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  2. Khriss

    Stihl 08s,rubbish?

    ..... better than a bowsaw n axe ! Good reminder of how saws used to be. But remmbr the tree fallers would have used the saw for cross cutting n fell but delimbed with an axe cos a snedding axe would have been faster. K
  3. The avantgardener

    basic Cross cutting training

    The NPTC/City and Guilds and LANTRA courses are both two days. One day, Health & Safety, SSRA, stripping down and maintaining the saw etc, day two cross cutting. They will both be recognised by Insurance in the event of an accident, Micky Mouse Training Provider LTD’s certificate won’t. If you have a workshop and cutting material you could get a LANTRA Instructor to come to you or download the NPTC assessment schedule and arrange an NPTC Assessor to come when you know the schedule requirements.
  4. Today
  5. AHPP

    Non paying customer

    Can you talk us through what a statutory demand is and when they should be used (before/after litigation) please. I think I’ve worked it out but you explain things pretty well.
  6. teepeeat

    Sun rise photos

  7. Paul in the woods

    Any ideas?

    Bird Cherry, Prunus padus?
  8. ucoulddoit

    Traditional timber frame

    It does look a bit precarious, but felt quite safe and it's more or less the traditional method of raising much larger frames. I'd wear my steel toe capped boots next time though....... Hoping to have it wind and watertight by the autumn. Could have been done quicker, but I've still to make the oak framed window frames, etc. and it's just the reality that it takes ages when doing every bit of every different trade on a spare time self build project. Started almost 2 years ago by hand digging (no access for a machine) the trenches for a sewer diversion which was over 4 feet down......... Andrew
  9. Timbermcpherson

    Vanguard 37hp efi

    Most diesels weigh quite a bit more than the petrol. The 35hp petrol is 59kgs and the diesel is 170kgs in the Kohlers. Thats and extra 100kgs + of tow weight that your trucks hauling about, day in, day out, adding to your truck fuel bill, brake wear, and trailers wear and tear. Its probably not a huge amount, but I doubt its often considered.
  10. Gary Prentice

    Old Time Log Drive

    Here's some and it's an interesting read. As late as the 1970's there's some levels of death on some projects that would be headlines today. https://www.forconstructionpros.com/blogs/construction-toolbox/blog/12096401/looking-back-on-the-worlds-deadliest-construction-projects
  11. Stubby

    D.I.Y cat tree help required

    This . After all its just a stick .
  12. Yorkshirelad

    Isuzu v Mitsubishi

    I have test drove both . The mitsi , is a lot more expensive. They said with the duo , you get a suspension chair and auto gear box . Although isuzu do this also . Was worried about the 1.9 isuzu having the pull but even though the mitsi is 3L , didn't notice any difference. Think we will save £5000 and go with the isuzu , both very basic inside . Isuzu probably just shades it.
  13. Gary Prentice

    Large tree very close to house

    The insurance industry would beg to differ. £64 million in claims last year! https://www.edwincoe.com/blogs/main/happy-surge-year-rise-subsidence-claims-201819/
  14. bmp01

    Stihl ms 211/ c throttle linkage removal

    Replacement piston? Saw history. My punt - it's the roughness of the cast surface compared with smoothness of machined surfaces. Mr Rainford, is the squish band in the cylinder pitted ? (Squish band is the 2-3 mm wide ring around the periphery of the combustion camber).
  15. nepia

    Aspen delivery

    Are you too far from another dealer? I see there are outlets in Keswick, Carlisle and Ambleside.
  16. Billhook

    Splitting kindling

    "Med Stikkan kloveren behover du like hugge fingrene af med oksen , nar du skal klove dit trae til optaending.” I just put the bit of Danish on the label into Google translate and it came up with "With the Stikkan clover, you also need to cut your fingers off with the bull when you have to cleave your wood for picking up." I gave the instructions to my Danish wife to translate and her version was " With the Stikkan knife you can slice the wood without cutting your fingers off with an axe" So much for google translate!!!!
  17. CDMR

    Saw milling directory

    We are Colwill and Co (www.colwillandco.co.uk) Based in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire and serving Bucks, Hertfordshire, Berkshire, Oxfordshire, Surrey and London. Chainsaw milling (up to 66"). Timber stocks (air and kiln dried) and custom furniture service also available. We are also a Social Enterprise, 50% of profits go to tree planting and reforestation. Contact via the website please.
  18. Khriss

    Pollarded oak tree

    ...is as long as a peice of string. Size of cuts , soil quality, rainfall and original health of tree. K
  19. Chipperclown

    Why Did I bother!!!

    Lesson learnt by me!
  20. Woodislife

    Timberwolf 150 Blades

    Thanks for the info. Appreciated. Genuine it is then.
  21. arborlicious

    Editing invoices

    I used to be a Word expert - started with version 2 early 90's. Please don't use it (or Excel) for your quotes/invoicing. Use a proper online invoicing App - plenty of them mentioned earlier in this post.
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  23. kevinjohnsonmbe


  24. eggsarascal

    Briggs and Stratton Vanguard V Twin

    Do you mean, were the gaps the same?
  25. difflock

    Base anchor pulling capability’s vs isolated fork

    Yes, obviously the force will be identical, assuming the line is either tied off at the crotch or passes over the crotch, at the same height. But I understood from some of the previous posts it was the potential for crotch failure due to the imposed compressive/splitting loading from the line that was the possible weakness, if tied off at the base as opposed to the crotch..
  26. Ty Korrigan

    FUEL gauge Greenmech 150p

    Mine is pretty sticky when filling up but fine going down. Stuart
  27. Yorkshire Compact Loaders

    Whats your multione loader doing today ?

    Good choice I ve done the same including the light pods. They do look good.
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