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John Shutler

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About John Shutler

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    Site Moderator, Raffle Sponsor 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 201
  • Birthday 15/02/1983

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

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  1. John Shutler

    Mulcher for 6 tonne excavator

    It came from approved hydraulics, from memory they are about 5k plus vat but I got a good deal from the apf last year
  2. John Shutler

    Mulcher for 6 tonne excavator

  3. John Shutler

    Show us your Arb Diggers please.

    Thanks Eddie, always good to have the perspective of someone who’s at the front of these things 👍
  4. John Shutler

    Electric joysticks for botex

    I wish I’d had them fitted when I got my newer tractor 13 months ago. 7-8k to add them now. Also looked a getting scanreco remote controls fitted for about the same cost
  5. John Shutler

    Mulcher for 6 tonne excavator

    Femac te80 rev forestal on a 6 tonne machine took about 6-7hrs to clear this acre ish site
  6. John Shutler

    Remote control for pto chipper

    Yeah that includes the pressure assist something I will get done at some point
  7. John Shutler

    Remote control for pto chipper

    @Tom D from the the top of my head it’s about 6k
  8. John Shutler

    When do you really upgrade your chipper?

    What ever you have is not enough, started with an old Mazda pickup truck and no chipper, bought an old Timberwolf chipper. Up graded the truck to an Isuzu 3.5 tonne tipper and then the Timberwolf to a green mech quad chip. Bought a unimog then swapped it for a tractor. Then Bought a Unimog with a 10 inch Schlesing chipper. And a tractor with a grain trailer to mover chip and timber. Wanted a bigger chipper so bought a 12” Jensen crane fed machine. Wanted a bigger chipper than the 12” so bought a 18” heizohack. Bought another tractor so I could haul more chip in a bigger grain trailer. Now on bigger jobs we haul chip in grain trailers behind the mog and one of the tractors. Somewhere along the way I also had a landy tipper, a bandit chipper, a tracked jenson and a pto 10” tp chipper im now in negotiations for a bigger tractor with more road speed and higher hp as I said whatever you get is rarely enough once you get going
  9. John Shutler

    Signs you're approaching middle age....

    I’ve just been and got one this afternoon from Halfords
  10. John Shutler

    what's up with swearing?

    I wasn’t arguing, more pointing out the facts as they stand so I’m sorry that you feel like you’ve lost something. ive been neither sarcastic or had a go at any individual either. But that’s the problem with the written word, people can interpret things differently
  11. John Shutler

    what's up with swearing?

    Aggressive? Personally I find swearing aggressive and unnecessary which is why it is discouraged on the forum, most members manage to follow this rule without claiming “censorship” You are well within your rights to start any thread you wish as long as it complies with the forum rules that you agreed to when joining the forum three years ago. wether or not I agree with your thread is neither here nor there and I certainly would never delete it, that would be censorship im glad you like the forum cheers
  12. John Shutler

    what's up with swearing?

    He was quoting an actual situation?? So even if those were the words used in the “actual situation” what do you think the benefit of replaying the scene word by word actually was? I’m baffled as to why the “actual situation” required a thread of its own anyway but maybe that’s just me im going to put it real simple for you... If you don’t like the way the forum is moderated then leave, you won’t be the first and you certainly won’t be the last
  13. John Shutler

    what's up with swearing?

    Is this question aimed directly at me? If it is il try to give you a little insight as to why I neither have the time nor inclination to read every thread wether it interests me or not I run my own company, I have done for the last decade at least. I’m an Arb approved contractor and manage all the associated paperwork myself. I have a good team of guys who all require managing and need work putting in front of them. I’ve got over £100k of work ahead of me of which I do all the quoting for. As well as contracting I also undertake all the Arb consultancy work for my company as well as most of the machine work for my own jobs as well as other companies who require operated machine hire. I also live on a smallholding which could be considered a full time job in itself So forgive me for not moderating to your exacting standards. Maybe you should do your own bit for the forum by not posting inane threads that require moderating because you think throwing some disgusting language in makes you look tough
  14. John Shutler

    Put it back!

    Choice language there, how about you re edit it to something more suitable next time il delete the thread without a little heads up
  15. John Shutler

    Contaminated buddleia..?

    Excavator mounted flail with a careful operator would probably see most of it done then finish off the worst bits with a hand cutter and mulch the cuttings down with the flail

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