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David Benson replied to Adam Woods's discussion let's talk micro bore irrigation system
"if you can remove them put them in a pot with vinigar that will disolve the limescale"
4 hours ago
Dave Colton replied to Adam Woods's discussion let's talk micro bore irrigation system
"Could you put an inline water softner in the system, dont know how this would affect the water pressure tho."
5 hours ago
Busy Bee Garden Services Limited replied to Adam Woods's discussion let's talk micro bore irrigation system
"We have this problem as well and usually as they are so cheap we just replace them annually, I keep a few spares in the van in case of issues."
6 hours ago
Barry Mc replied to Paul McCann's discussion Mowing Prices in Northern Ireland
"I did a brain turd.
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6 hours ago
Ian Beck replied to Steve M's discussion Do you love your job?
"OK, I'm not a gardener or a landscaper or a grass cutter. I joined the forum so as to find out which lawnmower to buy to replace my aged Hayter.
Anyway, I think that what I do may have some parallels with the core interests on here:
 
I spent 30 yea…"
7 hours ago
Richard Gadsby replied to Paul McCann's discussion Mowing Prices in Northern Ireland
"40 hours @20 is £800??!!"
8 hours ago
Marie-Plews Garden Design replied to Derek Tucker's discussion Rise of the automower
"It also seems that they have become the 'in thing' for foxes to play with...and break / chew critical parts...:D"
12 hours ago
dan replied to John Fulton's discussion Half moon /edging tool recommendations
"id be  wary of some of the Fiskars recent products -- the spades and forks are shockingly bad -- good job they came with 25 year guarantees -- have had spade snap twice under light use and the fork tines bent heavily out of shape first day using it…"
16 hours ago
John Fulton replied to John Fulton's discussion Half moon /edging tool recommendations
"Do they have wooden shafts Richard ?   Some of the cheaper tools pressed from steel and rivetted are really robust from my experience , I have a post spade which cost me £2 from a diy shop and its still going strong . 
I really have an issue with wo…"
18 hours ago
John Fulton replied to John Fulton's discussion Half moon /edging tool recommendations
"This one looks like a solid indestructable beast , it would see me out if i can manage to keep going for the next 10 years . "
18 hours ago
John Fulton replied to John Fulton's discussion Half moon /edging tool recommendations
"I must admit this one looks like a functional robust option  for creating new edges . I prefer the blade shape and the T bar looks as though it wont work loose and rock . 
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18 hours ago
David Benson replied to Darren Walters's discussion Turfing in the summer
"if the builders have been using it for several months it will need rotavating 
nothing wrong with laying turf this time of year as long as it gets warterd as it should if a water meter is menshend it meens it will not . i do not think a seep (holey…"
yesterday
Graeme Crowder replied to Benedict Simmons's discussion Stihl Kombi System - Srtimmer to short.
"I'm 5'11'' and I use my Kombi with an Oregon harness which is adjustable to a comfortable height. Having said that, I have replaced the Stihl loop handle with what I consider to be a far superior U shaped handle from an old Ryobi strimmer, so maybe…"
yesterday
James McSparron replied to Bob beard's discussion Any recommendations for a good heavy duty strimmer/brushcutter?
"I bought a used still FS 200.  It’s a powerful machine that attaches to a harness that fits comfortable to your torso. It is controlled by the handle bar system and is light and easy to swing in an arch when cutting. The cutting head, which contains…"
yesterday
Benedict Simmons replied to Benedict Simmons's discussion Stihl Kombi System - Srtimmer to short.
"I quite like my feet! Rather attached to them in fact. I've moved the loop handle but still don't get on. Perhaps my arms need stretching
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yesterday
Scott H replied to Benedict Simmons's discussion Stihl Kombi System - Srtimmer to short.
"Yep, I'm 6 foot and find I bend my back slightly. I've found using the Stihl harness helps - for flat strimming I let the adjustment loop drop so the strimmer head angle is more flat, another way to describe is the kombi head is lower but supported…"
yesterday
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