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About skc101fc

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  • Location:
    west cork, ireland
  • Interests
    mending all the stuff I've busted today, land rovers, kebabs and beer
  • Occupation
    mobile milling
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  1. Yep, been there myself. You can't believe how quickly the funnel (blocked) overflows and the fuller it gets, the more impossible it becomes to unblock it. - a one man, self induced ecological cock-up. If you tell anyone they look at ya as if you're Mr Simpleton who shouldn't be trusted with anything more complex than a paper bag.
  2. Yep, agree with the incessant getting stuck bit, but also had a 590 extradig on it's side twice on one job, just trying (as we all do) to reach that little bit further whilst lifting at what was thought a safe load. Once you exceed it, really tippy. - Tracks everytime.
  3. Slowing down the travel speed definitely helps, as does using an old fashioned chipper or if not a semi chisel chain.
  4. skc101fc


    Best part is, we know it's true [emoji12][emoji12]
  5. Ohhhhh woodman's tractor porn. Leave it as it is and charge admission for us to come and give it a touch and a rub.
  6. Hey there, I've done 4, - 2 eulogies and 2 poetry readings, all within the last 12 months. Prior to these I would never put myself forward and would be shaking just at the thought of it. The first was my favourite auntie, who I really wanted to do something final and special for. Wrote out all my own stuff. Practised repeatedly til it sounded right then clearly put in all breaks, pauses and full stops. Reprinted it in large clear print, and practised again til I knew it. On the day , took my time getting up from chair and walking to the lectern. Looked at each person in the room, avoiding dwelling on anyone who looked like they were about to break down, and started reading. Job done. Went to sit down knowing I'd missed out a complete page of my script, but hey, challenge over and passed. It gets easier each time.
  7. Interesting rolling chain hook setup Kav, never seen that before. Is timber its original purpose? Will it always centre, or can gravity/imbalance send the lift point to one end of the log?
  8. A haulier bringing out a pallet to our warehouse last week showed me this. We don't have a postcode on the premises so getting deliveries can be problematic. Yes it works, but I struggled to see what the difference was from using a dropped pin location, especially as it then references back to Google maps anyway.
  9. To reply to Kav, and any others , the slabber is the add on attachment not the dedicated slabber unit. PM reply sent Kav. Shaun
  10. Complete lucas mill 10-30 model. 10"x 10'" max cut, 20'4" max log length. Purchased new October 2014, 730hrs on the clock. Good regular servicing and care. 5x blades all good. 3 retipped unused. Slabber unit with 3 chains, Bevel attachment for producing feather edged siding boards. Handbook, an outstandingly good tuition dvd ( normally you throw these away as next to useless, this one really is the most important piece of kit - set up, using ,maintenance and additional attachments.) Full lucas toolkit, new and unused diamond grind wheel, plus some other sundry spares. Blocks, cutting bunks and several cases of timber wedges. Price €14500 Located Co Cork, SW Ireland. If any serious interest PM me Shaun
  11. Looking good Sir. Have a particularly soft spot for shorty 2A's, especially soft tops. Had a 2a, several 3's, a 101 and now defender td5. For best fun would have to be the 2a.[emoji16]
  12. The lucas tips from fuelwood are pre soldered but also and most importantly pre ground to exact dimensions for use in the retipping jig ,supplied by them at extraordinary cost. Any other tipping service use oversize tips and then precision grind down to the required dimensions to ensure all clearances. This can't be done if using lucas tips. Heard good things about Bennett's.
  13. As you haven't said where abouts in the world you are, it's difficult to know if I'm about to be of any use to you. My local retipping guys are Collins Saws ltd, of Schull, county cork, S W Ireland.
  14. Front or rear hips ?? Is it four wheel drive or something [emoji12]
  15. Yep. Makes sense for that situation. [emoji106]


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