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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...
  10. Thread: Jokes R Us

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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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    Re: Glyphosate

    Bunnings Vermont on a pallet in the aisle that runs through the middle of the store is some Glyphosate 360 $4.38 a litre can't remember the brand
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    Re: Jokes R Us

    just read this and it made me laugh

    Jaclene Paolucci, 36, was six months pregnant and had just ordered a latte in Starbucks when a fellow customer decided to lecture her about her choice of...
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    Re: mulchmaster renewal

    I hope you meant 3450 otherwise I think it might be over revving at 5450 :)
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    Re: Glyphosate

    No slasher won't get into the roots it basically only kills the foliage
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    Re: Stihl BR800 Re Designed New Blower

    Going by the specs not that much worse :)
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    Re: Stihl BR800 Re Designed New Blower

    I looked at the wrong picture :( still very under powered and over priced but could be good for noise sensitive area,just need to remember to charge for the cost of the equipment and extra time taken...
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    Re: Stihl BR800 Re Designed New Blower

    Husky 550ibtx back pack velocity 195 kph volume 12.8 m/min can't find a price but i would guess blower + battery at least $1600
    Hitachi RB24EAP hand held velocity 272kph volume 12.6 m/min last...
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    Re: Stihl BR800 Re Designed New Blower

    At 6.3Kg for the piece that you carry in your hand it's to heavy even without the battery not to mention it's only equivalent to a 50cc backpack in power
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    Re: Glyphosate

    also a tip if anyone wants to buy Slasher but a smaller amount I took a photo of the bottle and the price (about $85.00) at Plantmark then asked Bunnings for a price match which they did so I paid...
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    Re: Glyphosate

    Keep an eye out when you go into Bunnings, Vermont yesterday had marked 2 varieties of Glypho 1Lt down to something in the $6.50 range ( on a pallet in the middle cross aisle ) they will probably...
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    Re: Glyphosate

    From a health and safety point of view I think I would prefer to drink Glypho than Slasher note it also tastes better
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