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Graham Taylor replied to dan's discussion biodegradable weed control fabric
"Isn't it easier to just delay the planting, let the weeds grow and then spray the lot with Roundup?"
50 minutes ago
Chris replied to Anthony Toop's discussion Etesia pro46 belt change
"Crikey wasn’t aware, thanks Neal :)"
1 hour ago
dan replied to dan's discussion biodegradable weed control fabric
"yes -- and it looks as if jute doesnt have the strength to stop some weeds 'breaking through' -- they advise a total erradication of weeds prior to laying which kinda seems to destroy the point."
1 hour ago
Norms replied to dan's discussion biodegradable weed control fabric
"I’m not clued up on the weed barrier but some I’ve seen you can see light through it so I’m sure weeds will grow any way so check that by holding it up to the light"
1 hour ago
Russ Francis replied to Darren Walters's discussion Keeping up with doing quotes
"I know the feeling Darren, I have a similar problem following up with doing quotes if I leave them until after the site visit.  Never find time to get them done !  I find it better to give a price on the spot when I can, and then you can tell from t…"
2 hours ago
Neal Barker @ Etesia uk replied to Anthony Toop's discussion Etesia pro46 belt change
"Good Points there Chris,
just remember when using copper slip on crank shafts to apply it to the inside of the pulley / blade break systems etc and ensure the slip reaches no further than needed, copper slip will wear out the oil / grease seal of an…"
2 hours ago
dan posted a discussion
Does anyone have any experience using  biodegradable weed control fabrics? There seems a lot of different options : from essentially rolls of paper / cardboard to mulch films ( 3-8 months degrade) , Jute mattings -- expensive ? degrades 18 months -…
3 hours ago
Darren Walters posted a discussion
Having looked through some threads from last year, there were a few of you guys who were going to start using either quickbooks or Xero with Jobber.We are now at that crossroads, so could you folks give us an update on how you got on and your though…
6 hours ago
Chris replied to Anthony Toop's discussion Etesia pro46 belt change
"PS: remember to remove piston stop before trying to pull start it afterwards :j"
15 hours ago
Chris replied to Anthony Toop's discussion Etesia pro46 belt change
"I’ve just finished changing the drive belt on my Pro51K, happy to share thoughts, etc. if anyone’s doing the job too.  Neil’s comments above were excellent and a great help. To be clear: (1) the bolt in the Center, once the blades removed, is the ri…"
15 hours ago
Green and Pleasant updated their profile photo
21 hours ago
Seth Burgess replied to Matt Hallett's discussion Stiga Twin Clip Mowers
"I use a Stiga Twinclip 55 (the 3 in 1) and it mulches as good as any dedicated mulcher I've ever used. I highly rate them."
yesterday
Graeme Brown replied to Matt Hallett's discussion Stiga Twin Clip Mowers
"I have the husqi mulch mower as well a great work horse. Keep the blade really sharp and the finish is excellent."
yesterday
Angela Sharp replied to Darren Walters's discussion Keeping up with doing quotes
"I don't know what sort of range of jobs you are quoting for but I base what I do on the amount of time it's going to take. Most people would say you should over-estimate time if you are quoting for tasks, that's partly why I quote for number of hour…"
yesterday
Angela Sharp replied to Oliver clarkson's discussion Apple tree repair
" Shame about this one, but most apple trees which you can expect a crop from can be quite young so it's certainly worth replanting and starting again. If the client invests in a reasonable size tree it'll be cropping in no time. "
yesterday
Anthony Toop updated their profile
yesterday
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Tethering A Runaway

I have been specialising in stump grinding for the past 18 years throughout Anglia.  Over that time period I have experienced  loss of drive to the wheels on a number of occassions while on site (a real bummer) and twice while up/down loading from…

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