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    Re: Victa mulchmaster 560 gearbox swap

    I am amazed that belts have 'lasted very well' when a normal A/B section is used in a sharp serpentine configuration like that.
    Has anyone tried 'cogged' ( eg AX / BX) belts as they tend to take...
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    Re: Things that make me grumpy

    If you paid for it with a gold/platinum credit card, you might have extended warranty (1 yr extra usually) insurance as a 'complimentary benefit of your card'.
    Worth reading the fine print of what...
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    Re: Glyphosate

    The conga line === "me too" has started with Carbone lawyers (no win -no fee type) lodging first claim on behalf of client in Victorian Supreme Court ......
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    Re: Glyphosate

    I feel the conga line building at the 'no win - no fee' lawyers already ........:rolleyes:
  5. Thread: Rake / Shovel

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    Re: Rake / Shovel

    Currently on FB marketplace 31/5/19
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    Re: Tip fees

    Quick solution ... you need (access to) a couple of goats (or other non fussy grass eaters).
  7. Thread: Rake / Shovel

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    Re: Rake / Shovel

    The Hansa C27 appears similar to the Vermeer BC625 and the 6" Rayco and the like
    I think the Vermeer was the first around in disk chippers , and others have used pretty well the same concept/similar...
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    Re: Rake / Shovel

    Good that you got the rakes and love them.
    Afraid I cannot comment on service as I have only bought face-face at Wandin field day and carried away the goods..

    Re Hansa chipper ...
    I think they...
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    Re: Which top handle Chainsaw ?

    But if you make payment with a gold / platinum credit card, you may well have 3 month insurance against loss / damage and extended warranty cover. Check what 'benefits' come with your credit card....
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    Re: Rake / Shovel

    Chris,
    The ergonomics of tools is very important I have discovered to my pain and expense as a real amateur laying bricks.

    My brick trowel wore out/broke (250mm trowel) and pretty well all...
  11. Re: Imidacloprid Stem Injection to treat mealy bugs on Hibiscus?

    Actually it is not actually nicotine based, but a neo-nicotinoid ie a chemical that has a similar structure to nicotine. bit like codeine is to say heroin, methadone (chemically) .. all opiate...
  12. Re: Imidacloprid Stem Injection to treat mealy bugs on Hibiscus?

    Note that Varroa destructor mite is NOT YET present (established) in Aust, about the only country in world considered varroa free at this time.
    Good biosecurity measures / practices on ships and...
  13. Re: Imidacloprid Stem Injection to treat mealy bugs on Hibiscus?

    Imadachlotoprid and Confidor are the one and same chemical (Confidor is just a trade name).
    They may be formulated differently -- eg tablets for soil injection etc

    "The product sold as Confidor...
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    Re: Root slayer shovel/spade

    Fred,
    have you considered just cutting off near ground level and then reducing (some of) the buttress roots etc with a stump grinder?
    There are some other innovative ways ...
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    If you can burn,...
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    Re: Root slayer shovel/spade

    Fred,
    Any of these tools I suspect (usually discover) are very good for puncturing / severing a waterpipe when it is 'discovered', usually unexpectedly in these circumstances. 
    if you can find a...
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    Re: Root slayer shovel/spade

    That is the Nomad version.
    The long handled variant is the XL model
    https://www.homedepot.com/p/Radius-Garden-58-in-Root-Slayer-XL-Shovel-22511/303354762


    Then there is a competitor product,...
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    Re: Root slayer shovel/spade

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    Thats a better deal than what I first found, but best ebay deal looks to be about $Aud120 landed + gst.
    Pity that its shipped by ebay global shipping program as it is a 'ripoff' .... Pitney...
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    Re: Root slayer shovel/spade

    looks to be interesting tool.
    Pretty good markup/margin for those selling it in Aust ....
    My research online shows Amazon Aust @ $200 approx and Dr Techlove @$164 incl delivery,
    compared to...
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    Re: Electricity

    Steveo,
    In Vic they dont even have meter readers any more -- we were all forced to pay dearly on a mandated (by govt) rollout of smart meters that were bought some of the highest contracted prices...
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    Re: mulchmaster renewal

    Running standard (polyester) A section belts with 'reverse bend' ie serpentine path really shortens their life.
    They cost a bit more, I think you could get a much longer life using a kevlar cogged...
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    Re: Electricity

    Ouch!
    I am still perplexed why the daily supply charge (gouge :( ) varies so much between retailers for the same address when they all purchase the same disribution & metering services from the same...
  22. Thread: Rake / Shovel

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    Re: Rake / Shovel

    Here's a good description of the ergonomics of choosing the right or best shovel for the job,
    especially about 'the lift' which describes how handle is angled relative to blade.

    It can be amazing...
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    Re: Rake / Shovel

    Chris,
    Some other interesting tools are:
    sorry about lenght, but it might cause others to add their thoughts / comments.

    1. De Wit SPORK
    https://europeantoolsaustralia.com/product/large-spork/...
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    Re: Rake / Shovel

    Ian, thanks for suggestion, but have had one for a few years now, In fact the first one expired a couple of months ago and was replaced with new one.

    Also worth signing up as trade customer with...
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    Re: Rake / Shovel

    Replaced the last one a couple of years ago. Have tended to 'molly coddle' them a bit since.
    My replacements were done via Mitre 10 (Monbulk). Dont know if stocked by Bunnings now.
    Real problem...
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