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  1. GazN

    Tip site requirements

    Looking at opening up as a tip site and looking for advice. what Licences etc do you need and anything else to be aware of? Majority will be used as bedding through the winter then put into the slurry lagoon. Access etc is great and can easily take arctic wagons so that side is all good.
  2. I switched to Aspen 2 weeks ago and had no issues! great stuff and i feel better at the end of a day if I've been flat out on the saw!
  3. GazN

    MS 500i

    Love it! It's my go to saw now
  4. We use a 12 ton digger too.
  5. So after all the hype, how are people getting on with the 500i (if you've gone and got one)? I've had min for a week now and I am super impressed and could easily throw it around all day without fatigue with some brilliant power. I would say that whilst people have compared it to the 661, it's not as powerful and for me won't replace it but instead compliment it.
  6. Got mine on Friday, cut a load of oak on Saturday and so far I'm very impressed! light and fast
  7. yeah only issue I had was the buzzer is quieter when indicating but everything else worked a treat
  8. Ask your insurance company if you're insured should something go wrong. the answer will be no so it's then your decision if you want to carry on without insurance.
  9. got mine last night, will fit tonight ready for tomorrow. don't think we should be talking about it though as you've signed an NDA
  10. GazN

    Macallister bnq

    better new buy! and with a nice new chain. get the easy sharpening tool that Steve suggested if you're not sure what your doing but don't press down to hard when using it or the guide bars flex and you take to much off the depth gauges again.
  11. Not sure it's that deep, I searched around and it's just something they do, even from new. Only way to fix I think is to buy another brand
  12. Mine leaks and from what I've read on them it's what they do! Hopefully someone has an answer
  13. I've recently moved to a Protos, yes expensive but internal defenders are great! Every helmet I've tried is stupid hot but then you're working flat out right so your going to get hot.
  14. £120 for groundie which is £15 based on 8 hours but some days are longer and some shorter it balances out I find. If you're going to put him through climbing certs etc then you need to update contracts so that he pays you back a % if he leaves within a period of time, yr 1 80%, yr 2 50% yr 3 20%. then for pay increase i'd give a small rise now and set out a increase rate for the next 3 years as he gains experience up the tree. gives him something to aim for and a reason not to leave.

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