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This week has been a snowy one with winter finally hitting us and the business with a couple of days forced off and it totally changes the look of the garden with everything covered with snow, with every garden be it well kept or unkempt looking the

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Vic 575 replied to John F's discussion Battery Charging Calculations ?
"I never charged or calculated separately for petrol when I was using petrol hedge cutters or petrol strimmers. So it has never crossed my mind to do this for battery kit.
I believe we are only talking a few pence to charge an AP200.
Given that the…"
6 hours ago
Fusion Media posted a blog post
With the recent passing of the California Air Resource Board (CARB) measure to restrict new sales of landscaping equipment to be zero-emission tools, Pellenc is over 10 years ahead of the competition with a full range of battery-powered tools for…
7 hours ago
Chris Hathaway is now a member of Landscape Juice Network
8 hours ago
Nick @ NM Garden Services Ltd replied to John F's discussion Battery Charging Calculations ?
"Petrol has also gone up significantly..."
23 hours ago
Billybop replied to John F's discussion Battery Charging Calculations ?
"depends on the capacity of battery but maybe 2p more than it was before? best way to do it maybe with one of those electricity monitor power meters that you can plug a 3-pin mains appliance into, and can tell how much power is used during the cycle…"
23 hours ago
Andrew Betteridge replied to John F's discussion Battery Charging Calculations ?
"If you want to keep an accurate record buy a plug in meter like this
https://cpc.farnell.com/energenie/ener007/power-meter/dp/PL13026"
23 hours ago
Matthew Hills and Mr Matthew Hewitt joined Landscape Juice Network
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PAUL replied to Jim Murray's discussion Stihl Rm655v
"I really rate the 545 series of Stilhs ... Game changers in that size being so lightweight, well balanced and unbelievable wet grass collection so last year i added a 655v .... The good news its pacy in full speed (i speed up rpm's a bit) and…"
yesterday
Jonathan Davidson replied to John F's discussion Battery Charging Calculations ?
"There was a post on here once that I bookmarked for future use but it seems to have disappeared, it may have ended in the archives or gone forever.... it was the topic below and I hava a feeling one of the Andys gave the calculations.... so maybe…"
yesterday
John F posted a discussion
Due to the current hike in energy prices is there a simple way of calculating how much its costing to charge up cordless batteries , to be fair i used to absorb the cost due to the fuel saving but now wondering if its adding up to a significant…
yesterday
Stephen r Brook-Smith replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Price increase
"Your more than welcome to visit , don't forget your mower to give me a hand ;) 
Yup after taxi driving for nearly 2 months I'm done 
CANT wait to get back on the tools..."
yesterday
Will replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Price increase
"Very true.
I've always meant to visit Scarborough, looks lovely on the tele.
re plastering... after attempting it in a small toilet, which I describe as rustic, I realise just what a difficult and crap job it is.
In fact, many of the building trades…"
yesterday
Stephen r Brook-Smith replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Price increase
"Yes sunny Scarborough , but there is plasterers who want £550 a room 
Just as there are people who cut lawns for a fiver "
yesterday
Will replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Price increase
"Wow that's cheap. Goes to show the regional variation in prices.
I'd be looking at £250 a day minimum for a plasterer."
yesterday
Stephen r Brook-Smith replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Price increase
"Worked out about £15 an hour which is still a bargain tbh and he had worked for me before so I would rather he got the wage"
yesterday
Will replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Price increase
"How many hours did he put in each day?"
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Red diesel

Trying to make sense of the usage restrictions as from April for legal use of red diesel.Only affects us for our Forst chipper, from our understanding it's ok to use red if it's for forestry work but not ok for other tree work, the regulations are a…

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Another Combi Query

I got the new HT-KM, which according to Stihl can run a 1/4 or 3/8 chain & Stihl say that it comes with a 3/8 fitted but mine came with a 1/4.Does anyone know what I would have to change to use a 3/8 ?  I am guessing chain plus sprocket. Thanks

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