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Philip Anderson

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  1. Philip Anderson

    The Wee Chipper Club

    Yep I own one excellent little machine ,chips well tracks well we use it in back gardens or areas where we can’t get our Bandit 915 in as it’s a bit big and heavy . we mainly find our customers are happy to keep the chip as it is good quality
  2. Philip Anderson

    Grounds Technician (Arborist) required

    Exactly! With many new companies and housing authorities setting up looking for external work it’s a race to the bottom business wise as well at the moment. same day service even.
  3. Philip Anderson

    Worthy of a TPO?

    I would call the Tree Officers Bluff ,leave the notification in ,he o r she has to justify putting a TPO on the cherry imo you have plenty of justification for removal which is the most sensible option as the Tree is compromised structurally and with its full crown something is going to give,probably the wall. A sensible pragmatic approach by the TO would have been sensible in this case.
  4. Philip Anderson

    Best anemometer for MEWP use.

    I have one for our 27m mewp I bought it from a chandlers I’ll post a photo for you Works well with a digital read out around £70 .make is explorer.
  5. Philip Anderson

    Tree Topping

    Great Place ,we surfed in Ucluelet in the summer ,visited port Renfrew and the big trees and saw those big trees in Cathedral Grove that your knocking the tops off . that was a very busy road car park in the summer . Beautiful part of the world.
  6. Philip Anderson

    Tree Topping

    My lad is working for a tree firm in Squamish near Vancouver Whistler as far as I know he is actively hunting cougars !
  7. Philip Anderson

    Loading ramps?

    A ZT weighs in at 6-700 kg I wouldn’t risk putting ours up those we use a set of straight Zara Ramps rated at 1750kg per ramp I’d rather be safe than sorry with a £15k machine.
  8. Philip Anderson

    Best way to store chainsaw in mewp basket?

    Just out of interest what type of machine is that ? The cage is exactly like my Ruthmann TB 270 .
  9. Philip Anderson

    Best way to store chainsaw in mewp basket?

    If I’m cutting that diameter stuff I’ll have a 201 and a 462 in the cage safer faster and less work. most cages have ample room for both saws .
  10. Philip Anderson

    Log splitter on a manitou

    We’ve been running a 20ton vertical Binderberger off ours for 3 years we just run it off the hydraulic locking pin circuit on the machine with a flow and return. we bungee the lever so it gives us constant flow on tick over more than enough flow / power to do the job . we split roughly 300-350 tons a year.The machine we have is a MT 732.
  11. Philip Anderson

    Thats one lucky cyclist!

    Clueless,they should never been attempting that fell on a street with hard surfaces to damage bits could have shattered and skittled off into passing cars etc. unfortunately this makes our industry look bad poor training ,laziness and judgement to even attempt that fell and a total disregard for life and other people’s safety. i hope they throw the book at them if it was a council contract as it looks likely then they have questions to ask in their vetting procedures.Just as bad as Bartlett scenario if not worse. The cyclist was doing nothing wrong and I would have had the police there straight away who took the footage was it for the company’s website ??
  12. Philip Anderson

    What stupid stuff have you seen on the road today?

    Attleborough stag roundabout,I thought it was fake until the EDP interviewed the bloke on the motorbike that filmed it and the police confirmed the launch 🚀
  13. Philip Anderson

    Bandit gallery

    Thanks Dean might be simpler for me to bring my black one and swap it for an orange one at the APF ????
  14. Philip Anderson

    Bandit gallery

    I haven’t Dean !!!got the heat shield and pipe covers and orange paint you thought I’d forgotten

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