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timtree81

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  1. You are right tom , they are a little more expensive .. But I think this topic speaks for it's self .. An 8" Schliesing will cost you about 7k more than the st8 . It's mounted on a full galv chassis , made out of real gauge steel , has mudguards you can stand on and holds value very well
  2. I was laughed at by my local forst dealer for not buying a new tr8 because I told him I had herd of faults with forst , vermeer , Schliesing or bandit are made to better standards
  3. Keep looking , one will turn up .. I found an iveco with just 29k for £5000 , it was a non runner as the half shaft had sheared , cheap fix and on the road for £300 I hope the van will last me a few years
  4. My self I would go for an iveco , they are well priced , cheap on parts and there real good trucks , I've had 3 of them and I plan to have a 4 th
  5. I struggle to get £35 for a ton sack seasoned and processed and deliverd
  6. My number is 07967502218 , give me a call tomorrow
  7. Your in luck , your just 5 mins from my yard
  8. I shall be there on the Friday
  9. Does anyone on here run a Schliesing 465 , overland told me they sold one to a chap in the Bristol area and was looking to see one working and ask a few questions
  10. I shall keep an eye out , it's probably local scum tho
  11. I've heard horror stories about cracks in chassis and engine mounts , anyone else heard of anything like this ?
  12. I look at at a few topics on them ,after running Schliesing for years Whitch IMO are the best I'm worried I'm making a mistake , I can't believe how well it chipped
  13. I had a demo of a forst st 8 today and I'm not going to lie , I was very impressed .. Does anyone own one ? Any advice ? I run a Schliesing at the moment , are my making a mistake thinking of changing ?

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