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  1. Looking good! that wood all sold J? You on site this weekend? cheers Sam
  2. If it’s green let’s have a monopoly. Our quest to have choice and a cheaper option is the reason we still use non-green fuels. If it costs extra to save the planet then that’s the cost we need to pay, end of.
  3. As per title really looking for 5/6 artics loads of chestnut stakes this winter. 5’6 length and cleft preferably. transport can be arranged. Thanks
  4. We've got a 5 ton digger with a hydraulic thumb that we use, but it wouldnt be able to live in the yard 100% of the time as we have it out on other jobs etc. I'm a fencing contractor, so we have a few artics loads of stakes sat in the yard all of the time along with our firewood business. A tractor and loader doesnt appeal to me, for the money i want to spend you are getting a smallish tractor which also scuffs and makes a mess in the yard. Thought about a lorry with a decent sit on top crane, just not sure where to source the MOT failure lorry? The rubber duck is a definte option, a guy locally to me has one with a hitch on the blade so he can drag his trailer around the yard and load as he goes. The idea of the big digger is the reach i suppose, it can be parked and reach a fair amount, or just tracked up and down a single stretch and be able to reach both sides, also fairly useful for helping the artics in ...
  5. Simple as that. I am after something to use in the yard for moving timber around, loading decks and loading/unloading vehicles! what does everyone use? needs to be a standalone vehicle that lives in the yard permanently. currently thinking of an old but cheap 13/14 tracked excavator with a swivel + grab on it? any ideas? budget up to 7kish cheers!
  6. Have you got any pictures of height for those Omeo? that growth rate is impressive!
  7. if your looking at that money then a disco 4 has to be the way, i know you got stung with one before, but if you are planning on doing some mileage then they are comfy and go like stink. Im 6'5 and its the only vehicle ive sat in where i dont need the seat all the way back!
  8. dragging this up from the dead, but GDH how are you getting on with your 480? Did you buy through Kilworth? do you think its worth spending the money on the plus version? TIA Sam
  9. Mate give Minehead Sawmills a ring. Clifford who owns it, lives at Brayford and has a forwarder there. Cheers
  10. as per title Artic load of 5'6 stakes wanted ASAP. Will organise own transport. Contact on here for my number. Thanks
  11. Will have you got a contact number please?
  12. oversize or processor? could sort you some oak if thats any good?
  13. he wants to wait until next winter, buying 60ton now its going to be summer cut. Also... 60ton is a hell of a lot of meterage for post n rail.
  14. Motorway crash barriers. I'll put some pictures up tomorrow of our set up, works a treat.
  15. i thought he came across pretty well.. Farms need to be efficient businesses, not an environmental project. He said the farms should stand on their own two feet and the only subsidies paid are for parcels of land being farmed inefficiently for environmental reasons.
  16. As the title says I am after 50t plus of Winter cut chestnut (preferably this years) various lengths / diameters considered. PM me please Thanks in advance Sam
  17. Box strainer. Longer the cross bar the better. At least 10ft. Use two rolls of stock net to save investing in more equipment if it's a one off job. How you putting the posts in the ground?
  18. Drop me an email address and I'll send over some prices Thanks
  19. Drying in the round is a waste of time for this very reason! I can see it's an easy way of storing timber but you can't claim your timber is seasoned this way. Splitting a log increases the exposed unbarked faces and therefore increases the rate at which the timber drys.
  20. where abouts in somerset are you and how much SC do you want?
  21. Where abouts in Somerset are you? Might shortly have enough sweet chestnut or oak. Message me!
  22. Is it a field or garden? Is the rabbit netting necessary, that will increase the price as the labour is quite a bit more. Price wise, between £4-£5 pm if you can get someone local in. (That's standard stock fence using sweet chestnut, not inc. rabbit netting)
  23. Where are you and would you be interested in Oak?


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