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Stephen Blair

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About Stephen Blair

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    Site Moderator, Raffle Sponsor 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 201
  • Birthday 16/09/1975

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  • Location:
    Carrbridge, Cairngorms
  • Interests
    Cutting down trees and diggers.
  • Occupation
    Tree cutter
  • City
    Inverness

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  1. Get away from this guy! He's draining your life and making you question your reality! Go and work for nice under standing people who value you and respect you.
  2. People may be holding onto their money to put towards a holiday.
  3. Mate gave up with 2 stump grinders due to wire and stones in the unions! 2 hours but got it all out!
  4. Amazing how the grapple saw has come along! Turning hours of climbing into minutes of grab n cutting! Wensdays work site wasn't too shabby!
  5. Tidied the garden I could be bothered going for months by hand
  6. It's strange manouvering with the back end moving about!😂
  7. That looks the business Mick! thanks
  8. This should help mine ! best go , off to my weekly physio😀
  9. Good advice, the dealer is loaning me a set of forks with beak on it to see how I get on this week and I'll see what I think.
  10. I want to put a spare digger hitch on an avant mounting plate so I can use my grabs and tree shear on it and I reckon a tined grab like that would be the answer for most jobs
  11. Getting an Avant 423 tomorrow so looking for tips on what grabs work best and any other tips and tricks. Thanks
  12. My backs better now thanks to doing as little saw work and manual handling as possible. When I do I wear a hips brace and back posture brace support, when you are young it may be bad form as you become reliant but as you get older it's different. My battle now is Asthma from years of fumes and dust made worse with Anti inflammatory painkillers, it's management rather than cure. Have no back pain and I'm coughing and getting environmental triggers all day and night or hardly walk right, not sleep for pain but breath ok! Mechanise as much as you can and get a good mattress and seat warmer for your digger is what I recommend 😀
  13. Cheers Eddie, first job using the grab, I'll be keeping it for small timber handling, it's not a patch on the demo grab for moving bigger timber and speed of handling.

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