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About dougster

  • Rank
    Senior Member, Raffle Sponsor 2015
  • Birthday 19/02/85

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  • Location
    Farlam, Brampton, Cumbria
  • Interests
    Climbing, Skiing, Kayaking, Engineering, Old building
  • Occupation
    Self Employed Arborist
  • Post code
    CA8 1LA
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  1. Which Level 2 Arb Cert course...

    Whats the course like and is it as recognised as the RFS Cert Arb??
  2. I will be in the Southampton area until the 16th June and can Climber and/or Groundie. I have all the relevant Climbing/Chainsaw tickets. Been in the industry for the last 6 month professionally after 13 years in the Army. If you would like any more information PM me or Email talkintreesuk@outlook.com Dougie 07733612225 CS 30,31,32,34,35,38,39,40,41
  3. My 560xp isn’t starting and i need to get it checked out. Which is the best for service…. Ward Meadows Plant, Lloyd Ltd, M & H Tree Services, D H Ivinson or David Dixon Cheers
  4. Arb, Ex Sport and Army Reserve

    Any info would be appreciated. Thank you
  5. Arb, Ex Sport and Army Reserve

    I looked at RPAX. its not to bad but i was hoping for something a bit more rounded.
  6. Looking for Personal accident and income protection Insurance. Problem is I’m Just starting in the Arb world and my hobbys are skiing, kayaking, climbing set…. just to make its more complicated I’m also in the Army Reserve. Can any one recommend an insurer that can help?
  7. Top Handle Chainsaws

    I’m just starting out in the business and need a top handle saw for my 308/CS39 aerial cutting course. Any advice is more than welcome. I’ve looked at a few and heard lots about the pros and cons but I thought i’d try here as well. Options - Petrol Husqvarna T540xp - £515 Stihl MS201T - £ 530 Echo CS360TES - £375 Battery Husqvarna T536 lixp (1 batt+charger) - £ £520 + £160 per battery Stihl MS160T (1 batt+charger) - £ 460 + £100 per battery
  8. Top Handled Saw: Stihl vs Echo vs Husq vs Other?

    Whats everyones thoughts on the battery saws compared to petrol?


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