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Little Butch

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About Little Butch

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  • Birthday 07/04/1992

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  • Location:
    Ipswich
  • Interests
    Fishing, Skiing, Canoeing... Drinking.
  • City
    Ipswich
  1. Log Stores - How much?

    I've made a log store by building a square out of 4x 3.5m Heras fence panels, should hold 25 cube heaped. Will sling a tarp over the top tomorrow to keep the rain off.
  2. Saw benches

    They sound a winner then! I'll look at the Balfour but I bet they're a fair step up in price?
  3. Saw benches

    Good buy then! I'll have to keep an eye out, £550 is a great price, I was looking at rock exotica ones but they're £1250 and probably not that dissimilar.
  4. Saw benches

    That's not a bad price, how have you found it? Anything to make life easier!
  5. Saw benches

    Are they worth it over a chainsaw when running a small scale firewood business? I've never used one but they look much easier and faster for cutting cord up than by chainsaw? What size range of cord do they generally cut? I don't have a tractor so would have to be a standalone unit. Photos of of your saws welcome
  6. What vehicle

    Yeah, they're a huge trailer! Probably overkill in most cases. Something like a caged lm126 would probably be better suited?
  7. What vehicle

    I'm in the same situation and think I'm going to go trailer route. Worked with a bloke today who had a big 16ft ifor trailer, big thing! Tempted to get one of those as it'll double up as a car/plant trailer.
  8. Soft wood

    Watching this with interest as I'm keen to know what percentage of people's sales are from softwood.
  9. Budget barn build

    Sounds simple but effective. I need to get some of those blue pallets, most of mine are falling apart!
  10. Termination knot with Zig Zag

    Ive been climbing on mine with no spliced eye for 2 years now and haven't even noticed it getting in the way. That's with a bowline btw. Although I've never used it with a spliced eye so I could be in for a great when I replace my rope!
  11. what logs have you been chopping today!

    Just some Arb waste today, hard on the back!
  12. Buying arb waste?

    Cheers! I actually got a load from him today, a repeat customer wanted some unprocessed stuff so I loaded up a trailer and the back of my pickup. Turns out the chap got confused and was after split, ready to burn stuff even though I'd specifically said do you want un processed stuff like last time to which he replied yes! Anyway long story short I wasn't going to unload it so took it to my place. Soon realised it was hard work just logging it up let alone splitting the stuff haha! thinking cordwood delivered may be the way to go.....
  13. Budget barn build

    Yeah that’s what I meant mate. They look easy enough to convert so that should help. Ram speed wasn’t okay, I don’t have a lot else to compare it to but being 22t I don’t think it’s ever going to rapid, plenty for me though. It’ll do knotty stuff no problem. I’m splitting some more later so I’ll get a quick video for you.
  14. Budget barn build

    I used it today rich, worked well! I was alone so not the fastest but I still produced a half decent pile in around an hour. It took a bit to get it running at first, had to figure out what way was fuel on and choke etc but after it had been run it was fine. The two handed controls aren’t annoying but look really simple to convert to single handed so that shouldn’t speeds things up when I’m alone.

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