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Dennis and SISIS and the Staffordshire Football Association have announced a new partnership which is set to benefit grassroots pitches throughout the county.

For nearly 100 years Dennis and SISIS have been providing world class turf maintenance equip

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Stephen r Brook-Smith replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Stihl battery strimmer
"That's great, thanks for reply
 
 
thankyou I'll get one ordered is it the 86R, I've only got two 300 battery's so maybe get a few 200s , 30 mins doesn't seem like long but will see.. do you turn it on a side to edge lawns...
 
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3 minutes ago
Billybop replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Stihl battery strimmer
"hi steve, for me definitely stihl FSA85 (new type is called a FSA86?) my absolutely favourite battery strimmer, I have much more powerful ones which are too agressive for tidy work like lawn edges. been using for many years & still the best for this…"
9 minutes ago
Stephen r Brook-Smith posted a discussion
Evening all, now transitioning across to battery powered equipment, I use a Stihl fs50c daily and also have a large strimmer for the beasty jobs, just wondering which battery strimmer and battery to go get for everyday use just for edging lawns…
18 minutes ago
Billybop replied to Amanda Rose's discussion Starting out at this time of year
"Yes better to have a small 18 or 24 volt strimmer to do lawn edges for a start, than no strimmer at all, just because the pro one's might well cost hundreds. As for using clients kit; I was looking at a potential client's job a few months ago, he…"
29 minutes ago
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Amanda Rose replied to Amanda Rose's discussion Starting out at this time of year
"Thanks John.
This is what I thought. It makes sense with me starting at this time of year and they're everywhere at the moment, cheap too.
I'm a list maker and note pad hoarder. I like to write things down - can't be relying on technology!"
40 minutes ago
Amanda Rose replied to Amanda Rose's discussion Starting out at this time of year
"Thanks Nick. I'll take a look."
43 minutes ago
Amanda Rose replied to Amanda Rose's discussion Starting out at this time of year
"Hi Billybop,
That's what I intend to do, start small and simple. Paul Power mentions using clients tools and machines but I can't help but feel that it may come across as unprofessional. How do people go about it?
The old adage of 'buy cheap buy…"
45 minutes ago
Amanda Rose replied to Amanda Rose's discussion Starting out at this time of year
"Hi Chris,
Thanks for your input. The intial investment can easily escalate and I'm trying to be level headed about it. It's easy to get carried away with shiny new toys! 
As I'll be starting small and my chosen demographic (although I'm not entirely…"
50 minutes ago
John F replied to Andrew Watts's discussion E10 Fuel swap over coming
"Is it compatable with Two stroke ? it might throw the mix ratio out or will ready mixed fuel still be available i wonder ? "
55 minutes ago
Amanda Rose replied to Amanda Rose's discussion Starting out at this time of year
"Hi Andrew,
I'm just waiting on my account details to come through for my virtual landline. Once set up I can order the business cards I have designed. I'll be putting them up in shops, post offices, churches, wherever I'm allowed! I'll also post…"
56 minutes ago
John F replied to Amanda Rose's discussion Starting out at this time of year
"A positive start Amanda , sounds good . 
I like a diary i can write things down in also . This time of year August i buy another academic diary Aug 2021 to Aug 2022 . I find the timetable page section useful and can plan ahead in the one diary up to…"
1 hour ago
Nick @ NM Garden Services Ltd replied to Amanda Rose's discussion Starting out at this time of year
"Amazon sells cheap day page diarys. I think I paid £6 for mine (A4 size)"
1 hour ago
Billybop replied to Amanda Rose's discussion Starting out at this time of year
"Some of that "Greenworks" cordless is pretty good. If I was starting out now I would definitely be looking at their various voltage ranges. Also they have been in some kind of relationship with Stihl for about 5 years now I believe"
1 hour ago
Andrew Watts posted a discussion
Has anyone heard about this re suitablility in mowers  or with 2-stroke for strimmers / blowers. Some articles say OK, others say no, use super unleaded.
1 hour ago
Billybop replied to Amanda Rose's discussion Starting out at this time of year
"hi the working with the pro gardeners to gain experience is fantastic, but would advise that you don't mention to potential customers that you are doing that part of your activities on a voluntary basis or some might try to take advantage of your…"
2 hours ago
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Stihl hsa86

HiI am considering buying an hsa86 hedge cutter and I was looking for some feedback on here, pros/cons etcThis would be my first battery purchase and I'm unsure whether to buy ap300 or ap300s.Also I have never really used a hand held hedge cutter…

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