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Countryboy

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About Countryboy

  • Rank
    Senior Member, Raffle Sponsor 2014, 2015

Personal Information

  • Location:
    Pitstone
  • Interests
    Woodland
  • Occupation
    Retired
  • Post code
    Lu79ay
  • City
    Bedfordshire

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  1. Countryboy

    In Desperate times...My Silky saves the day!

    I would love to see Jon back on here. He livens things up
  2. Countryboy

    "Clean Air Strategy" today we find out.

    Yes, I am 74 but fairly fit. I have recently planted quite a few trees. Unfortunately I have to have around 40 felled soon because they are leaning over the highway. The Forestry Commission has asked me to replant the area with Hazel which will be done in the autumn
  3. Countryboy

    "Clean Air Strategy" today we find out.

    I am doing my bit, I have planted many more trees in my wood than I have cut down, I agree with you not many woodlands are replanting, certainly not round here
  4. Countryboy

    Whats the weather like near you?

    Hard frost but very still. Very healthy
  5. Countryboy

    Making the news today....

    All the best to you all. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Lets hope its a good one as we need it.
  6. Countryboy

    What's everyone's favourite chopping axe?

    I use the x27 for smallish logs and the Ochsenkopf big-ox splitting maul for anything that won’t split easy. The big ox is a bit heavy so would not want to use it all day
  7. Countryboy

    Stumps loaded with rock salt

    Yes same here Stubby. I am also retired but l enjoy reading the posts on here
  8. Countryboy

    Stumps loaded with rock salt

    Hi stubby yes I was on there as well but left before you did
  9. Countryboy

    Aspen 2 worth using ?

    Cant beat Aspen in my mind, very clean to the tools and no awfyl fumes to the operator. Use it all the time
  10. Countryboy

    Stumps loaded with rock salt

    Is TCD still on Arbtalk, Stubby
  11. Countryboy

    Chainsaw refresher, a scam?

    I pit my name down for the course
  12. Countryboy

    Tree with a view

    Brilliant Reg, love watching your videos
  13. Countryboy

    Squirrel Control

    I dont think they are anymore Stubby but not sure. They cause loads of damage when they geg into houses. They caused two house fires near me last year, by biting through cables in the roof space. 50 were caught in the roofspace of a local hotel last year, and 27 have just been caught in my mates roof. Horrible things
  14. Countryboy

    Squirrel Control

    Does anyone have glis glis (edible doormouse) in their woods. They are a big problem around my area
  15. Countryboy

    Whats this wood?

    I was wondering if it is pop or lime. I had some lime last year and tried it on the log burner, but what a strong nasty smell it gave off. Burnt the rest in the woodland in the end

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