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Now i would normally just respond in a thread but feel Aspen has taken a bit of an unfair bashing recently.:sneaky2:

 

I've been running Aspen for 2 1/2 weeks solid now and can say i will be switching and sticking with all my saws bar my old 200t over.

 

Hedge cutting OMG it becomes almost and enjoyable activity!! No more high concentrations of monoxide and sulfur fumes.

 

The 200t was not recommended to be switched as it is 8 years old and they can become temperamental.

 

My 357xp which is 6 years old only needed the low jet turned up a bit and the same with my 088.

 

395 runs smooth so no fiddling there.

 

I must say that this is one of the best trials i have ever done with the saws, although after the 1st week i was optimistic of the energy boost that josh mentioned. But this week i have noticeably felt better for it i haven't once had a sore throat from being in close proximity to the saws when i was working in a confined courtyard.

 

Yes all in it costs a couple of quid more but the way i see it with people and ppe. Yes you could have some hiax blue ridge which would do the job fine but how many people will buy the meindl airstreams? costs more!! So the way i see it is i feel better for it, the environment is better for it (than fuel mix).

 

Now all we need is for Aspen to produce 50 and 100L drums:001_rolleyes:

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i have to agree, hedge cutting was great, the smell is lovely and not even a puff of fumes and it was a misty damp morning with no wind at all, it is a bit pricey just buying a few litres, works out about 3 times the price per litre but i will get a price for a big drum of it, i noticed the most on the back pack blower to be honest.

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i have to agree, hedge cutting was great, the smell is lovely and not even a puff of fumes and it was a misty damp morning with no wind at all, it is a bit pricey just buying a few litres, works out about 3 times the price per litre but i will get a price for a big drum of it, i noticed the most on the back pack blower to be honest.

 

Big drums i think are the way but 200L is a heck of a lot of fuel for me so until they bring out something smaller then im stuck to 5L cans:thumbdown:

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if you could find someone to go halfers with then its the way to go for a big drum. How much is 1 coming in at?

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if you could find someone to go halfers with then its the way to go for a big drum. How much is 1 coming in at?

 

Axel's (the aspen guy) is your man to ask as i deal with my local aspen dealer who give me a really good price so i don't deal direct. Also i haven't asked what the cost is for a 200l.:001_huh:

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if you could find someone to go halfers with then its the way to go for a big drum. How much is 1 coming in at?

 

The Aspen chap mentioed it in another thread

 

"Or you could buy a 200 litre drum for £421.35

(price are excl. VAT)"

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The Aspen chap mentioed it in another thread

 

"Or you could buy a 200 litre drum for £421.35

(price are excl. VAT)"

 

cheers mozza, thats more like it £2 a litre ish then. have you tried it mate?:001_smile:

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cheers mozza, thats more like it £2 a litre ish then. have you tried it mate?:001_smile:

 

No not yet, Im still in 2 minds if im honest, Mainly because i still subby alot, So id be changing from Aspen (possibly my fuel) back to normal 2 stroke ALOT, almost daily and keep changing from one to the other, Isnt advised by the looks of it.

 

 

I could take my own fuel i suppose but with the expense of it, Id be losing out on my day rates.

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