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    Markbon replied to the thread Where to buy builders line?.
    That's great. Ta
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    Markbon reacted to opps's post in the thread Where to buy builders line? with Thanks Thanks.
    What is a "buzz line"? The last time that I used "building line" from Toolstation, I tried to use it to mark out a 8*4m concrete base...
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    Markbon reacted to ^woody^'s post in the thread Where to buy builders line? with Thanks Thanks.
    I have used the coloured line now for years. Dayglo green for brickwork and orange for timber. It (nylon) stretches no problem. IIRC...
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    Markbon reacted to ^woody^'s post in the thread Where to buy builders line? with Thanks Thanks.
    You must be thinking of the single core line that came on a flat orange-colour card? I've had a quick look and it does seem that it's...
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    Markbon replied to the thread Where to buy builders line?.
    I think for setting out you don't want it to stretch. For bricklaying you do. The buzz is when you give it as flick and it vibrates.
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    Markbon replied to the thread Where to buy builders line?.
    Thanks woody. I don't think green was around when I was in the trade. I think it was just white and the polypropylene.
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    After many years off I need some new building line. But can't see anything online. Screwfix and Toolstation etc just seem to have the...
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    Markbon reacted to noseall's post in the thread Diggers 1.5 vs 3 ton with Thanks Thanks.
    You may need to free at least one edge of the conc with a narrow bucket. It should flip once you can get the bucket underneath and use...
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    Markbon reacted to Hugh Jaleak's post in the thread Diggers 1.5 vs 3 ton with Thanks Thanks.
    Then I'd try breaking it out first, swap to bucket if needs be and dig out what you've broken up, before breaking some more. I knows its...
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    Markbon replied to the thread Diggers 1.5 vs 3 ton.
    You mean start at the front, facing the front, working backwards? Thanks. The thanks button isn't on my laptop but it's on the phone.
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    Markbon replied to the thread Diggers 1.5 vs 3 ton.
    How do I thank someone on this new format?
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    Markbon replied to the thread Diggers 1.5 vs 3 ton.
    Yeah got all the buckets and breaker. On a JCB.
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    Markbon replied to the thread Diggers 1.5 vs 3 ton.
    I agree. Its tricky because I have to enter and leave from the front, theres not enough room to access from the sides or back. And if im...
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    Markbon replied to the thread Diggers 1.5 vs 3 ton.
    I see what you mean it worked a treat on the thinner stuff. This diggers not touching the thick stuff though.
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    Markbon replied to the thread Diggers 1.5 vs 3 ton.
    Thought id try bumping this thread again to see if there's anyone who has any tips. I had to get a 1.5tonne in the end for unseen...
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