has been hailed a huge success by all who attended.

The event attracted over 50 delegates from all levels as several topical issues were explored and discussed. Supported by…

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paul watson replied to paul watson's discussion Stihl Hsa 86 overheating
"I meant taking a screw out then screwing the grease tube on to top up, the battery hsa 86 does not have this
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8 minutes ago
paul watson replied to paul watson's discussion Stihl Hsa 86 overheating
"This is the battery hsa 86 Nick it only has 2 torx screws holding a plastic casing over the gearbox, the gearbox gets the odd bit of cuttings in which is not ideal as it is not sealed like the petrol ones."
9 minutes ago
Nick @ NM Garden Services Ltd replied to paul watson's discussion Stihl Hsa 86 overheating
"On ours there are a several torx screws on the casing of the hedgecutter head...not one single tor's screw...."
26 minutes ago
paul watson replied to paul watson's discussion Stihl Hsa 86 overheating
"Nick, I always keep the gearbox topped up with grease, these dont have a lot in to start with and can just be cmeared in, there is no torx screw to take out."
39 minutes ago
Nick @ NM Garden Services Ltd replied to paul watson's discussion Stihl Hsa 86 overheating
"I would grease the gearbox - it's only a few screws to undo the cover."
44 minutes ago
Dougie replied to Dougie's discussion Rear roller mower
"Let me know how you get on with it am in no rush for my new roller i keep looking"
49 minutes ago
Andrew Watts replied to paul watson's discussion Chinese made equipment
"Agree Vic it's very impressive and high end quality. But my point is that as they use as stated "a lot of semi-conductors", then there is a good chance some of those were made in China. I see nothing wrong with that, Shenzen is top end when it comes…"
53 minutes ago
Vic 575 replied to paul watson's discussion Chinese made equipment
1 hour ago
James replied to paul watson's discussion Chinese made equipment
"Very nice Vic"
1 hour ago
Vic 575 replied to paul watson's discussion Chinese made equipment
"It is.
 
I've got a Chord DAC also."
2 hours ago
paul watson replied to paul watson's discussion Stihl Hsa 86 overheating
"I also have a totally knackered one of the same machine with blunt but fully intact blades so might swap them over and try and sharpen them, I think thats better than the missing tooth.
Thanks again"
2 hours ago
Billybop replied to paul watson's discussion Stihl Hsa 86 overheating
"cheers paul good to hear you have a back up machine at least, despite its dental problem"
2 hours ago
paul watson replied to paul watson's discussion Stihl Hsa 86 overheating
"It wasnt really intermittent, once the problem started it just got gradually worse,taking longer to get up to full speed and power and now stopping altogether, I will try and persevere with my petrol one with a tooth missing and hope the dealers re…"
2 hours ago
Billybop replied to paul watson's discussion Stihl Hsa 86 overheating
"yes chances are its the controller then paul if it started doing the fault intermittently then getting worse and more often until it does it every time its used. just what you need in the middle of a pandemic. i think there may have been a bad batch…"
2 hours ago
Andrew Liddle replied to Dougie's discussion Rear roller mower
"I ordered a Cobra today. As far as I know, it's the same as a Danarm that have been reviewed elsewhere on this forum, with positive comments.  I'll post more comments once I've used it a few times.  It's almost as heavy as a weibang, but I went for…"
2 hours ago
paul watson replied to paul watson's discussion Stihl Hsa 86 overheating
"There is no excessive play in the blade Billybop, when i took the cover off to check the grease after topping up there seems a bit of play in the circuar peice under the round cog if that makes any sense, (almost like a conrod)"
2 hours ago
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Chinese made equipment

Hi everyone, Personally I would not be buying anything made in China, Because of the covid 19  virus I believe there will be a kickback at chinese products and thus availability of parts. Never mind conspiracy theories, the chinese have covered up…

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