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  1. Burnerman replied to the thread Pole Multi chain saw-hedge trimmer.

    I guess it all depends on the size of the piggy bank really.....for professional stuff it's Stihl (maybe the Kombi) for me, but for one...

    2 Aug 2021 at 8:08 AM
  2. Burnerman replied to the thread Newbie here renovating a trailer.

    For sure, some quality HSS or carbide tipped drills will give you every chance, but you could try grinding the head off with an angle...

    31 Jul 2021 at 1:15 PM
  3. Burnerman replied to the thread Newbie here renovating a trailer.

    Try centre punching the rivet centre prior to drilling it out.....if it's very hard the head may need to be carefully ground off. can...

    31 Jul 2021 at 1:00 PM
  4. Burnerman replied to the thread Mitsubishi Spacestar Driver's Window Switch.

    The wiper linkage clips are just fine - so long as the diameter of them is correct......I can’t comment on the bushes though. The clips...

    30 Jul 2021 at 3:48 PM
  5. Burnerman replied to the thread vw caddy, drone sound when off accelerator.

    There’s a very high chance that you are hearing wheel bearing drone.....in the early stages the sound would change with steering...

    30 Jul 2021 at 10:58 AM
  6. Burnerman replied to the thread Metal Square Tube, where to buy?.

    Is there a branch of Metals Supermarkets near you? I'd increase the wall thickness really - would round tubing do the trick? (Scaffold...

    30 Jul 2021 at 7:39 AM
  7. Burnerman replied to the thread Strimmer learning curve question.

    Looking down the carburettor venturi, you'll see the cylinder that rotates when you open the throttle.....if you can see a needle too,...

    29 Jul 2021 at 12:42 PM
  8. Burnerman replied to the thread Strimmer learning curve question.

    That'll do - effectively the blue screw is for low speed running but it does have an effect on full throttle performance. The green is...

    29 Jul 2021 at 8:04 AM
  9. Burnerman replied to the thread Strimmer learning curve question.

    A couple of pics of the carb would help but I guess its either a Walbro or Ruixing item by your description. Anyway - 1). The carb...

    28 Jul 2021 at 10:51 PM
  10. Burnerman replied to the thread Self propell axle issue.

    If you have replaced the axle bearings, are the new ones identical in size to the old? John :)

    27 Jul 2021 at 9:59 PM
  11. Burnerman replied to the thread Self propell axle issue.

    Right, both ends have circlip grooves but as before, one just doesn’t come visible with the gear on. So, the plastic backplate 402 is...

    27 Jul 2021 at 9:13 PM
  12. Burnerman replied to the thread Self propell axle issue.

    Does the other end of the axle have a circlip groove? John :)

    27 Jul 2021 at 8:54 PM
  13. Burnerman replied to the thread Self propell axle issue.

    Sure - connect one of the back wheels up correctly and then pull the offending end towards you......I sometimes use a pair of molegrips...

    27 Jul 2021 at 8:00 PM
  14. Burnerman replied to the thread Newbie here renovating a trailer.

    Probably best in Tools and Materials, but arm yourself with the Indespension catalogue.....excellent bed time reading! John :)

    27 Jul 2021 at 7:04 PM
  15. Burnerman replied to the thread Self propell axle issue.

    There’s often some end float on the axle.....pull the axle outwards and see if that gives you the extra you need. John :)

    27 Jul 2021 at 3:56 PM