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John Shutler

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About John Shutler

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  • Birthday 15/02/1983

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  • Location:
    new forest nr lymington, hampshire
  • Occupation
    climber
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    lymington

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  1. hi eddie could you run a mulcher beneath the engcon? or would it be a case of taking the engcon off to run the mulcher?
  2. ruined for about a day until the swap the plug and bolt the roof on 😢
  3. what was the reason for felling it at that height?
  4. il be switching to an 9 tonne in the new year its going to be a big investment as i’ll have to upgrade all my attachments as well, just the tilty is going to be the best part of 20k
  5. it’s in lymington on the edge of the new forest. it’s a small dockyard on the lymington river. there’s a ferry that goes across to the isle of wight back later in the week with the heizohack to chip it all up for biomass IMG_8310.MOV
  6. pollarding roadside willows with a 13 tonne city crane. 20 done today, couple more to do tomorrow then back to heizohack everything IMG_8873.MOV IMG_8872.MOV IMG_8881.MOV
  7. i’d already picked out a load of other bits of metal from the pile as i was going along, absolutely no care taken by the lads felling and stacking the trees. surprising really as they used to own there own heizo
  8. i’ve got fuelwood coming out monday to give it the once over, not worth causing any more damage if there is a problem the guy i was chipping for was very perturbed when i told him i wasn’t chipping anymore hell be even more pissed when he gets the repair bill
  9. i’ve been charging £80 an hour wether it’s travelling or chipping. minimum charge of 8hrs i also charge for blades if metal goes through the chipper but also charge if other parts are damaged at the same time, todays client will get the bill for 5 blade holders at £185 each and a set of blades this was what went through today, no idea what it is
  10. After running crane fed chippers and roofmount tractors for the last 4-5 years with 3 different chippers and 3 different tractors i still find myself questioning my rates for this equipment. what do people charge hourly for a crane fed chipper and tractor? obviously combinations of both affect pricing so currently i’m running a heizohack 8-400k behind a valtra t163 with 8m crane. I also bill for 8hrs minimum per day to include travel unless the gear needs to go on a low loader in which case it’s 8hrs minimum plus low loader cost cheers
  11. i’ve got the milwaukee impact gun, grinder and grease gun. very pleased with them, not used any others to compare but i’d certainly buy again
  12. great thread, interested to see how it goes. ive got two paterdale terriers but my next dog will be a working cocker
  13. i’m very pleased with mine mark, the boys take the hilux and smaller chipper out over the mog most days for smaller jobs

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