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    Re: Darwins grip

    Good stuff Beetle, let us know how it goes.
    Not so much a sore back for me, Im just working on efficiency.
    I do a fair amount of horizontal mowing with my whippy & I think it would be better to...
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    Darwins grip

    Anyone got/use one ?
    Could it be used on a multi tool ?
    What size shaft diameter will it fit ?
    Opinions ?

    Cheers Fred.
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    Re: Whipper Snipper Line

    2mm for reg stuff, thicker for rougher stuff.
    Judging by your name, perhaps a blade ?

    Cheers Fred.
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    Re: Totally electric commercial contractor

    Ooops, my bad. Never drink & post ! :laughing:
    I thought you were talking about power when you were talking about vibration.
    All battery powered gear has virtually no vibration at all from the...
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    Re: Stihl battery power

    Sorry Conrad, that was a bit harsh.
    Im just really keen to find out what cells are used in Pellenc batteries.

    Cheers Fred.
    ps, it was Melb cup day yesterday, ya know .....:ebony:
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    Re: Stihl battery power

    Not to be a smartie but, without relevance on detail your statement has no substance.

    Cheers
    Fred.
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    Re: Totally electric commercial contractor

    johnny, what can I tell ya !
    The Ego stuff will blow ya Husky stuff outa the water.
    At 1/4 the price, nuff said.
    You weren't convinced when I showed ya ?

    Cheers Fred.
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    Re: Totally electric commercial contractor

    For big jobs yes, for small jobs no.
    Horses for courses.
    If you can't carry a handheld for 5 mins, it might be time to consider an office job ? :big grin

    Cheers Fred.
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    Re: Totally electric commercial contractor

    Good stuff Neil, let us know how it goes.
    Just wandering though, at only 15% more air volume than your handheld, is it worth the extra effort/inconvienience to carry it on your back ?
    Not knocking...
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    Re: Quiet here lately......

    Thanx JMT, will do.

    Cheers Fred.
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    Re: Quiet here lately......

    Seems to be extremely little content on here now.
    The Lawnclub disappeared recently & Im looking to participate in additional industry related discussions.
    As many here would know, tech is not my...
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    Re: Drought affecting business?!

    Really feel 4 u guys but, IF? u can hang in there, WHEN? it turns around, you're one of the few left in the game.
    Maybe you might be able to find some part time work to tie u over ?

    Good luck.
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    Re: Stihl battery power

    Hi Conrad, thanx 4 the post.
    What higher quality lithium cells r they running ? & any idea where to get pricing without a formal enquiry ?

    Cheers Fred.
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    Re: Stihl battery power

    Yer, I think that its the same chassis as the Victa 21". Stihl does have a side discharge shoot but the Victa had the same concern re the blade being to high under the deck. I think some have...
  15. Re: Ute + trailer OR truck... how to choose? Help!!

    Looks pretty cool but, in reality proly overkill.
    How many times do you have to back around an obstacle coarse at speed ?
    Might be the future but at this point in time, seems more economical to...
  16. Re: Ute + trailer OR truck... how to choose? Help!!

    Hi Steveo, truck is a dual cab tipper, Mazda T4000.
    Not so much the make but the simplicity of design, I think.
    I service it easily myself.
    No intercoolers , turbo's, etc.
    Its no rocket but, it...
  17. Re: Ute + trailer OR truck... how to choose? Help!!

    Its your call but, it seems a close one.
    Ive had my truck now for 22 of it 25yrs so its now a classic ;)

    30-40-50k is a lot in repairs/ maintenance.
    I think if you change vehicles you should...
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    Re: Stihl BR800 Re Designed New Blower

    It really can't be that under powered for a backpack blower, can it ?
    On air volume figures (the figures that count), its more than 25% down on my hand held Ego.
    If you need a big powerful backpack...
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    Re: Capel Sound/ Rosebud 28/06/19

    Sorry to hear Brett.
    I thought Rosebud was just a sleepy little hollow, suppose it happens everywhere.

    Cheers Fred.
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    Re: WANTED Shindaiwa EB 803RT

    Whenever u want.
    Will give u a ring tomorrow.

    Cheers Fred.
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    Re: WANTED Shindaiwa EB 803RT

    John, Im looking to sell a very little use EB221s, vey good/ excellent condition.
    RRP $399, for you only :wave-hi:, $190.
    About 2yrs old but we bought Ego bower around the same time & this became...
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    Re: Just 3 knots

    Poor old Scotty, I think he got his half & clove hitches mixed up ... lol.

    I think you can tie a truckies hitch as many ways as you can tie a loop in a line.
    Doesn't really matter as long as the...
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    Just 3 knots

    Bowline, Truckies hitch, constrictor knot.
    Covers pretty much all our general requirements ..... right ?
    Honourable mention to Clove hitch, Timber hitch, Sheet bend, Sheep shank & Highway mans...
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    Re: Secateurs

    Would give them a go if I had HEAPS of roses, worked in a vineyard or had a particularly weak wrist ........ :russ:
    They do look like they would help with piles of continuous pruning.
    Felco #2 are...
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    Re: Glyphosate

    94659466

    These have already started turning up on my computer.

    Cheers Fred.
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