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    Grounds Maintenance Contractors Weedfree Landscapes have reported a 95% reduction in servicing and workshop costs thanks to switching to Aspen Alkylate Petrol. For the last two years, they’ve been using Aspen to power all of their 2-stroke equipment which has not only contributed to more efficient machinery performance, but made for a safer and cleaner operator experience.

     

    Weedfree Landscapes undertake a wide variety of ground and winter maintenance services for a number of commercial customers in and around the East Midlands and South Yorkshire. Commercial Director Tim Bower explains that he was familiar with the Aspen product but that it was following a demonstration at SALTEX that they decided to trial Aspen 2. “Straight away we noticed the reduction in noxious fumes. For the operator this brings fantastic health benefits, especially during prolonged periods of exposure, but it also makes for a cleaner working environment which is desirable when we’re working in public spaces such as schools for example.”

     

    Being virtually free from sulphur, benzene and solvents, Aspen Alkylate Petrol is 99% cleaner than regular pump fuel when comparing the level of hazardous hydrocarbons. This means that Aspen burns cleaner, not only reducing the harmful impacts for the operator and the environment but helping to preserve and extend the life of engine components. “Without doubt, we are definitely seeing a reduction in the number of faults and replacement parts we’re using. With Aspen being premixed with a premium biodegradable 2-stroke oil means you know you’re getting the perfect mix every time eliminating issues with equipment clogging up, reducing downtime and giving us quite substantial cost savings.”

     

    Tim orders Aspen by the pallet, which is then stored safely on-site in a dedicated cabinet meaning it couldn’t be quicker or simpler for the team to fuel up for the day ahead. “There’s no unnecessary trips backwards and forwards to the filling station which again results in more time and cost savings. When you begin to add up the savings that come with using Aspen – the convenience factor and the associated financial benefits, together with the improved efficiency of our machinery, it really makes commercial sense.” 



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    so 95% of their repair bills where fuel related??

    or iam i reading it wrong?

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    On 12/01/2021 at 20:01, carlos said:

    so 95% of their repair bills where fuel related??

    or iam i reading it wrong?

    I smell bullshit. I mean, tacky sales copy.

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    FYI These were the clients words not ours, maybe 95% isn't precise to the dot but the point is that they have dramatically reduced the number of machinery breakdowns since switching to Aspen. This is something which we hear from almost all companies which make the switch.

     

    Perhaps give it a try for a year and see the benefits for yourself?

     

     

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    On 12/01/2021 at 20:39, Richard 1234 said:

    Spent the repair money on fuel instead

    Even if that was true, they would still be breaking even on their investment with the added benefit of dramatically improving the working atmosphere for their staff. Win win 😍

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    8 minutes ago, [email protected] said:

    FYI These were the clients words not ours, maybe 95% isn't precise to the dot but the point is that they have dramatically reduced the number of machinery breakdowns since switching to Aspen. This is something which we hear from almost all companies which make the switch.

     

    Perhaps give it a try for a year and see the benefits for yourself?

     

     

    my smaller saws were forever going into the shop with running issues. Seems the carbs are more sensitive on them than larger saws. Had zero fuel related issues after switching to Aspen. Time saved in chin wagging in my multiple visits alone probably made up for the extra fuel cost.

     

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    20 minutes ago, [email protected] said:

    Even if that was true, they would still be breaking even on their investment with the added benefit of dramatically improving the working atmosphere for their staff. Win win 😍

    I can see the benefits for small scale. Once you have multiple teams, workshop with a fitter etc it becomes pointless money wise as you are paying for someone to fix stuff anyway. And you have enough spare kit too.

     

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    23 minutes ago, [email protected] said:

    Even if that was true, they would still be breaking even on their investment with the added benefit of dramatically improving the working atmosphere for their staff. Win win 😍

    and no down time with saws in the shop .

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    Just now, Stubby said:

    and no down time with saws in the shop .

    I always used to carry 2 top handled saws, one as a backup. Never bothered more recently so that was additional savings aswell.

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