Jump to content

Woodwanter

Member
  • Content Count

    71
  • Joined

  • Last visited

About Woodwanter

  • Rank
    Member

Recent Profile Visitors

The recent visitors block is disabled and is not being shown to other users.

  1. Woodwanter

    Bulk Mobile Chipping

    £10 per ton ball park I imagine.
  2. Woodwanter

    Cordwood wanted mid Wales

    Never called in but often fancy a go on the kit they have there. 30 yrs ago it was a tin shed, bit different now!
  3. Woodwanter

    Cordwood wanted mid Wales

    Pass the police station, over the bridge, turn right and you are on the left? purely curious, there is a company there who I have watched grow my whole life as I drive past, Always makes me smiles as I go by.
  4. Woodwanter

    Big Arse chipper required in Oxfordshire

    thanks. I need it all for my own use though. id be interested to hear what they paid you though.
  5. Woodwanter

    Big Arse chipper required in Oxfordshire

    Thanks All, keen to keep it all as local as possible to keep my green miles down.
  6. Afternoon All, I am after a big chipper to chip about 150 - 200t of arb waste. There is some pretty chunky stuff in there its currently in a shed but we have the kit to move it out etc. can anyone recommend someone local to me please? what's the going rate for such works assuming they aren't kept waiting? TYIA
  7. Woodwanter

    Split Dilemma

    that's down to grip though, not necessarily HP. its always funny to watch when a digger pulls out something that a tractor cant!
  8. Woodwanter

    Digger mounted Blacks / Lasco cone splitter and grab

    it depends how big they are. I am splitting some small stuff - 10 inch which is a faff and needs accuracy. The best for you would be decent sticks say 300 wide which you split in half then pick up the 3= m lengths and drop straight where you want it. I managed to make a lattice of these for drying quite easily. google the cone splitter vids, you will soon see how easy or not it is!
  9. Woodwanter

    Digger mounted Blacks / Lasco cone splitter and grab

    I looked at this but was quite a bit of cash. admitidly I just want to break up bigger bits so a different job so opted for a cone splitter which can still move logs about
  10. Woodwanter

    Split Dilemma

    Mine is on a 7.5 t and works very well. You need the gear box to be fitted to something to stop it turning!
  11. Woodwanter

    Split Dilemma

    Hire a cone splitter on a 360 - would soon split that up?
  12. Woodwanter

    Sitka thinnings for logs

    Trouble is then moving the 'infected' timber X miles to do this. If some of it drops off along the way the uk forestry sector could then face another foreign caused problem. would have been better to build the station at the port!
  13. Woodwanter

    Sitka thinnings for logs

    Not suprised. The cost of chip will go up I think, supply and demand. Folk with chip boilers who got in late may find it's almost unviable to keep running them. what surprises me is how fussy some of the boilers are, need chip within a few % and consistant size with no shards.
  14. Woodwanter

    Sitka thinnings for logs

    Whilst I don't disagree , the situation is NI was different. They had no Tier 2 meaning they had no back stop and could literally burn non stop. the tier 2 here will make it un economical or break even, at best, for most systems. This alters the finance a lot the RHI was dreamed up by Chris hulmn, the disgraced mp caught up in the purgery scandal with his wife. Rumour has it he has large shares in a large N American timber firm. The uk now has many boiler hooked on high quality wood chip which I imagine will soon be supplied by imported timber once the remains British woods are felled / thinned out.
  15. Woodwanter

    what logs have you been chopping today!

    Made a start on this lot today with my new toy - cone splitter - it's slow, as expected but has done the job really well. stiff left thumb tomorrow but better than stiff everything from swinging an axe!

About

Arbtalk.co.uk is a hub for the arboriculture industry in the UK.  
If you're just starting out and you need business, equipment, tech or training support you're in the right place.  If you've done it, made it, got a van load of oily t-shirts and have decided to give something back by sharing your knowledge or wisdom,  then you're welcome too.
If you would like to contribute to making this industry more effective and safe then welcome.
Just like a living tree, it'll always be a work in progress.
Please have a look around, sign up, share and contribute the best you have.

See you inside.

The Arbtalk Team

Follow us

×

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.