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  1. go try the Sip Protection's best trouser the Canopy type C or Sip Protection W-air type A on in your nearest stockist. Innovation Canopy W-Air Type “C” Chainsaw Trouser – Workware WORKWARE.CO.UK
  2. Hi Jamie Go and see Cambrian Power in Tregaron or Jones Hardware in Hay on Wye and try on the SIP Protection trousers, for wet weather look at the SIP Protection Kieu Jacket and trousers. If your looking for budget wet weather jacket and trousers look at the Sioen Flexothane. For Waterproof boots use Haix with 4 layer goretex waterproof membrane. Other stockists are Powells in Wormbridge, Mansell Griffiths in Pencader and Forest Park & Garden in Pontypridd
  3. Les Cork

    Ticks away!

    SIP Canopy and W-air chainsaw trousers have integral Tick/sawdust gaiters you can also get these https://sip-protection.com/en/p/1sxta2pae Any Workware dealer can get them.
  4. You can change the bridge length, add an extra bridge and change the balance point in three positions on the Simarghu harness. see http://www.simarghu.com/ and http://www.simarghu.com/#features.
  5. What's more important ? Weight Hard wearing Breathability Comfort Colour How many pairs did you try on for comfortable fit before buying ?
  6. Two years service is great time to buy another http://www.workware.co.uk/products.php?product=1SLR-KEIU-Rain-Jacket
  7. Your right, we have asked CT if they can do a replacement ankle strap and await answers, ill post on here when I know.
  8. Give Jason a call at Ardleigh and ask him, and ask the branch in Dunmow.
  9. Replacement strap pn is http://www.workware.co.uk/products.php?product=7K65400-Quick-Step-Replacement-Strap Ask your Arb supplier to order this for you
  10. The AirPower Gold was discontinued a few years back the low back entry boot from a Haix is the Blue Mountain which is waterproof. If you prefer a higher boot the trekker mountain or the protector pro are both well proven. A trip to the new P Tuckwell Arb shop in Ardleigh will give you the chance to see them and try them on. The new Arb shop is full of favourites.
  11. How many of you have tried SIP chainsaw trousers ? What’s your favourite ? Did you know the SIP protection have sold over 1000,000 chainsaw trousers Worldwide ? The Sherpa trouser is a great entry point light and strong in both A and C and priced right. The latest Canopy type C has features like pre stretched and waterproof knees, large vents to keep you cool and comfortable. The old favourites of the Progress and innovation have their fan club, we often hear of customers coming back to SIP after trying other brands that didn’t perform as well. Check out SIP at your Arborist supply shop and see the Kieu waterproof jacket, with a hood that goes over your chainsaw helmet .
  12. It was good to meet so many Arborists from East Anglia at P Tuckwells open day, the interest in the new light weight SIP trousers and Haix boots showed that you need to see them to appreciate them. I think judging from comments from all who attended that this Arb shop will do well and be supported by local tree businesses from across the region. Jason Clark take a bow your Arb shop is looking good !
  13. 03 October 2018 TUCKWELL INTRODUCES NEW FORESTRY & ARBORICULTURE LINE P Tuckwell Ltd are pleased to announce the launch of their new Forestry & Arboriculture line, debuting exclusively at their showroom in Ardleigh, near Colchester. Tuckwell’s have identified this market as being under-supplied in the Essex region and are looking to become a key supplier to the arboriculture sector and other businesses including, utilities suppliers, golf clubs, local authorities and educational campuses. The new specialist line will be headed up by industry expert, Jason Clark who has worked within the sector for over 20 years. Jason has extensive knowledge of professional arboriculture products and can offer customers advice as well as guidance on best practice. The new product range will be showcased in the Ardleigh depot and include new brand partners like DMM, Arbortec, Silky, Haix Boots, Stein, Pfanner, Petzl and more alongside our existing range from Stihl, John Deere, JCB, Yamaha and other industry leading brands. In addition to the retail aspect of the business, Tuckwell’s will also be introducing a wide range of Forestry and Arboriculture plant hire and equipment including access platforms, woodchippers and more. Full scope of products will be released shortly. To celebrate the launch of the new line, Tuckwell's will be hosting two open days on Friday 19th and Saturday 20th October from 8 am - 5 pm to showcase their new products, with special presentations from selected brands. Complimentary bacon rolls will be offered on both days until 2 pm and a chance at a prize giveaway.
  14. I worked for McCulloch in the 80's and spent time in Havasu where London bridge is now sited. Bob McCulloch employed an ex Disney design man to get the bridge [which they thought was going to be Tower Bridge] take it down brick by brick, marking each one so the rebuild would be exact. Even the bullet holes from WW2 line up. Bob McCulloch invented many bench mark saws including the powermac 6 which was the Worlds lightest top handle saw and quite rare today. The racing saws were champions, the go-kart engines were champions and for nearly 40 years most of the World relied on McCulloch in big timber. When I first joined them the mighty Stihl were only number 4 in the UK and McCulloch were brand leader Worldwide in two stroke engines. It is a long history and the best chainsaw museums will always have a "Mac" section. Along the way it was sold to Black & Decker, Shopvac and ended up as part of the Husqvarna group. I wish that today we had more brands in the market like we used to.


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