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    Re: Drought affecting business?!

    No drought here, I just do Lawns, hopping for a dry summer to get the boat wet. grass can grow all year round it can be a long season. 2 weekly for last 5 months so looking foward to 3 weekly...
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    Re: Darwins grip

    I ran two Loop handle on a trimmer for a couple of years, one setup for verticals edges and the other high up the handle for trimming. it was comfortable in both jobs.
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    Re: Whipper Snipper Line

    Diamond edge 2.7, 2.4, and 2mm

    I try to use the 2mm most of the year, get a straghter line smaller groove on verticals and alot less grass splater just trimming
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    Re: Stihl battery power

    You could drive 100,000 km in your car for $15,000 worth the fuel go around australia 6 times or drive for 1,000 hours on the hwy,

    Must be more than one crew. could be 3 crews of 2. six workers...
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    Re: Things that make me grumpy

    Mowing and Edging $20 per hour
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    Re: Totally electric commercial contractor

    carrying a backpack on your back is easier than carring
    a handheld
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    Re: Private Forum Password

    got password all sorted forget last post
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    Private Forum Password

    Can i please have access or password to the private forum, I havent had access for over a year and I am a paid member.
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    Re: Hrx 217 replacement engine

    has anyone tried a blade disc to suit honda 216 blades ?

    http://www.indmowing.com.au/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=9347&d=1525501685
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    Sticky: Re: Honda Power Equipment

    Its all the HRU's with GXV160 19" & 21", its the motor thats the problem, sold from 3 September 2018 - 21 February 2019 best to check your Frame Number listed on the website.
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    Re: Stihl BR800 Re Designed New Blower

    how long are you getting out of the Stihl backpack, the 4 mix setup and problems they had steared me to a 2 stroke, my Husqy is 5 years and still going great,
  12. Re: Emissions laws - anyone know what's actually happening?

    It only effects new equipment. Its a good thing.


    http://www.environment.gov.au/protection/publications/factsheet-emission-standards-non-road-spark-ignition-engines-and-equipment

    The proposed...
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    Re: Height scalped kikuyu lawn

    you have scalped it down thats great, using the mower is the best option for kikuya.

    cut height for kikuya, i cut at 50mm green all summer, no weeds and doesnt biuld up thatch, my mower is either...
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    Re: Things that make me grumpy

    quoted $600 not to win the job and the guy says how does $800 sound. now in booked for a cleanup next week.
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    Re: Becoming an NDIS provider

    you can ask as much as you like, it a hourly rate for time spent only, anyone doing otherwise is fraudulent. NDIS is not gunna change its for base rate contractors.
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    Re: Becoming an NDIS provider

    im in the position that im happy spending a few of hours a week doing pensioner rates, it a break from the go go go. Its not always about the money. my best lawns for me mentally are the free one...
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    Re: Becoming an NDIS provider

    yep and if you invioce more time than you are there you are breaking the law and will be caught,
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    Re: Hand held leaf vacuum

    never used on but another mate raves on about his stih with the vac attachments, says its the best thing he has brought
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    Re: Drought affecting business?!

    140 lawns thats a effort for a solo outfit. your not having Fridays off then ?
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    Re: What Honda SP for mulching

    The drier months it will mulch line a pro. 3600 rpm 3rd gear, not issues when dry only during growth period when grass is to long and full sticky sap. a little bit of clipping will come out the...
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    Re: What Honda SP for mulching

    I think most people use 4 high lift blades to fix chute issues. mulching juicy grass with 4 highs leaves a paste on top off the lawn also with the RPM at 3600 it smaches the crap out of the grass...
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    Re: trailer reversing light

    I have a Yellow Roatating Beacon light with a Magnetic Base on the roof of the ute, its great for backing in at night it alearts everyone on the road and lights up 360 degrees around the vehicle a...
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    Re: HRU216 parts list

    not sure what HRU216 you looking for but hear is the HRU216M2 https://www.manualslib.com/manual/862192/Honda-18vj9b01.html#manual
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    Re: What Honda SP for mulching

    hi Beetle, is that a HRU216M2 blade carrier bolted on a hrx. was the only change the spacers to lower the blades ?
    Thats genius, a game changer.
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    Re: Things that make me grumpy

    pumped up for the week, mowed the weeks roster in 3 days 45 lawns, phone rings 3 times and i said yes, now got green waste pickups for 3 regulars, now a 5 day week
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