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Richard Gadsby replied to Andrew Michael Palmer's discussion New purchase - very excited and cricket outfield advice please
"On a 2130 as I know the cost for these. Grinding can be expensive or cheap if you know the right people!
my cylinders are £180 per grind for the 3 plus 3 blades at £30 so £270 for cutting units.
then a filter pack at £85 plus some oil.
Main dealer I…"
1 hour ago
Richard Gadsby replied to Andrew Michael Palmer's discussion New purchase - very excited and cricket outfield advice please
"It works out at an average of £3 for fuel in my case"
2 hours ago
Dan Frazer Gardening replied to Andrew Michael Palmer's discussion New purchase - very excited and cricket outfield advice please
"How much fuel do you guys use to cut the 5 acre fields? To me, £60-80/hr using £10k worth of machine is a poor rate and not something I'd want to get into! You've also got trailer and servicing costs to factor in. "
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David W replied to Andrew Michael Palmer's discussion New purchase - very excited and cricket outfield advice please
"This is really a question about what equipment is used. There is a 4.5 acre playing field near me that the District Coucil cuts for the Parich Coucil. They use a tractor and rotary deck gang mowers. 13 cuts only per year [mowing season] and they are…"
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John Fulton replied to Phil Voice's discussion How do you define 'fully qualified' in our industry?
"I think an employee who's employer funds any on going outside training even when there is no industry requirement for a qualification is extremely fortunate it is a bonus but i never thought this when i was young , i saw it more as an inconvenience…"
12 hours ago
Paul Doyle replied to Phil Voice's discussion How do you define 'fully qualified' in our industry?
"Too true John,
Having being in both camps I can fully understand everyones opinion. I just feel from that personal experience that an individual gains so much more than knowledge with a qualification. training and working is the best model ... for m…"
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Terracottem

Hi All, I was wondering has anybody come accross a product for soil improvement call Terracottem.The link below goes into the details of how it works,but I feel it could be a very interesting product for gardeners for the future, with a suitable…

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Warning Stihl

I got a nasty surprise & a cut finger      Something has come out of the casing & it's very sharp.  So disappointing as I had the previous cutter for 15 years of commercial use & no problems. This one has only had a few years of very light use. …

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