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About Robbyrasta

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    Senior Member, Raffle Sponsor 2012, 2013

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  • Location:
    South Dorset
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    Farmer/ estate worker
  1. 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
  2. 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.
  3. 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
  4. 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.
  5. Client company folds

    I guess there’s no way to protect myself in the future- even with a written contract
  6. 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
  7. Ride on brush cutters

    It looks handy
  8. 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
  9. 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)
  10. The view where you are ! can anyone

    The monster shed is a give away
  11. The view where you are ! can anyone

    Rock? looking across at padstow
  12. Butterfly ident.

    Thanks- Quite funky caterpillar, fairly plain looking moth
  13. Butterfly ident.

    Saw this little fella munching away on some prized oak saplings. Any ideas?
  14. Butterfly ident.

    Saw it in a solar park in Dorset. Which is now being managed with more thought to bio diversity.
  15. Butterfly ident.

    [ATTACH]222111[/ATTACH] [ATTACH]222112[/ATTACH] New ish comers to U.K. Shores I believe.


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