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I can imagine where aspen really comes into play is with hedgecutters! I used one for only an hour yesterday and I could almost feel my lifespan shortening.

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Do people really feel there is benefit to health when just using saws in the open?? not just when hedge cutting??

 

Sorry I have not been following the other threads on this subject.

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Do people really feel there is benefit to health when just using saws in the open?? not just when hedge cutting??

 

Sorry I have not been following the other threads on this subject.

 

Apparently mate, Those that have used have been singing its praises for a while now.

 

Feel better after the day etc

 

Thats why im thinking of giving it ago

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Saws tend to have a much better fume director than hedgecutters, also because they run at higher revs so the fumes are really blasted away.

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Do people really feel there is benefit to health when just using saws in the open?? not just when hedge cutting??

 

Sorry I have not been following the other threads on this subject.

 

 

There is a definate very noticeable difference... I'm not really worried about the benefits ref environment and use it purely for convenience and health.

 

No question in my mind whether it is/it isn't.

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i have been on it for about 3 weeks now and am gonna buy 200 lts. the health issues are noticeable, also not having to mix fuel and store fuel and oil in containers is a small plus. as an employer it is better because i dont have to worry about jim getting the mix wrong. i know it costs more but when you start using it you dont notice the cost. my saw seem to run fine but none are very old as i try to replace them after a couple of years. Anders at aspen has been very helpful. try it and make your own mind up.

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It still doesnt alter the fact that it is so much more expensive than petrol, even though 80% of pump petrol is tax, yet 80% of aspen ISNT going to the govt....so where is it going.........to cover the costs of research into it...which when covered will simply mean that Aspen are making a killing out of an industry that is running on mega tight margins already. Other than hedge trimming (which i dont do) and alaskan milling (which i do very little of) I fail to see the benefit other than for aspen fuels LTD.:confused1::001_smile:

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i bought some Aspen the other week and i will be trying it out on Friday. Rob, i got some more milling to do in Solihull, 24 double enders to do this time and because the weather is ment to be pants i will be doing it under cover. hense the Aspen.:thumbup:

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I have been using it for over five years and never looked back, you need to protect your health at any cost, I had to buy a pallet at a time as a minimum order!:thumbup: Also it's not just the operator that's exposed to the fumes, think of your work mates, public, customer and above all your cab dog!:thumbup:

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