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    Re: mulchmaster renewal

    Getting way way of topic. But just as I turned off PC from last post re V Belt. I heard the firies call urgent help on the big hill I live on 17 fire trucks on my hill in action. I went for two...
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    Re: mulchmaster renewal

    When I fitted the new style 560 gearbox and various new style parts supporting it last winter 2019, i had noticed the belt return was closer to the middle forward speed control pulley than before. I...
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    Re: Drought affecting business?!

    I'd reckon a divorce would mess the financials big time, let alone the mental side.
    Working is optional for me and has been for sometime and I only get the "why I'm doing this" in our brutal...
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    Re: Drought affecting business?!

    I'm good,

    Came home late from a long hard day and exhausted, giddy from recent heat, plus hazardous off the scale smoke over the last week also making it feel even hotter with sore eyes.
    From...
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    Re: Drought affecting business?!

    You replied to quick, i relogged in to deleted my typing to put a thanks to kevinsuzanne only. Oh well the post can stay, I'll get over it by tonight. lol
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    Re: Drought affecting business?!

    Thanks kevinsuzanne,

    Yesterday our area had 999 as an air index, above 300 is considered hazardous. it could have been higher as the equipment maxed out.
    Last night as the sunset you just...
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    Re: Drought affecting business?!

    That's Bl**dy Horrendous, I knew you were in a badly affected area, but not that close.
    I've got some G/Trees like that in the 2 acre block behind us that I wish he would cut down further as there...
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    Re: Drought affecting business?!

    Haven't worked much in past 2 wks due to extreme heat, fires,total fire ban, smoke etc.

    But worked today on my 5 hr commercial job in this smoke today with the lower temp's. Yes-Stupid, but I...
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    Re: Drought affecting business?!

    What we need is our house after this weekend. lol
    Had two vic gov texts tonight telling us to leave by tonight being in a risk area in an outer town rural edge and my daughter got the same. Don't...
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    Re: Drought affecting business?!

    Nothing to do with Topic Heading apart from working in hot dry conditions.

    Was working today new yrs day and one job was at the Albury Airport which is very regular.

    Some serious aircraft...
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    Re: Drought affecting business?!

    More of the same again next wk, zero rain and 36,38,41,41,43. Never seen my own street with completely dead, dried, destroyed lawns.
    Best I go down to 1st Choice and get another box of beer as...
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    Re: Drought affecting business?!

    Well this is the worst xmas lead up and expected coming out of xmas in my 10 yrs doing this lawn trade. With no rain and continuous high 38, 40 or 40+ everyday.
    Next week is the same again 38,39,41...
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    Re: Drought affecting business?!

    MIldura next week,
    I was looking at ours at 38, 41, 43, 44. Then I thought to search Mildura.
    Think CUB have extra deliveries of Beer headed your way this weekend.
    How can grass grow in that...
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    Re: Drought affecting business?!

    2 wks back I said things were still ok, but things are changing fast.
    The big non stop dry inland is now biting for me, customers who don't water lawns don't want you as their lawns are turning...
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    Vic Pool Regulations 1 Dec 2019

    Guys/Gals,

    There could be a some limited work filtering through from pool owners to comply with the new inspections.
    I paid the 1st step today being registration with Local Council and search...
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    Re: Stihl battery power

    That farm property I've spent 2 half days battery whipping the tall grass in 35 deg heat mid week.
    There's a bonus having the electric motor above the spool. lol
    I had a 11 bucket of water near me...
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    Sorry Big Read- grab a Beer,

    As mentioned it failed at 475 hrs, had not enough forward momentum to push in thick Kikuyu grass and no reverse.
    It happened across a 10 minute time frame.
    I look...
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    Re: Drought affecting business?!

    I'm lucky to have a mix of properties with many luxury larger properties that irrigate twice a day. So work load can be what I want or not want it to be.
    For some reason only basic restrictions in...
  19. Transaxle Integrated Hydrostatic Transmision

    I've put the topic post up and will post some info on it tomorrow night (11.00pm now) as have a mother of a job tomorrow on a rural farm property all day amongst "Louie the Fly" and all his million...
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    Re: Drought affecting business?!

    Djk,

    That's very sad to read your posts to leave mowing, but i can fully understand having the need to support a family in this highly seasonal game. Best wishes for the future and hoping you and...
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    Re: Hoping 12 Nov 2019 is all Good News

    Our mentioned hillside on fire a few yrs ago which was getting too close for comfort. A wind change saved us at 9.50pm that night. Although the boys on the hill had radioed to base to get us...
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    Re: Things that make HAPPY ''''''

    Would have to luv fast walking!! and lots of it.
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    Hoping 12 Nov 2019 is all Good News

    We hope tomorrow turns out the best it can for those in the worst declared fire areas along the East Coast.

    Spent yesterday arvo/evening and today arvo/evening clearing what i could on my property...
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    Re: Stihl BR800 Re Designed New Blower

    Good feedback there for all to read, plus its approx 1kg heavier than BR700 + another $100 dearer.
    I do notice the weight increase from the BR600 to BR700 when chucking it on the backseat of the...
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    Re: Young Generation and Travel

    Yep, I've only had the Fairstar Funship experience for 14'days which was great.

    My daughters 1st trip to Europe at 21, 5 yrs back and she gets her luggage (backpack) lost by Emirates and robbed 3...
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