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Chris Powell replied to Chris Powell's discussion Battery Powered Strimmer, Husqvarna or Stihl...?
"Thanks for all your input guys, apprecaite that.
Chris"
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Harry@VWGS replied to Craig Davies's discussion Moving from IT to Gardening!
"Sorry to hear this Richard, hope your ok mate, I will bell you at some point if your free? "
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Gary replied to David Benson's discussion components coming from china
"Reckon the ‘grey’ spares aftermarket - especially on platforms like eBay - must be taking a hit at the moment, but you’re right many manufacturers outsource to China - Stihl for instance... 
Short term, suggest there’s enough spares stock around but…"
11 hours ago
David Benson posted a discussion
saw this morning that JCB are cutting the working week in the factory because of a shortage of components coming from china this may have a effect on garden machinery as in shortage of spare parts or even to buy new as a lot of the brands use compon…
11 hours ago
Billybop replied to Chris Powell's discussion Battery Powered Strimmer, Husqvarna or Stihl...?
"Truth is there is no one brand of cordless garden kit which has all the answers, they all make out that they're the best but sometimes another tool from a different range is actually more useful or unique. for example the Mountfield 48V tiller is a…"
13 hours ago
Billybop replied to Chris Powell's discussion Battery Powered Strimmer, Husqvarna or Stihl...?
"it's sad to hear that, as their kit looks good, even the stihl cordless has had its problems with a couple of the original hedge trimmer models being recalled, and a few people have managed to burn out the controllers in various tools; these machine…"
14 hours ago
Sean Clarke replied to Chris Powell's discussion Battery Powered Strimmer, Husqvarna or Stihl...?
"My local dealer, who stocks both Stihl and Husky, said they've had quite a few problems with some of the Husky gear. Shame, as I preferred the build quality of Husqvarna. Incidentally, I ended up going with Ego Power and so far I've been very impres…"
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Richard Gadsby commented on Fleur Voice's blog post The looming gloom of Brexit and its potential impact on the horticulture industry  
"Where have you found this £200 billion price tag?
scaremonering like this really doesn't help"
15 hours ago
Richard Gadsby replied to Craig Davies's discussion Moving from IT to Gardening!
"On a more positive note I have a load of top end gear for sale (well sort of not really trying to sell but it's done nothing since winter service) I've given up due to personal reasons  it ended up being too much stress for me. don't let that put yo…"
16 hours ago
Richard Gadsby replied to Craig Davies's discussion Moving from IT to Gardening!
"Don't get split shafts! They vibrate like mad.......
other  than that all good advice"
16 hours ago
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scott whitelaw replied to scott whitelaw's discussion Which Hedge Trimmer
"Thanks for your help guys looks like the  Husqvarna 325 HE 3 is the machine Im after.
Fantastic.
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17 hours ago
Billybop replied to Chris Powell's discussion Battery Powered Strimmer, Husqvarna or Stihl...?
"hi maybe the husqvarna is quoting a run time with a different capacity battery to the stihl. it depends on how you are using the machine as well as run time on any given battery will vary depending on conditions, so it is hard to quote a definite fi…"
17 hours ago
PGM replied to Craig Davies's discussion Moving from IT to Gardening!
"That's when I left Logica too, I was based up in the Manchester branches working as a Payroll Consultant!! Small world hey 😉"
17 hours ago
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components coming from china

saw this morning that JCB are cutting the working week in the factory because of a shortage of components coming from china this may have a effect on garden machinery as in shortage of spare parts or even to buy new as a lot of the brands use…

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Planting best practices

Hi all,hope your all well after the adverse weather we've had?. Ive a question im looking for some feedback on, which is 'what is the best practice for planting'. The actual issue is landscapers putting down eco matting after planting. I don't see…

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Organic lawn feeding

Good evening all, hope you are not all washed out !I'm going to see a new client who has a sizable pair of lawned areas which she would like me to take care of.  This is fine but she would like me to use an organic system to do this.  Does anyone…

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