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  1. All sorted thanks
  2. I'd always say dont attach sign writing directly to ply sides, as above use dibond or foamex and screw this to the ply. I'd hate to pay decent money for signwriting to scrap the lot if the ply goes.
  3. Keep a look out for an ldv back, sometimes they come up dirt cheap. The cabs used to rot like hell so sometimes you see these about for sale as parts
  4. Hi all, I need to touch my grinder teeth up (rayco rg13) I usually use a green wheel on my bench grinder but need to get a new silicon wheel and cant get one delivered until next week. Got a job come in friday so need a quick fix to touch them up. I was wondering if I could get away with using a diamond cutting disc (concrete) style disc on my grinder, I know you can get the proper ones (with the triangle shapes in from O/P or northern) but I'm struggling with the postage in time. Really not ideal I know but I'm limited to the likes of click and collect at screwfix and toolstation with everything that's going on, just wondered if those style diamond discs would last just enough to touch up the teeth. Thanks
  5. Access for an avant or anything similar and hire one in? Finish the job, Draw a line under this one and take it as a learning curve. We've all been there. I once paid 100 quid to a loadall driver for half an hours work to shift a massive piece of pop.
  6. Got a reply from the tree officer today, I can continue the work. He said normally yes, I would have had to file under 211 as trees havent been maintained as a hedge as such (the past application for reduction was done under t1,t2,t3 and g1) 3 separate conifers and a group formed as a hedge behind the bungalow. We are skinning the hedge area off which doesnt fall under ca. The trees do as such but he said as they have been reduced and formed into a hedge we can carry on without a 211. Just worth a check in my eyes. Thanks
  7. I know, hence why I'm trying to see if I can crack on rather than get deeper into the season by 6 weeks. Tried t/o 3 times today still waiting for a return call
  8. I'm more than happy considering the circumstances to it, weve agreed where it's not visible to cut them back hard, I'll ring the t/o tomorrow to see if I can crack on. Thanks
  9. I think he owners of the house behind have not long been in, so I think hes pretty happy that the tops have been done, just not so much for the fact that nothing was done his side. Even though I said numerous times about brown, I do completely agree, theres no real alternative to achieve the distance from the property. It will only be him that can see it. I'll give the tree officer a call Monday. Thanks
  10. They've been reduced just before christmas by the neighbours too
  11. Hi all, I've been asked to cut back a connie hedge in a conservation area. The hedge is the neighbours, and the overhang is literally right up to my clients bungalow at the narrowest point (theres a 2ft path inbetween fence and house) Client wants them cut back HARD along side the house and the section which is away from the house into the back garden, trimmed back as far as keeping green. Literally wants them cut back to fence line (completely understandable considering how dark it is and pushing on roof tiles and fascia) Hedge is approx 30m long ( 20m covered by property from any view) And approx 10m high down to 5 into the back (my clients bungalow is on a sloped rear garden) How does this work fall within 211, as its abit more than a standard trim, or does full notice of works and 6 week apply? Many thanks
  12. As above, rust! Known for squeaky drive belts, duratorq engine pretty much bullet proof. Walk away from a 90, far too underpowered, 115 or 125, this will be written by the small glass in the doors by wing mirrors . Check for rot around the sills, bulkhead floor (down the side of seatbelts in the front in single cab, or behind rears in double) tip body and check for rot around suspension joint areas (where the leaf springs bolt to the chassis) and the cross members. Very reliable Van's, if the beds rotten, dont dismiss it straight away as they can be sourced for a grand or so, just aslong as the rest of the package is sweet
  13. Yeah, the cpcs is around 1500 quid and from what I've seen, the nptc is around 400. Some sites are sound, rock up and crack on, others want to know everything down to your shoe size and what you had for tea all week. I'll try and make some calls monday and see what I can find out. Ultimately the cpcs will guarantee I can use it on site, thanks
  14. Hi all, can anyone tell me if the above course will allow me to use a digger on site work? We have a 2.7t volvo with rota grab and theres plenty of site work coming up in the future, but I'm not sure if I will still require a cpcs card under 10t to use it? The nptc is broken down into 2 Units, pre use safety and 360 excavator. Many thanks
  15. Breathflex pro A for me. Best trousers I've had, from sips, stihl, and the old breathflex. You shouldn't really be in a position to hit the back of your leg imo. But that's another story. Cheers


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