[permaculture] A good scythe

Niels Corfield mudguard at gmail.com
Sat Jul 1 09:23:56 EDT 2006


Simon Fairlie's shipment costs to the US are quite steep.
Perhaps it would be worth arranging collection for a shipment of his, 
since there is more competition in the US market for haulage.



Lawrence F. London, Jr. wrote:

>Niels Corfield wrote:
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>>People and Charles M,
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>>Yes, purchase from Scythe Supply. -------Actually, perhaps not. See below.
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>The two companies are excellent and we need both of them.
>You need to promote Scythe Supply as well as Peter's company. They are the only two sources of good scythes in North 
>America.
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>>The point I am making is the difference between one who /knows /the 
>>scythe and one who /sells /it.
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>We do not need your helping to continue propagating all those uncharitable comments made by SC about SS,
>pseudo puristic BS. SS sells excellent equipment. If SC sells better blades then buy them but SS's are also excellent.
>People need scythes and they need to acquire them, learn to use them and put them to work. That's the most important 
>thing. There is no need for pseudo-puristic petty carping about the competition when there's work to be done.
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>The person who started SS passed away, sadly, and his wife is continuing the business.
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That is exactly the point I am making about novices.

>>Again, scythe supply /may /be an adequate supplier but read all of Peter 
>>Vido's literature before doing so.
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>>He is by far the most experienced, known, West of the Atlantic, user.
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>SC is not the only fish in the sea.
>SS offers excellent products that more then adequately meet the needs of 75% of all scythe users.
>You can order scythe blades and a few accessories directly from SC; I am in the process of buying 4 of them myself.
>Just read his website and find the contact page, email, write or phone your order.
>Is it possible to order any equipment from Simon Fairlie for shipment to the US?
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