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    Re: Anything useful from EBAY?

    ok try again just tried adding 4 to my cart and the postage came up as $8.00 so might be worth a try
    Chainbar oil...
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    Re: Anything useful from EBAY?

    I was also interested in this but they had sold out by the time I got on http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/202298558881
    And 90k round trip don't know what you're complaining about I have to do nearly 10k :)
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    Re: Anything useful from EBAY?

    I was thinking click and collect but I just had a look and now when you look at the quantity panel it and enter a number it says "Please enter a quantity of 0 or less" and strangely if you enter 0 it...
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    Re: Anything useful from EBAY?

    don't know what it's like but Gulf Western 2 Stroke Engine Oil - 5 Litre $1.00 I would try buying some but have enough 2 stroke to last
    http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/191964070179
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    Re: Broken sprinkler riser/nipple removal

    if the tool isn't grabbing properly try lightly filing the edges to make them a bit sharper so they will grab easier without having to wedge in
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    Re: Drought affecting business?!

    Changing a lot of clients over from 2 to 3 weekly now
  7. Thread: Sad News

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    Sad News

    Just thought I would let anyone who also visits Lawnsite know the sad news that Charles has passed away :sad: http://www.lawnsite.com/threads/our-longtime-moderator-charles-ayers.493541/
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    Re: Stihl battery power

    Looks ok but
    1: I noticed that he mowed the longest grass with the Honda petrol mower and never tried mowing grass of that length with the battery ones
    2: I'm sorry but I just can't respect nor...
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    Re: Victa mulchmaster 560

    And now that you have spares you'll never have to change one :)
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    Re: Stihl battery power

    Stihl have factories in U.S.A., Brazil and China
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    Re: Stihl battery power

    Don't know if it helps but when I fitted the speedfeed to my 525lst I put a metal washer between it and the metal cover on the clutch head as I found the plastic spacer was to large
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    Re: Stihl battery power

    Looks complicated to me
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ZwOoc3ToUI
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    Re: Stihl battery power

    I have my own chainsaw museum in the shed :laughing: along with blower,brushcutter and lawnmower ones
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    Re: Rover procut 50 replacement motor

    The blade carrier bolt on a 197 snapped as far as i know the shop just removed it and put another bolt in I don't know if they had to rethread or not it was all done under warranty, bolt sheared on...
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    Re: Drought affecting business?!

    Best wishes and hope all goes well with the new venture
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    Re: Totally electric commercial contractor

    According to Victa 15minutes I think this is with the 2ah battery so the 4 should give about 1/2 hour
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    Re: Stihl battery power

    If potential clients keeping asking for a discount simply increase your prices and give them one :laughing:
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    Re: Totally electric commercial contractor

    near as I can tell the differences are approximately
    Victa 82v with 4ah battery 7.5 kg
    Shindaiwa eb803 11.3 kg
    Victa 580cfm
    Shindy 695cfm
    Victa 234kph
    Shindy 339kph
    Run time
    Victa 4ah...
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    Re: Young Generation and Travel

    On the plus side with today's technology my son or his wife have rung everyday so we know how things are going and we are hoping /planningv on going over for a visit and a bit of a European holiday ...
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    Re: Young Generation and Travel

    I know how you feel we just said goodbye to my son who has gone to live in the UK for work maybe 2years maybe longer if he wants and my daughter and son in law go to Italy every year and going to the...
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    Re: Jokes R Us

    If you go sky diving and your parachute doesn't open don't panic remember you have the rest of your life to fix it
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    Re: Stihl battery power

    drag will cause it to use extra energy to propel the mower so the battery will not last as long a bit like driving a car versus driving one towing a trailer or with flat tyres
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    Re: Stihl battery power

    I believe the blades being higher up in the chassis is supposed to be a safety thing, I had this on a chonda 19" mower that had a spacer between the engine and the chassis which I removed and this...
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    Re: Lightweight backpack blower

    I don't think 1-2 kg really makes that much difference once it's on the back but the power difference could mean they are carrying the slightly lighter one for longer
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    Re: Glyphosate

    I didn't say Glyphosate only kills the foliage (the advertising says kill roots and all ) I said Slasher only kills the foliage and Slasher contains no Glyphosate
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