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My own saws affected by Ethanol in petrol!

My own saws affected by Ethanol in petrol!

7th October 2017

So with autumn well and truly here and our wood shed repaired and a new roof fitted. Christmas trees (we retail these on a pyo basic) all measured and price tagged I finally got round to checking my saws over ready to begin cutting up the several tons of willow…

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Honda Gearbox - no drive

Honda Gearbox - no drive

25th June 2017

This post is about the drive gearbox that honda fit to a lot of their pedestrian lawnmowers and the usual fault is a lack of drive although the drive belt is good and the pulleys are in fair condition, clutch cable is adjusted so that the spring is slightly stretched…

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Countax catastrophe

Countax catastrophe

20th June 2017

We received a call saying that this mower had begun throwing its drive belt off and the owner had refitted it a few times but then the last time the owner stopped to refit it they noticed one tyre has moved forward and actually contacted the bodywork for long enough…

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Revised delivery prices and services

Revised delivery prices and services

25th April 2017

We now use royal mail and parcel force exclusively for all our deliveries.This has allowed us to offer a much better and cheaper parcel service although small packets have experienced a price increase as all parcels are now sent on a signed for service to reduce cases of missing parcels…

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The truth about Ethanol in Petrol

The truth about Ethanol in Petrol

31st March 2017

So what is ethanol and why is it in our petrol?

Ethanol  is a plant derived alchohol which has been around for many years, it  has recently been added to our fuel in small proportions of 5% or less  as a kind of trial to see if there were any adverse effects.

It  has since been added to petrol in ever increasing amounts, currently  believed to be anywhere from 5% to 15% depending on where you buy your  fuel!


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Saw Chains - which size fits my saw?

28th November 2016

Here is our guide on how to identify the size of saw chain fitted to your chainsaw.

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