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SISIS have chosen IOG SALTEX 2014 to show a new prototype model, designed specifically for synthetic surface maintenance. The company will welcome comments from customers on stand B40 before full production begins later this year.

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Dennis will be back at IOG SALTEX in 2013 on stand B40 showing a prototype tractor mounted cutting unit, designed specifically for cutting golf fairways, cricket outfields, football pitches and large ornamental areas.

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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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Sean Payne and Paul foster are now friends
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39 minutes ago
Billybop replied to mark thomas's discussion Commercial grass cutting
"guy's .... youre all doing it wrong ... everybody and their grannie knows that the only valid way to charge for gardening is by an hourly rate ... 8 pounds an hour but its cash in hand and you can use their 30 year old black n decker"
48 minutes ago
Dan Frazer Gardening replied to mark thomas's discussion Commercial grass cutting
"You misunderstood...I'm yanking YOUR chain!"
56 minutes ago
Vic 575 replied to mark thomas's discussion Commercial grass cutting
"I don’t know about ‘yanked chains’ Dan. I was actually trying to support your comments, posted today, that we can all do things differently. I won’t bother next time.
Price per cut is best in my opinion and 29 years of being in business.
All my work…"
1 hour ago
James King replied to James King's discussion Stihl Kombi Brush
"Thanks, John. Robbie has previously posted some good videos. It would be useful if you could find the link. I have now returned the edger as I feel the half moon is the better option for me. I wasn't convinced when I was buying it and the comments o…"
3 hours ago
Dan Frazer Gardening replied to mark thomas's discussion Commercial grass cutting
""It is always best to go with 'price per cut'"
Chain yanked! 
 
I totally agree though, if someone is happy with their system I'd never say it's wrong. I think all I've done here is said what works for me. "
3 hours ago
Billybop replied to mark thomas's discussion Commercial grass cutting
"yes well said vic, the alpha males of the group like to indulge in a spot of chest beating occasionally, i dare say if sat in a nice warm pub enjoying a few ales together rather than sparring from behind a key board it would be an altogether friendl…"
4 hours ago
Harry@VWGS and Paul foster are now friends
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4 hours ago
Vic 575 replied to mark thomas's discussion Commercial grass cutting
"I think it is rational to accept that whilst there are many commonalities between us there are also many differences in both operations and business models. Most of us do grass cutting and hedge cutting but perhaps that’s where the similarity ends.…"
4 hours ago
Anthony Toop replied to James's discussion Greetings
"Speaking from experience, i would say get a bigger van than you think you will need, especially if you are planning on taking waste away. I started of with a smaller van, Fiat Scudo i think back in 2009 and within 6 months it was plainly obvious it…"
6 hours ago
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6 hours ago
Dan Frazer Gardening replied to mark thomas's discussion Commercial grass cutting
"I'm really surprised to hear your comments in a professional trade forum. If I bothered you somehow why not give me a call? I do nothing but try and make our trade better, give my own suggestions to people who ask and I always look for better ways t…"
14 hours ago
Billybop replied to John F's discussion Stiga cordless
"yes definitely the standard sized hedge trimmer first, then the long reach. i also have the telescopic Stihl HLA85 which i find essential for the tops of wide hedges. Now that one is definitely a bit front heavy on full extension but manageable. Oft…"
14 hours ago
Adam Woods replied to John F's discussion Stiga cordless
"We bought the HLA56 witht he extension this summer - its been ace, far better than I thought. We use 2 of the cheap batteries and rotate them on the inverter in the van - it works well till we arrive somewhere and have forgotten to charge them both,…"
15 hours ago
Vic 575 replied to John F's discussion Stiga cordless
"A good guide to how tough the machine is, is tooth spacing. Both the HSA 86 and HLA 65 have a tooth spacing of 33mm. They will cut inch thick growth, I cut some elders a few days ago that thick with them. I have a HS 56 c-e, which needs some tlc, bu…"
22 hours ago
Vic 575 replied to John F's discussion Stiga cordless
"I use an 'Easy Lift Harness' so there is no weight in the hedge cutter at all. This makes all the difference as you can imagine. Every pro user should use one.
I always use the normal hedge cutter, in this case the HSA 86, as much as possible over a…"
22 hours ago
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Stiga cordless

Does anyone have any experience of using Stiga Cordless tools , particularly the cordless long reach hedge trimmers ?  I was looking at buying a stihl cordless HLA56 long reach when i got distracted by a Stiga SMT 500 48 v multi tool comprising of…

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9 Replies · Reply by Billybop 14 hours ago

Greetings

Hello All,I'm new to the forum and thought I would introduce myself.Currently looking to start a small gardening business In March after handing in my notice next Thursday.I'm trying to do my planning at the moment but struggling with the wealth of…

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30 Replies · Reply by Anthony Toop 6 hours ago

Stihl Kombi Brush

I am considering buying the Kombi Brush attachment. I have a couple of jobsthat require a lot of brushing - 2 car parks. One car park has a lot of pine needles that have been left for a long time and and a normal brush won't move them. I have looked…

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26 Replies · Reply by James King 3 hours ago