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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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    new forest nr lymington, hampshire
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  1. buying the machinery in the country its going to be used instead of trying to save a couple of quid is probably a good starting point
  2. you do seem to have exceptionally bad luck with machines...
  3. my 6480 is a 2013 machine, it’s a great tractor for road work and drives better than my valtra of the same age. my brothers got a 6180 and you wouldn’t want to go to far in it
  4. i’ve got a valtra t163 and a massey 6480. both 50k boxes but run more like 55k. both are in the 150hp-180hp range. cracking tractors, never wanted for more power
  5. not when ainscough are running the lift it’s not
  6. so let me get this straight, and correct me if i’m wrong... Firstly You bought a chipper from england to use in your business in france? obviously you looked into the dealer and support network before the purchase agreeing with a local dealer that they would provide the required support if it was required Im not au fait with the differences in RRP between different country’s but can only assume there is a fair price difference to make you want to buy from outside of the country you work and live in now there is a fault with the chipper and you don’t want it dealt with by a french dealer? i’m assuming that’s because they didn’t sell you the machine and you didnt make arrangements regarding warranty work with a local dealer before purchase. You think that the local dealer won’t act on any warranty work in the manner in which you perceive they should as it will probably cost them money to do so as they haven’t benefited from the original sale in any way
  7. been digging a pond this week got most of the sides and bottom shaped up this week. back monday to finish off sides and start leveling around the sides etc IMG_0760.MOV
  8. bored are you? I don’t know him enough to like or dislike him I wish i had time to moderate everybody’s posts but running a business takes up most of my time. However i’m sure steve appreciates the time I’ve managed to put into the forum since I was invited by him to join in 2007
  9. Are you unable to string a sentence together without using expletives? if you can’t i feel terribly sorry for you. infact, if your so offended by having you foul language moderated maybe you should find another forum to ‘contribute’ to?
  10. very nice what the planning situation for that sort of thing in france?
  11. agreed, we planted a hornbeam hedge at home 6 years ago. up until last year when we reduced it had got to 11ft tall and has now been brought down to 6-7 ft the plants were only 50-60cm tall when we planted them
  12. the intermecato is probably one of the best grippers out of all the tree shears, I believe the new t cut series are better than the older versions as they can cut both sides of the blade I run mine beneath a engcon tilt rotator which transforms it for manoeuvrebility
  13. i’ve got the intermecato shear, it’s on a larger base machine but is robust enough. i’d probably get a TMK if i replaced its but the bloke never came back to me when i enquired
  14. i did think about going for the full amount but chickened out 🤣 don’t really need the money to be fair but nice to have it sat there if i do need it
  15. I filled in the form with bank of scotland yesterday afternoon, could have applied for the maximum 50k but decided to put in for 25k money in my bank this afternoon


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