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Oeliatec return to SALTEX on stand number E055 to showcase their range of environmentally-friendly range of weed control products.

All Oeliatec weed control machines kill weeds with 100% hot water by delivering an efficient low pressure treatment at t

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Perhaps you own or run your own business and need your grounds maintaining or are in a HR department and have been tasked with finding a grounds maintenance contractor to maintain your site(s)?

Some things you need to ask for from anyone tendering or

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How can I control weeds in my lawn or paddock?

This is a question that is commonly asked, where 'undesirable weeds' such as plantains, daises or ragwort threaten to take over from the grass!

Unfortunately, its not a simple solution if you want to 'do it yourself'....

There are now not many selectiv

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Open forum activity

Seth Burgess replied to Jonathan Davis's discussion Heavy duty brushcutters
"I have used an echo srm 520 for the past 3 or 4 years. I used oregon techniblade 7mm"
1 minute ago
Dave replied to Jonathan Davis's discussion Heavy duty brushcutters
"Thanks honey! X
Just highlighting you need a decent powered machine. Really it just about using the correct  tool on the end of it and the right technique. I use a sthil km130r. But have used a machine with more than half the price tag and power and…"
4 minutes ago
James replied to Jonathan Davis's discussion Heavy duty brushcutters
"Oregon mulching blade. £10 from most places.
Will cut through bramble in no time and leave very little waste to deal with"
29 minutes ago
Luke brooks replied to Jonathan Davis's discussion Heavy duty brushcutters
"Great recommendation Dave 
that will narrow his choice down lol 
sorry I had to comment "
1 hour ago
Dave replied to Jonathan Davis's discussion Heavy duty brushcutters
"Any decent strimmer, but easyer with cow horn handles. Shredder blade or Tri blade. Us the strimmer up and down left and right. Visor highly recommend."
1 hour ago
Jack Doherty replied to Gary RK's discussion Calculating building material quantities guide
"why not lol"
2 hours ago
Charlie Manton replied to Jonathan Davis's discussion Heavy duty brushcutters
"I have the Husqvarna 555 RXT. It's an absolute beast. It's heavy and noisy, but with the harness the weight is nicely distributed. The extremely low vibes mean you can use it for long periods, too. 
https://youtu.be/gWO7Gsdc29M"
2 hours ago
Luke brooks replied to Gary RK's discussion Calculating building material quantities guide
"This discussion is 8 years old lol"
3 hours ago
Luke brooks replied to Jonathan Davis's discussion Heavy duty brushcutters
"When presented with 6 foot high brambles I prefer to vertically cut through and horizontally cut through with a hedge cutter. Primarily because using a brush cutter at any position other than just above the ground can be bloody lethal with bits…"
3 hours ago
Graham Taylor replied to Jonathan Davis's discussion Heavy duty brushcutters
"I've a Stihl FS130..... now FS131............. which has enough power to deal with most things.         To be  honest, I've never had much joy with brambles once they've a lot of growth.................. the stuff winds itself round the blade…"
4 hours ago
Adam Woods replied to Jonathan Davis's discussion Heavy duty brushcutters
"I've got an old FSR90R with a brushknife blade for that sort of work - in my experience if you get on top of the problem now, and then visit in a month or so and tidy it up - you will be able to use a flail mower from that point forward. In fact we…"
4 hours ago
Jonathan Davis posted a discussion
Morning AllI have just taken on a new client, who is a property developoer, with two large sites. Both are overgrown fields and I am considering a heavy duty brush cutter to deal with the areas where the flail won't reach. Mostly brambles. Any…
6 hours ago
Jack Doherty and Kellie weir joined Landscape Juice Network
6 hours ago
Adam Woods replied to Sean Clarke's discussion Decent leaf grabs
" I have a pair that were given to me by a client downsizing about 4 years ago - completely made of metal, including the leaf picker bit - and theyre still going strong, though I may invest in a pair of those Tudor ones now.... and see if they are…"
6 hours ago
Luke brooks replied to Neal wood's discussion Mighty mac chipper
"I'd say hire one 
At that kind of money it's probably blunt underpowered and when new not impressive 
they are slow snd noisy if access is an issue removing waste Id go electric 
I bought a ryobi 2500 watt shredder 15 yrs ago to shred 2yr wood on a…"
7 hours ago
mark bayley replied to Sean Clarke's discussion Decent leaf grabs
"We use these,wouldn't be without them.lightweight, durable and bright yellow, so easier to find on site.
https://www.tudorenvironmental.co.uk/tudor-long-handled-leaf-grabbe..."
7 hours ago
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New Ego Tools 2021

Heard some interesting rumours today, from a good source I must add, Ego will be releasing the Nexus power station in the UK early next year, along with a cut-off saw (Stihl saw), top-handled chainsaw and telescopic hedge-trimmer! If at least one of…

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1 Reply · Reply by Billybop 8 hours ago

Decent leaf grabs

Has anyone successfully bought any decent long-handles leaf grabs suitable for us professionals? I've had no luck so far! Bought another pair today, called "Grab-o-saurus". They got a good review on the original LandsacpeJuice website and they were…

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10 Replies · Reply by Adam Woods 6 hours ago