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Robbyrasta

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About Robbyrasta

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    Senior Member, Raffle Sponsor 2012, 2013

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  • Location:
    South Dorset
  • Interests
    Climbing
  • Occupation
    Farmer/ estate worker

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  1. Robbyrasta

    More Badger Stuff

    Deer also scream- very high and very loud, not sure which breed or sex does it.
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    Wire rope winch on steep slopes

    There was a video floating around a while back, of some 🇺🇸 guy setting up a system for pulling using a pole at right angles to the direction of pull, and some how by moving it over and back again it wound its self on to the pole or maybe even on to a second pole. no idea if it was any good or suitable for this circumstance. But might be worth a google search. (Poles were about 6foot long I think) edit- this is it- different video but same idea https://survivalsherpa.wordpress.com/2016/06/27/off-grid-winch-incredible-power-from-two-logs-and-a-rope/
  3. Robbyrasta

    Looking for suggestions on removal

    Just looking for ideas how to remove the gorse from the fence- permanently. are they too big to successfully spray? What sprays would ppl suggest? cut, remove, spray a year later?
  4. Robbyrasta

    Butterfly ident.

    I know neither.....
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    Butterfly ident.

    Here’s a colourful chap-
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    Wood drying

    A theoretical question- when you cut a willow, or such like, tree down and leave it in lengths- sometimes it starts to sprout- Is that wood drying out (seasoning) the same as one that doesn’t sprout? (Especially if the sprouting length is off the ground with no rooting sprouts) discuss
  7. Robbyrasta

    Atco royale b24

    It just felt out of control fast, but i didnt want slow the revs down too much. The fronts felt like it was jumping all over the place. Will the blades cut on tickover? i will have to look into the vibes on the hand.
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    Atco royale b24

    Has anyone have any experience with the above mower- or one similar? I have just tried to use one- Is it normal for a lot of vibration on the handle bar? do you have to fly around flat out to maintain the bar cutter speed? And therefore bounce all over the place? i can’t see a gear type level or setup. Cheers
  9. Robbyrasta

    Client company folds

    Well another day of trying to workout how to deal with it. I have (hopefully) managed to get my name on the list of debt to be paid out- just have to wait while the companies assets are liquidated and they work out "how many pennies to the pound" the debtors are going to get. But I have been warned to expect beer money- not full amount owed. Also it will take at least a year- if not longer..... The silver lining is during my quest to find all the relevant people to contact, I have managed get to provide a few more quotes for more solar parks.
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    Client company folds

    I guess there’s no way to protect myself in the future- even with a written contract
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    Client company folds

    I am looking for some advise or experiences on how to deal with getting a payment from a company that has gone into administration before paying me. I have an outstanding invoice with them. I have no contract, just an email chain of them asking me to quote and me providing the quote, and then a few following up the job. I understand that the company was going to pay- just folded before it did pay. I have got a contact for the administrators. so any words of wisdom on how best to get the payment. cheers
  12. Robbyrasta

    Ride on brush cutters

    It looks handy
  13. Robbyrasta

    Ride on brush cutters

    Just wondering what ride on brush cutters people use. The etesia Attila seems the only one that jumps out on google, and I have no doubt that it’s pretty good, but you have to pay a lot for it. i would prefer rotary. thanks
  14. Robbyrasta

    January 7th, is it just me or is spring here !!

    Saw a solo Daf out in flower this afternoon (in wild), along with a few snowdrops (Dorset)
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    The view where you are ! can anyone

    The monster shed is a give away

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