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Sheen X300 Flamegun


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High end flamegun from Sheen for use as a weedkiller. A flamegun is the best kind of weed killer on the market and is also the easiest to use. Burns at 1093 degrees celsius (2000 Degrees F)

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Digging out weeds is very labour intensive and can cause aches and strains quite easily. A safe, organic alternative to manual weeding is flame weeding. This uses a flame torch to burn the top foliage of the weed which in turn dries out the plant and kills off the root below the surface.

The Sheen Flamegun range has been manufactured in Britain since 1952 to an excellent standard with very little modifications to its original design. It is fuelled by paraffin, also known as kerosene, and requires minimal maintenance. Complete with a one gallon fuel tank it has an integral pump and pressure gauge for greater efficiency.

It can be used on beds and borders and is perfect for removing fungal growth and moss from patio and paving.

Once the Flamegun is primed and started up simply pass the torch flame across the plant leaves until they are heated up, this dries out and destroys the plants cell structure which will prevent any further movement of sap. The plant will die back and after a secondary blast will disintegrate into a nutrient rich potash, replenishing and feeding the soil.

Usage Tip from Sheen: The fuel tank of the X300 is best filled to two thirds full, and this will then run for 45 minutes continuously on full power.

Please note: This is a utilitarian product, made in an old fashioned factory and the paint finish can be rustic. We do not warrant against blemishes or marks on the paintwork - the factory make a good product that works well, but occasionally marks are present in the paint - it's been like that for 50 years and we can't change this. The Sheen X300 however is very practical and superb and doing what it is meant for - killing weeds.

Tank Capacity: 1 gal / 4.54 litres

Fuel: Paraffin or Kerosene

Operating temp: 1093 degrees C (2000 degrees F)

Weight (without fuel): 6kg

Dimensions (boxed): 690 x 350 x 240mm

Includes cleaning and maintenance tools


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Sheen X300 Flamegun Operating Instruction

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Martin Charlesworth
April 10th, 2018
Quick and easy to use, cleared the weeds from the patio in no time. Would recommend.
November 15th, 2017
Very solid build flame gun, impressed with it. Only used it once so far but weeds drooping and dying down, looking forward to strike two and burning them off. Goes through kerosene quite quickly, about 30 mins a tank but I was getting carried away!
August 27th, 2017
Excellent. Scorched off all the moss on a big concrete yard and deweeded all the vegetable garden's gravel paths in just one day. Sturdy, safe, simple to use, and no worries about toxic weedkillers. Wish I'd found this years ago.
March 29th, 2016
This X300 flamegun is great! I found a video on youtube which showed exactly how to get it going and it worked well for me. I did make one change; I am burning agri-diesel instead of kerosene (I find it works great!). I do this because I always have diesel on hand and I don't want the hassle of buying/storing kerosene as well. As well as killing weeds I found another use; lighting piles of waste green wood which would be impossible otherwise is easy with the great heat it produces. When finishing up, be careful where you put it down as it can take a few minutes to shut down and it remains very hot. A really great tool! Recommended.
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Asked By Hawt Cwnt
on June 15th, 2019
You say in the description it kills weeds off patio and paving. But won't it blacken and/or crack the paving stones from the fire and the heat?
Answered by Niall
on June 17th, 2019
No it is fine. I use one of these on my own patio and once you move along at a brisk pace there are no issues for either cracking or blackening of the paving slabs. I use it on my patio regularly without any issues Niall Quickcrop
Asked By Nichola Fletcher
on May 08th, 2019
I've been toying with buying one of these. As well as gravel areas etc, we have a gravel garden with precious plants in it but quite spaced out till they expand. I can see the extent of the flame in the video & pictures, but how far away from plants you want to keep should aim the flame so you don't fry them with the blast of heat?
Answered by Niall
on May 08th, 2019
Hi Nichola Once you get the flame running well which is about 1 minute after you ignite the flame it is a fairly funneled flame and if you keep it back from the ground about 2 feet it is very accurate so easy to stay away from plants you are trying to avoid. The closer you place it to the ground the more it spreads out Niall Quickcrop
Asked By Mark
on January 18th, 2019
What are the cleaning and maintenance tools?
Answered by Niall
on January 18th, 2019
Hi Mark You don't really need them until maybe year 2 or 3 depending on how much use your Sheen Flame gun is getting. It is really like any piece of machinery it just needs regular maintenance but the kit is very self explanatory Niall Quickcrop
Asked By Jenny
on October 18th, 2018
Can it be shut off quickly?
Answered by Niall
on October 18th, 2018
Hi Jenny A great question. If you turn off the fuel it will cut itself off but it takes about a minute. In a panic situation you can just throw water on it and it will go out and won't damage the unit. That said it is not something that is going to blow up once lighting as it is to well built. Niall Quickcrop

All UK Standard Deliveries only £3.95, heavy orders only £9.95.

All our UK deliveries are only £3.95 no matter how many products we deliver anywhere in mainland UK. For heavy items like ponds or garden furniture we charge only £9.95 per complete order. We also deliver to other countries in Europe, please see our rates below.

Our delivery fee is an absolute bargain and is far cheaper than any of our competitors, please take this into account when comparing product prices.


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Heavy goods deliveries
For heavy pond or garden furniture deliveries we charge an extra £4.00 to our standard delivery rate. Our rates below are our standard rates, please add £4.00 for heavy goods. All delivery rates are automatically added to your order when you add a product to your cart.

Where do we deliver to?
We deliver nationwide to the UK, the island of Ireland, Austria, Benelux Countries, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden and Switzerland. Please see our delivery rates below:

£3.95 - The United Kingdom and Island of Ireland (Highlands and Islands may incur a surcharge, please contact us on 0044 1788 298 795 for details)

£9.95 - Austria, Belguim, The Netherlands, Luxembourg, Denmark, France, Germany, Switzerland.

£19.95 - Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden.

£24.95 - Finland, Norway, Portugal, Spain.


How long does delivery take?
Stock permitting we aim to dispatch your goods within 1 - 2 working days of receiving your order. The average time taken from order to delivery is 3 - 4 days in the UK and Ireland, and up to 6/7 working days for France, Germany and the Benelux countries.

Can I track the parcel myself?
When the order has been dispatched we will provide you with a tracking number for your shipment, you will be able to log on to the relevant couriers website and see where your parcel is at any time. You can also call the office on 01788 298 795 or email if you need more information.

What If I'm not in at time of delivery?
The driver will leave a note with the depot contact number. Delivery can be arranged for the next day or a later date. The driver will not leave the parcel without a signature however they can leave your parcel with a neighbour if instructed to do so in our notes section at the checkout stage on the website. If your order is for Raised beds or Ponds it will be delivered by Tuffnells carriers and they do not require a signature for the delivery. They will leave your order in a safe place and put a note in your door telling you where it is (typically down the side of the house or around the back)

I'm ordering several items, do they all arrive at the same time?
All items dispatched at the same time will normally be delivered in one delivery. The exceptions are bulk bags of soil or compost which comes in a separate delivery using a different delivery company.

What if my parcel is damaged or I wish to return the goods I have ordered?
Contact our office on 01788 298 795 and we will arrange collection and refund or replacement of faulty or damaged goods free of charge. We have a 'no quibble' policy on damages and will replace immediately once we receive an emailed photo of the damaged item.

If you wish to return an undamaged item for any reason we do charge a collection fee which may vary depending on the number of parcels, each case is different so please call us to arrange. We promise to keep returns fees fair and as low as possible. To arrange a return please contact our sales team on 01788 298 795

Quickcrop Returns Policy

Great customer service is what we are all about. You will never have to worry about damages, the item not being as expected or simply deciding you don’t want the item and you wish to return it. If you've changed your mind about your purchase, please return it in its original condition with proof of purchase within 35 days of receiving your order and we'll exchange or refund it. We will also refund the standard delivery charge, provided you return the full order. If you're only returning some of the items on your order, then we will only refund the cost of those items. We do not cover the cost of returning the item to our warehouse.

Please note that the goods must be returned in the same condition that they left us so if you have opened your parcel you must ensure it is well enough packed to make it back to us undamaged.

Damaged Goods Returns
If the parcel is visibly damaged upon delivery, Do Not Sign for the Order. After that just email us on and we will do the rest. Obviously it is not always possible to spot a damage in that moment of delivery so don’t worry. As soon as you open your parcel if the goods are not as they should be just email us a photo of the issue clearly explaining the problem. We will be back to you within the day with a solution. This is normally to arrange a collection at a time that suits you and arrange for a replacement to be sent out. We have very few damages so we act very quickly. Please note the Photo is important so that we can claim off our couriers.

A Simple Return
So you have decided on receipt of the goods that you simple don’t want them. Again simple. Just email us at explaining that we want to return your goods clearly stating your name and your order number. We will arrange for collection on an agreed day. Once the goods arrive back in our warehouse and they have been checked as in the condition they left us we will refund you less 15% of the product value. We won’t even charge you for the collection. Now it doesn’t get any better than that.

European Returns
Customers outside of the UK and Ireland are covered by the damages Returns policy above. If you want to return your goods due to the fact that you no longer want it you simply email us on and let us know. You will then need to return your goods to the following address and once it arrives back to us in the condition it left us we will refund you less the 15% restocking charge.

The address for European Returns is:
Quickcrop Ltd – Unit 13 Block A, Flurrybridge Business Park, Lower Foughill Road, Newry, Northern Ireland BT358SQ

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