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St Austell gets new strip

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cymaz21/07/2018 20:03:26
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St Austell DMC spent out some money earlier in the year on second hand AstroTurf. We have a serious rabbit problem....the little blighters keep digging large scrapes all across the patch and it was getting worse.

This weekend we all got organised and with the help of Morcom Construction who lent us the telehandler and 7 weeks of dry weather. The ground was ideal...rock hard. We fly off an old mica dam (in the heart of the China Clay area ) and there is barely an inch of soil on which moss grows....and damn all else.

Site marked out and 09:00

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Two hours later...

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Lunch time

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By 6pm we are all finished. Just some rolling and edge tidying later in the month

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12 meters wide and 65meters long

Don Fry21/07/2018 20:15:40
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Impressive.

flight121/07/2018 20:17:41
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well thats fantastic cymas lets hope the landings improve , won't be able to blame those rabbits now, and it is big target for the spot lanting compcool

Edited By flight1 on 21/07/2018 20:18:21

Tom Sharp 221/07/2018 20:59:30
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You will also have to look out for full size and microlites invading your territory.

Bucksboy22/07/2018 04:11:22
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We laid an AstroTurf strip a few years ago for exactly the same reasons. We were lucky enough to get ours for free but then paid to have it laid. Best thing we ever did, good luck with yours!

Bucksboy22/07/2018 04:11:24
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We laid an AstroTurf strip a few years ago for exactly the same reasons. We were lucky enough to get ours for free but then paid to have it laid. Best thing we ever did, good luck with yours!

cymaz22/07/2018 09:00:42
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Posted by Bucksboy on 22/07/2018 04:11:24:

We laid an AstroTurf strip a few years ago for exactly the same reasons. We were lucky enough to get ours for free but then paid to have it laid. Best thing we ever did, good luck with yours!

I wish we had that option.....I’m knackered crook

Mowerman22/07/2018 14:15:09
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That's looking good. Even I should be able to land on that.

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