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slasherscot

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About slasherscot

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    Senior Member, Raffle Sponsor 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015

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    golf
  • Occupation
    Arboriculture and Woodland Contractor
  • Post code
    ml8 5ez
  • City
    Glasgow

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  1. i bought a brand new tw230vtr(3yrs now).............any breakdowns have been small and ive done them myself...waste of time and money running to dealers unless its major. would only buy new or 1 to 2 year machine now
  2. theres not many steep banks that the modern harvesters and forwarders cant do... even then they just cut a road in and fell to it
  3. Used to own Ford County 924 with big wheels all round...water filled front tyres......igland double drum 3000.............ran it till it dropped .sold it to tractor breakers...cant say i miss it LOL
  4. really depends on size of trees and slope of ground..hard to gauge without pics...2 ton beech in a plantation could easily be 80ft .......within 15ft of the power line i doubt SP would want them direct felled.
  5. on a side note if these trees are within 2 trees lengths from the power lines, they will have to be climbed and dismantled
  6. its just a glorified directory.......tried the free 2 months trial period.......lack of phone calls from them and it took a few phone calls to get then to cancel membership..........people are using Mybuilder and bark etc.........no need to phone several contractors ..place an ad and get contractors to ring u at no cost..........its the way the markets going in the domestic market
  7. its the sheer cost of collecting a single log
  8. slasherscot

    larch

    Fell an old large european larch........rings were that tight we had to use a magnifying glass to count them.........turns out 186 years........ideas what to mill it into
  9. take the plug out and squirt some wd40 into cylinder and start it up
  10. i have a venom 22ton road pull............splits everything.....well worth the money
  11. husqvarna 254..........raise the bar in chainsaw performance
  12. seems pretty stupid way of killing off trees and not getting found out

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