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    Brushwood supplies

    I am wanting to repair a brush wood fence, any one now where I can buy the brush around Sydney.
    Thanks
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    plumbing question

    The outlet from the kitchen sink is blocked somewhere in the terracotta pipe, all other drains i.e laundry grey water etc are fine.
    This one pipe only seems to collect kitchen water.
    In other...
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    Sticky: Re: Current Jobs List

    Mowing job in turramurra 3 to 4 weekly As needed in these dry conditions.
    dave 0408168207
  4. Thread: New lawn

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    Re: New lawn

    really if it is mostly clay, throwing some topsoil on will just create a perched water table, and produce a crap job that will not last.
    Turf likes to get its roots down.
    Most greenkeeper/golf...
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    Re: new motor for the 560

    said it was kohler 8, not sure if that means its pulling 8 hp out of 173 cc, if so that rocks, must check on that too
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    Re: new motor for the 560

    $699.00, next visit to shop i will find out about wty, thtle etc
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    Re: new motor for the 560

    actually, didnt have a good look, was in a hurry to get back to work ;-(
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    new motor for the 560

    Was up at the local mower shop getting some grease for the whippy, when i noticed the rover procut now comes with a kohler 173cc motor, they just got them last week.
    I will see in a few months what...
  9. Thread: new rover

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    Re: new rover

    its the 850 briggs, they say the just pull off the china motor and fit the briggs motor, not sure if its the original. Mine originally came with a quantam 6 ( i think) it died so i fitted the 850 i...
  10. Thread: new rover

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    new rover

    Today the old rover 560 gear box broke, a new one is 130, plus labour to fit, it needed a new clutch soon, the throttle cable was ready to replace as well as the pawls, ( the winter big service). The...
  11. Thread: ping HJL

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    ping HJL

    there is a rover procut 560 on ebay at the moment for 180 buy it now.
    It is at woodford (sort of near you).
    buy a new b and s 850 motor for later and you have a good mower.

    Just in case you are...
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    stens 2 stroke ?

    any one use or heard if this is any good.
    I bought 4 liters of the stuff, but now begining to wonder if i should have stuck with stihl or husqy oil ,.
    No problems yet. It is 50;1 so seems ok.
    any...
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    Re: Buying a new mower

    The rover, i bought a good base 2nd hand and stuck an 850 briggs (off ebay, 370 new) on it.
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    Re: Buying a new mower

    once it becomes unreliable, it is too late and it costs you.
    If it is still ok you can ebay it and recoup a good whack of the original outlay.
    My stihl blower was many years old, got 170 for it off...
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    Re: What's The Best............??

    i heard fairies sit on it
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    Re: What's The Best............??

    toyota ute ;-)
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    Re: kubota self propelled

    i think you have asked about every mower there is, it will be winter soon, just bite the bullet and buy something.
    ;-P
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    Re: Stihl Prices

    got a quote of 468 us del to my door for the 440e, 770 here in the lucky country
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    Re: Stihl Prices

    I am looking at the husky 440e what did they charge to ship
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    Re: Pruning questions

    chain saw 1 foot above the root stock will prune anything.

    cowboy tree services, will beat all quotes
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    Re: sthil blowers

    well i took the 56 back and got the 86, this new model is fantastic, about the same weight as my old 85, but much quieter, so much so that i thought something was wrong !.
    The anti vibe works a...
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    Re: Dust masks at work

    i find that when i wear one it then fogs up my safety glasses, i would rather have eyes.
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    Re: sthil blowers

    its a stihl promotion so they all should have it, check the web site, and yup its the anti vibe i want., the tendons in my shoulder are bad enough already, and the ganglion in my hand, need the good...
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    Re: sthil blowers

    nah its the pissy 56 groan, (same cc but no vibration damping, which is what i want)just now realised i bought the wrong one in my excitement to get a bargain. I will take it back tmorrow and swap...
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    sthil blowers

    bought a new one today, they are on special at 245 down $100, cant complain about that, will put the old one on ebay. should work out a cheap replacement
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