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richy_B

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  1. Nail on the head there. Our local FB groups are full of tinkers.
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    Whats your multione loader doing today ?

    Similar stories. Our neighbouring yard is a highways contractor who runs several 3cx's, 32t grabs etc. They initially laughed at the MO as being a bit of a toy until they saw it in action. Its not going to be able to, nor is it intended, to compete with a 3cx for example- what is does is the work of 10 guys who did it before by hand or barrow.
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    Whats your multione loader doing today ?

    Sounds like the MO faired well though. I got mine stuck a few times in deep,clay based mud. I doubt anything with wheels would have done better. Had to use the bucket and telescopic to push myself back out. Self recovered without any help from any other machine. I have a set of 4 waffle boards now though.
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    Whats your multione loader doing today ?

    With any piece of equipment it is good to give it some time to warm up. I dont do anything in particular with my 7.3s - just keep the revs down low for the first five minutes and don't run any high flow implements. I always let it idle for 3 minutes at the end of the day before I switch it off as well (just habitat from diesel chippers).
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    Vertidraining near trees?

    Yes and no. It certainly won't go though a larger root (finger size and beyond) but it would cause some damage glancing off it etc. I think the damage is negligible to the overall benefits.
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    Vertidraining near trees?

    Hello, can I ask for opinions on using a vertidrain near trees? We have a lot of avenues of trees with compaction which we intend to aerate via an airspade but with heavy clay soils there is only so much we can feasibly achieve. I wondered if radial trenching in the critical root zone then using our vertidrain (150mm) from the CRZ to the just beyond the drip line. We mulch the entire area after. Benefits vs costs (root damage) - Any thoughts?
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    Show us your Arb Diggers please.

    Dodgy looking auction on eBay. https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F123706775557
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    Mini loader rake/broom recommendations?

    I bought a danelander 3pt linkage one and welded it to a multione bracket. Works well clearing up after large hedge cutting. Wouldn't be ideal on a manicured lawn.
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    Green waste recycling

    Timberwolf S426. I have one that we use for basal, hedge and planting prunings/residue. Does a great job.
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    Show us your Arb Diggers please.

    Agreed. What a beauty.
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    How Bad?

    Ive never understood converting a double cab to a tipper. I have a king cab tipper and that's questionable. Single cab with a tool store on roof rails above the cab - keep the back purely for chip.
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    PTO chipper recommendations

    Something like a TP270 might work well for you. I've been on the look out for a tp250 for a while and the whole range seems to get pretty good feedback.
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    Show your tractors

    Got an end of season deal on a McConnel flail arm for the Dorado. Just set it up now. After remov8ng the useless passenger seat the controls seem to fit nicely. Need to tidy the cables a little. Seems a really good size and weight for the Dorado.
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    High Voltage near miss

    Is just touching the cables enough to do this? You don't need to break/damage them?
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    Trailer mounted chipper

    Something like that.

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