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  1. Loving the mogs versatility.
  2. WesD

    Ecoplug Max... Fakes ??

    They are that colour because they are max I think. That said the ones which don’t say max have the same amount of glyphosate in them, both work well.
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    Uniform

    My lads can wear boots and pants of their preference we supply t-shirts fleeces and jackets from bear valley, 1 because they look smart and 2 gives back to local firms etc not local to me personally but local to our industry.
  4. Had her out today for the log, going to rub down and paint the wheel arches when I get a minute and change the phenolic ply on the bed.
  5. Thats beautiful, is it a 404? 406
  6. A few more pics had her out a few times this week and mega impressed.
  7. It’s an American one called a viper.
  8. Will take some tomorrow, only picked her up this afternoon and as soon as I parked her up I had to go out quoting😢 was gutted I couldn’t have a play and an ogle.
  9. Couldn’t resist and can’t wait to start using it.
  10. WesD

    Waterproof

    Harkie Innovation 2 vs Sip Keui? In the hunt for a new waterproof any reviews on them and which is better?
  11. That bottom photo is a cracker.
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    Hedgecutters

    What are we all on? My hs81r’s have packed in so time for some new ones, husky/stihl/anything else??
  13. WesD

    Fxcked Up!

    Yesterday started horrible! Arrived at the job to remove 2 large conifers, small drop zone with sheds fences and a by line to contend with and instantly realised I had priced the job very wrong and only 1 was coming down on the 1st visit!! Gulp!! I had 2 options, 1 take a loss and crack on but the loss would have been substantial ( the odd time of its £100 quid out say I’ll crack on move on lesson learned) or 2 speak to the customer explain my self very apologetically and give them the option of us walking away whilst they go with quote number 2 or get more quotes. The customers knew I was genuine and could tell I was mortified a) because I’d Fxcked up but b) because I was potentially letting them down. We had a chat renegotiated on price compromised and cracked on. At the end of the day they where made up and understood the job needed 2 visits. We now have a good customer who has booked us in for 2 further jobs so the day ended well but started with a very humble beginning! my reason for posting is quite simple, we get quite a few threads on here of non payers and awkward customers etc but yesterday I experienced the good understanding type and relearned the lesson of being human and getting it wrong from time to time.

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