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IVECOKID

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    anything with a engine .cant have enough toys

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  1. Part of the job/price was for me to remove the Wood , you know the type of customer that changes there mind through the job ..." while you here can you" Ste
  2. Dead elm from last week , the amount of Bullshit I had to say to the customer why he should not keep it to Burn was unbelievable. Had to Roll the trunks to me van and still explain why I was not cutting it up on the job....told them I needed them whole for Car park Bollards 🤣 I just love milling to see inside these trunks ...a bit like Christmas as a kid opening presents .
  3. I run 4 of these and the older Viking models plus the Stihl cordless self propelled mower for my Garden Business and they are excellent. Great in the wet and cheap and easy to repair the drive system on the 4 wheel models . Variable pulley is less than 40 notes and can be fitted in 10 ten minutes. Stay clear of the rear roller model though !! I have absolutely battered the first one I bought 6 years ago and will get another season I think . The plastic grass box is heaven in the wet as it's easy to keep the vents clean with a quick brush , the box as plenty of airflow which helps the wet grass flow into the box. 6 series model range look at. Stephen
  4. Simple logic to why you did not get this job.....client had a budget of £150 ....simple,move on and learn . Stephen
  5. My New Toy , perfect for everything! Stephen
  6. Old remedy for trap Nerves is to roll round in Nettles . It sends your muscles and nerves into spasms and retract ..... Trust me I am a ex Pig Farmer .🤪 Ste
  7. Absolutely true , not me doing Scrap but the above mentioned in my post have turned all there attention to Trees etc Ste
  8. Possibly did my last Tree job this week , not worth the hassle no more . Am losing my Confidence and not got the get up and go now . I was not particularly full time Tree work but it always filled the gaps and got me out over the winter months while grass was having a rest . Far to many at it now and the Travelling paternity are out in force ,,,from Scrap to Timber . Folk are watching there pennies more and the younger household generation have not a Pot to piss in for Trees etc . Not getting any jobs i Quote for these days, "your to expensive " and I thought I was cheap. Ste
  9. I have recently bought the Stihl MSA 140 C , fantastic bit of kit and very capable .the battery (300) will last enough to cut a Bulk bag of logs, the top handles lasts much longer. Ste
  10. The Hayter drive was never a strong drive compared to the older PTO models , yes its slightly slower and a bit more positive than the Vari drive. Getting the old pulley off the crank was a pig , take into account how old your machine is and is it worth the money to change . Ste
  11. The Hayter vari drive is poor, i bought the conversion kit to make it single speed and drive problems solved for good . The cost of the belts is ridiculous. Ste
  12. Salvaged some elm that's been down for a few years
  13. I was in Spectrum plant last week and the new models are a fair size compared to my older Model Balfor. Good quality kit but they are much dearer than your eBay rubbish knocking about .sorry if I offended anyone who's got one that rattles itself to bits. Ste
  14. First day back at work and dragged the trusty old Kobelco out for the first time in ages. For a 19 year old digger she is still sweet , put 2 new track motors on last year and 1 injector and that's all in 8 years since I have owned her . All hooked up behind the trusty old Brown and chipper . Ste
  15. No problems here with The Stihl hedgecutters ...3 years on and no issues with saws, strimmers and hedge trimmers BUT the long reach hedge trimmer which is possibly the first batch they produce is a pig at times , the clamp is useless and breaks regularly and now it won't clamp tight at all ! But otherwise was perfect for tall conifers hedges etc Ste

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