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Discussion in 'SMB' started by Stubbs ftm, Feb 11, 2019.

  1. Stubbs ftm

    Stubbs ftm Winger

    Chainsaw.

    Was looking to hire one but thought it's possibly more cost effective to buy one.

    I've got a few trees/shrubs to remove along my back fence.

    Cordless or petrol powered rather than corded.
     
  2. Barnacle Boy

    Barnacle Boy Striker

    No recommendations but I just hope your username doesn't become apt after you buy one mate.
     
  3. Butcher's Coat

    Butcher's Coat Striker

    Plenty of them to choose from on eBay.
    Go for petrol around the 50cc mark.
    Pay no more than £80 IMHO.
    Aldi had them in last year, so if you can wait, go with their ones as you get a good long guarantee from them
     
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  4. Goat Eyes

    Goat Eyes Striker

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  5. Arkle

    Arkle Striker Contributor

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  6. Goat Eyes

    Goat Eyes Striker

    Bloody typos. :lol:
     
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  7. Stubbs ftm

    Stubbs ftm Winger

    I've seen enough episodes of casualty to know how these accidents can happen

    That looks much better value than the ones for sale in b and q and screwfix
     
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  8. Buy the gear to keep your hands and legs in one piece then buy the saw. Very unforgiving is a saw
     
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  9. Arkle

    Arkle Striker Contributor

    If I lived in the fine city of Holby, I'd refrain from any dangerous activities TBH.
     
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  10. Tin Soldier

    Tin Soldier Striker

    Just saw very quickly a lot cheaper
     
  11. Goat Eyes

    Goat Eyes Striker

    Mine is an extendable hedge trimmer, chainsaw etc. but they were the best value I could find and the quality has been great.
     
  12. PTR

    PTR Striker

    Need to get one myself. What's wrong with an electric (corded) one?
     
  13. Stubbs ftm

    Stubbs ftm Winger

    I was considering a corded one, but it's a faff on for me with an extension lead and then making sure it doesn't trip me up or I cut through it!
     
  14. Arkle

    Arkle Striker Contributor

    Cutting through the cord might be bad for you.
     
  15. Aituk7

    Aituk7 Winger

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  16. Goat Eyes

    Goat Eyes Striker

    Not as powerful, so depends what you’re cutting down and dragging a cord around is a pain.

    But they are lighter which is a bonus.

    And there’s something about the smell of a two stroke engine.
     
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  17. Butcher's Coat

    Butcher's Coat Striker

    Love the smell of 2-stroke in the morning.:cool:
     
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  18. PTR

    PTR Striker

    tbh, I want something less powerful and less likely to cut my own arm off.

    So if I can't be sure not to cut the cord, then its not for me anyway :lol:
     
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  19. Goat Eyes

    Goat Eyes Striker

    Get a Parker, it’s got cut outs so you’d have to be hapless to lose a limb.
     
  20. EchoMan

    EchoMan Winger

    This thread reminds me of those Texas DIY stores that were taken over by Homebase.
     
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