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  1. tomlt

    Easy access Oak available.

    Where abouts is it please?
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    New cut off saw

    Bought one a few months back, only used it a couple of times but seems as good as the Ts410s I've hired...possibly runs better. It is a bit lower quality plastic, but for the money I was well pleased, munched through some 100×100 reinforced concrete posts like butter.
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    So what caught your eye at this years APF?

    Heres a small selection of the ones I took - was another great show, I really could have spent another day there in all honesty. Tom.
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    So what caught your eye at this years APF?

    Had a great day out yesterday (friday), but they fubared the traffic in (2hrs queuing) and out (1hr queuing). I was really pleased to meet Rob from panther/chainsaw bars. Walked away from the FR Jones stand significantly lighter after buying a panther mill 60" kit, GB bar and MS880.
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    Briggs and stratton quantum

    I had Billy goat with this engine and had exactly the same issue, mine had a remote mounted primer (rather than on the carb). Anyway, mine turned out to be a bunged up Carb, not letting fuel through from the float chamber. A good strip, clean and carb service kit sorted it out.
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    Service Kits - Filters

    What he said, excellent service used a few times now.
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    It's arrived!

    Dont suppose you could post a couple of photos of these modifications that you've made, im thinking of building a trailer for mine.
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    New Forum feedback

    Anyone got the forum back up and running with tapatalk? The new format is a bit bulky on my mobile. Cheers, Tom.
  9. tomlt

    A bit of Jensen research

    "Jensen...a Forst to be reckoned with!" :-) Sent from my SM-G930F using Tapatalk
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    Saying hello, me and my turbosawmill

    Nice, whats the saw powering the mill and whats the tractor? Did you use that to lift that log? Looking for something similar myself. Sent from my SM-G930F using Tapatalk
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    Steel Viper. UK Morbark Dealership

    Well said, with modern engine and aftertreatment controls the engines will self manage as far as possible, adjusting fuel/air and even exhaust back pressure to enable regen. Most will also derate/limp if they cannot regen to avoid damage, only persistent operator abuse or a serious malfunction will usually cause damage to the dpf. Sent from my SM-G930F using Tapatalk
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    Best mini/micro digger - your views please

    If size isnt your most important criteria look for seat/pod mounted joysticks, saves a lot of back ache rather than leaning forward over the levers on most micros. I know bobcat do them on their 1 ton machine and a few others have started now as well. Sent from my SM-G930F using Tapatalk
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    Steel Viper. UK Morbark Dealership

    With stage v in the EU youre right, this will push dpf technology onto the smaller sub 56kw engines, but actually most of them will have at least a 3000hr service life before they need changing or cleaning due to the accumulation of ash. The best thing you can do is run the machine long and hard, short low temp bursts are what causes the majority of dpf trouble because the temps arent hot enough for the natural regen to occur. With the introduction of stage v, becausd the engine can run dirtier due to the dpf, fuel consumption should acutally improve as some of the calibration resyrictions will be gone. Sent from my SM-G930F using Tapatalk
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    Steel Viper. UK Morbark Dealership

    Yeh sorry, brutally honest! I believe an st6 new is around 17-18k, but thats only based on hear say, someone on here will have one and can say im sure. With the forst youre getting a much more advanced machine than what youre offering, and 4k price difference at that level prob isnt going to be a major consideration when it comes to performance, image, support and resale value. As demo'd in that video i think your talking about a 10k machine, add the features for the forst and its not hard to near double that. The kubota 35hp engine is about the gold standard in many of these machines so you need to be aiming for similar i would think. Sent from my SM-G930F using Tapatalk
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    Steel Viper. UK Morbark Dealership

    Wow, thats slow! Ive run a forst st6 on hire a few times and the things are just beasts, your x7 hasnt got a chance, 6" connifer barely troubled it, your machine struggled to recover after every bite of that 6" poplar, it needs a decent diesel engine, more torque for faster recovery. Sorry but i dont think youll sell many based on that performance and price. Sent from my SM-G930F using Tapatalk


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