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dennis pro 34r - the ultimate rotary mower (1)

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After a long-term search for the ultimate rotary mower, Andy Richards - grounds manager at Shrewsbury School, believes that he has finally found what he has been looking for in the Dennis PRO 34R.

Shrewsbury School has a world-class…

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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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Chris posted a discussion
I've a couple of jobs to do in the next couple of weeks and require something to speed up the task of clearing the moss and weeds from block paving, I was thinking of buying the Stihl KM94R -CE KOMBI unit with the bristle brush attatchment, has anyo…
1 hour ago
Elaine Macdonald posted a discussion
Does anyone know off the top of thier head, what is the tightest internal and external radius that can be formed with Marshalls tegula kerb?  STUCK on pricing a job - losing the will 
2 hours ago
Billybop replied to Paul's discussion Beech hedge reduction - tools required?
"Yes one of those jobs where it is very hard to work out how long it will take until you've actually completed it. I don't know how much was charged but imagine the client would have baulked at the initial quote if it had been known how big a job it…"
3 hours ago
Rory replied to Paul's discussion Beech hedge reduction - tools required?
"I am not surprised it took so long. I only really do tree surgery now and id say that a 4 man team with two climbers walking through cutting with a top handle from either end and about 2 van full of chip I would have put 2 days on it and aimed to be…"
6 hours ago
Antony Phillips replied to Paul's discussion Beech hedge reduction - tools required?
"Good post and well done on keeping your thoughts to yourself regarding the owner. Have you or anyone thought of using  shredder for this type of job?, if so what would be a good model."
9 hours ago
Paul replied to Paul's discussion Beech hedge reduction - tools required?
"Hi Dan, I had tried that but eventually favoured the normal chainsaw as I could cut more in one sweep (much longer than pole saw). Plus the chainsaw was more manageable for longer periods compared to something top heavy like the pole saw.
The most a…"
13 hours ago
Paul replied to Paul's discussion Beech hedge reduction - tools required?
"Thanks Martin. Yeah I try not to look at something as if it's only a disaster; more a learning experience that makes the next year better! True, I would normally state this but on this job it was more than obvious I'd undercharged as I'd already sai…"
13 hours ago
Dan Frazer Gardening replied to Paul's discussion Beech hedge reduction - tools required?
"I'd have expected the pole chainsaw to do that, including those thinner branches. Waste is always the biggest part, especially with wild branches such as beech"
16 hours ago
David Benson replied to Ian Parkes's discussion decent winter gloves
"i get winter work gloves from screwfix there is 3 or 4 differant types of winter gloves i have found them ok even for my big hands "
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Martin Cotton replied to Paul's discussion Beech hedge reduction - tools required?
"Hi, Sorry to hear you had a nightmare- it happens to us all from time to time. I find if I have underpriced a job it's worth mentioning to the customer that i will honour the price but I got the price wrong just so they don't expect you to work for…"
yesterday
Oliver clarkson replied to Ian Parkes's discussion decent winter gloves
"I wear vinyl or latex gloves under neath, boxes of 100 are quiet cheap and does the job for the winter months."
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Adam Patterson replied to Ian Parkes's discussion decent winter gloves
https://www.safetygloves.co.uk/maxidry-34-coated-gloves-56-425-pack... find these hard to beat and virtually indestructible no matter what I'm doing, the amount of concrete & concrete products I Handle they still keep my hands dry when I'm cutting…"
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Dave Colton replied to Ian Parkes's discussion decent winter gloves
"There is guy on Ebay that does 12 pairs for £50.00. They are fully coated and thermal I get about a month out of a pair before the coating starts to go around the thumb and fingers and then lets moisture in, but for less than a fiver a pair I have n…"
yesterday
Edward baker replied to Ian Parkes's discussion decent winter gloves
"I'd like some too!. At the mo I use the yellow x gloves with latex gloves underneath"
yesterday
Ian Parkes posted a discussion
can anyone post a link to decent waterproof gloves. i used to just buy:latex coated rubber builders gloves orange or green ebay there fine until its wet or dew on grass and they just get soaking .. green hands etc and rough skin. there must be a dec…
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