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  2. Domestic tree surgery is now fine to use red. The 5% is the reduced rate of VAT, which makes no difference as most tree surgeons claim the VAT back anyhow. The rate of fuel duty is considerably less than white- I think it’s around 11 pence per litre whereas white is 55 pence per litre.
  3. When you buy fuel it'll get recorded and no doubt linked to your reg number for tax purposes. Red is taxed at 5%, which begs the question. Do you put red or white in your diesel chipper?.
  4. Crisp and frosty 🥶 no gritters on Jersey so will walk to work ! Have a great day everyone
  5. Morning all, Crisp frost here. The pre heater on the Iveco makes it so much better on mornings like this😀 Have a good day all
  6. HMRC stopped my local garage selling red for a time as he wasn’t keeping proper records. Now when he sells red he asks you for your name and address and what it is for.
  7. Morning Was brisk at 3 when the dogs wanted out. Milder now. High hopes of a nice quiet day ahead.
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  9. Morning folks . Have a good one.
  10. Big J


    Always really enjoyed Alex Horne and the Horne Section, but this has to be their best song 😄
  11. I don't climb very often, and I tend to just assume all my kit is still in the box when I go to use it. I did have a vague recollection yesterday morning as I was tooling up of using my saw lanyard as an emergency dog lead at some point in recent history, and not remembering where it went after that. Never mind, I'll just use this dog lead instead, an offcut of an abused and trimmed mountaineering rope. Barrel knot on the handle, overhand on a bight for clipping. Does just fine.
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  13. Cheers for the replies peeps, decided on a push switch Bosch pro. Had good reviews. And i decided to stick with a push switch, as its what im used to and a lot of you thought the same. Thanks again
  14. What is the purpose of the survey? DBH isn’t an Arb measurement. It’s forestry and is measured at 1.3m. Arb measures at 1.5m. Growing trees in a nursery they measure at 1m.
  15. In the morning you’ll be sober and emus will still be babecunts.
  16. Oh that’s fabulous.
  17. logs of wood ? rid off ?
  18. Where tree folks below 1.3m you should treat each limb as a separate tree. (ref FC Forest Mensuration Handbook Measurement Conventions).
  19. Measure the stem just below the union. Doesn’t always have to be 1.4m from gl if there’s a stem to measure.
  20. "The Emu command had evidently ordered guerrilla tactics, and its unwieldy army soon split up into innumerable small units that made use of the military equipment uneconomic" This made my evening Heavy artillery and small arms fire has been ruled ineffective then...
  21. Time Left: 6 days and 14 hours

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    Isuzu Grafter for sale, TGS Arbtruk tool box and galvanised/aluminium tipper with custom barn doors and static hood. Full LED flashing lights and extra underslung tool boxes, towbar, spare reg. Bought to start picking up my own work but have got too much subcontracting to get the proper use out of the van. New sump (due to a leak which was shown to me before purchasing) and a new clutch (as the clutch was slipping when I bought it) so drives perfectly. Bought from the original owner who’s company went under, the van had full dealer servicing but all paperwork was lost during the companies fall unfortunately (I know the owner well so wasn’t an issue for me). Minor scuffs but in good general condition. 57k miles £21000 no VAT


    - GB

  22. I would suspect the main jet check valve, H screw out, pipe over H jet opening, thumb over the fuel feed to the main jet, now blow suck, you should feel the check valve open and close, no close and it’s not working.
  23. I had an office in the garage for one winter, made a cubicle from dust sheets stapled across the rafters and dropped down around the desk - was really surprised how well it worked. Also some carpet offcut so not standing on the cold concrete floor. So even if you just stapled dust sheet across the rafters would make a lot of difference. I also worked in a place once with a big gas heater from Machine Mart running off a bottle, was really effective, simple setup and no problem with smell etc. It was a bigger one of these https://www.machinemart.co.uk/p/clarke-little-devil-2-propane-fired-space-heat/ I guess the running cost would be lower with diesel but surely you need to put part of it outside else it's going to smell of diesel? If you're determined to heat rather than insulate, just don't tell @Big J
  24. I didnt put babies i put cnuts
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