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Sean Clarke replied to Gareth's discussion Husqvarna 525 RJX
"I'd take the spool off and see if that makes a difference, there may be an imbalance in the spool unit for some reason."
24 minutes ago
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1 hour ago
Duncan McLaren replied to Boris Pilfold's discussion Safe chemical application and aftercare
"I had someone ask me that very question yesterday as I was spraying the grass with my coveralls, mask and face shield!
I told her that I didn't think it was safe in the hope that she would instruct the factor to stop asking me to apply it. 
I don't…"
3 hours ago
dan replied to Paul Doyle's discussion Rhus typhinia tiger eyes
"Paul, i dont know the hybrid 'tiger eyes' but Rhys typhina is a potential night mare. Agreed root barrier might well stop that happening but at any signs of that not working and it popping up elsewhere prepare for war :) "
4 hours ago
dan replied to Gareth's discussion Husqvarna 525 RJX
"Gareth did you get this issue resolved ?- mines seems to be playing up at the moment "
4 hours ago
Tom Cann replied to Tom Cann's discussion Self propelled mower recommendations please
"Many thanks for all your input guys I really appreciate it. There's some really good pointers there. I'm torn now between an older Honda or a new cobra. I'm relatively new to the business so cash flow is a real issue at the moment. Interesting point…"
5 hours ago
PGM replied to Edward baker's discussion Stihl 448 mower
"Thanks Edward, appreciate that 👍"
5 hours ago
Sean Clarke replied to Tom Cann's discussion Self propelled mower recommendations please
"I recommend the 2nd hand Honda/Lawnflite/Kazz etc route too. Both of my daily mowers (wheeled and roller) are Honda HR194s from the 80s! These are the mowers that the other brands are based on. I have upgraded the engines and handles on mine, just t…"
5 hours ago
Edward baker replied to Tom Cann's discussion Self propelled mower recommendations please
"If you are mowing 4 hours at a go you should be thinking of using some kind of ride on. Are your large gardens pay per visit or hourly? If per visit you can get through more work, earn more money and be able to buy a decent bit of kit whatever route…"
6 hours ago
Graham Taylor replied to Andrew Marson-Hull's discussion Corded tools
"I would guess.....certainly in my case........... that a lot of people don't have a problem with the weight and really don't want the hassle of wearing it..  Personally, I tend to switch between a mower, hedgecutter, strimmer and blower... each one…"
6 hours ago
Edward baker replied to Edward baker's discussion Stihl 448 mower
"Hi so far so great! Once a week collection and mulching no problems, fortnightly mulching is also good, unless you need to cut the grass short, I experimented once and had to run over it 3 times. I've been using it in very wet conditions the last 2…"
6 hours ago
Kris Baker replied to Andrew Marson-Hull's discussion Corded tools
"I have presumed ?? that ELH is only relevant to long reach / pole hedge cutter?
My comment of chopping the cable was on a short/regular hedge trimmer ... I don't think that would happen with long reach (as the blade is so far away from operator), an…"
6 hours ago
Vic 575 replied to Andrew Marson-Hull's discussion Corded tools
"I have repeated my mantra quite a lot recently on the forum but it seem to fall on deaf ears, but here it is once again.
Buy an Easy Lift Harness. It WILL change your life. No more thinking about how heavy the machine or the battery is. With the ELH…"
7 hours ago
Kris Baker replied to Andrew Marson-Hull's discussion Corded tools
"I have battery hedge cutter and the adaptor to enable wearing battery on belt (to reduce tool-weight) with a short cord to hedger cutter. I've cut through it twice :( I've changed to using a lighter, shorter-runtime, battery in the tool. I don't kno…"
9 hours ago
Andrew Midgley replied to Jim Gibbon's discussion Secateurs
"Well I bought a Okatsune secateurs  and used them yesterday. Absolutely brilliant bit of kit. I also bought the cleaning oil and 'rubber pad' to clean off the sap which I also used on my old Felco No2. If you do a lot of pruning I would heartily rec…"
16 hours ago
Andrew Marson-Hull replied to Andrew Marson-Hull's discussion Corded tools
"thanks for the insights. I think as you all say battery is the best way to go in the majority of scenarios. Part of me was wondering if I was missing a trick with corded tools."
16 hours ago
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Contracts and pricing

Hi all. I’ve got a couple of queries that I’m hoping you can share your wisdom on.I’m sure the answers to these are in the bog somewhere but I can’t subscribe this month as it’s been rather an expensive one for one reason or another. So I will join…

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