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  1. Looking into getting a bigger grinder to run along side or replace my FSI B22. Was wondering if anyone has anything good or bad to say about the SG40 and particularly the B28? cheers all
  2. Only time i notice the machine has less power is if your grinding fairly deep and end up with a lot of grinding around the wheel if slows the wheel. Just means you stop for 30 seconds and move the grindings and carry on. Would highly recommend the FSI.
  3. I had a predator 450 and now have an FSI B22. The difference is night and day, and your body will thank you for it.
  4. Still use mine when needed. I couldn’t get on with a big shot hence why I built this
  5. https://www.forestershop.com/forester-denim-jean-chain-saw-protective-pants-csjean.html#store-message
  6. Thank you, will watch this space
  7. I’ve currently got the new dcs 2500t which I really like and since buying it my 2511t hasn’t come out of the locker. Does anyone know if the are planning on doing a larger top handle comparable to the husky 540i xp?
  8. I switched over to aspen a couple of months ago. I noticed this year that after a day on the saw I had a horrible head ache and would cough for a couple of hours after work. Yes it’s about 3 times the price but my headache and cough have gone. I’ve also gone over to using the Echo battery top handle which I do as much as possible with and it’s amazed me how little fuel I actually use during the day. I’m sure if your using bigger saws all day you’ll notice the financial differences but for me it hasn’t really been noticeable.
  9. I’m sure Covid isn’t helping, seems to be causing delays with a lot of things. When I had all my kit stolen (2019) on a Friday night/Saturday morning phoned Aviva on the Monday, paperwork work was emailed to me that day. I filled in all the forms with receipts, serial no. etc... and emailed back on Wednesday, assessor phoned on Friday and we agreed a figure, received the cheque middle of the following week. Less than two weeks start to finish.
  10. I’d be charging somewhere in the region of £14-1500 depending on what the dig is like etc.....
  11. I have a pair of the Pfanner arborist trousers for a while. Really comfy, they fit well, and aren’t too hot or heavy . Stitching has come out of pockets, material rips fairly easily so if your heavy on them I don’t think they’ll last a long time. Also have a pair a bear valley trousers. Got them because he was doing 30% off so got them for £160. Really happy with those, again fit well, comfy and don’t get hot in them. Haven’t had them long enough to comment on how hardy they are. And the lack of pockets bothers some people.
  12. If got a new to me van coming in the next few weeks and want to get an arb tipping body built for it. Can anyone recommend someone in or around Sussex. I’m near Haywards Heath. Also after ideas for a tool locker? I do a lot of fencing as well as well so would be good to keep the bed length. I had thought about putting one down one side or one at the end on legs so you can slide stuff underneath. Any input welcome? cheers all
  13. I’ve had a 501 since April last year. Very happy with it. Like Rob has said above, the 16” bar was seemed to long on the saw. No problems running it and it’s probably all in my head but I fitted a 15” bar from Rob and much happier with it on a 15. Equally the 620 I had was a very good saw, to me it was comparable to a 361. Lots of power, had mine on an 18. Only sold it because I managed to get a new 361. For day to day work I would grab the 501 over the 620. Would only take the 620 if had a lot of timber to ring.
  14. tim361

    Toyota Dyna 4wd

    I found a import company that had a few new ones for sale. Worked out about £30k shipped to the UK. Like you I was concerned about parts. I’ve chickened out and bought another transit. Any pile of damp leaves or grass with dew becomes a mountain to climb in a transit.


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