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The Etesia and Pellenc brands have had monumental success over the past twelve months and in recognition of this achievement, dealers from across the UK gathered at the ‘Partners in Excellence’ awards.

3314727200?profile=RESIZE_480x480Over 60 dealers made the trip to the Heart of Eng

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After extensive trials, the Weed-IT spot treatment technology has been considered a great success in the push to find a means of reducing the consumption of herbicides on the UK railways.

3314726048?profile=RESIZE_480x480Forward thinking managers from the industry commissioned the tr

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Premiership football club Stoke City continues to see improvements at its 8-pitch Clayton Wood training complex, thanks to specialist contractor Souters Sports.

3314688629?profile=RESIZE_480x480As part of an annual on-going renovation project carried out by Souters Sports, slit drain

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Dennis - The Jewel on the Crown At The Waterloo

The British Crown Green Bowling Association’s (BCGBA) Champion of Champion’s event, held at Waterloo Hotel, Blackpool last month, had a playing surface fit for the country’s best players thanks to the help of a Dennis FT510 mower and range of interch

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Following the recent promotion from the Conference Premier to the Football League for the first time in nine years, Cambridge United FC have purchased a Dennis G860 professional mower complete with a range of interchangeable cassettes to maintain the

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Etesia UK has confirmed its attendance at the ‘Coping with Slopes’ event which is being held on 22nd October. The company say recent reports of operators losing their lives in bank mowing accidents have triggered a high demand for demonstrations of t

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Specialist forestry equipment supplier Lamberhurst Engineering returns to the APF 2014 show, on stand 280-320, with the latest range of Seppi forestry mulchers and mowers and Maxwald cable winches.

3314177171?profile=RESIZE_480x480Seppi, who also celebrate their 75th Anniversary this

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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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Vic 575 replied to paul watson's discussion Chinese made equipment
"I bought a Parker brand leaf blower for my assistant a few months ago. It was less than £80 and presumably made in China. It is well-made and is a very good leaf blower. It started second pull straight from the box. It is so far at least as good as…"
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Nick @ NM Garden Services Ltd replied to paul watson's discussion Stihl Hsa 86 overheating
"There is nowhere to screw a grease tube on. That's why you need to take the gearbox cover off and apply grease directly.
 Suggest you take another look at the machine. We know this is correct thing to do as we have 4 of them. "
13 minutes ago
paul watson replied to paul watson's discussion Stihl Hsa 86 overheating
"I meant taking a screw out then screwing the grease tube on to top up, the battery hsa 86 does not have this
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31 minutes ago
paul watson replied to paul watson's discussion Stihl Hsa 86 overheating
"This is the battery hsa 86 Nick it only has 2 torx screws holding a plastic casing over the gearbox, the gearbox gets the odd bit of cuttings in which is not ideal as it is not sealed like the petrol ones."
32 minutes ago
Nick @ NM Garden Services Ltd replied to paul watson's discussion Stihl Hsa 86 overheating
"On ours there are a several torx screws on the casing of the hedgecutter head...not one single tor's screw...."
49 minutes ago
paul watson replied to paul watson's discussion Stihl Hsa 86 overheating
"Nick, I always keep the gearbox topped up with grease, these dont have a lot in to start with and can just be cmeared in, there is no torx screw to take out."
1 hour ago
Nick @ NM Garden Services Ltd replied to paul watson's discussion Stihl Hsa 86 overheating
"I would grease the gearbox - it's only a few screws to undo the cover."
1 hour ago
Dougie replied to Dougie's discussion Rear roller mower
"Let me know how you get on with it am in no rush for my new roller i keep looking"
1 hour ago
Andrew Watts replied to paul watson's discussion Chinese made equipment
"Agree Vic it's very impressive and high end quality. But my point is that as they use as stated "a lot of semi-conductors", then there is a good chance some of those were made in China. I see nothing wrong with that, Shenzen is top end when it comes…"
1 hour ago
Vic 575 replied to paul watson's discussion Chinese made equipment
2 hours ago
James replied to paul watson's discussion Chinese made equipment
"Very nice Vic"
2 hours ago
Vic 575 replied to paul watson's discussion Chinese made equipment
"It is.
 
I've got a Chord DAC also."
2 hours ago
paul watson replied to paul watson's discussion Stihl Hsa 86 overheating
"I also have a totally knackered one of the same machine with blunt but fully intact blades so might swap them over and try and sharpen them, I think thats better than the missing tooth.
Thanks again"
2 hours ago
Billybop replied to paul watson's discussion Stihl Hsa 86 overheating
"cheers paul good to hear you have a back up machine at least, despite its dental problem"
2 hours ago
paul watson replied to paul watson's discussion Stihl Hsa 86 overheating
"It wasnt really intermittent, once the problem started it just got gradually worse,taking longer to get up to full speed and power and now stopping altogether, I will try and persevere with my petrol one with a tooth missing and hope the dealers re…"
2 hours ago
Billybop replied to paul watson's discussion Stihl Hsa 86 overheating
"yes chances are its the controller then paul if it started doing the fault intermittently then getting worse and more often until it does it every time its used. just what you need in the middle of a pandemic. i think there may have been a bad batch…"
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Chinese made equipment

Hi everyone, Personally I would not be buying anything made in China, Because of the covid 19  virus I believe there will be a kickback at chinese products and thus availability of parts. Never mind conspiracy theories, the chinese have covered up…

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