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  1. I had some machinery arrive this week delivered by a couple of lorries both with hiabs and nice chaps could be worth a call
  2. It’s about 7 miles South of Leighton Buzzard along B440. We’ll get the top wood cleared then see what it looks like, may be too far gone.
  3. Wondering what this might be like, it’s not going to fit on my trackmet. Perhaps one for Muttley…
  4. Pulling out some self set in readiness for a wild flower meadow
  5. I’m after one, what size bar? Have you used it at all?
  6. Looking for decent 8tonner if anyone knows of one, anything up to 4000 hrs on steel tracks considered.
  7. I’ve a Thor Magik 13t Kombi, used it a couple of times on tractor When first got it but now sits in shed on electric, it’s great as in its quiet, in a dry shed, not used any diesel or putting hours on a tractor, not tying up the tractor, press the button and your off. May be slower speed than just pto version but it has the two speed down and auto return so never really wanting in that respect. The only time you may be waiting is if you are on 1.2m billets and you have to right to the bottom then wait for the return, at least it does it automatically and you can reposition etc in the meantime.
  8. Ambisawrous

    Hill Farm

    Can take any type of logs, cordwood, wood chips. Contact in advance essential.
  9. I’ve been told that green oak sleepers can rot fairly quickly and that you should really use seasoned even for landscaping if you want them to last a long time. Thoughts?
  10. I have kombi twin pump pto/electric(3 phase)13t. Not much difference in speed. Electric is fantastic inside dry shed. Nice and quiet, no fumes or hours clocking up in tractor.
  11. I am taking timber out of our own woods, mainly oversize so comes out either in rings for selling, in 4ft for boiler or good stuff in stems for milling. The main issue is getting around in the pretty densely populated woods. Our telehandler is just too big, 3t digger will be useful for loading trailers but can’t tow them as we need speed. Have been using quad bike with 8’ x 4’ trailer up to now non tipping, this has been better than I thought it would be and is fast to get to and from yard and woods, tow about 500kg including trailer. The improvement I am going to do is make a tipping trailer. Still going to look at compact tractor though as really would like to run a small winch as a lot of the trees are leaners and need to get them to deck. Also would allow a 1-1.5t trailer. Skidsteers are just a loader so I do think a compact tractor with loader is the way ahead if you need to tow anything. Need to make a log arch to get stems to side of woods as well. Then the big machines can take over.
  12. I feel for your friend, however there is a lesson here, never approach some one with a gun, any gun. Never mind if it is unloaded. I had some kids setting light to some old round bales on some waste ground once, they didn’t see me but I had shotgun in my hand, unloaded and hid it before telling them to b****r off, just not worth the chance of any accusations. Also had police helicopter and armed response after me when I had a shot at s pigeon and one of my neighbours rang in hearing a shot and a scream! They weren’t really interested heli speakers told me to unload weapon and put it down then armed response turned up, asked me what I was doing and where I lived. Didn’t even ask my name, told me to pick up shotgun and see you later. Much amusement in the pub that week!
  13. If you only want 7m what is the issue you can have 7m trailer without the A frame.
  14. My point is you could have 7m trailer box and then have a legally lit projection beyond this. Yes 8 man boats are 18m long and are two piece bolted together. In USA they cart them around in one piece, the trailers are huge!
  15. If it’s going to be a tonne or under no real need for twin axles, I’ve been towing boats all round the country for nearly 15yrs on single axle trailer 10’s of 1000’s of miles never had problem. If you have to man handle it in a tight space you will be very glad of a single axle, it will turn on itself.


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