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Good to hear Jeremy, I was already wondering if I was the only one who'd fancied the "delivery to site" wagons more then the actual wagons on display... :oops: But there were some absolute gems among the "show" wagons, Bonzo Bear being one of them ;) I didn't make this years sho...
- Sat Sep 23, 2017 8:31 pm
- Forum: Heavy Haulage
- Topic: Classic pictures Update 19/09/2017
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In the bottom photo Fred I gather thats a trailed scraper on the float, what controls the front wheels from wondering all over the road when loaded like that ?? Do they spin the drawbar around and hook it on the rear of the float ? Paul That's a great question Paul :thumbup: also wonder how they go...
I have meant to post these but just not had the chance anyway here goes; on a shopping trip to Brum a couple of weeks or so back I came across this DSM Hyundai 520 HR machine doing a bit of tidying up work by the look of it. Jeremy http://www.classicmachinery.net/forum/images/userpix/112_2Y8O0FX73OW...
- Sat Sep 23, 2017 9:21 am
- Forum: Dumpers
- Topic: Sambron GM20 removable skip dumper
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Hi, There's nothing new! George Fowell produced a version of their GF dumper with a detachable skip for concrete many years ago. No hydraulics then :!: Pictured working in a West Country Quarry below circa 1950s. :?: :?: Fred. http://www.classicmachinery.net/forum/images/userpix/2600_2PMLMBO0VESKS1...
Yes Patrick I often love to take a stroll around the delivery trucks to some of the steam fairs that I attend its great to see some of the older kit and its nearly always in relatively good condition.
essexpete wrote:Good business decision by JCB when you think how many crane makes have disappeared. Presumably such a machine would have also dragged them into another relationship with an outside manufacturer.
I may be wrong on this but I think the chassis was based on a Foden?
I really want a new cab fabricating for this machine and had not originally intended trying to patch the old one up anymore but with the rest of the upper works painted it started to look rather odd to say the least so 'bit the bullet' and started to patch up the cab :P I used an angle grinder to fe...