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  1. Also worth calling ward timber, I think they probably do more of the regular stuff like Scots mainly, but for the really big stuff you might need for the structure, they're usually a good price. Depending where you are of course, if it needed delivering.
  2. Try harelaw saw mill, they get all sorts in, sometimes have larch.
  3. My 445 was the same our of the box (imported from Germany though so I didn't expect it set up). No problems once I tuned the carb. Get yourself a set of carb screwdrivers and on YouTube for 10mins and it will be great. Good little saw.
  4. Probably the guage. I think your MK1 saw would be a 0.05"
  5. She wanted to up the ante, he then has to respond by saying he also wants a trial. Both wanted a settlement. That's my reading anyway.
  6. Everyone says they want a trial. Good PR.
  7. Doh. Idiotic idea got deleted.
  8. These are really good gloves - good fit, warm, don't loose their shape, but they dont have a waterproof cuff, so you will get soggy wrists and eventually gloves too as it goes up the cuff. Cheap enough to own a few sets though. https://www.screwfix.com/p/uci-aquatek-thermo-full-dip-latex-thermal-gloves-orange-large/182gx
  9. Funny isn't it how we could possibly fix everyone's insulation, and give everyone solar/wind power where they can, but we could order £12bn of useless PPE easy enough.
  10. Ill buy them over other if: They're competitively priced - I don't buy the cheapest chains, although I did get a couple of free granites that have raised an eyebrow in terms of their performance / lifespan tbh. Dont seem to be able to get them in the UK easily which is a shame. They cut as well as the best from the others (I tend to use a C85 generally which Im happy with) They don't wear notably worse than the others - I'm not experienced enough to judge it other than I know a bad chain from a good one, so pretty good will do me. They aren't a total b'stard to sharpen. I'll take ease of sharpening over some small lifespan uplift every day. If a small aid to sharpening comes at a price point and performance level thats not disadvantageous then why wouldn't you?
  11. 😆 Damn straight, I call him Big R though as we're such good mates. Seriously though, the point is that there's little point getting annoyed at companies, owned a lot by us, doing what they do. Its the system thats broken not the operators. A windfall tax today won't solve the issue, it will just defer it.
  12. Not really shells fault is it though? They trade their product on the open market, and that's the price it's selling for. They're (AFAIK) not trading their gas, which is driving that profit, as part of a cartel or keeping supply low. They still have a debt to equity ratio of 25% so plenty of debt from their investments, lost 4.4bn this time last year, and don't forget they're a public company, so alot of their owners will be pensions and mutual funds. I.e. you and I.
  13. Posh school near Windsor reknowned for its food
  14. Ha there you go, nice to be right once in a while 😂 I was chatting with a friend the other day about similar, and I was arguing in favour of at least some level of state ownership, and he said 'Yeah but when everything was state owned it was all terrible.' My response was, 'Its still terrible, it's just not cheap any more'. Case in point I guess.
  15. Computers that can program themselves. Nothing. Nothing at all....

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