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  2. Theives

    They’re all I after c? Not before[emoji15]
  3. MOT changes May 2018

    It's been a few years, but you can change the front discs on a mk6 transit without touching the bearings.
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  5. Where all the Tracked Chippers?

    you should be making use of the classifieds here
  6. MOT changes May 2018

    I understand your thinking Eggs, my post was just showing how I like to work. Funnily enough I do have a first name - Tim
  7. MOT changes May 2018

    I think people are missing the point here, OWC, (be nice to know your first name, by the way). Many of us do our own spannering, we don't want to get all these jobs done in a garage. Like I said earlier my van failed on a corroded sill, too close to suspension mount, or summit. I got this sorted to a good standard at a good rate. I like to have the choice whether I use my own mechanic, or use the test centre........ And most of all I like the fact that at the moment, if my vehicle does fail it's MOT I can drive it back to where I want to get it repaired.
  8. Where all the Tracked Chippers?

    Got a couple may be of interest.. Timberwolf tr230 9" 75hp Timberwolf tr190turbo Warranty Px Finance... Dave 07429440829
  9. Stubborn clutch removal...

    Wish mine would snap if that would make it easier haha, removal tool ordered anyway so hopefully I’ll be able to remove it with that...
  10. Stolen and recovered Boxer loader

    Was hoping to see them catch the thieves red handed
  11. Groundsman looking for work!

    I think every one should be careful with this guy! He will let you down at a moments notice, often at 7am by text! He has not a clue about being reliable. I've given him many oppurtunities and he's let him self and me down every time! Alistair Magee
  12. I always like this guys videos, this is from just the other day
  13. MOT changes May 2018

    I get my truck and cars serviced,repaired and mot’d on the same day so everything’s hunky dory.
  14. 3kva bulldog generator

    Does it not say on the old fuse? Usually tiny writing, on one of the metal ends.
  15. Flail vs chain swipe

    I don’t claim to be an expert on this, but from my experience a flail will leave a better finish and less likely to get bogged down by thick long growth- they are more expensive though. a chain swipe is great for bracken and little self seeders etc but think flail would be the better tool for brambles-rushes.
  16. MOT changes May 2018

    No-because I know my 86 year old neighbour,(E before I) doesn,t get under her vehicle or get a pre-mot before the MOT.
  17. MOT changes May 2018

    Yes- because how on earth are you going to check everything before the MOT ? I do it - its called duty of care or looking before you get yr ass bitten ! K
  18. Anyone use a "safety razor"?

    Got a tub of Taylors of Bond Street shaving soap and a brush. My preconceptions were that all the talk of expensive grooming products was a load of balls but after using it for one day, my face post shave was very noticeably less dry, red and "abraded" and at the end of the day, it is smoother and feels softer so am actually quite impressed. I think much of the art is in re-lathering after each pass and that really seems to work. My first attempt with the new safety razor wasn't great but wasn't using the new soap and was still in cartridge mode rather than using less pressure! Time and experience will tell!
  19. Songs I Am Listening To

    Dunno, it looks like a custom built one, Gretch usually is not shy about putting its name everywhere. Certainly seems to have a low tuned E string down four semitones to C if my hearing is correct. Certainly gives a distinctive sound and Mark Winchester adds another dimension to slap bass!
  20. Srt useage

    Generally I find the less bounce the better. i have accumulated quite a few ropes over the years. I still have a few lengths of tachyon for the really sappy pine and fir trees out here. i have a few 60m ropes. Htp Sterling, pretty much like climbing wire. Cougar orange and the most recent is Samson Voyager. it is handy having a few of the same length out in Norway. Sometimes the weather is so terrible your kit is frozen solid from the previous climb. i had to use nearly half my flask of premium PG tips the other day just to be able to open my binas. Obviously a bad move as they froze solid again about 5 minutes later.
  21. Best chain for milling

    L and s engineers are good for stihl parts. Plenty bits available for 075. I run normal 404 semi chisel chain on my mill. Oregon milling chain is also good. Speak to Rob at chainsawbars.co.uk as he will advise you well.
  22. Theives

    I can't count.........Oh wait a minute!
  23. I have used toppers / flails etc in the past but only on grass. Never given either any stick. I have a few acres of thigh deep bramble to tidy up with some small ish self sets throughout and wouldn't mind something to run through the woods before felling now and then, ive got 60hp to play with Anyone able to enlighten me on which would be better suited?
  24. New Hilux Review

    There's an upgrade for the front camera. I was kicking off about it for months until finally they said Toyota had acknowledged that the spongy / foamy gasket is retaining moisture which, after the windscreen has cleared, traps the moisture inside the camera mounting which 'fogs' the camera lens. The upgrade was a heating element in the camera mount. Check see if it's been done for yours. Are you Snows Plymouth?? If yes, they know full f*king well what they should be doing!! 33.7mpg is my average, but I'm lanes and short trips...
  25. greenmech 130 problem

    If you message jase hutch I’m sure he would be able to help you[emoji1303]
  26. The science behind forced log drying

    I think nearly all firewood businesses are started by tree surgeons or farmers because they both have access to free/cheap wood to start out. I don't know any local firewood sellers who purely rely on firewood as income, there's a few farmers who wanted to make use of their woodland machinery in the winter (including us although we've now split the business) and a lot of tree surgeons and gardeners who sell cheap but tend to run out. Back on the original topic, we kiln dry our wood because of lack of space and the weather here but we also season first to try and cut down on drying time and improve the logs.
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