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Little Butch

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  • Birthday 07/04/1992

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    Ipswich
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    Fishing, Skiing, Canoeing... Drinking.
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    Ipswich

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  1. Little Butch

    Tree work in Spain.

    Can't offer any advice other than Madrid was bloody cold when I went earlier in the year! I'd love to get the chance to work in Spain at somepoint but have heard there's not much in the way of Arb over there which has certainly been my experience too.
  2. Little Butch

    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.
  3. Little Butch

    Saw benches

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

    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.
  5. Little Butch

    Saw benches

    That's not a bad price, how have you found it? Anything to make life easier!
  6. Little Butch

    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
  7. Little Butch

    What vehicle

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

    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.
  9. Little Butch

    Soft wood

    Watching this with interest as I'm keen to know what percentage of people's sales are from softwood.
  10. Little Butch

    Budget barn build

    Sounds simple but effective. I need to get some of those blue pallets, most of mine are falling apart!
  11. Little Butch

    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!
  12. Little Butch

    what logs have you been chopping today!

    Just some Arb waste today, hard on the back!
  13. Little Butch

    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.....
  14. Little Butch

    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.

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