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Dougie replied to Dougie's discussion Cordless lawnmower
"What sort of run time do you get out of the batteries do you need quiet a few for a day shift i think iys the stihl am going to go for since i have a few ap300s"
3 hours ago
Eddie Fox replied to Tommy's discussion New business enquiries
"My experience is that u can only do so much . If u take on too much work then u end up getting back to clients late and quality of work goes down which brings on more phone calls from clients wondering where u are . For me  this is where the stress…"
6 hours ago
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7 hours ago
Tim James wotton replied to Dougie's discussion Cordless lawnmower
"I've been using the stihl rma 448tc for three seasons now and it has cut everything fine with no issues at all. Its happy with all surfaces and compared to my old petrol mower its so quiet and a huge amount lighter.
It has 6 different height…"
8 hours ago
Peter Davis replied to Dougie's discussion Cordless lawnmower
"I have that problem. I stripped the battery & discovered that two of the terminals were loose & needed resoldering."
9 hours ago
Peter Davis replied to Dougie's discussion Cordless lawnmower
"For those needing shorter cuts can you fit a spacer between the blade & the shaft to lower the blade height ?
I only cut a couple of small lawns & I am using an Aldi Gardenline 36v.  I am really pleased with it but after 3 years there are niggles…"
9 hours ago
Wayne Buckland replied to Tommy's discussion New business enquiries
"That's exactly what I do. I run a limited company which I employ 1 other person on a PAYE position. It has its downfalls but after running my business since 97 I would say it works for me. I'm slowly reducing my hours as I'm 61 but still employ my…"
9 hours ago
Andy Pullin replied to Dougie's discussion Cordless lawnmower
"Tried the Ego, not great. Tried a 46cm(ish) Hayeter, much better in every way. Will wait until they bring out a wider cut, and that should have a stronger battery. Nowt wrong with the 46, just got big lawns. Only thing to remember  is that there's…"
10 hours ago
Gary R replied to Gary R's discussion Reccomendations please...
"👍 Thanks "
11 hours ago
James Boardman replied to Dougie's discussion Cordless lawnmower
"Do you have to carry the mower up the steps as even the smallest ego is still 25kg which is quite heavy for carrying in a tight space. I have the stihl 235 which is laughably small but does the job on a couple of small lawns which are up lots of…"
11 hours ago
James Boardman replied to Gary R's discussion Reccomendations please...
"The ego multi tool works well, I use it a lot, would probably cost about £400 for the head and long trimmer attachment but the biggest plus is you have the battery already."
11 hours ago
John F replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Stihl strimmer
"Dont overlook the fact that todays fuel goes off , had an issue with a stihl blower remaining fuel in can around 3 weeks old , 50 to 1 mix around 2 litres left had gone off .
made up a fresh 50 to 1 mix and blower started first time . . 
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21 hours ago
Gary R replied to Gary R's discussion Reccomendations please...
"Thanks. I have the ego dedicated strimmer. "
23 hours ago
Sean Clarke replied to Gary R's discussion Reccomendations please...
"Do you have the dedicated Ego strimmer, or the multi-tool? I was a big fan of the Honda 4-stroke gear before - I still have two multi-tools, a hedge cutter and two blowers. The blowers are still used daily - they're brilliant, but the multi-tools…"
23 hours ago
Gary R replied to Gary R's discussion Reccomendations please...
"👍"
23 hours ago
Billybop replied to Gary R's discussion Reccomendations please...
"yes one hedge I did last week, wasn't quite sure what to expect so ended up taking 6 different models of battery Stihl hedge trimmers and ended up using 4 of them. I like them all laid out on the lawn so I can pick one up, do a bit then change to…"
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For a cordless (battery) long reach  hedge trimmer.  I've got an old stihl long reach hedge cutter. But it's REALLY heavy and not suitable for me for long periods of use due to its weight I very rarely do any hedge work. Maybe 3 or 4 jobs a season?…

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