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Now in its 74th year, SALTEX is growing from strength to strength in its NEC home.

In fact, already 70 per cent of the SALTEX 2019 floorplan has been allocated with more than 180 SALTEX 2018 exhibitors returning. Over 40 of these exhibitors…

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Max Wiesner replied to Max Wiesner's discussion Mesh sides for ifor williams tt105g tipper
"This may be my best option. 
If anyone can link me to a diagram would be greatly appreciated. I may email ifor and see if they'll give me schematics - i get the impression they probably would rather not do the work themselves..
Thanks for the sugges…"
2 hours ago
Max Wiesner replied to Max Wiesner's discussion Mesh sides for ifor williams tt105g tipper
"Thanks for replying. I've have tried your suggestions - other than Facebook! I'll give it a go. 
In fact I've rung around all over the country and so far no luck from any of the dealers! "
2 hours ago
Chris sledge replied to Max Wiesner's discussion Mesh sides for ifor williams tt105g tipper
"Do you know the dimensions of the mesh kit? Could you have them made by a local fabrication company? Might be quicker and cheaper than buying the I for kit "
11 hours ago
Tony @SM replied to briggsandscrapem's discussion Easy lift harness
"Interesting Vic. I have to say, as I get older, my heart sinks at the thought of a long, high hedge. I'd love to try one."
13 hours ago
Steve Wisbey replied to Max Wiesner's discussion Mesh sides for ifor williams tt105g tipper
"You could try phoning around, Devizes trailers are not a million miles from you and carry more parts than most, I used to work for an Ifor dealer and can tell you that lead time is probably accurate but you can never guarantee anything with Ifors mo…"
15 hours ago
Dave Colton replied to Dave F's discussion Scarifying - tines or blades
"If very heavy thatch I would use blades if just light I would use times.
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17 hours ago
Vic 575 replied to briggsandscrapem's discussion Easy lift harness
"Yes. Shortly after my post above from three years ago, I bought the Easy Lift Harness. They are the best thing since sliced bread. Using one Vs not using one is like night and day. 
Let me be very clear, there is no weight in the hedgecutter, at all…"
18 hours ago
Dave F posted a discussion
Hoping for a bit of advice regarding the above - is there a rule of thumb around which is better in different circumstances? I have a couple of lawns with a very heavy thatch build up and wondered which is going to be best to tackle it
19 hours ago
Andrew Betteridge replied to Colin Anson's discussion Briggs engine - no oil change.
"The oil filler/ dip stick is on the top on the opposite side to the petrol cap, so presumably you will have to flip the machine right over to stand a chance of draining the oil out of it. You can however stand the machine on end to store it, so that…"
20 hours ago
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22 hours ago
Seth Burgess replied to Colin Anson's discussion Briggs engine - no oil change.
"How do you top the oil up on any other mower? I can't think of any mower I've ever owned that had a filler cap like a car just a dipstick. I've mostly only had honda engines though
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yesterday
David Benson replied to Colin Anson's discussion Briggs engine - no oil change.
"if you need to top it up there must be a filler cap as you will not top it up down the dip stick pipe 
how it works i have no idea "
yesterday
Neal replied to Neal's discussion Rotavator choice
"Do you have something you could reccomend ?"
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Adam Pilgrim replied to Neal's discussion Rotavator choice
"Depend on the job - to rotovate an allotment yes - to make a seed bed for a lawn, now...."
yesterday
Neal posted a discussion
Anyone tell me if this is a good buy ? £90 Alko 5000
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Robbie replied to briggsandscrapem's discussion Easy lift harness
"I'm thinking about buy one, anyone have one, what's your thoughts?"
yesterday
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Scarifying - tines or blades

Hoping for a bit of advice regarding the above - is there a rule of thumb around which is better in different circumstances? I have a couple of lawns with a very heavy thatch build up and wondered which is going to be best to tackle it

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