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Not very often i fill it up  ;)


Posted 15 April 2018 - 01:21 PM

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The rotorola or whatever the mowers called with the roller on the rear isn't suitable for contracting (turning can be a pain as you can see in the vid as it's like turning a locked diff that would get tiresome real quick) nor does the roller do anything it ain't heavy enough however it would be ok over soft turf or boggy ground since wider foot print. It's best suited to domestic market. Some of the earlier rollers had split rollers to make turning easier. They clicked like sp with wheels do when pulling them backwards or one roller was going opposite direction

 

edit: while mowing today realized it was the cylinder type mowers (non rotary like bowling greens use) that had the split rear drum.


Posted 16 April 2018 - 05:38 AM

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We have Silvans

I stop at 10 Litres thats heavy enough for me and it's easier to work out the amount of goo to put in.

 

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Posted 16 April 2018 - 05:17 PM

Our rates are $80 hour.


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I carry a 2 litre bottle of water and an old 2 stroke oil bottle with the measure set at 30ml. Tip in one measure and a bottle of water, perfect mix for 15 to 1. need it stronger? tip in another measure (30ml ) or 2. But most times 15 to 1 is plenty


Posted 16 April 2018 - 07:09 PM

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I'm very happy with thee Silvan, would be nice if it dialled down a bit. But for small stuff I use a Hozelock 2 litre, its a great little unit.


Posted 18 April 2018 - 02:03 PM

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I'm very happy with thee Silvan, would be nice if it dialled down a bit. 

Yeah that would be my only complaint 


Posted 18 April 2018 - 02:07 PM

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cheap shoes, much lighter than safety boots.....and half the price of everywhere else

https://badgeraustra...12-safety-shoe/


Posted 18 April 2018 - 07:38 PM

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cheap shoes, much lighter than safety boots.....and half the price of everywhere else

https://badgeraustra...12-safety-shoe/

I love my mongrel boots but, at nearly 4x the cost ?  Very interesting, thanx.

 

Cheers Fred.


Posted 18 April 2018 - 07:54 PM

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Got a similar pair of King Gee,s that were on sale  about 6 months ago, best boots i have had to date.


Posted 18 April 2018 - 08:04 PM

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I bought a pair of kubota waterproof boots , but I don’t think the soles are going to last that long . 2 months already got fair bit of wear , but it’s gret having dry feet on dewy mornings.
Posted 18 April 2018 - 08:28 PM

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Don’t know if it’s a new product as such, but
Walked into the safety shop the other day,
Can I help you
Yep I want some new boots
Do you have anything in mind
Yep, the lightest ones you’ve got
Walked out with a pair of diadora craze for $110, way lighter than the old ones - composite cap full leather and the stiff tight calves have magically come good. 2 thumbs up!


Dud product, soles half worn out already from walking on grass. Wouldn’t last a month in construction
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I love my steel blues. Expensive but last me two years at least, 3rd year on current pair, might make 4 years out of these. Breathable and comfortable.

 

For me it has to be boots rather than shoes.


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I recall another thread on boots here somewhere - the price is attractive on the King Gees but I love my elastic sided Redbacks - nearly 2 years and the soles are barely worn - Dubbin every few months from new makes them completely waterproof - they'll last another 2 I reckon


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Yep - the Redbacks are great, and Olivers, Mongrels & Rossi....still made in Oz. Gave up on Blundstone &  Steelblue when they went Asian made


Posted Yesterday, 07:44 PM

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http://www.bogsfootw...952192-001.html

 

I wear these during the winter months.

 

Waterproof and, importantly for me, warm.


Posted Yesterday, 08:16 PM

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Boots.

If it's wet and cold these win. Removable felt liners.

https://www.snowys.c...ribou-mens-boot


Posted Yesterday, 08:50 PM

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http://www.bogsfootw...952192-001.html
 
I wear these during the winter months.
 
Waterproof and, importantly for me, warm.

These look very similar to kubotas , I think I will give these ago next time , especially if they are Aussie made.
Posted Yesterday, 09:07 PM

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Boots.
If it's wet and cold these win. Removable felt liners.
https://www.snowys.c...ribou-mens-boot

They look good but I’m totally over boots with laces they get crap all over them when wet .wont buy them forvwork only slip ons .
Posted Yesterday, 09:08 PM

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They look good but I’m totally over boots with laces they get crap all over them when wet .wont buy them forvwork only slip ons .

Plus 1 with you on that Mattie


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