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Post by Lurchio Tue Nov 24, 2015 9:13 pm

Looking for a petrol engine rotavator, small size in working order. Its only for our small plot, so no beastie ones please! Thanks.
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Post by Lurchio Tue Jan 05, 2016 4:04 pm

Any recommendations for a place locally that might do them please?
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Post by Mandi Tue Jan 05, 2016 7:34 pm

got ours from the shop with the picture of guns on the side in Cullar, older man is good and has different sizes.

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Post by Cullarfamily Wed Jan 06, 2016 10:43 am

Hi ian

The shop in Cullar with the guns on the side is Thomas' Ferretaria, 500yds along from the Montecarlo on the same side. Or try Mures, Roman sometimes has a selection. Also Ebay.es has some starting at around 160 euros and about 16 euros delivery. Hope this helps.

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Post by Lurchio Thu Jan 07, 2016 3:46 pm

Thanks all, much appreciated............. let you know!
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Post by Dave Fri Jan 08, 2016 1:48 pm

Ive repaired and serviced many of these in the Uk. The big killer is hard /stoney ground. The transmission casings tend to be quite light alloy which can crack and leak oil. If this happens its game over. So just be aware when using them. Ideally break up any new earth first.

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Post by Dave Fri Jan 08, 2016 1:50 pm

Ive repaired and serviced many of these in the Uk. The big killer is hard /stoney ground. The transmission casings tend to be quite light alloy which can crack and leak oil. If this happens its game over. So just be aware when using them. Ideally break up any new earth first.
make sure replacement tynes are easily available too. Its surprising how quick they can wear down.

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Post by Lurchio Mon Jan 11, 2016 8:32 pm

Thanks, Dave. Our 'patch' is only a small size and theres a few stony bits, which I have sorted with a mattock! I take your point re; the casings and will watch out.
I've bought a small (40cm / 65cc/ 3hp) two stroke (I'll port it!!) rotovator via e bay, 199 all in, bargain!! Thanks for the tip, Ian.
All I need now is a tidy (ish) Lada Niva petrol to turn into the Beast of the Campo! Try and get one that's not knackered!
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