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Tim Bucknall posted a discussion
We plant quite a few Trachelospermum jasminoides with no problems.  We have one garden where we planted 12 and they almost all failed.  I thought it was a bad batch and we replaced them.  The 2nd lot aren't doing much better, with this being a…
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Andrew Betteridge replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Toro issues
"The father in law had a mate who had a new car every year and every year he would spend the first Sunday after he had the new car driving from Worcester out across mid Wales, up and around the north  coast, then back down to Worcester at no more…"
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John F replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Toro issues
"😂🤣"
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Stephen r Brook-Smith replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Toro issues
"Haha fantastic , I don't remember those days but I don't want anyone passing me when I'm mowing "
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John F replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Toro issues
"Funnily enough in the old days when someone purchased a new car they were advised to drive it slowly for a few miles , the term was known as running it in and it wasn't uncommon to see a new car driving slowly with a sticker in the back which read…"
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Stephen r Brook-Smith replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Toro issues
"Yes"
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Andrew Betteridge replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Toro issues
"Are you planning to have a Ferrari before they are all electric? "
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Stephen r Brook-Smith replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Toro issues
"Mower returned....
When I get my ferrari I just hope the dealership doesn't tell me to drive a bit slower and adjust the engine."
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Andrew Betteridge replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Toro issues
"Quote “Toro rep told me I have to walk slower and have the back raised higher than the front wheels in ideal conditions”
That would possibly make sense the other way around if the blade was higher at the front it would top it then the blade being…"
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John F replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Toro issues
"They could simply offer to replace the machine for one that's fit for purpose  or replace it for a different make .
If you buy a machine from Screwfix which has a problem they just give you a refund .
It sounds as if they might be getting a few…"
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Stephen r Brook-Smith replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Toro issues
"Correct , toro told me to take it back to where I got it (no apologies or anything) and he contacted the toro rep 
They came and filmed it being used , and said it wasn't that bad , tbh it's a premium machine and wasn't worth half what I paid for…"
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Mark Watson posted a discussion
Hello allBeen running a design, landscaping and maintenance business since 2009.Hoping to move to south Northampton from Oxfordshire later this summer. Anyone operating in that area who could share a bit of intel on prices, demand etc? ThanksMark W
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Peter sellers replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Toro issues
"Stephen, I'm with you on this.  The mower isn't fit for purpose, when we realised what a load of junk it was we tried to part ex it at an Etesia dealer, who refused to have it. They had heard they didn't work properly, managed to sell it privately.…"
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Adam Pilgrim replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Toro issues
"Kubotas' Kaaz's, Toros etc, they are all the same out the box. Most dealers just speed them up on PDI/assembly and don't even bother telling you!
Family member has been in lawnmower sales and repairs for 40 plus years, its all to do with legislation…"
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Stephen r Brook-Smith replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Toro issues
"It's labeled professional in metal writing , is it professional out of the box  ? Or when you've tweaked the engine , blade,  bag and carb? At a grand and a half I won't be doing any of that.. "
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Trachelospermum

We plant quite a few Trachelospermum jasminoides with no problems.  We have one garden where we planted 12 and they almost all failed.  I thought it was a bad batch and we replaced them.  The 2nd lot aren't doing much better, with this being a…

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Toro issue

Having purchased a toro pro recycler last week I was so dissatisfied with the quality of cut and bagging I've sent it back to my local dealer, has anyone else had any problems with these ? Toro still haven't responded to my email and messages online…

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