Jump to content

smithers1603

Member
  • Content Count

    231
  • Joined

  • Last visited

Everything posted by smithers1603

  1. We run two Defender 130 tippers, we also have a d Max tipper and a Ford ranger tipper, the d max and ranger have far better comfort but when it comes to their capabilities off road they don’t even come close to the Defenders, the strength of the engine and box when going down hill off road with a weighted trailer, you just can’t compare it with any of the other 4x4’s. If you keep on top off them maintenance wise they are no trouble.
  2. As a company we would never let any subbies climb without a indate LOLER, our subbies LOLER's are monitored and they are reminded 4 weeks prior to them expiring
  3. I've been in business for 17 years and never had one, I was pulled by the police a few years ago for having a light out on the trailer, only time I've ever been asked to see a WCL and after a short debate with the officer we came to an agreement that it wasn't waste and I was allowed to continue on my way. IMO having a WCL will never stop illegitimate ones amongst us fly tipping.
  4. I've had this argument before, if what I'm carrying is not waste then no need for a licence. I'm not carrying it back to a recycling centre it's going back to my yard for resale.
  5. Depends what you class as waste, if you carrying chip or timber back to your yard for profit then it can't be waste.
  6. Most importantly you need a insurance company to do what you pay them for as quickly as possible, we have have 4 claims aswell as a vehicle stolen in the past 10 years and cannot fault the service from the NFU, the longest claim took two weeks to sort out. In one of the claims there was a trailer involved which was written off but that was insured with trust under our plant insurance and it took them 6 months to settle the claim after loads of stress and messing around arguing with them.
  7. Thanks for the replies, I was scratching my head looking at the square heads on the bolts, I can see the difference now. I will re order the correct ones now [emoji106]
  8. Hi Does anybody know if there is a special tool for tightening the exhaust bolts on the husqvarna 3120xp. Both of ours have both gone down with the same problem in the last couple of weeks. First one was put on the bench by a member of staff saying the baffles had gone, after taking a look both exhaust bolts where missing, also after checking the threads in the head they where gone so I've had to helicoil them. New bolts have come but I can't get anything inside the exhaust holes to tighten them. Any help would me much appreciated Regards Steve
  9. Isuzu d max is the worst 4x4 I've ever bought, still got a 08 ranger a that is the best all rounder, defenders aren't far the best off road but terrible to drive in the road, but as Mick as said none of them are great capacity wise.
  10. I'm going to have a try at one in the next couple of weeks, just clearing a space for it at the minute Sent from my iPhone using Arbtalk
  11. It is a very fair price, that's what I sold it to David for back in January, it probably could have been a bit more looking at what's for sale online. Sent from my iPhone using Arbtalk
  12. 13k vat included Sent from my iPhone using Arbtalk
  13. Hi, sorry if I've posted this in the wrong place. I know a lot of you on here knew David Shephard who recently passed away. I only had the pleasure of meeting him a couple of times and had numerous conversations on the telephone with him. Back in January of this year he purchased a crane fed chipper off me, recently his wife Nicola has been in touch with a few queries on the machine as she is wanting to sell. If anyone on here is interested then message me and I will put you in touch with her or if you know Nicola and are interested then get in touch with her. It's a farmi forest 260 chipper (2006) fully refurbished with a palms 670 crane (2014). I know it as only been used once since the chipper was refurbished. Sent from my iPhone using Arbtalk
  14. Just picked it up last week to run firewood processor[emoji106] Sent from my iPhone using Arbtalk
  15. Wow, what a shock, really sad news[emoji22] Sent from my iPhone using Arbtalk
  16. Got a little fiesta van 2 years ago for one of our surveyors, 62-70mpg and as never needed anything apart from a couple of services and two new tyres. Sent from my iPhone using Arbtalk
  17. What's a Husquarna?[emoji23] Sent from my iPhone using Arbtalk
  18. http://www.philipwatkins.co.uk/ This guy is worth a try Sent from my iPhone using Arbtalk
  19. smithers1603

    Tree spade

    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/262839877443 Sent from my iPhone using Arbtalk
  20. Timberwolf 190 by a mile[emoji106] Sent from my iPhone using Arbtalk

About

Arbtalk.co.uk is a hub for the arboriculture industry in the UK.  
If you're just starting out and you need business, equipment, tech or training support you're in the right place.  If you've done it, made it, got a van load of oily t-shirts and have decided to give something back by sharing your knowledge or wisdom,  then you're welcome too.
If you would like to contribute to making this industry more effective and safe then welcome.
Just like a living tree, it'll always be a work in progress.
Please have a look around, sign up, share and contribute the best you have.

See you inside.

The Arbtalk Team

Follow us

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.