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  2. Kristen
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    Geka vs. Hozelock hose fiittings

    Re the hozeleak complaint I have trodden that road also. In my case it was invariably caused by one or more of 3 (maybe 4) acts of carelessness on my part.1) Use the brass/chrome connectors...
    Re the hozeleak complaint I have trodden that road also. In my case it was invariably caused by one or more of 3 (maybe 4) acts of carelessness on my part.1) Use the brass/chrome connectors rather than plastic ones, wherever possible. Yes the metal ones have plastic parts, but there is no...
    Re the hozeleak complaint I have trodden that road also. In my case it was invariably caused by one or more of 3 (maybe 4) acts of carelessness on my part.1) Use the brass/chrome connectors rather than plastic ones, wherever possible. Yes the...
    Re the hozeleak complaint I have trodden that road also. In my case it was invariably caused by one or more of 3 (maybe 4) acts of carelessness on my part.1) Use the brass/chrome connectors...
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  4. Palustris

    Long handled pruning saws

    As I already had a bargain purchase on a Wolfgarden extending handle + apple picking attachment, I also bought their pruning saw attachment when I found it at half price, see this link for what I...
    As I already had a bargain purchase on a Wolfgarden extending handle + apple picking attachment, I also bought their pruning saw attachment when I found it at half price, see this link for what I have, but not bought at their price! Think I got both plus an additional attachment (hook for...
    As I already had a bargain purchase on a Wolfgarden extending handle + apple picking attachment, I also bought their pruning saw attachment when I found it at half price, see this link for what I have, but not bought at their price! Think I got...
    As I already had a bargain purchase on a Wolfgarden extending handle + apple picking attachment, I also bought their pruning saw attachment when I found it at half price, see this link for what I...
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  5. Sheal

    Hosepipe reels

    Thanks Shiney. :)
    Thanks Shiney. :)
    Thanks Shiney. :)
    Thanks Shiney. :)
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  6. wiseowl

    What Type Of Sander

    This is only an opinion, and therefore neither right nor wrong.I personally would never use any kind of paint stripper for a project for a couple of reasons.First, even the "jellied" kinds...
    This is only an opinion, and therefore neither right nor wrong.I personally would never use any kind of paint stripper for a project for a couple of reasons.First, even the "jellied" kinds have a tendency to drop off the object, and strip something that doesnt need it. Unless, of course,...
    This is only an opinion, and therefore neither right nor wrong.I personally would never use any kind of paint stripper for a project for a couple of reasons.First, even the "jellied" kinds have a tendency to drop off the object, and strip...
    This is only an opinion, and therefore neither right nor wrong.I personally would never use any kind of paint stripper for a project for a couple of reasons.First, even the "jellied" kinds...
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  7. BanzaiRun

    Lawn mower deliberately set underpowered?

    Thank you all.lol, wouldn't want to wake the 2.2 kids :snorky:
    Thank you all.lol, wouldn't want to wake the 2.2 kids :snorky:
    Thank you all.lol, wouldn't want to wake the 2.2 kids :snorky:
    Thank you all.lol, wouldn't want to wake the 2.2 kids :snorky:
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  8. Adam Potter

    Looking for a specific brush cutter head.

    OK, I know nothing about brush cutters, blue cable bits with orange middles.Just seemed a bit garbled to me.:biggrin:
    OK, I know nothing about brush cutters, blue cable bits with orange middles.Just seemed a bit garbled to me.:biggrin:
    OK, I know nothing about brush cutters, blue cable bits with orange middles.Just seemed a bit garbled to me.:biggrin:
    OK, I know nothing about brush cutters, blue cable bits with orange middles.Just seemed a bit garbled to me.:biggrin:
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  9. silu

    Recommendation please for really heavy duty loppers.

    Thanks quite right they are anvil loppers bought specifically as they are meant to be stronger than bypass and I do chop up quite a load of the likes of Beech hedge clippings (dead wood) to use...
    Thanks quite right they are anvil loppers bought specifically as they are meant to be stronger than bypass and I do chop up quite a load of the likes of Beech hedge clippings (dead wood) to use as kindling for the fires. Am on the hunt for the flaming receipt for the broken pair, have got the 1...
    Thanks quite right they are anvil loppers bought specifically as they are meant to be stronger than bypass and I do chop up quite a load of the likes of Beech hedge clippings (dead wood) to use as kindling for the fires. Am on the hunt for the...
    Thanks quite right they are anvil loppers bought specifically as they are meant to be stronger than bypass and I do chop up quite a load of the likes of Beech hedge clippings (dead wood) to use...
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  10. Stiff Lil Green Fingers

    New hobby I guess!

    Hey all. Some might know me allready - for the others - I'm Jake. A DIY/wannabe/newbie/apprentice standard/learner gardener :)I have no garden tools apart from a hose and an old rake. Once my lawn...
    Hey all. Some might know me allready - for the others - I'm Jake. A DIY/wannabe/newbie/apprentice standard/learner gardener :)I have no garden tools apart from a hose and an old rake. Once my lawn is finished (see post in the lawn section) - I would be interested into making my garden the...
    Hey all. Some might know me allready - for the others - I'm Jake. A DIY/wannabe/newbie/apprentice standard/learner gardener :)I have no garden tools apart from a hose and an old rake. Once my lawn is finished (see post in the lawn section) - I...
    Hey all. Some might know me allready - for the others - I'm Jake. A DIY/wannabe/newbie/apprentice standard/learner gardener :)I have no garden tools apart from a hose and an old rake. Once my lawn...
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  11. bexy13

    Does anyone know where I can get a set of dahlia rings?

    Hi NigelI have seen that thread. I asked the members and it turns out that somebody had a set and gave them her. It's a struggle to find someone to do that :)Bex
    Hi NigelI have seen that thread. I asked the members and it turns out that somebody had a set and gave them her. It's a struggle to find someone to do that :)Bex
    Hi NigelI have seen that thread. I asked the members and it turns out that somebody had a set and gave them her. It's a struggle to find someone to do that :)Bex
    Hi NigelI have seen that thread. I asked the members and it turns out that somebody had a set and gave them her. It's a struggle to find someone to do that :)Bex
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  12. JohnD

    Which diesel water pump!

    For both of these pumps, the best advice I could give would be to contact one of the companies that supply pumps that are custom made to the requirements. I do know of one such company in the UK...
    For both of these pumps, the best advice I could give would be to contact one of the companies that supply pumps that are custom made to the requirements. I do know of one such company in the UK that could do this. Not sure if its within forum rules to mention them in a reply though.
    For both of these pumps, the best advice I could give would be to contact one of the companies that supply pumps that are custom made to the requirements. I do know of one such company in the UK that could do this. Not sure if its within forum...
    For both of these pumps, the best advice I could give would be to contact one of the companies that supply pumps that are custom made to the requirements. I do know of one such company in the UK...
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  13. wiseowl

    Garden Shredder's

    That's a great wee shredder, I have used one of those
    That's a great wee shredder, I have used one of those
    That's a great wee shredder, I have used one of those
    That's a great wee shredder, I have used one of those
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  14. silu

    Advice re gales and greenhouse

    I usually disconnect mine during gales and wire them shut, and keep the place totally shut ,doors as well.Aluminium greenhouses in particular are only designed to withstand wind from the...
    I usually disconnect mine during gales and wire them shut, and keep the place totally shut ,doors as well.Aluminium greenhouses in particular are only designed to withstand wind from the outside, once the wind gets inside it can be bye bye to most of your glazing.
    I usually disconnect mine during gales and wire them shut, and keep the place totally shut ,doors as well.Aluminium greenhouses in particular are only designed to withstand wind from the outside, once the wind gets inside it can be bye bye to...
    I usually disconnect mine during gales and wire them shut, and keep the place totally shut ,doors as well.Aluminium greenhouses in particular are only designed to withstand wind from the...
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  15. Animal crackers

    suffolk punch lawn mower problem.

    Great stuff. Thank you john. :blue thumb:
    Great stuff. Thank you john. :blue thumb:
    Great stuff. Thank you john. :blue thumb:
    Great stuff. Thank you john. :blue thumb:
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  16. clanless

    Water pumps

    I just stick the watering can in the top of the butt, never found a use for taps. A pump would be good for moving water from one butt to another though.
    I just stick the watering can in the top of the butt, never found a use for taps. A pump would be good for moving water from one butt to another though.
    I just stick the watering can in the top of the butt, never found a use for taps. A pump would be good for moving water from one butt to another though.
    I just stick the watering can in the top of the butt, never found a use for taps. A pump would be good for moving water from one butt to another though.
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  17. Snorky85

    Secateurs

    That's true. Ive just moved house and I made sure i unpacked them straight away as was worried about losing them lol
    That's true. Ive just moved house and I made sure i unpacked them straight away as was worried about losing them lol
    That's true. Ive just moved house and I made sure i unpacked them straight away as was worried about losing them lol
    That's true. Ive just moved house and I made sure i unpacked them straight away as was worried about losing them lol
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  18. wiseowl

    Petrol Hedge Cutter

    I would generally use one of the high performance synthetic two stroke oils available from motorcycle shops. Usually Castrol, but when I can get it, Putoline. It smells like bubble gum when its...
    I would generally use one of the high performance synthetic two stroke oils available from motorcycle shops. Usually Castrol, but when I can get it, Putoline. It smells like bubble gum when its burned.:snorky: They are also slightly cheaper than the Stihl stuff.
    I would generally use one of the high performance synthetic two stroke oils available from motorcycle shops. Usually Castrol, but when I can get it, Putoline. It smells like bubble gum when its burned.:snorky: They are also slightly cheaper than the...
    I would generally use one of the high performance synthetic two stroke oils available from motorcycle shops. Usually Castrol, but when I can get it, Putoline. It smells like bubble gum when its...
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  19. fat controller

    Inkbird ITC-308s - A Comprehensive Review

    Cool,thanks
    Cool,thanks
    Cool,thanks
    Cool,thanks
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  20. JackJJW

    pH soil testers

    Those cheap pH meters with a probe are useless. With your chemical kits there should be a instruction booklet with the colours so you can match it up. I've used them and believe they are very...
    Those cheap pH meters with a probe are useless. With your chemical kits there should be a instruction booklet with the colours so you can match it up. I've used them and believe they are very accurate.Alternatively you can use the RHS Soil testing service which is £25 for members, it will not...
    Those cheap pH meters with a probe are useless. With your chemical kits there should be a instruction booklet with the colours so you can match it up. I've used them and believe they are very accurate.Alternatively you can use the RHS Soil...
    Those cheap pH meters with a probe are useless. With your chemical kits there should be a instruction booklet with the colours so you can match it up. I've used them and believe they are very...
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  21. JWK

    Watering wand recommendations please

    I got mine from Wilkos several years ago, end of season sale, couple of quid, does the job.
    I got mine from Wilkos several years ago, end of season sale, couple of quid, does the job.
    I got mine from Wilkos several years ago, end of season sale, couple of quid, does the job.
    I got mine from Wilkos several years ago, end of season sale, couple of quid, does the job.
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  22. enchanté jardinier

    Firewood shelter Building Idea - Steps

    Hello,Idea for drying and storing your firewood.Steps ---> My firewood shelter
    Hello,Idea for drying and storing your firewood.Steps ---> My firewood shelter
    Hello,Idea for drying and storing your firewood.Steps ---> My firewood shelter
    Hello,Idea for drying and storing your firewood.Steps ---> My firewood shelter
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  23. WeeTam

    Oil for your Lawnmowers ?

    Once the fingers/hands suffer damage from vibration, its not something that gets better over time. Its a permanent injury.There are a few things that can be done though. The most stupid...
    Once the fingers/hands suffer damage from vibration, its not something that gets better over time. Its a permanent injury.There are a few things that can be done though. The most stupid sounding, if the handles are tubular steel, is to drill and tap a hole in them, fill them with sand, then...
    Once the fingers/hands suffer damage from vibration, its not something that gets better over time. Its a permanent injury.There are a few things that can be done though. The most stupid sounding, if the handles are tubular steel, is to drill...
    Once the fingers/hands suffer damage from vibration, its not something that gets better over time. Its a permanent injury.There are a few things that can be done though. The most stupid...
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