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John Martin replied to John Martin's discussion Land Drain Layout
"In terms of function, will they operate the same?
The herringbone laterals because it cuts across the slope will have a shallower fall and thus presumably a slower flow rate compared to the long straight length that runs to the soakaway. Would that…"
1 hour ago
Kris Baker replied to John F's discussion Efficient turf removal methods
"The one I hired was from HSS and looks like the picture currently on their site
https://www.hss.com/hire/p/turf-cutter-light-duty
the web link includes "Turf Cutter - Light Duty" which is not mentioned in the description! but it was a decent.,…"
6 hours ago
Kris Baker replied to John F's discussion Efficient turf removal methods
"I just pulled "any old image" from Google, sorry the link wouldn't have been useful (posting a linked-image here defaults to also putting a link on it as well, which just goes to where the image is stored and is unlikely to be useful, and likely to…"
7 hours ago
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15 hours ago
Paul Doyle replied to John F's discussion Efficient turf removal methods
"Yeah I was taught that from day one. If there's a place to store it ,then I would without hesitation.  What's gonna replace the turf??"
16 hours ago
Dave Colton replied to John Martin's discussion Land Drain Layout
"The herringbone pattern is more complicated and slower to install than a grid pattern and the grid is much quicker and easier to install and you can easily fit silt traps to it. And it's also cheaper."
17 hours ago
John F replied to John F's discussion Efficient turf removal methods
"Do you mean dig a trench to bury the turf ? , what would i do with the mound of soil i dug out of the trench , I have heard this one before lol . 
but seriously a deep enough hole . Sounds like a lot of digging 
Its clay soil , the grass is just…"
17 hours ago
John F replied to John F's discussion Efficient turf removal methods
"Thanks for the suggestion Nick but i cant spray it off . 
The turfed area is on a slope and the reason its going is because water tend to run off onto the pedestrian footpath . 
They got a handyman and he decided to disk off the retaining kerb edge…"
17 hours ago
Andrew Betteridge replied to John F's discussion Efficient turf removal methods
"How easy is the digging?
Is it feasible to double dig and bury it?
No barrowing, no skip."
18 hours ago
John F replied to John F's discussion Efficient turf removal methods
"The skip company will recycle the turf as they sell top soil which they have processed . 
Another option which i have suggested to customers in the past is to stack the turf in a hidden corner and let it turn to loam , its an option which will…"
18 hours ago
John F replied to John F's discussion Efficient turf removal methods
"Have looked these up Andrew , cheap enough to buy and there is one with a long shaft which i think might be easy to use £120 i believe pitch care ? 
interesting estimate 10 hours which sounds reasonable as my thinking is if the work takes me longer…"
18 hours ago
John F replied to John F's discussion Efficient turf removal methods
"yes it does seem like a sensible option , i have considered buying a used turf cutter and keeping it maintained and then hiring it out to the customer within the estimate , but it might only get ocassional use ."
18 hours ago
John F replied to John F's discussion Efficient turf removal methods
"Thanks Paul , I have looked at the hire centre , they dont have the camon but other models £87.00 for the week with a tank of fuel , not a bad price but the reviews are terrible , breaking down and not even starting although it makes me wonder if…"
18 hours ago
John F replied to John F's discussion Efficient turf removal methods
"Hi Kris Thanks i can't access the link unfortunately it says forbidden .
The turf needs to be disposed of or stacked out of the way to make loam once it starts to rot down ."
18 hours ago
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