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Canal Navvy

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About Canal Navvy

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    Senior member, Raffle Sponsor 2008, 2009

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  • Location:
    South West
  • Interests
    Canal restoration,old land rovers,books & pubs
  • Occupation
    sole trader,groundworks,steel fabricator,ex.agricultural tyre fitter
  • City
    City of Nailsworth

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  1. Canal Navvy

    Stihl 024 bar movement

    I've just looked on L&S engineerings website and they do show one that clips over the bar studs..... no little screw like we are used to. πŸ˜‰ OEM part no 11226641001
  2. Canal Navvy

    Stihl 024 bar movement

    It's missing the inner side plate so the bar isn't nipping up
  3. Canal Navvy

    Stihl 024 bar movement

    Looks to me like there is a bit missing between the bar & saw body, pic of the bare saw would be good πŸ˜‰
  4. Canal Navvy

    Breakdown of invoice!

    Cheers Eggs, not just me feeling grumpy on that subject πŸ˜‰ . I do wonder if the "efficient" types realise that they put off a lot of decent tradesmen working for them and end up paying an awful lot more for a bodge job by other clever business people who play the game πŸ˜„
  5. Canal Navvy

    Show us your website!

    Is that email address missing an R?. It's a good site to get contact details for potential customers who have seen you out on the road πŸ€—
  6. Canal Navvy

    Whats your exit strategy?

    Β£850000 if there is unused allowance from the previous death of a partner and assets are being passed on to children.
  7. Canal Navvy

    Police auction site lots of saws worcester area

    The 1897 act reminds me of the medieval market overts that ceased to be in 1995. I suspect that disposal of assets without the loser having an equal likelihood of seeing them advertised would be open to legal challenge
  8. Canal Navvy

    Police auction site lots of saws worcester area

    There was me thinking that one of the few benefits of modern dealer only serviceable electronics was that in the event of a theft I stood a chance of seeing it back πŸ™„
  9. Canal Navvy

    Police auction site lots of saws worcester area

    Mind boggling how you'd stand legally if you were found in possession of stolen goods purchased in good faith from the police πŸ€”
  10. Canal Navvy

    13 stitches and out of work for a few weeks. Thanks silky!

    Ouch, hope it heals well. My first ever silky bit me before it ever bit wood,....... taught me to respect it before I climbed with it though. My current top blood letter is the wheel clamp on the new trailer 😑
  11. Canal Navvy

    Buying a used saw

    I've been very happy with my 260 & have had no problems at all with it. I find that it cuts faster than a friends 346 😁
  12. Canal Navvy

    Digger & Dumper Use over Public Pathways

    I've never had any problems working plant on pavements or across highways. Being polite to passers by and keeping swept up is the key I think πŸ˜‰
  13. Canal Navvy

    Alpine tractor talk

    Low tyre pressures do increase flotation and really do help with self cleaning. Low pressure and high speeds can overheat the tyre, worth looking up what the manufacturer states the rolling radius should be. Low pressure and heavy pulling has been known to spin the tyre on the rim (quickly wrecks the beads), correct fitting lubricants such as Michelin agrilube do help glue the tyre in place.
  14. Canal Navvy

    Notre Dame cathedral...

    Conservation contractors seem to completely destroy their restoration projects by carelessly burning them down with regularity. I'd guess that trying to combine always having a roll up on the go with having to be in the pub by 3.30 doesn't leave much room for error. πŸ™„
  15. Canal Navvy

    Climbing helmets

    The larger peak on the forestry helmet over the climbing ones is supposed to give more protection to the face from kickback apparently. Personally I use a kask/stein for everything and stay aware of where my saw could go πŸ˜‰


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